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29-02-2008:- GS writes to Shri Kuldeep Goyal, Chairman-cum- Managing Director, BSNL, New Delhi-110001 regarding withdrawal of arbitrary and highly unconstitutional order no. ACP/AD (BW-II)/2007(Pt) dated 20.02.08 [ Pay fixation of JTO(C) on 1st ACP] vide letter no. AIBSNLEA/CHQ/CMD/2007-08/  dated: 29.02.2008 Click Here for Letter
29-02-2008:- GS met DDG(Pers) BSNL & Discussed

(a) We requested to issue clarification regarding pay fixation under Rule FR-22 1 (a) i of the DEs promoted on adhoc basis i.e. 621 and 39 (left out) because in both the promotion orders there is no mention about it. Officers facing problem in pay fixation. DDG(Pers) assured to look into the matter.

(b) Consideration of request transfers of SDEs/DEs :- DDG(Pers)  assured  an early action in this matter.

29-02-2008:- GS, President met Director (Finance) & Discussed

(a) We thanked Director (Finance) for taking a decision in BSNL Management Committee to withhold  the recovery of Income Tax on Perquisites of accommodation in FY 2007-08 and requested to take  decision in BSNL Board for refunding the Income Tax deducted in this regard. Director (Finance) assured to look into.

(b) AAOs Pay Fixation Case :- We requested Director (Finance) to use his good offices in getting cleared the AAOs Pay Scale Rs. 11875/-  case from DoT. Director (Finance) assured to look into.       

29-02-2008:- GS Writes to Jt. DDG(Sports & Welfare) BSNL regarding Submission of Agenda items for 7th meeting of BSNL Sports and Cultural Board. Click here for letter
29-02-2008:- GS Writes to Shri. Suresh Bhargava, CGMT, BSNL,UP(W) regarding  cancellation of transfer order  of Shri K.R. Chahar , SDE from Agra to Etah, our Branch Secretary, AGRA. Click here for letter
29-02-2008:- GS Writes to CGMT, T & D Circle, Jabalpur regarding Formation of T & D Circle Branch of AIBSNLEA at Jabalpur. Click Here for letter
29.02.2008:- GS Writes to Shri. Neeraj Verma, DDG (Training), BSNL regarding allotment of E2-E3 training batches of Karnataka & Kerela Circles to RTTC Mysore & Trivendrum. Click here for letter
28-02-2008:- AIBSNLEA succeeded in getting release the promotion order of 39 TES Group 'B' officers on adhoc basis on 28-02-2008. All the DEs on promotion have been posted in the same circles as assured by Dir (HRD) to AIBSNLEA. The list of the officers is given below:-G Sundararajan-TN to TN, J J Patel- I GJ to GJ, A K Bhatacharya- II CTD to CTD, C B Pal UPW to UPW, Subash Chander NTR to NTR,  Redy S L T&D to T&D, P K Malakar AS to AS, Kanti Giri Tushar CTD to CTD, Ram Lal UPE to UPE, Devi Das UPE to UPE, M C Kardam UPW to UPW, Paras Nath UPE to UPE, P C Bavaria WTR to WTR, Saheb Lal UPW to UPW, S P Kamble MH to MH, Tarlochan Kumar HR to HR, Ram Babu RJ to RJ, K H Baraiya GJ to GJ, K K Karunakaran KRL to KRL, B B Mondal CTD to CTD, P K Das CTD to CTD, N Dhanalaxmi KTK to KTK, N K Choauhan MP to MP, Gorachand Karan CTD to CTD, Raj Kumar PB to PB, R Parthasarthy KTK to KTK, S S Sahoo ETR to ETR, S C Das STR to STR, S C Bauri WB to WB, I C Mondal CTD to CTD, J K Bala CTD to CTD, Shyam Lal UPE to UPE, U Venkappa KTK to KTK, G Subba Rao AP to AP, Debdutta Chaudhary OR to OR,  Vallabh Kapil HR to HR, P Kumar Mukherjee CTD to CTD, Bancharam GHosh WB to WB, P K Ghosh CTD to CTD.   Click Here for Letter
28-02-2008:- GS writes to Shri Gopal Das, Director (HRD) BSNL regarding grant of formal meeting. Click here for letter  

28-02-2008:- GS, President, FS, and AFS met Director (HRD) and discussed:-

(a) Modification/withdrawal of already implemented ACP Scheme of DoP&T for cadres whose pay scales were upgraded after 01-10-2000.

