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UIDAI's Ajay Bhushan to replace Hasmukh Adhia as revenue secretary

During his tenure in the finance ministry, Adhia was no stranger to controversies.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey
Ajay Bhushan Pandey (Photo: Twitter @ceo_uidai)

Unique Identification Authority of India CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey will succeed Hasmukh Adhia as revenue secretary. Adhia, a 1981-batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer, will retire on November 30. In August 2015, he was appointed revenue secretary and became finance secretary — the senior-most bureaucrat in the finance ministry — in November 2017.   Adhia, a 1981-batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer, moved to Delhi in November 2014 as the secretary in the Department of Financial Services after Narendra Modi became the prime minister. In August 2015, he was appointed as the revenue ...