Due to anti-PSU and anti-worker policy of the central government, PSUs , one after another is being weakened, privatised or closed. BSNL is no exception. A PSU started with about 3.5 lakh workers, the staff strength at present is only 62,208. There has been no recruitment since 2017 , when a meagre 2682 workers were posted. Huge vacancies existed all the time.