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Office bearers
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Office bearers

  • Com. Animesh Mitra

    [ President ]
  • Com. P. Abhimanyu

    [ General Secretary ]
  • Com. Swapan Chakraborty

    [ Deputy General Secretary ]
  • Com. Gakul Borah

    [ Treasurer ]

Dada Ghosh Bhawan, 2151/1, New Patel Nagar, Opp. Shadipur Bus Depot, New Delhi- 110008

011-25705385(Office), 011-25894862(Fax)

envelopebsnleuchq@gmail.com
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Office bearers
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Office bearers

  • Com. Animesh Mitra

    [ President ]
  • Com. P. Abhimanyu

    [ General Secretary ]
  • Com. Swapan Chakraborty

    [ Deputy General Secretary ]
  • Com. Gakul Borah

    [ Treasurer ]

Dada Ghosh Bhawan, 2151/1, New Patel Nagar, Opp. Shadipur Bus Depot, New Delhi- 110008

011-25705385(Office), 011-25894862(Fax)

envelopebsnleuchq@gmail.com

BSNL Employees Union (CHQ), New Delhi

13 - Apr - 2021
Second wave of COVID-19 – BSNLEU writes to the Director (HR), demanding to implement the preventive measures laid down by the DoT..

The second wave of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. More than 1.5 lakh people are getting affected by this disease every day. Under these circumstances, the DoT has issued letter, laying down preventive measures to safeguard the employees. BSNLEU has written to the Director (HR), BSNL, demanding that the preventive measures prescribed by the DoT, should be implemented in BSNL also. Some of the preventive measures prescribed by the DoT are that, officials below the rank of under Secretary, should be allowed to work from home and their physical attendance in office should be restricted to 50% of the actual strength. Also, the officials residing in containment zones shall be exempted from attending office.

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09 - Apr - 2021
BSNLEU writes to the Secretary, DoT, demanding to accord necessary approval to BSNL, for the implementation of the order of the Hon’ble Kerala High Court.

After order was issued by the Hon’ble Kerala High Court, on payment of IDA to the Non-Executives of BSNL, the BSNL Management has written to the Secretary, DoT, seeking approval for the implementation of the order of the Hon’ble Kerala High Court. Prior to this, the DPE also, vide it’s letter no. DPE letter no.W-05/0004/2021-DPE(WC) dated 09th March, 2021, has referred the order of the Hon’ble Kerala High Court,  to the DoT, with the direction to take appropriate action, since the DoT is the Administrative Ministry for BSNL. However, the DoT has so far not taken any action on this. In view of this, BSNLEU has written to the Secretary, DoT, demanding to give necessary approval for BSNL for the implementation of the order of the Hon’ble Kerala High Court.

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08 - Apr - 2021
Hearty thanks for disbursement of March salary - take steps for disbursement of April salary also on time - GS, BSNLEU, writes to the CMD BSNL.

On behalf of the employees, General Secretary, BSNLEU, has written to the CMD BSNL, expressing thanks for the disbursement of March, 2021, salary. Further, the General Secretary, BSNLEU, has requested the CMD BSNL, to ensure disbursement of the salary for the current month also, i.e., April, 2021, on time, so that the employees will be saved from the agony being caused every month, due to the belated disbursement of salary.

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07 - Apr - 2021
Stop operationalising the BTCL - BSNLEU writes to the CMD BSNL.

The entire BSNL Executives and Non-Executives have went on several strikes, organised Marches to Sanchar Bhawan, Marches to Raj Bawans and other campaigns, opposing the Subsidiary Tower Company. The BSNL Management and the government had kept the functioning of the Tower Company (BSNL Tower Company Limited - BTCL) at a low profile for some time. However, of late, the Management has stepped-up the functioning of the BTCL. At the same time, the government has announced that it will be raising Rs.40,000 crore, by way of monetising the towers and fibre of BSNL / MTNL. Hence, the government intends to induct a strategic partner into the BTCL. Under these circumstances, BSNLEU has written to the CMD BSNL, demanding to stop operationalising the BTCL.

