Lav Agarwal was born on 19-02-1972 in Shahjahanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian IAS Officer who is serving as a Joint Secretary of MOHFW (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare), Government of India (GOI). He provides regular updates like awareness, health tips, and ways of prevention about coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

BIRTHDAY 19 February, 1972 (Saturday)
BIRTH PLACE Shahjahanpur , Uttar Pradesh
AGE (in 2020) 48 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 167.55 lbs



Lav Agarwal was born and raised in UP. He then went to Delhi to study for civil service exams and cleared it with flying colors. Prior to that, he also obtained his B.Tech degree as well. After passing his civil service examinations in the mid-1990s, he started his career as a bureaucrat. He was first posted as Assistant Collector Junior Scale in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. In 2003, he was made the Jt Chief Electoral Officer Under Secretary. He served at various prestigious posts in Vishakapatnam and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh. After serving cadre for almost 2 decades, he was finally called by the centre during Modi’s government and was made the Joint Secretary at M/o Health & Family Welfare. During Covid-19 breakout in 2020, he regularly posted articles and gave press conferences on the health situation in India and also gave tips on how to combat coronavirus.

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Shahjahanpur
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address New Delhi, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification B. Tech and Civil Services
Hobbies Reading Books
Marital Status Married
Debut As an IAS Officer – 1997
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Virat Kohli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actor Akshay Kumar