24-03-2017: CHQ NEWS

(a) DE to DGM ( Engg):- GS met Joint. GM(Pers.), BSNL Corporate Office  and discussed regarding DE to DGM(Engg) promotion wherein we informed that today approval of CMD BSNL to fill up 393 vacant DGM posts has been received. The CPC has been fixed up on 27th March 2017 to fill up the vacant 393 DGM (Engg) posts. He assured to issue promotion order before 31st  March’17.

(b) Filling up of the vacant EE(C) posts: We requested Jt. GM(Pers.) to impress upto BW cell of BSNL Corporate Office to file an appeal in the Hon’ble High Court Chandigarh against the judgment of Hon’ble CAT Chandigarh Bench on SC/ST Roster implementation issue. Jt. GM(Pers.) assured to discuss the matter with GM(BW) BSNL Corporate Office for an early action in this regard.

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15-03-2017: CHQ NEWS

 Meeting with PGM (Pers) BSNL CO New Delhi

GS, AGS (HQ) and AGS (Finance) met PGM (Pers) BSNL CO. New Delhi and Discussed regarding.

(a) CPC to fill-up vacant posts of SDEs/AOs, DEs/CAOs and EE(C) wings:  We expressed our serious concern against the non-filling up of the vacant posts. PGM (Pers) appreciated our concern and mentioned that the court judgement in the Hon’ble High Court Kerla on JTO to SDE(T) promotion has been reserved and efforts are being made to get an early pronouncement of the Judgement. He assured as soon as the stay order on SDE promotion is vacated the CPC from JTO to SDE(T )will be expedite.

In the case of SDE to DE and AO to CAO promotion, SLP is being filed in this week itself in the Hon’ble Supreme Court against the Judgment of Hon’ble High Court Chandigarh on SC/ST roster implementation in promotions. The SLP will include all the references of courts cases of Hon’ble CAT Chandigarh and High Court Chandigarh of SDE to DE, AO to CAO and SDE(C) to  EE(C) etc. He assured to take some way out to conduct CPCs after filling the SLP in all these cadres.

(b) CPC from DE to DGM (Engg): We requested to expedite CPC from DE to DGM (Engg) since all the screening reports and VCRs have been received. PGM(Pers) informed that CPC date has been fixed up on 22nd March-2017 to fill up about 400 DGM (Engg) posts. He assured to issue promotion orders before 31st March-2017.

(c) Appointment of JTOs LDCE qualified to SDE(T) post. We requested for the appointment of LDCE qualified JTOs to SDE(T) grade post. PGM(Pers) mentioned that in the next BSNL Board Meeting SDE RR modification proposal will be put up for its approval after the modification of SDE RR only, the posting on promotion to LDCE qualified JTOs to the Post of SDE(T) will be possible.

(d) Restructuring of AD (O/L) cadre:- We requested for an early reply to DOT on this issue since the comments of BSNL CO EF cell have been received in pers cell. PGM (Pers) assured on early action in this regard.

(e) Review EPP provision w.r.t clarification dated 23.06.2009 effect on pension finalizations: We requested to send  a reminder to DOT in this regard to get the clarification so that the earlier order issued by BSNL CO for fixing DNI after one year in the same scale instead of on the date of actual DNI is withdrawn and the pension case may be finalized. PGM (Pers) assured to send a reminder to DOT in this regards.

(f) Meeting on CPSU cadre hierarchy: PGM (Pers) mentioned that first he will discuss the CPSU proposal with Director (HR) and CMD BSNL and thereafter in the next week with our association.

(g) Consideration of request/ tenure transfer cases of SDEs/DEs: We requested for the consideration of request/ tenure transfer cases of SDEs/ DEs. PGM (Pers) assured to look into the matter.

(h) HR integration: PGM(Pers) informed that as per the management decision the HR integration work is in progress. Already some staff have been posted in pers cell from all the wings and shortly some more staff will be posted to strengthen the pers cell. Efforts will be made to bring parity in the cadre progression and service conditions of all the disciplines. We apprehended that after this HR integrations the promotions, transfers and postings etc will be delayed. PGM (Pers) mentioned that it is not a fact rather things will become faster. Let us, observe the results.

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09-03-2017 Combined march by Unions and Associations

     CS attended the combined Demonstration of BSNL Unions and Associations on 09-03-2017 at Flower Bazar Exchange. CS gave a fabulous speech on the reasons of deterioration of BSNL.  