(b) Date of effect of implementation of all revised  pay scales  with effect from 01-10-2000 on actual basis to the executives  i.e. JTO/SDE (Civil/Electrical/Arch/TF)  engineering wings, CSSs, PAs/PSs, JAOs etc.

(c ) Issues related to  the Executive Promotion Policy for improvement.

 (d) Non integration of HR functions in BSNL

(e) Transparent Transfer Policy

 In the above issues after detail discussions Director (HRD) advised that a brief on the issues may further be submitted for discussion in a separate meeting.

(f) Promotion form TES Group ‘B’ to DEs on Adhoc basis (Left out cases):- Director (HRD) assured to issue most of the left out cases promotion order to DEs within a day or two. We thanked for initiating the process of promotion from TES Group ‘B’ to DEs to fill up about 1500 DEs posts.

(g) Consideration of request Transfers of SDEs/DEs: - Director (HRD) immediately called DDG (Pers) and discussed the matter.  He assured to issue request transfers before 15th March, 2008.

28-02-2008:- The Joint meeting of BSNL officers and the representatives of United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations could not be held on 27-02-2008 due to non attending of the meeting by the representatives of NTEA and AIGETOA., as they informed  that they have not received the information about meeting .The next date of the Joint meeting is decided on 4th and 5th March,2008
27/02/2008 :- Joint Meeting of BSNL Officers & the representatives of United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations is being held today at 14:30 hrs to discuss the MT RR, issues related to Executives Promotion Policy etc.
26/02/2008 :- Department of Public Enterprises issued order for merger of 50% of Dearness Allowance with Basic pay to the employees of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) following 1997 industrial Dearness Allowances (IDA) pattern scales of Pay Click Here for Letter 
25/02/2008 :-  FLASH NEWS


25/02/2008 :-

AIBSNLEA succeeded in getting released the order for immediate withholding any further recovery of Income Tax on Perquisites of Accommodations in respect of All employees for current FY 2007-08.

GS  spoke to Director (Finance) regarding Valuation of Perquisites of accommodation in respect of BSNL Employees & impressed upon withholding the recovery of Income Tax on perquisites of accommodation in FY 2007-08. Director (Finance) informed that now BSNL Management Committee has taken the decision to withheld the same as demanded by AIBSNLEA. 

22/02/2008 :- Click Here to find enclosed here with Syllabus and Clarifications dated 19.02.08 along with application form for LDCE from JTO(C) to SDE(C) for uploading on website
22/02/2008 :- GS writes to The CMD, BSNL New Delhi regarding Genuine hardship caused to BSNL employees residing in BSNL accommodation due to introduction of amendment through Finance Bill 2007 effective from. 01-04-2001vide letter no. AIBSNLEA/CHQ/CMD/Perquisite /2007-08/ dated: 22.02.2008 Click Here for Letter
22/02/2008 :- GS, President attended and addressed the Open session organized on the occasion of  second Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Uttrakhand Circle at Dehradun on 22-02-2008. Shri Harvansh Kapoor  Hon'ble Speaker Vidhan Sabha Uttrakhand was the chief Guest. Shri Mahendra Kumar, CGMT Uttrakhand presided over the function. Shri J.B.  Singh,  GM (Operation), Shri A.K. Mittal GM (Mktg), Shri A.K. Srivastava, GM (Mobile), Shri Balraj, GMTD Dehradun, Shri Om Prakash, Chief Engineer (Civil) were the Special Guests on the occasion. Com GS and President in their address discussed the All India HR  issues and Viability of BSNL. Shri Harvansh Kapoor Hon'ble Speaker Vidhan Sabha Uttrakhand in his address appreciated the role of BSNL in providing the Telecom services in the rural and remotest areas of the country. Due to the presence of the BSNL GSM mobile services the tariff came down. The presence  of state on company BSNL is very much required  in the interest of nation. Shri Mahendra Kumar CGMT in his address praised the role of executives in the growth of BSNL. He explained in detailed the development plans of Uttrakhand Circle and desired to concentrate on land line customers. Com J.P. Saxena Branch Secretary, Circle office Branch and Com R. P. Singh, Circle President welcomed the guests and Com Sanjay Vishnoi Circle Secretary extended vote of thanks. House was jam packed. Election of new Circle body were also conducted on the occasion. Com G. S. Bisht, Com. R. P. Singh, and Com. Shyamal Rai were elected unanimously President, Circle Secretary and Financial Secretary respectively.



