The incumbent chief of Enforcement Directorate Karnal Singh (IPS:1984:UT) has been given a fixed two year tenure from the date he assumed charge as Director, ED. Karnal Singh held the additional charge of Director from August 2015 till his appointment as regular Chief on 26 October 2016. Asper the ACC order issued on 26 October 2016 he was appointed full-fledged chief of ED for a period ending 31 August 2017 i.e. till his superannuation.
Having given two years fixed tenure Singh will be continuing as the chief of the agency, entrusted with probing money laundering cases, up to October 26, 2018.