Pramod Chandra Mody appointed as chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
Pramod Chandra Mody, a 1982 batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre), has been appointed as the new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the top policy making body of income tax department,. He succeeded Sushil Chandra, who was named as an new Election Commissioner (EC) of India. The CBDT Chairperson is ex-officio special secretary and is under the direct charge of the revenue secretary of India. He is placed above the officers of the rank of Lieutenant-General, Vice-Admiral or Air Marshal, CBI Director and Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in the Order of Precedence.
Topics: Central Civil Services • Chairperson, Central Board of Direct Taxes • Economy of India • Government of India • Income Tax Department • Income tax in India • India • Indian Revenue Service • Ministry of Finance • Secretary to the Government of India • Taxation in India