Archana G. Gulati

Department of Telecommunications, India

Senior Deputy Director General

Sanchar Bhavan

New Delhi, 110001

India

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Using ICTs to M-power Women’s Self Help Groups in Rural India

Kurukshetra, A journal on Rural Development, Vol. 59, No. 6, April 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 266 (113,891)

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ICT, Sustainable Development, Gender, USOF, India

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Unleashing Rural India's Economic Potential - The Role of ICT

Rural Development, Vol. 57, No. 12, October 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 254 (119,522)

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Rural ICT, inclusive growth, Universal Service

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Public-Private Partnership for Rural ICT Services

Management in Government, Jan-Mar 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 216 (140,401)

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ICT, Universal Service Obligation, India

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Role of ICTs in Rural Development

Kurukshetra, Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 176 (169,536)
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Ensuring Inclusive Growth

Kurukshetra, Vol. 56, No. 8, June 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jun 2009
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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The Net Neutrality Debate in the Indian Context, with a Pinch of Salt

Gulati, A. G. 2015 ‘The Net Neutrality Debate in the Indian Context, with a Pinch of Salt’, CIRC Working Paper No.13. New Delhi: CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 158 (186,108)

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Net Neutrality, Digital Divide, Universal Service, USOF India

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Financing Rural Connectivity Through Universal Service Fund Support

Conference on Rural Telecom Market: Opportunities and Issues; Strategies and Solutions, The Imperial, New Delhi, September 15-16, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 135 (211,706)

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Universal Service Obligation, Rural Telecommmunications

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Broadband Services for Rural India: Connectivity and Content

Kurukshetra, Vol. 57, No. 6, April 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Jun 2009
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Planning for Rural Broadband Coverage: The Ultimate Bridge across the Indian Rural-Urban Digital Divide

Management in Government, July-September 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 103 (258,359)

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rural broadband, urban-rural digital divide, Universal Service Obligation

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Sanchar Kiran - An Initiative Towards Use of Solar Energy for Rural Telephone Connectivity

Kurukshetra, Vol. 55, No.12, October 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jun 2009
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 95 (272,561)

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Renewable Energy, USO Fund, Rural Telecommunications

11.

Singapore: An E-Government Delight and Managing the Same for India

The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. LII, No. 2, April-June 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 90 (282,124)

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e-Government

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Good Governance in the Internet Age

Award Winning Case Study (III Prize), 2007 published in Case Method, Concept and Cases in Public Administration, Indian Institute of Public Administration, 2011, ISBN 81-86641-45-9
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 86 (290,382)

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Regulation in Developing Countries: Growing Pains of the Indian Merger Review Regime

Competition and Regulation in India, 2015, Leveraging economic Growth through Better regulation, CIRC, CUTS International #1532
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jul 2016
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 55 (375,656)

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Merger Review, Regulation, Competition, Developing Countries, Competition Commission of Indoa

Regulation in Developing Countries - Growing Pains of the Indian Merger Review Regime

Society for Policy Studies, Policy Brief No. 3, July 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Aug 2015
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 23 (517,602)

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competition regulation in developing countries, merger review, Competition Commission of India

14.

Universal Service Obligation Fund of India - A Brief Overview

ITU Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence Workshop on Structuring PPP Partnership to Fund Rural Broadband Infrastructure, November 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 78 (307,944)

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Universal Service Fund, India, rural development, ICTs, Women's Self Help Groups, ICTs for disabled

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Universal Service Obligation Fund’s Pilot Project Scheme for Access to ICTs and ICT Enabled Services for Persons with Disabilities in Rural India

A Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 59, No. 12, October 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 76 (312,671)

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ICT and Sustainable Development-Dot-USOF Scheme for Mobile Connectivity and ICT Related Livelihood Skills for Women's Self Help Groups

7th Convention of Grameen Gyan Abhiyan Rural Knowledge Movement, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Universal Service Policy in India - Theory and Practice

Management in Government, Vol. 41, No. 4, January-March 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 69 (330,014)

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Universal Service, rural telecommunications, ICT connectivity

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Retaining the Focus on Rural Development sans Wasteful Subsidy Outflows

Kurukshetra, Vol. 58, May 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Targeted subsidies, USO Fund

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Innovative Use of Public Private Partnership to Fund Bottom Up Projects: The Case of Sanchar Shakti - Indian Universal Service Obligation Fund’s Scheme for Mobile Value Added Services for Rural Women

Selected for 2013 Innovation in Public Finance (IPF) International Conference, Milan, June 17-19, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 May 2018
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Financing Disaster Risk Reduction - The Indian Context

Presentation to the Expert Group Meeting on Effective Strategies for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, 26-28 November 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Feb 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 52 (379,515)

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Disaster management, Finance, DRR

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Financing Special Initiatives for Rural Connectivity Through Universal Service Obligation Fund in India

Commonwealth Telecom Connecting Rural Communities, January 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Universal Service Obligation Fund, India, Renewable Energy, Gender Initiatives, Financial Inclusion, Mobile Value Added Services, Access to ICT for the Disabled

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Pilot Project Scheme for Mobile VAS & Livelihood Related ICT Skills for Rural Women’s SHGs

Sanchar Shakti-ICTs for Rural Women's SHGs, Presentation on World Telecommunications & Information Society Day, 17 May 2012 at the Institution of Telecommunications & Electronic Engineers, New Delhi, India
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jul 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 50 (386,113)

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Universal Service, Rural Women, ICTs, Women's empowerment

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Empowering India-Opportunities in Rural Telecommunications

tele.net, Vol. 13, No.1, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Mar 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 46 (399,945)

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USOF, rural telecommunications, mobile VAS, ICTS, rural livelihood, rural women

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Risk Financing Mechanisms-Indian Context

Presentation at First Session of the National Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR),New Delhi, India, May 13-14th, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 May 2016
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 45 (403,458)

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Disaster Management, Risk Transfer, Financial Resilience, Insurance

25.

