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नेशनल फेडरेशन ऑफ टेलिकॉम एमपलॉईस,
31-12-2015 : NFTE – BSNL wish you a very very happy new year 2016. Click Here
31-12-2015 : 4.5% increase in IDA from 01-01-2016 (i.e. 107.9 + 4.5 = 112.4%)
31-12-2015 : BSNL and its Employees Rose the Occasion Editorial. Telecom (English & Hindi). Click Here
30-12-2015 : Inauguration of 100 days programme “SERVICE WITH A SMILE” at Corporate office:- Shri Anupam Shrivastava CMD BSNL, inaugurated the “SERVICE WITH A SMILE” programme at 10.00 hrs today. All the officers, staff and Forum leaders participated in the programme. All have taken a “Pledge” to serve the customers with a smile. Click Here
30-12-2015 : Meeting of Committee constituted to review Medical policy will be held on 08-01-2016 at 3 PM. Letter No.- BSNL/Admn.I/15-15/15, dt-30-12-2015. Click Here
29-12-2015 : Review of engagement of Apprentices in BSNL – reg. Letter No.-12-1/2007-Trg (Vol.III), dt-23-12-2015. Click Here
28-12-2015 : General Secretary attended seminar at Indoor (M.P.):- On the occasion of District conference of Indoor SSA a seminar was organised on 26-12-2015 which was presided over by Com. Dinesh Chowdhary and inaugurated by Com. Sundar Lal Jee. Com. C.K. Joshi Distt. Secretary placed the subject “Role of Workers in growth of BSNL” and he explained the key note on the subject. Shri M.R. Rawat Sr. GM Telecom BSNL Indore, DGM(F) & DGM(Mktg) Shri Ajay Sharma leader SNEA, Com. Prakash Sharma C.S. BSNLEU, Shri Soni leader AIBSNLEA and other leaders from different organisation participated and took part in debate. Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S. NFTE addressed the seminar and explained the role of workers in survival, and growth of BSNL, he added that the forum has adopted a 100 days programme under caption “Service with a Smile” and he narrated the object of the programme. He reported that the programme will be inaugurated by our Hon CMD BSNL on 30th December, 2015 at corporate office New Delhi and simultaneously it will be launched by all the CGMs at circle level. He appealed the workers and told that the key of development and revival of BSNL is in the hand of workers, so all should work hard and ensure better performance so that we can achieve our goal and the past glory of BSNL may be brought back. The meeting was ended with Vote of Thanks by Com. C.K. Joshi. Latter in delegate session a new team of office bearers were elected headed by Com. A.P.S. Thakur Com. Dinesh Chowdhary TM and Com. Hira Lal Barua CTS as President Distt. Secretary & Treasurer respectively. Click Here
28-12-2015 : Skill Enhancement Training to BSNL employees through Telecom Sector Skill Council – regarding. Letter No.-28-2/2015-Trg, dt-28-12-2015. Click Here
23-12-2015 : HAPPY MERRY CHRISTMAS. Click Here
23-12-2015 : Extension of financial assistance to BSNL – reg. Letter No.-TF-16/9(a), dt-23-12-2015. Click Here
23-12-2015 : TTA/JTO LICE Vacancies:- 16 circles have furnished LICE JTO vacancies, BSNL HQR is chasing the circles for early submission similar action is for TTA also. The corporate office after receipt of vacancies will take approval of MC for recruitment and LICE.
23-12-2015 : Launching of 100 days programme of Forum of BSNL unions/associations:- Shri Anupam Shrivastava CMD BSNL will inaugurate the pledge taking ceremony at BSNL corporate office at 10.00 hrs on 30-12-2015. A D.O. letter has also been sent to all circle heads to observe the programme on same date and time. Click Here
23-12-2015 : The agreed proposal for change of designation of TTA, Sr. TOA, TM and RM Cadres after clearance by Director (HR) has been sent to the Management Committee for consideration and necessary approval.
23-12-2015 : Meeting with CMD, BSNL:- President and General Secretary met CMD on 22nd December and raised the following issues. (i) Financial assistance to flood victims of Chennai TD and Tamilnadu:- Union demanded for settlement as in the case of J & K before Pongal festival. He responded favourably. (ii) PLI to employees:- He was reminded his earlier promise on which he agreed to discuss with Director (F) urgently. (iii) Complaints of the allottees in NTR:- The entire enquiry staff relating to the colonies at Delhi NTR have been under the control of corporate office. But no mechanism has been evolved to attend the complaints of the allottees. CMD promised to look into the matter. (iv) Torture of TTA at Rewa in MP:- The CMD has been apprised of and requested to prevent the torture of the particular TTA at the hands of interested quarters.
23-12-2015 : President, General Secretary met Director (HR) and Finance on 22-12-2015 and discussed GPF fund allotment, PLI, non holding of DPC in MP circle for promotion and difficulties in ERP system at Jharkhand, UP(E), MP circles.
22-12-2015 : Rs. One crore GPF fund allotted to Nellore SSA in A.P, which affected badly with heavy rains. Rest after wards.
22-12-2015 : Corporate office issued clarification for fixation of pay and reversion of officiating JTO’s before they are sent for Phase–I training. Letter No.-3-32/2013/Estt-IV, dt-22-12-2015. Click Here
22-12-2015 : Non-holding of DPC for upgradation of employees in NEPP at MP circle. Letter No.TF-26/6, dt-22-12-2015. Click Here
22-12-2015 : Payment of financial assistance to employees affected in flood at Chennai TD and Tamilnadu circles. Letter No.-TF-16/9(a), dt-22-12-2015. Click Here
22-12-2015 : Difficulties in ERP request for remedial measures. Letter No.TF-19/11, dt-22-12-2015. Click Here
22-12-2015 : Lunch hour demonstration at Corporate office today (i.e. 22-12-2015):- Forum of BSNL unions/associations, conducted lunch hour demonstration at corporate office under the Chairmanship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh General Secy NFTE BSNL to protest under delay in settlement of 78.2% ID merger to pensioners. Com. V.A.N. Namboodiri given details of 78.2% merger status in DOT. The leaders from BSNLEU, SNEA(I), AIBSNLEA and others participated in the demonstration. Click Here
21-12-2015 : As per the call given by Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations organize lunch hour demonstration at all levels on 22-12-2015, by wearing black badges to protest undue delay in settling of 78.2% IDA merger to pensioners.
21-12-2015 : MP circle CEC meeting at Satna:- The meeting of MP circle Executive took place at Satna on 20th instant under the Presidentship of Com. A.K. Mishra. A seminar on “BSNL’s prosperity and challenges” was also organised. S/S Giriraj Singh, TDM Satna, Vijay Naik (Dy. GMT) participated and addressed the open session and the seminar. President and General Secretary addressed the delegate and open sessions including seminar. The difficulties in ERP, delay in holding of DPC, shortage of materials etc were mentioned. CHQ leaders assured for appropriate action and appealed to provide “Service with Smile”. Comrades Dinesh Yadav, R.P. Awasthi have joined NFTE alongwith hundreds of employees. GS welcomed them. Satna made excellent arrangements for the meeting and deserve appreciation. Click Here
19-12-2015 : LICE for promotion to JTO(T) Cadre in 50% quota vacancies. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), dt-19-12-2015. Click Here
19-12-2015 : GPF fund:- Rs. 12 crores for Tamilnadu and 8 crores for Chennai will be allotted by Monday dt -21st December, 2015. Nellore SSA in Andhra is also affected by flood and the entire required amount will be released while allotting fund to Andhra GM(Finance) in Andhra will be appropriately advised.
18-12-2015 : NFTE BSNL CHENNAI TELEPHONES DISTRIBUTED 2.16 LAKHS TO FLOOD AFFECTED LABOURERS:- Today (18-12-15) the Chennai Telephones circle Union distributed flood relief in cash a sum of rupees 2.16 lacs to 72 BSNL contract labourers who were affected severely by the recent floods in Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram Districts. The CGM ,AITUC state secretary and Circle Secretary C.K.Mathivanan took part in the relief distribution function held at Flower Bazaar exchange complex. Click Here
18-12-2015 : Recoveries due to mistaken payment to staff – case of Maharashtra Telecom circle. Letter No.-TF-015, dt-18-12-2015. Click Here
18-12-2015 : Grant of special casual leave to staff in Chennai TD and Tamilnadu circle to flood affected staff. Letter No.-TF-022/org, dt-18-12-2015. Click Here
18-12-2015 : LICE vacancies for promotion to JTO Cadre – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), dt-18-12-2015. Click Here
18-12-2015 : Restoration of services at Chennai TD and in Tamilnadu circles:- Funds for restoration of services at Chennai TD and Tamilnadu have been released by BSNL HQR.
18-12-2015 : GPF advances:- The fund for sanction of GPF advances etc will be allotted in full as per demand in respect of Chennai TD and Tamilnadu circles.
16-12-2015 : Meeting of GMs(HR) at BSNL HQR:- A meeting of GMs(HR) of all circles is taking place on 17th Dec at BSNL HQR. It is reported following items will be discussed. (1) POs for left out cases. (2) Handling of casual labourers cases. (3) JTO D/R and LICE vacancies. (4) Timely action for early finalization of pension cases. (5) Information relating to anomaly cases. (6) Circle and local councils meeting. (7) CGA cases.
16-12-2015 : Non redressal of staff grievances at Srikakulam SSA of Andhra Pradesh Telecom Circle – regarding. F. No.-BSNL/039-2/SR/2015, dt-16-12-2015. Click Here
16-12-2015 : CMD, BSNL vide his D.O. letter No.-120-5/2015-BP-ENT, dt-15-12-2015, addressed to CGMs, have emphasized to achieve double target in Enterprise business. CGMs have been given many powers viz revision in Tariff, discounting powers, purchase of EB equipments etc. Click Here
15-12-2015 : It is learnt the GMs (HR) of the circles have been called at BSNL HQR on 17th December for meeting.
15-12-2015 : Circle Executive Meeting of MP circle will take place on Sunday, 20th December. President and GS are expected to attend.
15-12-2015 : Enrol new members:- The period from 16-12-2015 to 15-01-2016 is of immense value and important for the union. It is time for the field Comrades to make sustained and untiring efforts to get new members enrolled without any prejudice. The HQR expects that the Comrades will not lag behind in this respect. Therefore, gird up your loins to enroll the new members and make it strong.
15-12-2015 : Informal meeting with the GM(Est):- President and circle Secy of corporate office met the GM(Est) and discussed the following points. (I) Review of deserving cases of CGA which have been rejected. She was told very limited cases are pending. She is apparently not in favour of this. (II) Calculation of JTO vacancies to facilitate early LIDCE- in course of discussions she was told incorrect information has been given on 11th instant in the meeting with Director (HR). (III) Rule 8 transfer:- The unions pointed out the difficulties being faced by staff in rule 8 transfers particularly TTAs as their applications are not being forwarded. The ladies are sufferings much and as such cases should be considered sympathetically.
15-12-2015 : Informal Meeting with the GM(Restg):- Informal meeting took place with GM(Restg) also. The agreement on change in designation is being processed for the consideration of Management committee.
15-12-2015 : Meeting with GM(Personnel):- President and circle Secy, NFTE(BSNL) in corporate office met the GM(Personnel) on 13th instant and mentioned the hardships of MP circle on account of out of syllabus and wrong questions in LIDCE examination for promotion to TTA Cadre. He was told that orders are not being followed in the circle. The GM(Personnel) maintained that orders of corporate office have to be followed and implemented.
14-12-2015 : Representation of SC/STs in HPC of CGA:- The LO(SCT) of circle must be included in the HPC of CGA. Letter No.-215-Gen/UTL/1/2015/Estt-IV, dt-14-12-2015 Click Here
14-12-2015 : Circle Executive Committee Meeting at Patna:- G.S. attended CEC of NFTE Bihar circle at Patna on 12th Dec. 2015. Com. B.N. Sinha presided. Out of 20 District Branch 16 Districts Secretaries attended the meeting besides all circle office bearers and took part in debate on the issues as notified earlier. The main problem raised by the most of the Districts were unhappy due to non-issuance of precedential order to about 80 employees who opted in time for absorption in BSNL. TTA- LICE result not published even after laps of 6 months. The examination was conducted on 07 June, 2015. Several staff issues are still pending. HPC for CGA quota has not been conducted and all instructions of corporate office are thrown in dustbin. Decisions taken in circle council meeting are not implemented. The sanctioned and approved vacancies for CGA have been reduced arbitrarily. So far service and development is concerned it is towards freezing point. A huge amount of money is expended on diesel even after better availability of electric supply. G.S. while addressing the meeting requested to all participants not to fall in anger as the BSNL is turning towards better financial position. Hence we all should pledge to bring our company back to its previous glory. Talking in respect of staff issues and services related issues. G.S. assured to take up all issues at higher management level for settlement. The industrial peace is need of time in the company. Harmonic condition can give a better result. The first day meeting concluded with vote of thanks by Com. Ram Lakhan Chowdhary acting circle Secretary. The meeting will continue up to 13th Dec, also. Click Here
14-12-2015 : Kerala circle meeting scheduled for 15th December stands cancelled. General Secretary will intimate the date afterwards. If necessary notice for the meeting will be issued by HQR and till date status will remain. All concerned should take note of this.
12-12-2015 : Hold joint demonstration on 22nd December, 2015 with black badges:- The settlement of the 78.2% IDA merger benefit to BSNL retirees is being delayed inordinately. The unions and associations of Forum have decided to hold joint protest demonstration on 22nd December to focus the attention of Govt for early settlement of the issue. Mobilise the employees and organize the mass demonstration.
12-12-2015 : Observe 100 days drive “SERVICE WITH A SMILE” programme from 01-01-2016 for following:- (I) Marketing of mobile, broad band and landline connections on war path. (II) Fault free service. (III) Restoration of Broadband and land line connections. (IV) Special focus on Enterprise business, leased line, CUG and 3G customers. (V) Special focus on Mobile number portability (MNP). HQR calls upon all the Comrades and workers to implement the above programme wholeheartedly. The forum of unions and associations have decided to observe the programme. NFTE Comrades should not lag behind in observing the programme.
