Neelkanth Mishra appointed as part-time chairman of UIDAI

Neelkanth Mishra  Chief Economist and Head of Global Research at Axis Bank Neelkanth Mishra is appointed part-time chairperson of UIDAI, the nodal body in charge of issuing Aadhaar numbers. Meanwhile, Nilesh Shah, Managing Director at Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited, and Prof Mausam, Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at IIT Delhi, had become part-time UIDAI members in it.

Neelkanth Mishra- part-time chairman of UIDAI

NameMr. Neelkanth Mishra
Professional Roles– Managing Director
– India Strategist and Co-head of Equity Strategy, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse
Government Involvement– Advisory Council to the 15th Finance Commission
– Advisor to Government of India committees (RNR Committee on GST, FRBM Review Committee)
Work Experience– Metals & Mining
– Indian Pharmaceuticals
– Taiwan IC design
– Semiconductor foundries
– Asian tech strategy research
Previous Employers– Infosys Technologies (Senior Technical Architect)
– Hindustan Lever Limited
Education– Graduated in Computer Science and Engineering from IITK
Awards– Director’s Gold Medal (1997) from IITK
– Distinguished Alumnus Award (2020) from IITK
Current LocationMumbai

Mr Neelkanth Mishra has a diverse and impressive professional background with extensive experience in various industries and government advisory roles., where he has made significant contributions to the world of finance and research. During his career stint, he held various roles including co-head of APAC Strategy, India Equity Strategy Head, and Head of Research in India, where he contributed to financial markets, strategic planning, and economic analysis. In addition to appointing Neelkanth Mishra as the part-time Chairperson, the government has also announced the appointment of two distinguished individuals as part-time Members of the UIDAI named Mausam, an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi & Nilesh Shah, the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited.

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Neelkanth Mishra was appointed as part-time chairman of UIDAI