Circle Executive Committee meeting of Telecom Factory Jabalpur was held today at Jabalpur. Com.Surybhan Namdeo, Circle President presided over. Com.Sunil Patel, Circle Secretary, welcomed everyone and addressed the meeting. Com.Prakash Sharma, Assistant General Secretary, congratulated all for 7th consecutive victory of BSNLEU, amidst a very adverse situation. He explained in detail, about the need to participate in the 8th January, 2020 General Strike. He also elaborated on pros and cons of VRS and threw light on the anti-worker and anti-PSU policies of the government. Com.Sharma also highlighted other points mentioned in BSNL Revival Package and informed the comrades that BSNLEU, in coordination with AUAB, will ensure implementation of Revival Package in toto. Members present in the meeting also participated in the discussions and decided to implement decisions taken in Ghaziabad Central Executive Committee meeting.
यूनियन्स एंड एसोसिएशन्स ऑफ बीएसएनएल के शानदार संघर्ष और उपलब्धियां...
VRS के अमल में आने के पश्चात बीएसएनएल में बेहद अराजकता की स्थिति निर्मित हो गई है। इस स्थिति का लाभ उठाते हुए, कुछ अवसरवादी तत्व अपने आपको हीरो के रूप में प्रस्तुत करने का प्रयास कर रहे हैं। हमें इस पर कोई ऐतराज भी नही है। किंतु ये अवसरवादी तत्व ट्रेड यूनियन मूवमेंट को ही आहत करने की कोशिश कर रहे हैं। एक सज्जन, जिन्हें ट्रेड यूनियन मूवमेंट से बिदाई दे दी गई है, वें सोशल मीडिया में बड़े ही आक्रामक (???) संदेश भेज रहे हैं। इस संदेश का लब्बोलुआब यह है कि यूनियन्स और एसोसिएशन्स ने सरकार के खिलाफ एक उंगली भी नही उठाई है। क्या यह सही है ?
Only in February this year, Rs.100 crore was spent for a 3 hour programme in Ahmedabad, to give a "rousing and affectionate" reception to the US President, Donald Trump. Both, US President, Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, hugged each other many times in the Ahmedabad programme, to show-case their close friendship to the world. However, the same Donald Trump threatened his best friend Prime Minister, Narendra Modi a few days back, with “retaliation", if India does not export Hydroxychloroquine to the US. At a time, when the world is facing serious threat from COVID-19, the Indian government took the right decision to ban the export of certain medicines, including Hydroxychloroquine. This decision is taken in the best interest of the Indian people. Indian government has got every right to do so. Donald Trump has no business to threaten a country like India, demanding to supply medicines. But this is the real face of the US imperialism. The people of India should not fail to see this real face of the US imperialism.
As per the call of the AUAB, lunch hour demonstrations were organised successfully throughout the country today. Spirited slogans were raised condemning Shri Anantkumar Hegde, MP, for calling the BSNL employees traitors and stating that BSNL is a black mark. Similarly, as per the call of the AUAB, a Twitter Campaign was also effectively organised. CHQ heartily congratulates the employees, as well as the constituents of the AUAB, for successfully organising the programme at a very short notice.
Memorandum on Wage Revision and against Subsidiary Tower Company was submitted to Shri Ram Charan ji Bohra, Lok Sabha Member of Jaipur. CHQ heartily congratulates the Jaipur comrades.
The “All Unions and Associations of BSNL” is meeting at New Delhi on 08.01.2018. The meeting will take place in the office of FNTO. Next course of action to be taken in the wage revisions issue will be decided in this meeting. Importantly, this meeting is taking place after the appointment of an IAS officer as the CMD of the Subsidiary Tower Company. The meeting is expected to chalk out suitable action programme on this issue also.
At the end of today’s March to Sanchar Bhawan, a meeting took place between the Secretary, DoT and the leaders of All Unions and Associations of BSNL. From the AUAB, Com. P. Abhimanyu, GS, BSNLEU, Com. Chandeswar Singh, GS, NFTE, Com. K. Sebastin, GS, SNEA, Com. Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA, Com. K. Jayprakash, GS, FNTO, Com. N.D. Ram, GS, SEWA BSNL, Com. Mallikarjuna, President, BSNL MS and Com. Ravi Shil Verma, GS, AIGETOA, participated. From the DoT side, Ms. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, DoT, Shri Shivasailam, Special Secretary, DoT, Shri Amit Yadav, Joint Secretary, DoT and Shri Pawan Gupta, Director (PSU) participated. Detailed discussion took place on the issues of 3rd Pay Revision, Subsidiary Tower Company, pension revision and reduction of the retirement age. The leaders effectively argued and demanded settlement of the issues. After detailed discussion, it is decided that further discussion would take place in the meeting to be held tomorrow between the leaders of AUAB and Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble MoS(C) tomorrow.
