Director of the Intelligence Bureau

Divisions of Haryana Intelligence Bureau (India) Joint Intelligence Committee (India)

Director of the Intelligence Bureau
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Insignia of Director Intelligence Bureau
Incumbent
Arvind Kumar

since 26 June 2019
Intelligence Bureau
AbbreviationDIB
Member ofStrategic Policy Group
Joint Intelligence Committee
Reports toPrime minister of India
AppointerAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
Formation1947
First holderT. G. Sanjeevi Pillai
Salary225,000 (US$3,200) (per month)

The Director of the Intelligence Bureau (DIB) is the chief executive of the Intelligence Bureau, India's premier internal-intelligence agency.[1]the DIB is the senior-most Indian Police Service officer. The current director of Intelligence Bureau is Arvind Kumar, who is serving since 26 June 2019.

Authority

Director IB (DIB) is a member of the Strategic Policy Group and the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), but intelligence inputs go through the regular channels in the Ministry of Home Affairs to the JIC. DIB reports to Prime Minister of India.

IB Directors

The following is the list of Director of Intelligence Bureau.[2]

No. Director Took office Left office
01 T. G. Sanjeevi Pillai 12 April 1947 14 July 1950
02 B. N. Mullik 15 July 1950 9 October 1964
03 S. P. Verma October 1964 January 1968
04 M. M. L. Hooja January 1968 November 1971
05 Atma Jayaram November 1971 August 1975
06 S. N. Mathur August 1975 February 1980
07 T. V. Rajeswar February 1980 August 1983
08 R. K. Kapoor August 1983 November 1984
09 H. A. Barari November 1984 March 1987
10 M. K. Narayanan April 1987 December 1989
11 R. P. Joshi December 1989 December 1990
12 M. K. Narayanan January 1991 February 1992
13 V. G. Vaidya March 1992 July 1994
14 D. C. Pathak August 1994 August 1996
15 Abhijit Mitra August 1996 September 1996
16 Arun Bhagat September 1996 April 1998
17 Shyamal Datta April 1998 May 2001
18 K. P. Singh May 2001 July 2004
19 Ajit Doval July 2004 January 2005
20 E. S. L. Narasimhan February 2005 December 2006
21 P. C. Haldar January 2007 December 2008
22 Rajiv Mathur January 2009 December 2010
23 N. Sandhu 2010 2012
24 Syed Asif Ibrahim 1 January 2013 31 December 2014
25 Dineshwar Sharma 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
26 Rajiv Jain 1 January 2017 26 June 2019
27 Arvind Kumar 26 June 2019 Incumbent

References

  1. ^ "THE INDIAN POLICE SERVICE (UNIFORM) RULES,1954". Govt of India. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)