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Office bearers
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Office bearers

  • Com. Animesh Mitra

    [ President ]
  • Com. P. Abhimanyu

    [ General Secretary ]
  • Com. John Verghese

    [ Deputy General Secretary ]
  • Com. Irfan Pasha

    [ 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. John Verghese

    [ Deputy General Secretary ]
  • Com. Irfan Pasha

    [ 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

17 - Sep - 2020
Banner of the 9th All India Conference of BSNLEU released at Mysuru.

The banner of the 9th All India Conference of BSNLEU, to be held on 08th, 09th, 10th & 11th January, 2019, at Mysuru, was released by the General Secretary in the meeting held on 08.09.2018, amidst thunderous slogans raised by the participants. Thereafter, the receipt books, printed by the Reception Committee, for collection of voluntary donations from members of BSNLEU, was released. A lot comrades enthusiastically came forward and announced their donations for the 9th AIC. They also assured their fullest involvement in raising the funds for the All India Conference.

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17 - Sep - 2020
Extended circle executive committee meeting of Karnataka decides to organise the 3 day strike massively.

The extended circle executive committee meeting of BSNLEU, Karnataka circle, was held today at Bengaluru. The meeting started at 10:30 hrs. Com.M.C.Balakrishna, circle president, presided over. Com.C.K.Gundanna, circle secretary, welcomed all. All the district secretaries, circle office bearers, branch secretaries, as well as a good number of activists, participated in the meeting. Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, participated and addressed the meeting in detail. He explained about the demands of the 3 day strike, called on by the AUAB, from 18-02-2019. He also briefed on the talks held between the AUAB and the DoT on 3rd Pay Revision, 4G spectrum, Payment of Pension Contribution, Pension Revision and other issues. The meeting unanimously resolved to massively organise the street corner meetings from 11-02-2019 and the three day strike from 18-02-2019.

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17 - Sep - 2020
Letter against VRS - Action to be taken by the circle and district secretaries.

The letter written by the Unions and Associations yesterday, addressed to the Secretary, Telecom, and the CMD BSNL, against VRS, is an important document. It contains valid reasons for our opposing the VRS. This message has to be taken to each and every BSNL employee. Hence, the CHQ requests the circle secretaries to translate the matter of this letter in all the regional languages and take same to the employees in a big way, through website and social media.

17 - Sep - 2020
Election campaign meeting at Gwalior.

A well attended election campaign meeting was held at Gwalior yesterday. Com. Hotam Singh, District President presided and senior comrade, B. N Kaushik, conducted the proceedings of the meeting. Com.Santhosh Ahirwal, District Secretary, BSNLEU, Gwalior, welcomed all. Com. Balbir Singh, Vice President (CHQ) explained about the ongoing situation in BSNL, the anti BSNL and Public Sector policies of the successive governments, denial of 4-G spectrum to BSNL,  and efforts made by AUAB for the revival of BSNL. He also explained the VRS, age reduction issues and consistent fight by BSNLEU to safeguard the interest of BSNL and its workers. He made an appeal to the workers to make BSNLEU victorious with increased margin in the ensuing membership verification. Com. Prakash Sharma CS & AGS, and Com. B.S. Raghuvanshi, CP, too addressed the meeting. All the leaders appealed to vote enmasse for BSNLEU. Veteran trade union leaders Com. Ati Ram Singh, gave vote of thanks. 

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17 - Sep - 2020
One more contract worker commits suicide, due to non-payment of wages for the past 10 months.

The wages of the contract workers are not paid by BSNL for the past 10 months. Despite BSNLEU and BSNLCCWF organising struggles, the issue remains unsettled. In the mean time, many contract workers have committed suicide because of the financial strain caused due to the non-payment of wages. It is extremely disturbing to note that, one more contract worker has committed suicide in Kerala circle yesterday. Com. Ramakrishnan, who was also a physically challenged person, committed suicide inside MDF room at Nilambur Exchange in Malappuram district. BSNLEU expresses it’s heartfelt condolences to the family members of Com.Ramakrishnan.

17 - Sep - 2020
December, 2019 salary will not be paid by 31-01-2020..

The CMD BSNL has assured that payment of salary for the month of December, 2019 would be paid by 31-01-2020. However, this payment is not taking place by 31-01-2020. The reason is, BSNL is not able to get the anticipated bank loans. Decision regarding protest action will be taken shortly, in consultation with other organisations.

