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PM inaugurates Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Central Bureau of Investigation

Newdelhi:3/4/23:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi today. The Central Bureau of Investigation was established by a resolution of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India dated 1st April 1963.

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 CBI was also held wherein the Prime Minister conferred medals to the awardees. The Prime Minister also inaugurated the newly constructed office complexes of CBI at Shillong, Pune and Nagpur. He released a Postage Stamp and  Commemorative Coin marking the Diamond Jubilee Celebration year of CBI and also launched the Twitter handle of CBI. He also released the updated Administration Manual of CBI, an Almanac on Bank Frauds – case studies and learning, In pursuit of justice – Supreme Court Judgements in CBI Cases and a handbook on International Police cooperation for the exchange of foreign located intelligence & evidence.

PM Narendra Modi with awardees at the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in New Delhi

Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister congratulated everyone on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of CBI and said that the organization has completed a journey of 60 years as the premier investigating agency of the country. Noting that these six decades have marked many achievements for the organization, the Prime Minister emphasized that a collection of Supreme Court judgements for matters relating to CBI has also been launched today which gives us a glimpse of the history of CBI. In some cities, the Prime Minister said, be it new offices, the Twitter handle or other facilities have also been launched today that will play a key role in strengthening CBI. “Through their work and skills, CBI has instilled trust among the common citizens of the country”, the Prime Minister said. He noted that even today when an unsolvable case comes, a common accord emerges asking for the case to be handed over to CBI. Giving examples, the Prime Minister mentioned that at times protests erupt in cities for a case to be handed over to CBI. Even at the Panchayat level when a matter arises, the Prime Minister said, a mutual voice amongst the citizens demands a CBI inquiry. “CBI’s name is on everyone’s lips. It is like a brand for truth and justice”, the Prime Minister remarked as he noted the extraordinary feat of winning the trust of the common populace. The Prime Minister congratulated everyone who has been associated with CBI in this journey of 60 years.

The Prime Minister emphasized the need for an innovative approach to deal with cyber crimes. He suggested associating tech-enabled entrepreneurs and youngsters and better utilizing tech-savvy young officers in the department. He complimented CBI for compiling 75 processes and systems in the bureau that can be abolished and asked them to work on this in a timely manner. He asked that the process of evolution of the institution should continue tirelessly.

Union Minister of State for Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Shri Jitendra Singh, National Security Advisor to PM, Shri Ajit Doval, Cabinet Secretary, Shri Rajiv Gauba and Director of CBI Shri Subodh Kumar Jaiswal were present on the occasion.


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