The government has decided to bring parity between the pay scales of employees at Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd with their counterparts in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd, the Hindu Business Line reported. This will be done at the time of next wage revision in 2017.
At present, MTNL workers get higher pay compared to BSNL employees. The move to bring parity is part of Government’s overall plan to revive the two public sector telecom companies. This will also mean that pension benefits of the two companies will be brought at par.
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