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Massive Day long Dharna was conducted at AP Circle office, Vijayawada and as well SSA head quarters by Unions and Associations. Huge number of comrades of Unions and Associations enthusiastically participated in this Dharna and made it a grand success. At Circle office more than 300 comrades participated in this dharna. The Day long Dharna was conducted with raising slogans for settlement of wage revision (3rd PRC),Pension revision, Superannuation benefits for BSNL recruited employees and Unconditional withdrawal of the Corporate Office letter Dt 08.05.2017,banning all the trade union activities in BSNL and Vindictive actions. The leaders of Unions and Associations addressed the gathering. The retired employees also actively participated in this Day long Dharna.
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MASS DHARNA on 20.06.2017
Unions and Associations Mass Dharna at Circle Office and SSA HQ
1. Settle wage revision and pension revision w.e.f. 01.01.2017.
2. Settle superannuation benefits to the Directly Recruited employees.
3. Unconditionally withdraw the Corporate Office letter dated 08.05.2017, banning all trade union activities in BSNL and vindictive actions.
Please participate in this Day long Dharna and make it a grand success
Joint Forum conducted very successful combined CEC meeting of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Circles on 11th June, 2017. GS/SNEA and GS/AIGETOA addressed the combined CEC. Details will be uploaded.
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12-06-2017 BSNL Board is meeting the Hon MoSC for appraising the need for 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL: The MC of the BSNL Board will be meeting the Hon MoSC on 16.06.2017, pleading for 3rd PRC implementation for the BSNL employees without the affordability condition. This has been informed by CMD and DIR(HR) to JF. BSNL management is proposing to MOSC for 3rd PRC implementation and the fitment should be left to the Board for decision. CMD told that for 15% fitment, minimum 2500 Cr additional expenditure will come and we have to find ways to meet this additional expenditure by BSNL. Otherwise BSNL will not be able to pay. So, for the 3rd PRC benefits, the growth is to be accelerated in the coming days, for additional revenue. Today the data traffic crossed 900 TB, CMD informed.
Meeting with CMD, BSNL and DIR(HR) on 12.06.2017:JF leaders had detailed discussion with CMD/BSNL and DIR(HR) on
a) The reply to be sent to the queries made by DoT on E2 and E3 pay scales proposal. After the discussion, a detailed reply has been sent to DoT for the approval of only the part I of the BSNL proposal dated 06.06.2016 for revision of E1A and E2A pay scales by standard pay scales of E2 and E3 w.e.f 01.01.2007 which is part of 2nd PRC implementation. Part II of the proposal for upgradation of other scales will be taken up at the time of 3rd PRC.
b) 30% Superannuation benefit for BSNL directly recruited employees. During the previous discussions, management in principle agreed to consider our demand. Now the Unions and Associations also demanded the same in the recent trade union notice and we could muster their support in this regard. JF leaders strongly pleaded for increasing the present BSNL contribution from 23% to full 30%. Both CMD and DIR(HR) assured that management is positively considering the demand for increasing the contribution and asked the concerned section to work out the details. It is a very very positive development today.
c) Operation Vasundhara: CMD informed that the revaluation of of land assets work is progressing very well. We are having another 15 days, upto 30.06.2017 to complete the work. All of us to focus.
d) Revenue model of Wi-Fi hot spots: We shared our apprehension about this business model whether it will be economically viable. CMD informed that slowly revenue started coming and when the number of Hot spots reaches around 15000, we can go for aggressive marketing. Presently we don’t have the sufficient coverage and after improving the same only, we have to go for marketing.
e) Supply of FTTH equipments: We informed lot of demand is there for FTTH connections and FTTH eqpt shortage is there at different locations. CMD informed that only 20% of the capacity only utilized as of now. We clarified that where ever demand is there, there capacity shortage is thre.. In the new NGN tender, there is provision for FTTH ports also. Action may be taken to purchase more FTTH ports during the procurement of NGN eqpt, we demanded.
Dear COBs,CWC Members,CEC Members, and DSs please participate in CEC meeting scheduled to be held at Aasman Mahal,Hyderbad on 11th June 2017 without fail.Please inform reaching and departure time and date to Com. RaviKumar Reddy,ACS HQ AP(Cell No 9490135999) so as to make necessary arrangements.For further details contact Com.G.Ramesh,CS TS(Cell no 9440000397) or Com.Srinivasa Prasad,CWC Member TS (Cell no 9440471212)
01-06-2017 All the request transfers of SDEs who have completed three years of stay by 31/03/2017 will be considered.Orders will be issued with in a couple of days.
31-05-2017 Two days Dharna on 01st and 02nd June, 2017 withdrawn.
After detailed discussions with management, the two days Dharna from tomorrow withdrawn. All vindictive actions will be reviewed / withdrawn.
