Press release

IET honours Vodafone boss with Honorary Fellowship

22 November 2013

The Institution of Engineering and Technology has honoured TV Ramachandran, Resident Director – Regulatory Affairs, Vodafone India with an Honorary Fellowship in recognition of his contribution to mobile telephony in India.

Honorary Fellowship of the IET (HonFIET) is given to distinguished engineering experts.

Mr T V Ramachandran, who was the first chief executive of Essar Cellphone (now part of Vodafone India Ltd), one of India’s earliest cellular service providers, has successfully led the establishment and commercial launch of India’s largest capacity cellular network. He has been an ambassador for the mobile telephone industry for 20 years.

Shekhar Sanyal, Director and Country Head, IET India said: “We are delighted to welcome Mr Ramachandran as an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

“His contribution to mobile telephony in India has helped the country emerge as a strong nation in mobile communications and ever more influential in the supply chain and the global market. We congratulate him for his recognition.”

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