Parul Singh (IRS) appointed as Deputy Secretary in Department of Commerce

New Delhi: Parul Singh (IRS) has been selected for the appointment as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Commerce under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Traning (DoPT), she has been selected for the appointment under the central staffing scheme (CSS) for a period of four years from the date of taking over charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier. She was recommended for the central deputation by the Department of Revenue. “She may kindly be relieved of his duties immediately with instructions to take up her new assignment in the Ministry of Power,” the order further read.

Parul Singh is an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the 2009-batch. She is currently posted as Joint Commissioner in Income Tax Department.

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Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce is a department under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The department is responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) which provides the basic framework of policy and strategy to be followed for promoting exports and trade. The trade policy is periodically reviewed to incorporate changes necessary to take care of emerging economic scenarios both in the domestic and international economy. Besides, the department is also entrusted with responsibilities relating to multilateral and bilateral commercial relations, special economic zones, state trading, export promotion and trade facilitation, and development and regulation of certain export-oriented industries and commodities.

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