CBDT chief Sushil Chandra gets 1-year extension
Senior bureaucrat Sushil Chandra was on Monday given one-year extension till May 2018 as chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
This is the first time that a CBDT boss has been given an extension beyond the set tenure.
He had taken over as chief of CBDT, the apex policy making body of the Income Tax department, on November 1 last year.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal for re-appointment of Chandra as CBDT chairman for a period of one year from June 1 to May 31, 2018, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.