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A K Jain Appointed New CBDT Chief

He will have short tenure of two months, till January 2016, officials said.

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Publish Date: Dec 16 2015 1:39PM | Updated Date: Dec 16 2015 1:49PM

A K Jain Appointed New CBDT Chief

Senior revenue service officer A K Jain was on Tuesday appointed Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy-making body of the income tax department. 

 
He will have short tenure of two months, till January 2016, officials said.
 
Jain is also holding additional charge of member (personnel & vigilance) in the CBDT.
 
Jain, a 1978 batch Indian Revenue Services (IRS) officer, was made acting Chairman of the board following superannuation of Anita Kapur on November 30.