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R. Chandrashekhar gets additional charge of Department of Telecommunications

R Chandrashekhar, secretary, Department of Information and Technology (DIT), has been given the additional charge of Department of Telecommunication (DoT) effective from 9th September.He takes over from PJ Thomas, who has been appointed as the 14th Central Vigilance Commissioner.

Chandrashekhar is a 1975 batch Indian Administrative Service officer has held a wide variety of key assignments, both in the Government of India and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh. He has been instrumental in evolving a comprehensive policy framework for adoption of IT in governance and spearheading e Governance initiatives of Government of India.He has been one of the key officers in conceptualising the National e-Governance Plan framework. Recently he also chaired a committee of Interministerial Group that formulated the regulations for mobile banking in India.

The mobile governance stakeholders in India and quite hopeful of fast pacing of transition to mobile governance under his leadership.



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