Last Updated : 24 March 2017
24 MAR 17 : Meeting of SNEA Pune With PGMT :
SNEA delegation comprising of Com. S.P.Sonawane District President, CWC Member Com. Prayag
Pisal, Both ADS Com.D.R.Bhogade & Com.M.W.Kulkarni and Com.Avinash Dange OS
(West) under the leadership
of DS SNEA Pune had†
cordial meeting with Shri.D.C.Dwivedi PGMT Pune & the following issues were
1. DPC for Time Bound Promotions - We have informed PGMT
that DPC of TBP are pending for more than 80 cases of Pune. We have intimated
PGMT regarding† delay
in conduction of DPC for TBP in spite of continuous persuation
by SNEA from last 3 months. The DPC was delayed due to MV Process, All India
tournament and Municipal Corporation elections. PGMT immediately called AGM
(Admin) in absence of DGM (Admin) and instructed him to finalise
DPC positively before 31st March 2017. PGMT assured us that DPC
process will be completed in time bound manner and† will be sent to CO MH for further
2.Reliving of Executive on Rule-8 transfer - SNEA proposed to relieve Com. Prashant Sharma JTO CDR on Rule 8 transfer to MP Circle. This† proposal
was† accepted by PGMT and assured that Com.Prashant Sharma will be relieved in first week of April
Urban and vice versa transfer order -
the long pending Urban to Rural Transfers and vice versa with stress with PGMT Pune.The PGMT assured that this issue is on his high
priority and the availability of incoming staff to Pune SSA will be considered
and the same proposal will be discussed in 1st week of April &
the order will be† released soon after. SNEA
stressed to display the fresh list of stay perticulars
in JTO, SDE,DE.
4.Consideration of retention on Immunity- DS has given letter to PGMT for granting
retention on immunity case of Com.D.R.Bhogade
ADS† & discussed. PGMT assured that
the case will be sent to Circle Office, Mumbai immediately.
5.Changes in the posting of
JTO/SDE- We have discussed few cases for change
of posting on genuine grounds. After detail discussion, PGMT assured for the
cases based on the genuine ground will only be considered & for other cases
the vacancy position will be again checked.
Delegation appreciated efforts taken by PGMT
for recovery of outstanding dues of CCTV Project with M/S ADSL. The meeting was
fruitful and lasted for more than one hour.
†Very good news for the
BSNL directly recruited employees
EPF pension will be revised and it will be based on
the actual basic pay instead of minimum pension. It will be equivalent or even
better than the Govt pension.
Employees from various CPSUs approached
various courts especially at Ernakulam demanding full
pension on the actual basic pay, courts given judgment in their favour. Hon Ernakulam HC given
judgments in favour of the employees of PSUs like Milma, ITI, Instrumentation, HNL, HMT, HIL etc etc. Hon Supreme Court judgment also was in their favour. Some cases are still pending in Hon SC. As per
reports, Hon SC directed the labour ministry to amend
the Rule to extend the benefits to all the similarly placed employees.
Afterwards labour ministry directed EPF to amend the
As per the proposal, if the contribution
is made on 12% of actual basic +IDA, the pension will be paid on the basis of
actual basic pay. 8.33% of the basic +IDA will be accounted for pension
purposes. The employer and employee will be given an option to switchover to
full pension option, according to reliable sources. If pension contribution is
limited to 12% of 6500 with ceiling, they will not be eligible for full
pension. This will give equal pension for the BSNL directly recruited employees
at par with the absorbed employees.
SNEA struggled since 2003 and got EPF
contribution modified on 12.08.2005 from 12% with the ceiling of Rs 6500 to 12%
of actual basic pay + IDA (without ceiling limit). All the arrears from 2001
also credited into the employees individual account.
