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Prabhash Shankar tipped as Member, CBDT

By IndianMandarins- 16 Apr 2019


Indianmandarins has reliably learned that the Committee of Secretaries last week approved the name of Prabhash Shankar (IRS IT:1983) for the post of Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). Subject to the ACC clearance, he may have tenure with the board till January 2021. Presently, he is Principal Chief Commissioner Income Tax (Delhi). 


At present, the posts of Member (Investigation) and Member (Administration) are lying vacant. Reportedly, Shankar’s selection has been cleared against the vacancy of Member (Investigation).


It may be noted that the post of Member (Administration) fell vacant after the appointment of Pramod Chandra Modi (IRS IT:1982) was appointed the Chairman of CBDT.


Presently, the additional charge of investigation is with the Chairman whereas the additional charge of Member (Administration) is with Ms. Neena Kumar (IRS IT:1982), Member (Revenue).

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