GS discussed with GM(Pers.) regarding DE to DGM(T) promotion and requested to issue promotion orders at the earliest. GM (Pers.) mentioned that all the VCRs of eligible for Des promotion have been received. CPC work is in progress & will be expedited shortly. He assured for issuing promotion orders from DE to DGM(T) to fill up 891 DGM vacant posts.
Meeting with GM(Pers.), BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi: GS, President, FS & AGS(Fin.) met GM(Pers.) & discussed regarding
(a) DE(Regular) / DGM(T) Adhoc Promotion: We extended our thanks to GM(Pers.) for getting Stay Order vacated from DE to DGM(T) in the Hon’ble CAT Chandigarh. We requested GM(Pers.) to fill up all the vacant DGM(T) posts GM(Pers.) informed the proposal for filling up of around 780 DGM(T) vacant posts has been submitted to the Competent Authority for approval. The process of CPC has already been started .GM(Pers) assured for early promotion order.
(b) JTO(T) to SDE(T) Promotions: We requested GM(Pers.) to fill up about 4700 vacant SDE(T) posts since there is no stay order in promotions from JTO(T) to SDE(T). We further requested GM(Pers) to issue promotion orders from JTO(T) to SDE(T) in accordance with the Judgement delivered by the Honb’le High court Kerala i.e., 1 : 1 ratio for Departmental quota JTO & Dr. JTO to avoid further litigation. GM(Pers) informed that a proposal for promotion from JTO to SDE(T) has been submitted to the Competent Authority for approval and after the receipt of the approval from the Competent Authority, affidavit will be filed in the Honb’le CAT, Ernakulam
(c) Legal opinion from ASG for the implementation of Rule-206 of SDEs Seniority case: GM(Pers.) informed that Director(HR), BSNL Board has given the approval to take the legal opinion from ASG for the implementation of Rule-206 of TES Group-‘B’ seniority case judgment delivered by the Hon’ble Supreme Court. The draft proposal for seeking legal opinion from ASG is being send shortly. AIBSNLEA requests has been considered by Director(HR) & GM(Pers.) to seek the legal opinion from ASG to implement the Hon’ble SC judgment on Rule-206 TES Group-‘B’ officers seniority case in true sense.
AIBSNLEA notifies its 6th AIC at Vijaywada , Andhra Pradesh
6th All India Conference of All India BSNL Executives’ Association (AIBSNLEA) will be held at Tummalapalli Kshethrayya Vari Kalashetram, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh from 9th April, 2019 to 11th April, 2019 to transact the following agenda with other business:
(i) Confirmation of the minutes of the 5thAll India Conference held at Mysuru, Karnataka w.e.f. 17th June, 2016 to 19th June, 2016.
(ii) Passing of the report of the General Secretary.
(iii) Passing of the Audited Accounts (Income & Expenditure) of past term and Budget for the ensuing term of the Association to be placed by the Financial Secretary.
(iv) Amendments to rules and bye-laws of the Association.
(v) Resolutions given with due notice of by the Circles
(vi) Any other items with the permission of the Chair.
(vii) Dissolution of the existing body of CHQ and election of new Central Office Bearers for the next term.
All CHQ Office Bearers, Advisors, Consultants, Circle Presidents, Circle Secretaries and Central Working Committee members and Delegates of AIBSNLEA are requested to attend the meeting. Detailed Programme / agenda shall be circulated at the venue before start of the meeting
Pre-AIC Central Working Committee meeting of AIBSNLEA will be held at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh on 8th April, 2019 at 10.00 Hrs and A meeting of the CHQ office bearers & Advisors / Consultants will be held at the 6th AIC Venue on 7th April, 2019 at the 17.00 Hrs. Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.
The boarding and lodging arrangements for The CHQ office bearers /Advisors / Consultants /Circle Secretaries / Circle Presidents / CWC Members will be from 7th April 2019 to 12th April 2019 and for the delegates have been made from 8th April, 2019 to 12th April, 2019.
