IRS Officer Vivek Johri takes charge as CBIC chairman

New-Delhi: Senior IRS officer Vivek Johri has taken over as Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) on Wednesday.

Johri, a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Indirect Taxes) officer, is currently working as the member in the board. Johri would also be executing the government’s promised customs duty rejig, which aims to boost local manufacturing.

Vivek Johri, IRS takes over as Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) from today December 01, 2021,” CBIC said in a tweet on Wednesday.

He succeeds M Ajit Kumar who completes his tenure this month end.

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