As per the instructions of the Corporate Office, the district secretaries of BSNLEU are having the facility of ‘Immunity from Transfers’. However, the Gujarat Circle Administration has transferred Shri Anand Narayan Singh, district secretary, BSNLEU, Vadodara district, to a far away district. This transfer will cripple the functioning of BSNLEU in Vadodara district. Hence BSNLEU, has written letter to the PGM(SR), BSNL Corporate Office, seeking her intervention on this matter and to issue necessary guideline to the Gujarat circle administration for implementation of the Corporate Office instruction on immunity from transfers.
गुजरात सर्कल प्रशासन द्वारा स्थानांतरण से मुक्ति पर कॉर्पोरेट कार्यालय के निर्देश का उल्लंघन - BSNLEU ने हस्तक्षेप की मांग करते हुए प्रिंसिपल जनरल मैनेजर (एसआर) को पत्र लिखा।
कार्पोरेट कार्यालय के निर्देशानुसार BSNLEU के जिला सचिवों को 'स्थानांतरण से मुक्ति' की सुविधा मिल रही है। हालाँकि, गुजरात सर्किल प्रशासन ने श्री आनंद नारायण सिंह, जिला सचिव, BSNLEU, वड़ोदरा जिले को दूर के जिले में स्थानांतरित कर दिया है। यह स्थानांतरण वडोदरा जिले में BSNLEU के कामकाज को पंगु बना देगा। इसलिए BSNLEU ने प्रिंसिपल जनरल मैनेजर (एसआर), बीएसएनएल कॉर्पोरेट कार्यालय को पत्र लिखा है, इस मामले में उनके हस्तक्षेप की मांग की है और स्थानांतरण से मुक्ति पर कॉर्पोरेट कार्यालय के निर्देश के कार्यान्वयन के लिए गुजरात सर्कल प्रशासन को आवश्यक दिशानिर्देश जारी करने की मांग की है।
As BSNLEU has already intimated, the stay granted for the declaration of the Special JTO LICE results, has been vacated. However, the CAT has ordered that, 4% of the 445 posts should be kept reserved for PWD candidates. Com. P. Abhimanyu, GS, spoke to Ms. Samita Luthra, GM(Rectt.) today and demanded early declaration of the results as per the CAT order. She stated that, the Management is on the job of implementing the CAT order, by reserving 4% posts circle wise. This needs to be done in coordination with the Establishment Branch of the Corporate Office. Hence, the General Secretary also spoke to Shri Saurabh Tyagi, PGM(Estt.) and requested to do the needful.
विशेष जेटीओ एलआईसीई के परिणामों की घोषणा के संबंध में कैट आदेश का कार्यान्वयन।
जैसा कि BSNLEU ने पहले ही सूचित किया है, विशेष जेटीओ एलआईसीई परिणामों की घोषणा के लिए दी गई रोक हटा दी गई है। हालांकि, CAT ने आदेश दिया है कि 445 पदों में से 4% को पीडब्ल्यूडी उम्मीदवारों के लिए आरक्षित रखा जाना चाहिए। साथी पी. अभिमन्यु, महासचिव ने आज सुश्री समिता लूथरा, जनरल मैनेजर (Rectt.) से बात की और CAT के आदेश के अनुसार परिणामों की शीघ्र घोषणा की मांग की। उन्होंने कहा कि, प्रबंधन CAT के आदेश को लागू करने के लिए सर्किल के हिसाब से 4% पदों को आरक्षित कर रहा है। यह कॉर्पोरेट कार्यालय की एस्टाब्लिशमेंट शाखा के समन्वय में किया जाना चाहिए। इसलिए, महासचिव ने श्री सौरभ त्यागी, प्रिंसिपल जनरल मैनेजर (Estt.) से भी बात की और आवश्यक कार्रवाई करने का अनुरोध किया।
BSNLEU conveys it’s revolutionary greetings to all the women comrades, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. Let us together raise our voices, against all sorts of violences, exploitations and discriminations being committed against women. Let us together build a powerful movement to defend the rights of the women.
The Holi is the festival of colours. BSNLEU conveys it’s best wishes and warm greetings to all the comrades and their families, on the occasion of the Holi festival. Let the festival of colour bring everlasting joy, peace and prosperity in the lives of all the comrades.
The CHQ of BSNLEU has already given call to observe International Women’s Day tomorrow, the 8th March, 2023. The CHQ has also decided that, this year’s International Women’s Day should be observed together with the Working Womens Coordination, Committees of the Central Government, State Government, Bank, Insurance, AIDWA, etc. Wherever possible, street level demonstrations must be organised jointly. In other places, seminars, special meetings and other programmes may be organised. Photos and a reports of the programme may be sent to the CHQ. Since it is Holy festival tomorrow, our circle and district unions in North India may observe International Women’s Day a few days after Holi.
The Karnataka Circle conference of BSNLEU was held enthusiastically on 5th and 6th March, 2023 at Bengaluru. Com.C.K.Gundanna, Circle President presided over. Com. H.V. Sudharshan, circle secretary, welcomed everyone and presented the report on activities. The audited accounts were presented by Com.Murali, Circle Treasurer. Com.P. Abhimanyu, GS, addressed the delegates session and explained elaborately about the issues related to BSNL‘s revival, launching of BSNL‘s 4G, settlement of wage revision, stagnation and other important issues of the Non-Executives. The General Secretary also explained about the issues being taken up by the CHQ and the necessity to strengthen the Joint Forum of the Non-Executive Unions and Associations of BSNL. The Open Session of the Conference was held on the 2nd day. Com.C.K.Gundanna presided. Com.H.V. Sudharshan, Circle Secretary initiated the discussions. It was addressed by Com. P,Abhimanyu, GS, Shri G.R, Ravi, CGM, Karnataka, Shri Prakash Gopalani, PGM, Bangalore BA, Shri Ashok Kumar Aggarwal, GM(HR), Karnataka circle, Com.Irfan Pasha, Treasurer(CHQ), Com. Muddaiah, Circle Secretary, AIBDPA, Com. S.P.Jagdale, Circle Secretary, SNEA, Com.Saurabh Agarwal, Circle Secretary, AIGETOA, Com. G.S. Bharathi, All India Committee Member of BSNL Working Women’s Coordination Committee and Com. Mahantesh, Secretary, CITU, Karnataka state. Healthy and constructive deliberations were made by the delegates. Especially, they expressed serious concern about the deterioration of the quality of BSNL’s services. Ultimately, unanimous election of office bearers was held. The CHQ heartily congratulates the newly elected office bearers.
The Court has already vacated the stay granted for the declaration of the results of the Special JTO LICE. However, the Corporate Office has so far not declared the results. Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, discussed this issue with Shri Saurabh Tyagi, PGM (Estt) today and enquired about the reason behind the delay. The PGM (Estt) replied that, BSNL has so far not received copy of the court order. He also stated that, the Management is trying seriously through the advocate, to get the Court order. This is the reason for the delay in declaring special JTO LICE results. Soon after court order copy is received, results will be declared.
Every year, BSNLEU is observing International Women’s Day on 08thMarch. The CHQ has already informed that, this year’s International Women’s Day should be observed together with the Working Women’s Coordination Committees of Central Government, State Government, Bank, LIC, etc, in the appropriate manner. Wherever such joint programme is not possible, the circle and district unions of BSNLEU together with BSNL Working Women’s Coordination Committee (BSNLWWCC) should organise programmes like Seminars, Special meetings, etc. Holi will be celebrated on 8th March this year. Hence, in North India, International Women’s Day may be observed after 8th March.
The Coordination Committee(CoC) of BSNLEU, AIBDPA and BSNLCCWF has already given call to massively participate in the Mazdoor Kisan Rally to be organised at New Delhi on 05.04.2023. The CoC has also given call to organise district level conventions on 10.03.2023, Meet the Employees Programme from 13.03.2023 to 18.03.2023 and Street Corner Meetings from 27.03.2023 to 31.03.2023. The matter contained in the campaign material may be utilised for organising these campaign programmes. Non-Hindi speaking circle secretaries are requested to translate the matter into regional languages and print as leaflets for distribution among each and every employee.
