Pramod Chandra Mody is new CBDT chairman

Pramod Chandra Mody, a 1982-batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre) officer, has been appointed in place of Sushil Chandra according to a PTI report.

Pramod Chandra Mody,  a 1982-batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre) officer, was on Friday appointed as the new chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).  CBDT is the policy making body of the Income Tax Department. 

Mody replaces Sushil Chandra, who has been named as Election Commissioner ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. 

Mody has worked in various capacities in the I-T Department, and has been working as the Member (Administration) in the CBDT. He will be in office till June this year. 

The CBDT is under a chairman and can have a maximum of six members. After the latest appointment, there is a vacancy of two more members in the board. 

Source: economic times.indiatimes.com/PTI

 

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