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Wakankar promoted as DG, Bureau of Outreach and Communications

By IndianMandarins- 13 Mar 2020


Nitin D Wakankar (IIS:1989) has been promoted as Director General, Bureau of Outreach and Communications. He became media face of the CBI when the investigation agency was battling negative perception during the turf war between the agency chief and his deputy.

Wakankar with support of new CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla successfully handled the issue by sticking to the books. He has served in the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Defence Ministry and headed Mumbai region in various capacities during his career.

Wakankar was appointed as the CBI spokesperson close on the heels of the removal of Alok Verma as the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation by a high-powered selection committee.

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