The government has appointed retired Supreme Court judge Shiva Kirti Singh as the next chairman of the Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) after replacing of Justice Aftab Alam who was retired in June 2016.
The appointment is for a period of three years from the date of assumption of office. As per rules, the head of the dispute resolution agency for the telecom industry must be a person, who has been a Supreme Court judge, or the chief justice of a high court.
Justice Singh had served as the chief justice of Allahabad High Court before he became a judge in the apex court.
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- Supreme Court judge Shiva Kirti Singh appointed as next chairman of TDSAT
- Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal is full form of TDSAT.
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Source- The Hindu