CBI is 967 employees short

Minister of State in the Prime Minister`s Office V. Narayanasamy told the Rajya Sabha that the maximum of 690 vacancies were in the executive wing of CBI.

Updated: Dec 15, 2011, 23:16 PM IST

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is not facing staff shortage but it has 967 vacancies, parliament was informed Thursday.

Minister of State in the Prime Minister`s Office V. Narayanasamy told the Rajya Sabha that the maximum of 690 vacancies were in the executive wing of CBI.

This was closed followed by its legal department (108 vacancies), ministerial department (103), technical wing (39) and canteen staff (27).
"Despite some vacancies in CBI, speedy investigation of various cases is ensured through effective use and deployment of existing personnel," he said.

IANS