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19-04-2014 : Revised scheme and syllabus for LICE for promotion to JAO Cadre under 40% quota- Regarding. Letter No.-TF-14/2(c), Dated:-19-04-2014. Click Here
19-04-2014 : Broad Band Services:- BSNL HQR vide No.-BSNL/7-2/SR/2014, dt-04-04-2014 has requested to unions to furnish suggestions for expansion and improvement of Broad band services. The circle Secretaries are requested to equip the CHQ with their views and suggestions for further action.
17-04-2014 : Meeting with the GM(Adm):- President met the GM(Admn) on the issue of empanelment of hospitals at Chennai and Kolkata for Indoor Treatment like Tamilnadu and West Bengal circles. Favourable orders are expected soon.
17-04-2014 : Meeting with Director(HR):- President met Director(HR) on the issues of grant of immunity to District Secy Yeotmal and Assistant circle Secy. He was also requested to get the matter clarified relating to grant of immunity as office bearers posted out are not being brought to HQR.
17-04-2014 : Orders issued for bringing Financial Secy of NFTE BSNL, Gaya at the District HQR. Letter No.-BSNL/1-1/SR/2012, dt-02-04-2014. Click Here
17-04-2014 : Congrats to MTNL staff as they are now entitled for Govt pension akin to BSNL employees Gazette notification dt-03-03-2014. Click Here
17-04-2014 : The D/R of JTO has been challenged in many Courts. The Allahabad and Chandigarh benches of CAT have upheld the provisions of R/R. BSNL HQR vide Letter No.-3-33/2013/Estt-IV, Dated:-16-04-2014, has issued guidelines to defend the pending cases. Click Here
17-04-2014 : Rcom tariffs up by 20%:- After top operators Airtel, Vodafone withdrew free minutes from their plans the Reliance communication has hiked tariffs by 20% on prepaid customers which will come into force from 25th April.
17-04-2014 : PO of regularised TSMs – circle Secretaries to note:- Please ensure that the details of TSMs regularized on 01-10-2000 or thereafter are sent to BSNL HQR by 21-04-2014 for issuance of Presidential orders of left out cases
17-04-2014 : Pension revision of Pre-2007 and Post-2007 retirees:- MOF has raised certain points with the DOT and BSNL. DOT has still reportedly not replied. Letter No.-144/EV/2014, Dated:-14-03-2014. Click Here
16-04-2014 : Rate of stipend payable to DR TTAs, Sr.TOAs and TMS:- The rate of stipend to DR TTAs, Sr.TOAs and TMs is payable @70% of the minimum of the revised pay scales plus admissible IDA. The NFTE had raised the issue of revision of stipend. Letter No.-16-1/2003-Trg, dt-07-04-2014. Click Here
16-04-2014 : Com. Islam joined the HQR today.
16-04-2014 : Report required for Sim card of Rs.200/- Talk value to all non-executive employees-National Council item. BSNL Letter No.-06-01/2012-PHA(Pt), Dated:-15-04-2014. Click Here
15-04-2014 : NFTE(BSNL) union office inaugurated by Shri V. Raju CGM A&N circle. CHQ convey warmest greetings and congratulations to all the Comrades of A&N circle. Click Here
15-04-2014 : As per revised scheduled National council meeting will be held on 23rd April, 2014 at 11.00am in place of 22nd April, 2014. The designation committee meeting will be held on 24th April, 2014 at 4pm instead of 23rd April, 2014. Click Here
15-04-2014 : We remember Dr. Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 123rd Birth Anniversary on 14th April, 2014. He is known as father of the Indian Constitution. We pay our respectful homage to great leader on the occasion.
12-04-2014 : Guideline for calculating vacancies for compassionate ground appointment. Letter No.-273-18/2005-Estt-IV, Dated:-11-04-2014. Click Here
12-04-2014 : Functioning of councils:- All the circle/District secretaries please to note that even after laps of one year councils are not functioning smoothly at several places. At some places councils are not even constituted and at some other places it is constituted but not a single meeting is held till this time. All most all circles level and most of the Districts level councils have constituted but there are some hurdles in holding the meetings. In this respect CHQ appeal to all the circle/Districts Secretaries to coordinate with BSNEU and ensure smooth functioning of the councils. If any difficulty arises either in constitution of council, or in holding its meeting, it may be intimated to CHQ for remedial measure. The BSNLEU through its website on 27-03-2014 has also instructed their Circle/District Secretaries to coordinate with NFTE(BSNL) for smooth functioning of councils.
11-04-2014 : National Secretariat meeting will be held on 22-04-2014. Click Here
11-04-2014 : MOU signed by BSNL & DOT for the year 2014-15. Click Here
11-04-2014 : Corporate office letter on pending issuance of presidential orders in respect of left out casual labourers. Letter No.-17-1/2014-LE, Dated:-09-04-2014. Click Here
11-04-2014 : Guidelines for implementation of GPF module in DOT. Letter No.-A-3/CCA/GPF/PAO Compact/2013-14, Dated:-25-03-2014. Click Here
11-04-2014 : Forum of unions/Associations meeting held on 09-04-2014 under the Chairmanship of Shri Chandeshwar Singh GS NFTE and discussed the following pending issues:- Click Here
09-04-2014 : Memorandum submitted to CMD BSNL by Joint Action Committee of non-executive unions/Associations on charter of demands today. Click Here
09-04-2014 : Yesterday was 93rd birthday of our great leader Com. Om Prakash Gupta. We never forget his sacrifices for the betterment of the common workers. We miss him at this juncture, but he is in our hearts forever, “Red Salute Comrade OPG
07-04-2014 : Revision of Training stipend to TTA. Letter No.-TF-15/2, Dated:-07-04-2014. Click Here
07-04-2014 : Mother of Com. M. Parasharamulu, Circle President A.P. expired today. CHQ condoles the death and share the grief of the family.
05-04-2014 : SAMATHA DIWAS:- Today Babu Jagjivan Ram 107th birth anniversary, we pay our homage to the great freedom fighter and builder of independence India.
