Dr Ravi Kant Gupta, Author and Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, HQ Administration, New Delhi
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Dr Ravi Kant Gupta is an officer of 2005 batch of Indian Revenue Service (IRS) cadre, Government of India. He is a medical graduate (MBBS, Punjab University) and did his postgraduate in management (PGDM) majoring in Finance & Strategy, from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow. During the course of service, he has completed Bachelor's in Law (LLB, Mumbai University) and Masters in Taxation and Business Laws (MTBL) from NALSAR University of Law. Having been selected for a prestigious Chevening Scholarship, he is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Administration & Management (MPA) from acclaimed University College London, UK. In his career spanning 11 years as an IRS officer hitherto, he has worked in various capacities as an Assistant Commissioner Income Tax in the non-corporate & corporate assessment charges at Mumbai. He also served as the Deputy Director Income Tax (Investigation), Mumbai, India; where he was involved in many key and sensitive investigations. For almost three years he served as Director, National Health Mission, Haryana undertaking many initiatives for improving the health indicators of mothers and infants in the state. He served as the Joint Commissioner Income Tax (Transfer Pricing) at Pune, India; where he audited several cases of MNEs involving complex transfer pricing issues. He has always been involved in academics besides pursuing his career. For his MTBL in 20010, he wrote his thesis on “Recent Trends in Transfer Pricing”. For his valuable contribution to “Let us Share”, Dr Gupta has been awarded Appreciation Certificate by CBDT in 2011 & 2012. He is a highly distinguished officer of his IRS batch, having been awarded, V R Bapat Memorial Gold Medal for academics, V R Akerkar Gold Medal for Income Tax and C C Ganapathy Memorial Gold Medal for accounting at National Academy of Direct Taxes, Nagpur. Dr Gupta is an avid traveler, photographer, fitness enthusiast and can speak Hindi, English, Punjabi and French.