License Fee

The CCA Office Jharkhand, Ranchi collects License Fees from Seven Licensed Telecom operators in unified Bihar circle (consisting of Jharkhand and Bihar) on behalf of the Government of India. It is responsible for Collection and proper accounting of receipts on account of the License Fees. The CCA Office reports collections of Fees to DOT Headquarters on a regular basis in the prescribed formats accompanied by required documents as prescribed by the Licensing Branch of DOT HQ. The CCA Office has also been delegated with the work of verification of deductions from Adjusted Gross Revenue by Licensees on account of PSTN Charges & Roaming Charges passed on to other operators and on account of Sales Tax and Service Tax paid to the govt. Further, the work of maintenance of Financial Bank Guarantees (FBG) has also been delegated to the offices of the Controller of Communication Accounts. 

1.  License Fees being collected by CCA, Jharkhand 
The office of the CCA, Jharkhand is responsible for collection of License fees from the following operators at a uniform rate of 8% of the AGR:-

 Name of the licensee 

type of license

Percentage of AGR

Tata Teleservices Ltd.


8 %

Bharti Airtel Ltd.


8 %

2.  Schedule of payment of License Fee

For the quarter ending period 

Due dates

30th June (1st quarter) (on the basis of own assessment of revenue)

15th July

30th September (2nd quarter) (on the basis of own assessment of revenue)

15th October

31st December (3rd quarter) (on the basis of own assessment of revenue)

15th January

31st March (4th quarter) Provisional (on estimate basis)

25th March

31st March (on actual basis adjustment for Q/E 31/3)

15th April

3.  Documents to be enclosed while submitting License Fee

  • Affidavit by a representative of the Licensee

  • AGR statement - duly authenticated by authorized signatory

  • Board resolution in respect of  authorised  signatory

  • Copy of General power of attorney

  • Challan for Payment of License Fee in Triplicate

  • Documents in support of Deduction Claimed.

4.  Mode of payment 

      Payment of Spectrum charges should be made only through digital payment online mode by using NTRP portal ( as per DOT guidelines dated 29.05.2017,03.10.2017 & 30.11.2017 copy attached. Attachment

Communication Accounts Officer , Cash O/o Controller of Communication Accounts, Jharkhand Circle, Ranchi


Short/delayed payment will attract penal interest as per terms of license agreement. 

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