Government initiates process of designing new telecom policy; plans to seek public views before finalisation

The government has initiated the process of designing the new telecom policy and will seek views of the public before finalising it. This will be in addition to consultations with industry, academia and experts from India and overseas. Currently, a team of 50 people has been constituted to work on designing the policy, which is expected to create a roadmap for the growth of the sector and for the adoption of next-gen technologies.