Joint Forum representatives met in the internal meeting and discussed the minutes of the Secretary (Telecom) meeting held on 19th February, 2008 in detail. After careful analysis of the minutes and in view of the positive attitude shown by the Hon'ble MoC & IT and Secy (DoT) Joint Forum representatives decided to defer the indefinite strike with effect from 26-02-2008. It is a significant break through on the important  issues raised by Joint Forum. Com GS and President were  present in the meeting. We congratulate our struggling members  for their spontaneous support and active involvement in the agitation programme. Click here for letter

21/02/2008:- 50% IDA MERGER WITH BASIC- GS contacted concerned officer in  DPE, it is understood that order of 50%IDA merger with Basic to the profit making CPSUs as per the Cabinet decision will be issued shortly. Thereafter ,it will go to DOT. Then, DOT will endorse it to BSNL Board. BSNL Board will take the decision in this regard .There after it will be sent to Administrative Ministry(DOT) for its approval. After the approval of Administrative Ministry ,BSNL will implement it.
21/02/2008:- MEETING WITH CMD,BSNL :-GS, President and AGS( Finance) met CMD BSNL  and discussed  (a) Extended invitation as Chief Guest to attend the Open Session being organized on the occasion of CWC meeting at Bangalore on 12th March,2008.CMD accepted the invitation. (b) GSM Handset to all the executives in BSNL:- CMD informed that today BSNL Management Committee has decided to provide the GSM Handset to all the BSNL  executives as demanded  by AIBSNLEA. But the Management Committee has reduced the rate by Rs. 1500/- of the original proposal to the cost of GSM Handsets up to DE level and Rs. 2000/- to the JAG and above level officers. He assured necessary order will be issued within 15-20 days. We impressed upon to consider the original proposal of GSM Handset cost to  JTO/SDE/DE level executives i.e. Rs. 3000/- /Rs.4000/- and Rs.5000/- respectively. (C) Procurement of GSM lines equipment :- CMD informed that purchase order has been placed to M/s ERRICSON to supply about 10.5 million GSM lines to the North and East Zone and supply will be available in April,2008. APO has been issued to M/s NORTEL and MOTOROLA to supply  5 million GSM lines equipment to Southern Zone in addition to this ITI in collaboration M/s HUWAI will supply 9 million GSM lines equipment. The purchase order has been placed to M/s ITI to supply equipment in West Zone in collaboration of M/s ALKATEL.
21/02/2008 :- AAOs Pay Fixation Case:-GS, President, AFS met the concerned  authority in DoT and discussed to expedite the AAOs IDA Pay fixation case in view of the proposal sent by CMD BSNL  (i.e. Fixation in the IDA Pay Scale Rs. 11875-300-17275) we explained in detail the developments took place in the past in this matter. Concerned Authority after detail discussions assured an early action.
19-02-2008:- GS Writes to Sr. DDG (FP), BSNL, regarding consideration of various requests for Inter-Circle transfers in the cadre of JAOs/AAOs /AOs/Sr.AOs / CAOs. Click here for Letter
19.02.2008:- GS Writes to DDG(Pers), BSNL regarding  Consideration of request for Inter-Circle transfers in the cadre of DEs. Click here for Letter
19.02.2008:- GS Writes to DDG(Pers), BSNL regarding Consideration of various requests for Inter-Circle transfers in the cadre of   SDEs (Telecom). Click Here for letter
