Wireless Planning & Coordination Wing

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The Wireless Planning & Coordination Wing (WPC) is a branch of Department of Telecommunications coming under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of the Government of India. The department is responsible for issuing amateur radio licenses and allotting the frequency spectrum and monitoring the frequency spectrum. The WPC is headquartered in New Delhi and has regional branches in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Guwahati. WPC is divided into major sections like Licensing and Regulation (LR), New Technology Group (NTG) and Standing Advisory Committee on Radio Frequency Allocation (SACFA). SACFA makes the recommendations on major frequency allocation issues, formulation of the frequency allocation plan, making recommendations on the various issues related to International Telecom Union (ITU), to sort out problems referred to the committee by various wireless users, Siting clearance of all wireless installations in the country etc.

Technical Group 'A' officers manning this organisation comes under cadre of Indian Radio Regulatory Service. Wireless Adviser of India is highest officer in the hierarchy, who report to Member(Technology) of Telecom Commission of India under Department of Telecommunications.

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