Joined IRS (C&CE) in the year 1983 and held various positions in the Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax departments including the charges of :
  • Commissioner at Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore & Visakhapatnam.
  • Head of National Academy of Customs, Excise & Narcotics at Chennai
  • Dy. Secretary (policy) in the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, New Delhi
  • Consul (Economic and education) at the Consulate General of India, Dubai.

Visited many countries and closely interacted with foreign tax administration. Received many Rewards & Awards including the prestigious Presidential award for the Specially Distinguished Record of Service.

Expert in dealing with :
  • GST
  • Customs / AEOs / Anti-dumping & safe guard duties
  • Central Excise & Service Tax matters
  • SEZ/CFS/ICD matters
  • EXIM policies & DGFT issues
  • FEMA / PMLA cases
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) matters
  • International trade & Business support services
  • Appearance before Commissioner (Appeals) / Tribunal / Settlement Commission
  • Competition commission & anti – profiteering in GST
Currently :
  • Master trainer of GST for the CBIC and conducted various seminars and training programs for the Government officials / trade and industry
  • Visiting faculty to National Academies and IFMR
  • Chairman of taxation committee for ASSOCHAM, Tamilnadu & Puducherry
  • Advisor for GST & Customs to prestigious PSUs and Private sectors units
  • Special Counsel for CBIC