All the Branch Secretaries are requested to immediate coordinate with their counter part Branch Secretary of AIGETOA to form the Branch level coordination Committees for mobilization / to face the referendum of Majority Executive Association in BSNL and also for the settlement of day to day problems of the Members of AIBSNLEA / AIGETOA together.
CLICK HERE TO SEE CIRCLE CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE
CLICK HERE TO SEE SSA LEVEL CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE ?
It is possible for us to bring out JAO to AO
Promotion up to 2010 Batch.But,JTOs of 1995 Batch
onwards are still waiting for SDE Promotion because
of Unnecessary MAN MADE Court cases.
WHO IS BEHIND THIS and WHO IS RESPONSIBLE?
ALL OF US SHOULD THINK AND ACT.,
"BSNL is executing projects worth Rs 25,000 crore in the next 2-3 years and will be profitable by FY18-19" - Anupam Shrivastava, CMD, BSNL <<<Click here for media report>>>
Com. P.Venugopal, DGM(Fin.) Selam TD, TN Circle & AIBSNLEA CHQ President on his superannuation retired today
(31/03/2015): We congratulate & greet Com. P.Venugopal - Our CHQ President on his superannuation on retirement. Com. P. Venugopal is the founder member of AIBSNLEA & serving this association, now as CHQ President. We wish him a happy, prosperous & healthy retire life.
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Deep condolence to the families and people specially to the people of Nepal who are going through extreme shock and panic due to the massive earthquake. Our country is also victim of earthquake. We will always stand aside to the affected families.
In response to agitation call given by Joint Forum of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA , there was marvellous gathering at the Lunch Hour demonstration at Circle office. Comrades were present from Circle Office, ETR etc.
The gathering was addressed by Circle President, ACS( HQ ) & Org. Sec. of AIBSNLEA and ACS & Sanjai Kumar of AIGETOA. We congratulate one and all AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA members to make the event a great success.
The facts on Re-Constitution of Committee to discuss E2 and E3 standard IDA Pay Scales to JTO and SDE equivalent executives, implementation CPSU Cadre Hierarchy in BSNL and first time bound financial up gradation (Time bound promotion) after 4 years in all the cases.
It is a known fact that a committee headed by Shri N. K. Narang, PGM(SR) was constituted in February-2012 with the members of GM(SR), GM(Pers.), GM(Estt.), GM(Rest), GM(FP), GM(EF), Sr. GM(NWP-CFA) and DGM(Pers.) and General Secretaries of AIBSNLEA, SNEA(I) & AIGETOA after the agitation program of United Forum of Executives Associations but the discussions were derailed due to the uncalled for approach of some office bearers of an association. Further, the Committee was re-constituted under the chairman ship of Shri. M.C. Choubey, PGM (NWP-CFA)
[At present ED (CN)] but since then some of the committee members i.e. GM (Pers.), GM (Estt), GM (SR) and GM (Restg.) have been transferred and ED (CN) himself is extremely busy in his office work hence, the committee is further re-constituted. AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA has been assured by CMD BSNL on 6th May, 2015 itself but we did not publish it just because it was an administrative arrangement. That day itself CMD directed Director (HR), BSNL to hold meeting with AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA on pending HR issues. Accordingly, meetings are being arranged with AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA for which the minutes are not being issued in view of the ensuing referendum of majority association. But some
executive association unilaterally without having discussion with the constituent associations of United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations launched series of agitation Programs in the last two years on the common issues which both the associations AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA are pursuing with the management continuously. Earlier, AIGETOA conducted agitation program during 2014 & the so called Association did not come forward to support the agitation despite repeated requests from AIGETOA and unqualified support extended by AIBSNLEA. The fact remains that the agitation approach of an Association in continuous manner has derailed the negotiated settlement on common issues during the last two years and perhaps
that was the mission of that association. Now also the same Association is claiming that they only can get settled the HR issues individually then why they are allowing BSNL Management to make AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA the members of the committee? AIBSNLEA never created hurdles to the actions of any other executive associations and its moto is settlement of the issue, may it be by any Association or by the management itself, which is more important rather than doing politics with the issues, hence AIBSNLEA is never over jealous to the success of any association nor interested in going deep about the activities of other Associations, provided the claimed success is not mere an eyewash.
AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA have served notice for organizational action programs against the arbitrary notification of Management Trainee Recruitment and non-settlement of long pending HR issues. All the members of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA are requested to restrain themselves from the misgiving’s by some people rather they should concentrate for the successful implementation of the agitation programs by bearing black badges, demand badges, signature campaign, conducting joint meetings of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA, demonstration on 25th May, 2015 at all SSAs /Circle/BSNL CO during launch/closing hours and two
days mass dharna on 9th and 10th June, 2015. Further, keep ready for harder trade union action programs in case management do not take immediate steps for the settlement of our demands. <<<Click here for Poster in jpg format>>> <<<Click here for Poster in pdf format>>>
CHQ appeals to all the members of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA to wear black badges w.e.f. 18th May 2015 to 25th May 2015, hold joint meetings of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA to make the agitation a great success. Mobilize the mass signature campaign.
Dear Comrades, please wear Black badges wef 18th May to 25th May, 2015. Hold joint meetings of AIBSNLEA & AIGETOA to make agitation great success. Mobilized signature campaign from majority executives.
All the Circle Office Bearers/Branch Secretaries are requested for successful implementation of Signature Campaign & Protest Week. The signature from individual executives is to be collected by respective Branch Secretaries and dispatch to CMD BSNL, Board of Directors & CHQ.
Further, mobilize for demonstration on 25th May, 2015 and 2 days Dharna Programme on 9th and 10th June, 2015 with 100% participation of the members of AIBSNLEA/AIGETOA
Notice for Organizational actions to protest against the arbitrary recruitment of Management Trainees and non-settlement of long pending HR issues in BSNL. << Click for notice >>
Organizational actions to protest against the arbitrary recruitment of Management Trainees and Non-settlement of long pending HR issues :
Signature Campaign and bearing black badge : 18th May 2015 to 25th May 2015
AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA under the banner of United Forum of BSNL Executives' Association served a notice for organizational actions to protest against the arbitrary recruitment of Management Trainees and non-settlement of long pending HR issues in BSNL with following
1. Immediate withdrawal of the MT recruitment notification dated 1st May 2015, scrapping the MT RR altogether and implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy in BSNL. No lateral entry of fresher’s at any level above JTO/JAO/Equivalent..
2. Resolution of various other pending HR issues like finalization of standard pay scales (E2 for JTO/Equivalent and E3 for SDE /Equivalent), Holding of CPCs to fill up vacant JAG/STS/Group B etc. The issues have already been submitted by this forum as enumerated in Annexure-II of this letter.
Protest activity and schedule is as follows:
i. 18-05-2015 to 25-05-2015 – Signature Campaign and bearing black badges.
ii. 25-05-2015 - Lunch hour demonstration at SSA/Circle/BSNL CO Level.
iii. Two days Dharna on 09.06.2015 and 10.06.2015 at SSA/Circle/BSNL CO Level.
<<<Click here for the notice>>> <<<Click here for copy of the UF letter dated 03.09.2014>>> All the CHQ Office Bearers/Circle Secretaries/Branch Secretaries/activists are requested to mobilize and make this
organizational action programme a grand success against the arbitrary and indifferent attitude of BSNL Management.
GS, FS, AGS (Finance) met Director (HR), ED (Finance), Sr. GM (SR), & GM (Pers.) and expressed our serious concern against the discriminatory and indifferent attitude of Management and undue support to some Executive Association by highlighting the informal meeting ignoring the ensuring membership verification of Executive Association whereas, most of the issues have already been raised by this Association and by AIGETOA. All the officers during discussion appreciated our concern and assured to rectify the Committee
reconstitution letter dated 11.5.2015 which was issued at lower level without the knowledge of the senior officers. Finally, BSNL Corporate Office today vide letter number 400-33/2012-Pers.I (Pt) re-constituted the committee to offer its recommendations on the issues raised by the United Forum of BSNL Executives’ Associations. The details of the terms of references/issues are as under:
i. Due to non-approval of E-1A and E-2A pay scales by Government to examine the introduction of E-2 and E-3 pay scales for JTOs, SDEs and equivalent cadres.
ii. To examine the introduction of CPSU cadre hierarchy viz-a-viz present setup.
iii. To examine the implementation of first time bound promotion uniformly after four years w.e.f. 01.10.2000
All these issues have been continuously raised by AIBSNLEA in the formal/informal meetings with BSNL Management. CMD, BSNL / Director (HR) has assured for submission of committee report in a time bound manner for early settlement of the long pending issues. Also assured to hold a meeting with this Association to discuss the pending HR issues shortly. <<<Click here for letter>>>
BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi issued letter regarding constitution of a Committee on the issues raised by United Forum of BSNL Executive Association in the meeting held on 06.05.2015 with CMD, BSNL and its first meeting is fixed on 15.05.2015 <<<Click here for letter>>>
GS writes to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL regarding proper fixation of TES Group "B" executives seniority in accordance of Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgment- <<<Click
here for letter>>>
<<<<Click here for notification of Recruitment of Management Trainee(Telecom Operations/Telecom Finance) in BSNL from Internal candidates>>>>>
<<<<Click here for notification of Recruitment of Management Trainee(Telecom Operations/Telecom Finance) in BSNL from External candidates>>>>>>
We are oppose to lateral induction at STS level since we have talented JTOs/SDEs/DEs equivalent executives in BSNL. Lateral Induction will block the career prospectus of talented executives of BSNL.
