Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India
CEWiT is a non-profit IIT Madras Society with a vision of providing technology leadership to the Indian Wireless Industry and address the needs of the Indian market through research and building solutions. CEWiT activities are sustained by grants from Government of India and project funding/license fees received from industry.


A major part of the grant for CEWiT comes from the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY). CEWiT conducts research on 4G and 5G Technologies and collaborates with industry in leveraging the IPs created and knowledge gained from them. Details of grant being provided by DeitY are given below.

Project:5G Research and Building Next Gen Solution for Indian Market
Funding department:Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology
Starting Date:September 2015
Duration:36 months
Funding outlay:Rs 1224.59 Lakhs from DeitY
Rs.348.5 Lakhs from Other Sources
Implementing agency:Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology
III Floor, IITM Research Park
Kanagam Road, Taramani, Chennai 600113
Chief Coordinator and Contact personnel:(i) Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi
Director, Indian Institute of Technology Madras &
Honorary Director, Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology

(ii) Dr. P. R. Goundan
Joint Director
Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology

(iii) Babu Narayanan K J
Chief Technologist
Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology