Reports have come in the newspapers stating that BSNL tender norms for procuring IP-MPLS equipment for the Network for Spectrum (NFS) projet were allegedly tweaked to enable US company CISCO to get the tender.

CMD BSNL Anupam Shrivastava has replied ” Prima facie, there is no substance to the allegations, but since the reports have come we will look in to the matter once again. In the past also, these things have come up before I joined, and a proper reply on the subject has been given”.

Since the allegations have beenraised, it is necessary that a proper enquiry be conducted in the matter.