Status of Court Cases:
(i) DE to DGM (Engg.) Promotion case: DE to DGM (Engg.) Promotion case is listed for hearing today 19.11.2018 in the Hon’ble CAT Chandigarh. As per the request of AIBSNLEA, DGM (Legal) and AGM(Legal) of BSNL Corporate Office have been deputed to pursue with the BSNL’s Advocate for the vacation of the Stay order.
(ii) FR 22 I (a) (1) Pay fixation case of erstwhile Officiating JTOs: OA No.100/1540/2016 filed by AIBSNLEA in respect of FR 22 I (a) (1) Pay fixation case of erstwhile Officiating JTOs is listed for hearing in the Hon’ble PB CAT New Delhi today 19.11.2018 for final argument .
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Implementation of AUAB agitational call:
AUAB has given a call of organizing Rallies at Delhi CHQ/Circle HQ/ SSA HQ levels on 14th Nov., 2018 demanding immediate resolution of following issues
1. Implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL with 15% fitment benefit
2. Payment of Pension contribution on actual basic pay
3. Pension revision of BSNL Pensioners
4. 4G spectrum allocation to BSNL etc.
5. Left out items of 2nd PRC.
AIBSNLEA requests all the Circle / District Secretaries to organize rallies effectively by maximum participation at all the levels on 14th Nov., 2018.
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District Conference of AIBSNLEA Surendranagar was held on 01-11-2018. A Large numbers of Executives attended the meeting.
Shri J. K. Patel, Circle Secretary, Shri V. P. Sharma, Finanace Secretary , Shri H. D. Dharajia, DS Ahmedabad, Shri R. P. Kalariya, DS Rajkot, Shri I. H. Pathan, VP Rajkot, Shri N. N. Pipariya, CEC Rajkot attended the Conference, addressed the house and discussed various development and organizational matters.
In the Meeting, SSAs Local issues and grievances of executives were also discussed. Suggestions for betterment of BSNL was also received.
Shri P S Khakhar, Shri J S Solanki and Shri Ravikant Solanki are unanimously selected as District President, District Secretary & Finance Secretary respectively.
Congratulations to all newly elected Office bearers.
Meeting between the Secretary, Telecom and the AUAB:
A meeting between Ms.Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Telecom and the All Unions and Associations of BSNL(AUAB) was held today.
Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS/BSNLEU, Com.Chandeswar Singh, GS/NFTE, Com.K.Sebastin, GS/SNEA, Com. Prahlad Rai,GS/AIBSNLEA, Com. Ravi Shil Verma, GS/, AIGETOA, Com. Suresh Kumar,GS/BSNL MS, Com. Revti Prasad, AGS/BSNL ATM, Com. Rashid Khan, AGS/TEPU and Com.H.P.Singh, Dy.GS/BSNL OA participated in the talks on behalf of the AUAB.
From the DoT, Ms. Anuradha Mitra/Member(Finance), Shri Ravi Kant/ Member(Services), Shri.N.Sivasailam/Special Secretary and Shri R. K. Khandelwal/ Joint Secretary(Admn) Shri Pawan Gupta,Director (PSU),Shri Sanjay Agarwal,Director(Esst) of participated.
From the BSNL Management side, Shri Anupam Shrivastava/CMD BSNL, Ms. Sujata Ray/ Director(HR), Shri Saurab Tyagi/Sr.GM(Estt) , Shri. A.M.Gupta/ GM(SR) and Shri Sheo Shankar Prasad/DGM(Estt.) participated.
At the outset, the representatives of the AUAB pointed out that DoT failed to take appropriate action to implement the assurances given by the Hon’ble MoS(C) in the meeting held on 24-02-2018, in view of which the AUAB has been compelled to go on agitational programme. On the 3rd Pay Revision issue, the Secretary, Telecom assured that the Cabinet Note, for getting the approval of the Cabinet, would be sent at the earliest. The AUAB pointed out that within three months the Pay Revision issue has to be settled fully, otherwise, Parliament elections would be announced; settlement of Pay Revision would become difficult. Secretary informed that some queries are there from IFD, it will be raised by DoT to BSNL in a week and BSNL assured to reply all the queries within one week time ,As and when BSNL replies and after the discussion with CMD BSNL it will be processed. AUAB demanded the formalities of Cabinet memo to be completed before this month. Secretary, Telecom assured to act fast.