12-12-2015 : Scheduled meeting with Director (HR):- Click Here
12-12-2015 : LICE for promotion to TTA Cadre in MP – Compensation reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(a), dt-11-12-2015. Click Here
12-12-2015 : Corporate office instructions to all CGM’s for proper operation of Contract Provisions related to labour laws in Contract. F. No.-15-18/2015 WS&I, dt-11-12-2015. Click Here
12-12-2015 : Consensus reached on new designations:- After gap of 8 years the consensus has arrived at between the management and staff side on 11-12-2015 in respect of new designations for TTA, Sr. TOA, TM and RM. Agreement signed on 11th instant. Click Here
11-12-2015 : Corporate office letter to all CGM’s for skill enhancement training in respect of Phone Mechanic, Wire man, Lift man & Sr. TOA under Government of India scheme. Letter No.-28-2/2015-Trg, dt-10-12-2015. Click Here
11-12-2015 : National Calamity in Tamilnadu. Letter No.-TF-16/9(a), dt-11-12-2015. Click Here
11-12-2015 : Supply of materials to the flood/rains affected SSAs in Tamilnadu. Letter No.-TF-42, dt-11-12-2015. Click Here
11-12-2015 : Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations meeting held on 10-12-2015 under the Chairmanship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. NFTE. Forum leaders discussed the situation prevailed in Chennai and other areas, which were badly effected with heavy floods. Forum congratulated the employees and management of Chennai, who bravely acted in the serious situation. It is sad to know that one of our employee namely Shri. Deviasingamani, TM, who lost his life in floods while returning from duty. His dead body recovered after three days. Forum leaders paid moral tributes to departed soul and observed two minutes silence in the meeting. Forum decided to launch 100 days programme beginning from 01-01-2016 to strengthen BSNL financially. And also decided to conduct lunch hour demonstration by wearing black badges at SSA/Circle/C.O. office in protest, for undue delay in settlement of 78.2% IDA merger to pensioners. All are requested to implement the programme successfully by co-ordinating with all Unions/Associations.
10-12-2015 : Review of Medical Policy Committee Meeting scheduled to be held on 09-12-2015 is postponed till further notification.
10-12-2015 : NFTE BSNL Chennai Telephone Circle met Hon’ble CMD BSNL and handed over a memorandum requesting payment of relief to the flood effected employees on 09-12-2015. Click Here
10-12-2015 : Forum leader of Karnataka Circle met Shri Anupam Srivastava CMD BSNL on 05-12-2015 in Bangalore:- A meeting took place in between Forum leaders and CMD BSNL on 05-12-2015. CMD BSNL have taken the suggestions of leaders to strengthen BSNL in the circle. On behalf of NFTE BSNL, Com. K.S. Sheshadri Secretary CHQ and Com. A.C. Krishna Reddy officiating circle Secretary brought the issues like PLI, Call dropping, Tower sharing company, supply of non-standard BB Modems etc to the notice of CMD BSNL. CMD BSNL responded positively on the issues in the meeting. The meeting ended for long 2 hours. Click Here
09-12-2015 : Mass workers meeting at Amritsar on 05-12-2015:- An Awareness meeting was conducted under the Presidentship of Com. Paramjit Singh on 5th Dec, 2015 at Albbat Road Telephone Exchange in retiring room, Amritsar. The meeting started with opening speech of Com. K.B. Baba Distt. Secy Amritsar. Com. Surjeet Singh Circle Secy while addressing the meeting explained the organizational position of the entire circle. He also pointed out some suffering of staff who were transferred in rural area but could not brought back at their parent station as per transfer policy circulated by BSNL CO. Senior leader Com. H.S. Gill, Com. Mohinder Singh A.I. Vice President and Com. C.Singh G.S. also addressed the gathering. Com. Singh exhorted in detail about financial position of BSNL and pending staff related issues. He reported that our company has turned towards positive direction operational loss but it come to a profit of Rs. 672 crore. He appealed work bring the company in net profit for financial year ending. March 2016. On this occasion Com. Prithipal Singh G.S. Recreation club joined NFTE and addressed the meeting. He assured to extend all co-operation to strengthen the NFTE. The meeting ended with Vote of Thanks by the President. Click Here
09-12-2015 : Forum of BSNL unions/associations of Tamilnadu circle submitted a memorandum to CMD BSNL, on his visit to Chennai today (i.e. 09-12-2015) and requested him to supply sufficient material for rectification of Telephone faults developed due to heavy floods in Chennai. CMD BSNL appreciated the role of our staff at this juncture. Click Here
09-12-2015 : Corporate office letter to all CGMs for Remittance of EPF contribution for the Pre-induction training period. Letter No.-500-85/CA-II/BSNL/EPF/2011/Vol.VI. dt-07-12-2015. Click Here
09-12-2015 : Corporate office seeks data on deployment details of TTA. Letter No.-4-1/2010-Restg/Vol IV, dt-07-12-2015. Click Here
04-12-2015 : Corporate office called details in respect of Sr. TOA’s as on 30-09-2015 (i.e. working place in SSA/Circle/Corporate office). Letter No.-4-1/2010-Restrg/Vol.IV, dt-03-12-2015. Click Here
04-12-2015 : Corporate office issued measurers to restore communication facilities in Tamilnadu & Pondicherry due to “Rains”. Letter No.-27-51/2015/NOW-BBIN/Control Room-I, dt-02-12-2015. Click Here
04-12-2015 : Circle Executive Committee meeting of Punjab on 02-12-2015:- Click Here
03-12-2015 : Meeting with GM(Adm) in BSNL HQR:- There is unprecedented rains in Tamilnadu causing heavy loss of lives and properties BSNL staff are badly and severely affected. The union has already drawn the attention of the CMD in this regard. The President met GM(Adm) on 02-12-2015 and enquired about the financial assistance to staff. Some declaration is expected soon from the BSNL HQR. NFTE shares and stands firmly with the staff at the hour of crisis and hardships.
03-12-2015 : Corporate office letter on Immunity from transfer of District Secretary NFTE Gaya. Letter No.-BSNL/39-2/SR/2014, dt-01-12-2015. Click Here
02-12-2015 : Meeting with GM(Est):- President accompanied with the President and AGS of SNATTA held lengthy discussions on 2nd Dec regarding early calculation of JTO vacancies for LICE.
02-12-2015 : BSNL/Admn-I/15-15/15, dt-02-12-2015 in respect of constitution of Committee to review Medical Policy. Meeting is fixed for 9th Dec, 2015. Click Here
02-12-2015 : Modification order for providing SIM Card to Non- executive working in MTNL service area of Delhi. Letter No.-6-1/12-PHA(pt), dt-30-11-2015. Click Here
01-12-2015 : BSNL HQR letter No.-37-1/2015-Rectt-IV, dt-26-10-2015 addressed to Sr. GM(HR and A) O/o CGM, MP relating to LICE for TTA under 50% quota for recruitment year 2014 held on 07-06-2015 and clarification of evaluation. Click Here
01-12-2015 : Declaration of Holiday on second Saturday and fourth Saturday – Corporate office have taken serious note on the “fake” letter dt-27-11-2015.Letter No.-3-1/2010-TE, dt-30-11-2015. Click Here
01-12-2015 : Clarifications on BSNLMRS should be sought from BSNL HQR only after specific approval of the concerned CGM. Letter No.-BSNL/Adm-I/15-5/15(III), dt-30-11-2015. Click Here
01-12-2015 : Items for 11-12-2015 meeting with Director (HR). Letter No.-TF-4/6, dt-01-12-2015. Click Here
01-12-2015 : Items of agenda for NC to be held in last week of January, 2016. Letter No.-TF-2/3, dt-30-11-2015. Click Here
01-12-2015 : Meeting with CMD BSNL:- The informal meeting took place on 30th November in which President and G.S. participated. At the outset the union representatives pressed for settlement of PLI issue on which the CMD again responded favourably. He was told that the employees are being denied HRA on 78.2% IDA, LTC and Medical allowance to which he reacted that the wage revision in year 2017 is his priority and sought workers cooperation. He was told very categorically and emphatically that the employees are prepared to work hard but shortage of materials, equipments stand in the way. There is paucity of “CP” due to which Wi-Max connection are not being provided. There are acute shortage of middle level officers as well as of GMs in the field. The management could not recruit such personnel from outside which are affecting PSU. In the last he was firmly told that the motivation of staff is very necessary to earn more revenue for the company.
30-11-2015 : Unity Key to Success. Editorial, Telecom (English & Hindi). Click Here
28-11-2015 : Minutes of the 33rd meeting of the National Council held on 16th October, 2015 under the chairmanship of Director (HR), BSNL Board. Letter No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2015, dt-26-11-2015. Click Here
27-11-2015 : Meeting with GM(PF-FP):- G.S. along with Com. M.P. Singh President Corporate office and Com. Dukhan Kumar Distt. Secretary, Suri (W.B.) met with Shri Sunil Kumar GM (PF-FP) and discussed the difficulties faced by staff after introduction of ERP. G.S. pointed out the situation of Jharkhand circle where lot of problems are being faced by the staff related to ERP. GM(PF) instructed the IFA (JKD) to look into the issues properly for redressal of staff grievances.
27-11-2015 : After 9 years, BSNL to make first net profit by 2018: Ravi Shankar Prasad. Click Here
27-11-2015 : Appointment of ‘Junior Accounts Officer on probation’ under DR quota consequent on completion of 11 weeks of pre-appointment training w.e.f. 14-09-2015. Letter No.-4-11/2015-SEA, dt-27-11-2015. Click Here
26-11-2015 : Lifting of the ban on Rule 8 transfers in respect of Sr. TOA(G), TTA and Telecom Mechanic Cadres – reg. Letter No.-TF-20/3, dt-26-11-2015. Click Here
26-11-2015 : Item 17 of National Council meeting held on 16th October, 2015- regarding NEPP issues. Letter No.-TF-26/6, dt-26-11-2015. Click Here
24-11-2015 : Valley allowances to BSNL staff at Srinagar extended from 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2015. BSNL No.-23-1/2011 – TE, dt-24-11-2015. Click Here
24-11-2015 : Printing of Calenders and diaries for the year 2016 – Reg. Letter No.-6-4/2015-Admn-II, dt-19-11-2015. Click Here
24-11-2015 : Meeting with ED(E) and GM(Restg):- President and GS met the officers and raised the following issues. (1) ED, Shri Khan was handed over union’s proposal for redesignation of Cadres in the Telecom Factories, Civil and Electrical wing etc. We impressed upon him to direct the GM, TF etc to coordinate with the Restructuring Cell of BSNL HQR in the matter. (2) ED was again reminded for expeditious action in respect of draughtsmen for permitting them for JTO examination as one time measure. (3) GM (Restg) has been requested for resubmission of redesignation proposal of main stream Cadres to the Management Committee. Matter is getting delayed despite specific instructions of Director (HR).
23-11-2015 : Reduction and rationalization of number of designations in Telecom Factories etc – Proposal regarding. Letter No.-TF-53, dt-20/23-11-2015. Click Here
23-11-2015 : LICE for promotion to JAO –II Cadre – reg. Letter No.-14/(2c), dt-20/23-11-2015. Click Here
23-11-2015 : One time relaxation in R/R for LICE for promotion to Telecom Mechanic Cadres – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(d), dt-20/23-11-2015. Click Here
23-11-2015 : One time relaxation and permission to draughtsmen to appear in LICE for promotion to JTO (Civil)/Electrical Cadres. Letter No.-TF-28/7, dt-20/23-11-2015. Click Here
23-11-2015 : Review of weightage point system in compassionate ground appointment – reg. Letter No-TF-16/5, dt-20/23-11-2015. Click Here
23-11-2015 : New designations for mainstream Cadres:- President met the CMD, BSNL on 16th November and requested for settlement of the matter as same is pending for last 8 years. Letter No.-TF-53, dt-20/23-11-2015 to CMD, BSNL. Click Here
23-11-2015 : Adhoc Payment of PLI:- President met the CMD, on 16th November in the background of resolution adopted in the National Executive meeting of Aurangabad and requested him to declare adhoc payment of PLI to BSNL staff. He showed positive response and said Shri Khan, ED (NB) has briefed him in the matter. Letter No.- TF-7/1, dt-20/23-11-2015 to CMD, BSNL for expeditious decision. Click Here
21-11-2015 : Prevention of sexual harassment of Lady staff at work place. BSNL HQR vide No.-400-72/2013-Pers –I, dt-19-11-2015 has reconstituted the committee with Smt. Madhu Arora, GM(Estt) as Chairperson to examine complaints of sexual harassment etc. Click Here
21-11-2015 : Outsourcing of Broadband provisioning and maintenance of wireline Broadband services. CGMs have been asked by BSNL HQR in letter No.-27-43/2015/NOW –BB and IN/BB Mtce/ outsourcing, dt-18-11-2015 to send justified proposals for outsourcing and maintenance. Click Here
21-11-2015 : Officiating JTOs, Screening Test qualified TTAs, should not be reverted to the post of TTA at the time of sending them to phase – I training. BSNL No.-5-20/Estt-IV/RR2014, dt-20-11-2015 to all CGMs. Click Here
20-11-2015 : Loss of lives and properties in Tamilnadu due to heavy rains. Representation made to CMD, BSNL for financial assistance. Letter No.-TF -16/9(a), dt-20-11-2015. Click Here
20-11-2015 : BSNL in operational Profit. Click Here
20-11-2015 : Deployment of JTOs/TTAs in non-recruiting circles. These circles demanding more technical man power for smooth working of Network. BSNL No.-250-26/2015-Estt-III, dt-19-11-2015 to all CGMs. Click Here
20-11-2015 : Central Govt Employees to get 23.6% Pay hike:- The 7th Pay commission’s reports is submitted to Govt on 19th November. Brief recommendations are as below. (1) Minimum Pay Rs. 18,000/- Max Pay Rs. 2.25 Lakh for Secretaries and 2.50 lakh for Cabinet Secy. (2) Annual Increment 3%. (3) Increase in Basic Pay 16%. (4)Increase in allowance 63%. (5) Pension increase 24%. (6) Performance Link Pay recommended. (7) Insurance amounts increased upto Rs. 50 lakh and premium to increase. (8) Health Insurance scheme recommended including for pensioners. (9) Risk and hardships allowance increased. (10)O ROP for civilian and Para Military forces. (11) Employees of Public Sectors units etc will also get benefits. (12) Effective from 01-01-2016.