On 02.09.2017, a gruesome road accident took place in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu circle, when a BSNL team was proceeding to restore a fault. Com.M.Jeeva, DR JE and Com.T.Gajendran, contract worker, were killed on the spot. The Executives and Non-Executives of Dharmapuri district formed a Relief Committee, to collect relief to the comrades killed in the road accident. The Relief Committee consisted of the GM,BSNL, Dharmapuri, and all the unions and associations. The Relief Committee did an excellent job and raised a little more than Rs. 15 lakh from Tamil Nadu circle. Com.Jeeva, DR JE is survived by his parents and a sister, who are employed. Com.T.Gajendran, contract worker, is survived by his aged parents, wife and two children. His wife was conceived for the third time at the time of his death. Considering the financial background o& both the diseased comrades, the Relief Committee decided to donate Rs.9,95,000/ to the family of Com. T.Gajendran, Contract Labourer and Rs.5,55,000/ to the family of Com M.Jeeva. BSNLEU heartily congratulates the members of the Relief Committee, for doing this excellent job.
Media reports state that the government has decided to allot 4G spectrum to BSNL, based on the proposals submitted by BSNL to the government. As per the report of the ET Telecom dated 11th September, 2018, Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL, has told the media that the government has decided to allot 4G spectrum to BSNL. The Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications, Shri Manoj Sinha, has put the issue on a fast track, and has set a time frame of 80 days, for the finalisation of the entire process of allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL, says ET Telecom.
AUAB के प्रतिनिधियों ने कल दिनांक 06.02.2019 को श्री अंशु प्रकाश, एडिशनल सेक्रेटरी, टेलीकॉम से मुलाकात की...
AUAB के प्रतिनिधियों ने कल दिनांक 06.02.2019 को एक बार पुनः श्री अंशु प्रकाश, एडिशनल सेक्रेटरी, टेलीकॉम से मुलाकात की। उन्होंने 3rd पे रिवीजन, 4G स्पेक्ट्रम का आवंटन, वास्तविक वेतन पर पेंशन कॉन्ट्रिब्यूशन का भुगतान और पेंशन रिवीजन के संबंध में माननीय संचार राज्य मंत्री के आश्वासनों का क्रियान्वयन नही किए जाने पर अपनी निराशा और व्यथा से अवगत कराया। उन्होंने इस ओर ध्यान आकर्षित किया कि किस तरह DoT द्वारा 3rd पे रिवीजन व कर्मचारियों की अन्य मांगों के साथ साथ बीएसएनएल के रिवाइवल के मुद्दों में व्यवधान और बाधाएं उत्पन्न की जा रही है। उन्होंने DoT द्वारा कर्मचारियों के पे रिवीजन हेतु 3rd पीआरसी से एफोरडीबिलिटी क्लॉज़ की शर्त को शिथिल करने के संबंध में अभी तक कैबिनेट नोट नही भेजे जाने पर घोर निराशा व्यक्त की। पे रिवीजन जैसे महत्वपूर्ण मुद्दे पर AS(T) बोलने से बचते रहे। किन्तु, उन्होंने 4G स्पेक्ट्रम आवंटन के मुद्दे पर कहा कि यह मुद्दा 05.02.2019 को डिजिटल कमीशन की मीटिंग में चर्चा हेतु प्रस्तुत किया गया था। कमीशन ने प्रकरण TRAI को भेजने का निर्णय लिया।
DoT पर BSNL को देय रु 14,000 करोड़ की राशि का भुगतान बकाया....
आज के इकोनॉमिक टाइम्स ने खबर प्रकाशित की है कि कर्मचारियों को जून का वेतन समय पर मिलेगा क्योंकि BSNL के पास पर्याप्त राशि (cash flow) उपलब्ध है। इसके साथ ही इकोनॉमिक टाइम्स ने यह भी खबर दी है कि DoT को BSNL को देय रु 14,000 करोड़ बकाया राशि का भुगतान भी करना है। इसमें BWA स्पेक्ट्रम के रिफंड की राशि, DoT द्वारा पेंशन कॉन्ट्रिब्यूशन की BSNL से वसूली गई अधिक राशि और विभिन्न सरकारी प्रोजेक्ट्स के बकाया भुगतान की राशि शामिल है। प्रकाशित न्यूज़ की प्रति प्रस्तुत है।
As per the guidelines of the Corporate Office, ballot papers for casting postal votes should be sent to the voters ( postal votes) 15 days prior to the poling date. However, it has been brought to the notice of the CHQ that, the printing of ballot papers in Andhra Pradesh circle has been just completed. There are hardly 10 more days for polling. Hence, Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS and Com.Animesh Mitra, President, discussed this issue with Shri A.M. Gupta, GM(SR) today and solicited his intervention. The GM(SR) assured that the Andhra Pradesh circle administration would be advised to make alternative arrangements so that the ballot papers reach the voters as per the schedule.
केंद्रीय कर्मचारियों की रिटायरमेंट की आयु कम करने की कोई योजना नही है- अफवाहों पर विश्वास न करें....
