Samant Goel is given another year as R&AW chief and Tapan Kumar Deka is promoted to IB chief.

Tapan Kumar Deka, a senior IPS officer, was appointed as the head of the Intelligence Bureau on Friday . He replaces Arvind Kumar, whose extended service ends on June 30 .

Tapan Kumar Deka, a senior IPS officer, was appointed as the head of the Intelligence Bureau on Friday, replacing Arvind Kumar, whose extended service ends on June 30.According to an official order issued by the Personnel Ministry, Deka, who has been responsible for the IB's operations division, will serve as the next chief for two years.He is a 1988 batch officer from the Himalayan Pradesh group.According to a different order, Samant Goel's tenure as the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) has been extended by one year.