Friday, 5 December 2014

GS, AFS met Sh. V. Umashankar, Jt. Secy (Telecom) DoT and discussed regarding

Appointment of CMD BSNL and Director (HR) BSNL:
JST mentioned that interviews for the post of Director (EB) and Director (Finance) have been fixed on 04.12.14 and 08.12.14 respectively by PSEB.
The CMD post select panel of PSEB has been sent to the PMO for approval and as soon as the approval is received the CMD posting orders will be issued. It is understood that Shri Anupam Shrivastava, Director (CM) BSNL Board has been selected for CMD post by PSEB selection.
Similarly, the matter for Director (HR) selection process has been sent to PMO. As soon as the approval is received, the PSEB will be asked to conduct the interview for the post of Director (HR) BSNL immediately.

Govt. support to BSNL:
Jt. Secy (T) expressed the serious concern against continuous surrender of BSNL landline and mobile connections every month where as private operator market share is increasing day by day. He also mentioned that MTNL services are not at all satisfactory. Hon'ble MOC & IT is also fed up with the complaints and has desired to concentrate about BSNL's performance after this parliamentary session. He advised to improve the revenue of BSNL immediately so that 3rd PRC report after two years may be implemented. We explained the material shortage problem in field units etc.

3% Pay fixation in the old scale and further 3% pay fixation benefit in the promotion scale:
We requested for early clarification to BSNL, since the matter is pending with Director (PSU) for one and half year. Jt. Secy (T) assured to look in to the matter.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

STATUS OF VARIOUS COURT CASES

147 SDE (T) Seniority Case in Hon'ble Supreme Court
On initiation of AIBSNLEA, an application has been filed in the Hon'ble Supreme Court for early hearing. The case is now expected to be heard on Today 03.12.2014.

TES Gr."B" Rule 206 Seniority case in Hon'ble Supreme Court
On the pervious date of hearing it was announced to be listed for further hearing on 26.11.2014 however, the concerned CAs/SLPs not listed for hearing in this week.

"Seniors drawing less pay w.r.t. his Juniors" in Hon'ble Supreme Court
The SLP (C) No. 7716/2013 [M. Sethumadhavan & Ors including AIBSNLEA] is to be heard in Hon'ble Supreme Court on 09.12.2014.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

GS, AGS (HQ) met GM (Estt.) and discussed regarding

Finalization of JTO (RR)-2014
We requested to get approval of the BSNL Board in getting approved the JTO (RR)-2014 as already cleared by BSNL M.C.  GM (Estt) informed that the JTO (RR)-2014 proposal has been included in the next BSNL Board Meeting to be held on 9th December, 2014.   He expected in case the matter is considered by the BSNL Board and approved the regularization of officiating JTOs and LICE from TTA to JTOs will take place immediately.
Restructuring of AD (OL) Cadre
We expressed our serious concern against the negative attitude in settling the restructuring the AD (OL) Cadre despite of the favorable committee report.  GM (Estt) mentioned that they  have given establishment cell view as earlier occasions but the Pers (Cell) may take decision on the basis of committee report as the many decisions are taken by Per(Cell) without the clearance of Estt (Cell) .  We requested to reconsider the matter since there is no financial implication involved.
Creation of PPS Posts in field units
We requested to support the issue of creation of PPS Posts in field units as implemented in BSNL Corporate Office up to Sr. PPS Level.  GM (Estt) mentioned that the matter is already under the consideration of a committee headed by ED (CN), Corporate Office, BSNL.  He further mentioned that the proposals of PPS / Sr. PPS posts creations in BSNL C.O.  were never processed through Estt (Cell) of BSNL Corporate Office.  These proposals were directly processed by Per(Cell) to the competent authority and got  created PPS / Sr. PPS posts in BSNL Corporate Office.  The similar action may be taken in this regard also.
Allowing Option to JAOs-2010 Batch
We requested to hold the committee meeting to discuss the matter of allowing options to JAOs-2010 Batch who joined after 07-05-2010.    GM (Estt) mentioned that GM (FP), convener committee will fix up the meeting date shortly.

GS met GM (FP) and discussed regarding

CPC from JAO to AO
 We requested to expedite CPC from JAO to AO,  GM(FP) mentioned that the CPC work is in progress, the seniority  list of JAOs has been prepared  by SEA(Cell) and will be uploaded on BSNL Corporate Office Intranet shortly for comments and finalization.  On the basis of new JAO Seniority List about 214 SC/ST JAOs upto 2010 batch are being considered for promotion.  He assured to issue AO promotion order in this month itself.   He further mentioned that as soon as this promotion order is issued another CPC will be initiated immediately to fill up the AO vacant posts as on 1st July, 2014.