रिटायरमेंट की आयु कम करने के संबंध में सोशल मीडिया में जबरदस्त रूप से चल रही अफवाहों के संबंध में CHQ को काफी क्वेरीज प्राप्त हो रही है। इन अफवाहों के अनुसार , सरकार केंद्रीय कर्मचारियों को 33 वर्ष सेवा या 60 वर्ष की आयु ,जो भी पहले हो, पूर्ण करने पर रिटायर करने की योजना बना रही है। यह खबरें निहित उद्देश्य रखने वाले तत्वों द्वारा कर्मचारियों में हड़कंप मचाने के उद्देश्य से प्रसारित की जा रही है, वह भी ऐसे समय में, जब BSNL मैनेजमेंट VRS योजना कार्यान्वित कर रहा है। यह अफवाहें न केवल झूठी है, बल्कि पूर्णतः निराधार भी है। इस संबंध में 24 सितंबर, 2019 के टाइम्स ऑफ इंडिया अखबार में खबर प्रकाशित हुई है, जिसमें स्पष्ट किया गया है कि केंद्र सरकार के पास रिटायरमेंट आयु कम करने का कोई प्रस्ताव नही है। हम, हमारे साथियों के लाभ के लिए वह खबर पुनः प्रस्तुत कर रहे हैं।
Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister, while submitting the budget in the Parliament on 01.02.2020, has announced that the government will start disinvestment in the LIC, in this financial year. This decision of the government is atrocious, to say the least. LIC is the prestigious life insurance company of the Government of India. It is extending huge financial assistance to the development of the nation. Still in it’s desire to hand over the entire national wealth to the corporates, the Narendra Modi government has decided to privatise the LIC. Disinvestment is nothing but the starting of privatisation. This decision of the government comes close on the heels of the decision of the government to privatise the Air India and the BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.). It only indicates that, the disinvestment / privatisation of BSNL is not far away. BSNLEU strongly condemns the decision of the government to start disinvestment in the LIC. The mighty trade union of the LIC, the AIIEA (All India Insurance Employees Association) has announced agitational programme including strike. The leaders and cadres of BSNLEU throughout the country are requested to extend all out support to the struggles of the AIIEA.
US President, Donald Trump is notorious for his loose tongue and controversial remarks. Sometime back, he created a big controversy by calling the Corona Virus as “Chinese Virus”. Now, he has again created a controversy by saying that the "World Health Organisation (WHO) is taking a lot of money from the US, but is favouring China". Replying to Donald Trump, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director General of the WHO, has urged upon the United States to join hands with China in combating the disease, rather than indulging in a blame game. The Director General has also issued a statement defending the management of Corona Virus Disease by the WHO. “The focus of all political parties should be to save their peoples. Please do not politicise this Virus if you do not want many more body bags (read dead bodies). It is like playing with fire", said the WHO Director General. The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has also extended his support to the Director General of the WHO.
[Source: NEWS18.com, dated April 9, 2020]
The lunch hour protest demonstrations, condemning Shri Anantkumar Hedge, MP, is a grand success. Eventhough, the AUAB gave a call at a very short notice, to condemn Shri Anantkumar Hedge, MP, for calling BSNL employees “traitors” and stating that BSNL is a "black mark" for the country. However, the call has been implemented in a spirited manner throughout the country. As a result, the foul-mouthed BJP, MP, Shri Anantkumar Hedge, stands totally exposed among the people. The CHQ of BSNLEU heartily congratulates all the employees and the constituent unions and associations of the AUAB, for successfully organising the demonstrations. We attach hereunder more view of the demonstrations organised yesterday.
As per the decision of the last CEC meeting, the next CEC meeting of BSNLEU is to be held at Agartala, Tripura state. The All India Centre has finalised the date of the Agartala CEC meeting as 03rd, 04th and 05th April, 2018. Notice for this meeting will be issued shortly. All circle secretaries and central office bearers are requested to immediately book their journey tickets. It is also to be noted that, other than CEC members, no one else would be allowed in the CEC meeting.
The All Unions and Associations of BSNL was taking continuous efforts to meet the Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications, to ensure a negotiated settlement of the demands raised in the ongoing struggle. Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL, also took efforts for the holding of this meeting. Finally, the meeting between the leaders of AUAB and the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications has been arranged, and the meeting is taking place at 12:30 hrs. tomorrow. This meeting will be utilised to effectively put across the demands of the AUAB to the Hon’ble Minister.
According to the decision taken in the meeting of the Public Sector Trade Unions, held at Ernakulam on 08-04-2018, an All India Convention of the Public Sector Trade Unions will be held on 30th May 2018, at New Delhi. The venue of the convention is Ghalib Institute, near ITO Metro Station, New Delhi.
The convention is being conducted on the following issues:-
Since the seats allotted to each trade union is limited, the comrades who will be attending this Convention, on behalf of BSNLEU will be informed shortly.