New Delhi :Shri P.C. Jha has taken over as Chairman, Central Board of Excise and Customs with effect from 1.4.2008. Shri Jha had held the charge of Member(Central Excise & Service Tax) before taking over as Chairman, CBEC. An officer of the 1971 Batch of IRS(C&CE), Shri Jha has worked in Raxaul,
Muzzaffarnagar, Jamshedpur, Ahmedabad, Delhi and Mumbai. He has also worked as Joint Secretary (Customs) in the Board. He has also participated in many international meetings, seminars, workshops etc., in India and abroad.Shri Vijay Singh, 1972 batch, IRS(C&CE) has joined the CBEC as Member. He was the Director General of the National Academy of Customs, Excise and narcotics before joining the Board.