You are here: Home » Economy & Policy » News
Business Standard

Sushil Chandra gets one-year extension till May 2019 as CBDT chairman

It is understood that the decision to extend the incumbent's term was taken in order to provide continuity as the CBDT is at the forefront of combating black money

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT, Sushil Chandra
Central Board of Direct Taxes Chairman Sushil Chandra

Senior bureaucrat was given one-year extension as the of the Central Board of (CBDT) till May next year on Friday.

This is his second extension after taking over as the of the CBDT, the apex policy making body of the department, on November 1, 2016. He was given a one-year extension in last year till May 31, this year.

The of the Cabinet has approved the extension in re-employment of the CBDT chairman, Sushil Chandra, for a further period of one year, up to May 31, 2019, an order issued by said.

Chandra, an IIT graduate, is a 1980 of the (cadre).

It is understood that the decision to extend the incumbent's term was taken in order to provide continuity as the CBDT is at the forefront of combating black money and ushering in a taxpayer-friendly regime.

The CBDT is headed by a and it can have a maximum of six members.

First Published: Fri, May 25 2018. 16:41 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU