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20.06.2011: Brief of 270 SDEs and 147 SDEs of LDCE quota  who got retrospective date promotion  - drafted & complied by Sh. S.K. Dalai, Advisor(Legal) AIBSNLEA, CHQ Click Here for details

19.06.2011:Click Here for the Brief History of the court cases regarding 270 & 147 SDEs LDCE quota retrospect promotions -- Drafted &  complied by  veteran leader Com. A.Sugumaran, Ex-Circle Secretary, TESA(I), Tamilnadu Circle ; who is one of the applicant in the 270 Court Case.

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29.07.2011:Executive Promotion Policy - Consideration of ACR/APAR by the Screening Commitee: BSNL Corporate Office issued letter vide which approval of the competent authority has been communicated that "whenever first time bound IDA pay scale upgradation, for any Executive, becomes due in four years of service, the Screening Committee may consider the case on the available ACRs/APARs of four years of service in the company"-<<Click here for letter>>
29.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding retirement on superannuation on 31.07.2011 in respect of (i) SDEs (Telecom)/PS (ii) AFS Executives (iii) Executives of DGM/AGM/DE equivalent grade.
29.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office declared result of LDCE for promotion to AE(Arch) held on 18/19.6.2011-<<Click here for result>>
29.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office declared result of LDCE for promotion to SDE(Electrical) under 33% quota held on 19.06.2011- <<Click here for result>>
29.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office declared result of LDCE for promotion to SDE(Civil) under 33% quota for backlog vacancies of SC/ST category held on 18.6.2011- <<Click here for result>>

29.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) Telecom Commission approves Rs 20,000 crore broadband project to connect villages <<Click Here for News>>

(ii) BSNL incurs loss of Rs 195 lakh <<Click Here for News>>

28.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued letter regarding promotion to the grade of SDE (T) [Regular] for the Backlog Vacancy year up to 2007-08 - Cases of not received ACR/Not Traceable/Not Absorbed JTOs and additional information s required etc.<<Click Here for News>>
28.07.2011:CMD writes to All CGMs of Telecom Circle for improving revenue collection <<click here for letter>>
27.07.2011:Click here for the decisions of the JAC meeting held on 26th July 2011

27.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) Pakistan Cyber Army Hacks into BSNL <<Click Here for News>>

(ii) Spectrum cost and expansion delays to pull down BSNL revenue <<Click Here for News>>

(iii) BSNL plea for joint efforts among govt agencies <<Click Here for News>>

(iv) Communication gap: BSNL snaps at dig-happy Metrowater <<Click Here for News>>

27.07.2011: BSNL writes to GS, AIBSNLEA regarding strengthening Performance Driven Work Culture in BSNL - Revision of Benchmarks for Promotion Click Here for Letter

All the Circle/ Branch Secretaries are requested to give their views / feedback on the proposals contained in above mentioned letter immediately to CHQ on e-mail gsaibsnlea@gmail.com

26.07.2011:BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding Revenue Targets for 2011-12 from leasing of Vacant Staff Quarters <<click here for letter>>

26.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) BSNL slaps Rs. 2.6 cr penalty on Airtel for 'misusing' its network <<Click Here for News>>

(ii) BSNL notice to trespassers <<Click Here for News>>

(iii) Raja forced BSNL to ink deal with Swan: CBI <<Click Here for News>>

26.07.2011: GS, President, AGS(Engg.) met Sr. GM(Estt.) and discussed

(a) Early holding of Committee Meetings headed by PGM(FP) to discuss the pay anomaly case wherein seniors are drawing less pay than their juniors, to settle AAO,Sr.AO/Sr.SDE and PA/PS pay fixation case :- Sr. GM(Estt.) informed that PGM(FP) is holding early meetings to discuss above issues. However he mentioned that PA/PS Pay fixation case has already been discussed and final report is being submitted shortly.

(b) Regularization of JTOs(Off.) : We requested to regularize all officiating JTOs as one time measure. Sr. GM(Estt.) mentioned that a contempt case against regularization of JTOs(off.) is pending in Hon'ble Chandigarh High Court and the next hearing is on 02.08.2011. However, association may submit its proposal for regularization of officiating JTOs keeping in view the legal aspects.

(c) Restructuring of AD(O/L) Cadre : We expressed our serious concern against non-restructuring of AD(O/L) cadre as it was done in other JTO equivalent cadres of BSNL. Sr. GM(Estt.) mentioned that AD(O/L) BSNL pay scale can't be revised as per the recommendations of 6th CPC because BSNL has already implemented 2nd PRC recommendations on IDA pay scales. However, the restructuring of AD(O/L) cadre at par other executives (equivalent status in DoT) can be considered. He advised to re-take up the case with Sr. GM(Pers.) for further consideration.

(d) Recasting of seniority list of JTOs to the promotion of SDE(T): Sr. GM(Estt.) mentioned that the matter has been sent to DoT for clarification on recasting of seniority list of JTOs to the promotion of SDE(T) on the basis of DOP&T order issued on 03.03.2008. He advised to discuss the matter in DoT for early clarification.

