CBDT chief appointed – The Hindu

CBDT chief appointed – The Hindu


The Centre on Saturday appointed Ravi Agarwal as the new chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy-making body of the Income Tax Department.

According to a notification issued by the Personnel Ministry, Mr Aggarwal, a 1988-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the Income Tax cadre, has been appointed as the chairman on contract basis from July 1 till his retirement on September 30 and thereafter till June 30, 2025.

Effectively, he will remain the chairman of the institution for a year. He replaces Nitin Gupta, whose extended term ends on Sunday.


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