USO

USO Activities: At a glance (As on 30.11.2022)-

Sl. No. Activity Name of IP/USP Effective Date Expiry Date Number Installed Physical Verification done Remarks
2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
1 National Optical Fiber Network (Bharat Net)-(BBNL)  BBNL  25.02.2014  24.02.2020 17823 (GPs) 219 xxx 638 xxx The work for physical verification was assigned to this office. As per 5% critiria, total 891 sites were to be physically verified. Total 921 sites ensuring to cover all districts have been physically inspected. 
2 LWE Project  BSNL  30.09.2014  21.06.2022 78 1 24 11 xxx All Claims in r/o OPEX –T & NT upto March-2021 have been settled and paid to USP. Further, subsidy period was extended by USOF HQ till 30.04.2023. Accordingly, BSNL has submitted their OPEX claims from March-2021 (02.02.2021 to 31.03.2021) to Sept-2022. All physical verification has been completed. 
3 Wi-Fi Hotspot (25000)                1442 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area BSNL  09.06.2017 31.12.2022 1442 28 75 28 xxx Minimum criteria of 5% of total commissioned sites ensuring to cover all districts have been achieved. CAPEX -100% claims upto Q.E. Dec-2019 has been settled and paid to BSNL. OPEX claims upto Sep-2022 has been received and settled and paid to BSNL. Further, BSNL has submitted their OPEX claim for Q.E. Sept-2022 in the month of Oct-2022
4 Setting up of Wi-Fi Hotspots at (200) as Pilot Project. 50 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area. BSNL  08.11.2017  07.11.2020  25 xxx 25 xxx xxx 1. In UP (E) circle, total 50 sites were to be commissioned. The total cost of CAPEX of 50 sites of UP (E) circle is 2,25,00,000/- and this office had paid 1,12,50,000/- to M/s BSNL as 50% mobilization advance for 50 sites. As per agreement, on commissioning of 50% sites USP has to claim for next installment i.e. 40% for total sites. However, BSNL has commissioned only 25 sites in Ghazipur district upto 31.03.2018 and they have claimed 40% CAPEX for only 25 sites instead of 50 sites. Since, the roll out period has already lapsed and BSNL has not commissioned the left 25 sites, hence, the advance payment already made Rs. 1,12,50,000/- stands adjusted against the full cost of 25 sites installed so far. BSNL has been written.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Further, BSNL has submitted OPEX claim from June-2018 to March-2019 without all required documents. This office has called for the remaining documents. However, BSNL has not submitted the documents as of now.                                                           
5 Wi-Fi Choupal (5000)         1332 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area e-CSC 31.03.2017  30.03.2020  1248 10 14 22 17 This office has been phycially verified 63 sites ensuring to cover 01 site in all districts. No role for Fund Disbursement Agency was assigned to this office. All CAPEX payment was done by USOF HQ. OPEX had to be borne by USP own self.   
6 Setting up of Wi-Fi Hotspots (200) at Rural Railway Stations as Pilot Project.                  59 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area  Railtel Corporation of Indian Ltd.  18.09.2017  17.09.2020  59 xxx 38 xxx xxx As per guidelines minimum 5% of commissioned sites ensuring to cover 01 site in each district have been completed. Total 38 sites have been physically verified. All claims (50% Mobilization advance & 40% Second Installment) received in this office has been settled. Further, M/s RailTel has submitted their claims for 10% CAPEX (Last Installment), 10% Centage and OPEX claim from Q.E. June-2019 to Dec-2020. Some documents are reqruired from their side. Letter has been sent to them.
7 354 uncovered villages mobile tower by RJIO RJIO 28.04.2020 27.01.2031 6 xxx xxx xxx 4 Subsidy claim in r/o Front Loaded Subsidy for all 06 sites have been settled and paid to M/s RJIL. Subsidy Claims in r/o Equated Quarterly subsidy upto Q.E. June-2021 has been settled and paid to the USP. Further, claims from Q.E. Sept-2021 to June-2022 are kept pending as the details of BTS uptime & downtime needs to be verified by LSA. Letter has been sent to LSA UP E. Hard copy of EQS claim of QE Sep-2022 has submitted late. 
8 4G based Mobile Services in identified uncovered villages in Aspirational Districts RJIO 17.03.2021 16.03.2032 19 xxx xxx xxx xxx M/s RJIL had claimed for FLS & EQS for 09 sites after quarter ending March-2022 wherein 02 sites are commissioned in Q.E. Sept-21, 04 sites in Q.E. Dec-21 & 03 sites in Q.E. March-22. All FLS claims have been settled and paid to the USP. Further, after quarter ending June-2022, the USP has submitted FLS claim for 04 sites. Claim has been settled and paid to the USP. Further, EQS claim from Q.E. Sept-2021 to Sep-2022 are kept pending as the details of BTS uptime/downtime needs to be verified by LSA UP E. Letter has been sent to them.  
9 LWE Project-Phase-II BAL 01.10.2021 28.03.2033 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx The scheme is under rollout pediod. As per agreement, rollout period is 18 months from the effective date
10 O&M, FLM for BharatNet-Ph-I BSNL  01.07.2022 30.06.2023 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx M/s BSNL has submitted their OLT Bldg. Space & Misc. Charges and Fiber Leasing Charges for Q.E. Sept-2022 & Q.E. Dec-2022. OSR-1 has been submitted. 
Total 19867 258 176 699 21  

