Nandan Nilekani resigns as Chairman of UIDAI
March 13, 2014 - New Delhi
Infosys former CEO Nandan Nilekani resigned for the post of Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) following he is contesting for Lok Sabha on Congress ticket. He is contesting from Bangalore south Parliamentary constituency.
It is not clear whether the Government has started process for filling up the gap. His resignation came as a surprise when Bharatiya Janata Party has made it clear that it will scrap UID when it comes to power.