Empowered Group Of Ministers

  • Airport Metro link: CAG says DMRC gave undue advantage to DIAL August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The CAG has pulled up Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for relaxing payment conditions for Rs 448 crore owed by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) in lieu of construction work carried out on Airport Metro Line. In its report, the auditor said that when the Airport Metro link was...
  • EGoM to meet again on Jan 7 regarding spectrum auction January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: An Empowered Group of Ministers on telecom on January 3 deliberated upon several issues regarding spectrum auction due this fiscal, but did not reach a final decision and would meet again on January 7. "EGoM deliberated on 1800/900 MHz spectrum but it could not discuss CDMA (800 MHz)....
  • EGoM likely to discuss spectrum auction details January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Empowered Group of Ministers on telecom is scheduled to meet on Thursday to discuss modalities about the spectrum sale due this fiscal. The EGoM, headed by Finance P Chidambaram, will discuss the auction plan prepared by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) after Cabinet approved the sale of...
  • Govt to refund telecom cos whose licences were cancelled October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on Monday decided to refund licence fee of companies whose telecom licences were cancelled earlier this year but had no criminal charge against them. The EGoM, headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, also decided to recommend to the Cabinet a one-time fee...
  • Decision on spectrum pricing unlikely today July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of the scheduled meeting of EGoM on telecom on Friday, GSM industry body COAI wrote to the panel's head, Home Minister P Chidambaram, that the new model being considered to fix spectrum base price will lead to hike in tariffs. "By changing the payment model to lower upfront...
  • EGoM discusses modalities of spectrum auction July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: A high powered ministerial panel on Thursday discussed modalities of auction of telecom spectrum but some issues, including the price for sale of airwaves, could not be finalised. The reconstituted Empowered Group of Ministers under Home Minister P Chidambaram deliberated on auction of spectrum for nearly three hours but...
  • EGoM sets the ball rolling for spectrum sale May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A ministerial panel headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday approved starting the process to auction spectrum which would be freed in the wake of Supreme Court cancelling 122 licenses. The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) gave the approval to the process for selecting an auctioneer who will...