Rajesh Gera has joined as the Director General, National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) on May 31 2022.
In his association of more than 31 years with NIC, Rajesh Gera headed several prominent divisions – Video Conferencing Division, Satellite Network Division, Aadhaar Authentication Division, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Ayush, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, NITI Aayog, PMO, Cabinet Secretariat, President Secretariat, Labour and Employment Informatics Division, and National Database of Unorganized Workers (NDUW) Project.
He was on deputation in the Ministry of Defence as CEO, DPIT from August 11 2018 to August 31 2020. He joined back NIC as Deputy Director General (DDG) on September 1 2020.
Rajesh Gera completed his B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) with Honors in 1984 from IIT Varanasi, Banaras Hindu University.