05-04-2014 : DPE order on IDA. Letter No.-W-02/0002/2014-DPE(WC)-GL-VII/14, Dated:- 03-04-2014. Click Here
05-04-2014 : A presentation by BSNL management on 21st April, 2014 at 1500 hrs in conference hall, 9th floor BSNL Bhavan New Delhi, upon formation of subsidiary tower company and other issues. Letter No.-BSNL/7-2/SR/2014, Dated:-04-04-2014. Click Here
04-04-2014 : Shri John Thomas PGM (IA &ENT) in corporate office will look after as ED (Finance) BSNL. Letter No.-1-5/2010 SEA BSNL(Part-IV), dt-03-04-2014. Click Here
04-04-2014 : Do letter from CMD BSNL to(II) CGM’s regarding settlement of pre-2006 CDA pension revision cases. Letter No.-DO. No.-40-23/2013-Pen(B), dt-03-04-2014. Click Here
03-04-2014 : Opening of union office at Bilaspur on 31-03-2014:- Shri Anthany Ekka GMTD inaugurated the union office at Bilaspur. After the opening ceremony, a well attended meeting was organized by Com. T.R,C, Rao District Secretary. Com. Chilamwar , CS addressed the meeting and narrated the developments in BSNL and explained the staff related issues viz Bonus, stagnation, promotion of Drivers issue etc. Com. Ram Sunder Yadav, circle president Com. Z.I. Qureshi, D/S Durg and Com. Jitender Singh ACS also participated and addressed the meeting. Click Here
03-04-2014 : 2nd Amendment in BSNL Employees Gratuity Trust Rules. Letter No.-500-50/2010-11/CA-II/BSNL/Vol.II, Dated:-01-04-2014. Click Here
03-04-2014 : Extension of CGHS facilities to retired BSNL employees. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.1/14-15/09(pt.), Dated:-02-04-2014 Click Here
02-04-2014 : Re-constitution of Standing Committee of National Council. Letter No.-BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, Dated:-02-04-2014. Click Here
02-04-2014 : Clarification regarding promotion to the grade of JAO of candidates who got minimum qualifying marks in JAO Part-II LICE against 40% quota but not promoted due to not coming in the merit. Letter No.-4-19/2007-SEA, Dated:-28-03-2014. Click Here
31-03-2014 : 2.1% Decrease in IDA from 01-04-2014 (i.e. 90.5-2.1=88.4%).
31-03-2014 : Foreword to General Election. Telecom Editorial April, 2014 (English & Hindi) Click Here
31-03-2014 : CHQ Conveys best wishes to one and all on the occasion of “Gudi Padwa” (New Year festival of Maharashtra) & “UGADI” (New Year festival of Andhra Pradesh). Click Here
28-03-2014 : BSNL management committee has approved change of posting jurisdiction of TTAs as SSA Cadre to circle Cadre. It will effect for future recruitment either by LICE or by direct recruitment. The TTAs recruited prior to this amendment will continue to be as SSA Cadre.
28-03-2014 : The Committee constituted to finalise the revised R/R of JTO Cadre has agreed to reduce the qualifying service for LICE to 5 years in place of 7 years.
28-03-2014 : Change in designation of major non- executive Cadres meeting will be held on 23-04-2014. Letter No.-2-4/2007-Restg, dt-27-03-2014. Click Here
28-03-2014 : All India conference of FNTO held at Chennai from 20th March to 22nd March, 2014. Com. K. Thomas John, Com. K. Jaya Prakash and Com. B.C. Pathak were elected as All India President, General Secretary and Treasurer respectively. NFTE CHQ extends warm greetings to newly elected body in the conference.
27-03-2014 : Thanks to all:- I have received numerous calls and messages from dear colleagues, comrades and brother officials on the sad demise of my beloved daughter. I am really thankful for the moral support and encouragement extended to me at the time of deep agony and grief of my family. After all man is not immortal and none can escape from the death. Islam Ahmad, President (NFTE)
27-03-2014 : Closing of Central Government offices in connection with general elections to the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies and Bye Elections to Legislative Assemblies during 2014. Letter No.-3-1/2013-TE, Dated:-26-03-2014. Click Here
27-03-2014 : Closing of Central Government offices in connection with general elections to the Lok Sabha during 2014 (Delhi/New Delhi). Letter No.-3-1/2013-TE, Dated:-26-03-2014. Click Here
27-03-2014 : Corporate office issued notification for Holding 30th National Council. Letter No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2013, dt-25-03-2014. Click Here
25-03-2014 : GS and A. Rajmouli Secretary HQR met GM(Est) and discussed about compassionate appointments and JTO(R/R) issue:- The cases received in corporate office till May, 2013 were cleared as reported. The JTO(R/R) is likely to be finalized soon.
24-03-2014 : Joint Action Committee (JAC) of unions and associations of Non-Executives to submit charter of demands on 09-04-2014:- It was decided in the meeting of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of unions and associations of the Non-Executives, held at New Delhi on 11-03-2014, to submit a memorandum to the Management, consisting of the important problems of the Non-Executives. Accordingly, it is decided that the memorandum Will be submitted to the CMD BSNL on 09-04-2014. A lunch hour demonstration will also take place at the Corporate Office on that day. General Secretaries of all the affiliated unions and associations are requested to participate in the programme. If Management fails to settle the burning problems, then countrywide agitational programme will start after the Parliament elections.
24-03-2014 : Sad news:- Com. Islam Ahmed’s daughter has taken her last breath in the morning today at Allahabad. CHQ share the grief of the family.
22-03-2014 : GS attended AIC of National union of BSNL workers (FNTO)- General Secretary attended and addressed the open session on the occasion of AIC of NUBSNLW (FNTO) at Chennai on 21-03-2014. He appealed the workers to built up strong unity to fight against the anti workers policy of the Govt in General and to participate in joint struggle under the banner of joint action committee of BSNL union and association of non-executive staff to settle the long pending grievances of staff.
22-03-2014 : Guide lines for constitution of Local councils at circle HQR and SSA levels. F. No.-BSNL/1-1/SR/2014, dt-20-03-2014. Click Here
22-03-2014 : Corporate office released final welfare grant to circles for the year 2013-14. Letter No.-13-3/2013-14-BSNL-(WL)/221, Dated:-20-03-2014. Click Here
22-03-2014 : BSNL declared 2014-15 as devote year on “Improved Quality of Mobile services”. D.O. from Director(CM). Letter No.-MOB-14/Trai Report/2014, Dated:- 19-03-2014. Click Here
20-03-2014 :Com. Rehanuddin District Secretary Badayun U.P.(west) Passed away:- Com Rehanuddin DS Badayun expired on 19.03.2014. He was a very effective comrade and kept NFTE flag always high till he alive. CHQ records his contribution and convey heart felt condolences to the bereaved family
20-03-2014 :TTA Recruitment Rule:- After approval of management comittee it has been sent to BSNL Board for approval.
20-03-2014 :30th meeting of the National council: The National Council meeting will be held on 22-04-2014,accordingly staff side will meet at 10.00 hrs. on 21.04.2014
20-03-2014 :Restructuring process of LDC (TA) viz-a-viz promotion to the cadre of Sr. Accountant- Ernakulam CAT Judgement Letter No. 13-10/2012-SEA Dated-06-03-2014:- Click Here
20-03-2014 :Items for discussion in the 30th national council meeting:- Click Here
20-03-2014 :Pension Contribution & Leave Salary Contribution of BSNL deputed in DoT Letter No. 500-57/BSNL/2011-12/CA IV/Vol V-part I dated 14.03.2014 Click Here
15-03-2014 :G.S attended a seminar at Ara and participated in Holi milan organised by Ara:- A seminar was organised on the subject "Role of workers in development of BSNL". It was presided over by Com L.P.Ray. G.S. in his address explained the issues like merger of BSNL & MTNL, Bonus, LTC and all the staff related issues. Seminar was also addressed by sri Akhilesh Chandra TDM Ara. Com Shrawan Dubey circle secretary Bihar and Com R. L. Singh D.S. Patna. Holi milan was celebrated in the evening in which G.S. along with circle leaders participated.
