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04-12-2019

GS writes to Shri P.K. Purwar CMD BSNL regarding  suggestions w.r.t. initiatives needed to be taken in the light of ongoing VRS process                                                                                   <<<Click here for letter>>>

02-12-2019

CS AIBSNLEA Kerala writes to CGMT Kerala to re examination of recovery of over pay on erroneous pay fixation of erstwhile O-JTOs in   the light of the latest corporate office letter No Ltr  No : 3-2/2010/2019/Estt-IV dated 21-11-2019 from BSNL CO  New Delhi

 

Ref:

1.      Ltr  No : 3-2/2010/2019/Estt-IV dated 21-11-2019 from BSNL CO  New Delhi

2.     Ltr.No. HR-III/2-3/JTO(O)Pay fixation/2012/Pt/6 dtd at Trivandrum the 11/10/2012

3.     BSNL Corporate office Lr No.1-06/2016-PAT(BSNL)dtd 01-05-2019 of AGM(Estt-I)

4.     Ltr.No.HR-III/2-5/JTO(O)Pay fixation/2012/Pt.1/70 dtd at Trivandrum the 28/09/2019

5.     BSNL Corporate office  Ltr. No.3-8/2010/2019/Estt-IV dated 14-10-2019

6.     Ltr.No.HR-III/2-5/JTO(O)Pay fixation/2012/Pt II/78 dtd at TVM-33 the 02/11/2019

7.     No-ST-1365/NEPP/2010-17/85  dated TVM 19/08/2016.

8.     Affidavit submitted to CAT Ernakulam for OA No 1022/2012

 

Respected Sir ,

 

The following points are submitted for your kind considerations and  favourable orders .  in response of letter in ref:2 and its recent reminders , representations  have been submitted by Mr.Pushparajan K and AnilKumar S , affected parties,  to this office on 17-09-2019 and 11-09-2019 respectively against overpayment recovery citing PAT order in Ref:3 .   A clarification seeking letter dtd 28-09-2019 , Ref:4,  has been forwarded by Circle office to Corporate. In the reply letter dtd 14/10/2019 , Ref:5,   Corporate Office directed  Kerala Circle to take necessary actions  as per the merit of the case and necessary instructions issued by PAT Branch of BSNL Co Office.

 

   Subsequently a speaking order is issued  by circle office , Ref:6 , unilaterally without seeking any points of clarifications to substantiate the deserved merits claimed by the requesters  .  On receiving the speaking order, one more  representation with 16 relevant documents to prove  the deserved merits in 1st  & 3rd  clauses of PAT order , Ref:3 ,  submitted on 05/11/2019 to Corporate Office through proper channel .  AIBSNLEA CHQ also represented the case to corporate office projecting the favourable merit points to the affected parties against recovery. In response to these requests, Corporate Office directed Kerala Circle to get the case examined and take appropriate action as per extant rules on the subject under intimation to Corporate Office , Ref:1. 

 

            All the affected parties belongs to Group C Class III TTA Cadre as clearly stated without any ambiguity by the same Kerala circle Office in many orders  ( Eg: Ref:7) , ruling and affidavits submitted to various Hon. Courts  ( Eg: Ref:8) . However the 1st point in Page-2 of  the speaking order , Ref:6 , they are agreed for Group C and on the contrary their status is referred as Group B.

 

 Sir, here we would like to bring the point that if they belong  to Group C , they are immune to the recovery as per clause 3 of PAT order in Ref:3 . Or else , definitely they belong to Group B cadre and hence the fixation given to them w.e.f  1-1-2007  is righteous .

 

            Through the 2st point in Page-2 of the speaking order, the deserving eligibility of  classes for the parties viz 2nd and 3rd in the PAT order in Ref:3 are turned down .

 

Sir , Almost all the parties are applied for VRS and hence going to retire within one year. Hence the eligible class 2 of the PAT order in Ref:3 are applicable to them and hence immune to recovery.

 

Sir , the 2nd PRC was implemented from 1-1-2007 and the recovery orders were issued from 11-10-2012 is clearly after 5 years of eligibility  of PRC and resultant fixation   . Hence the eligible class 3 of the PAT order in Ref:3 are applicable to them and hence immune to recovery.

