Circle was formed on 1.6.1950 as a consequence of winding up the then
development branch of the P & T Directorate.
It has ever since been a functional wing of the Directorate having jurisdiction
over the entire country. It inherited from the Development Branch the
functions of execution of major development projects and the work of
standardization & issue
of technical instructions. The work relating to execution of major projects
pertaining to Exchange installations and long distance communication
systems was transferred to Project Circles since 1972. Technical and
Circle is engaged in Acceptance Testing of Switching and Transmission
equipments , Power and Telecom Co-ordination, issue of Engineering Instructions
CIRCLE was formed on 01.06.1950 as a consequence of winding up of the then
development branch of P & T Directorate. Earlier head of the circle
was designated as Chief Additional Engineer (ADCHEN). Now head of the circle
is headed by Chief General Manager with headquarter at JABALPUR. The supporting
Staff (Sanctioned/Working) at SANCHAR VIKAS BHAVAN JABALPUR include (3/3)
General Managers, (2/1) Deputy General Managers for controlling and coordinating
various activities of the circle along with (1/1) CAO, (6/2) AGMs, (2/2)
AOs, (13/6) SDEs and other subordinate staff for various activities.
One Vigilance Officer is also posted at H/Q Jabalpur as on 30/06/2012.
field units consisting of (7/7) DGM/Addl GMs located at Chennai,
Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Chandigarh & Guwahati.(41/28) Divisional
Engineers, (526/230) Sr. Sub Divisional Engineers & Sub Divisional
Engineers , (307/135) Junior Telecom Officers along with sufficient number
of technicians and other supporting staff to manage the A/T and PTCC activities
through out the country as on 30/06/2012.