Mandatory Utilization of Network of BSNL and MTNL
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of indirect Taxes & Customs
29 Oct, 2020
All Pr. Chief Commissioners/ Pr. Directors General
All Chief Commissioners/Directors General
All Pr. Commissioners/Commissioners/ Addl. Directors General under CBIC
Sub: Mandatory Utilization of Network of BSNL and MTNL – reg.
I am directed to forward herewith a copy of D.O. No. 2-11/2020-E.B.-I dated 26.10.2020 of the Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Sanchaar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on the subject matter referred to above, along with its enclosures, for information and necessary action at your end.
BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
(A Govt. of India Enterprise)
Chairman & Managing Director
D O. No 2- 11/2020-EB-I
Dated the 26th October 2020
Dear Shri Pandey
BSNL a wholly owned Government of India Enterprise, has been the trusted provider of all types of telecom services across the country, earlier as an erstwhile Department of Telecom and later on as BSNL Since BSNL s network spreads all across the country. It is strategically positioned to provide all telecom requirements of any organization at the competitive prices/tariffs.
Recognising the strategic importance of BSNL/MTNL Union Cabinet has approved the mandatory utilization of network of BSNL and MTNL by all Ministries/ Departments of Government of lndia /CPSEs/Central Autonomous Bodies conveyed vide DoT office memorandum no 19-1/2019-SU-I dated 12.10 2020 (copy enclosed). Further, all Ministries/ Departments have also been requested to issue necessary instructions including to CPSEs/Central Autonomous Organizations under their control for mandatory utilization of BSNL/MTNL network for internet/broadband landline and leased line requirements.
In view of the above decision of Union Cabinet, it is requested to kindly issue necessary instructions in your Department to CPSE/ other institutions under your control for mandatory utilization of BSNL/MTNL services for placing direct orders on nomination basis for their telecom requirements.
In case of any queries /discussions for requirement in the Ministry/CPSEs/Autonomous Bodies under your Department any of BSNL officers will be happy to visit your office Sh. N.K.Goel, Principal General Manager (Enterprise Business-I) in my office at 011-23357620 / 9868881414 or by mail at [email protected] will be the nodal officer for the purpose.
BSNL officers will always be available for any clarification/discussion at your convenience. I assure you of the best services by BSNL for any requirements.
With warm regards.
(P K Purwar)