SNEA AP extends best wishes for all comrades who retired on 31.05.2017 on superannuation, for a happy and peaceful retired life. Comrade you are starting a new journey and exceptional chapter of your life. May your days be filled with elation and triumph. We thank you for your dedication & congratulate you on your retirement.
28-05-2017 The district conference of Guntur was held on 28-05-2017 at Shankar Yoga and Nature Care Centre at Pattabhipuram, under the presidentship of Com. T.Santha Kumar (Vice-President). The members of Guntur District participated in the deliberations very enthusiastically.After threadbare discussions, the report submitted by the District Secretary Com.P.V.Rao has been approved by the house. Similarly the Treasurer’s report also approved. The following office bearers have been unanimously elected for the next term.
President: Com. Ch. Siva Reddy
District Secretary: Com. A.Mohan Reddy
Treasurer: Com. K.Sambasivarao
CEC Member: Com. T.Venkaiah
Com. J. Umamaheswara Rao, CS, Com. V.Ravikumar Reddy, ACS (Hq), Com.S.S.T.Sai, Circle Treasurer and Com.G.Acheswara Rao, ACS attended and addressed the conference and clarified all the doubts of the comrades of Guntur. Com.Srinivasa Rao, Circle President of AIGETOA also addressed the Conference.
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28-05-2017 Pending JTO transfers of AP Circle has been issued on 27-05-2017. We are very much thankful to the G.M (HR), AP Circle and his team for clearing all the pending transfers in the cadre of JTOs. The GM (HR) informed us that the pending request transfers in SDE cadre will be issued in the coming week. We will follow up these cases also.
26-05-2017 The next phase of agitation programs of Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike and Work According to Rules from 29.05.2017 is postponed to 27.06.2017.
As Management has resorted to repressive methods for suppressing the voice of the Executives for the resolution of genuine HR issues by taking vindictive actions like dies-non, issuing Show Cause Notices and Charge sheet to JF leaders and other coercive methods to restrain our right for protest, Joint Forum has decided to launch strong protest against such vindictive actions by holding two days massive Dharna on 1st and 2nd June 2017. Discussions are held with the non-executive unions also and it is agreed that further agitation program will be held jointly with non-executive unions under the banner of Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations to protest against the oppressive actions taken by management.
For the effective implementation of the next phase of agitation programs of Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike and Work According to Rules, it is decided to hold a Joint meeting of CSs and CHQ Office bearers of the JF on 17th and 18th June, 2017. Venue will be announced shortly. Before the joint meeting of CS/CHQ office bearers, all Circles should complete the joint Circle Executive Committee meetings. GSs/CHQ office bearers of the Associations will try to attend the CEC meetings as far as possible. The dates of CEC meetings should be intimated to CHQ by Monday. Otherwise the dates will be finalized and announced by CHQ. Similarly joint SSA meetings also to be held before the CS meeting.
All the preparations and strategies are to be worked out for the successful implementation of Work According to Rules from 27.06.2017.
26-05-2017 PS to MOSC called the JF and BSNL management for discussion on Monday, 29.05.2017 on the BSNL proposal of E2 and E3 pay scales. BSNL will be represented by DIR(HR) and PGM(Estt).
DoT sought some clarifications on 7 to 8 points on BSNL proposal of E2 and E3 dated 01.05.2017 mainly on the following points:
a) Affordability of the proposal as BSNL is making huge losses in 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16.
b) Details of the rect made after 01.01.2007 onwards.
c) Cascading proposal of BSNL. Whether it stands withdrawn or not as per the latest proposal?
d) Impact on existing EPP.
19-05-2017 The Lunch hour demonstration programme call (Every Thursday i.e 11th,18th and 25th May) given by CHQ were conducted enthusiastically at AP Circle Office and all SSA Headquaters on 18/05/2017. Large number of comrades of Joint Forum participated in this programme and made it a grand success. At Circle office,Vijayawada more than 100 comrades participated in the Lunch hour demonstration.Joint Forum Leaders addressed the gathering.
Congratulations to all who are promoted as JTOs and Hearty Welcome.
With great efforts of SNEA the JTOs are posted their respective SSAs
11-05-2017 Massive Lunch hour demonstrations were conducted enthusiastically at AP Circle Office and all SSAs Heaadquaters.Even though it is a hot summer large number of comrades of Joint Forum participated in this programme and made it a grand success. At Circle office,Vijayawada more than 100 comrades participated in the Lunch hour demonstration.Joint Forum Leaders addressed the gathering.View Glimpse of Photos
09-05-2017 JOINT FORUM OF BSNL EXECUTIVES, MP CIRCLE MET Hon. MOC Shri. MANOJ SINHAJI AT INDORE AND SUBMITTED MEMORANDUM.View copy of Memorandum
09-05-2017 CHQ NEWS: As assured in the meeting held on 05.05.2017, VC called for the promotion from JTO to SDE promotion in both the quotas.
