New Delhi: Sanjay Kumar Agarwal (IRS) has taken charge as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC). He has taken over charge of the post with effect from August 5, 2023.
"Sh. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, IRS (C&IT:1988) takes over as Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) w.e.f August 05, 2023," the CBIC wrote in a tweet on Monday.
Agarwal succeeds Vivek Johri who superannuated as CBIC chief on May 31.
According to an order issued on August 5, from the Ministry of Finance, Agarwal appointed as new CBIC Chief, who was holding charge of CBIC member compliance management, looking into investigations.
The CBIC, which deals with policy making in indirect taxes -- GST, customs, excise -- is headed by a chairman and has six members in the board. The board is assisted by principal chief commissioners/chief commissioners and principal director generals/ director generals.
(With PTI inputs)