DoT to appoint agencies to audit accounts of private telcos for the period 2012-2018

DoT is planning to appoint four-five auditors to conduct a planned special audit of private telecom companies for the period between financial years 2012 and 2018. The purpose of the audit is to check for any under-reporting of revenue by telecom companies. The audit process, which will begin in January 2019, is expected to be completed by mid-2019.