19-11-2015 : Sim of Rs. 200/- Talk value to NTR/NTP staff:-President told the GM(Adm) that BSNL HQR is issuing orders in slipshod way. Orders are not endorsed to CGM NTR, NTP, NCES etc. due to which employees in NTR etc are not getting SIMs.
19-11-2015 : Diaries to BSNL staff:- President met GM(Admn) and requested him that there should not be discrimination in distribution of the Diaries for the year 2016. Non executive staff should get diaries.
19-11-2015 : Payment of Srinagar Valley special allowance to the BSNL staff posted in Srinagar Valley:- In course of meeting with GM(Est) it is learnt that the matter has been processed and now routed to EF branch of BSNL HQR.
19-11-2015 : BSNL’s operating profits of Rs. 672 crores for year 2014-15-Reports of PTI. Click Here
17-11-2015 : No.-BSNL/1-1/SR/2015, dt-17-11-2015 reg – Retention of Shri V. Abhilash, JTO at Pathanmitta. Click Here
17-11-2015 : Meeting with GM(Est) etc:- President met GM(Est) and mentioned following points – (I) HRA to BSNL staff on 78.2% IDA fixation benefit – Matter is being processed. (II) Review of deserving rejected CGA cases and special consideration of accidental cases. Matter processed and now pending at highest level. (III) Restructuring of official languages Cadres - Establishment section has returned the proposal to Pers for further action.
17-11-2015 : Clarificatory orders relating to provision of SIM Card to non-executives working in MTNL service area. BSNL No.-6-1/12-PHA(pt), dt-09-11-2015. Click Here
16-11-2015 : A good gesture indeed:- Shri Imran, a school teacher at Alwar (Rajasthan) prepared an “App” and distributed amongst the students for use. The Prime Minister appreciated the contribution of Shri Imran. CMD, BSNL sanctioned life long broad band to Shri Imran. The NFTE appreciates management’s gesture for discharging social obligations.
16-11-2015 : Revised time schedule for meeting of the Unions/Associations with Director (HR) – allocation of time – regarding. Letter No.-BSNL/20-5/SR/2015, dt-13-11-2015. Click Here
16-11-2015 : Meeting with GM(Restg):- President met GM(Restg) and requested for resubmission of redesignation proposal to the Management Committee as decided in the meeting with Director (HR).
16-11-2015 : Meeting with GM(FP and PF):- President met the GM(FP and PF) and mentioned following points- (I) The R/R for JAO – II needs clarification as which Cadres will come in Group ‘C’ Category. There is no group ‘D’ and ‘C’ system in PSU. (II) LICE for JAO has not taken place after 2010 as such it has become overdue. Therefore, action is needed to assess vacancies and notification of LICE for promotion of departmental candidates to JAO II.
12-11-2015 : Meeting with GM(CFA-Wi Max):- President met the GM(CFA – Wi Max) in corporate office and apprised him about shortage of “CP” due to which connections are not being provided. He told “CP” has been supplied to Kerala, Bihar, UP(W), UP(E) etc as per demand. 1000 CP have been sent to UP(E) 5 days before.
10-11-2015 : Meeting with Shri R.K. Mittal, Director, (CM), BSNL Board:- President accompanied with Com. H.N. Sharma, Circle Secy NFTE in corporate office met Director (CM) who has recently joined. He is representing BSNL in the Internal Ministerial group for formation of Tower Company. President impressed upon him that the employees are having genuine apprehensions about their future and these have to be spelt out. He appreciated the concerns of staff.
10-11-2015 : JAO RR- reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(c), dt-09-11-2015. Click Here
10-11-2015 : Meeting with GM(Rectt) for early LICE of JTOs/JAOs:- President and GS met GM (Rectt) and urged for coordination with establishment and Accounts establishment for details of vacancies and notification of LICE in respect of JTO and JAO Cadres.
10-11-2015 : JTO LICE vacancies:- Many circles have still not forwarded details of JTO vacancies due to which absorption of officiating JTO as well as LICE are getting delayed. Circle Secretaries are requested to approach circle office for early submission of JTO vacancies.
10-11-2015 : CHQ expresses thanks to Reception Comrades:- The brave NFTE Comrades of Maharashtra circle made excellent and unparallel arrangements for 3 days National Executive meeting. The open session arrangements in the grand spacious were full of glamour and wonders. The grand open session was historic and ever rememberable. The HQR sincerely acknowledge untiring efforts of Maharashtra Comrades and greet them whole heartedly. Their efforts will bring the NFTE in flying colours.
09-11-2015 : BSNL HQR vide letter No.-250-8/2009-Pers-III(Part 3), dt-29-10-2015 has issued orders to fill up TM posts of restructuring process. Click Here
09-11-2015 : Meeting with Director (HR)&(F):- President and General Secy met Director (HR) and (F) and discussed following issues. (I) Very recently RR of JAO-II has been issued. There it is mentioned that 5 years in group ‘C’ will be eligibility condition. There is no group ‘C’ Cadre in BSNL as all are non-executive staff. (II) Officiating promotion at Local level to qualified JAOs but not provided. The Director (HR) and (F) responded positively on the issue. (III) PLI:- CMD has proceeded on leave as such she expressed inability to respond.
09-11-2015 : BSNL offered special STV vouchers North of Rs. 35/- & Rs. 48/- on the occasion of “DIWALI” from 07-11-2015 to 17-11-2015 on Pan India basis. Letter No.-13-1/2015-S&M-CM/26, dt-06-11-2015. Click Here
09-11-2015 : Message from Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL on the occasion of Deepawali festival. No.-CMD/BSNL/2015/9148-II, dt-06-11-2015. Click Here
09-11-2015 : Inaugural and open session of NE Meeting at Aurangabad. Click Here
07-11-2015 : Proposed formation of Tower Company in BSNL – resolution adopted in the National Executive meeting held from 1st to 3rd November at Aurangabad. Letter No.-TF-18/9, dt-06-11-2015. Click Here
07-11-2015 : Deloittee recommendations – resolution thereon. Letter No.-TF-18/8, dt-06-11-2015. Click Here
07-11-2015 : Settlement of medical claims of the employees. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-7/15(pt.I) (iii), dt-05-11-2015. Click Here
07-11-2015 : Settlement of outdoor claims – CGHS rates regarding. Letter No.-BSNL/Admin.I/15-9(5)/15, dt- 05-11-2015. Click Here
06-11-2015 : Pension and Terminal benefit rules for BSNL recruited staff – reg. Letter No.-TF-11/3(c), Dated:-06-11-2015. Click Here
06-11-2015 : Demand for payment of HRA on 78.8% IDA fixation benefit – resolution reg. Letter No.-TF-9/9, Dated:-06-11-2015. Click Here
06-11-2015 : Payment of pension to DOT absorbed employees in BSNL and withdrawal of pension liability restrictive orders dt-15th June, 2006 issued by DOT. Letter No.-TF-11/3, Dated:-06-11-2015. Click Here
06-11-2015 : The audio/Video recordings of official meetings is not permitted. Letter No.-BSNL/31-1/SR/2014, dt-06-11-2015. Click Here
06-11-2015 : Message from Mrs. Sujata Ray, Director (HR) on the occasion of National Executive Meeting from 1st to 3rd November at Aurangabad. The open session was held on 02-11-2015 in which Mrs. Sujata Ray, Director (HR) consented to attend. Due to illness she couldnot attend and deputed Sr. GM(SR), Shri Shamim Akhatar who read the message in the house. Click Here
06-11-2015 : Special recruitment drive for SC, ST and OBC candidates in posts of TTA in BSNL from External candidates. Letter No.-1-1/2015-Rectt, dt-04-11-2015. Click Here
05-11-2015 : Timely payment of GPF withdrawals and advances – reg. Letter No.-TF-11/11, dt-05-11-2015. Click Here
05-11-2015 : Payment of PLI on Adhoc basis before Diwali – reg. Letter No.-TF-7/1, dt-05-11-2015. Click Here
04-11-2015 : Government’s Unholy Move. Editorial, Telecom (English & Hindi). Click Here
04-11-2015 : Shri R.K. Mittal is posted as Director (Consumer Mobility), BSNL. Click Here
03-11-2015 : Transfer & Posting in HAG/SAG of ITS Group ‘A’ – regarding. Letter No.-317-04/2012-Pers.I(Pt), dt-30-10-2015. Click Here
03-11-2015 : Recruitment Rules for the grade of Junior Accounts Officer in BSNL-Amendment in JAO RRs of BSNL – reg. Letter No.-4-22/2013-SEA, dt-30-10-2015. Click Here
31-10-2015 : Gujrat Circle Executive Committee Meeting at Surat:- G.S. attended CEC of Gujrat circle on 30th oct 2015. He presided over the meeting as desired by the house. Com H.R. Tiwari, Circle President and CHQ VP associated with G.S. in conducting the meeting smoothly. Com. N.J. Bhatia Circle Secretary & Secretary CHQ placed the notice and agenda in the house which was accepted unanimously. Com Bhatia explained the issues in detail. All the 18 District secretaries and some of the circle office bearers took part in discussion. Com. Bhatia replied and clarified all the questions raised by the speakers related to agenda. G.S. addressed the meeting and exhorted regarding financial position of BSNL and issues related to staff. The meeting was ended with vote of thanks by com K.G. Papaiawala Dist. Secretary Surat. Click Here
30-10-2015 : National Executive Meeting is being held from 1st to 3rd November at Aurangabad. All CHQ leaders have proceeded for meeting.
30-10-2015 : Newspaper clipping from Chhattisgarh. Click Here
30-10-2015 : President and G.S. met GM (Restg) on 29th October and discussed about consolidation of SSAs into Business area and utilization of spared staff in sales. The union requested that clarification be issued that spare staff due to transfer of HR and Accounts matter to Business areas will be used in the same SSA and no transfer. He agreed to issue orders.
29-10-2015 : Corporate office order on provision of SIM card with talk time of Rs. 200/- to non-executive staff. Working under MTNL Service area of Bombay. Letter No.-6-1/12-PHA(pt), Dated:-14-10-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Corporate office order on provision of SIM card with talk time of Rs. 200/- to non-executive staff. Working under NCR SSA and New Delhi. Letter No.-6-1/12-PHA(pt), Dated:-17-09-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Consolidation of Rajgarh SSA from Gwalior Zone to Bhopal SSA. Letter No.-4-2/2015-Restg. (Vol.III), Dated:-23-10-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Circle Conference of Chhattisgarh circle at Jagdalpur on 27-10-2015 & 28-10-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Utilisation of staff after completion of process of consolidation of SSAs into business area. Letter No.-TF-18/8, dt-28-10-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Grant of HRA on 78.2% IDA fixation benefit –reg. Letter No.-TF-10/4, dt-28-10-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Skill development of non-executive employees to handle modern technologies. Letter No.-TF-15/3, dt-28-10-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Pension and terminal benefit rules for D/R recruited BSNL staff – reg. Letter No.-TF-11/10(b), dt-28-10-2015. Click Here
29-10-2015 : Adhoc payment of PLI to staff – reg. Letter No.-TF-7/1, dt-29-10-2015. Click Here
28-10-2015 : BSNL in letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-15/15, dt-23-10-2015 has sought views from unions for review of Medical Policy as well as nomination for formation of Joint Committee. Click Here
28-10-2015 : Telcos are against penalty for call drops. Tariffs may be increased if they are forced to pay penalty. They are also contemplating to go to TDSAT (Telecom Dispute settlement and Appellate Authority) against Rs one Call drop regulation of TRAI.
27-10-2015 : Chhattisgarh circle conference is taking place on 27th and 28th October. G.S. is attending.
27-10-2015 : Medical claims of retired employees relating to Indoor be settled within one month. BSNL/Admn/30-6/15, dt-23-10-2015. Click Here
26-10-2015 : Transfer policy amended. Identified tenure stations will be of two years. Rural areas tenure will be of three years. Click Here
26-10-2015 : Fund for GPF:- President met GM(Banking) in the matter. Some money is expected from DOT. He has promised all GPF advance cases will be settled by 1st Week of November, 2015 including of Andhra, Chhattisgarh etc.
26-10-2015 : RR of JAO approved by Board with 5 years service condition for deptl candidates.
26-10-2015 : Brief report of National Council meeting held on 16th October in Hindi. Click Here
26-10-2015 : Calendar for department examinations in BSNL:- The management supplied the calendar for departmental examinations on 16th October in National Council Meeting. It is to ensure that the departmental examinations are not delayed. Click Here
26-10-2015 : Corporate office vide letter No.-5-32/2013-ESTT IV, dt-15-10-2015 has issued orders for calculation of JTO vacancies upto 31-03-2016 for regularization of officiating JTOs and holding of LICE under 50% departmental quota. Circle management be impressed upon and pressed for early submission of details of vacancies and absorption of officiating JTOs. Once JTO vacancies are filled up adequate TTA vacancies will be available for TMs, Sr.TOAs etc.
23-10-2015 : Director (Enterprise) vide DO No.-9-2/2013-MPLS, dt-21-10-2015 has directed all the CGMs to prevent loss of revenue earning on leased lines circuits and enterprise. Faults be attended and restoration monitored.
23-10-2015 : Corporate office in letter No.-250-69/2001-Pers- III, dt-23-10-2015 has asked all the CGMs to fill up the vacancies in TM Cadre by promoting qualified and trained personnel who are in the waiting list. Click Here
23-10-2015 : Absorption, LICE and D/R for JTO Cadre:- The BSNL HQR is moving fast to complete the process of JTO, LICE and D/R in respect of JTO Cadre. Vacancies are being collected from circles.
23-10-2015 : GPF fund allotted to circle including Tamilnadu.
23-10-2015 : Sequel to forceful demand in National Council Meeting on 16th October corporate office has decided to Form BSNL medical policy review committee. Unions will send nominations for the committee.
23-10-2015 : For urgent action of circle Secretaries:- Please intimate number of participants of your circle who are attending the NE Meeting at Aurangabad beginning from 1st November, 2015 to Com. Dani, Secy RC on 9422707282.
23-10-2015 : Govt doubles monthly Bonus calculation ceiling to Rs. 7000/- per month. The above has been approved by Cabinet as per ET report. Click Here
23-10-2015 : Free talk time and SMS to C-Top up Franchisees/retailers-reg. Letter No.-26-11/2007-R&C, dt-21-10-2015. Click Here
23-10-2015 : Smt. S.T. Ray, Director (HR) will hold the additional charge of Director (F) in BSNL until further orders as per DOT letter 1-2/2015-PSA, dt-21-10-2015 and BSNL No.-414-21/2013-Pers.I, dt-21-10-2015. Click Here
21-10-2015 : WISHING YOU A HAPPY DUSSEHRA Click Here
21-10-2015 : View of Dharna Photos conducted on 19-10-2015 for payment of Adhoc PLI. Click Here
21-10-2015 : Corporate office guidelines to all CGM’s and IFA’s for timely payment of Leave encashment to officials, those who are retiring on superannuation or taking voluntary retirement etc, from Oct, 2015. Letter No.-CIT/8-7/2012/ERP-Vol.III, dt-20-10-2015. Click Here
19-10-2015 : Dharna conducted on 19-10-2015 for Adhoc PLI at different places –View of Photos. Click Here
19-10-2015 : Dharna organised at BSNL HQR:- A huge Dharna has been organised today in support of payment of PLI to BSNL employees. The employees of NTR, BSNL HQR, Haryana and Western UP circle participated. CHQ was represented by Comrades Islam and Rajmouli (Treasurer). Leader from different unions including Executives attended and addressed the gathering. Comrade Islam, President NFTE(BSNL) narrated the background of PLI and urged for payment. Sustained struggle is needed to get right of payment of PLI restored. The management is avoiding payment from 2011 despite DPE guidelines of the year. Click Here
17-10-2015 : Brief of National Council Meeting held on 16-10-2015. Click Here
17-10-2015 : All circle/District Secretaries are requested to organize Day long “DHARNA” on 19-10-2015, at SSA/Circle/Corporate office for payment of Adhoc PLI.
16-10-2015 : Fund for GPF payment is most likely to be released by 19th/20th October, 2015.
16-10-2015 : Regularization of Officiating JTOs as per the provisions of Recruitment Rules of Junior Telecom Officer (Telecom)-2014. Letter No.-5-32/2013-Estt.IV, Dated:-15-10-2015. Click Here
14-10-2015 : Corporate office order on IDA (ie 107.9%) w.e.f. 01-10-2015. Letter No.-14-1/2012-PAT(BSNL), Dated:-14-10-2015. Click Here
14-10-2015 : Recruitment Rules of Junior Telecom Officer (Telecom) – 2014. Letter No.-5-32/2013-Estt.IV, Dated:-14-10-2015. Click Here
14-10-2015 : Grant of Special Casual Leave for circle Secretaries meeting held at New Delhi from 10th to 11th August, 2015. Letter No.-BSNL/39-2/SR/2015, dt-14-10-2015. Click Here
13-10-2015 : SSAs without Heads. Letter No.-TF-36/2, dt-13-10-2015. Click Here
13-10-2015 : LICE for promotion to TTA Cadre in MP – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(a), dt-13-10-2015. Click Here
13-10-2015 : Merger of Rajgarh SSA with the business area Gwalior – review. Letter No.-TF-18/8, dt-13-10-2015. Click Here
13-10-2015 : Details of Trains to Aurangabad NEC from different places – AWB (Maharashtra). Click Here
13-10-2015 : Reception Committee for National Executive meet at Aurangabad (MH):- (1) Com.R.N.Ayare Circle Secretary Maharashtra Circle 09869439541, (2) Com.Ranjan Dani District Secretary Aurangabad 09422707282, (3) Com.R.P.Joshi District Treasurer Aurangabad 09405602727, (4) Com.Shivaji Chavan District President 09420264999 and (5) Com. Datta Dubile TTA 09423151555.
13-10-2015 : Corporate office instructions to all CGM’s to complete training of field staff (RMs, TMs and TTAs) for imparting new Technology. Letter No.-3-1/2012-Trg, dt-13-10-2015. Click Here
13-10-2015 : District conference and Seminar at Gugaon on 09-10-2015:- Gurgaon SSA conducted District conference on 09-10-2015. On the occasion a seminar was organized at commercial building of BSNL Gurgaon under the presidentship of Com. Kapoor Singh Sr. TOA. The subject of seminar was “Steps to be taken for revival of BSNL” was placed by Com. Kapoor Singh in the house. More than 200 employees including ladies were attended the seminar. The gathering was addressed by Com. S.P. Malhan CHQ Vice President, Com. Goel C.S. Haryana, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, General Secretary and several circle & District level leaders of the SSA addressed the seminar. Shri Uma Shankar Pandey Sr. GM Telecom and SSA head of Gurgaon, Shri Rakesh Srivastav and other officers were also attended addressed the seminar. Com. C. Singh G.S. exhorted the situation prevailing in BSNL and urge upon the workers to come forward and work hard to bring BSNL in its provision glorious position. In the end the conference elected Com. Kapoor Singh, Com. Jaishankar Yadav and Com. Naresh Kumar, TTA as President, District Secy, Treasurer respectively. The meeting was ended with Vote of Thanks by Com. Kapoor Singh. Click Here
13-10-2015 : JTO LICE:- President and GS met GM(Rectt) on 12-10-2015 and requested him for organizing JTO LICE at the earliest after notification of amended of JTO Rectt Rule. GM(Rectt) promised and told there will be no delay and online examination will take place.
13-10-2015 : DHARNA ON 19th OCTOBER, 2015:- The Forum of BSNL Unions/Assns in its meeting, held on 12-10-2015, under the Chairmanship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh has decided to organize DHARNA on 19-10-2015 at Corporate HQR, Circle and District level to press for payment of PLI. NFTE HQR appeals to all functionaries to organize Dharna on 19-10-2015 whole heartedly for payment of adhoc PLI to BSNL employees.
10-10-2015 : Address stagnations in NEPP upgradations by implementing the orders of DOE. Letter No.-TF-26/6, dt-10-10-2015 to Director (HR). Click Here
10-10-2015 : JAO R/R be finalized with 5 years service eligibility condition by delinking with HR plan. Letter No.-14/2(c), dt-10-10-2015 to CMD BSNL. Click Here
09-10-2015 : DPE order on IDA (ie 107.9%). Letter No.-W-02/0002/2014-DPE (WC)-GL-XVII/15, Dated:-08-10-2015. Click Here
09-10-2015 : Corporate office instructions to all CGM’s to prevent fire incidents in exchanges. Letter No.-7-1/2015/PHT/NWO-CFA/Fire, Dated:-08-10-2015. Click Here
09-10-2015 : CMD BSNL letter to The Secretary Ministry of Communications & IT in respect of BWA Spectrum Refund Adjustment. Letter No.-500-87/2013-14/CA-V/BWA/Refund, Dated:-01-10-2015. Click Here
08-10-2015 : Meeting with CMD BSNL:- President and General Secretary met the CMD and following issues were raised and discussed. (1) Formation of Tower Company and representation of BSNL management:- Director (CM) and GM(Infra) have been included in the Inter Ministerial Committee. NFTE has written to Hon’ble Minister for inclusion of BSNL management in committee. The BSNL HQR also took up the matter and forwarded the representation to the DOT. NFTE’s stand has been upheld. (2) Shortage of materials in circles:- The employees are organizing functions for additional Telephone connections, However, connections are not materializing due to non-availability of materials. The situation of Tamilnadu, UP(East) etc were referred. (3) The issue of PLI was raised, CMD told the matter is getting attention and we added that we have to ensure wage revision in year 2017.
08-10-2015 : Shri Ram Lal Soni, father of Com. Dilip Soni, All India Ogranising Secretary, expired on 07-10-2015. CHQ condoles the death and share the grief of the family.
08-10-2015 : Corporate office instructions to close Disciplinary proceedings against charged official, in case of death. Letter No.-5-6/2015-WS&I, dt-07-10-2015. Click Here
08-10-2015 : Sanction of special casual leave to delegates and National Executive members for attending National Executive Meeting at Aurangabad (M.H.) from 01-11-2015 to 03-11-2015. Letter No.-BSNL/39-2/SR/2015, dt-07-10-2015. Click Here
07-10-2015 : Demonstration held on 06-10-2015 at different places with regard to Adhoc PLI demand. Click Here
07-10-2015 : Forum Meeting with Sectary DOT & Addnl Secretary DOT:- Core Committee members of Forum of BSNL unions & Assns met Shri Rakesh Garg, Secretary DOT and requested for early settlement of 78.2% IDA merger in r/o pre - 2007 and post - 2007 BSNL retired employees. The Forum leaders also requested the Secretary to arrange nomination of an officer from BSNL management in the inter-ministerial committee to discuss and decide the financial and administrative set up of subsidiary tower sharing company. The team of Forum also met the Addnl Secretary DOT and explained the concerns of employees. Com. C. Singh Chairman Forum and General Secretary NFTE accompanied the Forum leaders in the said discussions.
07-10-2015 : JTO R/R approval:- The Board minutes are now received in the section. Notification of R/R is expected next week.
07-10-2015 : Meeting with GM(Est) and Dy. GM(Est) on 06-10-2015:- Click Here
07-10-2015 : Informal meeting with Director (HR) on 6th October, 2015:- A meeting with Director (HR) was held in which GM(Est), GM(Restg), GM(Banking), also present. The union was represented by President and General Secretary. The following items were discussed. Click Here
07-10-2015 : Timely settlement of pension cases- D.O. letter from Director (HR) to all CGM’s. No.-40-06/2015-Pen(B), dt- October, 2015. Click Here
06-10-2015 : Demonstration at Corporate office:- A well attended demonstration held at corporate office under the chairmanship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S. NFTE. The General Secretaries of BSNLEU, AIBSNLEA, SNEA(I), BSNLMS, AIBSNLOA and FNTO addressed the gathering and explained in detail about productivity linked incentive. As there was much delay in finalization of formula for PLI, Leaders demanded Adhoc PLI to be paid to employees in BSNL before festivals. Leaders from Haryana circle also attended the demonstration. Click Here
05-10-2015 : Organise Massive demonstration on 06-10-2015 and demand Adhoc PLI. All are requested to co-ordinate with other Unions/Associations to make the programme a grand success.
01-10-2015 : NFTE WISHES A HAPPY BSNL DAY - 2015 TO ONE AND ALL:- BSNL formed on 01-10-2000, completed 15 years. The glory of BSNL can be restored if we all join our hands together. “Long Live BSNL”.
01-10-2015 : To mark the foundation day of BSNL, celebrate consumer week from 01-10-2015 to 07-10-2015. Letter No.-32-2/2015/S&M-CM/25, Dated:-29-09-2015. Click Here
30-09-2015 : 5.3% increase in IDA from 01-10-2015. Total 102.6+5.3=107.9%.
30-09-2015 : Notification for holding 33rd National Council Meeting on 16-10-2015. File No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2015, Dated:-29-09-2015. Click Here
30-09-2015 : Unprecedented Strike. Editorial, Telecom (English & Hindi). Click Here
29-09-2015 : 33rd National Council Meeting will be held at 11.00 AM on 16-10-2015.
29-09-2015 : Organise massive demonstration on 6th Oct 2015 and demand for payment of “Adhoc PLI”. All are requested to co-ordinate with other Unions/Associations for grand success of demonstration at SSA/Circle head quarter.
28-09-2015 : UP (East) Circle Executive Committee meeting on 18-09-2015:- The circle executive committee meeting of UP (East) circle held under the presidentship of Com. Rajeev Verma circle President at Lucknow. A very good presence of District Secretaries and circle office bearers was one of the special feature of the meeting. Out of 31 SSAs representatives of 27 SSAs were participating. All the District Secretaries participated in debate. The meeting was addressed by Com. Ram Nath Pandy, Com. Sanjay Dubey Circle Secretary and it was also addressed by Mr. Shukla CGMT UP (East) circle. Click Here
26-09-2015 : Notice for National Executive Committee Meeting to be held from 1st Nov to 3rd Nov, 2015 at Aurangabad (Maharashtra). Click Here
26-09-2015 : Do Letter No.-250-5/2005-Pers –III(Pt), Dated:-24th Sept, 2015 from Mrs. Sujata Tapan Ray Director HR to all CGMs except Gujrat, Orissa and NE-1. Reg – furnishing data related to – Pay anomaly cases of non executives/executives. Click Here
26-09-2015 : A meeting of Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations held on 24-09-2015 under the Presidenship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh, GS NFTE and discussed the three agenda approved by the assembled house. The General Secretaries of BSNLEU (Com. P. Abhimanyu, convener) SNEA (Com. Sabastin), AIBSNLEA, (Com. Prahlad Ray) BSNLMS, (Com. Suresh Kumar) SNATTA, (Com. Sunil Gautam D.G.S) BTU, (Com. Hari Singh) BSNLOA attended and participated in discussion. (1) Payment of PLI- The Forum decided to conduct a massive demonstration on 6th October 2015. All the Circle/District Secretaries of NFTE are requested to organize the demonstration coordinating with all the other participants Unions/Associations of Forum. (2) In review of two days strike called by Forum in the month of April 2015 and further policy and programme to oppose subsidiary Tower sharing company, the discussion held in length but it was incomplete hence it was decided to hold another meeting of the Forum on 12th October, 2015
24-09-2015 : BSNLMRS – Guidelines for reimbursement of cost of appliances – CPAP/BIPAP/Oxygen Concentrator. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-19/15, dt-15-09-2015. Click Here
24-09-2015 : Guidelines regarding reversion in cadre of JTO to his parent cadre TTA- reg. Letter No.-5-21/Disc. cases/2015/Estt –IV, dt-23-09-2015. Click Here
24-09-2015 : Merger of QA Circle with Inspection Circle. Letter No.-4-2/2014-Restg.V.III/Pt. I, dt-23-09-2015. Click Here
24-09-2015 : Com. V. Bhaskara Rao a dedicated District level leader of NFTE (BSNL) of Guntur SSA, took his last breath on 22-09-2015 at the age of 58 yrs. The CHQ extends deep condolence on his demise.
