Dr. R.S. Sharma

Dr. R.S. Sharma

CEO, National Health Authority
MoHFW (Govt. of India)

Sharma had recently been named as the chairperson of an empowered committee on technology and data management for COVID-19 vaccine delivery technology platform (Co-WIN). He was also inducted into the high-level vaccine administration panel headed by VK Paul, a member of the National Institution for Transforming India, the NITI Aayog, where he leads the health and nutrition verticals. Currently, Dr. Sharma is CEO, National Health Authority and is responsible for managing Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) and the National Digital Health Mission. Dr. Sharma also serves as the Chairperson of the Empowered Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (Co-WIN). As the founding Director General and Mission Director of UIDAI, he helped formulate and launch Aadhaar, India’s first and the world’s largest biometric identity system. He also authored a book - ‘Making of Aadhaar: World’s largest Identity Platform’, capturing his experiences. He is a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS 1978, Jharkhand cadre).

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