Vikash Sharma

Sarah Sharma, a 2010-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Odisha cadre, is all set to be inducted into the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as Deputy Inspector General (DIG).

As per the official notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Sharma will be inducted into CBI as DIG on deputation basis for a period of five years from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

In a letter to the Odisha Chief Secretary, the MHA has asked the state authorities to relive Sarah Sharma immediately to enable her to take up the new assignment at the Centre.

Earlier, the tenures of two senior officers in the probe agency were also been approved.

The tenure of P Murugan, DIG, has been extended till March 15, 2027. Similarly, the deputation tenure of Vidyut Vikash, currently a Superintendent of Police in the agency, has been extended up to February 18, 2025.