Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of 1980 batch, Sushil Chandra has become new Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
The IIT graduate officer has served as a member of CBDT since December 2015.
As the new Chairperson, Chandra has replaced Rani Singh Nair on her retirement.
The officer has worked in Income Tax Department as Principal Chief Commissioner and Director General of Income Tax at Ahmedabad, Commissioner of Income Tax (Central) and Director of Income Tax (Investigation) at Mumbai among others.
As per many reports, Chandra’s tenure ends in May 2017.