SC Basu served for over 34 years in the Telecommunication field in different capacities till he voluntarily relinquished charges as Dy. GM (Engineering) in Bandwidth Planning & Management, VSNL, India. Apart from his very rich experience of over 35 years in the telecom field, he is certified in several advanced professional courses globally. To mention a few: Optical Fibre Splicing, Testing of losses experienced while laying cable in Melbourne guided by AOTC, FLAG Undersea Optical System Operations & Maintenance at Bell Labs, Holmdel, USA lead by Lucent Technologies, DACS VI-2000:International Overview & Maintenance in Florida coached by Lucent Technologies, Digital Network Planning & Management in Bath, UK conducted by British Telecom. He was actively associated with and responsible for Procurement, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of FLAG Undersea Fibre-optic Cable Landing Station, VSNL, Mumbai.