Nandan M Nilekani Appointed as Chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India

Left Position of Co-Chairman and Member of the Board at Infosys


Mr. Nandan Nilekani has been invited by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh

to take charge as the Chairperson of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), in the rank of Cabinet Minister. 

So understanding the responsibility of the nation most prestigious work position he has announced that he will relinquish the position of Co-Chairman and Member of the Board at Infosys. 


There will be deep appreciation from the Infosys, Board of Directors and Nation for the services rendered by Mr. Nandan Nilekani as a co-founder, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, and as the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors.


Speaking on the occasion, Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman and Chief Mentor, said, We are glad that an extraordinary individual like Nandan has got an opportunity to add value to India through this position. As a company that has always put the interest of the society ahead of itself, Infosys will accept his absence with a sense of duty to a larger cause, but with deep sadness at the departure of one of her most illustrious sons. We, the Infoscions, wish him the best in his new assignment”.


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