All the CHQ Office bearers, Circle/Branch Secretaries are requested to send their comments to CHQ immediately in this regard.
1st May 2015 : THE FOUNDATION DAY OF AIBSNLEA
AIBSNLEA is celebrating its 12th Foundation Day on 1st May 2015. AIBSNLEA WB Circle extends
warm greetings to all the Members of AIBSNLEA and well wishers on the occasion. Organize Special General Body Meetings, Seminars, Get-togethers, etc. to observe the Foundation Day in a befitting
The meeting with Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations & other Unions/Associations:
The meeting with Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations & other Unions/Associations to discuss strike issues with Secretary (Telecom), DOT will be held on 1st May, 2015(Friday) at 5.00 PM in the Committee Room at second floor, Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi <<<Click here for letter to Forum>>>
POINTS FOR DISCUSSION IN
MANAGEMENT CUM DEVELOPMENT MEETING – 24.04.2015
Opening of Customer Service Centers/Customer Care Nodes from 08.00 Hrs. to 20.00 Hrs. or at least 08.00 Hrs. to 18.00 Hrs. Staff posted at C.S.Cs. should be given weekly off on rotational basis.
Fault Clearance –
Mechanism must be adopted for rectification of faults on Sundays and Holidays and faults must not kept pending on account of holidays.
Improvement of OFC Media –
Out sourcing of OFC media maintenance may be considered now to avoid delay of maintenance work. Every month co-ordination meeting should be held with ETR & ETP to review . Ring within the SSA should be function properly.
Micro SIMs –
Micro SIMs should be available always at CSCs and arrangement of SIM cutting tool at CSCs may be made for change from normal SIM to Micro SIM.
Telephone Bills in respect of BSNL employees –
Printing and distribution of telephone bills of “0” figure in respect of BSNL employees for their residential service/broadband connection may be stopped.
Payment of Postpaid bills through C.Topup –
Payment of Postpaid bill through C Top up by giving target to the Franchisees. If the above service have introduced through Franchisees, Postpaid customers may get relief for making the payment of their bill.
Timely issuance of Landline & Broadband bills -
Suitable mechanism may be introduced for timely issuance and distribution of Landline and Broadband bills. For this purpose Circle as well SSA level meeting may be arranged with Postal Authority. Incentive equal to postal commission may be paid to the line staff for distribution of Landline/Broadband bills and collection thereof. Procedure may be adopted for hand delivery of Bill for more then Rs 2000 through staff .
Repairing of faulty RU Cards -
Through out WBTC, so many RU Cards are faulty which may be viewed from “Sancharika Booking”. Some faults are pending since 2012. Actually nobody checking the fault booking status at Sancharika. Faults booking status at Sancharika may be viewed seriously.
Provision of RF Tool –
Mobile service in WBTC was introduced in the year 2002. But till date, exclusive Drive Test Tool has not been provided to all the SSAs. At present WBTC is having 8 Nos. Agilent, 9 Nos. TEMS and 2 Nos. NEMO for planning activity whereas WBTC is having 14 SSAs + 2 Divisions. Special attention is required for procurement of additional R.F.Tool.
Provision of 14.4 Mbps Speed for 3G Mobile Service –
Phase-V Tender envisaged provisioning of 14.4 Mbps Speed per sector per carrier in the 3G Network. The compliance of above tender requirement was sought from the Phase-V Vendor M/S Erricson. M/S Erricson has agreed in the year 2010 to provide 14.4 Mbps Speed in 3G Network of BSNL. But the same has not yet been implemented under W.B.T.C. This has caused huge loss of BSNL customers. High level investigation may be made why the same has not yet been implemented in WBTC in contravention of the tender clause.
Closer of commercially unviable hired IP Sites –
Information received from BSNL HQ that IP Sites having traffic ≤ 10 Earlg. Like ‘O’ – 25, ≤ 3 = 62, ≤ 5 = 78, ≤ 10 = 117, should be identified at Circle level and SSAs may try to improve the identified IP sites otherwise close the same.
Life expired Batteries of BTS Sites -
In respect of total BTSs installed during 2002 to 2009, life of all most all the Batteries have been expired but life span of Power Plant is 15 years. Now modified GR published by BSNL management in respect of Power Plant. It is proposed that while replacement of battery is being done, simultaneously module of the Power Plant may also be replaced. If the functioning of the Power Plant may not be improved, there will be no use for installation of battery.
RNP/Burned Modules should be replaced as well as premature scrapping of Power Plant may be allowed specially for VELERE Type Modules supplied by M/S Nortel. If the same is not done, no improvement will take place in respect of QOS of Mobile Service. Even circle office called tender but failed
Tender for RIGGER is much essential for Minilink, VSWR rectification and orientation etc. which is not available in WBTC. It should be done from Circle level for improvement of service.
Marketing Policy -
It should be reviewed very seriously. Separate detailed discussion is required.
Sharing of BTS sities –
Initially Circle Office did not follow the rules of sharing as per MSA. Now Circle Office is giving heavy pressure to the SSAs for sharing the sites.……
thout site agreement with Landlord, the RFIE was issued from circle office. During issuing of order, they have mentioned that “ tentative date of RFIE”. What is the meaning of tentative date. It is presumed that during this period site agreement with land lord will be done. But every body knows that site agreement is completely depends on LAND LORD. Field officer can only pursued the same. Actually CM section of circle office by passing their responsibility. The circle office issuing the
letter to the SSA heads to fix up for responsibility against officers/officials who are not taking action to make the sites ready for installation. Even they have issued letter stating that “unwanted delay due to mainly WHIMSICAL attitude towards completion of negotiation & agreement with land lord .
Why circle office except the service order FORM which is not at available in the MSA or any where? It is clearly written the head that RFIE check list. Is there any form in the name of RFIE check list in the MSA? Then question is that why it has happen? Our demand a high level enquiry committee may be constituted in this regard for fixing up the responsibility.
Guidelines on rent enhancement sought by Landlords -
Guidelines was available that E.C. Committee may consider rent revision for leasing out sites in a time bound manner as a business care by taking into account. On the other hand in the consolidates instructions/guidelines, it has clearly mentioned that E.C. of SSA (SSA Head/IFA) it may consider the rent like as above. However, additional financial liability of BSNL should not in general be more than 20% of the existing rent. Similarly CGMs with the concurrence of IFA are empowered to increase up to 25% only in respect of rare cases. In this regard specific clear
instruction is required from competent authority.
Business Area Mapping –
Re-organization of Administration & Operation of Telecom. by Business Area Mapping of SSA is completely different thing.
First as per guidelines, re-categorization of the SSAs will be done i.e. Distribution of SAG level officers in Telecom. Operation on provisional basis based on revenue earning viz. 10 Crore – TDE, 10-30 Crores – TDM, 30-300 Crores – GM, > 300 Crores – PGM vide No. 4-3/2011-Rest,/Vol.II Dtd. 28.10.2013. It was implemented partially, step by step between August 2014 to Sept 2014.
Where re-organization of PAU (Primary Accounting Unit) was issued from Corporate Office. But W.B.T.C. implemented the same in the name of Business Area Mapping – before implementation of ERP. It should be thoroughly discussed.
Realization of IUC charges from different operators in time -
Finance Wing should be concentrate on realization of huge outstanding. Circle IFA should concentrate as per minutes of the meeting Dtd. 27.7.2012 at BSNL HQ. Stress should be given for realization of IUC charges from different operators in time. Reduction of outstanding dues is very low. This needs to be analyzed & n/a to be taken for incurring cash inflow
Training regarding finalization of Tender procedure –
Instead of following the standard guidelines, every officers are following their own procedure for finalization of tender. Even for supply of Diary 2015, which is supposed to be supplied during 1st week of January, have not yet been finalized.
Tender should be finalized following the guidelines framed by the management. Flow Chart for procurement process should be strictly followed. A practical training may be arranged for Tender procedure. A check list may be circulated or a book may be published by WBTC for speedy finalization of Tender.
HR Issue –
Our Association is not satisfied about the policy taken by W.B.T.Circle, especially in Finance Wing. Longest stayed list of JAO has not yet been published as per Corporate Office Guidelines. Repeated transfer orders are being issued in Finance Wing which may be avoided.
Development Meeting at SSA level may be arranged on regular intervals by involving Unions/Associations.
At last, WBT circle having less than 50% man power .Is it possible to maintain entire volume of work by this man power ?
