Sangeeta Singh gets addl. charge of Chairman, CBDT

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Sangeeta Singh (IRS-IT:1986) has been given additional charge of Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), after incumbent JB Mohapatra (IRS-IT:1985) retired as the head of the direct taxes administration body on April 30.

Mohapatra was appointed as the full-time chairman in September last year.

An order issued by the Union Finance Ministry on Sunday said Singh, a 1986-batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) of the Income Tax cadre, “shall discharge the duties and responsibilities of the post of chairman, CBDT in addition to her own duties for a period of three months or till a regular Chairman is appointed, whichever is earlier.”

Singh is currently holding charge of Audit and Judicial. She is also holding additional charge of Income Tax and Revenue and Tax Payers services.