18-08-2017 : CHQ News
Message from Smt. Sujata T. Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board to CWC AIBSNLEA
Smt. Sujata T. Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board has sent a message to CWC of AIBSNLEA conveying her best wishes for its grand success. In her message Director (HR) has categorically mentioned that "With your valued contribution and efforts company has been back on the path of recovery. As regards the Pay Revision on the basis of 3rd PRC, CMD has assured that Management will take all sincere efforts to make it happen for our company. I take this opportunity to call upon you all the forger differences among ourselves and work in harmony. Also we should resolve to give our best in serving the customers and make BSNL a fully profitable company." <<<Click here for the message>>>
CPSU Cadre hierarchy implementation in BSNL
In the meeting held with PGM (Pers.) on 17.08.2017, it was informed that the draft proposal on CPSU cadre hierarchy was discussed with CMD BSNL in the presence of Director (HR) wherein CMD BSNL has advised to make the provisions of time bound promotions on functional basis up to DE level and post based promotions JAG onwards. Accordingly, the draft proposal will now be modified. As reported earlier by AIBSNLEA that PGM (Pers.) in consultation with the so called majority association diluted the CPSU cadre hierarchy proposal by limiting time bound promotions up to the level of SDE/AO on functional basis and DE/CAO onwards level, post based promotions only. AIBSNLEA opposed this proposal to PGM (Pers.), Director (HR) and CMD BSNL and demanded to implement Khan Committee report in “True Spirit”. CMD BSNL appreciated our concern and now after PGM (Pers.)’s presentation, he directed PGM (Pers.) to modify the proposal up to STS level non-post based time bound promotions.
The so called majority association is now congratulating for a major breakthrough whereas they tried to sabotage the Khan Committee report by limiting non-post based promotions up to SDE level. AIBSNLEA’s timely efforts only could stop the ulterior motive of the so called majority association sabotaging the Khan Committee report. AIBSNLEA will ensure true implementation of the Khan Committee report of CPSU cadre hierarchy. PGM (Pers.) also mentioned that CMD BSNL has desired to fill-up all vacant posts of Gr. A and Gr. B before implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy. AIBSNLEA is also demanding this only.
Inauguration of “BSNL Mobil & Wallet” by Shri Manoj Sinha Ji, Hon’ble MOSC (I/C):
Hon’ble MoSC (I/C) Shri Manoh Sinha Ji inaugurated the BSNL Mobil & Wallet of BSNL and Mobikwik yesterday on 17.08.2017 wherein CMD, BSNL in his address apprised the benefit of “BSNL MOBILE WALLET” to the users and to encourage cashless transactions as the part of digital India. CMD BSNL also informed in the presence of Hon’ble MoSC (I/C) regarding 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL that Hon’ble MoSC (I/C) is in favour or 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL and mostly, we will get good news in this regard. CMD BSNL, while addressing the open session of AIBSNLEA CWC meet at Trivandrum held on 11.08.2017 through video conferencing, also assured for Pay revision of BSNL employees. Hon’ble MoSC (I/C) in his speech neither denounce the announcement of CMD BSNL nor gave any assurance immediately.
Hon.CMD BSNL Shri Anupam Srevasthava Ji addressing the Open Session on 11-08-2017 in the 2nd CWC of AIBSNLEA at RTTC Trivandrum on 11 & 12-08-2017.
Dear comrades and well wishers of AIBSNLEA ,
We extend sincere thanks to one and all for the exceptionally successful completion of 2nd CWC of AIBSNLEA at RTTC Trivandrum on 11 & 12-08-2017.
Special Thanks to CMD BSNL Shri Anupam Srevasthava Ji , Dir(HR/Fin) Smt. Sujata Ray ( Message of madam in four pages are read out by GM(SR), Corporate Office) , dynamic CGMT Kerala Dr. PT Mathew , renowned GM(SR)-Corporate Office Shri. AM Guptha , GM(Restructuring) - Corporate Office Shri.Ashuthosh gupta , PGMT TVM Shri.S Thampi , PGM F Shri.KK Vel , GM (EB S&M CM) Dr. Jyothisankar , GM(Admin/HR) Shri. Robin Poddar , GM(NWO/NWP-CM) Shri.Sathyamurthy , GM(L&B) Shri. Sanjay Kumar, DGM(A) Shri. Satheesh R for their support and Participation.