15-03-2014 :Promotional offers during the festival season under mobile services. letter no. 26-07/2011-T&C-CM date 13-03-2014. Click Here
15-03-2014 :Guideline for closer of exchanges having less then 20 DELS letter no. 13-10/2008-NWO-CFA-/mse dated 12-03-2014. Click Here
15-03-2014 :Holiday on 14-04-2014- Birthday of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar. Click Here
15-03-2014 :Reservation for scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribes for appointment in Public Enterprises- concessions to SCs & STs in posts filled by promotion Letter No. 45-1/2014-sct/191 dated 13th march 2014. Click Here
15-03-2014 : Corporate office clarifed no grace marks shell be given to "OC" Candidates of JAO part II Examination held in Dec. 2012 L.No. 4-16/2013-SEA dated 13-03-2014. Click Here

14-03-2014 : Organisational meeting and Holi milan samaroh at Sasaram:- General secretary reached sasaram on return journey from kolkata. He attended and addressed a mass meeting of BSNL staff at sasaram. He explained all the burning issues reletad to staff. Besides G.S. Com Shrawan Dubey circle secretary Bihar, Com. Ram Lakhan Singh Dist. Sec. Patna, Com. Sanjay Singh asst. circle sec. also attended & addressed the meeting. A grand reception was given to com. Shrawan Dubey circle secretary as it was his visit at sasaram after he elected as circle secretary. After conclusion of the meeting a colorfull Holi Milan was celebrated. Click Here

14-03-2014 : Forum leaders met Executive Director (Finance) BSNL Board on 13th march, 2014:- As per fixed schedule leaders of forum of union and association in BSNL met ED(F) & chair person of the committee constituted by the management to study the issue of superannuation benefits to BSNL Recruitiees at 11 am on 13th march. Forum leaders exhorted the unanimous view in respect of the issues related to direct recruitees. Com. Rajmouli & Rajpal participated in the meeting.
  13-03-2014 : Circle conference of Kolkata Telephones held its 5th Conference at CTO meeting hallKolkata under the presidentship of Com. Lal Mohan Balaon 12-03-2014. The subject committee meeting started at 11:15 hrs. before that the NFTE flag was hoisted by Com. C Singh GS. along with Com. K.K.Singh Secretary CHQ. After lunch a seminar was organised on the subject "Financial viability of BSNL & Role of workers". The seminar was addressed by Com. K.K.Singh Secretary, Shri Gautam Chakraborty. CGMT Kolkata Phones, Com. Sushit Ray Acting C.S. BSNL EU, Chitra Basu C.S. NFTE WBTC. Comrades from SNEA, AI BSNL E, AIGETOA, SNATTA, TEU BSNL. were also addressed the seminar. Latter at late evening the delegate session was held and elected Com. Lal Mohan Bala, Com. Shekhear Majumdar and Com. Anandmay Chattrji as President Circle Secretary & Trasure respectively. Click Here
  12-03-2014 : Meeting of all Unions and Associations of the Non-Executives of BSNL, held at New Delhi. A meeting of all the unions and associations of the Non-Executives of BSNL was held at New Delhi, yesterday the 11-03-2014. The meeting was held in the office of BSNL MS and was attended by the general secretaries of BSNLEU, NFTE BSNL, FNTO, BTEU BSNL, SNATTA, NFTBE and BTU BSNL. It was also attended by com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, President, BSNLEU and representatives of BSNL MS, TEPU, BSNL ATM and ITEF. Com. Chandeswar Singh, GS, NFTE BSNL presided over the meeting. Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, BSNLEU, welcomed every one and explained about the purpose of the meeting. Thereafter, a detailed discussion took place on the pending burning issues of the Non-Executives as well about the indifferent and insensitive attitude of the BSNL Management, towards the settlement of them. The issues that are to be taken up with the Management were identified. It was decided to immediately submit a memorandum on the pending issues to the Management and also to go on struggle, demanding settlement. It was decided that the struggle will take place after the forthcoming elections to the parliament. However, in view of the urgency of the issues, it was decided to conduct a dharna by the General Secretaries in the Corporate Office, in this month itself.
  12-03-2014 : Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Unions and Associations of the Non-Executives of BSNL formed. With a view to conduct sustained struggles for the settlement of the important and burning problems of the Non-Executives, it was decided to form a platform of the Unions and Associations of the Non-Executives of BSNL. Accordingly the Joint Action Committee of the Unions and Associations of the Non-Executives of BSNL was formed in yesterday's meeting. The following comrades are unanimously elected as the office bearers of the JAC.
  President: Com.Chandeswar Singh, GS, NFTE BSNL
Convener: Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, BSNLEU
Joint Convener: Com.Jayaprakash, GS, FNTO
Joint Convener: Com.Pawan Meena, GS, SNATTA
Treasurer: Com.R.C.Pandey, GS, BTEU BSNL
All the General Secretaries of the affiliated Unions and Associations will be the members of the JAC.
  11-03-2014 : Status of 78.2% IDA for pensioners:- The Director(Admn), Department of expenditure informed that he saw in file a note regarding 60-40% pension contribution by BSNL which may create problem. He has returned the file to the concerned officer and instructed to “Delete” the note and resubmit.
  11-03-2014 : Cash less facility under CGHS:- The ministry of Health and family welfare said on Monday that it would ensure that the CGHS empanelled hospitals continued to extend cash less and credit facilities to the beneficiaries. (Source: Title Hindu)
  11-03-2014 : Meeting of Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations held on 10-03-2014. Click Here
  10-03-2014 : BSNL paid Rs. 126.67 crores penalty to DOT on account of incomplete consumer application form.
  10-03-2014 : GSM revenue Analysis for the month of January, 2014. Letter No.-2-97/2013-14/RM-CM/BSNL, Dated:-06-03-2014. Click Here
  10-03-2014 : DOPT instructions for fixing inter se seniority of direct recruits and promotees. Letter No.-20011/1/2012-Estt.(D), Dated:-04-03-2014. Click Here
  08-03-2014 : Today is International Women’s day:- NFTE CHQ wishes every women a Very Happy Women’s day. Women need security and dignity at work place. Click Here
  08-03-2014 : Trade union awareness classes at Vishakhapatnam:- Vishakha divisional union conducted Trade union classes on 01-03-2014 & 02-03-2014 in A.P. circle. Vishaka, East Godavari, Srikakulam & Vizianagaram Comrades participated in the work shop. Com. M. Janaradan Rao, Chief patron, Com. A. Rajmouli Secretary CHQ, Com. K. Anjaiah CS and prominent Trade union leaders explained the importance of “Trade union” movement in the present scenario. Click Here
  07-03-2014 : Corrigendum for conducting JAO examination (40% & 10% quota). Letter No.-4-22/2013-SEA, Dated:-28-02-2014. Click Here
  07-03-2014 : Trade union work shop at Munger:- District branch of Munger organized a T.U. Work shop alongwith Distt. executive committee members. The active members of neighboring District also attended the workshop. GS, Com Shrawan Dubey circle Secretary Bihar, Com. Ram Lakhan Singh D.S. Patna, attended and addressed the work shop. GS explained the basic principle of trade union movement. Latter on an open session was organised which addressed by Shri Dinesh Kumar TDM, Munger, and Shri Krishna Pandey D.S. SNEA. Meeting ended with vote of thanks by Com. R.U.K. Mishra. Click Here
  07-03-2014 : Special discount scheme for serving/retired employees of BSNL under EVDO and NIC postpaid data plan. Letter No.-3-2/2013-R&C(DFA), Dated:-06-03-2014. Click Here
  07-03-2014 : Extension of CGHS facilities to retired BSNL employees. File No.-4-12(11)/2012-PAT, Dated:-20-02-2014. Click Here
  06-03-2014 : Govt has approved 8.75% interest on EPF for fiscal year 2013-14.
