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

APpL€ LoVeR™
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)

July 3, 2014 5:02 pm 5:02 PM

respected sir i am use only bsnl mobile from year 2004 and land line use from 1980
so further mobile tamilnadu costomer service not satisfied not attend the costomer calls 0 respons mobile unused list of bsnl mob so public rejected bsnl service pleace immidealy action

Amulya Ratna Sahu
June 20, 2014 1:22 pm 1:22 PM
Sir, Namaskar ! I am a tv journalist.I am working in ETV odia for last 12 years in Rayagada district of odisha . Rayagada is a socioeconomically backward region .It is also affected by Naxals for last 2 decades. One block named chandrapur is most backward region of not only of odisha but also in the country . People have no RIF-raf. Adminstration is lull over the public issues. People of villege Hanumantapur ( A centre place of chandrapur block of Rayagada district ) demanded a Bsnlmobile tower for last 5 long years . They blocked the roads 3 times… Read more »
Indumati Vachhani
September 11, 2013 4:20 pm 4:20 PM

for any inquiry regarding bill help line number is not working, website is also not working. Suddenly I am put from plan 1200 to some other plan without any intimation which bsnl did not feel it necessary to inform.

October 12, 2012 12:17 pm 12:17 PM
Thank You Sirs, About Two Months Back I have been Ported from MTS vide Phone No.9133498366.We are very sorry to Point out BSNL that since beginning I could not get the Proper service.The phone is getting Disconnected and the Voice is Cutting to other side.Though I made several Complaints,the customer Care have not Registered my Complaints.On Pressure your People have Recorded my Complaint on 24/09/2012 Vide No.i24AP307108. BSNL is the Band width Provider for all the Telecom Companies in India.But the BSNL is not Providing service to its Customers.It seems that BSNL is Encouraging Other Companies in Porting from BSNL.The… Read more »
September 6, 2012 11:06 am 11:06 AM

This is to inform BSNL that its been several years that BSNL services are not working properly in BARC COLONY, ORIYA VILLAGE, ACHAL GARH VILLAG, GURUSHIKHAR ROAD,
We all the villagers made several complain via postal mail, email, and via BSNL portal, but services are not regular and became out of order within few hours.
I request to concerned BSNL official to rectify the problem on permanent basis.
Thank you.

Mahendra Prasad Keshri
August 23, 2012 10:47 pm 10:47 PM
IS THERE SOMEONE IN BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED (BSNL) WHO CAN LISTEN TO MY COMPLAINT. I HAVE BEEN LITERALLY HARRASSED BY THE CUSTOMER CARE EXECUTIVES FOR MORE THAN TWO MONTHS AND YET HAVE NOT COME OUT WITH ANY SOLUTION. I WOULD REQUREST SOME ONE WITH HIGH DESIGNATED AUTHORITY TO COME FROWARD AND SOLVE OUT MY QWERY. _____________________________________________________________ Dear sir, My name is Mahendra Prasad keshri and I am using a Bsnl SIM of Jharkhand (Dhanbad) No. 9472727901. Now i would like to inform you that your representative sitting at Customer Care Service failed to solve my problem that i have… Read more »
Manoj Patel
August 16, 2012 10:34 pm 10:34 PM
BSNL HAS LOTS OF SKILLED HANDS BUT DUE TO SOME DURTY POLICY AND LAZY ADMINISTRATION MOSTLY OF SUBSCRIBERS OF BSNL ARE UNHAPPY No body is trying to know fact of this deptt. mostly workers of this departments. There is no coordination of work and all officers are know that mobile coverage of bsnl tower is poorest Why???? Mr. Upadhyayji if you have hands of stainless steel and if you have brain of “Brushli” to do work very very hard to alive this dead deptt. there are lots of problems of staff-union-Gov. policy-dirty politics-naglygency of old minded workers etc. but you… Read more »

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