TRAI

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General

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India was established on 28.3.1997 under “The

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act 1997” and amended in 2000.

Powers and functions assigned to TRAI under the Act result inter alia in its activities

aimed at providing better access for general public to various services and encouragement

to the service providers to improve efficiency of operations and the quality and scope of

telecommunication services in the country.

TRAI’s mission is to create and nurture conditions for growth of telecommunications in

the country in a manner and a pace which will enable India to play a leading role in

emerging global information society.

One of the main objectives of TRAI is to provide a fair and transparent policy

environment which promotes a level playing field and facilitates fair competition.

In pursuance of the above objective, TRAI has issued from time to time a large number

of regulations, orders and directives to deal with issues coming before it and provided the

required direction to the evolution of Indian telecom market from a Government owned

monopoly to a multi operator multi service open competitive market.

The directions, orders and regulations issued cover a wide range of subjects including

tariff, inter connection and quality of service as well as governance of the Authority.

Information pertaining to Section 4 (1) b) under RTI Act, 2005 is as follows:

(i) The particulars of Organization, functions and duties

A Particulars of the Organization

(Section 3 of the TRAI Act)

(1) The organization called the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, was

established under the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997 (24 of 1997)

dated the 28th March, 1997.

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(2) The Authority is a body corporate by the name aforesaid, having perpetual

succession and a common seal, with power, subject to the provisions of this Act, to

acquire, hold and dispose of property, both movable and immovable, and to contract, and

shall, by the said name, sue or be sued.

(3) The Authority consists of a Chairperson, and not more than two whole time

members and not more than two-part time members, to be appointed by the Central

Government.

(4) The head office of the Authority is at New Delhi.

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B Functions of Authority

(Section 11 of the TRAI Act)

(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Telegraph Act,1885 (13 of

1885), the functions of the Authority shall be to-

(a) make recommendations, either suo motu or on a request from the licensor, on the

following matters, namely:-

i. need and timing for introduction of new service provider;

ii. terms and conditions of license to a service provider;

iii. revocation of license for non-compliance of terms and conditions of

license:

iv. measures to facilitate competition and promote efficiency in the operation

of telecommunication services so as to facilitate growth in such services.

v. technological improvements in the services provided by the service

providers.

vi. type of equipment to be used by the service providers after inspection of

equipment used in the network.

vii. measures for the development of telecommunication technology and any

other matter relatable to telecommunication industry in general;

viii. efficient management of available spectrum;

(b) discharge the following functions, namely:-

i. ensure compliance of terms and conditions of license;

ii. notwithstanding anything contained in the terms and conditions of the

license granted before the commencement of the Telecom Regulatory

Authority of India (Amendment) Act,2000, fix the terms and conditions of

inter-connectivity between the service providers;

iii. ensure technical compatibility and effective inter-connection between

different service providers.

iv. regulate arrangement amongst service providers of sharing their revenue

derived from providing telecommunication services;

v. lay down the standards of quality of service to be provided by the service

providers and ensure the quality of service and conduct the periodical

survey of such service provided by the service providers so as to protect

interest of the consumers of telecommunication services;

vi. lay down and ensure the time period for providing local and long distance

circuits of telecommunication between different service providers;

vii. maintain register of interconnect agreements and of all such other matters

as may be provided in the regulations;

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viii. keep register maintained under clause (vii) open for inspection to any

member of public on payment of such fee and compliance of such other

requirement as may be provided in the regulations;

ix. ensure effective compliance of universal service obligations:

(c) levy fees and other charges at such rates and in respect of such services as may be

determined by regulations.

(d) perform such other functions including such administrative and financial

functions as may be entrusted to it by the Central Government or as may be necessary to

carry out the provisions of this Act:

PROVIDED that the recommendations of the Authority specified in clause (a) of this

sub-section shall not be binding upon the Central Government:

PROVIDED further that the Central Government shall seek the recommendations of the

Authority in respect of matters specified in sub-clauses (i) and (ii) of clause (a) of this

sub-section in respect of new licence to be issued to a service provider and the Authority

shall forward its recommendations within a period of sixty days from the date on which

that Government sought the recommendations:

PROVIDED also that the Authority may request the Central Government to furnish such

information or documents as may be necessary for the purpose of making

recommendations under sub-clauses (i) and (ii) of clause (a) of this sub-section and that

Government shall supply such information within a period of seven days from receipt of

such request:

