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National Telecom M2M Roadmap Released
May 28, 2015

‘National Telecom M2M Roadmap’ was released recently in the conference on ‘Smart Infrastructure: Supporting Policies and Regulations for M2M Communications’. Anticipating the promising potential of M2M, (Department of Telecommunication) DoT has come up with this Roadmap which will serve as a single reference document for all the M2M stake holders in India.

  • It is first of its kind initiative taken by any government in the world.

  • This roadmap is aimed to provide guidance to all the stakeholders to nurture M2M Communications.

  • M2M Communications will impact every aspect of life of common man and results in substantial and tangible social and economic benefits to consumers, businesses, citizens and government.

  • Standardization of M2M roadmap becomes more important, as the country heads towards setting up 100 smart cities and introducing digitalization all over the country.

  • The adoption of M2M based applications in areas like healthcare, tele-education, smart grid, smart building, smart city etc. have enormous potential to boost the socio-economic development of the country.

  • M2M is going to be the key enabler for the Government vision of Digital India, Make in India and proposed Smart cities in India.

  • For success of M2M based smart infrastructure, synergy and close coordination amongst various sectors is crucial i.e. Telecom, IT, Road, Health, Transport, Power, Agriculture etc since development in one field should be aligned with requirement of its user field.

  • Constitution of an Apex body to address inter-ministerial coordination requirements is also proposed.


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