 

            All the above eligible merits of the affected parties for non-recovery of payments were denied on referring different CAT order ended by year 2017 as indicated in the second page of Speaking order despite the repeated directions of Corporate dated 1-5-2019 (Ref:3), 14-10-2019 (Ref:5)  and 21-11-2019 (Ref:1).

 

              In some BAs recovery process for the excess pay is  started from last month onwards . In the light of the above facts and merits submitted, your kind office is humbly requested the re-examine the case as directed by Corporate Office on 21st Nov 2019 viz Ref:1. We further request your kind office to immediately issue necessary directions to BAs to stop   the recovery process started without clear examination of the deserved merits.

<<<Letter to CGMT>>>

30-11-2019
Radhakrishnan Nair

29-11-2019 : CHQ News

Meeting with CMD BSNL, Director (HR) and PGM (Pers.) were also present:

Today GS and AGS (Fin) met CMD BSNL along with GS SNEA and discussed the following:-

 

A) DE to DGM (T) promotion: The DPC work was initiated yesterday itself but the file approval was not received from CMD for formal DPC. So we met CMD in the morning itself. As per the assurance given to us, the promotion orders are expected by today evening to facilitate the DEs to join as DGM before their retirement on 30.11.2019.

CMD informed a fresh development in the yesterday’s meeting of the Parliamentary Committee in which Law Secretary, Telecom Secretary, CMD and Member (Services) were called by the Parliamentary Committee. The agenda was not properly following the roaster point in reservation in AO to CAO promotion. To our surprise, an unstructured query of the Chairman regarding DE to DGM promotion was raised for which Secretary (Telecom) replied that the DGM promotion will be considered only after the restructuring of BSNL and it is recorded. According to CMD, the reply was given by the Secretary (T) without consulting BSNL.

It is learnt that some SC/ST members approached the Parliamentary Committee complaining about the non issuance of DGM (T) promotion orders but in fact it has stopped the promotion for all, for the time being. CMD assured that he will discuss the matter with Secretary (T) next week and explain to him that the reservation is not applicable in JAG/DGM promotion and all the eligible DEs are getting covered, thereafter it will be explained to the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee before issuing the DGM (T) promotion orders.

Meanwhile, we are also trying to meet Secretary (T) and Chairman Parliamentary Committee to explain the facts and getting the promotion orders issued early.

B) Restructuring of BSNL: We had brief discussion on the matter and demanded that being the major Stake Holders of the Company, the matter should be discussed with the Associations and Unions. The well experienced BSNL Executives are to be utilised at DE and DGM equivalent level and dependency on officers on deputation should be minimum. CMD agreed to our suggestions and posting will be arranged as per the DELs as well as Revenue. There is no justification for GMs below 20,000 to 30,000 DELs, CMD informed us. The Committee report also will be shared with us so that we can place our suggestions/views on the matter. He also mentioned that the Management will arrange a meeting with the Consultant M/s Deolittee, engaged by BSNL for restructuring. CMD assured that a detailed discussion with the Associations will be arranged after 06.12.2019. 

C) Salary disbursement for October 2019: CMD informed that the salary for the month of October 2019 could not be disbursed today as planned earlier due to some urgent repayment of Bank Interest (Rs 200 Cr) and about 250 Cr shortage is there today. It may take another 4-5 working days to collect the amount for making the salary disbursement.

D) AO to CAO Promotion: We requested for consideration of allowing about 70 AOs, who have already been promoted as CAO but could not join due to transfer to other Circle and subsequent ‘Status Quo’ case at Hon’ble CAT Chandigarh. We requested CMD BSNL for consideration of allowing to AOs promoted as CAOs to join ‘as is where is’ basis before relieving them on VRS on 31.01.2020. CMD BSNL positively responded and assured that BSNL will file an urgent MA in Hon’ble CAT/ High Court Chandigarh to get the stay vacated.

