Central Civil Services: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
K M Prasad appointed as new Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (PCCIT) of National e-assessment centre
Published: September 24, 2019
The National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC) has been set up by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in the national capital as part of the government’s ambitious plan to launch faceless and nameless assessment for Income Tax (IT) payers from October 2019. K M Prasad, the 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, has been appointed ..
Topics: Central Civil Services • Commissioner of Income Tax • Economy of India • Government of India • Income Tax • Income tax in India • Indian Revenue Service • Internal Revenue Service • Ministry of Finance • Tax • Taxation in India
Rajiv Gauba appointed as new Cabinet Secretary
Published: August 22, 2019
Rajiv Gauba, a 1982 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, has been appointed as the new Cabinet Secretary for two years. His tenure will be effective from August 30, 2019 & will succeed Pradeep Kumar Sinha. Gauba is currently posted as Union Home Affairs secretary. The Cabinet Secretary is the top-most executive official and senior-most ..
Topics: Cabinet Secretariat • Cabinet Secretary of India • Central Civil Services • Civil Services of India • Government of India • Indian Administrative Service • Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions • Pradeep Kumar • Pradeep Kumar Sinha • Rajiv • Rajiv Gauba • Taxation in India
Akhilesh Ranjan task force on Direct Tax Code submits Report to Finance Ministry
Published: August 20, 2019
The task force, headed by CBDT member Akhilesh Ranjan, constituted by the Union government for drafting the new Direct Tax Code (DTC) has recently submitted its report to Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman. The task force was constituted to replace the 6-decades-old Income Tax Act 1961. It is believed that the ..
159th Income Tax Day (ITD-2019)
Published: July 24, 2019
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has celebrated the 159th Income Tax Day i.e. Aaykar Diwas on 24th July 2019. The week preceding the Aaykar Diwas 2019 has been marked by various activities undertaken by the regional offices of the department across the country. The event will include release of departmental publications, e-journal, publicity ..
Shefali Juneja appointed as India’s representative in council of International Civil Aviation Organisation
Published: June 20, 2019
Shefali Juneja, a 1992 batch officer of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre), has been appointed to the post of Representative of India in the council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada for a period of 3 years. She will replace senior IAS officer Alok Shekhar.