BSNL and SAP Unite to Boost GST Accessibility in Rural India

State run telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and SAP SE today announcedsigning of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)to jointly offer innovative GST solutions to enterprises across India.The collaboration leverages the capabilities of BSNL as GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) and SAP as Application Service Provider (ASP).

BSNL, through its networkof appx 115 million customer base currentlyconnecting 646 districts, 4519cities/towns & 6.25 lakhs villages across India, will provide enhanced accessibility to companies of all sizes, specificallySMEs, tocreate, consolidate and file GST Returns through SAP’s ASP solutionin aneasy, secure and smoothmanner. Thealliancewill thus help realize the full potential of GST on the back of BSNL’s country-wide reach and SAP’s expertise in providing robust technology offerings.

“As an intrinsic part of the Government’s Digital India initiative, we see GST as an important tool in the process for nation building ,” said Shri Anupam SrivastavaChairman & Managing Director BSNL. “Our mission is to ensure that every business in every town & village in the nation successfully adopts GST. Our partnership with SAP is to augment this commitment, and our collective objective is to simplify GST to create a conducive environment that will enable Digital growth.”

“As we complete nearly a year since implementation of GST, the nation’s indirect tax system hasstreamlined considerably,” said Hemant Dabke, Vice President – Strategic Industries, SAP Indian Subcontinent. “Our collaboration with BSNL is astep further inour continued efforts at fast-tracking GST compliance in the country and will extend this success to tier II& tier IIImarkets of the country.” News Service

Ganesh Mundhra

"Programmer by Profession, Writer by Passion" His interests range from photography to technology.

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