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.


Represented By Position Designation Name of the Organization
Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi Chairman Director IIT Madras
Mr Satish Jamadagni Vice Chairman Vice President Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd
Mr Jitendra Singh Treasurer Senior Director Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Arvind Chawla Member Sr. DDG (TEC) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
Mr G K Agrawal Member Wireless Advisor Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
Mr R k Pathak Member DDG(IC) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
Mr. Mahmood Ahmed Member Sr. DDG(LFP) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
Mr R Shakya Member DDG(Security Assurance) Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
Ms Geeta Kathpalia Member Scientist G and Group Coordinator MeitY
Prof Abhay Karandikar Member Director IIT Kanpur
Prof K V S Hari Member Professor, ECE Dept. Indian Institute of Science Banglore
Prof Kiran Kuchi Member Assosiate Professor IIT Hyderabad
Mr Dinesh Kumar Gupta Member Add. General Manager Bharat Electronics Ltd. – Kotdwara
Mr Rajesh Gangadhar Member Head – Wireless Convergence Sterlite Technologies Ltd
Mr Randeep Raina Member Chief Technology Officer, Customer Operations Nokia Solutions & Networks India Pvt. Ltd
Mr Radhey Shyam Sarda Member Senior Director Huawei Telecommunications (India) Co. Pvt. Ltd
Mr Suresh Chitturi Member Director Standards Samsung R&D Institute India – Banglore
Mr Anindya Saha Member CTO Saankhya Labs Pvt Ltd
Mr Balaji Rangaswamy Member Cheif Executive Officer Sooktha Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Rahul Vatts Member

Executive Vice president & Head – Regulatory & Corporate Affairs

Vodafone India Limited
Mr DK Agrawal Member Senior GM (VAS) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Mr Manoj Shukla Member General Manager – Electrical & Electronics Tata Motors