India takes on Chairmanship of ITU Council for 2010

World Telecom conference to be held in Hyderabad


Samir Sachdeva | April 28, 2010

India becomes the new Chairman of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Council 2010. R N Jha, Deputy Director General, Department of Telecommunication took over the rotating Chairmanship from Ghana in a meeting recently at Geneva. The Council, ITU’s governing body comprises 46 Member States.

In his opening address as Chairman, Jha said that 2010 session of council is particularly important as this is the year of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Mexico on 4-22, October 2010.

The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference is the key event in which its members decide the future role of the organization. This Conference determines the ability of the organizations to influence and affect the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ITC) word wide.

The Council at present is focusing on the ‘World Telecommunication Development Conference” (WTDC-10) taking place in Hyderabad from 24th May-4th June, 2010.



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