On the issues of allotment of 4G spectrum, Payment of Pension Contribution on the actual basic pay and Pension Revision issues, very useful discussion took place. On the 4G issue, the Cabinet Note has been sent for inter-ministerial consultation, and at the earliest it will be sent for the approval of the Cabinet. On the issue of Payment of Pension Contribution on actual basic pay instead of maximum of the pay scale , the matter is being recommended for the approval of the Department of Expenditure, with a positive note of the DoT, by next week. On the Pension Revision of BSNL retirees, the Secretary Telecom appeared to be convinced with the arguments of the AUAB, that it should not be linked with the Pay Revision of the serving employees. She directed the Member (Services) to immediately discuss the issue with her. On the 30% Superannuation benefits for the Directly Recruited employees, the Secretary Telecom said that it should be settled by the BSNL. Thereafter CMD assured to examine another 2%.
After the meeting with the Secretary, Telecom, the meeting of the AUAB was held. The meeting expressed it’s satisfaction about the discussions on the issues of Allotment of 4G spectrum, Payment of Pension Contribution and Pension Revision. However, the meeting viewed that there is no improvement in the matter of 3rd Pay Revision. Hence, the meeting decided to go ahead with the agitational programme of Rally on 14.11.2018. The meeting called upon the employees to effectively organise the rallies on 14-11-2018. It is decided that the AUAB will again meet on 14-11-2018, to review the situation.
In addition to the above issues Com GS discussed the issue of replacement of E-1 by E-2,E2A by E-3 and upgradation of subsequent pay scales E-3 by E-4,E-4 byE-5,E-5 by E-6 and E-6 by E-7 as per the proposal of BSNL sent on 6-6-2016 . He pleaded that downgrading of the pay scales from E-1A to E-1 and E-2A to E-2 has degraded the caders Secy(T) directed SST to re look in to the matter. Com GS also apprised Secy(T) that despite the assistance given by Hon’ ble MOSC a writ petition has been filed by DoT in the Hon’ble High court Delhi against the PBCAT ND judgement in withdrawal of the additional increments in the same pay scale under EPP. Secy(T) assured to look into the matter. During discussions Com GS AIBSNLEA actively participated along with other General Secretaries.
Organisational decisions of the AUAB:
Prior to the meeting with the Secretary, Telecom, a meeting of the AUAB was held at NFTE’s office, under the chairmanship of Com. Chandeswar Singh, GS, NFTE BSNL. After finalising the strategy to be adopted in the meeting with the Secretary, Telecom, the meeting discussed about the ways and means to strengthen the unity of the AUAB and its functioning. After detailed discussion, the following decisions are taken unanimously:-
(1) Com.Chandeswar Singh, GS, NFTE BSNL, is elected as the Chairman of the AUAB.
(2) Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, BSNLEU, is elected as the Convenor of the AUAB.
(3) Notices for struggles will go with the signatures of all the General Secretaries of the constituents.
(4) All other letters / communications to the BSNL Management/ DoT / Government, will be signed by the Chairman and the Convenor.
(5) AUAB should immediately be formed at all circles and districts, wherever it is not formed so far. As regards the posts of Chairman and Convenor, the pattern adopted at the All India level should be adopted at the circle and district levels also.
BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi issued revision of Seniority List of TES Group- ‘B’ in compliance of Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgment dated 21.01.2015 and 14.12.2017 in Civil Appeal No (s) 4389 of 2010.
Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgment regarding SDE Seniority as per Rule-206 issued the revised SDE seniority list by demoting the SDEs/DEs/DGMs already promoted on basis of year of recruitment basis whereas Hon’ble Supreme Court on the basis of Expert Committee Headed by Shri K. Ramamurthi, Retd, Judge of Hon’ble HC Madras. This act of BSNL Management amounts contempt of court.
AIBSNLEA will protest against such manipulation & depriving thousands of serving & retd. executives from their legitimate benefits.