PROVIDED also that the Central Government may issue a licence to a service provider if

no recommendations are received from the Authority within the period specified in the

second proviso or within such period as may be mutually agreed upon between the

Central Government and the Authority:

PROVIDED also that if the Central Government having considered that recommendation

of the Authority comes to a prima facie conclusion that such recommendation cannnot be

accepted or needs modifications, it shall, refer the recommendations back to the

Authority for its reconsideration, and the Authority may within fifteen days from the date

of receipt of such reference, forward to the Central Government its recommendation after

considering the reference made by the Government. After receipt of further

recommendation, if any, the Central Government shall take a final decision.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (13 of

1885), the Authority may, from time to time, by order, notify in the Official Gazette the

rates at which the telecommunication services within India and outside India shall be

provided under this Act including the rates at which messages shall be transmitted to any

country outside India;

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PROVIDED that the Authority may notify different rates for different persons or

class of persons for similar telecommunication services and where different rates

are fixed as aforesaid the Authority shall record the reasons therefor.

(3) While discharging its functions under sub-section (1) or subsection (2), the

Authority shall not act against the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the

security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States, public order, decency or

morality.

(4) The Authority shall ensure transparency while exercising its powers and

discharging its functions.

(ii) The powers and duties of its officers and employees

A Powers of Authority to call for information conduct investigations, etc.

(Section 12 of the TRAI Act)

(1) Where the Authority considers it expedient so to do, it may, by order in writing.

(a) call upon any service provider at any time to furnish in writing such

information or explanation relating to its affairs as the Authority may

require; or

(b) appoint one or more persons to make an inquiry in relation to the affairs of

any service provider; and

(c) direct any of its officers or employees to inspect the books of account or

other documents of any service provider.

(2) Where any inquiry in relation to the affairs of a service provider has been

undertaken under sub-section (1)-

(a) every officer of the Government Department, if such service provider is a

department of the Government;

(b) every director, manager, secretary or other officer, if such service provider

is a company; or

(c) every partner, manager, secretary or other officer, if such service provider

is a firm; or

(d) every other person or body of persons who has had dealings in the course

of business with any of the persons mentioned in clauses (b) and (c),

shall be bound to produce before the Authority making the inquiry, all such books

of account or other documents in his custody or power relating to, or having a

bearing on the subject-matter of such inquiry and also to furnish to the Authority

with any such statement or information relating thereto, as the case may be,

required of him, within such time as may be specified.

(3) Every service provider shall maintain such books of account or other documents

as may be prescribed.

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(4) The Authority shall have the power to issue such directions to service providers as

it may consider necessary for proper functioning by service providers.

B Powers of Authority to issue directions

(Section 13 of the TRAI Act)

The Authority may, for the discharge of its functions under sub-section (1) of section 11,

issue such directions from time to time to the service providers, as it may consider

necessary.:

PROVIDED that no direction under sub-section (4) of section 12 or under-thissection

shall be issued except on the matters specified in clause (b) of sub-section

(1) of section 11.

C Duties of Authority, its Officers and employees

Chairperson

The Chairperson has powers of general superintendence and directions in the

conduct of the affairs of the Authority and he, in addition to presiding over the meetings

of the Authority, exercises and discharges such powers and functions of the Authority

and discharges such other powers and functions as may be prescribed.

Members

Members are responsible for all technical and administrative matter relating to

various issues arising out of performance and quality of service, access to

interconnections, revenue sharing, call charges / tariff, charging mechanism, IUC charges

etc.

Secretary

The Secretariat of TRAI is headed by the Secretary who works through nine

functional Divisions – Mobile Network, Fixed Network, Converged Network, Quality of

Service, Broadcasting & Cable Services, Economic, Financial Analysis, Legal, and

Administration & Personnel. He looks after manpower planning, deployment,

promotions, transfers in accordance with laid down rules. He steers the effort for human

resource development & training. All proposals for consideration of the Authority are

processed through the Secretary. Secretary coordinates preparation, issue of agenda

papers for Authority meeting in consultation with Chairman. He organizes preparation of

minutes of Authority meeting and issue of regulations / directives / guidelines /

interventions in accordance with the decisions of Authority.

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Office of the Chairperson – Shri Nripendra Misra, Chairperson

The Chairperson is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri S.K. Dutta, Sr. P.P.S.

