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Ajay Bhushan Pandey

CEO of the Unique identification Authority of India, (UIDAI)

Mr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey is the CEO of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Since its inception in 2010, he has steered the Aadhaar project, a 12-digit unique identification number given to Indian residents.

Over the last six years, he worked with central and state governments, banks, oil companies and other stakeholders to enable use of the Aadhaar platform in programs such as direct benefit transfers, financial inclusion, and e-governance.

Mr. Pandey received his doctorate in computer science from the University of Minnesota.