Shri Rakesh Mohan Agarwal has joined the Board of Directors of the company on 08.06.2016 as Government Nominee Director.
He has been appointed as Director (Marketing), ITI Limited and assumed charge on 27.04.2018. He is an Indian Telecommunication Services officer of the 1986 batch. He holds
a Postgraduate Degree in Electronics & Communication and MBA degree with Finance specialization. He has a rich experience of more than 30 years in policy formulation,
standardization planning, operation & maintenance of telecom networks in different organisations of Department of Telecommunication.
As DDG-SU in DoT HQ since August, 2015, he was primarily responsible for affairs of the PSUs of DoT viz. ITI, TCIL, HPCL and residual works
of Tata Communications Limited (formerly VSNL) and HTL. He was also responsible for synergy among all organizations of DoT. His main contribution was to turn around the ITI
during this period.
Prior to working as DDG(SU) he worked as DDG(NT), DoT and was involved in policy formulation for adoption and implementation of new technologies
viz.IPv6, M2M and Cloud computing by Indian telecom & IT industry. He brought out the ‘National IPv6 Deployment Roadmap v2’ in March, 2013 and Compendium on IPv6 Based Solutions/
Architecture/ Case Studies for time bound IPv6 implementation by all stakeholders in the country. He was the member-convenor of a Committee setup by the Government to bring out
recommendations for implementation of Net Neutrality in India in 2015. He also conceptualized and formulated the ‘National Telecom M2M Roadmap’ which was released by Hon’ble MoC&IT
in May, 2015.
Shri R M Agarwal has also contributed extensively in national and international forums like ITU-T, APNIC, ICANN, IPv6 Forum etc. by delivering a number
of talks and papers on various important topics. He has also contributed as editor in ITU (T) in the recommendations related to IPTV services in 2009.