Final Up to date: November 17, 2022, 22:26 IST
The Union authorities on Thursday prolonged by one yr the tenure of ED Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra, based on an official order.
The order issued by the Personnel Ministry stated the 1984-batch Indian Income Service (IRS) officer has been given the extension until November 18, 2023. Mishra, 62, was appointed director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a interval of two years by an order on November 19, 2018.
Later, by an order of November 13, 2020, the appointment letter was modified retrospectively by the Central authorities and his time period of two years was changed by three years.
The federal government final yr introduced an ordinance permitting that the tenure of the administrators of the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) might be prolonged by as much as three years after the mandated time period of two years. Mishra was subsequently given a one-year extension then, his second.
“The Appointments Committee of the Cupboard has accredited extension in tenure of Shri Sanjay Kumar Mishra, IRS (IT:84006) as Director of Enforcement within the Enforcement Directorate for a interval of 1 yr past 18.11.2022, ie upto 18.11.2023 or untill additional orders, whichever is earlier,” the Thursday order stated.
The ED capabilities beneath the Union Finance Ministry and it enforces the legal provisions of the Prevention of Cash of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA), the Fugitive Financial Offenders Act that was introduced by the Modi authorities in 2018, and the civil sections of the Overseas Change Administration Act (FEMA).
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