Works related with BROAD BAND, NOFN, ERP, NKN Project, NMEICT, e-COURT Project, SREI, SAMADHAN, WIMAX, e-DISTRIBUTOR, THRESHOLD/CREDIT LIMIT,KUBER,SWAN Project, CCNTS Project, FITH, Project SMILE, B.B.KIOSK, LWE Project, UDDAN, USOF, SOLER PV System, MOBILE for BOARDER& NAXALIST Area, Project VIJOY, C-DOT Card REPAIRING, CDMA, NGN, VAS, SCREEPING, Etc…ETC…..
Considering the situation of circle ,should not issue instruction for fixing responsibility .It will be better & more helpful to give some appreciation letter which may encourage the staffs & officers that is why our Association demanding since long “ Best Customer Service Award “ under WBT . Hope this time our request will be consider.
As per decision of circle committee meeting, the following decision has been adopted by circle secretary
Distribution of work- Sri SOUMITRA KR. DAS and N L NAGAR will collect all the representation as well any complain or any development activity from the Branch Secretaries .They also maintains RESISTER for the same.
Sri SAIBAL MUKHERJEE & VASKAR CHAKRABORTY will represent any joint forum meeting as well as they will organize meeting co-ordination with Sri GADADHAR SENGUPTA for SOUTH BENGAL & Sri M.K.ROY MUKHERJEE for NORTH BENGAL.
Sri SUBINOY CHAKRABORTY, Sri VASKAR CHAKRABORTY, Sri MIHIR NATH, Sri N.L. NAGAR will monitor the activity of T.F, T.S, CIVIL, ELECTRICAL, ARCHITECT, ETP.
Sri P.K.PYNE, Sri SUBINOY CHAKRABORTY, Sri SOUMITRA KR. DAS , Sri APURBA MUKHARJEE, will monitor the activity of ETR.
A monthly meeting will be organized by Sri Saibal Mukherjee at the convenient place with an invitation with the following BRANCH SECRETARY like Sri SANAT SEN (city), Sri TAPAS DAS (ETR),Sri SUPRIYA BANDHAPADHYAY(ETP),SRI SAMIR BISWAS (TS& TF),
1st May 2015 : THE FOUNDATION DAY OF AIBSNLEA
All the Circle Office Bearers / Branch Secretaries are requested to celebrate 12th Foundation Day of AIBSNLEA
The meeting with Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations & other Unions/Associations to discuss strike issues with Secretary ( Telecom ), DOT is rescheduled to 27th April, 2015 at 17.00 Hrs. <<<Click here for letter to Forum>>>
BSNL Corporate office issued order regarding
(i) LDCE for Promotion to the grade of SDE(T) under 33% quota to be held on 21.06.2015 <<<<Click here for order>>>
(ii) Amendments/Clarifications in BSNLMRS <<<<Click here for order>>>
(iii) Indication of Aadhaar number in the salary Package software and pension papers of retiring Government employees <<<<Click here for order>>>
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BSNL NEWS IN MEDIA
(i) BSNL employees calls 2 day nationwide strike starting April 21 <<<Click Here for detail news>>>
(iii) BSNL employees to stage two-day nationwide protest <<<Click Here for detail news>>>
MAKE TWO DAYS STRIKE ON 21.04.2015 AND 22.04.2015, 100% SUCCESS.
Forum of BSNL Unions / Associations & other Unions/Associations met today morning and after analysing the CMD's meeting held on Friday, 17.04.2015 and unanimously decided to make 100% success of two days nation wide strike on 21.04.2015 and 22.04.2015. Since, most of the demands pertains to DoT/Govt. and till date no initiative has been taken by DoT to hold the meeting with the Forum or to take some
initiative for resolution of the demands. All the Circle Office Bearers/ Branch Secretaries and activists of AIBSNLEA are requested to ensure 100% participation in the strike call.
<<<Click here for the reply / comments of BSNL in the meeting of representatives of Forum of BSNL Unions / Associations & other Unions with CMD, BSNL on 17.04.2015 at 1600 hrs. in pursuance of CLC(C)'s suggestion>>>>
After meeting with CMD, BSNL; Forum leaders decided to hold Forum Meeting on Monday i.e. 20.04.2015 at 11.00 AM to decide the strategies for successful implementation of 2 days strike.
Election to KMC & 91 Municipalities scheduled to be held on 18.04.2015 & 25.04.2015 respectively. <<<Click for letter>>>
on his 124th Birth Anniversary.
Heartfelt tributes to
Dr. BR Ambedkar
(Father of the Indian Constitution)
AIBSNLEA WISHES A VERY HAPPY & PROSPEROUS
TO ONE & ALL
IDA revised rate w.e.f. 01.04.2015 <<<Click here for order>>>>
GS writes to
The GM (FP) BSNL Corporate office regarding request for posting /transfer/ retention in the cadre of Accounts Personnel - <<<Click here for letter>>>
Revision of IDA w.e.f. 1.4.2015:
<<<Click for order of DPE>>>
GS, Advisor (HQ) and Vice President AIGETOA Com. Mantosh met CMD, BSNL and discussed regarding:
a. Grant of Meeting to AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA: We requested for grant of formal meeting to AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA to discuss the long pending issues. CMD spoke to DIR (HR) and asked to hold meeting with AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA at the earliest top discuss the long pending HR issues for an early solutions. He opined that some issues can be resolved during discussions itself. Director (HR) assured him to arrange a meeting at the earliest.
b. Implementation of DoT order regarding JTO/SDEs having Diploma Qualification with 10 years technical experience to be treated equivalent B. Tech Degree: CMD assured to look into the matter.
c. BSNL Board approval to all the HR issues cleared by BSNL MC long before: We requested to get the approval of BSNL Board on all the HR issues cleared by BSNL management Committee i.e. Finalization of JTO RR-2015, 5 advance increment to the JTOs (SRD), JAO 2013 Batch and PA/PS Cadre etc, Allowing Diploma Holders SDEs (C/E/Arch) to the promotion of EE(C/E/Arch). CMD mentioned that today in BSNL Board meeting detail discussion took place regarding BSNL HR Plan and it was clarified
that many HR related issues are not having relevance with HR Plan and needs clearance which is now appreciated by the Board. Regarding implementation of Deloitte recommendation, CMD mentioned that it will be implemented in the manner so that no one is deprived from the promotions.
d. Consideration of requests under Para – 8 of JTOs: We apprised him that more than 500 JTOs requests under Para-8 are pending for the last 2-3 years for considerations but all these requests are not being considered due to shortage of JTOs/TTAs hence we requested for early finalization of JTO/TTA RRs so that recruitment may take place immediately.
e. DoT recommendations to 7th CPC for revision of pension of BSNL pensioners and withdrawal of 60:40 provision of BSNL receipts: We requested to take up the issues with DoT for revision of pension of BSNL pensioners with 7th CPC and withdrawal of 60:40 provision of BSNL receipts. CMD informed that he has already written a DO letter on the issue of 60:40 provision withdrawal to DoT and will further write to DoT regarding pension revision of BSNL pensioners to be taken up with 7th
STATUS OF COURT CASE W.R.T. JTO TO SDE DPC IN HON'BLE HC KERALA:
The Court case came for hearing today but could not be heard due to paucity of time and posted for hearing after vacation in July,2015.
All members are requested to visit the modify Website of Jr. Engineers (Telecom) Co-operative Credit Society. www.jetccs.org
BSNL Corporate Office issued orders/letters
(i) Transfer and posting in the grade of SDE(Civil) <<<Click here for order>>>>
(ii) Furnishing current vigilance status w.r.t. preparatory work for DPC for promotion to SDE(T) cadre under seniority quota <<<Click here for letter>>>>
Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2015 - Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. <<<Click for order>>>
BSNL Corporate Office issued letters/orders regarding
Calling volunteers in the grade of JTO for ERP Core team <<<Click here for letter>>>>
BSNL Corporate Office as a follow-up to the directions of the committee constituted under the Chairmanship of ED (CN) for examining the proposal of PPS post creation in the field units has asked certain information from the field units. <<<Click here for the letter>>> All the Circle Secretaries/Branch Secretaries are requested to follow-up in their respective offices for an early submission of the desired information to BSNL Corporate Office.
Circle Office Bearer Meeting was held successfully on 20th March`2015 at CTO Building, Kolkata at 16:00 Hrs. Circle Office Bearers and Br. Secretary Kolkata City Br., Civil, TS & TF, ETP, ETR along with activates
attended the meeting.
CS writes to CGM WBTC regarding
Filling up of vacant posts in the Cadre of Private Secretary under Seniority-cum-fitness quota. <<<Click for letter>>>
Circle Office Bearer Meeting will be held on 20th March`2015 at CTO Building, Kolkata at 16:00 Hrs. All Circle Office Bearer and Br. Secretary of Kolkata City Br, TS & TF , ETP, ETR along with activates are requested to attend the meeting positively.
Circle Office Bearer Meeting was held successfully on 16th March`2015 at Telephone Bhavan R.C, Kolkata at 16:00 Hrs. Circle Office Bearers and Br. Secretary Kolkata City Br., Civil, TS & TF attended the meeting.
Status of Court Case against JTO(T) to SDE(T) CPC:
The case was listed in the Hon'ble High Court Kerala today but could not be heard due to paucity of time as ours was the last case. Now the case is posted for hearing on 07.04.2015.
