Telecom Ministry Current Affairs - 2020

Telecom Ministry forms committee to spell out revival plans for Telecom sector

Acknowledging that country’s telecom industry was under financial stress, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had constituted a committee chaired by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan to spell out revival plans for Telecom sector. About Aruna Sundararajan Committee Background: As the Indian telecom sector is under stress for a long time Union Minister has decided to Read More…

Telecom Ministry to launch Tarang Sanchar portal check radiation compliance of mobile towers

The Department of Telecom (DoT) will soon launch ‘Tarang Sanchar’ portal that will let users check radiation compliance status of mobile towers and transmitters across country. Using this portal user can also request to get a particular BTS tested by DoT to assess its electro-magnetic frequency (EMF) compliance level. Key Facts  The portal has data Read More…

Telecom Minister launches mobile app ‘Disha’ to aid digital literacy in Bihar

On 10 August Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched a new mobile app ‘Disha’ to aid digital literacy in Bihar. The app was launched in Bihar that aims to help people learn about computers and Internet through self learning modules. The app envisages offering digital literacy to tribal and Dalit women in the State which is Read More…