| 19 Jul 2024
Two new part-time members appointed to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar and former National Human Rights Commission Secretary General- Rajiv Sharma have been appointed as part-time members of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

The two members will hold office for a period of three years from the date on which they assume office or until they attain the age of sixty-five years, whichever is earlier.

Orders to this effect were issued in exercise of powers under the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act 1997.

A TRAI source told that the two persons have been appointed as members of the Authority's top decision-making unit, and therefore will not be given specific assignments of telecom or broadcasting.

Meanwhile, TRAI has already advertised for filling the post of Chairman as the term of Rahul Khullar is ending in 14 May. The Chairperson is appointed for a term of three years or until the age of 65, whichever is earlier.