NEW DELHI: State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and SAP have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly offer 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).
“As an intrinsic part of the Government’s Digital India initiative, we see GST as an important tool in the process for nation-building. 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,” Anupam Srivastava, Chairman & Managing Director BSNL said.
The partnership will provide enhanced accessibility to companies of all sizes, specifically SMEs, to create, consolidate and file GST returns through SAP’s ASP solution in an easy, secure and smooth manner. BSNL has around 115 million customers in India.
“As we complete nearly a year since the 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.”