The Telecom Commission is likely to consider BSNL's Rs 1,648 crore bid for setting up mobile towers in unconnected villages of the North East in its meeting tomorrow, official sources said.
Mobile towers will be installed under the Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan for the North-Eastern Region (NER) which was approved by the Cabinet in September 2014.
Under the plan, 8,621 villages out of 9,190 unconnected villages are to be covered by installation of 6,673 mobile towers with total outlay of Rs 5,336.18 crore.
"Telecom Commission is likely to consider BSNL's part of North East telecom project tomorrow," a government official, who did not wish to be named, told
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