Sushil Chandra on 01st November 2016 took over as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). Chandra, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the 1980 batch, comes in place of Rani Singh Nair, who retired from service on 31st October 2016.
Chandra, who has been Member (Investigation) in the CBDT since December 2015, will hold the top post till May 2017. During his long and illustrious career in the Income Tax Department, he has handled many prestigious assignments like the Principal Chief Commissioner and Director General of Income Tax at Ahmedabad, Commissioner of Income Tax (Central) and Director of Income Tax (Investigation) at Mumbai.
Source- The Hindu