Mr. Ram Sewak Sharma
Telecome Regulatory Authority of India
Ram Sewak Sharma is an Indian Bureaucrat. Currently, he is the Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Prior to this assignment, he worked as the Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (under Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India).
Ram Sewak Sharma joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1978. In 1986, he wrote a program in DBASE, a programming language that would keep a record of all stolen firearms in the crime-prone district.
Sharma has held posts in six state departments in the past seven years. He was transferred nine times in a span of six years in Jharkhand.
Born in a small village of Uttar Pradesh, he completed his early education from schools near his village. He, thereafter joined University of Allahabad where he completed his bachelor of Science (BSc) in 1974. In 1976, he completed his masters in Mathematics from IIT, Kanpur. Later, in 2000, he left and went for study, doing his Masters in Computer Science from University of California, Riverside.