Narendra Kumar Yadav took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the state-run telecom operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) with effect from 8 June 2015.
This was informed by MTNL on 16 June 2015 in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
Yadav succeeded PK Purwar, who was given additional charge of the post after company’s CMD AK Garg retired on 30 May 2014.
About Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
• Setup on 1 April 1986 by the Union Government, MTNL is the principal provider of fixed-line telecommunication service in the two Metropolitan Cities of Delhi and Mumbai.
• It offers mobile services in the city of Delhi including four peripheral towns Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Ghaziabad and the Mumbai city along with the areas falling under the Mumbai Municipal Corporation, New Mumbai Corporation and Thane Municipal Corporation.
• MTNL has also been given Navratna status in 1997 and was listed in New York Stock Exchange in 2001.
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