Najib Shah appointed CBEC chairman

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Najib Shah, a 1979-batch Indian Revenue Service officer, is the new chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), an official statement said on Thursday.

The Appointments Committee of the cabinet has approved the appointment of Shah, a CBEC member, said the personnel, public grievances and pensions ministry statement.

He succeeds Kaushal Srivastava who has retired from service.

The CBEC, the nodal agency responsible for customs, central excise and service tax, comprises the chairperson and six members.

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