MOU was signed between CSIR-National Physical Laboratory and Department of Telecommunication

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony jointly held by Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications and CSIR-NPL, Ministry of Science & Technology on 25/04/2018, Wednesday atApex Metrology Building, Conference Hall , CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on technical knowledge sharing for establishing a nationwide Time Stamping & Time Synchronization network and traceability of Time signal to UTC NPL Time, was signed between Department of Telecom (DoT) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research -National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), in a brief ceremonial function organized at Apex Metrology Building, Conference Hall , CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi: today dated 25/04/2018.

The MoU was signed by Dr. D.K. Aswal, Director, CSIR-NPL and by Mr. Amit Mishra, DDG, Telecom in the presence of Dr. Girish Sahni, Director General, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR and by Mr. Prabash Singh, Member (Technology), Telecom Commission, senior officials from DoT, CSIR, CSIR-NPL.

Nationwide, Time Stamping & Time Synchronization network consisting of 22 no. of Time Synchronization Centers (TSC’s) will be set up by DoT with technical assistance from CSIR-NPL, that will provide synchronizing pulse in Indian Standard Time (IST) to all Telecom & Internet Service providers in all the 22 no. of LSA (Licensed Service Areas) in the country with the total estimated cost of nearly Rs.300 Crore.

Links:

http://leagueofindia.com/science-technology/soon-a-nationwide-time-stamping-and-time-synchronization-network/

https://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/csir-dot-sign-mou-nationwide-time-stamping-time-synchronization-network-04201854790.html

https://www.eletimes.com/csir-and-dot-enter-into-mou-for-establishing-a-nationwide-time-stamping-time-synchronization-network

http://vigyanprasar.gov.in/isw/time_stamping_with_IST_story.html

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=178924

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/indian-telecom-and-internet-service-providers-to-be-synced-with-ist/articleshow/63915366.cms

 

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