Nandan Nilekani wants the 'best' in his UID team

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Bangalore, Jun 29: Expressing happiness over finally being able to fulfilling his dream of using technology to help his nation, Nandan Nilekani, ex Infosys co-chairman and the chosen one to head the Unique Identification Database project (UID) said that he will make sure that he has the 'best people' from the government and outside forming his team.

"I am happy that the Prime Minister has reposed trust in me," he was quoted as saying in a news agency report.

He said that in his book 'Imagining India' he had devoted a whole chapter on the importance of using technology to transform the nation and added that with this project his dream became a reality.

Speaking on the team and how it would be constituted he said, "It is a national effort. I would look for the best people. It could be from the government, from outside".

It was limited to a similar answer when asked if he would invite his former colleges to form the team.

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