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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 ..

Sushil Chandra appointed as Election Commissioner (EC) of India

Sushil Chandra, an IRS-IT officer of the 1980 batch, has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on 15th of February 2019. Prior to joining ECI, he was the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).With his appointment, the Commission now has Sunil Arora as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) ..

India Switzerland sign agreement to share tax-related information

In a move aimed at combating black money stashed abroad, India has signed an agreement with Switzerland that would allow automatic sharing of tax-related information from 1 January, 2018. The agreement was signed by CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra and Swiss ambassador to India Andreas Baum at the North Block in New Delhi on December 21, ..

Jawahar Thakur: New CGA

Jawahar Thakur appointed as the new CGA (Controller General of Accounts) with effect from July 1, 2012. He belongs to the 1979 Indian Civil Accounts Services batch. Before this he was the principal Chief Controller Of Accounts in Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) which is a part of the Department of Revenue in the ..