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DoT to address Trai's concerns on dilution of power by draft telecom bill

DoT has also sought feedback on the bill from all ministries of the Central government, state government and the public along with Trai

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In its current shape, the draft telecom bill provides more powers to the DoT on taking decisions at the policy level at Trai's expense, according to a sector expert.

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The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) will address the concerns raised by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) over the dilution of its powers under some provisions of the draft telecom bill, reported The Economic Times citing a top officials. The move aims to reduce the possibility of conflicts between the sectoral watchdog and the department, the official said. 

The government official further said that Trai is concerned about some of the provisions of the draft bill, including those that seek to give the DoT commanding rights over issues such as tariffs and quality of service among others. At present,

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First Published: Oct 19 2022 | 10:04 AM IST

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