Ajay Bhushan Pandey takes over as the Union Revenue Secretary
Ajay Bhushan Pandey takes over as the Union Revenue Secretary

Ajay Bhushan Pandey takes over as Revenue Secretary

ANI | Updated: Nov 30, 2018 21:23 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 30 (ANI): Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey took over as the Union Revenue Secretary on Friday.
Pandey will continue to head the UIDAI as its CEO and will also hold his position as the Chairman of Goods and Services Tax Network.
Speaking to the media, Pandey said, "My priorities among others would be to help government improve Tax-GDP ratio, enhance tax compliance through an integration of technology, stabilise the implementation of GST, bring transparency and simplification of laws and procedures for better tax administration and ease of business."
He also added that he would welcome any suggestions from the public regarding direct and indirect tax reforms as this would help to get feedback and pave the way for providing better incentives and services to the taxpayers.
Pandey, an Indian Administrative Service officer with over 34 years of experience in State and Central Government has been associated with UIDAI for more than eight years where he played a key role in establishing and steering Aadhaar across the country and drafting Aadhaar legislation for providing a statutory basis to Aadhaar.
Prior to joining UIDAI in 2010, he played an important role in reforming power distribution system as Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company where he brought down transmission and distribution losses remarkably and helped the state in tiding over massive power shortage. (ANI)