Mr. Sushil Chandra

Mr. Sushil Chandra is a 1980 batch IRS (IT) officer. He was the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of India. He previously served as the Chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes. He completed B-Tech from Roorkee University and LLB from DAV College, Dehradun. He has also attended various trainings at IMF, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and The Wharton School of Management. He started his career in the Indian Engineering Service. Later joined the 1980 Batch of the Indian Revenue Service. While being Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes, he contributed greatly to the Operation Clean Money.

Before his elevation to the position of Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes, he held the position of Director General of Income Tax, Gujarat and Principal Chief Commissioner, Gujarat.

On February 15, 2019, he was appointed as the Election Commissioner of India and took office as the Chief Election Commissioner of India on April 13, 2021. He has been involved in 16 elections including five as chief election commissioner and superannuated on May 15, 2022.