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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>>>

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

Messages from CMD, BSNL and Director (HR), BSNL Board on retirement of Shri Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA on 30.11.2017:

<<<<Click  here for the message of CMD, BSNL and reciprocal message from GS, AIBSNLEA >>>>

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20.04.2018  Inauguration of AIBSNLEA CHQ Office in BSNL Corporate Office:

Today morning at 11.30 Hrs, Smt. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board inaugurated the AIBSNLEA CHQ Office at Room No. 19, IR Hall, Eastern Court, BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi amidst rituals. GM (SR) and OSD to Director (HR) were present as the Guests of Honour. Besides these, General Secretaries and Presidents of sister Unions and Associations also attended as special guests namely Shri M.K. Bagchi, Convenor, United Forum of MTNL Unions and Associations, Shri A.K. Kaushik, GS, TEAM, MTNL, Shri Mage Ram, President United Forum of MTNL Unions and Associations, Shri K. Satyanarayana, Ex. CHQ President, Shri G.R. Sharma, Ex. AGS (Finance), Shri C. Singh, General secretary, NFTE (BSNL), Shri Islam Ahmed, President, NFTE (BSNL), Shri R.S. Chauhan, Circle Secretary, BSNL EU, NTR Delhi Circle, Shri K. Sebestin, General Secretary, SNEA, Shri A. Khan, President, SNEA, Shri Ravi Shil Verma, General Secretary, AIGETOA, Shri B.C. Pathak, FS, FNTO (BSNL), Shri Anil Tiwari, General Secretary, TOA BSNL (BMS) Shri Suresh Kumar, General Secretary, BSNL MS. Shri Kishan Singh, General Secretary, AIRBSNLEWA, Shri Darbara Singh, Circle Secretary, Haryana Circle AIBSNLEA, Shri M.K. Marodia, Circle Secretary, Rajasthan Circle AIBSNLEA, Shri P.D. Sharma, Circle Secretary, Delhi Circle AIBSNLEA and Shri V.P. Singh, Circle Secretary, BSNL Corporate Office Circle AIBSNLEA.

 

After the formal inauguration, Hon’ble Chief Guest was felicitated by presenting bouquet and shawl. All the Guests of Honour and Special Guests were welcomed by presenting bouquet by our CHQ and Circle Office Bearers. Comrade S. Sivakumar, President welcomed all the dignitaries and thanked to Director (HR) and BSNL Management for allotting the office accommodation to AIBSNLEA CHQ. Comrade GS in his welcome address extended sincere thanks and gratitude to Director (HR), PGM (Admn) and GM (SR) and OSD to Director (HR) for the allotment of office accommodation to AIBSNLEA CHQ and its renovation. He welcomed all the General Secretaries of the sister Unions and Associations on the occasion   and extended invitation to all to use this office for the welfare of BSNL executives and employees. He explained that with the unity of all the BSNL Union and Associations we did not allow disinvestment of BSNL Unbundling of copper conductor, VR, merger of ITI with BSNL. Achieved procurement of GSM mobile equipment. We also settled many important HR issues of BSNL executives after formation of BSNL He appealed all the Unions and Associations to be united to safe guard the interest of BSNL and its employees in future also. The burning issue, implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefits has to be achieved.  Our struggle against BSNL Tower Subsidiary should be strengthen till the time it is roll out. He assured full participation of AIBSNLEA. He also requested Director (HR) to use her good office in getting implemented the 3rd PRC report in BSNL. All the General Secretaries / Presidents in their address congratulated AIBSNLEA for getting the CHQ office accommodation and extended thanks to the Management for providing the accommodation. They reiterated their conviction for larger unity.  

 

Director (HR) in her address congratulated AIBSNLEA for the new accommodation to AIBSNLEA CHQ. She expressed her happiness to see all the General Secretaries of BSNL Unions and Association here under one single roof. I am happy to see that Mr. Prahlad Rai during his address has invited all the Union and Association members including the BSNL Pensioners to utilize this room.

 

 Regarding implementation of the 3rd PRC report in BSNL she mentioned that DPE has replied to DoT to take-up the matter with the Union Cabinet for relaxation of in the affordability Clause of 3rd PRC and now BSNL Management will follow up in DoT for early movement of the Cabinet Note. Director (HR) requested all the Unions and Associations to unitedly work for the betterment of BSNL.

 

Regarding appointment of CMD, Tower Subsidiary Company she mentioned that this was not discussed with CMD BSNL or Board of Directors of BSNL. We are of the same opinion that BSNL should not be fragmented. On HR issues Director (HR) told that during this one year she wants to promote maximum number of executives who are stagnated since long in all the cadres. She mentioned that discussions with recognized Unions and Associations are there but the discussions and meeting to other Unions and Associations are also being granted since the issues are common for all the executives and non-executives. She told that despite the stiff competition in the telecom sector, the BSNL is sustaining its position due to the joint efforts of BSNL Management and all the employees. We should continue our efforts for the growth of BSNL and increase of its revenue. As the Director HR and Finance I am trying to do my best for the betterment of BSNL and its employees. She once again thanked to AIBSNLEA CHQ for inviting her in this function and extended her best wishes.

 

Regarding BSNL Pensioners she appreciated the concern expressed by Shri Kishan Singh, General Secretary, AIRBSNLEWA fro granting meeting to Pensioner Associations, to provide single window service to BSNL Pensioners and assured to early issuance of the orders with respect to the medical claims with voucher / without voucher     

 

The new AIBSNLEA office was jam packed and well decorated to suit the occasion. The Vote of thanks was extended by Shri Rajpal, AGS (Finance). Shri Deepak Sharma, AGS (DR) convened the program. The program ended with national anthem.

<<<<Click here for the photos >>>

19.04.2018  Inauguration of AIBSNLEA CHQ Office in BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi:

We are pleased to inform that the Director (HR), BSNL Board has given her kind consent to inaugurate AIBSNLEA CHQ Office at 11.00 Hrs on 20.04.2018 in the Room No. 19, IR Hall, Eastern Court, Janpath, New Delhi. PGM (Admn.), GM (SR), DGM (SR) and OSD to Director (HR) will be the Guests of Honor. All the General Secretaries of sister Unions and Associations of BSNL/MTNL will be the Special Guests. The CHQ Office Bearers / Circle Secretaries from nearby circles will also attend the function.  

19.04.2018  BSNL Corporate Office writes:

In response to AIBSNLEA communication regarding affairs in the Maharashtra Circle, Kerala Circle and Karnataka Circle, Director (HR) directed GM (SR) to call for the comments of respective circles. Accordingly, GM (SR) has called the report from the respective circles.

<<<<Click here for letter-MH>>>> <<<<Click here for letter-KL>>>> <<<<Click here for letter-KTK>>>> 

19.04.2018  DPE replies DoT on 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL:

 GS and President met DPE officers and extended thanks for replying DoT with respect to the proposal of BSNL for implementation of 3rd PRC by relaxing affordability criteria. DPE in their letter has replied that “BSNL does not fall under the category mentioned in para 5 of DPE’s OM dated 03.08.2017 on 2017 pay revision. Further, it is mentioned that DPE has issued guidelines for 2017 pay revision which, inter-alia, includes an affordability clause, based on the recommendations of Committee of Secretaries (CoS) on the report of 3rd PRC. Any relaxation in the extant guidelines would require the approval of the Cabinet for which DoT may examine the issue at its end for necessary action.”

<<<<Click here for letter>>>> 

Now, we have to pursue the matter in DoT for the preparation of the Cabinet Note.

19.04.2018  Meeting with JS (Admn) DoT and the Govt. nominee Director in BSNL Board:

GS, President and AGS (HQ) met JS (Admn) DoT and the Govt. nominee Director in BSNL Board and discussed regarding:

A Implementation of 3rd PRC report in BSNL: We requested JS (Admn) that since the DPE has replied the DoT for taking approval of the Union Cabinet to relax the affordability Clause of the 3rd PRC report, DoT should take immediate necessary actions in this regard. JS (Admn) mentioned that this reply was expected from DPE and now necessary action will be taken in this regard.

B Clearance on CPSU Cadre Hierarchy in BSNL: We requested to consider our views on the CPSU Cadre Hierarchy in BSNL. After a detailed discussions, JS (Admn) assured to look into the matter    

18.04.2018  Meeting with Director (HR):

GS, President, AGS (F) met Director (HR) BSNL Board and discussed regarding:-

a) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A and Group B level posts: Director (HR) mentioned that management is ceased with the issue and shortly some solution will be taken to initiate CPCs and to issue promotion orders subject to outcome of the Court cases. She assured an early action in this regard.

b) Consideration of tenure transfer/ request transfer orders of accounts personnel: We expressed our concern against non-consideration of tenure/ request transfers of accounts personnel by SEA Cell BSNL CO. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

GM(Pers.) and OSD to Director(HR) were also present tin the meeting.

18.04.2018  Meeting with CMD BSNL:

GS met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding his recent visit to Japan wherein CMD mentioned that it was very useful trip for meeting, the authorities of Soft Bank of Japan who is ready to give soft loan to BSNL which will help BSNLs growth.

b) 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL:- we apprised CMD BSNL that DPE has sent the reply to DoT for  taking the matter in the  Union Cabinet for relaxation in the affordability clause of 3rd PRC report. Now Hon’ble MOSC(I/C) has to take up the matter in the Union Cabinet for getting relaxation in the affordability clause of 3rd PRC. We requested CMD BSNL to use his good office in MOSC office for an early action please. CMD BSNL assured to look into the matter.

c) Implementation of Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgement of TES Group-B officers seniority case. We requested CMD BSNL for the implementation of Hon’ble Supreme Court judgment on TES Group-B seniority matter. CMD assured early implementation of the Hon’ble Supreme Court judgment.

d) Cancellation of transfer order of Shri K.L. Meena, DGM(Fin.) Rajasthan Circle:- We requested CMD BSNL for the cancellation of transfer order of Shri K.L. Meena DGM(Fin.) from Rajasthan Circle to NE-II Circle. CMD BSNL expressed his unhappiness towards Sh. K.L. Meena who while working as DGM (Fin.) Rajasthan Circle has raised certain queries which resulted delay in payment to the vendors and due to this attitude the vendor stopped taking work from Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and UP Circle of BSNL which resulted loss of revenue earning to BSNL. Just to communicate the unhappiness Shri K.L. Meena, DGM (F) Rajasthan Circle was transferred to NE-II Circle. Now CMD accepted our request to cancel his transfer order with an advice that they should improve and understand the requirement of BSNL.

Director (EB), BSNL Board  was also present tin the meeting.

18.04.2018  Meeting with Director (PSU) DoT: GS, President met Director (PSU) DoT and discussed regarding some issues raised by our Association on BSNL's CPSU Cadre Hierarchy proposal for improvement. The meeting was held as per the direction given by Jt. Secy(Admn.) to Director (PSU). We explained our concern on various issues viz AO to CAO, SDE to DE residency period will be 12 years instead of existing 7 years, cutoff date should be taken from the last DPC held not from 01.01.2017 or prospective date otherwise the senior Group-‘B' executive will be put on loss. At STS level all the promotions should be on regular basis instead of Adhoc promotions since it is time bound promotion on functional basis. Adhoc promotions are taking place only against the vacancies. SC/ST roster implementation should be ensured to avoid further litigations etc. We provided our feedback to Director (PSU) and again will meet to Jt. Secy(Admn.) to explain our stand. We also pleaded that till the time CPSU Cadre Hierarchy is approved by BSNL Board and DoT, the CPCs are to be conducted subject to outcome of the court cases. Director(PSU) assured to apprise our stand to Jt. Secy(Admn.).

18.04.2018  Meeting with Advisor (Finance) DoT: GS, President met Advisor (Finance) DoT and apprised him that the BSNL pensioners retired after 5.07.2017, their PPOs are not being released by the concern CCAs on the pretext that their pension is being paid provisional subject to outcome of the court case thus the PPOs are not being issued by CCAs and the Identity Card is also not  issued to these pensioners.  Advisor (Finance) DoT spoke with concern DDG and directed that in case the pension is being paid provisionally, the PPO may also be issued provisionally and Identity card to BSNL Pensioners can be issued as per the Rule. Advisor (Finance) DoT assured an early action in this regard.
18.04.2018  Meeting with Member (Services) DoT: GS, President met Member (Services) DoT and discussed regarding pension revision of BSNL Pensioners. Member (Services) DoT clarified that pension revision of BSNL pensioners will only take place after the pay revision of BSNL employees. He categorically mentioned that the pay scales in which pension revision should take place should be approved by DoT as per the recommendations of 3rd PRC thereafter only the pension revision of BSNL pensioners will take place in the parallel scales. We pleaded that BSNL pensioners Pension revision should be delinked from the pay revision of BSNL employees. Member (Services) DoT didn't agree to our proposal.

18.04.2018  Inauguration of AIBSNLEA CHQ Office in BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi:

We are pleased to inform that the Director (HR), BSNL Board has given her kind consent to inaugurate AIBSNLEA CHQ Office at 11.00 Hrs on 20.04.2018 in the Room No. 19, IR Hall, Eastern Court, Janpath, New Delhi. PGM (Admn.), GM (SR), DGM (SR) and OSD to Director (HR) will be the Guests of Honor. All the General Secretaries of sister Unions and Associations of BSNL/MTNL will be the Special Guests. The CHQ Office Bearers and Circle Secretaries of nearby circles will also attend the function.  

17.04.2018  GS writes to:

(1) The Director (HR), BSNL Board Regarding:

(a) Settlement of pay fixation as well as payment of arrears in respect of JAO 2010 batch.

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

(b) Grievances of the Executives of Telecom Factory / Telecom Stores Kolkata.

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

17.04.2018  Meeting with CCA Jaipur: GS, Advisors CHQ, Com. Karan Singh, Com. S.S Rawat and CS Rajasthan Circle met CCA Jaipur on dated 16.04.2018 and discussed regarding non-issuance of PPO, identity card to the retired persons from BSNL and clarification on Head of Account to avail CGHES facility by the pensioners retired from BSNL. CCA Jaipur mentioned that individual applications may be submitted by the concerned pensioners to the CCA office on which he assured to take immediate necessary action. We advised all the concerned pensioners retired from BSNL to immediately submit their applications to CCA Jaipur.

17.04.2018  Meeting with GM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office: GS, President, AGS (HQ) and AGS (DR) met GM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

a) Implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders on TES Gr "B" seniority issues: We requested for early implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders on TES Gr "B" seniority issues. GM (Pers.) informed that the orders regarding seniority of 147 LDCE quota SDEs will be implemented shortly. For the implementation of the judgment in respect of the seniority as per the Rule-206, GM (Pers.) mentioned that the necessary actions are also being taken. Regarding settlement of TES Group-B seniority list no. 6 & 7, GM (Pers.) mentioned that on this issue the legal opinion on the judgments of Hon'ble Supreme Court of 3 judges bench and 2 judges bench has been taken and accordingly, necessary action will be taken to initiate CPC from SDE(T) to DE.

b) Holding of CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts: We requested GM (Pers.) for holding of the CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts on regular basis subject to outcome of the court cases. GM (Pers.) mentioned that he has already prepared a proposal to initiate the CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts of all the disciplines subject to outcome of the court cases where there is no stay order from any court. In this regard, Management Committee Note has been prepared and will be tabled in the next Management Committee Meeting for consideration.

Regarding JTO (T) to SDE(T) promotion, GM (Pers.) mentioned that the TES Group-B seniority fixation case was heard in the Hon'ble High Court Kerala and the judgment is reserved which will be pronounced on 23rd May 2018 after court summer vacation.

c) Posting of LDCE passed JTOs: We requested GM (Pers.) to issue posting orders in respect of 1700 JTOs who has qualified LDCE of TES Group-B in May-2016 subject to out-come of BSNL Board decision since they are waiting for their postings for the last two years. GM (Pers.) mentioned that the SDE(RR) modification proposal approved by BSNL MC will be put up in the next BSNL Board meeting and after its approval necessary action will be taken. However, regarding our proposal for taking from the individual candidates subject to outcome of BSNL Board decision will be submitted to the competent authority for consideration.

d)  Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy: GM (Pers.) informed that all the queries raised by Govt. nominee Directors have been replied and forwarded to JS (Admn.) three weeks before. However, decision from DoT is still awaited. On receipt of the reply from DoT necessary action will be taken. We requested for early implementation.

e) DE to DGM promotions: We requested GM (Pers.) to initiate CPC from DE to DGM of the eligible candidates when the TES Gr"B" seniority has been finalized by the Hon'ble Supreme Court. We also mentioned that more than 400 DGM posts are vacant and senior DEs are retiring day by day. To overcome catch-up rule hurdle, we proposed to file an MA in the Hon'ble Chandigarh CAT. GM (Pers.) appreciated our concern and assured to take an early action in this regard.

f) Restructuring of ADOL cadre: We requested GM(Pers.) to use his good office in taking an early reply from DoT on this issue since the reply from DPE has already been received by DoT and the reply from DoP&W is awaited. GM(Pers.) assured to discuss the matter with Dir(PSU) DoT.

g) Promotion order from AGM (TF) to DGM(TF): We requested GM(Pers.) to issue promotion order from AGM(TF) to DGM(TF) since the CPC has been expedited and the competent authority has approved the promotion order. GM(Pers.) assured an early action in this regard.

h) Consideration of some genuine transfer requests/modification/cancellation on immunity/medical grounds in the cadre of Telecom Engg. cadres: We requested GM (Pers.) to consider some genuine transfer requests/modification/cancellation on immunity/medical grounds in the cadre of Telecom Engg. wing. GM (Pers.) assured to look into the matter.

17.04.2018  Meeting of All Unions and Associations of BSNL:

A meeting of the All Unions and Associations of BSNL was held today. The meeting was presided over by GS, AIBSNLEA. The meeting reviewed the implementation of the earlier decisions taken, on the issue of Subsidiary Tower Company. It called upon the employees to powerfully organize the "March to Raj Bhawan" programme, to be held on 19-04-2018. It requested the employees to utilize this opportunity to effectively make a campaign among the general public, exposing the ill effects of the Subsidiary Tower Company.

The next meeting of AUAB is decided to be held on 24.04.2018 at 11.00 Hrs. to discuss and decide the strategies for successful implementation of National Convention and filing a court case against the Subsidiary Tower Company.

<<<<Click here for the memorandum to HE the Governor>>>>

13.04.2018  Status of DPE reply on the proposal of DoT for implementation of 3rd PRC report in BSNL:

GS contacted senior officers in DPE to know the status of reply on the proposal of DoT for implementation of 3rd PRC report in BSNL. It was informed that the draft reply to DoT is in process for approval of competent authority. On return of the Director (DPE) from tour, the reply will be send to DoT in the next week.

 

It is also clarified that since the 3rd PRC report was approved by the Union Cabinet, the relaxation in the affordability clause of 3rd PRC report can be considered by the Union Cabinet only. The DPE is going to give reply to DoT on these lines only and DoT with full justification should send the Cabinet Note for inter-ministerial circulation for their comments and thereafter Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) will take-up the matter in the Union Cabinet for consideration as assured by him in the meeting held on 24.02.2018 with all Unions and Associations of BSNL

13.04.2018  Meeting with Director (HR), BSNL Board New Delhi:

GS President met Director (HR), BSNL Board, New Delhi and discussed regarding:

A Implementation of of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgment dated 12.12.2017 in CA No. 392 of 2017 and dated 14.12.2017 in the matter of seniority of TES Group B Officer as per the Rule 206. We requested for the implementation of of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgment dated 12.12.2017 in CA No. 392 of 2017 and dated 14.12.2017 in the matter of seniority of TES Group B Officer as per the Rule 206. Director (HR) assured to discuss the matter with GM (Pers.) today itself for further necessary actions.

B Withdrawal of filing of SLP in the matter of fixation of Officiating JTOs under FR 22 (i) (a)(i): We requested to implement the judgment of Hon'ble High Court of Kerala in the matter of fixation of Officiating JTOs under FR 22 (i) (a)(i) instead of filing of SLP in Hon'ble Supreme Court in the larger interest of BSNL. Director (HR) assured to discuss the matter with CGM (Legal) and GM (Estt) in this regard. We again submitted our letter dated 20.03.2018, addressed to CMD BSNL, to Director (HR) as ready reference and she directed on the letter itself to GM (Estt) to discuss the matter.

C Issues related to Finance Wing of Maharashtra Circle: We requested for her kind intervention in the affairs of Maharashtra Telecom Circle of Finance Wing where the Finance Executives are being transferred on the pretext of look after arrangements. The executives even after declining the promotion are being forcefully relieved. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

D Discontinuance of Look After Arrangements in the grade of EE (Civil): We drawn attention of Director (HR) towards BSNL CO, BW Unit letter number OA-2905/2015/DM (BW-I) dated 07.02.2108 and protested against such thoughtless, irrational and illegal order. After some discussions, Director (HR) assured to get withdrawn the letter.

E Grant of Special CL to the Office bearers of AIBSNLEA at Circle and District levels: We requested Director (HR) for grant of Special CL to the Office bearers of AIBSNLEA at Circle and District levels. Director (HR) immediately spoke with GM (SR) and directed him to discuss the matter for further necessary action.

F Inauguration of AIBSNLEA CHQ office in BSNL CO: We requested Director (HR) to inaugurate our CHQ office in Room No. 19 of IR Hall, Eastern Court, BSNL Corporate Office. Director (HR) mentioned that let the room be fully renovated just thereafter she will come and inaugurate the office. We are expecting that the civil work in the room will be completed by this week end thereafter the date of inauguration will be decided.

13.04.2018  Meeting with Director (Staff), DoT, New Delhi:

GS President met Director (Staff), DoT, New Delhi and extended thanks for replying BSNL regarding implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgment dated 12.12.2017 in CA No. 392 of 2017 - Case of 147 LDCE Quota SDEs (Revision of Seniority and promotions). Director (Staff) appreciated our concern and mention that TES Group B related cases are to be dealt by BSNL only and the cases need not to be sent to DoT.

13.04.2018  Meeting with Director (PSU):

GS President met Director (PSU) and discussed regarding:

A Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We requested to make efforts to get an early reply from DPE for further necessary actions as assured by Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) during his meeting on 24.02.2018. Director (PSU) mentioned that the reply from DPE is awaited and as soon as the reply is received from DPE, necessary action will be taken in this regard.

B Restructuring of AD (OL) cadre: We requested to give clearance to BSNL for restructuring of AD (OL) cadre as the DPE has already replied. Director (PSU) confirmed that reply from DPE has been received but the reply from DoP&W is still awaited. He assured that on receipt of the reply from DoP&W immediate action will be taken.

C E2 and E3 pay scales case: Director (PSU) informed that the DoE in this regard has not yet replied. He mentioned that on Monday the court case in the Hon'ble CAT Chandigarh came for hearing on this issue and finally disposed off. However, on receipt of the reply from DoE the necessary action will be taken.

D Pay fixation of BSNL Executives on Promotion under 2nd PRC allowing the benefit of 3% notional increment for executives on actual basis w.e.f. 01.01.2007: We requested Director (PSU) to arrange the clarifications whether 3% notional increment on actual basis is applicable from 01.01.2017 or 06.01.2016. Director (PSU) mentioned that this case is not in his knowledge. He immediately called his Section Officer and directed him to take cognizance on the letter dated 31.10.2017 issued by Jt. CCA, Karnataka Circle.

13.04.2018  Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgment dated 12.12.2017 in CA No. 392 of 2017 - Case of 147 LDCE Quota SDEs (Revision of Seniority and promotions).

DoT vide letter number 20-2/2018-STF.II dated 12.04.2018 <<<<Click here for letter>>>> has clarified that the action in the matter may be taken as per the letter dated 05.09.2008 wherein it has already been decided and communicated that all the matters pertaining to absorbed TES Group "B" employees will be dealt by respective PSUs only and not by DoT.

It is expected that now the BSNL Management will take necessary action to implement the Judgment of Hon'ble Supreme Court without further delay.

13.04.2018  Status of JTO to SDE Promotion Case in Kerala:

As reported by our advocate Benny M John through our CHQ Vice President Smt. Baby Rani the JTO to SDE promotion case was posted in Chamber and was heard and posted for hearing today at 1.15 PM. Yesterday, Hon'ble Court commended that now only we understood the matter (That means Advocate Agarwala's exercise was of no use at all) However, matter was heard in detail today and AIBSNLEA's advocate argued for vacating the stay order. The Hon'ble Court, however, informed that the judgment the the judgment will be pronounced on 23rd of next month.

AIBSNLEA is continuously following the case.

13.04.2018  Status of ITS officer's court case in PBCAT New Delhi:

It is understood that Hon'ble PB CAT has directed DoT to utilize BSNL's SAG and HAG level posts for the promotion of ITS officers working in DoT, its organizations like TRAI,BSNL,MTNL etc. and other ministries. Accordingly, DoT is conducting review DPCs to fill up BSNL/MTNL SAG and HAG level posts on retrospective dates.

AIBSNLEA will strongly defend the case in Hon'ble PB CAT on the basis of Hon'ble High Court of Delhi judgment.

13.04.2018  GS writes to:

1. The Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding: 

(a) Injustice and discrimination towards AIBSNLEA members particularly of the Finance Wing by the Circle administration of Maharashtra Circle – our concern regarding.

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

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

(c) Representation received from Shri Shibu A.P. Rajbhsha Adhikari, % PGM, BSNL BGTD regarding reconsidering his Rules -8 transfer to Kerala Circle.

(d) Promotion from the cadre of PS to PPS – Case of Shri Apurba Mukherjee, PS Circle office, Kolkata

(e) Representation from Shri Kandrudas Bhagat, PS to GM (NWO-II)/CFA, Calcutta Telephones appealing for additional attempt for appearing in the online examination for E-2 to E-3 (CSSS PA/PS)

(f) Representation from Shri Tapan Bhattacharyya, AO, West Bengal Circle regarding extending facilities equivalent to NE-region.