  05-03-2014 : G.S. attended meeting at Kolkata at 03.30pm today:- GS and Com. K.K. Singh Secretary CHQ addressed a get together meet of Kolkata telephones circle at telephone Bhawan Dalahausi (B.B.D. Bagh). Com. Lal Mohan Bala, Com. Shekhar Majumdar circle Secretary and other office bearers, several active members attended the meeting. CHQ Leaders exhorted all the current affairs including merger of BSNL & MTNL other issues related to staff viz Bonus, stagnation of RM’s, wage loss of post 2007 employees and superannuation benefit to BSNL recruited staff etc. the meeting was concluded after presidential speech by Com. L.M. Bala.
  05-03-2014 : Seminar and organsiational awareness meeting at Guwahati:- on 4th February, 2014 a seminar on the subject “Role of workers in development of BSNL” was organized under the Presidentship of Com. Shyamal Bhattacharya, Com. P.C. Patgiri circle Secretary inaugurated and explained the subject. Com. C. Singh GS exhorted in detail all the tips through which we can retain our subscriber with us. Shri S.L. Singh CGMT Assam circle while addressing the meeting told that work force in BSNL is a best asset for the company. He urge upon the workers to perform sincerely to face the challenges and to defeat the crisis which is a temporary phase in BSNL. In 2nd session a meeting on organizational awareness was held which was attended by 450 members including 30 women workers. The session was inaugurated by Com. K.K. Singh Secretary CHQ who explained the basic need to built up a strong organization though which we can protect our company as well as the interest of workers. The awareness session was also addressed by the General Secretary and explained the history of trade union movement in Post & Telegraph dept latter in DOT and at present in BSNL. He remembered the line of Com. O.P. Gupta that NFTE represents workers and not shurkars. He assured all coopration to the circle union to make the organization strong with unity.
  05-03-2014 : Revised norms of Dropwire and Jumperwire for maintenance of Landline. Letter No.-7-4/2014-PHM, Dated:-04-03-2014. Click Here
  04-03-2014 : Safety from Fire incidents. Guidelines from corporate office. Letter No.-19-3/2014/NWO-CFA/MSE. Fire, Dated:-18-02-2014. . Click Here
  04-03-2014 : BSNL MTNL merger:- NFTE in its communication has already communicated to BSNL that it will oppose any arbitrary decision of Govt to merge two PSUs.
  04-03-2014 : NE-II Circle Conference:- circle conference of NE-II circle held on 2nd & 3rd March, 2014. The conference was started with flag hoisting. GS hoisted the union flag and the large gathering of workers given slogans in favour of NFTE. On the occasion seminar was organized which was presided over by Com. P. Boro, Com. K. Vizo circle Secretary placed the subject “Strive & struggle for the development of BSNL” Com. Vizo exhorted the object of seminar. Com. K.K. Singh Secretary CHQ addressed the meeting and explained the views of NFTE in respect of survival and development of BSNL. He narrated how the Govt wants to merge MTNL with BSNL without settling the HR issues and financial discrepancies between two companies. General Secretary in his address touched all the aspect related to development and urge upon the workers to work hard so that company may be brought back to its previous glory. Shri L. Ananth Ram CGMT, Shri Mahajan, and Shri Vishwakarma, DGM Nagaland, Shri A.K. Kundu GM, Nagaland. Com. M.B. Singh C.S. BSNLEU, Com. R.K. Das D.S. BSNLEU were also addressed the meeting. Latter in a delegate session Com. L.V. Seema TTA, Com. K.N. Vizo TM, Com. Dipendu Medhashekhar, TM were elected unanimously as President, Circle Secretary, and Treasurer respectively. Click Here
  01-03-2014 : General Secretary’s organizational tour:- GS reached at Dimapur (Nagaland) today. He will attend circle conference of NE-2 circle, scheduled to be held on 2nd and 3rd March, 2014. Today GS along with Com. K.K. Singh Secretary met CGM Nagaland and requested to provide accommodation to NFTE union office and early holding the circle council meeting. The CGM assured to do the needful in the matter.
  01-03-2014 : Struggle Inevitable - Editorial Telecom February, 2014. (Hindi & English). Click Here
  01-03-2014 : Lunch Hour demonstration held on 28-02-2014 at BSNL Bhavan, Vijayawada. Click Here
01-03-2014 : Mass Demonstration at Sanchar Parisar Campus Patna(Bihar). Click Here
  01-03-2014 : Forwarding of Revised Scheme and Syllabus for Limited Internal competitive Examination (LICE) for filling up posts in the Cadre of Junior Accounts officer under both 40% and 10% quota. Letter No.-4-22/2013-SEA, Dated:-27-02-2014. Click Here
  28-02-2014 : Union office inaugurated at Barekpur (Kolkata):- For divisional union of Barekpur NFTE(BSNL) office opened today and inaugurated by Shri Sudeep Chatterjee area DGM. Com. K.K. Singh Secretary CHQ New Delhi was present on behalf of Headquarter who addressed the gathering and explained all the current issues related to BSNL and staff as well.
  28-02-2014 : Lunch hour demonstration held at BSNL Corporate office, New Delhi:- As per decision taken by Forum of unions and associations in BSNL the demonstration held at Corporate office in Lunch hour. After soughting slogans the gathering was converted into a mass meeting which was addressed by Com. V.A.N. Naboodary convener of the Forum, Com. C.Singh GS NFTE, Com. Dahia AGS SNEA, Com. Sharma AGS BSNLEA, Com. Hari Singh Bahujan union and others leaders of Forum.
  28-02-2014 : 5th Annual Conference NFTE BSNL Vijayawada(Krishna) Telecom District of Gudivada. Click Here
  28-02-2014 : NFTE will participate in Lunch hour demonstration today on 28th February 2014 as decided in Forum meeting of union and associations on 27th February to protest against proposal for merger of BSNL & MTNL without settling issues of HR, Pension disinvestment etc.