19-02-2008:- Joint Forum Leaders had formal meeting with Secretary DOT to discuss the charter of demands of the notice served for indefinite strike with effect from 26-02-2008. Member (Services), Member (Fin), Member (Technology), Sr DDG (SR) DOT, CMD BSNL, Dir (HRD) BSNL, DDG (SR) BSNL were also present in the meeting. All the demands were discussed in detail. After discussion Secretary DOT assured to release minutes of the discussions shortly. Joint Forum leaders in their internal meeting decided to complete the preparation in making indefinite strike a full success. All the Circle/ Branch Secretaries are requested to ensure active participation in the indefinite strike.
19.02.2008:- GS writes to Sh. Kuldeep Goyal, CMD, BSNL, New Delhi regarding Stopping the move of creation of additional posts of S.E (C) by Abolishing/ surrendering the posts E.E (C) posts. Click here for Letter 
19.02.2008:- GS, President, AGS(C/E/Arch/TF)  attended and addressed the open session organised on the occasion of 2nd Circle Conference of UP(E) Circle at LUCKNOW. Sh. Omveer Singh, CGMT, UP(E) Cirlce was the Chief Guest. Sh. Sunil Parihar, PGMTD Lucknow, Sh. A.K.Shrivastava GM(Admn.), Dr. Vinay Sahi GM(Finance) were the Guests of Honour. Com. S.K.Yadav Circle President and Com. S.P.Mishra Circle Secretary in their welcome/Keynote address welcomed the distinguished guests & all the members and discussed the Circle/All India issues. Com. GS and President in their address apprised in detail the status of HR issues and discussed the viability of  BSNL. Chief Guest Sh. Omveer Singh, CGMT, UP(E) Circle in his address told that to compete with private operators and to have proper market share BSNL should add minimum 50% of its capacity every year and attitudinal change is also required to retain the customers. A colorful cultural programme was also organised on the occasion. The conference hall was jam-packed. Com. GS and President also addressed the delegate session and replied all the queries made by the members. Elections were also conducted of Circle Body i.e. Shri R G Pandey, Shri S P Mishra & Shri K N Singh were elected as President, Circle Secretary & Financial Secretary respectively.
19.02.2008:- Secretary, DOT has invited the leaders of Joint Forum of BSNL Non Executives/ Executives unions/Associations to discuss the charter of demands and indefinite strike call w.e.f. 26.02.2008 issue today at 17:00 hours.    
18/02/2008 :- DPC FOR THE PROMOTION TO AOs:- Reminder for sending ACRs , List of the missing ACRs . ALL CSs ARE REQUESTED TO PURSUE WITH CIRCLE ADMINISTRATION .
16/2/2008 :- CEC MEETING OF KARNATAKA CIRCLE HELD AT SHIMOGA : - CEC meeting of Karnataka Circle held at Hotel Samrat Ashok on in very grand manner on 16/02/2008.All Districts/Divisions  except Gulburga, Bellary and Dakshin Kannada have attended. Com R B Athani OS(South) ,CHQ attended and addressed. He answered the queries raised by the Members. Com Anandakrishnaiah Pres presided over and conducted proceedings. CS placed Circle report and replied queries raised by the members. Com K R Idli FS submitted finance report. Com H K Nagaraj DS Shimoga welcomed and Com R B Puranik delivers Vote of Thanks.  Click here for Glimpses of CEC :Photo1, Photo2, Photo3, Photo4, Photo5,
Sh. S.C. Agrawal, President Delhi Circle Branch expired on 15.02.2008. He was a most active & devoted comrade of our Organisation. Our heart felt condolence to bereaved family. 
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. [BSNL] is going to recruit about 3591 [subject to variation depending on the availability of vacancies]  Graduate Engineer Junior Telecom. Officers (JTOs) through a competitive examination to be held on  15th June 2008 (Sunday)  on All India basis from amongst qualified graduate engineers

Click to Get complete details with application form in Word Format | PDF Format 

Important Dates:

