Shri Sushil Chandra Takes over as New Election Commissioner

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Shri Sushil Chandra has assumed charge as new Election Commissioner (EC) of India today on 15th of February 2019 & joins Commission with Chief Election Commissioner & Election Commissioner.

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  • He was Born on 15th May 1957 Shri Chandra is 1980 batch Indian Revenue Service Officer.
  • In IRS service Shri Chandra has rendered his service in various States viz; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat & Maharashtra.
  • Acquiring his academic proficiency from Roorkee University & LL. B. from D. A. V. College, Dehradun, Shri Chandra has worked extensively in areas of International Taxation & Investigation at various places.
  • Shri Chandra brings rich experience from his position of Director of Investigation, Mumbai & Director General (Investigation) , Gujarat. Besides this, he has undergone various training programs at Singapore, IIM Bangalore & Wharton.
  • Prior to joining ECI Shri Chandra held office of Chairman in Central Board of Direct Taxes, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, & Government of India & was also Member (Investigation) , C. B. D. T.

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