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EDITOR: Com. PRAHLAD RAI, General Secretary;  Designed by Com. M.K. Morodia, CS RAJ Circle & Maintained by Com. Bhagwan Singh, Auditor, E-Mail:-bhagwansrawat@gmail.com

ALL INDIA BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED EXECUTIVEs' ASSOCIATION >>>>>>> Committed to safeguard the interest of entire BSNL's executives community>>>>>>>>AIBSNLEA was formally launched on 1st May, 2004 by merging 10 DoT recognized Group-'B' officers Associations & thus represents in true sense all disciplines of Executives of BSNL i.e. Telecom Engineering, Telecom Finance & Accounts, Civil / Electrical / Arch./ TFs Engineering Wings, Personnel Staffs  (PA/PS/PSS), CSS Staffs, AD(O/L) & General Disciplines of BSNL.   <<<Click here for letter of SR Cell of BSNL Corporate Office>>>

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AIBSNLEA notifies for its 2nd Central Working Committee meeting to be held at RTTC, Trivandrum on 11th and 12th August 2017 

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AIBSNLEA notifies for meeting of its Central Office Bearers at New Delhi Head Quarters on 6th and 7th July 2017 

 <<<Click here for the notice>>>

Registration & Account details of AIBSNLEA CHQ : Registration No. S-44028/2002 NCT New Delhi dated 04.12.2002

A/C No: 1120000100123542 IFS Code: PUNB0112000 Name: All India BSNL Executives' Association, New Delhi Bank: PNB Branch: ECE House, KG Marg, ND - 110001

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23.06.2017: DE to DGM (Engg.) promotion orders for 38 left out cases issued

Congratulations! AIBSNLEAs consistent efforts yielded results in getting released the long awaited DE to DGM Promotion Orders for left out cases. AIBSNLEA extends its sincere gratitude and thanks to CMD BSNL, Director (HR), PGM (Pers.), Jt. GM (Pers.) and his entire team for their kind hearted support.  AIBSNLEA congratulates all the promote officers for the new assignment.

<<<Click here for the copy of the Order>>>>  

23.06.2017: Preparatory work for promotion to AGM / DE (T) on Adhoc / Regular basis:

BSNL Corporate Office asks all the circles to make it available one of the copies of original / attested photocopy of missing APARs at CR Cell, New Delhi on priority basis.

<<<<Click here for the letter >>>> <<<<Click here for the list of executives in seniority list no. 6 & 7 >>>>

All the Circle Secretaries / activists are requested to kindly ensure that the desired information is sent to BSNL Corporate Office at the earliest so as to complete the preparatory work at the earliest.

Status update on the issue of replacement scales for pre-revised E1A, E2A pay scales for JTOs, SDEs & equivalent cadres and subsequent up-gradation of E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7:

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DoT had raised certain queries on replacement scales for pre-revised E1A, E2A pay scales for JTOs, SDEs & equivalent cadres  <<<<Click here for the DoT letter dated 19.05.2017>>>>

 

It is learnt that BSNL Management on 12.06.2017 while replying the queries of DoT mentioned that BSNL is requesting for E2 and E3 scales in replacement of pre-revised E1A and  E2A i.e. Part-I of the proposal in BSNL’s letter dated 06.06.2016 for replacement of E1A and E2A with E2 & E3 being a residual issue of 2nd PRC and may be approved. The Part-II of the BSNL’s proposal will be taken up at the time of 3rd PRC.

 

Though the BSNL Management has not withdrawn its proposal sent on 06.06.2016 but this revised proposal is impracticable wherein a section of executives’ pay will be revised with effect from 01.01.2007 as per 2nd PRC report and other section of executives subsequent pay up-gradation will be taken up at the time of 3rd PRC.

AIBSNLEA will continue its efforts to get implemented the BSNL’s earlier proposal sent to DoT on 06.06.2016 to provide justice to all the executives in order to remove their pay anomaly and stagnation.

23.06.2017: Update on presentation to Secretary (T) on 3rd PRC by BSNL:  

Today at 1600 Hrs. Director (HR), BSNL Board along with other senior officer will give presentation to the Secretary (T) on 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit.

23.06.2017: Meeting with Jt. GM (Pers.):

GS met with Jt. GM (pers.) and discussed regarding:

A. Promotion orders from DE to DGM of the left out cases: We requested for issuance of promotion orders from DE to DGM of about 49 left out cases. Jt. GM (Pers.) assured to issue promotion orders today.

B. CPC from JTO to SDE (T): We requested for expediting the CPC by considering all vacant SDE (T) posts till 01.01.2017. About 9000 vacancies are there. Jt. GM (Pers.) mentioned that efforts are being made to expedite CPC by getting vacated the stay order from the Hon’ble High Court Kerala and to resolve the SC / ST roaster issue in view of Hon’ble High Court Chandigarh judgment, pending SLP in the Hon’ble Supreme Court and DoPT guidelines. He further informed that the hearing in the Hon’ble High Court Kerala is posted in July 2017.

C. CPC from SDE to DE: We requested to fill up all vacant DE posts (more than 2500 posts). Jt. GM (Pers.) mentioned that CPC work is in process. APARs/VCRs of the eligible candidates have been called for. Efforts are being made to resolve SC / ST roaster issue.

D. CPC from AO to CAO: Jt. GM (Pers.) informed that SEA cell has already initiated the CPC and as soon as the SC / ST roaster issue is resolved the CPC will be expedited to fill up about 700 vacant CAO posts.

E. CPC from SDE (C) to EE (C): We requested to initiate the CPC from SDE (C) to EE (C) to fill up about 160 vacant EE (C) posts. Jt. GM (Pers.) informed that PGM (BW) has initiated the action in this regard and as soon as the SC / ST roaster issue is resolved the CPC will be expedited to fill up about 160 vacant EE (C) posts.

F. CPC from DE to DGM (Engg) 25 left out cases: We requested to expedite CPC from DE to DGM (Engg) of 25 left out cases. Jt. GM (Pers.) assured an early action in this regard.

G. CPC from DGM (Adhoc) to DGM (Regular) in Engg Stream: We requested to initiate CPC from DGM (Adhoc) to DGM (Regular) in Engg Stream wherein more than 900 DGM (Adhoc) who have completed more than 4 years regular service in STS cadre are eligible for DGM (Regular) promotions. Jt. GM (Pers.) mentioned that as soon as the left out DE to DGM CPC is completed thereafter immediately the CPC from DGM (Adhoc) to DGM (Regular) in Engg Stream will be initiated.

23.06.2017: GS writes to Mrs. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding regularization of Adhoc DGMs in Engineering as well as in Finance streams.

<<<Click here for the letter >>>

22.06.2017: United Forum of Executive Associations comprising of AIBSNLEA & AITEEA writes to Mrs. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding CPC for the promotions to SDE (T) posts under Seniority-cum-Fitness quota to fill-up the vacancies up to the current  vacancy year 2016-17.

<<<Click here for the letter >>>

22.06.2017: GS writes to Shri Narendra Modi ji, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of India regarding  Non-implementation of the recommendations of the 7th.CPC to the erstwhile DOT employees who were absorbed in BSNL/MTNL and since retired and are drawing Pension under CCS (Pension) Rules,1972 as amended from time to time.

<<<Click here for the letter >>>

22.06.2017: Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Ex. Secretary (IT)  joined as Secretary (Telecom) DoT, Govt. of India:

GS, AGS (HQ) and GS AIRBSNLEWA met Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary (Telecom) and Congratulated & felicitated her on assuming the high office of Chairperson TC and Secretary (T) Government of India. While welcoming her, we requested to support BSNL to grow and turn around. Secretary (T) mentioned that you people are already working in a better way to grow BSNL and Govt. support will be there to BSNL in all respect. We extend our best wishes and assured our fullest co-operation. <<<Click here for the letter of felicitation>>>

21.06.2017: BSNL Corporate Office circulates the list of Holidays to be observed in BSNL offices during the year 2018.

<<<Click here for the letter>>>

21.06.2017: GS writes to the GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre Of Accounts Officers

<<<Click here for letter>>>

21.06.2017: GS writes to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding our concern on finalization of CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal without holding discussions with AIBSNLEA.

<<<Click here for letter>>>

21.06.2017: Meeting with PGM (Pesr.) BSNL Corporate Office:

GS and CS MP Circle met with PGM (Pesr.) BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

A. Promotion orders from DE to DGM left out cases: We requested to to issue promotion orders from DE to DGM left out cases since the competent authority has approved the proposal. PGM (Pers.) assure to issue promotion orders today.

B. CPC from SDE to DE: We requested to fill-up the vacant DE posts. PGM (Pers.) mentioned that efforts are being made to take some solutions in view of the court judgment and DoPT guidelines on SC/ST Roaster implementations. He assured an early action to initiate CPC.

C. CPC from JTO to SDE(T): We requested to fill-up all the vacant SDE (T) posts as on date which may cover the 2007-08 batch JTOs also and requested for calling of their APARs/VCRs. PGM (Pers.) assured to look into the matter.

D. Consideration of request transfers: We requested for consideration of some request transfer cases of SDEs/DEs/DGMs and retention on medical / immunity grounds of some executives. PGM (Pers.) assured to look into matter.  

21.06.2017: Meeting with CMD BSNL:

GS and AGS (HQ) met with CMD, BSNL and discussed regarding:

A. Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We requested to get implemented the 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL with full 15% fitment benefits. CMD BSNL mentioned that Friday on 16th June 2017 he along with all the Board Members met Hon’ble MoS (C) (I/C) Shri Manoj Sinha Ji and requested to for implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL. We explained the justification of 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL. Hon’ble MoS was quite positive and assured to get implemented 3rd PRC in BSNL. Hon’ble MoS has also expressed his concern that at this juncture no agitation is desirable. CMD BSNL also reiterated his firm commitment for implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations and appealed that any agitation at this stage will adversely affect BSNL’s viability and may derail the efforts of BSNL and Hon’ble MoS (C) for implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL.    

B. Grant of some facilities to AIBSNLEA: We requested to grant some facilities for smooth run of the Association. CMD BSNL assured to look into it.   

21.06.2017: Meeting with Director (HR), BSNL Board:

GS met with Director (HR), BSNL Board and discussed regarding:

A. Grant of some facilities to AIBSNLEA: We requested to grant some facilities for smooth functioning of the Association. Director (HR) assured that today in BSNL MC this issue is in the agenda and efforts will be made to get it cleared.

B. Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We inquired about the outcome of the meeting held on 16.06.2017 with Hon’ble MoS (C) (I/C) with CMD BSNL and Board of Directors on implementation of the 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL with full 15% fitment benefits. Director (HR) informed that the meeting was fruitful and Hon’ble MoS was in favour of 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL. She also mentioned that when BSNL Management and Hon’ble MoS are in favour of 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL then any agitational approach may adversely affect the efforts. She further informed that again tomorrow i.e. on 22.06.2017 a presentation on 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL will be given to Secretary (T).

20.06.2017:GS writes to

(1) The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre Of Accounts Officers

<<<Click here for letter>>>
(2) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding
(a) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre Of DGM
(b) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE

(c)  Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DE

(d) Representation received from Shri A. Venkatraman, SDE (Plg), % CGMT Karnataka requesting to give same status to all 1989 recruited JTOs
<<<<Click here for letter>>>

(3)The PGM (Arch.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Representation received from Smt. Sunita Saxena, JTO (Arch.) HR No.   198115147 regarding promotion in the grade of A.E. (Arch.) on regular basis.

 <<<Click here for letter>>>>

20.06.2017: Meeting of GS, FS and AGS (GS) with PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office:

 

As directed by CMD BSNL, PGM (Pers), BSNL Corporate Office held a meeting with AIBSNLEA to discuss the complaint lodged by us against the illegal promotion orders for 42 officers issued by Pers Cell for the promotion from DE to DGM from the list of 147 executives whose seniority has been quashed by the Hon’ble High Court Kerala and direction was given to BSNL “to be placed their seniority against the SDEs (T) vacancies of the year 1994-95, 1995-96 and 1996-97 (up to 22.07.1996) according to their merit as also their eligibility to appear for combined examination. The eligibility year has to be considered since; one combined examination was held for three years. A candidate entitled to appear in 1996 (by reason of completing five years of regular service in the feeder category on the January of the year) cannot be placed in the vacancy of 1994-95. However, high his rank may be, if the seniority list require any recast on the above lines, obviously, the official respondent ought to do so”. But the Pers cell pleaded that they have fixed up 147 SDEs (T) LDCE quota seniority as per 1986 SDE RR on the basis of year of recruitment since the Hon’ble High Court Kerala judgement has been challenged by the respondents in the Hon’ble Supreme Court and it has grant “status quo” in the year 2013. We explained that Hon’ble Supreme Court has further delivered its the judgement to recast the TES GR-B seniority on the basis of Rulr-206 and upheld the seniority  lists no.1 to 17 as sacrosanct  instead of the seniority list numbers 1 to 5 prepared on the basis of Rule-1966 i.e. year of recruitment basis. Hence, the seniority of 147 SDEs (T) of LDCE quota has to be decided by examining their seniority as per Hon’ble High Court Kerala directions but the Pers Cell BSNL CO is not ready to hear our arguments.

 

In view of this, the affected candidates are to pursue in the Hon’ble Supreme Court for an early decision on the pending SLP in the matter of the seniority of 147 LDCE quota SDEs. BSNL Pers Cell is not ready to rectify their mistake in the line of Hon’ble High Court Kerala Judgment by placing 147 SDEs of LDCE quota in proper manner in the revised seniority list as per the Hon’ble Supreme Court judgement delivered in the year 2015. We have to continue our protest in this regard. GS, FS, AGS (HQ) attended and deliberated in the meeting.

 

After the above discussions we discussed regarding promotion order of left out DGMs (Engg.). We requested for issuing promotions orders for DGM (Engg) of the 49 officers for whom the CPC has been completed. PGM (Pers) mentioned that the approval of the competent authority has been received and tomorrow these 49 DGMs promotion orders will be issued. We further requested to expedite CPC of 25 left out DGMs also. PGM (Pers) assured to hold CPC at the earliest and issue of DGM promotion order of the remaining left out cases.

20.06.2017: Noble cause by AIBSNLEA Tiruchi SSA - Assistance to weaker sections of the Society.

