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Anu Kumari is an Indian civil servant and bureaucrat who has served as the Chairman of the Central Board of Revenue (CBR) and Director General of Income Tax (DGIT). She is currently serving as the Secretary-General, Ministry of Finance in the Union Government. Anu Kumari was earlier with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi. She got her M.A degree in Economics from St Joseph’s College, Bangalore. Anu Kumari is married to Pradeep Kumar Singh, a retired Indian Army officer who was also her classmate at St Joseph’s College, Bangalore He got his MSc in Agricultural Economics from Agricultural University Ludwigsburg Germany. Her husband’s family hails from Bihar where her father Kavishwar Lal Srivastava had been a teacher and later Principal at Jhajjar Public School.Kavishwar Lal Srivastava passed away on 22 June 2019 leaving behind his wife, daughter, and son-in-law; Anu Kumari, who is settled in New Delhi. She is the mother of one child named Prince Kumar Singh.

Biography of Anu Kumari

Anu Kumari is an Indian civil servant and bureaucrat who has served as the Chairman of the Central Board of Revenue (CBR) and Director General of Income Tax (DGIT). Anu Kumari is currently serving as the Secretary-General, Ministry of Finance in the Union Government. Anu Kumari was earlier with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi. She got her M.A degree in Economics from St Joseph’s College, Bangalore. Anu Kumari is married to Pradeep Kumar Singh, a retired Indian Army officer who was also her classmate at St Joseph’s College, Bangalore He got his MSc in Agricultural Economics from Agricultural University Ludwigsburg Germany. Her husband’s family hails from Bihar where her father Kavishwar Lal Srivastava had been a teacher and later Principal at Jhajjar Public School. Kavishwar Lal Srivastava passed away on 22 June 2019 leaving behind his wife, daughter, and son-in-law; Anu Kumari, who is settled in New Delhi. She is the mother of one child named Prince Kumar Singh.

 

 

Age of Anu Kumari

Anu Kumari has been appointed as Secretary-General of the Ministry of Finance in the Union Government and is also serving as the Chairman, the Central Board of Revenue (CBR). She is currently aged 56 years old.

Education of Anu Kumari

Anu Kumari is an Indian civil servant and bureaucrat who has served as the Chairman of the Central Board of Revenue (CBR) and Director General of Income Tax (DGIT). She is currently serving as the Secretary-General, Ministry of Finance in the Union Government. Anu Kumari got her M.A degree in Economics from St Joseph’s College, Bangalore. She started her career with UPSC in 1973 and was appointed to cadre service on 2 October 1974. Anu Kumari has been conferred honorary Doctorate degrees by several institutions including University of Massachusetts Amherst; The London School of Economics and Political Science; University Of Dravidian University; Anna University Chennai; Jadavpur University Kolkata; Madras Institute of Development Studies; Delhi School of Economics Delhi; Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh India as well as Sri Venkateswara University Tirupati for her contribution to Public Service. Anu Kumari has also received many national awards including Udita Award from CBR; the Rajiv Gandhi Award for Best Women Officer from the President Of India; the Indira Gandhi Award for Best Woman Cadre Officer from the President Of India and Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Award for Distinguished Professional Services.

Current Positions held by Anu Kumari

Anu Kumari is currently holding the following positions in her career: 1-Chairman, Central Board of Revenue (CBR) 2-Director General of Income Tax (DGIT) 3-Secretary General, Ministry of Finance 4-National Awardee for Excellence in Public Administration 2016 5-Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 6-Member, National Security Advisory Board. She was earlier with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi.

Personal life of Anu Kumari

Anu Kumari is married to Pradeep Kumar Singh and has a daughter named Princess Kumar Singh. Her husband and daughter reside with her in New Delhi.

Chairman of CBR and DGIT

Anu Kumari was appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Revenue (CBR) and Director General of Income Tax (DGIT) in September 2016 by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. She is currently serving as Secretary-General, Ministry of Finance in the Union Government. Anu Kumari has served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and has been a member of various committees for two years, including Expenditure Review Committee, and Expenditure Reforms Committee. In the financial year 2010-11, she served as a member at the Committee on Public Undertakings. She has also served as a member of various High Level Committees set up by Government to review progress and prepare plans for the development sector suchthe  as Urban Development Committee, Education Policy Review Committee, etc.

Other positions held by Anu Kumari

Anu Kumari joined the Union Public Service Commission as Assistant Director-General in charge of the Central Staff Selection Board in 1988. In 1994, she was appointed as an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension. She then went on to become a Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and held that post until 2000 when she was appointed as the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. In 2003, she became the Special Secretary (Revenue) in Finance Ministry and holds that post to date.

Awards and Recognition received by Anu Kumari

Anu Kumari has received many awards and recognition for her services. In 2014, she was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. She also received a Rajiv Gandhi National Award in 1994 and an honorary doctorate from Osmania University in 2011. Anu Kumari is currently serving as Secretary-General at the Ministry of Finance, India.

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