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Tag: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Prasad Asks BSNL/MTNL To Start Dialogue With Staff On VRS

New Delhi: 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 for its successful implementation, highly placed sources said. The Union Cabinet had last month approved a revival […]

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BSNL, MTNL To Be Merged

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday decided to merge loss-making telecom firms MTNL and BSNL as part of a revival package that includes raising sovereign bonds, monetising assets and voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for employees. Briefing reporters on decisions taken by the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said […]

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Doubts over Huawei's participation in India's 5G roll out deepens

New Delhi: Despite its willingness to sign a “no backdoor” policy with India, doubts over Huawei’s participation in India’s 5G roll out process deepened after a member of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) flagged security as the primary concern during the roll out of the fifth generation cellular network. With 20 per cent of […]