e Gov declares RS Sharma as Man of the year

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R-S-SharmaRS Sharma has been declared as Man of the year by eGov magazine’s Annual Leaders’ Special Issue.

Sharma,IAS of 1978 batch,was one of the two key persons responsible for the rollout of Aadhaar cards.Right now,Sharma,Secretary of Information Technology Department of the Union Govt,is busy with the Biometric Attendance System for the central government employees.

Sharma,born in 1955,is from a small village in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh.He did his education from Firozabad and he did his graduation from the University of Allahabad in 1974..After completing his Masters in Mathematics from IIT, Kanpur in 1976, he joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1978. Later, in 2000, he also went for doing his Masters in Computer Science from the University of California, Riverside.

Sharma,a Jharkhand cadre IAS officer,has solid achievement.In Jharkhand,he made a mark as its Chief Secretary.Prior to this he was Director General, UIDAI; Principal Secretary, Jharkhand (Public Health and Engineering); Secretary-IT, Human Resource Development, Panchayati Raj, Personnel and Drinking Water & Sanitation; Principal Secretary to the Governor; Deputy Development Commissioner in Saharsa(Bihar); District Collector in Begusarai, Purnea and Dhanbad; Joint Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Finance; and Nodal Officer for the IMF, MIGA and GEF.

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