  27-02-2014 : Discrepancies in questions of JTO LICE in respect of Bihar circle. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-27-02-2014. Click Here
  26-02-2014 : Items for National Council. Letter No.-TF-2/2(A), Dated:-26-02-2014. Click Here
  26-02-2014 : BSNL is likely to give presentation on formation of Tower Company on return of Director (CM) from abroad.
  26-02-2014 : Regarding Operation timing of CSCs under Project smile. Letter No.-15-1/2012/CS, Dated:-25-02-2014. Click Here
  26-02-2014 : Promotion of the officials who have completed TM training. Letter No.-TF-9/1(B), Dated:-26-02-2014. Click Here
25-02-2014 : POS of UP(East), UP(West), ETR and Andhra issued.
  25-02-2014 : Superannuation benefits to D/R BSNL staff. Letter No.-TF-11/10(b), Dated:-25-02-2014. Click Here
  25-02-2014 : Director(HR) has agreed on 25-02-2014 to consider the increase in the Transport Allowance in respect of Physically handicapped employees.
  25-02-2014 : Indoor treatment of BSNL staff at Kolkata and Chennai:- President and GS met Director(HR) and stressed that all the BSNL staff at Kolkata and Chennai should get Indoor Medical treatment from the empanelled hospitals on uniform basis. Director(HR) immediately asked the GM(A) for action in this respect.
  25-02-2014 : Meeting held with Director (HR) on 24th February:- The President and GS held meeting with the Director (HR) on 24th instant. The issues discussed are as below. Click Here
24-02-2014 : Meeting with Director (HR) at 1700 hours.
  24-02-2014 : Review of the Transport Allowance payable to the physically handicapped employees. Letter No.-TF-10/15(a), Dated:-24-02-2014. Click Here
  24-02-2014 : Proposal for use of MTNL-BSNL network by Government entities, Group of ministers have not approved the proposal – Reply by State Minister in Rajya Sabha. Click Here
  24-02-2014 : Settlement of problems - Request for urgent action. Letter No.-TF-38/4, Dated:-24-02-2014. Click Here
  24-02-2014 : Shri R.B. Yadav, Sr. TOA and Treasurer of District union at Lucknow breathed his last on 23-02-2014 due to massive heart attack. HQR conveys heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
  24-02-2014 : Value of BSNL during Heyday:- The BSNL, was cash rich and valued at 80,000-90,000 crore during its heyday.
  24-02-2014 : Com. Mrs. Parvati Krishnan, Ex. M.P. and Vetern Trade union leader was cremated at Coimbatore on 23rd February. Com Gnaiah, Former Secy General, NFPTE and Com. Gopal Krishnan, organizing Secy paid homage to the departed leader.
  22-02-2014 : Wage loss of post 2007 appointees:- NFTE BSNL firmly stands with genuine demand of employees and determined to honour its commitment. Let there be no doubt and apprehension.
  21-02-2014 : Cabinet approves Terms of reference for the 7th CPC:- In order to benefit over 50 lakh employees and over 30 lakh pensioners, the Cabinet also approved terms of reference for seventh pay commission. This includes merging dearness allowance above 50 per cent with basic pay. Currently DA is around 90 per cent of basic pay and another hike of 10 per cent is expected soon. DA is calculated on the basis of change in retail inflation (Source Business lines).
  21-02-2014 : Proposed formation of Tower Company in the BSNL. Letter No.-TF-42, Dated:-20-02-2014. Click Here
  21-02-2014 : Corporate office launching competitive programme on zonal basis to encourage circles to excel in CFA business unit performance. Letter No.-64-297/2013-CFA competition, Dated:-19-02-2014. Click Here
  21-02-2014 : Tamilnadu circle union conducting one day work shop for council members on 22-02-2014 at Vellore. Com. Mahabir Singh C.S. & national council member, Com. Jayaraman & Com. Gopala Krishnan CHQ leaders are participating along with officers. The veteran leaders of Tamilnadu circle are also participating in the work shop to make it a success and useful.
  20-02-2014 : Writ petition filed by Com. Deka Ex Circle Secretary against Assam circle union election dismissed today by hon’ble High Court.
  20-02-2014 : 5th Circle conference of Telecom Factory at Kolkata:- The 5th circle conference took place on 12th/13th February under the President ship of Com. Dilipdas Gupta at Kolkata Telecom Factory Hall. The delegates form Kharagpur, Gopalpur and Alipore Telecom Factories participated the delegate and open sessions were held on 12th and 13th February respectively, Com. Islam attended and addressed the delegate and open sessions both. The open session was held with full grandeur. The General Manager, Shri B.B. Bisoi, Comrades Chitrabasu (C/S West Bengal and VP CHQ), Shekhar Majumdar (C/S Kolkata TD), Sukhan Bhattacharjee (circle President, BSNLEU) and others addressed the session. Earlier Com. Murshidali (C/S) mentioned about shortage of raw materials and equipment/Machine affecting the production. Com. Islam stated the developments relating to PLI, 78.2% IDA benefit to retirees, GPF, stagnation, LTC/Medical, Indoor (Hospital) Medical facilities, Modification in R/Rs of TTA, JTOs etc. Comrades Dilipdas Gupta, Murshid Ali and Kamal Kundu, Treasurer have been elected as circle President, circle Secy and Treasurer respectively.
  20-02-2014 : D.O. letter from CMD BSNL to all CGM's to finalise pre-2006 pension cases. D.O. No.-40-23/2013-Pen(B), Dated:-18-02-2014. Click Here
  20-02-2014 : Guide lines for conducting local councils, where one recognised union is in exisistence. File No.-BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, Dated:-13-02-2014. Click Here
  20-02-2014 : Guide lines for calculation of net points for compassionate ground appointments. Letter No.-268-Gen.Corr/2010-Pers.IV, Dated:-13-02-2014. Click Here
  20-02-2014 : Constitution of Higher Level Committee on Superannuation Benefits of DR Employees and Pay-Party / loss of pay of DR - JTO/JAO. Letter No.-1-05/2014-PAT(BSNL), Dated:-18-02-2014. Click Here
  18-02-2014 : JTO (Telecom) Induction Training Structure & Syllabus. Letter No.-4-1/2013-Trg, Dated:-11-02-2014. Click Here
  18-02-2014 : Holding of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE) for promotion to the Cadre of Telecom Mechanic for the Recruitment year 2013. Letter No.-250-2/2014-Estt-III, Dated:-14-02-2014. Click Here
  18-02-2014 : UNION OFFICE INAUGARATION AT ALLEPPY:- Union office of NFTE-BSNL inaugurated in a colorful function by Sri. Satheesh Ram (ITS), GM, Alleppy SSA, Kerala. The function was presided by Com. P. K. Radhakrishnan (C/P), and addressed by DGM (Admin) Alleppy, Com. P M Michael (CHQ), Com. P V Dharmadas- (C/S), Com. M R Muralidharan Pillay (D/P), Com. P Praveen, TTA (D/S) and leaders of other associations SNEA, AIBSNLEA. It was pleasure to note that a group of 10 members who resigned from BSNLEU (Mavelikkara branch) and joined in NFTE represented the function.
