Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
22-November-2010 17:56 IST
Strengthening of Spectrum Management
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had recommended strengthening of spectrum management in the country. TRAI has made following broad recommendations vide para 6.64 of its recommendations dated 11th May, 2010 on “Spectrum Management and Licensing Framework” that WPC Organisation be suitably strengthened.

- Up gradation of the post of Wireless Advisor;

- Establishment of unmanned remote monitoring units in Central Business Districts and along coastal areas;

- Enhanced participation of WMO/WPC officials in ITU/APT;

- Augmentation of manpower in Regional Offices of Deputy Wireless Advisor.

No decision has been taken by the Government on TRAI recommendations dated 11.05.2010 for want of complete recommendations from TRAI. Being a policy matter no time frame can be fixed.

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