Shri R Shakya (DIN: 09800172), currently, working as Deputy Director General (Project Management) with the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India.
In past, he had worked with Information and Communication Technology Authority (ICT Authority, National Regulator), Government of Mauritius as Senior Adviser & Acting Executive Director. He has headed International Relations Wing of the Department of Telecommunications and was also the focal point of India for bilateral and multilateral engagements in telecommunication field.
He did serve as Chief Information Security Officer for Telecom sector of India. Had chaired Apex Committee for granting 'in-principle clearance' to render satellite based communication services and also had been member of the Governing Council of Telecommunications Standards Development Society of India (TSDSI).
He is an officer of Indian Telecom Services with rich experience of over 33 years playing multifaceted roles in telecommunications like policy formulation, regulatory & licensing, planning, operation, maintenance, quality assurance, capacity assessment, project management, business development and marketing. Continuously associated with numerous organizations like academic institutions, training & skill development centres,Enforcement Agencies and industry forums. A recipient of several awards for 'Excellence in Public Services' from Public institutions, Social and Industrial organizations. He has been visiting faculty for various Governmental and Non-Governmental Institutions.