BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Shrivastava.
| Photograph Credit rating:Kamal Narang
BSNL has 1.76 lakh workers across India and MTNL has round 22,000.
Public sector telecom firm BSNL will particular salaries of all workers for February month by Friday, its Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Shrivastava acknowledged on Thursday.
“BSNL will pay salary of all workers by tomorrow. We are thankful to telecom minister Manoj Sinha for his timely intervention to contrivance particular that salaries of workers are paid on the earliest,” the BSNL CMD acknowledged.
He acknowledged that income receipt of BSNL is on the total higher in March and internal accruals possess started flowing in.
“We request full accruals of ₹2,700 crore in March of which ₹850 crore will be earlier for salary disbursement,” Mr. Shrivastava acknowledged.
He acknowledged that BSNL is the totally participant, other than Reliance Jio, which is alongside with new subscribers that has end result in higher income accruals.
“Minister took lead and straight monitored advise to solve the disaster. I am also thankful to BSNL workers who ensured that the companies and products are operating,” Mr. Shrivastava acknowledged.
He acknowledged that DoT helped BSNL with Presidential Sanction to meet working capital of the firm and a letter of consolation for the identical used to be issued to the firm on Wednesday.
“We are able to support letter of consolation to monetary institution tomorrow following which they’re going to initiating processing amount of ₹3,500 crore to working capital requirement of BSNL,” Mr. Shrivastava acknowledged.
He acknowledged that with toughen of DoT there’ll be no extend in salary disbursement in coming months.
Telecom PSUs BSNL and MTNL are facing troubles in clearing workers’ salaries for February month.
An respectable had told PTI on Wednesday that the DOT had launched pending dues of ₹171 crore to money-strapped MTNL for paying February salaries to workers.
BSNL has 1.76 lakh workers across India and MTNL has round 22,000. It is estimated that 16,000 MTNL workers and 50 per cent of BSNL workers will retire within the next 5-6 years.