The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed P.D. Vaghela as the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory of India (TRAI). He will succeed RS Sharma, who was at the helm of the sector regulator for five years. He is currently in the department of pharmaceuticals (DoP) under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, where he was appointed as the secretary for a year till 30 September.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Telecom Regulatory of India Founded: 20 February 1997
- Telecom Regulatory of India Headquarters: New Delhi.