Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules, 2021


(Department of Telecommunications) 


New Delhi, the 1st April, 2021

G.S.R. 498(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 7 of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (13 of 1885), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Indian Telegraph Rules, 1951, namely: —

1. (1) These rules may be called the Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules, 2021.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Indian Telegraph Rules, 1951, (herein after referred to as the said rules),

Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules

(i) in rule 525, in sub-rule (2) in clause (iii), after item (ba), the following items shall be deleted, namely: -

―(c) For providing mobile services in identified uncovered areas of Karbi-Anglong and Dima Hasao districts of the State of Assam and in the State of Arunachal Pradesh, Capital Expenditure and Operating Expenditure net of Revenue incurred by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited  (BSNL) shall be funded by the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), for a period of five years from the date commencement of these rules.‖

(ii) In the said rules, in rule 526, for the words, brackets and letters ‗‗item (a), (b), (ba), (c), (d) and (e) of clause

(iii)‖, the word brackets and letters ―item (a), (b), (ba), (d) and (e) of clause (iii)‖ shall be substituted.

[F. No. 30-104-5/2020-USF]

Note:  The principal rules were published in the Post and Telegraph Manual Volume I, Legislative Enactments, Part II, Edition and subsequently amended vide notification numbers –


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