The Tiruchi SSA wing of AIBSNLEA has been identifying school drop-outs belonging to economically weakers section and extending assistance  so that they can pursue their education. Shortly after reports appeared in the meditaa, the association swung into action and extended educational assistances to A. Ashika Begum and Raghunathan (toppers in Plus Two and SSLC examination) and five undergraduate students. The association has identified a school dropout N. Pushpavalli, who has been supplementing her family income by selling "kammankozh" at Amoor on the Tiruchi - Slem Highway. <<<Click here for the clipping of media coverage>>>

20.06.2017: <<<Click here for the copy of the DO letter written by CMD BSNL to the Secretary (T) on the issue implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit>>>

16.06.2017:Central Office Bearers meeting of AIBSNLEA at New Delhi on 6th and 7th July-2017

AIBSNLEA CHQ will hold its Central Office Bearers (CHQ) Meeting at New Delhi on 6th and 7th July-2017 to discuss and decide the strategies on CWC Meet-Trivandrum, implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit in BSNL, replacement of E1A by E2, E2A by E3 and subsequent up-gradation from E3 to E4, E5 to E6 and E6 to E7 w.e.f 01.01.2007, 30% Superannuation benefits to BSNL recruited employees, CPSU Cadre Hierarchy, CPCs to fill up all SDE/AO, DE/CAO/EE and DGM equivalent posts, notational pay scales of JTOs/SDEs(C/E/Arch/TF) and PA cadre and other important items.  Central  Office Bearers are requested to book their tickets immediately for the to and fro journey. Boarding and lodging will be made available from 5th July 2017(Morning) to 8th July 2017 (Morning). <<<Click here for the notice>>>

16.06.2017:                         It is time for introspection to Majority Association

AIBSNLEA have been fighting for the settlement of all the legitimate HR issues and viability of BSNL since its inception and achieved many mile stones during the period by getting implemented grant of perks  to executives w.e.f. 01.01.2005, implementation of EPP w.e.f 18.01.2007, filling of all vacant STS Group-‘A’ level posts in all discipline by getting clearance from DoT in Sept.-2006, Transparent Transfer Policy-2008, BSNL MSRR-2009, Implementation of 2nd PRC recommendations in BSNL with full 30% fitment benefits in BSNL, IDA Pension revision for BSNL Pensioners issued on 15.03.2011, Merger of 50% DA with Basic Pay w.e.f. 01.01.2007 effectively amounting to 78.2% for the purpose of fitment and pay fixation in the revised pay scales, Withdrawal of 60:40 provision in  the Pension Rules 37A for BSNL employees and payment of 78.2% fitment benefit to BSNL Pensioners, Withdrawal of MT RR-2008 and 2011, Regularization of adhoc level executives in all disciplines, filling up of the vacant DGM/SE posts in all disciplines, 3% superannuation benefit to BSNL recruited employees, framing of JTO RR-2014 and conduction of JTO LICE, Creation of  PPS and Sr. PPS posts, regularization of offg. JTOs,  Rs. 22820/- Pay anomaly resolution by formation of Committee and active participation in all the struggles of BSNL Unions and Associations to protect the interest of BSNL etc.

 

Recently in December-2016 BSNL Management conducted referendum for majority executive Association wherein AIBSNLEA by getting 18,400 votes got Support Association status and thereafter continuously trying to protect  the interest of all the BSNL executives i.e. whether it is BSNL recruited or absorbed in BSNL. After referendum under the banner of United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations one agitation was launched for the settlement of the burning demands i.e. pay loss of post 2007 recruited executives, standard pay scales by replacing E1A by E2, E2A by E3 and subsequent up-gradation of pay scales E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7, 30% superannuation benefit to BSNL recruited employees, CPSU Cadre hierarchy as per the Khan Committee report, 3rd PRC implementation with 15% fitment benefit and pension revision of BSNL pensioners etc. On the positive assurance given by the CMD BSNL and Director (HR) the agitation programme was deferred. But immediately just after the deferment of the agitation, BSNL management took vindictive actions against the General Secretaries of AIBSNLEA, AIGETOA and AITEEA by issuing “Show Cause” notice, deduction of salary of two days DHARNA organized on 27th and 28th Dec-2016 by canceling the sanctioned E/L and C/L etc.

 

Thereafter, on 28th March-2017, DoT administration issued ‘Presidential Directives’ for E1A and E2A intermediary pay scales which created unrest and accordingly AIBSNALEA and AITEEA organized protest demonstration on 06.04.2017 wherein Com. GS, AIGETOA was also requested to sign the notice but he expressed his inability in signing the agitation notice of United Forum and mentioned  that he is in favour of Joint struggle of all the Associations and he along with his members already actively participated in demonstrations made on 30/03/2017 by the Majority Association. Com. GS, AIGETOA was requested by GS AIBSNLEA and GS, AITEEA for serving a agitation notice under the banner of United Forum for protest actions, but GS AIGETOA was perhaps committed to Majority Association not to go for agitation on the platform of United Forum and insisted us also to come and join with them rather than starting agitation. And finally they formed Joint Forum and served a notice of agitation on 10.04.2017 when the GS AIBSNLEA was on LTC at Port Blair w.e.f. 09.04.2017 to 16.04.2017. I explained to GS AIGETOA and GS SNEA that at present I am away from CHQ and after having the talk with our CHQ Office bearers and Circle Secretaries, I shall be able to take the decision because just three months before referendum has taken place wherein lot of hot exchanges have taken place, so immediate joint struggle is not possible. We have to convince and mentally prepare our members at base level for joint struggle then only it would be possible for us to come together but it was ignored for which the reasons are best known to them and finally they served the notice under the banner of Joint Forum denouncing United Forum. Now,  Majority Associations is alleging support Association to derail all the HR issues which JF and BSNL Management jointly trying to resolve.

 

The fact remains that Jt. Forum in collision with the BSNL Management is trying to sabotage the important HR issues which the support Association have brought on track i.e. E1-A by E2, E2-A by E3 and subsequent up-gradation of pay scales E3 by E4, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 which was approved by Management Committee of BSNL Board and was sent to DoT on 06.06.2016 during the struggle of United Forum of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA.

 

The majority Association since beginning tried to sabotage it and after referendum pressurized the BSNL Management to trunked the proposal making it half i.e. upto E1-A by E2 and E2-A by E3 only wherein double fixation in E3 grade, means one executive will remain in E3 scale for 10 years in violation of EPP which will invite litigations. Knowing well this fact they are befooling the executives and trying to harm the interest of all the executives of BSNL. They pressurized BSNL Management to withdraw the earlier 06.06.2016 proposal and halved it up-to  E1-A by E2 and E2-A by E3 only. But with the vigorous efforts of AIBSNLEA, they could not succeed in it and now BSNL has replied the queries of DoT pleading that BSNL’s earlier proposal of 06.06.2016 may be considered in two parts. AIBSNLEA will continue to make its efforts for up-gradation of all the pay  scales E1-A to E2, E2-A to E3, E3 to E4, E4 to E5, E5 to E6 and E6 to E7 in the larger interest of all the executives.

Majority Association is sabotaging the Khan Committee report on CPSU Cadre Hirarchy  by allowing  MT recruitment and allowing post based promotions up-to STS level only. We will strongly oppose such acts of Majority Association.

 

30% superannuation benefit to BSNL recruited employees precipitated after the struggle of United Forum of AIBSNLEA & AIGETOA only. Majority Association never contributed in this regard.

 

PGM (PF) Ms. A. Panda, Committee on pay anomaly of Rs. 22820/- of JTOs/JAOs post recruited 1.1.2007 was constituted on the demand of AIBSNLEA and AITEEA by CMD BSNL. But the Majority Association trying to sabotage the committee report raising huge financial implication to benefit thousands of executives in the report in line of Estt. Cell  pleadings.

 

Notional pay fixation issue of JTOs/SDEs(C/E/Arch/TF) Engineering wings and PA cadre was initiated and taken  by AIBSNLEA and with it’s sincere efforts only the management committee of BSNL Board has cleared it and now BSNL board approval is awaited. This issue was hijacked by majority association. E1+5 advance increment benefit to JTOs/JAOs could be settled by AIBSNLEA through KCGK Pillai Committee report. Now JTO(SRD), JAO 2013 batch and PAs case has been cleared by BSNL Management committee and awaiting BSNL board approval.


Diversion of MT Quota posts to seniority quota posts in Telecom Engg. could take place first and then diversion of MT Quota posts to seniority quota posts of CAOs cadre got cleared from Management committee of BSNL board and now waiting for BSNL board approval. E5 to E6 time bound promotion and EPP to DGM adhoc by modification in BSNL MS RR got approved from Management committee of BSNL and now waiting for BSNL board approval. AD(O/L) cadre restructuring  got approved from Management committee of BSNL and now DOT approval is awaited. All the queries asked by DoT has been replied by BSNL. About 1200 DGM(Engg.) and about 250 DGM(Fin)/ DGM(TF), about 100 SE(Elect./Civil) promotion could become possible with the untiring  efforts of AIBSNLEA.

 

Sincere efforts are being made to get expedite CPCs from JTO to SDE, SDE to DE, JAO to AO, AO to CAO, CAO to DGM(Finance), JTO(C/E) to SDE(C/E), SDE(c) to EE(C), etc by taking some solution in view of the legal opinion on Hon’ble High Court Chandigarh judgment and DP&T guidelines on SC/ST roster implementation.

 

In this manner AIBSNLEA will continue to work to safeguard the interest of all the executives of BSNL.

 

Majority association after referendum should honestly concentrate for the settlement of pending HR issues in the interest of all the executives instead of doing vote bank politics. Majority association should not worry on support association affairs. Support association knows it’s responsibility well.

 

It’s a fact that AIBSNLEA got about 18400 plus votes during referendum and got support association status with the help of AIGETOA and AITEEA. AIBSNLEA is committed to protect the interest of its members and supporters. Now AIGETOA leadership preferred to align with Majority Association under the banner of Joint Forum of BSNL Executives Associations under the assurance that they will achieve their demands and no vindictive actions will be there against them which the GS AIGETOA faced  “Show Cause” notice during the struggle of United Forum of AIBSNLEA, AIGETOA and AITEEA. Now BSNL Management leaving Majority Association leaders aside has victimized  GS AIGETOA by serving majority penalty charge sheet. It has caused panic and now majority Association is desperate to mount pressure on BSNL Management to withdraw the vindictive actions through the agitation of BSNL Unions and Associations on the pretext of 3rd PRC implementation, whereas, CMD BSNL with all the Board of Directors met Hon’ble MOS(C) (I/C) on 16.06.2017 and pleaded for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit, then where is the need of going on strike at this juncture. However, we are against any victimization of Association/Union leaders/members for organizing legitimate Trade Union activities but they should be fair in their approach.

 

Thus, AIBSNLEA never harmed the interest of anyone and never deviated from its policies under the pressure like Majority association. AIBSNLEA is using all the channels to get implemented 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit and pension revision. In case if any difficulty is faced in this regard it  will not hesitate to take harder Trade Union action programmes in terms of even indefinite strike.

 

AIBSNLEA was never interested to mention above facts but the majority Association write up on their website 15.06.2017 has forced us to explain.

16.06.2017:GS writes to

(1) The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre Of Accounts Officers

<<<Click here for letter>>>
(2) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding
(a) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre Of DGM
(b) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of AGM
<<<<Click here for letter>>>

(3) The Director (HR) BSNL Board, regarding

(a)Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre Of DGM 

<<<Click here for letter>>>>
(4) The GM (Rectt.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)representation received from Smt. Pinaki Datta, JAO (EB), WBTC HR No. 200500811 regarding incorporating her name in revised merit list of qualified candidates of JAO LICE from Group C to the grade of JAO under 40% quota arising out of order no. 9-1/2016- Rectt. Dated 1.2.2017 of CO BSNL, New Delhi.<<<Click here for letter>>>>

16.06.2017 Meeting with PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi :

GS, FS, AGS (HQ) and AGS (F) met PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

A Issuing promotion orders from DE to DGM (Engg.) left out cases: We requested for issuing promotion orders from DE to DGM (Engg.) left out cases since the CPC has been completed. PGM (Pers.) mentioned that the necessary approval for promotion of 49 left out cases has been received and the promotion and posting orders in respect of these officers are being issued shortly.

B Consideration of request for modification of posting order on promotion as DGM (Engg.): We requested to consider some genuine cases for modification of the posting orders. PGM (Pers.) mentioned that the genuine medical ground cases have already been considered. However, on our consistent pleading he assured to discuss the matter with Director (HR) for remaining genuine cases also.

15.06.2017 Meeting with GM (FP), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, FS and AGS (F) met with GM (FP), BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

A. CPC from CAO to DGM (F): We requested to expedite CPC from CAO to DGM (F). GM (FP) informed that Pers. Cell, BSNL CO has raised certain queries in the proposal in this regard which are being replied shortly and after getting the clearance from Pers. Cell, the CPC to fill up 65 DGM (F) will be expedited.

B. Consideration of some AOs / CAOs request transfers: We requested for some AOs / CAOs request transfers and modifications on genuine grounds. GM (FP) mentioned that all the cases given by us have been examined and shortly necessary orders will be issued.

15.06.2017 Meeting with Director (HR), BSNL Board:

GS met with Director (HR), BSNL Board and discussed regarding:

A. Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We requested to get positive recommendations for dispension in the affordability clause of 3rd PRC recommendations from DoT in the Cabinet Note moved by DPE. Director (HR) mentioned that tomorrow already a meeting of BSNL Board of Directors has been scheduled with Hon’ble MoS (C) (I/C) in this regard wherein full efforts will be made to convince Hon’ble MoS (C) (I/C) and Secretary (T) for dispension in the affordability clause for BSNL. She further advised us to make efforts in convincing Hon’ble MoS (C) (I/C) through our channels. 

B. Facilities to AIBSNLEA: We requested for grant of some facilities to AIBSNLEA for its smooth functioning. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter and for early decision.

C. Request for modifications in the posting orders of DGM (Adhoc) on genuine grounds: We requested for consideration of modifications in the posting orders of DGM (Adhoc) on genuine grounds.  Director (HR) mentioned that CMD, BSNL has directed for no modifications in the DGM posting & promotion orders already made and some genuine medical ground cases have been considered. However, she assured to examine some genuine medical ground cases submitted by us.

14.06.2017 Meeting with GM (FP), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi :

GS, FS, AGS (Finance) met GM (FP) and discussed regarding:

A. CPCs to Fill-up vacant AO/CAO/DGM (Finance) Posts: We requested to expedite CPCs to fill-up the vacant AO/CAO/ DGM (Finance) Posts. GM (FP) mentioned that the proposal to fill-up 65 DGM (Finance) Posts has been sent to Pers. Cell for clearance. The CPCs from JAO to AO and AO to CAO has been initiated but the promotion orders can be issued only after the decision on SC/ST roster implementation in view of Hon’ble High Court Chandigarh Judgement pending SLP in the Hon’ble Supreme Court and DoP& T guidelines in this regard. Matter is under active consideration.

B. Consideration of some request /tenure transfer cases of AOs/CAOs/ DGM (F): We requested for consideration of some request /tenure transfer cases of AOs/CAOs. GM (FP) assured for consideration of the pending cases.

C. Filling up the CAO MT quota posts on Ad-hoc basis: We requested to fill up 336 MT quota CAO Posts on Ad-hoc basis. GM (FP) informed that as we have demanded earlier for utilization of 336 MT quota posts CAOs to fill-up on Adhoc basis till the time final diversion of MT quota posts is approved by the BSNL Board. It has now got the clearing of the competent authority and CPC will be expedited.          

14.06.2017 Meeting with PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi :

GS along with CWC member Uttarakhand Shri G S Bisht, Vice President Chhattisgarh Madam Anuradha and representative from Rajasthan Circle met PGM (Pers.) regarding the restructuring case of AD (OL). PGM (Pers.) discussed with Director (PSU) Shri Pawan Gupta and requested him for early clearance of the issue. The matter of SLP regarding 2002 R/R was also discussed during the meeting. BSNL Management has shown its positive view in both the issues.

