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Govt disburses first tranche of BSNL, MTNL employees' VRS package

An official said, "All dues and pending salaries of BSNL and MTNL staff have been paid and the first tranche of the VRS package worth Rs 5,000 crore has been released."

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It is learnt that the salary for March will be given to the employees of BSNL and MTNL on April 3.

Megha Manchanda New Delhi
Amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) gloom, there is some reason to cheer for employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL). This is because the Centre has started disbursing the Rs 5,000 crore first installment of the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS).
 
An official said, “All dues and pending salaries of BSNL and MTNL staff have been paid and the first tranche of the VRS package worth Rs 5,000 crore has been released.” It is learnt that the salary for March will be given to the employees of BSNL and MTNL on April 3.
 
With payment of the VRS

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First Published: Mar 30 2020 | 9:47 PM IST

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