E) Requirement of Mandatory Training under EPP: We have requested CMD BSNL to issue clarification for giving exemption from the Mandatory Training/Exam in respect of VRS Optees as assured by him in the meeting with AIBSNLEA held on 19.11.2019 and as per our letter dated 13.11.2019. Director (HR) mentioned that the instructions contained in the BSNL CO letter dated 23.01.2013 is applicable to those who are go on VR as per the existing rules but not applicable to those who are going on VRS-2019 scheme. Hence, Management is of the opinion that there is no need to go for training/exam for those who are going on VRS on 31.01.2020 and not completed the required 2 years time. However, we pleaded that most of the CCAs are raising objections for the withdrawal of increments for not fulfilling the instructions of EPP regarding the training/exam and requested CMD to issue necessary clarification in this regard to avoid any financial loss to VRS optees

<<<Click here for GS letter dated 13.11.2019>>>

 

22-11-2019

CS and CVP met CGMT Kerala and discussed the following

Post VRS scenario in Kerala Circle:

 

We expressed the panicky situation being developed in exchanges/Outdoor / Transmission maintenance / FTTH maintenance etc area wherein mass VRS is reported .We enquired about the preparatory works planned to meet the post VRS manpower deployment. He replied that after a brainstorming session, a feedback is given to corporate office as demanded by CO and waiting for the directions. He reminded of the possible staff redeployment in the post VRS time.

 

We suggested to outsource customer the customer access layer to BSNL in CFA/CM/EB etc on revenue sharing basis with strict supervision of BSNL employees to meet the acute staff shortage and to maintain BSNL services  .    Land line & FTTH maintenance and NPC/NBB provisioning may be outsourced division wise on revenue share basis. OFC Network- Station to station maintenance may be outsourced like private operators do. Systems shall solely be managed by BSNL. GSM- Infra maintenance may be outsourced. Media and systems shall  solely be managed by BSNL. Power plant, battery, E/As , A/Cs  and all other infra maintenance except MDF may also be outsourced for round the clock maintenance. FRS control may be done by BSNL at divisional head quarters.  All the low revenue earning plans like Sulabh, Aseem etc may be withdrawn prior to outsourcing.  

 

A talented pool may be called for from among the talented VRS opted employees expertise in Transmission/Switching/Network maintenance/Marketing/Out Door maintenance/Accounting  etc and who are ready to help the respective services on need base for some period of time voluntarily  for the smooth transition of BSNL to prosperity. The volunteered employees may be honored appropriately for the unsolicited support they have rendered for the revival of BSNL.

 

Some other suggestions from the side of AIBSNLEA :

 

Utilisation of Real Estate Assets

 

Conduct a Project Study to review the actual workspace required in each BSNL Offices including Administrative buildings, Exchanges, Customer Care Centers, etc. The Project study should aim at optimum utilization of space by BSNL staff and free-up vacant spaces for letting out to other Govt Departments or Private Parties.

 

Classify BSNL Properties into ‘Prime’ & ‘Non-Prime’ based on the location of the premises and demand of space. In the prime locations, maximum space has to be created for letting out maximising the revenue of BSNL.

 

Vacant spaces can be rented out to start-up companies who are looking for space at a concessional rate and request them to use BSNL products for their work purpose with minimum guaranteed income. MoU can be entered with such tenant customers which will be mutually beneficial for both the parties. The vacant land in many areas (eg in RTTC Kaimanam @ 28 Acres of Land ) which is near prime locations can be monitored suitably at least by renting out  .

 

Renting Out of BSNL IQ/Holiday Homes/Quarters through Online Channels/BSNL APP

 

BSNL having IQ or Holiday Homes in almost all cities/towns are being  used mainly by BSNL staff & their family members. The condition of almost all IQs, except a few, are in a inferior condition. Now online channels such as OYO, FABHOTELs, etc are selling room spaces without owning any of the hotels. Such a business model can be considered for renting out our IQs/Holiday Homes/Empty Quarters to outside public on a revenue share basis. In order to do that some basic minimum requirements would have to be made available in each of the rooms. A specific number of rooms can be reserved for the official purpose and the remaining rooms can be rented out earning a substantial income from the vacant rooms. MY BSNL APP as well as BSNL social media platforms can be used to popularise this initiative.