Why AIBSNLEA is not participating in the agitation call given by the Unions and Associations of BSNL?

A meeting of BSNL Unions / Associations was held at New Delhi on 02.06.2017 to discuss the implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit in BSNL. The meeting was convened by Com. P Abhimanyu GS, BSNLEU and was presided over by GS, AIBSNLEA.

 

During discussions, as GS, AIBSNLEA while expressing our concern on 3rd PRC implementation we demanded that the particular Clause of the Rule 14 (1) of the BSNL (REA) Rules, 2013 which prevents executive Association's participation along with the non-executives unions' agitation programs i.e. "Further, the Association will not join hands with the non-executives' unions for furtherance of their issues and / or participate in any kind of joint trade union action." should be deleted / withdrawn.

 

We further explained that during the agitation program of United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations comprising of AIBSNLEA, AIGETOA and AITEEA, for organizing "DHARNA" on 27th and 28th December 2016, all the three General Secretaries were issued "Show Cause" notice to initiate the disciplinary action under BSNL CDA conduct rules, wherein violation of Executives Associations recognition rules was also the charge against us. The sanctioned E/L and C/L for two days on 27th & 28th December 2016 of GS, AIBSNLEA and GS AITEEA were cancelled and a dies-non was made with two days salary cut. This issue was immediately brought to the notice of all the Unions/ Associations and accordingly GS BSNLEU and GS NFTE met CMD BSNL and Director (HR) BSNL and protested against this and gave a letter of protest but BSNL management did not withdrawn the "Show Cause" notices and "salary cut" even after a lapse of five months. We explained that under these circumstances, where we represent the executives of DGM/DE/CAO/EE/SDE/AO/JTO/JAO ranks, it is difficult to participate in the strike call because these executives are the soft target of the management and AIBSNLEA do not have any recognized channel to protect these executives. Hence, BSNL Unions/ Associations first take up the issue with BSNL Management for withdrawal of all the vindictive actions and to stop such actions against the legitimate Trade Union activities of the BSNL Unions/ Associations. But unfortunately it was not given due consideration.

 

The Demand of unconditionally withdrawing the BSNL C.O. letter dated 08.05.2017 banning all trade union activities in BSNL was related to the ongoing agitation of Joint Forum of BSNL Executives Associations. In compliance to the Hon'ble Patiala Court,New Delhi orders it was banned. It cannot be imposed on all the unions/ associations. Presently the matter is being defended by the Joint Forum in the Hon'ble Patiala House Court. This issue should be discussed with BSNL management by both the majority Unions/Associations. We impressed upon that making it a demand of "strike" along with the demand of 3rd PRC implementation is not correct as it dilutes the main demand.

 

Moreover, the Joint Forum of Executive Associations' agitation was mainly to get replacement of E-1A by E2 and E-2A by E3 only wherein they are demanding withdrawal of BSNL's earlier proposal which was send to DOT on 06.06.2016 during the agitation and the demand of United Forum of BSNL Executive Associations comprising of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA as (1). Replacement of E-1A by E-2 and E-2A by E-3 w.e.f. 1.1.2007 and (2). Upgradation of subsequent pay scales E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7 w.e.f. 1.1.2007.

 

This demand of Joint Forum of BSNL Executives Associations has trunked the BSNL's complete proposal and has halved the demand. Hence, AIBSNLEA can't associate with such association's agitation call.

 

In view of the above, AIBSNLEA will extend its solidarity support to the agitation call of BSNL Unions/ Associations on common demand of 3rd PRC related issues implementation.

 

We appreciate the efforts taken by BSNL  Management in DOT for the implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefits for BSNL employees. Now, CMD BSNL along with all the BSNL Board members are meeting with Hon'ble MOS (C) )(I/C) on 16.06.2017 at 2:30 PM demanding 3rd PRC implementation with 15% fitment benefits in BSNL.

 

In the meeting conducted by CMD BSNL with the representatives of BSNL Unions/ Associations on 03.06.2017, CMD BSNL categorically told that he will make his best efforts for the implementations of 3rd PRC in BSNL and in case he fails in getting implemented 3rd PRC in BSNL he will resign from the post of CMD BSNL owning the responsibility. It is really appreciable stand of CMD BSNL. We should trust his efforts and extend our fullest support to him in his endeavour.

 

AIBSNLEA is continuously making its sincere efforts in convincing the officers in DOT/DPE in person in support of 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit. We have also requested Hon'ble MOS (C) (I/C) and Secretary (T) to grant us a meeting to represent our views in this regard. Let us, continue our efforts to ensure implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit in BSNL.

14.06.2017  GS met with PGM (EW) and discussed regarding

(a) Filling up of the vacant SDEs (E) Posts: We extended our thanks for issuing 12 SDEs ( E ) regular promotion and requested to fill-up all vacant ( about 122) SDEs( Electrical) posts by expediting CPC. PGM (EW) mentioned that the proposal to initiate CPC to fill-up all vacant SDEs (Electrical) posts is processed but the CPC can be expedited and promotion orders can be issued only after the decision is taken by the competent authority in view of the Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh judgement  and DoP&T instructions on SC/ST roster implementation. He assured an early action in this regard.

(b) Re-diversion of EE (Electrical) Post from Rajasthan Telecom Circle to Gujarat Telecom Circle: We requested PGM (EW) for re-diversion of EE (Electrical) post from Rajasthan Telecom Circle to Gujarat Telecom Circle since the EE (Electrical) posts are already vacant in Rajasthan Telecom Circle. PGM (EW) assured to look into the matter.

13.06.2017GS writes to

1.The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Representation received from Shri D.K. Venkataramana, AO, Staff No. 89023 of Karnataka Circle

requesting to grant permission to appear for online examination for upgradation to E-4 scale under EPP

(b) Representation from Shri Mrinal Kanti Bhattacharjee, DE (Operation & Admin and HR), Assam Circle,

HR No. 198211249 regarding Ad-hoc promotion to the grade of AGM/DE Cadre with effect from the date on

which his next junior was promoted i.e. 30th June 2010 with all consequential service benefits

(c) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DE

<<<<Click here for letter>>>>

2. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Representation received from Shri P. Rajeshwar Rao, CAO-TRA, % The CGM Telecom, Maharashtra Circle Mumbai Staff No. 87775 regarding restoration of DGM-Adhoc promotion

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officers

<<<<Click here for letter>>>>

3. The PGM (BW), BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)  Request for creation/allotment of additional EE (C)/SDE (C) posts for Odisha Circle to cater to External works<<<<Click here for letter>>>>

12.06.2017 United forum leaders meeting with CMD BSNL:

GS & GS AITEEA meet CMD BSNL and request for grant of Rs.22820/- pay scales to the JTOs/ JAOs post recruited year 2007. We pleaded that these JTOs/JAOs were in the E-1A scale (Pre-revised) up to feb-2009 before implementation of 2nd PRC report. After 2nd PRC report their pay has been reduced to Rs.19020/- in the revised pay scale i.e. E1+5 advance increment. We also quoted some examples where in dispension in the cut of date has been given and demanded the same dispension in this case also.  CMD after detail discussions assured to look into the Ms Panda PGM (FP) committee report and to take some solution to remove the pay anomaly.

Request to Grant some facilities to AIBSNLEA:  We requested CMD BSNL for the consideration of some facilities to AIBSNLEA for its smooth functioning. CMD assured to look into the matter.

Meeting with Director (HR) and PGM (Pers): GS met Director (HR) and PGM (Pers) for consideration of granting some genuine transfer cases of DEs/DGMs on medical grounds. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

12.06.2017 Congratulations! AIBSNLEA's consistent efforts yielded result in getting released Promotion and Posting orders (12 nos.) in the grade of Sub Divisional Engineer (Electrical) under Selection cum Seniority quota.<<<<Click here for order>>>. Efforts are being made to fill up about 122 nos. SDE(E) vacant posts on adhoc basis.

10.06.2017 Seminar on 'Role of BSNL in Telecom Industry held on 10-06-2017 at Trichy (Tamil Nadu) - A Report

Trichy Branch of Tamil Nadu Circle AIBSNLEA has conducted a seminar on 'Role of BSNL in Telecom Industry'. The seminar was held on 10-06-2017 at Training Hall, 6th Floor, PGM Office, BSNL, Trichy. The Flag hoisting was held at DTAX building. Members from Trichy, Pudukkottai, Karur & other neighbouring SSAs, Circle/CHQ Office Bearers attended the meeting. Com M.K. Ganesan SDE presided over the meeting. Com M. Mohan DS/Trichy gave welcome address. Com S. Kamaraj ACS gave inaugural address. Com S.Sundararajan AGM/ACS, Com I.Saravanan CAO/ACS, Com P.Senthil Kumar lingam DE/ERD ACS, Com S.Aslam Batcha DS/BSNLEU, Com S.Palaniappan DS/NFTE, Com V.Thamaraikannan DS/SEWA gave facilitation address on the seminar.

 

Com N.Veerapandian Ex CS/AIBSNLEA gave special address on Seminar. He narrated the role of BSNL in telecom industry. Technological advancement reflected in all electronic field. Upgradation is need of hour to all employees/executives to meet out the challenges. BSNL as industry to start to manufacture the Mobile Instruments, which is more demand in the market. ITI/HTL and telecom factory may go for divarication and re-deployment of employees.

 

Com C.Duraiarasan CS/AIBNSLEA, detailed the development of BSNL in telecom sector and narrated the achievements of BSNL and issues on day to day, pending issues of executives to be settled.

 

Com P.Udhayasuriyan CS/Chennai Telephones & OS/South-AIBSNLEA narrated the events from P&T to BSNL. Executives/employees to extend the hands to strength of BSNL to increase the revenue. Regarding the speed of BSNL Broadband we will have to take action to clear the Bottleneck. Younger generation executives to come forward and come together to strengthen the BSNL. As organization, executives to work unitedly and strengthen AIBSNLEA as a family.

 

Com S.Sivakumar President/CHQ/AIBSNLEA detailed the cadre issues, CPSU Cadre hierarchy, 3rd PRC implementation and its impact on the pension contribution. He stressed upon the significance of the viability related issues in the growth of BSNL and congratulated the Trichy team for best arrangement to conduct the seminar.

 

GS AIBSNLEA, Shri Prahlad Rai, congratulated the comrades of Trichy Branch for organizing successful Seminar and thanked the comrades for invitation to attend the seminar and their great affection with AIBSNLEA. 

 

Com. GS mentioned the history of the formation of AIBSNLEA and its role in the better policy formulation like Executive Promotion Policy, BSNL MSRR etc due to which a large number of BSNL Executives have achieved the DGM level posts. Com. GS also briefed about the HR issues and achievements of the AIBSNLEA. He explained the status of various CPCs, Court Cases, DE to DGM promotion, Standard  pay scale status, CPSU cadre hierarchy issue, restructuring of AD(OL), E1+5 increment, SDE RR, CPSU cadre Hierarchy, Superannuation benefits of DRs, Diversion of  50 % MT Quota posts of CAOs, AD(OL) case of pay equivalent to SDE/AO, Rule 8 transfers etc, DPC in Civil/Electrical wing, JTO (Officiating) regularization, PPS posts creation in field units, DPCs of Telecom Factory and the issues of PA/PS etc., creation of leave encashment trust etc. Com. GS appraised the house about the AIBSNLEA demand and  its justification for replacement of E1A by E2, E2A by E3 and upgrading the Executives pay scales i.e. E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7.  He mentioned that AIBSNLEA is very much concerned about the HR issues and will definitely achieve the desired results, but at the same time he also requested all the executives to provide best services to the customers and to increase the revenue.

 

Com. GS mentioned that the Govt. has withdrawn the ADC charges and not allowed BSNL to participate in the 3G and BWA  spectrum bid and subsequently BSNL was imposed the 3G and BWA spectrum with highest rate.  Subsequently Govt. has taken away the reserve fund of 18,500/- crores from BSNL and BSNL was not able to procure the equipment required for its expansion.   The Govt. is taking the pension contribution from BSNL on highest of IDA pay scale instead of the actual pay of an executive. He mentioned that Rs 500 Crores/Annum may be saved by taking pension contribution on actual basic. 

 

Com GS mentioned due to the strong opposition by the associations and unions only the dis-investment has not been taken place in the BSNL.  Dis-investment has not helped MTNL.  Com GS further mentioned that the present trend of the declining profit is a serious concern for all of us and there is a great need to think over it. Com GS mentioned that all the dues of BSNL i.e. pending rural deficit charges to BSNL should be cleared immediately by the Government.

 

Com GS in his address apprised in details the status of 3rd PRC implementation and AIBSNLEA efforts to get implemented it with 15% fitment benefit. GS mentioned that recently they met Secretary DPC, Addl. Secretary DPE and Jt. Secretary DPE for considering the BSNL's proposal of 15 % fitment benefit and now making sincere efforts to meet Hon'ble MOS (C) (I/C) and Secretary (T) to get approved 15 % fitment benefit to BSNL employees to keep motivated them and to contribute for the growth of BSNL. He explained that BSNL is making operation profit for the last three consecutive years and its EBITDA is positive.

 

On the issue of replacement of E1A by E-2, E-2 by E-3 and E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7, BSNL's earlier proposal dated 6.6.2016 should be considered by DoT to resolve the issue once for all.

 

Regarding filling-up of the vacant DGM (F), SDE /AO, DE/ CAO/EE (C) posts, GS apprised that efforts are being made by BSNL management to take some solution in view of the Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh judgement and DoP& T orders.

 

Notional Pay fixation of pay w.e.f. 1.10.2000 the case of JTO/SDE ( C/E)/ (Arch)/(TF) and PA cadre has been approved by the management Committee and now will be put up  to the BSNL Board for approval .  It will be implemented with prospective date of efforts.

Restructuring of AD (O/L) cadre proposal is pending in DoT and expected to get clearance early. 

 

He explained that how due to the efforts of AIBSNLEA and other BSNL Unions and Associations Government has not succeeded to privatize BSNL on the issues like VRS, 30% disinvestment and unbundling of last mile copper and this is the only role of Trade Unions by which the disinvestment and unbundling of Copper conductor has not taken place in BSNL.

 

Com GS explained the role of AIBSNLEA in the viability of BSNL. GS mentioned the firm Commitment of AIBSNLEA towards the Viability of BSNL. At last he appealed the all Executives' for make every effort with a team spirit and customer care for making BSNL a vibrant organization. He thanked organizers for inviting him and successful conduction of the seminar.

 

Com A.Radhakrishnan AO/FS gave the vote of thanks and conclude the seminar. <<<<Click here for the photos>>>>

 

Honorarium distribution to 10th & Plus 2 students of BSNL wards of Trichy SSA and to the downtrodden students coming from rural areas of Trichy

  

At 1530 hrs a function for honorarium distribution to 10th & Plus 2 students of BSNL wards of Trichy SSA and to the downtrodden students coming from rural areas of Trichy was arranged. The function presided by Com S.Kamaraj SDE ACS/AIBSNLEA.

