The Unique Identification Authority of India’s (UIDAI) chief executive officer (CEO) A.B. Pandey was appointed the interim chairman of the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN).
This firm provides information technology (IT) backbone and portal for registration and tax returns under the GST regime. Pandey was given additional charge days after GSTN’s first chairman Navin Kumar completed his term on 29 August.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Navin Kumar former IAS officer from Bihar cadre, was the first chairman of GSTN.
- GSTN is a non-government, private limited company.
- It was incorporated on 28 March 2013 with the Government of India holding 24.5% equity.
Source- The Indian Express