Dr. J.S. Sarma- Chairman, TRAI
Dr. J.S. Sarma, a 1971 batch officer of the Indian Administrative Services (Andhra Pradesh cadre) is the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, one of India’s most important independent regulators that oversees the telecom and broadcasting sectors. Sarma holds a doctorate in public enterprises from the University of Paris. Prior to joining Trai, Sarma was a member at the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appelate Tribunal, and was telecom secretary to the government of India during 2005-06.