Harshvardhan Singh

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Harshvardhan Singh had been involved with TRAI from the very

beginning, first as an economic advisor, and then he continued with the

organization as the secretary. His role in the fledgling organization was

important, as he was one of the few officeholders who had industry experience

due to his stint at the WTO. He played an active role in the issues relating to

bandwidth availability and pricing, and liased with the monopolistic VSNL. Singh

played an important role in gathering the data from DoT on which the

Telecommunication Tariff Order 1999 was based, he was with it right through the

consultation process and finally also played a crucial role in ensuring that the

order was implemented; despite opposition from the incumbent operators. The

sagacity of that pushing through the TTO cannot be questioned today. Currently,

he is a DDG at the WTO.