 

Com Prahalad Rai GS/CHQ/AIBSNLEA, Com S.Sivakumar President CHQ/AIBSNLEA, com N.Veerapandian Ex CS/AIBSNLEA, com C.Duraiarasan CS/AIBSNLEA, A.Kathir @ Vincent Raj -Founding Executive Director, Program Unit of Media Institute for National Development Trust, Madurai, Shri Bimarao Director, Telecom Society, Chennai & Com Nagendran Executive from Canara Bank, Trichy participated and felicitated and distributed the honorarium to students. The eleven teachers from Corporation High School, Trichy were felicitated with shawls/successful book/pen by Com Prahalad Rai GS/CHQ/AIBSNLEA for their contribution and involvement for progress of Govt. school students. Com GS congratulated the students for best achievement to in their careers and appreciated the AIBSNLEA, Trichy branch for their activities involvement in social needs. Helping hands are better than praying in libs-Mother Terasa.

 

Com M. Mohan DS/AIBSNLEA/Trichy extended vote of thanks to one all and meeting concluded at 1830 hrs.

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09.06.2017GS writes to

1. The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

(b)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE

<<<<Click here for letter>>>>

2. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officers

<<<<Click here for letter>>>>

08.06.2017 Meeting with PGM (Pers), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS & FS met PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

A Issuing promotion orders from DE to DGM (Engg.) left out cases: We requested for issuing promotion orders from DE to DGM (Engg.) left out cases since the CPC has been completed. PGM (Pers.) mentioned that matter is under process and shortly the posting orders on promotion will be issued. CPC of about 45 candidates has been conducted.

B Consideration of request for modification of posting order on promotion as DGM (Engg.): We requested to consider some genuine medical ground cases for modification of the posting orders. PGM (Pers.) mentioned that some cases have already been considered and remaining cases submitted by us will be discussed with Director (HR) for further necessary action.

C CPCs to fill-up vacant DE/CAO/EE and SDE/AO posts: We requested to initiate CPCs to fill-up the vacant DE/CAO/EE and SDE/AO posts by taking some solutions in respect to the various court judgments and DoPT guidelines in this regards. PGM (Pers.) informed that recently a meeting of the Cadre Controlling Officers comprising of PGM (BW) / (EW) / (Arch), GM (FP) was conducted wherein some decisions have been taken which are being put up to the competent authority for approval. Thereafter only with the legal opinion of Sr. Advocate further action will be taken.

D Implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy: PGM (Pers.) informed that a draft proposal on CPSU Cadre Hierarchy has been prepared which will now be discussed with all the stack holders including AIBSNLEA. Thereafter, it will be submitted to the competent authority for consideration. PGM (Pers.) further opined that MT recruitment in BSNL is the requirement of the organization which may be the part of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy. We strongly opposed such proposal.

08.06.2017 CHQ writes regarding Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations with 15% fitment benefit to BSNL executives to:

1. Shri Manoj Sinha Ji, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications (I/C), Govt. of India, New Delhi

<<<<Click here for the letter>>>>

2. Ms. Aruna Sundararajan, Chairperson TC & Secretary (Telecom), Govt. of India, New Delhi <<<<Click here for the letter>>>>

DoT queries on replacement scales for pre-revised E1A, E2A pay scales for JTOs, SDEs & equivalent cadres.

It is learnt that DoT has asked certain queries on replacement scales for pre-revised E1A, E2A pay scales for JTOs, SDEs & equivalent cadres. <<<<Click here for the letter>>>>

 

It is also learnt that now BSNL Management has decided to withdraw BSNL's earlier proposal dated 06.06.2016 wherein it was requested to DoT for grant of approval for-

(i) Pay scale of JTO & SDE (& equivalent executives) may be revised to E2 and E3 respectively as replacement of pre-revised scale of E1A / E2A w.e.f. 01.01.2007.

(ii) The pay scales E3, E4, E5 & E6 may be up-graded to E4, E5, E6 & E7 w.e.f. 01.01.2007 in respect of the cadres of Sr. SDE, AGM, DGM and SG-DGM respectively and appropriate changes may accordingly be approved in the BSNL Executive Promotion Policy.

 

BSNL Management is now proposing to limit replacement of Pay scale of JTO & SDE (& equivalent executives) to E2 and E3 respectively as replacement of pre-revised scale of E1A / E2A w.e.f. 01.01.2007 with double pay fixation in E3 Pay scale means an executive will remain in E3 scale for 10 years.

 

This proposal will invite many litigations and frustration amongst the stagnating executives. AIBSNLEA will continue to fight against these odds.

07.06.2017:  Meeting with Dir (HR) BSNL Board:

GS, President (CHQ), AGS(HQ), AGS(Finance) and CS TN Circle met Director (HR) BSNL Board and discussed regarding-

a) Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations with 15% fitment benefit: We requested Director (HR) to use her good office in DOT to convince Hon'ble MOS (C) and secretary (T) in support of BSNL's proposal for implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit. We also appraised her about the outcome of our discussions with Secy. DPE, Addl. Secy. DPE and Jt. Secy. DPE in this regard. Director (HR) appreciated our efforts and mentioned that she and CMD BSNL are trying to have separate meeting with Hon'ble MOS (C) and Sect. (T) to convince them with BSNL's proposal of 3rd PRC implementation with 15% fitment benefit. She assured an early action in this regard and advised us also to meet these officers in DOT for favorable action. 

b) Withdrawal of BSNL's earlier proposal of replacement of E-1A by E-2, E2A by E-3 and upgradation of subsequent pay scales E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7 to provide parity among the executives: We requested to get approved the initial proposal sent by BSNL on 6.6.2016 for replacement of E1A by E-2, E2A by E-3 and subsequent pay scales upgradation from E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5 and E-6 by E-7 instead of withdrawing it. Withdrawal of the earlier proposal will cause dissatisfaction among the executives, it will create pay disparity  and will disturb the pay scales hierarchy of BSNL executives stagnations in E-5 pay scales will not be removed. Director (HR) assured to discuss the matter with PGM (Estt.).

c) CPC of left out DGMs cases: We requested to issue promotion orders of 74 left out DGMs Adhoc. As their CPC has been completed. Dir (HR) assured to look into the matter.

d) Consideration of some requests for modifications on posting orders of DGMs on genuine grounds: Dir (HR) mentioned that PGM (Pers.) is considering the cases, hence advised us to submit the genuine cases. We apprised her that we have already submitted some genuine cases.

e) Grant of some facilities to AIBSNLEA: We requested for grant of some facilities to AIBSNLEA for its smooth functioning. Director (HR) assured an early action in this regard.

f) Utilization of 336 MT quota posts of CAOs by allowing Adhoc CAO promotions: We requested Director (HR) that a proposal sent by SEA cell to pers is pending for clearance to allow utilization of 336 MT quota CAO posts on Adhoc promotions. Director (HR) assured to discuss the matter with PGM (Pers). Also requested to get approved the diversion of 336 MT quota CAO posts by BSNL board. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

07.06.2017:  Meeting with GM(FP):

GS, President (CHQ), AGS(HQ)  and CS TN met GM(FP) and discussed regarding

a) CPCs to filling AO, CAO, DGM(F) vacant posts: GM(FP) informed that the proposal to initiate CPC from CAO to DGM(FP to fill up about 70 DGM (F) posts, utilization of 336 MT quota CAO posts for CAO Adhoc promotion and deciding policy to fill-up the vacant CAO/ AO posts in view of the Hon'ble  High Court Chandigarh  judgement and DOP&T orders are pending in Pers. cell for clearance. He advised to pursue in Pers. cell.

b) Consideration of request/ tenure transfer cases of AOs/ CAOs/ DGM (F):- We requested for consideration of request/tenure transfer cases of AOs/ CAOs/ DGM (F). GM (FP) assured to look into the matter.

06.06.2017:  Meeting with the Secretary DPE on 3rd PRC implementation with 15% fitment benefit in BSNL:

GS, President (CHQ), AGS (HQ) and CS TN Circle met Smt. Seema Bahuguna, Secretary DPE. Jt. Secy. DPE Shri Rajesh Kumar Chaudhary was also present in the meeting. Com. GS requested the Secretary, DPE for considering     dispensing of the affordability clause of 3rd PRC report for BSNL in view of its turning around and considering operational profit for the last three consecutive years. BSNL is providing Telecom. Services in the far-flung (Remotest) areas of the Country. BSNL only provides services to the people during the Natural Calamities. BSNL regulates tariffs in the Telecom Sector. Governments prestigious projects i.e., NOFN, NFS, erection of Micro wave Towers in the Naxalite areas of the Country. Govt. Officers working on deputation in BSNL already got the benefits of 7th CPC. Most of the BSNL Executives are basically recruited by DOT and taken absorption in BSNL and hence their Pay needs to be revised. After detailed discussions Secretary, DPE and Jt. Secretary, DPE mentioned that Cabinet Note on the basis of 3rd PRC Report and Cabinet Secretary meeting with the Group of secretaries is being prepared which will be sent to all the concerned Ministries for comments, wherein DOT may give additional feedback in support of BSNL's proposal which will be sent by DPE to Cabinet for consideration. Hence Secretary, DPE advised us to pursue the matter in DOT for favorable comments.

There after we met Additional Secretary DPE Shri. Madhuker Gupta and pleaded him also in the same manner to recommend 3rd PRC implementation with 15% benefits. Addl. Secretary, DPE appreciated our concern and advised us to meet him in the next week with some more feedback. Accordingly, we will meet him in the next week.

06.06.2017: GS, President (CHQ), AGS(HQ) and CS TN Circle met CMD BSNL and appraised him about the outcome of the meeting with the Secretary DPE, Additional Secretary, DPE and Jt. Secretary, DPE and requested him to send the BSNL's proposal to DPE also which has been sent to Secretary(T). CMD, BSNL after detailed discussion assured to look in to the matter.

06.06.2017: GS, President (CHQ), AGS(HQ) and CS TN Circle met JT.GM(Pers.) and discussed regarding:

A) Promotion orders of the left out DGM (Adhoc): We requested for early issuance of 74 left out DGM (Adhoc) in Engineering Wing promotion since the CPC has been completed. Jt.GM (Pers) mentioned that the matter is under process and after the approval of the Competent Authority, the promotion orders will be issued.

B) Consideration of request/modification /retention of DGMs on Promotion: Jt. GM (Pers.) informed that all the applications received have been compiled and will be submitted to Dir (HR) for consideration. He assured that some decision will be taken before 11.6.2017.

C) Withdrawal of BSNL's order on DNI fixation after one year till that time DOT issue final order: Jt.GM (Pers.) mentioned that after the matter is taken up by us, the same was considered and now Dir (HR) decided not to make recoveries till the final order is issued by DOT in this regard. The necessary order will be issued shortly.

D) Consideration of cancellation of Long Stay orders in the cadre of DE under genuine Medical Grounds: Jt.GM (Pers.) assured that the cases will be considered on merit.

05.06.2017: BSNL Unions/ Associations leaders meeting with CMD BSNL: GS along with the leaders of BSNL Unions/ Associations met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations with 15% fitment benefits, withdrawal of BSNL orders banning agitation Programme in BSNL premises and vindictive actions taken against Executives Associations General Sectaries. CMD BSNL appreciated our concern and mentioned that his top most priority is to get implemented the 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL. He feels that in case it is not implemented today then it will never be implemented in BSNL. It is the issue of 2 Lacs serving employees Pay revision and 1.5Lacs BSNL pensioner's pension revision. He categorically told that he will leave no stone unturned in ensuring to get implemented 3 rd PRC report in BSNL. He further mentioned that in case he fails to get implemented to 3rd PRC report in BSNL then he will resign from the post of CMD BSNL. On the issue of BSNL unions/ associations strike decision he mentioned that unions / associations should adopt some other methods to impress upon the Govt. for 3rd PRC implementations by organizing "Candle March" "Post Card campaign" etc. rather than conventional method of organizing "Strike" because at this stage BSNL will heavily loose even on one day strike.

 In the beginning of the meeting CMD mentioned that today is a very important day for two things one is that "Today is World Environmental Day". Hence, today morning BSNL throughout the country has planted about 20000 plants to protect the environment. Similarly, BSNL in collaboration with AEROVOYCE is launching AEROVOYCE believing communications (An innovative mobile service) AD pay first MVNO of India (Mobile Virtual Network Operator).

05.06.2017: AIBSNLEA meeting with CMD BSNL:  GS, president (CHQ) and CS TN Circle met CMD BSNL and requested-

a) Invitation as "Chief Guest" in the CWC meeting at Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) on 11th August 2017. We invited CMD BSNL as Chief Guest in the Seminar being organized on the occasion of CWC meet of AIBSNLEA on 11th August-2017 at Thiruvananthapuram. CMD was kind enough to accept the invitation and assured to attend our CWC meet at Thiruvananthapuram.

b) Grant of some facilities to AIBSNLEA: We requested CMD, BSNL for grant of some facilities to AIBSNLEA for its smooth functioning. CMD assured to look into the matter.

c) 3rd PRC implementation with 15% fitment: We requested CMD BSNL to use his good office to get ensured implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit. CMD assured that he is trying his level best in this connection through Secretary (T) to get implemented 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit and advised us to continue to do hard work to improve the revenue of BSNL. He also appreciated our letter addressed to Secretary (DPE) Smt. Seema Bahuguna on 3rd PRC implementation.

05.06.2017:

AIBSNLEA Stand on Standard Pay Scales issue and clarification thereof

Dear Comrades,

AIBSNLEA is sincerely trying for the last so many years for the effective and practical implementation of Standard pay scales (E2- for JTO/JAO and Equivalent cadres and E3 – for SDE/AO and Equivalent cadres). While the discussion came up initially, from several sources it was evident that without cascading effect (E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7) it cannot be implemented in BSNL. If at all standard pay scale is implemented without cascading effect, its damn sure that so many litigations will be filed in the courts due to the deadly issues of junior/ senior, heavy pay loss to the executives in the E2A scale, on the wedge of getting E3 compared to the executives at the beginning of E2A Scale and also holding an executive for 10 years in E3 scale is unlike any other PSUs. Thus practically the court cases will stop the implementation of Standard pay scales without cascading effect like so many promotions of JTO/SDE are stopped through court intervention. In addition to these many of senior executives are stagnating for the last couple of years without any annual increment.

By foreseeing these realties, AIBSNLEA took a stand since beginning for the implementation of standard pay scales with cascading effect because we want to implement this for the benefits of all the BSNL executives. More over, this implementation of standard pay scales with cascading effect is doubly benefitting for the young talents of BSNL working in the non standard pay scales of E1A and E2A. Those who want to see that standard pay scales are not implemented in BSNL at any cost, can only opt for implementation of standard pay scales without cascading effect. During the agitation of United Forum of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA ,Management Committee of BSNL Board deliberated over the issue at length and decided to recommend up-gradation of pay scales of E3, E4, E5 & E6 for Sr. SDE, AGM, DGM and SG-DGM and equivalent posts to E4, E5, E6 & E7 respectively w.e.f. 01.01.2007. Accordingly the proposal was sent to DoT vide letter number 1-13/2015-PAT (BSNL) dated 06.06.2016 for approval. But now the Majority Association is trying to get withdrawn the proposal and want to restrict the upgradation up to E2 and E3 Scales only. Hence they are harming the interest of all the BSNL Executives.