2. Shri Bhuvneshwar Kumar, P.A.

Office of the Member – Shri A.K. Sawhney, Member

The Member is assisted by the following officers:-

1. Shri B.R. Bhardwaj, Sr. P.P.S.

2. Shri S. B. Bhardwaj, P.S.

Office of the Member – To be appointed

Part Time Member Prof. N. Balakrishnan

Part Time Member – To be appointed

Office of the Secretary – Shri Rajendra Singh, Secretary

The Secretary is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri M.V. Narayanan Nambiar, P.P.S.

2. Shri R.K. Sinha, Sr. Research Officer

3 Shri Dinesh Sood, Section Officer

4. Shri R.V. Gopal, Assistant

Mobile Network (MN) Division

MN Division is headed by Shri Sudhir Gupta, Advisor who is responsible for

overall supervision of MN Division. The MN Division handles issues relating to

compliance of terms and conditions of various licences issued to mobile operators; fixing

terms/conditions of Interconnection and ensuring effective interconnection between

various service providers; recommendations related to various issues/aspects of mobile

services; ensuring compliance of matters relating to Universal Service Obligations and

efficient management of available spectrum for telecom services; preparation of

Quarterly PMR pertaining to mobile services and support to ITU/APT Study Group

activities.

Advisor (MN) is assisted by the following officers and staff:

1. Shri Prakash Veer, Dy. Advisor

2. Dr S.M. Sharma, Dy. Advisor

3. Shri S.M.K. Chandra, Sr. Research Officer

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4. Smt. Sapna Sharma, Sr. Research Officer

5. Smt. Radha Vedagiri, Technical Officer

6. Shri Sumeet Hemrajani, Section Officer

7. Smt. Alka Kapoor, P.S.

8. Shri J.L. Mukhija, Assistant

9. Smt. Veena Chowdri, P.A.

Fixed Network (FN) Division

FN Division is headed by Shri S.N. Gupta, Principal Advisor who is responsible

for overall supervision of FN Division. The FN Division is responsible for determination

of Interconnection Usage Charge, Access Deficit Charge and regular review thereof;

monitoring of compliance of licence conditions of Basic, NLD and ILD services and

handling of all inter connection issues; quarterly PMR pertaining to fixed line services;

fixing terms/conditions of Interconnection and ensuring effective interconnection

between various service providers. The FN Division also provides support to ITU and

APT and SATRC Study Group Activities and GREX hotline and is also responsible for

monitoring of issues relating to interconnection in NGN and 3G.

Principal Advisor (FN) is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri Arvind Kumar, Joint Advisor

2. Shri R.K. Gujral, Deputy Advisor

3. Shri K.J. Somashekara, Sr. Research Officer

4. Shri R.K. Sharma, Section Officer

5. Shri Vishwas Saxena, Assistant

6. Shri S. Ganesh, Assistant

7. Shri Sanjay Kumar, P.A.

Converged Network (CN) Division

CN Division is headed by Shri S.K. Gupta, Advisor who is responsible for overall

supervision of CN Division. The CN Division is responsible for dealing with technical

issues relating to convergence in telecommunication and IT Sector. The CN Division

also handles issues relating to Internet, Internet Telephony & VoIP, Broadband, IPv6,

NGN, CUG, Competition in IPLC and IP-II segment and monitoring the performance of

Internet Services Providers (ISP) including growth of Internet and Broadband Services on

periodical basis. This Division also compiles “The Indian Telecom Services Performance

Indicators Report” and publishes it on quarterly basis.

Advisor (CN) is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri S.S. Chaudhry, Jt. Advisor

2. Shri V.K. Agarwal, Sr. Research Officer

3. Shri I. Joseph Manoharan, Section Officer

4. Smt. Meetu Gulati, Assistant

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5. Smt. Lakshmi Narayanan, P.A.

6. Shri Molay Mukhopadhyay, P.A.

Quality of Service (QoS) Division

QoS Division is headed by Shri M.C. Chaube, Advisor who is responsible for

overall supervision of QoS Division. The QoS Division is responsible for laying down

the standards of quality of service to be provided by the service providers; ensure the

quality of service and conduct the periodical survey of such service provided by the

service providers so as to protect interest of the consumers of telecommunication service.

QoS Division is also responsible for maintaining register of inter-connect agreements and

of all such other matters as may be provided in the regulations. QoS Division also

handles matters relating to Radio Paging, PMRTS and VSAT service. Generic consumer

complaints are also attended to by the QoS Division.

