Another major attack of Modi government on corruption, CBIC forcibly retires 22 officers

New Delhi, Aug.26 : The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has again decided to retire 22 senior officers forcibly (Compulsory Retirement) on Monday. All these officers belong to the tax department.

Even before this, 12 senior officers of the tax department were forcibly retired.

Earlier in the month of June also, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took a strong decision as soon as she took charge of the Finance Ministry. Under Rule 56 of the Department of Personal and Administrative Reforms, the Government is giving premature retirement to these officers of the Ministry of Finance.

In the month of June, all the officers retired under Rule 56 were posted in the Income Tax Department as Chief Commissioners, Principal Commissioners and Commissioners. According to reports, many of these officers were allegedly facing serious charges like corruption, illegal and unaccounted assets.

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