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24-05-2017 : Corporate Office withdraws TT LICE notification issued on 27.3.2017 and issued new notification of LICE without the Exam fee. Cancellation of old notification Click Here forwarding letter Click Here modelnotification Click Here
24-05-2017 : Withholdment of wrongful/overpayment recoveries. Letter No.-TF-20, dt-24-05-2017. Click Here
24-05-2017 : Decisions taken in the National Forum Meeting held on 24-05-2017 at NFTE office New Delhi:- Click Here
24-05-2017 : Payment of PLI to BSNL staff deputed in “Term Cell” at Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Letter No.-TF-7/1, dt-23-05-2017. Click Here
24-05-2017 : Reconciliation of last JTO LICE result – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), dt-23-05-2017. Click Here
24-05-2017 : Non redressal of staff grievances in MP circle. Click Here
23-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR)/GM(Restg)and PGM(Estt): Com.C.Singh General Secretary and Secretary Com.K.S.Kulkarni met GMs and PGMS on 23.05.2017 and held discussions with them on the issues enumerated below.: I) PLI to Chhattisgarh Staff working in TERM cell. II) holding of LICE of J.E.(T).III) Transfers of staff in Andhra Pradesh: Detailed discussion took place with GM(SR) and GM(Restg).
23-05-2017 : Meeting with GM (Rectt):- Com.C.Singh General Secretary and Secretary Com.K.S.Kulkarni met GM(Rectt) on 23.05.2017 and held discussions on the issues enumerated below. I) LICE for promotion to Telecom Technician cadre case of A.P. and Telangana circle. II) Holding of LICE of J.E.(T). III) Review of result of LICE JAO 10% Examination IV) Reconciliation of last JTO LICE result. The GM (Rectt.) assured to take necessary steps to sort out the issues at an earliest.
23-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(A) C.O. New Delhi:- General Secretary and Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met with Shri A.K. Sinha GM(A) and discussed the following. (1) Arbitrary recovery of WLL bills outstanding from retirement benefits case of Bihar, Maharashtra and other circle.2) Allotment of accommodation to union. The GM responded positively and assured to solve the issues.
23-05-2017 : Consequent upon the resolution of 78.2% IDA issue of Pensioners. DOT-BSNL Pensioners Association and NFTE BSNL Chhattisgarh circle Branch donated Rs.-31,000/- (Rs. Thirty one thousand only) to CHQ. CHQ conveys its sincere thanks to the both circle Assn/union team of Chhattisgarh.
22-05-2017 : District working committee meeting of Bangalore Telecom District held on 19th May 2017 at NFTE BSNL Union office under the president ship of Com. Ranganna President BGTD Com Krishnamohan District Secretary BGTD / Circle President , Com. K.S. Sheshadri Secretary CHQ. Com. AC Krishna Reddy Circle Secretary Com Shanmugam Treasurer BGTD and Circle Office bearers, Com. Thambidori, Com. Venugopal and Com. C. Mani participated in the meeting and addressed the meeting all the District Office bearers and Branch Secretaries of BGTD are participated in the working committee Click Here
21-05-2017 : Mass meeting at Telecom Factory Alitur, Kolkatta on 20th May 2017: General Secretary and Com.K.K.Singh Secretary CHQ attended a Mass meeting of workers at Kolkatta, more than 100 workers including ladies were participating, Com. Murshid Ali Circle Secretary Presided and delivered the opening speech, Com.K.K.Singh warned the workers to be vigilant against the unity breakers in the name of political ideology. G.S. in his speech reported regarding 3rd PRC and other HR issues. The meeting disbursed with sky touching slogans by assembled workers in favour of NFTE. 2) Com.C.Singh G.S., Com. Murshid Ali C.S. Telecom Factory, Com.K.K.Singh, Com.Saugat Ray Circle Secretary Telecom Store met both Chief General Managers of T.F. and Store respectively and discussed the staff grievances. Both CGMs assured to resolve the issues.
21-05-2017 : 6th Circle Conference of Calcutta Telephones held on 19th and 20th May 2017 at Sujata Sadan, Hazara, Kolkata. Union flag hoisted by Com.C.Singh G.S. The delegate session was presided over by Com. Lal Moan Bala and inaugurated by General Secretary. In his inaugural speech he explained the weakness of our union and appealed the assembled members to learn the glorious history of NFTE and try to bring the organisation again at the same position. Open session was attended and addressed by G.S. NFTE, Com.K.K.Sing Secretary CHQ, Com.Tapan Biswas C.S.WBT Circle, Com.Shahiwal Sengupta C.S. BSNLEU,Com. Alok Nandi C.S. FNTO, Com.Dilip Sarkar C.S. BSNLMS, Som.Surjeet Chowdhry Org.Sec. NFTE, leaders of BSNLEA, BSNLOA. The meeting was ended with Vote of thanks by Com.Bala. Com. Anandmay Chatterjee, Com. Shekhar Majumdar and Com.Krishnendu Naskar were elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Treasurer unanimously. Click Here
20-05-2017 : PMO responds to NFTE’s letter dt.9th May 2017 regarding issue of guidelines by DPE for 3rd PRC. DPE is directed by PMO. PMO ID No.: PMOPG/D/2017/0223700 dated 15th May,2017. Click Here
20-05-2017 : 35th Inconclusive NC Meeting: The National Council took place on 11th instant, which was inconclusive. Many items cannot be discussed. On the 19th instant in course of meeting, Director (HR) told union representatives that, another meeting will be convened in July 2017 to discuss the remaining items.
20-05-2017 : Meeting with Director (HR): President and Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary met Director (HR) on 19.05.2017 and apprised her about situation in Andhra due to transfers. She asked GM(SR) to convey to CGM to withhold transfers pending clarification from BSNL HQ. The issues of POs, formal meeting with unions at places where councils meeting are not taking place, remote compensatory allowance payment to non executive in A and N in the analogy of executives were also referred and discussed. She was told clearly that the discrimination in payment date is not acceptable.
20-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR)/GM(Restg)and PGM(Estt): President and Secretary Com.K.S.Kulkarni met GMs and PGMS on 19.05.2017 and held discussions with them on the issues enumerated below.: I) PLI to Chhattisgarh Staff working in TERM cell: The union expressed resentment over the non settlement of the grievance for such long time. The staff are taking salary from BSNL and in this situation how Bonus will be paid to the employees by DOT. There after the representatives met PGM (Estt). After interaction with the all ie PGM(Estt),GM(Restg) and GM(SR) the official side now agreed to pay PLI to BSNL staff working in TERM cell at Raipur. Orders will be issued shortly.
20-05-2017 : II) Transfers of staff in Andhra Pradesh: Detailed discussion took place with GM(SR) and GM(Restg). Efforts are on to resolve the issues on receipt of reports from CGM A.P. on complaints submitted by different unions against irregular transfer orders . Pending clarification and resolution transfers will be in abeyance. The circle administration has been conveyed this. III) Presidential Orders. GM(SR) was once again pressed for urgent action and issue of orders to CGMs for submission of information concerning POs in view of recent 8th May DOT order.
20-05-2017 : Meeting with PGM (Pers).: I) The union representatives met and apprised him of the discrimination, while there is soft tenure for executives to come back from Vijayawada to Hyderabad after a year but no such provision has been made for non executives. Such discrimination cannot be appreciated. He readily agreed for the soft tenure in respect of Non Executives also. II) Creation of Asst. Manager posts in Circle offices: He responded favourably and said Restructuring wing is being entrusted with the job.
20-05-2017 : Meeting with PGM (Estt):- I) LICE for promotion to Telecom Technician cadre: She was told that Telangana Circle has come into existence long ago but letters are not being sent to the circle. Rectt section in its notification completely omitted the Telangana circle name. She immediately ordered, I) Vacancies for both the circles be separately calculated and be mentioned in the notification. II) There will be separate LICE for both circles. There will be no combine examination for Andhra and Telangana.
20-05-2017 : III) NEPP: She told about complication as NEPP agreement is approved by DOT. However once again issues are being looked into. However,she indicated favourable response on some issues in NEPP.
19-05-2017 : The DOT has taken strong view over delay in submission of information in respect of POs relating to TSMs regularized on 1st October 2000 or thereafter. It has told clearly that approval will not be conveyed here after. It is fact the Circle Offices are callous over the issue and do not submit cases in time to BSNL Head quarter. The Circle Secretaries and district secretaries are requested to exert pressures at their levels for complete and in time submission of information of POs. DOT letter No.27-2/2006-SNG (Pt.-IV) Dt.08.05.2017 Click Here Click Here
19-05-2017 : Smt. Sujata Ray Director(HR), BSNL has been requested to redress the hardships of staff in NEPP Ltr.No.TF-26/6 Dtd.19.05.2017 Click Here
19-05-2017 : Resolve following issues regarding LICE for promotion to TT (TM) cadre: I) Notify the details of vacancies of Andhra and Telengana Circle Separately. II) Fix the date of LICE. III) Dispense with the LICE fee of Rs.750/- as assured. IV) Extend soft tenure facility for Non Executives also for repatriation to Hyderabad. ltr.no.TF-14/2(d) dtd.19.05.2017 Click Here
19-05-2017 : Extend special compensatory allowance to Non Executive staff in Andaman and Nicobar on IDA pay scale. Ltr. No.TF-10/7(a) Dtd.19.05.2017 Click Here
19-05-2017 : Create Assistant Manager Posts in Circle Offices. Ltr. No. TF-24/2 Dtd.19.05.2017 Click Here
19-05-2017 : The Cabinet secretary has reportedly held discussion with the secretaries of different departments. Additional secretary (T) represented the Telecom department.
19-05-2017 : District Conference of NFTE BSNL Ludhiana at Simrala on 18th and 19th May 2017: A very high profile arrangement was done by the reception committee. An open session was organised on 18th may 2017 at 13.00 Hrs in which Shri. Rajdeo GMTD Ludhiana was present with his full team. Several local dignitaries were invited on the occasion and all were honoured by reception committee team. Com Chandeshwar Singh G.S. attended and addressed the session and explained the issues related to staff as well financial viability and survival of BSNL. Besides G.S. Com. Swatantra Kumar ACS Punjab, Com. Surjit Singh Circle Secretary, Com. Sudhaka Jee Circle Treasurer, Com.Vinay Raina Dist.Secretary, Shri. Richpal Singh State President Anti Corruption bureau Punjab addressed the meeting. The session was ended with a vote of thanks by com. Mahendra Prasad. Delegates session was conducted upto late night and after adoption of secretary report and audited account, election of office bearers was held. Com. Nand Kishor, Com.Vinay Raina and Com.Ramkar Ray elected as president Secretary and Treasurer unanimously. Click Here
18-05-2017 : Confirmation of Non-Executive Employees:- Satisfactory and favourable discussions have taken place in the matter.
18-05-2017 : GPF Fund:- Allotment of fund is not possible. GM(Banking) has told this to NFTE representatives today. Steps are being taken to transfer the GPF work of remaining circles to DOT Cells also.
17-05-2017 : Medical Facility extended to retired employees. Ltr.No. BSNL/Admn.I/15-3/2017(ii) Dated 17.05.2017 Click Here
17-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR):- President and Secretary Com. K.S. Kulkarni met the GM(SR) and held detailed discussions regarding, non issuance of presidential order, PLI to staff working in “Term Cell”.
17-05-2017 : BSNL staff working in “Term Cell” etc be paid PLI. Letter to GMs (Rest), (SR) and PGM (Est), BSNL, New Delhi. (Letter No.-TF-7/1, dt-17-05-2017). Click Here
17-05-2017 : DOT TSMs regularized in BSNL be granted NEPP after four years. TF-26/6, dt-17-05-2017 to Director (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
17-05-2017 : Issue orders for grant of formal meeting to the union where council meetings are not being held. TF-1/1(f), dt-17-05-2017 to Director (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
17-05-2017 : Issuance of Presidential orders are held up due to lack of proper attention at the field units. TF-24/4, dt-17-05-2017 to Smt. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
17-05-2017 : Grant Telephone Service connections to the recognized unions at three levels. TF-1/1(f), dt-17-05-2017 to Director, (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
17-05-2017 : Issue guidelines with15% fitment wage revision of BSNL Non Executive staff and avoid industrial unrest. Union seeks intervention of Secretary of DOT vide letter No. TF-9/8PRC Dt.17.05.2017 making it clear that denial of 15% fitment as promised by BSNL administration will generate resentment amongst the employees. Click Here
16-05-2017 : “National Forum of BSNL workers Alliance , meeting on 24th May 2017 at NFTE BSNL Head quarter, New Delhi, to discuss the issue of Wage Revision. All are requested to attend positively.
16-05-2017 : Telecom Tech LICE will be held in August 2017 instead of July 2017.
16-05-2017 : Pension revision Dept of Pension and Pensioner's Welfare order No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) Dated 12th March 2017 Click Here
15-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(Est):- Union representative met PGM(Estt) today and discussed about confirmation exam/permanency of staff and issue of presidential order. The discussions also took place on the issue of over payment and recovery thereon. She has already held meeting today with GMs (HR) of two circles. Some relief is expected.
15-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(Rectt):- President and Secy, Com. K.S. Kulkarni met GM(Rectt) enquired about LICE promotion to T.T Cadre. She informed that notification will be issued after assessing the vacancy position. It is expected the notification of exam will be issued in August, 2017.
15-05-2017 : Meeting with Member (Telecom Services):- President and Secy, Com. K.S. Kulkarni met the Member, Telecom Services and discussed about 3rd PRC.
15-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR):- President and Secy, Com. K.S. Kulkarni met the GM(SR) and held detailed discussions on the following issues:- (i) Broad band and other facilities to the union at all levels in the analogy of other unions and associations. (ii) Service connections to union at all three levels. (iii) Payment of PLI to staff working in Term Cell at Chhattisgarh.
