As regards, issuing Presidential Orders to the TSMs who were directly promoted as Telecom Technicians, the matter has already been referred to the DoT, by the BSNL Corporate Office. It is for the DoT to take a decision on issuing the Presidential Orders. BSNLEU is actively pursuing this matter. Day before yesterday, Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, spoke to Shri Saurabh Tyagi, Sr.GM(Estt.) and requested him to discuss the matter with the DDG (Estt.), DoT and ascertain the status. Accordingly, Shri Saurabh Tyagi, Sr.GM(Estt.) has discussed the matter with Shri S.K. Jain, DDG(Estt.), DoT, yesterday. The DDG (Estt.), DoT, has replied that the matter is lying pending due to the acute shortage of staff, due to the impact of COVID-19, The DDG (Estt.), DoT, has assured to expedite the matter, soon as the attendance of the employees improves.