ED Director SK Mishra’s Tenure Extended by One Year

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    ED Director SK Mishra’s Period Extended by One Year

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    Sanjay Kumar Mishra, 60, is a 1984- batch Indian Earnings Service officer of the Income Tax cadre and was designated the Enforcement Directorate chief on November 19, 2018.

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    • Last Updated: November 14, 2020, 14: 16 IST
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    The Union federal government has extended the period of ED Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra by a year after modifying his consultation order that was issued in 2018, authorities stated. Mishra, 60, is a 1984- batch Indian Profits Service officer of the Earnings Tax cadre and was selected the Enforcement Directorate chief on November 19, 2018.

    His period was to end next week as the ED director’s post includes a set regard to 2 years. According to an order released by the Department of Revenue under the Union financing ministry on Friday, the 2018 order for consultation of Mishra has actually been modified.

    ” The President of India is pleased to authorize the modification in the earlier order dated November 19, 2018, appointing Shri Sanjay Kumar Mishra as director of enforcement in the Enforcement Directorate,” it said. It included that his visit will be for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until additional orders, whichever is previously.

    The ED is a main investigative agency that enforces two main laws– the Avoidance of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA) and the Forex Management Act (FEMA). These laws were enacted to curb cash laundering, terror funding, black money and hawala or unlawful financial transactions that have cross-border ramifications.


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