Circle Office Bearer Meeting will be held on 16th March`2015 at Telephone Bhavan R.C, Kolkata at 16:00 Hrs. All Circle Office Bearer and Br. Secretary Kolkata City Br, TS & TF , ETP, ETR are requested to attend the meeting positively.
Circle Secretary, Asst. Circle Secretary (HQ) met GM (Fin) WBTC to discuss on Transf. and posting of JAO , AO and CAO on 10.03.2015
Circle Secretary, Asst. Circle Secretary (HQ) met GM (HR) WBTC to discuss on Transf. and posting of SDE and JTO, posting of AD(OL), allotment of quater at CTTC, Business area mapping, DPC for CTTC, Saltlake, on 10.03.2015
Circle Secretary Asst. Circle Secretary (HQ) met CGM WBTC to discuss on huge monetary expenditure due to irregular JAO posting, finalization of tender regarding rigger for RF & Minilink maintenance, replacement of expiry battery, P/P & repair Module, implementation of 14.4mbps Data speed in 3G N/W, delay in repairing & supply of RU cards, irregularity of work order in favor of RJIO on 10/03/2015.
JTO to SDE case in Hon.High Court Ernakulam: The case is posted on 13-03-2015.
Implementation of M/s Deloittee recommendation on BSNL's revival: It is understood that BSNL board in its meeting held on 26.02.2015 has approved the M/s Deloittee recommendation on BSNL's revival during presentation itself even without the clearance of BSNL management Committee.The BSNLs view and suggestion are not at all considered by Govt. Director. The view /Comment of BSNL's Union /Associations has not also taken into the consideration. Hence, the arbitrary decision of BSNL Board on M/s Deloittee recommendation will harm the
interests of BSNL's employees and its Viability. We are to strongly oppose such arbitrary decision of BSNL Board immediately.
GS met GM(Pers) and discussed regarding:
CPC from JTO (T) to SDE (T): We requested to expedite CPC from JTO(T) to SDEs (T). GM(Pers) mentioned that the CPC work is in process, but promotion orders to fill up about 6600 posts can be issued only after vacation of stay order on promotion from JTO(T) to SDE(T) by Hon'ble High Court Kerala. The court case is expected to be heard in this week
As per decision taken in the meeting of Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations on 27th Feb., 2015, Lunch Hour Demonstration are to be conducted on 12th March, 2015 at BSNL HQ/Circle/SSA level.
All the Circle Office Bearers / Branch Secretaries are requested to ensure successful Lunch Hour Demonstration.
Procurement of Diary of ETR for the year 2015. <<< Click for order>>>
Rate list for the Entitlement of Staff Amenities of ETP in West Bengal For 2015. <<< Click for order>>>
GS writes to:
(i) The GM (FP), BSNL Corporate Office regarding requests for transfer/retention in the Cadre of Accounts Personnel - <<<Click here for the letter>>>
BSNL Corporate office issued letter regarding promotion of AOs/Sr.AOs to the grade of STS on ad-hoc basis wherein a proposal to conduct CPC for promotion to the grade of STS in Telecom Finance on adhoc basis in respect of eligible Accounts Officers as per BSNL MS Recruitment Rules-2009, which is presently under consideration of BSNL Management.
<<<Click here for letter>>>> <<<Click here for list in pdf>>>> <<<Click here for list in excel>>>>
Status of JTO(T) to SDE(T) Promotion case in Hon'ble High Court Ernakulam: The case is postponed to 05.03.2015 due to some other case hearing which
will continue for two more days.
Two days strike on 21st, 22nd April, 2015, instead of indefinite strike from 17th March, 2015 – Forum of BSNL unions/Associations decision on 27-02-2015. <<< Click Here >>>
MINUTES OF THE CENTRAL OFFICE BEARERS AND CIRCLE SECRETARIES MEETING HELD ON 25th and 26th February 2015 AT ANDHRA ASSOCIATION BUILDING, LODHI ROAD, NEW DELHI.
Com. P Venugopal, President in his opening remark mentioned that more than 35000 signature have been obtained and submitted to the Hon’ble PM. The Parliament March was a successful. The presence of the CMD in the meeting on 25.2.2015 was successful and a great achievement for all of us. This could happen just because of the relation of our GS with the CMD. He mentioned that membership collection is very very poor and sad. It is noticed that the circles are not keen on collecting the
subscription is very much clear. Regular meetings are not conducted by the circles and subscriptions are not collected regularly. It is very much difficult to meet the day to day expenditure of the CHQ. Now a time has come, if we do not improve the financial condition, the status of AIBSNLEA will be similar to that of BSNL. We are not shouldering our responsibility.
The agenda item were discussed and approved.
After the self-introduction and observing two minutes silence in the memory of departed comrades, the GS report was presented.
In the report GS mentioned that the meeting here at New Delhi for the Central Office Bearers, Advisors and Circle Secretaries meeting of AIBSNLEA, after All India Conference at Nashik from 10th November, 2013 to 12th November, 2013 and CWC Meeting held ay Hyderabad in August,2015. In today’s meeting, we shall have the objective assessment of the efforts that we have initiated and the result that we could achieve after CWC Meet Hyderabad. We may also like to decide here the future plan of actions
on Organisational Matters, Membership Verification of Executives Associations, Viability of BSNL & Status of long pending HR issues.
GS mentioned that this Central Office Bearers, Advisors and Circle Secretaries Meeting is being held at the most crucial period at New Delhi when BSNL has notified referendum of majority Executives’ Associations and election is decided to be held in May’2015. BSNL is incurring losses for the last five years and may further face loss in this year. After CWC Meeting, Hyderabad, all the resolutions were immediately submitted to BSNL Management and DoT administration for settlement. All the issues of importance have been
discussed in the informal meetings with Secretary DoT/CMD BSNL and other Sr. Officers of DoT/BSNL. But still many issues remains unresolved.
He also mentioned in his report that in the Organisational front, we are to ascertain that Circles/Branches are functioning well by holding regular Branch/Circle elections and all the organisational action calls given by CHQ are implemented successfully. The membership has increased at Branches / Circles and some more efforts are required to enroll more & more executives to strengthen the Association, in view of the proposed membership verification of executive association. CHQ/Circle quota payment has to be ensured.
There should be critical examination of our strength and weaknesses, so that proper corrective measures, wherever necessary, could be decided.
He also mentioned that we are to discuss the status of HR issues related to various cadres, which are to be taken up by AIBSNLEA at the appropriate level. Settlement of the issues is too judged on proper perspective, so that the unresolved issues could be planned to get resolved expeditiously.
BSNL's very existence and its viability is one of the important issue which need a thorough discussion. Performance of BSNL in all fronts have to be analyzed properly. We shall have to analyze, why the growth of BSNL is not up to our expectations and come out with concrete proposals to make BSNL a strong and viable Organisation. Implementation of ERP needs detailed discussions.
GS stated that the Confidence building measures in customers shall have to be given priority. Strategies are to be evolved for more revenue generation and its collection. This meeting may suggest reducing the operational cost and stoppage of unwanted expenditures. Delay in procurement of material i.e. drop wire, SIM cards, PIJF Cables/Jointing kits, MLLN/CPE Modems etc is adversely affecting the growth of BSNL and arbitrary deployment of ITS officers in BSNL are also matters of serious concern to all of us. This meeting
should decide the definite line of action to get resolve the long pending issues and burning items related to viability of BSNL.
GS also stated that implementation of the assured Promotional Avenue i.e. CPSU Cadre hierarchy, implementation of E-2 & E-3 IDA pay scales to JTO/SDE equivalent executives, BSNL’s HR Plan will take the centre stage during the discussions in this meeting. We are aware that the Management is not ready to implement CPSU Cadre hierarchy and E-2, E-3 standard IDA Pay scales. This meeting would also like to adopt time bound action plan to get the issue sorted out once for all.
GS mentioned that this would certainly be an important meeting before referendum. During the period, after 4th All India Conference, Nashik, Maharastra Circle and CWC Meeting at Hyderabad. AIBSNLEA’s consistent and untiring efforts yielded result in getting settled many issues. There had been numerous important developments which needs thorough and critical examination.
GS in his report requested to discuss the organizational status and activities of the association, mainly covering the period since Aug’2014 after CWC Meet Hyderabad.
The report were discussed para by para in detail on the following points.
2. Contribution towards legal fund
3. Membership verification of the Executives Association in BSNL:
4. Regular Election of Branch/Circle Body of AIBSNLEA
6. Publication of BSNL Executives’ Diary – 2015
7. Welfare Scheme
All the Organising secretaries briefed about the functioning of the circles within their jurisdiction.
Circle Secretaries have also reported about the activities of the circles.
Com. Amit Gupta in his speech welcomed Com. Udayasuryan back to the AIBSNLEA. He requested Udayasurayan
to take similar action in Tamil Nadu to re-organisation and efforts to get the AIBSNLOA merged to AIBSNLEA.
Many other circles AIBSNLOA is already merged.
GS appreciated the decision of Com Udayasuryan to coming back to the AIBSNLEA by amalgamating the
AIBSNLOA and the strength of the AIBSNLEA, Chennai Telephones has increased. The house welcomed the
decision of the Com. Udayasuryan.
