PM Modi inaugurates 1st conference of CBDT, CBEC

PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the two-day ‘Rajasva Gyan Sangam’, the first joint annual conference of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). The conference will also be attended by the top brass of Income Tax department. While CBDT is responsible for collecting direct taxes, CBEC recovers the indirect taxes.

The conference provides a platform to assess the performance of the year gone by and to deliberate on emerging issues without any hierarchical barriers. 251 officers of the rank of Principal Chief Commissioners, Chief Commissioners and Principal Commissioners from CBDT and 170 from CBEC are expected to participate in the two day Conference.

On the CBEC side, the deliberations will cover subjects like Business Process Standardization & Knowledge dissemination, WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation and Best Practices, Dispute Management etc.

Did You Know?

  • The Chairperson, CBDT is the senior-most IRS civil servant in the Government of India.
  • The Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes is the ex officio Special Secretary to the Government of India and also cadre controlling authority of the Indian Revenue Service.
  • The CBDT Chairperson is ex-officio special secretary and is under the direct charge of the revenue secretary of India.

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