PK Purwar: Appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of MTNL (Download PDF)

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PK Purwar has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) . Between June 2014 and June 2015, he was additional incharge of the post Chairman and Managing Director of MTNL 7 back again in June 2016.

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
  • Appointment was approved by the ACC (Appointment committee of the Cabinet) for the period of 5 years.


  • MTNL offers telecom services in Delhi and Mumbai circles.
  • Since, 2009 - 10 MTNL has been making loss.
  • PSU posted a consolidated net loss of:
    • ₹ 2,012.24 crore for year ended 31 March 2016.
    • ₹ 2,901.16 crore at the end of March 2015
  • Telecom firm profitable in 2017 - 18.
  • Company had:
    • 3,56, 085 wireless subscribers.
    • 3,504, 088 wireline users.

MTNL Information

  • MTNL is a state-owned telecommunications service.
  • Company had ain Mumbai and New Delhi until 1992. monopoly
  • MTNL was setup on 1st April, 1986 by the Government of India.
  • It was set up to upgrade telecom development need of Delhi & Mumbai in India.
  • it՚s telecom development needs to be upgraded on the following fronts:
    • Quality of telecom services
    • Expanding the telecom network,
    • Introducing new services
    • Raising revenue.
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- Published/Last Modified on: March 16, 2017


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