Functions of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Author : VS Warrier

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was formed in Jan 1997 under the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997 with a view to provide an effective regulatory framuework and adequate safeguards to ensure fair competition and protection of consumer interests.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act was amended in the year 2000. The functions of the original TRAI have now been split between two bodies TRTelecom Regulatory Authority of IndiaAI and The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellant Tribunal (TDSAT). The TRAI has been assigned the recommendatory and regulatory functions and the dispute settlement functions are with TDSAT Continue reading “Functions of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India”