15-05-2017 : 3rd Wage Revision. The employees are making frequent and anxious enquires about their 3rd Pay revision. The guidelines of DPE and DOT for wage revision are still awaited by BSNL. The union has sought the intervention of honorable Prime Minister for early issuance of guidelines and it is moving step by step on the vital issue. The employees need not be alarmed over the situation but should remain watchful. Undoubtedly big challenge is before us. The NFTE is committed to ensure wage revision as in the case of PLI. We will not leave any stone unturned to secure 3rd wage revision for the BSNL Staff . Keep on educating and mobilising the workers to thwart attempt of any mischief. BSNL management has already taken responsibility to find out the resources to meet the expenditures of the pay Revision.
15-05-2017 : We mourn the sad demise of veteran leader Com. M.D.Patil of NFTE BSNL Maharashtra Circle, today morning. CHQ convey heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family.
13-05-2017 : Union has demanded for permanency/confirmation of employees in BSNL. TF-12/8, dt-13-05-2017 to Director (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
13-05-2017 : Extend broad band and other facilities to NFTE (BSNL) in the analogy of other unions and associations. TF-1/1(f), dt-13-05-2017 to Director (HR) BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
13-05-2017 : Third wage revision of non-executive staff in BSNL and its guidelines. TF-9/3, dt-13-05-2017. Click Here
13-05-2017 : Realisation of Pension Contribution from BSNL TF-11/3, dt-13-05-2017 to Hon’ble Minister of Communication. Click Here
13-05-2017 : Non-declaration of result of Shri Harish Kumar P, HRMS No.-200904326. TF-14/2(b), dt-13-05-2017 to Director (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
13-05-2017 : There are employees in clerical Cadre who could not pass the confirmation examination within prescribed period such staff are at the minimum of the pay scale. Annual increment denied. TF-23/2017, dt-12-05-2017 to PGM (Est), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
13-05-2017 : Compensate wage loss of non-executive employees other than JEs(TTAs), by granting one increment TF-9/9, dt-13-05-2017 to Director (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
13-05-2017 : Extend Free Night Calling Service to serving BSNL staff. Letter No.-TF-19/3, dt-13-05-2017 to Director (HR), BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here
13-05-2017 : General Secretary attended meeting at Agra on 12-05-2017:- An open mass meeting was orgnised at Agra in Telecom Recreation club hall and it was presided over by Com. Charan Singh. The hall was full of workers including Women workers. Com. Kamal Singh Distt. Secretary, Com. Sompal Saini Circle Secretary and General Secretary addressed the meeting. Com. Saini explained the situation in BSNL UP(W) circle and explained that the union is observing all the programme launched by the CHQ. Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S. in his speech explained all the current issues like 3rd PRC, MTNL merger, Pension contribution on Maximum of scale in BSNL which affects BSNL financial health badly. He added that the NFTE opposing. This process since long time. G.S. also exhorted the Niti Ayog recommendation and protest action from staff unions. The open session was ended with a vote of thanks by Com. Charan Singh. At evening in a delegate session after completions of all formalities a unanimous list of office bearers were elected. Click Here
12-05-2017 : 3rd wage revision:- Instead of Member (Services) joint Secy and Director (SU) in DOT are reportedly discussing the matter today with BSNL officers.
12-05-2017 : In pursuance of interim orders of ADG, Patiala Court, New Delhi in suit No.-538/17 BSNL verses SNEA, Corporate office has issued orders to agitators to move out from the BSNL premises. BSNL/9-3/SR/2017/Pt, dt-08-05-2017. Click Here
12-05-2017 : Replies of BSNL management on some items:- Click Here
12-05-2017 : Request from SEWA for withdrawal of letter No.-65-3/2015-SCT(Pt-I) dated 10-03-2017 and clarification thereto. Letter No.-65-3/2015-SCT (Pt,-I)/202, dt-26-04-2017. Click Here
12-05-2017 : Meeting with CMD:- Click Here
12-05-2017 : Free Night Call service to serving employees in BSNL:- Matter is under consideration. This was told by GM(Adm) in the NC meeting held on 11th May.
11-05-2017 : Brief of 35th National Council Meeting:- Click Here
10-05-2017 : DISTRICT Conference of Samstipur Telecom District (Bihar):- The District conference was held under the Presidentship of Com. Ram Swarup Singh on 8th & 9th May, 2017. On the occasion an open session was organized in a grand manner. The session was attended and addressed by Shri.Triky TDM Samstipur and all most all officers as well as Union/associate leaders of SSA level and Circle level were present. Com. Chandeshwar Singh General Secretary inaugurated and addressed the gathering on current issues, 3rd wage revision to non-executives, financial condition of BSNL, PLI, etc. Com. Shrawan Dubey Circle Secretary Bihar, Com.R.L.Singh D.S. Patna participated and addressed the meeting. Com. Ram Swarup Singh, Com. Surendra Yadav and Com. Ramdeo Ray were elected unanimously as President, District Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Click Here
10-05-2017 : JAO RR: Management has agreed to restore 50% Departmental Quota vacancies in JAO LICE after pursuance by NFTE BSNL.
10-05-2017 : Staff side meeting of National Council will be held today.
09-05-2017 : Medical Payment on 78.2% IDA merger:- Reportedly, the expenditure involved will be around Rs. 40 crores per annum.
09-05-2017 : DPE guidelines for pay revision of non-executive employees in BSNL:- DPE is taking its own time for issuance of guidelines. BSNL has expressed helplessness to proceed in wage revision without receipt of parameters from DPE. Hence PM’s intervention solicited. Letter No.-TF-9/3, dt-09-05-2017 to PM, New Delhi. Click Here
09-05-2017 : Report on Seminar conducted by NFTE-BSNL, Palakkad BA, Kerala-reg:- A convention on contemporary issues faced by the BSNL and BSNL employees organized by NFTE-BSNL Union Palakkad BA in Kerala Circle on 26-04-2017 at the Conference Hall, Main Telephone Exchange, Palakkad. More than 100 delegates representing various unions and associations and management representatives attended the convention. The program was presided over by Sri C Narayanan, Dist. President and welcome speech by Sri S Pouthran, Dist. Secretary NFTE Palakkad. Sri A Vijayan, Dy. General Manager, BSNL inaugurate the functionand appealed to the gathering to unite to achieve the goal and better service to public. The detailed opening remarks on subject of seminar placed by Com. Michael P M, JTO, CHQ Member, NFTE-BSNL, in different areas like BSNL financial viability, Threat on survival, Policy bias, 3rd PRC, Massive damages to BSNL cable networks and pending HR issued etc. SmtValsaaHaridas, DGM-BSNL, Sri A L Viswanathan, DGM- BSNL, Sri G Asha, DE-BSNL, etc from Management side and Sri John Jacob, Dist. Secretary, SNEA, Sri K Lakshmi -narayanan, D/S, AIBSNLEA, Sri M Jawahar Raj, D/S, FNTO, Sri P P Mohandas, D/S, BTEU, Sri AnandRamakrishnan, D/S, AIGETOA, Sri E C Thankavelu, D/S, SEWA, Sri K T Ramanarayanan, D/S, AIBSNLPWA, Sri V S Ramachandran, Ex-State President, NFTE, Kerala, Sri M S Nair, Ex-D/ President, NFTE-Palakkad, Sri V Narayanan, D/OS, PKD etc were presenting their views and enlightened about the necessity of combined action for the development of BSNL, betterment of services of public and settling the HR issues. The program was organized in a disciplined manner under the team work of Sri G Balakrishnan, Sri. M Asok, Sri K Haridas, Sri. Jamalsherif, Sri N Ravindran, Sri P N Madhusudhanan, Sri N Ashraf, Sri P Sadasivan Sri. V Jyothiprakash, etc.
09-05-2017 : Recovery of excess/wrongful payments made to employees of BSNL reports regarding. Letter No.-1-06/2016-PAT(BSNL), dt-08-05-2017. Click Here
09-05-2017 : Amendment in BSNL Employees Transfer Policy. Letter No.-6-1/2007, Restg Vol-II, dt-05-06-2017. Click Here
08-05-2017 : Wage Revision : DOT Representatives are scheduled to meet DPE on 11th May 2017 regarding issuance of Guidelines for wage revision. BSNL Management has reportedly reiterated to DOT for extending 15% fitment for wage revision in BSNL.
08-05-2017 : Wrongful Recovery of Excess payment: President and Corporate Office Circle Secretary met PGM (Estt)and requested to withhold the recovery wrongful/excess payment . She told that, GM (HRs) of Punjab, UP(East) and Maharashtra circle has been called on 15/05/2017 with details of said recoveries.
08-05-2017 : OLI Case: President and Corporate Office Circle Secretary met GM (Pers) ,who informed that, case of restructuring of Official Language is pending in DOT. Rajbasha Adikari case of Siliguri, WB was also discussed.
06-05-2017 : Targets achieved in April, 2017 in respect of Sim Sales:- West Bengal, Kolkata TD and Gujrat circles have done excellent work and achieved target in April, 2017. A & N, Assam, Haryana, Kerala, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh are close to the target. Need to focus on Sim Sale.
06-05-2017 : Holding of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion to the Cadre of Telecom Technician (erst-while Telecom Mechanic) for the Recruitment Year - 2016----- regarding. Letter No.-250-2/2014-Estt-III, dt-250-2/2014-Estt-III, dt-05-05-2017. Click Here
06-05-2017 : Pension Contribution:- Presently, BSNL is required to pay pension contribution on maximum of the Pay Scale of staff whereas for CG employees it is on actual pay. Thus BSNL is extra burdened with this. Three Ministries viz DOP&T, MOF and DOT are involved in the matter as such PM’s intervention is being solicited TF-11/3, dt-06-05-2017 to Hon’ble Prime Minister. Click Here
06-05-2017 : Recoveries due to wrong/mistaken payments:- The recoveries from non-executive employees due to wrongful and mistaken payment be withhold till details are not received by BSNL HQR from circles. TF-14/2(b), dt-06-05-2017 to Director (HR)/(F). Click Here
06-05-2017 : Upgradation of Senior Accounts to group ‘B’ Cadre. Letter No.-TF-24/2(h), dt-06-05-2017. Click Here
05-05-2017 : Meeting with Director (HR)/(F):- NFTE (BSNL) delegation consisting of President, General Secretary and Treasurer (Com. Rajamouli) held detailed meeting today and discussed following issues:- Click Here
05-05-2017 : Request to stop recovery of wrongful/excess payment till final decision in the matter. Letter No.-TF-020, dt-05-05-2017. Click Here
05-05-2017 : Meeting with GM(Rectt):- General Secretary, Com. C. Singh and Com. A. Rajamouli met with GM(Rectt) and discussed the issue of TT(TM) examination viz removal of examination fee of Rs. 750/-and pointed out that in notification in all the annexed guidelines are related to JE/JTO exam. The relaxation in educational qualification was also discussed, which was earlier noticed by us. The GM(Rect) reported that the said matters were sent to establishment section for clarification. After getting the clarifications corporate will issue notification for holding T.T examination and also the scheduled date for examination may be shifted further.
05-05-2017 : Calculation of vacancies for Limited Internal Competition Examination Direct Recruitment & Seniority quota. Letter No.-6-1/GEN/2016/Estt-IV, dt-04-05-2017. Click Here
04-05-2017 : Corporate office issued guidelines for settlement of medical claims. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-7/17, dt-03-05-2017. Click Here
04-05-2017 : Cabinet approves modification in the 7th CPC recommendations on pay and pensionary benefit (PIB). Dated:-03-05-2017. Click Here
04-05-2017 : Corporate office issued classifications as preventive Health Care. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-22/16, dt-01-05-2017. Click Here
03-05-2017 : 5th Conference of Patna Telecom District:- The District conference was held under the Presidentship of Com. B. N. Sinha on 1st & 2nd May, 2017. The conference started with pump and show after flag hoisting ceremony at 11.00 am. Com. Chandeshwar Singh General Secretary inaugurated and addressed the huge gathering on current issues, 3rd wage revision to non-executives, financial condition of BSNL, PLI, etc. Shri N. Rajhans PGMTD Patna, Shri Ashok Kumar GM (ETR) Patna. Shri Kush Kumar Additional GM PTD, Shri Anil Kumar DGM CGMT office, Shri Rajeev Ranjan DGM PTD, Shri C.P. Singh DGM(Plg) PTD, Shri S.N. Singh IFA PTD and other officers participated and addressed the meeting. Com. Ranjeet Yadav, Com. Ram Lakhan Singh and Com. Vikram Kumar were elected unanimously as President, District Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Click Here
03-05-2017 : Grand May Day celebration at Patna on 1st May, 2017:- The workers including women assembled at TRC Patna and paid homage to Martyrs of Chicago and other trade union leaders of the world for their sacrifices for the betterment of working class. The assembled workers took pledge to remain united and face the challenges and attacks imposed by the corporate houses as well as the Govt. and fight to defeat the anti workers policies. Click Here
01-05-2017 : Imbibe the Legacy of May Day. Editorial (Telecom) English & Hindi. Click Here
01-05-2017 : May Day Greetings to ALL. Click Here
30-04-2017 : CHQ calls upon the circle and district unions to observe May Day, by glorifying the struggle for 8 hours' work, as well as the sacrifices of the May Day martyrs.
