Vyjayanti DESAI

Program Manager
The World Bank – ID4D

As Program Manager, Vyjayanti Desai is focused on scaling up and operationalizing ID4D and collaborating with key external partners. Within the WBG, she has shaped many cross-departmental and inter-WBG programs, actively working to develop a unified agenda and designing integrated multi-sectoral solutions on a range of topics. ID4D is a multi-sectoral initiative of the World Bank Group (WBG), integrating approaches across several Global Practices and departments. Learn more at:

Anita Mittal

Senior Technical Expert
The World Bank – ID4D

Anita Mittal is a senior technical expert with the World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) Initiative. She provides technical solution architectures and guidance to World Bank country clients on the design and implementation of ID systems and contributes to publications for ID4D. She has extensive experience in implementing e-Governance projects, including India’s Aadhaar project. She is a certified Project Management Professional with a M.S in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai and a Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Osmania University, India.

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