JPC invites suggestions, views from public on telecom licences, spectrum

Committee gives addresses for submission of memoranda; appeals to those willing to appear in the proceedings to do so

New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) examining telecom policies on grant of licences and spectrum has invited suggestions from the public in general, experts and organisations on the issue.

The Committee, headed by Congress member of Parliament PC Chacko, has sought views and suggestions from various stakeholders on the subject within two weeks.

The JPC has also asked those willing to appear before the Committee to specifically state that they will do so. However, the Committee's decision in this regard would be final.

Those who desire to submit any memoranda to the Committee may send two copies, either in English or in Hindi, containing their views and suggestions on the subject, within two weeks from today, the JPC stated.
The suggestions should be strictly in accordance with the terms of reference of the Committee and be sent to the Director (TLS) Lok Sabha Secretariat, Room No. 004, Basement, Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi 110 001, in a sealed cover. The memoranda can also be emailed at [email protected] or faxed to 011- 2309 3919.

It said the suggestions would form part of the records of the Committee and would be treated as strictly confidential and the contents would not be divulged to anyone, as such an act would constitute a 'breach of privilege' of the Committee.

The 30-member JPC, which has been asked to give its report on the issue by the end of the next session of Parliament, was set up last month after a prolonged stalemate in Parliament over the 2G scam.

The Committee will look into the telecom policy pursued between 1998 and 2009 as well as the allocation and pricing of telecom licences and spectrum, and examine irregularities and aberrations, if any, and the consequences of this implementation.

The first meeting of the JPC was held on 24th March. The Committee is scheduled to meet next on 18th May.

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Shashi Ullal

6 years ago

The Prime Minister should be impeached as despite having the power, he allowed Raja to swindle the country.
You should also establish the nexus between Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, Raja & the DMK as the ill-gotten gains are suspected to have gone into their pockets.

Shilpi Cable Technologies declares 8th April as listing date for shares

Shilpi Cable Technologies has declared 8th April as a listing date for its equity shares

Cables manufacturer Shilpi Cable Technologies has declared 8th April as a listing date for its equity shares. It has raised Rs55.88 crore through its initial public offering (IPO) at higher end of price band of Rs65-Rs69 a share. The company manufactures RF cables to cater to the telecom sector and also trades in cable accessories.

Issue proceeds are proposed to be utilised for capital expenditure on cable/wire assembly shop, tools for 3G enabling and augmenting cable manufacturing capabilities. The funds will also be used for investment in Shilpi Cabletronics, a subsidiary of the company. The issue was subscribed 3.48 times, supported by all segments of investors.

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brij mohan agrawal

6 years ago

shilpi cabletronics is a faster grawing co.in cables line and good future

Union Bank of India customers can pay income tax through ATMs

The customers of the Union Bank of India, after one-time registration at the Bank’s portal, will be able to make their income-tax payments on ATMs

Union Bank of India (UBI) customers can now pay their income tax through the automated teller machines (ATMs) of the Bank.

The customers of the Bank, after one-time registration at the Bank's portal, will be able to make their income-tax payments on ATMs. They will be able to generate their challan on Bank's portal. Registration for income-tax payment will also be extended through the bank's branches. The Bank has an ATM network of 2,600 ATMs and a card base of 6.5 million.

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