Economy Former foreign secretary S. Jaishankar appointed as Tata Group's President of Global Corporate Affairs Updated : April 23, 2018 04:57 PM IST Jaishankar had written to Narendra Modi for a waiver of the "cooling-off period" for bureaucrats. Jaishankar joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1977. He is credited with helping to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.