 

Using BSNL Customer Care Centres as Facilitation Centre for providing other Services too

Work Spaces/Desks can be provided to other Govt companies/bodies at BSNL Customer Care centres with vacant space to provide their services. As BSNL is considered for Aadhaar Enrolment Centres, common public will visit BSNL premises more regularly. Other Govt agencies can be persuaded to open Help Desks/Service Facilitation centres at our Customer Service Centres. Monthly/Annual rent shall be collected for each work space. (For eg Friends Jana Sevana Kendram like services can be promoted from our CSCs)

 

 Workshop for VRS all along Circle by Sr.Officers including CGMT Kerala

 

We expressed surprise on the way of conduction of the workshop for educating employees to shutting out of BSNL . We expressed the feeling that employees in  field units were desperately wanted for acquaintance  with new systems like BB/BB-Multy play /3G /FTTH etc while implemented in BSNL to understand  the new ecologies for the effective marketing  to earn more revenue  , by that time the senior officers where nowhere in field . Had the alacrity showcased by the Sr officers now been shown during such field need conditions , BSNL would have prospered already . CGMT replied that the workshops were conducted on the strict guidance of corporate office.

We suggested that , now, it is the moral responsibility of Sr.Officers to conduct many workshops in the post VRS scenario also to equip the remaining employees to turn around BSNL to prosperity . CGMT assured to do so.

 

Relieving of JTO, SDE and DE cadre officers : 

We requested to relieve the officials in ERP as circle office has done already immediately whose transfer orders   were   issued but not relieved  yet due to short of substitute. Some of the JTOs are ordered for transfer before 3 months are waiting  for relieving . CGMT assured to do it without delay along with post VRS staff deployment. Further he directed to give the details to GM(A/HR)

 

Later we met GM(A/HR) and gave the details of executives waiting long for relieve. He assured to take steps to relieve them . He mentioned that those who are under orders of transfer to Kollam  BA from TVM BA on long stay and not joined so far even after issued transfer orders twice may be relieved to Pathanamthitta BA as acute shortage is developed in PTA due to mass VRS .

 

Meeting with GM(Finance )

CS , CVP and DFS TVM CO branch met GM(F) and discussed the post VRS scenario in accounts/Finance verticals . Madam explained the proposals submitted to Corporate office. Regarding the pending E2-E3 financial up gradations, she explained VCs are being received and DPC would be conducted positively in December -2019 itself. 

 

15-11-2019

AUAB defers the Relay Hunger Fast from 20th to 22nd November:

Director (HR) called a meeting of the AUAB leaders, yesterday morning at 10.00 am. In the meeting, Management, especially Director (HR) response was very positive on the burning issues like salary payment, wages of contract workers, remittance of recoveries, clarifications of VRS related issues, EB/rental payment and discussion on the road map for the maintenance activities in post VRS scenario.

 

During the discussion Director, assured that salary will be paid by the month end and efforts are going on. The collection is now kept aside for salary purpose. After last month salary payment, BSNL was made 800 Cr payment towards statutory dues in addition to some payments on rentals, EB, labour etc. Discussion will further be held with AUAB on 26.11.2019, 6 pm (as per the convenience of AUAB) regarding the future Road map.

 

The important clarifications sought by the employees already referred to DoT and Govt will clarify those points. Director (HR) personally taking up the matter with DoT, on 18.11.2019. AUAB demanded that in case clarification is not reached in time, the date is to be extended from 03.12.2019 in order to have an informed choice for the employees.

 

Considering the seriousness shown by the management to address the employees concerns and involve the stake holders for serious discussions for finalizing the future road map, AUAB decided to defer the Relay Hunger Fast from 20.11.2019 for the time being. 

 

15-11-2019

AUAB serves upon a notice of Relay Hunger Fast on 20'" to 22"" November, 2019 at BSNL CO, Circle and SSA HQs:

 

AUAB has served upon a notice to the Secretary (T), DoT and CMD, BSNL regarding Relay Hunger Fast on 20'" to 22"" November, 2019 at BSNL CO, Circle and SSA HQs with the following Charter of Demand:

 

1. Immediate Payment of Salary by BSNL/DoT, remittance of recoveries, payment of wages to contract/casual workers, payment of electricity and rental charges.

2. Spell out the road map for maintaining BSNL services in post VRS scenario, proposed restructuring plan and immediate launching of 4G Services.

