Mr. Tilak Raj Dua
Mr. Tilak Raj Dua
Achiever's Success Story
Substantial contribution to the Telecom Industry
Mr. Tilak Raj Dua (popularly called TRD) is a Bachelor of Engineering with a Diploma in Business Management from a very prestigious institution “PEC Chandigarh”. He has a very illustrious career of over 40 years within the private sector and defence. He has been a part of this revolutionary and sunrise sector like “Telecom” right from the time when the telecom sector was opened to the private sector like manufacturing, services etc.
Has many first to his credit like technical collaboration for line switch between Alcatel and ITI, finalisation of licensing agreement for mobile services initially, interconnect agreement, resolution & understanding of Regulatory issues, Telecom licensing and spectrum related licensing, trading, sharing & its roadmap. The most important one which is unique globally is the advocacy regarding the infrastructure sharing of digital infrastructure which has brought many benefits to the telecom service providers & infrastructure providers like saving of capex / opex / energy / avoid duplication / maintain aesthetics.
Mr. Dua, has multidisciplinary understanding of the needs of telecom sector and has hugely contributed towards its development.
Has held various prestigious positions throughout his career like Shyam Telecom, Bharti Airtel, Augere Mobile Broadband Wireless, COAI & presently DIPA as Director General.
Very actively involved with many professional institution / associations to promote the interest and development of the telecom sector like ITU (UN Body), APT & WWRF besides FICCI / CII / Assocham etc. Holding prestigious positions in the professional institutions / Bodies
- Chairman – ITU APT Foundation of India
- Vice Chairman – Global ICT Standardization Forum for India
- Advisory Board – TowerXchange
- Member WWRF
- Member Indian Science Congress
- Fellow IETE / IE (India)
- Many more telecom sector related bodies like FICCI / CII / PHD / Assocham
During the long span of Telecom Career, he has got many prestigious Awards recognising his contributions towards the telecom sector
- “Amity National Leadership Award for Industry Commitment towards Green Energy”
- Evangelist Mobile Infrastructure Award”
By nature, he is very caring and highly social person. He is pretty aggressive in his approach towards achievements of goal and thinks beyond that.
Being a stalwart in telecom sector, he is very thorough in his profession and to the point.