Last date for receipt of application forms : 23.03.2008

Date of Examination  : 15.06.2008

14.02.2008:- 2ND Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA, Gujarat Circle at AHMEDABAD General Secretary, President,  Org. Secy.(West) attended and addressed the OPEN SESSION organized on the occasion of 2ND Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA, Gujarat Circle at AHMEDABAD on 14TH February 2008. Shri Satya Pal, CGMT, Gujarat Circle was the Chief Guest. Shri P. K. Gupta, PGMTD, Ahmedabad Telecom Dist. and Mrs Sujata Ray, GM(FIN)&IFA  Gujarat Telecom Circle were the Guests of Honour. Shri Peeyush Khare, GM (O), Shri O.P. Gupta, GM (Admn.), Shri S.K. Bhandari, GM (BD), Shri M.C. Kalkura, GM (CMTS), Shri R.C. Tiwari, GM (Mktg) Circle Office, Shri D.C. Dwivedi, GM(O), Ahmedabad Telecom. District, Shri Buchar, CE (E),  and Shri Padhiar, Circle Secretary, FNTO (Gujarat) were the special guests on the occasion.  Com. G.S., President and Organising Secretary (W) in their address discussed in detail the issues related to promotion policy, transfer policy, GSM Handset to all executives and viability of BSNL i.e. GSM lines equipment, 10% IPO of BSNL and disinvestment, Navratna Status to BSNL, ADC USO fund, payment of pension to BSNL employees, ITS Grp. 'A' officers absorption , DPCs to fill-up STS Grp.A  and Grp.B vacant posts, regularization of STS Grp. 'A' officers working on adhoc basis, other HR issues related to all executives etc. Com. GS call upon the members to make indefinite strike  call given by Joint Forum successful. He expressed serious resentment against not completing the proceedings of the committee constituted to address the issues raised by United Forum of BSNL executives Associations. He mobilised the members to make Gujarat Circle organization strong and assured full cooperation from CHQ. CGMT, Shri Satya Pal, PGMTD Shri P.K. Gupta and Mrs. Sujatha Ray, GM (F) told that the attitudinal change is required to retain the customers and the the GSM equipment procurement is urgently required. Com. R.S. Parihar Circle President, Com. AB Patel, Circle Secretary in their welcome/key note address discussed the Circle and All India issues. Com. A. Guha Branch Secy, ATD extended vote of thanks. Shri S. Ramamurthy, CAO Kalyan, MH Circle convened the programme. It was a very colourful event. The conference hall of Shri Mahavir Foundation Ahmedabad was jam packed.  The theme of he open session was mainly How to make BSNL more profitable in the present competitive Indian Telecom. Scenario .


The election of New Circle Body were also conducted. Com. R.S. Parihar, Com. Amlendu Guha and Com. T. Raja were elected as President, Circle Secretary and Financial Secretary respectively. All the elections were conducted unanimously. Shri M.C. Kalkura, GM (CMTS), Shi Buchar, CE (E), Shri R.C. Tiwari, GM (Mktg.) Circle Office, Ahmedabad.

13.02.2008:- 4th All India Conference of BSNLEU at Mumbai Com. GS, Org. Secy.(W) attended & addressed the OPEN SESSION organized on the occasion of 4th All India Conference of BSNLEU at Mumbai. Com. GS in his address discussed in detail the issues related to Viability of BSNL & Call upon the members to make Indefinite Strike w.e.f. 26th Feb’2008 of Joint Forum a grand success. Hon’ble MOC & IT Shri A. Raja was the Chief Guest, Sh. Gopal Das, Director (HRD) BSNL & Shri. S.D. Saxena, Director (Finance) BSNL were the Guests of Honour. Com. M.B. Vichare, Secretary General NFTE, Com. K. Vallinayagam, GS FNTO, Com. V. Subbaraman, GS TEPU, Com. M.S. Adasul, AGS, SNEA(I), Com. Arvind Sawant, GS MTNL Kamgar Sangh, MTNL Mumbai also attended & addressed the OPEN SESSION. Various Trade Union Leaders of CITU, LIC, Banking Sectors & the Trade Union Leaders of Sri-Lanka, Nepal also graced the occasion.

12.02.2008:- Due to constant persuasion by AIBSNLEA the promotion of PA to PS grade in Civil/Electrical wing have been approved by the competent authority. Click here for the letter
09-02-2008:- GS writes to Sh. Kuldeep Goyal, CMD, BSNL, Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, Janpath, New Delhi-110001 regarding Affairs of DGM(Mtce) NTR, Jaipur. Click here for Letter
08-02-2008:-GS writes to The Sr.DDG (FP), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, New Delhi – 110001 regarding consideration of various requests for Inter-Circle transfers in the cadre of JAO/AAO/AO/CAO vide letter no. AIBSNLEA/CHQ/TFR/2007-08  dated:    08-02-2008 Click here for Letter
08-02-2008:-GS writes to Shri Kuldeep Goyal, CMD, BSNL, Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, Janpath,  New Delhi - 110001 regarding  Submission of Suggestions in connection with conducting Limited Departmental  Competitive Examination in Civil/Electrical wing of BSNL [Ref.:-No.30-1/2007-DE dated 18/01/2008] vide letter no.  AIBSNLEA/CHQ/TFR/2007-08 Dated: 08-02-08 Click here for Letter
08-02-2008:- GS Writes to Sh. S.D.Saxena, Director (Finance), BSNL, New Delhi regarding Transfer & Posting in the cadre of Sr. AO/AO. Click Here For Letter
07-02-2008:- Glimpses of 2nd Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Delhi Circle held on 04-02-2008 in CTO Sabhagar, Eastern Court Campus, Janpath, New Delhi. Photo-One, TwoThree,   Four,  Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen, Fourteen
07-02-2008:- GS Writes to Sh. Kuldeep Goyal, CMD, BSNL regarding Stopping the move of creation of additional posts of S.E (E) by Abolishing /Surrendering the posts E.E (E) posts. CLICK HERE FOR LETTER
07-02-2008:- GS Writes to DDG(Pers.), BSNL, New Delhi, regarding consideration of requests for Inter-circle transfers in the cadre of SDEs. CLICK HERE FOR LETTER
07-02-2008:- GS Writes to Sr. DDG(FP), BSNL, New Delhi regarding consideration of various requests for Inter-Circle transfer in the cadre of JAOs/Sr.AOs/AOs/CAOs. CLICK HERE FOR LETTER,    CLICK HERE FOR LETTER
07-02-2008:- GS Writes to DDG (BW), BSNL, New Delhi regarding, consideration of request for Inter-Circle transfer in the cadre of SDE(Civil). CLICK HERE FOR LETTER
07-02-2008:- GS Writes to DDG(Arch), BSNL, New Delhi regarding, Consideration of request for Inter-Circle transfer in the cadre Arch Asstt. Gr. I/JTO(Arch). CLICK HERE FOR LETTER
06-02-2008:- AIBSNLEA succeeded to get start the DPC process to fill up about 1500 DEs posts on Adhoc basis from TES Group 'B'  seniority list  No.4, which is to be completed  up to 31st March,2008. The ACRs  of the executives (TES Group 'B') for the last five years i.e. 2002-03 to 2006-07 has been called for by Corporate Office. CGMs have also been requested to send the vigilance  status of the executives( TES Group 'B') through e-mail in the zone of  consideration to expedite the process . All the Circle Secretaries are requested to ensure early dispatch of required ACRs  and vigilance status to Corporate Office. Click here for letter
06-02-2008:- BSNL CO issued  12 SDEs (Telecom) inter Circle Transfer orders. Click here for order

06-02-2008:- BSNL CO has called for the details of JTOs (Telecom) from telecom circles to prepare the eligibility list of JTOs (Telecom) for the recruitment year up to year 1993-1994 and year 1995-2002.Circle Secretaries are requested to persue CGMs for early sending of required information to Corporate Office. Click here for letter

05-02-2008:- CWC Meeting at Bangalore on 12th & 13th March,2008- AIBSNLEA notified to hold its Central Working Committee Meeting at HEBBER SREE VAISHNAVA SABHA (Sudarshan Kalyan Mantap), ANANDA RAO CIRCLE, MEJASTIC, BANGALORE (0.5-1 Km from City Railway Station & Bus Stand). All the Circle Secretaries/President and CWC Members are requested to reserve their journey tickets at the earliest. The boarding and lodging arrangements has been made with effect from  11-03-2008 (Morning) to 14-03-2008 (Morning).For more details Com HY Andeli Circle Secretary KTK may please be contacted on mobile No 09448344242 CLICK HERE FOR THE LETTER

04-02-2008:-GS, President, Vice President-II, AGS (General line Disciplines) and  AFS attended and addressed the Open Session on the occasion of 2nd Circle conference of Delhi Circle Branch. Shri Kuldeep Goyal,  CMD BSNL was the Chief Guest, Shri S.D. Saxena,Director (Finance), Shri Ramkumar CGMM 'NTR' were the Guests of  Honour ,Shri Sunil Sharma CGM (Telecom Project )  presided over the function, Shri HP Meena GM (Finance), Shri R.B.Bansal GM (Network planning),  Shri Deepak Sinha GM (TS) and Shri P.V. Sabesan GM (BD) were the Special Guests. Shri Satish Kumar Circle Secretary in his welcome/Keynote address welcomed the Hon'ble Chief Guest  Shri Kuldeep Goyal, CMD BSNL and other distinguished guests.

        Com K. Satyanarayana President and Com Prahlad Rai GS  in their address discussed the HR issues mainly issues related Executives Promotion Policy i.e. MT RRs, Functional Promotions  on time bound basis up to the level of SG-JAG, Service weightage,   Date of effect of implementation of all upgraded/revised pay scales with effect from 01-10-2000 on actual basis, One time placement of SDE to Sr. SDE grade, AAOs pay fixation case, Regularization of STS Group "A" officers working on adhoc basis, Filling up of all vacant STS Group 'A' posts, Payment of Pension, GSM handset to all BSNL Executives ,Review of Transfer Policy, BSNL Board decision on 50% IDA merger with basic pay, Valuation of perquisites on BSNL accommodation and issues related to viability of BSNL i.e. immediate procurement  of GSM equipment, 10 % IPO of BSNL, ITS officers absorption, ADC/USO fund, Grant of NAVRATNA  status , AMC/outsourcing  of billings etc. They demanded early settlement of the issues.

          Shri Kuldeep Goyal in his address apprised that BSNL is providing  8-9  lakhs telephone connections per month. which requires to be doubled  immediately, Land line connection are not being provided due non feasible areas which should not happen ,Broad band connections should grow, WLL expansion of 30 lakhs lines is in advance stage, FWTs position is now comfortable. The quarterly report envisaged 40 % profit increased  to Reliance & Airtel, same profit should increase in BSNL also.  After year 2010 there will be  saturation in telecom sector, therefore we should try to capture maximum market share during these three years period. He assured that the HR issues raised here will be discussed shortly.  The bonus was increased to minimum Rs. 10000/-  to non-executives with the assurance from staff side Unions to increase the productivity and profit. BSNL income should increase and  land lines should grow. Staff should involve in the growth of BSNL. BSNL board will further take up the issue of perquisites with CBDT. The 621 DEs promotion order has already been issued and the 2nd list will also be issued shortly to fill up the vacant DEs posts.  50 % IDA merger with Basic pay issue will be discussed in BSNL board shortly, At present Govt. is not planning to bring 10 % IPO of BSNL since the sufficient funds are available, if required Govt. may decide in future. Productivity should increase so that market share  increases. Broad Band equipment  has already been received and further the order is being placed, if the customer care is good ,BSNL will grow ,Staff should change their attitude and behavior with customer. BSNL has already given presentation to the committee regarding grant of NAVRATNA status to BSNL, wherein IPO of CPSUs is also the criteria for consideration. to make IPTV popular we will talk to the channels , AMC/Outsourcing  is being done only on need basis.    We are confident   that BSNL is a vibrant organization. Shri S.D. Saxena, Director (Finance) in his address  emphasized for customer satisfaction and assured to look in to the issues raised by the  Association. Shri Ramkumar CGMM NTR in his address told that immediate improvement in the rural areas telephone services is required, people wants BSNL service . Customer should sustained with BSNL, he is confident that BSNL Board will take full care of the HR issues raised by the Association. Shri Sunil Sharma CGM Telecom Project in his address told that all employees should concentrate to the growth of BSNL and customer satisfaction, Com S.C. Agrawal Circle President extended vote of thanks.

