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Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. Stock Info: As on 2018-05-24 15:57:02



52 Week Range
Day's Range12.84 - 19.26
Value Traded (in ₹ Cr.) 0.99



Change %
52 Week Range
Day's Range12.88 - 19.32
Value Traded (in ₹ Cr.) 0.25

Stock Exchange

Category No. Of Shares Share %
ForeignPromoters 0.00 0.00%
IndianPromoters 354,378,740.00 56.25%
Mutual Funds/UTI 4,500.00 0.00%
FII 2,170,254.00 0.34%
Employee 0.00 0.00%
Public 100,442,278.00 15.94%
Government 2,500.00 0.00%
Others 38,320,708.00 6.08%

Key Statistics

Valuation Measures
Market Cap / Sales Ratio 0.52
Basic EPS (Rs.) -46.68
Cash EPS -29.42
BVPerShare Excl -53.44
Operating Revenue 45.55
PBDITPerShare -6.50
Dividend 0.00
NPPerShare -46.68
Current Ratio 0.46
Quick Ratio 0.46
PriceToBV -0.44
Earnings -1.95
PBDIT Margin -14.26
PBT Margin -102.64
NP Margin -102.48
Return On Assets -16.65
Retention Ratios 0.00
Parameter Mar-17 (₹ Cr.) Yoy%change
Total Income 3,552.46
Total Expenses 6,497.92
EBITDA -409.36
PBT -2,945.46
PAT -2,941.08
Net Income -2,941.08
Parameter Sep-17 (₹ Cr.) 6M % change
Total Income 1,603.76
Total Expenses 2,312.99
EBITDA -1,241.06
PBT -1,433.81
PAT -1,433.81
Net Income 0.00
Total Assets
Total Assets
Parameter Mar-17 (₹ Cr.) Yoy%change
Total share capital 630.00
Net worth -3,366.70
Investments 141.98
Total Liability 17,662.96
Total debt 14,921.55
Net block 8,922.87
Total Assets 17,662.96
Parameter Sep-17 (₹ Cr.) 6M % change
Total share capital 630.00
Net worth 591.96
Investments 181.98
Total Liability 26,449.81
Total debt 17,296.76
Net block 10,135.18
Total Assets 26,449.81
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Cash from financing activities 992.77
Net change in cash -67.03

Stock Held By Mutual Fund Schemes

Corporate Details

About Management

1986 - On 28th February Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. was incorporated as a Public Limited Company under the Companies Act, 1956. The company has been set up to take over the management, control and operation of Delhi Telephone District (Excluding public telegraph service) and Mumbai Telephone District of the Department of Telecommunications and to plan, establish, develop, provide, operate and maintain all types of telecommunication services including Telephone, telex, wireless, data communication, telematic and other like forms of communication. - One of the important objectives of the company is to raise the necessary finance to meet its own developmental needs and also that of the telecommunications board of the Department of Telecommunication. - The Main objectives and aims of Nigam are as follows: (1) To upgrade the quality of telecom services (2) To expand telecom (3) To raise necessary financial resources (4) To provide new telecommunication services, particularly needed by the business community and public administration such as Cellular Mobile Radio Telephone, Radio Paging, Fascimile Videotex, Teletex, Electronic Mail etc. (5) To invest in Human Resource Development (6) To organise and dovetail the training programmes. - During November, the Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. offered 15,00,000-14% and 10% secured redeemable non-convertible bonds of Rs 1,000 each for public subscription to partly meet the fund requirements of the capital expenditure programmes of the MTNL and DOT envisaged for the year 1986-87. - Additional 7,50,000 bonds were issued to retain over subscription. 15,88,460-14% secured redeemable bonds were privately placed with the financial institutions and banks. - All shares issued to President of India and of which 59,99,984 shares were issued without payment in cash. 1987 - 1,12,133-14% and 19,26,327-10% bonds of Rs 1000 each were allotted in February/March. The 14.0% and 10.0% bonds are redeemable after the expiry of 7 years and 10 years respectively from the date of allotment. 1995 - The entire junction network in the system was fibre based on a step to provide self healing machanisms to be built in the System through induction of SDH technology. 1996 - The Company floated on private placement basis 11th `A' part and 12th Series of bonds aggregating Rs 359.26 crores for the developmental programmes of the department of telecommunications. 1997 - The Company took various steps to provide a host of value added services like datacom, inet, DIDPABX, Voice Mail, Radio Paging and ISDN. - In addition to phone plus facilities like dynamic locking, call waiting/call transfer, hot line etc. were extended to valued customers. Apart from this IVRS (Interactive Voice Response System) like local assistance changed number information, and falut booking system ensuring round the clock service, a CD-ROM version of the telephone directory and an on-line directory enquiry through PC was introduced during the year. - The Company undertook to provide, wireless in the local loop in Mumbai and Delhi, GSM Mobile Telephone in Delhi and Mumbai, B.CDMA pilot project, Induction of Smart Payphone and introduction of DLC optical fibre borne system. - Payment of bills was made hassel free with the introduction of electronic clearing system and customer service management system for on-line payment and adjustment of telephone bills. - The Company issued 7,00,000 No. of equity shares representing 3,50,000 GDRs (1 GDR = 2 shares) at a price of US $ 11.958 per GDR. 1998 - As on 31st March, the waiting list of the MTNL has 1047 in Delhi and Nil in Mumbai due to its sustained efforts and timely implementation of various projects. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd is considering a proposal to reduce the security, a Wireless in Local Loop (WiLL) subscriber has to pay to Rs 15,000 from Rs 25,000. - MTNL has proposed that a WiLL subscriber's bank can stand guarantee for this security, effectively ensuring that there is no real outflow from the subscriber's pockets. - The Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) board has approved a proposal for setting up a joint venture company with the Telecom Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) for operating basic and cellular services. - The Company is setting up a network in Kuwait. The project was awarded to TCIL in June 1997. In Comoros, the company is using C-DoT exchanges for the telecom network. - The Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) is developing a software to protect customers from telephone tapping and reading by external sources. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) launched the country's first toll-free service in Delhi. - The company will be advertising to select an international joint venture (JV) partner for its cellular phone service; MTNL will have a 51 per cent equity stake in the new company. - MTNL will set up an integrated commercial accounting system with help from Tata Consultancy, Services. - The state-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) is all set to give a run to private cellular operators for their money by launching a "low-tariff" mobile telephone service to cater to the salaried middle-class and students. - Within a few weeks of listing, the MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd) GDR issue was voted as one of the top 10 Best International Equity Issue in 1997 in a poll conducted by Euroweek's International Equity Review, the respected international business publication. - In the polls, MTNL secured the awards of the 10th best international equity issue of 1997; fourth best Asian equity issue of 1997; and second best Indian equity issue of 1997. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd., is undertaking a restructuring plan to ward off competition and streamline costs. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) is holding parleys with banks, FIs and mutual funds for making a private placement of bonds worth Rs.450 crore. 1999 - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL) has proposed a cash-and-stock deal to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has proposed a joint venture with Telecom Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) to become the second basic telecom services provider in West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir. - The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) have shot down the Delhi and Mumbai cellular operators' proposal for an out-of-court-settlement of the litigation of MTNL's entry into cellular services. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) on Tuesday entered into direct competition with another state owned public sector unit Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) for Internet services by offering a 15 per cent lower tariff. - International telecommunications provider Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) will enter the national long distance telephony segment when it is opened up for competition in 2000. - Mahanagar Nigam Telephone Ltd (MTNL) on Wednesday released the new telephone director called Phone Book 1999 after a gap of four years. - The MTNL Board has proposed a stock option price of around Rs. 85 per cent share to the department of telecommunications (DoT) as against the market price of around Rs. 85 per share to the department of telecommunications (DoT) as against the market price of around Rs. 170 before the recent political upheaval. - State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd is expanding the wireless in local loop (WLL) network, both in Mumbai and Delhi up to 50,000 and 10,000 subscribers respectively. In Delhi, they are expanding the network to 10,000 from the existing 1,000 subscribers. In Mumbai the network would be expanded to 50,000 subscriber. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has proposed that the government should dovetail its disinvestment programme of a $100 million Global Depository Receipt (GDR) issue with the company's plan to become the first Indian firm to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) within the next three months. 2000 - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) tied up with MasterCard International to pioneer the acceptance of credit cards for payment of telephone bills. - The Company will do the soft launch of its GSM-based monbile services in Delhi and Mumbai. - The Company is likely to be listed on New York Stock Exchange next month with the public sector telecom giant getting clearance from the bourse. - The Company has proposed increase in the pulse rate of local call for the internet usage to five minutes from three minutes to make internet usage affordable. - The Company will launch its cellular service in Mumbai from August 15. - The Company has awarded the Rs 32 crore contract for Fixed Wireless Terminals for its CDMA network in Delhi. - The Company and American Express travel related services entered into alliance for india's first co-branded telecom credit card MTNL American Express credit card. - The company will mull a tie-up with portals rediff.com and satyamonline.com at a meeting. - The Company has setting up both basic and cellular services in Nepal. - Telecom services in the national capital of Mumbai were partially affected due to one day token strike by non-executive employees of the company demanding revision of pay scales, perks and allowances. - The Employees of the Company in New Delhi went on a one-day strike on 4th June demanding revision of pay scales and perks. The staff threatened to go on an indefinite strike from July 11. - The Proposed strike of the Company staff unions has been deferred to 21st July. - The state owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. will set up a submarine cable landing station. - The company has to explore possibility of entering a joint venture with another state owned company Videsh Sanchar Nigam for just opened Long Distance telephony. - Narendra Sharma has been appointed as the new chairman and managing director of the company. - The company has opened two additional customer service centres at Chembur in Mumbai. - The Company will expand its "common man" mobile telephone network by 50,000 new lines in the current financial year. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited to launch its cellular phone service in Mumbai in January next with a subscriber capacity of 1,00,000 lines. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. has transferred its Internet Service Provider Category-A licence as well as Internet business to its subsidiary, Millennium Telecom. 2001 - MTNL is to develop a dedicated division to spearhead its cellular operations in Delhi and Mumbai. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) will introduce a cash card for its cellular subscribers within two months of starting its cellular Operations on Jan. 31. - The Company Chairman Narinder Sharma has bagged the international "Millienium Man of the Year" award, instiutted by the international award committee of Wisitex Foundation. - Dolphin, the much-awaited cellular service of MTNL, was launched in Delhi on 6th Feb. - The Company proposes to provide additional net switching capacity of 3.30 lakh lines and to deploy 50,000 lines of CDMA-based WLL technology during the year 2001-02. - The Company and Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited have both signed memoranda of understanding with the Department of Telecommunications outlining their performance agenda for the coming financial year. - The Company has tied up with Billjunction.com to provide online bill presenting and payment facility to its customers. - The Company will have a roaming facility in its cellular service, Dolphin, by the end of this month - The Company has tied up with WorldTel to offer basic telecom services in Bangaladesh as part of the corporation's proposed move to diversify into overseas operations. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has roped in ICRA to chart out a strategy to leverage the human resources of the telecom company - The Delhi High Court has upheld the appointment of Narinder Sharma as chairman-cum-managing director of MTNL, saying there was no merit in a writ petition challenging it. - Dolphin, the cellular service promoted by State-owned telecom operator MTNL, seems to be catching on.In October, Dolphin registered 13,000 new subscribers in Mumbai, increasing its base to 33,000. Around 30 per cent of these new connections have defected to Dolphin from incumbent cellular operators, Orange or BPL, according to MTNL officials. - IDBI Bank has forged an alliance with MTNL in Delhi to help the account holders of the bank to pay their phone bills through ATMs and Internet. 