Chairman , Convenor, various coordinators and their team members for the smooth conduction of CWC are also appreciated wholeheartedly
Chairman : Com. Shyamkumar DGM(Fin) & Convenor : Com.Rajan , DS TVM
1. Reception committee coordinator: Com.RadhaKrishnan Nair CAO :
2. Transport Committee coordinator: Com. Manoj Viswanath SDE Civil :
3. Accommodation Committee coordinator : Com.Pushparajan JTO :
4. Office/Cultural Committee coordinator: Com.Udayakumar AGM
5. Food Committee coordinator: Com.Binu SDE
6. Finance Committee Coordinators : Com. Suresh DGM(ERP) Cir Off & Com.Biju Gopal CFS
Lastly we extend sincere thanks to the Personification of AIBSNLEA & GS Com.Prahlad Rai & his CHQ team in giving us an opportunity to conduct CWC in Kerala.
For AIBSNLEA Kerala
2nd CWC Succesfully completed with National Anthem and lowering of AIBSNLEA Flag
Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD, BSNL addressing AIBSNLEA Open Session through Video Conference
11-08-2017 : CHQ News
Central Working Committee meeting of AIBSNLEA - OPEN SESSION
The Open Session of the CWC meet was started as schedule with the august presence of Dr. P.T. Mathew, CGMT Kerala Circle as the Chief Guest and Shri A.M. Gupta, GM (SR), BSNL CO, Shri Ashutosh Gupta, GM (Restructuring), BSNL CO New Delhi, Shri S. Jyothi Shankar, GM (EB/S&M), Kerala Circle, Shri SS Thampi, PGMTD, BSNL, Trivandrum, Shri K.K. Vel, PGM (Finance), Kerala Circle, Shri Amit Gupta, AGS, AIBSNLRWA CHQ, Shri Manoj Singh, GS AITEEA as the special guests of the function.
All the dignitaries on the dais were welcomed and felicitated.
Open Session was inaugurated by lightening of traditional lamp after a devotional song of Ganesha Vandanam..
Com. V. Shaji, Circle Secretary, AIBSNLEA, Kerala : Welcomed the Chief Guest, Guest of Honours, special invitees and all the other dignitaries on the dais and all the CWC members, Circle Presidents, Circle Secretaries and all the members present. All the dignitaries on dais were felicitated by presenting Bouquets. Com. Shaji in his welcome mentioned that the CWC is being held at a crucial juncture and AIBSNLEA and its members are confident to achieve the targets assigned by the CMD and will make BSNL as number one operator. He mentioned that under the leadership of Dr. P T Mathew, CGMT Kerala Circle will reach its height.
Com. S Sivakumar, President, AIBSNLEA CHQ: in his welcome address mentioned that the CWC is being held at the time when BSNL staff is facing the challenge of 3rd PRC implementation. He mentioned that after the demonetization and entry by Reliance Jio, the revenue of BSNL is coming down day by day. He appreciated the Kerala Circle management and comrades for its achievement of profit. He has also mentioned about various methods adopted by BSNL in increasing the revenue. BSNL is providing the service to the nation on behalf of the Govt. and hence, Govt. is bound to take care of the BSNL requirements. He has also briefed about the actions taken by the Association and BSNL management towards the 3rd PRC implementation. He also demanded that the AIBSNLEA office bearers should be extended with 20 days special leave as per the provisions of the DoP & T and DoT guidelines on the subject. On behalf of the association, he has assured the BSNL management to extend full support and co-operation in increasing the revenue.
