Shri J. Satyanarayana is the former Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the nodal agency of Government of India for implementing Aadhaar. He also served as the Communications and Information Technology Secretary of India. Shri J.Satyanarayana is a retired IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.
Master of Sciences in Physics and MBA from University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Sh. Satyanarayana has made wide contributions to the cause of e-Governance. Founder of e-Seva, a one stop shop for citizen services, he was the one responsible for shaping NISG as a Centre of Excellence in e-Government consultancy and capacity building leading to formulation of e-Governance and Capacity Building Roadmaps for the State Governments and Union Territories in India.
Responsible for conceptualization and development of large e-Government projects for the Ministries of Central and State Governments in India e.g. MCA 21 for Ministry of Corporate Affairs, e-Biz for Ministry of Industries, Passport Seva Project for the Ministry of External Affairs, Bangalore One and e-Procurement for Govt. of Karnataka, Goa Broadband Network for Government of Goa, he has been instrumental in training the political leaders & policy makers on the concepts and principles of e-Governance.
He has written 2 books entitled,’ e-Government, the science of the possible’ and ‘Managing Transformation: Objectives to Outcomes’ that capture his wide experience in the field of e-Governance. Shri Satyanarayana was honored by the Council of Ministers of Andhra Pradesh by passing an extra-ordinary resolution, placing his services on record for the successful implementation of CARD project of computerization of Registration and Stamps Department in the state.