<<<<Click here for letter>>>> 

2. The GM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate office regarding: 

(a) Representation received from Shri Ramji Chaubey, SDE OFC (Mtnce), BSNL, ETR Tura, District – West Garo Hill, Meghalaya regarding relieving him after completion of hard tenure transfer

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

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3. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate office regarding: 

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Account officers.

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4. The GM (Estt.) BSNL Corporate office regarding 

(a) Representation received from Shri N.C. Rudra, Ex. DGM (Finance-Marketing EB) West Bengal Circle for waiver of wrongful payment which has been paid from 14.09.2012 to 30.9.2012 and again on 1.10.2013 to 28.2.2017

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12.04.2018  Report on the 2nd CEC of Karnataka Circle:

2nd CEC of AIBSNLEA Karnataka Circle was held on 10/4/2018 at O/o PGM BGTD in 6th floor Auditorium, Raj Bhavan Road, Bangalore. The CEC  program was anchored by Smt. Meena Kumari PS. She welcomed the dignitaries to the dais namely Com Ulhas Gurav Circle President, Com Shashidhar Hiremath Circle Secretary, Com S G Hegade BGTD President, Com Tulasiramaiah Circle FS, Com M S Srinivas, Advisor CHQ. Com Ulhas Gurav President presided over the program.  Com N Nagaraju DS BGTD welcomed the dignitaries with bouquet. Invocation song was sung by Smt. Jayshree, Smt Vani Punekar followed by self introduction.  Two minutes Silence was observed for the departed comrades. Respective District Secretaries submitted SSA reports which were sum up by the Circle Secretary and he answered the quarries raised by members. CS submitted detailed report from 12/3/2017 to till date and the same was approved by the house. FS submitted the report till date and the same was also approved by house.

 

CS welcomed Com. GS AIBSNLEA Shri Prahlad Rai with bouquet. GS AIBSNLEA, Shri Prahlad Rai, congratulated the comrades of Karnataka Circle for the successful conduction of 2nd CEC and thanked the comrades for their participation. In his detailed address Com. GS mentioned that the KTK Circle is a very important Circle for AIBSNLEA.  He appreciated efforts CS and his team for increasing the membership. He pointed out that how govt. has managed to exhaust all our reserves in a very calculative manner and cautioned the members to remain united and alert to safeguard their rights.  Disinvestment policy of Govt. will never allow a comfortable position for BSNL as a bright example of MTNL's financial position in front of us.  Com. GS mentioned that the viability and existence of BSNL is the most important issue today and we have to analyse the reasons of BSNL's today's position. Com GS informed that after more than Rs. 10,000 Crores profit in 2004-05, in recent past years BSNL have made the Losses , which is a serious concern for all of us.  In his detailed address Com. GS mentioned that due to un-helping and over-jealous attitude of some officers in the Govt. i.e. non-payment USOF Charges i.e. Rs. 2000 Crores per Annum from July 2011, withdrawal of ADC from July 2008, Exhausting Rs. 36000 Crores BSNL reserve, non-reimbursement of licenses fee, payment of interest of Rs. 13,000 Crore on notional loan Rs. 7,500 Crores to DoT has adversely affected the viability of BSNL. In addition to this Spectrum Allocation and bidding process on high rates are the example of step behaviour of the Government towards BSNL, which is a Government owned company. Com. GS explained the efforts extended by AIBSNLEA for the creation of a trust in LIC of India for Leave Encashment fund of Rs. 4,825 Crores on which BSNL is earning 400 Crores Interest per annum and leave encashment payment is being immediately. Com. GS informed that 4G spectrum and technology is a must in BSNL for the public perception and its requirement. In view of that last BSNL Board meeting has already taken a decision to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT. He told that BSNL needs to pay Rs. 10,000 Crore to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT, wherein, Rs. 2500 crore equity has already been utilized, remaining  Rs 5000 Crore equity amount is pending which can be adjusted towards cost of 50% of 4G spectrum and  remaining  Rs. 5,000 Crore will be paid in 10 equal annual  instalments.

 

Com GS further explained the burning issues of the Headquarters level. He informed that AIBSNLEA made the presentation to 3rd PRC committee for relaxing the affordability clause due to social obligation and BSNL's role in natural calamities. He mentioned that BSNL has the responsibilities of TAC/CAG/CVC and Audits and the private operators are not having these responsibilities. But even then BSNL works for nation building and does not think about profit or loss. Com. GS mentioned that the success of DIGITAL INDIA fully depends on BSNL and its Employees. He informed that due to BSNL Union and Associations opposition, the SAM G Pitroda recommendations like 30% disinvestment, VRS to 1 lakh employees, unbundling of the copper conductor could not be implemented  and due to the same only the BSNL is having more than 65% BB market share at present. He explained that how the AIBSNLEA is continuously pursuing these viability related issue with the BSNL Management and DoT. Com. GS opposed the move of the Government for the creation of Tower Company and expressed its negative impact on BSNL. Com. GS thanked all for making successful the call of All Unions and Associations launched w.e.f 30.01.2018.  Com. GS explained in detail the efforts of AIBSNLEA in getting resolved the important HR issues after the formation of BSNL. He appraised the status of HR issues about AIBSNLEA efforts for various DPCs in various cadres for adhoc promotions,  AD(OL) case, creation of PPS posts in field Units, 30% Superannuation benefits, implementation of Standard Pay Scales E2 and E3, Rs 22820/- pay fixation for JTOs recruited in the  year 2007 & 2008, smooth CPSU cadre hierarchy etc. Com GS further explained the role of AIBSNLEA in the viability of BSNL. At last he appealed the all Executives' for making every effort to implement agitation call and to work with a team spirit for making BSNL a viable and vibrant organization. GS mentioned that the achievements of our association since inception namely promotions of executive transfer policy, TBP for multi cadres.

 

Com Sagayiraju extended the vote of thanks. CEC concluded with National Anthem.

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12.04.2018  REPORT ON SPECIAL GENERAL BODY MEETING OF AIBSNLEA DHARWAD TELECOM DISTRICT BRANCH, HUBBALLI (KARNATAKA) HELD ON 11.04.2018.

The Special General Body Meeting of AIBSNLEA Dharwad Telecom District Branch, Hubballi (Karnataka) was held on 11.04.2018 at 15.00 hrs in the conference hall of office of the General Manager, Dharwad Telecom District, Hubballi. The meeting was presided over by the District President Com. Vijayakumar Mandi. The meeting was attended by Com. Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, AIBSNLEA, Com. S.K.Hiremath, AIBSNLEA Circle Secretary, Bangalore, Com. V.V. Kulkarni, District Secretary, Com. R.B.Athani, Ex-AGS CHQ AIBSNLEA, Senior Officers and comrades in large number from all cadres.  Retired BSNL Officers and their leaders were also present during the meeting. The Conference Hall was jam packed with the comrades.

 

At the outset, Com. Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, briefly narrated about the struggles of AIBSNLEA for the last many years for getting better promotion aspects, better scales and better working conditions to the executives working in BSNL.

 

Com. Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, regarding implementation of 3rd PRC,  told that DPE is likely to send its reply to DOT this week and after receiving the report from DPE,  Hon'ble Minister of Communications will take up the matter in the Union Cabinet  for the relaxation in affordability clause of 3rd PRC report. He informed that due to the opposition of the Associations and Unions of BSNL, implementation of Sam Pitroda recommendations like VRS to one lakh employees, 30% disinvestment, unbundling of copper conductor etc, which were fatal to the existence of BSNL, were not implemented in BSNL.

 

In his speech, Com. Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, explained in detail how the huge reserves of Rs.36,000/- crores of BSNL swallowed by the Government though wrong policies and made BSNL a loss making/sick PSU. He stressed the need for always to be vigilant and cautious to protect the interest of BSNL.  He advocated the utmost unity and co-operation among the Associations and Unions, to defeat the anti-BSNL moves of the Government. He told that DOT is always showing step mother attitude towards BSNL and as an example he quoted that DOT is charging Pension Contribution on the maximum of the Pay-scale instead of on actual pay drawn, which is affecting the exchequer of the BSNL badly. He told that he brought this fact to the notice of Hon'ble Minister during his recent meeting and Minister immediately ordered the Secretary, DOT to look into the matter for taking corrective measures in this regard.

 

Com. Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, AIBSNLEA, in his address regretted that many Comrades are going to Courts regarding their promotions without any valid grounds, which resulted in delay in conducting DPC/CPC for promoting the executives to the higher posts/cadres.  He also   discussed about the FR (22)(1) (a)(i) fixation issue, restructuring of AD OL cadre, etc. Lastly, Com. Prahalad Rai, General Secretary, AIBSNLEA, had interaction session with the Comrades for clarifying their doubts.

 

Com. S.K. Hiremath, Circle Secretary, AIBSNLEA, Karnataka Telecom Circle, Bangalore also addressed the Comrades. In his address he told that Com. Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, is constantly pursuing the implementation of 3rd PRC with Government and assured that we are definitely going to get 3rd PRC with 15% fitment.

 

Comrade R.B. Athani, Ex-AGS, CHQ also addressed the gathering.  The meeting was conducted by Comrade R.L. Mudrabhat, Member, CEC.  The meeting was concluded with vote of thanks by Com. V.V.Kulkarni, District Secretary followed by the National Anthem.

 

Com. PrahladRai, General Secretary, AIBSNLEA, was felicitated by the leaders of other unions/ associations of Hubballi during the meeting.

 

Com. Prahald Rai, General Secretary, AIBSNLEA along with Com. S.K. Hiremath, Circle Secretary, AIBSNLEA, KTK Circle met the family of departed Comrade late Shri B. Ravindranath, Ex Finance Secretary, CHQ and consoled the family members during his visit to Hubballi and he handed over the Cheque from welfare fund to the family.

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12.04.2018  REPORT OF SPECIAL GENERAL BODY MEETING AT KOLKATA TD on 9th April 2018 : On 9th April 2018 a special GB meeting was arranged in a befitting manner in CTO Hall,Kolkata by AIBSNLEA/CTD where Com.Prahlad Rai GS/AIBSNLEA/CHQ, Com. Prasun Muhkopadhyay OS(E)/CHQ, Com. Amit Gupta Consultant/CHQ attended. Com. Kalyan Halder CP AIBSNLEA/WB, Com.K C Samaddar ACS AIRBSNLEWA/WB and Com. Basudeb Chakraborty ADV/CHQ graced the occasion.

At the outset all the dignitaries on dais were felicitated by flower bouquet by the lady members of AIBSNLEA/CTD. The meeting was presided over by Com. Tridip Chakraborty CP/CTD. He also welcomed all the members & leaders of CTD,WB & AIRBSNLEWA for being present in the GB.

Com. Subhasis Mitra CS/CTD in his opening speech congratulated GS for extending help & co-operation for all the cases forwarded by CTD. He also expressed his gratitude to GS for attending this GB despite of his busy schedule.

Com.Amit Gupta Consultant/CHQ & AGS/AIRBSNLEWA in his address explained different problems of the pensioners and requested GS to look into. He stated that the Court case for pension arrear is at a very good stage and congratulated Com.Prahlad Rai who is also Chief Mentor of AIRBSNLEWA for his help in obtaining all the achievements.

Com. Prasun Kumar Mukhopadhyay, OS(E)/CHQ elaborated the positive role of Com.  Prahlad Rai in the last Delhi Sanchar Bhavan March against formation of Subsidiary Tower Company and the meeting with Honorable MOS(I/C).OS analysed our role for different demands and the difference of AIBSNLEA wih the other executives' association and requested GS early settlement of few long pending internal cases like  E1 + 5 increment cases of JAO 2013 batch, CAO post conversion, DGM(F) post creation of CTD,etc.

Our beloved GS Com. Prahlad Rai in his valuable address elaborated all the issues like 3rd PRC benefits & pension revision status. DPE is yet to send its advice to DoT. It is expected to send after 9th April 2018.GS explained our role in settling E2-E3 and subsequent pay scale upto E7.

Regarding Cadre Hierarchy GS informed that due to our active intervention BSNL Management considered time-bound promotion on functional basis upto AGM level and Joint-DGM designation is accepted. Other few amendments proposed by us are also accepted including grading system. Due to our active persuasion   5% Superannuation benefit for DR employees is ordered.

He stated that we are going to file contempt of Court petition for non-implementation of 147 & 206 verdict. He explained all the points like AD(OL) restructuring, E1+5 increment, 25% of MTs post diversion of CAOs like done in the case of DEs. GS apprised that AIBSNLEA is trying heart & soul for all DPCs of Engg.& Accts. ,Civil/electrical and TF engineering wings may be held and promotion may be given subject to outcome of the Court verdict. It may be placed in the next Board Meeting. The conference hall was jam packed. AIRBSNLEWA members also participated in the meeting.

Com. Ajoy Kundu ACS gave the vote of thanks and the meeting ended with the slogan-'AIBSNLEA Zindabad!' ........<<<<<Click here for glimpses>>>>>>

12.04.2018  Status of the case in Hon'ble Supreme Court of India with regard to the seniority of 270 LDCE quota SDEs:

The appeal filed in the C.A. No. 3149 of 2009, K. Vishwanathan & Ors. Vs. Government of India & Ors. against the judgment and order dated 02.04.2008 of High Court of Madras passed in Writ Petition No. 22087 of 2001 came up for hearing today before Hon'ble Supreme Court on 12.04.2018 and the Hon'ble Court after hearing at length directed BSNL to grant all consequential benefits to the 10 applicants filed O.A. before Central Administrative Tribunal, Madras Bench for whom Mrs. Rani Chhabra, Advocate appeared on instructions of AIBSNLEA.

Similarly placed candidate may file OA in respective CATs for getting same relief.

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12.04.2018  GS writes to:

1.The GM (Pers.),  BSNL Corporate office, regarding

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

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

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12.04.2018  Status update on the restructuring of AD (OL) cadre in BSNL:

Department of Telecom (DoT) had send the proposal of BSNL for restructuring of AD (OL) cadre with up-gradation of scale to the Department of Public Enterprise (DPE). Now DPE vide OM No. W-02/0049/2018-DPE (WC) dated 05.04.2018 has intimated to DoT that DPE has no guidelines regarding up-gradation of pay scales as well as equivalence of CDA & IDA pay scales and vice-versa. In view of this, DoT, the administrative Department of BSNL, may decide the issue with the concurrence of their IF Wing.

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12.04.2018  REPORT OF THE CEC MEETING AT MALDA HELD ON 07-4-18 & 08-4-18

The Circle Executive Committee Meeting of West Bengal Circle was held at the Historic Town Malda in West Bengal. The Meeting Started at 17:00 Hrs. of 07-4-18 at Indian Medical Association Hall, Malda under the President ship of Com. Kalyan Haldar President WBTC Branch. All the Circle office Bearers, CEC Members, Branch Secretaries & Branch Presidents from West Bengal was present. The Meeting was very much interactive & many new issues were shared by the delegates of different branches both of the development of BSNL & HR issues. Meeting Adjourned at 22:00 Hrs. for the day.

 

On 08-04-2018, the meeting resumed at 10:00 Hrs. with the left out discussions of the previous day. There was a short Open Session started at 12:00 Hrs. on the second day with the Gracious presence of the GS Com. PrahladRai, OS CHQ Com Prasun Mukhopadhyay , The CS Calcutta Telephones Com. SubhashisMitra, Chief Advisor WBTC Branch Com. Bijoy Krishna Bhattacharjee & SSA Head Raiganj Com Abid Ali.

 

The open Session started with a sweet Opening Song, sung by the sisters of Malda Com. After welcoming & felicitation ceremony of the Guests the CS CTD delivered his speech in short.  OS (E) narrated the present scenario & how our Dynamic CHQ leadership is acting in different issues in very clears short words. Finally GS Com. Prahlad Rai deliberated in detail & narrated very clearly & categorically most of the HR issues & stated the present status of the different burning issues like 3rd PRC, Operation of the Tower company & appointment of the separate CMD for the same, Spectrum issue, Conduction of CPCs in different cadres in different wings of the Department and status of pending HR of WBTC. The status of the different court cases, FR 22(I)(a)(i) issue also was narrated. The Open Session ended with the Vote of Thanks by Com M K Roy Mukherjee, CWC Member WBTC.

11.04.2018  GS writes to:

1. The Director (HR),BSNL Board, regarding 

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

(b) Representation received from Shri Prabhat Chandra Das, HR No. 199309869, Assam Circle regarding payer for accommodating him against the vacant post of JTO as per court orders.

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

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Account  Personnel 

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3. The GM (Estt.), regarding  BSNL Corporate office, regarding

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

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11.04.2018  "Dharna" on 12 04 2018 demanding the rolling back of the subsidiary tower company:

Compelling the government to roll back the Subsidiary Tower Company is the priority task of the trade union movement of BSNL. To achieve this, the All Unions and Associations of BSNL have called on the BSNL employees to organise massive "Dharna" throughout the country at BSNL CO, Circle and District Head Quarters on 12-04-2018.

All the Circle and District Secretaries of AIBSNLEA are requested to coordinate with the other constituents of the AUAB and to mobilise maximum number of Non-Executives and Executives in the Dharna.

06.04.2018  Meeting with CGM (EW), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS met CGM (EW), BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

A Filling of the vacant posts of SDE, EE, SE and CE in the Electrical Wing: CGM (EW) mentioned that necessary action is being taken to fill-up all the vacant posts SDE, EE, SE and CE Cadres in EW Wing. We apprised him that Pers. Cell of BSNL Corporate Office is also taking necessary steps to initiate CPCs subject to out come of different court cases. CGM (EW) further mentioned that shortly look after arrangement from EE (E) to SE (E) will also be issued.

B Tenure Transfer and Postings in EW Wing: We requested to consider pending request transfers of SDEs/EEs/SEs. CGM (EW) mentioned that a list of SDEs including the service as JTO has been prepared wherein about 45 SDEs at all India level are required to be transferred who have completed more 23 years of service in a particular circle. We requested to minimize the number.

06.04.2018  Meeting with CMD, BSNL:

GS, FS, AGS (F) and AGS (DR) met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding:

a) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A & Group-B level posts: We requested CMD, BSNL to initiate the CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A & Group-B level posts subject to outcome of the court cases. GS also submitted that Pers. Cell may take suitable legal opinion in the matter to find way out regarding the Court Cases where there are conflict judgment regarding TES Group "B" seniority cases.  CMD assured to discuss the matter with Director (HR) for early action in this regard.

b) Promotion from JTO to SDE of the JTOs qualified LDCE: We requested CMD, BSNL to take immediate necessary steps to issue promotion orders from JTO to SDE Telecom of 1700 LDCE qualified JTOs who are waiting for more than 2 years for promotion orders. He assured an early action in this regard.

d) Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgement on TES Group-B seniority cases: We requested CMD, BSNL for the implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court judgements on TES Group "B" seniority cases as already more than 3 months have passed after Hon'ble apex Court Judgment. CMD BSNL told that regarding apex Court Judgments response is awaited from DOT in one or two weeks, whenever DOT response arrived in BSNL, Supreme Court Judgement will be implemented. Further, GS submitted that has there is no financial implication BSNL in implementing Rule 206 Judgment. CMD assured an early action in this regard.

e) Creation of BSNL's Tower Subsidiary: We expressed our serious concern against the creation of BSNL's Tower Subsidiary and the arbitrary appointment of CMD Tower Company. CMD mentioned that so far the BSNL Tower Subsidiary has not been operational however, the matter has been taken up with DoT for further necessary action.

f) 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL: We apprised CMD BSNL that by next week the DPE may advice DoT to take up the matter with Union Cabinet for getting relaxation in the affordability Clause of 3rd PRC and requested him to kindly use is good office in DoT to move a Cabinet Note at the earliest. CMD assured to look into the matter.

06.04.2018  Verification of service & updation of Service Books of Employees:

BSNL Corporate Office reiterates earlier instructions and instructs the concerned officers to complete the service verification work as per Rule 32 of CCS (Pension) Rules and updation of Service Books of all employees retiring in next two years in a time bound mannner.  

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05.04.2018  GS writes to CMD, BSNL regarding requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM (F)

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05.04.2018 Status of 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL: GS discussed with Director (DPE) and Assistant Director (DPE) regarding reply to be sent to DoT regarding 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL. Director (DPE) mentioned that till 9th April 2018 all the Officers in DPE are busy with the convocation being held on 9th April 2018 which will be addressed by Hon'ble Prime Minister. Thus the reply to DoT will be sent in the next week only. It is understood that after receiving reply from DPE, Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) will take up the matter in the Union Cabinet for the relaxation in affordability clause of 3rd PRC report.

05.04.2018 Meeting with GM(Estt.) BSNL CO: GS, FS, AGS(Finance) met with GM(Estt) and discussed regarding pay fixation of officiating JTOs under FR-22 (I)a(i) case of Kerala Circle wherein BSNL CO has directed to file SLP in the Hon'ble Supreme Court against the Judgement of Hon'ble High Court Kerala. We requested to reconsider the decision and implement Hon'ble High Court Kerala Judgement. GM(Estt) mentioned that our letter addressed to Dir (HR) and marked to him was received and same was sent to legal cell of BSNL CO to reconsider their advice but so far he has not received any reply. He advised us to discuss the matter with CGM(Legal).
05.04.2018 Meeting with GM(FP): GS, FS and AGS (Finance) met with GM(FP) and discussed regarding consideration of some request / tenure transfers and modification of some transfer orders. GM(FP) mentioned that request/ tenure transfers will be examined but the modifications can be considered only on genuine grounds by the competent authority.
04.04.2018 GS writes to

1. Smt. Sujata Ray,Director (HR),BSNL Board regarding
(a) Request for cancellation of transfer order of AIBSNLEA CHQ Office Bearer Sri S.K. Jena, SDE© of Odisha Circle (HRMS No. 199306631)-
(b) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM (Engg)
(c ) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM.......<<<<Click here for letter>>>>
2. The GM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate office regarding
(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DE -
(b) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of AGM/DE
(c) Representation received from Shri Sushil Kumar Sharma, Staff No. 37417, DET Amritsar requesting for posting in Punjab Circle on promotion from DE/AGM to DGM on basis of Disability (Handicapped).
(d) Representation received from Shri Anil Kumar Singh, SDE, HR No. 199212663 of UP (East) Circle requesting for his transfer to BSNL Corporate Office New Delhi on medical grounds......
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3. The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate office, regarding
(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Personnel
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04.04.2018 Meeting with GM (SR):- GS, FS and AGS (DR) met GM(SR) and discussed regarding.

a) Grant of special C/L to the office bearers of AIBSNLEA at Circle / District level: We requested GM (SR) to process the case for grant of special C/L to the office bearers of AIBSNLEA at Circle / District level for smooth function of the Association and as assured by Dir (HR) for necessary action. GM (SR) assured to look into the matter.

b) Membership verification of Executive Associations: We expressed our serious concern against any move if taken by BSNL management to conduct membership verification through check-off system. We clearly told that membership verification should be strictly through secret ballot only. GM(SR) mentioned that our association letter in this regard has been referred to the committee for discussion and decision.

04.04.2018 Meeting with GM(Pers) BSNL CO.: GS, AGS (HQ) and AGS (DR) met GM(Pers) and discussed regarding.

a) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A & Group-B level posts: We requested GM(Pers) to initiate CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A & Group-B level posts subject to outcome of the court cases. GM(Pers) assured that the TES Group-B seniority related cases will be discussed tomorrow with the concern officers of BSNL CO tomorrow in the meeting and thereafter necessary steps will be taken to initiate CPCs.

b) Promotion from JTO to SDE of the JTOs qualified LDCE: We requested GM(Pers) to take immediate necessary steps to issue promotion orders from JTO to SDE Telecom. Of LDCE qualified JTOs. GM(Pers) mentioned that shortly a management committee note will be moved to the management committee for taking the approval to notify SDE RR. He assured that after the BSNL MC approval on SDE RR immediately about 1700 JTOs qualified LDCE Exam. Will be promoted after taking the approval as we suggested on earlier occasions. GM(Pers) assured an early action in this regard.

c) Implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy: GM(Pers) informed that the queries raised by the Govt. Nominee Board of Director in the last BSNL Board meeting have been replied and the decision is awaited for further necessary action.

d) Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgement on TES Group-B seniority cases: We requested GM(Pers) for the implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court judgements on TES Group-B seniority cases to avoid contempt cases. GM(Pers) assured an early action in this regard.

04.04.2018 Meeting with DDG(Estt.) DoT: GS and AGS (DR) met DDG(Estt.) DoT and discussed regarding.

a) Reply to BSNL regarding implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgements with respect to seniority cases of TES Group-B officers: We requested DDG(Estt.) for giving an early reply to BSNL regarding implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgements with respect to seniority cases of TES Group-B officers to avoid contempt of Court cases. DDG(Estt.) assured for sending the reply to BSNL within this week itself. Further he clarified that all the court cases / disputes related to TES Group-B officers seniority cases are to be dealt by BSNL only DoT is not required to be involve in this regard.

b) Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners: We requested DDG(Estt.) to speed up the process of revision of pension of BSNL pensioners as assured by Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) in the meeting held on 24.02.2018. DDG(Estt.) mentioned that some information's regarding financial implications on revision of pension are being calculated and the required information's are being collected from BSNL and internal finance of DoT. We mentioned that at present IDA pension payment per annum is amounting about Rs.3800 Crores and family pension Rs.418 crores which is coming total Rs. 4200 crores wherein incase pension revision is given with 15% fitment benefit then the additional expenditure will be around RS. 630 Crores only. Thus after pension revision the total pension liability of DoT will be around Rs. 4800 Crores only for the 1.35 lacs BSNL pensioners.

