New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): Senior bureaucrat S Ramesh on Saturday took over as the chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Commences Non-stop Hyderabad-Chicago Flights | Details Here

He succeeded Vanaja N Sarna to become the chairman of the apex body of policy making for indirect taxes. Also Read - Bank Fraud: Hyderabad-based Co cheats SBI, Other Banks for ₹ 4,736 Crore

Before this, S Ramesh was an administration member in the board. He joined the Board in September 2016 as a member of the IT, Central Excise and Service Tax. Also Read - 9-Year-Old Telangana Boy Who Lost His Limbs in Accident Now Creates Art Using Mouth

Ramesh began his career in Mumbai as the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise and after that in Mumbai Customs.

He has worked in various capacities in Hyderabad, Nagpur, Chennai, Trichy etc. He was the Chief Commissioner of Chennai Customs Zone from 2013 to 2016. Followed by that, he took over as the Director General of Systems and Data Management. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.