Ram Sewak Sharma, Secretary, Electronics and Information & Technology, has been appointed the new Chairman of Telecom Regulatory authority of India (TRAI). The post has been lying vacant since May, after Rahul Khullar demitted office.
He will serve as Chairperson, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India for three years or till the age of 65 years or until further orders, whichever is the earliest. Eralier, he worked in various government departments particularly dealing with IT-enabled programmes. He has also worked as Director General and Mission Director of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) or Aadhaar.