New Delhi, Apr 1 : Prasanna Kumar Misra has taken over as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) with effect from 1st April 2008.
He belongs to the 1971 batch of the Indian Revenue Service.
Prior to his appointment as Chairman, CBDT, Misra was Member (Investigation) in the CBDT since January 2007.
Earlier, he had served in the Income Tax department in various capacities as Chief Commissioner, Delhi and Udaipur; Commissioner Mumbai; Director (Investigation) Hyderabad; Deputy Commissioner / Director Bhubaneswar; Appellate Assistant Commissioner in Andhra Pradesh, etc.
S. S. Khan has also joined the Central Board of Direct Taxes as Member. He is an officer of the 1972 batch of the Indian Revenue Service.
Khan had earlier served as Director General of Income Tax (Investigation) and Director of Income Tax (Systems), besides other assignments in the Income Tax department.