04.04.2018 Meeting with GM(Admin): GS, AGS (HQ) met GM(Admn.) and discussed regarding.

a) Curtailment of no. of days from 23 to 15 for reimbursement of outdoor treatment with voucher payment:  We expressed our serious concern against the curtailment of no. of days from 23 to 15 for reimbursement outdoor treatment with voucher. It will put BSNL employees and BSNL pensioners in hardship. GM(Admn.) mentioned that only advice GM(Banking) Corporate office the competent authority has taken a decision to curtail the no. of days from 23 to 15 in view of the decreasing cash flow. He mentioned as soon as the BSNLs cash flow will increase this order will be withdrawn. We protested against such decision of BSNL management.

b) Renovation of AIBSNLEA new office accommodation in IR hall: We requested GM(Admn.) to issue necessary instructions to Civil wing and Electrical wing to furnish the association office at the earliest so that it can be made operational. GM(Admn.) immediately spoke with CE(Civil) NTR and asked him to renovate AIBSNLEA office at the earliest.

04.04.2018  GS met with DGM(Estt.) BSNL CO and discussed about BSNL letter no.1-6/2016-PAT(BSNL) dated 08.03.2018 regarding Implementation of Supreme Court judgement on recovery of excess/ wrongful payments made to employees in BSNL. On our some queries DGM(Estt.) mentioned that the above clarification is for executives and non-executives both the difference is the non-executives cases will be decided by Circle Heads and the Executives cases will be coming to BSNL CO Pers. Cell and then Dir(HR)/ CMD will decide the case. The cases prior to 06.02.2014 on the day of delivery of the judgement will only be considered later on cases will not be considered. Some cases referred by Circle to BSNL CO are being further transferred to the concern Circles for the settlements as per the above guidelines.<<<Click here for letter>>>>

03.04.2018  GS Writes:

1.The GM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate office regarding 

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

(b) Representation received from Shri Rajendra Kumar Singh, AGM (P&P-CM) BSNL CO, New Delhi regarding change of place of posting on promotion from DEs/AGMs level Executives of Telecom operations streams to the grade of DGM (T) on adhoc basis.

(c) Representation from Shri R. G. Gadagkar, DE, Staff No. 33481, Kolhapur Maharashtra Circle regarding denial of promotion after assumption to DGM Adhoc.

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03.04.2018  Meeting with CMD BSNL:-GS, AGS(HQ) and AGS (Finance) met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding

a) Status of financial targets achieved during the financial year 2017-18: We enquired about the status of financial targets of BSNL in the year 2017-18. CMD mentioned that it is satisfactory in the present scenario and thanked the DoT administration for releasing Rs.3700 Crores dues of BSNL against NOFN, NFS and other projects to BSNL before 31st March 2018.

b) 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL: We appraised him about our discussions took place with the senior officers of DPE regarding DoT letter seeking clarifications to take the necessary steps for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL. DPE officers has confirmed the receipt of DoT letter along with the recommendation papers of BSNL Board decision and they explained that DPE will reply to DoT shortly suggesting to take up the matter with the Union Cabinet for the relaxation in the affordability clause of 3rd PRC report. We requested CMD BSNL to use his good office in the MOSC office to move a Cabinet Note in this regard. CMD assured to look into the matter.

c) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A and Group-B level posts: We requested CMD BSNL to give clearance to Pers. Cell to initiate CPCs fill up the vacant Group-A and Group-B posts subject to outcome of the Court Cases where no stay order on promotions has been granted. CMD mentioned that he has already directed GM(Pers.) to process the proposal and will further discuss the matter with Dir(HR) for an early action.

d) Implementation of E-2 E-3 standard pay scales to the JTO and SDEs equivalent Executives and upgradation of subsequent pay scales as per BSNLs earlier proposal dated 06.06.2016: CMD assured to discuss the matter in DoT with the concerned officers.

e) Implementation of Hon'ble Apex Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority: We requested CMD BSNL for early implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority to avoid contempt of Court Cases. CMD assured to look into the matter.

03.04.2018  Meeting with Dir(HR) BSNL Board:- GS, AGS(HQ) and AGS (Finance) met Dir(HR) BSNL Board and discussed regarding.

a) 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL: We appraised her about our discussions took place with the senior officers of DPE regarding DoT letter seeking clarifications to take the necessary steps for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL. DPE officers has confirmed the receipt of DoT letter along with the recommendation papers of BSNL Board decision and they explained that DPE will reply to DoT shortly suggesting to take up the matter with the Union Cabinet for the relaxation in the affordability clause of 3rd PRC report. We requested Dir(HR)  BSNL Board to use his good office in the MOSC office. Dir (HR) mentioned that in one informal gathering she has heard Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) regarding implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL wherein Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) told that 3rd PRC will be implemented in BSNL for which he will take up the matter in the Union Cabinet for relaxation in the affordability clause of 3rd PRC report. Thus 3rd PRC will be implemented in BSNL but the process may take some time.

b) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A and Group-B level posts: We requested Dir (HR) BSNL Board to give clearance to Pers. Cell to initiate CPCs fill up the vacant Group-A and Group-B posts subject to outcome of the Court Cases where no stay order on promotions has been granted. Dir (HR)  mentioned that shortly she is taking up the matter in the management committee of BSNL Board for the approval on Pers. Cell proposal to initiate CPCs

c) Implementation of E-2 E-3 standard pay scales to the JTO and SDEs equivalent Executives and upgradation of subsequent pay scales as per BSNLs earlier proposal dated 06.06.2016: Dir (HR) mentioned that though Dot has referred the matter to DoE for comments but it seems that 3rd PRC implementation and upgradations of Pay scales settlement may be a difficult task. However, efforts will continue for the resolution of both the issues.

d) Implementation of Hon'ble Apex Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority: We requested Dir (HR) BSNL Board for early implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority to avoid contempt of Court Cases. Dir (HR) mentioned that necessary action is being taken by Pers. Cell in this regard. However, she will further discuss the matter with GM(Pers) and Jt. GM(Pers).

e) Grant of special C/L to AIBSNLEA Circle/ District level officer bearers: We requested Dir (HR) to grant special C/L to the AIBSNLEA Circle/ District officer bearers also for attending the various associations meetings and for its smooth functioning. Dir (HR) assured to discuss the matter with GM(SR).

f) Allotment of Association office to AIBSNLEA in BSNL Corporate Office: We extended our sincere thanks to Dir (HR) for the allotment of Association office to AIBSNLEA in BSNLCO. AIBSNLEA has been allotted Room No.19 in IR hall of Eastern Court campus which is under renovation. AIBSNLEA will shortly operate its office in room no.19 of IR Hall .

03.04.2018  Status of 147 SDE's Seniority Case in Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi:

 

Shri Rupendra Pathak, one of the candidate among 147 SDEs filed a case in the Hon'ble PBCAT New Delhi vide OA No. OA/100/357/2018 against Department of Telecom & others praying Hon'ble PB CAT to direct the respondents to assign due seniority to the applicant in terms of the order dated 13.07.2006 and the benefits attached thereto.

 

He has further sought immediate relief that the respondents be restrained from disturbing the current position held by the applicant in the interregnum, since the applicant have a good prime-facie case and balance of convenience lies in favour of the applicants and against the respondents.

 

The case was listed today in the court number 1 at item number 24. However, due to non-availability of Hon'ble justice, the case is posted to 23rd July 2018.

28.03.2018  Meeting with the officers of DPE:

GS along with the GS/FNTO Shri Jai Prakash and AGS/SNEA Shri Dahia met Joint Secretary (DPE), Director (DPE) and Assistant Director (DPE). We requested Jt. Secretary (DPE) to reply DoT regarding the relaxation in the affordability Clause of 3rd PRC recommendations to BSNL as the relaxation has been granted to some PSUs like FCI & others. We also requested to consider the recommendations of the BSNL Board for implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefits in BSNL. Jt. Secretary (DPE) after detailed discussions assured to reply DoT at the earliest.

 

He also mentioned that DoT being the Administrative Ministry of BSNL should take up the matter with Union Cabinet for relaxation based on the recommendations given by the BSNL Board for relaxation in the affordability clause.

 

He assured that the reply will be given to DoT with the approval of Hon'ble Minister of Heavy Industries so that he may be aware of the issue when it is taken up in the Union Cabinet.

27.03.2018  GS Writes:

1. Smt. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding

(a) Our concern on posting of Two PA/PS with PGMTD Bangalore. 

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(b) Our submissions for meeting with officers of Kerala Circle for the issues of the officers belonging to Finance / Accounts.

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2. Shri S.K. Jain, DDG (Estt), DoT, Govt. of India regarding submission of the estimated expenditure if Pension of BSNL Pensioners is revised with 15% fitment method as proposed by 3rd PRC and approved by Union Cabinet.

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27.03.2018  Preparation of All India Eligibility List of JTOs:

BSNL Corporate Office has observed some discrepancies viz. missing Category / Date of Appointment / Date of Birth / HRMS No. / Year of Recruitment etc for some of the JTOs pertaining to AS, BBNW , CHTD, CTD, ETR, JKD, KTK, MH, MP and WTP Circles.

AIBSNLEA Circle Secretaries of these Circles are requested to bestow their personal attention in this regard and arrange to clear the discrepancies of the JTOs pertaining to their Circles at the earliest.

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27.03.2018 The decisions taken in today's emergency meeting of the AUAB <<<Click here for decision>>>

27.03.2018  Successfully organised "Lunch Hour demonstrations" today against operationalization of the Subsidiary Tower Company:

AIBSNLEA extend sincere gratitude and thanks all the comrades who actively participated in the Lunch Hour demonstrations through out the country and implemented it successfully. During Lunch Hour the representatives of Unions and Associations of BSNL along with their members reached in front of Sanchar Bhawan, Ashoka Road, New Delhi and organized very effective demonstration. Huge police and Rapid Action Force personnel were enforced by DoT Administration to contain the demonstrators.  Delhi Police locked the doors of BSNL Corporate Office and did not allowed BSNL employees to come out from the Bharat Sanchar Bhawan during lunch hours so that they do not participate in lunch hour demonstration at Sanchar Bhawan. Police threatened all the leaders to arrest in case they go at Sanchar Bhawan and demonstrate since Section 144 of Cr PC was imposed in the vicinity of Sanchar Bhawan. Despite of all these threats the leaders along with their members succeed in reaching to Sanchar Bhawan and hold effective demonstration in the presence of huge police and RAF personnel. After some time police force took all the demonstrators in police custody and detained them in Parliament Police Station for two hours. After necessary police formalities against the leaders i.e. Com. Prahlad Rai, Com. G.L. Jogi, Com. C. SIngh, Com. Abhimanyu and Com. Suresh Kumar they released all the demonstrators at about 14.30 hrs. In this way a history has been created by organizing demonstration in front of Sanchar Bhawan for the first time after the formation of BSNL. We congratulate all the participants. AIBSNLEA CHQ Office Bearers, Circle Secretaries stationed at New Delhi along with their office bearers and members very actively participated in the demonstration at Sanchar Bhawan.

At 15.00 Hrs all the Central leaders of All Unions and Associations of BSNL hold a meeting and congratulated the BSNBL employees for their active participation in the demonstration. Further, decisions were taken to continuously protest against the arbitrary decision of Government for formation of BSNL's Tower Subsidiary Company. Future course of agitation programs are decided as under:

1.One day Dharana on 12.04.2018 at BSNL Corporate Office, Circle and SSA Head Quarters to protest against the Government decision in making BSNL's Tower Subsidiary operational.  

2.On 19.04.2018 at all the Circle HQs "March to Governor House" will be organised and a Memorandum will be submitted to His Excellency Governors.

3.All India National Convention will be organized at New Delhi on 9th or 10th May 2018 subject to availability of Mavalankar Hall at New Delhi which will follow "March to Parliament".

4.In case the Government do not roll back the BSNL's Tower Subsidiary, Indefinite Strike will be organized.

All the Circle / District Secretaries are requested to hold joint meetings along with their counter parts to implement the above agitational program in a successful manner.  

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27.03.2018  DR JAOs recruitment result declared:

AIBSNLEA consistent efforts yielded results in getting released the result of DR JAOs Examination held on 5th & 6th November 2017.  AIBSNLEA congratulates all the new entrants in BSNL family. It is important to mention that some Associations vehemently opposed the recruitment of JAOs in BSNL to weaken the strength of Finance Wing in BSNL.

 

The Merit List has been prepared on the basis of Circle-wise merit position, as per the choice of Circle opted during registration by the provisionally selected candidates and as per the category-wise (OC, OBC, SC, ST & PWD) for the net vacancy position/qualified candidates, available in the respective Circles.

 

The concerned Circles have been requested to issue offer of appointment letter to the provisionally selected candidates for the post of JAO in BSNL

27.03.2018  GS writes to:

Smt. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding our concerns on the Injustice and discrimination towards AIBSNLEA members particularly of the Finance Wing by the Circle administration of Maharashtra Circle.

<<<Click here for the letter>>>

27.03.2018  Effectively organise lunch hour demonstrations today on the Subsidiary Tower Company issue.

The All Unions and Associations of BSNL has given call to conduct lunch hour demonstrations tomorrow the 27.03.2018, against the decision of the government to form BSNL's Subsidiary Tower Company, and also against the decision of the DoT, to appoint Shri Amit Yadav, IAS, as the CMD of the Subsidiary Tower Company. Circle and district secretaries are requested to make maximum mobilisations, in coordination with the other constituents of AUAB, and make the programme successful. Memorandum should also be submitted to the Chief General Managers and the State Governors.

The All Unions and Associations of BSNL is organising a powerful lunch hour demonstration in front of the Sanchar Bhawan today.

 

As per the Cabinet decision, Subsidiary Tower Company will come under the control of the Board of Directors of BSNL. As such, the CMD of the Subsidiary Tower Company should be appointed only by the BSNL's Board of Directors. However, the DoT, in a high-handed manner, has appointed an IAS officer as the CMD of the Subsidiary Tower Company, without even informing the Board of Directors of BSNL. This it self clearly shows that, the Subsidiary Tower Company will not come under the control of BSNL. The whole game plan of the government is, to snatch the entire mobile towers of BSNL, in the guise of forming a separate tower company. Hence, opposing the formation of the Subsidiary Tower Company, and also opposing the high-handed action of the DoT, of appointing an IAS officer as the CMD of the Subsidiary Tower Company, the AUAB will be organising a powerful lunch hour demonstration in front of the Sanchar Bhawan today.

26.03.2018  Meeting with Advisor (Operations)/ Member (S) DoT:- GS, President and AGS (Finance) met Shri Deepak Sinha Advisor(Operations)/ Member (S) and congratulated him on assuming the high office of Advisor (Operations) DoT who may look after the charge of Member (Services) also. We also requested Advisor (Operations) to issue suitable instructions to BSNL Management regarding the settlement of Seniority issues of Absorbed TES Group-B officers in BSNL in accordance with the DoT letter no. 20-14/2007-STG.II dated the 6th September 2008 wherein it has been directed by DoT that-

"the absorption of TES Group-B officers in MTNL/BSNL has attained finality. However, the matters related to seniority / court cases in respect of these absorbed employees are still being handled by Estt. Division of DoT. It has been decided that all the matter pertaining to these absorbed TES Group-B Employees will henceforth be dealt by respective PSU only and not by DoT. All the records pertaining to seniority/ court cases in respect of these absorbed employees are being transferred to the respective PSU. This issues with the approval of Secretary (T)"

Advisor (Operations) after seeing the letter assured to reply BSNL in accordance of the DoT letter dated 06.09.2008.

2. Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners: We requested Advisor (Operations) to consider the revision of pension of BSNL pensioners at the earliest. Advisor (Operations) assured an early action in this regard.

On the above issues we also met and discussed with DDG(Estt.) and Director (Estt.) DoT separately in their Chambers. They also assured an early action.

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26.03.2018  Meeting with Director (PSU) DoT: GS, President, AGS (HQ) and AGS (Finance) met Director (PSU) DoT and discussed regarding.

a) Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendation in BSNL: We requested to apprise the progress in this regard from DPE since the proposal was sent to DPE 15 days before. Director (PSU) mentioned that so far no communication has been received in DoT from DPE. However, the matter is active consideration in DPE. After the comments of DPE only the Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) will take up the matter in the Cabinet.

b) CPSU cadre hierarchy in BSNL: We requested to give clearance to BSNL for the implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy by considering AIBSNLEA suggestions/ feedback. Dir (PSU) mentioned that the matter is under consideration to Jt. Secy. (Admn.) who is the Govt. Nominee Director in BSNL Board. He expected that the matter may be discussed in the next BSNL Board meeting.

c) E2-E3 standard pay scales in BSNL: We requested Director (PSU) to apprise the  status of the BSNLs proposal for the replacement of E1A by E2 and E2A by E3 standard pay scales. Dir(PSU) mentioned that till date no comments of DoE has been received by DoT. However, he explained that DoE may consider the upgradation of all the IDA pay scales up to E6 level as per the BSNLs earlier proposal dated 06.06.2016.

d) Restructuring of ADOL Cadre: We requested Dir(PSU) to apprise the status of restructuring of ADOL cadre issue. Dir (PSU) informed that the matter is pending with DPE for comments.

26.03.2018  Meeting with Dir (HR), BSNL, Board:-GS, President met Dir9HR), BSNL Board and discussed regarding

a) Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendation in BSNL: We requested to apprise the progress in this regard from DPE since the proposal was sent to DPE 15 days before. Director (HR) mentioned that the matter is pending in DoT for consideration and she is interacting with all concern offices in DoT for its redressal

b) CPSU cadre hierarchy in BSNL: We requested for implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy by considering AIBSNLEA suggestions/ feedback. Dir (HR) mentioned that DoT is asking some more information's in this regard before its approval

c) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant group-B and Group-A posts: We requested Dir (HR0 for holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-B and Group-A equivalent posts. Dir (HR) mentioned that matter is under consideration and after joining the GM(Pers) from leave on 3rd April 2018 the matter will be discussed and with approval of the competent authority the CPCs will be initiated.

d) Implementation of Hon'ble Apex Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority cases: We requested Dir (HR) to issue instructions to Pers(Cell.) of BSNL CO regarding implementation of the Hon'ble Apex Court Judgement of TES Group-B seniority cases instead of referring to DoT to linger on the issue. Dir(HR) mentioned that shortly the necessary action is being taken to implement Hon'ble Apex Court judgment in its true spirit.

26.03.2018  GS writes to:

1. Shri Manoj Sinha Ji, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications, Govt. of India, New Delhi regarding our request to implement Hon'ble PBCAT orders in the matter of the additional increment on post based promotions under the provisions of executive promotion policy provisions.

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2. Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding our submissions on the seniority issue of absorbed TES Group "B" officers in BSNL.

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23.03.2018  Meeting with GM (Admn), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS and President met GM (Admn), BSNL Corporate Office and extended our sincere thanks and gratitude for allotment of Room No. 19 in BSNL Corporate Office at IR Hall, Eastern Court, Janpath New Delhi. We, further requested him to arrange some basic and essential amenities in the room for making it operational. GM (Admn) assured to look into. 

We further requested him to consider the facility of Out Door Medical reimbursement to BSNL serving employees also on without voucher basis. GM (Admn) mentioned that this case was processed to Management wherein it has been decided that presently the facility of cash payment with voucher on Out Door Medical treatment is available for BSNL pensioners only and that too upto 31.03.2018. Thereafter, it will be reviewed considering the financial position of BSNL.

We also raised the issue of further reduction in the ceiling limit for O/D Medical Treatment to 12 Days and strongly opposed the decision.

22.03.2018:   Creation of Tower Subsidiary of BSNL - lunch hour demonstrations on 27-03-2018, against the government's attempt to operationalise the Subsidiary Tower Company

A meeting of All Unions and Associations of BSNL (AUAB) was held yesterday the 22nd March,2018. Representatives of BSNLEU, NFTE, SNEA, AIBSNLEA, FNTO, SEWA BSNL, BSNLMS, BSNLOA participated. The meeting reviewed the developments that had taken place after the meeting held on 24th February,2018 with the Hon'ble MoSC (I/C). It is observed that the government is moving fast to operationalise the Subsidiary Tower Company from the 1st of April, 2018, totally ignoring the strong opposition from the entire employees of BSNL.

In view of this, the meeting decided to launch agitational programme to stop the same. Decision is taken to conduct "lunch hour demonstrations" on 27th March, 2018, in front of Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi, as well as at circle and SSA head quarters throughout the country. A memorandum, opposing the Subsidiary Tower Company will be submitted to the Hon'ble MoSC(I/C) at Sanchar Bhawan. Same memorandum will be submitted to the respective CGMs and the state governors, to be forwarded to the MoSC (I/C).

All the Circle Secretaries stationed at New Delhi are requested to assemble at Sanchar Bhawan, Ashoka Road along with their members to participate in the demonstration. Neighbouring Circle Secretaries like UP (West), Haryana and Rajasthan are requested to participate in the demonstration at Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi along with as many as maximum possible members to make the program a grand success.

Rest all the Circle / District Secretaries are requested to observe the Lunch Hour Demonstration on 27.03.2018 as scheduled by All Unions and Associations of BSNL.

22.03.2018  GS writes to:

1. The Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding:

(a) Creation of separate account to facilitate smooth functioning of the AP Telecom Circle - Vijayawada.

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2. The GM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate office regarding: 

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

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3. The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate office regarding: 

(a) Representation received from Shri A. Satyanarayana, JAO, Staff No. 182711 % GMTD, Eluru (Andhra Pradesh) regarding consideration of AO promotion on regular basis.

(b) Representation received from Smt. P. Suchitra, JAO (CSC) % CGM STP, Chennai regarding issue of pay fixation of JAOs (10% quota) of 2010 Batch.

(c) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Personnel. 

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4. The CGM (Arch), BSNL Corporate office regarding:

(a) Representation received from Shri Rajendra Gaikwad, Architect requesting for posting in O/o Chief Architect, BSNL Mumbai

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22.03.2018  All Unions & Associations of BSNL writes to Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary (Telecom), DoT regarding  follow up actions on the various demands raised by All Unions & Associations of BSNL - request thereof.   <<<Click here for letter>>>>
21.03.2018  GS writes to:

1. The Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding:

(a) Representation received from Shri Chaitanya Sahoo, CAO, Staff No. 88743 Prayer for re-allotment.

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2. The GM (Pers), BSNL Corporate office regarding:

(a) Representation received from Shri U. Srinivas, SDE HR No.199506181 requesting for revering back in ERP.

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

 <<<Click here for letter>>>

3. The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate office regarding:

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

(b) Representation received from Shri A. Subramanian AO, Staff No. 182843 regarding Non-Payment of arrears of pay and allowance since October-2008 from the date of his regular promotion retrospectively with effect from 8.10.2008

(c) Representation received from Shri Umakanta Sahu, AO, Staff No. 182028 regarding stay particular of AOs & Sr.AO. Revised data and consideration of re-allotment of Circle of transfer of the officer.

 <<<Click here for letter>>>

4. Shri A.M. Gupta, GM (SR), BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Method of membership verification for granting recognition to Unions/Associations of BSNL employees – our suggestions reg.

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(b)  Constitution of a Committee for formulating general instructions on the facility of immunity from transfer to recognized Union/Association 

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21.03.2018  Status on creation of Tower Subsidiary of BSNL:

It is reliably learnt that DoT has directed BSNL managemnt to hold BSNL Board meeting with in three days to ratify the DoT order regarding appointment of Shri Amit Yadav, Jt. Secretray (Admn), DoT as CMD, BSNL TowerCo and to make it operational from 01.04.2018. Now, BSNL Unions and Associations will decide further course of action  shortly.

21.03.2018  Meeting with Joint Secretary (Admn):

GS and AGS (DR) met JS (Admn), DoT and discussed regarding:

A 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL: On our query regarding DoT efforts for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL as assured by Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) in the meeting held with All Unions and Associations of BSNL on 24.02.2018. JS (Admn) confirmed that the recommendations of DoT on BSNL's proposal has been sent to DPE to seek the opinion for further action in this regard. He opined that DPE will advise to go to the Union Cabinet for getting the relaxation in the affordability Clause of 3rd PRC for BSNL. Thereafter, further action will be taken.

B Implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy in BSNL: JS (Admn) informed that the reply to his queries has been received today from BSNL which he raised in the BSNL Board meeting on 9th February 2018. We requested him to consider our suggestions for the betterment of BSNL's proposal on CPSU Hierarchy. He assured to look into the matter. He further opined that BSNL should continue to hold CPCs to fill-up the vacant post as per the existing system till the time CPSU Cadre Hierarchy is implemented.

21.03.2018  Meeting with Director (PSU), DoT

GS and AGS (DR) met Director (PSU), DoT and discussed regarding:

A 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL: On our query regarding DoT efforts for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL as assured by Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) in the meeting held with All Unions and Associations of BSNL on 24.02.2018. Director (PSU) informed that Secretary (T) has already discussed the matter with Secretary (DPE) and the recommendations of DoT on BSNL's proposal has been sent to DPE to seek the opinion for further action in this regard.

B Implementation of E2 and E3 pay scales against E1A and E2A and subsequent up-gradation of IDA pay scales in BSNL. Director (PSU) informed that the matter has been sent to DOE for consideration of the BSNL's proposal. He further mentioned that in case, the approval comes from DoE it will be applicable for replacement of E1A by E2, E2a by E3 and subsequent up-gradation of E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7, in view of the chain reaction and to avoid litigations.

C Restructuring of AD (OL) cadre: We requested to give clearance to the BSNL proposal on restricting of AD (OL) cadre. Director (PSU) informed that as per the advice of DoT internal finance the matter has been sent to DPE for comments on BSNL proposal.

D NITI Ayog recommendations on sale of ITI and BSNL in the month of January 2017: In this regard, Director (PSU) informed that to sell out ITI, today it is in agenda of Union Cabinet. Regarding BSNL, so far no such moment is there.

