Mr S. Ramesh, IRS, has taken over as Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), on superannuation of Ms Vanaja N. Sarna last week. Prior to his elevation, he was Member (Administration) in the Board.
Mr Ramesh began his career in Mumbai as Assistant Commissioner, Central Excise and thereafter in Mumbai Customs. He has worked in various capacities in Hyderabad, Nagpur, Chennai, Trichy, etc. He was the Chief Commissioner, Chennai Customs Zone from 2013 to 2016. Thereafter, he took over as Director-General, Systems and Data Management. He joined the Board in September 2016 as Member (IT, Central Excise and Service Tax), informed a release.