17 - Sep - 2020
CHQ has thankfully received the following donations from Uttarakhand circle, towards the "Contract Workers Relief Fund".

1) Com.Ashok Kumar Yadav, OS, Barkot, – Rs.5,000/-

2) Com.Jogeshwar Prasad Nautiyal, Retd. TT, Barkot, Uttarkashi – Rs.3,300/-

3) Shri Chatar Singh Chauhan, SDE, Barkot, Uttarkashi – Rs.3,000/-

4) Com.K.S. Soun, Retd.OS, Circle Secretary, Uttarakhand – Rs.2,500/-

5) Shri Shiv Shankar Jhapliyal, Retd. JE – Rs.2,100/-

6) Com.Narendra Kumar, Retd.TT – Rs.2,100/-

7) Com.M.P. Uniyal, Retd., ACS & DS, New Tehri – Rs.2,000/-

8) Com.Ganesh Prasad Kala, Retd., Circle President, Sri Nagar – Rs.1,500/-

9) Com. P.S. Bisht, Retd.OS, Treasurer – Rs.1,100/-

10) Com.J.P. Kothari, Retd., Patron – Rs.1,100/-

11) Com.Ram Bhagat Singh, Retd., District Secretary, Sri Nagar – Rs.1,000/-

12) Com.S.C.Kala, Retd., DS, Haridwar – Rs.1,100/-

13) Com.Madhan Singh Negi, Retd.JE, Branch Secretary, Haridwar – Rs.1,100/-

14) Com.R.C.S. Garihiya, Retd.OS, District Secretary, Nainital – Rs.1,100/-

15) Com.Mahendra Singh Bisht, Retd.OS, Haldwani – Rs.1,100/-

16) Com.Om Prakash, Retd.TT, ACS, Kashipur, USN – Rs.1,100/-

17) Com.K.L. Chamoli, Retd.TT, Dehradun, – Rs.1,100/-

18) Com.Hukam Singh, Retd.TT – Rs.1,100/-

19) Com.Amar Nath Dutta, Retd., Organising Secretary – Rs.1,100/-

20) Com.Anand Singh Negi, Retd.OS, New Tehri, – Rs.1,100/-

21) Com.Ram Chandra Singh Rawat, Retd.TT, Dehradun – Rs.2,000/-

22) Com.Sri Kishan Pawar, Retd.TT, Uttarkashi, – Rs.1,100/-

23) Shri Rishimohan Negi, JTO, New Tehri, – Rs.1,100/-

17 - Sep - 2020
The AUAB Tamil Nadu circle, organised protest demonstrations yesterday to condemn Shri Anantkumar Hegde, MP.

The AUAB of Tamil Nadu circle, organised protest demonstrations throughout the circle, to condemn the atrocious outburst of Shri Anantkumar Hegde, MP, branding BSNL as a black mark of the nation and calling it’s employees traitors. At a very short notice, the protest demonstrations were orgnaised very powerfully in all the SSAs in Tamil Nadu circle. The CHQ of BSNLEU heartily congratulates the AUAB of Tamil Nadu circle for organising this struggle spontaneously.

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17 - Sep - 2020
BSNLEU's new CHQ website to be operated in full-fledged manner from 22.01.2018.

The new website of the CHQ, bsnleu.in was inaugurated on 08.11.2017, in the CEC meeting of BSNLEU, held at New Delhi. Presently, both the new website, as well as the old website are being operated simultaneously. However, from 22.01.2018 onwards, only the new website, viz., bsnleu.in will be operated. The old website, viz., bsnleuchq.com will be discarded. All comrades are requested to kindly make note of this.

17 - Sep - 2020
Indian corporates now demand the privatisation of Public Sector Banks.

The nation is still not able to understand how the Punjab National Bank is looted by the Indian corporates, to the tune of Rs.11,500 crores. The loot has been done in a very systematic manner. The looters have comfortably escaped out of India. More shockingly, Nirav Modi, the brain behind this great looting has even taken a group photo with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Davos. After having done all these, now the Indian corporates have demanded that the Public Sector banks should be privatised. Adi Godrej, of the Godrej group, has stated that private banks are better managed and big scams do not take place there. Hence, Public Sector banks should be privatised.  The tragedy is that, the government facilitates looting of Public Sector banks, by the corporates. After doing this, the same corporates demand that the Public Sector banks should be privatised, since they are inefficient. The claim of Adi Goderj is totally wrong. The world has not forgotten that the great world economic crisis that started in 2008, was created only by the bankruptcy of the great multinational banks of America, belonging to the private sector.