GS also briefed about the activities and meetings of various circles and its performances.
All the O.Ss will have to ensure that the circle conferences and meetings are conducted by the circles under their
The following HR issued were discussed and status were also briefed by the G.S.
Implementation of Executives Promotion Policy in BSNL, Implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy- Change of designations on each Time Bound upgradation on functional basis, Date of effect of Implementation of revised IDA Pay Scales for the Executives w.e.f. 1.10.2000, Settlement of Pay anomaly cases wherein senior Executives are drawing less pay than their juniors, Amendment in BSNL MSRRs allowing Diploma holders to the promotion of EE, Management Trainees Recruitment Rule-2009, HR Plan of BSNL, CPCs to fill up the vacant
JAG, STS Group ‘A’ & Group ‘B’ Grade posts in BSNL on adhoc/ Regular basis, JTO (T) to SDE (T) CPC against seniority cum fitness quota (67%), LDCE form JTO (T) to SDE (T), CPC from SDE (T) to DE Regular, CPC form DE (T) to DGM (Engg.), CPC from JAO to AO, CPC from AO to CAO Regular, CPC from AO to CAO (Adhoc), CPC from CAO to DGM (F) , CPC from JTO (E) to SDE (E), CPC from SDE(C/E) to EE(C/E), CPC from EE(E) to SE(E), CPCs from SE to CE and CE to Sr. CE, CPCs to fill up vacant AEs(Arch) and SDEs(Arch) Posts, CPC from JTO(C) to SDE(C), CPC from EE (Civil) to SE (Civil), Promotion orders from Assistants to Section officers and personal Assistant to Private Secretaries in the erstwhile CSS and CSSS,
Issue of promotion order from JTOs (TF) to SDEs (TF) on regular basis, SDE (TF) to DE/AGM (TF) and DE to DGM (TF), Withdrawal of the system/practice of Local Officiating Arrangement or Local Officiating Promotion in BSNL and Introduction of Look After arrangement by Executives, Serious anomalies in the TES Gr. ‘B’ officers’ seniority lists, Implementation of E-2, E-3 standard IDA Pay scales to JTO and SDE equivalent executives in BSNL, Restructuring of AD (OL) Cadre, Regularization of offg. JTOs, Allowing to exercise option to Departmental JAOs on their promotion, Antedating of pay - anomaly due to accrual of increment of Junior earlier than the senior after
fixation of pay in revised pay scale implementation of 2nd PRC, Implementation of DPE order for payment of 78.2% IDA fitment benefit w.e.f. 01.01.2007 in BSNL, Grievances of PA/ Stenographers’ cadre viz. Post based promotions for P.A/P.S, Common Recruitment Rules & Nomenclature, Introduction of Promotion Policy for Stenos (Dying cadre), EPF Statement of BSNL recruited Employees, Superannuation benefits to directly recruited employees as per DPE guidelines, Meetings of Staff welfare Board / Sports & Cultural Board BSNL, Payment of pension contribution of the IDA pay scales, Deployment of ITS Group ‘A’ Officers in BSNL,
The issue of officiating JTOs were discussed in detail. The list of officiating JTOs should be submitted in writing in the AIBSNLEA letter pad to the CHQ for necessary action.
The following Other Organizational Activities were also discussed.
Establishment of Association office and permanent assets, Winding-up of all constituent Associations, etc.
Detailed discussions and deliberations were taken on the issues like Organisational Action programmes, Functioning of United Forum of BSNL Executives Associations and Joint Forum of BSNL Unions & Associations:
GS mentioned that the Forum of BSNL Unions & Associations of Non-Executives and Executives had organised several agitational programmes to pressurise government and Management to take decisions for the Revival of BSNL. The Forum has put the following demands before the Govt. for the revival of BSNL. But so far no action is taken by Govt. and Management on these issues.
Charter of Demands:
1) Fill the posts of CMD/BSNL and Directors.
2) Stop formation of subsidiary companies of BSNL.
3) Grant Compensation for loss on landlines for rural area service.
4) Procure of equipment for development, expansion and better service. Focus on laying OF cable to strengthen transmission network.
5) Transfer all its Assets to BSNL
6) Drop proposal for Merger of BSNL and MTNL.
7) Allow Spectrum Liberalisation and Trading by BSNL.
8) Fix Pension Contribution on actual basic pay instead of maximum of the pay scale for employees absorbed BSNL.
9) Reject TRAI recommendation in to surrender 1.2 MHz spectrum in premium 900 MHz band by BSNL.
10) Reject M/s Deloittee Consultant recommendations
11) Free allotment of spectrum to BSNL
12) Provide financial assistance to BSNL to expand network.
13) BBNL should be merged with BSNL
14) BSNL should start 4G Services.
15) Refund of BWA spectrum charges to BSNL for the surrendered spectrum.
16) Grant of 78.2% IDA merger fixation for pre-2007 and post-2007 Pensioners.
17) Pension Revision of BSNL Pensioners
18) Fresh Recruitment of Staff.
19) BSNL service to be mandatory to Central Government, State Government and PSUs.
20) Mandatory purchase of equipments from ITI to be scrapped.
21) Implement cabinet decision on 30% superannuation benefits to BSNL direct recruited employees.
GS appreciated every one for participating in the Parliament March and making it a grant success which has been attended by thousands of BSNL Workers on 25th February, 2015.
Indefinite Strike from 17th March, 2015. GS requested everybody and mobile and organize for the indefinite strike and making it a grand success.
In the Conclusion GS extended his thanks to the comrades of Delhi Circle & BSNL Corporate Office Circle for making arrangements for holding this meeting at Delhi.
The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks to the chair at 19.00 hours.
President Sri Swapan Kr. Basu & ACS (HQ) Sri Aniruddha Basu reached New Delhi to participate in Parliament March on 25/02/2015 on behalf of AIBSNLEA/WBTC.
BSNL Corporate office issued order regarding
(i) Calling for VCs and pending APARs w.r.t. regular promotion to the grade of SDE(Civil) under seniority cum fitness quota(67% quota) - <<<Click here for order>>>>
(ii) Final All India Eligibility list of JTOs (Telecom) for Circulation - <<<Click here for letter>>> <<<List Part - I>>> <<<List Part - II>>> <<<List
President Sri Swapan Kr. Basu & ACS (HQ) Sri Aniruddha Basu will be participate in Parliament March on 25th February 2015
GS writes to Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL regarding recommendations of Management Committee of BSNL Board on Consultant’s recommendation on Revival & HR Plan of BSNL -
Comments of AIBSNLEA <<<Click here for letter>>>> <<<Click here for letter dated 07.01.2015>>>>> <<<Annexure-I of letter dated 07.01.2015>>> <<<<Annexure-II
of letter dated 07.01.2015>>>
Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for promotion to the grade of Sub-Divisional Engineer (Telecom) under 33% Quota to be held on 15.02.2015 - deferred till further order due to multiple court verdicts resulting into contradictions and administrative constraints thereto <<<Click here for letter>>>
All the Circle Office Bearers /Branch Secretaries are requested to arrange a list of offg. JTOs, who are the member of AIBSNLEA for extending the benefit of fixation of pay under FR 22 (1)(a)(i) to produce before the Hon'ble CAT PB, New Delhi for further necessary action. <<<<Click here for letter>>>
BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for promotion to the grade of Sub-Divisional Engineer (Telecom) under 33% Quota to be held on 15.02.2015 wherein it has been decided with the approval of competent authority to hold this exam for the single vacancy year 2010-11 only and admit cards generated for the candidates eligible for the vacancy years 2011-12, 2012-13 & 2013-14 may be treated as withdrawn. <<<Click here for order>>>
<<<Click for Hon'ble CAT Guwahati order>>>>
Status of JTO(T) to SDE(T) CPC:
Hon’ble High Court Kerala stayed JTO to SDE promotions for three weeks.
The applicants filed an appeal against the Hon’ble CAT Ernakulam Bench Judgment in the Hon’ble High Court Kerala. Hon HC stayed the promotions for three weeks with directions to BSNL to file the reply in three weeks time. AIBSNLEA advocate opposed the stay on promotions from JTO to SDE. However Hon Court given interim stay for 3 weeks. The case is listed for hearing after 3 weeks.
GS met with Addl GM (Pers) and requested to continue the CPC process so that as soon as the stay order is vacated, the promotion orders from JTO to SDE may be issued immediately.
<<<<Click here for DO letter of CMD BSNL to all CGMs / SSA Heads regarding revenue growth as per financial targets >>>>
<<<Click here for DO letter of CMD BSNL on Punctuality in BSNL offices>>>>
CMD Letter to Unions of Officer / Executives / Employees <<<Click here for letter>>>
All the circle Office Bearers / Branch Secretaries are requested to convey the sprit of above letters among our members.
Procedure for conduct of supplementary DPC. <<< Click for letter >>>
Dairy bill claimed by CHQ/ND should not be paid till further instruction from CS/AIBSNLEA, WBTC.
