Dr Monisha Ghosh named 1st Woman CTO at FCC

Published on December 22, 2019
Current context: Dr Monisha Ghosh, an Indian-American has become the first woman appointed as Chief Technology Officer at the US government's powerful Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Dr Monisha Ghosh named 1st Woman CTO at FCC
  • She has replaced Dr Eric Burger and will take charge on 13th January 2020.
  • She is tasked to advise Ajit Pai, an Indian-American Chairman of the FCC and the agency on technology and engineering issues.
  • Dr Monisha Ghosh has completed her B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur in 1986 and received her PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1991.
  • The FCC regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and US territories.
  • The FCC is an independent US government agency responsible for implementing and enforcing America's communications law and regulations.

Question:

Q.1 ___________ was in news for becoming the first woman appointed as Chief Technology Officer at the US government's Federal Communications Commission (FCC)? 
a. Dr Pratibha Sahay
b. Dr Amrita Rai
c. Dr Monisha Ghosh
d. Dr Arpita Joshi

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