Current Positions held:
1.President of the Broadband India Forum,
2.Global Advisor, Future Tech Panel – IET (London), and
3.Founder and CEO of Advisory@TVR, Delhi – a Consultancy in the ICT & TMT space.
4.Chief Mentor, Quogent Consulting, Delhi.
Has been playing a key role in Mobile Telecommunications in India, from 1994, He was, the 1st CEO of one of Sterling Cellular Ltd (Essar Cellphone), Delhi and led the establishment and successful launch of the largest Indian cellular network of that time. (Sterling Cellular was incidentally a predecessor of what later became Vodafone India Ltd.
TV moved on in end 1997 to co-found, establish and lead the industry body –Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) and nurture it over 12 years to a premier position.
Was the 1st Chairman of the India chapter of the worldwide GSM MoU Association from 1995 to 1999.
Was Resident Director, Regulatory Affairs & Govt. Relations, Vodafone India for over 5 years from Oct.2009 till Dec 2014.
He is also
• Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) London, for his contributions to Mobile Telephony. One of only 3 Indians to be conferred this prestigious Award in the over 140 years of existence of this institution,
• Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers (India).
In March, 2015, at the Telecom Leadership Forum in Delhi, TVR was conferred the Voice & Data Lifetime Contribution Award for his contributions to Mobile Telephony in India.
In October 2017, Government nominated him to serve an expert member on the High Level Government Forum for India 5G 2020.
Prior to his stint in Telecom, TV had a 28 year distinguished career in R&D, Technical & Product Assurance in Dunlop India & Apollo Tyres Ltd with rich experience in Manufacturing.