BIF Hi Level Committees

AI & IoT

Chair: Mr. Sameer Mahapatra, AERIS
Co-Chair: Mr. Amit Kushwaha, AT&T
Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar
Co-Convener: Mr Atul Jain

Broadband Infrastructure

Chair: Mr. Praveen Cherian, STERLITE TECHNOLOGIES
Co-Chair: 1) Mr Umang Das, RANext
2) Mr Pankaj Chaturvedi, LIGHTSTORM TELECOM VENTURES
Convener: – Mr Atul Jain
Co-Convener: – Mr Debashish Bhattacharya

Cross Sectoral Digi Infra

Chair: Mr Manoj K Singh, INDUS TOWERS
Co-Chair: TBD
Convener: Mr Atul Jain
Co-Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar & Mr Anand Gupta

Cyber Security

Chair: Dr. N Sarat Chandra Babu, ADVISOR (BIF)
Co-Chair: Mr Alok Gupta, PYRAMID
Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar
Co-Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya

Device Ecosystems

Chair: Mr. Ricardo Tavares, GOOGLE
Co-Chair: Mr Kulin Sanghvi, APPLE
Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya
Co-Convener: Dr. Shiv Kumar

FTTX & IBS

Chair: Mr Umang Das, RANext
Co-Chair: 1) Mr. Gopa Kumar, RANext
2) Mr. Mohit Lohani, MOZARK
Convener: Mr Atul Jain
Co-Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar & Mr Anand Gupta

ICAG (Internet Content, Applications & Governance)

Chair: Mr Sunil Abraham, META
Co-Chair: Mr John Khiangte, DISNEY – STAR
Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya
Co-Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar

Committee for Accessibility & Inclusion (PwD)

Chair: Dr Nirmita Narasimhan, G3ict
Co-Chair: 1) Mr Dinesh Chand Sharma, SESEI
2) Dr Rishi Bhatnagar
Convener: Mr Arun Mukarji
Co-Convener: Ms. Neema S Kumar

Interconnect Exchange

Chair: Mr Raunak Maheshwari, EXTREME LABS
Co-Chair: TBD
Convener: Mr Atul Jain
Co-Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar & Mr Debashish Bhattacharya

Manufacturing – Network

Chair: Mr Amit Marwah, NOKIA
Co-Chair: 1) Ms Vijeta Arya, ERICSSON
2) Mr Harish Krishnan, CISCO
Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya
Co-Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar

New Technologies

Chair: Dr. Rajkumar Upadhyay,C-DOT
Co-Chair: Prof Kiran Kuchi, IIT HYDERABAD
Convener: Mr TV Ramachandran
Co-Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar

Rural Digital Initiatives

Chair: Mr S N Gupta, BLUETOWN
Co-Chair: TBD
Convener: Mr Arun Mukarji  
Co-Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya  

Satcom

Chair: Mr P J Nath, TATA NELCO
Co-Chair: 1) Mr Rahul Vatts, AIRTEL (ONEWEB)
2) Mr. Pranav Roach, HUGHES
Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya
Co-Convener: Mr Arun Mukarji

Spectrum & Regulatory Framework

Chair: Mr Jitendra Singh, QUALCOMM
Co-Chair: TBD
Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya
Co-Convener: Mr Atul Jain

Startup & MSME

Chair: Prof Kiran Kuchi, WiSiG
Co-Chair: Mr. James Solomon, CITOTO
Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar
Co-Convener: Ms. Neema S Kumar

Wi-Fi

Chair: Mr Manoj Tandon, RAILTEL
Co-Chair: TBD
Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar
Co-Convener: Mr Debashish Bhattacharya

Working Group on Academia & Standards

Chair: Prof. KK Aggarwal, ADVISOR (BIF)
Co-Chair: Mr Naresh Vattikutti, WiSiG
Convener: Dr Shiv Kumar
Co-Convener: Mr Atul Jain & Mr Anand Gupta