CPC from CAO (adhoc) to CAO(Regular) Left out cases
GM (FP) mentioned that as soon as the VCRs are received immediately promotion orders will be issued.

LICE of JAOs
GM (FP) mentioned that the proposal to reduce eligibility service from 7 years to 5 years from TTAs and other eligible non-executive cadres to JAOs LICE has been included in the next BSNL Board Meeting Agenda.

LDCE from JAOs to AO
GM (FP) mentioned that the proposal cleared by BSNL MC for introduction of LDCE from JAOs to AOs promotion has also been included in the BSNL Board Meeting Agenda to be held on 9th December, 2014.

Diversion of 25% MT Quota 335 CAO  Posts to Seniority Quota
 GM (FP) mentioned that he is trying to get included this item in the agenda of next BSNL Board Meeting   but after the approval of the  competent authority. It will be included.

Allowing Option to JAOs-2010 Batch
We requested to hold a committee meeting to discuss the matter of allowing options to JAOs-2010 Batch who joined after 07-05-2010.GM (FP) assured to fix up the committee meeting shortly.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

                         வெல்லட்டும்!
NON EXECUTIVE சங்கங்களின்
JAC நடத்துகின்ற
27.11.2014
ஒரு நாள் வேலைநிறுத்தம்
வெற்றி பெற
AIBSNLEAன்
புரட்சிகர வாழ்த்துக்கள்!

Thursday, 20 November 2014

NOTICE SERVED

            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
"Demands Day" on 11th December 2014 with Lunch Hour Demonstrations.
10 Days Campaign from 11th to 20th December 2014.
 "March to Parliament" on 19th December 2014.
3 Days Dharna at SSA/Circle/BSNL CO from 6th to 8th January 2015.
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.


UNITE AND HIT STRONG

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Decisions of the Forum Meeting held on 13.11.2014 at Corporate Office, New Delhi

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.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

GS, AGS(Fin) , AGS(C/E/A/TF) and FS met the CMD & discussed the following

(i) We expressed our serious concern over the inordinate delay by the management in complying  to the minutes of the formal meeting of AIBSNLEA with the Dir(HR) issued under the signature of  the GM(SR) dtd 21/04/2014.CMD assured to discuss the matter with new GM(SR) for further necessary action.
(ii) We also expressed our concern in dilly dallying tactics adopted by certain portion of the management in delaying the process of JAO to AO promotion. We requested him to prevail upon the members of the CPC so as to get the desired result without further delay. He told that he has already discussed the matter with GM(FP), GM(Pers) & CLO and a consensus has been arrived at and shortly  the deadlock will end. But again we apprised him some fact that one officer has taken a u turn and not favoring the decision. He assured to talk to all of them within a day or two so that entire CPC exercise do not go waste.
(iii) We impressed upon him to clear the long pending HR issues passed by the MC like modification of BSNL MSRR for EE ( Civil/ Electrical )executives, JTO RR 2014, diversion of 25% MT quota in the grade of CAO posts, Five advance increments to JAO-2013,JTO (SRD) and PAs etc by the next BSNL  Board meeting. He assured to look into.
(iv)  We requested to consider cancellation/modification of posting orders on promotion in the grade of AGMs who have crossed the age of 57 yrs and some other genuine issues: We also requested to ensure that in the forthcoming DGM promotions, the AGMs in the zone of consideration for promotion from the already shortfall Circles shall not be disturbed from their circle, otherwise the shortfall of man power in those circles will again widen. He told us to give the matrix so that he can direct the authorities to look into this aspect. We will shortly give the matrix.
(v)  Para-8 transfers of JTO who have completed five years of service: we explained that about 500 JTOs are waiting for para -8 transfers after completing more than five years of service. We pleaded that recently about 4000 JTOs on promotion through LICE have joined in various circles, against this all pending para-8 JTO transfers may be considered. Also TTAs may be recruited in circles to meet the shortage. CMD assured to discuss the matter with concern CGMs and GM (Estt.) for early solution.
(vi) Drawl of salary to JTOs MP Circle during Agitation period: We requested CMD for his kind intervention for drawl of salary of JTOs MP Crcle of agitation period with sympathetic consideration. CMD assured to look in to the matter for e4arly solution.

