New Delhi, 27 Oct: Karnal Singh is selected as a new face of Director General of Enforcement Directorate (ED), an official statement informed on Thursday.
The appointment committee of the cabinet on Wednesday approved Singh as ED chief till August 31, 2017 until further decisions.
The post was vacant after the government had cut down the tenure of Rajan S. Katoch, the previous ED Director, in August 2015.
Since then the additional charge of the post of Enforcement Director was assigned to Singh 1984 batch IPS officer of Union Territories cadre.
On August 19, 2015, Singh was handed over the additional charge of the post for three months. In November, his tenure was extended by another three months.
Singh was provided a six-month extension for the second time to hold additional charge of ED Chief in February 2016.