29-04-2017 : Corporate office calling agenda items for 11th Meeting of BSNL Sports & Cultural Board. Letter No.-27-01/2017-BSNL (Sports), dt-28-04-2017. NFTE submitted agenda items for Sports & Cultural Board Meeting on 22-04-2017. Click Here
29-04-2017 : BSNL Training Policy (2017-2020)- regarding. Letter No.-25-1/2008-Trg, dt-28-04-2017. Click Here
28-04-2017 : Promotion of left out qualified and tranined group 'D' staff in the Cadre of Telecom Technician (Erstwhile Telecom Mechanics). Letter No.-TF-022, dt-28-07-2017. Click Here
28-04-2017 : Not following the amended transfer policy circulated vide corporate office No.-6-1/2007-Restg-Vol-II, dt-22-01-2016 by GMTD Jamnagar (Gujrat). Letter No.-TF-20/2, dt-28-04-2017. Click Here
28-04-2017 : Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S, Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ, Com. Rajmouli participated in demonstration conducted by Join Forum BSNL executives on 27-04-2017 at Corporate office. Com. C. Singh G.S, extended whole hearted support to the agitation launched by Joint Forum from NFTE SBNL. He said the injustice done to executives in respect of E2, E3 scales is unfortunate.
27-04-2017 : Anomalies in NEPP in respect of JE’s:- Kerala Comrades (JE’s) have sent representations to CHQ with regard to Anomalies in NEPP in the circle. CHQ have gone through the points and decided to take up the matter at appropriate level to resolve it.
27-04-2017 : District Conference Moradabad SSA:- District conference of Moradabad was held on 26-04-2017. More than 100 employees participated in the conference. The open session was Presided by Com. Tyagi, Com. C. Singh G.S, Com. R.K. Kohli Advisor CHQ, Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary, CHQ and Com. Sompal Saini C.S, UP(West) attended and addressed the open session. In their speech they spoke on all the current issues like 3rd PRC, Niti Ayog, Tower Company and also appealed to the workers to contribute for better service to the customer to retain/increase in Market share of BSNL. Com. Pramod Kumar Tyagi, Com. Firoz Ahmad Khan and Prem Singh were elected unanimously as President, Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Click Here
26-04-2017 : Wage convention/seminar at Vijayawada (A.P.) on 25-04-2017:- A convention on wage revision (3rd PRC) was orgnised by A.P. Circle union at Dasari Bhawan, Hanumanpeta, Vijayawada. The colorful decoration of the hall was much attractive. The convention was presided over by Com. K. Kondal Rao circle President. The opening remarks on the subject placed by Com. Chandrashekar Rao circle Secretary A.P. Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S, Com. Ramanamurthy Vice President CHQ attended the convention on behalf of CHQ. More than 350 delegates attended the convention. A good number of women employees were also present in the hall. Com. Mallisetty Janardan Rao senior leader of P&T, DOT and BSNL workers movement inaugurated the convention and he appealed the gathering to unite to achieve the goal. Shri K. Damodar Rao CGM A.P, Shri A. Purnachandra Rao PGM and Shri G. Nageswara Rao, GM(HR) attended and addressed from the management side. Com. K. Natarajan C.S. Tamilnadu and Com. P. Kamaraj, Circle President Tamilnadu and Com. R. Lakshmi Devi, President Working Women’s Forum, A.P. also addressed. Shri Wilson Ex. MLC and Com. Ravinder Nath D.G.S. AITUC have given message in the meeting and assured to support NFTE in all struggles for achieving 3rd PRC. General Secretary explained the gathering on 3rd PRC status at all India level and he conveyed that BSNL is in operational profit and company is in turnaround position in stiff competition in the market in these years. So, there is no doubt that we will get 3rd PRC to our employees. The convention was organized in a disciplined manner under the leadership of Com. A. Nagendra Babu, D.S. Vijayawada and his team. The convention was ended with Vote of Thanks by Com. A. Nagendra Babu, General Secretary Reception Committee Vijayawada. Click Here
26-04-2017 : 35th National Council Meeting will be held on 11-05-2017 at 11.00 am in conference hall 9th floor BSNL Bhavan New Delhi. F. No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2017, dt-25-04-2017. Click Here
26-04-2017 : Director Finance assigned to Smt. Sujata T. Ray Director (HR) is extended for a further period of six months w.e.f. 01-03-2017. Letter No.-414-05/2015-Pers.I, dt-25-04-2017. Click Here
26-04-2017 : Accumulations in GPF will earn interest at the rate of 7.9% for the period from 01-04-2017 to 30-06-2017.File No.- 5(1)-B(PD)/2017, dt-18-04-2017. Click Here
24-04-2017 : Agenda for sports committee meeting. Letter No.-TF-16/2, dt-22-04-2017. Click Here
24-04-2017 : Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ and Com.Rajmouli met DGM(Rectt) and enquired about Examination fee in respect of Tele. Tech. Exam, DGM (Rectt) reported that, there will be no examination fee for said Exam.
24-04-2017 : Joint Forum of BSNL Executives Associations are going on agitation from 25-04-2017 onwards. All circle Secretaries and District Secretaries are requested to support and extend solidarity with them at all levels.
24-04-2017 : LDCE for promotion to the Cadre of Telecom Technician Cadre 50% quota. Letter No.-TF-12/1(b), dt-22-04-2017. Click Here
24-04-2017 : Upgradation of senior Accountants to group ‘B’ Cadre in light of CAT judgment. Letter No.-TF-24/2(h), dt-22-04-2017. Click Here
22-04-2017 : 5th ALL INDIA CONFERENCE IN PUNJAB CIRCLE:- Circle Executive Committee meeting held on 21st April, 2017 under the President ship of Com. Amit Mittal and decided to hold 5th All India Conference in Punjab circle. All the District Secretaries and circle office bearers were very happily endorsed the decision of circle executive meeting. General Secretary, Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ, Com. Mahabir Singh circle Secretary Jharkhand were present in the meeting and addressed. Com. M.L. Sharma circle Patron in his speech advised the participants of CEC to start preparation to make the A.I.C. an historic one. CHQ leaders explained the current issues including 3rd PRC. Com. Surjeet Singh Circle Secretary requested CHQ to extend possible co-operation in making the AIC a grand success. The venue and date of AIC will be intimated later, after formation of reception committee. The meeting was ended with a vote of thanks by Com. Amit Mittal President of the meeting. Click Here
21-04-2017 : Corporate office seeking views on “Benevolent fund” (Social Security scheme for the families of BSNL employees who die untimely…….). Letter No.-2-2/2016-WS&I(pt.), dt-19-04-2017. Click Here
19-04-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR):- General Secretary, Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met GM(SR) and discussed the issues of:-(I) Denial of immunity to the union office bearers.(case of Gujarat Circle). (II) Clarification regarding Rotational transfer policy. (Case of A.P.Circle) (III) Payment of PLI to Term Cell officials. The GM(SR) responded positively and assured to solve the issues.
19-04-2017 : Recovery of outstanding of WLL bills from retirement benefits of non-executive employees in Bihar and Maharashtra circle. Letter No.-TF-05, dt-19-04-2017. Click Here
19-04-2017 : Review of JAO LICE result held on 24-09-2016 under 10.5 quota. Letter No.-TF-031, dt-19-04-2017. Click Here
18-04-2017 : Meeting of the joint committee to suggest change in designation of left out non-executive Cadre. The Committee met today. Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S. and Com. Mahabir Singh circle Secretary, Jharkhand attended the meeting on behalf of NFTE. The staff side unanimously demanded that the designation of following left out Cadres, similar to erstwhile RM to be change as Astt. Telecom Technician. After a detail discussion management side assured positive consideration. Name of the Cadres – (1) Ayas (2) Choukidar (3) Cleaner (4) Daftari (5) Farash (6) Mali (7) Office Peon (8) Peon (9) Safaiwala (10) Bearer (11) Beldar (12) Khalasi (13) Sharmik (14) Sweeper (15) Wash boy (16) Dish cleaner (17) Watermen (18) Gatemen (19) Lady Choukidar. Designation for left out group ‘C’ will be discussed in next meeting tentatively decided to be held on 26th June, 2017.
18-04-2017 : Implementation of new process of GPF advance and withdrawal payments to BSNL employees. Ltr.No.500-57/2016-17/CA-I/Vol.VII(PT) Dt.18.04.2017 . Click Here
18-04-2017 : Restoration of without voucher facility to Retried employees under BSNLMRS. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-22/14, dt-17-04-2017. Click Here
18-04-2017 : GPF funds released today except West Bengal circle:- General Secretary and Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary (CHQ) met GM(F) for GPF who informed that GPF released today except West Bengal circle. He further clarified that, West Bengal circle will get GPF through DOT in next week.
17-04-2017 : Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) – Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01-01-2007-Payment of IDA at revised rates – regarding. Letter No.-14-1/2012-PAT(BSNL), dt-17-04-2017. Click Here
17-04-2017 : Circle Executive Committee of Jharkhand circle:- Circle executive committee meeting held on 16-04-2017 under the presidentship of Com. S.N. Ray. All the District Secretaries alongwith circle office bearers delivered their speech and exhorted the local organizational situation. Com. Mahabir Singh circle Secretary and Com. K.K. Singh Secretary CHQ addressed the meeting and explained the issues related to staff as well as the issues related with viability and survival of BSNL company. Com. Suresh Kumar Singh District Secretary, Ranchi played a vital role to make the meeting a grand success. Click Here
17-04-2017 : Circle Executive Committee meeting of UP (East) Circle:- Click Here
17-04-2017 : Informal Meeting with all non-recognised Unions/Associations of BSNL employees – regarding. Letter No.-BSNL/31-7/SR/2016, dt-13-04-2017. Click Here
14-04-2017 : Saluting the Creator of Constitution of India and Social Crusader Bharatratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his 126th Birth Anniversary. Click Here
14-04-2017 : GOOD FRIDAY Click Here
13-04-2017 : Orgniasational meeting at Kolkata held on 12-04-2017 under the presidentship of Com. Sujit Choudhary. All District Secretaries and active members attended the meeting. Com. Shekar Mazumdar, C.S, Kolkata telephones explained in detail the organizational position of Kolkata, Com. K.K. Singh Secretary CHQ attended the meeting and given details of 3rd PRC status in all India and also explained the achievements of NFTE after recognition, like 78.2% IDA on HRA, removal of 60:40 ratio condition in pension etc. The meeting have taken a decision to hold the circle conference on 20-05-2017 positively. Click Here
12-04-2017 : Calculation of JTO vacancies ltr.no.6-1/Gen/2016/Estt-IV 12.04.2017 Click Here
12-04-2017 : BSNL Corporate Office issued Sanction of Welfare Grant for the year 2015-16. Ltr.No.13-03/2014-15/BSNL(WL) Dt.10.04.2017 Click Here
11-04-2017 : Reconsideration of extension of without voucher facility to retired employees. Ltr.No.BSNL/Admn.I15-22/14 Dtd.April 11, 2017. Click Here
11-04-2017 : BSNL Corporate Office issued letter regarding Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion from Group C to the grade of JAO under 40% quota held on 05-03-2017--J&K-Declaration of result.Ltr.No.9-1/2016-Rectt. Dt.11.04.2017 Click Here
11-04-2017 : Holding of LICE for promotion to the grade of Rajbhasha Adhikari in BSNL Field Units – Furnishing of year-wise vacancy position from 2012-13 to 2017-18 reg. Letter No.-27-1/2017-Pers.II, dt-11-04-2017. Click Here
11-04-2017 : Notice of Strike – Regarding. Letter No.-BSNL/31-7/SR/2016 (pt), dt-10-04-2017. Click Here
11-04-2017 : Meeting of Joint Committee to suggest Change in Designation of left out Non-Executive Cadres – Reschedule of meeting reg. Letter No.-2-4/2007/Restg/Vol.III, dt-10-04-2017. Click Here
10-04-2017 : Discrimination in allotment of office accommodation to NFTE (BSNL) by GMTD Bhubaneswar (Odissa). Letter No.-TF-19, dt-10-04-2017. Click Here
10-04-2017 : Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2017-Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. F. No.-12/6/2016-JCA-2, dt-05-04-2017. Click Here
08-04-2017 : Reply from Corporate Office: Recovery of the outstanding bills of WLL from retirement benefits of non-executive employees. Click Here
07-04-2017 : D.O. from Director (CM) to circles regarding achievement of SIM sale in March, 2017. D.O. No.-10-5/2016-SCM-CM, dt-06-04-2017. Click Here
07-04-2017 : Corporate office letter to circles asking for vacancy position of Rajbhasha Adhikari LICE promotion. Letter No.-27-01/2017-Pers.II, dt-06-04-2017. Click Here
07-04-2017 : IDA at revised rates w.e.f. 01-04-2017. DPE Letter No.-W-02/2002/2014-DPE(WC)-GL-V/17, dt-05-04-2017. Click Here
06-04-2017 : 95th Birth Day of Com. O.P. Guptajee:- 8th April, 2017 is 95th Birthday of Com. Om Prakash Guptajee. CHQ request and appeal to all its Circle/District/Branches to hold meeting and explain his dedication, struggle and sacrifices for the better livelihood and better social status of working class. Specially the regularization of more than one laks casual Mazdoors, can’t be forgotten. No retrenchment took place in DOT/BSNL(Telecom) even after change in technology. Com. Gupta ensured Job Security, Govt pension for employees and financial viability of BSNL at the eve of corporatization DOT. He was very much concern with 60/40 ratio of pension imposed by the Govt in 2006. The NFTE fought continuously and the 60/40 ratio was removed on 5th July, 2016. Now the pension contribution on actual basis in place of maximum of the scale is to be achieved. We salute our unparallel leader and take pledge to fight for the interest of workers and in the interest of Nation.
06-04-2017 : Meeting with GM(Rectt):- (i) Examination fee of LICE of Telecom Technician scheduled to be held on 09-07-2017 NFTE placed firm view against charging of exam fee from the lower employees. GM(Rectt) assured to look into the matter positively. (ii)Training for JAO qualified candidates GM(Rectt) reported that the training will start positively in the month of April. For this letter has been sent to the CGM, NATFM(Hyderabad).
06-04-2017 : Meeting with GM(F & P):- General Secretary and Com. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met with Shri Sunil Kumar GM(F&P) and inquired about the issue of upgradation of Sr. Accountant in light of decision of (CAT)/Court. The GM(F&P) return from leave today only, he assured to give correct information regarding issue after getting update from section.
06-04-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR)/DGM(SR):- G.S. and Com. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met to GM(SR)/DGM(SR) and enquired about pending issues like:- (i) Presidential order of staff transferred from MTNL to BSNL case of UP(East) circle. (ii) Clarification regarding status of union under Chief Engineer Civil. (iii) Clarification regarding transfer Policy circulated on 22-01-2016.
06-04-2017 : Meeting with GM(A) C.O. New Delhi:- General Secretary and Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met with Shri A.K. Sinha GM(A) and discussed the following. (1) Arbitrary recovery of WLL bills outstanding from retirement benefits case of Bihar, Maharashtra and other circle. The WLL mobile sets were provided to the field staff in the year 2005/2006 and the SSA concern could not take care about the bills and staff were not informed quantum of calls permitted. Now after retirement the outstanding amount is being deducted from the leave encashment of concern staff arbitrarily. The outstanding bills are not reported year wise and total amount is deducted from leave encashment. The GM(A) after hearing the issue in detail, reciprocated positively to settle the issue. (2) Harassment of staff in reimbursement of medical claims by M.P. circle. GM(A) reported that the repot has been called for and after getting it the decision will be taken. (3) Relaxation in limit of expenditure for outdoor treatment in prolonged treatment, GM(A) told that concerned circle should forward the case with all details in a Performa circulated by the C.O. New Delhi and if it will be received in proper form the decision will be communicated immediately.
06-04-2017 : Clarification regarding modification on transfer policy issued on 22-01-2016. Letter No.-TF-20/2, dt-06-04-2017. Click Here
06-04-2017 : Examination fee for LICE promotion to the Cadre of Telecom Technician. Letter No.-TF-14, dt-06-04-2017. Click Here
06-04-2017 : Regarding forceful move to capture 3rd floor of CGMT office Maharashtra Circle at Santacruz Mumbai by Principal CCA. Letter No.-TF-015, dt-06-04-2017. Click Here
05-04-2017 : Telecom Technician LDCE to be held on 09.07.2017. Click Here Click Here
05-04-2017 : Condolences:- Smt. Sushila Sharma wife of Shri Kishori Lal Sharma, very senior leader of NFPTE- NFTE close aid of Com. O.P. Gupta and Ex. Circle Secretary of Rajasthan took her last breath on 04-04-2017 at Jaipur. She was above 85. CHQ extends heartfelt condolences on her death and wish to rest her soul in peace.
05-04-2017 : STR circle formation conference: Click Here
03-04-2017 : LICE for promotion from Group ‘C’ to the grade of JTO (T) under 50% quota for the vacancy year 2015-16 held on 11.12.2016 - Declaration of list of Qualified candidates. Forwarding Letter Click Here Annex. Click Here Ans. Key Click Here
03-04-2017 : Compassionate Ground Appointments Conduction of HPC. Corporate Office letter No. 273-18/2013/CGA/Estt-IV 31.03.2017 Click Here
01-04-2017 : Merger of MTNL Editorial (Telecom) English & Hindi. Click Here
31-03-2017 : IDA w.e.f 1st April 2017:- 117.1%, i.e. 2.3% decreased in IDA .
31-03-2017 : The Case of Circle Office Maharashtra: Regarding notice of CCA Mumbai asking to vacate entire 3rd floor of circle office and hand it over to CCA before 1st April 2017 is taken with appropriate level in corporate office by CHQ. General Secretary spoke to G.M.(SR) and conveyed him resentment of the BSNL workers, who has assured that, the matter will be looked into.
31-03-2017 : Unions and Associations of the Non-Executives & Executives in BSNL write to DPE&DOT regarding wage revision in BSNL. dt-29-03-2017. Click Here
30-03-2017 : Creation of Liability in respect of Superannuation Pension Scheme for the FY 2016-17. Click Here
30-03-2017 : Guidelines by Corporate Office on prevention of Sexual harassment at Workplace. Click Here
30-03-2017 : Immunity from transfer to the recognized representative unions of non-executive employees in BSNL –regarding. F. No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2015, dt-30-03-2017. Click Here
30-03-2017 : Furnishing of Certificate/Check list of complete updation of Service Book of retirees. Letter No.-40-14/2013-Pen(B), dt-29-03-2017. Click Here
30-03-2017 : Gazette Notification of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 –reg. Letter No.-5-8/2017/Estt-IV/PWD 2016, dt-29-03-2017. Click Here
28-03-2017 : Corporate office guidelines to all CGM’s with regard to Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion from Group ‘c’ to the grade of JAO under 40% quota held on 17-07-2016 (other than J &K circle) – Corrigendum on declared of result on revised answer keys dated 01-02-2017. Letter No.-9-1/2016-Rectt, dt-27-03-2017. Click Here
28-03-2017 : Holding of Circle and Local Council meeting as per prescribed time schedule. Letter No.-BSNL/20-5/SR/2014, dt-27-03-2017. Click Here
27-03-2017 : Congratulations to team Bihar of NFTE and Chhapra District union team:- Under the move to unite workers under one umbrella, the team Bihar of NFTE under the leadership of Com. P. Mishra Distt. President and Com. S.N. Shrivastava Distt. Secretary achieved a very good result. These leaders enrolled 55 new members in NFTE under Chhapra SSA. To felicitate and welcome the new members a mass meeting was organised at Chhapra on 25-03-2017, which was well attended by the workers. From circle union, Com. Shrawan Kumar Duby circle Secretary, Com. Sanjay Kumar Singh ACS, Com. Ramlakhan Singh D.S. ACS Patna attended and addressed the gathering. Com. Shrawan Duby exhorted the issues of staff as well as viability of BSNL and he added that the unity at base level is need of the hour and he thanked the leaders of Chhapra SSA and new members for their active role in this purpose. The meeting was ended with a vote of thanks by Com. P. Mishra Distt. President.
27-03-2017 : Proposed JAO R/R, 2016 – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(c), dt-27-03-2017. Click Here
27-03-2017 : Applicability of revised rules of Pension with regard to DCRG etc – reg. Letter No.-TF-11/3, dt-27-03-2017. Click Here
27-03-2017 : Payment of pension contribution by BSNL to DOT in respect of absorbed employees in BSNL – reg. Letter No.-TF-11/3, dt-27-03-2017. Click Here
27-03-2017 : Govt’ s decisions for revision of pension of Pre – 2016 pensioners – reg. Letter No.-TF-11/3, dt-24-03-2017. Click Here
27-03-2017 : A Shradhanjali Samangam was organized on 25th March, 2017 in Keshav Mandir Hoshiarpur (Punjab) to pay tribute to Com. Rana Ji who expired on 10-03-2017:- Com. C. Singh General Secretary, NFTE(BSNL) CHQ, Com. Rajamouli Treasurer, CHQ, Com. Mahavir Singh C/S Jharkhand circle, Com. Amarjit Singh Chouhan C/S SNEA Punjab, convener All Union/Association BSNL, Com. M.L. Sharma Patron NFTE – Punjab Circle, Com. Surjit Signh Circle Secretary NFTE (BSNL) Punjab, Com. Mohinder Singh Vice-President CHQ. NFTE (BSNL), Com. Tardeep Sharma circle Secretary FNTO Punjab, Com. Balvir Singh Distt. Secretary BSNLEU, Shri Roshan Singh DGM Finance and leader of AIBSNLEA, Shri Jagmohinder Singh SDE, Com. Ramesh Chander SDE Distt Secretary SNEA, Shri Dharmapal Sharda Senior Audit officer, Shri Parveen Bhalla Punjab Vipassana Trust Anandgarh, Shri Parvez Akhtar General Manager Hoshiarpur paid homage to the leader and spoke few words on the occasion. Besides those who were present on this occasion of Shradhanjali Samagam were Com. Kuldeep Singh General Secretary Punjab Pensioner Association, Com. Amarjit Singh Distt. Secretary CPI, and Com. Bant Singh Barar President AITUC also paid homage and all the speakers, while paying a great tributes to Rana Ji took a oath to carry forward his mission and to full fill his uncompleted tasks. A huge gathering of BSNL workers, social workers and local citizens were participated in Samagam which was showing the popularity of Com. Onkar Singh Rana in Hoshiarpur.
25-03-2017 : Circle executive committee meeting:- Maharashtra circle executive committee meeting conducted on 24-03-2017 with all pomp and show. More than 200 circle office employees attended the meeting. The meeting was presided over by Com. Bandi. On the occasion a open session was organized, and it was addressed by the Com Adsule Dy G. S. SNEA, Com. Vishwas Otagi AIBEA,Com H.L. Moktali Org. Secretary com. K.S.kulkarni Secretary CHQ, Com R.N.Ayare and Com. K.P.Panchal also present. Shri. Piyush Khare, Chief General Manager BSNL Maharashtra circle addressed the meeting and exhorted regarding development and growth in Maharashtra circle. Circle secretary explained the danger of Niti Ayog recommendations , status of 3rdPRC, Financial condition of company. Click Here
25-03-2017 : HRA to staff on deputation to WTP from Ahmedabad Telecom District will be paid where they are working presently. BSNL No.-11-01/2017-PAT(BSNL), dt-21-03-2017. Click Here
25-03-2017 : Eastern UP circle of NFTE (BSNL) organized a camp on 26-03-2017 at Lucknow and sold Sims and sorted out the problems of subscribers relating to landline. The circle union has not accepted any financial help from circle office. Com. Sanjay Dube, Circle Secy and his team deserved congrats for orgnising the Camp. CGM appreciated the move of circle union. Click Here
25-03-2017 : Pension contribution:- The BSNL is presently paying pension contribution of absorbed employees on maximum of their pay scales. Reportedly, the management has now taken up the matter with DOT for payment on actual pay as in case of MTNL and other central Govt departments.
25-03-2017 : 3rd PRC:- The BSNL has reportedly adopted positive approach and has replied to DOT for extension of 15% fitment benefit in 3rd PRC in respect of executive staff.
24-03-2017 : Proposed JAO recruitment rules 2016- Deptl quota should be 50% of vacancies, CHQ will not agree for reduction. All circle Secretaries are requested send comments to CHQ –Letter No.-4-23/2016-SEA, dt-23-03-2017. Click Here
24-03-2017 : Corporate office letter to all CGMs on early settlement of 78.2% DA/DR for BSNL pensioners/family pensioners who retired period to 10-06-2013. Letter No.-40-6/2011-Pen (B), dt-24-03-2017. Click Here
24-03-2017 : Corporate office order on immunity from transfer to the recognized representative unions of non-executives employees in BSNL. F. No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2015, dt-15-03-2017. Click Here
24-03-2017 : Com. R. Krishna Murthy(R.K.), one of our senior most leader, completed 75 years of age on 23rd March, 2017. NFTE CHQ wishes him a very happy long and healthy life.
24-03-2017 : Corporate office letter on Adhoc welfare grant to Haryana NTP, NTR. F. No.-13-1/2016/2016-BSNL(WL), dt-21-03-2017. Click Here
24-03-2017 : Revision of vacancies for Direct Recruitment of JTO’s, through GATE score card 2017 in respect of Kerala, Punjab, Odisha, Tamilnadu, A&N & Assam Telecom circle. Letter No.-5-1/DR/JTO(T)/2016/Estt-IV, dt-23-03-2017. Click Here
23-03-2017 : NFTE CHQ remember the sacrifices of Sardar Bhagat Singh, who sacrificed his life on this day (23rd March, 1931) for independence of the nation. We Salute him on his death anniversary. Click Here
23-03-2017 : Meeting with GM(A):- General Secretary, Com. Rajamouli Secretary CHQ and Com. Mahabir Singh Circle Secretary Jharkhand met GM(A) and discussed the issues of:-(I) Waiver of outstanding bills of WLL which were provided to field staff as tools. (II) Extension of annual limit of outdoor treatment for chronic diseases other than already notified by the BSNL C.O. under BSNL MRS. The GM responded positively and assured to solve the issues after deep study in the matter.
23-03-2017 : Guidelines regarding recovery of excess/wrongful payments made to employees of BSNL. Letter No.-1-06/2016-PAT(BSNL), dt-23-03-2017. Click Here
23-03-2017 : Relaxation in outdoor limit for treatment of “Aplastic Anemia”- Case of Shri G.T. Bhojraja O.S, O/o GMTD Davangiri, Karnataka circle. Letter No.-TF-012, dt-23-03-2017. Click Here
23-03-2017 : Recovery of the outstanding bills of WLL from retirement benefits of non-executive employees in Bihar circle. Letter No.-TF-05, dt-23-03-2017. Click Here
22-03-2017 : As part of the Agitational programme charted out by NEC meeting at Kozhikode, the National Forum of BSNL unions & Associations in Chennai Telephones conducted the three phased agitation jointly. It observed call attention Day on 16-03-17 by organising badge wearing campaign by nearly 3000 members through out the duty period. On 21-03-17 it held a powerful Demonstration at CGM's office during lunch hour in which 250 comrades actively participated. National Forum leaders CKM. ; Vijayakumar, Dy.GS/ TEPU, G.Masilamani, GS/ PEWA , V .Babu, NFTCL States President and S. Loganathan, CS/ SEWA addressed the Demonstration. It was also decided to despatch thousands of Post Cards signed by our members to the Hon'ble Prime Minister by 06-04-17. Click Here
22-03-2017 : Corporate office endorsed DOT O.M. No.-47-63//2015/Pen(T)(Pt), dt-16-03-2017, in respect of increase in DCRG w.e.f. 01-01-2016, Letter No.-48-11/2016-Pen(B), dt-21-03-2017. Click Here
22-03-2017 : 12th Welfare board meeting will takes place soon, so all circle Secretaries are requested to send Agenda items for the meeting to CHQ. Letter No.-12-1/2017-BSNL(WL), dt-21-03-2017. Click Here
21-03-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR):- General Secretary and Com. Rajamouli met GM(SR) and discussed the discrimination in transfer back of staff posted in rural areas in Ludhiana, Amritsar and Firozpur SSAs of Punjab circle. We told that the staff transferred before 8/10 years are still not brought back. The GM(SR) discussed the matter on phone with GM(HR) Punjab circle and assured to settle the issue amicably.
21-03-2017 : Corporate office letter on Grant of Child Adoption Leave of 180 days to female BSNL employees and extension of the facility of Paternity Leave to adoptive fathers. Letter No.-1-13/2016-PAT(BSNL), dt-20-03-2017. Click Here
21-03-2017 : All circle District Secretaries are requested to organize effectively post card campaign to Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, opposing the Niti Ayog recommendations for sale/transfer to states and drop the proposal of Formation of Subsidiary Tower company.
21-03-2017 : General Secretary and Com. Rajamouli Secretary CHQ met on 20-03-2017 with GM(Rect&Trg) and discussed the following. (1) JAO training for 40% quota result and 10% quota main result:- GM reported that the letter to start training class is being sent to NOTFORM Hyderabad. Some delay took place due to non posting of CGM to NOTFORM at Hyderabad. Union leaders requested to start the training classes without further delay. (2) JTO LICE result for exam held in December, 2016. The result is delayed due to non presence of some members in the meeting of expert committee. We added that the abnormal delay should be viewed seriously and take appropriate steps to publish the result without further delay. (3) Issuance of corrigendum rectifying the mistakes in revised result of JAO 40% quota. Case of Shri Dhanjay Pandy JHT O/o CGMT Ranchi was specially discussed. The GM directed the AGM (Rect) to issue a corrigendum after correction of mistake immediately.
20-03-2017 : Designation committee meeting will be held on 24-03-2017 at 03.00 PM in Committee meeting room 8th floor, Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi – 11001. Letter No.-2-4/2007/Restg/Vol.III, dt-17-03-2017. Click Here
20-03-2017 : BSNL – MTNL merger:- The news are coming in many leading papers quoting the statement of CMD BSNL that the merger of BSNL&MTNL is beneficial to both. In this regard, staff side (Executive and Non-Executive) met CMD BSNL on 17-03-2017 and clearly told him that the liability of debt, delinking of MTNL from disinvestment may be taken by Govt and in similar way ‘HR’ issues are to be taken and resolved before merger.
20-03-2017 : Beed:- on the occasion of Distt. Conference of Beed SSA an open session was organized in a grand manner on 19 March, 2017. More than two hundreds employees including women employees were participated. The meeting was attended by Shri Munde DGM in charge of the SSA and other officers, D/S of SNEA and AIBSNLEA, Com. Ranjan Dani circle Secretary, Com. Joshi circle Treasurer, Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ and G.S. NFTE. G.S. in his speech exhorted all the current issues like Niti Ayog recommendations, formation of subsidiary tower company, 3rd PRC and also appealed to the workers to contribute better service in marketing area and to sale the products of our BSNL to strengthen the financial health of the company. The meeting concluded after a vote of thanks by Distt. Secretary Beed. Com. K.S. Kulkarni reported that Com. R.K. Kohli is working at head quarter as Chief Advisor. He may be consulted by our Comrades as per their need. Click Here
20-03-2017 : Pune:- A mass meeting was organised at Pune on 18 March 2017 by District union of NFTE (BSNL). A huge gathering was assembled in a hall in Baji Rao Road Pune. The presence of women employees in a very good number was special feature of the meeting. G.S. addressed the meeting and welcomed the comrades who joined in NFTE recently. He explained regarding recommendations of Niti Ayog to close or transfer of share to states, formation of subsidiary Tower Company and 3rd PRC. He added that the guidelines/notification for 3rd PRC is still awaited from DPE/DOT and NFTE is fighting for its earlier commitment. He also reported about implementation of a new accounting system which will effect the balance sheet of BSNL. Besides G.S. Com. Ranjan Dani Circle Secretary, Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ, Com. Sunanda Pradeshi Distt. President, Com. Dilip Jagdale District Secretary, Com. Dawarekar, Com. Kshirsagar, and Com. Pillai also addressed the meeting. Click Here
17-03-2017 : MOU with Union Bank of India (UBI) for extending various Loan Schemes to BSNL Employees. F. No.-1-9/BBF/STAFF LOAN/2016-17, dt-17-03-2017. Click Here
17-03-2017 : Photographs received from SSA/Circle related to call attention day observed on 16-03-2017 as per decision taken in NEC at Khozikodu (Kerala). Click Here
17-03-2017 : Implementation of 7th CPC recommendations : Applicability to the BSNL/MTNL absorbees opting for pension for combined service governed under Rule 37-A of CCS (Pension) Rule, 1972. F. No.-47-63/2015-Pen(T)(pt), dt-16-03-2017. Click Here
16-03-2017 : A very impressive lunch hour demonstrations were conducted throughout the country at Circle and SSA level to protest against the recommendation of Niti Ayog and formation of Subsidiary Tower Company. This is the first phase of our decision taken in NEC meet at Khozikode (Calicut) Kerala from 13th to 14th Feb, 2017. The 2nd phase will start from today itself that is the Post card/letter writing by all individuals to Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. Photo view of lunch hour demonstration of different places. Click Here
16-03-2017 : Mass meeting on internal corruption at Bhagalpur on 15-03-2017:- Click Here
16-03-2017 : Holding of 35th meeting of National Council – regarding. F. No.-BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, dt-15-03-2016. Click Here
15-03-2017 : CALLING ATTENTION DAY: Observe “Calling attention day” on 16th March 2017 at Circle and District HQRs by organizing lunch hour demonstration demanding early issue of guidelines by Department of Public Enterprise for wage revision along with alliance partners. All circle Secretary/District Secretaries are requested to start preparations by coordinating with Circle/District level leadership of other unions and associations. All efforts should be made to make the programme a grand success.
15-03-2017 : Corporate Office letter on calculation of vacancies for promotion to the post of JTOs. Ltr.No 6-1/GEN/2016/ Estt-IV Dtd 15th March, 2017 Click Here
15-03-2017 : Corporate Office letter on sanction of Welfare Fund to various circles. Ltr.No 13-01/2016/BSNL(WL) Dtd.14.03.2017 Click Here
15-03-2017 : Corporate Office letter on distribution of staff by Recruiting Circles to Non-recruiting units in Circle Cadres of the Telecom Stream.ltr.no 250-25/2016-Estt-III Dtd.15.03.2017 Click Here
15-03-2017 : Trade union seminar and Holi Milan at Sasaram on 10-03-2017:- G.S. alongwith Com. S.K. Dubey circle Secretary, Com. Sanjay Singh ACS, Com. Vikram Kumar, Com. Arbind Kumar and Com. Ram Lakhan Singh Distt. Secretary Patna attended a seminar on the subject “Role of workers in growth of BSNL”. Shri N.K. Yadav TDM Sasaram addressed and gave several tips to workers to contribute and perform better to bring the BSNL at its past glory. G.S. in his speech explained the anti BSNL recommendation of Niti Ayog formation of subsidiary Tower Company and 3rd PRC. Com. S.K. Dubey, Com. Sanjay Singh, Com. Ram Lakhan Singh also addressed the gathering. Later the meeting was converted into Holi Milan Samaroh and very colorful holi was celebrated. Both the programme was conducted under the joint leadership of Com. C.D. Singh, Com. B.K. Sharma and dynamic District Secretary NFTE Sasaram. Click Here
15-03-2017 : Notice regarding agitational programme. Letter No.-TF-38/4, dt-08-03-2017. Click Here
14-03-2017 : CALLING ATTENTION DAY: Circle Secretaries and District Secretaries to NOTE and ACT: Observe “Calling attention day” on 16th March 2017 at Circle and District HQRs by organizing lunch hour demonstration demanding early issue of guidelines by Department of Public Enterprise for wage revision along with alliance partners.
12-03-2017 : Wishing you all a Happy and colourful Holi Click Here
10-03-2017 : Distribution of number of candidates selected through the Open Competitive Examination for Direct Recruitment of Junior Engineers held in September, 2016 between Recruiting Circles and non-recruiting units under their jurisdiction. Letter No.-250-10/2016-Estt.III, dt-09-03-2017. Click Here
10-03-2017 : We mourn the sad demise of veteran leader Com. Omkar Singh Rana of NFTE BSNL Punjab, today morning at 08.00 Hrs. Who was undergoing dialysis treatment in DMC hospital Ludhiana. CHQ convey heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family.
  09-03-2017 : CHQ conveys sincere thanks to all for magnificent rallies conducted throughout the country today with unprecedented unity demanding the government not to resort to strategic sale / disinvestment in BSNL, not to form Subsidiary Tower Company, not to favour the Reliance Jio and to immediately allot 4G spectrum to BSNL. We request you all to keep the same spirit till the achievement of goal. Click Here
  09-03-2017 : Lunch hour demonstration at BSNL Corporate Office:. A lunch hour demonstration was organisd at BSNL Corporate Office today. Com.M.P.Singh, CP, NFTE, presided over. Com. P. Abhimanyu, GS, BSNLEU, and Com.K.S.Kulkarni, AGS, NFTE, addressed. Com. K. Sebastin, GS, SNEA, Com.H.N.Sharma C.S. Corporate Office participated in the demonstration.
  09-03-2017 : Concession telephone facility to retired employees of BSNL. Free night call facility and other circulars.2-03/2006-PHA (Pt) 09.03.2017 Click Here
  09-03-2017 : Implementation of High Court/CAT orders w.r.t. to Stenographers. Ltr.No.250-32—2014-Estt-III 09.03.2017. Click Here
  09-03-2017 : G.S and Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary met GM(Admn) discussed the issue of Recovery of Medical advance of M.P. circle. GM(Admn) assured for early action in the case. Letter No.-TF-014, dt-09-03-2017. Click Here
  09-03-2017 : The advisory for Joint Forum not to take up issues in BSNL is kept in abeyance till further orders. Ltr.No.:BSNL/5-1/SR2016 Dtd.09.03.2017 Click Here
  09-03-2017 : The Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare has relaxed the conditions in availing the GPF advance. DOPPW Ltr.No.:3/2/2017-P&PW(F)(i) Dtd.07.03.2017. Click Here
  09-03-2017 : Shri R.K. Kohli has accepted to work as Chief Advisor for the CHQ NFTE hence it is notified for information to circle Secretaries/District Secretaries. They can seek any advise from him. Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Facilities to the recognize union ltr.TF-1/1(e) Dated 07.03.2017 Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Upgradation of Senior Accountants to Group ‘B’ as per CAT’S Judgment. Ltr. TF-24/2(h) Dtd. 03-03-2017 Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Recovery due to wrong/excess payment to non executives. Ltr.no.TF-20 Dtd.08.03.2017 Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Re-Categorisation of Contract Labourers and revision of wages ltr.no TF-31/15 Dtd. 02.03.2017 Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Joint Forum to take up issues in BSNL. Letter No.-BSNL/5-1/SR/2016, dt-08-03-2017. Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Circle executive committee meeting:- Chhattisgarh circle executive committee meeting conducted on 05-03-2017 with all pump and show. The meeting was presided over by Com. Ram Sunder Yadaw. On the occasion a seminar was organized on the subject. One hour extra work by BSNL workers. The seminar was addressed by the Rakesh Ranjan C.S SNEA, Com. Gagan Som C.S, AIGETOA, C.S. of AIBSNLEA and other organization were also present. Shri R.N. Patel, Chief General Manager BSNL Chhattisgarh addressed the meeting and exhorted regarding development and growth in Chhattisgarh circle. General Secretary in his address explained all staff issues including 3rd PRC, including danger of Niti Ayog recommendation, Subsidiary tower company, etc. Latter in delegates session all the District Secretaries participated in debate on agenda circulated earlier and Com. S.M. Chilamwar C.S, replied all the quarries made by the speakers. The meeting was ended after Vote of Thanks by Com. R.S. Yadaw. Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Organisational tour by General Secretary:- G.S. reached at Raipur on 4th March, 2017 and participated in Trade union workshop at union office of Chhattisgarh circle at Raipur. The workshop was organsed by the NFTE(BSNL) Raipur District which was attended by all the branch Secretaries active members, and District and circle office bearers at headquarter. A number of questions related to organization Union/Council functioning and staff issues were raised by different participants, which was replied by the circle Secretary and General Secretary upto Satisfaction of the participants. Pensioners meet on 05-03-2017:- G.S. attended and addressed the meeting of DOT/BSNL pensioners Associations in Gass memorial hall at Raipur. About 200 pensioners were participating in the meeting. General Secretary exhorted the issue of 78.2% IDA, Pension revision issues, BSNL MRS for pensions and other relevant issues of passions. The meeting was addressed by Com. S.M. Chilamwar, Com. S.P. Sahu, Com. C.S. Thakur and others. Click Here
  08-03-2017 : Women's Day Greetings Click Here
  07-03-2017 : The memorandum to be submitted to the Governor/Collector/DM on 09-03-2017 is enclosed. Kindly download. Click Here
  07-03-2017 : BSNL has once again added 20 lakh mobile customers in a February month. NFTE congratulates the entire staff and the Management. Click Here
  07-03-2017 : Revision of pay scales sequel to merger of Asst. Categories. No.15-55/2011-Electrical Dtd.21.02.2017. Click Here
  07-03-2017 : District Conference of Tumakur SSA conducted on 3rd March 2017 at Tiptur under the president ship of Com Lingadevaru District President Sri N Janardha Rao General Manager inaugurated and addressing the Seminar and delivered in his speech recent developments and achievements of BSNL and further action to be taken more improvement of BSNL effectively Com KS Sheshadri Secretary Chq Com AC Krishnareddy Acting Circle Secretary Com Ranganna District President BGTD and special Invitee Chq Com Shanmugam District Treasure BGTD Com MR Nagaraj Senior Leader Com KV Aswathanarayana Rao Senior Leader Com Jayashankar District Treasure address the meeting / Seminar. Comrades of Tiptur, Turuvekere, Chikkanayakanahally organised the function at Tiptur in grand manner. Com Lingadevaru Com M.Rajakumar Com Jayashankar elected as District president District Secretary and District Treasure respectively Click Here
  07-03-2017 : Circle working committee meeting of Telangana at Nalgonda on 05.03.2017:- First Circle Working Committee meeting of Telangana held under the presidentship of com. T.Narender circle president. Circle secretary explained the danger of Niti Ayog recommendations , status of 3rdPRC, Financial condition of company. All the district secretaries /circle office bearers expressed their opinion up on the implementation of transfer policy. The officers of Adilabad, Nizamabad & Warangal were showing partiality in settling the issues creating unpleasure atmosphere in the SSAs. The working committee condoned the indifferent attitude of SSAs heads. More than 100 delegates participated in the meeting. The comrades of Nalgonda headed com. D. Vasu district secretary and his team arranged the meeting in a decent manner the meeting ended with vote of thanks by com. D.Vasu District secretary. Click Here
  06-03-2017 : Corporate Office letter on timely Settlement of Pension to Retired/Retiring Employees. Click Here
  06-03-2017 : Com. R.K. Kohli attended the CHQ today, after illness.
  06-03-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR):- President and Secy, Com. Kulkarni met GM(SR) and raised the following issues:- Click Here
  05-03-2017 : BSNL to bring 5G internet in India, partner with Nokia. Click Here
  04-03-2017 : Meeting with OSD to Telecom Minister:- Talks are high that the merger of MTNL with BSNL is contemplated. In this context President and Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary met Shri.A.N.Rai, OSD to Telecom Minister on 3rd instant. Presently, there is no such move, but we have to be vigilant as Government can take decision at any time, keeping in view that MTNL is in heavy debt.
  04-03-2017 : Director (HR)’s message in Hindi on one hour extra work. Click Here
  03-03-2017 : Meeting with Director (HR) and (Finance): President and Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary met Director (HR)/(F) and raised the following issues.:- I) Merger of MTNL with BSNL:- Director (HR) replied that there is no communication from DOT in respect of merger. However DOT is pressuring BSNL to pay MTNL’s claims. II) Executive status to Sr. Accountants:- Director(F)/(HR) was apprised of DOT’s communication. She assured for early settlement. III) HRA Payment to employees on deputations from Ahmadabad SSA to Vadodara and other SSA in WTP: Union representatives stressed that matter be settled. Non Executive staff cannot be transferred from parent SSA to other SSA to work in WTP and loose HRA. Director (HR) instructed GM(SR), present in the meeting, to tell G.M.(Estt) for early settlement. IV) Broad Band facility to Unions:-Director (HR) asked GM(SR) for earliest settlement.
  03-03-2017 : Holding of 35th meeting of National Council – regarding. F. No.-BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, dt-02-03-2017. Click Here
  03-03-2017 : Meeting with Member (Services):- President and Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met Member(Services) and conveyed union’s concerns relating to delay in settlement of revision of pension relating to extension of 78.2% IDA benefit. He told the leaders that the situation is bad in some circles but Bihar has completed the process. UP(E) will complete by March, 2017.
  02-03-2017 : CONDOLENCE: Shri.R.S.Maithal TM and his wife died in road accident and Shri. Ramashray Yadav Branch Secretary, Dabawall (Haryana) was traveling with them is seriously injured and hospitalized in DMC Ludhiana. CHQ extend heartfelt condolences for comrades who left us and wishes early recovery of Com.Ramashray Yadav.
  02-03-2017 : Attacks on PSUs and BSNL. Editorial (Telecom) English & Hindi. Click Here
  02-03-2017 : President and Secretary Com. K.S.Kulkarni met PGM(Pers) discussed the issue of Filling up the post of A.D.(O.L.) in West Bengal Circle PGM(Pers) assured for early action in the case.
  02-03-2017 : Clarification in pay scale up-gradaton under NEPP-2010 in regard to effect of EOL/CCL etc – regarding. Letter No.-13-3/2016-Pen. (B), dt-18-04-2016. Click Here
  02-03-2017 : Issuance of Presidential orders in respect of staff transferred from Mumbai MTNL to BSNL UP (East) Circle. Letter No.-TF-24/4, 01-03-2017. Click Here
  02-03-2017 : Criteria/Procedure for posting of non-executive employees in case of bifurcation of circle (Andhra – Telengana). BSNL No.-317-04/2012-Pers-I,(Pt)/I, dt-01-03-2017. Click Here
  01-03-2017 : Work with Zeal and Vigour :- NFTE HQR appeals to entire BSNL family to work hard with all sincerity to achieve 10% growth in landline, Broad band, mobile etc. Our target is 3rd PRC and to secure maximum benefit from it.
  01-03-2017 : Circle Secretaries and District Secretaries to NOTE and ACT: Observe “Calling attention day” on 16th March 2017 at Circle and District HQRs by organizing lunch hour demonstration demanding early issue of guidelines by Department of Public Enterprise for wage revision along with alliance partners.
  01-03-2017 : National Council Meeting: President and Secretary Com.K.S.Kulkarni met G.M.(SR) and Dy.G.M.(SR) and requested for holding NC meeting after Holi festival to avoid inconvenience to participants. It is expected meeting may take place on 17th March 2017.
  01-03-2017 : Circle Conference of Kerala Circle: Circle Conference of Kerala Circle held on 15th February 2017 at Calicut. Opening session was addressed by Com.K.P.Rajendran State Secretary AITUC, Com.Islam Ahmad President and G.S.NFTE. In delegate session Com.H. Samsudheen T.T., Com.S.P.Mohanakumar AOS (Retd), and Com. Joju Joseph J.E. were elected as Circle President,Circle Secretary and Circle Treasurer respectively .
  01-03-2017 : Presidential Orders of MTNL Staff: Some MTNL staff from Mumbai have joined BSNL in UP (East) as per directive from DOT. Their Pos have not been issued. GM / DyGM (SR), have assured to look into the matter.
  01-03-2017 : JTO LICE Result: Queries and clarifications are being placed before expert committee. After this result will be declared finally. This was told by GM(Rectt) in course of meeting with her. GM(Rectt.) promised to notify LICE for promotion to Telecom Technician(T.M.) cadre.
  01-03-2017 : JAO Training: GM(Trg) assured for urgent action for training of successful candidates for JAO training.
  01-03-2017 : Executive Status to Sr. Accountants.: Matter was sent to GM(Estt.) for scale and now file has come back to SEA branch.
  01-03-2017 : Attack on BSNL: The Government has asked the BSNL to pay Rs.1270 Crores to MTNL in the name of Telephone Charges. MTNL is in debt of more than Rs.3700 Crores. BSNL dues are also pending against MTNL on many items. But the Government has arbitrarily asked the BSNL to pay the money affecting its financial health. It appears government is moving with evil designs.
  01-03-2017 : Brief 3rd PRC Recommendation:- Key Recommendations. 1) 15% Fitment benefit on BP+DA. 2) No Change in number of Pay Scales. 3) Perks and allowances will not be more than 35% of Basic Pay. 4) Additional allowances viz. Location based CA, Project Allowances, Hardship Duty Allowance introduced. 5) Affordability Clause. i) Additional financial impact should not be more than 20% of the average PBT of the last 3 FYs preceding the year of implementation. ii) If additional financial impact is more than 20% then fitment benefit should be implemented partly.(5% or 10%). Click Here
  01-03-2017 : Shri. R. Anthonisamy ailas Ashok Sr.TOA(TG) STR Madurai has been reinstated in service from the date of dismissal with full pay and allowances. NFTE HQR has pursued the matter vigorously with the DOT.
  28-02-2017 : CHQ wishes speedy recovery of Com. Omkar Singh Rana veteran leader of NFTE BSNL Punjab. He is under going dialysis treatment in DMC hospital Ludhiana.
  28-02-2017 : Target of 10% increase fixed by CMD BSNL in landline, broadband and FTTH, utilising one hour extra work and also directed Circle Heads to hold meetings with unions and associations to derive maximum benefit out of the decision to work one hour extra. Letter No.-CMD/BSNL/2017/1088-L, dt-25-02-2017. Click Here
  28-02-2017 : District Conference of Munger SSA was held on 27/02/2017. Com.C.Singh General Secretary addressed the Conference. Click Here
  27-02-2017 : On 27-02-17 at Chennai a farewell function was organised by National Forum of BSNL Unions & Associations in Mambalam exchange compound to felicitate the trade Union services of Com. G. Masilamani . At this meeting Comrades C. K. Mathivanan, V. Subburaman General Secretary of TEPU and many other leaders including T.R. Rajasekaran NFTE( CHQ) Secretary greeted him on his retirement after 36 years of service in P&T, DOT, DTS and BSNL. Click Here
  23-02-2017 : Uniform Committee Meeting:- Committee meeting held today (23-02-2017) and Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S. attended in the meeting as Com. Mohinder Singh T.M and Vice President of CHQ did not turn up due to his daughter’s marriage. The preliminary discussion regarding enhancement of rates of uniform items took place and also the Cash payment in lieu of uniform items also discussed. After getting inputs from field staff, discussions will be held with Management in the next meeting which will be held in 2nd week of March, 2017.
  23-02-2017 : Payment of Srinagar Valley Allowances to the BSNL staff posted in Srinagar Valley extended for two years w.e.f. 01-01-2016. Letter No.-23-1/2011-TE, dt-22-02-2017. Click Here
  23-02-2017 : Designation Committee meeting held on 22-02-2017 to discuss designation of left out Cadres Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S, Com. Mahabir Singh C.S, Jharkhand participated from NFTE. The list of 119 category of the leftout staff have been minimized. A detailed discussion held on various designation but no unanimity reached between management and committee members. So, it is decided to postpone the issue to the next meeting, which will be tentatively on 23-03-2017.
  22-02-2017 : Transfer & Posting of non-executive staff on bifurcation of A.P&Telangana circle. Letter No.-TF-03, dt-22-02-2017. Click Here
  22-02-2017 : District Conference of Lucknow SSA was held on 21-02-2017 under the Presidentship of Com. Sanjay Duby circle Secretary UP(East). Com. Islam Ahmad President CHQ and Shri Rajkumar PGMTD Lucknow addressed the meeting. Latter in delegate session Com. Pramila Vajpayee, Com. V.N. Verma and Com. Pandy were elected unanimously as President, District Secretary and Distt. Treasurer respectively.
  21-02-2017 : Items for 35th National Council Meeting. Letter No.-TF-2/3, dt-20-02-2017. Click Here
  20-02-2017 : Corporate office letter on payment of DA to Casual Labourers(TSM) to draw their wages in terms of this office letter no.269-11/2009-Pers-IV/LE dated 01.10.2010.Letter No.-11-1/2017-LE dated 20.02.2017. Click Here
  20-02-2017 : Corporate office letter on details of TSMs regularized on or before 01.10.2000 and absorbed in BSNL w.e.f 01.10.2000 and covered under Rule-37A of CCS(Pension).Letter No.-22-23/2012-TE dated 20.02.2017. Click Here
  20-02-2017 : Corporate Office letter on engagement details of Casual Labourers who have retired, left organisation and expired during the period from 01.10.2000 to till date.11-3/2014-LE dated 17.2.2017. Click Here
  20-02-2017 : Modification in date and time for the Meeting of Joint Committee to suggest Change in Designation of left out Non-Executive Cadres is preponed to 22-02-2017 at 03.00PM instead of 23-02-2017 – Reschedule. Letter No.-2-4/2007/Restg/Vol.III, dt-20-02-2017. Click Here
  20-02-2017 : General Secretary and Com. A. Rajamouli went to Com. R.K. Kohli’s residence and enquired about his health condition. He is quite well and expressed his desire to nominate him in designation committee and internal wage committee. G.S. assured positively.
  20-02-2017 : March to Raj Bhawan at State capital and March to Collectorate/DM office at SSA headquarter as per the decision of All Unions/Associations:- A meeting of all the Unions and Associations held on 6th Feb, 2017 decided to March to Raj Bhawan on 09-03-2017 at State Capital and to Collectorate/DM office at SSA/District HQR to submit a memorandum signed by all the unions/ associations to oppose the Niti Ayog recommendations to sale BSNL and formation of subsidiary tower company. All circle Secretary/District Secretaries are requested to start preparations by coordinating with Circle/District level leadership of other unions and associations. All efforts should be made to make the programme a grand success.
  18-02-2017 : Call Attention Day and Post Card/Letter Campaign:- Click Here
  18-02-2017 : Constitution of committee to Review Medical Policy will be held on 23rd February, 2017 at 4.00 PM in the chamber of GM (Admn. & PR), Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-15/15, dt-15-02-2017. Click Here
  17-02-2017 : Meeting of the Joint Committee to suggest Change in Designation of left out Non-Executive Cadres will be held on 23-02-2017 at 11.00 AM in Committee meeting room, 2nd floor, Bharat Sanchar Bhavan New Delhi-1. Letter No.-2-4/2007/Restg/Vol III, dt-13-02-2017. Click Here
  17-02-2017 : Recommendation of “Niti Ayog” for sale of “Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited/Transfer to states and Formation of Subsidiary Tower Company in BSNL. Letter to Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, New Delhi. Letter No.-TF-6/4, dt-17-02-2017. Click Here
  17-02-2017 : Meeting of Committee for revision the rates of uniform and other supply items will be held on 23-02-2017 at 03.30 PM in Meeting Room 1st Floor, Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi. Letter No.-12-1/2016-Admn.II, dt-15-02-2017. Click Here
  17-02-2017 : Change of Nomination of member of Committee for revision the rates of uniform and other supply items – reg. Letter No.-12-1/2016-Admn.II, dt-15-02-2017. Click Here
  17-02-2017 : Constitution of National Council – List of Staff Side/Official Side members. NFTE nominated four names to National Council but two names were accepted. Letter No.-BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, dt-16-02-2017. Click Here
  17-02-2017 : Decisions of National Executive Meeting held from 13th to 14th February at Calicut, Kerala:- Click Here
  16-02-2017 : Resolutions adopted in National Executive meeting, held on 13th/14th February at Calicut, Kerala:- Click Here
  16-02-2017 : Corrigendum in Respect of Declared Result dated 1st Feb, 2017 for the Direct Recruitment of junior engineers (Erstwhile TTA) in BSNL for the year 2015 from the open market reg. Letter No.-7-1/2016-Rectt, dt-13-02-2017. Click Here
  15-02-2017 : NEC meeting on 13/14-02-2017:-The NEC meeting started at Calicut (Kerala) on 13.02.2017 with great enthusiasm under the Chairmanship of Com. Islam Ahmad, President, NFTE BSNL. National Flag was hoisted by Com. Islam Ahmad, President, and the Union Flag was hoisted by Com. C. Singh, General Secretary, after flag hoisting Com. C. Singh G.S. and Com. Islam President along with all NEC members paid tributes to martyrs . The Inaugural function was held at 1100 hours. Inaugural speech delivered by Com. Amarjith Kour National Secretary AITUC President. Com. Islam gave presidential address and Com. C. Singh in his speech reported the NEC on the activities after Delhi National Executive Committee Meeting. General Secretary while addressing the session mentioned the role of NFTE in settlement of the staff problems . and also appealed to the members, to be ready for sustained struggle for resolving the issues like, formation of Tower company, NITI Aayog, 3rd PRC etc. Click Here
  14-02-2017 : " Extra one hour " - Message from Director (HR). Click Here
  13-02-2017 : MOU Signed with Canara Bank for extending various Loan Schemes to BSNL Employees. F. No.-1-9/BBF/STAFF LOAN/2016-17, 09-02-2017. Click Here
  09-02-2017 : Meeting with CMD:- President and Com. Ashique, Circle Secy J&K met CMD today and mentioned the recommendation of Niti Ayog for transfer of BSNL to states/sale causing serious resentment in the employees. The damaging “Note” has come at a time when BSNL services have improved and same is now in operational profit. A copy of letter No.-TF-6/7, dt-07-02-2017, addressed to Hon’ble Minister of communication has also been handed over to him. He appreciated the move of union. His attention was also drawn towards reduction in “SIM” sales due to “4G Jio”. He admitted this. NOFEN work at Srinagar is slow and some officers are not taking due care.
  09-02-2017 : GM(SR):- The union leaders met and requested to expedite decision for grant of “Broad Band” facility to union at All India, circle and SSA levels.
  09-02-2017 : Answer Key of JTO LICE:- Answer Key of JTO LICE, held on 11-12-2016, has been issued and result is expected shortly.
  09-02-2017 : Nomination for National Council on behalf on NFTE(BSNL). Letter No.-TF-2/2(a), dt-0-02-2017. Click Here
  09-02-2017 : Corporate office letter to all CGM’s regarding Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for JTO (T) 50% held on 11-12-2016 ---- Candidate queries if any. Letter No.-12-4/2016-Rectt, dt-09-02-2017. Click Here
  09-02-2017 : General Secretary and Com. Ashiq Ahmad C.S J&K met GM(Restg) discussed in detail the merger of SSA’s issue of Telangana circle. And requested to stop the merger issue of Adilabad+Nizamabad and Khammam +Warangal. GM(Restg) assured to bring the issue to the notice of Director (HR) for needfulness.
  08-02-2017 : Meeting with Member (Services) and Technology:- (i) President and General Secretary met Member (Services) and Technology and conveyed union’s concerns relating to recommendation of Niti Ayog and proposed formation of Tower Company. We have told candidly union is firmly opposed on both the issues. (ii) Member (Services) has been requested for early issuance of guidelines for 3rd Pay Revision. (iii)The reinstatement case of Shri Anthonisamy of Madurai STR was also pleaded.
  08-02-2017 : Meeting with Shri A.N. Rai, OSD of Hon’ble Minister of Communication:- President and General Secretary met with OSD today and conveyed the stand of NFTE regarding formation of Tower Company and sale of BSNL as per recommendation of Niti Ayog. He was told clearly that the proposals of Tower Company and sale of BSNL are not acceptable to union and workers will resist the move.
  08-02-2017 : CHQ opposing the proposal of management to conduct online examination for promotion to Telecom Technician Cadre. Letter No.- TF-14/2(d), dt-07-02-2017. Click Here
  08-02-2017 : CHQ written a letter to Hob’ble Minister of State for Communication Govt of India, opposing the recommendation of Niti Ayog in respect of BSNL. Letter No.-TF-6/7, dt-07-02-2017. Click Here
  08-02-2017 : Grant of one increment to post 2007 non-executive employees in the analogy of Junior Engineer (Previously TTAs) – reg. Letter No.-TF-9-9, dt-07-02-2017. Click Here
  08-02-2017 : Non-declaration of result of JTO LICE held on 11th December, 2016-Request for intervention. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), dt-07-02-2017. Click Here
  08-02-2017 : Govt’s decision for revision of pension of Pre-2016 pensioners etc. Letter No.-TF-11/3, dt-07-02-2017. Click Here
  08-02-2017 : Training of departmental Candidates for promotion to JAO Cadre – Case of Haryana circle. Letter No.-14/2(c), dt-07-02-2017. Click Here
  08-02-2017 : Meeting of all unions/associations of BSNL on 06-02-2017. Click Here
  06-02-2017 : The upgradation of senior Accountants to Executive grade:- The DOT has cleared and now it is in active consideration of BSNL HQR. Separate POS will be issued after grant of Executive scale.
  06-02-2017 : District working Committee of NFTE BSNL, Tumkur SSA in Karnataka conducted on 4th January 2017 under the presidentship of Com. Lingadevaru District President Com. K.S. Sheshadri Secretary Chq, Com. A.C. Krishnareddy Acting Circle Secretary, Com. M.Rajakumar District Secretary Tumkur, Com. Jayashankar District Treasurer addressed the meeting. All the District office bearers. All the branch Secretary's and active members participated in the meeting. Click Here
  06-02-2017 : Pensionery benefits to DR BSNL recruited employees:- BSNL Board meeting took place on 31st January and it has approved 3% contribution for pensionery benefits. The contribution will be deposited in LICE for from March, 2017. Director (HR), GM(Est), GM(F & P) etc will be in trust. Steps are being taken for registeration of Trust and clearance from Income Tax. NFTE is persuing the matter vigorously.
  06-02-2017 : Online LICE for promotion to TT(formerly TM) Cadre not acceptable:- NFTE has told GM(Rectt) clearly that proposed online LICE is not acceptable.
  03-02-2017 : Congratulations. Result declared on revised answer keys. JAO LICE for 40% quota held on 17-07-2016. Click Here
  03-02-2017 : Modification in policy for provision of off net facilities to Non executives. No 02-22/ 2002-PHT(Pt) Dated 02.02.2017. Click Here
  03-02-2017 : NITI AAYOG AND ITS INITIATIVES. Editorial (Telecom) English & Hindi. Click Here
  02-02-2017 : Declaration of joint National Convention of workers in CPSU held on 29.01.2017 at Bengaluru. Click Here Click Here
  01-02-2017 : DA for Central Government employees is increased by 2 percent w.e.f. 01-01-2017.
  31-01-2017 : BSNL's losses come down, as income from services increase by 5.8. Click Here
  31-01-2017 : Pension Fund for BSNL Recruits (DR) has been formed and approved.
  31-01-2017 : G.S. attended the District Executive committee meeting and Trade Union Workshop held at surat on 28.01.2017 .
  31-01-2017 : A felicitation meeting was held for Com Suresh Kumar, General Secretary, BSNLMS, in the CTO Sabhagar, Eastern Court, New Delhi, on 30th January, 2017, for his retirement on superannuation. The meeting was attended by Com.C.Singh G.S. NFTE along with Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary (CHQ). Leaders and workers from BSNL and MTNL attended the meeting in a large number. The meeting was addressed by com. C.Singh G.S.and Com.Suresh Kumar was honoured, by offering a shawl on behalf of NFTE BSNL.
  30-01-2017 : Meeting with GM(SR)/Dgm(SR):- Com. Chandeshwar Singh, GS, NFTE, Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met GM(SR)/Dgm(SR) to discuss the issue of PO, especially restoration of P.O. of Shri. Upendra RM of GM ETR (Patana) and others. Who informed that, matter is under process.
  30-01-2017 : Meeting with GM(Pers):- Com. Chandeshwar Singh, GS, NFTE, Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met GM(Pers) to discuss regarding AD(OL) promotion of qualified candidate, which was denied in the name no vacancy, GM(Pers) assured to look into the matter and it will be informed within a weeks time.
  30-01-2017 : Meeting with GM(F & P):- Com. Chandeshwar Singh, GS, NFTE, Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met GM(F&P) to discuss issue regarding publication of revised result of JAO 40% and also discussed the issue of JAO result of Haryana Circle.
  30-01-2017 : Designation committee meeting, expected to be held on 21.02.2017 or 23.02.2017.
  30-01-2017 : Grant of Special Casual leave from 13th February, 2017 to 14th February, 2017 for attending National Executive meeting of NFTE(BSNL) at Calicut (Khozekode), Kerala circle reg. Letter No.-BSNL/39-2/SR/2017, dt-27-01-2017. Click Here
  30-01-2017 : The Joint Convention of Workers in CPSU'S conducted at Kuvempu Kalakshera, BEL, Jalahaĺly, Bangalore on 29th January 2017 is attended by Central Trade Union leaders and representatives of Trade Union from CPSU'S affiliated to Central Trade Unions as well as the independent ones from all over country. The convention decided the following programmes. (1) Joint Industry / Sector / PSU specific convention / Seminar / meetings at Local Regional and national level within 28th February 2017 (2) Distribution of leaflet, postering, Gate Meetings, Dharna before main gate of the respective establishments, slogan shouting during recess hour and end of duty hour to be completed by 20th March 2017 (3) Observe All India Protest day on 30th March 2017 by wearing Black badge at work, Dharna slogan shouting etc according to local practice and convenience. ( 4) National Seminar in New Delhi during the second half of the coming budget session of parliament (date to be decided later ) At the same time the convention also appeals to public sector workers to prepare for nationwide strike. (Date to be decided and declared at appropriate time) Com H. Mahadevan AITUC addressed convention very effectively, on behalf of NFTE BSNL Com KS Sheshadri Secretary Chq attended and addressed the meeting, Com A C Krishnareddy Acting Circle Secretary Karnataka also attended the Convention. Click Here
  27-01-2017 : Com. Chandeswar Singh, GS, NFTE, Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ and Com. P. Abhimanyu, GS, BSNLEU met Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL today, regarding victimisations imposed on associations of the Executives and demanded withdrawal of the same. They pointed out that, wage cut for demonstration and dharna is not acceptable. The CMD BSNL told that the request of BSNLEU and NFTE would be looked into. Click Here
  27-01-2017 : Com.C.Singh G.S. and Com.K.S.Kulkarni secretary CHQ met G.M.( SR), regarding designation committee meeting date for Change of designation of left out Cadres.
  25-01-2017 : Greetings to all on the eve of 68th Republic Day of India. . Click Here
  24-01-2017 : It is reported that, the enquiry conducted regarding DR JE recruitment has been completed and it is submitted to DOT and BSNL is waiting for clearance from the ministry.
  24-01-2017 : Expert committee submitted its report on JAO LICE results under 40% quota to management, the process of declaring final result is underway, it will be expected by the month end.
  23-01-2017 : Com. Baljit Singh Vice President of NTR circle expired on 07-01-2017. Circle union conducted a condolence meeting and paid respectful homage. CHQ condoles the sudden demise of Com. Baljit Singh and share the grief of the family.
