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Govt eyes Rs 6,200 crore in AGR dues from Airtel, Voda Idea by March 31

DoT says 10% of the outstanding on day of SC verdict last year has to be paid by Airtel, Vi

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Adjusted gross revenue | telecom sector | Department of Telecommunications

Megha Manchanda  |  New Delhi 

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea may have to shell out around Rs 2,600 crore and Rs 3,650 crore, respectively, of their adjusted gross revenues (AGR) before March 31. This is because the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is of the view that the companies have to pay 10 per cent of the outstanding dues on the day of the Supreme Court judgment on September 1 last year, when it gave the telecom firms 10 years to pay their AGR dues.

It said 10 per cent of the amount would have to be paid by March 31. It is learnt that the companies will have to shell out 10 per cent of the ...

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First Published: Wed, February 24 2021. 06:10 IST
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