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    Mr. Agrawal is Director/Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Telecom Communication Government of India, and has over 15 years of experience in public administration. He began his career as a mechanical engineer in the private sector; however, he wanted to make a difference in society which motivated him to quit his corporate job and joined the Indian Civil Service in 2000. As the Director/Deputy Secretary of Telecom, he has facilitated approval of the national telecommunications policy, which offers now affordable telecommunication services across the country. He also oversees the implementation of e-governance projects, resource mobilization, framing of legislation and regulations and financial management for the Ministry. During his study at the Humphrey School, he plans to enhance his knowledge of policy analyses and public administration.