(e) Status of Hon'ble Chennai CAT stay order granted against JTO to SDE promotion: Sr. GM(Estt.) informed that reply in this regard has already been filed to Hon'ble Chennai CAT.

26.07.2011: GS, President, AGS(Engg.), AGS(HQ) met GM(Pers.) BSNL regarding

(a) Holding of DPC to fill up vacant DGM(Engg.) posts : We requested to hold DPC to fill up vacant DGM(Engg.) posts from DE(Regular). Sr. GM(Pers.) mentioned that case is being processed to the competent authority for holding DPC to fill up vacant DGM(Engg.) posts based on legal opinion.

(b) DPC from SDE(T) to DE(Adhoc) and DE(Adhoc) to DE(Regular) : We requested for holding of DPCs to fill up vacant DEs posts on Regular / Adhoc basis. Sr. GM(Pers.) mentioned that a review petition is being filed in the Hon'ble Madras High Court against quashing the TES Group-'B' seniority list of SC-ST candidates issued on 17.01.2007.

(c) Clarification to CCA Bangalore regarding settlement of pension cases to retired DEs(Adhoc):- We further requested Sr. GM(Pers.) to give clarification to CCA, Bangalore regarding settlement of pension cases to retired DEs(Adhoc) and also requested to issue similar clarifications as already issued in case of SDEs(T). Sr. GM(Pers.) assured an early action in this matter.

(b) Cancellation of inter Circle transfer order of executives already served at tenure stations declared by the BSNL CO: We further requested to cancel the inter circle transfer order of the executives, who have already served on tenure stations more than two years, declared by the BSNL CO. Sr. GM(Pers) mentioned that a MC note in this regard is being sent and assured an early decision in this matter.

(e) Discrepancies in forwarding applications for request transfer to Tamil Nadu Circle- Case of DE s posted in Kerala Circle on Ad-hoc promotion: Sr. GM(Pers.) mentioned that only two spouse cases of DEs from Kerla Circle to TN Circle have been considered, remaining request cases will be considered based on the DEs vacancy position in Kerla Circle as well as TN Circle.

26.07.2011:DO letter from Hon'ble Finance Minister to Hon'ble MOC&IT wherein he has asked that the issue of the reduction in the interest rate on the notional loan of Rs.7500 Crs to BSNL may not be opened at this belated stage Click here for the letter

26.07.2011:GS writes to

(i) The PGM(FP), BSNL CO regarding request transfers in the cadre of CAO/AO/JAO <<Click Here for letter >>

(ii) The Sr. GM(Pers), BSNL CO regarding request transfers in the cadre of SDE(T) <<Click Here for letter >>

(iii) The Sr.GM(Pers), BSNL CO regarding request transfers in the cadre of DE <<Click Here for letter >>

(iv) The PGM(BW), BSNL CO regarding request transfers in the cadre of SDE(Civil) <<Click Here for letter >>

(v) The Sr.GM(Estt), BSNL CO regarding request transfers in the cadre of JTO(T) <<Click Here for letter >>

26.07.2011:GS writes to

(i) Sh. R.K. Upadhyay, CMD BSNL regarding Online Upgradation examination <<Click Here for letter >>

(ii) Sh. A.K. Garg, Director (HR), BSNL regading discrepancies in forwarding applications for request transfer to Tamil Nadu Circle- Case of DE s posted in Kerala Circle on Ad-hoc promotion <<Click Here for letter >>

(iii) Sh. R.K. Upadhyay, CMD BSNL regarding Mass Transfers of BSNL civil wing Executives and non executives to sales and marketing arm under BSNL Rajasthan circle Jaipur <<Click Here for letter >>

25.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) BSNL strengthening network along China border: Sachin Pilot <<Click Here for News>>

(ii) Sachin Pilot for setting up more Software Technology Parks In Himachal <<Click Here for News>>

(iii) BlackBerry tariff plans: BSNL the most affordable <<Click Here for News>>

25.07.2011: GS, President, AGS(Engg.) met PGM(FP) and discussed :

(a) DPC from AO to CAO: We expressed our serious concern against delay in holding DPC from AO to CAO to fill up about 780 vacant CAOs posts on regular / Adhoc basis. PGM(FP) mentioned that a MC note was prepared and send to BSNL Corporate Office Pers. Cell to fill up all vacant CAOs posts on regular / Adhoc basis but Pers. Cell has advised to fill up only 50% of MT quota posts. However he assured to discuss the matter with Sr. GM(Pers.) in person so that all vacant CAOs posts can be filled up.

(b) Consideration of request / tenure transfer cases of AOs/CAOs: We requested to consider all request / tenure transfer cases of AOs/CAOs who are completing two years on 31st July'2011. PGM(FP) mentioned that some transfer cases of AOs have been modified on genuine grounds and discussion on pending request / tenure transfer cases of AOs/ CAOs will be held by this week end and transfer orders will be issued shortly. He advised that individuals / Association should come forward with the volunteers to substitute the tenure transfer of AOs/CAOs.

(c) Holding of Committee meetings on Pay anomaly case - Senior Executives drawing less pay than their Juniors, Sr. AO/Sr. SDE & PA/PS recovery case:- PGM(FP) mentioned that at present he is seized with two other Committee Meetings i.e. implementation of SC-ST roaster and discrepancy in the pay scale - case of new DGMs recruitment. And assured that shortly he will hold the meetings on the above issues.

