Meeting with the CMD BSNL
Com. P. Abhimanyu, GS, com. V.A.N. Namboodiri, President and com. Swapan Chakraborty, AGS met Shri A.N. Rai, CMD BSNL yesterday the 04.07.2014. The leaders greeted him for assuming charge as the CMD BSNL. The following issues were discussed.
(1) Revision of pension based on 78.2% IDA merger.
The CMD BSNL was urged to constantly persue with the DoT, the case of revision of pension based on 78.2% IDA merger. The CMD assured that he would personally persue the case.
(2) Payment of Medical Allowance to the pensioners.
The Forum and JAC is persuing the case of restoration of Medical Allowance to the employees.However, it is not accepted on the plea that the Company’s financial position is in a bad shape. Hence, the CMD was urged, to atleast restore the Medical Allowance to the pensioners, since they are facing many problems in claiming reimbursement. The CMD assured that this demand would be looked into.
(3) Harassments by the GM, Jamshedpur.
The leaders pointed out the harassments by the GM, Jahsmedpur is continuing unabatedly. The latest example is that the District Secretary of BSNLEU who has been issued with a charge sheet, is directed to attend the disciplinary proceedings at New Delhi, since an officer of the MTNL Delhi is appointed as the Enquiry Officer. The CMD assured that needful would be done in this regard.
(4) Non-holding of Welfare Board and Sports & Cultural Board meetings.
It was pointed out that the Welfare Board and Sports & Cultural Board meetings are not held for the
past three years, despite repeated appeals of BSNLEU to hold the same. The CMD assured to do
(5) Denial of Special Casual Leave for the Central Secretariat meeting of BSNLEU.
It was pointed out that the SR Branch of Corporate Office had willfully denied the special casual
leave facility for the Central Secretariat meeting, to be held on 20.07.2014. The CMD assured that
the needful would be done in this regard.