Lieutenant General Dr. S. P. KochharDirector General at COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India)
Lieutenant General Dr. S. P. Kochhar is the Director General of COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India). He is a decorated military veteran, retired as Signal Officer in Chief, the head of the ICT wing of the Indian Army, where he was responsible for planning, executing and operating all Telecom and IT networks of the Army. Prior that he was Additional Director General Personnel of the Indian Army, handling HR and Empowerment of the 11 lakh strong Army.
He was the first CEO & was till recently the CEO of Telecom Sector Skill Council.
He holds a PhD, MTech, two MOhils and has been a member on the Executive Council of National Board of Accreditation, Jamia Millia Islamia and on the Academic Council of IGNOU, Veltech and others. He was an Adjunct Professor with BITS Pilani and IGNOU for several years. He was a member of interviewing boards of UPSC for Civil Services and Engineering Services.