Ministry of Communications (India)

Ministry of Communications is a Central ministry under the Government of India responsible for telecommunications and postal service. It was carved out of Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on 19 July 2016. It consists of two departments viz. Department of Telecommunications and the Department of Posts.

Ministry of Communications (India)
Ministry overview
Preceding Ministry
JurisdictionGovernment of India
HeadquartersSanchar Bhawan
20, Ashoka Road, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Annual budget75,265.22 crore (US$9.4 billion) (2021–22 est.)[1]
Ministers responsible
Ministry executives
  • Aruna Sundar Rajan, IAS, Chairman of Telecom Commission and Telecom Secretary
  • Pradipta Kumar Bisoi, IPoS, Posts Secretary
Child agencies

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