21.03.2018  Meeting with DDG (Estt)

GS & AGS (DR) met DDG (Estt), DoT and discussed regarding:

A Pension revision of BSNL pensioners:  We requested DDG (Estt) to initiate the proposal of pension revision of BSNL pensioners as assured by the Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) in the meeting held with All Unions and Associations of BSNL on 24.02.2018. In this connection DDG (Estt) appreciated our letter dated 16.03.2018. However, he mentioned that the financial implications to Govt. on revision of pension need to be worked out by DoT before initiating the proposal as directed by the Secretary (T). He advised us to submit some concrete information about executives and non-executives with examples in the higher scale i.e. E3, E4, E5 and NE9 to NE12 and % increase on revision of pension by minimum and maximum fixation. We assured him to provide the same with examples.

B Withdrawal of additional increment on post based promotion under EPP: We inquired about the DoT's stand on the judgment of Hon'ble CAT on withdrawal of additional increment on post based promotion under EPP. He mentioned that DoT has decided to go for an appeal to the next higher court and a letter is being issued to respective CCA in this regard.

20.03.2018:  Meeting with CMD, BSNL:

GS, President , FS and AGS(F) met CMD, BSNL and discussed regarding.

a) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A and Group- B level posts: We requested CMD, BSNL to consider for holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A and Group-B level posts i.e. about 10000 SDE (T), 3000 DE, 400 DGM (Engg.), 1000 AO, 1000 CAO, 40 DGM (F), 150 SDE (E), 50 EE (E) 20 SE(E), 65 SDE(C), 300 EE(C), 40 SE(C) and SDE/AGM/DGM posts of Telecom. Factories. We pleaded that all these posts can be filled up by conducting CPCs subject to outcome of Court cases since there is no stay order on promotions except few cases. CMD advised to discuss the matter with Dir (HR) to put up the case for an early decision.

b) Implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy: We requested CMD BSNL for sending of early reply to the queries of Govt. Nominee Board of Directors raised in the BSNL Board meeting. CMD assured an early action in this regard. We further requested that CPSU cadre hierarchy approval from BSNL Board and clearance from DoT may continue simultaneously with issuing promotion orders through CPSEs. CMD assured to look into the matter.

c) Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority: We requested CMD BSNL for early implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgement on TES Group-B seniority where no financial implication will arise and to avoid contempt of Court. CMD assured to look into the matter.

d) Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We requested CMD BSNL to use his good office for the implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL as assured by Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) in the meeting held on 24.02.2018. CMD mentioned that as assured by Hon'ble MOSC (I/C), DoT is taking up the matter with DPE to suggest the way for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL. He advised to discuss the matter with Secretary (T) for an early settlement.

20.03.2018:  Meeting with GM(FP) BSNL CO.

GS, President met GM(FP), BSNL CO, and discuss regarding:-

a) CPCs to fill up the vacant DGM(F), CAO and AO vacant posts: We requested to initiate CPCs to fill up the vacant posts of DGM(F), CAO and AOs. GM(FP) mentioned that the proposal to fill up about 40 DGM(F) vacant posts has been sent to GM(Pers) office for clearance thereafter only further action will be taken. Regarding AO to CAO CPC GM(FP) mentioned that the similar action will be taken on AO to CAO promotion as decided by Pers. Cell for SDE to SE promotion. CPC from JAO to AO. GM(FP) informed that matter is pending in the Hon'ble High Court Karnataka on JAO seniority issue after getting the clearance the CPC will be conducted.

b) Consideration of tenure/ request transfers of AOs/ CAOs and DGM(F): We requested for the consideration of tenure/request transfers of AOs/ CAOs/DGM (F) and some transfer modification cases. GM(FP) after detailed discussions assures to look into the matter.

20.03.2018:   GS writes to Sh.  Anupam  Shrivastava, CMD BSNL regarding unnecessary expenditure of BSNL in filing appeal in the Hon'ble Apex court against Hon'ble High Court of Kerala against the very righteous awarding of FR 22(1) (a) (1) pay fixation to the erstwhile Officiating-JTOs   <<<Click here for letter>>>>

19.03.2018:   6th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Odisha Circle  on 17th &  18th March, 2018 at Bhubaneswar:

6th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Odisha Circle was held on 17.03.2018 and 18.03.2018 at Bhubaneswar in a grand manner. The Conference was attended by Com President Shri S.Shivakumar, Com. GS Shri Prahlad Rai and Organizing Secretary (East) Com. Prasun Mukhopadhyay, from AIBSNLEA CHQ side.

The open session of the conference was organized on 18.03.2018 which was attended by Dr. U.S.Panda PGMTD Bhubaneswar as the Chief Guest, Sri A.K.Pahi as Guest of Honour, Sri S K Seth, Circle IFA as the distinguished guest and dignitary representatives from other sister unions like SNEA, BSNLEU & NFTE attended the Open Session. Many Sr. Officers Odisha Circle and other districts attended the Open Session.

Com. B.D.Mishra, CS AIBSNLEA Odisha welcomed all the guests in his welcome address. All the dignitaries were welcomed by presenting the bouquets. The Circle Secretary, in his key note address had requested the entire executive fraternity and the employees of BSNL to work hard for improving the quality of services and for generating more revenue. He thanked to AIBSNLEA CHQ for extending every support to AIBSNLEA Odisha.  In his address, he has also highlighted the problems of executives and sought the attention of the Circle head for its quick redressal.  Also he expressed his concern about the cloud of uncertainty that this year Odisha may not remain in profit making tag due to intense competition of private operators, implementation of GST etc.     

Com.S.K.Jena, Advisor(East), AIBSNLEA highlighted for relentless struggle of all executives fearlessly and work hard in the interest of executives and retirees of BSNL also.

Com. Prasun Mukhopadhayay, Organizing Secretary (East) CHQ in his address explained the Odisha Circle's importance for not only AIBSNLEA but also for the entire BSNL as a whole. He expressed his full belief that in the days to come, the comrades of Odisha Circle will participate in the Association's calls with full spirit, Strength and enthusiasm. He mentioned the importance of the participation of the members of Odisha Circle in Organisational calls and its impact on the entire country for getting the benefits of 3rd PRC.  He lauded Odisha for its profit making in entire East Zone and hoped to keep the trend this year also. 

All India President Com. S.Shivakumar in his address conveyed his gratitude for the successful Open Session. He mentioned in detail about the efforts made by the AIBSNLEA for BSNL's viability. Com. President mentioned that the good quality 4G spectrum is the need of the hour for BSNL. This should be extended to BSNL at free of cost due to social obligations involved with BSNL. He apprised that the revenue flow will only increase after 4G services starts in BSNL. He informed that DoT is neglecting the BSNL and its growth. He informed that DoT is looting BSNL's 22 Crores p.m as pension contribution on highest of pay scale and it should be on actual basic.

Com. President opposed the Government step of the creation of the Tower Subsidiary company.  He made it clear that CPSU cadre hierarchy is the brain child of AIBSNLEA and cautioned our members not to allure about the false propagation of our sister association.  He appealed all to come forward for the Joint struggle in future for the viability and safety of BSNL and its Employees.
GS AIBSNLEA, Shri Prahlad Rai, congratulated the comrades of Odisha Circle for the successful 6th Circle Conference and thanked the comrades for their participation. In his detailed address Com. GS mentioned that the Odisha Circle is a very important Circle for AIBSNLEA. He pointed out that how govt. has managed to exhaust all our reserves in a very calculative manner and cautioned the members to remain united and alert to safeguard their rights.  Disinvestment policy of govt. will never allow a comfortable position for BSNL as there is a bright example of MTNL's financial position in front of us.

He appealed the Circle leadership to think about the weakness of the organization in the Odisha Circle and to adopt the steps to overcome the same. Com. GS mentioned that the viability and existence of BSNL is the most important issue today and we have to analyze the reasons of BSNL's today's position.

Com GS informed that after more the 10000 Crores profit in 2004-05, in recent past years BSNL have made the Losses , which is a serious concern for all of us.  In his detailed address Com. GS mentioned that due to un-helping and over-jealous attitude of some officers in the Govt. i.e. non-payment USOF Charges i.e. 2000 Crores/Annum from July 2011, withdrawal of ADC from July 2008, Exhausting 36000 Crores BSNL reserve,  non-reimbursement of licenses fee, payment of interest on notional loan Rs. 7500 Crores to DoT has adversely affected the viability of BSNL. In addition of this Spectrum Allocation and bidding process on high rates are the example of step behavior of Government towards BSNL, which is a Government owned company. Com. GS explained the efforts extended by AIBSNLEA for the creation of Leave Encashment fund of Rs 4825 Crores on which BSNL is earning 400 Crores Interest per annum and leave encashment payment is being immediately.

Com. GS informed that 4G spectrum and technology is a must in BSNL for the public perception and its requirement. In view of that BSNL Board has already taken a decision in its last Board meeting to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT. He told that BSNL needs to pay Rs. 10000 Crore to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT, wherein, 02500 crore equity has already been utilized , remaining  Rs 5000 cr equity amount is pending which can be adjusted towards cost of 50% of 4G spectrum and  remaining  5000 crore will be paid in 10 equal annual  installments.

Com GS further explained the burning issues of the Headquarters level. He informed that AIBSNLEA made the presentation to 3rd PRC committee for relaxing the affordability clause due to social obligation and BSNL's role in natural calamities. He mentioned that BSNL has the responsibilities  of TAC/CAG/CVC and Audits and the private operators are not having these responsibilities . But even then BSNL works for nation building and does not think about profit or loss. Com. GS mentioned that the success of DIGITAL INDIA fully depends on BSNL and its Employees.

He informed that due to BSNL union and Associations opposition , the SAM G Pitroda recommendations like 30 % disinvestment, VRS to 1 lakh employees, unbundling of the copper conductor could not be implemented  and due to the same only the BSNL is having more than 65% BB market share at present. He explained that how the AIBSNLEA is continuously pursuing these viability related issue with the BSNL Management and DoT. Com. GS opposed the move of the Government for the creation of Tower Company and expressed its negative impact on BSNL. Com. GS thanked  to all for  making successful the call of All Unions and Associations launched  w.e.f 30.01.2018. 

Com. GS explained in detail the efforts of AIBSNLEA in getting resolved the important HR issues after the formation of BSNL. He appraised the status of HR issues about AIBSNLEA efforts for various DPCs in various cadres for adhoc promotions,  AD(OL) case, creation of PPS posts in field Units,30% Superannuation benefits, implementation of Standard Pay Scales E2 and E3, Rs 22820/- pay fixation for JTOs recruited in the  year 2007 &2008 ,smooth CPSU cadre hierarchy etc. Com GS further explained the role of AIBSNLEA in the viability of BSNL. At last he appealed the all Executives' for make every effort to implement agitation call and to work with a team spirit for making BSNL a viable and vibrant organization.

Sri A.K.Pahi, PGM(EB), Odisha Circle and Guest of Honour of the open session viewed that how Odisha has been reitiring its profitability tag in entire east zone due to the consistent effort of executives of Odisha and cited example of smooth relationship between management and employee.  He also said that how two bombs like free offer of other private operators & GST have destroyed the sketch of our financial position.  He also remarked that how BSNL Odisha is taking lot of steps to overcome the above situation .

 Chief Guest of the Open Session Dr. U.S. Panda PGMTD Bhubaneswar in his address congratulated AIBSNLEA Bhubaneswar for a well organized Circle Conference. He appealed to the all Executives of the Odisha Circle to work with the full dedication and enthusiasm for achieving Quality of Service for more revenue realization. In his address his remark was that 'Always Be positive, think positive and do positive' as a result the things will be definitely be positive.

At last he appealed all to work with full determination and dedication for the growth of BSNL. He thanked the AIBSNLEA Odisha for inviting him in the Open Session.

Sri S.C.Pradhan, Circle President was felicitated by AIBSNLEA Odisha with a memento as he is retiring shortly.

Com B.K. Singh extended the vote of thanks.

Open Session ended with National Anthem.

For the next term, Circle Body was elected unanimously, in which Com. Rajani Kanta Pani, DGM(F), Com. B.D.Mishra DET, Com. N.P.Das AO,  were unanimously elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and  Circle Finance secretary  for the next term.  The entire conference hall was Jam Packed. 

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19.03.2018  2nd CEC Kerala Circle AT Trivandrum on 16th and 17 March, 2018 :

The Second CEC of the 7th Circle body has been conducted on 16 & 17th of March 2018 at RTTC Trivandrum. All the Service/HR matters were fruitfully transacted during the two days of the successful CEC.
CEC felicitated the retired CEC members Com. Sebastian ( DGM-Rtd ), Com. V. Suresh Kumar ( DGM-Rtd ) and Com. Jyothi Krishnan on their achievement of "Vishisht Sanchar Seva Padak".
In addition to the BSNL service, issues like future of BSNL , Allotment of 4G spectrum , cut throat market competition by private operator , difficulty being faced by BSNL in Aadhaar Verification both EKYC machine and App , difficulties of DSA/Franchisees , slapping of heavy tax on land/buildings by State local authorities etc. Some of the HR issue which transacted are the very legitimate Pay protection on FR 22 (1)(a)(1) to the Erstwhile officiating JTOS for their officiating period and Pay protection of other JTOs during their O-JTO Period , Shortage of CAO and AOs in various BAs , Settlement of the Pending issues of 2nd PRC (SAB, E2-E3 , Pay fixation on Rs.22820 for post 2007 JTO/JAO and EPF Option), Very unwanted and illogical order for SDE Civil (LO) instead of EE Civil (LA) ,ghoulish and indecent behavior of SNEA Kerala by harassing DS EKM ( Lady Comrade) through their website repeatedly, Notional Pay Fixation from 1-10-2000 bases on E1A/E2A for JTO/ SDE (Civil / Electrical/PA-PS...) at Par with JTO-JAO/SDE-AO , One time up gradation of Stenos working at E1A/E2A to executive cadre , SDE Long stay rotational Transfer , Misuse of office mechanism by one association in adding members to them in a non-permitted and unethical way , rotational transfer in the sensitive posts like Vig./Admin/HR etc. : in some BAs Vig. Officers are continuing for more than 4 years , AIBSNLEA Women's forum , Various pending CPCs JTO-SDE/SDE_DE/DE-DGM/AO-CAO, JTO-SDE case pending at HC Ernakulum, consideration of transfer request of : JAOs Yr 2016 / JTOs VY 2013-14/ JTOs ( Rule 8) posted in other BAs . Sr. Accountant's one time relaxation to executive cadre, Transfer requests of DGM(T) working in Kerala Circle from other circles , Membership verification through secret ballot / No check off system , Pending biennial GBs of Branches , Next CEC etc.
The house unanimously resolves the following resolutions to AIBSNLEA CHQ...
1) Strongly foot to achieve the very genuine FR 22 (1)(a)(1) to the Erstwhile officiating JTOS
2) Settle all the Pending issues of 2nd PRC ( SAB, E2-E3 , Pay fixation on Rs.22820 for post 2007 JTO/JAO and EPF Option ) before going ahead with 3rd PRC
3) One time up gradation of Stenos working at E1A/E2A to executive cadre
4) Conduct Membership Verification through secret ballot only and No to Check off System etc
It was decided to hold the 3rd CEC at Kottayam BA in August/September of 2018 .

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16.03.2018  BSNL Corporate office issued order regarding transfer and Posting / re-allotment in the grade of senior Accounts Officer / Accounts Officer -<<<Click here for letter>>>

16.03.2018 GS AIBSNLEA attended and addressed 5th AIC of NFTE BSNL at Amritsar on 14.03.2018

GS AIBSNLEA attended and addressed 5th AIC of NFTE BSNL at Amritsar on 14.03.2018 and impressed upon Unity of all Unions/ Associations  to achieve the settlement of important issues of BSNL employees in the interest of BSNL viability.

He also mentioned that Hon'ble MOSC in the meeting held on 24th Feb., 2018 responded positively for the settlement of the demands of all Unions/Associations of BSNL.

Now we have to monitor the developments in DoT and assure the settlement of the following demands through our unity.

 Charter of demands

(1)   Settle:-

           (a)   3rd Pay Revision with 15% fitment from 01.01.2017.

           (b)   Settle pension revision.

           (c)   Settle left-out issues of the 2nd PRC.

 (2)   Roll back the creation of Subsidiary Tower Company.

(3)   No reduction in the retirement age from 60 to 58 and no VRS.  

16.03.2018  GS had written on 31.01.2018 to:

(1) The Director (HR) BSNL Board, requesting for issuance of immediate regular promotions from SDE (Civil) to the EE (Civil) on the basis of modified and final seniority list dated 10/10/2017 pursuant to the Hon'ble CAT, PB, New Delhi Judgment dated27l02l2017 in OA No. 3300/2010 with OA 1586/2011.

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16.03.2018  GS writes to:

1. The Director (HR) BSNL Board regarding:

(a) Representation received from Shri Prabhat Chandra Das, HR No. 199309869 Assam Circle regarding payer for accommodating him against the vacant post of JTO as per court orders.

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

(c)  Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Personnel

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2. The CGM (EW) BSNL Corporate office regarding: 

(a) Representation received from Shri S.K. Mitra regarding additional charge of SE (E) – I & II in West Bengal & Kolkata Zones. 

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3.The PGM (BW), BSNL Corporate office regarding:

(a) Representation received from Shri Prahlad Singh, JTO (C), Sikar (Rajasthan), HR No. 199206158 requesting for allotment to Rajasthan Circle on his regular promotion to SDE (C) under seniority cum fitness quota.

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4. The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate office regarding:

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

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5. The GM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate office regarding:

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

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6. The GM (Estt.), BSNL Corporate office regarding: 

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

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13.03.2018  Meeting with CMD BSNL:

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

A Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We extended our sincere thanks to CMD BSNL for arranging a meeting of all the Unions and Associations of BSNL with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) on 24.02.2018. CMD appreciated our concern and mentioned that the meeting was very good and beyond the expectations wherein Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) has shown his positive response on the demands. He explained that now Secretary (T) has to take up the matter with Secretary (DPE) to process the proposal to the Cabinet and Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) will take up the matter for favourable settlement. Payment of pension contribution on the actual basic pay as per the Govt. orders, which was agreed by the Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) was a very good achievement for BSNL. He assured to continuously pursue the matter.

B Holding of CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts: We requested CMD BSNL to give his clearance for initiating the CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts subject to outcome of the court cases. CMD mentioned that he has already told Director (HR) and GM (Pers) to process the case for consideration. We apprised him about our discussions held on yesterday with Director (HR). CMD assured to look into the matter.

C Implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders on TES Gr "B" seniority issues: We requested for early implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Gr "B" seniority cases. CMD assured to look into the matter.

D  Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy: We requested for early reply of the queries raised by the Govt. nominee Directors so that the CPSU Cadre Hierarchy implementation process can be expedited. CMD assured an early action in this regard.  

We also extended our sincere thanks to CMD BSNL regarding considering CPSU Cadre Hierarchy on Time Bound Promotions on functional basis upto the level of AGM, Jt. DGM designations to the AGMs in E5 Scale and also considering the APAR grading as suggested by our Association.

We further requested CMD BSNL to consider cut-off date from the last date of CPC/Recruitment Year and to modify the eligibility condition for SDE/AO from 12 years to 7 years and not fixing vacancies at STS level to avoid adhoc promotions. CMD assured to look into the matter.

E Settlement of E2 and E3 pay scales for JTO/SDE equivalent executives and subsequent up-gradation of IDA scales up-to E7 as per the BSNL proposal dated 06.06.2016: CMD BSNL asked about status of the proposal in DoT. We apprised him about the present status of the case in DoT wherein DPE has replied to DoT that the issue is not related to them and reply from Department of Expenditure is still awaited. In view of this we requested CMD BSNL to use his good office to get resolve the issue in DoT. CMD assured to look into the matter.

13.03.2018  Meeting with Advisor (Finance), DoT, New Delhi

GS and President met Advisor (Finance), DoT and discussed regarding:

A Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We requested to consider implementation of 3rdPRC recommendations in BSNL. Advisor (F) assured to look into the matter.

B Implementation of Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi judgment related to the DoT order dated 05.07.2017: We submitted a copy of the judgment given by the Hon'ble PBCAT New Delhi and requested for its implementation to withdraw the DoT order dated 05.07.2017. Advisor (F) after reading the judgment got convinced and assured for an early action in this regard.

13.03.2018  Meeting with DDG (Estt), DoT, New Delhi

GS, President and the GS AIRBSNLEWA met DDG (Estt), DoT and discussed regarding:

A Pension revision of BSNL Pensioners: We requested DDG (Estt) to initiate the proposal of Pension revision of BSNL Pensioners. DDG (Estt) mentioned that after the meeting held with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) Secretary (T) has asked to provide the information on the financial implementation on the revision of Pension, if any. Now, the efforts are being made to collect the required information in DoT. He further mentioned that in the year 2016-17 the total Pension liability for BSNL Pensioners was around 8,000 Crore. Now it has to be seen that after revision of the pension of BSNL Pensioners the total amount will increase 10% or 15%. We explained that total financial implication will not be more than 10%. He advised us to submit some information regarding the existing pension being drawn and % increase on revision of the Pension. We assured him to provide the same with examples within the next week.

B Implementation of Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi judgment related to the DoT order dated 05.07.2017: We requested DDG (Estt) to issue necessary orders to withdraw the DoT order dated 05.07.2017 by implementing the Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi judgment related to the additional increment being given in the same scale on post based promotion under the EPP. DDG (Estt) mentioned that the PBCAT judgment has been submitted to the Secretary (T) through the Internal Finance of DoT. After, the decision further action will be taken to file an appeal or not.

12.03.2018  Meeting with Director (HR) BSNL Board:

GS, President and AGS (HQ) met Director (HR) BSNL Board and discussed regarding:

A Implementation of 3rd PRC recommendations in BSNL: We requested Director (HR) to use her good office in DoT as the follow up action following meeting with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C). Director (HR) mentioned that the matter has to be persuade at the Secretary (T) level only as she was directed by Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) to take-up the matter with DPE for relaxation and thereafter he will take up the matter in the Cabinet. She assured to discuss the matter with Secretary (T) as and when she gets the opportunity. However, CMD BSNL is very much concerned on this issue. She further advised us to pursue the matter with Secretary (T) and Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) for early settlement of the issue.

B Holding of CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts: We requested Director (HR) for holding of the CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts subject to outcome of the court cases. Director (HR) mentioned that she has already given instruction to GM (Pers) to process the cases where there is no stay order from any court on promotions. She assured an action in this regard.

We requested Director (HR) to issue look after promotions against DGM (Engineering) post in BSNL Corporate Office till the time adhoc/regular promotion order are issued. She assured an early action in this regard.

C Implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders on TES Gr "B" seniority issues. We requested for early implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders on TES Gr "B" seniority issues. Director (HR) mentioned that the matter is under active consideration and shortly court orders will be implemented in its true spirit.

D  Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy: We requested for early reply of the queries raised by the Govt. nominee Directors. Director (HR) mentioned that shortly the reply will be sent to the Govt. nominee Directors and after their acceptance it will be sent to the Board of Directors for approval and Pension Cell of DoT for clearance to avoid complications in pension cases.

E  Non-implementation of BSNL CO instructions on looking after arrangements in Maharashtra Circle Finance Wing: We expressed our concern against violation of the BSNL CO instructions on looking after arrangements in Finance Wing of Maharashtra Circle which is putting executives in trouble. Director (HR) appreciated our concern and assured to look into the matter.

GM (Pers) and OSD to the Director (HR) were also present in the meeting.

12.03.2018  Meeting with GM (Pers):

GS President met GM (Pers) and discussed regarding:

A Holding of CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts: We requested GM (Pers) for holding of the CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts subject to outcome of the court cases. GM (Pers) mentioned that he has already submitted the proposal to initiate the CPCs to fill-up the vacant Gr "A" and Gr "B" level posts of all the disciplines subject to outcome of the court cases where there is no stay order from any court. He assured to discuss the matter with Director (HR) for an early decision.

B Implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders on TES Gr "B" seniority issues. We requested for early implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme Court orders on TES Gr "B" seniority issues. GM (Pers) informed that some of the Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments have been submitted to the competent authority for their implementation and some cases are being processed shortly for their implementations.

C  Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy: We requested GM (Pers) for early reply of the queries raised by the Govt. nominee Directors. GM (Pers) informed that all the queries raised by Govt. nominee Directors are being replied after getting approval from the competent authority shortly.

D DGM (Adhoc) to DGM (Regular) promotions: We requested GM (Pers) to initiate CPC from DGM (Adhoc) to DGM (Regular) of the eligible candidates when the TES Gr"B" seniority has been finalized by the Hon'ble Supreme Court. We also apprised him that in Finance Wing already an approval for regular promotions of 74 adhoc DGM (F) have been given. GM (Pers) assured an early action in this regard.

E DE to DGM promotions of left out cases and filling-up of the vacant DGM posts: We requested to issue promotion orders for DE to DGM left out cases and to fill-up vacant DGM posts immediately since DoPT has already clarified regarding the catch-up rule on SC/ST roster implementation. GM (Pers) mentioned that through Miscellaneous Application BSNL stand has been clarified to Hon'ble CAT Chandigarh and  after getting the clearance the promotions will be initiated.

12.03.2018  GS writes to:

1. The Director (HR), BSNL Board, regarding requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the cadre of Accounts Personnel

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2. The PGM (BW), BSNL Corporate Office regarding the representation received for implementation of Hon'ble CAT judgement dated 27.2.2017.

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3. The GM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate Office regrading: 

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

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

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

(a) Representation received from Mrs. S.M. Nashirabadkar, Staff No. 89877 regarding promotion from Sr. AOs / AOs to the grade of STS (CAO) on ad-hoc basis.

