Dr. Rajkumar Upadhyay has been appointed as the executive director and chairman of the Project Board, Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT).

Dr. Upadhyay is an Indian Telecommunication Services officer of the government of India. Prior to his present assignment, he was working as ADG for DD and AIR and heading South Zone of Doordarshan and AIR.

In the past, he has also worked as deputy director general, Telecom Security in the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and as an advisor, Telecom with Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Further, Dr. Upadhyay has worked with BSNL for almost two decades handling planning, installations and operations of various telecom projects.

He holds a Ph.D in corporate strategy and policy from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore. He is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore’s post graduate programme in Public Policy and Management (2004).