In spite of this, while DOT rejected the proposal of implementation of standard pay scales with cascading effect, AIBSNLEA also took a stand with the demand for implementation of standard pay scales without cascading effect with an expectation and symptoms that DOT will approve. DOT did not consider even implementation of E2 and E3 Pay Scales without cascading effect and approved E-1A and E-2A intermediatory Pay Scales.

But, what happened next is the outright rejection of the proposal. Who is responsible for this catastrophe? After referendum, one association, self-proclaimed as saviours of BSNL and BSNL executives, is recognised as Majority association gave trade union notice for the implementation standard pay scales for E2 & E3 alone to DOT and at a later stage withdrawn their demand for the reason known to them. When a recognised association demanding something and at a later stage unconditionally withdrawing the demands does clearly indicating that they are not serious on the demand of getting standard pay scales to BSNL Executives. This only triggered DOT to pronounce Presidential Orders for unwanted E1/E2 scales. How that association can wash off their hands? Do they think they can eye wash others from their calculated move by yelling and shedding crocodile tears in public after things are happened as per their wish ?

Now what a responsible association has to do? AIBSNLEA is doing for the benefits of all the executives without giving any scope for litigations. ....  .......  .....

02.06.2017:  GS writes to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding reply to DoT queries on replacement scales for pre-revised E1A, E2A pay scales for JTOs, SDEs & equivalent cadres. Wherein it is mentioned that replacement of E1A and E2A pay scales with E2 and E3 scales only, keeping other scales untouched, will have implications for already approved E3 pay scale for Sr. SDE because of the provisions of the Executive Promotion Policy (EPP). Under these circumstances, an executive will have to remain in the same E3 scale for a span of ten years.

 

This is against the provisions of the EPP, implemented in BSNL after recommendations of the High Power Committee chaired by the then Addl. Secretary (T), DoT Shri Y.S. Bhave wherein five time bound financial up-gradations from E1A (4-6 years) -> E2A (5 years) -> E3 (5 years) -> E4 (5 years) -> E5 (5 years) -> E6 have been provided to BSNL executives.

 

Management Committee of BSNL Board has deliberated over the issue at length and decided to recommend up-gradation of pay scales of E3, E4, E5 & E6 for Sr. SDE, AGM, DGM and SG-DGM and equivalent posts to E4, E5, E6 & E7 respectively w.e.f. 01.01.2007. Accordingly it was sent to DoT vide letter number 1-13/2015-PAT (BSNL) dated 06.06.2016 for approval.

 

Some of the senior executives are stagnating in E5 scale from the last 1-2 years. Many of them, who have fortunately or unfortunately become DGM and bearing higher responsibilities, are deprived off the time bound promotions to the E-6 scale under the EPP in the name of BSNL MSRR. As such they are not having any motivating factor.

 

Therefore, we have requested  to kindly request DoT for approval of-

(i) Pay scale of JTO & SDE (& equivalent executives) may be revised to E2 and E3 respectively as replacement of pre-revised scale of E1A / E2A w.e.f. 01.01.2007.

(ii) The pay scales E3, E4, E5 & E6 may be up-graded to E4, E5, E6 & E7 w.e.f. 01.01.2007 in respect of the cadres of Sr. SDE, AGM, DGM and SG-DGM respectively and appropriate changes may accordingly be approved in the BSNL Executive Promotion Policy.

 

The executives from the scales E3, E4, E5 and E6 would be simply placed to the next higher scale i.e. E4, E5, E6 & E7, most of them will not get any financial benefit even of a single penny except those whose stagnation comes to an end.

 

Further, it is also requested that persuasions may be done for approval of the proposal of deduction of pension contribution payable to DoT on actual pay of an executive instead of the highest of his/her pay scale. This will reduce the additional financial implications on BSNL to bare minimum as the said additional financial burden on BSNL would remain only on account of increased pay and allowances in respect of directly recruited JTOs / JAOs and a few number of DR-DGMs.

 

It is reliably learnt that BSNL Management is now withdrawing its earlier proposal dated 06.06.2016 and limiting replacement of Pay scales E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 only. It has caused serious frustration, resentment and agitations among the senior executives i.e. SDEs, DEs, and DGMs whose Pay scales are stagnated and they are being forced to remain in E3 Pay scales for 10 Years in violation of EPP provisions.

 

We strongly believe that frequent agitations are noxious to the viability of BSNL and put a question mark on the dealing ability of HR Management. We, therefore requested to kindly resolve the whole issue in one go considering all probable pros and cons instead of doctoring it in piecemeal. Withdrawal of BSNL's earlier proposal dated 06.06.2016 in this regard will forced us to go for agitation.

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01.06.2017:  Meeting with CMD BSNL:

GS, FS met CMD BSNL and requested:

(a) Pay anomaly case of JTOs / JAOs post recruited-2007. We explained the justification to give Rs.22820/- pay fixation prior to 1.1.2007 in the pre-revised pay scale by giving relaxation in the cut of date 1.1.2007 to the JTOs/JAOs recruited post 2007 in the similar manner as it was given to JTOs 2005 year batch joined BSNL even after 1.1.2007. CMD assured to discuss the matter with Director (HR).

(b) Implementation of 3rd PRC report with 15 % fitment benefit: We requested CMD BSNL for using his good office in getting approval on BSNL's proposal approved by DoT and now pending in DPE for consideration. CMD assured that he will discuss the matter with Secretary (T) to get approved BSNL's proposal from DPE.

01.06.2017:  Meeting with GM (FP):

GS, FS met and discussed regarding -

(a) CPCs to fill-up the vacant AO/CAO/DGM (Finance) Posts: We requested to fill-up the vacant AO/CAO/DGM (Finance) posts by expediting the CPCs. GM (FP) informed that the SLP against the Hon'ble CAT and High Court, Chandigarh has been filed in the Hon'ble Supreme Court. Recently PGM (Pers.) on the basis of Sr. Advocate legal advice conducted a meeting of PGM (BW) / (EW) / (Arch) / GM (FP) and GM (TF) and decided some action to proceed for CPCs. Now the minutes of the meeting are in process for the approval of the competent authority. DGM (Finance) CPC is in process, APARs/VCRs are being collected.

(b) Filling-up the MT quota 335 CAO Posts on Adhoc basis till the time diversion is approved by BSNL Board: We requested to get the approval of BSNL MC for filling up the vacant CAO posts of MT quota on Adhoc basis till time diversion is approved by BSNL Board. GM (FP) assured to look into the matter.

(c) Consideration of request transfer cases of AOs /CAOs / DGM (Finance): We requested for consideration of request transfer cases of AOs/ CAOs / DGM (Finance). GM (FP) assured to examine the pending cases.

01.06.2017:  Meeting with Member (S), DoT

GS, AGS (HQ) and CS Karnataka met with Member (Services) DoT on 31.05.2017 and discussed regarding:

A. Pay fixation matter relating to BSNL employees: Date of Increment on regular promotion to a scale: We requested to issue final order in this regard to resolve the issue favorably. At present after issuance of the recent clarification dated 08.05.2017 by Pers. Cell the BSNL serving employees and employees retiring shortly will face the recoveries to the tune of lakhs of rupees. Member (S) after some discussions mentioned that on the basis of AST meeting minutes BSNL should have not issued the order till issuance of the final order from DoT Estt. Cell or Finance cell. However, he immediately spoke to Sr. DDG (Estt.) DoT and discussed the matter and directed him to take the opinion of the DoT Finance cell and issue final order in this regard. Member (S) assured an early action.

B. Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit: We requested Member (S) DoT to use his good office to impress upon in DPE office for getting approved the BSNL/DoT proposal duly approved by Hon'ble MOS (C) with 15% fitment benefits. Member (S) mentioned that DoT has already pleaded in support of BSNL proposal for its approval. He advised us to meet the concerned authorities in DPE for favorable decision.

01.06.2017: GS writes to

1. The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

(b) Representation received regarding implementation of Hon'ble High Court of madras dated 9.9.2011 in WP 28269 & 28270 of 2010 consequent upon dismissal of SLP (C) No. 17130-17131/2012 by the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide Order dated 15.07.2017.

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2. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Representation from Smt. Chellam Ramdoss , HR No. 198317746, AO Chennai Telephones regarding re-consideration of punishment order.  

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officers

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3. The PGM (Estt.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for Rule-8 transfers in the Cadre of JTO (T)

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01.06.2017 Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations with 15% fitment benefit to BSNL executives:

GS writes to Smt. Seema Bahuguna, Secretary, DPE, Govt. of India, New Delhi requesting for implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations with 15% fitment benefit to BSNL executives.

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31.05.2017: GS writes to

1. Ms Sujata Ray Director (HR),  Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited regarding
(a) Extension of Night Free calling Facility to BSNL Pensioners Boon became Bane due to wrong implementation.
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31.05.2017 Felicitation of Shri N.K. Gupta, Director (CFA) on his retirement.

AIBSNLEA CHQ Office Bearers felicitated and greeted Shri N.K. Gupta, Director (CFA) on his retirement.

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30.05.2017 Meeting with Shri Niteshwar Kumar, PS to Hon'ble MOS (C):

Shri Niteshwar Kumar, PS to Hon'ble MOS (C) granted a meeting to AIBSNLEA today at 18.15 Hrs. Accordingly GS, FS, AGS (HQ) and CS Karnataka Circle met and discussed regarding limiting the replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 by modifying BSNL's earlier proposal of up-gradation of subsequent pay scale E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 to provide pay parity among the executives in BSNL

 

We requested for his kind intervention for the replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 and up-gradation of subsequent pay scale E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 as per the BSNL's earlier proposal dated 06.06.2016.

 

We resented against the BSNL's modified proposal for limiting replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 only under the pressure some Associations which will create disparity in the pay scales and will disturb the pay scales hierarchy in case the subsequent pay scale are not up-graded i.e. E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7. We further explained that executives in the scale of E5 are stagnated for the last two years. He appreciated our concern and assured to discuss the matter with the concerned authorities in DoT / BSNL and thereafter he will call us for further discussions. We extended our sincere thanks to him for granting us a meeting. We also handed over the letter addressed to Hon'ble MOS (C) in this regard.

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30.05.2017 Meeting with Director (HR), BSNL Board

GS, AGS (HQ) and CS Karnataka Circle met with Director (HR), BSNL Board and discussed regarding:

A Limiting the replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 by modifying BSNL's earlier proposal of up-gradation of subsequent pay scale E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 to provide pay parity among the executives in BSNL: We expressed our serious concern against the modified proposal on replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 by modifying BSNL's earlier proposal of up-gradation of subsequent pay scale E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7. After detailed discussions on the issue, Director (HR) also appreciated our concern and assured to discuss the matter in the BSNL Management Committee. She handed over all of our documents submitted during the meeting to PGM (Estt) for consideration. DGM (SR) was also present in the meeting.

B Pay fixation matter relating to BSNL employees – Date of Increment on regular promotion to a scale: We requested to use his good office in DoT to get resolve the issue favorably. At present after issuance of the recent clarification dated 08.05.2017 by Pers. Cell the BSNL serving employees and employees retiring shortly will face the recoveries to the tune of lakhs of rupees. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

C Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit: We requested Director (HR) to use her good office to impress upon in DPE office for getting approve the BSNL/DoT proposal duly approved by Hon'ble MOS (C) with 15% fitment benefits. Director (HR) mentioned that she is trying to meet Secretary, DPE through Secretary, DoT to plead in support of BSNL proposal for its approval. She also advised us to meet the concerned authorities in DPE.

D Illegal promotion of 41 ineligible candidates to the post of DGM (Engg): We requested to get examine the eligibility of the 41 candidates of LDCE quota belonging to 147 group of SDEs in the light of Hon'ble Kerala High Court judgment and the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders pronounced in the year 2015 on the issue to fix-up the seniority of TES Gr. “B” officers. The SLP against the Hon'ble Kerala High Court judgment is still pending in the Hon'ble Supreme Court to decide the seniority of 147 LDCE Quota SDEs. Director (HR) mentioned that based on our letter the matter is being examined and shortly decision will be taken.

E Consideration of requests for modification / retention of posting orders on promotion as DGM (Engg): We requested for consideration of some genuine cases of DGMs posting orders for modification / retention. Director (HR) mentioned that she will personally examine the cases and on their merit cases will be considered.

30.05.2017 Meeting with CMD BSNL

GS, FS, AGS (HQ), AGS (F) and CS Karnataka Circle met with CMD BSNL and discussed regarding:

A Limiting the replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 by modifying BSNL's earlier proposal of up-gradation of subsequent pay scale E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 to provide pay parity among the executives in BSNL: We expressed our serious concern against the modified proposal on replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 by modifying BSNL's earlier proposal of up-gradation of subsequent pay scale E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7. After detailed discussions on the issue, CMD appreciated our concern and assured to discuss the matter with Director (HR).

B Pay fixation matter relating to BSNL employees – Date of Increment on regular promotion to a scale: We requested to use his good office in DoT to get resolve the issue favorably. At present after issuance of the recent clarification dated 08.05.2017 by Pers. Cell the BSNL serving employees and employees retiring shortly will face the recoveries to the tune of lakhs of rupees. CMD assured to discuss the matter with Member (S) for its early settlement.

30.05.2017 Discussion with PGM (BW):

GS in the presence of FS, AGS (HQ) and CS Karnataka Circle discussed with PGM (BW) regarding filling-up of the vacant SDEs (Civil) and EE (Civil) posts. PGM (BW) mentioned that the CPCs to fill-up vacant SDE (Civil) and EE (Civil) posts were initiated but promotion orders could not be issued because of the pending court cases in the Hon'ble CAT Bench Chandigarh and PB CAT Bench, New Delhi. After the dismissal of the Writ Petition filed by BSNL in the Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh, the SLP has now been filed on the Hon'ble Supreme Court which has been registered but the stay against the Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh has not been granted. However, on the basis BSNL's senior Advocate's advice PGM (Pers.) hold a meeting of PGM (BW), PGM (EW), PGM (Arch), GM (TF) and GM (FP) to take a way out for issuing promotions in view of the pending court cases. The minutes of the meeting has been submitted by PGM (Pers.) to the competent authority for approval thereafter only the further action in this regard will be taken by all concern sections.

29.05.2017: GS writes to

1. The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

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2. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officers

(b) Representation received from Smt. Tulasi Siva Ranjani, HR No. 200402200 regarding allotment of AP Telecom Circle in the Cadre of JAO.

