By Mehak Pal
Published Oct 04, 2023

Hindustan Times
In Focus

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Who is UIDAI CEO Amit Agrawal?

The government of India extended the tenure of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) CEO Amit Agrawal till November 2, 2024

He joined UIDAI as CEO on June 19 following the retirement of Saurabh Garg

Here's all you need to know about Amit Agrawal

Amit Agrawal, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, is a 1993 batch IAS officer from Chhattisgarh cadre. He is well-known as an expert in the field of IT and e-governance

He was the additional secretary in the Union Ministry oaf Electronics and Information Technology before joining UIDAI

Agrawal was appointed to several crucial positions at the Centre and the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

Earlier, he was the additional secretary and joint secretary in the Union Ministry of Finance

In Chhattisgarh, he held the position of the finance secretary and the secretary in charge of the departments of commercial tax and technical education in the state government