OneM2M Release 2 specifications (transposed by TSDSI), adopted as National standards
Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC) is the National Standardisation Body for Telecom and related ICT sector in India. “Standardization Guide –A policy document for adoption of Domestic/ international standards into national standards” was issued vide O.M. No. 2-1/2018/SD/TSDSI/TEC/5 dated 08-05-2020.
TSDSI (Telecommunications Standards Development Society of India) is a membership based, standards development organization(SDO) for Telecom/ICT products and services in India. It is registered as a not-for-profit society, under the Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.
oneM2M: ETSI (Europe), TTC (Japan), ARIB (Japan), ATIS(USA), TIA (USA), TTA (Korea) CCSA (China) had come together and created a partnership project oneM2M in 2012, to avoid creation of competing M2M standards. Later, TSDSI from India had also joined as a partner member in oneM2M. They are working to create standards for the common service layer.
oneM2M released its first set of specifications (Release 1) in Jan 2015, Release 2 in March 2016 and Release 3 in Dec 2018. Work is in progress on Release 4 and Release 5.
TSDSI-transposed oneM2M Release 2 specifications, submitted by TSDSI to DoT, were forwarded to TEC in Jan 2018, for considering them for adoption / ratification.
To carry forward the work on the specifications submitted by TSDSI, two committees namely Consultative Committee (CC) and Telecom Standards Advisory Committee (TSAC) were formed by Sr. DDG TEC in February 2019. Role of the Consultative Committee (CC) is to collate public comments against the proposed standard (for adoption), review them and accordingly prepare a report towards inclusion or rejection of those comments. The CC, chaired by DDG (IoT) TEC, comprises of a large number of members from industry verticals and the government. Telecom Standards Advisory Committee (TSAC), chaired by DDG (Standardisation) TEC, is an apex level committee having members from DoT/ TEC, BIS, TSDSI, C-DoT. CC submitted its report in December 2019 to TSAC for further necessary action. TSAC agreed on the recommendations of CC in its meeting held in January 2020. These recommendations have been approved by the competent authority for adopting these specifications as National standard.
TEC, after complying with the consultation process as per the Standardisation guide, adopted TSDSI-transposed oneM2M Release 2 specifications, as National standards vide O.M. No. 19-1/2019-STD/ TEC/2, dated 17-09-2020. These national standards shall be voluntary unless made mandatory by its use, reference or adoption by regulation / Govt. directive.