Ravinder Saroop is Additional Director General (Taxpayer Services) Mumbai Zone, CBEC, and also Commissioner (GST & Central Excise), Mumbai.
Prior to this assignment, he was Commissioner, Central Excise & Service Tax in Mumbai for 2 years and earlier, worked as Commissioner of Customs at Air Cargo, Mumbai for 3 years (2012 to mid-2015).
He has worked in the Ministry of Finance, Government of India during 2005-12. He first worked as Director, and then as Officer on Special Duty, in the Tax Research Unit (TRU), where he worked on various indirect tax policies of the Government and annual Budget proposals. He has worked on various Government Committees- on Customs & Excise tariff reform, Service tax law, Customs law and procedures, and GST legislation.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering and ‘Master of Public Administration’ degree from Harvard University, USA.
He is also an ‘Edward Mason Fellow’ from the Harvard Kennedy School.
He is a recipient of the Presidential award for meritorious services.