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Decisions of the AUAB meeting held on 20.02.2019.
A meeting of the AUAB was held today to review the 3 day strike and also to chalk out the future course of action. General Secretaries / Senior officer bearers of all the constituents of the AUAB participated. The meeting whole heartedly thanked the entire Executives and Non-Executives who made the 3 day strike a historic success. The meeting also congratulated the circle and district level AUAB, for effectively organising the strike. With the view to carry forward the movement further to settle the charter of demands, the following programme of action is finalised.
1) Conducting March to PMO on 06.03.2019, by mobilising the employees from the surrounding circles.
2) Memorandum to be submitted to all the MPs, latest by 28.02.2019.
3) To send messages to the Hon’ble Prime Minister and Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications on Twitter.
4) Meeting the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications wherever possible by our comrades.
Meeting with Sh. Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Minister of State in Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India:
Today evening at 06.15 PM the representatives of AIBSNLEA Com. L.N. Sharma, Distt. Secy. AIBSNLEA Bikaner TD, Com. K.L. Sunar, Vice President, AIBSNLEA Bikaner TD along with other office bearers met Sh. Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Minister of State in Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India and requested for his kind intervention for the settlement of AUAB demands and at the same time Com. Sunar connected GS AIBSNLEA Com. Prahlad Rai on telephone wherein Com. GS explained the assurances given by Hon’ble MOSC(I/C) in the meeting held on 03 Dec., 2018 for the settlement but DoT administration is dragging the issues.
After detailed discussions, Hon’ble Minister of State in Ministry of Water Resources Sh. Arjun Ram Meghwal assured to discuss the matter with Hon’ble MOSC(I/C) Sh. Manoj Sinha ji. He also enquired about our agitation programme. We explained him our three days strike successfully completed today evening and in the next phase ‘Mass Rally’ will be organised by the AUAB to PMO residence on 06th March,2019.
16.02.2019: AUAB holds review meeting – Decides to go ahead with the strike.
A meeting of the AUAB was held today. General Secretaries and senior office bearers of BSNLEU, NFTE , AIBSNLEA, SNEA, AIGETOA, BSNL MS, ATM, TEPU and BSNL OA participated.
The meeting paid homage to the 40 CRPF personnel martyred in terror attack at Pulwama. The preparations that have been made in various circles, to make the strike successful, was reviewed. The meeting expressed it’s concern that, the DoT has not even come forward to hold any discussion with the AUAB so far. After detailed review, the meeting unanimously decided to go ahead with the strike.
The meeting decided to call upon the circle and district organisations of the constituents, to make the last minute preparations for the success of the strike. The meeting also decided to call upon the employees to hold condolence meetings outside office premises at 10:00 am on 18-02-2019, and pay homage to the 40 CRPF personnel martyred in terror attack at Pulwama.
AUAB Meeting with CMD BSNL:
AUAB rejects the proposal of the Management for deferring the salary for the month of February, 2019 – AUAB also rejects the appeal of the Management to withdraw the strike.
A meeting between the AUAB and the BSNL Management was held today at 17:30 hrs. Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL, Ms. Sujata T. Ray, Director (HR & Finance) and Shri A.M. Gupta, GM (SR), were present. From the AUAB, Com. P. Abhimanyu, Convenor, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, Chairman, Com. Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA , Com. K. Sebastin, GS, SNEA, Com. Pathak, AGS, AIGETOA, Com. Suresh Kumar, GS, BSNL MS, Com. H.P. Singh, Dy. GS, BSNLOA and Com. S. Sivakumar, President, AIBSNLEA, participated.
The CMD BSNL explained the serious financial crisis being faced by the BSNL and appealed for the cooperation of the AUAB, for deferring payment of the salary for the month of February, 2019. The AUAB representatives firmly rejected the request of the CMD BSNL. They told in one voice that payment of salary of the employees should not be deferred. Thereafter, the CMD BSNL said that the 3 day strike, called on by the AUAB from 18.02.2019 will be self-defeating, and appealed to call off the strike. The representatives of the AUAB rejected the appeal of the CMD BSNL and reaffirmed that the strike will take place at any cost. They told the Management that the repeated assurances given by the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications on 24.02.2018 and 03.12.2018 for the settlement of AUAB demands i.e.
Charter of demands >>>>>
Implementation of 3rd Pay Revision with 15% fitment.
Allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL, as per the proposals submitted by the BSNL Management.
Implement assurance of the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications for delinking pension revision from pay revision. Revise pension of BSNL retirees w.e.f. 01.01.2017.
Payment of pension contribution by BSNL as per the government rule.
Settlement of the left out issues of the 2nd Pay Revision Committee.
a) Approval for BSNL’s Land Management Policy without any delay.
6. b) Expeditiously complete the mutation and the process of transferring of all assets to BSNL, as per the Cabinet decision taken on the eve of the formation of BSNL.
7. (a) Ensure financial viability of BSNL, as per the decision taken by the Group of Ministers, at the time of formation of BSNL.
7. (b) Issue letter of comfort for BSNL’s proposals for taking bank loans.
7. (c) Expeditiously fill up all vacant post of BSNL Board of Directors.
8. Scrap BSNL’s outsourcing for the operation and maintenance of it’s mobile towers.