(b)  Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Personnel. 

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11.03.2018  Shri B. Raviendranath, Ex-Financial Secretary AIBSNLEA CHQ  passes away:

Shri B. Raviendranath, Ex-Financial Secretary AIBSNLEA CHQ & presently working as CAO Hubli  has expired today (11.03.2018) by Massive Heart Attack. We convey our heart fealt condolences to the grieved family and pray the almighty God to rest soul in peace. May God give strength to his family members to bear the loss.

Dear comrades,
As per the consensus reached among the constituents of the All Unions and Associations of BSNL, letter is sent to the Secretary (T) and the CMD BSNL, for deferring the Work According to Rule agitation, till 30-04-2018.
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AIBSNLEA WISHES

A VERY HAPPY, PROSPEROUS, SWEET, SAFE & COLORFUL

HOLI

TO ONE & ALL

28.02.2018  AIBSNLEA Executive Diary - 2018 ** Stock exhausted

Stock of the AIBSNLEA EXECUTIVE DIARY-2018 has been exhausted now. Therefore, henceforth no order shall be entertained. The bills of dispatched diaries has already been sent to the consignee through Speed/Registered Post. Vendor No. 1004069 is applicable for all circles in ERP. AIBSNLEA has been grouped into non-GST Vendor. Kindly expedite payment during the March 2018 itself.

24.02.2018  Meeting between Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications and the All Unions and Associations of BSNL - A historical meeting:

A meeting is held at the Sanchar Bhawan today the 24.02.2018, between Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications and the All Unions and Associations of BSNL (AUAB). Together with the Minister, Secretary, DoT, Special Secretary, DoT, Joint Secretary (Admn.), DoT, DDG (Esst), DoT, Shri Anand Kumar, OSD to the Hon'ble Minister, CMD BSNL and Director (HR) BSNL were present. From the All Unions and Associations of BSNL, Com. P. Abhimanyu, GS, Com. Chandeswar Singh, GS, NFTE, Com. K. Sebastin, GS, SNEA, Com. Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA, Com. K. Jayaprakash, GS, FNTO, Com. N.D. Ram, GS, SEWA BSNL, Com. Ravi Shil Verma, GS, AIGETOA, Com. Mallikarjuna, President, BSNL MS and Com. S.D. Sharma, GS, BSNL ATM, participated in the discussions. The representatives of the AUAB heartily thanked the Hon'ble Minister for taking out time to meet them. Detailed discussions took place on the memorandum submitted to the Hon'ble Minister, the details of which are as follows:-

 

(1)               3rd Pay Revision.

So far, the DoT has been maintaining that BSNL employees are not eligible for 3rd Pay Revision. In today's meeting the Hon'ble Minister agreed that the issue of 3rd Pay Revision of BSNL employees would be processed and would be taken for the approval of the DPE and the Cabinet. This is a great achievement. We have broken the stalemate that prevailed in the Pay Revision issue. At the same time we have to be vigilant, till the final approval is given by the Cabinet.

 

(2)               Formation of Subsidiary Tower Company.

The AUAB representatives expressed their apprehension that in the name of formation of the Tower Company, the 66,000 mobile towers of BSNL are being snatched away from BSNL. They also pointed out that the decision of the Cabinet that, the Subsidiary Tower Company would remain under the control of BSNL Management, has been violated, through the appointment of an IAS officer as the CMD of Subsidiary Tower Company. They further pointed out that even BSNL Management was not taken in to confidence in the appointment of an IAS officer as the CMD of the Subsidiary Tower Company, which clearly shows that the Subsidiary Tower Company would not be under the control of BSNL Management. The reply given by the Hon'ble Minister in this regard is not satisfactory. The AUAB has to find ways and means to ensure the rolling back of the Subsidiary Tower Company.

 

During the discussions on the issue, GS AIBSNLEA raised the issue of additional increment on post based promotions under the provisions of executive promotion policy provisions which has been denounced by DoT vide letter dated 05.07.2017 and lakhs of rupees recoveries are taking place of BSNL executives and BSNL pensioners. He instantly submitted Hon'ble PB CAT judgment copy to Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) wherein the DoT order dated 05.07.2017 has been quashed. Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) immediately directed DoT administration to look into the matter.  Now, we can expect that DoT may not go for appeal against the PBCAT order in this regard after this meeting.

 

(3)               Pension Revision.

The representatives of AUAB strongly argued that pension revision should be done to the BSNL pensioners. It was pointed out that the BSNL pensioners and the Central Government pensioners are covered by the same rules. They argued that when pension revision is settled for the Central Government pensioners, the same should not be denied to the BSNL pensioners. The Hon'ble Minister assured that needful action would be taken to settle this issue. 

 

(4)               Calculation of Pension Contribution.

It was strongly argued that pension contribution in respect of BSNL employees cannot be calculated on the basis of maximum of the pay scale, when the same is calculated on the basis of actual basic pay, in the case of Central Government employees. It was pointed out that as per the DoP&T order issued in 2006, pension contribution of the Central Government employees is being deducted on the basis of actual pay only. The Hon'ble Minister directed the Secretary, DoT, that this issue should be settled as per Government orders.

 

(5)               Allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL.

The AUAB representatives pointed out that it will be extremely difficult for BSNL to compete with the private operators, without providing 4G service. They strongly argued that the proposal of the BSNL Management, for the allotment of 4G spectrum by the Government, should be accepted. The Hon'ble Minister replied in the positive and assured that needful action would be taken.

 

(6)               Reduction of retirement age from 60 to 58.

The AUAB representatives strongly argued that the retirement age of the BSNL employees should not be reduced from 60 to 58, as a measure for the revival of BSNL. The Hon'ble Minister told that the government is not having any proposal to reduce the retirement age from 60 to 58.

 

(7)               Left out issues of the 2nd PRC.

The AUAB representatives pointed out that this issue is lingering on very long time and needs to be settled. The Hon'ble Minister stated that this issue would be looked into by the Secretary, DoT.

 

At the end of the meeting, the Hon'ble Minister stated that the representatives of AUAB could meet him again, as well as the Secretary, DoT, in continuation of today's meeting. The representatives of AUAB heartily thanked the Minister for his positive response to most of the issues.

 

After the meeting with the Hon'ble Minister, a meeting of the AUAB was held in the FNTO's office. All the General Secretaries expressed their satisfaction with regards to the progress in the issues. They also expressed the view that all these have happened only because of the united struggles and massive mobilization by the entire Non-Executives and Executives, for which they deserve appreciation.  

23.02.2018  BSNL Corporate Office issues orders for cancellation of transfer orders in the grade of Sr. Accounts Officer / Accounts Officer.

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23.02.2018  DoT today withdrawn its earlier letter No. 24-1/2018-SR dated 21.02.2018 vide which latest status on the charter of demands of Unions and Associations was intimated denying all the demands.

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23.02.2018  Marvellous March to Sanchar Bhawan on 23.02.2018:

We salute and express our sincere gratitude to all the participating comrades in "March to Sanchar Bhawan" program on the call of All Unions and Associations of BSNL and making it a grand success. Today morning at 11.30 hrs in Eastern Court building of BSNL Corporate Office compound More than 5000 comrades gathered from nook and corner of the country to participate in the "March to Sanchar Bhawan". The March to Sanchar Bhawan was flagged off from the Eastern Court Building, Janpath  to Sanchar Bhawan. Before commencement of the march all India leaders of different trade unions of CITU, INTUC, AITUC etc i.e. Comrade Shri Tapan Sen, Hon'ble Member of Parliament and Secretary General CITU, Shri Vidhya Sagar Giri, Secrteray, AITUC, Shri Jile Singh, INTUC leaders addressed the gathering and extended their full support to the struggle of BSNL employees.

 

The March was forcefully ended by Delhi Police at Sansad Marg Police Station near Sanchar Bhawan. On the assurance of police to arrange a meeting Seretary Telecom March culinated in a big meeting which was adddressed by all the General Secretaries of participating Unions and Associations including Comrade Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, AIBSNLEA.

 

A huge gathering of more than 5000 emoloyees gave patient hearing to all the speakers encouraging through slogans. More than 400 Comrades from AIBSNLEA BSNL Corporate Office Circle, Delhi Circle, Haryana Circle, Punjab Circle, Rajasthan Circle, Tamil Nadu Circle and UP (West) Circle participated in the March.   

 

After adjournment of the meeting all the General Secretaries of the Unions and Associations of BSNBL were escorted by Police to Sanchar Bhawan to arrange a meeting with Secretary (Telecom). Initially Secretary Telecom directed Police to take all the leaders to meet Special secretary (T), DoT but all the leaders categorically told that we will meet only and only with Secretary (Telecom) otherwise all the employees will be called in DoT to demonstrate immediately. After some time Secretary (Telecom) agreed to meet the leaders in committee room.

 

Secretary (T) along with SS (T), JS (A) and Director (PSU) attended the meeting in the presence of Police and started discussions. All the leaders expressed their serious anguish against the negligent attitude of DoT administration towards the issues of BSNL employees even the Secretary (Telecom) is not granting meetings. They apprise in detail the justification of the demands i.e. implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefits, settlement of let out issues related to 2nd PRC, pension revision of BSNL pensioners, Rollback of Tower Subsidiary, No reduction in retirement age from 60 to 58 years and no VRS etc. Secretary (Telecom) mentioned that she have been meeting with BSNL leaders on different occasions and she is not denying meetings. However, she explained that the issues are already in her knowledge but she is not the final authority to decide. Matter is being discussed tomorrow with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C), head of the organization for consideration. Regarding 3rd PRC Secretary (T) mentioned that matter has already been referred to DPE for comments. She further mentioned that she is supporting BSNL being a state owned company.

 

After the meeting with Secretary (Telecom) all the General Secretaries met CMD BSNL and Director (HR) BSNL Board and apprised about the discussions took place with Secretary (Telecom). CMD informed that in tomorrow's meeting he will also remain present along Secretary (Telecom) in the meeting with MOSC (I/C)

 

All the General Secretaries of all Unions and Associations will meet tomorrow morning at 1100 hrs to discuss the strategies for the meeting with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) and thereafter will meet with MOSC (I/C) at 12.30 hrs.

 

The future course of actions will be decided all the outcome of the meeting with MOSC (I/C) and request the BSNL employees to implement ongoing agitation program of Work According to Rules successfully.    

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22.02.2018  GS writes to

1. Smt. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board requesting

a. Her intervention to check the conceited and cocky approach of head of FC section Circle Office Mumbai towards the executives especially AIBSNLEA members in accounts and finance wing in recent transfer and postings.

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b. Representation received from Shri Raj Pal Singh Staff No. 90970 regarding consequential benefit of notional regular promotion from the post of SDE (C) to Executive Engineer (C) as per the Hon'ble CAT, Principal Bench New Delhi Judgement dated 27.2.2017

c. Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM

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2. The GM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate office, regarding    

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

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22.02.2018  Meeting with Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) with the representatives of All Unions  / Associations of BSNL: Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) has fixed up a meeting with the representatives of All Unions  / Associations of BSNL  on 24.02.2018 [Saturday] at 12.30 Hrs. to discuss the demands.

22.02.2018  BSNL Corporate Office issues orders regarding:

A Transfer in the cadre of SDE (T)

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B Transfer in the cadre of Sr. AO / AO

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21.02.2018 Meeting with GM (Estt.):- GS, President and CS Tamil Nadu Circle met GM (Estt.) BSNLCO and discussed regarding the pay fixation under FR22 (I)(a)(i)- case of officiating JTOs. We requested for implementation of Hon'ble High Court Kerala Judgement. GM (Estt.) mentioned that Estt. Cell was of the opinion for its implementation but legal cell of BSNL CO has suggested to file SLP in the Hon'ble Supreme Court according action is being taken. However, any review may be considered by the competent authority only i.e. Dir (HR) / CMD BSNL. He advised to take up the matter with Dir (HR).

21.02.2018  Meeting with GM (FP): GS, President, FS and CS Tamil Nadu Circle met GM (FP) and discussed regarding consideration of some request / tenure transfer cases of AOs / CAOs / DGM (F). GM(FP) mentioned that all the representation in this regard are being examined shortly decision will be taken.

21.02.2018  Meeting with Jt. GM (Pers.):- GS, President and CS Tamil Nadu Circle met JT. GM (Pers.) BSNLCO and discussed regarding,

a) CPC from JTO to SDE, SDE to DE, DE to DGM, JAO to AO, AO to CAO, JTO(C/E/TF) to SDE(C/E/TF), SDE(C/E) to EE(C/E): We requested to initiate CPCs to fill up all above vacant Group-B and Group-A equivalent posts subject to outcome of the Court Cases. Jt. GM (Pers.) mentioned that as demanded by our association the draft proposal to initiate CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A and Group-B posts subject to outcome of Court Cases is being prepared and shortly it will be presented to CMD BSNL and Dir (HR) for consideration.

DE to DGM left out promotions: Jt.GM (Pers) mentioned that MA has been filed in Hon'ble High court Chandigarh. Shortly the direction will be received thereafter only further necessary action will be taken.

b) Consideration of request / tenure transfer cases of some SDE, DE and DGMs: Jt. GM(Pers.) mentioned that the in the first week of April 2018 all pending cases will be considered.

21.02.2018  GS writes to Ms. Anuradha Mitra, Member (Finance), Telecom Commission, DoT, New Delhi for grant of meeting on some important issues of BSNL executives.

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21.02.2018  DoT vide letter number 24-1/2018/SR communicated CMD, BSNL with respect to the agitation notice by All Unions and Associations of BSNL - Massive March to Sanchar Bhawan on 23.02.2018. Through this letter DoT has apprised the status of demands wherein all the demands have been denied which is the most frustrating situation. DoT instead of settling the issues in the interest of BSNL's viability and its employees denying the settlement of the legitimate demands.

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21.02.2018  March to Sanchar Bhawan on 23.02.2018:

The meeting of All Unions and Associations of BSNL held today to discuss the strategies for successful implementation of the "March to Sanchar Bhawan" on 23.02.2018 at 11.30 Hrs. It is decided that the March to Sanchar Bhawan will start from Bharat Sanchar Bhawan / Eastern Court, Janpath New Delhi to the Sanchar Bhawan sharp at 11.30 Hrs. The eminent trade union leaders will address before start of the rally at Eastern Court. All the participating Circles are requested to bring their Circle Banners, Demand Play Cards etc in the rally and reach in time.

 

Participating Circle Secretaries of AIBSNLEA from out stations should inform the number of their participating members to CHQ immediately latest by 22.02.2018 before 14.00 hrs. so that their lunch packets may be arranged in time. Also inform their stay program at Delhi so that their stay arrangements may be made to avoid inconvenience. 

20.02.2018  GS writes:

1. Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL, regarding  release of Art Works for advertisements of BSNL products – Our submissions regarding.

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2.  Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL, regarding   Requesting to accord priority for early finalization of disciplinary case Shri B. Ganeshan, DGM who is going to retire on superannuation on 31.03.2018.

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3. The Director (HR), BSNL Board, regarding Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of DGM (F).

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4. The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate office,  regarding Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officer

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20.02.2018  Meeting with Director (HR), BSNL Board: GS, President met Director (HR) BSNL Board and discussed:-

(a) Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL: We requested Director (HR) to use her good office in DoT to get the approval of DoT on 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL. Director (HR) mentioned that BSNL proposal is still pending in DoT for consideration but so far no positive decision is taken in this regard.

(b) Grant of Special C/L to the office bearers of AIBSNLEA for attending Association meetings for its smooth functioning of Association: Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

(c) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-'A' and Group-'B' level posts: We requested for holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-'A' and Group-'B' level posts subject to outcome of court cases. Director (HR) mentioned that she has already directed GM (Pers.) to put up the matter for consideration. She assured an early action in this regard.

20.02.2018  Meeting with GM(Pers.), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi: GS, President met GM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi  and discussed:-

(a) Holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-'A' and Group-'B' level posts: We requested for initiating the CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-'A' and Group-'B' level posts. GM (Pers.) mentioned that shortly he is going to give a presentation to CMD, BSNL/Director (HR), BSNL Board on the status of pending court cases & further action to initiate the CPCs. He assured an early action in this regard.

(b) Implementation of Hon'ble SC judgments on TES Group-'B' seniority: We requested for the Implementation of Hon'ble SC judgments related to TES Group-'B' seniority. He informed that Hon'ble Apex Court judgment of 147 SDEs of LDCE quota has been send to legal cell of BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi for legal opinion, which is expected shortly. Rule-206 of TES Group-'B' officers seniority judgment of Hon'ble SC is being examining for its implementation.

20.02.2018  Meeting with GM (Admin), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi: GS, President met GM (Admin) BSNL C.O. and requested for extending medical reimbursement without vouchers for BSNL pensioners & allow same facility to the BSNL serving employees. GM (Admin) mentioned that extension of medical reimbursement without vouchers is under consideration for BSNL pensioners and it is pending in Budget Cell of BSNL C.O. for comments thereafter only the decision will be taken. 

20.02.2018  Meeting with DDG (Estt), DoT:

GS along with GS / BSNLEU and GS / SNEA met DDG (Estt), DoT regarding pension revision of BSNL pensioners. We requested him that DoT should not link pension revision with the pay revision of BSNL serving employees which is not justified since the BSNL pensioners are not related with the affordability of BSNL. During their service their pension contribution has already been paid to DoT. We requested him to de-link the pension revision of BSNL pensioners from the case of pay revision of BSNL serving employees. DDG (Estt) assured to look into.

20.02.2018  Meeting with Secretary (Telecom), DoT:

GS along with GS / BSNLEU and GS / SNEA met Secretary (Telecom), DoT and requested for considering the BSNL's proposal for implementation of 3rd PRC recommendation with 15% fitment benefits in BSNL. We expressed our concern that the BSNL Board recommendations in this regard are pending in DoT for the last three months but no steps have been taken so far for its implementation. We further requested that DoT should relax the "Affordability Clause" of 3rd PRC or should take relaxation from Union Cabinet in the interest of BSNL and its employees. We pleaded that BSNL employees are working with their full commitment for the growth of BSNL and also timely completing the various Govt. projects like BHARAT NET, NFS & LWE etc.

 

Pay revision in BSNL is must to keep motivated the BSNL employees and in the interest of the viability of BSNL. Delay in consideration of pay revision has caused serious frustrations, resentment and demotivation amongst the BSNL employees. We explained that most of the BSNL employees were DoT employees only before their absorption in BSNL and as per Govt. of India Policy, after formation of the BSNL they exercised their option for taking absorption in BSNL under the assurances of better pay, promotion and pension but now the same is being deprived off on one pretext or another.

 

Regarding pension revision of BSNL pensioners, we apprised her that DoT Pension Cell is linking the pension revision with the pay revision of BSNL serving employees which is not justified since the BSNL pensioners are not related with the affordability of BSNL. During their service, their pension contribution has already been paid to DoT. The DDG (Estt) every time is explaining that in case the pension revision is done for BSNL pensioners without the pay revision of BSNL serving employees there will be anomalies in the pension. He is explaining that in case the pension is revised without considering the pay revision of BSNL serving employees, in that case BSNL pensioners retired prior to 01.01.2017 will draw more pension than the BSNL pensioners who retired or retiring after 01.01.2017. In this regard, we requested Secretary (Telecom) for her kind intervention for resolving the issue.

We also apprised Secretary (Telecom) regarding no initiation on wage revision negotiation of non-executives with non-executives Unions on the pretext of pending revision of pay scales of executives.

Secretary (Telecom), after giving patient hearing assured an early action in this regard and mentioned that Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) is also telling in all the meetings that we will consider the case. We extended thanks for granting the meeting.

20.02.2018  Executive Diary - 2018 published by AIBSNLEA:

Only a limited stock is available of the BSNL EXECUTIVE DIARY-2018. The Office Bearers  who are coming to Delhi on 23.02.2018 to participate in the "March to Sanchar Bhawan" may collect their copy by hand from Shri N.L. Sharma, AGS (HQ), AIBSNLEA [Mob: 9868115301].

 

It would be appreciated that prior intimation in this regard may be communicated in advance so that their packets can be arranged to save time. Also may be dispatched immediately if they feel convenient.

19.02.2018  Meeting with CMD BSNL : GS, President and FS met CMD BSNL  and discussed regarding

a) Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL: We requested CMD to use his good office in DoT for the approval of BSNL Board decision on 3rd PRC implementation and we also requested CMD BSNL to arrange a meeting with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) and Secretary, DOT with all Unions and Associations of BSNL to discuss their demands. CMD BSNL assured to arrange a meeting within a couple of days.

b) Filling up of the vacant of Group-A & Group-B posts: We requested to hold CPCs to fill-up the vacant Group-A and Group-B posts on Adhoc basis subject to outcome of the pending Court Cases. CMD mentioned that after our earlier meeting on this issue he has issued necessary instructions to GM (Pers) and advised us to discuss the matter with GM (Pers) for an early action.

c) Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy: CMD mentioned that the matter was discussed in the last BSNL Board meeting held on 08.02.2018 wherein Govt. nominee Director has asked to reply some of his queries. Thus after the approval from BSNL Board the matter will be sent to DOT for clearance. We further requested that the CPCs should be conducted simultaneously till the time CPSU Cadre Hierarchy is implemented.

19.02.2018  GS writes to Smt. Sujata T Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding discontinuance of LAA in the grade of Executive Engineer (Civil).

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16.02.2018  Preparation fro e-DPC for promotion from AGM to DGM:

It is learnt that Screening Committee report of AGM (Regular) is not received in BSNL Corporate Office from AP, BR, CHTD, HR, HP, JKND, MH, MP, NE-II, NETF, PB, ETP, STP, UPE, UPW, UKND WB and TLNG circles.

All the Circle Secretaries are once again requested to ensure immediate submission of the requisite information to BSNL Corporate Office

16.02.2018  GS writes:

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

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officer.

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2. The GM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate office regarding

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

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

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

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

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4. The GM (Estt.), BSNL Corporate office, regarding

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

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5. The CGM (EW), BSNL Corporate Office, regarding

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of SE (Electrical)

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15.02.2018  Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi issues orders in OA No. 2649 quashing DOT Order dated 5/7/2017:

Congratulations! AIBSNLEA's consistent efforts yielded results in getting delivered a favourable judgment by the Hon'ble PBCAT New Delhi for quashing the DoT letter dated 05.07.2017 which rescinded grant of an extra increment on post based promotion under EPP. Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi has issued orders in OA No. 2649 quashing DOT Order dated 5/7/2017. While writing the judgment Hon'ble PBCAT has mentioned that "The applicants have basically prayed for retention of para I.II (v) of the EPP (Annexure A-2, which has been duly approved by the Government according to its policy. There has been no policy change as such in the Government in regard to the service conditions of the BSNL employees. The controversy has arisen only on account of P&T audit unnecessarily trying to compare financial upgradation under the EPP with that under the MACP, not realizing that these two schemes are applicable to two separate set of employees.

11. In the conspectus of the discussions in the foregoing paras as well as considering the background of introduction of EPP, I am of the view that the impugned Annexure A-1 order dated 05.07.2017 is not at all legally as well as ethically justifiable. Its retention would create trust deficit between the BSNL employees and the Central Government, which is also unwarranted. Hence, I quash and set aside the impugned Annexure A-1 order dated 05.07.2017. Accordingly, the OA stands allowed.

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This judgment is a glaring example about the of working of AIBSNLEA which fights sincerely and legally for the interests of all employees without any discrimination.

13.02.2018  "March to Sanchar Bhawan" on 23rth February 2018:

On the call of the "All Unions and Associations of BSNL" "March to Sanchar Bhawan" is being organized on 23rd February 2018. The march will start at 1130 AM from BSNL Corporate Office, Janpath, New Delhi.

Circle Secretaries of AIBSNLEA BSNL Corporate Office Circle, Delhi Circle, Haryana Circle, UP (West) Circle, Rajasthan Circle and Punjab Circle are requested to bring their maximum number of participants along with their banner in this march.

Further, all the Circle Secretaries are requested to intimate number of participants in this march to CHQ latest by 19.02.2018 for making their lodging and boarding arrangement.      

13.02.2018  Meeting with GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office:

GS and President met GM (FP) BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

A. Holding of CPC for promotion from AO to CAO: We requested for initiation of the CPC for promotion from AO to CAO. GM (FP) mentioned that let GM (Pers) take the action regarding the CPCs for promotion from JTO to SDE and SDE to DE. Similar action will be taken by SEA cell also.

B.  Consideration of some request / tenure transfer and modification in transfer cases of AOs / CAOs / DGMs: We requested for consideration of some genuine request / tenure transfer and modification in transfer cases of AOs / CAOs / DGMs. GM (FP) assured to look into.  

13.02.2018  Meeting with GM (Pers.) BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, President and AGS (HQ) met GM (Pers) BSNL Corporate Office and discussed regarding:

A. Holding of CPCs to fill-up the vacant Group "B" and Group "A" level posts: We requested to hold CPCs for promotions from JTO to SDE, SDE to DE and DE to DGM in Telecom Engineering wings, JAO to AO, AO to CAO and CAO to DGM in Finance wings, JTO (C/E) to SDE (C/E), SDE (C/E) to EE (C/E), JTO (TF) to SDE (TF) etc subject to outcome of the court cases. GM (Pers) mentioned that he will take the legal opinion and based upon that further necessary action will be taken in this regard.

B. Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Group "B" seniority: We requested for implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Group "B" seniority with respect to the Rule 206 and 147 LDCE quota SDEs seniority court case and related judgments. GM (Pers) assured an early action in this regard.

C Implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy in BSNL: GM (Pers) informed that shortly he will go and discuss the matter with Joint Secretary (Admn), DoT and the Govt. nominee in the BSNL Board of Directors to know about his queries. The queries will be replied by the Management to the DoT and after its acceptance further course of action will be taken.

