Ajay Bhatnagar (IPS Officer) Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Vandana Bhatnagar
Hometown: Delhi
Age: 58 Years

Ajay Bhatnagar

ProfessionCivil Servant (IPS Officer)
Known for Being appointed as the Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in June 2023
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
ServiceIndian Police Service (IPS)
Medals• President's Police Medal for Distinguished (PPMDS) on 15 August 2016
• President's Police Medal (PMMS) in 2010
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 November 1964 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2022) 58 Years
Zodiac signScorpio
Educational QualificationMasters In Economics [1]IPS Government
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseVandana Bhatnagar (an officer with Indian Railways)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ajay Bhatnagar

  • Ajay Bhatnagar is a 1989 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Jharkhand cadre. On 28 June 2023, he was appointed as the Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) until 20 November 2024, the date of his retirement.
  • Ajay Bhatnagar, a senior IPS officer, has held significant roles with the Jharkhand Police. He has served as ADG (Headquarters), ADG of CID, and DIG of Special Branch in Police Headquarters in Jharkhand. Additionally, he served as Hazaribagh’s SP. Ajay Bhatnagar has worked for the CRPF, NPA, and the CISF.
  • On 24 January 2018, he was appointed as the Joint Director of CBI. In January 2020, Ajay Bhatnagar was promoted to the position of Additional Director of the agency.

    The Central Bureau of India headquarters in New Delhi

    The Central Bureau of India headquarters in New Delhi

  • In January 2010, Vandana, the wife of Ajay Bhatnagar, went to the police to report a case of pickpocketing. According to the police, Vandana was targeted by pickpockets while she and her husband were shopping at Select City Mall in Saket, South Delhi. During a media briefing, a police officer explained that Vandana and her husband became suspicious when they saw that her purse was open near a shop. They decided to check and discovered that her credit card and cash were missing. The official told,

    The couple had gone to the mall on Sunday. Vandana had her credit card and Rs 5,500 picked from her purse during shopping.”