Sri Shaibal Mukherjee, ACS, AIBSNLEA attended the Joint Forum meeting at Barasat on 31/01/2015
Sri Aniruddha Basu ACS(HQ) and Sri Subinoy Chakraborty ACS, AIBSNLEA attended the Joint Forum meeting at Durgapur on31/01/2015
Sri Bimal Kr. Mondal, Br. Secy./DGP, AIBSNLEA attended the Joint Forum meeting at Bankura on 31/01/2015
Circle President, Asst. Circle Secretary (HQ) met GM (Fin) WBTC to discuss on posting of JAO to AO promotion and policy of Transfer on 30.01.2015
CS writes to CGM WBTC regarding
Promotion & Transfer of Executives in the Finance wing. <<< Click for letter >>>
Posting order for the post of SDE (RT), Circle Office, Kolkata. <<< Click for order >>>
Sri Bhaskar Chakraborty, Org. Secy., AIBSNLEA attended the Joint Forum meeting at Habra on 27/01/2015
Our Association is trying to implement the order of BSNL Head Quarter dated 23/01/2015 regarding the date of joining of JAO to AO promotion at WBTC. <<< Click for order >>>
Promotion & Posting in the grade of Account Officers of WBTC. << Order1 >> <<Order2>> <<Order3>>
Transfer and Posting order in the grade of JTO.
<<< Click for order >>>
GS and President AIGETOA Shri Ravi Sheel Verma met Addl. GM (Pers.) and discussed regarding:-
(a) (a)CPC from JTO (T) to SDE (T) :- We requested to expedite CPC from JTO (T) to SDE (T) since the Court Case is no more pending and requested to fill-up all SDE(T) vacancies up to the year 2013-14 about 6000. Addl. GM (Pers.) mentioned that CPC work is in progress
but the ACRs/VCRs are still pending to be received from many Circles. He assured to consider all the vacant SDEs (Posts) up to the year 2013-14 for promotion.
(b) (b) Creation of PPS posts in field units:- We requested for an early action in this regard. Addl. GM (Pers.) mentioned that tomorrow the Committee meeting is taking place wherein the feed back given by AIBSNLEA will also be looked into. He assured an early action.
(c) (c )Restructuring of AD (O/L) Cadre:- Addl. GM (Pers.) mentioned that a reminder to DOT is being issued to clarify their earlier letter of the year 2006 in the present context . He assured an early action in this regard.
(d) (d) CPC from DE to DGM (Telecom):- Addl. GM (Pers.) mentioned that the Court case is posted for final hearing tomorrow in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and the VCRs of all the eligible DEs for promotion are being collected from CVO. He assured
that as soon as the VCRs are received and the Court Order is received the promotion orders from DE to DGM will be issued.
GS, FS met GM (FP) and discussed regarding:-
(a) (a) Anomalies in Posting on Promotions from (1552) JAOs to AOs:- We apprised GM (FP) regarding some anomalies in the posting orders on promotion from JAO to AO received from Circles. GM (FP) mentioned that the posting orders from JAO
to AO on promotion has been issued on the basis of longest stay in JAO cadre in the Circle and the remaining are posted in the same Circles where the AO vacancies were available . However, in case some anomalies come to their notice these will be examined and immediate action will be taken. Regarding JAOs of 2006 and 2010 batches promotion. GM (FP) promised that immediately the next CPC to fill-up AO vacancies of the year 2013-14 is being initiated and in the next 2-3 months the promotion orders will be issued.
(b) (b) CPC from AO to CAO:- We requested to expedite CPC from AO to CAO and CAO (Adhoc) to CAO (Regular) left out cases. GM (FP) mentioned that CPC from AO to CAO is in progress, VCRs being collected from CVO. Similarly, the VCRs of left out CAO (Adhoc) candidates
are being collected from CVO shortly to issue promotion orders. He further mentioned that AO to CAO CPC is the now priority issue for SEA cell.
(c) (c)Allowing option to JAOs – 2010 batch in pay fixation: - GM (FP) mentioned that due to continuous business in JAO to AO CPC he could not fix-up the Committee meeting. However, he assured to hold the Committee meeting shortly on
Congratulations ! AIBSNLEA's consistent and untiring efforts yielded result in getting released the promotion orders of 1552 JAOs to AO. The two promotion orders 1102+450 have been issued. <<<<List 1>>> <<<<List2>>>>
We are extremely thankful to CMD, BSNL, Director (HR), Director (Fin.), ED(Fin.), GM(FP), GM(Pers.), Addl. GM(Pers.), CLO, DGM(SEA) & all concern SEA staff for their continuous efforts in expediting the CPC.
AIBSNLEA efforts will continue to initiate next CPC from JAO to AO against the vacancy year of 2013-14. We are sincerely trying to get expedite CPCs to fill up all vacant CAO posts immediately.
GS met Addl. GM (Pers.) and requested to expedite CPC from JTO(T) to SDE(T) since the court case against JTO(T) to SDE(T) 2/3rd quota promotions in the Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam has been dismissed. Addl. GM (Pers.) appreciate our concern and assured to expedite CPC from JTO(T) to SDE(T).
Stay order on JTO (T) to SDE (T) promotions is vacated: OA No. 185/2013 is dismissed by the Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam (Kerala) today. AIBSNLEA was also party to the case. The promotions from JTO(T) to SDE(T) may be issued shortly to fill-up about 4000 SDEs (T) posts.
BSNL endorsed DPE order regarding revised rate of IDA w.e.f 01.01.2015 <<<<Click here for order>>> <<<<Click here for DPE order>>>>
GS met Addl GM (Pers) and discussed regarding-
a. Committee meeting on creation of PPS posts in field units: We requested to fix-up the date of the committee meeting on creation of PPS posts in the field units. Addl GM (Pers) immediately spoke to ED (CN), Chairman Committee and fixed-up the date on 20th January 2015 and informed all the committee members i.e. GM (Rest), GM (Estt), GM (EF) etc for attending the meeting. AIBSNLEA has already submitted the
feedback/suggestions on this issue to the convener and the Chairman of the committee.
b. Restructuring of AD (OL) Cadre: Addl GM (Pers) further assured to discuss the committee report with CMD BSNL along with GM (Pers) for further necessary action shortly.
c. CPC from JTO(T) to SDE(T): Addl GM (Pers) informed that CPC work is held up due to the pending court stay orders from Hon’ble CAT Ernakulum Bench. The judgment is still reserved. Efforts are being made through BSNL’s Advocate for an early pronouncement of the judgment.
GS, FS met GM (FP) and discussed regarding-
a. CPC from JAO to AO: We requested to expedite the CPC from JAO to AO. GM (FP) mentioned that the CPC work has been completed and the minutes have been sent to CLO for clearance. It is expected that CLO clearance may be available shortly since all the issues raised by him have been addressed. He assured after CLO clearance immediately the promotion from JAO to AO will be issued.
b. CPCs from CAO (Adhoc) to CAO (Regular) and AO to CAO: GM (FP) mentioned that one AO has been posted in CVO Cell to compile the VCRs and as soon as the JAO to AO promotion orders are issued SEA Cell will concentrate on these CPCs.
c. Allowing option to JAO 2010 batch: GM (FP) mentioned that he could not decide the committee meeting till date due to business in JAO to AO CPC work however, he assured for arranging the early committee meeting.
GS discussed CLO regarding clearance to JAO to AO CPC: CLO mentioned that tomorrow he will join the office after availing the leave and will try to give comments in the file for JAO to AO CPC in the next week. We requested for giving an early clearance.
GS ,FS, AGS (Fin) met ED (Finance) and discussed regarding:
a) CPC from JAO to AO: We requested to expedite the CPC from JAO to AO. ED (Finance) mentioned that the CPC work is at final stage. The CLO approval on the CPC is expected today. Efforts are being made to issue promotion orders in the next week.
b) CPC from AO to CAO and CAO (Adhoc) to CAO (Regular) left out cases: ED (Finance) mentioned that one AO has been posted and joined in the Vigilance Cell of CVO, BSNL Corporate Office to arrange the VCRs to expedite various CPCs. She assured an early action in conducting the CPCs.
c) Allowing option to JAOs who joined after 07.05.2010: ED (Finance) assured to talk with GM (FP) for an early committee meeting to examine the issue.
GS, FS, AGS (Fin) later on met ED (CN) Shri M.C. Chaubey and discussed regarding holding of the committee meeting on this issue. He advised Addl GM (Pers) to hold the meeting on 12.01.2015.
The 3 Days Dharna Programme of the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations from
06.01.2015 was successfully organised through out the WB Circle. Leaders of Different Unions/Associations of CHQ,Circle and SSA levels addressed the meetings at Circle and SSA Head Quarters and explained the need of unity among all the employees of BSNL and requested to moblise for the next stage of our struggle. <<<Click for photo>>>
DPE issued order regarding payment of IDA at revised rates i.e. 100.3% (increase of 2.2% ) w.e.f. 1.1.2015 for Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) <<<<Click here for order>>>>
GS writes to Shri A.N. Rai, CMD, BSNL regarding draft proposal for BSNL Man Power Plan & Staffing Norms for Territorial Circles Comments of AIBSNLEA [Ref : Vide letter .No.4-1/2010-Restg Dtd 26/12/2014] <<<Click here for letter>>> <<<Annexure-I>>> <<<<Annexure-II>>>
Decisions of the Forum Meeting held on 30th December 2014
A meeting of the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations was held on 30th December 2014 at BSNL MS Office, presided by Com. Islam Ahmad, President NFTE. The house paid homage to the memory of Com. Chhidu Singh, senior leader and Vice-President of BSNLEU, NTR Circle, who passed away a few days back.