       Our Services are majorly concentrated across the villages of India, focussing on the service not on the profit.Other private sector companies are focusing only on the profit and giving services in urban areas only. During 2006, BSNL had a revenue of Rs.40,000/- Crores and a profit in the range of Rs.8000/- to Rs.10,000/- crores. In 21010, it met with loss for the first time in history. In between, in 2007, RS.450 Lk Tender for development of GSM /Procurement of Equipments was cancelled and in 2009, Rs.930 Lakh Tender was cancelled. Due to this we were unable to compete with other Telecom companies in terms of technology.

        No development activities are done from 2007 in BSNL. Overseas Communication Services were also taken from BSNL.  At Chennai, Uttarakhand and J&K when flood came BSNL was the only telecom company to give timely service to its customers, with least disturbance.

       After BSNL was formed in 2000, around 1.5Lakhs Employees retired and only 30,000 employees were recruited.  

            Presently talks are about Huge loss of MTNL and how to dispose MTNL. On one side plans are for how to merge loss making PSU MTNL with BSNL. On the other side it is planned to form a new Tower company by taking over 61000 towers out of 75000 BSNL Towers.Slowly the hidden agenda of bringing BSNL to sick PSU list is carried out and it has evidently come out now.

It is underlined that until Unity of BSNL Associations and Unions is there, none of these hidden agenda are going to be happened in BSNL.

Members of AIBSNLEA attended in the demonstration in large number.

Glimpses:

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28-02-2017 Felicitation to retired officers..

On 28-02-2017

Com M. Ramarajan DGM TXM West was felicitated by CS with shawl during his retirement function held on 28-02-2017. Comrade Ramarajan had worked in NTR(North West Area of India), STR, RTTC, CPT SSA and TXM. During his tenure in Chengalpet, many reformations were done in Chengalpet SSA for reducing the fault rates considerably  and retaining the customers. Also he was the Branch President of CPT Branch that time. He was very dedicated officer and GM also attended the retire-ment function. CS remembered his contributions to our Association and wished a very happy and healthy retired life. 

On 27-02-2017

Our CS addressed and honoured with shawl to Sri. Annadurai DGM ANR for his farewell function at Anna Nagar Telephones exchange on 27-02-2017 at 18:30hrs. CS during his speech discussed the viability of BSNL and 3rd PRC. A healthy and peaceful retired life is wished to Sri Annadurai sir.

27.02.17: OS South attended TN Cricle Conference on 25.02.17 at Vellore

      On 25.02.17 second day of TN Circle conference Com.S.Sivakumar Circle Secretary presented the keynote address and highlighted the various important points. OS South Com. P.Udayasuriyan attended TN Circle Conference open session at Vellore on 25.02.17. Smt.N.Poonguzhali CGM TN was the Chief guest for the open session with Seminar .Sri.G.Ravi PGM (Fin) TN Circle, Sri.P.Santhosam Sr.GM Vellore & GSM Plg,Sri.Subrata Chatterjee GM (HR) Circle office, Sri.V.K.Sanjeevi GM(HQ),STP  were the Guest of Honour. All the officers gave elaborate speech on the Topic of Seminar “Converting the New Challenges as Opportunities in the Competitive Arena and making BSNL as a Profit making PSU”.

Special address was given by our beloved GS Com.Prahladrai, Com.P.Udayasuriyan OS(South) CHQ and Com.R. Guruprasad Advisor,CHQ. GS explained the latest development of BSNL and latest 3rd PRC recommendations.3rd PRC will be implemented after completion of Assembly election in five states.

OS South in his speech highlighted the MTNL merger proposal by Govt. Already BSNL is struggling for retaining the customers and is trying to meet out the loss. During this critical period merger of MTNL which is also loss making PSU with BSNL will worsen the situation. Though Reliance JIO is offering all free services, our customers are still with us and hence we should give good service to our loyal customers. OS requested to Chief Guest that all SSA GMs should give respect to SSA District office bearers since our Association is also equally recognized and also responsible Association which was also mentioned by Chief Guest during her address. In TN Circle transfer policy is not implemented for the last ten years. If it is implemented there will be improvement in service.

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24-02-2017 TN Circle AIBSNLEA 6th Circle Conference

6th Circle Conference of AIBSNLEA Tamilnadu Circle will be held on 24-02-2017 and 25-02-2017 at AKM Mahal, Ariyur Road, Vellore. CS CHTD /OS(S) CHQ will be attending the Open Session to be held on 25-02-2017. Smt N.Poonguzhali CGMT TN Circle will be the Chief Guest for the Open Session.CGM(F), PGM(F) and Other GMs of TN Circle will also attend the open session. Seminar will be conducted on “Converting the NEW CHALLENGES as OPPORTUNITIES in the Competitive Arena and making BSNL as Profit Making PSU“.