14th January, 2017 (MAINS)

TODAYs ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS-II

Q1. The Telecommunications Ministry’s proposed Spectrum Management Commission. [05marks/2011/GS-2] 50 words.

Please write answer in the comments section.

  • Prakhar Verma

    In a bid to separate licensing and spectrum allocation, setting up of Spectrum Management Commission has been proposed under the Spectrum Act. SMC, consisting of 9 members, will formulate policy regarding spectrum allocation in a non-discriminatory manner, regulate price and charges associated with air waves, manage disputes related to spectrum allocation, maintain a public database of spectrum availability and administer spectrum re-farming fund.