Discusses the ways to Revive MTNL & BSNL----
The Preliminary presentation has been made by DoT and issues have been Crystallised
...Next time Dot will make detailed presentation on is
certain issues and then the GoM will take some
decisions in principle on those issues.
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BSNL implements 78.2% fitment as per DPE orders for
100% IDA neutralisation. We congratulate to the officers and employees
of BSNL for their big achievement.
GS writes to Shri
P.Chidambram,Hon'ble Finance Minister of
India and Chairman of GOM (Group of
Ministers for revival of MTNL & BSNL) to
consider the merger of MTNL & BSNL,
refund of BWA spectrum, pension from
govt as in BSNL, telecom services in all
govt departments/organisations from
MTNL/BSNL only .
our long persuasion, MEA's demand of
concession on broadband connection to
MTNL serving/retired employees has been
a rebate on monthly
service charge is
allowed at 30% or Rs.200/- whichever is
higher in all regular Broadband Plans.
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Based on the average of Consumer Price Index
Numbers for Industrial Workers-CPI(IW), Industrial Dearness Allowance
(IDA) rates of PSU Employees is to be increased by 3.5% or more from
1st July 2013, where the present Industrial Dearness Allowance(IDA)
rate is 74.9% from 01.04.2013.
MTNL's March quarter loss widens to
State run telecom service provider Mahanagar
Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has
reported an increase in its operational revenue to Rs 918.6 crore for
the quarter ending March 31, 2013, up 10% from Rs 835 crore reported in
the previous quarter and up 8.96% from Rs 843.1 crore reported in the
same quarter last year.
The telco however saw a
significant increase in its losses during the quarter, reporting Rs
1,985.9 crore loss, a 68% increase from Rs 1,182 crore loss in the
previous quarter and a 44.48% increase from Rs 1,374.5 crore in the same
quarter last year.