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Ajay Bhushan Pandey


Ajay Bhushan Pandey: ‘Earlier, people could exploit information asymmetry for evasion, now it’s not possible’

January 04, 2021 12:15 am

Declaring different turnover in Customs, in GST, and in income tax is now not possible, which is sending a right signal, Pandey said.

‘Customs duty: Need judicious use, has to be phased out slowly’

November 03, 2020 10:42 am

This marks a departure from the earlier stance as the government has progressively raised import duties for a number of manufactured products including television, mobiles and household appliances over the last six years.

29 insurance cos, 9 securities-related entities can collect Aadhaar for KYC

April 25, 2020 10:24 pm

The move is aimed at checking laundering of funds into insurance companies and shell companies.

Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey named Finance Secretary

March 04, 2020 1:38 am

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved designating Pandey, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre, as finance secretary, following the superannuation of Rajiv Kumar, financial services secretary, last month.

Govt to move Supreme Court for bulk disposal of tax disputes

February 25, 2020 4:37 am

Pandey said that the Vivad Se Vishwas scheme could help resolve even big corporate tax cases as in many such disputes the interest and penalty amounts had risen to multiple times the original tax demand.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey: ‘GST rationalisation can be done in many items, but rate stability is also important’

October 16, 2019 3:49 am

Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said more needs to be done in GST: more simplified, easier to operate.

UIDAI won’t know, say, if one has a car... Even if national security is invoked, it can’t tell you this: Ajay Bhushan Pandey

May 20, 2018 7:07 am

UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey rules out surveillance through Aadhaar, denies beneficiary profiling by State Resident Data Hubs, assures action against entities misusing the unique ID, explains why EU’s Data Protection Regulation is not applicable to India, and insists UIDAI is open to criticism.


Idea Exchange with UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey insists that although no technology is 100 per cent secure, all Aadhaar data is safe and cannot be used for any surveillance. He also spoke about various other issues regarding data protection and authentication in an interactive session