Advisor (QoS) is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri Shaji Abraham, Deputy Advisor

2. Shri S.C. Saxena, Sr. Research Officer

3. Shri R.K. Mishra, Sr. Research Officer

4. Shri G.R. Meena, Section Officer

5. Shri Alok Vohra, Assistant

6. Shri N.K. Chaudhary, Assistant

7. Smt. Shubha Sinha, Assistant

8. Shri R.K. Dhawan, P.A.

9. Shri Rajesh Kumar Vatsa, P.A.

Broadcasting & Cable Services (B&CS) Division

Shri Rakesh Kacker, Advisor (B&CS)-I and Shri RN Choubey, Advisor (B&CS)-

II are responsible for overall supervision of work of B&CS Division. The B&CS Division

is responsible for monitoring the interconnection, tariff, quality of service, licensing

issues relating to broadcasting and cable services; examination of issues relating to

modernization / digitalization of broadcasting services and introduction of new

broadcasting services; monitoring and follow up of complaints.

Advisors (B&CS) I & II are assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri Rakesh Gupta, Joint Advisor

2. Shri P.K. Ravi, Dy. Advisor

3. Shri C.P. Sharma, Sr. Research Officer

4. Shri R. Selvaraj, P.P.S.

5. Smt. Harinder Kaur, Section Officer

6. Shri R. Seetharaman, P.S.

7. Shri Manoj Kumar Verma, Assistant

8. Shri S. Ayannar, Assistant

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9. Shri Sivaram Pillai, Assistant

10. Smt. Aparna Vats, Assistant

11. Smt. Lavanaya B., P.A.

Economic Division

Economic Division is headed by Shri M. Kannan, Advisor who is responsible for

overall supervision of Economic Division. The Economic Division advises the Authority

in the matter of framing appropriate tariff policy for telecom services from time to time;

fixation of tariffs for various telecom services in India that are under tariff regulation

which include tariff for Domestic Leased Circuits, International Private Leased Circuits

and National Roaming in cellular mobile services. The Economic Division also advises

the Authority on maters relating to fixation of cost based interconnection charges and on

measures to promote competition in various segments of telecommunication services

market in India.

Advisor (Eco.) is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri K.V. Damodharan, Joint Advisor

2. Shri K.V. Sebastian, Deputy Advisor

3. Shri A. N. Saxena, Sr. Research Officer

4. Shri K. Chandra Choodan, Sr. Research Officer

5. Shri Peeyush Kapasi, Technical Officer

6. Smt. Sonia Madan, Section Officer

7. Shri P.O. Abraham, P.S.

8. Shri Shailesh, Assistant

9. Shri Ashwani Batra, Assistant

10. Shri Jitender Kapoor, P.A.

11. Shri A.K. Khosla, P.A.

Financial Analysis (FA) & Internal Finance & Accounts (IFA) Division

FA&IFA Division is headed by Smt. Indu Liberhan, Principal Advisor who is

responsible for overall supervision of FA&IFA Division. The FA&IFA Division is

responsible for providing advice on all aspects relating to cost methodologies and costing

of telecom services, accounting separation, and analysis of financial statements of service

providers etc. Principal Advisor (FA) is internal Financial Advisor of TRAI and renders

advice to the Authority on all financial matters, income & expenditure accounts, financial

auditing and scrutiny of financial transactions.

Principal Advisor (FA&IFA) is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri Sunil Gupta, Dy. Advisor (FA)

2. Shri J.S. Bhatia, Dy. Advisor (A&B)

3. Shri Mathew Palamattam, Dy. Advisor (A/cs)

4. Shri Anil K. Dhingra, Sr. Research Officer (FA)

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5. Shri Manoj Kumar Misra, Sr. Research Officer (FA)

6. Shri S.S. Panwar, Sr. Research Officer (A/cs)

7. Smt. Ritu Pathak Kulshreshtha, Technical Officer (FA)

8. Shri Balram Jain, Technical Officer (Internal Auditor)

9. Shri Manish Negi, Section Officer (A/cs)

10. Shri Giri Raj Kumar, P.S.

11. Smt. Neena Mohindra, Assistant

12. Km. Reevey Christy, Assistant

13. Shri Rajesh Narayan, Assistant

Legal Division

Legal Division is headed by Principal Advisor/Advisor (currently vacant) who is

responsible for rendering legal advice to the Authority on all regulatory issues. The Legal

Division manages all litigation matters in which TRAI is a party.

