Improving BSNL's functioning a priority: Centre
The central government Monday said the condition of telecom PSU BSNL "was not very healthy" and it was giving priority to improve its functioning.
Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government was giving priority to improve functioning of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).
"The condition of BSNL is not very healthy at all. It is priority area of government to improve the functioning of BSNL. There is need for a lot of improvement," he said.
Besides, the minister said the government was concerned about the coverage and quality of telecommunication services in left wing extremism affected states.
A proposal to install mobile towers at 1,836 locations in those states with funding support from universal service obligation fund (USOF) was approved, he added.
Answering a query about health hazards from radiation linked to mobile towers and phones, Ravi Shankar Prasad said various studies were conducted but they did not show any reason to worry.
(Posted on 21-07-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: