Suman Sharma sworn in as member of UPSC

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Suman-Sharma-sworn-in-as-member-of-UPSCSuman Sharma, a member of the 1990 batch, took oath as a member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

An Overview of the News

  • UPSC Chairman Dr Manoj Soni administered the oath of office and secrecy.
  • Suman Sharma has served as an officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) for more than 30 years.
  • Suman Sharma has been associated with matters such as International Taxation, Transfer Pricing, Export Promotion Schemes and Power Trading Agreements.

About UPSC

  • It is the central recruitment agency in India for Group 'A' officer posts under the Government of India.
  • It is established as a constitutional body under Article 315 of the Indian Constitution.
  • UPSC conducts competitive examinations for recruitment to various civil services including IAS, IPS and IFS.
  • It is responsible for the selection and placement of candidates in the All India Services namely IAS, IPS and IFS.
  • UPSC also conducts exams for recruitment to other central services like IRS, IAS, IRTS and others.

Establishment - 1 October 1926

Founder - United Kingdom Government

Headquarters - New Delhi

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