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29.05.2017: Meeting with Addl. Secy. (T) DOT:- GS,  AGS (HQ) AGS (Finance) met Adl.Secy. (T) DOT and discussed regarding:-

(a) Replacement of E-1A by E-2, E-2A by E-3 and upgradation of subsequent pay scales ie.  E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7.  We requested for   reconsideration of BSNL's 06-06-2016 proposal for replacement of E-1A by E-2, E-2A by E-3 and upgradation of subsequent pay scales   E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7  to provide parity in the pay scales and maintaining the pay scales hierarchy in BSNL.  Addl. Secy (T) mentioned that our views will be looked in to, in case any review in this regard is taken.

(b) Pay fixation matters relating to BSNL employees- date of increment on regular promotion to a scale – request for issuance of final order  in this regard- We appraised AST regarding BSNL's letter No.400-55/2016-Pers.I dated 08.05.2017 wherein now the pay fixation of the executives is being revised before their retirement which is causing huge recovery.  We requested him to issue a final order in this regard on prospective date so that no recovery is made.  AST assured to discuss the matter with Member (S) and  Member (Finance) for an early order in this regard.

29.05.2017: GS, AGS(HQ), AGS(Finance) met Director (PSU) DOT and requested for an early approval on BSNL's proposal of restructuring of AD (O/L) cadre.  Director( PSU) assured that  an early decision in this regard will be taken.  He confirmed that reply on all the queries from BSNL has been received

29.05.2017: GS writes to Shri R.K. Misra, Member (Services), Telecom Commission, Department of Telecom, Govt. of India regarding Pay fixation matters relating to BSNL employees – Date of increment on regular promotion to a scale – request for issuance of final order in this regard

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26.05.2017 Clarification on the implementation of High Court / CAT order consequent to dismissal of SLP in Hon'ble Supreme Court of India.

BSNL Corporate Office issues clarification on the implementation of High Court / CAT order consequent to dismissal of SLP in Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the matter of Stenographers.

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26.05.2017: GS writes to

1. The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of PS

(c) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of AD

(d) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

(e) Representation received from Shri Babu Ram, SDE (PG & OPN), % GMTD Karnal regarding inclusion of his name in the list for promotion from JTO to SDE Cadre

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2. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officers

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3. The PGM (Estt.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for Rule-8 transfers in the Cadre of JTO (T)

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25.05.2017: 5th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Haryana Circle held on 24.05.2017 at Karnal:

The  Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Haryana Circle was organized on 24.05.2017 at the auditorium of Gymkhana Club in a grand  manner. The Conference was  attended by Shri Prahlad Rai, GS AIBSNLEA, AGS HQ Shri N.L.Sharma, AGS (F) Shri Rajpal Sharma and Organizing Secretary (North) Sh. Devesh Sharma from AIBSNLEA CHQ side. The PGMTD Karnal Shri Sudeep Kumar was the Chief Guest in the Conference. Shri Ganesh Sabhrwal President AIBSNLEA Haryana Circle presided over meeting.

 

All the dignitaries on the dias were warmly welcomed by presenting shawls and mementoes. Circle Secretary AIBSNLEA Haryana Shri Darbara Singh presented the Circle Secretary report. He stressed upon the significance of the viability related issues in the growth of BSNL.  He apprised the role of AIBSNLEA Circle body in resolving the issues of the Executives' of Haryana Circle. He thanked the GS AIBSNLEA for his tireless efforts for resolving the Haryana Circle Executives' problems. He suggested the marketing of BSNL services by providing the quality of services. He stressed upon the need of generating the revenue by the alternative methods also by using SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis in the BSNL. At last he welcomed the entire distinguished guest for their esteemed presence in the Open Session.

 

Com. Devesh Sharma, Organizing Secretary (North) CHQ in his address congratulated all the members in Haryana Circle for providing such a huge response in Circle Conference. OS (North) mentioned that the Haryana Circle is a very important Circle for BSNL as well as AIBSNLEA.  He congratulated all for the elaborate arrangement of conference and making the Haryana as an important circle in North Zone. He explained the efforts of CHQ in the direction of continuously resolving the issues of BSNL DR Executives like pay, pension and promotion. He highlighted that the AIBSNLEA is always committed for the benefit of its members.

 

Com. Rajpal Sharma, AGS (F) in his address stressed that the extra hard work from one and all is needed for continuing the profit of the BSNL, which should be our ultimate target. He appealed all the Executives to be unite for the betterment of the BSNL. He highlighted that the interests of all the Executives are very safe in BSNL. At last he appealed to all for work together for the betterment of BSNL.

 

Com. N.L.Sharma, AGS (HQ) in his address stressed on the need of viability in BSNL. He informed about the efforts of AIBSNLEA to introduce the affordability clause for BSNL in 3rd PRC report but unfortunately the same was not became the reality. He discussed the 3rd PRC recommendations and its impact on the pension contribution. He mentioned the need of analytical balance in these two. He stressed upon the need of cascading effect for removing the harassment of candidates in pay stagnation. At last Com. AGS HQ thanked to the Haryana Circle Executives for such a nice conference.

 

GS AIBSNLEA, Shri Prahlad Rai, congratulated the comrades of Haryana Circle for organizing successful Circle Conference and thanked the comrades for their great affection with AIBSNLEA. Com GS also thanked the Executives of Haryana Circle for their support in Organizational action programs. Com. GS gave the example of Kerla, Orissa, J&K etc and appealed the Haryana comrades to do the work on the same footsteps for making the Haryana a profit making Circle.

 

Com. GS mentioned the history of the formation of AIBSNLEA and its role in the better policy formulation like Executive Promotion Policy, BSNL MSRR etc due to which a large number of BSNL Executives have achieved the DGM level posts.

 

Com. GS  also briefed about the HR issues and achievements of the AIBSNLEA. He explained the status of various CPCs, Court Cases, DE to DGM promotion, Standard  pay scale status, CPSU cadre hierarchy issue, restructuring of AD(OL), E1+5 increment, SDE RR, CPSU cadre Hierarchy, Superannuation benefits of DRs, Diversion of posts of CAOs, AD(OL) case of pay equivalent to SDE/AO, Rule 8 transfers etc, DPC in Civil/Electrical wing, JTO (Officiating) regularization, PPS posts creation in field units, DPCs of Telecom Factory and the issues of PA/PS etc, creation of leave encashment trust etc. Com. GS appraised the house about the AIBSNLEA demand and  its justification for replacement of E1A by E2, E2A by E3 and upgrading the Executives pay scales i.e. E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7.  He mentioned that AIBSNLEA is trying its level best for the introduction of standard pay scales with cascading effect.  He mentioned that AIBSNLEA is very much concerned about the HR issues and will definitely achieve the desired results, but at the same time he also requested all the executives to provide best services to the customers and increase the revenue.

 

Com. GS mentioned that the Govt. has withdrawn the ADC charges and not allowed BSNL to participate in the 3G spectrum bid and subsequently BSNL was imposed the 3G spectrum with highest rate.  Subsequently Govt has taken away the reserve fund of 30,000 crores from BSNL and BSNL was not able to procure the equipment required for its expansion.   The Govt. is taking the pension contribution from BSNL on highest of IDA pay scale instead of the actual pay of an executive. He mentioned that Rs 500 Crores/Annum may be saved by taking pension contribution on actual basic.  

 

Com GS mentioned due to the strong opposition by the associations and unions only the dis-investment has not been taken place in the BSNL.  Dis-investment has not helped MTNL.  Com GS further mentioned that the present trend of the declining profit is a serious concern for all of us and there is a great need to think over it. Com GS mentioned that all the dues of BSNL i.e. pending rural deficit charges, BSNL refund etc should be cleared immediately by the Government. Com. GS assured that the support of CHQ is always available for this important Circle. In his detailed address Com. GS also highlighted the issues showing the indifferent attitude of Government, Encroachment of Rule 37 A pension by introducing 60:40 issue, 78.2 pay fixation case of BSNL pensioners, pending rural deficit charges , exhausting BSNL reserve funds of 30000 Crores has adversely affected the viability of BSNL. Com GS mentioned that all the dues of BSNL i.e. pending rural deficit charges, BSNL refund etc should be cleared immediately by the Government.

 

He explained that how due to the efforts of AIBSNLEA, Government has not succeeded to privatize BSNL on the issues like VRS, 30% disinvestment and unbundling of last mile copper and this is the only role of Trade Unions by which the disinvestment and unbundling of Copper conductor has not taken place in BSNL.

 

Com GS explained the role of AIBSNLEA in the viability of BSNL. GS mentioned the firm Commitment of AIBSNLEA towards the Viability of BSNL. At last he appealed the all Executives' for make every effort with a team spirit and customer care for making BSNL a vibrant organization. At last he congratulated AIBSNLEA Haryana Circle for the success of the open session.

 

Chief Guest of the Open Session PGMTD Karnal Shri Sudeep Kumar in his address congratulated all for the successful holding of the conference and Open session. He mentioned that viability of the BSNL is the prime important issue for all of us. He praised the BSNL employees for their hard work and honesty. He stressed on to find the new ways of problem resolving like concentrating on salary component, saving electricity and fuel and grabbing new projects. He opined that BSNL should grab the prestigious projects from Govt. like BBNL recent project. He also stressed upon the importance of the lease line and EB segment for earning handsome revenue for BSNL for its better viability.

 

At last he thanked to the organizers for inviting and successful conduction of the conference.

 

President of the Open Session Shri Ganesh Sabharwal President AIBSNLEA Haryana Circle delivered the vote of thanks.

 

At the end of the Circle Conference the elections were held for the new Circle body for the next term. Com Gurdeep Singh AO Ambala, Com. Darbara Singh, AGM Panipat and Com. Naresh Kumar AGM (Call Center)  were unanimously elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Treasurer respectively for the next term.  Retd. Com Shri Jasmer Singh, Consultant Circle Body Haryana managed that stage with an impressive way.

 

The entire Conference Hall was Jam Packed with mammoth gathering.

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24.05.2017: GS writes to

1. The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of EE (E)

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

(c) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM (T)

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2. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officers

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3. The PGM (Estt.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for Rule-8 transfers in the Cadre of JTO (T)

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24.05.2017: GS writes to Shri Manoj Singh, GS, AITEEA, CHQ New Delhi regarding appeal to support on stay on implementation of 3rd & 7 CPC benefits in the interest of our company BSNL till it comes on actual profit…..<<<<Click here for letter>>>>

22.05.2017: Meeting with CMD, BSNL:

GS, FS, AGS (HQ) and Advisor (HQ) met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding:

a) Implementation of E-2 and E-3 pay scales as replacement of E-1A and E-2A and upgradation of Subsequent pay scales:  We expressed our serious concern against the BSNL's latest letter to DOT in limiting replacement E-1A by E-2 and E-2A by E-3 pay scales revising its earlier proposal of up-gradation of subsequent pay scales E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7.  This limitation will create disparity among the pay scales of Executives in BSNL. Several seniors executives in E-5 scale are stagnated for the last two years and executives will be forced to continue in E-3 pay scale for more than 10 years which will cause further frustration. We categorically told that in case the subsequent pay scales are not up-graded, then against this disparity AIBSNLEA will be forced to go on agitation. CMD after discussion assured to look in to the matter.

 

b) Implementation of 3rd PRC: We appraised CMD about our discussions with Addl. Secretary (T) in this regard and requested CMD BSNL to kindly use his good office in DPE through Secretary (T) to get approved the 3rd PRC report implementation in BSNL with 15% fitment.  CMD assured to discuss the matter with Secretary (T)

 

c) Illegal promotion of 41 DGMs (Engg.) of 147 SDEs of LDCE quota whose seniority have been quashed by Hon'ble High Court Kerala and SLP is pending in the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India:  We expressed our resentment against the illegal promotion of ineligible DEs to 41 DGM (Engg) posts of 147 SDEs of LDCE quota whose seniority is quashed by the Hon'ble High Court Kerala and SLP is pending in the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India. The JTOs joined in the year 1995,1994,1993,1992,1991 and 1990  have been assigned seniority  as SDEs against the vacancy of year 1994,1995, 1996 which has been quashed by Hon'ble High Court Kerala because these JTOs were eligible to write TES Gr-‘B' examination on completion of 5 years of JTO regular service and thereafter only they can eligible to write TES Gr.'B' LDCE.  Here the JTOs who were not born in the cadre of JTOs are given TES Gr ‘B' seniority prior to their JTO joining in the department.  CMD BSNL after detail discussions assured to get examine the case at the earliest.

22.05.2017: GS writes to

1. The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of AGM/DE-

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

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2. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officers

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3. Shri Anupam Shrivastawa, CMD, BSNL, regarding  

(a) Representations against the inclusion of ineligible 147 LDCE quota SDEs in the recently issued promotion orders for DGMs

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(b) Representation received from Shri Jagdish Chandra Chouhan, DGM (F) % the CGMT, Assam,

 HR No. 198315219 regarding higher IDA scales and promotion of Jt. GM (Finance) with effect from

 3.4.2015.

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18.05.2017: GS writes to Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD, BSNL, New Delhi regarding Limiting replacement of E-1A by E-2 and E-2A by E-3 by modifying BSNL's earlier proposal of upgradation of subsequent pay scales E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7 to provide pay parity among the executives – our concern thereof  <<<<Click here for letter>>>>

18.05.2017: GS writes to-

(1) Shri Anupam Shrivastawa, CMD, BSNL  regarding

(A) Representations against the inclusion of ineligible 147 LDCE quota SDEs in the recently issued promotion orders for DGMs from 1. Smt. Shantilata Rath, HR No. 198402783, 2. Shri Ramesh Chandra Khandal, HR No. 198404391, 3. Shri P. Senthil Kumara Lingam, HR No. 198204683, 4. Shri Bhubana Nanda, Padhan. HR No. 198402700

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(B) Diversion of 50% MT Quota Posts in Accounts Wing to the Seniority Quota Posts of CAOs in view of acute stagnation in the Cadre of Accounts Officers – we request to allow Adhoc promotions to the post of CAOs against the 50% MT Quota Posts in Accounts Wing till the matter of diversion of 50% MT Quota Posts in Accounts Wing to the Seniority Quota Posts of CAOs is considered and disposed off by the BSNL Board to pave the way for promotions of 336 Accounts Officers to the cadre of CAOs.

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(2) The Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding

(A) Representation received from Shri P G Wankhade, JTO, HR No. 200202587, against pick-up and choose transfer by Maharashtra Circle Administration

(B) Representation from Shri M.S. Hiremath, AGM, BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi requesting for change of place of posting on promotion to the grade of DGM (T) from BSNL CO to Karnataka Circle

(C) Representation from Shri Siddappa Murganoor, AGM, Karnataka Circle requesting for consideration of his name for promotion to the grade of DGM (T) on Adhoc basis

(D) Representation from Shri Sriniwas Singh, SDE, UP (East) Circle complaining regarding non-completion of ACRs/APAR for the period from 01.04.2008 to 31.03.2009, 01.04.2009 to 31.03.2010, 01.04.2010 to 31.03.2011, 01.04.2011 to 31.03.2012 and 01.04.2012 to 07.12.2012

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(3) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office regarding

(A) Representation received from Shri V. Harikrishna, SDE, HR No. 200303820 of Chennai TD regarding cancellation of his request transfer orders

(B)  Requests for granting permissions for declining the DGM Promotion orders

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(4) The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(A)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of  Accounts Officers

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18.05.2017: BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi declared merit list for the recruitment of “GRADUATE ENGINEERS to the Post of JTO(T) - (JUNIOR TELECOM OFFICER (TELECOM)” Notified vide no. 12 - 2 / 2016-RECTT., in BSNL from Open Market through valid Gate Score-2017..<<<Click here for order>>>>   <<<<Click here for list>>>>

17.05.2017 Meeting with Addl. Secretary (T), DoT:

GS, AGS (HQ) and CS MH Circle met with Addl. Secretary (T) and discussed regarding:

(A) Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit: We inquired about the outcome of the Group of Secretaries meeting held in Cabinet Secretariat on 12.05.2017 which was attended by Addl. Secretary (T). AST informed that earlier 3rd PRC matter was being dealt by Member (S) but he himself has wrote in the file and transferred the matter to his section to deal the matter. Hence, in the same line of DoT which was earlier presented by Member (S) in the previous meeting of Group of Secretaries. He has also represented the same views of DoT based on the proposal submitted by BSNL and approved from Hon'ble MOS (C).

