R K Upadhyay Appointed As CMD of BSNL

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India today finally appointed Mr. Rakesh Kumar Upadhyay as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of India’s National Telecom Backbone, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL).

According to the Mr R. Chandrashekhar, Secretary, DoT, “A search cum selection panel headed by Mr. Sam Pitroda, adviser to the Prime Minister of India, had earlier selected Mr. Rakesh Kumar Upadhyay, CMD of Telecom Consultants India Ltd (TCIL), for the post of CMD BSNL and Mr Upadhyay will join BSNL office as CMD from today.”

However, No decision regarding the appointment of CMD for another PSU  Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), has been taken yet.

Presently Mr Upadhyay is CMD of Telecom Consultants India Ltd. He is 1975 batch officer of Indian Telecom Services. He holds a B.Tech (Electronics) Degree from IT Banaras Hindu University and MBA (Marketing Management) Degree from the Indira Gandhi Open University.

He is also a graduate of Defence Staff Services College (DSSC) Wellington and was awarded M.Sc (D.S.) Degree by Madras University. He has successfully worked in Department of Telecommunications from August 1975 to July 1996 in the areas of Planning, Installation and Commissioning, Commercial administration and operations.

While on deputation to TCIL during October 1996 to August 1999, he successfully worked in the foreign projects as Project Director, Sana’a and General Manager, Yemen. After a stint from Jan.’2000 to Jun.’2003 in BSNL as General Manager Jammu & Kashmir Telecom Circle he joined TCIL again on deputation in June 2003. After joining TCIL, he successfully worked as a Chief Project Director, Algeria, Group General Manager (New Technology) and Executive Director (Project Monitoring) and other important assignments. He has got rich experience in the fields of Planning, Projects, Operation and Business Development.

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July 6, 2015 4:08 pm 4:08 PM

Telephone department
Sub:- Excess Data amount are deduct in data balance.
Complain reference no:- 1F29301473 Date 29.06.2015
Mob No:-9433055807
Dear Sir,
With reference to the above mentioned mobile phone I have suffered last month of June 2015. But the deduct data amount in the said sms to be too excessive. However, I am log my complain(1F29301473) at Bsnl dated on 29.06.2015.but I request you to make necessary enquiry about the matter and please adjust my data balance in the next bill.
Please do the needful and oblige.
With regards
Ajay Kumar Biswas
mob 8902273527

January 12, 2015 1:30 am 1:30 AM

Dear sir plz hallp me my bsnl network always said down from Bihar kishanjang teragccha

poooja deepak sadre
October 30, 2014 12:33 pm 12:33 PM

Sir plz reply me bcz I have still not got the opportunity to join my fathers job who was a worker in bsnl n eight years passed for my fathers death n we are facing extreamly financial condition sir plz do reply me plz

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October 30, 2014 2:09 pm 2:09 PM

I suggest you to contact someone in DoT(Department of Telecom),i don’t exactly know under which dept. BSNL comes.This is there site link: dot.gov.in/public-grievances/public-grievances
(someone who knows well please give a hand here)