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Odisha-Born First Ever IRS Officer Elected Chairperson Of WCO Enforcement Committee

16 March 2019


Bhubaneswar: Debi Prasad Dash, a 1986 batch IRS officer from Odisha, has brought laurels to the nation by being unanimously elected as Chairperson of the Enforcement Committee of World Customs Organization (WCO).

Dash is the first Indian Customs officer to be elected to this post. Earlier he was Vice-Chair for last two years.

He has earlier worked in UN Security Council, Commonwealth Secretariat, CBI and RBI and currently serving as Principal Director General of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

According to reports, Dash is also a recipient of the President’s award and also merit award from the WCO, which represents 182 customs administrations across the globe that collectively process 98% of the world trade.