State run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and SAP will now jointly offer innovative GST solutions to various enterprises.
Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between these two companies, the capabilities of BSNL, a GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) and SAP as Application Service Provider (ASP) will collaborate to provide GST solutions.
“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 Anupam Srivastava, Chairman & 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.”
BSNL, has a network of approximately 115 million customer base currently connecting 646 districts, 4519cities/towns & 6.25 lakhs villages across India. This new partnership will help realise the full potential of GST on the back of BSNL’s country-wide reach and SAP’s expertise in providing robust technology offerings.
“As we complete nearly a year since implementation of GST, the nation’s indirect tax system has streamlined considerably,” said Hemant Dabke, Vice President – Strategic Industries, SAP Indian Subcontinent. “Our collaboration with BSNL is a step further in our continued efforts at fast-tracking GST compliance in the country and will extend this success to tier II& tier III markets of the country.”