Governing Council

While General Body is the apex decision making body of TSDSI, the Governing Council (GC) steers and governs it in the intervals between the General Body meetings. The GC consists of 16 elected and 5 Government nominated members. GC has representation from all eight verticals of the telecom sector. Two GC members are elected from each telecom vertical. The members of the GC, except those nominated by the Government of India, are elected by the General Body.

The Governing Council has a Chairperson and a Vice-Chairperson who are elected by the General Body from among the members of the Governing Council.

Name Position Designation Organization
Academic Institutions
1 Mr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi Chairman Director Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
2 Mr. Abhay Karandikar Member Director Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
R&D organizations
1 Mr. Kiran Kuchi Member Assosiate Professor Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
2 Mr. K V S Hari Member Professor, ECE Dept. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Value Added Service Providers/ Developers/ Telecom Software
1 Mr. Jitendra Singh Member Senior Director Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd.
2 Mr. Balaji Rangaswamy Member Cheif Executive Officer Sooktha Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Telecom Service Providers
1 Mr. Satish Jamadagni Vice Chairman Vice President Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.
2 Mr. P Balaji Member Chief Regulatory & Corporate Affairs Officer Vodafone Idea Limited
Telecom Equipment Manufacturer w Indigenous IPR
1 Mr. Anindya Saha Member CTO Saankhya Labs Pvt. Ltd.
2 Mr. Rajesh Gangadhar Member Head – Wireless Convergence Sterlite Technologies Ltd.
PSUs/Society of the Government
1 Mr. Dinesh Kumar Gupta Member Add. General Manager Bharat Electronic Limited-Kotdwara
2 Mr. D. K. Agrawal Treasurer Senior GM (VAS) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Mobile Phone / CPEs Manufacturers
1 Mr. Suresh Chitturi Member Director Standards Samsung R&D Institute India – Banglore
2 Mr. Manoj Shukla Member General Manager – Electrical & Electronics Tata Motors
Indigenous Manufacturers
1 Mr. Randeep Raina Member Chief Technology Officer, Customer Operations Nokia Solutions & Networks India Pvt. Ltd
2 Mr.Radhey Shyam Sarda Member Senior Director Huawei Telecommunications (India) Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Government Nominees
1 Mr. R.K. Pathak Member DDG(IC) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
2 Ms Deepa Tyagi Member Senior DDG-TEC Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
3 Mr. GK Agrawal Member Wireless Advisor Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
4 Mr. Mahmood Ahmed Member Sr. DDG(LFA) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
5 Mr. R. Shakya Member DDG(Security Assurance) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
6 Ms Geeta Kathpalia Member Scientist G and Group Coordinator MeitY
7 Mr Roy Chowdhury Member DDG (Standards P&M) Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
8 Mr Surendra Rai Member DDG(NT) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
9 Mr Kishore Babu Member DDG(SRI) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India