Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is a regulatory body set up by the Government of India under section 3 of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997. It is the regulator of the telecommunications sector in India.[1] It consists of a chairperson and not more than two full-time members and not more than two part-time members. The TRAI Act was amended by an ordinance, effective from 24 January 2000, establishing a Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal to take over the adjudicatory and disputes functions from TRAI.

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

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Regulatory agency overview
Formed20 February 1997; 26 years ago (1997-02-20)
JurisdictionDepartment of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India
HeadquartersMahanagar Doorsanchar Bhawan, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg (Old Minto Road), New Delhi
Regulatory agency executives
  • PD Vaghela, IAS, Chairperson
  • Sunil Kumar Gupta, ITS, Secretary
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