Letter calling for JTO VC under seniority quota
Letter calling for JTO VC under LDCE quota
06-05-2017 Joint Forum Comrades of Vizag participated in the Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike on this day. As a support to these comrades, AP Circle office and as well Krishna District comrades participated in demonstrations. Com M Satya Prasad, CWC member,P Srinivas ACS and A Chitti Babu,DS of SNEA also addressed the gathering in addition to the Joint Forum leaders of AP Circle and Krishna District.
As per CHQ instructions, the programme is deferred and members present in the RHS announced that they will be ready for any future call given by CHQ/JF in the coming days.
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06-05-2017 In view of the very positive discussions held on 04.05.2017 and 05.05.2017 and the assurance from management to continue the discussions on all the HR issues on weekly basis till the issues are resolved, JF Forum of BSNL Executives Associations decided to defer the Relay Hunger Strike from Monday onwards at BSNL HQ and Circle HQs till 28.05.2017. The Work According to Rule, Non cooperation and Relay Hunger strike at SSA HQs also deferred till 28.05.2017.
The DO letter from CMD, BSNL to Secretary DoT to review the PO dated 28.03.2017 is under process in DoT. Management arranged a combined meeting of JF and BSNL management in the Hon Ministers Office next week to explain the issue. Afterwards management is arranging a meeting with Secretary, DoT also in this regard.
On other HR issues, actions will be initiated from Monday onwards and discussions will be continued from Monday. Director HR shall be reviewing the progress every week.
If the standard pay scales of E2 and E3 are not approved by DoT by 28.05.2017 and progress is not there in the HR issues as assured, our agitation programmes will be resumed and intensified w.e.f 29.05.2017 with the following programmes.
29.05.2017 onwards: Indefinte Relay Hunger Strike and Work According to Rule.
If any negative developments happening in between, these agitation programmes will stand preponed accordingly.
To keep the momentum and mobilization at all levels, the following programs will be observed in the intervening period.
08th to 28th May: Executives will perform duty by wearing demand badges.
Every Tuesday (09th, 16th & 23rd May): Executives will work without taking Lunch, in protest.
Every Thursday (11th, 18th and 25th May): Lunch Hour demonstration at CHQ/ Circle/ SSA level.
05-05-2017 Joint Forum Comrades of Ananthapur and one comrade of Vizianagaram participated in the Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike on this day. As a support to these comrades, AP Circle office and as well Krishna District comrades participated in demonstrations. Com. M. Rajasekhar Reddy, our ACS and Com. Lingamaiah, our DS of ATP addressed the gathering in addition to the Joint Forum leaders of AP Circle and Krishna District.<<View Glimpse of Photos>>
04-05-2017 Joint Forum Comrades of Ongole participated in the Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike on this day. As a support to these comrades, AP Circle office and as well Krishna District comrades participated in demonstrations.Com.M. Chalamaiah,CWC member and Mallik Babu DS of Ongole of SNEA addressed the gathering in addition to the Joint Forum leaders of AP Circle and Krishna District. Com. A. Koteswara Rao, CS, AIBSNLEA, AP circle and Com.Chandra Sekhar, CS, NFTE, AP Circle, Com A. Nagendra Babu, DS of NFTE, VJ and Com B.Ravi Kumar, DP of AIBSNLEA of Krishna also addressed the gathering and extended their solidarity.<<View Glimpse of Photos>>
Congratulations , BSNLCO issued promotions and postings of 438 regular DEs/AGMs level of executives of Telecom Operation stream to the grade of DGM (T) on adhoc basis.<<Order>>
03-05-2017 Joint Forum Comrades of Kurnool participated in the Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike on this day. As a support to these comrades, AP Circle office and as well Krishna District comrades participated in demonstrations.Com B.Bhaskara Rao,CWC member, Com L.Sudhakara Babu, ACS of SNEA addressed the gathering in addition to the Joint Forum leaders of AP Circle and Krishna District. On this day we met the CGM, AP Circle along with Com B.Bhaskara Rao, CWC member, Com L.Sudhakara Babu, ACS of SNEA and discussed about our pending issues. As a result the pending request transfers of our JTOs are issued.<<View Glimpse of Photos>>
02-05-2017 Joint Forum Comrades of East Godavari participated in the Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike on this day. As a support to these comrades, AP Circle office and as well Krishna District comrades participated in demonstrations. Com Ravi, CWC member of SNEA from Rajahmundry also addressed the gathering in addition to the Joint Forum leaders of AP Circle and Krishna District. <<View Glimpse of Photos>>
01-05-2017 Joint Forum Comrades of West Godavari participated in the Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike on this day. As a support to these comrades, AP Circle office and as well Krishna District comrades participated in demonstrations. Com. P. Veerabhadra Rao, DS of AIGETOA, W.G, Com P.Asokababu, CS, BSNLEU and Com KSC Bose, CS, All India DOT and BSNL Pensioners Association addressed the gathering.<<View Glimpse of Photos>>
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