Principal Advisor/Advisor (Legal) is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri D.K. Gupta, Joint Advisor

2. Shri V.M. Rathnam, Dy. Advisor

3. Shri S.B. Singh, Dy. Advisor

4. Shri I.C. Sharma, Section Officer

5. Shri Virender Makhija, P.S.

6. Shri Rajat Kumar Sharma, Assistant

7. Smt Latha Kumari VV, Assistant

8. Shri D. Narasimha Rao, P.A.

Administration & Personnel (A&P) Division

A&P Division is headed by Shri Rajan Singla, Advisor who is responsible for all

administrative and personnel functions which include planning and control of human

resource development in TRAI. A&P Division has the responsibility of management and

control of activities of GA section, PR section, LAN section and Consumer Affairs

section. Advisor (A&P) in his capacity as Management Representative is also responsible

for conducting and coordinating management review of Quality Management System in

TRAI.

Advisor (A&P) is assisted by the following officers and staff:-

1. Shri A.K. Tewari, Joint Advisor

2. Shri Mathew Palamattam, Dy. Advisor (CA) & CPIO

3. Shri Sarvjeet Singh, Sr. Research Officer (A&P)

4. Shri M.K. Mishra, Sr. Research Officer (GA)

5. Smt. R. Gayathri, Sr. Research Officer (PR)

6. Shri Surendra Chawla, Sr. Research Officer (Finance)

7. Shri V.K. Saxena, Sr. Research Officer (LAN)

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8. Shri Prakash Kirtani, P.P.S.

9. Shri Raghubir Singh, P.P.S.

10. Shri M.D. Pathak, Technical Officer (A&P)

11. Shri Ananthakrishanan V., Technical Officer (Finance)

12. Shri J.S. Nagarkoti, Technical Officer (OL)

13. Shri S.K. Das, Section Officer (GA)

14. Shri A.K. Nandy, Section Officer (LAN)

15. Shri Hem Chander, Section Officer (PR)

16. Shri A.K. Sharan, Section Officer (CA) & CAPIO

17. Shri Dinesh Chandra, Section Officer (MR)

18. Smt. Prakash Rani Chawla, Librarian

19. Smt. S. Krishnaveni, P.S.

20. Shri S. Peer Mohamed, Assistant (A&P)

21. Shri R. Ramanujam, Assistant (A&P)

22. Shri T.U. Gopinathan Nair, Assistant (A&P)

23. Shri Benny Francis, Assistant (GA)

24. Shri N.R. Sekar Raju, Assistant (GA)

25. Smt. S Usha Kumari, Assistant (Reception)

26. Smt. P. Kumar, Assistant (LAN)

27. Shri M.S. Rawat, Assistant (LAN)

28. Shri Praveen Saxena, Assistant (PR)

29. Shri Vijay Khanna, Assistant (PR)

30. Smt. Bindu S. Kumar, Assistant (CA)

31. Shri Azad Singh Khandsaiya, Cashier

32. Smt P Janaki, Assistant (Finance)

33. Shri S.R. Bhaskar, Assistant (MR)

34. Shri R.V. Singh, Assistant

35. Shri Rajender Kumar, P.A.

36. Smt. Shalini Katoch, PA.

37. Shri Phool Singh Choudhary, P.A.

38. Shri K. Shravan, LDC (Caretaker)

39. Shri Chander Bali, LDC

40. Smt. Anju Kandwal, LDC

41. Smt. Sathi Ramakrishnan, LDC

42. Shri Anil Kr. Kaushal, LDC/Hindi Typist

The number of staff employed as Attendant, Staff Car Driver, PCM Operator,

Despatch Rider are given as under:-

1. Attendant – 8

2. Staff Car Driver – 14

3. PCM Operator – 2

4. Despatch Rider – 1

A.. The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels

of supervision and accountability

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The necessary staff support is given by the dealing hands in Sections to the

officers and Advisors in the Divisions to analyze the issues and references and take

decisions on the basis of data base, reports and rules/regulations as applicable. The

Advisors are accountable for the functioning of their Division to the Secretary. Wherever

necessary, Consultants are also engaged. The Secretary is responsible for over all

functioning of all the nine divisions and accords the necessary support of the Secretariat

of TRAI to the Authority in discharging its functions and taking policy decisions. The

Authority discharges its functions in the meetings held as per the TRAI Meetings for

Transaction of Business Regulation, 1999.