  13-02-2014 : Shri A.N. Rai, Director (Enterprise) will hold additional charge of Director (HR) for a period of six months w.e.f. 04-12-2013 and Shri Anupam Srivastav, Drector(CM) will hold additional charge of Director (Finance) up to 28-02-2014.
  13-02-2014 : Two days circle conference of Telecom factory Kolkata started today in Alipore. Comrades Islam and Ganguli, Vice President CHQ addressed the delegate session. Open session will take place tomorrow.
  12-02-2014 : 4th District conference of Aurangabad on 09-02-2014:- A well organized District conference of Aurangabad held in Yashwantarao Chavan Auditorium with more than 200 Comrades including 50 women comrades. Com. C.K. Mathivanan, Dy. GS inaugurated the conference, Com. K.S. Kulakarni, and Moktali CHQ secretaries attended and addressed the meeting. Sr. officers G.M. P.C. Diwari and DGM etc participated in the conference. Com. Rajan Danni, District Secretary organsised a convention of 6 SSA’s consisting of Osmanabad, Jalna, Beed, Parbhani, Latur and Aurangabad. The convention is successful one to strengthen the orgnaisation in Maharashtra circle.
  12-02-2014 : Union office inauguration at Pune on 10-02-2014:- After flag hoisting by C.K. Mathivanan, Dy. G.S. our union office was inaugurated by Shri Jain DGM, Pune. More than 200 Comrades attended the inaugural function. Com. Gosavi ACS and senior Comrades Doparde, Sunanda Paradeshi and Rohini among others participated in this function. Com. Mathivanan Dy. G.S. narrated the present status of bonus issue, Stagnation of RM’s 30% pay fixation for the left employees and other issues. Com. Dileep Jagde District Secretary, Pune made an excellent arrangements for the inaugural function and open meeting.
  12-02-2014 : Corporate office asked all CGM’s to supply information/records regarding grant of one extra increment to BCR. Group III employees one year prior to their retirement within a weeks time. Letter No.-21-1/2014-TE, Dated:-10-02-2014. Click Here
  11-02-2014 : Emergency Meeting of BSNL Board:- It is learnt that the Emergency Meeting of BSNL Board is taking place today. The main agenda is reportedly to form Tower Company.
  11-02-2014 : Kolkata Telecom Factory circle and Distt. Conference on 12/13th February. President may attend.
  11-02-2014 : 40% posts of Directors are vacant in BSNL-Com.Gurudas Das Gupta writes to MOC. Click Here
  10-02-2014 : Recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants. F. No.-18/26/2011-Estt (Pay-I), Dated:-06-02-2014. Click Here
  10-02-2014 : President accompanied with Comrades Sanjib Saha (Kolkata TD) (C/S Snatta) Indrakesh Yadav (Snatta, Gujrat) and Sunil Gautam Bangalore met Sr. GM(Est) on the issues of wage erosion and JTO R/R.
  10-02-2014 : Realisation of Pension contribution in respect of absorbed employees – Request to end discrimination. Letter No.-TF-11/3(b), Dated:-07-02-2014. Click Here
  10-02-2014 : Declaration of JTO LICE results in r/o NE-2, Kerala, Jharkhand and Karnataka circles. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-08-02-2014. Click Here
  10-02-2014 : Presidential orders of TSMs:- President and GS met Sr. GM (Est) on 07-02-2014 and referred the pending PO Case of M.P., Wage erosion:- President and GS again met Sr. GM(Est) on 07-02-2014 and drew his attention that the extension of one increment may not mitigate the wage erosion of post 2007 appointees, Facilities to the union:- President and GS met Sr. GM(SR) on 07-02-2014 and drew his attention towards extension of facilities in respect of immunity, Accommodation and Telephone.
  10-02-2014 : Dont Take arbitrary decision in merger of BSNL and MTNL-NFTE responds to the communication of BSNL HQR. Letter No.-TF-41, Dated:-06-02-2014. Click Here
  07-02-2014 : Outstanding revenue of BSNL/MTNL and action for recovery-MOC Answers star question No.-214 in Lok Sabha. Click Here
  07-02-2014 : Payment of PLI to non-executive employees in BSNL-Request to send views:- The Department of Public Enterprise, DPE, Govt of India, has issued orders on 11-07-2011 for payment of productive linked incentive, PLI, (Bonus) to the employees in the PSUs. The payment of PLI is not linked with the profit of the concerned PSU as for as non-executive employees are concerned. The BSNL HQR is proposing to introduce PMS, Performance Management system, for payment of PLI to non-executive employees although the same ie PMS is applicable for executive only. The PMS will be on the basis of performance of groups, individuals etc. In the circumstances all employees may not get PLI. A meeting for payment of PLI was held on 09-12-2013 and a presentation of the scheme was also given to the representatives of NFTE and BSNL EU on 22nd January, 2014. The BSNL HQR has now sought the views/comments on the proposed scheme ie of PLI. BSNL Letter No.-1-5/2012-Restg, dt-05-02-2014. Click Here
  06-02-2014 : Realisation of Pension contribution in respect of absorbed employees in BSNL - Request to end discrimination. Letter No.-TF-11/3(b), Dated:-05-02-2014. Click Here
  05-02-2014 : Calling for of nominations from outstanding sportspersons for career progression for year 2013. Letter No.-32-1/2013-BSNL(Sports), Dated:-03-02-2014. Click Here
  05-02-2014 : Issue of POS of left over group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees for permanent absorption in BSNL:- BSNL HQR vide letter No.-BSNL HQR vide letter No.-BSNL/11-2/SR/2013(Pt-II), dt-09-12-2013 has instructed all CGMs for immediate action on left over PO cases of group ‘C’ and ‘D’. The Circle and District Secretaries are also requested to enquire at respective levels and persue for the submission of such cases at the earliest. Click Here
  05-02-2014 : BSNL Medical facilities extended to ITS officers vide DOT Letter No.-4-12(14)/2012-PAT, dt-24-01-2014 and BSNL Letter No.-15-1/2012-PAT(BSNL) dt-03-02-2014. Extension of CGHS facilities to all BSNL staff are under consideration. Click Here
  04-02-2014 : Pension revision due to 78.2% IDA merger:- A proposal was sent by D/o Telecom on 20-12-2013. D/o P&PW has communicated its ‘No objection’ to the proposal subject to the approval of Deptt of expenditure. D/o Telecom has referred the proposal to D/o Expenditure on 08-01-2014. Approval of D/o Expenditure is awaited by D/o Telecom.
  04-02-2014 : Merger of BSNL and MTNL - meeting of Steering Group to look after various HR aspects of merger. F. No.-BSNL/20-2/SR/2014, Dated:-04-02-2014. Please send your views. Click Here
  03-02-2014 : Meeting with CMD:- President and Secy, Com. Rajpal met the CMD and urged him to use his good offices for early beneficial settlement of wage loss of post-2007 appointees and Pension, Terminal rules for DR BSNL staff.
