Monday, May 22, 2017

Commemorative Stamp on The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) – 5th May 2017.

Telecom Regulatory authority of India (TRAI) was established on 20th February 1997 by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services, including fixation/revision of tariffs for telecom services which were earlier vested in the Central Government. TRAI's mission is to create and nurture conditions for growth of telecommunications in the country in a manner and at 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 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.

TRAI has contributed to growth of Telecom & Broadcasting while ensuring consumer protection and fair play in the sectors. On the occasion of its completion of 20 glorious years two-day Seminar on 'Digital Broadcasting in India: Way Forward' was organized by TRAI.

The Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha released a Commemorative Stamp on The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in presence of Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, The Chairman, TRAI, Shri R.S. Sharma, Secretary, Department of Posts & Chairperson, Postal Services Board, Shri Ananta Narayan Nanda at the closing ceremony of the two-day Seminar on Digital Broadcasting in India – Way forward in New Delhi on 5th May 2017.

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