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composition of the Authority

Organizational Structure

Unique Identification Authority of India (“Authority/UIDAI”) has its Headquarters (HQ) in New Delhi and eight Regional Offices (ROs) across the country. UIDAI has two Data Centres, one at Hebbal (Bengaluru), Karnataka and another at Manesar (Gurugram), Haryana

Composition of the Authority

The Authority consists of two part-time Members and a Chief Executive Officer who shall be the Member-Secretary of the Authority.

Chairman of the Authority is Vacant.

Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Persistent Systems is appointed as part-time member of UIDAI.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey, IAS (1984, Maharashtra cadre), is the legal representative and administrative head of the Authority.

Headquarters (HQ)

At the HQ, the CEO is assisted by seven Deputy Directors General (DDGs), Joint Secretary level Officers of Government of India, as in-charge of various wings of UIDAI. The DDGs are supported by Assistant Directors General (ADGs), Deputy Directors, Section Officers and Assistant Section Officers. The HQ has a total sanctioned strength of 127 officers and staff members, including the Accounts and IT branches.

Regional Offices (ROs)

Each of the eight Regional Offices of UIDAI is headed by a Deputy Director General (DDG) and the support structure comprises of Assistant Directors General, Deputy Directors, Section Officers, Assistant Section Officers, Senior Accounts Officer, Accountant and personal staff

Regional Offices with the covering States and UTs under their jurisdiction are listed below:

Regional Offices (ROs)States and Union Territories covered by the RO
RO BengaluruKarnataka, Kerala, Tamil Naidu, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep
RO ChandigarhJammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and UT of Chandigarh
RO DelhiUttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan
RO GuwahatiAssam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim
RO HyderabadAndhra Pradesh, Telangana, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Andaman and Nicobar
RO LucknowUttar Pradesh
RO MumbaiGujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
RO RanchiBihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal