Last updated:-Tuesday, October 25, 2016 09:10:32 AM       




Circle President : Com. K.A.Mohire,  Mobile :-9422050008  Email: kmohire123@gmail.com;









EDITOR: Com. A.G. JOSHI, CIRCLE SECRETARY, MOBILE NO.9422039222, EMAIL : jarun63@gmail.com

AIBSNLEA was formally launched on 1st May, 2004 by merging 10 DoT recognized Group-'B' officers Associations & thus represents in true sense all disciplines of Executives of BSNL i.e. Telecom Engineering, Telecom Finance & Accounts, Civil / Electrical / Arch./ TFs engineering wings, Personnel Staffs  (PA/PS/PSS), CSS Staffs, AD(O/L) & General Disciplines of BSNL.   <<<Click here for letter of SR Cell of BSNL Corporate Office>>


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25/10/2016   CHQ NEWS


BSNL CO has requested Chief Labour Commissioner (C) to provide observers for overseeing the conduct of election/counting of votes.


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CS writes to CGM Maharashtra Circle regarding violation of code of conduct by administration at circle office in 1st EMV


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20/10/2016   CHQ NEWS


BSNL Corporate Office releases a list of 59 SDEs (Civil) whom Vigilance Clearance is still awaited in BSNL Corporate Office. CO BSNL Delhi requested to send VC latest by 20/10/2016 to the CPC cell, so as the CPC will be conducted for SDE (C) to EE (C).


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BSNL CO FC section New Delhi issued order for Transfer and Posting in the grade of Accounts Officer / Senior Accounts Officer.


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BSNL CO New Delhi issued the standard Performa of Ballot paper  for first executive membership verification in BSNL


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                                                     CIRCLE NEWS


BSNL CO Mumbai issued local transfer and posting order in PS cadre.


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                                              CHQ NEWS

BSNL CO New Delhi issued Clarification for availing the facilities while performing the duties in looking after arrangements in higher pay scales by executives. Normal facilities, such as I- card, service telephone/mobile call limits, etc. can be availed (excluding vehicle) in looking after arrangements by the executives.


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BSNL CO New Delhi issued notification for extension of dates for conduction of first executives’ referendum that is the date for voting and counting of votes.


                                          <<<<<< Notification >>>>>>


                                                  CIRCLE NEWS


BSNL CO FC section Mumbai issued posting order for DR JAOs after completion of induction training Phase- II

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18/10/2016                                               CHQ NEWS


 Meeting of the Core Committee of the Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations


A meeting of the Core Committee of the Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations was held on 14.10.2016. Comrade Prahlas Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA presided over the meeting. The meeting took a note of the following major issues:


1. Creation of Subsidiary Tower Company,

2. Financial viability of BSNL in view of emerging threat on arrival of Reliance Jio,

3. Anti BSNL attitude of "Telecom Live" a monthly journal on Telecom Sector and

4. Recent actions of DoT with reference to BSNL


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Dress formally with neck-tie / suit on daily basis, especially, during formal meetings with business clients, collaborators and foreign delegates - says CMD BSNL


CMD, BSNL vide DO letter number CMD/BSNL/2016/(6341-2) desired that that our sales executives and our enterprise business managers must dress formally with neck-tie / suit on daily basis, especially, during formal meetings with business clients, collaborators and foreign delegates. All officers of JAG and above in all business verticals must also follow the suggested dress code. This small change in our dressing behavior will go as long way in winning the confidence of our enterprise and retail customers.


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Shri Peeyush Khare, CGM, BSNL Maharashtra Circle, appreciate and congratulate Shri Y C Mishra GM Goa and his entire team for making the BRICS event a grand success. Comrades the stores, equipment requirement for providing uninterrupted BSNL telecom services especially Mobile network Com Kerkar DS AIBSNLEA and his full team has played an instrumental role as this issue he had rightly represented through AIBSNLEA circle organization at Mysuru, All India Conference held in June 2016. Our Honorable CMD had attended the AIC at Mysuru. We put it on records our appreciation for com Kerkar DS, AIBSNLEA GOA, and gave special thanks to Com Prhlad Rai GS AIBSNLEA for tireless follow up at corporate level. We also thanks our CGM Maharashtra Circle his continuous 2 visits to Goa has boost the moral and kindle the inspiration in the minds of Goa executives under the able leadership of Shri Mishra Sir, GM Goa to make this event a grand success.


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 BSNL CO Mumbai displayed the waiting List of request transfers of JTOs/SDEs. CO Mumbai requested to go through the list for correction/addition/deletion and feed back the changes if any for its correction.


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         AIBSNLEA Sindhudurg inaugurated the Association notice board


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17/10/2016 CHQ NEWS

               Updates on Meeting with PGM (BW), BSNL Corporate Office


A)  AIBSNLEA requested to expedite the CPC from SDE (Civil) to EE (Civil) to fill-up about 150 vacant EE (Civil) posts. PGM (BW) informed that the CPC work is in progress and the ACRs/ VCRs of the eligible candidates are being collected. He assured for an early action in this regard.


B)  Consideration of request / tenure transfers of SDEs / EEs (Civil): We requested for consideration of request / tenure transfers of SDEs / EEs (Civil). PGM (BW) assured to look into.


Update on revision of IDA Pay scales of BSNL executives


GS, AGS (C/E/Arch/TF) and VP, OS (HQ) of AIGETOA met with the concerned officers of DoT in connection with the revision of IDA Pay scales of BSNL executives. It is understood that a revised proposal is under consideration in the Internal Finance of DoT for the replacement of E1A by E2, E2A by E3 w.e.f. from 01.01.2007 and upgradation of subsequent IDA pay scales i.e. E3 by E4, E4 by E5, E5 by E6 and E6 by E7 w.e.f. 01.01.2007. In this proposal there is no mention of referring the case to DPE for concurrence hence, after the approval of the competent authority the presidential directives may be issued by DoT itself.


BSNL CO has asked circles to call for objections if any about ballot paper on or before 18/10/2016 so as to print ballot papers locally before 21.10.2016


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10/10/2016  CHQ NEWS

BSNL Corporate Office issued order regarding Grant of Productivity linked Incentive (PLI) to BSNL Employees for the year 2014-2015.


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GS discussed with GM(Pers.) and requested to give clearance on the promotion from SDE(E) to EE(E) on adhoc basis. GM(Pers.) assured to give clearance on Monday after taking legal opinion.


CS AIBSNLEA Maharashtra writes to Shri Peeyush Khare, CGM Maharashtra Circle for reliving of left out executives for tenure stations from Non tenure stations like Kalyan Pune etc.


<<<<<< Click for Letter >>>>>


06/10/2016                                    CHQ NEWS

GS Writes to:  Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL regarding Immense delay in implementation of notional pay fixation for the executives’ of Civil/Electrical/ Architecture/TF/PA/PS cadres’ w.e.f. 1.10.2000.


<<<<Click here for the letter >>>> 






Today, in a meeting of the CHQ Office Bearers and Circle Secretaries stationed at New Delhi GS released the manifesto of AIBSNLEA for the forth coming Membership verification scheduled to be held on 16th November 2016


 <<<<Click here for the Manifesto >>>> 


BSNL Corporate Office issues the seniority list in the grade of regular JTO (Arch) as on 30.09.2016


 <<<<Click here for the letter >>>> 


Approval of BSNL CO New Delhi for constitution of CPC for promotion to PPS from PS at Circle level PPS is being conveyed as PPS post being circle cadre post.


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CGM Maharashtra Circle issued delegation of financial Powers to process and approves the pension cases.


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Exhibition of the expertise in issuing occult, recondite orders thy name in new management so called proposals about the Business Area by reducing it to 14 numbers at circle level even though there is approval of 20 numbers of BA as per corporate office order and withdrawing the powers of SSA heads fro optee and promotee officers in eight days has once again proved that head of family of Maharashtra Circle is showing indifferent attitude towards promoted and opted officers. In last week only CGM Maharashtra Circle issued the orders for promotee officers to promote them as SSA heads and immediately the orders are reverse back by modifying it again to maintain the control in ITS officers only. The U turn from the previous decision by circle head may be under pressure from non optee officers as we have also experienced the same in modified orders in 24 hours for PUNE PGM post.


The bottom line is that of human resource. It is a greatest assets that BSNL is having and can be utilized effectively to fight the cut throat competition.


Our challenges, problems are multifold and basic one. The issues of absorbed executives are multifarious. The management is pro ITS and committed for their welfare and interest only. The pro ITS management have no allegiance to the company. The ITS controlled management has unwavering affinity towards ITS and committed to the core to protect its interest and they have nothing to do with BSNL viability, growth.


We will definitely express our serious concern and resentment towards this issue as an Association and appeal all executives let us unite once again against the demoralization of act of management and to upheld the respect of our promote and optee officers.


  New proposal of BA and restoration of SSA head charge with ITS


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                                                     CHQ NEWS

BSNL Corporate Office tenders requests to remove the short falls in the ACRs of the officers of the Civil Wing executives for the ensuing CPC for promotions from SDE (C) to EE (C) in civil stream.



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                                                     CHQ NEWS

Status in Hon'ble Supreme Court of India regarding the court cases on the seniority of TES Gr.”B” Officers in DoT/BSNL/MTNL


The Court case on the above matter could not be listed on 27.09.2016 for hearing in the Hon'ble Supreme Court. As of now, there are no further orders of listing.


Preparatory work for promotion from SDE (E) to EE (E) …. Reg VC clearance: Corporate office has called fresh VC from respective Circle Units for the 53 officers enlisted as the period of old VC is expiring shortly. Out of 53 executives 10 are from Maharashtra.


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27/09/2016  <<<  CLICK HERE FOR GLIMPSES OF 27.9.2016 HUNGER STRIKE >>>
27/09/2016CHQ NEWS 

         Flash on Superannuation Benefit to Direct Recruit employees of BSNL 

GS discussed with Director (PSU) on the issue of approval on the BSNL’s proposal of 3% contribution from Employer's side towards 30% superannuation benefit to BSNL recruited employees. Director (PSU) confirmed that the file having the approval of Hon'ble MOS (C) on this issue has been received in PSU Cell and shortly the presidential directives will be issued in this regard. 

United Forum of BSNL Executives' Associations, CHQ, New Delhi comprising AIBSNLEA, AIGETOA and SNEA(I) served  notice for organizational actions programme protesting against the inordinate delay in implementation of 
a) Standard Pay scales of E2 and E3 for JTO/JAO, SDE/AO and equivalent cadres, 
b) 30% Superannuation benefit for BSNL Recruited Employees
c) Implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy and first TBP. 


1. Immediate replacement of intermediary pay scales of E1-A and E2-A by standard pay scales of E2 and E3 for JTO and SDE equivalent cadres w.e.f 01.01.2007 as per the recommendation of the Joint Committee
2. Extending 30% Superannuation benefit to BSNL recruited Employees as per the recommendation of 2nd PRC.
3. Implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy and first Time Bound Promotion as per the recommendation of Joint committee.

20/09/2016 Congratulations

                    PA TO PS PROMOTION AND POSTING ORDER ISSUED<<<Click  for order>>>

                   FC SECTION issued order for phase-II training for DR-JAOs<<<Click  for order>>>


17/09/2016                                        CHQ UPDATES


                            Status of Court Case in Hon'ble Chandigarh CAT

                           LDCE Quota promotions from JTO to SDE (T) 

It is learnt that the hearing has been held on 14.09.2016 in the Hon'ble CAT Bench Chandigarh  regarding LDCE Quota promotions from JTO to SDE (T).  The Hon'ble CAT has asked  BSNL's advocate to file an affidavit on the next date of hearing, i.e. on 19th September 2016 stating that the seniority of the promote officers of different groups (i.e. LDCE and DPC) will be determined by the respective vacancy year itself. 

We met with the concerned officers in the BSNL Corporate Office and requested to arrange to file the affidavit in the Hon'ble CAT Bench Chandigarh on the next date of hearing i.e. 19.09.2016. It is informed that already instructions have been passed to the legal team to file a suitable affidavit in the Hon'ble CAT in this regard. 

BSNL became the fifth largest mobile operator, beats all major private operator s in monthly growth rate and in net addition of new customers in June 2016 – TRAI. BSNL added more than 13.3 lacks new mobile Customers, which has increased its market share from 8.54% to 8.65%.  

                                         MH CIRCLE NEWS


In continuing the new procedure of issuing orders for entrust of charge of SAG grade to JAG grade non ITS absorbed officers BSNL Mumbai CO issued another two orders for Sindhudurg, Nanded, and Parabhani SSA, (even though without statutory powers) with financial powers of TDM grade, that a promote officer is being entrusted the charge of SAG grade post. We AIBSNLEA MH Circle congratulate Sh. Biradar, Sh. Malborgaonkar, Sh.Madhale for their upliftment at Sindhudurg SSA, Parabhani SSA and Nanded SSA.


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CGM Maharashtra Circle writes to all SSA heads for speedy clearance in respect of huge pendency for execution of Internet Lease lines and other Circuits


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FC section BSNL CO Mumbai called for VC from eligible executives for issuing the orders for AO (L/A) from 118 eligible executives.


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FC section BSNL CO Mumbai issued order for Financial up gradation as per executive promotion policy ( E2A- E3)for 17 executives.


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16.09.2016:   CHQ UPDATES


                                   Meeting with various officers in DoT


GS, AGS (HQ) along with OS (CHQ) & CS, Delhi AIGETOA, met with the concerned officers in DoT and discussed regarding:


A. Replacement of intermediary pay scales of E1-A and E2-A by standard pay scales of E2 and E3 for JTO and SDE equivalent cadres and up-gradation of subsequent IDA Pay scales w.e.f 01.01.2007: We requested to clear the proposal mooted by BSNL in this regard. It was informed that the proposal re-submitted by BSNL is now under active consideration in DoT and shortly decision will be taken.

B. Extending 30% Superannuation benefit to BSNL recruited Employees as per the recommendation of 2nd PRC: We requested fort early clearance on the proposal of BSNL for extending 3% contribution from BSNL, the employer towards the superannuation benefit of the BSNL recruited employees. It was informed that the BSNL's proposal after the clearance from Secretary (Telecom) has reached to the office of Hon'ble MOS (C) and now returned to PSU Cell for some clarifications. It is expected that the clarifications will be submitted by the PSU Cell shortly and necessary presidential directives in this regard will be issued immediately after the approval of  Hon'ble MOS (C).


C. Restructuring of AD (OL) cadre: We requested for early clearance on BSNL's proposal of restructuring of AD (OL) cadre. It was informed that the matter is being processed to the internal finance of DoT for clearance.


D. Clarification on Pay fixation on EPP from DoT: We requested for issuance of an early clarification from DoT on pay fixation in the same scale twice under EPP. It was informed that a positive reply in this regard will be communicated to the BSNL shortly. However, all the pension cases have already been settled.


                                              MH CIRCLE NEWS


Approval for, out sourcing the provisioning and maintenance of the wired Broad Band services in PUNE, NAGPUR and NASHIK  SSAs is being conveyed by BSNL CO New Delhi. EOI has to be called for in prescribed Performa specified by corporate office for execution and out sourcing of Broad Band services. AIBSNLEA Maharashtra also persuaded the proposal at CHQ submitted by Maharashtra Circle for its early approval. In last three four months the surrender of BB connections was more than the provision due to neglected maintenance due to shortage and improper arrangements of staff by the SSA. It was felt necessary and the feelings of comrades expressed were conveyed to management for taking care of this situation for improvement. We thanks MH circle for immediate relief action over this issue.


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 <<<<< CS writes to CGMT Maharashtra regarding unrest in Nagpur >>>>>>


15.09.2016:                                         AIBSNLEA




                        BSNL Corporate Office issue orders regarding


BSNL modifies the orders towards the payment of pensionary benefits to the retired employees.

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DGM (HR) BSNL CO Mumbai issued order of Sh. D G Kulkarni a promote officer and the senior most regular DGM grade executive to entrust the charge of GM Satara.


It is for the first time in ITS RAJ, (even though without statutory powers) with financial powers of TDM grade, that a promote officer is being entrusted the charge of SAG grade post. We AIBSNLEA MH Circle congratulate Sh. D G Kulkarni for his upliftment.


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CS AIBSNLEA Maharashtra Circle along with delegation comprising 


Com C M Saste, Org. Secretary (W) CHQ, Com K A Mohire, President MH, Com T.S.Gajakosh ACS, MH, Com Santosh Kokate, FS MH, Com S.S Bhosale, ACS (F) MH, Com Hrushikesh DS Mumbai CO Branch, Com Rajendra Gaikwad (Arch) CEC member MH, Com Rajesh Parulekar (Civil) Mumbai CO executive member, Com Dr. Gopal Patil CEC member Pune, Com Gaikar B D  Org sec MH,  Com V M Phadake (elect) executive member Mumbai CO branch, Com Anil Bhalerao ex CWC member MH, DS AIGETOA Mumbai CO Branch and FS AIGETOA Mumbai met Shri Piyush Khare New CGMT MH Circle on 12/09/16 and welcome him in his chamber and express best wishes for his new assignment as CGMT MH Circle.


CGMT MH Circle has arranged immediate meeting with delegates in the conference hall adjacent to his chamber to discuss the HR and development issues.


After personal introduction post wise and place of working of individuals, at the very outset CGMT personally welcome all and requested CS to brief the issues. CS welcomes all and informed the members in the meeting that for a very short period Shri Khare Sir had worked at Pune. CS then informed the working of AIBSNLEA Association in Maharashtra Circle, its branches and members’ strength and the AIGETOA strength also as both the Association had MOU for referendum and which figured the biggest combination in Maharashtra circle membership wise. 


AIBSNLEA MH conveyed him total support for growth of BSNL in Maharashtra Circle. CS also discussed some HR issues of executives in Maharashtra Circle. CS suggested to have a JV with post offices for recharge, SIM sale, and more erecting of 3G BTS, tenders for managed services, speedy procurement of materials, POS related issues in respect of guidelines of CVC, compliance of labour laws etc  


Transfer and Posting of Executives in Maharashtra Circle


CS categorically told that how the staff section works for members of particular Association, how the records were embezzled and the data records are being presented to the administration, with examples.


CS explained about the negativity in presenting the data by the initial stimulator of the cases of transfer and postings. CS explained a case of DE L/A at Osmanabad. A senior most officer is being deprived to get DE L/A post in the plea of NO Vacancy at Osmanabad. We informed 2 regular DE from Osmanabad requested for transfer to Latur on own cost and request then staff section showed that at Latur DEs are excess then we informed 5 DEs were transferred from Latur on DGM promotion and one SDE has been given DE L/A at Latur then question is when vacancy of DE was not available at Latur then how the L/A order at Latur is issued? CS informed all details of such cases non following of transfer policy at Circle office and requested to take lenient view in transfer and posting of ladies executives. CS requested CGMT MH circle to please look into and demanded reshuffling in staff section at circle office. CGMT MH also expressed that he is sensing the issue of transfer is critical in Maharashtra. DPC related issues were also discussed. Pending of promotion orders of PA to PS for more than 28 days was also discussed.


Nagpur issue was discussed in length and requested CGMT MH to instruct accordingly to SSA head. CS informed that the situation at Nagpur is becoming volatile and members are mounting pressure on CS for issuing TU Notice hence CS requested CGMT MH Circle to interfere in this matter to restore the industrial peace.


CS expressed his deep concern over the BA concept and told CGMT MH that AIBSNLEA has some reservations over this issue. CGMT MH mentioned that 20-30% of staff should be posted in the Sales & Marketing area and there should be minimum BA in the Circle.

CS requested for early relieving of Executives from Tenure Stations. and informed him the difficulties being faced by the executives at Tenure places.


CGM Maharashtra responded positively to the issues raised by Association.


Meeting lasts for one and half hour concluded at 14:00 HRs.


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                                 Meeting with GM (HR & A)


CS AIBSNLEA Maharashtra Circle along with delegation comprising 


Com C M Saste, Org. Secretary (W) CHQ, Com K A Mohire, President MH, Com T.S.Gajakosh ACS, MH, Com Santosh Kokate, FS MH, Com S.S Bhosale, ACS (F) MH, Com Hrushikesh DS Mumbai CO Branch, Com Rajendra Gaikwad (Arch) CEC member MH, Com Rajesh Parulekar (Civil) Mumbai CO executive member, Com Dr. Gopal Patil CEC member Pune, Com Gaikar B D  Org sec MH,  Com V M Phadake (elect) executive member Mumbai CO branch, met Shri Kumar Manoj, New GM (HR & A) on 12/09/16 at 16:00 Hrs and welcome him and express best wishes for his new assignment as GM (HR & A).


DE L/A, cases, Transfer and posting of executives, PA to PS Promotion cases,  request transfer of DEs, reliving of executives for Tenure places, Illegal unwarranted, unjustified, Transfer orders of executives of Mumbai CO office was discussed in detail and requested him to look into the matter for bestowing justice to the deprived.


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09.09.2016:   Congratulations! AIBSNLEA's consistent efforts yielded result in getting released promotion and posting of Executives of STS level in Telecom Finance to JAG level of Telecom Finance on purely temporary and ad-hoc basis <<<Click here for order>>>>>
25.08.2016: BSNL SUBMITTED FRESH CPSU CADRE HIEARCHY<<click for details>>

                                             TRADE UNION NOTICE


United Forum of BSNL Executives’ Associations comprising AIBSNLEA, AIGETOA and SNEA served notice for organizational actions protesting against the inordinate delay in implementation of 

a) Standard pay scales of E2 and E3 for JTO, SDE and equivalent cadres, 

b) 30% superannuation benefit for BSNL Recruited Employees and 

c) Implementation of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy and first TBP



                                       <<<<< Click for Notice >>>>>

18.08.2016:  Meeting with CMD, BSNL

GS, FS, AGS (HQ) and AGS (Fin.) met with CMD BSNL and congratulated him regarding the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s speech on 15th August 2016 referring about the revival of BSNL. CMD appreciated our feelings and mentioned that it will give a great boost to the revival of BSNL and message to all concern to support BSNL in this regard. We also apprised him about our presentation given to the Chairman and the members of 3rd PRC wherein they appreciated our pleadings on affordability and assured to consider the PSUs for Pay revision who are making operational profits. CMD also mentioned that he will feel happy after implementing 3rd PRC recommendations in full in case BSNL’s operational profit continues.


We also expressed our serious concern against the denial of DoT on BSNL’s proposal for revision of pay scales in BSNL as proposed. We categorically told that we are now being forced to go on agitation path and requested to avoid the agitation, CMD should use his good office to get the proposal cleared from DoT. CMD mentioned that he has already directed Director (HR) to immediately reply the DoT letter on point to point basis on all the points and to clarify that BSNL is ready to bear the financial liability arose in this regard. He assured to get the proposal cleared from DoT.


On the issue of CPSU cadre hierarchy, CMD mentioned that GM (Pers.) has already given the presentation to Director (HR) and shortly, the presentation will be given to MC of BSNL. Thereafter, opinion from all the Executive Associations will be taken for further action.


GS writes to:


1. Shri Anupam Srivastava CMD BSNL regarding request for reduction of tenure period in Kashmir Valley due to ongoing unrest


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DoP & T has issued consolidated instructions on Technical resignation and Lien


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BSNL CO issued instruction regarding LICE for promotion of Group "C" employees to the grade of JTO (T) in BSNL


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16.08.2016:  DoT issued letter regarding rejection of proposal for replacement of scales for pre-revised E1A, E2A pay scales for JTOs, SDEs and equivalent cadres and up gradation of E3, E4, E5 & E6 scales w.e.f 01.01.2007

DoT has written a letter to BSNL rejecting the proposal sent by BSNL on the plea that considering the present financial position of the Company and the huge financial burden on Government Exchequer in the shape of benefits on revised pension and recurring burden due to revised pension the said proposal of BSNL can not be considered. DoT has once again shown its apathy towards genuine issues of BSNL employees. This comes at a time when everyone from the Minister feels elated about improving financial status of BSNL. DoT's concern about 'huge financial burden on Government Exchequer is far from any truth as there will be no additional financial implication either for BSNL or for the Government in upgrading the E3 to E6 scales as all would have crossed the minimum of the next higher scales and there will be no impact on pension too.


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11.08.2016:  Payment of HRA on Basic Pay  with 78.2% fitment

The competent authority has approved the benefit of HRA on Basic Pay with 78.2% fitment instead of 68.8 % fitment as being paid presently. The payment will be made w.e.f. 01.10.2016. AIBSNLEA consistent efforts yielded results. The orders in this regard are expected shortly.


Service With A Smile (SWAS):


In order to boost the SWAS program, BSNL Maharashtra Circle organized a Oath taking Ceremony today 10.08.2016 at 10.15 Hrs at all SSA / Block HQ through out entire Maharashtra and at Circle office Mumbai. in which CGM MH Circle at CO BSNL Mumbai and all SSA heads at their respective HQ and DEs/ at their tahashil HQs administered the oath to all the employees.


 Unlimited Free calling scheme on all Sundays


Unlimited Free calling scheme on all Sundays is in addition to free night calling to all networks already being offered from 9PM to 7AM. The Tariff will be applicable on PAN India Basis w.e.f. 15th of Aug 2016.


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Govt raises demands for recovery of losses from telecom firms

A Comptroller and Auditor General report this year found that six telecom operators understated revenue by Rs 46,045.75 crore, for four financial years 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10, the government said in Parliament today.



                                  (SWAS and SAMPARK ABHIYAN)


                                         ON 10TH AUGUST 2016


                                         <<<<<< PLEDGE >>>>>>>


The financial impact due to understatement of revenues are of the order of Rs 3,728.54 crore for Reliance Communications; Rs 3,215.39 crore for Tata Teleservices; Airtel (Rs 2,651.89 crore); Vodafone (Rs 1,665.39 crore), Idea (Rs 964.89 crore) and Aircel (Rs 262.83 crore), as per CAG.

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06.08.2016:  DoP & PW has issued orders implementing the recommendations of VII CPC and enhancing the DCRG ceiling from 10 lakhs to 20 lakhs  w.e.f. 1.1.2016. [The enhanced maximum limit of 20 lakhs is applicable also to BSNL absorbed pensioners who retired after 1.1.2016 since the provision of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 stands modified to this extent.] 


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BSNL Corporate office issued list of eligible Associations regarding conduct of 1st Membership Verification for elect majority representative Association of Executives Employees in BSNL 


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AIBSNLEA consistent efforts yielded result  in getting released regular promotion to the SDE(C) grade under Seniority cum fitness quota (67% quota) for 54 executives. MH west zone and east zone executives are thrown out of Maharashtra. MH west executives are shunted out to Kerla Circle and MH east executives are posted to Chhattisgarh circle. It is total injustice to them. We feel that after a prolonged period a JTO is getting his promotion after waiting of twenty / Twenty four years at the fag end of their services to the state far away from their natives with incurring so much of expenditure on TA/DA , transfer grant is nothing but a really a parody to the back bone of civil executives. We have already taken up the issue with CHQ.


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                                       SAB  ka  Sath  SAB  ka  Vikas

SAB        Superannuation benefit

What is a 'Superannuation'

Superannuation is an organizational pension program created by a company for the benefit of its employees. It is also referred to as a company pension plan. A pension plan is a retirement plan that requires an employer to make contributions into a pool of funds set aside for a worker's future benefit. The pool of funds is invested on the employee's behalf, and the tax exempt earnings on the investments generate an income benefit to the worker upon retirement.

Funds deposited in a superannuation account will grow typically without any tax implications until
 retirement means when a person chooses to leave the workforce. The concept of full retirement – being able to permanently leave the workforce in old age – is relatively new and for the most part only culturally-widespread in first-world countries. Many developed countries have some type of national pension or benefits system (i.e. the United States' Social Security system) to help supplement retirees'


As funds are added, by employer (and potentially employee) contribution and other traditional growth vehicles, the funds are reserved in a superannuation fund. This form of monetary fund will be used to pay out employee pension benefits as participating employees become eligible. An employee is deemed to be superannuated upon reaching the proper age or as a result of an infirmity. At that point, the employee will be able to draw benefits from the fund.

A superannuation fund differs from some other retirement investment mechanisms in that the benefit available to an eligible employee is defined by a set schedule and not by the performance of the investment.

Understanding Defined-Benefit Plans


As a defined benefit plan superannuation supplies a fixed, predetermined benefit depending on a variety of factors, but it is not dependent on market performance. Certain factors may include the number of years the person was employed with the company, the salary received by the employee, and the exact age at which the employee begin to draw the benefit. Employees often value these benefits for their predictability. From a business perspective, they can be more complex to administer, but they also allow for larger contributions than some other employer sponsored plans. Upon qualifying for retirement, the eligible employee receives a fixed amount, usually on a monthly basis. The amount is determined by a preexisting formula. The function of a superannuation, in that regard, is similar to receiving social security benefits upon reaching the qualifying age or under qualifying circumstances.

Difference from Other Investment-Based Retirement Plans

While superannuation guarantees a specific benefit once the employee qualifies, other traditional retirement vehicles may not. While superannuation is not affected by individual investment choices, retirement plans such as the 401(k) may be affected by positive and negative market fluctuations. In that sense, the exact benefit from an investment-based retirement plan may not be as predictable as those offered in superannuation.

A person on a defined-benefit plan should not have to be concerned with the total amount remaining in the account, and is at a low risk of running out of funds prior to death


  SECOND PRC ON PENSIONS - Issues in Retirement Benefits  


                            2007 Pay Revision: Background


• Constitution of the II PRC in November, 2006 by GOI

• Justice M.J. Rao, retired Supreme Court Judge was the Chairman of  Committee.

• Committee gave its recommendations after 18 months, i.e.in May,   2008

• Some recommendations not accepted by GOI

• On basis of agreed recommendation orders were issued by DPE

  O.Ms dated 26.11.2008 & 9.2.2009

• Appointment of Committee of Ministers (Chidambaram Committee)

• DPE O.M dated 2.4.2009                      


DPE guidelines for Superannuation Benefits


DPE vide its O.Ms. dated 26.11.2008 and 2.4.2009 provided inter-alia the following:-


• Maximum 30% of Basic Pay plus DA as superannuation benefits.

• Superannuation benefits may include Contributory Provident Fund (CPF), Gratuity, Pension and Post-superannuation Medical Benefits.

CPSEs should make their own schemes for managing these funds or to operate it through Insurance Companies, on fixed contribution basis.

• PF and gratuity to be provided for as per the statute.

• Pension and Post-retirement medical benefits scheme will be decided based on the returns from the schemes to be operated.

Benefits Schemes would be subject to factors like affordability, capacity to pay and sustainability of the CPSE. This scheme will be available for regular employees on the roles of the CPSE after 1.1.07 or date of starting the scheme in the CPSE.

Govt. budgetary support would not be provided to operate or sustain these schemes

• Dip in profit not to exceed 20% of PBT on pay revision with pension scheme

Employees may be given the option to contribute.

• Contribution of a CPSE to these two schemes to be limited such that the contribution to PF, Gratuity, Pension and Post-retirement medical benefit schemes does not exceed 30% of Basic Pay + DA.

• Contribution every year should not be guaranteed.

• Contribution to individual accounts for these two schemes will vary depending upon affordability.


02.08.2016:  CHQ NEWS



Shri Nitin H Shukla , Shri Choudhari Ashfaq Ahemad Chottu, and Shri V. C Hiremath of Maharashtra Circle got their posting of Circles as per their choice requested. We congratulate all comrades as well as Com Prahlad Rai GS AIBSNLEA foe his continuous persuasions and follow up yielded these results


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    Filing of Returns by public servants - extension of last date as 31st Dec 2016


Declaration of Assets and Liabilities by public servants under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 - filing of Returns by public servants - extension of last date 31st December 2016


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Steps being taken for increased use of Technology in HR works in BSNL(By Pers Cell )



This will enable online database of vigilance cases pending against officers / officials. The vigilance clearance will be issued only through ERP, resulting in saving of time and cost. The Circles vide BSNL CO Letter No 500-51/2016/ERP/Pers-I Dated 21.06.2016 have been instructed to issue a completion certificate regarding implementation of this module by 31.07.2016. No VC Performa will be issued in off line mode after 01.08.2016. This module is in final stage of its implementation.



The self-appraisal, reporting, reviewing, disclosure and appeal of APAR will be done through ERP. The physical movement of APAR’s consumes lot of cost, time and energy at various levels. The e-APAR module would result in timely reporting and reviewing of APAR, thus resulting in timely and speedy DPC. This module is currently under development stage.



This will enable smooth and timely implementation of BSNL Promotion Policy. This would prevent multiplicity of procedures which need be done in manual DPCs. DPC will be done on online platform without physical movement of APARs and VC’s, resulting in saving of time and cost. As this module is linked to e-APAR and e-VC Modules, so it can be implemented only after e-VC and e-APAR are implemented and put in use.


 e-Court Cases

This will enable online monitoring of various court cases and their status, resulting in timely response avoiding contempt and further litigations. The court cases can be monitored centrally. This is in the discussion stage.


 e-Longest Stay

This would help in bringing transparency in BSNL transfer policy. The circles have been instructed to update the pre ERP career history data of employees in ERP module, so that longest stay details of each cadre on all India basis can be generated through this module. This module is in the data updating stage. All Circles have been requested to update the data in ERP module by 15.07.2016, so that manual labor/energy in compilation of data, persuasion with different non territorial circles is minimized.

01.08.2016:  Circle Secretary writes to CGM to fill up the remaining vacancies of PPS based on the ammendment of BSNLMSRR.

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01.08.2016:  CHQ NEWS

GS discussed the issue of DE to DGM (Adhoc) promotion orders issue with GM (Pers). GM (Pers) informed that those who have requested for Vijayawada from AP Circle or from other circles, their cases are being considered and those who have declined the promotions orders on various genuine grounds their cases are also being considered. The orders are expected by Friday this week.


 !!!!!!       Demonstration On 03.08.2016   !!!!!


United Forum of Unions and Associations of BSNL and MTNL gives Notice for

United Forum of Unions and Associations of BSNL and MTNL serves a notice to the Secretary (T), DoT for nationwide protest demonstration on 03.08.2016 against the reported move of the NITI Aayog for making strategic sale in BSNL/MTNL

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29.07.2016:   CS writes to CGMT Maharashtra on Nagpur issue    <<< Click for letter >>>>        


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 CS writes to GS for DR JAO 2015 batch    <<<< Click for letter >>>.  


28.07.2016:                                    Status of CPSU Cadre Hierarchy

It is understood that today (28.07.2016) the presentation on CPSU cadre hierarchy will be given by the Pers. Cell, BSNL CO  to the competent authority.


CPC from JTO to SDE (T)


GM (Pers.) informed that the reply in the Hon’ble High Court Kerala has been submitted and now the hearing is expected in the first week of August 2016. The BSNL's advocate from Kerala has reached to Delhi to discuss the matter with Sr. Advocate Shri R.D. Aggarwala today for an early settlement of the case.


AIBSNLEA expresses its serious anguish, against the sad demise of com. Maheshwar Dash, SDE Telecom of Odisha working at Dimapur, NE-2 Circle.  Sh. Dash on 26.7.2016 hanged himself and committed suicide under depression due to non issuance of his tenure transfer order in time.  It is the total negligent attitude of Personnel  cell.  AIBSNLEA has been requesting for timely tenure transfers of the executives.


CMD BSNL replied to GS, AIBSNLEA "I am aware .. this is very bad … my deepest condolence to him and his family .. I am told he was having some family issues… I have worked in NE for two and half years and can empathize with feelings of people posted…  will task Director (HR)/GM (Pers) to ensure quick transfer orders and also persuade substitutes to quickly join there without resorting to any political or other undue pressures.. "My deepest condolence to his friends and his family …"

Director (HR) replied to GS-- "Highly regretted … will find out what happened…"

AIBSNLEA convey its deepest condolence to the bereaved family of Sh.Maheswar Dash on his sad demise.  May his soul rest in peace.


CAO (FC) BSNL CO Mumbai issued request transfer orders at own cost and request.   


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23.07.2016:  Removal of 60:40 Clause towards the payment of pensionary benefits

Removal of 60:40 Clause towards the payment of pensionary benefits to the retires employees: DOT ultimately modified the liability of BSNL towards the payment of pensionery benefits to the retired employees vide letter number 40-13/2013-Pen(T) dated 20.07.2016


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a. The pension liability in respect of employees of DOT/DTS/DTO who retired prior to 01.10.2000 is solely borne by Government of India and the BSNL will have no liability in respect of these employees.

b. The liability towards pensionary benefits including family pension to the BSNL employees (excepting those recruited after 01.10.2000), as per sub-rule 22 of Rule 37-A of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 lies with the Government of India. The condition that the annual pension liability of the government shall not exceed 60% of the annual receipts to Government from the item specified in the O.M. dated 15.06.2006, is hereby rescinded.

c. BSNL will continue to discharge pension liability by way of pension contribution in accordance with FR 116.

This is an another feather in the cap of AIBSNLEA and AIRBSNLEWA,  who fought and persuaded from bottom to top to get a rid from this arbitrarily imposed provision on BSNL and thus ensures bright future of DOT/DTS/DTO employees absorbed in BSNL.


BSNL CO New Delhi issued promotion order in DGM (adhoc) stream. Shri M U Khan from Maharashtra Circle got retention in Maharashtra circle. Aibsnlea MH congratulates Sh M U Khan on his promotion in Maharashtra circle as DGM (adhoc).


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Corporate Office issued letter to all CGMs regarding the provisional list of qualified JEs who has passed successfully JE to JTO LICE recently. It is brought to the notice of Corporate EStt section by field units about the discrepancies in provisional passing list and result declared. Hence CO New Delhi issued letter to all CGMs not to take follow up and any action as per clause 10 of the corporate office letter dated 8/7/16 till further orders. This has stalled the ongoing process.

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22.07.2016:  CS writes CGMT Maharashtra for early training to LICE passed JEs

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