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Government of India
Ministry of Communications
11-March-2011 18:27 IST
Spectrum Policy
National Frequency Allocation Plan (NFAP-2008), a policy document, developed in consultation with all stake holders i.e Govt. Departments/PSUs/Equipment manufacturers/Private Operators keeping in view their spectrum requirement within frame work of Radio Regulation of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is in force and catering the needs of all wireless users. The existing NFAP is under Review/ Revision.

The National Frequency Allocation Plan 2000 (NFAP-2000) was evolved in pursuance of National Telecom Policy, 1999 which became a public document. It is reviewed and revised generally in every two years in line with the decisions taken in the World Radiocommunications Conferences (WRCs) of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and also taking in to consideration the requirements of various stakeholders.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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