As a result of our struggle, now all the BSNL employees will get the full
In the last CWC meeting at Hyderabad, SNEA
also decided to file case at Ernakulam for similar
23 MAR 17 : CGMT MH Circle appeals all BSNL Executives/Non-executives
of MH Circle to create personal Twitter handle and Face book account so as to utilise huge potential of BSNLís employees and their social
circles on social media platform for promoting BSNL. Order <<<>>>
23 MAR 17 : AD
(Staff) CO Mumbai displays the staff strength of DE/SDE/JTO in MH Circle on
percentage basis as on 18/03/2017. †Order <<<>>>
15 MAR 17 : SNEA on AgitationÖ.We Demand for DoTís Approval on
standard pay scales of E2 and E3 replacing the intermediary pay scales of E1A
and E2A w.e.f 01.01.2007 for JTO/JAOs and SDE/AOs as
per 2nd PRC.
Two days Lunch Hour Demonstrations on 16th and
17th March, 2017 at O/O PGMT,New Admin Building,Opp Hotel Panchami,Pune.
Union cabinet decided to implement standard pay scales in all CPSUs. DPE issued
guidelines and clarification strictly directing all the CPSUs and
Administrative Ministries on 26.11.2008, 02.04.2009 and 24.12.2012 to implement
standard pay scales. DPE further directed BSNL and DoT
on 09.07.2014 to implement standard pay scales only.
standard pay scales on 06.06.2016, 9 months back. Again BSNL gave a
presentation to DoT on 10.02.2017 to approve E2 and
E3 scales only without cascading effect, with the approval of MC as it will
address DoT concern.
negative forces in DoT are decided to demote the
cadres to E1 and E2 scales or to extend on E1A and E2A instead of E2 and E3. DoT will be taking a decision on BSNL proposal based on the
suggestion of the few negative officers in DoT
It is the time for all
the BSNL Executives to mount pressure on DoT and BSNL
Management to approve standard pay scales of E2 and E3 only. It is a do or die situation for BSNL
Be United, come out and join
the struggle from 16th March onwards for approving the standard pay
scales of E2 and E3, for getting E2 scale instead of E1, for addressing the pay
loss and for the recognition and status of the JTO/JAO/SDE/AO equivalent
11 MAR 17 :† Happy Holi !
Pune Wishes all a very happy Holi and Color Festival.
28 FEB 17 :† ALL THE BEST !
Pune Wishes All The Best for the wards of the Pune
Comrades, who are appearing for the HSSC Examinations starting from today.
27 FEB 17 :† JTO
Phase 1 Training :
Phase 1 Training Started at RTTC, Pune from today !
given big relief to those ladies candidates / medical sufferer who were earlier
deputed to RTTC Rajpura, Punjab / Hyderabad for their
Phase 1 training.
very difficult task to adjust the seats as per the request of candidates, that
too in a very short period of time. It required continuous and strong
persuasions at all levels and lastly able to get the desired modifications.
tremendous efforts by our comrades, all the requests received by SNEA are now
settled and Two JTO Phase 1 batches have started at RTTC, Pune.
Pune Extends sincere thanks to Com M S Adasul, Dy GS for initiatives, Com V B Kokate,
CS, MH Circle and Com Datta Muzumdar,
CS SNEA MP circle for helping us to pursue cases at BRBRAITTC Jabalpur.
extend our sincere thanks to Shri. J. N. Thorat, Addl GM, RTTC, Pune, Com
V. M. Dapurkar DE, RTTC, Pune, for assisting in
getting the revised order.
19 FEB 17 :
Pune Wishes all on the occasion of Jayanti of
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj !
17 FEB 17 : CHQ News :
JTO to SDE promotion under SCF before Hon.
High court of Kerala:
Detailed arguments for the above case were
continued for the entire three days on 15, 16 and 17th Feb. As the matter was
pertaining to three writ petitions, it was heard at length by the Senior
From BSNL side, Senior Counsel from New Delhi
appeared for all the 3 days and on behalf of SNEA, Senior Counsel Shri O.V.Radhakrishnan argued the
case. SNEA Kerala Comrades - Circle President, District Secretary Ernakulam, Assistant District Secretary Ernakulam
and two SNEA Comrades from Hyderabad were present in the Court for the whole 3
There was no written submission or appearance
on behalf of AIBSNLEA for obvious reasons.
