Vodafone Idea pays ₹1,000 cr to telecom dept towards dues, says source

The company had paid ₹2,500 crore to the government towards adjusted gross revenue dues on Monday

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Vodafone Idea owes ₹53,000 crore to the telecom department. File photo: PTI

Vodafone Idea on Thursday (February 20) paid ₹1,000 crore more to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) towards its statutory dues, a senior official said.

The company had paid ₹2,500 crore to the government towards adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues on Monday (February 17). In all, it owes ₹53,000 crore to the telecom department.

The DoT source said that notices will also be sent to Tata Teleservices for recovery of full dues in a day or two. The company had paid ₹2,197 crore to the government on Monday, while DoT’s calculations peg the outstanding amount at over ₹14,000 crore.

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