  03-02-2014 : Views on proposed R/R of JTO:- TF-24/1(f), dt-25-01-2014 NFTE HQR will welcome comments. Our stand is to ensure that the interests of all concerned are protected and litigation avoided. Click Here
  03-02-2014 : Comrades C. Singh(GS) and Mahabir Singh(C/S) will be the nominees of NFTE in the Designation Committee.
  03-02-2014 : Wage loss:- NFTE representatives met Sr. GM(Est) who conveyed for extension of one increment to such staff who have entered in the PSU by May, 2010 and beyond this it is not possible. Matter is also under consideration if the same will be with or without arrears. The circle unions may give their views so that the CHQ may take a stand.
  03-02-2014 : Meeting with Director (HR):- President met Director (HR) and held discussions on Dies-non case of Chennai TD, issues relating to Bhilai Telecom Factory, non-declaration of TTA/TM examination results in East UP, empanelment of hospitals at Chennai TD etc
  03-02-2014 : LICE JTO Result:- President, Secy (Com. Rajpal) met Sr. GM (Est) and urged for declaration of results of Haryana, Kerala and NE-2 circles in the context of Chandigarh CAT decision. Haryana result is expected very soon. The BSNL HQR will submit Chandigarh CAT decision in Kerala Court for declaration of result.
  03-02-2014 : NFTE writes to “The Chairperson of the Parliamentary standing committee for welfare of S/C S/T employees” regarding concessions to SC ST employees in NEPP and compassionate grounds appointments. TF-1/5(d), dt-27-01-2014. Click Here
  03-02-2014 : The hospitals already empanelled by CGM, Tamilnadu should be empanelled by the CGM, Chennai TD for treatment facilities to the employees TF-35/5, dt-28-01-2014. Click Here
  03-02-2014 : Jharkhand circle conference:- The circle conference took place on 30th January with tremendous enthusiasm amongst the employees. The open session and delegate sessions were organized at Geeta Bhawan in Bokaro Steel graced by S/S Labh Singh(CGM), S.K. Agarwal, (GM Adm), GM and DGM Dhanbad and other officers. The Chairman Reception Committee, Shri Mihir Singh welcomed the dignitaries, guests and the participants. The circle Secretaries of AIBSNLEA, SNATTA and Sewa BSNL and circle President of AIBSNLEA also participated. All India President, GS and Secy (Com. K.K. Singh) of NFTE addressed the fully packed hall of the employees and urged them to recognize the time and do whatever is possible to improve the image of BSNL. The customers have to be satisfied. Our aim should be to earn more and more revenue for the Company. The CGM stressed mutual understanding to tide over the crises in BSNL. The circle Head stated that there is delay in activation of SIMs as we are dependent on Bihar and West Bengal circles. The conference has been very memorable. A sword was handed over to CGM to root out corruption in the circle. GS, CS(Jharkhand) and Dhanbad Comrades honoured Com. A.C. Dwivedi, Sr. TOA who retired on superannuation on this day. Com. A.C. Dwivedi has taken responsibility to conduct the memorable circle conference at Bokaro. CHQ conveys best wishes and thanks to him. Click Here
  03-02-2014 : JTO LICE result in Punjab:- NFTE’s constant and continuous pursuance resulted in dismissal and disposal of Court cases pending at Chandigarh. Sequel to finalization of the litigations President, NFTE came in touch with the BSNL HQR and advised the circle Secy, Com. M.L. Sharma, circle Secy to meet the CGM to get the result declared as per instructions of Corporate office. We are happy to record that the circle office has declared the result on 1st February and 386 candidates are successful. HQR congratulates the candidates although they faced agony as well as loss due to litigations.
  01-02-2014 : First National Council Meeting - Editorial Telecom February 2014. (Hindi & English). Click Here
  01-02-2014 : A grand felicitation to Com. Sompal Saini, CS UP(W):- The District union of Saharanpur organized a memorable felicitation on 31-01-2014(Near Gurdwara) to Com. Sompal Saini CS UP(W), Com. Preetam Singh TM, Com. Jagdish Prasad TM, Com. Ram Chander TM, Com. Sindhu Prasad, TM and Com. A.K. Watal TTA. District Secretaries & Comrades from all corners of UP(W) and family members of retirees present in large number in the farewell function. The union leaders of FNTO, BSNLEU and officers association also attended and greeted the retirees. The Sr. GM, DGM and other officers of Saharanpur came to the function and greeted the retirees. All praised and remembered the role played by Com. Sompal Saini, CS in settling the staff problems at all times in the circle. CHQ Secretaries Com. Rajpal, Rajmouli and Jabbar Khan attended the function and conveyed best wishes to all retirees.
  31-01-2014 : DA increase for Central Govt. employees 10% from 1st January now DA 100%.
31-01-2014 : Com. Sompal Saini, Circle Secy, UP(West) retiring today.
  31-01-2014 : Jharkhand circle conference held with enormous enthusiasm and pomp and show. Comrades Subhash Kumar, Mahabir Singh and Dhananjay Singh have been elected as President, Circle Secy and Treasurer respectively.
  30-01-2014 : Jharkhand Circle conference:- As per schedule the 4th circle conference of Jharkhand circle started after flag hoisting. The National flag was hoisted by Com. Subhash Yadav circle President and NFTE flag was hoisted by General Secretary. Com. K.K. Singh Secretary CHQ is also attending the conference. First of all two minutes silence was observed by delegates to pay homage to late Com. P.L. Dua Treasurer. The meeting will continue till tomorrow.
  30-01-2014 : BSNL launches “one number, one Nation, one rupee a day” – A roam free plan. Letter No.-4-48/2013-14-S&M-CM, Dated:-29-01-2014. Click Here
  30-01-2014 : We salute the father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, on the 66th Anniversary of the Martyrdom
  29-01-2014 : Pension revision due to 78.2% IDA merger:- Matter is still pending with the Ministry of Finance.
  29-01-2014 : A condolence meeting was held in NTR today at 1330 hours on sudden and sad demise of Com. P.L. Dua, Treasurer of CHQ. President and Secretaries (Comrades Rajmouli and Rajpal) attended and paid homage to the departed leader. May the soul rest in peace.
  29-01-2014 : Minutes of 29th Meeting of National Council. Letter No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2013, dt-29-01-2014. Click Here
  28-01-2014 : MOU Singned with Canara Bank for extending various Loan Schemes to BSNL Employees for one year. Letter No.-1-9/BFCI/staff Loan/12-13, Dated:-27-01-2014. Click Here
  27-01-2014 : President met GM(SEA) and requested for reducing the service period for eligibility to JAO Examination and same be at par with JTO.
  27-01-2014 : Railways Replacement Scheme set a side by CAT, Rajasthan:- According to reports, published in NBT on 26-01-2014, the CAT, Rajasthan has struck down all the scheme of year 2010 of Railways for appointment of dependents of employees on their voluntary retirement. The Court has termed it backdoor entry.
