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Devendra Kumar Sangal

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VoicenData Bureau
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Post independence, building India's telecom backbone was one of the

prestigious tasks that Devendra Kumar Sangal and others took up. Sangal, an

expert in Switching Branch, was involved in the modernization of Switching

Network. During the watershed period of 1950-1990, various types of Electronic

Switching Systems were installed in the Network. These systems included C-DOT,

E-10B, NEAX-64 etc. The latest system ie Optical Fiber System was also

introduced during his period. In 2000, then Minister of State for

Communications, Shri Tapan Sikdar, honored Sangal for his role in building the

stepping stones of the backbone of today's telecom network in India.

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