Abhishek Dayal, senior IIS (Indian Information Service) officer of 1997 batch has been appointed as the new spokesperson of CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) on Thursday.
He filled the post which was lying vacant since Devpreet Singh left the organization on December 30, 2016. Dayal has been deputed for the post for a tenure of next three years. Before being appointed as the CBI spokesperson, Dayal held the post of PIB (Press Information Bureau), Media and Communications, Director.
Abhishek Dayal started his career as a news editor and manager of Doordarshan. He was also the head of All India Radio news operations in Colombo.