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BSNL to spend 400 cr to expand in Jharkhand

The state-owned BSNL will add 11 lakh new mobile connections in the next fiscal and is spending Rs 400 crore on it.

business Updated: Oct 07, 2007 17:02 IST

The state-owned BSNL will add 11 lakh new mobile connections in the next fiscal, the Minister of State for Communications Shakeel Ahmad announced.

Ahmad, who was in Ranchi to inaugurate a mobile switching centre on Saturday, said Rs 400 crore would be spent for the new connections.

Jharkhand was one of the states where extensive plans had been made for mobile service growth, the minister said.

Ahmad also attended another function where Chief Minister Madhu Koda inaugurated data network centre in the local office of the National Informatics Centre (NIC).