Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has notified the constitution of Bharat 6G Mission and Apex Council. The notice in this respect was issued on 20th March, 2023.
It may be recalled that DoT constituted a Technology Innovation Group on 6G (TIG-6G) on 2Ist November 2021. The TIG-6G in turn constituted six Task Forces with industry, academia, R&D institutions and Government.
The Six Task Forces under TIG-6G deliberated on various aspects of emerging telecom technologies and platforms in the next decade. Based on the reports of the Six Task Forces, a Bharat 6G Vision Document has been prepared by the Technology Innovation Group on 6G.
Its vision statement is, “Design, develop and deploy 6G network technologies that provide ubiquitous, intelligent and secure connectivity for high quality living experience for the world“.
An Apex Council is constituted, comprising of 22 members, to lay down the phase-wise objectives of the Bharat 6G Mission, consult the Bharat 6G Alliance, suggest the research and innovation pathways to be explored, review the progress ,order external evaluations and suggest course corrections.