Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Infotech Limited has appointed former telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan as an independent director for a five-year term.

The former telecom secretary will be serving as an independent director of L&T Infotech for a period of five years effective from May 19, 2020 till May 18, 2025.

Superannuated on July 31, 2019 as the secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Sundararajan, is a 1982-batch Kerala cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who has served in various central departments.

She formulated and passed the National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP) 2018 and was at the helm of many digital initiatives during her stint as secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).