25.7.2016: There is an another feather in the cap of AIBSNLEA, who fought and persuaded from bottom to top to get a ride from this arbitrarily imposed provision on BSNL and thus ensures bright future of DOT/DTS/DTO employees absorbed in BSNL.
Removal of 60:40 Clause towards the payment of pensionary benefits to the retires employees: DOT ultimately modified the liability of BSNL towards the payment of pensionary benefits to the retired employees vide letter number 40-13/2013-Pen(T) dated 20.07.2016. Now -
a. The pension liability in respect of employees of DOT/DTS/DTO who retired prior to 01.10.2000 is solely borne by Government of India and the BSNL will have no liability in respect of these employees.
b. The liability towards pensionary benefits including family pension to the BSNL employees (excepting those recruited after 01.10.2000), as per sub-rule 22 of Rule 37-A of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 lies with the Government of India. The condition that the annual pension liability of the government shall not exceed 60 percent of the annual receipts to Government from the item specified in the O.M. dated 15.06.2006, is hereby rescinded.
c. BSNL will continue to discharge pension liability by way of pension contribution in accordance with FR 116.VIEW ORDER
23.7.2016: Dear Comrades, Special General Body meeting of AIBSNLEA Vellore branch was conducted on 21.7.2016 under the Chairmanship of Com. Ravikumar,DistrictPresident .District Scretary Com. Tamilselvan, welcomed the gathering and explained the local issues and requested the CS to take up the issue of immediate relief of JTOs who have got transfers under Rule-8 with Circle Administration.
23.7.2016: Dear Comrades!Circle Secretary participated in the Open Session of 5th Circle conference of NFTE, TN Circle held at Vellore on 21-7-16. CS felicitated the Conference and felicitated Com.Pattabi, CS who retired on 31.5.2016. In his address CS narrated the role played by the Executives and Non Executives for the Revenue increase in TN Circle during the F.Y 2015-16 and problems faced by the Staff in Field Units due to non availability of materials, drop wire etc., and requested the Circle Administration to supply all the required materials to field units so as to increase the Revenue and also requested the Circle Administration to give more importance to Marketing and EB.
22.7.2016: Dear Comrades! GS writes to Mrs. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding Arbitrary move towards Officiating JTOsVIEW LETTER
22.7.2016: Status on Officiating JTO Case in Honourable CAT Jodhpur:
The OA No. 290/00165/2016 case of Chet Ram Sharma and others versus BSNL and others listed for hearing yesterday. After a part hearing the case is further posted for 25.07.2016.
Dear Comrades! GS writes to:
Mrs. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding regularization of Officiating Spells of JTOs with FR.22 (1)(a)(i) benefit (Erstwhile Officiating JTOs)VIEW LETTER
22.7.2016: Meeting with CMD BSNL : Dear Comrades! GS met CMD BSNL and discussed regarding the press release/media report on strategic sale of BSNL and MTNL as per the direction of Niti Ayog . CMD BSNL mentioned that this news was floated by media against that Honourable MOSC immediately spoke to the Niti Ayog authorities and asked to give clarification that Niti Ayog never proposed the strategic sale of BSNL/MTNL. Accordingly, Niti Ayog immediately conducted a press conference and clarified that BSNL and MTNL are not in the list of Niti Ayog for strategic sale. Hence, there is no issue of strategic sale of BSNL/MTNL. He advised that now employees should concentrate to grow BSNL service and its quality.
We also requested for the settlement of long pending HR issues of executives in BSNL. CMD assured to discuss the matter with Director (HR) for early settlement of the HR issues.
21.7.2016: Dear Comrades! GS ,AGS(Finance) and AGS(C/E/Arch/TF) met PGM(BW) Sh.H.K.Mandora and discussed regarding
a. CPC from JTO (C) to SDE(C) - We requested to expedite CPC to fill up 58 SDE(C) vacant posts. PGM(BW) informed that the CPC has been expedited to fill up about 58 SDE(C) Posts, now the CPC minutes are being sent to the competent authority for approval. He assured to issue promotion orders shortly. We also requested for the consideration of tenure/request transfer of SDEs(C). He assured to look in to the matter. For the consideration of the request transfer cases of SDEs(C) of NEI and NEII Circles to Assam Circle, he assured to discuss the matter with Director (HR) shortly.
b. CPC from SDE(C) to EE(C) :- We requested to initiate CPC from SDE(C) to EE(C) . PGM (BW) mentioned that a proposal to initiate CPC from SDE (C) to EE(C) has been sent to the competent authority for approval. He assured an early action in this regard.
c. Notional pay fixation of all upgraded pay scales w.e.f 1.10.2000- We requested to get cleared the proposal from BSNL MC w.r.t JTO/SDE (C/E/Arch/TF) Engineering wings pay fixation from 1.10.2000 on notional basis. PGM (BW) assured to look in to the matter.
20.7.2016: Dear Comrades! Third Circle Executive Committee Meeting of AIBSNLEA, TN Circle will be held on 6.8.2016(Saturday) at Cuddalore.
All the Circle Office Bearers, Branch Secretaries, Branch Presidents, CEC Members and CWC Members are requested to make it convenient attend the CEC meeting without fail.
Notice for third CEC is published below.VIEW Notice
20.7.2016: NEWS FROM CHQ
Restructuring of AD (OL) Cadre:
The proposal of restructuring of AD (OL) Cadre approved by BSNL MC has been sent to DoT for ratification. We will now pursue it in DoT for an early approval.
19.07.201 Meeting with Sr. GM (Legal) and GM (SR)
Dear Comrades! GS FS and AGS (Fin.) met with SR. GM (Legal) and GM (SR) and discussed regarding 3rd PRC questionnaire reply submitted by AIBSNLEA and its further submission to 3rd PRC. We explained the reply given by AIBSNLEA item wise. Sr. GM (Legal) and GM (SR) appreciated our presentation and assured to incorporate our feedback while framing BSNL’s feedback to 3rd PRC.
GS writes to Shri Justice Satish Chandra (Retd), Chairman, 3rd PRC regarding the views of AIBSNLEA on the questionnaire circulated by the 3rd PRC and requests to grant a time to present our views in person on the proposed pay and perks structure of the executives in CPSEs effective from 01.01.2017.
18.7.2016:Dear Comrades! Hearty Congratulations!
AIBSNLEA consistent efforts yielded results in getting released the long pending orders for Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners / family pensioners, who retired prior to 16.06.2013 by allowing the benefit of merger of 50 Percent DA/DR with Basic Pay / Pension, effectively amounting to 78.2 Percent DA/DR for the purpose of fitment.
AIBSNLEA extends its thanks and gratitude to the Honourable MOC & IT, Secretary (T) and all officers and officials of the Establishment Cell and other concerned Cells of DoT for their kind hearted support. in resolving the long pending issue of BSNL Pensioners.
VIEW DOT OM