Ashwani Kumar (police officer)

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Ashwani Kumar
The Director, CBI, Shri Ashwani Kumar addressing the passing out Investiture Ceremony of directly recruited Sub-Inspectors of CBI, at CBI Academy Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on November 14, 2009.jpg
Governor of Nagaland
In office
21 March 2013 – 27 June 2014
Preceded by Nikhil Kumar
Succeeded by Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
Governor of Manipur
In office
29 July 2013 – 23 December 2013
Preceded by Gurbachan Jagat
Succeeded by Vinod Duggal
Director, CBI
In office
2 August 2008 – 30 November 2010
Preceded by Vijay Shankar
DGP, Himachal Pradesh
In office
August 2006 – July 2008
Personal details
Born (1950-11-15) 15 November 1950 (age 67)
Nahan, Himachal Pradesh
Spouse(s) Chandak A.K.
Children Abhishek A.K.[1]
Alma mater Himachal Pradesh University, National Defence College, Rashtriya Indian Military College
Website Official Website

Ashwani Kumar is a retired IPS officer and the former Governor of the Indian state of Nagaland,[2] having briefly served as Governor of Manipur during 2013.[3]

He was the DGP of Himachal Pradesh from August 2006 to July 2008[4] and had worked as the Director of CBI form 2 August 2008 to 30 November 2010.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Life well-spent, according to spiritual values: Former CBI Director". 2012. Archived from the original on 14 August 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2013. my son Abhishek
  2. ^ "Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar appointed Nagaland Governor, S C Jamir in Odisha : North, News - India Today". 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2013. A 1963-batch IPS officer, 72-year-old Kumar was appointed as Governor of Nagaland
  3. ^ "Ashwani Kumar sworn in as Governor of Manipur". 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. Ashwani Kumar, the Governor of Nagaland was sworn in as the Governor of Manipur on Monday in a simple but impressive function at Raj Bhavan.
  4. ^ "Himachal DGP Ashwani Kumar is new CBI Director - Times Of India". 2008. Retrieved 11 June 2013. Kumar, a 1973 batch IPS officer who is now the DGP of Himachal Pradesh,
  5. ^ "Central Bureau Of Investigation". 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2013. Shri Ashwani Kumar 02/08/08-30/11/10
  6. ^ Chauhan, Neeraj (2010). "CBI chief Ashwani Kumar gets 4-month extension - Indian Express". Retrieved 11 June 2013. Kumar had been appointed to the post on August 2, 2008
Government offices
Preceded by
Nikhil Kumar
Governor of Nagaland
March 2013 – June 2014
Succeeded by
Vakkom Purushothaman
Preceded by
Gurbachan Jagat
Governor of Manipur
July – December 2013
Succeeded by
Vinod Duggal