The Government of India appointed IAS officer Pankaj Kumar as the new CEO of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). He is currently Additional Secretary in the Ministry Of Electronics and IT.
The UIDAI is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016 by the government under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, with the mandate to issue Unique Identification numbers (UID), or Aadhaar, to all residents of India to eliminate duplicate and fake identities.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RBI Grade ‘B’ 2019:
- Headquarters of UIDAI: New Delhi.
Source: The News18