National Working Groups
National Working Groups (NWGs) have been constituted in TEC that are conterminous with ITU-T’s Study Group (SG). Each NWG has been constituted in TEC under the chairmanship of Sr. DDG/ DDGs with members as the stakeholders from industry, academia, government, research organizations etc. The objective of the NWGs is to contribute to ITU activities keeping in view the interests of Indian Telecom Sector. The NWGs build consensus and harmonize the interests of various stakeholders and proactively make necessary contributions for the study group of ITU. NWGs have been constituted with the participation of all the stakeholders like service providers, manufacturers associations, other sectoral members, academia in addition to the members of TEC, DOT, CDOT, Govt. PSUs, etc. NWGs are corresponding with the study groups of ITU-T for uniform working. The NWGs are constituted for four years.
The NWGs consists of a Management Group and members. Working Parties (WPs) are formed based on specific needs of the NWGs. Management Group (MG) consists of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson and one Convenor for coordination of the NWG activities. The Management Group manages, monitors and drives the NWG. The main functions of the Management Group are as given below: -
1. Prepare action plan with milestones for the NWG.
2. Prepare the methodology for the performance measurement/ assessment of the NWG.
3. Distribute the activities among the NWG members.
4. Constitute the working parties and other structures.
5. Call the monthly meetings and issue minutes of the meetings.
6. Quarterly reports to senior management.
7. Guide and cause contributions of the individual members/ groups and ensure contributions are submitted in a given timeframe to ITU
8. Review the contributions of NWG
The chairmen of the present NWGs in TEC are as given below: -
|S.No.||Name of the NWG||Corresponding Study Group||Activities||Chairman|
|1||NWG 2||ITU-T SG 2||Operational aspects of Service provision and Telecommunication Management||DDG (FN)|
|2||NWG 3||ITU-T SG 3||Tariff and Accounting Principles and international telecommunication/ICT economic and policy issues||Advisor(F) DoT|
|3||NWG 5||ITU-T SG 5||Environment and circular economy||DDG (R)|
|3||NWG 9||ITU-T SG 9||Broadband Cable and TV||DDG (C&B)|
|4||NWG 11||ITU-T SG 11||Protocols and test Specifications||DDG (MTCTE)|
|5||NWG 12||ITU-T SG 12||Performance, QoS and QoE||DDG(6G Tech.)|
|6||NWG 13||ITU-T SG 13||Future Networks (&Cloud)||DDG (MT)|
|7||NWG 15||ITU-T SG 15||Transport, Access and Home||DDG (FA)|
|8||NWG 16||ITU-T SG 16||Multimedia and related digital technologies||DDG (IT)|
|9||NWG 17||ITU-T SG 17||Security||DDG (TS)|
|10||NWG 20||ITU-T SG 20||IoT, smart cities & communities||DDG(IoT)|