Shri Sanjay Kumar Agarwal
Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
Shri Sanjay Kumar Agarwal is Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs and Special Secretary to the Government of India. An officer of the 1988 batch of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Indirect Taxes), he has worked in various capacities in Customs, Central Excise, Service Tax and GST field formations.
He has diverse experience of working in intelligence and investigation formations of the Department, as well as Directorate handling IT backbone of the Department. He headed the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) prior to his elevation in Board. He has also headed the Directorate General of Systems prior to that. He has done earlier stints in these key Directorates at different levels and handled complex cases of tax evasion at close quarters.
He has vast experience of heading major Custom Houses and Air Cargo complex at Chennai, Kandla and Mundra Ports. He remained instrumental in piloting many new initiatives on Ease of Doing Business at these locations
He also has deep field experience as Commissioner in heading Service Tax and Central Excise Commissionerates prior to rollout of GST, and interaction with policy wings for rollout of GST.
He graduated in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee and post graduated from IIT Delhi..