3. Immediate clarifications on the VRS-2019 regarding i) Pay Revision, ii) Pension Revision, iii) Commutation of Pension and iv) Gratuity sought by AUAB, well before the closing date of option for VRS.

4. Extend 100% of IDA (119.5%) neutralization till the Implementation of 3rd PRC.

5. De-linking of Pension Revision from the Pay Revision of working employees and 30% Superannuation benefits to BSNL directly recruited employees.

6. No Reduction of Retirement Age from 60 to 58 honouring the agreement at the time of formation of BSNL.

<<<Click here for the notice>

 

14.11.2019 : CHQ News

GS Writes to Shri Anshu Prakash Secretary (T) and Shri P.K. Purwar CMD BSNL regarding urgent Clarification  required on  some points  relating to VRS -2019 <<<Click here for the letter>

 

DOP&T, PESB, selects today Shri Sushil Kumar Mishra, CGM BSNL, Karnataka Circle for the post of Director (CM) BSNL Board. AIBSNLEA Congratulates Shri Sushil Kumar Mishra ji for his selection.

 

Meeting of CHQ Office Bearers, CHQ Advisers, Circle Secretaries and Circle Presidents:

DEAR COMERADES !

AIBSNLEA CHQ Office Bearers, CHQ Advisers, Circle Secretaries and Circle Presidents meeting is scheduled to be conducted on 13th December 2019 and 14th December 2019 at

“HOTEL    REGENT    INTERCONTINENTAL”   NEW DELHI.

All the CHQ Office Bearers, CHQ Advisers, CSs and CPs are requested to book their tickets in advance so as to attend the meeting in time. Separate Notification in this regard will be issued shortly.

08.11.2019

The annual GB and send off function of Thrissur BA has been enthusiastically carried out today evening in the Club Hall . DS Com. Aniesh Antony welcomed all the participants , The meeting was chaired by DP Com.Arun . CS Com.Shaji , CFS Com.Biju Gopal , CWC member Com.Shaji AC etc attended the meeting . A befitting send off has been given to all retired comrades including Com. Krishnan KR , DGM . The meeting has been anchored by Com.Sukumaran CAO . CS well explained to the house about the proposed revival plan including VRS to turn around BSNL. CS also narrated the role of remaining officers left after VRS implementation  in BSNL for the speedy revival process of our BSNL . Com.Ajithkumar proposed vote of thanks .

Thrissur 08-11-2019

08.11.2019 :CHQ News

AUAB LEADERS MET CMD, BSNL   on 07.11.2019.

As per the decision of the AUAB meeting held on 06.11.2019, Leaders of the AUAB met Shri P.K. Purwar, CMD BSNL, yesterday the 07.11.2019. Com.S.Sivakumar, GS, AIBSNLEA along with the General Secretaries / representatives of  BSNLEU, NFTE, SNEA,  FNTO, BSNL MS, SNATTA, ATM BSNL and BSNLOA, participated in this meeting. From the Management Side, Shri Arvind Vadnerkar, Director (HR), was also present. In the meeting, the AUAB representatives demanded that BSNL should start it’s 4G service without any delay. They pointed out that there was every possibility of Vodafone leaving it’s India business. In such an eventuality, BSNL should be in a better position to rope in a sizeable customers from Vodafone, demanded the AUAB. They also demanded that prompt steps should be taken to provide FTTH connections on demand. It was also pointed out by the AUAB Leaders that the Company should be in a position to cope with the workload which is likely to arise after the implementation of VRS

 

CMD explained that due to Financial constraints and up gradation of  the existing 3G equipments after the finalization of Tender only 4G can be launched . He further mentioned that the Committee has submitted the report for the finalization of Tender and BSNL Management is planning to roll out of 4G at lease 12000 to 15000 sites in the month of March 2020.

 

CMD has not given any response about the other issues. The AUAB representatives strongly urged upon the CMD BSNL for the immediate payment of salary for the month of October, 2019, as well as early remittance of the recoveries made since May, 2019, to the concerned organisations. To this, the CMD BSNL said that he could not give any assurance on these issues. After this meeting, the AUAB Leaders discussed and decided to hold the next  AUAB meeting on 14-11-2019 to discuss about the future course of action.

 

BSNL Corporate Office issues instructions for implementation of VRS

<<<Click here for the compilations of the instructions issued today >>

<<<Click here for the Pension Papers >>

 

07.11.2019 :CHQ News

Status of Fixation of Pay under FR 22(1)(a)(i) Case in respect of Officiating JTOs in PCAT New Delhi: 

The Pay Fixation case under FR 22(1)(a)(i) in respect of Officiating JTOs vide OA No. 100/892/2016 filed by AIBSNLEA Vs BSNL in PCAT New Delhi was listed for Hearing as item No. 71 on   06.11.2019. The same could not heard   due to paucity time and adjourned for Next Hearing on 29.01.2020.  General Secretary and AFS/CHQ Com. Pushparajan (Kerala) attended the Principal CAT New Delhi on behalf of AIBSNLEA. General Secretary has taken steps to file Misc Application to pre- pone the same for early settlement of the case. 

 

Establishment Branch, BSNL CO, New Delhi  issued Frequently Asked Questions of BSNL Voluntary Retirement Scheme-2019.

<<<Click here for the letter>

06.11.2019 :CHQ News

AUAB Meeting held at BSNL MS office today: 

AUAB Meeting held at BSNL MS office New Delhi today at 11.00 Hrs. On behalf of AIBSNLEA Com. GS and Chairman attended the meeting. For the Minutes of the Meeting please click below:

<<<Click here for the Minutes>

04.11.2019 
BSNL notifies VRS-2019 and circulates the guidelines
<<<Click here for the Notification>>
 <<<Click here for the Annexure-I & II>

04.11.2019 :CHQ News

Meeting with Hon’ble MOC & IT today regarding BSNL Revival Plan- VRS to Employees:

Representatives of All Associations and Unions of BSNL met Honble Minister of Communications & IT Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Ji today in Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi. Honble MOC & IT apprised about the Revival Plan of BSNL approved by the Union Cabinet on 23.10.2019. Secretary (T), Jt. Secretary (Admin), DDG (PM), Director (HR) BSNL Board and GM (SR) BSNL CO were present in the meeting. On behalf of AIBSNLEA, Com. S.Sivakumar, GS and Com. Rajpal Sharma, AGS attended the meeting.

 

At the outset, Com. GS and AGS presented a Bouquet to Honble MOC & IT on behalf of AIBSNLEA and greeted him, Honble Prime Minister, Honble Home Minister, Secretary (T), CMD BSNL and DoT & BSNL Team for the herculean efforts taken for getting approval of the Revival Package by the Union Cabinet.  

 

Honble MOC & IT explained in detail about the revival package of BSNL. He mentioned that earlier, when I was MOC, the BSNL was making profit/ operating profit, but after that it is surprising for me that BSNL getting continuous losses for which I felt much bad and I want to turn around the BSNL thats why I have tried my best. He further mentioned that-

 

Ø    I am able to get convinced the Honble Prime Minister and the Home Minister that BSNL is the Strategic Sector and the presence of one Govt. PSU is very much necessary for fair competition in the Market.

Ø    It is the first time in the History to offer such a huge package for revival to any incipient sick/ sick/ non-viable PSU.

Ø    I have got full faith on BSNL and its employees and I hope that BSNL can be turn around and regain its original pristine glory through the sincere efforts of the BSNL employees. The revival plan should be implemented in its true spirit. VRS to employees is also an important issue as BSNL cannot run with the present work force of 1.50 lakh employees. 

Ø    I wish for the growth of the BSNL and Govt. is with you and support fully if sincere efforts are seen for turnaround of the BSNL.

Ø    BSNL may start its Assets/ Land Monetization and I will make it clear that the amount so received will be used in the growth of BSNL only.

Ø    To revive the BSNL, the VRS to employees is also a good tool and it is very liberal VRS package from the Govt. side which is never offered to any PSU in India.

Ø    The revival is depends upon the successful implementation of the VRS. Accountability will be fixed from the top side, if the revival plan is not implemented in true spirit.

