Senior IRS officer Rani Singh Nair takes over as Chairperson CBDT
Q. Who has been appointed Chairperson of CBDT w.e.f August 1, 2016?- Published on 03 Aug 16
a. Rina Singh Nair
b. Rani Singh Nair
c. Rani Singh Kumar
d. None of the above
ANSWER: Rani Singh Nair
Senior IRS officer Rani Singh Nair was on August 1, 2016 given charge of the CBDT Chairperson post.
- Her predecessor, Atulesh Jindal appointed CBDT chief in February 2016 retired on 31st July 2016.
- Following the appointment, she will oversee effective initiation of one time domestic black money disclosure scheme also called Income Declaration Scheme.
- Singh is a 1979 batch IRS officer of IT cadre who has worked as Member (Legislation and Computerisation) at CBDT.