It is a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. It is a registered ‘public funded research institutionʼ with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. Hailed as the progenitor of the Indigenous Telecom Revolution in the nation, C-DOT, with more than 3 decades of its relentless R&D efforts in the indigenous design, development and production of telecom technologies especially suited to the Indian landscape, have been in the technology forefront and has significantly contributed to the Indian Telecom Networkʼs Digitization.

In the initial years, C-DOT triggered a telecom revolution in the rural India that was responsible for all-round socio-economic development. As part of its development process, C-DOT has spawned a wide base of equipment manufacturers and component vendors for the industry. Moreover, it has been instrumental in the evolution of a Telecom Manufacturing Ecosystem based on its Technology Transfer model to facilitate manufacturers in the bulk production of high-quality Telecom products and solutions.

C-DOT, over the years, has evolved into a full-fledged telecom R&D institution, that complies with level-5 maturity on CMMI Model, and has capabilities to undertake large-scale stateof-the-art telecom technologies development programs. C-DOTʼs commitment to the cause of nation building continues with development of products of national and strategic importance. C-DOT as a torch bearer of indigenous telecom R&D continues to develop latest technology products in areas like Optical, Switching, Wireless, Security and Network Management while also working on futuristic technologies like M2M/IOT, 5G, AI, etc.

C-DOT reiterates its unequivocal commitment to the betterment of countryʼs telecom sector by working towards realizing the objectives of various flagship programs of the Government of India that include Digital India, Make in India, BharatNet, Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities.