Issues pertaining to BSNL and MTNL: Details of employees since the year 2014, expenditure, profit/loss and status of  merger

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Issues pertaining to BSNL and MTNL: Details of employees since the year 2014, expenditure, profit/loss and status of  merger

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Issues pertaining to BSNL and MTNL: Details of employees since the year 2014, expenditure, profit/loss and status of  merger.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS

LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 233

TO BE ANSWERED ON 10TH MARCH, 2021

ISSUES PERTAINING TO BSNL AND MTNL

†*233. SHRI MALOOK NAGAR:

Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state:

(a) the number and details of the employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) since the year 2014 till date;

(b) whether the Government proposes to merge BSNL and MTNL and if not, the reasons therefor;

(c) the details of funds spent by BSNL and MTNL every year since 2010; and

(d) the details of annual profit/loss registered by both the companies every year since 2010?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS, LAW & JUSTICE AND ELECTRONICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SHRI RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD)

(a) The number and details of employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) since the year 2014 are as under:

Year (as on) BSNL MTNL
Executives Non- Executives Total Executives Non- Executives Total
31.03.2014 47768 190509 238277 5075 31448 36523
31.03.2015 46694 178818 225512 4534 29236 33770
31.03.2016 44906 166180 211086 4354 26716 31070
31.03.2017 45354 151094 196448 3925 23994 27919
31.03.2018 48455 135067 183522 3561 21630 25191
31.03.2019 47116 119858 166974 3127 18581 21708
31.03.2020 30887 38937 69824 1288 2897 4185

(b) The Government approved the revival plan for BSNL and MTNL on 23.10.2019 which inter- alia included in-principle approval for merger of BSNL and MTNL. However, due to financial reasons including high debt of MTNL, the merger of MTNL with BSNL is deferred. However, close co-operation and service integration between BSNL and MTNL has been undertaken.

(c) & (d) The details of expenditure and annual profit/loss for the financial year 2010-11 to 2019-20 of BSNL and MTNL are as under:

(in Rs. crores)

Financial Year BSNL MTNL
Total expenditure Profit/ (Loss) Total expenditure Profit/ (Loss)
2010-11 36,002 (6384) 6314 (2802)
2011-12 36,586 (8851) 6720 (4110)
2012-13 34,899 (7884) 7836 (5321)
2013-14 34,929 (7019) 5480 7825
2014-15 37,291 (8234) 5284 (2893)
2015-16 37,270 (4875) 5054 (2006)
2016-17 36,327 (4793) 5049 (2971)
2017-18 33,809 (7993) 4584 (2971)
2018-19 34,225 (14904) 4293 (3398)
2019-20 34,406 (15500) 3981 (3811)
2020-21*

(up to 30.09.2020)

12,368 (3607) 2111 (1220)

* The financial figures of FY 2020-21 are provisional and un-audited.

Source: Lok Sabha PDF in Hindi & English

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