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BSNL-MTNL merger plan to be placed before Cabinet by June

Experts says merger of PSU like Air India and Indian Airlines has not been a happy experience

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Department of Telecom is planning to place merger proposal of loss-making public sector firms BSNL and MTNL before the Cabinet by June, according to a parliamentary panel report. "On the plan for merger of BSNL and MTNL, the same would taken to Cabinet before June," the Standing Committee on Information Technology chaired by BJP MP Anurag Thakur said in its report. The former telecom secretary J S Deepak has informed the panel that the Department of Telecom is working on a plan but "would not say that we have a plan of integrating these two companies in ...

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