D Consideration of some request / tenure transfer case of SDEs / DEs / DGMs: We requested for consideration of some genuine request / tenure transfer case of SDEs / DEs / DGMs. GM (Pers) assured to look into.

12.02.2018 Meeting with OSD to Hon'ble MOSC(I/C): GS, President , AGS (HQ) met Shri Anand Kumar OSD to Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) and requested him for arranging a meeting of BSNL Unions and Associations with Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) regarding implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL and creation of BSNLs Tower Subsidiary etc. We apprised him in brief about these demands. OSD appreciated our concern and assured to discuss the matter with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) for granting us a meeting at the earliest.

12.02.2018 Meeting with Dir (HR) BSNL Board: GS, President met Dir(HR) BSNL Board and discussed regarding

a) Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL:- We requested Dir (HR) to use her good office in DoT for the approval of BSNL Board decision on 3rd PRC implementation. Dir (HR) mentioned that she has already discussed the matter with PS to Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) and Member (Finance) and will further discuss the matter. She also confirmed that CMD BSNL is also trying to arrange a meeting with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) with all Unions and Associations of BSNL to discuss their demands.

b) Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy: Director (HR) mentioned the matter was discussed in the last BSNL Board meeting held on08.02.2018 wherein Govt. nominee Director has mentioned that they will like to study the draft proposal and have some queries to reply by BSNL. Thus after the clearance from DoT BSNL Board will take a decision for its implementation.

c) Filling up of the vacant of Group-A & Group-B posts: We requested to hold CPCs to fill-up the vacant Group-A and Group-B posts on Adhoc basis subject to outcome of the pending Court Cases. Director (HR) assured to discuss the matter with GM (Pers).

12.02.2018 Meeting with Jt. GM(Pers):GS, President met Jt. GM(Pers) and discussed regarding.

a) CPC from DE to DGM left out cases: We requested to expedite CPC from DE to DGM of left out cases. Jt. GM(Pers) informed that CPC was held up due to stay order on promotion granted by Hon'ble High Court Chandigrah direction to consider catchup rule on promotions. Jt. GM(Pers) informed that MA has been filed in the Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh for an early  hearing in the case.

b) Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy: Jt. GM(Pers) informed that Govt. nominee Director has mentioned that they will like to study the draft proposal and have some queries to reply by BSNL. Thus on receipt of the queries from the Dot the reply will be sent. However, he mentioned that some suggestions and views given by AIBSNLEA have been incorporated in the revise proposal for example considering Jt. DGM Designation in E-5 Grade, Grading marks of APAR etc. regarding other issues service weightage cutoff date of implementation SC/ST roster implementation etc. may be discussed and further clarified. We retreated our stand and requested to consider our views before its approval to avoid further litigations.

c) Modifications of SDE(RR): Jt. GM(Pers) informed that pers. Cell moved a proposal to BSNL Board for withdrawing the agenda of modification of SDE(RR) from BSNL Board but the competent authority i.e. Secretary Telecom. Has not allowed to withdraw the item from BSNL Board Agenda. Thus the items has to be discussed in the BSNL Board meeting for modification if considered.

09.02.2018  Shri Rakesh Shrivastava, President AIRBENLEWA passes away:

Shri  Rakesh Shrivastava, President, All India Retired BSNL Executives Welfare Association (AIRBSNLEWA) and our veteran leader took his last breath on 08.02.2018 at 12.30 Hrs on the way to hospital after becoming sick at Faridabad at his residence. We convey our heart fealt condolances to the grieved family and pray the almighty God to rest soul in peace.

09.02.2018  Executive Diary - 2018 published by AIBSNLEA:

AIBSNLEA has brought BSNL EXECUTIVE DIARY-2018 containing updated information on service matters mostly concerning the BSNL employees and also important information on Telecom Engineering, Financial matters including GST. The Executive Diary is having full page for each day.

 

Now, only a limited stock is available. So, it is requested to kindly hurry up to avoid last minute disappointments.

  

For further details and placement of orders, please contact at the following address:-

 

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Name of the Bank: Union Bank of India

IFS Code: UBIN0530786

A/c No.: 30780 20108 77095

Beneficiary:  AIBSNLEA

 

The RTGS / NEFT transaction particulars may please be communicated through email at the earliest to square off the account.

09.02.2018  Pension revision of BSNL pensioners:

It is learnt that Hon'ble MoS (I/C) for Communications in a VIP reference has clarified that the employees who were permanently absorbed in BSNL from DoT are getting pension on the basis of combined service in DoT and BSNL on IDA pattern in terms of Sub-Rule (10) of Rules 37-A of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. It is stated that pension revision follows pay revision. Earlier also, pension of permanent absorbees in BSNL drawing pension in IDA pattern has been revised on implementation of 2nd PRC in 2007. Accordingly, case of pension revision of the employees permanently absorbed in BSNL will be taken-up as and when 3rd PRC is implemented in BSNL.

09.02.2018  Meeting with GM (Pers), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, AGS (HQ) met GM (Pers) and discussed regarding out come of discussion of BSNL Board meeting on agenda items pertaining to HR vertical. GM (Pers) informed that there was some discussion on CPSU Cadre Hierarchy proposal in BSNL. But, Govt. nominee Directors has mentioned that they have some queries to make. Thus the discussions remained inconclusive. Now, Govt. nominee Directors will send their queries which will be replied and thereafter matter may be discussed further in Board meeting.

09.02.2018  Meeting with Shri A. N. Rai, OSD to Hon'ble MOSC (I/C):

GS, FS met Shri A. N. Rai, OSD to Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) and requested him to arrang a meeting with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) to discuss our demands to provide justice to BSNL employees and in the interest of BSNL's viability. Shri Rai assured an early action in this regard.

09.02.2018  Meeting with Shri P. K. Sinha, Advisor (Finance), DoT:

GS, FS met Shri P. K. Sinha, Advisor (Finance), DoT and discussed regarding settlement of the Pension cases of BSNL Pensioners on account of DoT letter dated 05.07.2017 and prior to 2004 on the issue of allowing increment in the same pay scale on promotion. Advisor (F) mentioned that already respective CCAs have started settling the cases and about 123 Pension cases pending in Kerala Circle are also being settled shortly. Instructions from DoT have been issued.

 

Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL: We requested for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL. Advisor (F) mentioned that mater has to be taken up at top level for settlement. However, regarding revision of pension to the BSNL pensioners he assured to discuss the matter with Member (F) and the other concerned officers in DoT

08.02.2018  COURT CASE FOR  DENIED PENSION and PENSIONARY BENEFIT ARREARS:

AIRBSNLEWA has filed an OA at Principal Bench CAT ND for pension and pensionary benefits arrears denied to them from 1-1-2007 to 9-6-2013 with 1199 applicants. The case is well progressing and next Hearing is on 13-2-2018. Now they have decided to file another OA for the left-out willing Pensioners which will be joined with the present OA subsequently. The amount of denied arrears will be 80 thousand to 2.2 lakhs. Interested Pensioners retired from 1-10-2000 to 9-6-2013 may call 9433000088 or visit www.aibsnlretd.org for details

08.02.2018  Meeting with GM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, FS and AGS (DR) met GM (Pers.) and discussed about the draft CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal  to be submitted in tomorrows BSNL Board meeting. We requested GM (Pers.) that the suggestions made by AIBSNLEA must be addressed in proposal before being it tabled to BSNL Board.  GM (Pers) intimated that he has already conveyed Director (HR) about the concerns raised by AIBSNLA. He sought brief of major points.

1. Ignorance of length of service and seniority: in proposed draft the length of service and the seniority is categorically ignored as it equalise the services of 25 years with 5 years. Therefore we suggested that instead of implementation from 01.01.2017 it should be from the date of last CPC held in that cadre and the year of recruitment otherwise it will not be beneficial to the executives in the Cadre(s) having more than 5 years' service. GM (Pers) told that it will result in two notional promotions, we told that BSNL is paying the 2 or 3 upgraded scales, so clubbing of services in next upgraded post can be a option.

2. Increase of residency  period for AGM grade from 7 years to 12 years: Residency period from SDE/Sr SDE to AGM and equivalent cadre should be maximum 7 years only.

3. MT Recruitment: We opposed the MT recruitment provision at STS level in the CPSU cadre hierarchy and mention of Adhoc promotions on STS posts. We told that as per the direction given by CMD, there should be non-post based  functional promotion upto AGM level then why the question of Adhoc promotions on AGM posts arises. The Adhoc promotion takes place against the vacancies and post based promotions.

4. Conduction of CPCs before switching to CPSU CH: We reiterated our stand that all pending CPCs should be completed and promotion orders should be issued immediately subject to outcome of court cases as there is no stay on issuing Promotions orders. About 10,000  SDE (T), 3,500 AGM, 500 DGM, 1,000 AO, 1,000 CAO, 100 SDE (Civil), 200 EE (Civil), 150 SDE (Electrical) and some Telecom Factory Posts are lying vacant which are to be immediately filled-up.

 

We also requested to early implementation of Hon'ble Apex court order in Rule 206 and 147 cases. GM (Pers.) assured to work out some way to complete the CPCs and issue promotion orders and to intimate our views regarding  the CPSU Hierarchy to the Management.

08.02.2018  Meeting with CMD, BSNL:

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

A. CPSU Cadre Hierarchy Proposal in BSNL: We requested CMD BSNL to consider our apprehensions and suggestions on the proposed CPSU Cadre Hierarchy Proposal in BSNL before being it tabled in the BSNL Board meeting being held on 09.02.2018. CMD BSNL assured to look into.

B. Filling-up of the vacant Gr. "B" and Gr. "A" Posts by conducting the CPCs: We requested CMD BSNL for filling-up of the vacant Gr. "B" and Gr. "A" Posts on adhoc basis subject to out come of the court case. CMD assured to look into the matter.

08.02.2018  Meeting with Director (Estt. ), DOT:

GS and AGS (HQ) met  Director (Estt. ), DOT and discussed regarding:

A. Pension revision of BSNL Pensioners: We requested to consider immediate revision of pension of BSNL Pensioners. Director (Estt.) mentioned that as per ruling position there is provision for revision of pension in isolation till the time pay revision of serving employees in BSNL takes place.  We pleaded that BSNL pensioners are not playing any role in the profit or loses of BSNL and during their service period pension contribution to DOT was paid. Thus their pension revision should be dealt separately. Director (Estt) further mentioned that Hon'ble MOSC (IC) has replied to VIP references that there is no rule exists through which revision of pension of BSNL pensioners is ascertained. The revision of pension can be considered by DOT, only with the consent of Nodal ministries and Cabinet approval after revision of pay scale of serving employees of BSNL.

B. Withdrawal of additional increment on the post based promotion in the same scale under EPP: Director (Estt) mentioned that DOT letter dated 05.07.2017 is still in existence and accordingly action needs to be taken by BSNL. Further any review may be consider only after the receipt of the judgement from Hon'ble PB CAT  New Delhi in the case filed by AIBSNLEA. The judgment copy is yet to be released by Hon'ble PB CAT, ND.

08.02.2018  Meeting with Special Secretary (Telecom), DoT

GS and AGS (HQ) met Shri N. Sivasailam, Special Secretary (Telecom), DoT and discussed regarding:

A. Implementation of 3rd PRC Recommendations in BSNL: We requested to approve the BSNL's proposal on Implementation of 3rd PRC Recommendations in BSNL. SST mentioned that in view of affordability clause of the 3rd PRC recommendations the case of BSNL is not covered, thus DoT has not taken any action and no case is now pending in DoT. We pleaded that pay revision in BSNL is must to keep motivated the employees and in the interest of viability of BSNL. SST mentioned that this point he has already pleaded before Cabinet Secretary in the meeting of secretaries that BSNL is the biggest PSU and having maximum man-power after railways hence affordability clause needs relaxation but the Cabinet Secretary did not consider any relaxation. He further mentioned that now this matter can be reviewed through Political decision, DPE or Cabinet Secretariat only. He advised that you achieve Rs. 32,000/- Crore revenue then only DoT may reconsider the case. 

B. Pension revision of BSNL pensioners: We requested to consider immediately revision of pension of BSNL pensioners. SST mentioned that he is in favor of revision of    pension of BSNL pensioners separately since it has no relevance with the affordability of BSNL since the BSNL will not bear the expenses of pension revision. He advised to discuss the matter with Member (S) and Member (F) for the settlement of the issue. He also assured to discuss the matter with Member (S) and Member (F)

C. Payment of pension contribution on actual basic pay of BSNL employees: We requested to consider the Payment of pension contribution on actual basic pay of BSNL employees. SST mentioned that He is not convinced in this regard and cannot recommend the case to the DOE. He gave justification that when one employee enters in lower scale and retires in higher scale, his pension contribution is varying but the payment of pension is being paid on the last pay drawn which is high. We pleaded that same thing is happening in Govt also but pension contribution is being taken on actual basic pay of the employee. But he was not ready for the argument.

D. Reduction of retirement age from 60 years to 58 Years in BSNL: We enquired about the move of DOT on Reduction of retirement age from 60 years to 58 Years in BSNL. SST mentioned that the issue pertains to revival plan of BSNL and it has no relevance with the implementation of 3rd PRC report in BSNL and in DOT nobody has power to negotiate on this line on pay revision.

E. MTNL merger with BSNL: SST mentioned that yesterday Hon'ble MOSC (IC) has replied in the parliament that there is no such proposal is under consideration in DOT presently in view of the Financial position of BSNL.

F. Allocation of 4 G spectrum to BSNL: We requested for allocation for 4G spectrum to BSNL for a fair competition in the market. SST mentioned that matter is under active consideration and shortly final decision will be taken.

G. Filling-up of the vacant Gr. B and Gr. Posts in BSNL: We requested SST to use his good office for filling-up of the vacant Gr. B and Gr. A Posts in BSNL for which all the CPCs have been stalled in the name of pending court cases.  SST assured to look into and categorically mentioned that the CPCs can be conducted and the vacant posts can be filled-up on adhoc basis subject to out come of the court case.

08.02.2018  Meeting of steering Committee of All Unions and Associations of BSNL:

Steering committee of All Unions and Associations meet on 07.02.2018 and unanimously decided:

1. Non-cooperation to NOFN and other government projects.

As per the call of the All Unions and Associations of BSNL, the employees of BSNL are observing 'Work According to Rule' from 30.01.2018. This struggle was reviewed in the meeting of All Unions and Associations of BSNL, held yesterday the 06.02.2018, as well as in the Steering Committee meeting held today. After detailed discussion, it has been decided to observe Non-cooperation to NOFN and other government projects. This decision is taken in view of the fact that the DoT and the government have denied justice to BSNL employees in the matter of 3rd Pay Revision, pension revision to BSNL retirees, forming the Subsidiary Tower Company, etc. Entire Non-Executives and Executives are requested to strictly observe this Non-cooperation, in addition to implementing the 'Work According to Rule' call. The All Unions and Associations of BSNL is writing to the Secretary, DoT and to the CMD BSNL, about the struggle of Non-cooperation to NOFN and other government projects.

2. Employees, other than those who are posted in marketing section, are requested not to participate in mela, road-show, or in any other marketing activity.

As a part of the ongoing 'Work According to Rule' programme, Non-Executives and Executives are requested to perform their duties strictly according to rules. Non-Executives and Executives are directed not to participate in any marketing activity like, mela or road-show, other than those employees who are posted in the marketing sectio

3. Protest demonstrations to be conducted on every Wednesday. 

As a part of  intensifying the 'Work According to Rule' programme, it has been decided to conduct protest demonstrations on every Wednesday. Circle and district secretaries are requested to effectively conduct these demonstrations, by coordinating with other constituents of the All Unions and Associations of BSNL. Efforts should be taken to mobilise maximum number of employees in these demonstrations.

All the Circle / District Secretaries are requested to ensure strict compliance of the above decisions.

07.02.2018  Meeting with Director (HR) BSNL Board:

GS & CS Kerala Circle met Director (HR), BSNL Board and discussed regarding.

a) Pay protection case of officiating JTOs under rule FR22(I)(a)(i). We requested Director (HR) for the implementation of Hon'ble High Court Kerala Judgement for protection of pay of officiating JTOs under rule FR22(I)(a)(i). Director (HR) advised us to discuss the matter with CGM (Legal) BSNL, CO and GM (Estt.) BSNL CO and assured to look into the matter after their advice.

b) Implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy: We requested for implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy by considering the views / suggestion given by our Association. Director (HR) informed that CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal approved by BSNL Management Committee will be discussed in the BSNL Board Meeting which is scheduled to be held on 09.02.2018 and assured to apprise our concern to the BSNL Board before its approval.

c) Implementation of 3rd PRC: We requested Director (HR) to use her good office in getting approved the BSNL's proposal on 3rd PRC implementation. Director (HR) mentioned that matter will be resolved with the kind intervention of Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) only and we people have to take up the matter with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) for its resolution. We apprised her about our efforts being made to convince the DoT officers and the officers in Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) office.

d) Reduction of retirement age from 60 years to 58 years: We opposed the move of DoT for reduction of retirement age from 60 years to 58 years. Director (HR) mentioned that BSNL Management is also of the opinion that reduction of retirement age from 6o years to 58 years will not help the BSNL in view of ongoing huge retirements rather it will adversely affect its functioning and viability.

e) Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners: Director (HR) mentioned that DoT should de-link revision of pension of BSNL pensioners from the revision of pay scales of the BSNL serving employees.

07.02.2018  Meeting with CGM (Legal) and the GM (Estt.), BSNL Corporate Office:

GS, CS Kerala Circle met CGM (Legal) BSNLCO and GM (Estt.) BSNLCO and requested regarding implementation of Hon'ble High Court Kerala Judgement for the pay fixation of officiation JTOs under rule FR22 (I)(a)(i). After detailed discussions they assured to look into the matter.

07.02.2018  All Unions and Associations writes to Shri Narendra Modi Ji, Hon'ble Prime Minister, Govt. of India regarding the proposed merger of BSNL and MTNL

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07.02.2018  GS writes:

1. The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate office, regarding

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officer

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2. The GM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate office, regarding

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

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

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

(d) Representation received from Shri Rabindra Nath Mondal, SDE, HR No. 198503098 regarding Non- Relieving of SDE (Tenure) from Assam Telecom Circle

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3. The GM (Estt.), BSNL Corporate office, regarding

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

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4. The Director (HR), BSNL Board, regarding    

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

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07.02.2018  Meeting of All Unions and Associations of BSNL:

All the representatives of All Unions and Associations of BSNL meeting held yesterday and discussed regarding implementation of Five Days Satyagrah program and Work According to Rule. The Satyagrah program was successfully organized and implemented through out the country and now we all have to concentrate on implementation of   Work According to Rule program. Also decided the strategies to organize "March to Sanchar Bhawan" on 23rth February 2018 wherein more than 3000 BSNL employees are to participate from all over the country with their Unions/Associations banners/play cards etc. The "March to Sanchar Bhawan" on 23rd February 2018 will start at 1130 AM from BSNL Corporate Office, Janpath New Delhi. Regarding successful implementation of Work According to Rules program will be discussed and decided by steering Committee which will meet on 07.02.2018 at 1500 Hrs.

All the Circle / District Secretaries are requested to ensure their maximum participation in the March to Sanchar Bhawan on 23rdFebruary 2018 by reaching in time at New Delhi. Also ensure effective implementation of ongoing "Work According to Rules" program.

07.02.2018  Meeting with Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications:

The Meeting with Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications (I/C) could not be held yesterday due to his busy schedule due to the ongoing Parliament session. The meeting was arranged through Hon'ble Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Jual Oram. However, all the representatives of All Unions and Associations of BSNL met Hon'ble Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Jual Oram and handed over a brief note on the demands and requested him to arrange a meeting with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) Shri Manoj Sinha Ji at the earliest to appraise him about our demands. Hon'ble Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Jual Oram assured to discuss the matter with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) for granting an early meeting.

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06.02.2018  Change for option for contribution in Employees' Pension Scheme.

BSNL Corporate Office issues directions to all the CGMs with regard to the stand on EPF.

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05.02.2018  Meeting with Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications:

The "All Unions and Associations of BSNL" are meeting Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications at 5:00 PM tomorrow (06.02.2018) on the issues of Wage revision, Subsidiary Tower Company, rolling back of the retirement age from 60 to 58 and revision of pension issues etc.

05.02.2018  Preparation fro e-DPC

BSNL Corporate Office seeks list of AGMs (Regular) working as on 01.02.2018 & Screening Committee report. <<<Click here for the letter>>>>

All the Circle Secretaries are requested to please ensure timely submission of the requisite information to BSNL Corporate Office 

03.02.2018  GS attended and addressed Satyagraha Programme Call at PGMTD Jaipur Campus on today :

Com. R.G. Dixit, CS NFTE, Raj. Circle in his inaugural speech elaborate about Satyagraha Programme call given by All Unions and Associations of BSNL and welcomed GS AIBSNLEA.

Com. Prahlad Rai, GS AIBSNLEA attended and addressed the gathering of non-executives/executives of all associations/unions in PGMTD Campus, Jaipur in launch hour during Satyagraha Programme call given by  All Unions and Associations of BSNL and extended thanks for assembling in large number on a short notice and making the meeting great success.

 

GS in his address explained the reasons that why this agitation programmes is launched and elaborated the indifferent attitude of Govt. towards BSNL since its formation. He mentioned that Govt. is not only created but responsible for BSNL's present situation. GS mentioned that due to un-helping and over-jealous attitude of some officers in the Govt. i.e. non-payment USOF Charges i.e. 2000 Crores/Annum from July 2011, withdrawal of ADC from July 2008, Exhausting 36000 Crores BSNL reserve, non-refund of spectrum charges (3G & BWA) of Rs. 18,500 Crores, non-reimbursement of licenses fee, payment of interest on notional loan Rs. 7500 Crores to DoT has adversely affected the viability of BSNL. In addition of this Spectrum Allocation and bidding process on highest bidding  rates are the example of step behavior of Government towards BSNL, which is a Government owned company.

 

He mentioned that five days Satyagraha Programme is ending today wherein we have tried on PAN India level to explain DoT/BSNL Management that 3rd PRC is our right & we will not compromise below 15% fitment in 3rd PRC and also requested to withdrawal of Tower subsidiary & dropping reduction in retirement age from 60 to 58 year immediately. GS opposed the move of the Government for the creation of Tower Company and expressed its negative impact on BSNL. He also explained how 'Work According To Rules' is to be implemented in the days to come in order to achieve our goal. He also mentioned that its a 'Do & Die' call for employees as well as BSNL and implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment will definitely saves both and keep BSNL survived.

 

Com.M.K. Morodia, CS AIBSNLEA, Raj. Circle and Sh. S.S. Rajput, CS SNEA Raj. Circle also attended and addressed the gathering.

 

Com. Ashok Pareek, CS BSNLEU Raj. Circle extended vote of thanks.

Com.P.K. Jain, Distt. Secy. BSNLEU convened the meeting.  <<<Click here for glimpses>>>>

02.02.2018  Representatives of All Unions and Associations of BSNL meet the Director (HR).

Director (HR) called all Unions and Associations for the discussions on 02.02.2018 regarding the ongoing agitations. President, AIBSNLEA CHQ attended the meeting. GM (SR) was also present in the meeting.


We expressed our serious concern that the Govt is not taking any steps to resolve the issues of lakhs of employees. The Unions and Assns will intensify the agitations in the coming days. On 23rd Feb, huge Sanchar Bhavan (DoT) March is planned in which thousands of comrades from all over India will be participating. The formation of Tower Subsidiary has to be rolled back, 3rd PRC to be implemented with 15% fitment, Pension revision and outstanding issues of 2nd PRC are to be settled etc are the major demands

 

Director (HR) informed that due to the competition and market condition, revenue is coming down and the financial condition of the company is not good. Any impact on the services will further affect the revenue which in turn will affect all

 

Union / Association leaders explained that on earlier occasions, management arranged the meetings with the Secretary/DoT or the Hon Minister as the case may be and through discussions, issues are settled. However, such initiatives are not found nowadays, during agitations.
 

Director (HR) assured to make possible efforts for meeting at DoT once CMD returns on Monday. All Unions and Associations will be meeting on 06.02.2018.

01.02.2018  GS writes to:

(1) The Director (HR) BSNL Board, requesting for issuance of immediate regular promotions from SDE (Civil) to the EE (Civil) on the basis of modified and final seniority list dated 10/10/2017 pursuant to the Hon'ble CAT, PB, New Delhi Judgment dated27l02l2017 in OA No. 3300/2010 with OA 1586/2011'

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(2) Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon'ble MOS (C) (l/C), Govt of India requesting policy support and suitable compensation to BSNL in lieu of NOFN (BharatNet) and other Govt. project works being executed by BSNL.

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31.01.2018  Intensify the struggles further - Calls the meeting of All Unions and Associations of BSNL.

Leaders of All Unions and Associations of BSNL met yesterday, the 31st January, 2018 at New Delhi and reviewed the Satyagraha, as well as the "Indefinite Work According to Rule" struggles. The meeting expressed it's satisfaction over the determined manner in which the struggles are being organised in various circles. The meeting decided that the struggles should be conducted more effectively, in the days to come. Hence, all circle and district secretaries are requested to intensify the struggles, in close coordination with the other constituents.

