CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra appointed as the new Election Commissioner
The Economic Times
Sushil Chandra, an IIT Roorkee graduate (BE Civil, 1977, UoR), Chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), has been appointed as the new Election Commissioner of India. Chandra, is a 1980 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre).
Currently, he is serving as the chairman of the CBDT till May 2019. This is his second extension after taking over as the chief of the CBDT, the apex policy-making body of the Income Tax Department, on November 1, 2016
Satya Pinisetty, Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, tweeted the appointment of Sushil Chandra.