Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Conferences & Workshops Details

DoT Regional Workshop with States/UTs

Hotel Taj Connemara, Chennai

 

AGENDA

 

09:30 – 10:15: Registration

 

10.15 – 11.05: Opening Session

 

10:15 – 10:25: Welcome Address:

Shri Amit Yadav, Joint Secretary (T), DoT

 

10.25 – 10.30: Telecom Infrastructure Providers Perspective:

Shri T. R. Dua, DG, TAIPA

 

10:30 – 10:35: Address by ICRIER

Shri Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER

 

10.35 – 10:40: Telecom Service Providers Perspective

Shri R. S. Mathews, DG, COAI

 

10:40 – 10:50: Address:

Shri K. Shanmugam, CS, TN State Govt

 

10:50 – 11:00: Address:

Shri Anshu Prakash, Secretary (Telecom), DoT

 

11:00 – 11:05: Vote of Thanks

Shri Ashok Raj, Sr. DDG, TN LSA DoT

 

11:05 – 11:15: Tea Break

 

Session – 1: Right of Way (RoW) for Digital Infrastructure

 

11:15 – 12:15: Presentation on RoW Rules, 2016 and Status of RoW policy

Shri Amit Yadav, Joint Secretary (T), DoT / Shri T. R. Dua, DG, TAIPA

 

Session – 2: Broadband Readiness Index (BRI) of States/UTs

 

12:15 – 13:15: Presentation: Objective and Methodology of BRI; Data collection from States/UTs

Shri Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER

 

Session – 3: Roll of DoT LSA in States/UTs

 

13:15 – 13:30: Presentation: Role of DoT LSA in States/UTs

Ms. V. Meenalochiny, DDG, DoT LSA

 

13.30 – 14.15: Lunch

 

Session – 4: Status of Bharat Net and Uncovered Villages

 

14:15 – 15:30: Presentation on Review of Bharat Net Project & Uncovered Villages

Shri Pankaj Kumar, JA (T) USOF / Shri R. K. Singh Director (Planning), BBNL

 

15:30 – 15:45: Tea Break

 

Session – 5: Session on EMF emission

 

15:45 – 16:30: Presentation: EMF Emissions and towers: The Physics & Technical Aspects
Shri R. M. Chaturvedi, DDG (CS), DoT

 

Session – 6: Interactive Session with States/UTs

 

16:30 – 17:00: Q & A: Interactive Session with State Representatives
DoT, ICRIER, COAI, TAIPA

 

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