Shiva Kirti Singh is new TDSAT chairman

Q.  Who has been appointed the next chairman of TDSAT on April 10, 2017?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. Shiva Kirti Singh
b. CP Thakur
c. Jagdish Singh Khehar
d. Dipak Misra

ANSWER: Shiva Kirti Singh
Shiva Kirti Singh is new TDSAT chairmanThe government has cleared retired Supreme Court judge Shiva Kirti Singh as the next chairman of the Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT).

The appointment is for a period of three years from the date of assumption of office or “until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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.

TDSAT: Know More
  • The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) was established to adjudicate disputes and dispose of appeals.
  • It aims to protect the interests of service providers and consumers of the telecom sector.
  • It also aims to promote and ensure orderly growth of the telecom sector.
  • It was established in 2000.

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