22.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding relieving of SDEs to TERM Cell <<Click Here for News>>

21.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) Mobile number portability a boon for BSNL: CMD <<Click Here for News>>

(ii) BSNL aims to mop up Rs 3k cr revenue from enterprise biz <<Click Here for News>>

(iii) BSNL to provide 20000 land phone connections <<Click Here for News>>

(iv) Now, you will be watched 24X7! <<Click Here for News>>

(v) RCom launches tariff plan for iPad 2; BSNL still cheapest <<Click here for News>>

21.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding transfer and posting of Executive (AGM/DE) in Telecom Operation Stream <<Click Here for order1>> <<Click Here for order2>>

21.07.2011: GS discussed with Sr. GM(Pers.) BSNL regarding

(i) Allowing DPC to fill up all vacant CAOs posts on regular/adhoc basis:- We requested Sr. GM(Pers.) to give clearance to fill up all vacant CAOs posts on regular/adhoc basis. Sr. GM(Pers.) mentioned that in case PGM(FP) needs to fill up all vacant CAOs posts on regular/adhoc basis, clearance will be given accordingly.

(ii) Clarification to CCA Bangalore regarding settlement of pension cases to retired DEs(Adhoc):- We requested Sr. GM(Pers.) to give clarification to CCA, Bangalore regarding settlement of pension cases to retired DEs(Adhoc) and also requested to issue similar clarifications as already issued in case of SDEs(T). Sr. GM(Pers.) assured to look into the case.

21.07.2011: JAC Press Release dated 20.07.2011 - BSNL Workers Observe "Customer Delight Year 2011 � 2012" <<click here for Press Release>>

21.07.2011: The Director (HR), BSNL Corporate Office issued letter to All Heads of Territorial Circles for extension of Customer Delight Month to the Entire Financial Year 2011-12 Click Here for letter
20.07.2011: JAC Circular dated 15.07.2011 - Customer Delight Year 2011-2012 <<click here for details>>
19.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding transfer and posting of Executive (AGM/DE) in Telecom Operation Stream <<Click Here for letter>>
18.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding LICE for promotion to the grade of Private Secretary against 33% quota in the field units of BSNL <<Click Here for letter>>
18.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding tenure transfer of SDEs (Telecom) <<Click Here for letter>>
18.07.2011: DoT Circulated seniority list of ITS Group 'A' officers who have opted to continue in Govt. service <<Click Here for list>>

18.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) BSNL launches VVoIP service in India <<Click Here for News>> << BSNL rolls out VVoIP >>

(ii) BSNL Expects to Be Profitable This Year <<Click Here for News>>

(iii) TRAI stands by decision to cancel 74 telecom licenses <<Click Here for News>>

(iv) Supreme Court gives TRAI extension to formulate IUC norms <<Click Here for News>>

15.07.2011: JAC NEWS

(i) JAC meets CMD BSNL <<click here for details>>

(ii) JAC protests outsourcing of Broadband services <<click here for letter>>

15.07.2011: GS writes to Shri R.K. Upadhyay, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, BSNL regarding non holding of DPCs to fill up vacant JAG/STS/TES Group-'B' equivalent posts in BSNL <<Click Here for letter>>

15.07.2011: GS writes to Shri R.K. Upadhyay, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, BSNL regarding posting of Regular PGM in Jaipur Telecom District <<Click Here for letter>>

15.07.2011: GS writes to

(i) The PGM (FP), BSNL CO regarding  request for transfer in the cadre of CAOs/AOs  <<Click Here for letter>>

(ii) The Sr. GM (Pers), BSNL CO regarding request for transfer in the cadre of SDE <<Click Here for letter>>

(iii) The Sr. GM (Pers), BSNL CO regarding request for transfer in the cadre of DE <<Click Here for letter>>

14.07.2011: Decisions of the JAC meeting held on 13th July 2011 : A meeting of the Joint Action Committee was held on 13th July 2011 under the chairmanship of Com. P.Venugopal. Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Convener, JAC briefed the house about the developments after the last meeting held on 21st June 2011. After detailed discussion the following decisions were taken.

1. Customer Delight Month : The meeting reviewed the programme of 'Customer Delight Month' and the progress made. Although full detailed reports from the circles were not received, it is clear that there have been positive results from May 2011 onwards, when JAC has started the CCM. It was decided to extend the programme for the whole financial year ie. up to March 2012 and named as 'Customer Delight Year 2011-12'. Maximum propaganda should be made amongst the members for better performance. A circular will be sent by JAC signed by all General Secretaries to all the Circle / SSA Secretaries for making maximum efforts for better performance and also for forming JAC at their respective places. The next meeting will review the situation.

2. ITS Absorption Issue: A new development has taken place in the matter with the Principal Bench, CAT judgment which has directed to end the deputation of ITS and for sending them back to DOT. Although an appeal against the judgment has been filed, there has been no stay. In such a circumstance, it was felt that we should also implead in the case to ensure that the ITS absorption issue is settled.

