Bhubaneswar: Senior bureaucrat Pranab Kumar Das would take charge as the Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), the apex policy-making body for indirect taxes, on Tuesday. He is first Odia to be appointed as the CBIC Chairman.
Das will S Ramesh, who superannuates on December 31. Das is now serving as the Special Secretary and Member (Customs) at CBIC.
Das, a 1983-batch IRS officer of Customs and Central Excise Cadre was appointed as member in the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in 2017.