J Satya­narayana ap­pointed as part-time Chair­man of UIDAI

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Min­is­ter for In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad ad­min­is­tered the oath of Of­fice and Se­crecy to J Satya­narayana, IAS retd. (1977, Andhra Pradesh cadre) who has been ap­pointed part-time Chair­man of the Unique Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion Author­ity of In­dia (UIDAI).

The min­is­ter also ad­min­is­tered the oath to Ra­jesh Jain and Dr Anand Deshpande who have been ap­pointed as part-time mem­bers of UIDAI.

Satya­narayana has close to four decades of ex­pe­ri­ence in var­ied ar­eas of gov­er­nance and served as the Sec­re­tary, Depart­ment of Elec­tron­ics and In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy from 2012 to 2014 be­fore su­per­an­nu­a­tion. He has been in­stru­men­tal in train­ing the po­lit­i­cal lead­ers & pol­icy mak­ers on the con­cepts and prin­ci­ples of e-Gov­er­nance.

Jain, Founder and Man­ag­ing Director of netCORE So­lu­tions is one of In­dia’s most es­tab­lished en­trepreneurs in the IT space. An elec­tri­cal en­gi­neer from IIT Bom­bay, he has been part of many tech­nol­ogy ven­tures and is a well-known fig­ure in the tech­nol­ogy in­dus­try and a sought-af­ter speaker at na­tional and in­ter­na­tional fo­rums.

Dr Deshpande, Founder, Chair­man and Man­ag­ing Director of Per­sis­tent Sys­tems, is a B Tech. (Hons.) in Com­puter Sci­ence and En­gi­neer­ing from the IIT, Kharag­pur, and a MS and PhD in Com­puter Sci­ence from In­di­ana Univer­sity, Bloom­ing­ton, In­di­ana, USA. He has been the driv­ing force in grow­ing Per­sis­tent Sys­tems from its in­cep­tion in 1990, to the pub­licly-traded global com­pany, it is to­day.

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