Jyotiraditya Scindia Takes Charge of Communications Ministry, Champions Telecom and Postal Reforms

Jyotiraditya Scindia has taken charge of the Ministry of Communications, highlighting the key roles of the telecom and India Post sectors at both global and local levels. He emphasized the revolution under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and outlined his tasks, including the upcoming 5G spectrum auction and other key telecom sector reforms.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 11-06-2024 13:22 IST | Created: 11-06-2024 13:22 IST
Jyotiraditya Scindia Takes Charge of Communications Ministry, Champions Telecom and Postal Reforms
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On Tuesday, Jyotiraditya Scindia assumed control of the Ministry of Communications, underscoring the pivotal roles of the telecom sector and India Post on global and local platforms. This marks a return to a familiar role for Scindia, who served as the Minister of State for Communications over a decade ago.

'It is indeed my honor that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assigned me the responsibility of the Communications Ministry,' Scindia remarked while addressing the media. He elaborated on the significant roles the Telecom and India Post divisions have in connecting people both domestically and internationally.

Scindia credited a 'revolution' under Prime Minister Modi's leadership and committed to meeting the expectations of both the PM and the Indian populace. Notably, Scindia faces immediate challenges, including overseeing the 5G spectrum auction, addressing satellite broadband services, and handling security clearances for Elon Musk's Starlink. He outlined a comprehensive 100-day agenda aimed at defining key priorities and targets for the telecommunications sector.

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