Relevance of Retaining Notions of Universal Service in a Competitive Telecommunications Environment - Case of European Union

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Dec 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 44 (407,031)

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Universal Service, Broadband, Competition, legislation

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Financial Resilience as an Integral Part of Disaster Management An Essential for Protecting the Poor & Vulnerable

Kurukshetra, A Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 61, No. 12, Special issue, October 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2013
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 42 (414,427)

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The State of Broadband in India - A Call for Regulatory Neutrality

CIRC, Working Paper No. 10. New Delhi: CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 39 (426,004)

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Universal Service, Universal Service Fund, Broadband, Regulatory neutrality, competitive neutrality

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Of Airwaves, Incumbents and Good Governance - The Urgent Need for a Robust Competition Policy Framework

Indian Journal of Public Administration, April-June 2013, Vol. LIX, No. 2, ISSN 0019-5561
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Special Initiatives Undertaken by the Universal Service Obligation Fund of Ondia Towards Effective Rural Telecommunication Services

Kurukshetra, Vol. 59, No. 2, December 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Dec 2010
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 35 (442,411)

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Universal Service Obligation Fund, India, Renewable Energy, Gender Initiatives, Financial Inclusion, Mobile Value Added Services

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Monitoring for Effective Service Delivery - The Case of USO Funded Schemes

Kurukshetra, Vol. 58, No. 3, January 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Jan 2010
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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What Will it Take for More Women to Assume Leadership Positions

Presentation made at the Institute of Electronics & Telecommunications Engineers, New Delhi, March, 8 2014.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
Downloads 32 (455,379)

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women, leadership

32.

Mexico Earthquake-Lessons for Indian Authorities and Telecoms

Archana G.Gulati, Mexico Earthquake-Lessons for Indian Authorities and Telecoms-OpEd, Eurasia Review, October 11, 2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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33.

Universal Service: Regulation, Competition and Contemporary Issues (Presentation Slides)

Paper presented at National Seminar on USOF for Digital India, Organised by NICF, Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, 10.8.2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2016
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Universal Service Regulation, USOF India, NOFN, BBNL, National Broadband Plans, Broadband, Competition

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Dialing in Rural Prosperity Through Universal Cellular Connectivity

Kurukshetra, Vol. 54, No. 6, April 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Big Data-Competition & Consumer Protection Issues, Falling between Regulatory Stools? (Presentation Slides)

Talk cum Presentation at Forum on Challenges in the digital environment 2018, Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones November 7-8, 2018, Mexico City
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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big data, digital economy, competition, privacy, price discrimination, data protection

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Evaluation of Government Programmes - What, Why and How

Journal of Rural Development, Vol.60, No.9, July 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Programme Evaluation, Rural Development, Social Welfare Schemes

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Caring for Retired Coleagues the e-Enabled Way

e-India Conference, New Delhi, July 31-August 3, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Sep 2009
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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e-Government

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Regulatory Framework for Universal Service in India — Can We Learn from EU

INDIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 256 / VOL. LX, NO. 2, APRIL-JUNE 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Universal Service Regulation, Universal Service Directive, USOF India, Broadband, Digital Divide, Competition, Competitive Neutrality, State Aid

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Universal Service, Concepts & Practices

Presentation to Institute on Internet & Society, June 2013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jun 2013
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Universal Service, ICTs, Broadband, Digital Inclusion, PPP, Inclusive D/evelopment, Competition

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Universal Service Obligation Fund, India's Pilot Project Scheme for Access to ICTs and ICT Enabled Services for Persons with Disabilities in Rural India

FCC HQ, M-Enabling Summit, December 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Universal Service, PwDs, Disabled, ICTs, Rural India

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Evaluation of Government Programmes

Presentation at the Workshop on Impact Assessment of USOF Schemes, March 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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42.

Economic and Regulatory Issues in the Era of Free Services (Presentation Slides)

Presentation and Talk, Session on economic issues in modern telecommunication/ICT markets ITU Headquarters, Geneva, September 25, 2018
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Free services, regulation, OTTs, Net Neutrality, Privacy, Data Protection, Competition

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Andaman Boat Disaster - What Will it Take to Prevent Such Incidents

Business Standard, February 10, 2014
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Feb 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Man made Disasters, Disaster law, Law Commission, Indian DM Act, 2005

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The Quest for Universal Rural Telephone Services: Challenges And Choices

The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. LII, No. 3, July-September 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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universal service, rural telephony, universal service fund

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What Indians Want from Bureaucracy and How to Get it

South Asia Monitor, July 25,2016
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Aug 2016
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Corruption, bureaucracy, Indian bureaucracy, reform, regulation

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 23
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Net Neutrality: The Wrong Medicine Will Not Remedy the Digital Divide

Business Standard, April 30, 2015
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Net neutrality, Universal service, Digital divide

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Can We Ever Hope for Safe, Clean, Green, Slum-Free Cities?

Business Standard, February 26, 2014
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Archana G. Gulati
Department of Telecommunications, India
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Slums. public health