3. Outsourcing of Broadband : The BSNL management is proposing to outsource Broadband connections. The JAC meeting expressed its strong opposition to the outsourcing and demanded the management to drop the proposal. JAC will meet the CMD/ Director (HR) urgently in the matter.

4. PLI : Management has asked the recognized union their opinion about Productivity Linked Incentive. This will further be discussed by the JAC and after thorough examination will submit our proposal

5. The meeting also discussed about the introduction of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). In case there is any adverse effect on the staff, the same will be taken up with the management.

Next meeting will be held at 1600 hours on 26th July at National Council Room No. 230, Eastern Court, New Delhi.

14.07.2011: BSNL issued letter regarding uniform timings of Inspection Quarters, Holiday Homes and Hostels of BSNL Click Here for letter

14.07.2011: GS, President, AGS(C/E/Arch./TFs) met PGM(BW) and discussed :-

(a) DPCs from SE to CE, EE to SE, SDE(C) to EE(C) and JTO(C) to SDE(C):- We expressed our serious concern against delay in holding DPCs to fill up vacant CE, SE, EE, SDE(C) posts. PGM(BW) mentioned that the seniority list of EEs/SEs(C) are being prepared as per the Hon'ble Court directions and thereafter only the DPCs will be conducted. Regarding filling up of about 8-9 vacant EE(C) vacant posts, he mentioned that DPC has been initiated and shortly the promotion order will be issued.

(b) Consideration of request / tenure transfers of SDEs/EEs(C) :- PGM(BW) assured to look into the matter.

(c) Submission of Committee report on allotment of BSNL quarters to the children of BSNL employees serving at different stations in other PSUs / Companies / Govt. departments :- PGM(BW) mentioned that Committee report on allotment of BSNL quarters to the children of BSNL employees serving at different stations in other PSUs / Companies / Govt. departments at different stations is being submitted shortly to the Competent Authority. It is understood that report is favorable.

(d) Committee report on renting out BSNL's accommodation to the IT Companies / Banks :- PGM(BW) mentioned that Committee report will be finalized in the next week on this issue and will be submitted to competent authority. It is understood that Committee suggests to identify one building in one city to rent out to IT Companies / Banks preferably ground floor accommodation.

(e) Utilization of Civil Wing manpower by taking other PSUs / Govt. department project:- PGM(BW) mentioned that efforts are being made to get empanelled as Public Works Organization (PWO) to participate in tendering process of other PSUs / Govt. departments to take building construction projects. He mentioned that shortly BSNL will be empanelled as PWO in Department of Urban Development and its Civil wing manpower will be fully utilized.

(f) Retention of BSNL's assets by DoT:- On our query regarding BSNL's approach against retention of of BSNL's assets by DoT. PGM(BW) informed that recently BSNL officers led by Director(HR) attended meeting with AST in the presence of JST, DDGs concerned from internal finance of DoTand discussed the matter. During discussion all the orders issued by DoT regarding transferring of assets and liability from DoT to BSNL at the time of its formation were discussed and it was requested to withdraw the DoT order issued in this regard. However BSNL is ready to provide office accommodation to CCAs, VTM Cell of DoT as per the earlier agreement, BSNL management has requested DoT to complete assets transfer deed in favor of BSNL where the documents are completed in a phase manner.

(g)Proper office accommodation to PGM(BW) staff in Kashmeri Gate CTO building:- We requested to provide proper office accommodation to PGM(BW) staff recently shifted from Chanderlok Building to Kashmeri Gate CTO building. PGM(BW) assured to provide proper office accommodation to his staff.

14.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued letter regarding proposed PIJF Cable Allotment to all the Circles <<Click Here for letter>>
14.07.2011: BSNL NEWS: Expansion plans for Ernakulam BSNL <<Click Here for News>>

14.07.2011: Click Here for MOU signed by BSNL with Corporation Bank for loans to BSNL Staff.

14.07.2011: Click Here for MOU signed by BSNL with Indian Bank for loans to BSNL Staff.

13.07.2011: A Special General Body Meeting at Mathura on 13-07-2011: GS, AGS(HQ) attended and addressed a Special General Body Meeting at Mathura. Circle President Sh. Moti Lal Verma and Circle Secretary Sh. K.R. Chahar were also present in the meeting. Circle President welcomed all the CHQ Office bearers. Circle Secretary Sh. K.R. Chahar in his address discussed the issues related to Circle as well as CHQ.

Com. AGS(HQ) CHQ thanked Circle Secretary/President and also all the comrades of Mathura SSA for inviting him in the Special General Body Meeting at Mathura and appealed to all Comrades not to go to Hon'ble Courts for individual interest because it stopped the entire process of DPCs and requested to discuss the issue with CHQ as CHQ is always ready to deliberate on all such issue in detail.

 

Com GS, CHQ AIBSNLEA thanked to all for giving an opportunity to meet the comrades after a long time and gave a step by step picture on how AIBSNLEA has contributed in the  interest of BSNL Executives since the formation of BSNL.  GS in his address apprised the status of current  issues like DPCs of all grades of all the cadres and  ITS absorption etc . He also informed that JAC is going to declare year 2011 as Customer Delight Year. He also informed that after joining of new CMD BSNL; tender of procurement of CLIP Instruments, Cables and Modems have been finalized and soon field units will receive these equipments and customer's complaints in this regard will be addressed. He also informed that BSNL has floated tender for procurement of 14.37 million GSM mobile lines and hopped that the same will be finalized at the earliest. He also appealed to adopt the strategies to strengthen the sales and marketing units to bring more and more business and stressed upon to provide quality service to retain further  add new customers etc.

 At the last, Circle Secretary Sh. K.R. Chahar gave vote of thanks.

 

13.07.2011:  BSNL Corporate Office endorsed instructions received from DoT regarding appeals against rejection of representation against the below bench mark grading in the ACR/APAR. Click Here for order

12.07.2011: GS & President met PGM(FP) and discussed:-

(a) DPC from AO to CAO(Adhoc) :- PGM(FP) informed  that a Management Committee Note has been prepared and sent to Competent Authority for approval to put up in the MC to fill up all vacant STS posts.

(b) Consideration of request / tenure transfers of JAOs/AOs/CAOs/DGMs(F) :- PGM(FP) assured that tomorrow he will examine all pending request/tenure transfer cases of JAOs/AOs/CAOs for an early action.

(c) Pay anomaly case - Senior Executives are drawing less pay then their Juniors and Sr. AO/Sr. SDE & PA/PS recovery case:- We requested PGM(FP) to hold Committee Meetings at the earliest since we have already provided feed back on the pay anomaly cases. PGM(FP) further assured to hold meetings at the earliest.

12.07.2011: BSNL NEWS -(i) BSNL targeting 40,000 GPON customers in Kerala <<Click here for detail>>

12.07.2011:  BSNL Corporate Office issued regular promotion order  to the Chief General Manager s Grade of Indian Telecommunications Service Group - 'A'. It is in violation of Hon'ble Principal bench, CAT New Delhi vide OA no. 3124/2009 dated 01.07.2011 judgment i.e. "The respondents not to give any further opportunity to the officers of the Department of  Telecommunications, who continue to be on deemed deputation to BSNL and to repatriate them to their parent Department" Click Here for order

12.07.2011:  BSNL Corporate Office issued instructions regarding WP No. 16102/2011 filled by Shri A Kruba Sankar Vs. Registrar, Hon'ble CAT, Chennai, CMD, BSNL and 11 Ors in Hon'ble High Court of Madras against order dated 24.06.2011 of Hon'ble CAT, Madras in OA No.1358/2010 <<Click here for Letter>>. The said clarification stated that "ln view of the above, further process of implementation of promotion order dt.30.3.2011 and subsequent orders has to be immediately stopped. All the Circle Heads are accordingly requested  that JTOs promoted to SDE grade under the said orders, ordered for  relieving to join their  promotional assignments may not be further relieved from today onwards till further instructions in this regard is issued in due course by this office."

11.07.2011:GS writes to Shri R.K. Upadhyay, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, BSNL regarding  enhancement of discount for Selling & Marketing of BSNL products - Case of the spouses of BSNL employees <<Click here for Letter>>

11.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) BSNL starts showing improvement after Sibal's tough talk <<Click here for detail news>>

(ii) BSNL gets the nod for 40 BTS towers in cantonments <<Click here for detail news>>

(iii) BSNL issues tenders for 14.37 m line mobile network <<Click here for detail news>>

11.07.2011: Hon'ble Principal bench, CAT New Delhi vide OA no. 3124/2009 dated 01.07.2011 delivered judgment

"In the light of the above discussion the impugned order dated 24.09.2009 is quashed  and set aside with directions to the Respondents not to give any further opportunity to the officers of the   Department of  Telecommunications , who continue to be on deemed deputation to BSNL and to repatriate them to their parent Department"  <<Click here for judgment>>

07.07.2011: New composition of CPCs for BSNL Executives: BSNL has circulated new composition of Corporate Promotion Committees for promotion of BSNL Executives Click Here for letter

07.07.2011: GS writes to The Sr. GM(Pers), BSNL CO  regarding request for Proforma Promotion - Case of Shri S. Natrajan, Sr. SDE, NETF Click Here for letter

07.07.2011:   Click Here for BSNL's Revenue Reports of June 2011

07.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) Now it's BSNL dirt on Maran Click Here for Detail news

 

07.07.2011: GS writes to Shri R.K. Upadhyay, CMD  BSNL regarding delay in procurement of GSM equipment, Broadband Modems, MLLN Equipment, Cables, CLI Instruments, EVDO Cards etc. - Adversely affecting the viability of BSNL  Click Here for letter

07.07.2011: GS, President, FS, AGS(F) and AGS(HQ) met Director(HR) and discussed

 

(a)  Performance Review Meeting of BSNL by Hon'ble MOC&IT :- On our query to Performance Review Meeting of BSNL with by Hon'ble MOC&IT, Director(HR) mentioned that it is good that Hon'ble MOC&IT is monitoring BSNL's Performance personally and informed that he is not happy with the mare 5% growth in months April & May'2011 and he has directed that BSNL should earn 25% more revenue in every month in compare to previous year. The performance of the Circles / SSAs will be monitored monthly basis.

(b)  Delay in procurement of GSM equipment, Broadband Modems, MLLN Equipment, Cables, CLI Instruments, EVDO Cards etc. - Adversely affecting the viability of BSNL:- We expressed our serious concern against delay in procurement of GSM equipment, Broadband Modems, MLLN Equipment, Cables, CLI Instruments, EVDO Cards etc.  Director (HR) informed that within couple of months Broadband Modems, Cables, CLI Instruments, EVDO Cards will be available, soon APOs are being issued. Regarding GSM equipment procurement, CMD is making efforts for an early solution. He mentioned that an early action will also be taken for procurement of MLLN equipment.  

(c)  Request for granting meeting to AIBSNLEA: - We requested for granting a  meeting to AIBSNLEA to discuss long pending pressing HR issues, which were discussed in the meeting with Sr. GM(SR), Sr. GM(Estt.) , Sr. GM(Pers.) and Sr. GM(EF) on 14.12.2010 but still remains unsettled. Director (HR) assured to direct Sr. GM (SR) for necessary action.

(d)  DPC from DE(Regular) to DGM(Engg) :- We requested to expedite DPC from DE(Regular) to DGM(Engg), for filling up of the vacant DGM posts. Director(HR)  mentioned that all concern should have unanimity then only further action may be taken.

(e)   DPC from SDE(T) to DE(Adhoc) : - We expressed our serious concern against delay in holding DPC to fill up about 1200 DEs vacant posts. Director(HR) mentioned that necessary steps are being taken to initiate DPC on the basis of legal opinion.

(f)   DPC from AO to CAO (Adhoc):- We requested to allow the DPC from AO to CAO(Adhoc) for filling up of the vacant CAOs posts. He assured to look into the matter.

(g)  Pay anomaly case - Senior Executives are drawing less pay then their Juniors: - We expressed our concern against delay in holding Committee Meeting Headed by PGM(FP) to examine the pay anomaly case. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

(h)  Unjust and arbitrary transfer order of Shri Rakesh Chopra, SDE, Kullu, HP Circle and Branch Secretary of AIBSNLEA of Kullu Branch, HP Circle: - We requested to intervene in the unjust transfer case of Shri Rakesh Chopra, SDE, Kullu, HP Circle and Branch Secretary of AIBSNLEA of Kullu Branch, HP Circle as per immunity clause. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

(i)   Cancellation of inter Circle transfer order of executives already served at tenure stations declared by the BSNL CO:- We requested to cancel the inter circle transfer order of the executives, who have already served on tenure stations more than two years which have been declared Tenure stations of Circles by the BSNL CO. Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

(j)    Wrong implementation of BSNL Executive Promotion Policy for Group 'B' level Executives in BSNL regarding implementation of E7 scale instead of E6 scale as per the clarification of DoT:-  We expressed our serious concern against Wrong implementation of BSNL Executive Promotion Policy for Group B' level Executives in BSNL regarding implementation of E7 scale instead of E6 scale as per the clarification of DoT (from E5 to E7 Scale). Director (HR) assured to look into the matter.

(k)   Settlement of EPF issue for BSNL Recruit Executives: - We expressed our serious concern against non settlement of EPF issue for BSNL Recruited Executives.  Director (HR) assured to discuss the matter with GM (CA) BSNL Corporate Office.

(l)   E-2 & E-3 IDA Pay Scale to JTO/SDE equivalent executives:-Director (HR) mentioned that the BSNL's recommendations for E1A & E2A Pay Scales have been sent to DoT for approval & advised us to pursue in DoT.

07.07.2011:Customer Delight Month for July 2011- Extended JAC decides to extend  Customer Delight Month for the month  July 2011 also . Next Meeting of JAC will be held next week in which decision will be taken for declaring Year 2011 as Customer Delight Year.  All the Circle / Branch Secretaries are requested to implement the same in true aspect for this month and give their feedback to CHQ in this regard.

07.07.2011:  Pers. Cell, BSNL Corporate Office issued following various forms of Medical/GPF / LTC etc in Hindi

(i) Leave Application form in Hindi

(ii) GPF Advance [Final] for Engagement/Marriage etc.

(iii) GPF Final withdrawal for Medical Treatment in Hindi.

(iv) LTC Advance in Hindi

(v) GPF Advance (Bi-Lingual).

(vi) Medical Bills Claim in Hindi.

(v) Travelling Allowance Advance

(vi) Festival Advance in Hindi.

06.07.2011:GS writes to

(i) The Sr. GM(Pers.), BSNL CO regarding request for transfer in the cadre of DE Click Here for letter

(ii) Shri R K Upadhyay, CMD BSNL regarding wrong implementation of BSNL Executive Promotion Policy for Group 'B' level Executives in BSNL Click Here for letter

(iii) Shri A K Garg, Director (HR),  BSNL  regarding   anomaly due to accrual of increment of Junior earlier than the senior after fixation of pay in revised pay scale implementation of 2nd PRC Click Here for letter

(iv) The Sr.  GM(Pers), BSNL CO regarding request for transfer in the cadre of SDE(T) Click Here for letter

(v) The PGM(FP), BSNL CO regarding request for transfer in the cadre of Accounts personnel Click Here for letter

(vi) The Sr. GM(Pers.), BSNL CO regarding request for modification in posting order on promotion from JTO(T) to SDE(T) [Ref: Lr No.2-15/2011-Pers.II dated 30.03.2011] Click Here for letter

06.07.2011:GS and President met Sr. GM(Pers.) and discussed :-

 

(a) DPC from SDE(T) to DE Adhoc: We requested to expedite DPC from SDE(T) to DE (Adhoc) by calling ACRs.  Sr GM(Pers) assured to look into the matter. 

 

(b) Cancellation of inter Circle transfer order of executives already served at tenure stations declared by the BSNL CO: We further requested to cancel the inter circle transfer order of the executives, who have already served on tenure stations more than two years, declared by the BSNL CO. Sr. GM(Pers) assured an early decision in this matter.

 

(c) Early holding of Committee Meetings headed by PGM(FP) to discuss the pay anomaly case wherein seniors are drawing less pay than their juniors and to settle AAO,Sr.AO/Sr.SDE pay fixation case by treating post based promotions of DOT period:- Sr. GM(Pers) mentioned that PGM(FP) has been requested to hold the meetings at the earliest. However, he assured early holding of the meetings to submit the committee reports on both the issues.

 

(d) Modification of posting order on promotion  from JTO(T) to SDE(T) : We requested to consider some requests for modification of posting order on promotion  from JTO(T) to SDE(T) on genuine grounds. Sr.GM (Pers) mentioned that at this stage no modifications on posting order can be considered in view of filling up the vacant SDEs(T) posts of deficit/hard tenure Circles. However, he agreed to consider modification only from hard tenure Circle to hard tenure Circle only, if any.    

06.07.2011:GS & President met PGM(FP) and discussed:-

 

(a) DPC from AO to CAO(Adhoc) :- PGM(FP) informed  that a Management Committee Note has been prepared and will be sent to MC in the next week to fill up all vacant STS posts.

 

(b) DPC from CAO to DGM(F) [Left out cases] :- PGM(FP) further mentioned that he himself will speak to the concerned Appellate Authorities to sent speaking order of APR up-gradation at the earliest. 

 

(c) Consideration of request / tenure transfers of JAOs/AOs/CAOs/DGMs(F) :- PGM(FP) mentioned that the pending request/tenure transfer cases of JAOs/AOs/CAOs are under consideration and shortly the transfer orders will be issued.

 

(d) Pay anomaly case - Senior Executives are drawing less pay then their Juniors and Sr. AO/Sr. SDE & PA/PS recovery case:- We requested PGM(FP) to hold Committee Meetings at the earliest since we have already provided feed back on the pay anomaly cases. PGM(FP) assured to hold meetings at the earliest.

06.07.2011:  GS & President met Shri Neeraj Verma, GM(Trg.) and discussed:

 

(a) Online examination for mandatory Trainings- Regarding the problems being faced by the executives during online examination on mandatory training courses. We explained that questions are being asked out of syllabus and even the executives who got post based promotion before Time Bound Promotion are being asked to appear in the online examination. Similarly the executives retiring within two years are also asked to appear in the online examination etc. We also requested to prepare a question bank on the online trainings which will help executives to understand the pattern of the examination. GM(Trg.) mentioned that he will examine the matter wherein the questions are given out of syllabus. Regarding the  executives who got post based promotion before Time Bound Promotion is to be dealt by Pers. Cell and clarified that the executives got Time Bound Promotion within two years period of their retirement need not to appear in the examination but those who got TBP before two years of their retirement are required to appear in the examination. He informed that  the online examination is a successful exercise wherein 84% result is achieved. He also mentioned that as per the demand of our Association already Circles have been authorized to conduct online examination to the nearest offices/Centers instead of distant Training centers.

 

(b)   Summer Training to Engineering Students : We requested to issue instructions to all Circles to make publicity/marketing of BSNL's summer training Course programme for Engineering students by personally visiting the Engineering colleges and giving presentation of training module.  In absence of proper approach and presentation so many engineering students are not taking training from BSNL. GM(Trg.) mentioned that during last year BSNL earned more than Rs.6.0 crores from summer training and this year the target is more.  He assured to look into the matter.        

05.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) BSNL mulls leasing out factories to private companies Click Here for Detail news

(ii) After BSNL, DoT mulls monthly review of MTNL performance Click Here for Detail news

05.07.2011: GS & President met GM (Restructuring) and discussed

 

(a) Change of Designations on Time Bound Promotions: - We expressed our serious concern against non-finalization of Change of Designations on Time Bound Promotions to the Executives. Our association has already submitted views / suggestions in this regard. GM (Restructuring) mentioned that issue has been deliberated in a group of Officers Meeting and on the advice of competent authority the views of Circle Heads were called one year before. Reminders have also been issued in this regard but only three circles have sent their views on this issue. We requested that, since Head of Circles are not showing any concern on this issue, in that case BSNL Corporate Office should finalize the designations on time bound promotions based on the feed back available. GM (Restructuring) assured to discuss the matter again with the competent authority. On our pleading that the designations of un-absorbed ITS officers have been changed from DGM to Addl. GM and GM to Sr. GM even without getting the scale and for that no suggestion / views of Circle Heads were called for. GM (Restructuring) informed that the decision in this regard was taken by Pers. Cell, BSNL CO not by the restructuring Cell.   

