The position statement lays out the recommendations of the panel members to the Department of Telecom (DoT) in India. The document was presented to Shri N Sivasailam, Special Secretary, DoT in New Delhi.
The National Digital Communication Policy draft looks at India's complete transition from physical to digital infrastructure and covers various aspects of the telecommunications environment including innovation, infrastructure, standards and regulations. The key strength of NDCP is its three-fold mission to "Connect, Propel and Secure India" through the government's plans to enable 100Mbps broadband on demand by setting up over five million wifi hotspots.
The panel members reviewed the draft NDCP from six different aspects - Infrastructure, Innovation, Safety and Security, Standards, Support Requirements and Regulation and submitted their recommendations.
The Social Impact working group of the IET IoT Panel also reviewed a recent draft of the National Guidelines for Economic, Social and Environmental Responsibilities and provided input towards making the policy more robust.
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