The CBI may shortly begin the hunt for a person to head its publicity wing as its PRO Devpreet Singh, who was appointed during Anil Sinha’s tenure, has been repatriated to the Indian Information Service, her parent cadre, on December 30. The appointment of the PRO in the CBI has been concurrent with that of its chief for the past few years. If one were to believe rumors, acting CBI chief Rakesh Asthana would also like to have his aide appointed for the job.
Currently R K Gaur (PRO, CBI) has been entrusted with the additional charge Spokesperson till the appointment of a regular incumbent. The post is expected to be advertised shortly.