  21-01-2017 : Constitution of Councils in BSNL Corporate Office letter on FAQs issued on January, 2017 . Click Here
  21-01-2017 : Corporate Office letter on grant of cash award to sportspersons for achieving excellence in International Tournaments/Meets during 2016. Ltr.No32-2/2017- BSNL (Sports) Dated:20th January,2017 Click Here
  21-01-2017 : Corporate Office letter on grant of cash award to sportspersons for achieving excellence in National Tournaments/Meets during the calendar year 2016. Ltr.No32-3/2017- BSNL (Sports) Dated:20th January,2017 . Click Here
  21-01-2017 : Corporate Office letter on implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC pay revision in respect of employees working in BSNL on CDA scales due to non-issuance of Presidential orders for their absorption in BSNL - admissibility of perks and allowances etc. LtrNo1-092016-PAT(BSNL) Dated:20.01.2017 Click Here
  19-01-2017 : Corporate office issued orders on IDA w.e.f. 01-01-2017 (119.5%). Letter No.-14-1/2012-PAT(BSNL), dt-19-01-2017. Click Here
  19-01-2017 : Meeting at Andaman Nicobar:- A General body meeting was arranged on 18th Jan '17, to inform all the members about the settlement of long pending Andaman Special Compensatory Allowance. All the non-executive staff of A&N Circle thank NFTE CHQ leaders for their support in this great achievement. Click Here
  19-01-2017 : Niti Ayog in June 2016, has recommended to Govt for selling of BSNL and other PSUs, now Prime Minister’s office has asked DOT for the status of implementation of Niti Ayog’s recommendation on BSNL & ITI. NFTE BSNL HQR opposed the move of Govt then only and written letters to Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Minister of Communications, Shri Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman Niti Ayog, requested to supply to the union the relevant papers and documents on the basis of which strategic sale has been thought over. Now, we are consulting all the unions/associations for future coarse of action to save BSNL from strategic sale. Click Here
  19-01-2017 : Corporate office letter on Strike/Dharna conducted by unions/associations on 15-12-2016, 27-12-2016 & 28-12-2016. Letter No.-BSNL/7-13/SR/2016, dt-18-01-2017. Click Here
  19-01-2017 : Corporate office advises Unions/Associations not to publish examination results in their websites before they are made public through official website. Letter No.-BSNL/31-7/SR/2016, dt-18-01-2017. Click Here
  17-01-2017 : Corporate office letter to CGM J&K to hold the deferred JAO under 40% quota examination on 05-03-2017. Letter No.-9-1/2016-Rectt, dt-13-01-2017. Click Here
  17-01-2017 : Corporate office letter to all Heads of Telecom Circles to furnish the details of JTO’s who qualified from TTA for the vacancy year 2013-14 & 2014-15 latest by 23-01-2017. Letter No.-5-22/2017-Estt-IV/LICE data, dt-13-01-2017. Click Here
  17-01-2017 : BSNL to start 4G services only after April – CMD (Source – Real Time News). Click Here
  17-01-2017 : BSNL launches limited fixed Mobile telephony, Mobile TV service.(Source - EC) Click Here
  14-01-2017 : Meeting of designation committee- Meeting of designation committee held at 15.00Hrs Today. Management informed that, there are total 119 left out cadres , for which new designation are to be finalized. After discussion in length it was decided to constitute a subcommittee to sort out the actual left out cadres, which are still in existence and suggest designation for them. The subcommittee will submit it’s recommendation positively by 31st January 2017 and the next committee meeting will be held on 3rd February 2017 to discuss the final designation for left out cadres. Com. C.singh G.s. and Com. Mahabir Singh Circle secretary Jharkhand participated as a Committee member from NFTE BSNL
  14-01-2017 : Com. C. Singh G. S. and Com. Mahabir Singh Circle secretary Jharkhand also met G.M(Est.), G.M.( SR), G.M.(Restg) & G.M.(A) in their chambers and discussed pending issue like payment of PLI to the staff on deputation in term cell, PLI payment to retired officials for the year 2014-15, revision of rate of uniform items, provision of broad band connection to unions, allotment of accommodation to union for office etc, all gms assured to initiate action to resolve the pending issue at an earliest.
  13-01-2017 : Wish you a happy Pongal and Makar Sankranti. Click Here
  13-01-2017 : Payment of PLI for the year 2014-15 to retired employees who served in the period prescribed for the payment of PLI. Letter No.-TF-7/1, dt-13-01-2017. Click Here
  13-01-2017 : Denial payment of PLI to employees deployed in “Term Cell” of DOT – Case of Chhattisgarh and other circles. Letter No.-TF-7/1, dt-13-01-2017. Click Here
  13-01-2017 : Corporate office advised all CGMs to form high level committee to suggest all necessary steps to improve the living standard in IQs. Letter No.- BSNL/Admn/18-1/2016-BSNL WI(Pt), dt-13-01-2017. Click Here
  13-01-2017 : Corporate office issued orders for enhancement of Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowances in respect of non-executives w.e.f. 07-05-2010. Letter No.-15-2/2015-PAT(BSNL), dt-12-01-2017. Click Here
  13-01-2017 : Happy Lohri. Click Here
  11-01-2017 : Meeting of Joint Committee to suggest change in Designation of left out Non-Executive Cadres – Rescheduling therein. Letter No.-2-4/2007/Restg/Vol.III, dt-09-01-2017. Click Here
  11-01-2017 : Meeting with GM(F):- G.S. and Com. M.P. Singh met with Shri Yashwant Singh, GM(F) and requested for allotment of GPF fund to circles specially for Tamilnadu and H.P. The GM Shown inability due to paucity of fund and assured allotment early next month. He added that fund for festival advance have been allotted to all circles.
  11-01-2017 : Com. K.S. Sheshdri Secretary CHQ attended and addressed the District Conference of Gulbarga SSA(Karnataka circle). CHQ leader exhorted all the pending issues related to staff including 3rd PRC. The conference was conducted under the presidentship of Com. Jahageer Patel and other speakers were Com. A.C. Krishna Reddy C.S, Com. Raje Shivasharanappa ACS, Com. Mommani senior leader, Com. Bellad D.S. SEWA and District Secretaries of SNEA, AIBSNLEA, Com. Veerashetty President Bidar, Com. Nayazuddin D.S. Bidar from Management side, Shri Uplandkar, Shri Kulkarni both AGM and other officers addressed the open house session. The conference was arranged in a very grand manner by Com. Kristaiah D.S Gulbarga, Com. S.M. Koval Treasurer and their team. Click Here
  10-01-2017 : Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) – Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01-01-2007 – Payment of IDA at revised rates – regarding. Letter No.-W-02/2002/2014-DPE(WC)-GL-I/17, dt-05-01-2017. Click Here
  09-01-2017 : Whirlfull membership drive by NFTE(BSNL) under Patna SSA:- A dedicated team of active members under the leadership of Com. S.K. Dubey circle Secretary and Com. Ram Lakhan Singh, Distt Secretary moved each and every exchanges/offices at Patna and exhorted the issues raised by the NFTE at Central level and at circle/District levels as well. Com. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Com. Vikram Kumar, Com. Manikant, Com. Vijay Kumar, Com. Chandrabhushan, Com. Santosh Kumar, Com. Sanjay Kumar, Com. Brij Kishore Singh and Com. Shetrughan Singh took active role in this campaign. Click Here
  09-01-2017 : Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) allowances to non-executive staff in A&N – discrimination reg. Letter No.-TF-10/7(a), dt-09-01-2017. Click Here
  09-01-2017 : Gujrat Circle executive committee meeting at Mahua (Bhavnagar SSA) on 7th & 8th Jan, 2017. The CEC held which was attended and addressed by the G.S. In his speech G.S. explained the current status of 3rd PRC, and reported the 15 December, 2017 strike position of throughout the country. He added that now the dream of our greatest leader Com. O.P. Gupta has fulfilled as the danger on pension has been. Removed. He appreciated the act of District Secretaries where membership have improved after 15th December, 2017. Com. H.R. Tiwari President, Com. N.J. Bhatia circle Secretary and Com. Barot invitee of CHQ addressed and explained the local issues. Out of 18 Districts 15 were participating in the meeting and all took part in debate on the agenda circulated by the circle union. The arrangement was done nice in all respect by reception committee under the leadership of Com. Khan.
  07-01-2017 : 4th death anniversary of Com. O.P. Guptaji conducted at Bangalore under the president ship Com. Krishnamohan Circle President, Com. A.C.Krishna Reddy Circle Secretary, Com. Ranganna District President, Com. Shanmugam District Treasurer, Com. Balakrishna COB, Com. Ravi Com Boraiah address the meeting. Click Here
  07-01-2017 : Fourth death anniversary of our Leader OPG was observed on06-01-2017 by Chennai Telephones circle Union at Thiruvallur. The elder son of O.P. Gupta, Sri. Saleel Gupta was present in the anniversary function. Click Here
  06-01-2017 : 4th Death anniversary of Com. O.P. Gupta Ji was observed at Jamshedpur SSA. Click Here
  06-01-2017 : Implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC pay revision in respect of employees working in BSNL on CDA scales due to non-issuance of Presidential orders for their absorption in BSNL. Letter No.-1-09/2016-PAT(BSNL), dt-05-01-2017. Click Here
  06-01-2017 : 4th Death anniversary of Com. O.P. Gupta Ji was observed by the BSNL employees at Raipur. Click Here
  06-01-2017 : 4th Death anniversary of Com.Omprakash Guptaji observed at Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh Circle.Comrades of Vizianagaram under the leadership of Com.G.Bhaskara Rao and M.Seetharam installed the statue of Com.O.P.Guptaji infront of the District Union office. The statue was unveiled by Com.Ch.Chandrasekhara Rao,C.S,AP Circle and Com.A.Rajamouli, CHQ office bearer.More than 150 comrades attended the meeting.Com.Kondala Rao, President,AP Circle,Com.Ch.Satya Rao,Senior leader,Com.D.V.Rao, DS, Srikakulam ,Com.V.Krishnam Raju, AITUC leader of Vizianagaram and retired leaders attended the meeting.All leaders remembered the great works of Com.O.P.Guptaji.All have paid respectful homage to the great soul of O.P.Guptaji. It is the second place in India to have unveiled the statue of great trade union leader after Chennai. It is an historic day for both the of Andhra and Telengana Telecom circles to remember the great works done by O.P.Guptaji for the cause of Telecom workers throughout India. For this noble cause the comrades of Vizianagaram are forever remembered in NFTE’s history. Let all of us rededicate ourselves for the cause of ideals propounded by great visionary and unparallel leader Com.O.P.Guptaji Click Here
  06-01-2017 : Homage to Com. O.P. Gupta Ji on 06-01-2017 on his 4th death anniversary:- General Body Meeting of BSNL corporate office was held on 11.30 am in which floural tribute was paid to Com. O.P. Gupta ji by Com. M.P. Singh, President of C.O. Com. H.N. Sharma C.S. of C.O. also paid glowing tribute to him. Com. R.K. Kohli veteran Senior National leader of NFTE BSNL also paid glowing tribute to Com. Gupta Ji. He also said that Com. Gupta was the founder leader of UPTW, NFPTE and NFTE. Com. Gupta during the negotiation of formation of BSNL by the then. Honble Prime Minister of India Shri Atal Bihari Vajpai and Honble Minster Shri Paaswan guaranteed 3 things i.e. Pension security, Job Security and Security of BSNL. 2 minutes silence was observed in his honour.
  06-01-2017 : 4th death anniversary observed in circle office NFTE BSNL circle union office on 06-01-2017. Floural tribute paid by circle Secretary, and Secretary HQR New Delhi Com. K.S. Sheshdari and others. Click Here
  05-01-2017 : Circle Executive Committee meeting of Gujrat circle :- CEC of Gujrat is scheduled to be held on 07-01-2017 & 08-01-2017 at Mahua (Junagarh SSA). G.S. will attend.
  05-01-2017 : Observe 4th death anniversary of Com. O.P. Gupta unparallel leader of working class and founder of UPTW and NFPTE. Hold meeting at office premises/union offices and pay homage to Com. O.P. Gupta on 6th Jan, 2017. Click Here
  05-01-2017 : Change of designation of left out Cadres:- The issue was discussed with Dir(HR) on 04-01-2017. Meeting of designation committee will be called soon as assured by the GM(SR) who was also present in the meeting with Dir(HR).
  05-01-2017 : Acquiring of Diploma/Certificate in Computer Applications/Programming in respect of Sr. TOA(G)s appointed under Compassionate Grounds or Sports quota ------ Clarification regarding. Letter No.-250-2/2008-Pers-III, dt-04-01-2017. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : The Importance of Third Pay Committee. Editorial (Telecom) English & Hindi. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : LICE examination be notified for promotion to Telecom Technician(TM) and JE (T) (TTA) Cadres. Letter No.-TF-14/2(A)-2(d), dt-04-01-2016. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : R/R of JE(T)(Previously TTA) Cadre be changed and a provision be made for 15% promotion on seniority sum-fitness basis. Letter No.-TF-2(a)-2(b), dt-04-01-2017. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : Meeting with Director (HR):- President and General Secretary met Director (HR) today and discussed following issues - (1) Discrepancies in JAO LICE:- The Expert Committee report has been approved. (2) Broad band facility to union upto District level. The Director (HR) desired a letter and same has been submitted. (3) Medical reimbursement on 78.2% IDA fixation benefit – Matter is being look into. (4) 4th Saturday as Holiday akin to Banks:- We pointed out that “SR Cell” has rejected the demand in a arbitrary way. This is not fair Director (HR) asked for the case for submission to CMD. (5) Wage cut for participation in 15t December striker – We pointed out that the strike was to protect the BSNL. The employees should not be subjected to wage cut. She agreed to get it reviewed.
  04-01-2017 : 4th Saturday of the month as holiday – reg. Letter No.- TF-23/3, dt-04-01-2017. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : Facility of BB connections to recognized unions – reg. Letter No.-TF-1/1(f), dt-04-01-2017. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : Preventive Health care. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-22/16, dt-03-01-2016. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : Amendment in BSNL Transfer Policy – reg. Letter No.-4-3/2016-SEA, dt-03-01-2017. Click Here
  04-01-2017 : Admissibility of allowances vis-à-vis maintenance of two different basic pay for employees for different purposes – reg. Letter No.-TF-10/4, dt-03-01-2017. Click Here
  03-01-2017 : Wage cut due to participation in strike on 15th December. Letter No.-TF-3/4, dt-03-01-2017. Click Here
  03-01-2017 : Meeting with CMD:- President, General Secretary and Com. H.N. Sharma, Circle Secy, corporate office met the CMD on 02-01-2017 and discussed the following issues - (1)Formation of Wage Revision Committee:- CMD’s attention was drawn that a wage revision committee has been constituted in which only the representatives of the management side have been included. This is not fair as for wage revision both sides should be represented for bilateral negotiations. He indicated to look into the matter. (2) Formation of Tower Company:- The CMD was apprised of genuine apprehensions of the employees causing struggle. The management should not be vindictive and resort to wage cut. Such action may disturb harmony and peace in the PSU.
  02-01-2017 : Compensation in JAO LICE:- President and General Secretary met GM(Rectt). The expert committee has submitted its report for awarding marks in respect of wrong questions. It is awaiting approval of Director (HR).
  02-01-2017 : 3rd pay revision of PSUs employees vis-à-vis issue of guidelines – reg. Letter No.-TF-9/8, dt-02-01-2017. Click Here
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