BSNL Current Affairs, GK & News

Kaziranga Park: India’s first National Park to give Satellite Phones to Forest Guards

Kaziranga National Park of Assam have become the first national park of India to be equipped with satellite phones. Highlights About 10 satellites phones were handed over to forest personnel of Kaziranga National Park by Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua. This decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa ..

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Public Enterprises Survey: Air India, MTNL, BSNL highest loss makings PSUs in FY19

On February 10, 2020, the Department of Public Enterprises operating under Ministry of Heavy Industries tabled the “Public Enterprises Survey” on the parliament. The report says that the net profit from the PSUs has increased by 15.5% as compared to the previous year. Highlights The survey said that Indian Oil Corporation, NTPC and ONGC were ..

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GoM constituted to fast track revival plan of BSNL

On December 27, 2019, GoI constituted a 7-member group of ministers to fast track the implementation of revival plan of BSNL and MTNL. The revival plan includes allocation of 4G spectrum and asset monetization. Earlier, GoI approved the revival plan of merging BSNL and MTNL. Highlights The seven-member group of ministers include Defence Minister Raj ..

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BSNL Revival Plan

The Union Cabinet on October 23, 2019 approved the proposal for revival of BSNL and MTNL. It allotted the 4G spectrum to the institutions. The MTNL will act as a subsidy to BSNL. A four-step revival plan has been announced for BSNL. Also, the GoI plans to raise Rs 15,000 crore through sovereign bonds. Significance ..

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Short Note – Privatization in India

Privatization can be described as the transfer of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to the private owners. SOEs in India include various public sector undertakings (PSUs), State enterprises and banks. It has been described by most economists as the need of the hour and has become a common economic policy tool around the globe. However, the increasing ..

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