Direct Recruits who are recruited after 2001
challenging the seniority assigned to JTOs recruited between 1996 and 2000 were
represented by three Counsels. CP, CS, CT and other office bearers of AIGETOA
were also present in the court.
Today at 4.30 PM, the arguments concluded and the
Hon. High Court reserved the case for pronouncing judgment.
10 FEB 17 : CHQ News :
CHQ President met PGM(Estt)
and held discussions on the following issues:
Presentation to DoT on 10.02.2017
regarding E2, E3 pay scales proposal: PGM(Estt)
informed that the presentation will be made on 10.02.2017 proposing E1A to E2
and E2A to E3.
Instructions on Rule 9 cases: Clarification will be
issued in this regard as some Circles raised queries about the date of
implementation of the recent guidelines. It is suggested by Estt
wing that since there is no specific mention on date of implementation, it will
be prospective only. The file moved to Restg wing and
we further discussed it with GM(Restg).
The clarification on date of implementation will be issued shortly by Restg Cell.
TTA to JTO LICE results in Kerala circle: The
speaking order will be issued with the approval of CMD. The proposal moved as
desired by Kerala Circle and will be issued in few days.
10 FEB 17 : CHQ News :
The meeting of UNIONS AND
ASSOCIATIONS IN BSNL was held on 06-02-2017 and
reviewed the implementation of the ongoing SWAS programme. It noted with satisfaction that, the
revenue of the Company has increased during the period from April to
December 2016, in comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year,
as a result of which the loss of the Company has also come down. At the
same time, the meeting also felt that, a final push is needed to be given,
to boost the revenue collection of the Company, before the
current financial year comes to an end. Keeping this goal in mind,
the meeting has unanimously resolved to call on the entire Non-Executives and
Executives of BSNL to work for an extra one hour every day, from 10.02.2017
to 31.03.2017. It is
decided that, maximum efforts should be taken during this period, to intensify
the marketing activities, by giving special focus to the latest tariffs
launched by BSNL. Atleast the Non Executives and Executives posted in Indoor
and offices may volunteer one day in a month to join with the marketing
activities and Melas etc. It is also decided that special efforts should be made to
improve the quality of services .....View copy of the letter
issued to CMD by the Convenor.
10 FEB 17 : CHQ News : Meeting with Sri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD, BSNL on 07.02.2017:
GS, CHQ President and AGS
met CMD BSNL and held discussions on the following issues:
to DoT on 10.02.2017 regarding E2, E3 pay scales
On the pursuation
of CMD with Secretary/ DoT and based the DO letter from CMD in this regard, DoT
asked BSNL to give a detailed presentation on 10.02.2017 on the subject. We
requested CMD that BSNL should make a detailed presentation to DoT giving details of 1) the intermediary pay scales like
E1A, E2A, E2B, E3A, E3B, E7A, E7B, E7C, E8A, E9A etc introduced in other CPSUs
like BHEL, NTPC, ONGC, Coal India, FCI etc during 1st PRC period, 2)
Union cabinet decision and DPE order dtd 26.11.2008
and 02.04.2009 regarding 2nd PRC and standard pay scales, 3) status
of intermediary pay scales in other CPSUs after 2nd PRC (all
upgraded the intermediary pay scales to the next higher standard pay scales),
4) more than 70% of the Executives recruited after 01.01.2007 are BSNL direct
recruits and DoT donít have any financial implications
etc. CMD informed that the presentation will include all such informations.
CPSU Hierarchy implementation: We
requested to finalise the CPSU Hierarchy as per Khan
Committee recommendations. Now the proposal discussed with management and SNEA
is under consideration of top management. It may be decided at the earliest.
Finalization of HR plan: All
the HR issues are pending for the last two years due to non-finalization of HR
plan. The norms are to be finalized including the new businesses and then HR
plan is to be finalized. Our letter dated 06.02.17 explains the areas which are
not covered earlier.
Increasing the number of DGM posts: Considering
the huge stagnation in Telecom Engineering wing and so many DGM posts are
occupied by ITS officers, we demanded to increase of DGM posts to 2500. Our
letter dtd 06.02.2017 gives a picture about the