S Ramesh Appointed Chairman of CBIC

Senior bureaucrat S Ramesh has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), the apex policy-making body for indirect taxes. He succeeded Vanaja N Sarna.

Ramesh, a 1981 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), is at present the member in the board, mandated with the responsibility of implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Source- The Times of India

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • The CBIC, which works under the Finance Ministry, is headed by a chairman and can have a maximum of six members.