After delay, Assam BSNL Employees to Receive Salaries soon
GUWAHATI: As the state-owned telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has been witnessing a crisis of non-payment of salaries, BSNL employees from Assam have also faced the brunt for the same.
The telecom company has close to 4000 employees across Assam. On the other hand, there are around 2000 officials and workers of BSNL in Guwahati alone. Further, the company has close to 1.68 lakh employees in India.
The officials of BSNL Assam circle informed G Plus that this was a momentary delay in the payment of salaries of employees for the month of February since the funds were not yet released by the corporate office in Delhi.
However, authorities mentioned that they received the funds from the corporate office on Friday, March 15, and they will be processing the salaries soon.
BSNL is facing a cash deficit as it is facing tough competition in the market from other private telecom operators, especially Reliance Jio.
“The salary of employees was delayed by 15 days this month as the corporate office had not released the money on time due to the issue of fund crunch,” informed an official of the BSNL Guwahati office on the condition of anonymity.
BSNL office in Assam