The Convener welcomed all and reported about the developments after the last meeting on 19-12-2014 and action taken on the decisions taken. The Memorandum to be submitted to the Prime Minister has been circulated to all the General Secretaries of Unions/Associations. As per earlier decision, the General Secretaries of all the unions/associations in BSNL have been addressed requesting to participate in the action programmes. About 30 Members of Parliament has been addressed for supporting the cause of BSNL. More are being approached.
The Central Trade Unions have been addressed as also the Independent Federations like Confederation of Central Government Employees, Unions in Railways, Postal etc. for solidarity and support in our struggles. Wall Poster for the dharna is prepared with the demands focused. The General Secretaries in consultation will decide about the dates of the Circle Conventions to be held to focus the issues on the revival of BSNL. The Convener stated that this meeting has been called to plan for the 3 days dharna from 6th to 8th January 2015, Parliament March on 25th February and Indefinite Strike from 17th March which action programmes are already decided.
All the comrades present in the meeting actively participated in the discussion and the following decisions were taken:
1. The 3 days dharna from 6th to 8th January 2015 should be organised effectively. The dharna will be from 10.00 AM to 05.00 P.M. Participants should take leave from office and will participate the full day in dharna. All out efforts should be made to ensure that each and every employee participates in the dharna on any of the three days. Wide publicity should be given for the programme.
The Circle Secretaries of NTR and Corporate Office will meet to plan for organising the dharna effectively at Corporate Office. Likewise, Circle Secretaries in all the circles should plan the programme and conduct the same effectively.
2. Regarding the Parliament March on 25th February 2015, the General Secretaries will intimate the number of participants from their organisations. Their stay arrangements will be made by the concerned unions.
3. It is suggested that the unions/associations hold their Central Working / Executive Committee meetings to discuss and plan the action programmes, including Indefinite Strike, in an effective way.
4. While focusing on the anti-worker, anti-BSNL policies of the government, our demands for government assistance, effective management etc., we should have serious introspection and make all out pro-active efforts to improve the quality of service and ensure better service to the customers.
5. The Signature Campaign on the Memorandum to be submitted to the Prime Minister on the day of the Parliament March should start with out any delay to ensure that as per decision, more than one crore signatures are obtained.
6. Necessary funds for the Parliament March and other activities will be shared by the All India Unions.
7. Another meeting will be held to discuss about the future programmes after the dharna programme.
DoP&T instructions regarding last date for Declaration of Assets extended up to 30.04.2015 - <<<Click here letter>>>
Memorandum to be submitted to the Prime Minister by the public <<<Click here for the Memorandum>>>. It is requested to ensure that maximum signatures are collected by starting the process immediately.
GS, OS(N) met GM(FP) and discussed regarding CPC from JAO to AO. GM(FP) mentioned that some information's of the eligible JAOs has been asked from Circles to expedite CPC. He further mentioned that he will be able to tell regarding JAO to AO promotion after 25th Dec., 2014 when all necessary information's are received from circles. However, he assured an early action in this regard.
GS, OS(N) met GM(Pers.) and discussed regarding
(a) CPC from JTO to SDE(T) & DE to DGM: GM(Pers.) mentioned that as soon as the Hon'ble Court's clearance are received from Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam Bench and Hon'ble Supreme Court, CPC will be expedited.
(b) Time bound promotions in BSNL Corporate Office from E4 to E5: We requested to expedite the said CPC since all the VCRs have been received in Pers. Cell. GM(Pers.) assured an early action in this regard
Transfer requests of BSNL Executives/ Non-Executives canvassing outside influence-<<<Click here for letter>>>
BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding
circulation of Syllabus, Scheme, and minimum pass marks w.r.t. Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for promotion to the grade of Sub Divisional Engineer (Telecom) for vacancy years 2010-2011 onwards under 33 percent quota - <<<Click here for letter>>>
Regarding the incidents occurred on 27.11.2014 and 28.11.2014 (due to misleading of administration) , Calcutta City-1 Branch along with some other member met with GM Finance and GM HR protest accordingly on 09/12/2014 and point out their view this type of occurrence further more will not allow. Administration also agreed to take necessary steps regarding this issue.
Also branch association along with general members observed protest day on 09/12/2014 at TCO Floor (CTO Building).
GS, FS, AGS (HQ) met GM (FP) and discussed regarding -
(a) CPC from JAO to AO: We requested GM (FP) to expedite CPC from JAO to AO.GM (FP) mentioned that CPC work is in progress, the JAOs seniority list has been sent to circles to send the screening report of the eligible JAOs to SEA cell, BSNL CO. He assured to complete CPC in this month itself and the efforts are being made to issue promotions in this month.
(b) CPC from AO to CAO: We requested to expedite CPC from AO to CAO (230 CAO posts). GM (FP) mentioned that CPC work is in progress, the ACRs/VCRs are being collected of the beligible AOs. He assured an early action in this regard.
(c) CAO (Adhoc) to CAO (Regular) left out cases: GM (FP) mentioned that, still some VCRs are awaited from CVO office. He assured to talk to Dy.CVO for early sending
09.12.2014 Provisional Seniority list in the grade of JAO / AAO in BSNL as on 02.12.2014 <<<Click here for letter>>> <<<Click here for List>>>>
CS writes to CGM WBTC regarding Improvement of service quality
of WBT Circle. <<<Click for letter>>>
CS writes to GM(FIN ) WBTC regarding proper implementation of provision of BSNL Transfer Policy. <<< Click for letter >>>
BSNL's Employee Transfer Policy (corrected upto 24.11.2014) Circulated: BSNL Corporate Office circulated the BSNL's Employee Transfer Policy (issued vide No. 6-1/2007-Restg. Dated 7th May, 2008) (corrected upto 24.11.2014) <<<Click here for corrected Transfer policy>>>>
BSNL Corporate Office endorsed Seniority guidelines of
DoPT <<<Click here for letter>>> <<<Click here for DOPT Guidelines>>>
Reconstitution of BSNL, WB Circle Staff Welfare Board for the period 2013-2014 << Click for letter>>
CS writes to GM(FIN ) WBTC regarding Prayer for JAOs Induction Training for Departmental candidate against 40% quota. <<< Click for letter >>>
BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding Amendment in BSNL
Employees Transfer Policy. <<< Click for order >>>
BSNL notified Direct Recruitment of 962 JAO Posts . Online Registration starts from 01.12.2014 and Last Date for applying Online application is 31.12.2014. <<<Click here for notification>>>>
GS, FS met GM (FP) and discussed regarding:-
(a) CPC from JAO to AO:- We requested to expedite CPC from JAO to AO. GM (FP) informed that a revised proposal to fill-up the AO vacancies as on 1.7.2013 has been sent to CMD, BSNL through GM (Pers.) for approval wherein as per the suggestion given by CLO on SC/ST roaster policy the 2010 JAOs batch SC/ST JAOs are being considered. He assured to expedite CPC within one month time. He also assured that as soon as these
promotion orders are issued, immediately next JAO to AO CPC will be initiated to fill-up AO vacant posts of the year-2014 also wherein complete 2010-JAO batch OC/SC/ST JAOs will be considered for AO promotion.
(b) CPC from CAO (Adhoc)to CAO(Regular)- GM (FP) mentioned that about 90 VCRs of CAO (Adhoc) are awaited from CVO to expedite CAO(R) left out CPC. We contacted concerned officer of CVO and they informed that efforts are being made to send VCRs in this week itself. GM (FP) assured immediate action in this regard.
(c) Committee Meeting on JAO-2010 batch option case: - we requested to convene the committee meeting at the earliest to settle the JAO -2010 pay option cases who were approved after 07.05.2010. GM (FP) assured to hold the meeting at the earliest in consultation with GM (Estt. ) and GM (FP), other members of the committee .
Confirmation of Direct Recruit JAOs of 2010 batch:
BSNL Corporate office instructed to initiate the process of confirmation of JAOs of Direct Recruit-2010 batch, if not already done, and complete the process immediately. Compliance of the same may be intimated to this office on or before 01.12.2014 <<<Click here for letter>>>
Notice for indefinite Strike from 3rd February, 2015 by BSNL Executives and Non-Executives:
Forum of BSNL Unions & Associations served Notice on 18.11.2014 to Secretary, DoT and CMD, BSNL on various demands related to growth and viability of BSNL.
Programme of Action
1. "Demands Day" on 11th December 2014 with Lunch Hour Demonstrations.
2. 10 Days Campaign from 11th to 20th December 2014.
3. "March to Parliament" on 19th December 2014.
