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BSNL to save Rs 1,300 cr in current fiscal post VRS

BSNL to save Rs 1,300 cr in current fiscal post VRS

🕔06:53, 18.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 18  State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) said on Tuesday that post VRS, it expects to save Rs 1,300 crore in wage bills this fiscal after the scheme becomes effective in January. In all, 78,569 employees have

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Govt rules out BSNL, MTNL disinvestment

Govt rules out BSNL, MTNL disinvestment

🕔15:52, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  The government on Thursday ruled out any plans to sell stake or disinvestment of ailing telecom PSUs — Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) in the Parliament while fixing a target

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94,000 BSNL, MTNL employees seek VRS

94,000 BSNL, MTNL employees seek VRS

🕔06:36, 26.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 26  Over 94,000 employees of state-run BSNL and MTNL have applied for the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) with eight more days to go for its closure, according to a government official. According to sources, BSNL’s 80,000 and

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BSNL to float tender for 50K 4G line equipments by Nov-end

BSNL to float tender for 50K 4G line equipments by Nov-end

🕔13:34, 22.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 22  State-run BSNL will float a 4G tender November-end to roll out new lines up to 50,000 , sources said. The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), which received a fresh lease of life with the Cabinet approving

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Over 60k apply for VRS in BSNL/MTNL in 4 days: Telecom Secy

Over 60k apply for VRS in BSNL/MTNL in 4 days: Telecom Secy

🕔07:38, 9.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 9  Over 60,000 employees have applied for Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) in BSNL and MTNL, telecom secretary Anshu Prakash said on Friday. Out of this, a little over 57,000 employees are from BSNL and around 3,000 from

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BSNL notifies VRS, scheme open till Dec 3

BSNL notifies VRS, scheme open till Dec 3

🕔13:08, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has notified its Voluntary Retirement Scheme and has asked its circle heads to circulate the guidelines to facilitate the exercise of option by its employees. In a communication to its

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Prasad asks BSNL/MTNL to start dialogue with staff on VRS

Prasad asks BSNL/MTNL to start dialogue with staff on VRS

🕔07:02, 4.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 4  Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the ailing telecom PSUs, BSNL and MTNL, to start a dialogue with their employees on the terms and conditions of the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) and prepare a roadmap

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MTNL to be BSNL subsidiary, govt okays

MTNL to be BSNL subsidiary, govt okays

🕔12:58, 2.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 2  State-run MTNL will be a subsidiary of BSNL by transferring the government’s shareholding to it following the Union Cabinet’s in-principle approval to their merger. Government holds 56.25 per cent in MTNL. Its share price was up

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Cabinet may take up capital infusion in BSNL, MTNL in September

Cabinet may take up capital infusion in BSNL, MTNL in September

🕔13:50, 8.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 8  After PSU banks, the government is likely to infuse capital in two chronically ill telecom PSUs BSNL and MTNL, and the Union Cabinet is likely to take a decision on 4G spectrum allocation to them by

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BSNL begins land monetisation, fair valuation at Rs 20,000 cr

BSNL begins land monetisation, fair valuation at Rs 20,000 cr

🕔13:44, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  Public sector Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in the process identifying land parcels all over the country for monetisation, which as per its internal estimate is valued at Rs 20,000 crore in 2018-19. The state-run

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BSNL’s FY19 loss may have touched 12,000 cr

BSNL’s FY19 loss may have touched 12,000 cr

🕔14:02, 8.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 8  The state-run BSNL’s 2018-19 losses may have touched Rs 12,000 crore if attributed exclusively to its services, official sources said. The PSU has another board meeting on April 16, where it may discuss the trends in

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PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

🕔07:01, 23.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 23  The Prime Ministers’ Office on Friday took stock of the telecom sector’s financial position, including two ailing PSUS, and is learnt to have asked Department of Telecom to support BSNL, currently going through a huge financial

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Jio added most subscribers in Nov 2018, followed by BSNL: TRAI

Jio added most subscribers in Nov 2018, followed by BSNL: TRAI

🕔18:51, 19.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 19  Reliance Jio led the subscription race in November 2018 adding around 88.01 lakh subscribers across the country, the highest among all the telecom service providers. Data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on

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Cabinet extends ITI Ltd’s quota for procurement by BSNL, MTNL

Cabinet extends ITI Ltd’s quota for procurement by BSNL, MTNL

🕔09:53, 9.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday extended the procurement quota of government-owned telephone equipment maker ITI Ltd for procurements made by the public sector companies of BSNL, MTNL and Bharat Broadband Network Ltd (BBNL) for three years.

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Nokia, BSNL partner to create 5G ecosystem in India

Nokia, BSNL partner to create 5G ecosystem in India

🕔15:38, 16.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 16  Nokia and the government-owned telecom operator BSNL on Tuesday announced to work together to leverage 4G LTE technology for enabling greater operational efficiency at Nokia’s Chennai plant and prepare it for the 5G era with smart

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Nokia, BSNL to rollout 4G, VoLTE services in India

Nokia, BSNL to rollout 4G, VoLTE services in India

🕔10:08, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  Nokia and BSNL have signed a network modernisation agreement to support BSNLs launch of 4G and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services in western and southern regions of India, an official said on Monday. Nokia would deploy

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BSNL to spend Rs 6,000 cr on expansion; Nokia, ZTE to get contracts

BSNL to spend Rs 6,000 cr on expansion; Nokia, ZTE to get contracts

🕔11:50, 9.Sep 2017

Kolkata, Sep 9  Public telecom operator BSNL will invest Rs 6,000 crore for installing 40,000 Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) in the next two years to expand its mobile network and is in the process of awarding contracts to equipment vendors,

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BSNL gets in-principle cabinet nod to hive off tower assets

BSNL gets in-principle cabinet nod to hive off tower assets

🕔10:55, 6.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 6  The union cabinet on Wednesday gave ‘in-principle’ approval to hive off tower assets of the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) into a separate company, an official statement said here. “Consequent to this approval, the Department

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2,503 Bengal gram panchayats to get fibre-optic connectivity: BSNL

2,503 Bengal gram panchayats to get fibre-optic connectivity: BSNL

🕔10:47, 7.Jul 2015

Kolkata, July 7  State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Monday said it will be rolling out optical-fibre connectivity to 2,503 gram panchayats in West Bengal by 2016. The estimated cost of the project to lay optical-fibre across

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BSNL, MTNL merger decision in 4-5 months

BSNL, MTNL merger decision in 4-5 months

🕔14:52, 3.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 3  The decision on merging state-run BSNL and MTNL will be taken in the next four-five months, Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg said on Friday. “BSNL, MTNL merger decision will be taken in four-five months after studying the

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