2002 -Announces its launch of Wireless in Local Loop (WLL) service in Mumbai -Launches its pre-paid cellular card "Trump" with tariffs 50 per cent lower than that of the private players in Delhi and Mumbai -Govt. pemits MTNL, BSNL to compete in basic services -Sets up a new software venture called ComSoft for developing communications software, as a part of its strategy to offer value-added communications software in e-commerce, e-governance and intelligent networking -IDBI Bank signs MoU with MTNL for bill payment -Announces unlimited cell calls for Rs 1900 -MTNL stock price records nine-year-low of Rs 95 -Announces new codes for MTNL consumers in Delhi -MTNL stops sales of its pre-paid card Trump 2003 -Misses WLL-M expansion deadline in Delhi -Partners with RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. to offer telecom bandwidth vide optical fibre cable (OFC) along its track network -Announces free incoming calls -Formulates VRS for employees -Department of Telecommunications (DoT) signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) for 2003-04 with Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) -Slashes number of free calls -Forms Joint Venture with VSNL and Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) to provide Basic & WLL telephone services in Nepal -Trai rejects MTNL's new WLL tariffs -Cuts down cellular tariffs to take on private sector competition -Awards WLL-M handset contract to Kyocera of Japan -Reduces tariff rates by 50% on CDMA services -Shelves global long distance plan -Approves VRS for its employees -Gets licence for providing telephone service and ILD services in Mauritius -Joins hands with Nokia, Samsung for WLL handsets -Launches new tariff plan where the monthly rental will be Rs 100 and the call charges will be Rs. 1.90 per minute -Launched a new scheme offering a fixed line telephone connection for Rs 100 per month, on which the customer can access free incoming calls. For outgoing calls, the customers will have to use Virtual Credit Cards (VCC). Thus, the offer introduces a hybrid post-paid cum prepaid arrangement for a fixed line phone. -1. Shri Narinder Sharma - ceased to be CMD wef October 31, 2003 on retirement from service on attaining the age of Superannuation. 2. Shri R S P Sinha - Director (F) has been entrusted the officiating charge of the post of CMD for a period of 3 months wef November1, 2003. 3. Shri I C Srivastava - ceased to be the Director wef October 8, 2003 due to death 4. Shri P C Rawal - ceased to be the Director wef October 29, 2003 5. Dr J S Sarma - appointed as Govt. Director in place of P C Rawal wef October 29, 2003 6. Smt Monika Arora - tendered her resignation wef November 11, 2003 and ceased to be the director from the said date. -MTNL has come out of its "negative trap" with its fixed-line subscribers outgrowing surrenders, even as it launched a new scheme, 'Plan 160', for basic telephony subscribers. -MTNL has informed that Shri AK Girotra and Shri RL Dubey, Executive Director Delhi and Mumbai respectively have been appointed as ex-officio directors on the Board of MTNL wef December 19, 2003 -MTNL unveils 'Economy Plan' for WLL services 2004 -MTNL launches new schemes for ISDN subscribers -MTNL unveils SMS facilities on its landlines for its customers -MTNL bags licence to offer telecom services in Mauritius, Kenya - MTNL and BSNL have entered into a strategic alliance, under which the two public-sector telecom companies will jointly offer their voice and data services -MTNL Ltd. has informed that Sh. A. K. Girotra, and Sh. R.L. Dubey, Executive Director, Delhi and Mumbai respectively have been appointed as ex-officio directors on the Board of MTNL w.e.f. December 19, 2003. -Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) on January 09, 2004, announced a special tariff plan for basic service users with Rs 160 monthly rental aiming at low end users. Under this special plan, there would be no free calls as available under other tariff packages. -ITI queries on MTNL deal with Huawei -MTNL bags award for excellence in cost reduction -MTNL awards GSM line contract for Motorola -Mahanagar Telephone Nigam has launched new leased line services, with both 'full' and 'compressed' bandwidth circuits, for port speeds ranging from 64 kpbs to two mbps -MTNL join hands with BSNL to target corporate clients -MTNL unveils value added services (VAS) for landline customers in Mumbai 2005 - Consumers will get access to high-speed Internet services from Jan 14, onwards for as low Rs 500 a month, with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd launching its broadband services across the country. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd's latest voluntary retirement scheme, which closed on January 31, 2005, has somewhat come a cropper with only around 2,000 employees, out of its total staff of around 58,000, applying for it. -MTNL rolls out Rs 1,000 cr tender for 3G services -Red Hat partners with MTNL's CETTM centre 2006 -NLD licence for MTNL -MTNL teams up with Aksh Opticfibre for IPTV -MTNL & Software Technology Parks signs JV agreement -MTNL set to launch 3-in-1 services 2007 - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has appointed Shri. S P Pachauri as Director (H R) on the Board of MTNL w.e.f. December 06, 2007. -MTNL to tie up with Novatium for Net access device -MTNL all set to buy Sri Lankan Suntel -MTNL gets Rs 1,461 crore I-T refund 2008 -Mumbai: Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd has joined hands with Contakt Tech Solutions India for Express alert, a new value added service for MTNL subscribers - MTNL ha launched the next generation 3G technology-based telecom services in Delhi. The service was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by receiving a video call from Telecom Minister A Raja, who was also present at the function. - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd has joined hands with Contakt Tech Solutions India for Express alert, a new value added service for MTNL subscribers. MTNL's customers will get astrology, news, stock, etc alerts by subscribing to these services. 2009 -MTNL to launch 3G Services in Mumbai 2010 - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has informed BSE that Shri R. S. P. Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), MTNL has relinquished the charge of the CMD and Shri Kuldip Singh, Director(technical), MTNL has been given the additional charge of the post of Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), MTNL with effect from January 15, 2010. 2011 - Shri. Ashok Kumar Garg, Director(HRD), BSNL, has been appointed as Chairman & Managing Director, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. 2012 - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has signed a MoU with Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (Welingkar) to introduce two management programs for the telecom sector. -Registered Office of the Company has been shifted from Jeevan Bharti Building Tower - I, 12th Floor, 124, Connaught Circus, New Delhi 110001 to Mahanagar Doorsanchar Sadan, 5th Floor, 9, CGO Complex Lodi Road New Delhi - 110003. 2013 -The Company has conveyed that guarantee space for Rs. 3000 crore is available for MTNL to be utilized in the financial year 2012-13. -MTNL introduces broadband technology-based video telephony service -MTNL to inject Rs 400 cr to increase 3G speed 6-fold 2014 -MTNL taps FIIs, raises Rs 1,500 cr via bond sale -MTNL gains over 6% on reports of merger with BSNL

Registered Office

Mahanagar Doorsanchar Sadan, 5th Floor, 9, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,

011-24319020,,,      011-24324243,



Registrar Details

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