 

On behalf of AIBSNLEA, we handed over the Memorandum to the Honble MOC & IT. GS AIBSNLEA urged upon for the merger of IDA of 119.5% (100% Neutralization) with the Basic Pay as on 01.01.2017 since there is precedence in the year 2004. In addition to that, AUAB and other Leaders of the Unions and Associations presented following suggestions:

1.  VRS option has to be given by the employees voluntarily but not forcefully.

2.  Roll out of retirement age from 60 to 58 years is in the agenda of the Govt. or not is to be spelled out.

3.  Whole amount of the Ex-Gratia has to be exempted from Income Tax.

4.  Excess amount of Pension Contribution paid to DOT has to be refunded immediately.

5.  Deputation Policy of BSNL has to be reviewed immediately.

6.  4G services has to be launched immediately by the BSNL since more than 50,000 3G/4G compatible equipment are available in the field units as there is heavy demand among the customers.

7.  Permission may be granted to retain the BSNL quarters by the VRS optees.

 

The Press Briefing of the Honble MOC &IT has been reiterated by him with a loud and clear message that BSNL will not be sold out to any Third Party, Disinvested or Closed since BSNL is having Strategic importance. 

 

Honble MOC directed DoT/BSNL Management to clear all the doubts of the employees about the VRS in a transparent manner and address the issues at an appropriate level. Finally Honble MOC appealed all the Unions and Association Leaders to motivate the employees for the successful implementation of Revival and VRS Package.

 

Honble Minister also appealed to improve the quality of the Services to the satisfaction of the Customers and make the BSNL a top Professional Company. It is specifically mentioned by Honble MOC & IT that if BSNL improve its services with the Professionalism then Govt. will also cooperate to prefer BSNLs connections in other Govt. Sectors since BSNL has already been had a very good rapport/ goodwill with the Public and the Govt. Sectors. Hence, it can be achieved by doing hard work and collective efforts starts with new energy, fresh initiatives with full devotion by the BSNL Management as well as the BSNL Employees. I will be very happy to see the BSNL in the Market with its effective presence.

 

All the Unions and Associations Leaders reciprocated positively and assured their fullest support and cooperation for the successful implementation of the Revival and VRS Package.     

<<<<Click here for glimpses 1>>> <<<<Click here for glimpses 2>>> <<<<Click here for glimpses 3>>>                 

31.10.2019 :CHQ News

Office Memorandum released by DoT in respect of revival of BSNL & MTNL as per the Union Cabinet Approval<<<Click here for letter>>

 

 

GS writes to CMD BSNL regarding:

Requesting for filling up all the vacant posts through CPCs before the implementation of the proposed VR Scheme and before any Notification of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy on the prospective date to avoid humiliation of Sr. Executives and scope of litigations as any ad-hoc promotion through non-post based time bound promotion without implementation of SC/ST roster will be against the DOP&T guidelines.  <<<Click here for GS letter>>

In this regard, AIBSNLEA has already submitted its views/ suggestions/ concerns to CMD BSNL vide letter dated 03.11.2017 and 15.11.2017.

<<<Click here for letter date 03.11.2017 >> <<<Click here for letter date 15.11.2017 >>

 

GS replied Com. Sebastin K., GS SNEA in response to his request to join and support the agitation programs from 04.11.2019. GS has mentioned the views and concerns of AIBSNLEA that all the vacant Group “B” and STS level posts should be filled up through CPCs/ LDCE before implementation of any New Policy on CPSU Hierarchy and any deviation from the Khan Committee recommendations is not acceptable to AIBSNLEA for the better career progression of the executives, wherein GS SNEA was also an important constituent and played a vital role in preparing the khan Committee recommendations. <<<Click here for reply to SNEA>>  

30-10-2019

Krishnan Sir Retirement

25-10-2019

CS , CHQ AFS , DS TVM and DS CO met GM(A/HR) Shri R Sathesh and requested to consider the requests of those executives under order of transfer to other BAs on long stay that they may be permitted to stay back till 31st of March 2020 , till the completion of academic year,  as the concession was extended to some of them. Moreover executives above 50 are waiting for their VRS . Some BA like Kottayam already instructed to relieve on 31st October 2019.  GM was very positive to the  request  and assured to consider the request.

 

We have further requested to consider the pending transfer requests . GM assured to consider the requests shortly

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