Former Indian bureaucrat Aruna Sundararajan conferred Lifetime Achievement Award by BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry

The former IT and Telecom Secretary of India received the award for his work in developing the Digital India Programme, the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) and laying the groundwork for 5G technology in the country.

New Delhi, Delhi, March 16, 2023 ( – Aruna Sundararajan IAS (Retd.), Former Secretary (Telecom), Department of Telecommunication, Department of Communications, India of India for Digital India’s initiative and laying the groundwork for 5G technology in India.

A Batch Officer with the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1982, Sundararajan has spent a career spanning over 30 years leading several government departments and leading several civil-centric, innovative and transformative projects. has led.

The celebration of a lifetime achievement by BRICS CCI is a recognition of her role in creating the acclaimed National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP) 2018 and formulating India’s 5G policy, the group said in a statement. rice field.

During her illustrious career, Sundararajan has launched several initiatives such as NDCP 2018, India’s 5G Policy, 5G High Level Forum and Akshaya Project in Kerala, South India.

A former secretary of the Ministry of Steel, IT and Communications, Sundararajan was also Country Head of the United Nations Global e-Schools Initiative. She has served as Chairman of the Digital Communications Commission (DCC).

As the first IT Commissioner of Kerala, she conceptualized the Akshaya project. This is an ambitious e-literacy initiative that paved the way for Kerala to become India’s first e-literate nation.

She currently joins the Broadband India Forum (BIF) as Chair and leads the Forum in its mission to improve access to affordable broadband penetration and use in India.

Recognized by the United Nations, BRICS CCI is a non-profit organization that provides a platform for active trade and commerce between BRICS and other countries. BRICS Women Entrepreneurship Vertical is a dedicated division dedicated to providing investment opportunities for women entrepreneurs around the world.

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