Dr. P T Mathew, CGMT, BSNL, Kerala Circle, Hon. Chief Guest: in his address has mentioned that the AIBSNLEA has great leaders and with the approach of AIBSNLEA BSNL Kerala will grow much more. Kerala BSNL circle has achieved more and more profit year by year with 23% profit in the last year. You have the right to work and the result will automatically come. He made the example of Geeta Advise by Lord Krishna to Arjun in the Mahabharatha. "No" is not there in the dictionary of Kerala BSNL. He mention that Bill Gate the richest person to provide the internet and broadband connection to each and every house is the long term vision of Kerala. To provide broadband connection to each and every landline customer is the short term vision. The work towards the same has already started and this is the secret of success of Kerala. In the mobile sector, each and every person is provided with GSM connection with a 10% growth in the last year. The target is to give 10 connections per employee in a month which can increase the revenue. Going to the institution, giving power point presentation with details of plans and by the efforts of 30 people, 1400 connections were provided to an institute within 3-4 hours of time. He remembered the words of Mother Teressa. “what I cannot do, you can do and what you can’t do I can do, but when we do together everything can be done”. He has also mentioned above various actions and methods adopted to capture the market and increase the growth of connections. He mentioned that the age is not a bar for each one of us and stated the example of Shri E Sreedharan Metro Men at the age of 85. It is only the mind set and the excellence is the continuous process and not an accident. The goal is making the BSNL profitable and with the commitment, we can achieve the same and wished the conference a grand success.
Com. Prahlad Rai, GS AIBSNLEA in his address mentioned that Kerala Circle is the most profit making circle of BSNL and congratulated the entire team of executives and non- executives of Kerala circle of BSNL. He on his personal behalf and on behalf of the AIBSNLEA has expressed his appreciation for the achievement and commitment. The network coverage and data communication is excellent, where there is not even a single call drop. He mentioned that when Kerala Circle can achieve such huge profit with quality of service, all other circles can also definitely achieve the profit and efforts are to be taken with commitment like Kerala comrades. He also briefed about the formation of the AIBSNLEA, its achievements for the last so-many years. The rolls played by the AIBSNLEA in the financial viability of BSNL. <<<Click here for the Key Note Address of GS>>>>
Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD, BSNL (through Video Conference) thanked he mentioned that the strength of the BSNL is the executives and non-executives. There are positive signs of improvement. BSNL was number 1 once and due to various reasons, its positions had come down. All the new technologies like NOFN, etc is helping BSNL to improve. All of you are making party of the organization and be a part of the BSNL revival. With such a aggressive market and competition, the market share of BSNL as gone up. He also told that the revenue from operation has been increased. Please stay together and work hard to increase the revenue of BSNL. There are virtual turn around going on in the organization. He congratulated the profit making circles, like Kerala, Maharashtra and Odissa, etc. He mentioned that the journey has to be continue and the responsibility shown by the AIBSNLEA in reviving the BSNL is commendable and appreciable. As regards 3rd PRC, we are working together and the Hon. MoC is also in favour of the BSNL and implement the 3rd PRC. He also stated that the Hon. MoC is of the opinion that the efforts and hard work should continue and ensure that the turn around continue. He mentioned that BSNL should get 3rdPRC and urged every one to take the responsibility of the journey. He also mentioned that GST implementation has also taken place and all the processed needs to be made accordingly to take care of the GST. He also mentioned that Finance wing of Corporate office in consultation with Circle IFA, the cash flow problems will be resolved and the problem will be eased out. He mentioned that this is the time to remain unite and make the BSNL over above every and continue to process of revival. He thanked everyone and expected that the gathering will take many decisions which will benefit in the turn around of BSNL. He mentioned that he missed the mammoth gathering and apologized for not making it personally to attend the session due to his busy schedule and appointment with various Ministers. <<<Click here for the Address of CMD, BSNL>>>>
Com. Amit Gupta, AGS, AIRBSNLEWA: He mentioned that as on today, there are around 2 lakh pensions those who retired after formation of BSNL. The pension for the pensioners are paid by the DoT, whereas the medical facilities are given by the BSNL. There are no one to help the issues of pensions, there is no one to listen to their problems. When people talk about 3rd PRC, there are many pensioners who has so far not got the 2nd PRC benefit, 78.2 % fitment, etc. There are no records, in Kerala alone more than 3000 cases are pending. He mentioned that as per the information received from DoT under RTI, the pension revision of DoT pensioners will be done only if BSNL employees get 3rd PRC benefit. He personally requested the GM (SR), to take care of the Pensioners’ issue.
Com. Manoj Singh, G.S. AITEEA, CHQ: The motivation in joining the BSNL is pay and promotion. The extended pay scale issue is pending for many years which is related to 2nd PRC, till the time when we expect the implementation of 3rd PRC. It is quite surprising that for one cadre there are three different pay scales. He mentioned that through the Kerala circle has achieved best services, it is not the case in other parts of the country. He mentioned about various HR issues pending for more than so many years. He mentioned that the concern of the management towards the 3rd PRC is appreciable.
Dr. Jyothi Shankar, GM (EB/S&M CM), BSNL, Trivandrum, Guest of Honour: He has mentioned about the areas where he has worked and during his tenure in Trivandrum, it was awarded as the best Telecom. District. He mentioned about the activities of Kerala Circle, which is instrumental in earning profit. He mentioned that he expects the leadership of AIBSNLEA and AITEEA should ensure that a situation is created in BSNL that employees are benefitted with 3rd PRC.
Shri S S Thampi, PGMTD, Guest of Honour: He mentioned that the 3rd PRC is the burning issue for each and every one of you and is confident that the leadership of the Association will take its efforts. He mentioned that as officers, there are limitations and associations and unions are having freedom. He requested to address the route cause of the problem. He suggested to convince the political masters which will help every one of us to get the 3rd PRC. He mentioned about various methods which can be adopted in marketing and increasing the profit.
Shri Ashuthosh Gupta, GM (Restructuring), BSNL Corporate Office, Guest of Honour: in his speech mentioned that the HR plan is in the final stage and the approval of the BSNL board is awaited. As regards the issue of amendment of CDA rules, he has mentioned that there is a provision to review the performance after attaining the age of 55 which is available in CDA rule and made applicable in all the Govt. Departments. Hence, the same is being implemented in all the PSUs and hence, the same is incorporated in the CDA rules. There are clear cut guidelines from the Govt to implement the clause in all the PSUs and there are also clear cut guidelines in the case of making the issue applicable and the issue has to be approved by the Director (HR) and the possibility of mis-use of the clause is rare. He also mentioned that as per the guidelines from Govt., the succession plan is being implemented only in the case of CGMs. As regards the issue of introduction of collection of donation clause in the CDA, the matter will be reviewed and will be reverted back to the CHQ of AIBSNLEA. As regards the re-structuring of Civil / Electrical, it was mentioned that the post is abolished at the bottom level, so that existing employees gets the promotion to higher posts against the vacancy aroused out of retirement. He mentioned that the AIBSNLEA is lucky to have the leader like Com Prahlad Rai. AIBSNLEA not only achieve the goal of its members, but works for the over all benefit of the organization BSNL. He mentioned that the CWC is being held at the right time and the issue of 3rd PRC, etc. He has congratulated the organisors of the Function.
Shri K K Vel, PGM (F), BSNL, Kerala Circle Guest of Honour mentioned in his speech, if we are able to hold together, we will be able to regain the customer and improve the cash flow. With the operations alone we are not going to improve the revenue. Analyse the landline and broadband customer, increase the EB and maintain the quality of service. If we able to give the service satisfaction, the customers will in turn will give the revenue what is the need of BSNL. He assured that the pending medical and pensioners cases will be scruitinised and settled. Every one of us know what is happening and no one can teach anyone. If we maintain the integrity, the organization will perish.
Shri A M Gupta, GM (SR), BSNL Corporate Office, Guest of Honour He thanked the AIBSNLEA for inviting him and ensuring his presence in the meeting. He mentioned that the meeting is being held at a crucial juncture and BSNL management is eager to know the outcome of the meeting. We have to find out the solution for 3rd PRC. He also stated that the two days discussion is important not only for the association it is for the BSNL management also. He mentioned that CMD never miss the opportunity to attend the meeting and address the gathering. But due to his constraint he could not attend the session in person and hence he addressed through video conferencing. BSNL management has already submitted resources management plan to the DoT for implementation of 3rd PRC. He also mentioned that Director (HR) was also keen to attend and address the session, but could not make it due to the important assignment. He has conveyed and read out the message of the Director (HR). Through her message he has conveyed that to implement the 3rd PRC, efforts are taken by the management under the leadership of CMD and requested every one to come together forgetting the difference and support the BSNL. He mentioned that the efforts of the GS Com. Prahlad Rai in pursuing the 3rd PRC with various levels and ministers are commendable and due to his efforts, the BSNL management were called by the MoC and the entire BSNL Broad has explained the details to the MoC. While some associations creates the doubts in the minds and making fear amongst the members, the approach of Com. Prahlad Rai is in fully in positive direction and thanked Com. Rai in understanding the situation and being in support of the BSNL management. BSNL management has already explained the source of income to meet the financial burden of BSNL on implementation of 3rd PRC to the Secretary Telecom. The case of payment of pension contribution on the maximum has already been taken up and the amount paid will be received back for which the file is in process with positive remark from all the points. He assured that implementation of 2nd PRC to the pensioners before the implementation of 3rd PRC. He also mentioned that the revision of pension of the pensioners is not connected with the profit and loss of the BSNL. He assured that he will take up the issue with DoT. As regards the special casual leave to the office bearers of AIBSNLEA, there is a provision in the guidelines of DoP&T and DoT, whereas by oversight or due to other reasons, provision has not been made in the MV. He assured that fair treatment will be given to both the association. The issue of Pension contribution of BSNL recruitees, additional 2% is under process and very shortly a favourable decision will be taken by the BSNL MC. The cadre hierarchy issue is also being considered. As regards the notional benefit, he mentioned that this issue is of AIBSNLEA only and the issue has already approved by the MC and board approval is awaited. As regards the issue of donation collection by the association, the matter will be reviewed. He also mentioned that the HR plan of BSNL is also in the final stage and all the small issued will be resolved. He assured that any issue will be looked into by sitting together. Requested everyone to forget the difference and support the BSNL management. He thanked everyone for the support and having the leader like Com Prahlad Rai.
Com. Vijayakumar, Circle President, AIBSNLEA, Kerala Circle expressed vote of thanks
The meeting ended with dinner. The house was jam packed. <<<Click here for Glimpses>>>>
Central Working Committee meeting of AIBSNLEA - OPEN SESSION
The Open Session of the CWC meet was started as schedule with the august presence of Dr. P.T. Mathew, CGMT Kerala Circle as the Chief Guest and Shri A.M. Gupta, GM (SR), BSNL CO, Shri Ashutosh Gupta, GM (Restructuring), BSNL CO New Delhi, Shri S. Jyothi Shankar, GM (EB/S&M), Kerala Circle, Shri SS Thampi, PGMTD, BSNL, Trivandrum, Shri K.K. Vel, PGM (Finance), Kerala Circle, Shri Manoj Singh, GS AITEEA as the special guests of the function.
All the dignitaries on the dais have been welcomed and felicitated.
Open Session have been inaugurated by lightening of traditional lamp after a devotional song for Ganapati.
Shri V. Shaji, Circle Secretary, Kerala Circle and Shri S. Sivakumar, CHQ President delivered their welcome address. Sivakumar thrown light on some of the burning issues.
Dr. P.T. Mathew, CGMT Kerala Circle gave inaugural speech. He said that the profit of Kerala Circle is increasing day by day and last year it earned a record profit of 23%. He also said that the age is not a bar in achieving in the targets. He quoted the example of Shri E. Sridharan, the Metroman who is working day and night at the age of 85.
Shri Prahlad Rai, GS AIBSNLEA has started reading his Key Note address. He said Kerala Circle is number one profit making circle of BSNL.<<<Click here for the Key Note Address of GS>>>>
Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL addressed the CWC meet over video Conference. <<<Click here for the Address of CMD, BSNL>>>>
Shri S S Thampi, PGMTD, BSNL Trivandrum addressed the gathering.
Shri Amit Gupta, AGS, AIBSNLREWA addressed the meet.
Shri Manoj Singh, GS, AITEEA addressed the mammoth gathering.
Shri S. Jyothi Shankar, GM (EB/S&M), Kerala Circle addressed the meet.
Shri K.K. Vel, PGM (Finance), Kerala Circle, addressed the gathering.
Mementos were given to the distinguished guests on the dais.
Shri A. M. Gupta, GM (SR), BSNL Corporate Office addressed the gathering.
Shri Ashutosh Gupta, GM (Restructuring), BSNL Corporate Office clarified the doubt of the members on the issues of Restructuring in BSNL.
Vote of thanks given by Shri Vijay Kumar, Circle President, Kerala Circle followed by National Anthem and dinner.
The house was jam packed.