4. 3 Days Dharna at SSA/Circle/BSNL CO from 6th to 8th January 2015.
5. Indefinite Strike from 3rd February 2015.
Charter of Demands:
1. Filling up the posts of CMD/BSNL and DIR(Finance) and DIR(HR) of BSNL Board:
2. Formation of subsidiary companies of BSNL.
3. Compensation for Loss on landlines for rural / remote area service.
4. Procurement of equipment for development, expansion and better service, more focus on laying OF cable to strengthen the transmission network.
5. Transfer of Assets to BSNL
6. Proposal for Merger of BSNL and MTNL.
7. Spectrum Liberalisation and Trading.
8. Pension contribution on actual basic instead of maximum of the pay scale for the employees absorbed from DoT to BSNL.
9. Reject the recommendation of TRAI to force BSNL to surrender 1.2 MHz spectrum in premium 900 MHz band.
10. Reject M/s Deloittee Consultant recommendations
11. Allotment of spectrum free to BSNL
12. Provide financial assistance to BSNL to expand the network.
13. BBNL should be merged with BSNL
14. 4G Services should be started by BSNL.
15. Refund of BWA spectrum charges by the Government for the spectrum surrendered by BSNL earlier.
16. 78.2% IDA merger fixation for pre-2007 and post-2007 Pensioners.
17. Pension Revision of BSNL Pensioners
18. Fresh Recruitment of Staff required
19. BSNL service to be mandatory to Central Government, State Government and PSUs:
20. Condition of mandatory purchase of equipments from ITI to be scrapped. <Click here for Notice
JTO(T) to SDE(T) Promotion under seniority quota for vacancies 2009-2010 to 2013-2014 onwards:
Pers. Cell of BSNL Corporate Office sought ACRs/VCRs/ Screening committee report in the prescribed proforma showing the APAR grading for two years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 i.r.o JTOs of 1998 recruitment year onwards (1998, to 2001 for OC/SC and for ST up to 2005 ) latest by 30.11.2014. <<<Click here for letter>>>>
1GS writes to:
(i) The ED (NB), BSNL Corporate Office, regarding requests for transfer/retention in the Cadre of AGM (TF)- <<<Click here for letter>>>
(ii) The ED (NB), BSNL Corporate Office, regarding requests for transfer / retention in the Cadre of SDE (TF)- <<<Click here for letter>>>
(iii) The ED (Fin), BSNL Corporate Office regarding missing names in CAO Regular promotion order issued on 30/10/2014 - <<<Click here for letter>>>
Decisions of the Forum Meeting held on 13.11.2014:
The meeting of the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations held on 13th November 2014 took the following decisions with regard to the proposed Indefinite Strike from 3rd February 2015.
(i) The Strike Notice will be prepared by the Convener as per the decisions of the meeting and will be finalised in the next meeting to be held on 18.11.2014 at 13.00 hours at Corporate Office. All General Secretaries should be present for signing the notice.
(ii) A Demands Day will be organised on 11th December 2014 by conducting Lunch Hour Demonstration at SSA/Circle/C.O. levels.
(iii) 10 Days Massive Campaign among employees and also among the public from 11th to 20th December 2014. Meet the Members of Parliament, MLAs etc. and submit Memorandum on the demands raised by the Forum, requesting them to take up with the Central and State governments. The Memorandum will be finalised and supplied by the Forum. Signature Campaign to be organised by getting the signature of the employees and also people on the issue of revival of BSNL. Quota for Circles to be fixed.
(iv) March to Parliament on 19th December 2014. Maximum participation required from the nearby Circles. The Parliament will be in session at that time.
(v) 3 Days Dharna to be organised from 6th to 8th January 2015 at SSA/Circle/C.O. It should be ensured that within the 3 days all the employees are got involved in the dharna.
(vi) The Indefinite Strike to start from 3rd February 2015
Circle President, Asst. Circle Secretary (HQ) met GM (Fin) WBTC to discuss on Transfer & Posting of Account staffs specially for Gangtok on 17.11.2014.
Circle President, Circle Secretary, Asst. Circle Secretary (HQ) met GM (HR) WBTC to discuss on HR issues specially Rule-8, intra circle transfer, defective staying list for JTO, DPC for CTTC, Saltlake, DGM posting at Raiganj and irregular posting of Suri SSA on 15.11.2014.
AIBSNLEA consistent efforts yielded result in getting released Purchase of Diaries order for executives and non-executives-2015 <<<Click here for letter>>>
Status of JTO(T) to SDE(T) Promotion court case in Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam: OA 185/2013 - JTO(T) to SDE(T) Promotion was taken up 3 PM in Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam and the argument continued till 6 O'Clock. However, all the arguments are over today and judgment is reserved for orders.
GS discussed with GM(FP) regarding CPC from JAO to AO. GM(FP) mentioned that a draft proposal as suggested by CLO has been prepared to implement SC/ST roster in JAO to AO CPC as on 01.07.2013 AOs vacancies. The same will be discussed with the Competent Authority on Monday & thereafter only CPC will be expedited. He further mentioned that in this way JAOs of 2010 Batch of SC/ST category will be considered to fill up SC/ST quota of AO posts and there will be only one CPC & one promotion list only. He assured an early action in this regard.
United Forum of BSNL Executives' Associations comprising AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA writes to Shri Dev Kumar Chakravorthy, GM (Rectt.), BSNL Corporate Office regarding Proposal for switching over to Online examination in BSNL - reg. feedback / suggestions of Association <<<Click here for letter>>>
LDCE FOR PROMOTION TO THE GRADE OF SDE(T) UNDER 33% QUOTA TO BE HELD ON 15/02/2015. <<< Click for Notification >>>
Syllabus, scheme & minimum pass marks of LDCE for promotion to the grade of SDE(T) for vacancy years 2010-2011 onwards under 33% quota
<<< Click for letter>>>
Staying list in the Grade of JTOs in WBTC. <<< Click for letter >>>
Any discrepancies regarding staying list, complain send to competent authority and copy to CS WBTC within a week.
GS discussed with GM(Rectt.), BSNL Corporate Office regarding notification of LDCE form JTO(T) to SDE(T). GM(Rectt.) informed that LDCE from JTO(T) to SDE(T) will be
notified tomorrow itself to fill up about 4000 SDEs(T) [LDCE Quota] wherein all existing JTOs will be eligible to appear in the examination. We extended our sincere thanks for taking prompt action in this regard.
BSNL Corporate Office issued letter regarding calling up of applications for holding of first membership verification w.r.t. recognition of majority representative Association of serving Executive employees in BSNL- <<<Click here for letter>>>
BSNL Corporate Office issued clarification regarding benefits of past services to be given to TTA s fixation of pay in JTO post -<<<Click here for letter>>>
Data regarding Intra-Circle (Non tenure ) transfer of JTOs <<< Click for letter >>>
OA 185/13- JTO(T) to SDE(T) Promotion issue pending in Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam is posted for hearing on 13.11.2014.
PM launches Jeevan Pramaan - Life certificate for pensioners to go digital <<<Click here for detail news>>>>
GS, AGS(HQ) attended the meeting on Switching over to the on line examination pattern for BSNL internal and external examination arranged by GM (Recruitment) BSNL CO to discuss with all the BSNL unions and Associations. We welcome the move to switch over the on line examination pattern and suggested that examination fee from internal candidates should not be there, the number of attempts should be unlimited and the age limit should be 55 years instead of 50 years. We pleaded that LDCE from JTO (T) to SDE(T), LICE of JAOs should be immediately conducted since the syllabus have
been approved and the vacancies are clarified. We also pleaded that outsider exam of JTOs may be based on GATE score. GM (Training ) appreciated our concern and assured to discuss the suggestion with the competent authority.
Finalisation of JTO R/R 2014: GM(Estt) mentioned that he will be taking up the matter in the next Board meeting for an early solution. He also mentioned that the E1 plus 5 increment benefit to JAO 2013 Batch, JTO(SRD) and PAs will also be taken in the next Board meeting.
A JOINT GB MEETING OF AIBSNLEA/WB & CTD AND AIGETOA/WB & CTD WAS HELD ON 07/11/2014 AT TELEGRAPH INSTITUTE HALL, C.T.O. BUILDING, KOLKATA. <<< Click for glimpses>>>
BSNL Corporate Office issued letter regarding Holding of meeting of the Committee constituted for examining the issue of introduction of E2 & E3 IDA pay scales for JTO
and SDE equivalent cadres on 14.11.2014(Friday) at 12 Noon <<<<Click here for letter>>>>
BSNL Corporate Office issued letter regarding holding of meeting of the Committee constituted for examining the introduction of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy vis-a vis present setup in BSNL on 14.11.2014 at 11 AM..<<<Click here for letter>>>
A JOINT GB MEETING OF AIBSNLEA/WB & CTD AND AIGETOA/WB & CTD WILL BE HELD ON 07/11/2014 AT TELEGRAPH INSTITUTE HALL, C.T.O. BUILDING, KOLKATA ON 2PM.
Main Speakers Com Prahlad Rai GS/AIBSNLEA/CHQ & Com Ravi Shil Verma President/AIGETOA/CHQ