New Delhi: Odisha-cadre IPS officer and CBI additional director M Nageswar Rao was on Friday removed from the post and appointed as Director General (DG), Fire Services and Home Guard.
“Upon the curtailment of tenure of M Nageswar Rao IPS (OD 1986). Additional Director, CBI by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet and placing of his services with the Ministry of Home Affairs, the competent authority has approved his appointment as Director General. Fire Services Civil Defence S. Home Guard by temporarily downgrading the post to the level of Additional Director General (Level-15 of Pay Matrix), for a combined tenure up to his superannuation on 31 07 2020 or until further orders. whichever is earlier,” he notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs stated on Friday.
The 1986-batch IPS officer was posted as CBI interim chief twice.
After being removed as CBI director, Alok Verma was also posted as Home Guard chief, but he refused to take charge.