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Government names K Rajaram as new telecom secretary

He will take over from Anshu Prakash who retires on 30 September.

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Mumbai: The central government has appointed K Rajaram as the new telecom secretary, according to a report by Economic Times.

Rajaram is a Tamil Nadu cadre 1989-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, currently working as an additional secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA). He takes over the role of telecom secretary as his predecessor Anshu Prakash retires on 30 September.

His appointment has been announced just a week after the government declared several relief measures for the telecom sector, including steps to convert the government’s dues to telcos as equity over time in a bid to ensure a three-private player telecom market.

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