|Pori Chowk: A Landmark in Greater Noida|
Among officers who own property in Greater Noida are cabinet secretary-designate AK Seth (a plot worth Rs 5.86 lakh), executive director of World Bank Pulok Chatterji (an under-construction four bedroom flat worth Rs 67.75 lakh), member secretary of Planning Commission Sudha Pillai (a flat worth Rs 53.55 lakh), additional secretary in home ministry Vishwapati Trivedi (a house worth about Rs 36 lakh) to name a few.
Current cabinet secretary KM Chandrasekhar has only one house at
which he built on a piece of land measuring seven cents at the cost of Rs 2.9 lakh. Another influential bureaucrat and home secretary GK Pillai’s only house is built on a piece of land in Kerala measuring 18.6 cents which he had inherited from his mother. He built a house on it in 1992 with a housing loan of Rs 2.4 lakh. The present value is Rs 75 lakhs. The rent of the property gives him Rs 2.74 lakh every year. Trivandrum
Action and Appointments
Prakash Chandra takes over as CBDT chairmanPrakash Chandra, an IRS (IT) officer of the 1973 batch, took over as chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on