The recommendations, directions, and orders relating to obligations falling within

the jurisdiction of the Authority are formulated based on studies conducted, consultation

process with the representatives of service providers, consumers advocacy groups etc.

Channels of supervision and accountability is as given in the Organization Chart at

Annexure A.

(iv) The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

TRAI discharges its functions in accordance with Powers and Functions of the

Authority as specified in Chapter III of TRAI Act 1997.

A.. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records used by it or

under its control

TRAI functions through consultation papers, orders / directions,

recommendations, and regulations, the details of which are available on TRAI’s website:

http://www.trai.gov.in.

A.. A statement of the categories of the documents held by it or under its control

The information pertaining to categories of documents that are held by TRAI or

under its control is same as in Sl. (v) above and the following:

1. Performance Indicator Reports of various services

2. Reports received from service providers on Quality of Service

3. Reports of periodical survey conducted by TRAI on QoS through independent

agencies

4. Register of Interconnection Agreements

5. Accounting Separation Reports and Manuals of Telecom Services Providers

6. Annual Reports of TRAI

7. The Right to Information Act, 2005

8. TRAI’s Quality Manual – ISO 9001:2000

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A.. The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or

representation by the members of the public, in relation to the formulation

of policy or implementation thereof

The recommendations, directions etc are based on the consultation process where

views and opinions of all the stakeholders i.e. service providers, experts, consumer

organizations etc. are taken into consideration. In addition, TRAI addresses

grievances/representations of general public/consumers on issues of common interest.

Open House Discussions are held in major cities in connection with consultation on

specific issues. Similarly, Consumer Advocacy Group meetings are organized to address

the interest of the consumers.

(ix) A directory of Authority, its officers and employees

A directory of Authority and its Officers is as under:-

Authority

S.No. Name (S/Sh.) Designation Off. Phone No.

1 Nripendra Misra Chairman 26161236, 26103409

Fax: 26166026

2 A.K. Sawhney Member 26101833, 26101899

Fax: 26712015

3 Prof. N. Balakrishnan Part-Time Member 080-23600129

Officers

S.No. Name (S/Sh./Smt.) Designation Off. Phone No.

1 Rajendra Singh Secretary 26167448

2 Smt. Indu Liberhan Pr. Advisor (FA) 26161856

3 Dr Harshavardhana Singh Pr. Advisor (On Deputation)

4 S.N. Gupta Pr. Advisor (FN) 26166930

5 Shri V. K. Bhasin Pr. Advisor (LEGAL) 26184367

6 M.C. Chaube Advisor (QoS) 26160404

7 M. Kannan Advisor (Eco) 26160752

8 Sudhir Gupta Advisor (MN) 26106118

9 Rajan Singla Advisor (A&P) 26101852

10 Rakesh Kacker Advisor (B&CS) – I 26713291

11 R.N. Choubey Advisor (B&CS) – II 26171509

12 S.K. Gupta Advisor (CN) 26167914

13 S.S. Choudhry Jt. Advisor (CN) 26102017

14 Rakesh Gupta Jt. Advisor (B&CS) 26713364

15 A.K. Tewari Jt. Advisor (A&P) & CPIO 26101622

16 K.V. Damodharan Jt. Advisor (Eco) 26714377

17 D.K. Gupta Jt. Advisor (Legal) 26167024

18 Arvind Kumar Jt. Advisor (FN) 26160209

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19 Prakash Veer Dy. Advisor (MN) 26168918

20 Dr. S.M. Sharma Dy. Advisor (MN) 26160481

21 Ashish Narayan Dy. Advisor, On assign. to ITU

22 P.K. Ravi Dy. Advisor (B&CS) 26713303

23 Jatinder S. Bhatia Dy. Advisor (A&B) 26102253

24 Mathew Palamattam Dy. Adv.(A/cs)&CA 26101669

25 K.V. Sebastian Dy. Advisor (Eco) 26714376

26 V.M. Rathnam Dy. Advisor (Legal) 26176793

27 Surendra Bahadur Singh Dy. Advisor (Legal) 26160822

28 Rakesh Kumar Gujral Dy. Advisor (FN) 26102450

29 Shaji Abraham Dy. Advisor (QoS) 26185228

30 Sushil Kumar Dutta Sr. P.P.S. to Chairperson 26161236

31 Baldev Raj Bharadwaj Sr. P.P.S. to Member (AKS) 26101833

The remaining officers and staff can be contacted through the official telephone

number of TRAI i.e. 26103466.