GS, AGS(Fin) , AGS(C/E/A/TF) and FS met the GM(FP) & discussed the following:

                                                             CPC from JAO to AO
We also expressed our concern in dilly dallying tactics adopted by certain portion of the management in delaying the process of JAO to AO promotion. He told that he has already submitted the file with certain notes to the  CLO and expects a consensus.
                                                            CPC from AO to CAO
We impressed upon him to call for ACR/VCR for promotion from AO to CAO for 230 posts which has been approved by competent authority since long. He informed that it will be done very shortly.
CPC from CAO (Adhoc) to CAO(Regular)
We impressed upon him to issue regular promotion order from  CAO(Ad hoc ) to CAO(Regular). He informed that the process has been completed and approval is to be taken from the CMD and orders will be issued soon.
We requested to consider cancellation of transfer in the grade of AOs
Viz Shri H.K Mahanta, AO, Keonjhar (Branch Secretary, Keonjhar) Odisha, Shri Lachhaman Nayak, AO, Balasore both from Odisha circle, Shri A D Kulkarni  CAO , FS in circle  office Bangalore KTK , shri Vikram Pillai AO KTK circle to QA/STR/STP/DNW cicles at Bangalore and Shri Armugam (CAO) Branch Secy Vellore from WTP to TN/AP circle etc.GM (FP) assured to look in to.
Allowing option to JAOs appointed after 07.05.2010
GM (FP) assured to fix up the committee meeting at the earliest to discuss the matter and early submission of the committee report.

GS, AGS(C/E/A/TF) and AFS met the PGM(EW) & discussed the following:

(i)  We apprised him the resentment of the C/E Executives for lingering the issue of Diploma/Degree qualification, Distance B-Tech degree issue for years together. Many executives are retiring every month in the grade of SDEs only. He was very much appreciative of our concern and expressed his willingness to get the issue resolved in favor of the staff but due to opposition from BW side, the matter is getting delayed. However he was hopeful that he will try his level best to settle the issue.
(ii) We impressed upon him to expedite the process of DPC for JTO(E) to SDE(E) which was pending since June-2014. He informed that due to non receiving of one JTO(E)’s VC from the Delhi NTR, the process was delayed. We also requested him to allot the JTO(E) in their same circle on promotion to SDE(E) particularly Sri V.M Mahare in Karnataka Circle due to his compelling family problems.
iii) We informed him that Sri B.S. Tudu, SDE(E), Dharmashala, HP could not be relieved who was on transfer to Port Blair on own cost and requested his intervention in the matter. He immediately directed the concerned officer to write to the CE(E), HP to relieve him within a time period otherwise CO will relieve Sri Tudu.
(iv) We impressed upon him to expedite the process of DPC for EE(E) to SE(E), from SE(E) to CE(E). He informed that the CPCs are progressing well.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

GS, AGS (C/E/Arch/TF) met GM (SR) Shri Shamim Akhtar and discussed

(a) Membership Verification of Executive Association:
GM (SR) informed that the membership verification is postponed to May-2015 from 10.12.2014 in view of the stay order granted by Hon'ble High Court of Bangalore.
(b) Settlement of Pending HR issues:
GM (SR) informed that the status of HR issues already discussed with the Executive Associations in the formal/informal meetings will be up-loaded on BNSL CO website shortly. We pleaded that merely stating the status of HR issues is not going to satisfy us, we need settlement of the issues otherwise we will be compelled to launch an Organizational Programs.

GS, AGS (C/E/Arch/TF) and AFS met ED (NB) Shri M.A. Khan and discussed regarding:

(a) Modification in BSNL MSRR of EE (C/E/Arch):
We requested for an early modification of BSNL MSRR-2009 of EE (C/E/Arch) as already cleared by BSNL MC. ED (NB) assured to look into the matter.
(b) Holding of Committee meeting on Distance Education:
We requested for early holding of the Committee meeting on Distance Education availed during service with due permission. ED (NB) discussed the matter with PGM (EW) and PGM (BW) and directed to hold the meeting early to resolve the issue.
(c) Merger of Civil/Electrical Wings in Circles:
We protested against merger of C/E Wings at SSA level where one EE (C/E) will be reporting to 4-5 SSA Heads and will have no control of CE (C/E). It will create many problems in field units. ED (NB) appreciated our concern and informed that he has put up the matter to the competent authority to withdraw this merger order and advised to merge for accounting purpose only under the ERP.
(d) Notional Pay fixation of upgraded Pay Scales of JTO/SDE (C/E/Arch/TF) w.e.f. 01.10.2000:
We requested to process the case for notional Pay fixation of all upgraded Pay Scales from 01.10.2000 as already done for JAO cadre. Ed (NB) assured to look into the matter.

