Tower Subsidiary Formation: Countrywide Protest Demonstration on 08.01.2018
Government is going ahead with the formation of Tower subsidiary formation irrespective of the strong opposition from the employees. It was told that it will be subsidiary of BSNL but Government has now appointed a Chairman Cum Managing Director for the new Tower Subsidiary company, making its intentions clear, day by day.
To protest it, as an immediate response, all Unions and Associations have decided to hold demonstration throughout the country on 08.01.2018. All the Circle/District Secretaries are requested to ensure 100% participation in these demonstrations and make it a grand success.
Further course of action will be decided in the meeting of all the Unions and Assns scheduled for 08.01.2018.
04.01.2018: Shri N. Siva Salem, AS (T), DOT has been promoted as Special Secretary and posted in DOT as Special Secretary (T), DOT
GS, President, AGS (F) met Secretary (T), Special Secretary (T) , Joint Secretary (Admin), Member (S), Member (T), Member (F), Advisor (F) DDG(PM) and Director (PSU) and Greeted them on New Year 2018.
Meeting with Secretary (T):-Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL and revision of pension of BSNL pensioners: During Curtsey call meeting we requested Secretary (T) for the implementation of 3rd PRC report in BSNL. We pleaded that we basically ere the employees of the DOT and under Govt. policy only we got absorbed in BSNL. Now on completion of the 10 years the pay revision of BSNL employees is a must at par with Govt. Employees.
Secretary (T) mentioned that I am aware of it and it is under consideration.
Special secretary (T) – We requested Spl. Secy. (T) for implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL and revision of Pension of BSNL pensioners. SST mentioned that BSNL’s proposal on 3rd PRC is being given to a committee to examine for consideration in DoT. He further mentioned that matter is under consideration. Regarding pension revision of BSNL pensioners Spl. Secy. (T) agreed that BSNL, pensioners pension revision should not be delayed on the pretext of revision of pay scale in BSNL since the BSNL pensioners are no way related with the losses and profit of BSNL. He assured to discuss the matter with Member (S) for its early solution.
Allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL:-On the issue of 4G Spectrum allocation to BSNL, Spl. Secy.(T) DoT mentioned that the matter is under consideration in DoT and DoT is positive on this issue.
04.01.2018: Meeting with Member (S) :-We requested member (S) for the consideration of pension revision of BSNL pensioners. Member (S) immediately discuss the matter with DDG (Estt.) DoT and the DDG (Estt) informed that the pension revision issue will be initiated after the revision of pay scales of BSNL Employees otherwise it will cause disparity and complications. After discussion with DDG (Estt.) Member (S) mentioned that he will discuss the matter with Spl. Secy.(T) and Jt. Secy. (Admn.) regarding revision of pay scales of BSNL Employees and accordingly he will take the necessary steps for the revision of pension of BSNL pensioners.
04.01.2018: Meeting with Advisor (F) DoT:-We discussed with Advisor (F) DoT regarding non settlement of the pension cases of BSNL pensioners who retire July-2017 onwards on the pretext of DoT order dated 05.07.2017 wherein one additional increment granted on the same scale on functional promotion under EPP has been withdrawn by DoT. Against this AIBSNLEA filed the OA in the Hon’ble PB CAT New Delhi and Hon’ble PB CAT New Delhi has allowed AIBSNLEA OA to quash DoT letter dated 05.07.2017. Advisor (F) appreciated our concern and mentioned that he will direct the CCAs in the Circles to settle the pending cases after getting the undertaking subject the outcome of the Court cases from the concern employees and should settle their pension cases immediately.
District conference of Mangalore
District conference held on 29/12/2017 at Recreation club in o/o GMTD Mangalore. Com Manappa has anchored the program, Com H S Upadhaya has presided the conference. Com Manappa has welcomed the CS ,CP, president of Mangalore , DS Mangalore com Manjappa ,CWC member com M G Nayak to the dais and members also.
Com Manjappa DS submitted the annual report and the same was approved by members, Com Bhat FS has submitted the Financial report and approved by the GB.
The existing body was dissolved by President of the function. President nominated the CP to conduct the election of new body for the period 2017-2020. Accordingly CP conducted the election. The following were elected as office bearers for the period 2017-2020.
Com Vijaya Kumar CAO ————President
Com Laxmi Narayana Bhat JTO—District Secretary
Com Prakash AO——————–Finance Secretary.
Com Manjappa DGM Mangalore has been facilitated on his superannuation on 31/ 12/2017.
CS address the gathering in respect of circle ,chq level on going developments like 3rd PRC, CPSU hierarchy. We have to fight to get the 3rd PRC in a day to come so he appealed all memebers to participate actively in the agitation programmers as per CHQ directions.
CP addressed the gathering and he explained in detail the what are the affects the implementation of CPSU hierarchy. He made a comparison statement of CPSU hierarchy with and without modifications and he appealed all the members to actively participate in ongoing agitation programs.
Com. Vipin Das (JTO) ADS gave vote a vote of thanks.