BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
Why government needs to implement GPS in earnest in logistics industry
In other countries, GPS devices have been used for the last two decades by the supply chain industry to improve operational efficiencies. India has been a slow follower. But the govt is finally trying hard to play catch-up, & it is imperative that this endeavour is successful. Ensuring success, however, is very challenging. A change in perspective could make all the difference.
About 92,700 BSNL, MTNL employees opt for VRS; firms to save Rs 8,800 crore annually
MTNL Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Kumar said tha...
BSNL seeks more senior technical officer to ensure uninterrupted service
The company has rolled out voluntary retirement scheme to reduce the...
Modi govt inherited high cost of mobile internet from UPA govt: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also Committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable," Prasad said a day after Congress alleged that private operators were set to gain Rs 36,000 crore every month from the tariff hikes.
Congress accuses centre of promoting private telcos at cost of PSUs; asks if electoral bonds involved
Addressing media persons, Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera alleged that public sector companies like BSNL and MTNL which were making profits under the previous UPA 1 and 2 governments are now running at losses while the government is promoting and giving relief to private sector companies.
Low tariff regime over, telcos up rates by 40-50 per cent
All the three private telecom players on Sunday announced pre-paid tariff plans with 40-50% higher rates.
Divestment of Air India, BPCL not in national interest: Swadeshi Jagran Manch
The economic unit of RSS said the move to divest companies such as Air India, BSNL and BPCL was “opposed to national interest and prone to being misused by corrupt officials to benefit special business houses”.
Internet services across all platforms continued to remain suspended in Kashmir
Internet services continued to remain barred in the entire valley except for few government offices and business establishments, officials said.
Floor price no longer on agenda as telcos set to increase tariffs
A 10% increase in realisations from subscribers may yield about Rs 35,000 crore in revenue over three years.
BSNL knocks on DoT's doors after Bharti Airtel issues disconnection threat
Airtel said it would disconnect BSNL customers if it didn't regard Airtel-Tata Tele as a merged entity.
Telecom sector records Rs 41,000 crore dip in gross revenue over 3 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"Due to fierce competition in the telecom sector over the recent years, telecom service providers (TSPs) have revised their tariff downwards. As a result, gross revenue (GR) and AGR of all TSPs have declined for last three financial years," minister said. AGR, on which the govt earns revenue, also declined by around Rs 46,000 cr.
Over 92,000 employees of BSNL, MTNL opt for VRS scheme
According to the plan, all regular and permanent employees of BSNL, who attended the age of 50 years or above are eligible to seek voluntary retirement under the scheme.
Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea move SC, seek review of certain directions on AGR
The telcos have sought a limited review of the October 24 ruling, and haven’t challenged the entire SC order.
BSNL vendors seek DoT intervention over Rs 1,600 crore dues linked to Bharat Net 2
The companies that have approached the DoT flagging their concerns on pending dues include Sterlite, Tejas, Paramount Wires And Cables Ltd (PWCL), Aksh Optifibre, Finolex among others, and the dues run into Rs 1,600 crore, said Sandeep Aggarwal, Managing Director of Paramount Communications.
BSNL-MTNL merger may be completed in 24 months: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The government has earlier said that till the completion of the merger, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) will operate as a subsidiary of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). Both the debt-ridden companies have rolled out voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), which is open for employees till December 3.
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