During the presentation Cabinet Secretary asked to the Group of Secretaries and Secretary DPE that is there any opposition / suggestion / modification in the 3rd PRC Report by the respective Ministries representing various PSUs. Secretary DPE clarified that there is no opposition / suggestion / modification in the 3rd PRC Report but there are some proposals for relaxation in the 3rd PRC recommendations for which Cabinet Secretary mentioned that major deviations from PRC report are not acceptable but some minor deviations / relaxations may be considered by DPE. AST further informed that specific case of BSNL was not discussed in the meeting.

It is under stood that DPE will finalize the 3rd PRC recommendations shortly and there after will submit to Cabinet for approval.

Issue related to IDA Pension revision of BSNL Pensioners was also discussed but Cabinet Secretary categorically told that since Pension revision is not the issue related to PRC hence cannot be discussed in this meeting and may be dealt separately by the concerned Ministry.

(B) Replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 and subsequent up-gradation of E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 in BSNL: We requested to approve the BSNL's earlier proposal of replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 and subsequent up-gradation of E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7. AST mentioned that he got approved the E1A and E2A pay scales from Hon'ble MOS (C) and issued the Presidential Directives after having a thorough analysis and based on the BSNL's first proposal submitted in the year 2009. However, in case if any review is considered DoT will take an overall view in this regard.

(C) Clarification on change of DNI after Post Based Promotion under EPP: We requested to issue clarification on change of DNI after Post Based Promotion under EPP. We further requested not to make any recoveries in case if the DNI is shifted after 12 months. AST assured for no recovery.

(D) Creation of Tower Subsidiary of BSNL: AST informed that the matter has been discussed in Govt. wherein Rs. 580 Crore loan against the Stamp Duty has to be paid by the Tower Subsidiary Company which will not be paid by BSNL but the Tower Subsidiary Company will take loan from banks and will repay within a span of seven and half year. The creation of Tower Subsidiary Company will be under the 100% control of BSNL and it will be mandatory on the part of Tower Subsidiary Company to safe guard the interest of BSNL in all circumstances.  

17.05.2017 Meeting with GM (FP), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, FS and CS MH Circle met with GM (FP) and discussed regarding:

(A) CPC from JAO to AO, AO to CAO: We requested to expedite the CPCs from JAO to AO and AO to CAO. GM (FP) mentioned that the CPC process from AO to CAO has been started to fill-up about 700 AO Vacant posts which will cover entire JAO – 2010 Batch. APARs/VCRs have been called for. AO to CAO CPC is depending on the basis of SLP outcome in the Hon'ble Supreme Court. SLP has already been filed in the Hon'ble Supreme Court against the judgment of Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh. He assured an early action in this regard.

(B) CPC from CAO to DGM (F): We requested to fill-up all vacant DGM (F) posts. GM (FP) mentioned that the CPC to fill-up about 70 DGM (F) vacant posts is being initiated shortly and APARs/VCRs will be collected.

(C) Consideration of request / tenure transfer cases in the cadre of Accounts personnel: We requested for consideration of request / tenure transfer cases in the cadre of Accounts personnel. GM (FP) assured to look into the pending cases.

17.05.2017 Meeting with PGM (Estt), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, AGS (HQ) and CS MH Circle met with PGM (Estt), BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

(A) Notional Pay fixation of all the up-graded Pay scales w.e.f. 01.10.2000 – Case of JTO/SDE (C/E/Arch/TF) and PA Cadre: We requested PGM (Estt) to get approved the matter from BSNL Management Committee Meeting by clarifying the earlier queries of the Management Committee. AIBSNLEA has already submitted the suggestions for its implementation. PGM (Estt) informed that the matter is in the agenda of BSNL Management Committee being held today and she will try to get approved it. She confirmed that AIBSNLEA views has been taken care in this regard.

(B) Replacement of E1A and E2A by E2 and E3 scales and subsequent pay scales up-gradation: PGM (Estt) mentioned that at present as directed by CMD BSNL a revised proposal to replace E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 has been sent to DoT for consideration. Regarding up-gradation of subsequent Pay Scale proposal she told that this will be dealt separately. We pleaded that one stroke only the issue should have been settled to avoid further anomaly i.e. double pay fixation in E-3 scale or keeping one executive in E-3 scale for 10 years etc. PGM (Estt) advised to discuss the matter with CMD BSNL.

(C) Rs. 22820/- Pay fixation to JTOs/JAOs of post 2007 batches: We requested to consider the case of Pay anomaly of JTOs/JAOs post recruited year 2007. PGM (Estt) mentioned that in her views the issue is not justified after the cut of date of 01.01.2007 to give fixation in the pre revised pay scales. Also it will cause huge financial implications. We requested to consider the case sympathetically to avoid Pay anomaly.

(D) TTA to JTO Promotions through DR Quota Pay fixation case: We requested to re-consider the case in view of the feedback given by AIBSNLEA to treat TTA to JTO DR quota as promotion after technical resignation. PGM (Estt) mentioned that in her views TTA to JTO DR quota recruitment cannot be treated as promotion. However, in Government, if such examples are there the same may be provided to her for consideration. PGM (Estt) also informed that some aggrieved officer have gone to the courts for relief. Let us wait till the out come of these court cases.

17.05.2017 Meeting with GM (SR), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, CS MH Circle met with GM (SR), BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding the Special C/L facility to be granted to AIBSNLEA for its smooth functioning. GM (SR) informed that the matter is there in today's Management Committee Meeting agenda for discussion. He assured an early action in this regard.

17.05.2017

AIBSNLEA WISHES

A Very Happy & Prosperous

"World Telecom Day -2017"

AIBSNLEA hope that in this Year Whole Telecom Sector will groom with all flavors/colors.

16.05.2017: Meeting with CMD, BSNL:

GS met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding:

(A) Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL with 15% fitment:  We apprised CMD BSNL regarding our meeting with Jt. Secy (Admn) on DoT presentation to DPE by AST, DoT. CMD immediately discussed the matter with Director (HR) and Member (S) to confirm the developments. CMD categorically mentioned that in view of BSNL's positive EBITA (i.e. Earning Before Interest, Taxes and Amortization), DoT should recommend 15% fitment to BSNL executives to DPE.  However, he assured to discuss the matter with Secretary (T) for favourable decision.  He also advised us to meet Secretary (T) and Secretary, DPE to achieve 15% fitment.

 

(B) Replacement of E-1A by E-2, E-2A by E-3 and subsequent pay scales up-gradation-  We requested CMD BSNL to use his good office in getting approved the BSNL's earlier proposal for the replacement of E-1A by E-2, E2A by E-3  and  upgradation of subsequent  pay scales  as a permanent solution.  CMD BSNL mentioned that he will make effort in DOT to resolve the issue but the important issue is 3rd PRC.  We explained that replacement of pay scales need settlement before 3rd PRC only to avoid lowering of the  scales.

16.05.2017: Meeting with PGM (EW), BSNL CO:

GS, AGS (HQ) and CS MH circle met PGM (EW) and discussed regarding-

(A) CPC from JTO (E) to SDE (E) - We requested to expedite CPC from JTO (E) to SDE (E) and extended thanks for issuing EE (E) to SE (E) promotion orders.  PGM (EW) mentioned that to fill-up 13 posts of SDE (E) by way of promotions from JTO (E), the work has been completed but the file is pending in Pers. cell for the last one month for approval.  He also informed that the proposal to initiate CPC to fill up 114 EE (E) posts on adhoc basis is also pending in Pers. Cell in the same file.  He assured to talk in person with PGM (Pers.) for an early clearance.  We have to peruse in Pers. Cell for an early clearance.

 

(B) Consideration of some SDEs (E) and EE (E) request transfers:  PGM (EW) assured to look in to the pending cases.

16.05.2017: Meeting with Joint Secretary (Admn.) DoT:

GS, AGS (HQ) met with Joint Secretary (Admn.), DoT and discussed regarding:

(A) Replacement of E1A by E-2 and E2 by E-3 and subsequent pay scales accordingly: We requested for consideration of replacement of E-1A by E-2, E-2A by E-3 and subsequent pay scales E-3 by E-4, E-4 by E-5, E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7 for JTO/SDE/Sr. SDE/DE/DGM equivalent executive cadres as per the initial proposal of BSNL to remove the stagnation and to resolve the issue once for all since there is not much financial implications. Joint Secretary (Admn.) DoT after detail discussions mentioned that DoT will take decision on the basis of overall purview.

 

(B) Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations with 15% fitment: We inquired about the outcome of DoT presentation to DPE made by DoT on 12.5.2017. Joint Secretary (Admn.) informed that the presentation to DPE was made by Addl. Secretary (T) and not by him. The brief note on the discussion with DPE will be received from Addl. Secretary (T) soon.  He advised us to meet Addl. Secretary (T) to know the details. On our request of 15% fitment benefit to BSNL executives, Joint Secretary (Admn.) replied that in the past meeting with Secretary it was clarified that 3rd PRC report has already been notified and on the basis further decisions are to be taken.  It seems that DoT may not recommend 15% fitment to BSNL employees. Against this we have to decide strategies to achieve 15% fitment at any cost.

16.05.2017 Comrade V.K. Paramasivam (VKP) is no more

Our veteran, one of very strong leader at various levels Comrade VKP expired on 16.05.2017.  VKP, an inspirational personality with full of sincerity and motivation. Nevertheless of his ill health he was always in the forefront to safe guard the interest of our fraternity always.  AIBSNLEA CHQ expresses heartfelt condolences to the family of the departed comrade.

16.05.2017 GS writes to-

(1) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM.

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE (T).

(c) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM.

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(d) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM.

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(e) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE (T)

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(2) The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of  Accounts Officers

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(b)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of  DGM (F)

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15.05.2017: Meeting with Director (HR)

GS, FS, AGS (HQ) met Director (HR) and discussed:

(A) Implementation of 3rd PRC report: We requested Director (HR) for using her good office in DoT/DPE for the implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit in BSNL. Director (HR) mentioned that earlier Member (S), Telecom Commission has submitted the same proposal of BSNL to DPE in this regard but now the matter is being handled by Addl. Secretary (T), DoT, hence matter needs to be persuaded by all of us in DoT/DPE to get approved 15% fitment benefit to BSNL executives.

 

(B) DE to DGM (promotion): While extending  our thanks for issuing 438 DGM promotion we expressed serious resentment against 41 DGMs promotion of 147 (LDCE) SDEs group whose seniority has been quashed by the Hon'ble High Court Kerala and SLP in pending in the Hon'ble Supreme Court to decide their seniority.  Hence these 41 non-eligible DEs have been promoted to DGM posts above their senior DEs. It has caused serious frustration amongst the senior DEs who are fighting in the Hon'ble Supreme Court for justice.  Director (HR), after detailed discussions in the presence of GM (SR), Jt. GM (Pers.) and OSD directed Jt. GM (Pers.) to take immediate legal opinion and will further discuss the matter with AIBSNLEA after joining of PGM (Pers.) from leave shortly.

15.05.2017: Meeting with CMD BSNL

GS, FS,  AGS(HQ) met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding

(a) Implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment: We requested CMD BSNL for getting approved 3rd PRC recommendations with 15% fitment benefit for BSNL executives from DOT/DPE. CMD BSNL informed that BSNL has already recommended to DOT for 15% fitment benefit to BSNL executives and on Friday (12-5-2017) Jt. Secy. (T) DoT has submitted the same to DPE for further necessary action.  He assured to discuss the matter with new Secretary (T) shortly and will try to plead before DPE along with DoT officers.  He further mentioned that Member (S), Telecom Commission has transferred this matter to Administrative Cell of DOT as it is of their domain. He was dealing the matter earlier since the out going Secretary (T), Shri J.S Deepak assigned him this work. CMD advised us also to pursue the matter in DoT/DPE for positive implementation.

 

(b) DE to DGM promotion:  We extended our thanks for issuing 438 DGM promotion orders but expressed serious resentment against the 41 DGMs promotion of the DEs who belongs to 147 LDCE SDEs (T) group whose seniority has been quashed by the  Hon'ble High Court Kerala and  SLP is still pending in the  Hon'ble Supreme Court to decide their seniority.  Hence the non-eligible DEs have been promoted above the senior DEs.  It has caused serious resentment and demoralisation to senior DEs who will now work under their juniors.  CMD appreciated our concern and mentioned that he has already directed Director (HR) to investigate the matter as per the letter given by us in this regard.

15.05.2017:  Implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of the 7th CPC - Revision of pension of pre 2016 pensioners / family pensioners - Instructions on Pension revision of BSNL Pensioners:

Department of Pension & Pensions Welfare has issued instructions on Implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of the 7th CPC vide letter number 38/37/2016-P&PW (A) dated 12.05.2017 wherein para 12 relates to Pension revision of BSNL Pensioners i.e.

"The pension of the pensioners who are drwing monthly pension from the Government on [permanent absorption in public sector undertaking/autonomous bodies will alos be revised in accordance with these orders. However, separate orders will be issued for revision of pension of those pensioners who had earlier drawn one time lump sum terminal benefits on absortption in public sector undertaking, etc and are drawing one-third restored pension as per the instructions issued by this Department from time to time."

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15.05.2017:  Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations:

DOPT acknowledged the AIBSNLEA and BSNL letter dated 26.04.2017 and states that the subject matter is in the domain of Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) and therefore the representation along with its enclosures have been forwarded in original to DPE for further necessary action.   <<<Click here for the letter>>>>

15.05.2017 GS writes to-

(1) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of AGM/DE

(c) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE

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(2) The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of   Accounts Personnel

(b) Representation received from Shri M.D. Ram, Chief Account officer % GMTD, BSNL Bhilwara regarding grant of one additional increment on the regular promotion i.e. post based promotion in the cadre of Senior Accounts officer w.e.f. 7.1.2005

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(3) The PGM (Estt.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of JTO

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(4) The CGM (NTR) Kidwai Bhawan, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of JTO

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(5)  The Director (HR) BSNL Board, regarding

(a) Representation received from Shri M.M. Mujawar, DE (Tx & NOFN), Maharashtra Circle, Sangali regarding posting orders in the cadre of TES Group “B” notionally w.e.f. 27.5.1994 & DGM (Adhoc) promotion with retrospective effect from 3.3.2016.

