The Digital Identity Research Initiative at the Indian School of Business was launched on July 5, 2017 in New Delhi by Shri. Arjun Ram Meghwal, Honourable Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs in the presence of Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO, UIDAI; Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB; Roopa Kudva, Partner and Managing Director, India at Omidyar Network; Ronald Abraham, Partner, IDinsight and representatives from leading academic institutions, business leaders and officials from the government. The launch event was preceded by a round table on the challenges and research questions on Aadhaar with particular focus on implications of Aadhaar across areas such as benefit transfers, financial inclusion, healthcare schemes, public distribution systems and public policy. It was attended, among others, by Shri.Gopalakrishnan, IAS; Suresh Sethi, CEO M-Pesa; Malavika Raghavan, Project Head - Future of Finance Initiative, IFMR Trust; Manoj Sharma, MD, MicroSave and Dr. Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor, NALSAR.