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Self-assessment of AGR dues by telcos short of DoT figs

While the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) pegged AGR dues for 16 entities to INR 1.69 lakh crore, that calibrated by companies like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Tata Group stood at INR 37,176 crore.

The dues estimated by DoT for Bharti Airtel and Telnor was pegged at INR 43,980 crore, whereas that of Vodafone Idea was INR 58,254 crore, and Tata Group of companies at INR 16,798 crore outlined under ‘total demand of DoT incorporating CAG and special audit as on October 2019’.