Industry in agreement on need to cut levies, streamline GST issues: COAI
Industry body COAI on Wednesday asserted that there is an agreement among all operators on need for immediate relief on issues like cut in licence fee and spectrum charges, as well as release of GST input tax credit locked up with the government.
The Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) stressed that there is no divergence of opinion on pain-points like need for reduction in levies, and all industry players as well as the sector regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) have highlighted these issues.
"On the larger issue of need for a telecom relief package, a view can be taken by the telecom department based on their due diligence. On policy matters, government decisions ought not be based on majority or minority views but the facts of the situation," COAI Director General Rajan Mathews told
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