17 - Sep - 2020
IDA increase by 0.8% from 01st July, 2018.

It is learnt that IDA increase by 0.8% from 01st July, 2018. With this the total IDA shall be 128% w.e.f. 01.07.2018.

17 - Sep - 2020
Pleasant surprise in the Hubli Reception Committee meeting - senior comrades announced big donations.

In the Reception Committee meeting held at Mysuru on 08.09.2018, a lot of comrades came forward and announced their voluntary donations for the forthcoming AIC. During this process, everyone was enthused when Com.C.K. Gundanna, Circle Secretary, Karnataka, announced that he was donating his one month’s pension amount, i.e., Rs.28,500/-, as his contribution for the All India Conference. This was followed by Com.J.V. Keshav, Circle Treasurer, Karnataka, who came forward and announced that he was donating Rs.25,000/- as his donation for the AIC. Com.Shiva Sankarappa, District Secretary, Hubli, announced Rs.25,000/- as his donation for the AIC. Com. Durgad, a senior comrade from Hubli came forward and announced Rs.28,000/- as his donation for the AIC. These announcements came as a pleasant surprise for the comrades who had gathered in the meeting. They greeted these senior comrades with an uproarious applause. CHQ also heartily congratulates Com.C.K. Gundanna, CS, Com.J.V. Keshav, Treasurer, Com. Shiva Sankarappa, DS, Hubli and Com.Durgad, for setting an example for the collection of donations for the AIC.

17 - Sep - 2020
Gujarat circle organises a huge strike preparatory meeting at Ahmedabad.

The AUAB of Gujarat circle organised a huge strike preparatory meeting at Ahmedabad today. Com. P. Abhimanyu, GS, BSNLEU & Convenor, AUAB, Com. Chandeshwar Sigh, GS, NFTE & Chairman, AUAB, Com. Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA, Com. Suresh Kumar, GS, BSNL MS and circle secretaries of  the constituents of the AUAB addressed. The leaders elaborately explained the strike demands, as well as the pro-private and anti-BSNL / anti-public sector policies of the Nrendra Modi government. The speeches of the leaders evoked tremendous response from the 500 and odd Non-Executives and Executives who had come from throughout Gujarat circle. The meeting was presided over by Com.N.J.Bhatia, CS, NFTE & Chairman, AUAB, Gujarat. Com. D.K. Bakutra, CS, BSNLEU & Convenor, AUAB, Gujarat, welcomed everyone and conducted the proceedings.

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17 - Sep - 2020
Enthusiastic extended circle executive committee meeting of Telangana circle held at Hyderabad.

The extended circle executive committee meeting of BSNLEU, Telangana circle, was held at Hyderabad today. Com. Mohan Reddy, Circle President, presided over. Com.J. Sampath Rao, Circle Secretary & AGS, BSNLEU, welcomed everyone and explained about the purpose of the meeting. Apart from the district secretaires and circle office bearers a large number of branch secretaries and active comrades attended the meeting. All the district secretaires participated in the discussion and placed their views regarding the 3 day strike and that the charter of demands. Finally, Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, elaborately addressed the meeting and explained about the developments that have taken place at New Delhi, after the deferment of the indefinite strike. He also explained about the charter of demands and requested the comrades to effectively organise the 5 days street corner meeting, as well as the 3 day strike. The extended circle executive committee meeting enthusiastically decided to make the fullest mobilisation for the strike.

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17 - Sep - 2020
Hindi translation of "VRS is government's strategy to stop BSNL's revival."

बीएसएनएल के रिवाइवल को रोकने की सरकार की रणनीति है VRS...
यूनियन्स एवं एसोसिएशन्स ऑफ BSNL द्वारा बीएसएनएल की भूमि प्रबंधन नीति का अनुमोदन करने हेतु मांग की जा रही है, जिससे कि BSNL की रिक्त पड़ी भूमि से मुद्रीकरण (मोनेटाइजेशन) के माध्यम से अर्जित राशि कंपनी के विकास और रिवाइवल हेतु उपलब्ध कराई जा सके। किन्तु अब BSNL की रिक्त भूमि के मोनेटाइजेशन से प्राप्त राशि का उपयोग सरकार VRS के लिए धनराशि जुटाने के लिए घेराबंदी कर रही है। यह BSNL के विकास और वित्तीय उन्नयन के लिए आवश्यक फंड्स प्राप्ति से BSNL को वंचित करने की सरकार एक सोची समझी योजना है।

17 - Sep - 2020
DoT has an outstanding amount of Rs.14,000 crores, to be paid to BSNL.

