Government has imposed penalty of INR 2313 crore on telecom operators
Q. Government has imposed a penalty of what amount on telecom operators for violating subscriber verification norms till May 31?- Published on 04 Aug 16
a. INR 2616 crore
b. INR 2515 crore
c. INR 2414 crore
d. INR 2313 crore
ANSWER: INR 2313 crore
GoI has imposed a penalty of INR 2313 crore on telecom operators for violation of subscriber verification norms till May 31, telecom Minister Manoj Sinha has informed the Parliament.
- For non compliant CAFs, TERM cells have taken actions which include imposition of penalty on non compliant CAFs and filing of FIRs against allegedly forged cases as per guidelines issued from time to time.
- As per data state run BSNL tops the chart with INR 583.09 crore followed by Reliance Communications (INR 377.51 crore), Tata Teleservices (INR 328.15 crore), Airtel (INR 300.34 crore).
- Other top companies caught in the net include Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Aircel and MTS.