Rajiv Jain

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Rajiv Jain
Director of Intelligence Bureau
Assumed office
1 January 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Preceded by Dineshwar Sharma
Personal details
Born (1957-03-17) March 17, 1957 (age 61)[1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Civil Servant

Rajiv Jain, a 1980 batch Police officer is the present chief/ Director of the Intelligence Bureau (DIB). The Director of the Intelligence Bureau (DIB) is the senior most ranked IPS officer/civil servant in the IB and the senior-most ranking IPS officer of India. He is from the Jharkhand cadre and has taken over from Dineshwar Sharma on January 1, 2017 as the 26th DIB.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Biography[edit]

Rajiv Jain is the recipient of President’s Police Medal and has served in various departments of the Intelligence Bureau, including the sensitive Kashmir desk. He was the advisor to the previous NDA government’s interlocutor on Kashmir, KC Pant, when talks were held with separatist leaders like Shabbir Shah.[8][9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Disposition of IPS Officers" (PDF). Jharkhand Police. Retrieved 10 Oct 2015. 
  2. ^ "Rajiv Jain Next Intelligence Bureau Chief, Anil Dhasmana to Head R&AW". News 18.com. Retrieved 17 Dec 2016. 
  3. ^ "Rajiv Jain to be new IB chief, Anil Dhasmana to head RA". Economic Times. Retrieved 17 Dec 2016. 
  4. ^ "Rajiv Jain to be new IB chief, Anil Dhasmana to head RAW". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 Dec 2016. 
  5. ^ "IPS officer Rajiv Jain | Free Press Journal". www.freepressjournal.in. Retrieved 2018-01-28. 
  6. ^ "Anil Dhasmana is new R&AW chief; Rajiv Jain to be Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief". The Financial Express. 2016-12-17. Retrieved 2018-01-28. 
  7. ^ "Who is Rajiv Jain, the new Intelligence Bureau chief?". Inshorts - Stay Informed. Retrieved 2018-01-28. 
  8. ^ "Anil Dhasmana is new R&AW chief; Rajiv Jain to be Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief". The Financial Express. Retrieved 17 Dec 2016. 
  9. ^ "Rajiv Jain to become IB chief, Anil Kumar Dhasmana will take charge of RAW". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 17 Dec 2016. 
Preceded by
Dineshwar Sharma
Director of the Intelligence Bureau
(January 1, 2017–
Succeeded by