Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday (April 3) in New Delhi. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the event will be inaugurated around noon at Vigyan Bhawan.
During the programme, an investiture ceremony for recipients of the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Gold Medal for Best Investigating Officers of the CBI will be held wherein he will present medals to the recipients, the PMO stated.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate the newly constructed office complexes of the CBI in Shillong, Pune and Nagpur. Further, he will release a postage stamp and a commemorative coin marking the diamond jubilee celebration year of the CBI. In addition, PM Modi will also launch the agency’s Twitter handle.
It should be mentioned here that the CBI was established by a resolution of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India dated April 1, 1963. Originally set up to investigate bribery and governmental corruption, in 1965 it received expanded jurisdiction to investigate breaches of central laws enforceable by the Government of India, multi-state organised crime, multi-agency or international cases.
The CBI is headquartered at CGO Complex, near Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.
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