23-09-2015 : Hostile and Vindictive attitude of Shri Vinod Kumar Singh, Term Cell officer at Telephone Bhawan R, Block, Patna against BSNL staff – Intervention reg. Letter No.TF-05/2015, dt-23-09-2015. Click Here
23-09-2015 : Release of fund for grant of GPF advances. Letter No.-TF-11/11, dt-23-09-2015. Click Here
23-09-2015 : Settlement of outdoor treatment claims etc – reg. Letter No.-TF-32/6, dt-23-09-2015. Click Here
23-09-2015 : Constitution of committee to review Medical Policy. Letter No.-TF-32/2, dt-23-09-2015. Click Here
23-09-2015 : Recruitment Rules of Upper Division Clerk (UDC) of CSS Stream in BSNL C.O. – Amendment therein. Letter No.-138-1/2012-CSS, dt-22-09-2015. Click Here
22-09-2015 : Call drops have invited serious concerns of PM and MOC and IT CGMs are required to take precautions for Mobile Network. Letter No.-CMD/BSNL/2015-L-7952, dt-18-09-2015. Click Here
22-09-2015 : Don’t Put Reception Committee of Aurangabad to difficulties:- The Maharashtra circle union as well as Reception Committee, Aurangabad both have intimated about the acute shortage of accommodation and they are not in position to make arrangements for stay of other than central office bearers, circle Secretaries and elected special invitees for National Executive meeting. They are making even above arrangements with limited resources. Circle Secretaries are requested to advise visitors not to trouble the host. They have to make their own arrangements for stay etc in case they come. Delegation fee is Rs. 1, 000/-. Click Here
22-09-2015 : Appeal for Blood:- Shri Shailendra Saraswat, JTO is admitted in Pushpanjali Hospital at Agra due to prolonged fever and reduced platelets counts to 10K. Require Blood Group from A-tive. Contact Sachin Ji-09412415550, Pradeep Ji- 09417233777
21-09-2015 : The employees share of EPF contribution to be borne by BSNL for old cases and not by employees as one time measure. Letter No.-500-85/CA-II/BSNL/EPF/2011/Vol.VI, Dated:- 17-09-2015. Click Here
21-09-2015 : Thanks to AIBSNLEA:- The real impediment for non-revision of pension of pre 2007 retirees as well as retired between 01-01-2007 to 31-05-2013 has been 60.40 ratio fixed by DOT in year 2006 for payment of pension. The NFTE has been raising the issue form very beginning as it was dangerous. The pension expenditures have already exceeded the 60% limit of receipts of Taxes fixed by DOT. A dangerous situation has developed which NFTE visualized from year 2006 itself. Pension cannot be linked with the Tax receipts. The future of employees pension has to be protected unitedly before it is too late.
19-09-2015 : The Govt of India, DOP, Vide No1/19/2013-P and PW(E), dt-16-09-2015 has issued orders that the service of employees after completion of 18 years and 5 years before retirement must be verified by the competent authority. This is statutory requirement. Click Here
19-09-2015 : Govt has issued orders to chop off the dead wood in Govt Sector:- The GOI, Department of Personnel, in letter No.-25013/01/2013 – Estt A- IV, dt-11-09-2015 has issued orders/guidelines to retire such Govt employees whose performance is poor and usefulness in the service is over. Similar exercise was done in year 1975-76 in the days of emergency in the country. The retirement exercise will be done periodically under FR56(j) and Rule 48 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. In BSNL the management is already armed with power to retire any official at the age of 55 years. Click Here
18-09-2015 : Dharna (16-09-2015) photos of Nagpur and Yavatmal (Maharashtra circle). Click Here
18-09-2015 : JTO RR is reportedly approved by BSNL Board with 5 years service eligibility condition for deptl candidates. Officiating JTOs to be regularized also as per provision in RR. NFTE efforts brought result.
17-09-2015 : Meeting with CMD, BSNL:- President and Secy, Com. Rajpal met the CMD and extended invitation to grace the open session and seminar on the eve of National Executive Meeting at Aurangabad. (II) CMD has been requested to get the JTO R/R approved by delinking the same with the HR plan. Board is meeting on 18th Sept.
17-09-2015 : View of “Dharna” (16-09-2015) Photos from different places. Click Here
17-09-2015 : BSNL HQR in letter No.-BSNL/Admn I/15-15/15, dt-09-09-2015 has sought the deficiencies and difficulties observed in Medical policy and suggestions for remedial action. Circle/District unions may inform the HQR about the difficulties and deficiencies and suggestions for remedy. Click Here
17-09-2015 : Very Hearty congratulations for holding successful “ Dharna” programme in the entire country against formation of Tower Company.
16-09-2015 : “Dharna” Programme conducted at Bombay against formation of Tower Company on 16-09-2015. - photos. Click Here
16-09-2015 : A massive Dharna held today at BSNL HQR in which large number of employees participated. The comrades from Haryana, UP(W), NTR and Corporate office participated in large number. Forum leaders, Com. Malhan (VP CHQ) and circle Secretaries Comrades Goyal (Haryana), Sompal Saini (UP West) addressed the meeting from NFTE. Dharna took place under the chairmanship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh, GS NFTE. Click Here
16-09-2015 : “Dharna” Programme conducted at different places against formation of Tower Company on 16-09-2015. - photos. Click Here
16-09-2015 : Corporate office clarified that reclassification/up-gradation of cities/towns is applicable to BSNL employees (absorbed and un- absorbed) w.e.f. 01-04-2015. Letter No.-1-12/2009-PAT(BSNL), dt-15-09-2015. Click Here
16-09-2015 :Meeting with Director (HR):- Click Here
16-09-2015 : Meeting with GM(Adm):- Management Committee has approved for distribution of Sim of Rs. 200/- Talk Value to BSNL staff serving in MTNL areas.
16-09-2015 : Delay in settlement of Indoor Medical claims of employees:- GM(A) has agreed to write to all CGMS for expeditious settlement.
16-09-2015 : Transfer of CSS staff:- The issue was raised and union demanded that the agreement to them be honoured. Director (HR) replied matter will be examined.
16-09-2015 : Massive Dharna started against formation of Tower Company in BSNL.
15-09-2015 : BSNL staff working under MTNL area will get Rs. 200/- Sim through Haryana Circle. Detail order will be issued very soon.
14-09-2015 : MAKE DHARNA A GRAND SUCCESS ON 16-09-2015:- Kindly start preparations for success of ‘Dharna’ programme on 16-09-2015. Govt have taken unilateral decision to form Tower Company to weaken BSNL. Neither BSNL management nor Govt have discussed the matter with BSNL unions/associations. So we strongly protest the move of Govt in this regard and demand to withdraw cabinet decision to form a subsidiary Tower Company.
12-09-2015 :BSNL eyes Rs. 42,000 crore revenue by 2018-19 for turnaround. (Source the Hindu) Click Here
12-09-2015 :Extension of name correction facility to circle users in Sanchar Soft. Letter No.-9-11/2010-SCM-CM/112, Dated:-11-09-2015. Click Here
11-09-2015 :Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations notice to CMD BSNL with regard to "Dharna" programme on 16-09-2015, againest formation of Tower Company. Click Here
11-09-2015 :Minimum Government-Maximum Governance- Simplification of Government procedure for abolition of affidavities and promotion of self-certification. Click Here
11-09-2015 :Message from CMD BSNL New Delhi: No. CMD/BSNL/2015-L 7708 Dated 10-09-2015. Click Here
11-09-2015 :Re-classification/Up-gradation of Cities/Town on basis of Census-2011 for the purpose of grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA) to Central Government Employee- The orders are effective from 01-04-2015. Letter No. 1-12/2009-PAT(BSNL).Dated 10-09-2015. Click Here
11-09-2015 : Corporate office issued guidlines for providing certain facilities in respect of persons with disablities who are already employed in government for performance of their duties. U.O. No. 28-1/2013/SCT(SG)/PT/490 Dated 09-09-2015. Click Here
10-09-2015 : Circle /District Secretaries kindly note:- All Circle/District Secretaries are requested to conduct “DHARNA ON 16-09-2015”, against formation of Tower Company. All are requested to co-ordinate with other unions for success of Dharna programme.
09-09-2015 : Circle Executive Committee Meeting of Himachal Pradesh Circle:- Click Here
09-09-2015 : CHQ extend warm greeting to All India office bearers headed by Com. G.L. Jogi, Com. A.A. Khan and Com. K. Sebastin, elected in the AIC held at Jaipur from 5th Sept to 7th Sept, 2015.
09-09-2015 : 2nd September Strike, photo of Purulia SSA (WBTC). Click Here
08-09-2015 : 2nd September Strike, photo of Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan). Click Here
08-09-2015 : Holding of Special Recruitment Drive for filling up the backlog vacancies of the RY-2012 reserved for SC, ST, OBCs in TTA cadre through Direct Recruitment. Letter No.-250-21/2015-Estt-III, Dated:-07-09-2015. Click Here
08-09-2015 : District Conference of Faizabad UP(E) on 07-09-2015:- The District conference was held under the presidentship of Com. R.J. Yadav. Com. Islam, Com. S.N. Rai (Vice President), Com. Gulab Rai and Com. Sanjay Dubey CS addressed the subject committee and seminar. In the open session General Manager, DGM and other officers addressed. Com. R.J. Yadav, Com. Patiraj Singh and Com. A.K. Singh were elected as president, District Secretary and Treasurer respectively.
07-09-2015 : Corporate office issued guidelines for conversion of GPF advance to withdrawal in ERP system. Letter No.-CIT/8-7/2012/ERP/Vol.-III, dt-07-09-2015. Click Here
07-09-2015 : AIC of SNEA (I) at Jaipur on 05-09-2015:- GS attended and addressed the open session on the occasion of AIC of SNEA (I) at Jaipur. A huge gathering was assembled in auditorium. Com. G.L. Yogi was in chair. The session was addressed by Com. V.A.N. Namboodiri, Com. Chandeshwar Singh GS NFTE, Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL, Shri N.K. Gupta Director(CFA) BSNL Board, Com. Swapan Chakraborty Actg G.S. BSNLEU, Com. Rakesh Sethi G.S. BSNLOA and other prominent Trade union leaders and high rank managers. G.S. greeted the meeting and wished it all success on behalf of NFTE BSNL. He also appealed the executives to lead the work force to perform better so that the growth and financial viability of BSNL can be ensured. Click Here
07-09-2015 : 2nd September Strike, photos of Tamilnadu circle. Click Here
07-09-2015 : 2nd September Strike, photos of A.P. circle and Indore (M.P.). Click Here
07-09-2015 : Formation of separate subsidiary Tower Company – reg. Letter No.-TF-18/9, Dated:-04-09-2015. Click Here
  04-09-2015 : All circle/District Secretaries please note:- Our CHQ office has shifted from C-4/1 to MS-II, Q. No.-21 & 17 ATUL GROVE ROAD, NEW DELHI - 110001. Kindly intimate the new address to Accounts officers (C)/disbursing officers, who were sending subscription cheque/online payment to NFTE (BSNL), to avoid “inconvenience to head quarter in getting subscription from SSA’s and circles”.
  03-09-2015 : 2nd September Strike Photos:- Click Here
  03-09-2015 : Vide BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, dt-02-09-2015 National Council has been reconstituted. BSNLEU has filled up their quota of members. Click Here
  03-09-2015 : CMD BSNL Vide No.- 10-16/2010-SCM-CM, dt-02-09-2015 has desired that 10 circles viz Chennai, Tamilnadu, West Bengal, J&K, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, MP, NE-II, UP(W), which are negative in revenue should try to get targets and maintain the growth momentum.
  03-09-2015 : Formation of Tower Company as per Cabinet decision of 5th August, 2015:- The following is the operative portion of the cabinet decision. “In-principle” approval to the proposal for hiving off the telecom tower infrastructure of BSNL into a separate subsidiary company which will be fully owned by BSNL. Consequent to approval, Department of Telecommunications, will constitute an interministerial Group consisting of representatives of DPE, DoPPW, and DEA for working out the capital structure and organizational structure of the new company after market valuation of its tower assets holding for consideration of the Union Cabinet”.
02-09-2015 : Congrats and greetings for organising successful strike.
02-09-2015 : NFTE HQR New No. +91 11 23316656, 23315677, 23351877, 23353245
02-09-2015 : Payment of PLI to Non-Executive staff-reg Click Here
  01-09-2015 : Organise strike on 2nd September whole heartedly...NFTE BSNL HQR..
  01-09-2015 :Organise massive dharna at ssa, circle and bsnl hqr on 16th september against govts decision to form subsidiary tower company to kill bsnl. Dharna should be of all unions. Nfte will mobilise 300 employees from ntr, haryana and upwest for bsnl hqr dharna.
  31-08-2015 : PLI meeting:- Click Here
  31-08-2015 : Expansion of Wi-Max services in BSNL - reg. Letter No.-TF-19/4, Dated:-28-08-2015. Click Here
  31-08-2015 : Minimum Government – Maximum Governance – Simplification of Government procedure for abolition of affidavits and promotion of self – certification. Letter No.-48-5/2015-Pen. (B), Dated:-28-08-2015. Click Here
  31-08-2015 : Review and monitoring of implementation of reservation policy for Scheduled Castes in BSNL – Submission of ATR. Letter No.-250-17/2013-Estt.III(Pt.), Dated:-27-08-2015. Click Here
  28-08-2015 : NFTE GREETINGS ON THE EVE OF ONAM AND RAKSHABANDHAN. We wish a very happy Onam and Rakshabandhan to all our BSNL Employees. Click Here
  28-08-2015 : NFTE HQR office to shift from C-4/1 Bangla Saheb Road, New Delhi:- The NFTE HQR office will be in process of shifting from C-4/1 Bangla Saheb Road to MS-2 Quarter 21 and 17 at Atul Gove, New Delhi.
  28-08-2015 : Decision to Destroy or Revive ?. Editorial, Telecom (English & Hindi). Click Here
  28-08-2015 : SEWA BSNL governing body headed by Com. P.N. Perumal as per President and Com. N.D. Ram as General Secretary has been recoginsed by BSNL Co vide No.-65-3/2015-SCT, dated:-27-08-2015. NFTE(BSNL) CHQ congratulates the Comrades of SEWA BSNL and wish that a strong unity may be built up under the steamed leadership of Com. P.N. Perumal and Com. N.D. Ram. Click Here
  27-08-2015 : Local officiating promotion of qualified personnel to the Cadre of JAO- Request for consideration. Letter No.-TF-14/2(c), Dated:-24-08-2015. Click Here
  27-08-2015 : Non-applicability of Rule 55(II) (b) of BSNL CDA Rules, 2006. Letter No.-TF-13/8, Dated:-24-08-2015. Click Here
  27-08-2015 : Declaration of JAO result in Tamilnadu – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/5, Dated:-24-08-2015. Click Here
  27-08-2015 : Presidential orders in r/o TSMs appointed as Telecom Mechanic after 01-10-2000 and casual labourers other than TSMs regularized straight way as RMs – Issuance of POs reg. Letter No.-TF-24/4, Dated:-24-08-2015. Click Here
  27-08-2015 : NFTE (BSNL) Easter Telecom Project Kolkata:- A District Branch of NFTE (BSNL) has been established under CGM ETP Kolkata which conference was held on 8th August, 2015 in which Com. Salil TM, Com. Ganesh Sah RM and Com. Sumit Baran Majumdar TM were elected unanimously as President District Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Com. Tapan Bishwaas circle Secretary West Bengal, Com. M.K. Das ACS WBT, Com. Ramjeet Kumar Mukharjee Vice President WBT circle were also present on this occasion.