Today’s Economic Times has reported that June salaries would be paid to the employees on time, since BSNL is having sufficient cash flows. Together with this, the Economic Times has reported that, there is an outstanding amount of Rs.14,000 crores, to be paid by the DoT to BSNL. This includes refund of BWA spectrum amount, excess amount taken by the DoT from BSNL towards pension contribution and non-payment of amount in respect of various government projects. We are enclosing the news item.

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17 - Sep - 2020
Election campaign meeting at Mehsana,Gujarat.

In spite of holiday due to Ganesh Chaturthi on 2nd September,2019, BSNLEU,Mehsana district, Gujarat conducted a largely attended election campaign meeting.  It was presided over by com J.K.Solanki, District President of Mehsana. Com P.J.Patel, District Secretary, welcomed all. The meeting addressed by Coms. N.M.Patel, former District Secretary, D.K.Bakutra,CS, Com.M.K.Dave, Vice-president(CHQ) and Com. Swapan Chakraborty, Dy GS. All the leaders elobratedly spoke about the current position of BSNL, and role of BSNLEU in uniting all the employees in united struggles for improving the situation. The issue of non-payment of salary to the employees, VRS and reduction of retirement age from 60 to 58 etc. were also explained. Workers responded very enthusiastically to the speeches.

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17 - Sep - 2020
Meeting between AUAB and the CMD BSNL, held on 07-11-2019.

As per the decision of the AUAB meeting, held on 06.11.2019, leaders of the AUAB met Shri P.K. Purwar, CMD BSNL, yesterday the 07.11.2019. General Secretaries / representatives of BSNLEU, NFTE, SNEA, AIBSNLEA, FNTO, BSNL MS, SNATTA, ATM BSNL and BSNLOA, participated in this meeting. From the Management Side, Shri Arvind Vadnerkar, Director (HR), was also present. In the meeting, the AUAB representatives demanded that BSNL should start it’s 4G service without any delay. They pointed out that there was every possibility of Vodafone leaving it’s India business. In such an eventuality, BSNL should be in a better position to rope in a sizeable customers from Vodafone, demanded the AUAB. They also demanded that prompt steps should be taken to provide FTTH connections on demand. It was also pointed out by the AUAB leaders that the Company should be in a position to cope with the workload which is likely to arise after the implementation of VRS. The CMD BSNL explained about the steps being taken to roll out 4G service. He told that BSNL’s 4G would be started by March, 2020. However, he did not give any response about the other issues. The AUAB representatives strongly urged upon the CMD BSNL for the immediate payment of salary for the month of October, 2019, as well as early remittance of the recoveries made since May, 2019, to the concerned organisations. To this, the CMD BSNL said that he could not give any assurance on these issues. After this meeting, the AUAB leaders discussed and decided to hold the next AUAB meeting on 14-11-2019 to discuss about the future course of action.

17 - Sep - 2020
3.4 lakh persons evade income tax payable on capital gains from shares and mutual funds.

It is shocking to know that 3.4 lakh persons have cheated income tax, payable on account of capital gains from shares and mutual funds. As per media reports, 3.4 lakh investors, dealing in shares and mutual funds, have evaded income tax, on account of capital gains. Data shows that in 2018-19 alone, 91,000 individuals and Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs) dealing in shares and mutual funds, exceeding Rs.20 lakh, did not file Income Tax returns. The value of the sales of these shares and mutual fund units is estimated at Rs.99,000 crores. The Income Tax department is taking stringent actions when salaried employees do not file income tax returns. At the same time, media reports reveal that lakhs of persons dealing with shares and mutual funds escape from paying income tax and they are being allowed to escape scot-free.

[Courtesy: Times of India dated 29.01.2020]

17 - Sep - 2020
CHQ thankfully acknowledges the receipt of Rs 10,000/- as donation from Com. P. K.Renukadevi, retired AOS, Pondicherry, to the "Contract Workers Relief Fund".