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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
01-November-2016 17:55 IST
Shri Sushil Chandra takes over as the Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
Shri Sushil Chandra, IRS (1980 Batch), today took over as the Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).He succeeds Ms Rani A Nair who superannuated yesterday.
Shri Chandra has been Member (Investigation) in CBDT since December, 2015. During his long and illustrious career in the Income Tax Department, he has handled many prestigious assignments like the Principal Chief Commissioner & Director General of Income Tax at Ahmedabad, Commissioner of Income Tax (Central) & Director of Income Tax (Investigation) at Mumbai among others.
His dynamism and forward looking vision is expected to further energise the Income Tax Department in its taxpayer friendly measures and new initiatives in the area of e-governance.