एटीआरने टेलिकॉम विभागाला आठ हजार कोटी रुपये अधिक दिले आहेत – टाईम्स ऑफ इंडिया – Boisar Marathi News

एटीआरने टेलिकॉम विभागाला आठ हजार कोटी रुपये अधिक दिले आहेत – टाईम्स ऑफ इंडिया


NEW DELHI: Telecom operator

Bharti Airtel

on Saturday made a


of Rs 8,004 crore towards its adjusted gross revenue dues to the Department of Telecom (


), topping up the Rs 10,000 crore it has paid previously.

The company, which was ordered by the Supreme Court to pay up around Rs 35,586-crore DoT dues, said that it calculated the liabilities on a self-assessment basis till December 31, 2019 and the payment includes


up to February 29 this year.

“Accordingly the company paid an additional amount of Rs 3,004 crore towards the full and final amounts due over and above ad-hoc amount of Rs 10,000 crore paid on February 17, 2020 on behalf of

Bharti Group

of companies,” the company said. The payment includes liabilities on Bharti Airtel,

Bharti Hexacom


Telenor India


“We have also deposited an additional amount of Rs 5,000 crore, as an ad-hoc payment (subject to the subsequent refund/adjustment to cover differences, if any arising from the reconciliation exercise with the DoT,” Airtel said. According to DoT estimates, Airtel owed nearly Rs 35,586 crore, including licence fee, spectrum usage charges with interest on unpaid amount, penalty and interest on penalty till July 2019.

“Based on the aforesaid payment we have now complied with AGR judgement and the directions in the order of the Supreme Court dated October 24, 2019,” the company said.