         The open session was colorful and glittering, the dais was decorated  to suit the occasion. Election of new circle body was also conducted under the chairmanship of Shri S.D. Arya  Vice President-II (CHQ), Shri S.C. Agrawal, Shri Satish kumar ,Shri Arvind singh were elected unanimously as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Financial Secretary respectively. 

04-02-2008:-  DDG (Restg), BSNL invited the representatives of United Forum of BSNL Executives  Associations to discuss the BSNL Executives' Transfer Policy. The suggestions of United Forum submitted vide letter No UF/CHQ/TFR Policy/2008 dated 21-01-2008 for review of BSNL Executives' Transfer policy was discussed point wise in details. On most of the suggestions of United Forum, DDG (Restg)  agreed for review and assured to put up to the BSNL Management for reconsideration at the earliest.
04-02-2008:- United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations, CHQ New Delhi submitted Resolutions unanimously adopted  on Executives Promotion Policy and other issues related in the CHQ Office Bearers and Circle Secretaries meeting held at Hyderabad on 7th and 8th January,2008 to CMD BSNL for an expeditious action. Click here for letter
04-02-2008:- AIBSNLEA succeeded in getting released the request transfer and posting  in the grade of  AO/Sr AO. Click here for letter
02-02-2008:- The reversion order of 1966 SDEs  and the revised seniority list issued in Nov'2004 by DoT quashed by Hon'ble Ernakulam High Court, case was filed by Com. Mrs Baby Rani, SDE (LO) Legal Section, Ernakulam and Vice President of AIBSNLEA Kerla Circle.
01-02-2008:- GS, President, Org. Secy. (W) & the representative of TEAM, MTNL Mumbai i.e. Com. Jawahar, President TEAM CHQ, Com. Rajapure, Secy. TEAM, Com. Chandera Shekhar, Mumbai Secy. TEAM, Com. Yadav, CS TEAM Mumbai had joint meeting & discussed the ongoing situation in BSNL / MTNL & felt to have co-ordination Committee of BSNL / MTNL Unions / Associations on common issues & they decided to form the coordination committee at the earliest.
01-02-2008:- General Body Meeting Mumbai Branch GS, President, Org. Secy. (W) attended & addressed the General Body Meeting Mumbai Branch at Prabhadevi Telephone House (Conference Hall), Mumbai. Com. S.P Verma, Branch Secretary welcomed the CHQ/Circle Office bearers & apprised the Branch activities. Com. C.M. Saste, Circle Secretary, Maharashtra Circle apprised the Circle activities. Com. GS & President apprised in detail the Status of HR issues, United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations resolutions regarding functional promotion upto SG-JAG level, review of transfer policy, service weightage, ITS Group 'A' absorption & other important issues in detail. They also call upon the members to participate in the indefinite strike call w.e.f. 26th Feb'2008 as per the call given by Joint Forum.

Meanwhile Com. GS received a call from  DDG (Estt.) DoT Sh. A.K. Das, wherein he informed that as per the discussion of our association with Sh. R. Bandyopadhyay, Sp. Secy. (T). Director (HRD) BSNL had meeting with DoT officers & now DoT has given clearance to operate TES Group 'B' Seniority list no. 4 to fill up vacant DE's posts to BSNL for which written clearance is being issued today. Accordingly Com. GS apprised the members this development immediately. Com. V.D. Bapat, CWC member, Com. S.D. Nair, ACS, Com. Pradeep Shastri, Branch Secy. Circle Office, Com. V.P. Kulkarni, Branch Secretary Nasik also attended the meeting. Com. Chimmad presided over the meeting. Com. Sandhya Verma extended vote of thanks.   Conference Hall was jam packed. The response of the members was overwhelming.