Status of JTO to SDE Promotion case at Hon’ble High Court Ernakulam:The Review Petition filed by the BSNL for the JTO to SDE Promotion case in the Hon’ble High Court Ernakulam came up for final hearing on 20.6.2019. From BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi DGM (Pers-S.M) & and AGM(Pers-Legal) were deputed to Ernakulam. Senior Lawyer from New Delhi argued the case on behalf of BSNL. Arguments were completed and the Judgement is reserved. The proceedings on the Contempt Petition are stayed till the Judgement is delivered.
21.06.2019:   Meeting with Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad ji,  Hon’ble of  Minister for Communications, Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology:GS and President met Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad ji, Hon’ble Minister of Communications, Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology, New Delhi and welcomed / felicitated him on assuming the High Office of Hon’ble Minister of Communications, Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology and requested for early ‘Revival of BSNL’. Hon’ble MOC assured to look into. MOC then directed us to meet him with prior appointment as he also wanted to discuss the issues related to BSNL.

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21.06.2019:  Meeting with Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre ji,  Hon’ble of State Minister for Communications:GS and President met Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Hon’ble  State Minister for Communications, New Delhi  and   welcomed / felicitated him for assuming the High Office of Hon’ble of State Minister for Communications.

We have invited the Hon’ble MOSC as Chief Guest for our 6th All India Conference scheduled to be held at Vijayawada. Hon’ble MOSC replied that he was pre occupied due to Parliament session and it is very difficult to attend the Conference.

GS explained in detail about the present financial status of the BSNL viz nonpayment of Electricity bills, Vendor bills, Rent bills, Mtce., work bills, Housekeeping bills etc.,  and dip in Revenue  & cash flow and requested for the 1)  immediate  Financial support to BSNL 2) Allotment of  4G Spectrum and 3) Revival of BSNL. He also explained about our long pending demands of non-settlement of 3rd PRC with 15% fitment benefits, Pension revision and Pension Contribution on actual basic pay.

After patient hearing Hon’ble MOSC replied that the DOT and the Govt. is working out the Revival Plan of BSNL and directed us to come with suggestions and alternative solutions in writings for discussions to sort out the financial crisis of the BSNL. But Hon’ble MOSC is non committal about 4G Spectrum allotment to BSNL.

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20.06.2019:  GS writes to(i) Shri A.M. Gupta, General Manager (SR), BSNL Corporate Office regarding  Membership Verification of Executives’ Association through an electronically / lT devised system – AIBSNLEA suggestions….<<<Click here for letter>>>

(ii)Shri Sheetla Prasad, Director (HR), BSNL Board regarding  Change of Reporting of E.Z.B.C. to CTD Clarification <<<Click here for letter>>>

20.06.2019:  Meeting with CMD BSNL: GS and President, met CMD BSNL in the presence of PGM (Pers) and discussed regarding DE to DGM (T) Adhoc Promotion. We expressed our serious concern against the non-issuing of DE to DGM Promotions on one Pretext or the other. We explained that since the seniority list of DEs has been finalized and placed in Public Domain, considering the objections, if any and informing to the Hon’ble CAT Chandigarh, DE to DGM promotion on the Adhoc basis can be issued. CMD directed PGM (Pers) to discuss the matter with the CGM (legal) for an early action.
20.06.2019:  Meeting with PGM (Pers.), BSNL CO: GS, President and AGS (F) met PGM (Pers) in the presence of DGM (Pers.JM) and discussed regarding(a) DE to DGM Promotion- We requested to expedite the CPC from DE to DGM Promotion on Ad-hoc basis. PGM (Pers.) mentioned as per the legal opinion of CGM ( Legal), MA is being filed in the Hon’ble Chandigarh CAT vacation Bench working at Hon’ble PCAT New Delhi along with DE/AGM (T) Regular Seniority list as an urgent petition to take clearance from the Hon’ble CAT, Chandigarh. We pleaded the PGM (Pers) that CPC from DE to DGM is to be conducted on Adhoc basis and promotion orders can be issued subject to outcome of the various Court cases. After detail discussion, PGM (Pers) assured that today the DE Seniority List will be submitted along with the MA to the Hon’ble CAT Chandigarh and there after the necessary action for CPC will be taken in consultation with CGM (Legal).

(b) Utilization of MT Quota 336 CAO Posts- We requested to take the approval of BSNL Management Committee for utilization of 336 MT Quota CAO Posts for Ad-hoc promotions. PGM (Pers) informed that the file is under process for the approval of the Competent Authority.

(c) Consideration request transfers in the cadre of DGM (T): We requested PGM (Pers) to consider the request transfers in respect of DGMs who have completed two years tenure and also in the verge of retirement. PGM (Pers) assured to look in to the matter. 

(d) Change of Reporting Structure of E.Z.N.C. from West Bengal Telecom Circle to Kolkata TD – Consideration of retention of Executives as per their options:  We requested PGM (Pers) to consider the options received from 18 Executives from WB Circle for retention at WB Circle due to change of Reporting Structure of EZNC from WB Circle to Kolkata TD. PGM (Pers) directed the DGM (Pers-JM) to process the cases. 

20.06.2019:   Meeting with CGM (Legal), BSNL CO: GS, President and AGS ( F) met CGM (Legal) and discussed regarding Legal Opinion on DE to DGM(T) Adhoc Promotion. After some discussions, CGM (Legal) assured to discuss the matter with CMD BSNL.