  27-08-2015 : Vacancies in the Cadre of JAOs as on 1st July, 2015 he intimated to BSNL HQR. Letter No.-4-6/2015-SEA, dt-24-08-2015 to CGMs. Click Here
  27-08-2015 : Restructuring of OL Cadres in BSNL:- President and GS met GM (Pers) and discussed about restructuring of OL Cadres and requested him to prevent discrimination. Click Here
  27-08-2015 : District conference and seminar with grand show at Jamshedpur on 21st & 22nd August 2015:- Click Here
  22-08-2015 : Joint Convention of Maharashtra Circle held at Pune on 20-08-2015, to organise the 2nd September General Strike. The meeting was held in the Udyan Ganesh Mangal Karalaya in Pune. Apart from the comrades of Pune, comrades from all SSAs also attended the meeting. Com.R.N.Ayare, Circle Secretary, NFTE BSNL & President, Circle Joint Forum, presided over the meeting. The meeting was addressed by Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ, NFTE, Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS BSNLEU, Com.Dr.Bhalchandra Kango (AITUC), Com.Nagesh Nalawade, Convener, Circle Joint Forum, Com.M.S.Adsule, Circle Secretary, SNEA, Com.Deshpande Vice President BMS, Com.Kamble, ACS, SEWA BSNL. Apart from this, Com.John Vergese, AGS BSNLEU, Com.Dilip Jagdale, DS NFTE BSNL, were also present on the dais. The leaders spoke at length on the necessity for BSNL employees to join the strike. They also elaborately explained the attacks being made on the trade union rights and concessions being handed out to the corporate. They called upon the comrades, to make the 2nd September General Strike a historic success. Click Here
  22-08-2015 : Letter from Director (HR) BSNL New Delhi to (11) circles with regard to consolidation of SSAs into Business Areas. File No.-4-02/2014 Restg/Vol.III, Dated:-20-08-2015. Click Here
  22-08-2015 : Corporate office guidelines for Retention of BSNL Staff Quarters at “DELHI” on transfer, Retirement/Death etc. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn/Staff Qrs. (Retn)/31-3/2015, Dated:-19-08-2015. Click Here
  22-08-2015 : Corporate office issued guidelines to all CGMs for indication of Aadhaar Number in the Salary Package Software/Service Books/Pension Papers of Government Employees as per PMO direction. Letter No.-48-5/2015-Pen (B), Dated:-19-08-2015. Click Here
  21-08-2015 : Com G. C. Bhowal, former president of NFTE BSNL expired today. Chq condoles the death and convey heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
  20-08-2015 : Notification for meeting of the committee on new scheme of Bonus/PLI based on performance management system to be held at 11.00 A.M on 31-08-2015. Letter No.-1-5/2012-Restg, Dated:-20-08-2015. Click Here
  20-08-2015 : Corporate office fixed 31-08-2015 is last date to furnish casual labour engagement details from circles for extension of gratuity. F. No.-11-3/1014-LE, dt-19-08-2015. Click Here
  19-08-2015 : PLI:- The meeting of PLI Committee is scheduled to meet on 31st August. President and member of PLI committee met the Sr. GM(Restg) and requested that the management side should get formula prepared and place the same in the ensuing meeting for expeditious finalization. It is learnt that the matter of minimum amount of PLI has been referred to DPE.
  19-08-2015 : Corporate office issued instructions to all circles to intimate in 5 days, if any short fall is envisaged in availability of SIM’s in the circle for the period from August 15 to March, 2016. Letter No.-53-104/2010-CMTS (Pt)/, Dated:-18-08-2015. Click Here
  18-08-2015 : Meeting between management and unions on PLI issue will be held on 31-08-2015.
  18-08-2015 : Clarification in respect of implementation of policy guidelines issued by BSNL C.O. in respect of PA/PS of BSNL field units. Letter No.-15-07/2011-Pers-II, Dated:-18-08-2015. Click Here
  18-08-2015 : Wage loss of non-executive employees other than TTAs:- President met GM(Est) and told her that other non-executive employees appointed after 01-01-2007 are also facing wage loss which need protection like TTAs. She told figures are being collected from circle.
  18-08-2015 : HRA payment on enhanced rate as per upgradation of cities and Town as per notification of DOE:- It is being processed.
  17-08-2015 : NFTE firm on Designation agreement with some modification in Sr. TOA Cadre:- Rumours are being floated that the Designation Agreement has been rejected by the Management Committee. NFTE will not budge even an inch so far agreement is concerned will persuade the management to accept modification in respect of Sr. TOA Cadre. Ignore rumours.
  14-08-2015 : HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY:- Click Here
  14-08-2015 : BSNL unions and Associations served notice for General Strike on 2nd September, 2015 to CMD BSNL on 14-08-2015. Click Here
  14-08-2015 : JTO LICE 2013 result of Tamilnadu circle declared today.
  14-08-2015 : Sim of Rs. 200/- Talk Value to BSNL staff serving in MTNL areas:- President and Secy, Com. K.S. Kulkarni met GM(Adm). In course of discussions he said by next meeting of Management Committee matter will be resolved. The staff working in MTNL areas will get Sim of Rs. 200/- Talk Value from NCR areas.
  14-08-2015 : Meeting with Director (HR):- President and Secy, Com. Kulkarni met the Director (HR) and requested to advise CGMT, Punjab to review LICE JTO result as per CAT’s orders as well as circle office commitment in the Court. Unnecessary litigation may not be made.
  14-08-2015 : Tower Company:- It is difficult to understand the motive of Govt for formation of Tower Company. The NFTE will react only after in depth study with the functionaries of the union. Cabinet decision, appearing in News papers clearly speak that the Tower Company will be handed over to expert for develop.
  14-08-2015 : NFTE Accounts Details. Click Here
  14-08-2015 : DOT’s approval for 36 TSM’s presidential order out of 43 in M.P. Circle. Letter No.-269-2/2011-P-IV/LE(Vol.III), Dated:-12-08-2015. Click Here
  14-08-2015 : Lunch hour demonstration on 12-08-2015 against Cabinet decision for approval of Tower Company – Photos. Click Here
  14-08-2015 : Meeting with CMD, BSNL:- The CMD held a meeting with the unions and associations of Forum on 13th instant. The Director (HR) and concerned officers handling Technical job were also present. President, Com. Islam represented the NFTE(BSNL):- Click Here
  13-08-2015 : BSNL Management held discussions with unions on the issue of Broad Band outsourcing today in corporate office :- Click Here
  13-08-2015 : Items of agenda for NC. TF-2/3, Dated:-12-08-2015. Click Here
  13-08-2015 : LDCE for filling up of vacancies of TMs- Andaman – Nicobar circle. Letter No.-TF-14/2(d), Dated:-13-08-2015. Click Here
  13-08-2015 : Com. N.J. Bhatia Secretary CHQ and Com. H.R. Tiwary Vice President CHQ met Director (HR) on 10-08-2015, discussed the staff issues like delay in payment of GPF advances and withdrawal. They also drew the attention of the Director(HR) regarding shortage of materials in the field like, Drop wire, Clip instrument, modems which causes difficulties in providing of land line/Broad band connections. The Director(HR) responded positively for needful action.
  12-08-2015 : Resolution on Tower Company:- As per the recommendations of KPMG consultant BSNL Towers numbering more than 60000 are to be taken away from BSNL to form a separate company. We have come to know through Media that Cabinet decision is taken for the same. The approved cabinet note is yet to come to light. It is reported that separate Tower Company is for higher tenancy, commercial focus and to have strategic partner and it will be handed over to person expert in development. The Circle Secretary meeting apprehends that the decision of hiring off all BSNL aerial assets would do more harm to the financial and commercial parameters of BSNL. The Circle Secretary meeting suggest that the CHQ should take all the initiatives, Joining. with other unions to fight on this evil design and safeguard the network.
  12-08-2015 : Resolution on Outsourcing of Broad Band:- The Management of BSNL has circulated the guidelines to CGMs for expression of intents (EOI- Tender) to select firms for outsourcing of BB. Faults at subscribers premise s including ‘Line Faults’ from DP is to be outsourced. We come to know that 23rd Management committee meeting held on 08-04-2015 has given green signal for pilot schemes in major state head qrs like Chennai, Calcutta, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Dehradune and major SSAs like Pune, Nagpur, Meerut, Noida, Faridabad etc. The circle Secy meeting strongly oppose the move of BSNL management and appeal to repose faith on the work force By dialogue and discussion with unions BSNL can find solution for improving the QOs of BB and growth of BB utilizing the internal manpower fully.
  12-08-2015 : Circle Secretaries meet at Delhi on 10-08-2015 & 11-08-2015 – Photo Gallery. Click Here
  12-08-2015 : Demonstration held today at BSNL HQR against formation of Tower Company. General Secy addressed the gathering. Com. Pattabiraman C.S. Tamilnadu, Com. Gopalkrishanan Secy HQR and Com. K.R. Kulkarni Secy HQR also participated in the demonstration.
  12-08-2015 : The NFTE vide letter No.-TF-14/2(b), dt-10-07-2015 has requested BSNL HQR to issue orders for recalculation of the vacancies of JTO in Tamilnadu and declared get the result. BSNL corporate office in letter No.-5-11/2009/Estt-IV, dt-10-08-2015 has issued orders for declaration of result. Click Here
  12-08-2015 : Resolution on HR Plan:- The meeting of Circle Secretaries held at New Delhi discussed thoroughly the issue of HR plan and Deloitte recommendations. The meeting analyzed the point wise recommendations of Deloittee and following action at the level of Management Committee and Board. Organisational Restructuring, Redefining manpower as per Market practice, performance culture, acquiring skills in Sales marketing, CSC, IT, – Hiring off role professionals, SSA merger, 50% Salary support from the Govt, outsourcing mtce, network are some of the decisions accepted by the board. The meeting apprehend strongly that many of the recommendations of counter productive in nature. Assurance of transfer area within the existing “SSA limit” is given and letter from Restructuring to union also assuring that there is no retrenchment and all the existing employees will be carried as till retirement with pay, career progression and all other facilities and terms and conditions at par with normal employees though shown against supernumararery. The meeting expresses it resentment for marking more than 90,000 employees as supernumararery and taking efforts for outsourcing of network. The meeting caution since that our land assets should be protected and should not be given up in the name of monetizing. The meeting appeals the management to have point wise discussion with the unions to arrive at consensuses before taking any final call on the Deloittee recommendations.
  12-08-2015 : Resolution adopted on PLI in circle Secretaries meeting :- The circle Secretaries meeting of NFTE held on Aug 10, 11th 2015 deliberated alongwith the issue of PLI and the hitherto proceedings of the committee. The meeting appreciates the efforts taken by the PLI committee members and request the committee members to finalise the formula with some assured minimum. The meeting takes cognizance of the expectations of the employees that Bonus issue should be clinched chit before Puja of this year. The circle Secretary Meeting suggests CHQ to give agitation call in Sept 2015, if PLI issue is not settled at the earliest.
  12-08-2015 : Strike on 2nd September, 2015:- All Central Trade Unions are organizing Strike on 2nd September, 2015 against anti-labour policy of the present Govt. The meeting of Circle Secretaries of NFTE (BSNL) has decided to participate and organize strike on the day. Resolution adopted:- Click Here
  12-08-2015 : Change in Designation :- The Circle Secretaries meeting of NFTE BSNL held at New Delhi held on 10-08-2015 & 11-08-2015, appreciates the efforts of the members of Designation Committee for bringing an agreement. The contents of the agreement are broadly agreeable excepting in the case of ‘Office Associate’. The Circle Secretaries meeting suggests the CHQ to take all efforts to bring desirable change in respect of Sr. TOAs to feel proud of their future designation. The meeting suggests that the Sr. TOAs working in NE-9 and NE-10 scale be designated as Assistant Supdt and Dy. Supdt respectively.
  12-08-2015 : National Executive meeting on 1st, 2nd and 3rd November 2015 at Aurangabad in Maharashtra circle, details of place of the meeting and accommodation will be intimated later.
  12-08-2015 : Chennai circle Conference:- Chennai circle conference held on 05-08-2015 & 06-08-2015 and the conference elected the office – bearers for the circle union unanimously. Comrades M.K. Ramasamy, C.K. Mathivanan and C. Ravi were elected as circle President, Circle Secretary and circle Treasurer respectively.
  10-08-2015 : As per notification dated 28 July 2015. The meeting of circle Secretaries started at 11.00 am today after paying homage to late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam former President of India.
  10-08-2015 : Conduct lunch hour demonstration on 12-08-2015 against the decision of Cabinet for formation Tower Company within the entity.
