CBI makes an entry on social media with its handles on Twitter, Instagram

CBI_CIO on Twitter and Instagram has been created as official handle of the country's premier investigation agency ahead of the Interpol General Assembly

CBI HQ Delhi

New Delhi, October 4

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has finally arrived on social media making its debut entry on Twitter and Instagram ahead of Interpol General Meeting.

The Interpol General Assembly is going to be held on October 18, in which 195 countries are likely to participate.

Home Minister Amit Shah had made a proposal in this regard to Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock, who called on the minister during his visit to created its accounts on both platforms with user ID CBI_CIO for the three-day-long 90th General Assembly starting October 18.

The General Assembly will focus on cyber crime, financial crimes and Child Sexual Abuse Material among other issues.

Having already organised a General Assembly in 1997, India was given an out-of-turn chance to organise the event through a vote on the eve of the 75th anniversary of its independence.
The General Assembly is Interpol's supreme governing body, comprising representatives from each of the 195 member countries which meet annually.

Each member country may be represented by one or several delegates who are typically ministers, chiefs of police, heads of their Interpol National Central Bureaus and senior ministry officials.

The CBI is designated as the National Central Bureau of India for Interpol.

The central in estimation agencies like National Investigation Agency, Enforcement Directorate and others have been active on social media sharing information and developments regularly however CBI hadn't taken to social media and continued its traditional method of communicating so far.

With this, the CBI is reportedly going to share information regularly like their counterparts on social media and reach out to millions of users.

The agency has actively participated in two recent operations based on Interpol inputs-- Operation Megha Chakra against online Child Sexual Abuse Material and Operation Garud against narcotics.


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