 

Details of Subsidy claimed, disbursed and recovery as on 31.10.2022: 

Sl. No. Activity 2020-21  2021-22 2022-23 Remarks
Claimed Settled Recovery Claimed Settled Recovery Claimed Settled Recovery
LD Penalty Other Recoveries LD Penalty Other Recoveries LD Penalty Other Recoveries  
1 National Optical Fiber Network (Bharat Net)-(BBNL)  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Subsidy disbursed by USOF HQ Centerally
2 LWE Project  111647920 86257378 0 13633052 14240947 11089321 56031601 0 5531087 15506809 112540628 140574135 0 22310747 0 (i) Subsidy deibursement period upto Q.E. March-2021 was compledt and all the claims have been settled. Further, as per extension period, M/s BSNL has submitted OPEX claims for Rs. 11,25,40,628/- from Q.E. March-2021 (02.03.2021 to 31.03.2021) to Sept-2022 has claimed in FY-2022-23.

(ii) Rs. 6,38,181/- in r/o OPEX-NT for Q.E. March-21, Rs. 2,73,95,326 in r/o CENVAT (Diff. in tax rate) from Q.E. March-2016 to March-2021 in r/o OPEX-T & NT and Rs. 11,25,40,628/- OPEX for extended period from March-21 (03.02.2021 to 31.03.2022) to Q.E. Sept-2022 has been settled.
3 Wi-Fi Hotspot (25000)                      1442 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area 43637965 49070377 0 1361341 0 28426818 96365033 0 75735432 0 9734247 9675484 0 8287496 0 (1). Rs. 147721200/- in r/o CAPEX for 1444 sites from Q.E. Sept-17 to Dec-19 & OPEX from Q.E. Sept-17 to Dec-19 for Rs. 42366360/- was claimed in FY-2019-20. Claim for Rs. 43637965/- from Q.E. Mar-20 to Dec-20 in r/o OPEX was claimed in FY 2020-2021. Rs. 28426818/- from Q.E. Mar-2021 to Dec-2021 in r/o OPEX was claimed in FY-2021-22. Rs. 9734247/- in r/o OPEX from Q.E.-March-2022 to Sept-2022 was claimed in FY-2022-23                                                                                                        (2). Rs. 39366600/- in r/o CAPEX for all sites and Rs. 9703777/- in r/o OPEX from Q.E. Sept-18 to Dec-18 was settled and paid to BSNL in FY-2020-2021. Rs. 96365033/- in r/o OPEX from Q.E. March-2019 to Dec-2021 was settled in FY-2021-22 and paid to BSNL. Rs. 9675484/-  from Q.E. March-2022 to Sept-2022 has been settled in FY-2022-23 and paid to BSNL.                                               
4 Setting up of Wi-Fi Hotspots at (200) as Pilot Project. 50 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
5 Wi-Fi Choupal (5000)                               1389 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
6 Setting up of Wi-Fi Hotspots (200) at Rural Railway Stations as Pilot Project.                                                       59 sites is to be commissioned in UP(E) area  19753200 19753200 4938300 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40% CAPEX claim in r/o 59 sites.
7 354 uncovered vilages mobile tower by RJIO 5089230 0 0 0 0 32243246 5500980 0 0 0 2621475 24210900 1452654     (1). Rs. 4842180/- in r/o FLS and Rs. 247050/- in r/o EQS for Q.E. Dec-2020 was claimed in FY-20-21. Rs. 29053080/- in r/o FLS (CAPEX) and Rs. 3190166/- in r/o EQS from Q.E. Mar-2021 to Dec-2021 was claimed in FY-2021-22. Rs. 2621475 in r/o EQS from Q.E. March-2022 to june-2022 was claimed in FY-2022-23  
(2).  Rs. 4842180/- in r/o FLS against 01 site for Q.E. Dec-2020 & Rs. 658800/- in r/o EQS from Q.E. Dec-2020 to June-2021 has been settled and paid to RJIL.                                                                             (3). FLS amount for Rs. 24210900/- for Q.E. March-2022 against 05 mobile tower sites was settled and paid to M/s RJIL.
8 502 Uncovered Villages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 95192755 84022750 0 0 0 Rs. 8,40,22,750/- in r/o FLS against 19 sites was claimed in FY-2022-23. Rs. 1,11,70,005/- in r/o EQS from Q.E. Sept-2021 to Sept-22 was claimed in FY-2022-23.
Rs. 8,40,22,750/- in r/o FLS against all 19 claimed sites have been settled and paid to the USP