Sushil Chandra replaces Rani Singh Nair; takes over CBDT as new Chairman

Sushil Chandra - CBDT - IRS Officer - Taxscan

Shri Sushil Chandra, a senior IRS Officer, joined as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes yesterday morning. He had 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.”

Mr. Chandra has replaced Rani Singh Nair, who retired from service yesterday.