Govt to own 35.8% in Vodafone Idea after board approves plan, AGR dues into equity

Govt to own 35.8% in Vodafone Idea after the board approves the plan:

The directorate of Vodafone Idea has supported. The transformation of everything of interest connected with range sell-off portions and changed gross income (AGR) contribution into value. The telecom player said in an administrative documenting on January 11. Vodafone Idea shares were trading over 16% lower to ₹12 apiece on the BSE in Tuesday’s opening deals.

Kolkata Vodafone Idea(Vi) has raised an expected ₹5,000 crore by means of transient advances from a grip of loan specialists, drove by State Bank of India and including IDFC FIRST Bank, HDFC Bank, IndusInd, and Union Bank of India, individuals with direct information On the matter said. “The Net Present Value (NPV) of this interest is expected to about ₹16,000 crores as per the company’s best estimates, subject to confirmation by the DoT. Since the average price of the company’s shares at the relevant date of 14.08.2021 was below par value. The equity shares will issued to the government at par value of ₹10 per share, subject to final confirmation by the DoT”, the statement added.

“Following transformation, it is normal that the Government will hold around 35.8% of the absolute remarkable portions of the Company. And that the Promoter investors would hold around 28.5% (Vodafone Group) and around 17.8% (Aditya Birla Group), individually,” it added. As a piece of help bundle in October 2021. The Department of Telecommunications had spread out different choices for clearing the legal duty. Following this, the Vodafone Idea selected conceding installment of range closeout portions and AGR contribution by 4 years.


The conversion of accrued interest into equity can done by invoking Section 62 (4) of the Companies. Act and the amount will treated. As a loan, until the conversion completed, the DoT said in reforms announced in September last year. While Bharti Airtel also opted for the four-year moratorium on AGR and spectrum dues last year. The country’s second-largest telecom player earlier this month decided not to go for conversion of interest. On a deferred spectrum and AGR dues into equity.

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