Tough task ahead for new telecom minister

Tough task ahead for new telecom minister

Tough task ahead for new telecom minister

 New Communications Minister Manoj Sinha, who assumed charge on Wednesday, has his hands full as the Department of Telecom is gearing up for conduct the largest-ever spectrum auctions in the country.

Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, who is the new Minister for Law and Justice, will continue to look after Department of IT and Electronics. So far, Prasad was handling both Communications and IT portfolios.

Lok Sabha MP from Ghazipur constituency of Uttar Pradesh, Sinha, an M Tech in civil engineering, will continue to hold Minister for state for the Railways.

 In the Department of Communication, the minister will have to handle Department of Telecom and Department of Posts.

Sinha will have daunting task to address the hosts of issues including call drops menace, net neutrality in the Department of Telecom.

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