Telecom Regulatory Authority of India


Telecom Regulatory Authority of India or the TRAI works according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2000. The Act was amended after the creation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997. It is clearly mentioned in the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act that there has to be a chairman, 2 permanent members and 2 part-time members who are to be associated with Authority. Shri Nripendra Misra is the present chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority, India or TRAI.

The chief mission of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is to create environments and conditions for the growth of the telecommunications in India. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is working day-in and day-out in order to help the nation emerge as a global information center. It works towards a transparent and a fair policy, so as to promote a fair competition in the telecommunication section.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India issues many orders, directions as well as regulations regarding various matters related to the evolution of the Indian Telecommunication market. The Government owned monopoly has finally ended and it has paved the way for the multi service, multi operator system. The Telecom Regulatory Authority in India also takes care of a large number of issues like, the interconnection, tariff, quality of the service and the governance of the Authority as well.

TRAI takes major initiatives to protect the interest of the consumers by issuing various guidelines. The telecommunication service providers are also benefited by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India since it formulates various policies
for wider reach and better serviceability.


The address of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is as follows:

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
Mahanagar Doorsanchar Bhawan,
(Next to Zakir Hussain College)
Jawaharlal Nehru Marg
(Old Minto Road)
New Delhi: 110 002
Telephone No.: 91-11-2321 1934, 2323 3466, 2322 0534, 2321 3223
Fax No.: 91-11-2321 3294


Last Updated on 28 September 2012