UIDAI was set up as an attached office of the Planning Commission through Notification dated 28.01.09 with a core team of 115 officers and staff. Under the Notification, 3 Posts (DG, DDG and ADG) were sanctioned for Headquarter with 35 UID commissioners in each of the States. It was thereafter decided to have Regional Offices in Bangalore, Chandigarh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Lucknow, Mumbai and Ranchi with their jurisdiction covering specific states across the country.A Technology Centre has been set up in Bangalore. 268 additional posts were created in September 2009. UIDAI at present has a total sanctioned strength of 383 officers and subordinate staff.
The UIDAI is headquartered in Delhi with Shri Nandan Nilekani as the Chairman and Shri R.S. Sharma as the Director General and Mission Director. In the organizational design, the DG is to be assisted by seven Deputy Director Generals, officers of the level of Joint Secretary, who are in charge of various Wings. One of the DDGs heads the Finance Wing. The DDGs would be supported by 21 ADGs, 15 Deputy Directors, 15 Section Officers and 15 Assistants. The HQ has a total sanctioned strength of 146 number of officers and staff including the Accounts and IT branch. All the officers and staff have been appointed on deputation either under Central Staffing Scheme or through bilateral route. Of the sanctioned strength, 85 are in position at present. Appointments for the remaining vacancies are in process.
Each of the Regional Offices is headed by a Deputy Director General (DDG). The support structure below comprises 4 ADGs, 3 Deputy Directors, 3 Section Officers, 1 Senior Accounts Officer and 1 Accountant and personal staff.
The list of regional offices with the States/UT that they are covering is listed below:
|S.No||Region||States/UT||HQ||No of States Uts|
|1||Zone 1||Jammu and Kashmir||Chandigarh||5|
|Dadar & Nagar Haveli|
|Daman & Diu|
|4||Zone 4||Madhya Pradesh||Delhi||3|
|8||Zone 8||Andhra Pradesh||Hyderabad||4|
|Andaman and Nicobar|
Regional Offices (RO)
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