  10-08-2015 : G.S. attended a meeting at Patna on 8th August 2015 which was organised by NFTE District Branch of Patna SSA. The meeting was attended by 200 members including ladies Comrades and it was addressed by Com. S.K. Dubey C.S. Bihar, Ramlakhan Singh D.S. Patna. Click Here
  08-08-2015 : Seminar at Ara (Bihar):- G.S. attended an area level seminar at Ara Bihar on 07-08-2015. The seminar was organised on the occasion of District conference of Ara NFTE (BSNL). It was attended by the workers of Patna and Sasaram SSAs. The seminar on the subject “Revival of BSNL and role of BSNL workers” was placed by Com. Ghanshyam Prasad, Distt. Secretary Ara and Shri R.K. Morya TDM Ara, Shri Prajapati DE Buxar, Shri Kriti Sarkar CAO. Shri K. Bhaskar DE(A) Ara, Com. C. Singh G.S., Com. S.K. Dubey C/s Bihar, Com. Ram Lakhan Singh D.S. Patna, Com. Keshaw Parsad D.S. Sasaram, Shri Sanjay Singh ACS Bihar, Shri Vikram Kumar Treasurer, Bihar participated in debate and they assured to perform extra duty in marketing to improve land line services as appealed by the G.S. in his speech. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by Com. L.P. Ray. Click Here
  08-08-2015 : Chennai Telephones Circle Conference of NFTE (BSNL):- Click Here
  08-08-2015 : Participate in Post Card Campaign whole heartedly for the revival of BSNL:- Click Here
  08-08-2015 : Hold nation wise demonstrations on 12th August, 2015:- The Govt has decided to form subsidiary Tower Company to kill the BSNL. Therefore, hold nationwide demonstration on 12th August as per call of forum of all Unions and Associations in BSNL. The demonstration be wide spread and should be covered by media.
  08-08-2015 : Agreement for change of designation of Cadres signed on 28th July, 2015:- Click Here
  07-08-2015 : Meeting with Director (HR):- President accompanied with Secy, Com. Rajpal and circle Secy, corporate office met the Director (HR) and discussed the following problems. (1) (a) Filling up of vacant posts of Telecom Mechanics. (b) Diversion of TM psots to such SSAs where trained personnel are available. (c) upgradation of trained officials to TM Cadre alongwith their posts. (2) Review of result of JTO LICE examination, held on 02-06-2013, in Punjab as per CAT’s orders. (3) Allotment of suitable accommodation for NFTE HQR office.
  07-08-2015 : The Cabinet of Govt of India has approved the proposal of DOT/BSNL regarding formation of BSNL Subsidiary Tower Company. There is provision for strategic Partners. BSNL’s equity shares will be transferred unions have not been consulted. Protest Letter No.-TF-6/7, dt-06-08-2015 to CMD BSNL for remedial measures. Click Here
  07-08-2015 : The merger of Jind SSA with Sonipat in Haryana is against all parameters fixed by BSNL HQR. Letter No.-TF-08/2015, Dated:-05-08-2015 to Director (HR). Click Here
  07-08-2015 : The result of JTO LICE held on 02-06-2013 be reviewed as per Court’s orders. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-06-08-2015 to Director (HR). Click Here
  07-08-2015 : Revision in rates of uniform, shoes, chappals, jersy etc be done. Letter No.-TF22/2, dt-06-08-2015 to Director (HR). Click Here
  07-08-2015 : Shortage of materials vis-à-vis “Free Calling Scheme” in Haryana. Letter No.-TF-19/3, Dated:-06-08-2015. Click Here
  07-08-2015 : The RMs qualified and trained be upgraded alongwith their posts. The vacant posts of TMs be filled up. Letter No.-24/2(a), , dt-05-08-2015 to Director (HR) BSNL. Letter No.-TF-24/2(a), Dated:-05-08-2015. Click Here
  06-08-2015 : BSNL in its letter No.-8-53/PDP-CFA/2013-14/Pt.2, dt-05-08-2015 has extended incoming calls upto 31-08-2015 on all DNP numbers to popularize the free night calling scheme to achieve restoration of basic phones. Click Here
  06-08-2015 : Govt’s nod for formation of separate BSNL’s Tower Company and to handover a person familiar with the development. Click Here
  06-08-2015 : Review of JTO LICE result of year 2013 in respect of Punjab circle:- President accompanied with Distt President of Hoshiarpur SSA met GM(Rectt) and requested for review of result in view of CAT’s judgment.
  06-08-2015 : BSNL vide letter No.-500-57/2014-15/CA-I/BSNL/GPF/Vol VII/24, dt-05-08-2015 has issued orders for nomination of STS level officer in each circle to coordinate with the CCAs on GPF matters. Click Here
  06-08-2015 : BSNL management donot want to take workers into confidence:- Click Here
  05-08-2015 : Meeting with Director (Enterprise):- President and Circle Secretaries Haryana and BSNL HQR met Director (Enterprise) and congratulated him for the taking over charge of new assignment. He admitted shortage of materials. In course of talks he revealed that there is heavy demand of lease lines and for their upgradation. He has already signed agreements with the Punjab Bank. Agreement will take place tomorrow with Canara Bank also for lines.
  05-08-2015 : Meeting with Dy. GMT (Restg):- President accompanied with circle Secretaries Haryana and BSNL HQR met Dy. GMT (Restg) and discussed merger of Jind with Sonipat SSA. She told comments have been asked from circle. The union representatives urged that the decision be expedited.
  05-08-2015 : Message dt-04-08-2015 from Shri N.K. Mehta, Director (Enterprise) promising to remove bottlenecks of shortage of materials. He is open to suggestions and feedback relating to Enterprise Business plans. Click Here
  04-08-2015 : Introduction of Promotional offer for Independence Day under prepaid mobile services. Letter No.-26-07/2011-T&C-CM(pt), Dated:-03-08-2015. Click Here
  01-08-2015 : Revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners. Letter No-38/37/08-P&PW(A), Dated:- 30-07-2015. Click Here
  31-07-2015 : Shri N.K. Mehta, Presently ED,IT in BSNL HQR will take over charge of Director (Enterprise) Vice Shri Rai from tomorrow dt 1st August. CHQ convey greetings to him.
  31-07-2015 : 3rd Distt. Conference NFTE(BSNL) Gaya Bihar held on 30-07-2015. G.S. addressed the session. Click Here
  31-07-2015 : Shri A.N. Rai, Director (Enterprise) retires:- Shri A.N. Rai, Director (E) retired today. He was director (HR) for years and held the charge of CMD also. He helped us in getting Recognition Rules changed. He also played key role in settlement of IDA fixation benefit. Com. Islam alongwith Comrades H.N. Sharma (Circle Secy, corporate office), Naresh Kumar (SPI) and other colleagues met him and paid regards by offering garlands, shawl and Bouquet. CHQ wished him happy retired life. Click Here
  31-07-2015 : Discrimination neither Desirable nor Acceptable. Editorial, Telecom (English & Hindi). Click Here
  30-07-2015 : Meeting with GM(EST):- President met GM(Est) today and raised the following points. (I) JTO LICE result of Tamilnadu:- Issue referred for legal opinion. Further action on receipt of opinion. (II) Absorption of qualified and trained personnel to the Cadre of TM:- Vacancies arising out due to death, retirements etc are not being filled up. Detailed note will be submitted for action.
  30-07-2015 : Ludhiana District conference:- The District conference took place on 27th July under the Presidentship of Com. Mohinder Singh. The conference was attended by Comrades Islam, Mahender Singh (V.P.), Surjeet Singh (CS), Swatantra Kumar (Sr. leader), Hoshiar Singh Grewal Distt Secy (Sangrur), Onkar Singh Rana (DS Hoshiarpur and Sr. leader), Ajit Singh (ACS) and Circle Treasurer (Com. S. Rai) and they addressed) the GM(Shri Vinay Agarwal), Addl GM and other officers also attended. GM in his address said there is no CPEs for Wi-Max but BB modules are in plenty and for this we have to publicise amongst the subscribers. Com. Islam touched the important staff problems as well as to BSNL’s condition. Circle Secy, Com. Surjeet Singh. CS also addressed the session, Com. Raina and President offered vote of thanks. Comrades Mohinder Singh (Retd TM), Vinay Rana and Jeewan Kumar have been elected as President, Distt Secy and Treasurer respectively.
  30-07-2015 : Payment procedure in r/o advances and withdrawals of employees absorbed in BSNL. F.No-BSNL/39-9/SR/2015, Dated:-29-07-2015. Click Here
  29-07-2015 : Corporate office instructions to all CGM’s to update the staff information in ERP in respect of designation, residential address and category of employee (SC/ST/OBC/GE). Letter No.-3-1/2013-Estt.III, Dated:-28-07-2015. Click Here
  29-07-2015 : Corporate office instructions to all CGM’s for settlement of outdoor claims. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-5/15 (Pt.), Dated:-28-07-2015. Click Here
  29-07-2015 : Meeting with CMD BSNL:- President GS and circle Secy, Jharkhand (Com. Mahabir Singh) met the CMD, BSNL on 28th July and raised the following points. (I) Provision of materials for restoration of Landlines and NTC to meet the demands of the subscribers due to “Free Call Facility in Night”. (II) Supply of modems for Wi-Max services to provide connections. There is enough demand but due to non-availability of modems connections are not being provided. (III) Steps be taken to recruit middle level officers.
  29-07-2015 : All circle Secretaries please note:- Venue of the meeting and accommodation on 10-08-2015 & 11-08-2015 at SHRI GURU RAM RAY UDASIN ASHRAM, ARAMBAGH PANCHKUIA ROAD, NEW DELHI, NEAR R.K. ASHRAM METRO STATION. Care taker No.-8377070835 (Shri Ramlal Tiwari).
  29-07-2015 : Minutes of the Meeting of the Joint Committee for Change of Designations of non-executive employees in BSNL held on 28-07-2015. Letter No.-2-4/2007-Restg (Vol-II), Dated:-28-07-2015. Click Here
  29-07-2015 : Provision of writer to the employees with Disabilities in writing including that of speed during examinations. Letter No.-28-01/2015-SCT (SG)/387, Dated:-27-07-2015. Click Here
  28-07-2015 : The BSNL HQR be contacted for shortage of Dropwire, jumper wire, clip phones etc. CMD DO No.-7-3/2015(PHM), dt-23-07-2015. Click Here
  28-07-2015 : Understanding arrived at between management and staff side for change in designation. It is as under:- (1) RM – Telecom Assistant, (2) TM – Telecom Technician (3) TTAs – JE, (4) NE 11 and NE 12 Sr. TOAs – office supdt, (5) other Sr. TOAs – office Associate. Minutes to be signed at 4 PM.
  28-07-2015 : Missile Man no more:- The Missile Man, Bharatratna and former President of India breathed his last on 27th July at Shillong while delivering lecture in IIM. India missed the missile man and a great scientist for ever. NFTE joins the nation in the mournings and pay respectful homage to the great man. Click Here
  28-07-2015 : Repatriation of ITS personnel:- 100 ITS personnel have been repatriated to DOT. It is learnt they will be send back to BSNL after few weeks.
  27-07-2015 : Outsourcing of Broadband Maintenance etc. Letter No.-TF-19/3, Dated:-27-07-2015. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : Schemes of "Free Night Calling" and Free All India Roaming". Letter No.-TF-19/3, Dated"-27-07-2015. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : There is no age restriction of 40 years for departmental candidates to appear in Telecom Mechanic LDCE. BSNL HQR has already clarified Vide No.-250-3/2012-Pers III, dt-03-06-2013. Deptl candidates can appear against outside quota upto 40 years of age. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : Message dt- 20th July form Director (HR) on taking over charge – NFTE responds to her message. Letter No.-TF-21/6(d), Dated:-27-07-2015. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : Protection of wage loss to the employees appointed on or after 1st January, 2007 vis –a- vis discrimination to RMs, TMs and Sr. TOAs. Letter No.-TF-9/2, dt-27-07-2015 to Director(HR) to do away discrimination. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : TF-32/2, dt-27-07-2015 requesting GM(Adm) to remove the condition in Nomination of union representative for Medical Committee. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : Wi-Max services-demand. Letter No.-TF-19/4, Dated:-27-07-2015. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : Grant of HRA to BSNL staff as per re-classification and upgradation of cities and towns. Letter No.-TF-10/4(a), Dated:-27-07-2015. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : Maharashtra Circle Executive Committee Meeting at Satara on 24-07-2015 and 25-07-2015. Click Here
  27-07-2015 : Circle Secretaries meeting:- A meeting of circle Secretaries has been fixed for 10th and 11th August at Delhi to assess the effects of recent decisions of BSNL “Free PAN India Roaming” and “Night Free Calling” schemes. The organizational position will also be discussed. The circle Secretaries must come to participate with full preparation and details.
  25-07-2015 : Board Meeting on 10th August:- It is learnt that the BSNL Board will meet on 10th, August. In this meeting it is expected BSNL’s HR plan, provisional, will be placed for consideration and thereafter unions will be consulted. It will again be sent to Board for final approval.
  25-07-2015 : Rs.200/- value Sim to employees serving in MTNL areas:- Management Committee has desired to explore the possibilities for providing BSNL’s Rs. 200/- value Sims to staff serving in MTNL areas instead of cash.
  25-07-2015 : Nomination/Election of an office bearer of the Non-executive Union-Whether a JTO can be the office bearer of a Non-executive Association/Union. Letter No.-BSNL/5/SR/2002/Pt, Dated:-27-08-2002. Click Here
  24-07-2015 : Meeting with Director(HR):- President accompanied with Comrades Rajpal and Rajmouli met Director (HR) and raised the following issues and requested as under:- (1) The official side should prepare draft formula for grant of PLI to staff and it should guarantee minimum amount even if parameters are not achieved. (2) Discrimination in extension of benefits between executives and non-executives and amongst non-executives be avoided. (3) Tainted, charge sheeted and non-performers ITS personnel be repatriated. (4) Holding of departmental exams in accordance with modified RRs of JTO/JAO be expedited.
  24-07-2015 : Shortage of Wi-Max Modules:- President met Director(E) today and apprised him that there is much demand of Wi-Max services. But due to non-availability of Modumes. SSAs are not in position to provide connections.
  24-07-2015 : Re-classification/Upgradation of Cities/Towns on the basis of census-2011 for the purpose of grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA) to Central Government employees. Letter No.-2/5/2014-E.II(B), Dated:-21-07-2015. Click Here
  22-07-2015 : Clarification for reimbursement of dietary supplements under BSNLMRS. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-6/14, Dated:-17-04-2015. Click Here
  22-07-2015 : Compassionate ground appointment (CGA) – Circle High Power Committee. Letter No.-273-19/2015/CGA/E-IV, Dated:- 15-07-2015. Click Here
  21-07-2015 : Director (HR)’s message, dt-20-07-2015:- Click Here
  21-07-2015 : Non applicability of Rule(ii)(b) of BSNL CDA Rule 2006 in respect of absorbed employees. Letter No.-2-4/2011-Restg.(pt), Dated:- 21-07-2015. Click Here
  17-07-2015 : Mother of Com. Islam Ahmad (All India President) has taken her last breath on 17-07-2015 in the afternoon. CHQ condoles her death and share the grief of the family.
