IITH organized the 24th National Conference on Communications (NCC) 2018 from Feb 25 to 28. The NCC is the flagship conference of India in the area of Communications, Signal Processing and
Networks. It has been organised every year, starting from the year 1995, by the Joint Telematics Group (JTG) of the Indian Institutes of Technology and the Indian Institute of Science.
A special joint session on 5G Initiatives and Telecom Standardisation in India had also been organised by the Department of Telecom (DoT), and Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI). DoT Special Secretary N Sivasailam addressed a joint session.