As per industry sources, Bharti Airtel’s chief regulatory officer Ravi Gandhi has quit from the position in the midst of the ongoing AGR-related payment issue. Airtel has to pay over Rs 355 billion in AGR-related dues to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).
At present, Gandhi is serving his notice period which is expected to get over in early March 2020.
Gandhi had joined Airtel in 2008 and was responsible for regulatory and policy functions of the company for both India and South Asia. Prior to this, he had served as vice president at Reliance Communications for around 11 months.
Further, he had being associated with the DoT as well in the past and had served the Indian government for 15 years in various positions and capacities.