 

(b) De-linking of Inter Circle transfers  for those executives, who already served in tenure stations more than two years:- We requested to de-link of Inter Circle transfers  for those executives, who already served in tenure stations more than two years. GM (Restructuring) mentioned that some hard stations of some Circles have been declared tenure stations by BSNL Corporate Office Pers. Cell and Pers. Cell only has to look into the matter.

05.07.2011 : GS & President met Sr. GM (SR) and discussed

 

(a) Unjust and arbitrary transfer order of Shri Rakesh Chopra, SDE, Kullu HP and Branch Secretary of AIBSNLEA of Kullu Branch, HP Circle: - Sr. GM(SR) assured to discuss the matter with CGMT HP Circle to settle the problem.

 

(b) Affairs of Assam Telecom Circle, wherein BSNL employees are on streets to protest against the corrupt practices of Sh. B.N. Singh, GMTD, Bongaigaon Assam Telecom Circle and supported by Sh. N.N. Banerjee, CGMT Assam Circle :- After detailed discussions Sr. GM(SR) assured to discuss the matter with the Competent Authority for an early solution.

05.07.2011:  BSNL Corporate Office issued instructions after decision of Hon'ble CAT, Madras Branch on 24.06.2011 in OA No. 1358/2010   Click Here for letter

04.07.2011: BSNL Cooperate Issued Clarification regarding Encashment of Earned Leave along with Leave Traveling Concession (LTC) for the staff of BSNL (absorbed, directly recruited & un-absorbed employees) without deducting the same from the overall accumulation limit of 300 days  Click Here for letter-

04.07.2011:  Click here for the judgment of Hon'ble CAT Chennai   OA no.1358/2010   regarding JTO to SDE promotion issued on 30.03.2011 (SC/ST roster).

04.07.2011: BSNL NEWS

(i) DoT bats for BSNL, C-DOT & ITI synergy Click Here for Detail news

(ii) DoT mulls monthly review of BSNL performance   Click Here for Detail news

04.07.2011: GS writes to

(a) The Director (HR), BSNL regarding  Option to coming over to II PRC IDA pay scale from the date of Promotion [Ref:  (1) No.1-16/2010-PAT(BSNL) dated 07.05.2010; (2) No.1-37/2010-PAT(BSNL) dated 18.05.2011] Click Here for letter

(b) The Sr.GM (Pers), BSNL CO regarding promotion of JTO to the grade of SDE(T) in BSNL under competitive quota(25%) on the basis of LDCE held on 15.07.2007-case of Ms Margiret Dhimar Infende, JTO(T) Click Here for letter

(c) The PGM(FP), BSNL CO regarding request for transfer in the cadre of Accounts personnel Click Here for letter

(d) Shri A.K. Garg, Director (HR) BSNL  regarding dscrepancies are noted in the answer key of LDCE held on 18.6.2011 for the promotion from JTO(C/E/Arch) to SDE(C/E/Arch) held on 18.06.2011 & 18.06.2011 Click Here for letter 

02.07.2011:  : GS writes -

Letter-1 : Request for transfer in the cadre of SDE(T)

Letter-2 : Request for transfer in the cadre of Accounts personnel

Letter-3 : Request for transfer in the cadre of DE

02.07.2011: BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding retirement on superannuation on 30.06.2011 in respect of (i) SDEs (Telecom)/PS (ii) AFS Executives (iii) Executives of DGM/AGM/DE equivalent grade (iv) BW1 BW2 BW3

01.07.2011: In response to our letter dated AIBSNLEA/CHQ/MOC&IT/2011 dated 13.06.2011, CMD, BSNL submitted a detailed proposal to Secretary (T), DOT, vide its D.O. No. 72-31/2011-BB/Govt Business dated 09.06.2011 to get the telecommunication works required in all Central Government Offices/Central Governement  PSUs. [ Click here for letter]

01.07.2011: GS and FS met Sr.GM(Pers) and discussed:

(a)  DPC from SDE(T) to DE Adhoc : We expressed our serious concern against delay in holding DPC to fill up about 1200 DEs vacant posts. Sr.GM(Pers) mentioned that Hon'ble CAT chennai has quashed the seniority list dated 17.01.2007 of SC/ST candidates which has been upheld by Hon'ble Madras High Court. Against the judgment, efforts are being made to file SLP in the Hon'ble Supreme Court shortly. However calling of APRs of the eligible SDEs to DE Adhoc promotion may be considered to initiate DPC, subject to out come of Hon'ble Apex court direction.

(b)  DPC from DE regular to DGM(Engg): We requested to expedite the DPC from DE regular to DGM(Engg), for filling up of the vacant DGM posts. SrGM(Pers) mentioned that the DPC can be completed only when unanimous opinion comes from all concern. However, he assured to look into the matter.