GS met Addl. GM (Pers) and discussed regarding

(a) CPC from JTO to SDE: 
We requested to file MA for an early hearing in the court case at Hon’ble CAT Ernakulam Bench to get vacated the stay order on the JTO to SDE promotions. Addl. GM (Pers) mentioned that the case has already been listed on 17.11.2014 for hearing and the effort are being made to get vacated the stay order.
(b) CPC from DE to DGM (Adhoc) :
Addl. GM(Pers) mentioned that some ACRs/VCRs of eligible DEs for promotion are yet to be received. However, he informed that within this week the CPC will be conducted. The chairman CPC Shri Seth PGM BSNL CO has fixed the CPC in this week itself. He assured that as soon as the CPC work is completed the promotion order of DGMs will be issued to fill up 480 DGM Posts.
(c) Creation of PPS Posts in field units:
Addl. GM(Pers) mentioned that shortly the committee meeting headed by ED (CN) BSNL CO will be held to discuss the issue for further necessary action.
(d) Restructuring of AD (O/L) cadre:
Addl. GM(Pers) directed AGM (Pers) to process Shri Harsh Vardhan committee report to the competent authority for consideration. He assured an early action in this regard.
(e) LDCE from JTO (TF) to SDE(TF):
we expressed serious concern against non holding of the LDCE from JTO (TF) to SDE (TF). Addl. GM (Pers) mentioned that due to non finalization of syllabus of LDCE to SDE (TF) the LDCE could not be held. However, he assured to process the matter to the competent authority.
(f) Date of effect of implementation of upgraded pay scales w.e.f. 01.10.2000 on notional basis: 
We requested to give notional pay fixation w.e.f. 01.10.2000 to all upgraded pay scales of JTO/SDE (C/E/Arch/TF) Engg. Wings and PA/PS cadre at par with JAOs. Addl. GM(Pers) advised that the case can be processed either from PGM(C/E/Arch/TF) or ED (NB) to the competent authority for consideration.
(g) Holding of committee meeting on distance education:
Addl. GM (Pers) assured to hold the committee meeting in the next week itself to discuss the matter.
(h) Clearance of HR issues already approved by BSNL MC and approval from BSNL Board:
Addl. GM (Pers) discussed the matter with GM (Legal) for getting approval of the BSNL Board on the pending HR issues. GM(Legal) advised to discuss the matter with GM(Restructuring) on the basis of new HR plan as desired by Board of Director and immediately he discussed the matter with GM (Restructuring) and she advised to send the copy of the Board directions for compliance. Addl. GM (Pers) assured an early action in this regard.
(i) Consideration of Cancellation/modification of DEs Posting orders on promotion: 
Addl. GM (Pers) mentioned that some genuine medical ground cases recommended by CGMs have been considered and orders are issued. Regarding some lady executives and some pending medical ground cases he assured for an early consideration.

Friday, 24 October 2014

DGM (REGULAR) Promotion

Orders are released for promotion to DGM (Regular)
for 123 Finance Officers.
Smt.S.ROSI, DGM (F), Virudhunagar is covered in this order.

AIBSNLEA, Virudhunagar greets Smt.S.Rosi, DGM (F).

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Com.N.SRINIVASAN
District Secretary, AIBSNLEA, Madurai
and Director of BSNL Employees thrift and Cooperative Society, Madurai
had lost his mother on 17.10.2014.
AIBSNLEA, VIRUDHUNAGAR BRANCH
EXPRESS ITS DEEP CONDOLENCE TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY.

RETENTION / REALLOTMENT IN THE DE Postings

Our Circle Association addressed to CGM, TN Circle for the retention /re allotment of SDEs/DEs (Adhoc) on DE (Regular) Promotion on genuine Medical grounds. Letter is published below.


