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Centre appoints two new members in Central Board of Direct Taxes

The Centre has appointed two new members in the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy-making body of the Income Tax Department.


PTI Last Updated at 07 Aug 2018, 13:08 IST India
Centre appoints two new members in Central Board of Direct Taxes
  • The CBDT is headed by a chairman and can have a maximum of six members. Its chief, Sushil Chandra, will be in office till May 31 next year. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Centre has appointed two new members in the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy-making body of the Income Tax Department.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Aditya Vikram and Pramod Chandra Mody as the CBDT members, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.

Vikram, a 1981-batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax), is the principal director general (logistics) in Delhi. Mody, who belongs to the 1982 batch of the service, is the principal chief commissioner, Mumbai.

The CBDT is headed by a chairman and can have a maximum of six members. Its chief, Sushil Chandra, will be in office till May 31 next year.

After the latest appointments, there is a vacancy of two more members of the board. Senior tax officers Shabri Bhattasali and Arbind Modi are the other CBDT members.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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