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Newsmaker: J S Deepak, tuning out of telecom

In the summer of 2010, he soon came to be known as the spectrum auction man

Nivedita Mookerji  |  New Delhi 

In the summer of 2010, when auction was yet to become a catchword in Indian telecom, a bureaucrat was starting to become a prominent face in every gathering that discussed sale of airwaves through bidding. J S Deepak, at that point just about 50 and quite unlike a typical bureaucrat, soon came to be known as the spectrum auction man. The 50-day auction of 3G spectrum in 2010 fetched the government more than Rs 1 lakh crore in revenue, and there was no looking back for Deepak after that. The 1982 batch Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer, who was a joint secretary in the department of ...

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Newsmaker: J S Deepak, tuning out of telecom

In the summer of 2010, he soon came to be known as the spectrum auction man

In the summer of 2010, when auction was yet to become a catchword in Indian telecom, a bureaucrat was starting to become a prominent face in every gathering that discussed sale of airwaves through bidding. J S Deepak, at that point just about 50 and quite unlike a typical bureaucrat, soon came to be known as the spectrum auction man. The 50-day auction of 3G spectrum in 2010 fetched the government more than Rs 1 lakh crore in revenue, and there was no looking back for Deepak after that. The 1982 batch Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer, who was a joint secretary in the department of ...

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