Published On: Sun, Dec 20th, 2015

Finmin gives responsibilities to CBDT brass

New Delhi: Top brass of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), which has achieved its full strength after the appointment of two new members recently, have been given responsibilities by the Finance Ministry.

CBDT Member S K Ray.will handle Revenue.

CBDT Member S K Ray will handle Revenue.

While Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman A K Jain’s additional charge of Personnel and Vigilance has been given to senior IRS officer and the newest member in the board Sushil Chandra, another new member R C Mishra has been given the charge of Audit and Judicial portfolio.

The other Members of the Board — Atulesh Jindal will look after the Income Tax portfolio, S K Ray will handle Revenue while two other Members Rani S Nair and Surabhi Sinha will continue with their old charges of Legislation and Computerisation and Investigations respectively.

“An order has been issued by the Finance Ministry on December 18 in this regard. With the new appointments and portfolio allocation, the Board is expected to function fastly and smoothly given that the work of Budget preparation is the most important task now,” a senior official said.

As per rules, apart from the Chairman, the CBDT has six members and is the supreme body for framing policy and administrative issues related to direct taxes and for the functioning of the Income Tax department


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