Trisha Shetty

Telephone Advisory Committees

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Minister responsible  Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telephone Advisory Committees
Jurisdiction  Minister of Communications and Information Technology (India) Republic of India
Headquarters  Sanchar Bhawan New Delhi

Telephone / Telecom Advisory Committees (TAC) is a high level Indian government body made up of members of parliament and other members nominated by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to address issues concerning telecommunication in India. Looked upon as a privileged panel, the Telephone Advisory Committees, constituted by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (India) of the Government of India to serve as a vital feedback mechanism for improvement of services in the Telecommunications sector by the Department of Telecommunications



  • Shri Manoj Sinha Incumbent
  • Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad 2014
  • Shri Kapil Sibal 19.01.2011 to 26.05.2014
  • Dr. Manmohan Singh 15.11.2010 to 15.11.2010
  • Shri A. Raja 16.05.2007 to 14.11.2010
  • Shri Dayanidhi Maran 23.05.2004 to 15.05.2007
  • Shri Arun Shourie 29.01.2003 to 22.05.2004
  • Shri Pramod Mahajan 02.09.2001 to 28.01.2003
  • Shri Ram Vilas Paswan 13.10.1999 to 01.09.2001
  • Departments

  • Department of Telecommunications
  • Department of Electronics and Information Technology
  • Department of Posts
  • MTNLWebsite list of TAC members
  • Department of Telecommunications

    Also known as the Door Sanchar Vibhag, this department concerns itself with policy, licensing and coordination matters relating to telegraphs, telephones, wireless, data, facsimile and telematic services and other like forms of communications. It also looks into the administration of laws with respect to any of the matters specified, namely:

  • The Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (13 of 1885)
  • The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1940 (17 of 1933)
  • The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997 (24 of 1997)
  • Public Sector Units

  • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)
  • Indian Telephone Industries Limited (ITI)
  • Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
  • Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL)
  • Mobile phone service operators in India

  • Aircel
  • Bharti Airtel
  • BSNL
  • Idea Cellular
  • MTNL
  • MTS India
  • Reliance Communications
  • Tata DoCoMo
  • Telenor India
  • Videocon Mobile Service
  • Vodafone India
  • References

    Telephone Advisory Committees Wikipedia

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