Tapan Kumar Deka appointed IB chief; Samant Kumar Goel gets one year extension as RAW chief
The Centre on Friday appointed Senior IPS officer Tapan Kumar Deka as the chief of the Intelligence Bureau. He will replace Arvind Kumar, whose extended tenure ends on June 30. Deka, who has been handling the operations wing of the IB, takes over as the new chief for two years, according to an official order issued by the Personnel Ministry. Tapan Kumar is a 1988 batch officer from the Himachal Pradesh cadre.