The DoT has released an amount of Rs. 4,156 crore to BSNL. This is for making payment of Exgratia amount to those who have retired under VRS-2019. The DoT has directed that, this payment should be completed within 21 days.
The DoT has issued letter stating that the Director (Estt.) nominated to the telecom circles will deal and decide the matters like issuing of retirement / struck off order, granting of NoC and permission for accruing movable and immovable properties, in respect of unabsorbed Group C&D employees working in BSNL.
As a part of the ongoing restructuring, the STR and STP have been merged and hereafter it will be called as Core Network South. While doing this, the Management decided to shift the Head Quarters to Bengaluru. Presently, the Head Quarters of both STR and STP are located at Chennai. BSNLEU took up this issue strongly with the CMD BSNL and demanded that the Head Quarters of the Core Network South should be retained at Chennai itself. Yesterday, in the meeting held with BSNLEU, the CMD BSNL informed the representatives of BSNLEU that, letter has been issued to retain the Head Quarters of Core Network South at Chennai itself.
The next CEC meeting of BSNLEU is being held at Vadodara on 06th & 07th March, 2020. The BSNL Corporate Office has approved the sanctioning of Special CL to the CEC members, for attending the meeting.
BSNL Corporate Office has issued letter, for utilising the experienced BSNL VRS optees in the sales and marketing activities for selling prepaid and postpaid mobile connections. It is called BREADS (BSNL Retried Employee Associate Distributor – Sales) Policy, 2020.
Corporate Office has issued letter to all the CGMs on the matter of Consolidation of SSAs into Business Areas. Presently there are 198 Business Areas. However, some of them are with very less telephone connections. Hence, Corporate Office wishes to further Consolidate the Business Areas, by reducing their numbers. The CGMs have been directed to give their proposals on this matter.
BSNLEU had sought a Formal Meeting with the Director(HR) to discuss certain important issues. The meeting has been delayed due to certain unavoidable reasons. The Corporate Office has now issued notice to hold this meeting on 13-01-2020.
Corporate Office has issued letter that all VRS options, as existed in the ERP portal at the closing time and date of VRS option shall be treated as final. It means, any withdrawal of VRS option after 03.12.2019 will not be accepted by the Management.