Delhi, November 21: Amul India is popular for its topical advertisement featuring Amul girl. With the government offering relief to the telecom sector, Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL) took to their social media handle and shared an interesting cartoon. The ad shared by dairy giant shows Amul Topical girl using two mobiles phones with the caption "Mobilising phone again! Call for it." COAI Welcomes Union Cabinet's Move to Ease Stress on Telecom Services Sector.
Reacting to Amul India's post, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad retweeted it with a caption that "mobile phones are a source of bread and BUTTER for many." Two-year Moratorium for Spectrum Payment a Relief for Telecom Sector: COAI.
Ravi Shankar Prasad Tweet:
Because mobile phones are source of bread and BUTTER for many. 😊 https://t.co/AB8AmJPhBR
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) November 21, 2019
The struggling telecom sector was handed lifeline by the government as it deferred spectrum payment- to the tune of Rs 1.47 lakh crore - till 2022. The telecom operators owe nearly Rs 1.47 lakh crore in license fee and spectrum usage charges to the government.
"These deferred amounts bill be spread equally in the remaining instalments to be paid by telecom companies. Interest, as stipulated while auctioning the concerned spectrum, will, however, be charged so that NPV is protected", the government in a statement said.