Adoption of Applications Layer Standards for 5G



Chairperson : Mr. K Ananth Krishnan – CTO, TCS


Members

Focus Areas

Objectives

Activities

Task Force Report


Members

Mrs. Pamela Kumar – DG, TSDSI (Co-Chair) 
Mr. R. K. Pathak – DDG, DOT  
Mr. Anurag Vibhuti – Deputy Director, TCOE  
Mr. Vipin Tyagi – Executive Director, CDOT  
Mr. Mahabir Parshad – Senior DDG, TEC  
Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi – Director, IIT Madras  
Prof. Abhay Karandikar – Professor, IIT Bombay  
Dr. J Klutto Milleth, Chief Technologist, CEWiT  
Mr. Babu Narayanan K J, Chief Technologist, CEWiT  
Mr. Vijay Madan, TSDSI  
Mr. Ashwani Rana, Facebook  
Dr. Balamuralidhar P, Principal Scientist, TCS  
Dr. Rajeev Shorey, Principal Scientist, TCS  
Mr. K Aravamudhan, Star India Pvt Ltd  
Mr. U.K. Nandwani, Director-General (STQC), MeitYS  
Mr. R. Pitchiah, Scientist “G”, R&D in CC&BT, MeitY  
Mr R.S. Mani, Senior Technical Director  
Ms. Deepa Tyagi, DDG (FN), TEC  
Mr. Sushil Kumar, Dy. Director General (IoT), TEC  
Mr. Dinesh Chandra Sharma, ETSI  
Mr. Sanjeev Malhotra, CEO of COE-IOT, Nasscom  
Mr. G.Narendra Nath, Deputy Director General (Security Assurance), DoT  
Dr. Nivruti Rai, VP Data Centers and Country Head Intel India  


Focus Areas

This task force is focused on the following :

1) Prioritize and analyze the Application use cases important for India. Work done by TSDSI and by TEC are used as a baseline
2) Study the gaps and Standardization opportunities in Application Layer Standards in India (e.g. TSDSI, TEC) and globally (e.g. ITU, 3GPP, oneM2M, IEEE, IETF).  
3) Support and facilitate ecosystem for 5G Application related requirements & challenges  
 


Objectives

(i) Analyze and develop a landscape of requirements for India specific Application use cases
(ii) Planning for standardizing India specific requirements with local and global SDOs.
(iii) Establishing action plan for the Adoption of Application Layer Standards in India
(iv) Propose an ecosystem for large scale Application pilots and to facilitate and provide guidance for piloting these applications in proposed 5G test bed
(v) Recommend an action plan for the Adoption of Application Layer Standards in India
    a. Deliverables (standards documents, test and certification guidelines, regulation and governance guidelines)  
    b. Activities required (e.g. setting up of the capabilities and ecosystem, process steps like pre-standardization activities, research, innovation sandbox, test and interoperability labs, pool of experts)  
    c. Entities required (existing entities in Government, Academia, Industry and Standards bodies)  
    d. Indicative timelines, budgets, source of funds  


Activities

This Task Force is responsible for:

(i) Liaising with Government Ministries, Industry, Startups and other task forces for prioritization of application verticals, capturing requirements, piloting and standardization.

(ii) Liaising with the Standardization and related bodies in India which will be working on Application Layer standardization.

(iii) Creating and leading the work groups for piloting the use cases in accordance to the White Paper.

(iv) Defining effective collaboration framework for communication among different stake holders. The chairs can invite more members and participants to join the task force.



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