The government Monday has given additional charge to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (MTNL) Chairman Pravin Kumar Purwar of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) for six months.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) conveyed additional charge of the post of chairman and managing director (CMD), MTNL is entrusted to PK Purwar, CMD, BSNL with immediate effect for a period of six months from the date of assumption of charge or until further orders, whichever is earlier, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in a notification said.
Prior to joining BSNL, Purwar was holding the top position at state-run MTNL which operates in Mumbai and Delhi only while BSNL offers telecom services in the rest of the country.
During the period of holding the additional charge at MTNL, Purwar, according to the notification, would not be entitled to any additional remuneration.
- Muntazir Abbas ETTelecom Updated: April 14, 2020, 09:18 IST