(b) Representation received from Shri T.K. Sapkal, DGM, Pune Maharashtra Circle regarding relaxation in

E3-E4 Mandatory Training.<<<Click here for the letter>>>>

12.05.2017:  BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding

(i) Promotion and Posting in the grade of Superintending Engineer (Elect).  <<<Click here for order>>>>

(ii) Transfer and posting of DGM level officers/executives of Telecom Operation Stream-<<<<Click here for order>>>

(iii) Calling of Vigilance Clearance w.r.t. preparatory work for promotion to AGM/DE(T) on regular/adhoc basis- <<<Click here for letter>>>>   <<<Sen.list no. 6>>>>   <<<Sen. list no. 7>>>   <<<<List of officers w/o HRMS no. /Present Circle from Sen. no. 6 & 7>>>>

12.05.2017: Group of Secretaries Meeting on 3rd PRC: Today in Cabinet Secretariat the meeting of Group of Secretaries is taking place. Addl. Secy(T), DoT  will gave presentation in the meeting on behalf of Secy(T) in this regard.

AIBSNLEA submitted its presentation to Addl. Secy(T), Jt. Secy(T), DoT today F/N and requested to ensure 15% fitment benefit  as recommended by BSNL and Memebr(S) DoT earlier. Earlier the matter was being dealt by Member(S), DoT on behalf of Secy(T) but now Addl. Secy(T) has been assigned this work.

11.05.2017: CPC of left out DE to DGM(Engg.) - 83 pending cases: The CPC of left out DE to DGM(Engg.) is expected in next week and  about 45 DEs APARs have been received.

09.05.2017: GS, FS, AGS(Fin.) met PGM(FP) & discussed regarding

(i) CPC from JAO to AO & AO to CAO: We requested to initiate CPCs from JAO to AO & AO to CAO by calling APRs. GM(FP) assured to call the APRs immediately. He also informed that SLP from AO to CAO court case judgment of Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh is being filed in the Hon'ble Supreme Court by Pers. Cell shortly. He assured an early action in this regard.

(ii) Consideration of some request / tenure transfers of AOs/CAOs & DGM(Fin.) : GM(FP) assured to look into matter.

09.05.2017: GS, AGS(HQ), AGS(Fin.) met Jt. GM(Pers.) & discussed regarding expediting CPC from JTO to SDE, SDE to DE and DE to DGM (Left-out cases). We requested to expedite CPCs from JTO to SDE, SDE to DE and DE to DGM (Left-out cases). Jt. GM(Pers.) mentioned that as per the legal advise given by Sr. Advocate Sh. R.D. Aggarwala some solution is being taken to expedite CPCs from JTO to SDE & SDE to DE.

In view of this, APARs/VCRs of the eligible JTOs/SDEs have been called. The JTO to SDE court case hearing will take place on 22nd May, 2017 in the Hon'ble High Court Kerala. He assured an early action in this regard.

08.05.2017 GS writes to-

(1) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

(b) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of AGM/DE

(c) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of JTO (C)

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(2) The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a)  Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of   Accounts Personnel

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(3) The PGM (EW) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Representation received from Shri C.L. Sadwani, SDE (E) HR No. 199104033 against the harassment in regard to payment of Salary for the period from 08.03.2015 to 12.04.2015

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(4) The PGM (Estt.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a )Request for extension of temporary transfer in the Cadre of JTO<<<Click here for the letter>>>>

05.05.2017 GS writes to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding our concern on the Illegal promotion orders of 42 DGMs of 147 LDCE quota SDEs whose seniority has been quashed by the Hon'ble High Court Kerala and SLP is pending in Hon'ble Supreme Court of India. We have requested for his kind intervention in the matter and get investigate from vigilance cell urgently.  Initiatives in this regard are needed to take stern action against the culprits as well as to take necessary corrective actions to undo the wrongs at the earliest to provide justice and to avoid further litigations.

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04.05.2017 Meeting with GM (FP):

GS, FS, AGS (HQ) and AGS (F) met with GM (FP) and discussed regarding:

A. Filling of the vacant AO & CAO Posts: We requested for filling up of the vacant AO, CAO posts. GM (FP) informed that as per the judgment delivered by Hon'ble CAT Bench Chandigarh and Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh on SC/ST roster implementation and as per the guidelines of DoP&T on this issue a meeting of all PGMs (BW/EW/Arch), GM (FP) and GM (TF) ids being held shortly with PGM (Pers.) to take the solution and thereafter the legal opinion will be taken from Sr. Advocate, on that basis further action will be taken to initiate all the CPCs.

B. Diversion of 50% MT quota posts to the seniority quota of CAOs: We requested to get the approval of BSNL Board in this regard. GM (FP) mentioned that efforts will be made to bring the issue in the next meeting of the BSNL Board.

C. Consideration of some tenure / request transfers of AOs/CAOs/DGMs (F): We requested for consideration of some tenure / request transfers of AOs/CAOs/DGMs (F). GM (FP) assured for an early action in this regard.   

03.05.2017 United Forum (AIBSNLEA & AITEEA) writes:

United Forum of Executives Associations comprising of AIBSNLEA & AITEEA writes to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding immediate settlement of Pay Parity issue of post 2007 JTO/JAO batches recruited at E-IA

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03.05.2017::DE to DGM (Engg.) promotion orders issued:

Congratulations! AIBSNLEAs consistent efforts yielded results in getting released the long awaited DE to DGM Promotion Orders. AIBSNLEA extends its sincere gratitude and thanks to CMD BSNL, Director (HR), PGM (Pers.), Jt. GM (Pers.) and his entire team for their overwhelming support and tremendous work. AIBSNLEA congratulates all the promote officers for the new assignment.

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GS, VP II Com. Chakoli and AGS (HQ) met CMD BSNL, Director (HR) and PGM (Pers) in their chambers and extended sincere thanks for issuing the 438 DGM promotion orders.  We also extended thanks for increasing the number of vacancies from 388 to 513 counting vacant DGM posts consequent up on promotion of (ITS Officers) Addl.GM  to GM Posts.  During discussion CMD BSNL congratulated all the newly promoted DGMs and mentioned that now more than 1200 DGMs (Engg) promoted from Grp 'B' cadre are holding the posts of DGMs.  They should take the responsibility of their area and should be decisive in their day to day work.  All the time they should not depend on GM's instructions/guidance.  He further mentioned that Group ‘B' officers should feel motivated and contribute more for the growth of BSNL.  He also appreciated our approach that through discussion only such results can be achieved.  We assured him our fullest cooperation and support for the growth of BSNL.

 

Director (HR) also congratulated all the newly promoted DGMs and mentioned that they should contribute more for the growth of BSNL.  PGM (Pers) mentioned that efforts have been made to give posting on promotion as a policy with minimum disturbance.  Now all the promoted DGMs should give their best to BSNL since they are in field units to run the BSNL.  We assured them our fullest cooperation.

 

Dear comrades,  It is a historical achievement that more than 1200 DGMs (Engg) are now working in BSNL promoted from Gr.'B' cadre. This is the outcome of our sustained efforts during the last 11-12 years wherein we ensured that proper promotion policy is in place.  Hence, BSNL MSRR-2009 come in to existence which pave the way for the DGMs promotion in all the disciplines of BSNL. AIBSNLEA efforts will continue to ensure for  filling up of all the STS and SDE equivalent vacant posts to remove the stagnation in the carrier prospects of Gr.'B'  level Executives. About remaining 74 vacant DGM posts will be filled up shortly on receipt of the APARs and by holding CPC.  Let us , now  concentrate for filling  up of the vacant SDEs, DEs, AOs, CAOs, EEs(C),SDEs(C/E/TF) Posts immediately.

 

We congratulate Comrade C.M. Saste, OS (West) and Comrade P Udaisuryan, Circle Secretary (CHTD) on their promotion as DGM.

 

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03.05.2017  Update on DE to DGM (Engg.) promotion orders:

GS met Jt. GM (Pers.) & requested for issuing the DE to DGM (Engg.) promotion orders. Jt. GM (Pers.) informed that posting on promotion from DE to DGM (Engg.) are finalized and after the approval of Director (HR) the promotion orders may be issued today. It is under stood that about 439 DGM Promotions orders will be issued and remaining 74 un-assessed cases of DEs (due to non-availability of APARs) will be considered for CPC on receipt of APARs from circles shortly.

03.05.2017 GS writes to-

(1) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for long pending regularization of AD (OL), in the light of dismissal of the SLP in the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India on 27-03-2017 without further delay.

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02.05.2017 GS writes to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding:

(A) Inordinate delay in creation of trust for the superannuation pension fund for Direct Recruits Employees of BSNL

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(B) Amendment to “TA/DA Rules, 2002” – Our suggestions for uniform amendment for all executives / non-executives

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GS also writes to

(1) The PGM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Request for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE

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(2) The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of   Accounts Personnel

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02.05.2017 : Latest Status of DE to DGM (Engg.) promotion orders: GS, FS, AGS (HQ) met Jt. GM (Pers.) & requested for issuing the DE to DGM(Engg.) promotion orders. Jt. GM(Pers.) informed that posting on promotion from DE to DGM(Engg.) are being finalized & after returning of PGM (Pers) from leave tomorrow, the approval of Director (HR), BSNL Board will be taken to fill-up 513 DGM (Engg.) posts. The promotion orders are expected tomorrow.

02.05.2017 AIBSNLEA stand on replacement of existing pay scales:

AIBSNLEA has reiterated its stand on the replacement of intermediatory pay scales E1A, E2A and other scales E3,E4,E5, E6 by E2,E3,E4,E5,E6 and E7 respectively and accordingly has given a letter to CMD, BSNL and Secretary (Telecom) for reconsideration. In this connection BSNL has already sent a proposal to DoT vide letter number 1-13/2015-PAT (BSNL) dated 06.06.2016 for approval wherein-

 

(i) Pay scale of JTO & SDE (& equivalent executives) may be revised to E2 and E3 respectively as replacement of pre-revised scale of E1A / E2A w.e.f. 01.01.2007.

(ii) The pay scales E3, E4, E5 & E6 may be up-graded to E4, E5, E6 & E7 w.e.f. 01.01.2007 in respect of the cadres of Sr. SDE, AGM, DGM and SG-DGM respectively and appropriate changes may accordingly be approved in the BSNL Executive Promotion Policy.

 

AIBSNLEA is demanding the same for the benefit of all executives. AIBSNLEA represents all disciplines of the executive of BSNL whether it is BSNL absorbed or BSNL recruited, hence trying for benefit of all the cadres. In case, Executive Associations do not insist upon for the approval of above BSNLs proposal then all the Executive Cadres will never forgive them. Moreover replacement of E1A by E2, E2A by E3 and subsequent pay scales E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 was first item in the Manifesto of AIBSNLEA for the Membership Verification held in December 2016. AIBSNLEA strongly opposed keeping one Executive in E3 Scale for ten years consequent upon revision of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 scales.    

 

JTO / JAO promotions will not end at the level of SDE / AO only but they will be promoted to the higher grades also. In view of this all the pay scales have to be up-graded as already accepted and recommended by the BSNL Management.

 

When AIBSNLEA is demanding up-gradation of scales up-to E-7 grade, how it can be unfortunate? AIBSNLEA has been demanding for the replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 but it cannot drop the demand of up-gradation of higher scales upto E7 grade since it represents all the cadres of BSNL executives.

 

In aforesaid proposal financial burden on BSNL towards perks & allowances of the executives would be bare minimum as the executives from the scales E3, E4, E5 and E6 would be simply placed to the next higher scale i.e. E4, E5, E6 & E7 and most of them will not get any financial benefit even of a single penny except those whose stagnation comes to an end. Hence, there would not be any cascading effect.

 

We therefore, just requested CMD, BSNL to insist upon DoT for approval of this proposal to resolve the problem once for all.

 

We have also requested BSNL Management to persuade for approval of the proposal of deduction of pension contribution payable to DoT on actual pay of an executive instead of the highest of his/her pay scale. This will reduce the additional financial implications on BSNL on account of pension contributions to bare minimum.

 

However, AIBSNLEA support will continue to AIGETOA for their strugle.

02.05.2017 Circulation of fake order on replacement of E1A and E2A pay scales by E2 and E3 pay scales respectively:

GS discussed with Director (PSU) to confirm the validity of a letter send by him on 01.05.2017 regarding replacement of E1A and E2A pay scales by E2 and E3 pay scales respectively. Director (PSU) informed that NO SUCH ORDER HAS BEEN SIGNED BY HIM. It is a fake order which has been circulated fraudulently by some miscreants.

01.05.2017  GS Writes to

(a) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

(b) Requested for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SDE

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01.05.2017 : Latest Status of DE to DGM(Engg.) promotion orders: GS, Advisor(North) CHQ, CS Rajasthan Circle met PGM(Pers.) & requested for issuing the DE to DGM(Engg.) promotion orders today itself. PGM(Pers.) mentioned that posting on promotion from DE to DGM(Engg.) are being finalized & after the approval of Director(HR), BSNL Board, 513 DE to DGM(Engg.) promotion orders will be issued by  tomorrow. Hence, promotion orders are expected tomorrow only.

01.05.2017 New website of AIBSNLEA Telangana Circle:

AIBSNLEA Telangana Circle today launches its new Circle Website with domain address www.aibsnleats.com. AIBSNLEA CHQ heartily congratulates and appreciates the efforts made by team AIBSNLEA Telangana Circle for keeping their members with up-to-date information in a transparent manner.

01.05.2017 Meeting CMD BSNL - Update on promotion orders from DE to DGM (Engg.)

GS, AGS (Fin) and CS, AIBSNLEA Rajasthan met with CMD, BSNL and requested for early issuance of orders for promotion from DE to DGM. During discussions we requested CMD BSNL for the filling-up all vacant DGM (Engg) posts got vacant consequent upon adhoc promotion of all ITS officers working as Addl. GM to the post of GMs. CMD appreciated our concern and assured to fill-up all vacant DGM (Engg) Posts. Accordingly, today evening CMD BSNL has approved CPC minutes from promotion from DE to DGM to fill-up 513 vacant DGM (Engg) posts. The promotion orders of 513 DE to DGM are expected today itself. AIBSNLEA CHQ is continuously pursuing for the promotion ordrs. We are extremely thankful to CMD BSNL for considering our request to fill-up all vacant 513 DGM (Engg) posts in the ensuing CPC itself. About 46 SDEs qualified in the year 1989 are expected to be covered.

01.05.2017  GS Writes to

1. Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding:

(a) The proposal for grant of replacement scales for pre-revised E1A, E2A pay scales for JTOs, SDEs & equivalent cadre – our request to send BSNL's earlier proposal of E2, E3, E4, E5, E6 and E7 Scales for JTO, SDE, Sr. SDE, AGM, DGM and SG-DGM and equivalent posts to DoT.

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(b) Request for grant of meeting to AIBSNLEA for discussion on the issue of MT Recruitment in BSNL

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