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06 - Apr - 2021
Immediately start the preliminary actions for holding the LICEs - BSNLEU writes to the Director(HR).

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05 - Apr - 2021
Revenue collections have exceeded Rs.3,000/- crores in March, 2021 – BSNLEU writes to the CMD BSNL demanding to immediately pay March, 2021 salary..

BSNLEU is continuously pressurising the BSNL Management, to pay salary to the employees on the last date of every month. Despite BSNLEU’s organising several agitational programmes, the Management continues to pay salary belatedly.  Non-availability of funds is the reason being cited by the Management.  However, the revenue collections of the Company has exceeded Rs.3,000/- crores in March, 2021. Hence, BSNLEU has written to the CMD BSNL, urging upon him to immediately pay the salary for the month of March, 2021 and thereby break the chain of belated payment of salary to the employees.

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05 - Apr - 2021
COVID-19 spreading fast in Maharashtra – Circle administration sought permission to implement guidelines issued by the state government – BSNLEU writes to the Director (HR) for giving immediate approval.

COVID-19 is spreading very fast in Maharashtra circle. 57,000 new cases are reported in one single day, i.e., on 04.04.2021. Many employees, including top officers, have tested positive for COVID-19 in this circle. Under these circumstances, BSNLEU has written to the Director (HR), requesting to grant immediate permission, to implement guidelines issued by the Maharashtra State Government, for the containment of COVID-19.

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25 - Mar - 2021
Medical claims should be settled at SSA level instead of at BA level – BSNLEU writes to the CMD BSNL

As per the instructions of the Corporate Office, medical claims of the employees are to be settled at the Business Area level, after the consolidation of BA takes place. On many occasions, the medical bills get held up in the office and the employee concerned has to personally go to the section. This happens frequently. If the medical bills are to be settled only at the BA level, then the employee has to travel hundreds of kilometres to get his medical claim settled. This will create unnecessary harassment to the employees. BSNLEU has written to the CMD BSNL, demanding that, the medical claims should continue to be settled at the SSA level, even after the consolidation of the Business Area.

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25 - Mar - 2021
Transfer of DR JEs who have completed two years in Leh SSA – BSNLEU writes to the Director (HR).

The DR JEs posted in the Leh SSA of J&K circle, suffer extreme hardship due to the sub-zero temperature prevailing in most parts of the year. In view of this, BSNLEU has already raised the demand before the Director (HR) that, the DR JEs who have completed two years of service and who have applied for transfer to other SSAs of J&K circle should get the transfer. In continuation of this, BSNLEU has written a letter to the Director (HR) today, insisting for settlement of this issue.

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24 - Mar - 2021
BSNLEU writes to the Director (HR), demanding action by the BSNL Management, to ensure expeditious hearing in the Supreme Court, in the matter of issuing Presidential Orders to the Non-Executives, who were recruited by the DoT and who were appointed by BSNL on or after 01.10.2000.

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24 - Mar - 2021
Implementation of E-Office in BSNL – BSNLEU writes to the CMD BSNL on the sidelining of the Non-Executive cadres.

The BSNL Management is in the process of implementing E-Office. However, in this process the Non-Executive cadres like JAO, SOA, AOS and OS are being sidelined. Their jobs are limited to “scanning the documents, rearranging the files”, etc. This clearly indicates that the aforementioned Non-Executive cadres are being converted into Group Ds. BSNLEU has written to the CMD BSNL, expressing it’s disagreement and demanding to take necessary remedial steps.

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24 - Mar - 2021
Non-payment of IDA to the Non-Executives is tantamount to contempt of court - BSNLEU writes to the CMD BSNL.

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22 - Mar - 2021
BSNLEU writes to CMD BSNL, demanding immediate payment of Feb. 2021 salary with 6% interest.

BSNLEU is continuously demanding payment of salary on the due date. So far Management has not disbursed salary of February, 2021. BSNLEU has written to the CMD BSNL, demanding immediate payment of the salary with 6% simple interest. The demand for payment of interest is raised, based on the recent judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court, in the Civil Appeal No.399, of 2021 (The State of Andhra Pradesh and Another Vs. Mrs. Dinavahi Lakshmi Kameswari). In this case, the Hon’ble Supreme Court has directed payment of the deferred salary with 6% simple interest.

