TSDSI (Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India) is an SDO that aims at developing and promoting India-specific requirements, standardizing solutions for meeting these requirements and contributing these to international standards, contributing to global standardization in the field of telecommunications, maintaining the technical standards and other deliverables of the organization, safe-guarding the related IPR, helping create manufacturing expertise in the country, providing leadership to the developing countries (such as in South Asia, South East Asia, Africa, Middle East, etc.) in terms of their telecommunications-related standardization needs.
A consensus based approach is followed towards standards development by involving all stake holders – Government, Academia and Industry. TSDSI follows the principles of Openness, Transparency, Fairness, Consensus and Due Process in conducting its activities. It maintains technology neutrality and provide a uniform playing field for all of its members.
The TSDSI is not for profit legal entity in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode with participation from all stake holders including Government, service providers, equipment vendors, equipment manufacturers, academic institutes and research labs.