On Tuesday, the government has appointed IAS officer Badri Narain Sharma as the Chairman of the newly constituted body under GST. As per the reports, today the government has appointed BN Sharma IAS officer as the Chairman of (NAA) National Anti-Profiteering Authority. Badri Narain Sharma is an IAS officer of the Rajasthan Cadre of the batch of the year 1985. And will have the rank and pay of secretary in the government according to the appointment committee of the Cabinet. He will be closely associated with the formulation of GST and its implementation.
As per the reports, BN Sharma will work as the Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Power in the Taxe Department in the State of Rajasthan. The appointment of the IAS officer BN Sharma done on the recommendation of a high-level Selection Committee headed by PK Sinha Cabinet Secretary. And BN Sharma had provided with the team of four senior officials of the rank of Joint Secretary and above.
The National Anti-Profiteering Authority under GST regime was constituted to ensure the benefit of the lower indirect tax rates which were passed on to the customers. It is an anti-profiteering measure which was recently approved by the Union Cabinet and was designed to assure full benefits of input tax credits and reduced Goods and Services tax rates on the supply of products flow to consumers.
In an immediate follow-up action of last week's Cabinet approval for creation of the posts of Chairman &Technical Members of National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST,the Govt today appointed senior IAS officer Shri B.N. Sharma, as the first Chairman of this apex Authority
— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) November 28, 2017