Mr. Chandra joined I.A.S. in 1966. He has held different positions in Government of India & State Government. He has been associated with Indirect Taxation and reform of the system for last 20 years. Mr. Ramesh Chandra was the first member Secretary of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers & continued to be associated with introduction of GST. He is also Advisor to Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers.