Notice for Inviting the public comments on Adoption of TSDSI transposed 3GPP Rel 16 standards


Government of India

Ministry of Communications

Department of Telecommunications

Telecommunication Engineering Centre

Khurshid Lal Bhawan, Janpath, New Delhi 110001

Dated 04-01-2022


“Notice for Inviting Public Comments”

Sub: Adoption of TSDSI’s 3GPP Rel. 16 standard into national standards by Telecommunications Engineering Centre (TEC) – Inviting the public comments thereupon

Telecommunications Engineering Centre (TEC), Department of Telecommunication (DOT) has approved a policy for adoption of standards of Telecom Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI)/international standards bodies. “Standardisation Guide” – a policy document for adoption of telecom and related ICT standards defines the process of adoption/ratification of TSDSI/international standards like institutional mechanism, process of adoption, maintenance of standards, numbering plan, stakeholder consultation etc.

(Refer the Standardization Guide-

Telecom Standards Advisory Committee (TSAC) – a Standing apex committee under the chairmanship of DDG (Standardisation), TEC has decided to initiate the process of adoption of TSDSI transposed 3GPP Rel. 16 standard into National Standards in its meeting held on 29th Dec, 2021.

As a next step in adoption process of 3GPP Release 16 standard, all the stakeholders are requested to offer their comments on the TSDSI transposed document. The details in this regard are as given below:

S.No Item Description
i. Adoption of Standards Seeking public comments on TSDSI’s 3GPP Rel. 16 standard (16.2.0)
ii. Division Standardisation Division
iii. Date of Release 04 January 2022
iv. Date of Closing 03 Feb 2022
v. Comments to be mailed to
vi Document Document links given in attached Annexures

All the stakeholders are requested to mail their comments by 03.02.2022 at dirsted.tec- It may be kept into consideration while offering the comments that only technical content or the amendments affecting the technical content of standard shall be open for public comments, as per Para 6.2.4 of the Standardisation Guide.

For any query or clarification, please contact

(Deepak Pathak)

Director (Std.)

Telecommunication Engineer Centre



  • Director (IT), TEC to host the documents on TEC website
  • Director (IT), DOT to host the documents on DoT website
  • DG, TSDSI to host the documents on TSDSI website

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