  17-07-2015 : Meeting with Director (HR):- G.S. and Com. Rajmouli Treasurer met Ms. Sujata Ray Director (HR) and discussed regarding merger of Jind SSA with Sonipat without considering the para meters circulated by BSNL corporate office. Jind is a potentially business area in all respects and far off place form Sonipat. Besides this the issue of union accommodation, PLI, GSM Sim of Rs.200/- to BSNL staff working in MTNL area and endorsement of staff related letters to recognized unions were also discussed. Director (HR) responded positively on the above issues and assured action within two days.
  17-07-2015 : Meeting with Sr.GM(Est):- G.S. and Com. Rajmouli met Sr. GM(Est) and discussed about the delay in conducting HPC’s in circles in respect of compassionate ground appointments. She assured needful action in the matter.
  14-07-2015 : Designation Committee Meeting on 28-07-2015 at 11AM in Conference Room, 5th Floor, BSNL New Delhi - 110001. Letter No.-2-4/2007-Restg, Dated:-13-07-2015. Click Here
  14-07-2015 : Corporate office issued IDA order i.e. 102.6% w.e.f. 01-07-2015. Letter No.-14-1/2012-PAT(BSNL), Dated:-14-07-2015. Click Here
  14-07-2015 : Merger of Jind SSA with Sonipat business area ignoring all the parameters vide No.-4-2/2014-Restg (V-III), Dated:-19-Feb, 2015. Click Here
  14-07-2015 : One advance increment to TTA’s who appointed on or after 01-01-2007 and up to 07-05-2010, with arrears. This increment should not be absorbed in future increments. F. No.-1-02/2012-PAT(BSNL), Dated:-13-07-2015. Click Here
  13-07-2015 : BSNL New Mobile Plan'AMULYA' Launched with 20ps/min calling in A.P. Circle. Click Here
  11-07-2015 : Ms. Sujatha T. Ray assumed charge of Director (HR) BSNL, NFTE delegation led by G.S. met her and wished all success to strengthen the organization at this challenged scenario.
  11-07-2015 : G.S., Com. Rajamouli, Com. M.P. Singh met GM(SR) and discussed acceptance of membership forms in C.O, early conducting of designation committee meeting and guide lines for immunity transfer.
  11-07-2015 : Management Trainee (Internal/External) examination postponed for six months. F. No.-74-2/2015-Rectt, Dated:-07-07-2015. Click Here
  10-07-2015 : Abnormal delay in publication of JTO LICE results in Tamilnadu Circle on the basis of recalculated vacancies. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-10-07-2015. Click Here
  10-07-2015 : Merger of QA Circle with Inspection Circle. F. No.-4-2/2014-Restg.V-III/Pt.-I, Dated:-08-07-2015. Click Here
  10-07-2015 : Holding of Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion of PA to the grade of PS in BSNL Corporate Office on 12-10-2015. Letter No.-32-1/2015-Rectt, Dated:-09-07-2015. Click Here
  09-07-2015 : Corporate office guide lines to all circles/SSAs’ for conducting press conferences to give vide publicity for “Night free Calling” and “Free PAN India Roaming. Letter No.-7-3-2015PHM, Dated:-09-07-2015. Click Here
  09-07-2015 : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar 125th year birth day celebrations and WFTU 70th year celebrations held at Darmapuri in Tamilnadu circle on 08-07-2015. Senior leaders Com. R.K., Com. Jayaraman, Com. Kamaraj and other leaders addressed the session.
  09-07-2015 : Ms. S.T. Ray, presently working as Executive Director (Finance), appointed as Director (HR) BSNL for a period of five years. NFTE congratulates her and wish her successful in new assignment. Letter No.-414-09/2014-Pers.I, Dated:-08-07-2015. Click Here
  09-07-2015 : DPE issued order on revised IDA from 01-07-2015 (i.e. 102.6%) – 2007 pay scales – 1997 pay scales. Click Here
  08-07-2015 : Out sourcing of Broad Band provisioning & maintenance:- BSNL management is contemplating to out source Broad Band provisioning & maintenance in 9 circles in the first phase. It is also learnt that tenders were floated for Tamilnadu, Chennai & Rajasthan circles to out source Broad Band provisioning and maintenance. NFTE is strongly opposing the move of BSNL management, which is jeopardy to the future of TM/TTA cadres in BSNL.
  08-07-2015 : Minutes of the 32nd Meeting of the National Council held on 14th May, 2015. Letter No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2014, Dated:-06-07-2015. Click Here
  07-07-2015 : Corporate office guide lines to all circles for prompt repair of MLNN modems and other MLNN equipments from M/s ITI. Letter No.- 8-1/2013-MPLS, Dated:- 06-07-2015. Click Here
  07-07-2015 : Instructions from corporate office to all CGMs to popularize “Free Night Calling” and “Free All India Roaming”, plan for Hoardings, Leaflet & Brochure Folder. Letter No.- CA/Mktg/14-1/2015, Dated:-06-07-2015. Click Here
  07-07-2015 : Calculation of vacancies in JAO/AAO cadres as on 01-07-2015 (50%, 40% and 10% quota). Letter No.-4-6/2015-SEA, Dated:-02-07-2015. Click Here
  07-07-2015 : Holidays to be observed in BSNL Offices during the year 2016. Letter No.-3-1/2010-TE, Dated:-06-07-2015. Click Here
  07-07-2015 : DO letter from Shri A.N. Rai, Director (Enterprise) to all CGM’s to increase SIM sales. No.-10-16/2010-SCM-CM, Dated:-03-07-2015. Click Here
  06-07-2015 : Telecom Secretary Shri Rakesh Garg said BSNL MTNL merger decision in 4-5 months. Click Here
  06-07-2015 : BSNL launches mobile wallet with cash withdrawal option (Source the Economic Times). Click Here
  04-07-2015 : Leaflets on Free Roaming. Letter No.-32-2/2015/S&M-CM/16, Dated:-03-07-2015. Click Here
  03-07-2015 : Timely settlement of pensionary benefits - instructions regarding. Letter No.-40-6/2015-Pen(BSNL), Dated:-02-07-2015. Click Here
  02-07-2015 : One increment of post 2007 recruits TTAs:- Order for payment is expected very soon.
  02-07-2015 : National Mobile Number portability from 3rd July:- Shri Rakesh Garg Secretary, DOT and Chairman Telecom Commission told the Hindu news paper that the service providers will roll it out on 3rd July. It will allow customers to keep their existing mobile phone numbers while shifting between states and circles.
  01-07-2015 : PLI is must for workers. Editorial, Telecom (English & Hindi). Click Here
  30-06-2015 : IDA w.e.f. 01-07-2015 will be 102.6% means 2.1% increase from 1st July, 2015.
  30-06-2015 : Grant of age concession to the Persons with Disabilities suffering from (a) blindness or low vision, (b) hearing impairment and (c) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy for direct recruitment to civil posts/services under the Central Government. F. No.-15012/1/2003-Estt. (D), Dated:- 29-06-2015. Click Here
  30-06-2015 : Regarding grant of Child Care Leave to women employees of BSNL – clarification reg. Letter No.-1-6/2015-PAT(BSNL), Dated:-02-06-2015. Click Here
  27-06-2015 : Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations decisions on 26-06-2015. Click Here
  27-06-2015 : Corporate office guidelines to employees to register their ID in ERP for getting pay slip on E-Mail from June, 2015. Letter No.-CIT/8-2/2015/ERP/Roll out, Dated:-26-06-2015. Click Here
  27-06-2015 : Revision of stipend in respect of DR JTO’s/ JAO’s/Sr. TOA/TM, w.e.f. 01-01-2007, during induction training period, following revision of IDA pay scales in BSNL (arrears thereof). Letter No.-16-1/2003-Trg, Dated:-26-06-2015. Click Here
  27-06-2015 : 15th All India Badminton tournament (2015-16) at “Khokhra sports complex Ahmadabad (Gujrat) from 08-09-2015 to 11-09-2015. Letter No.-29-04/2015-BSNL(Sports), Dated:- 16-06-2015. Click Here
  27-06-2015 : 15th All India BSNL cultural completion (2015-16) at “Bhubaneshwar (Orissa) from 02-09-2015 to 04-09-2015. Letter No.-29-02/2015-BSNL(Sports), Dated:-15-06-2015. Click Here
  27-06-2015 : 15th All India Lawn Tennis Tournament (2015-16) at “Nagpur” (Maharashtra) from 24-09-2015 to 26-09-2015. Letter No.-29-03/2015-BSNL (Sports)/, Dated:-11-06-2015. Click Here
  26-06-2015 : Meeting with GM(Banking):- GS and Com. Rajmouli met with GM finance(Banking) and discussed regarding delay in allotment of GPF fund to circles from head quarter, due to delay our employees were facing hardships in circles to take advance/withdrawal from GPF. GM(Banking) explained the position of circle concerned and assured that if the requirement is received in time from circle the fund will be allotted accordingly without delay.
  26-06-2015 : Meeting with GM(SR):- GS and Com. Rajmouli met GM (SR) and discussed regarding merger of Jind SSA with Sonipat(SSA) in Haryana circle without looking after the geographical condition on ground. The GM (SR) told to review it if Comments from CGM(Haryana) are received.
  26-06-2015 : Extension of special concessions/facilities to employees working in J&K from 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2015. Letter No.-39-8/2001/TE-II/ (Pt. II), Dated:-24-06-2015. Click Here
  25-06-2015 : Pay erosion of Post 2007 recruits (Non-Executive):- NFTE was regularly persuing for removal of wage lose of post 2007 recruits (Non-Executive) since long time. At last the BSNL Board has approved on 19-06-2015 in the meeting to add one increment w.e.f. 10-05-2010 with arrears only for TTA cadre, but the management has deprived the benefit to other cadres. We congratulate SNATTA Comrades for their regular persuasion regarding this issue (i.e. wage loss). We assure that we will persue the matter for others also.
  25-06-2015 : MoU signed by BSNL with DOT to meet targets fixed for the year 2015-16. Click Here
  25-06-2015 : Inauguration of union office at Jaipur at 11.00 AM on 24-06-2015 : - The union office of NFTE circle union Rajasthan was inaugurated by Shri R.K. Mishra CGM. A large number of workers including ladies were present in the function. At evening a mass meeting was held under the presidentship Com. Kishori Lal Sharma, which was attended and addressed by Com. R.G. Dixit C/S Rajasthan, Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S., Shri R.K. Mishra CGM, and GM IT of Rajasthan circle. Com. Singh welcomed Shri Mishra Jee as CGM of Rajasthan circle and exhorted the situation faced by the workers in the country. He appealed the workers to come forward to cooperate with management for revival of BSNL by making coordination with other union also. Shri R.K. Mishra CGM assured the workers to address their grievances and urge upon them to work with devotion to bring the BSNL out of crisis. The meeting concluded with vote of thanks by Com. R.G. Dixit circle Secretary Rajasthan. Com. L.P. Vijay conducted the programme very nicely. Click Here
  20-06-2015 : Corporate office letter to Jharkhand circle for consolidation of SSA’s in to business areas – It is a part of ERP implementation in the circle. Letter No.-4-2/2014-Restg.(Vol.III), Dated:-18-06-2015. Click Here
  19-06-2015 : Meeting with GM(Est):- G.S. and Com. Rajamouli Treasurer met with GM(Est) and discussed regarding early publication of result of JTO LICE 2013 in respect of Ex-Serviceman in Bihar and other circles. (2) Delay in issuance of Presidential order to left out officials opted for absorption in BSNL specially referred the case of Shri D.A. Nale RM and Shri Bhujbal, L.K. RM of Augrangabad (MH) who are on the verge of retirement. The GM(Est) assured to settle the cases.
  19-06-2015 : Several HR issues have been taken in the agenda of today’s BSNL Board meeting, NFTE regularly pursuing the issues of wage loss of Post 2007 recruits and amendment of JTO R.R, JAO R/R and some other issues of non-executives.
  19-06-2015 : BSNL Board Meeting is taking place today (i.e 19-06-2015) at 3 PM, as it was differed yesterday.
  18-06-2015 : Issue of pay erosion (one extra increment with arrears in respect of Post 2007 appointees) and Recruitment rule of JTO are on priority in today’s BSNL Board meeting for consideration.
  18-06-2015 : Dream of one Nation one Number come true. Now BSNL has clarified the points related to PAN India roaming free on pre/post paid mobiles. Click Here
  18-06-2015 : PM Narendra Modi meets Ravi Shankar Prasad on BSNL revival:- NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertook a meeting with Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to deliberate on the revival strategy of state-run BSNL a couple of days back. According to sources, the meeting, which took place on Monday, went on for about 45 minutes and a presentation was given to the Prime Minister about the initiatives being taken by BSNL for its revival strategy. Apart from Prasad, senior officials of DoT and BSNL were also present in the meeting. The PM wanted a complete presentation of the entire working of BSNL and the legacy issues faced by the company were outlined to him, a source said. Mr. Modi was also briefed about the steps being taken to improve the profitability of the company, the source added. Prasad had earlier said that the government was committed to reviving BSNL and a number of initiatives are in the pipeline to bring the PSU back as a market leader.
  17-06-2015 : BSNL started free WiFi Network at Tajmahal:- Hon’bel Minister for Communication & IT Shri Ravishankar Prasad started WiFi Network at Tajmahal on 16-06-2015, WiFi service will be free for the first 30 minutes, after which users can pay Rs. 20/- for 30 minutes, Rs. 30/- for an hour, Rs. 50/- for two hours and Rs.70/- for a day. Minister said, BSNL will create141 WiFi Hot spot in UP (East), connecting 17 cities and connect 37,455 village panchayats.
  17-06-2015 : Com. A.M. Patil Circle Secretary, Gujrat BSNLEU expired on 16-06-2015 at Dalhousie (H.P.), while he was attending their National Executive Meeting CHQ condoles untimely death of Com. A.M. Patil and share the grief family.
  17-06-2015 : Abnormal delay in settlement of Pension cases of BSNL retirees – BSNL CO Letter No.-40-7/2015-Pen(B), Dated:-15-06-2015 and DOT Letter No.-5-3/TA-11/SWR/2012-2013/Pt/2698, Dated-21-04-2015 alongwith circle wise details of pendency. Click Here
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