Digambar Jha has been reappointed as the head of the NTA, Nepal Telecommunication Authority. He was also the former head of the regulatory body for the governing of telecommunication industry in Nepal.
His tenure was to complete on Mangsir 18 and known to be leave after that. But the latest cabinet decision came to appoint him for the same position again. Before coming to that decision, a committee was formed by Ministry of information and communication to evaluate his performance.
As the committee provided report of satisfactory performance during his tenure, Mr. Jha is reappointed by the Ministry.
Digambar Jha’s work during his tenure
The Government committee has already done their part to reappoint him. But We have summarized some of the works done during his first period as chief of the telecom authority.
Unified license awarded to almost all telecom operators.
Technology neutrality license awarded to three telcos.
4G technology introduced in Nepal. Fierce competition among three telcos. Ntc, Ncell and Smart cell.