Government has assigned full authority to Mr. Purushottam Khanal as the NTA Chairman. Earlier he was working as the acting Chairman of the NTA.
He was appointed the acting NTA chairman for being one of the senior director in the regulator. Telecommunication Regulations has the provision to assign the senior director as the NTA Chairman, in absence of NTA Chairman. After the resignation of Mr. Digambar Jha as NTA Chairman, Government assigned Purushottam Khanal as the Acting NTA chairman.
Now with the full authority, he can perform all the responsibilities in the capacity of a full NTA Chairman. The Cabinet decision on Magh 25 assigned him the full responsibility.
With the full authority, we can expect Purushottam Khanal to perform better for the developement and regulation of the telecom sector of Nepal. Earlier MoCIT Minister Gokul Baskota had already asked NTA to expedite the already functional projects and works there. Find the list of pending works in NTA.