Published On: Mon, Jul 6th, 2015

Najib Shah gets additional charge as CBEC Chairman

New Delhi: Najib Shah, Member, Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has been given the additional charge of CBEC Chairman, following the superannuation of Kaushal Srivastava Tuesday, the press release of Ministry of Finance said.

Member CBEC Najib Shah got additional charge of CBEC Chairman.

Member CBEC Najib Shah got additional charge of CBEC Chairman.

“Shri Najib Shah, Member, CBEC shall discharge the duties and responsibilities of the post of Chairman, CBEC in addition to his own duties till further orders,” an Office Order of CBEC in this respect said.

Shah, a 1979 batch IRS officer, is presently also working as the Director General of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) besides Member of CBEC. He joined CBEC in May as a Member.

Shah is also the senior among the six members of CBEC,

Shah is famous for his honesty and integrity and also for his fearlessness. So, he is still working as DG of DRI, the major intelligence agency of Ministry of Finance besides Member-cum-Chairman of CBEC.

CBEC has six Members apart from the chairman and is the apex body for framing policy and administrative issues related to indirect taxes i.e. Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax.

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