(x) The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers, and employees,

including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

The pay scales of Authority, its officers and staff is as under:

Chairperson Rs. 30000/- Fixed

Member Rs. 26000/- Fixed

Secretary/Principal Advisor Rs. 22400-525-24500

Advisor/Spl. Advisor Rs. 18400-500-22400

Joint Advisor Rs. 14300-400-18300

Deputy Advisor Rs. 12000-375-16500

Senior Research Officer Rs. 10000-325-15200

Technical Officer Rs. 8000-275-13500

Section Officer Rs. 6500-200-10500

Assistant Rs. 5500-175-9000

Senior Principal Private Secretary Rs. 12000-375-16500

Principal Private Secretary Rs. 10000-325-15200

Private Secretary Rs. 6500-200-10500

Personal Assistant Rs. 5500-175-9000

Assistant Accounts Officer Rs. 7450-225-11500

Junior Accounts Officer Rs. 6500-200-10500

Librarian Rs. 6500-200-10500

Despatch Rider Rs. 3050-75-3950-80-4590

Photo Copy Machine Operator Rs. 3050-75-3950-80-4590

Driver Grade I Rs. 4000-100-6000

Driver Rs. 3050-75-3950-80-4590

Lower Division Clerk Rs. 3050-75-3950-80-4590

Attendant / Group D Rs. 2550-55-2660-60-3200

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The total remuneration includes Basic Pay, DP, DA, HRA, CCA as per

government rules.

(xiv) Details of the information available to, or held by it, reduced in an electronic

form

The information available to or held by TRAI in electronic form is available on

the website of TRAI – http://www.trai.gov.in

(xv) The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information,

including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use

Citizens can obtain information from CPIO, website, Press Releases, Quality

Performance Indicators, Open House Discussions, and through Registered Consumer

Advocacy Groups.

(xvi) The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information

Officers

Names, designations and other particulars of Central Public Information officer

and Central Assistant Public Information Officer and the Appellate Authority are given

as under :

Shri Arun Kumar Tewari

Central Public Information Officer and Jt. Advisor

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

A-2/14, Safdarjung Enclave,

New Delhi-110029

Tele : 011-26101622

Fax : 011-26103294

e-mail : trai@del2.vsnl.net.in

Shri Abhay Kumar Sharan

Central Assistant Public Information Officer and Section Officer

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

A-2/14 Safdarjung Enclave

New Delhi-110029

Tele :011-26102633

Fax : 011-26103294

e-mail:trai@del2.vsnl.net.in

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APPELLATE AUTHORITY

Smt. Indu Liberhan, Pr. Advisor (FA & IFA)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

A-2/14, Safdarjung Enclave, (TRAI House), New Delhi 110 029

Tele: 011- 26101856

e-mail:trai@del2.vsnl.net.in

(xvii) Such other information as may be prescribed

No other information is considered necessary to be made available.

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TELECOM REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF INDIA

ORGANISATIONAL CHART

CHAIRMAN

Member (FT) Member (FT) Member (PT) Member (PT)

Secretary

FA Economic Fixed Network Mob. Network Con. Network Legal Affairs A& P QoS B

Pr. Adv Adv Pr. Adv Adv Adv Pr. Adv. Adv Adv A

Jt. Advisor Jt. Advisor Jt. Advisor Jt. Advisor Jt. Advisor Jt.

D.A. DA D.A. D.A. Dy. Advisor Dy. Advisor Dy. Adv.

DA. (FA) DA. (A/c) D.A. (A&B) Dy. Advisor

(CA) & CPIO

SRO (A/c) SRO SRO SRO SRO SRO (A&P) SRO (GA) SRO (PR)

SRO (Tariff) SRO (Stat) SRO SRO -V SRO (QoS) S

SRO (FA) SRO (FA)

SRO (Crd]

SRO (Fin)

SRO (LAN)

T.O. (FA) T.O. (I.A.) T.O. TO T.O. T.O. (A&P) T.O. (Fin)

SECTION – SUPPORTED BY SECTION OFFICERS / ASSISTANTS / L.D.C.

 

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