Shri Ashwani Kumar Sinha is a History graduate from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He is an IRS(IT) officer of 1994 batch. Before joining the Income-Tax Department, he had worked in Insurance Company and also as Asst. Commandant in the CISF for a short period. He has worked in various places like Indore, Vadodara and Mumbai. He has rich experience in working in the Investigation Wing of the Income-Tax Department in all these places.
Shri Sinha joined the MERC as Secretary on 02.08.2016. Before coming to this place, he was working as Commissioner of Income-Tax (Appeals) in Kolkata.
He is highly interested in various sporting activities and has played cricket, volley-ball and basket-ball at school and college level. He is still playing badminton to keep himself fit.