For the first time, Facebook India has entrusted such a big responsibility to a government official. Facebook has appointed former Uber executive Rajeev Agarwal as the country’s director of public policy. This post was lying vacant since last year. Ankhi Das was last in the post. The post was lying vacant since his resignation. During this time Facebook tried to fill many vacant posts. Now Facebook has appointed Rajiv Aggarwal as its Public Policy Director. Let us tell you that Rajiv has been a former IAS officer and has also been a magistrate in UP.
Worked as an IAS for 26 years
Agarwal, who will work on user security, data protection and privacy, inclusion and internet governance, said the company in a statement. Will report to Ajit Mohan, Managing Director, Facebook India. His last assignment was with Uber where he was the head of public policy for India and South Asia. In addition to being India’s principal negotiator on IPRs with other countries, he was also at the India-US bilateral trade forum, the company said in a statement. Are connected. The company further added that he has 26 years of experience as an Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) having worked from the grassroots level to the global level. He has also served as a District Magistrate in nine districts of the state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Rajiv has an important role in digital transformation
The company said that during his tenure as an administrative officer, Rajiv worked as Joint Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (M/o Commerce) India’s first National Policy on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). Driven and played a key role in digital transformation. Considering Rajiv’s digital engagement and experience, the company has given him the responsibility of such a huge position.
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