A day long dharna is organised by the NE-I circle union of BSNLEU, at the CGM Office, Shillong today the 03.03.2023. This dharna is organised protesting against the inordinate delay in implementing the Rule-8 transfers of DR JEs. BSNLEU is seriously taking up this issue and as a part of this, today’s dharna is organised. CHQ congratulates the NE-I circle union.
BSNLEU has demanded a Formal Meeting with the Director (HR) to discuss some of the burning issues of the employees. The Corporate Office has issued letter today informing that, this Formal Meeting between Director (HR) and BSNLEU will be held at 03:00 pm on 23.03.2023.
In connection with the Mazdoor Kisan Rally, to be held at New Delhi on 05.04.2023, the Coordination Committee of BSNLEU, AIBDPA and BSNLCCWF has decided to organise district level conventions on 10.03.2023. Working employees, pensioners and contract workers will attend these conventions. The 14 point charter of demands of the Mazdoor Kisan Rally is to be explained in these conventions. A bulletin, consisting of the demands and issues being raised in the Mazdoor Kisan Rally will be sent soon, which may be explained in the district level conventions. Circle and district unions are requested to mobilise maximum number of comrades in these conventions and to make them successful.
10.03.2023 को जिला स्तरीय सम्मेलन आयोजित करें।
दिनांक 05.04.2023 को नई दिल्ली में होने वाली मजदूर किसान रैली के संबंध में BSNLEU, एआईबीडीपीए और बीएसएनएलसीसीडब्ल्यूएफ की समन्वय समिति ने 10.03.2023 को जिला स्तरीय सम्मेलन आयोजित करने का निर्णय लिया है। इन सम्मेलनों में कार्यरत कर्मचारी, पेंशनभोगी और ठेका कर्मचारी शामिल होंगे। मजदूर किसान रैली के 14 सूत्रीय मांगों के चार्टर को इन सम्मेलनों में समझाया जाना है। मजदूर किसान रैली में उठाई जा रही मांगों और मुद्दों का बुलेटिन जल्द ही भेजा जाएगा, जिसे जिला स्तरीय सम्मेलनों में समझाया जा सकता है। सर्कल और जिला यूनियनों से अनुरोध है कि इन सम्मेलनों में अधिक से अधिक संख्या में साथियों को जुटाएं और उन्हें सफल बनाएं।
In it’s letter dated 21.02.2023, addressed to the Secretary, Telecom and the CMD BSNL, the Joint Forum of Non-Executive Unions and Associations of BSNL has made the following points clear, on the merger of MTNL with BSNL.
BSNLEU is in total agreement with the above views of the Joint Forum. Hence, BSNLEU will individually or collectively, insist upon the above mentioned views regarding merger of MTNL with BSNL.
CHQ of BSNLEU gladly informs that the stay that has been issued by the Principal CAT at New Delhi, for declaring the results of the Special JTO LICE, has been vacated today. Hence, results of the Special JTO LICE are expected to be declared within a day or two.
The CMD BSNL met all the unions and associations yesterday to brief on the developmental activities, as well as merger of MTNL with BSNL. The following are the main points.
BSNL Board has approved Rs.24,556.37 crore as the price for purchasing 1 lakh 4G BTSs, which includes AMC for 9 years. All these BTSs are 5G compatible. This has gone for the approval of the government. It will take another 18 months for BSNL to launch it’s 4G service.
Merger of MTNL with BSNL.
The Supreme Court, in it’s judgement dated 04.11.2022, has allowed workers and pensioners who were members of the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS 1995), as on 01.09.2014, to opt for higher pension, based on actual salary. The deadline set by the Supreme Court for submitting the option is 03.03.2023. But, the EPF Organisation (EPFO) has extended this deadline up to 03.05.2023.