India is contributing to International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in 6G visioning exercise, the Parliament was told on Wednesday (21 December).
In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan outlined the initiatives being taken by the government for development of 6G.
He informed that a Technology Innovation Group (TIG) has been set up by the government to develop vision, mission and goals for the 6G.
"Department of Telecommunications has constituted a Technology Innovation Group on 6G (TIG-6G) on 1st November 2021 with members from various Ministries/Departments, research and development institutions, academia, standardization bodies, telecom service providers and industry to develop vision, mission and goals for the 6G and also develop roadmap and action plans for 6G in India," Chauhan said.
"The TIG-6G has constituted six Task Forces with industry, academia, R&D institutions and government as members on Multi-Disciplinary Innovative Solutions, Multiplatform Next Generation Networks, Spectrum for Next Generation Requirements, Devices, International Standards Contribution and Funding Research and Development," Chauhan added.
"India is also contributing to International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in 6G visioning exercise," he said.
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