The job of a national policy on digital communications is to prepare the country and its citizens for the future. Achieving these goals would require that the key stakeholders – namely the Centre, the States, local governments, Telecom Service Providers, Internet Service Providers, handset and equipment manufacturers, the academic community, the innovators and start-ups come together to forge a coalition to deliver this national policy and missions. The draft of the National Digital Communications Policy – 2018 is uploaded here for public comments. The stakeholders and public are requested to kindly go through the draft policy and give their comments / inputs to make the National Digital Communications Policy-2018 a robust document and an enabler for achieving the desired goals.
The National Digital Communications Policy, 2018 seeks to unlock the transformative power of digital communications networks - to achieve the goal of digital empowerment and well being of the people of India; and towards this end, attempts to outline a set of goals, initiatives, strategies and intended policy outcomes. The National Communications Policy aims to accomplish the following Strategic Objectives by 2022: