Spectrum for Public Safety Wireless (PPDR) and other Land Mobile Services
FEBRUARY 21, 2014



10.30 – 11.00

Registration for Workshop &Tea


11.00 – 13.00

Inaugural Session

  • Welcome Address

Dr. S K Hajela, Chairman, ITU-APT Foundation of India

  • Opening address

Mr. R N Agarwal, President, ITU-APT Foundation of India

  • Keynote Address

Mr. RJS Kushvaha, Wireless Advisor to Govt. of India, Guest of Honor    

  • Inaugural Address

Mr. Anil Kaushal, Member (Technology), Telecom Commission, Chief Guest    

  • Spectrum needs  of Public safety Agencies   

Mr. R K Siddhartha , Director,  DCPW, Special Guest

  • ITU activities on PPDR and WRC-15 Preparations 

Mr. Bharat Bhatia, Vice President, ITU-APT Foundation of India

  • ITU perspective on PPDR as defined (narrowband & broadband
  • Public safety LTE overview (including WRC-15 update)
  • ITU reports and Recommendations on PPDR
  • Overview of PPDR Technologies and Standards

Mr. James Wong Motorola Solutions, Singapore  

  • Use of two-way radio by different industries
  • The basics of two-way radio technology
  • Digital Radio Standards-DMR, TETRA & APCO P25
  • Shared radio network (GRN)
  • Mobile broadband and next generation Public Safety
  • Vote of Thanks     

Mr. T R Dua, Co-Chairman, ITU-APT Foundation of India  


13.00 – 14.00

Networking Lunch Sponsored by


14.00 – 16.00

 Technical Session

Chairman: Dr. S M Sharma, Joint Wireless Advisor to Government of India, WPC, 

  • Mr. Subodh Vardhan, MD, Motorola Solutions and Mr. Raghav Chaudhari

Spectrum for Land Mobile services

      • Radio frequency spectrum for private radio users
      • Coverage and spectrum planning
      • Capacity planning
      • Use cases from India (DIAL, DMRC, Delhi GRN)
      • Dr. R.K. Dave, Senior Specialist (Policies & Plans), NDMA, GoI
      • Spectrum needs in Disaster Management
      • Overview of PPDR broadband technologies and Next generation Public Safety

Mr. James Wong, Motorola Solutions, Singapore

      • Need for Mobile Broadband for Public Safety
      • Overview of LTE for public safety (PSLTE) & global trends
      • Next generation Connected Police Officer (Control Room-Vehicle-On foot)
      • Spectrum  for LTE PPDR

Speaker to be identified (Ericsson)



Networking Tea