30.01.2018 Meeting with Dir (HR) BSNL Board: GS, President AGS (HQ) and AGS (Finance) met Dir(HR) BSNL Board and discussed regarding

a) Implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit in BSNL: We requested Dir (HR) to use her good office in getting cleared BSNLs proposal for 3rd PRC implementation from DOT. Dir (HR) mentioned that BSNL Board approval on 3rd PRC implementation was sent to DOT one month before but till date it is pending and no body from DOT is discussing the matter with BSNL management. Thus the matter has to be discussed with Secretary Telecom and Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) for their kind intervention and its implementation. We expressed our concern that BSNL only is executing the dream project of Hon'ble Prime Minister regarding NOFN work (Bharat Net Project), NFS Work and LWE project etc. and now Govt. is neglecting BSNL workers for their wage revision by implementing 3rd PRC is not justified.

b) Withdrawal of Tower Subsidiary:  Dir (HR) mentioned that the decision on creation of Tower Subsidiary and appointment of CMD Tower Subsidiary has been taken by Govt. and now any review may be done by Govt. only. The matter has to be taken up with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C).

c) Implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy: We requested for implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy by including our views / suggestion in the draft proposal of Pers. Cell BSNL CO. Dir (HR) mentioned that some views/ suggestion given by our Association are taken into consideration and the same will be placed before next board Meeting scheduled to be held on 8th Feb-2018. She assured that some more modifications as suggested by our Association may be considered after the approval of BSNL Board.

d) Holding of CPCs to fill up vacant Group-B and Group-A equivalent posts:  We expressed our serious concern against non-filling up of the vacant Group-B & Group-A equivalent posts of all the disciplines on the pretext of pending Court Cases. We pleaded that on the vacant Group-A & Group-B level equivalent post can be filled-up on Adhoc basis subject to outcome of the Court Cases. We further requested that CPCs should continue to be held to fill up the vacant Group-B and Group-A level post till the time CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal is approved by BSNL Board and Dot. Dir (HR) assured to discuss the matter with GM (Pers) for an early solution.

e) Reduction of retirement age from 60 years to 58 years in BSNL: On our query regarding DOT revival plan to BSNL wherein it is suggested to reduce retirement age from 60 years to 58 years. Dir (HR) mentioned that DOT has given the revival plan wherein it is advised to explore the possibilities to reduce retirement age from 60years to 58 years and VRS but so far BSNL management has not taken any decision in this regard.

30.01.2018 Meeting with GM(Pers): GS, President AGS (HQ) and AGS (Finance) met GM(Pers) BSNLCO and discussed regarding implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy, holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-B & Group-A posts, implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority etc. GM(Pers) mentioned that CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal is under discussion and efforts are being made to place before the next BSNL Board meeting. He assured to consider the views/ suggestion given by AIBSNLEA. Regarding CPCs GM(Pers) assured to examine the status and to short out the issue so that CPCs can be expedited.

30.01.2018  Meeting with GM(Estt.) BSNL CO: GS, President AGS (HQ) and AGS (Finance) met GM(Estt.) BSNLCO Shri Saurabh Tyagi and Congratulated him on assuming the high office of GM(Estt.) we assured hi our fullest cooperation.

30.01.2018  Satyagraha Programme started in full swing throughout the country.

Reports are received throughout the country, regarding the Satyagraha struggle that has started today. The BSNL Executives and Non-Executives are expressing their deepest anger and protest against non-implementation of 3rd PRC report in BSNL and attempts of the government to fragment BSNL.

30.01.2018  All Unions and Associations of BSNL Satyagraha Programme started with Sradhanjali at Gandhi Samadhi, Rajghat, New Delhi.

Satyagraha Programme call given by  All Unions and Associations of BSNL, started at Corporate Office, New Delhi, from 10 am today the 30th January 2018. The Satyagraha started with paying Shrardhanjali to the Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi at his Samadhi at Rajghat. CHQ leaders from all unions and associations reached Gandhi Samadhi and paid Shradhanjali. There after all leaders seated in the front gate of Gandhi Samadhi with banner and raised slogans on the demands. From AIBSNLEA Com. Prahlad Rai GS, Com. S. Shiv Kumar President and Co. Rajpal AGS (Finance) were present at Rajghat to pay homage to the Father Of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. There after the Satyagraha Programme continued for whole day at BSNLCO. As per the decision, Satyagraha will continue for five days.

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30.01.2018 Meeting at Bhopal:- Com. GS along with Com. CS MP Circle and other Circle office bearers visited the residence of Shri Anupam Shrivastava CMD, BSNL and expressed deep condolence on the sad demise of his father late Shri Narottam Prasad Shrivastava  and pray almighty God to rest departed soul in peace

Thereafter Com. GS along with Com. CS MP Circle and other Circle office bearers met on curtsy call to Shri G C Pandey CGMT MP Circle at Bhopal in his Chamber and gave best wishes for his retirement on superannuation on 31.01.2018.

A special General body meeting of AIBSNLEA was organized in the Circle Office Conference Hall of MP Circle at Bhopal at 17:30 Hrs. Com. GS was honored/ felicitated by MP Circle on his visit to Bhopal. Com. CS MP Circle Shri Pervez Khan in his welcome address requested Com. GS to apprise the status of burning issues i.e. implementation of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefit, creation of Tower subsidiary, reduction of retirement age from 60 to 58 years and imposition of VRS. Also requested to apprise the status of HR issues for example implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy, holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A & Group-B level posts and other issues.

Com. GS in his address extended thanks to all the members for assembling in large number on a short notice and making the meeting great success. He explained that MP Telecom. Circle is a very important Circle of BSNL and MP Circle AIBSNLEA Circle is equally important for our association. He requested to the Circle /District office bearers to make sincere efforts in organizing district branches in all the SSAs and to enroll nonmembers in the fold of AIBSNLEA. He advised that we should be responsive to the members for the settlement of their problems. Member should feel that they are protected under the safe umbrella of AIBSNLEA. He explained that AIBSNLEA in true sense is representing all the Executives of all discipline of BSNL and settling their issues to their best satisfaction. During the last 12 Years after formation of BSNL many important  issues settled by AIBSNLEA i.e. filling up of the STS level posts in the years 2006, grant of perks to the Executive from 01.01.2005, implementation of Executive promotion policy on 18.01.2007, transparent transfer policy in 2008, BSNL MSRR notification in 2009, implementation of 2nd PRC with 30% fitment benefit, regularization of Adhoc STS level Executives, filling up the vacant DGM level posts of all discipline in BSNL on Adhoc/ Regular basis and 78.2% fitment benefit from 01.01.2007 etc. He apprised about the status of CPSU cadre hierarchy mentioning that AIBSNLEA has given its views/ suggestions for the rectification in the draft proposal circulated by Pers. Cell and will ensure their inclusion before its implementation, holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group-A and Group-B level post immediately subject to outcome of Court Cases, E-2 & E-3 pay scale and subsequent upgradation of pay scales, 30% superannuation benefit, removal of pay anomaly of post 2007 recruited Executives by placing them in the scale of Rs.22820/-, implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgements on TES Group-B seniority cases etc.

He appealed all the employees that the agitation call given by all the BSNL Unions and Associations should be implemented with 100% success to create impact on Govt. and to get implemented 3rd PRC, withdrawal of Tower subsidiary, dropping reduction in retirement age from 60 to 58 year and VRS in BSNL. He explained that this agitation Programme includes Work According To Rules w.e.f. 30th Jan2018 for indefinite period till the time demands are settled. This agitation Programme has to be successfully implemented to safe guard the interest of BSNL and its workers. Com. H M Bajpai Circle President extended vote of thanks and prior to this Com. GS was felicitated by presenting with Shriphal shawl,  memento by Shri Amar Singh Circle treasurer, Circle Secretary Shri Pervez Khan and Circle President Shri H M Bajpai. The program was convened by Com. P.K. Jha ACS.

Before end of the meeting two minutes silence was observed in the memory of Departed Soul of Late Shri    Narottam Prasad Shrivastava father of Shri Anupam Shrivastava CMD BSNL.

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29.01.2018  All CHQ Office Bearers, Circle / District Secretaries are requested to implement  following agitational programme w.e.f. 30.01.2018  >>>>

(i) Indefinite Work According to Rule from 30.01.2018 and  

(ii) Full day Sathyagraha agitation for 5 days from 30.01.2018 at Corporate Office, Circle and District levels and also ensure that all the employees have to participate in this agitational programme to settle following demands....

 

Charter of demands

(1)   Settle:-

           (a)   3rd Pay Revision with 15% fitment from 01.01.2017.

           (b)   Settle pension revision.

           (c)   Settle left-out issues of the 2nd PRC.

 

(2)   Roll back the creation of Subsidiary Tower Company.

(3)   No reduction in the retirement age from 60 to 58 and no VRS.  

29.01.2018  Meeting with GM (Budget) BSNL CO: - GS, President met GM (Budget) BSNLCO and discussed regarding scarcity and delay release of funds to Circles. We expressed our concern against delay and insufficient funds release to Circles which is causing difficulty in day-to-day maintenance and developmental activities in the Circles. GM (Budget) mentioned that due to sharp dip in revenue collection is causing problem and on the basis of availability of funds it is being distributed to Circles. DOT has restricted to take loan from Banks for OPEX. Thus with the available funds only all the requirements are to be meet out. He further mentioned that some curtailment on expenditure and saving of Electricity Charges and some other heads is a must. We suggested that the BSNL CO after taking feedback from CGMs can issue necessary guidelines to the Circles to save money without affecting the O&M activities. GM (Budget) assured to look into the matter.

29.01.2018  Report of Circle Conference of Punjab Telecom Circle on 27.01.2018 at Ludhiana-

5th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Punjab Circle was organized on 27.01.2018 at Ludhiana in a grand manner. The Conference was attended by Com President Shri S.Shivakumar, Com. GS Shri Prahlad Rai and Organizing Secretary (North) Com. Devesh Sharma, from AIBSNLEA CHQ side. The open session of the conference was attended by Shri Rajdev Rao GMTD Ludhiana as Chief Guest. Shri Balbir Singh AIP BSNLEU, Shri Jasbeer Singh Jt. Secy SNEA (I) CHQ , Shri Gurpreet Singh , CS SNEA (I) , Shri Jaspreet Singh DS AIGETOA Ludhiana attended the Open Session as a special guest. Many Sr. Officers and Office Bearers of Sister Unions/Associations attended the Open Session.


Com. Mohd. Jameel, CS AIBSNLEA Punjab welcomed all the guests in his welcome address. All the dignitaries were welcomed by presenting the bouquets and Shawls. In his Circle Secretary Report he thanked to AIBSNLEA CHQ for extending every support to AIBSNLEA Punjab.

Com. Devesh Sharma, Organizing Secretary (North) CHQ in his address explained the Punjab Circle's importance for not only AIBSNLEA but also for the entire BSNL as a whole. He expressed his full belief that in the days to come, the comrades of Punjab Circle will participate in the Association's calls with full spirit, Strength and enthusiasm. He mentioned the importance of the participation of the members of Punjab Circle in Organisational calls and its impact on the entire country for getting the benefits of 3rd PRC. At last he wished for the grand success of the Circle Conference.

Shri Jasbeer Singh Jt. Secy. SNEA (I) CHQ in his address appealed all to work combined for the viability of BSNL and for solving the issues.

Shri Gurpreet Singh, CS SNEA (I) PB in his address expressed the resentment against the tower company formation. He mentioned the need of 4G spectrum for BSNL and term insurance for BSNL Employees. Shri Balbir Singh AIP BSNLEU in his address told that recent strike of all employees of BSNL on 12-13 Jan 2018 was the most successful and organized strike in the history of BSNL. He expressed the resentment against the non supporting attitude of DoT towards BSNL. He appealed all to not lose hope and to successfully implement the Organizational action call given by the Forum of All Unions and Associations of BSNL w.e.f. 30.01.2018.

DS AIGETOA Ludhiana Shri Jaspreet Singh in his address appealed the management to resolve all pending issues of BSNL Executives to motivate them. He thanked AIBSNLEA Punjab for inviting him in the Open Session.

All India President Com. S.Shivakumar in his address conveyed his gratitude for the successful Open Session. He mentioned in detail about the efforts made by the AIBSNLEA for BSNL's viability i.e SWAS, Customer Delight Month/Year etc. He expressed that in the leadership of present CMD Shri Anupam Srivastava Ji, BSNL has regained its past glory and has achieved the operational profit in the recent last years.

Com. President mentioned that the good quality 4G spectrum is the need of the hour for BSNL. This should be extended to BSNL at free of cost due to social obligations involved with BSNL. He apprised that the revenue flow will only increase after 4G services starts in BSNL. He informed that DoT is neglecting the BSNL and its growth. He informed that DoT is looting BSNL's 22 Crores p.m as pension contribution on highest of pay scale and it should be on actual basic. He opposed the plan of DoT to reduce the superannuation age from 60 to 58 years for granting zero percent fitment. He told that DoT is planning to retire 30000 BSNL Employees through this move. 

Com. President opposed the Government step of the creation of the Tower Subsidiary and expressed this move is degradation for the prestige of CMD BSNL post. He appealed all to come forward for the Joint struggle in future for the viability and safety of BSNL and its Employees. Com. President concluded with the wishes of the grand success of Open Session.


GS AIBSNLEA, Shri Prahlad Rai, congratulated the comrades of Punjab Circle for the successful General body meeting and thanked the comrades for their participation. In his detailed address Com. GS mentioned that the Punjab Circle is a very important Circle for the AIBSNLEA and as well as BSNL and Ludhiana is one of the most important SSA in Punjab Circle. He appealed the Circle leadership to think about the weakness of the organization in the Punjab Circle and to adopt the steps to overcome the same. Com. GS mentioned that the viability and existence of BSNL is the most important issue today and we have to analyze the reasons of BSNL's today's position.

Com GS informed that after more the 10000 Crores profit in 2004-05, in recent past years BSNL have made the Losses , which is a serious concern for all of us.  In his detailed address Com. GS mentioned that due to un-helping and over-jealous attitude of some officers in the Govt. i.e. non-payment USOF Charges i.e. 2000 Crores/Annum from July 2011, withdrawal of ADC from July 2008, Exhausting 36000 Crores BSNL reserve, non-refund of spectrum charges (3G & BWA) of Rs. 18,500 Crores, non-reimbursement of licenses fee, payment of interest on notional loan Rs. 7500 Crores to DoT has adversely affected the viability of BSNL. In addition of this Spectrum Allocation and bidding process on high rates are the example of step behavior of Government towards BSNL, which is a Government owned company. Com. GS explained the efforts extended by AIBSNLEA for the creation of Leave Encashment fund of Rs 4825 Crores on which BSNL is earning 400 Crores Interest per annum.

Com. GS informed the job of BSNL employees is safe under rule 56 (J) of absorption conditions and pension is safe under Rule 37 (A). Com. GS informed that 4G spectrum and technology is a must in BSNL for the public perception and its requirement. In view of that BSNL Board has already taken a decision in its last Board meeting to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT. He told that BSNL needs to pay Rs. 16000 Crore to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT for next 10 years. Com. GS informed that BSNL has decided to launch 4G mobile service on 31st January 2018 by improving its existing mobile network in some of the Circles. After allocation of 4G spectrum from DoT, the 4G service will be rolled out throughout the county. He informed that BSNL Board has requested DoT to utilize 5000 Crore remaining equity of BSNL in allocation of the 4G spectrum. Rs. 17500 Crore was Govt. equity in BSNL at the time its formation. Out of which equity of about Rs. 12500 Crore has already been utilized.

Com GS further explained the burning issues of the Headquarters level. He informed that AIBSNLEA made the presentation to 3rd PRC committee for relaxing the affordability clause due to social obligation and BSNL's role in natural calamities. He mentioned that BSNL has the constraints of TAC/CAG/CVC and Audits and the private operators are not having these hurdles. But even then BSNL works for nation building and does not think about profit or loss. Com. GS mentioned that the success of DIGITAL INDIA fully depends on BSNL and its Employees.

He informed that due to AIBSNLEA's oppose, the SAM G Pitroda recommendations like 30 % disinvestment, VRS to 1 lakh employees, unbundling of the copper conductor has got diluted and due to the same only the BSNL is having more than 65% BB market share at present. He explained that how the AIBSNLEA is continuously pursuing these viability related issue with the BSNL Management and DoT. Com. GS opposed the move of the Government for the creation of Tower Company and expressed its negative impact on BSNL. Com. GS appealed to all to make successful the call of All Unions and Associations w.e.f 30.01.2018.

Com. GS explained in detail the efforts of AIBSNLEA in getting resolved the important HR issues after the formation of BSNL. He appraised the status of HR issues about AIBSNLEA efforts for various DPCs in various cadres for adhoc postings,  AD(OL) case, creation of PPS posts in field Units,30% Superannuation benefits, Std Pay Scales, smooth CPSU cadre hierarchy etc. Com GS further explained the role of AIBSNLEA in the viability of BSNL. 

At last he appealed the all Executives' for make every effort to implement agitation call and to work with a team spirit for making BSNL a viable and vibrant organization.


Chief Guest of the Open Session Shri Rajdev Rao GMTD Ludhiana in his address congratulated AIBSNLEA Punjab for a well organized Circle Conference. He appealed to the all Executives of the Punjab Circle to work with the full dedication and enthusiasm for achieving Quality of Service for more revenue realization. He appealed all to systematic implement the best of our strength in revenue realization and curtailment in expenditure. At last he appealed all to work with full determination and dedication for the growth of BSNL. He thanked the AIBSNLEA Punjab for inviting him in the Open Session.

Com Sikandar Singh extended the vote of thanks.

Open Session ended with National Anthem.

For the next term, Circle Body was elected unanimously, in which Com. Ashok Sharma AO, Com. Mohd. Jameel AGM and Com Baldev Singh CAO were unanimously elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Treasurer for the next term. Com Sikandar Singh AO was elected as CWC member.

The entire conference hall was Jam Packed.

AIBSNLEA WISHES

A VERY HAPPY & PROSPEROUS

REPUBLIC DAY-2018

TO ONE & ALL

24.01.2018  Decisions of the meeting of "All Unions and Associations of BSNL" held on 24.01.2018.

 

A meeting of "All Unions and Associations of BSNL" was held at New Delhi on 24.01.2018. GS and President attended the meeting.

 

The following decisions are taken:-

* The meeting decided to effectively organise the Indefinite Work According to Rule from 30.01.2018. This programme is to be effectively organised in all circles.

 

*Full day Sathyagraha agitation is to be effectively organised for 5 days from 30.01.2018 at Corporate Office, Circle and District levels.

 

*Steering Committees (consisting of BSNLEU, NFTE, SNEA and AIBSNLEA) are to be formed in all Circles and Districts to effectively plan and organise the struggles. The Steering Committees will meet as and when required for giving necessary guidance.

 

*Poster will be designed and uploaded on the websites of the Unions and Associations. These posters shall be printed by the circle unions (in the regional languages if necessary) and distributed to all the stations.

24.01.2018  A report on the 5th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA BSNL CO Circle:
 

The Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Corporate Office Circle was organised on 24.01.2018 at CTO Sabhagar, Eastern Court, New Delhi in a grand manner. The Conference was  attended by Shri S.Shivakumar AIP , Shri Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, Sh. N.L.Sharma, AGS (HQ), Sh. Devesh Sharma, Organizing Secretary (North) , Shri T.C.Jain FS CHQ, Shri Rajpal Sharma AGS (F) & President Corporate Office Circle, Shri Deepak AGS (DR) and Shri P.D. Sharma CS Delhi AIBSNLEA .

 

AGS (F) & President Corporate Office Circle, Shri Rajpal Sharma in his address congratulate the Corporate Office comrades for making the AIBSNLEA as No. 1 Association in the Corporate Office in referendum. He apprised the house about the efforts of AIBSNLEA CHQ regarding CPSU cadre hierarchy, Pending CPCs, withdrawal of additional increment issue etc. He welcomed all the dignitaries in Circle Conference.

Com. Dr. V.P. Singh, CS BSNL CO  welcomed all the dignitaries in his welcome address. He Thanked the AIBSNLEA comrades of Corporate Office for extending the support and guidance to the Corporate Office Circle body. He informed the house that he always put up matters in the CWC as given by general body as resolution. He also expected the positive help from CHQ side on the policy matter issues.

Com. Devesh Sharma, Organizing Secretary (North) CHQ in his address mentioned the achievements, efforts and role of AIBSNLEA CHQ in resolving the problems of entire Executives under the dynamic leadership of our beloved GS. He expressed his full belief that in the days to come, the members of BSNL CO Circle will participate in the Association calls with full spirit, Strength and enthusiasm. He mentioned the importance of the participation of the members of BSNL CO Circle in Joint Forum calls and its impact on the entire country. At last he wished for the grand success of the Circle Conference.

 

Shri P.D.Sharma CS Delhi AIBSNLEA in his address expressed that only AIBSNLEA is the Association which is safeguarding the interests of all BSNL Executives in true sense. He wished for the grand success of the Circle Conference.

 

All India President Com. S.Shivakumar in his address informed the house about the efforts of GS AIBSNLEA regarding the resolvement of burning issues like formation of BSNL MSRR and mass DGM promotions. He apprised the house that GS AIBSNLEA was the only person who has gone for extending support to Jantar Mantar in the agitation of AIGETOA . Com. President appraised the house about the NIL achievement up to today by the so called recognized majority Association. He mentioned that CPSU is the baby of AIBSNLEA and not of SNEA but AIBSNLEA wants to implement it in true spirit as per Khan Committee recommendations for which we have made our objections/suggestions in 19 pages letter. He mentioned that SAB for BSNL DRs is only taken place due to AIBSNLEA. He informed that AIBSNLEA is also persuing for pending CPCs by adopting interim measures like giving promotions by receiving undertaking subject to the Hon'ble Court's  outcome. Com president appealed to further enhance the membership in corporate office by adding non members. Com. President shown a great resentment against the non helping attitude of DoT towards BSNL.


GS AIBSNLEA, Shri Prahlad Rai , congratulated the comrades of BSNL CO Circle for the successful Circle Conference . He elaborates the efforts of AIBSNL CHQ in resolving the problems of the Executives of BSNL. Com GS informed that BSNL have made the heavy Loss in last several years . In his detailed address Com. GS mentioned that due to un-helping and over-jealous attitude of the Govt. i.e. non-payment USOF Charges i.e 2000 Crores/Annum from July 2011, withdrawal of ADC from July 2008 , Exhausting 36000 Crores BSNL reserve,  non - refund of spectrum charges (3G & BWA) of Rs. 18,500 Crores, non-reimbursement of licenses fee has adversely affected the viability of BSNL. In addition of this Spectrum Allocation and bidding process on high rates are the example of step behavior of Government towards BSNL, which is a Government owned company. He explained that how the AIBSNLEA is continuously pursuing these viability related issue with the BSNL Management and DoT like unbundling of Copper pair of BSNL and stopping of VRS introduction.  Com. GS explained the efforts extended by AIBSNLEA for the creation of Leave Encashment fund of Rs 4825 Crores on which BSNL is earning 400 Crores Interst per annum. He informed that our 60% revenue is going only in wage payment and maintenance of services but in spite that BSNL is the only competitor of Reliance JIO. He praised the role of BSNL in natural calamities and due to BSNL's social obligation's efforts, Com. GS demanded that the affordability clause of 3rd PRC should be relaxed for BSNL employees. Com. GS informed that DoT is thinking to give zero % fitment with the superannuation age reduction from 60 to 58 years and introducing VRS but the job of BSNL employees is safe under rule 56 (J) of  absorption conditions. He informed that DoT has violated the appointment rules in posting the CMD of Tower Company.

 

Com. GS apprised the house about the efforts of AIBSNLEA regarding burning matters like CPSU cadre hierarchy, non introduction of MT/DGM, Standard pay scales, our suggestion for cutoff date of last CPC, CSS cadre issues etc.


At last Com GS mentioned that with the Cooperation of all, we will definitely resolve our all pending issues in the days to come. He appealed all to follow the calls of CHQ in future for the better resolvement of the pending issues. At last he wished for the success of the Circle Conference.

 

For the next term, Circle Body was elected unanimously, in which Shri Vikas Bharti AM, Dr. V.P. Singh AM  and Com Dinesh Kumar were unanimously elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Treasurer for the next term.

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24.01.2018  Meeting with Advisor (F) DoT:

 GS President met Advisor (F) DoT and discussed regard implementation of 3rd PRC report in BSNL and immediate settlement of pension and DCRG benefits to the BSNL employees retired after 31.07.2017. Advisor (F) informed us that the 3rd PRC recommendations have been received from BSNL Board and it is under active consideration.  In respect of pension and DCRG benefits, Advisor (F) intimated that already directions have been issued to all the CCAs to settle the pension and DCRG benefits after obtaining the necessary undertaking from the employees subject to outcome of the court case.

23.01.2018  Meeting with GM (Pers):

GS, President and AGS (F) met GM (Pers.) on courtesy call meeting and discussed regarding settlement of the long pending HR issues mainly holding of CPCs to fill up the vacant Group "B" and Group "A" equivalent posts in all disciplines subject to outcome of the court cases, CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal, implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Group "B" seniority and consideration of pending request / tenure transfer cases of executives. GM (Pers.) after detailed discussions assured to study the cases and for an early decisions.

23.01.2018  A report on the 6th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA UP (East) Circle on 20.01.2018 at Lucknow: The  6th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA UP (East) Circle was organized on 20.01.2018 at the Umanath Bali Prekshagrh, Lucknow  in a grand  manner. The Conference was attended by Com. S.Shivakumar President AIBSNLEA CHQ and Sh. Devesh Sharma, Organizing Secretary (North) from AIBSNLEA CHQ side. Hon'ble Minister (Industrial Development) Govt. of Uttar Pradesh Shri Satish Mahana was the Chief Guest in the Conference. Shri S.S.Dang, Ex Minister Govt. of Uttar Pradesh was the Guest of Honour in the open session. Shri Devendra Singh, PGMTD Lucknow,  Shri J.K.Sah, PGM NTP Lucknow, Shri Maniram PGM (Central Area) Lucknow and Shri Jitendra Mani Tripathi GM (HR) UP (East) Circle attended the OPEN SESSION as Special Guests. The theme of the open session was "BSNL Services in Digital India".

All the dignitaries on the dias were warmly welcomed by presenting bouquets and mementoes.

