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Mr. Harit Nagpal, President of the DTH Operators Association of India and MD & CEO, in response to the proposed increase in Duty on Set Top Boxes from 5 to10 percent, as announced in the Union Budget 2013-14 presented by the finance minister today.
Responding to the increase in import duty on set top boxes from 5 to 10% , Mr. Harit Nagpal, President of the DTH Operators Association of India and MD & CEO, Tata Sky Ltd. said that the DTH industry is already paying 32 % of its revenue as taxes. At a time like this, when the government’s Digitization mandate is entering its 2nd phase, the industry requirement is many times normal and there is no local manufacturer of repute who can deliver quality boxes in such quantities . Therefore , this increase seems out of place and in all fairness should be reversed.