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20 - Mar - 2021
Corporate Office issues clarification on recovery of dues other than Government dues from the retirement benefits of BSNL VRS-2019 Scheme retired employees..

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17 - Mar - 2021
LICEs of Non-Executives should not be conducted online – BSNLEU writes to the Director (HR).

Responding to the proposal of the Recruitment Branch of the BSNL Corporate Office, to hold the LICEs of the Non-Executives online, BSNLEU has written a firm reply. In the letter addressed to the Director (HR), BSNLEU has reasoned that, Non-Executive cadres like TT and ATT do not have access to computer in their day to day works. Hence, they are not familiar to computer operations. Thus, holding the LICEs of the Non-Executives online, will create much hardship to the Non-Executives, stated BSNLEU in the letter.

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15 - Mar - 2021
BSNLEU writes to Shri Anshu Prakash, Secretary, DoT, requesting to take action on the payment of IDA to the Non-Executives of BSNL.

Based on the writ petition filed by BSNLEU, the Hon’ble Kerala High Court has given direction to the DPE on 17.02.2021, directing it to pay IDA to the Non-Executives of BSNL. However, the DPE has written a letter to the DoT on 09.03.2021, directing it to take necessary action. The DPE has mentioned in it’s letter that it issues order, in respect of payment of IDA only for the Executives and Non-Unionised Supervisors of the CPSEs and not  in respect of the Non-Executives. Hence, the DPE has directed the Secretary, DoT, to take necessary action on this matter, since BSNL comes under the administrative control of the DoT. In view of this, BSNLEU has written letter to Shri Anshu Prakash, Secretary, DoT, today, requesting him to issue necessary direction to the BSNL Management for the payment of 5.5% IDA w.e.f. 01.10.2020 and 6.1% IDA w.e.f. 01.01.2021 to the Non-Executives of BSNL.

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11 - Mar - 2021
IDA payment - DPE writes to the Secretary, Telecom, to implement the court decision..

The Hon’ble Kerala High Court has directed that the IDA instalment (5.5%), that has become due from 01.10.2020, should be paid to the Non-Executives. This judgement is delivered, on the writ petition filed by BSNLEU. After the judgement was delivered by the Hon’ble Kerala High Court, General Secretary, BSNLEU, wrote to the Secretary, DPE, and requested him to implement the court decision by issuing order for payment of the IDA. The Secretary, DPE, has forwarded the General Secretary’s letter to the Secretary, Telecom, and has directed him to take the necessary action.

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02 - Mar - 2021
Declare BSNL employees as “Front Line Workers”, for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccination on priority basis.

Front Line Workers such as doctors, nurses, health workers, police personnel, etc., have already received COVID-19 vaccination on priority basis. From March 01st onwards, citizens above the age of 60 years, as well as citizens above the age of 45 years and who are having co-morbidities, are being vaccinated. BSNL employees are having close interaction with the general public and are highly susceptible to COVID-19 infection. Further, BSNL is also providing telecommunications services, which is declared as an essential service by the government. Hence, BSNLEU has written to Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Communications, requesting him to take steps to get the BSNL employees declared as "Front Line Workers" for getting COVID-19 vaccination on priority basis. 

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26 - Feb - 2021
Corporate Office letter on sanctioning special casual leave to the CEC members, for attending the CEC meeting to be held at Chennai from 7th to 9th March, 2021.

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25 - Feb - 2021
BSNLEU writes to the Secretary, DPE, demanding to issue order for payment of IDA..

As known to all, in the writ petition filed by BSNLEU, the Hon’ble Kerala High Court has issued an interim order on 17.02.2021, directing the Secretary, DPE, to issue order for the payment of IDA to the Non-Executives of BSNL. Based on this, BSNLEU has written to the Secretary, DPE, enclosing copy of the order of the Hon’ble Kerala High Court and demanding to immediately issue order for the payment of the two instalments of IDA (5.5% + 6.1%).

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