Circle Secretary AIBSNLEA UP East Shri A.K.Singh welcomed all the dignitaries. He mentioned the BSNL's tremendous role in overcoming the natural clamities in Maharashtra Floods and clamities at Uttarakhand and J&K. He informed that the present teledensity has been achieved only due to BSNL. He also mentioned that the BSNL role is very important for making "Digital India" a reality in true sense by executing NOFN work for 1 Lakh Gram Panchayat connectivity, NFS project for Defence sector, NGN implementation etc.  He appraised the role of AIBSNLEA Circle body in resolving the issues of the Executives' of UP (East) Circle. He thanked the CHQ for its tireless efforts for resolving the UP (East) Circle Executives' problems. He mentioned the need to start E-Mitra services in UP (East) on the footsteps of Rajasthan. At last he welcomed all the distinguished guest for their esteemed presence in the Circle Conference.

Shri Jitendra Mani Tripathi GM (HR) UP (East) Circle in his address thanked AIBSNLEA UP (East) Circle to invite him in the grand Open session with mammoth gathering of Executives'. He mentioned the role of BSNL in providing quick restoration services in natural calamities. He appealed all to work together for BSNL Viability. At last he congratulated AIBSNLEA for the grand success of the open session.

Com. Devesh Sharma, OS (North) AIBSNLEA CHQ congratulated the comrades of AIBSNLEA UP (East) Circle for the successful holding of Circle Conference and thanked the comrades for their grand participation. He conveyed the wishes of Com. GS for the successful Circle Conference, who could not, attended the conference due to some family matter emergency. He congratulate the UP (East) comrades for making the AIBSNLEA as No. 1 Association in the UP (East) in referendum. Com. OS (North) extended a warm thanks to Hon'ble Ministers for sparing his valuable time for the Open Session. He mentioned that the Digital India can be formed by only the Digital Empowerment of its citizens. He mentioned that Digital India plan includes the advanced features for the Citizens like, storing of Digital Documents, Online registrations, e-medicines, Digital signature, Next Generation networks, converging of voice and data. For achieving the same, BSNL is playing a vital role in NOFN project. Com. OS mentioned that the BSNL is contributing a lot in Digital India Plan by its prestigious NOFN project in which 250000 Gram Panchayats will be connected by 100 Mbps connectivity.

Com OS further mentioned that the 3rd PRC is very important for boost the moral of the BSNL Employees and requested to Hon'ble Ministers to use their good offices to convey this feeling to Hon'ble MOC&IT. He apprised about the future Struggle Programme of All Unions and Associations of BSNL for settle the demands i.e 3rd Pay Revision with 15% fitment from 01.01.2017, Settle pension revision, Settle left-out issues of the 2nd PRC, Roll back the creation of Subsidiary Tower Company and No reduction in the retirement age from 60 to 58 and no VRS. At last he congratulated AIBSNLEA UP (East) for the grand success of the open session.

Guest of Honour in the Open Session Shri S.S.Dang, Ex Minister Govt. of Uttar Pradesh mentioned that BSNL is always a pioneer name for the speed of Communication. He mentioned the Hon'ble PM dream project i.e. Digital India and told that its implementation's responsibility lies on BSNL only. He told that only in digital era, the common services can be extended to the poorest citizen. At last he congratulated AIBSNLEA for the grand success of the open session.

Chief Guest of the Open Session Hon'ble Minister (Industrial Development) Govt. of Uttar Pradesh Shri Satish Mahana in his address praised the role of BSNL in natural clamities. He mentioned that the feeling of belongingness only comes with BSNL. He advised that the revival of BSNL is certainly possible by providing the Quality of services to the customers and by this only the 3rd PRC may be taken by BSNL. He conveyed his greetings for the grand success of the open session

Special Guest of the Open Session , PGM NTP Lucknow Shri J.K.Sah in his address explained the role of BSNL in Digital India Project. He informed that our debt is only 3200 crores. He mentioned that BSNL's 1.9 Lakh work force is an asset for BSNL. He suggested the need of revenue generation by network sharing. At last he congratulated AIBSNLEA for the grand success of the open session.

Special Guest of the Open Session ,Shri Maniram PGM (Central Area) Lucknow thanked AIBSNLEA UP (East) Circle to invite him in the grand Open session with mammoth gathering of Executives'. He praise the theme of the open session "BSNL Services in Digital India"in present scenario and told that AIBSNLEA has always a great concern about BSNL's viability. He expressed that today life has become much simpler due to digitalisation and the most beneficiaries will be rural citizens. He stressed on the need to provide the Quality of Services especially in Landline segment. At last he congratulated AIBSNLEA for the grand success of the open session.

Special Guest of the Open Session, PGMTD Lucknow Shri Devendra Singh in his address mentioned that the BSNL's customer base is increasing even in this throught cut competition's scenario. He suggested that BSNL should bring all our rural exchanges on NOFN ring. He mentioned that only work satisfaction may provide the highest level of quality and scope of improvement is always there. At last he extended his warm greetings for the grand success of the open session.

All India President Com. S.Shivakumar in his address conveyed his greetings for the grand success of the open session.  He explained that 4G spectrum is the need of the hour for BSNL for more revenue generation. He mentioned that AIBSNLEA is perusing in this regard for obtaining good quality of spectrum. He told that from last 3 years BSNL was in operating profit but this year it has been reduced. He mentioned in detail about the efforts made by the AIBSNLEA for BSNL's viability i.e SWAS, Customer Delight Month/Year etc. He expressed that in the leadership of present CMD Shri Anupam Srivastava Ji, BSNL has regained its past glory.

Com. President congratulate the UP (East) comrades for making the AIBSNLEA as No. 1 Association in the UP (East) in referendum. He explained the efforts of AIBSNLEA for the proper CPSU implementation according to Khan Committee recommendations, getting large number of DGM promotions, superannuation contribution enhancement from 3% to 5%, resolving the JTO 2005 batch pay anomaly, Standard pay scales, extension of 5 increments to 2007 batch JTOs, 147 competitive quota case. He mentioned the need for proper justified fast track promotions to existing in house talent rather than induct the MTs/DR DGMs. He mentioned that the court stay on the withdrawal of the additional increment was only brought by AIBSNLEA.

Com. President mentioned that AIBSNLEA is only making sincere efforts for 3rd PRC by continuously perusing in DoT.  Com. President appraised the house about the NIL achievement up to today by the so called recognized representative Association. He advised to think and work hard for the viability of BSNL. At last he congratulated AIBSNLEA UP (East) for the grand success of the open session.

Com. Phool Chandra, President AIBSNLEA UP (East) extended the vote of thanks.

The entire Conference Hall was Jam Packed with mammoth gathering. At the end of the Circle Conference the unanimous elections were held for the new Circle body for the next term. Com. O.P.Dubey CAO Lucknow TD, Com A.K.Singh DE Lucknow TD and Com Mukesh Gupta SDE Lucknow TD were unanimously elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Treasurer for the next term. Com Pradeep Kewlani, SDE(E) were elected as CWC member.

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22.01.2018  Shri Anupam Shrivastav, CMD BSNL losses his father:

Shri Narottam Prasad Shrivastava, age 86, father of Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL took his last breath at about 12.15 Hrs today. He was admitted to Bansal Hospital, Bhopal.

AIBSNLEA extends its deepest condolences on the sad demise of Shri Narottam Prasad Ji  Shrivastava. We pray almighty God to rest his soul in peace and give courage to the grieved family to bear this irreplaceable loss.

19.01.2018  GS writes to Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD, BSNL regarding:

1. Request for conducting CPCs for filling-up of the vacant SDEs/DEs/AGMs/AOs/CAOs/EEs posts on Adhoc basis subject to outcome of court cases.

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2. Request for posting of JTO to SDE LDCE qualified candidates for the vacancy year 2010-11

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17.01.2018  All Unions and Associations of BSNL served notice to Secy(T), DoT and CMD, BSNL for agitational Programme  <<<<Click Here for Notification>>>

Struggle Programme:

 

(1) Whole day satyagraha for 5 days from 30.01.2018 at the Corporate Office, Circle and District level. The starting of the satyagraha will be marked by the paying of 'shradhanjali' at Gandhi Samadhi at New Delhi on 30.01.2018, by the leaders of the "The All Unions and Associations of BSNL".

(2) 'Indefinite Work According to Rule' from 30.01.2018.

(3)  Massive "March to Sanchar Bhawan" on 28.02.2018.

 

Charter of Demands

(1)   Settle:-

(a)   3rd Pay Revision with 15% fitment from 01.01.2017.

(b)   Settle pension revision.

(c)   Settle left-out issues of the 2nd PRC.

(2)   Roll back the creation of Subsidiary Tower Company.

(3)   No reduction in the retirement age from 60 to 58 and no VRS.  

17.01.2018  Meeting with PGM (Pers):- GS, AGS (HQ) met PGM (Pers) and discussed regarding.

a) Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgement on TES Group-B seniority. We requested for the implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgement on TES Group-B seniority. PGM(Pers) mentioned that he has discussed the matter with the concern officers of Pers. Cell and after taking legal opinion he will send the finding/proposal to the competent authority for approval and implementations. He assured an early action in this regards.

b) CPC from DE to DGM of left out cases. We requested PGM(Pers) for expediting CPC from DE to DGM of the left out cases of last CPC. PGM(Pers) mentioned that he will discuss the matter with the competent authority on the basis of clarification received on catchup rule of SC/ST and thereafter necessary action will be taken in this regard.

c) CPCs to fill-up the vacant SDE/AO and DE/ CAO/ EE(Civil) vacant posts. We requested PGM(Pers) to expedite CPCs to fill-up the vacant posts of  SDE/AO and DE/ CAO/ EE(Civil). PGM (Pers) mentioned that the CPCs were processed but due to the Judgement delivered by Hon'ble High Court Chandigarh on SC/ST roster implementation and against this Judgement the 3 SLPs have been filed in the Hon'ble Supreme Court. The matter is now tagged with the similar cases and transferred to the 5 Judges constitutional bench of Hon'ble Supreme Court. Hence, after seeking the clarification from Hon'ble Supreme Court, the further action may be taken. We pleaded that the promotion orders on Adhoc basis may be issued subject to outcome of the SLPs. PGM(Pers) assured to look into the matter.

d) Implementation of CPSU cadre Hierarchy. We apprised him about the stay vacation by the Hon'ble CAT Ernakulum of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy approval. We pleaded that all the discrepancies/ shortcomings of the CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal should be rectified by taking into consideration the views/ suggestions given by AIBSNLEA to avoid further litigations. PGM(Pers) mentioned that the proposal is under consideration and in the next Board meeting scheduled to be held on 7th Feb-2018, it will be discussed for approval.

e) Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme court interim order on TES Group-B (LDCE Quota). PGM(Pers) mentioned that implementation of the Hon'ble Supreme court interim order on TES Group-B (LDCE Quota) is under consideration and it is decided these LDCE Quota SDEs will be considered only for look after arrangement in DE cadre. But the final seniority will be decided after the final Judgement given by the Hon'ble Supreme Court and thereafter only DE Adhoc or regular promotions can be made.

17.01.2018  Meeting with CMD BSNL:

CMD BSNL convened a meeting of the members of steering committee of All Unions and Associations of BSNL. Comrade GS attended the meeting wherein CMD BSNL mentioned that this year we all from TM to CMD should concentrate to strengthen BSNL's Sales & Marketing work. He apprised that BSNL's net worth is about 35,000 Crore. The operational profit of BSNL last year was about 4000 Crore that was significant to other private operator. The EBITDA of BSNL was positive of Rs. 1684 Crore. BSNL's asset reserves is Rs. 91684 Crore, land value is about 789 Crore. The loss of BSNL has gone down. BSNL is having only 4200 Crore's loan which is insignificant comparison other Telecom Operators. In view of this BSNL is a very strong organization, neither SICK nor incipient SICK.

 

CMD further mentioned that 4G spectrum and technology is a must in BSNL for the public perception and its requirement. In view of that BSNL Board has already taken a decision in its last Board meeting held on 21.12.2017 to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT and DPR has been sent to DoT for approval. BSNL needs to pay Rs. 16000 Crore to get allocated 4G spectrum from DoT for next 10 years. BSNL has decided to launch 4G mobile service on 31st January 2018 by improving its existing mobile network in some of the Circles. After allocation of 4G spectrum from DoT, the 4G service will be rolled out throughout the county. We have requested DoT to utilize 5000 Crore remaining equity of BSNL in allocation of the 4G spectrum. Rs. 17500 Crore was Govt. equity in BSNL at the time its formation. Out of which equity of about Rs. 12500 Crore has already been utilized. 50% spectrum charges can be adjusted against equity and remaining amount will be paid in 10 installment in 10 years. In this manner BSNL is trying to get 4G allocation from DoT at the earliest.

 

On the issue of creation of Tower Subsidiary, CMD mentioned that in case the Tower Subsidiary 100% control remains with BSNL than it is beneficial to BSNL otherwise it may not be beneficial. The appointment of CMD Tower Subsidiary Company has been decided by DoT which was not in his notice. All the representatives expressed their resentment against the creation of Tower Subsidiary.

 

Regarding 3rd PRC, we expressed our serious concern against delay in DoT in giving approval for its implementation in BSNL. We explained that revision of pay of BSNL employees is a must to keep them motivated and in the interest of BSNL's viability. The revision of pension of BSNL pensioners should also be settled immediately by DoT. We requested CMD BSNL to use his good office to get the approval of Hon'ble MOS (C) (I/C) in this regard. CMD assured to discuss the matter further in DoT and Ministry.

 

CMD appealed that despite of some constraints we all employees of BSNL should concentrate to increase its revenue by strengthening Sales and Marketing.

16.01.2018  GS writes:

1. The Director (HR), BSNL Board, regarding

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officer

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

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officer

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15.01.2018  GS writes:

1. The Director (HR), BSNL Board, regarding

(a) Representation received from Shri Raja Ram Bhadu, DGM, % GMTD-Sriganganagar

(Rajasthan), HR No. 97805164 regarding withdrawal request of VRS

(b) Representation received from Shri Sailendra Nath Ray, Staff No. 16906 Ex.

Divisional Engineer (Extl/Garia) Calcutta Telephones, BSNL regarding for justice

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2. 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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3. The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate office,  regarding

(a) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts Officer

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

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15.01.2018  Executive Diary - 2018 published by AIBSNLEA:

AIBSNLEA has brought BSNL EXECUTIVE DIARY-2018 containing updated information on service matters mostly concerning the BSNL employees and also important information on Telecom Engineering, Financial matters including GST. The Executive Diary is having full page for each day.

 

Now, only a limited stock is available. So, it is requested to kindly hurry up to avoid last minute disappointments.

 

Bulk orders (Not less than for 20 Executive Diaries) are appreciated. While placing the orders, kindly intimate the name of the consignee officer along with his name, mailing address, PINCODE of the City and the Mobile Number for timely receipt of the material.

  

For further details and placement of orders, please contact at the following address:-

 

Shri T.C. Jain, FS, AIBSNLEA [Mob: 9868188748] OR Shri N.L. Sharma, AGS (HQ), AIBSNLEA [Mob: 9868115301], CH-17-2-15, P&T Chemmery Staff Quarters, Atul Grove Road, New Delhi-110001 Email: gsaibsnlea@gmail.com FAX No: 011 23315315

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AIBSNLEA bank account. details for the remittance of Diary Bills:

 

Name of the Bank: Union Bank of India

IFS Code: UBIN0530786

A/c No.: 30780 20108 77095

Beneficiary:  AIBSNLEA

 

The RTGS / NEFT transaction particulars may please be communicated through email at the earliest to square off the account.

12.01.2018  GS writes Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD, BSNL regarding:

1. Our concerns on Squishing of the free night calling hours

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2. Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgment dated 14.12.2017 in the matter of Union of India & Ors vs Sohan Lal Sayal & Ors with regard to the seniority of TES Gr "B" officers and for all the officers similarly situated.  

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12.01.2018  GS writes:

1. The PGM (Pers), BSNL Corporate office, regarding:

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

(b) Representation received from Shri Amulya Saikia, PA HR No. 198502554 for issuance of duplicate copy of Presidential Order (Permanent Absorption in BSNL).

(c) Representation received from Shri Bhupesh Choudhary, HR No. 198407271, AGM (L/A) % PGM (NWO-CM) Chhattisgarh Circle, Raipur regarding fixing seniority as per recent Supreme Court Judgment according to Para 206

(d) Representation received from Shri Makhan Singh, SDE OFC Mtce. Dalhousie HR No. 199700054 regarding Pay fixation and grant of service benefits

(e) Requested for extension of temporary transfer in the Cadre of PA

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

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2. The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate office, regarding:

(a) Representation received from AOs of Haryana Circle regarding consideration of AAO promotion.

(b) Representation received from Shri Jagdish Chander Machhal, Sr.AO (IA) BSNL, O/o CGMT, Punjab Circle, Staff No. 182880 regarding Financial Benefits of pre-ponement of date of effect of regular promotion to the grade of accounts officer at par with juniors.

(c) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of Accounts

Officers

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

(a) Representation received from Shri Kandrudas Bhagat, PS to PGM (NWO-II)/CFA

Calcutta Telephones BSNL.

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

(c) Requests for transfer / posting / cancellation / retention in the Cadre of CAO

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10.01.2018  Meeting with Shri A.N. Rai OSD to Hon'ble MOSC (I/C).

a) GS, president met Shri A.N. Rai OSD to Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) and discussed regarding implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL and revision of pension. OSD to Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) after detailed discussions appreciated our concern and mentioned that he will discuss the matter with the concern officers in DoT for an early decision in the matter and will bring in the kind notice of Hon'ble MOSC (I/C).

b) Creation of tower subsidiary and appointment of CMD:- We expressed our concern against the creation of tower subsidiary and appointment of CMD from DoT. OSD to Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) mentioned that he will discuss the matter with Hon'ble MOSC (I/C) and will apprised him our concern. He also advised us to meet the Hon'ble MOSC(I/C) and discuss the matter.

10.01.2018  Meeting with DDG (Estt.) DoT:

a) GS, President met DDG (Estt.) DoT and discussed regarding revision of pension for BSNL pensioners. We requested to consider revision of BSNL pensioners de-linking with the revision of pay scale of BSNL Employees since, BSNL pensioners are no way related with the profit and losses of the BSNL. The pension contribution has already been paid to DoT during their service, so now there is no justification of linking revision of pension with pay revision. DDG (Estt.) mentioned that they are waiting for the decision on pay revision of BSNL executives and thereafter pension revision of BSNL pensioners will be processed. He explained the reason that incase the pension of the BSNL pensioners before 3rd PRC implementation on the basis of 2nd PRC is revised than the pension revision of the existing pensioners after 01.01.2017 will be lesser which will create anomaly. We explained that some formula has to be evolve by DOT to revise the pension and to avoid such anomalies. DDG (Estt.) assured to look into the matter.

b) Delay in settlement of pensionary benefits of BSNL pensioners who retired after July-2017 on the pretext of DoT letter dated 05.07.2017. We explained that against DoT letter dated 05.07.2017 stay order has been granted by Hon'ble CAT Jaipur in favor of 28 applicants and Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi has also allowed the OA filed by AIBSNLEA requesting to quash the said order of DoT dated 05.07.2017. DDG (Estt.) mentioned that a clarification is being issued to BSNL and CCAs to settle all the pension cases on the basis of DoT letter dated 05.07.2017 immediately and the cases of the applicants in the court may be decided subject to outcome of the court cases. He assured to issue this instruction in next week itself. The 28 applicants in Jaipur CAT Bench has filed contempt of Court which will be heard in the next week and the judgement in Hon'ble PB CAT New Delhi is expected to be delivered in the next week.

09.01.2018  Meeting PGM (Pers.), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi:

GS, President and AGS (HQ) met PGM (Pers) and discussed regarding:

A Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Gr. "B" Seniority": We requested PGM (Pers.) for an early implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Gr "B" seniority. PGM (Pers) informed that shortly he will hold a meeting of all concerned sectional officers to study the Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments for their implementations.

B Consideration of some request / tenure transfer cases of SDEs / DEs / DGMs: We requested for consideration of some request / tenure transfer cases of SDEs / DEs / DGMs. PGM (Pers) assured to consider the cases at the earliest. 

C CPSU Cadre Hierarchy proposal: PGM (Pers.) mentioned that due to the stay granted by the Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam, the BSNL Board has not approved the proposal moved by the Pers. Cell.

The case was heard on 09.01.2018 and posted for further hearing on 18.01.2018. But the stay is continued. 

D CPC for DE to DGM left out cases: We requested for issuing promotion orders from DE to DGM left out cases. PGM (Pers.) mentioned that the matter was sent to CGM (Legal) for legal opinion which has now been received and on that basis further action will be taken.       

09.01.2018  Meeting CMD BSNL:

GS President along with the representatives of All Unions and Associations of BSNL met CMD BSNL and expressed our resentment against the creation of Tower Subsidiary and appointment of JS (A)/DoT as the Chairman of the Subsidiary Company. CMD BSNL mentioned that as per the Union Cabinet decision BSNL's Tower Subsidiary creation work was under process and on 21st December BSNL Board decided to incorporate the name of Tower Subsidiary Company with the registrar of the Companies.  But, appointment of CMD of the Tower Subsidiary was not in the agenda of the Board meeting. However, DoT has appointed JS (A) as the CMD Tower Subsidiary which was not in our notice. Against this arbitrary action of the DoT/ Govt. we apprised him about our protest actions.  

09.01.2018  Meeting Director (HR), BSNL Board, New Delhi:

GS President met Director (HR) and discussed regarding:

A Creation of Tower Subsidiary: We expressed our serious concern against the creation of BSNL's Tower Subsidiary and appointment of JS (A)/DoT as the CMD of the Tower Company:. Director (HR) appreciated our concern and mentioned that the matter can be discussed with Secretary (T) and MoS (C) (IC) regarding appointment of CMD Tower Subsidiary and about its future functioning. However, we resisted our protest in this regard.

B Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Gr. "B" Seniority": We requested Director (HR) for the implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court judgments on TES Gr "B" seniority. Director (HR) mentioned that she has already directed PGM (Pers) to implement the said judgments. We explained that now PGM (Pers) has been selected as Principal Advisor in TRAI and he may be relieved immediately so the matter will be further delayed. Director (HR) mentioned that PGM (Pers) will settle these issues before his relieving.

C Increase in the Superannuation benefits to DR employees of BSNL: We extended our sincere thanks for issuance of the orders for increase in the BSNL's contribution from 3% to 5% towards the Superannuation benefits for DR employees of BSNL

09.01.2018  Meeting with GM (FP), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi:

GS President met GM (FP) and discussed regarding:

A Relieving of AOs and CAOs from Chhattisgarh Circle to their parent circles: We expressed our concern against the non-relieving AOs and CAOs from Chhattisgarh Circle to their parent Circles even the transfer orders have been issued 10 months before. GM (FP assured to look into the matter for an early action.

B Consideration of some request and tenure transfers of AOs, CAOs and DGM (F): We requested for early consideration of request / tenure transfer cases of AOs / CAOs / DGM (F). GM (FP) assured to consider the cases at the earliest.

09.01.2018  Meeting with PGM (EW), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi:

GS President met PGM EW and discussed regarding CPCs from JTO (E) to SDE (E), SDE (E) to EE (E) PGM (EW) mentioned that the earlier proposal was sent to the PGM (Pers) but he advised to wait for implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy proposal. We apprised him that at present the process of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy implementation has been stayed by Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam. Hence, the process of CPC should not be stopped. PGM (EW) assured to discuss the matter again with PGM (Pers) for an early action in this regard.  

 

PGM (EW) also informed that Electrical Wing of BSNL is working on implementation of Solar Energy in BSNL for which 100 MW electric generation capacity Solar Panels are being erected at 1000 exchange buildings in the first phase and simultaneously the project will be enhanced to save electricity charges.

08.01.2018  Unanimous decisions taken in today's meeting of "The All Unions and Associations of BSNL" to intensify the struggles for achieving wage revision and for the 'rolling back of the creation of Subsidiary Tower Company'.

"The All Unions and Associations of BSNL", held it's meeting at New Delhi today to discuss about the steps to be taken for intensifying the struggles for the settlement of 3rd Pay Revision and to ensure the 'rolling back of the creation of Subsidiary Tower Company'. The meeting was attended by the General Secretaries / Representatives of BSNLEU, NFTE, SNEA, AIBSNLEA, FNTO, BTEU, SEWA BSNL, AIGETOA, BSNL MS, TEPU, BSNL ATM and TOA BSNL. The meeting was presided over by Com. K. Jayaprakash, GS, FNTO. The following decisions are taken unanimously for intensifying the struggles to achieve the demands.

 

Struggle programme:

 

(1) Whole day satyagraha for 5 days from 30.01.2018. The starting of the satyagraha will be marked by the paying of 'shradhanjali' at Gandhi Samadi at New Delhi on 30.01.2018, by the leaders of the "The All Unions and Associations of BSNL".

(2) 'Indefinite Work According to Rule' from 30.01.2018.

(3)  Massive "March to Sanchar Bhawan" on 28.02.2018.

(4) Leaders of "The All Unions and Associations of BSNL" will take all out efforts to meet Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications, the Secretary DoT and CMD BSNL, within a week's time.

(5) The meeting entrusted to Com. G.L. Jogi, Leader, SNEA, and to Com. Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA, with the responsibility of exploring possibilities to take legal action to roll back the creation of Subsidiary Tower Company.

(6) A Steering Committee consisting of the General Secretaries of BSNLEU, NFTE, SNEA and AIBSNLEA is formed to monitor the struggles.

(7) Meeting the leaders of political parties and Central Trade Unions, by 30.01.2018, to mobilise support in favour of the demands of "The All Unions and Associations of BSNL".