Rani Singh Nair takes over as chairperson of CBDT

Senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Rani Singh Nair has taken charge as new chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

Rani Nair, a 1979-batch IRS officer of the income-tax cadre, was working as member (legislation and computerisation) in the CBDT, the policy-making body of the Income Tax department.