Seniors drawing less pay

Status of “Seniors drawing less pay w.r.t. his Juniors” 
in Hon’ble Supreme Court.
The SLP (C) No. 7716/2013 [M. Sethumadhavan & Ors including AIBSNLEA] along with SLP (C) No. 25069/2013 [Sasidharan K & Ors] and SLP (C) No. 25070/2013 [K.G. Balakrishna Pillai & Ors] came up for hearing today in the Court No. 7 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court at Item No. 47. The case is now listed for 18th November 2014 for the final hearing.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Review Meeting on the pending issues of AIBSNLEA/AIGETOA:

GS, President (CHQ) and AGS (HQ) met GM (SR) and discussed regarding
Review Meeting on the pending issues of AIBSNLEA/AIGETOA:
GM (SR) mentioned that he has taken feedback on the points raised by AIBSNLEA/AIGETOA in the formal meetings from all the concerned sections of BSNL Corporate Office and will discuss it with the competent authority. Thereafter, a review meeting will be arranged with AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA after Diwali.

Referendum of majority Executive Association in BSNL

GS, President (CHQ) and AGS (HQ) met GM (SR) and discussed regarding:
Referendum of majority Executive Association in BSNL
GM (SR) mentioned that a case filed by the BASE welfare Association is admitted and is pending in the Hon'ble Karnataka High Court in Bangaluru. It is expected to be heard shortly. After getting the stay order vacated by the Hon'ble Karnataka High Court further process of the Referendum will be restored. He further mentioned that the present date of voting i.e. 10.12.2014 may be postponed in case hearing of the case is delayed further.

CPCs in Engineering wing

GS, President (CHQ) and FS met GM (Pers) and discussed regarding:
(a) Posting on Promotion from SDE (Telecom) to DE (Regular) and Modification/Cancellation of DEs posting orders on promotion:  
We requested for consideration of requests for modifications / cancellations of the posting orders on genuine grounds and of lady executives. GM (Pers) mentioned that CMD has instructed the CGMs of Tamilnadu, Chennai TD, STR and others to recommend genuine cases like Cancer patients, Heart patients and the officers whose services are very much essential in the circles in the interest of services. Based on the merit,  these cases will be considered. Detailed instructions in this regard will be issued to all the CGMs.
(b) Status of various CPCs
(i)  CPC from JTO (Telecom) to SDE (Telecom) seniority Quota:
GM (Pers) mentioned that the CPC in this regard has been completed but orders can not be released till such time the stay order on promotion from Hon'ble CAT Ernakulum is vacated. The case is posted for hearing on 17th November, 2014. He advised us to pursue with CGMT Kerala for arranging an early hearing.
(ii)  CPC from SDE (Telecom) to DE (Telecom) left out cases:
We requested for early consideration of left out cases from SDE (Telecom) to DE(Regular). GM (Pers) assured for an early cases will be considered. Detailed instructions in this regard will be issued to all the CGMs.action.
(iii) CPC from DE to DGM (Adhoc):
GM (Pers) mentioned that the CPC work is in progress and efforts will be made to release the promotion orders shortly.
(iv) CPC from DGM (Adhoc) to DGM (Regular):
GM (Pers) mentioned that the CPC work for the 28 officers has been completed and the promotion orders will be issued shortly.

CPCs in Finance wing

GS, President and FS discussed with GM (FP) regarding:
(a) CPC from JAO to AO:
We requested for issuance of an early promotion order for all the eligible candidates. GM (FP) informed that a meeting of GM (Pers), GM (FP) and CLO has been held today wherein the queries raised by the CLO on the SC/ST roaster implementation was discussed and it was decided to consider all eligible SC/ST candidates. Accordingly, the case is being further processed for consideration. He assured an early action in this regard.
GS further discussed with CLO
for early clearance of JAO to AO CPC. CLO informed that today there was a meeting with GM (FP) and GM (Pers) and he has advised to ensure proper implementation of the SC/ST roaster in the JAO to AO CPC. Thereafter only, he will give clearance to the CPC.
(b) CPC from AO to CAO (Adhoc):
GM (FP) mentioned that he has got the approval to conduct CPC for 230 CAOs post on Adhoc basis. We requested to call for the APARs of the eligible candidates immediately. GM (FP) assured an early action in this regard.
(c) CPC from CAO (Adhoc) to CAO (Regular):
GM (FP) mentioned that the CPC for regularization of CAO (Adhoc) to CAO (regular) has been completed and the promotion orders will be issued after getting the approval from the competent authority shortly.
(d) CPC from DGM(Finance/Adhoc)  to DGM(Finance/Regular):
We requested for issuing early promotion orders of DGM(Finance/Adhoc)  to DGM(Finance/Regular). GM (FP) mentioned that the CPC is completed and the file is submitted to the competent authority for according the approval. After getting the approval from the competent authority the promotion orders will be issued.