C-DOT and IIT, Jodhpur signed an agreement

C-DOT the premier telecom research and development center of the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India, and IIT Jodhpur

Recently C-DOT, the premier telecom research and development center of the Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Government of India, and IIT Jodhpur signed an MoU for “Automated Service Management in 5G and beyond networks using AI”.

Highlights of C-DOT and IIT Jodhpur MoU

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur will provide valuable insights into network planning, creation and management of network critical services in 5G and beyond.
  • This agreement has been signed under the Telecom Technology Development Fund (TTDF) of DoT.
  • The technology is designed to enable mobile services in rural and remote areas and to provide funding support to domestic companies and institutions engaged in commercialization and solutions of telecommunication products.
  • The service will establish a real-time 5G and beyond testbed (in compliance with O-RAN) to demonstrate automated network management and slicing technologies developed in conjunction with specific applications such as smart metering, remotely operated vehicles, etc.
  • 5G and 6G will lead to advanced research and development initiatives aimed at revolutionizing telecom network management and improving Quality of Service (QOS).
  • Successful completion of this project will enable new use cases in the areas of transportation systems, smart cities and will help India better contribute to future 6G telecommunication standards.


  • Its purpose is to automate network management, fault detection by using the continuous information being generated in networks like 5G.
  • Developing AI framework for diagnostic technologies.

About Department of Telecommunications (DOT)

  • Established April 1, 1985
  • It is a part of the Ministry of Communications of the Government of India.
  • It is the policy maker and regulator for the telecom sector.
  • The objective of DoT is to develop a modern, secure and affordable telecommunication infrastructure in the country.

Its main functions are as follows:

  1. To formulate and implement telecom policies.
  2. To manage telecom licensing and spectrum allocation.
  3. To promote the development and use of telecommunication services.
  4. To regulate and control the telecommunication industry.
  5. To manage and control the radio spectrum.
  6. To encourage development of telecommunication infrastructure.
  7. To coordinate with international telecommunication organizations.
  8. To promote research and development of telecommunication technologies.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jodhpur

  • Established: Year 2008
  • IIT Jodhpur conducts cutting-edge research, especially in areas such as renewable energy, water resources, nanotechnology, machine learning and robotics.
  • IIT Jodhpur is considered one of the top technical institutes in India and ranks high in national and international ranking indices.
  • IIT Jodhpur is known for producing the country’s top technical brains and conducting high quality research.

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