New Delhi, Aug 7: The Centre has appointed two new members in the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy-making body of the Income Tax Department.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Aditya Vikram and Pramod Chandra Mody as the CBDT members, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.
Vikram, a 1981-batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax), is the principal director general (logistics) in Delhi. Mody, who belongs to the 1982 batch of the service, is the principal chief commissioner, Mumbai.
The CBDT is headed by a chairman and can have a maximum of six members. Its chief, Sushil Chandra, will be in office till May 31 next year.
After the latest appointments, there is a vacancy of two more members in the board. Senior tax officers Shabri Bhattasali and Arbind Modi are the other CBDT members.