  25-01-2014 : Mera Bharat Mahan:- Hearty Congratulations and greetings to all on the eve of 65th Republic Day of Inida. Click Here
  25-01-2014 : Pension and terminal benefits Rules for D/R BSNL staff-Delay regarding. Letter No.-TF-11/10(b), Dated:-24-01-2014. Click Here
  25-01-2014 : Vindictive action against staff at Chennai TD- Request for intervention. Letter No.TF-28/org, Dated:-24-01-2014. Click Here
  25-01-2014 : Fixing of service charges of civil & Electrical for renting out vacant BSNL staff quarters to CPSUs/PSU etc be charged from 01-06-2013 instead of 01-06-2012. Letter No.-482-9/2009-BG, dt-22-01-2014. Click Here
  25-01-2014 : Pending pension cases (pre-2006) in 14 circles. D.O. No.-40-23/2013-Pen(B), dt-22-01-2014. Click Here
  25-01-2014 : Undue delay in submission of complete pension papers to CCAs. Letter No.-40-14/2013-Pen.(B), Dated:- -01-2014 Click Here
  25-01-2014 : Furnishing expenditure statement for the period 01/04/2013 to 30/09/2013 to release the final welfare grant for the year 2013-14. Letter No.-13-3/2013-14/BSNL-(WL)/199, Dated:20-01-2014. Click Here
  23-01-2014 : Meeting with Sr. GM (Est):- President, GS and Secy, Com. Rajpal met Sr. GM (Est) and discussed proposed JTO R/R, Declaration of JTO LICE result in respect of Keral, Punjab and NE-2 circles as well as redesignation of staff in Electrical and civil wing.
  23-01-2014 : 50% adhoc grants to various circle sports and culture boards. Letter No.-29-12/2013-BSNL(Sports), dt-17-01-2014. Click Here
  23-01-2014 : All circle/District Secretaries please note Bank details for payment of CHQ quota through NEFT/RTGS. Click Here
  22-01-2014 : Presentation on Performance Management system in BSNL:- Due to poor financial performance of BSNL the BSNL HQR is contemplating to introduce performance management system in the company. The Restructuring wing of corporate office has given a presentation today to recognized unions, NFTE and BSNLEU for creation of awareness amongst the employees. In the present scenario increase in revenue is the only solution. The Corporate office has evolved Key Performance indicators, KPI, in respect of Group PMS, FPMS and individuals for executive staff and sought cooperation from unions for inputs to frame Key Performance Indicator for non-executives. The unions requested the GM(Restg) to make available the proposal for early response. There has been consensus that the customer service centers, CSCs, be manned with good personnel and for this policy be framed.
  22-01-2014 : In case empowered officers are not available for awarding major penalty then higher officers in the grade shall exercise powers. BSNL 437-01/2013-Pers-I, dt-21-01-2014. Click Here
  20-01-2014 : Bihar circle Conference:- Comrades Ratnesh Mishra, Chandeshwar Singh and Vinay Kumar Singh have been elected as President, Circle Secretary and Treasurer respectively, However, soon after election Com. Chandeshwar Singh has authorized Com. Shrawan Dubey, TTA(ACS) to Function as full fledged circle Secy. Click Here
  20-01-2014 : BSNL’s IDA order on revised rates w.e.f. 01-01-2014. Letter No.-14-1/2012-PAT(BSNL) at 16-01-2014. Click Here
  20-01-2014 : Pension revision of Pre/Post 2007 BSNL retirees - Request for kind intervention. Letter No.-TF-11/3(b), Dated:-13-01-2014. Click Here
  20-01-2014 : LICE for promotion to JTO Cadre held on 8th December 2013 in Karnataka circle – BSNL letter No.-22-24/2012-Rectt(Pt), dt-16-01-2014. Click Here
  20-01-2014 : Proposed JTO R/R file No.-5-32/2013-Pers-IV 2014-circle Secretaries and others to offer their views. BSNL HQR has circulated JTO R/R -2014. Circle Secretaries and others are requested to send their views within a week.
  18-01-2014 : Bihar Circle Conference:- The Bihar Circle Conference of NFTE BSNL started from 17th January at 11.30 hours in U.P.T.R.C. Patna with enormous enthusiasm amongst the employees. After hosting of National and union flags by President, Com. Islam and General Secretary the delegate session commenced under the chairmanship of Com Ratnesh Mishra. The delegate session was addressed by General Secretary, Secretaries (Comrade Rajmouli and K.K. Singh) and circle Secretary, Com. Mahabir Singh. The leader touched various points length. The open session of the conference began at 16.00 hours. The CGM Bihar, PGM Patna, Sr. GM(Admn), GM(Operation), IFA and other offices graced the great occasion. The hall was packed fully with the employees. Large number of workers were waiting outside. The CGM, PGMTD and leaders of sister union viz, SNEA, AIBSNLEA, NUBSNLE (FNTO) addressed the session and stressed to restore the glory of BSNL President and General Secretary while addressing the mass gathering called upon them to do best for BSNL services despite heavy odds. They touched all the burning problems of employees viz stagnation, PLI, NEPP, wage erosion change in R/RS of Cadres, Rules of pension for D/R staff. Dilution of pension orders for absorbed employees. The session will continue upto 10th January. Click Here
  18-01-2014 : Amendment of Recruitment rules of JTO(T)2001 Draft copy released. This will pave way for regularisation of officiating JTOs. Union will study and comment on it shortly. Click Here
  18-01-2014 : Last rites of Com. Dua, performed. The last rites of Com. Dua, Treasurer performed on 17th January at 4PM. Comrades Naresh, HQR, circle Secy, Com. Goel and Comrades of NTR attended in large number.
  17-01-2014 : Bihar circle conference under chairmanship of Com. Ratnesh Mishra observed two minutes silence on the sad demise of Com. P.L. Dua and paid rich tributes.
  17-01-2014 : Com. P.L. Dua, Treasurer HQR expired. Funeral today. HQR condoles the death. Click Here
  16-01-2014 : New CAG Policy:- The proposal for New compassionate ground policy is now remitted to BSNL Management.
  16-01-2014 : Circle Secretaries to note:- Please intimate number of members enrolled in NFTE BSNL from 16-12-2013 to 15-01-2014 in respect of your circle on 01-02-2014 positively.
  16-01-2014 : Regularisation of officiating JTOs:- The committee has finalized its report and after approval by CMD the unions will get opportunity to offer their views on the proposal.
  16-01-2014 : Mass meeting at Muzaffarpur:- A mass meeting presided by Com. Rajeshwar Prasad Singh was held on 15th instant. The meeting was attended by all Branch Secretaries and employees despite cold wave. The GS addressed the large gathering and mentioned about efforts made for settlement of Bonus, NEPP hardships, 78.2% IDA etc. Com. Umesh Prasad, Distt Secy welcomed and thanked all. Com. Shashi Bhushan Singh joined NFTE along with his colleagues in the open meeting. Click Here
  15-01-2014 : Average entries concession:- The NFTE from very beginning was highlighting the sufferings of the employees due to average entries in ACRS because employees were not getting upgradations. The BSNL HQR vide letter 13-01-2014 has now extended one more “Average Entry” for upgradations from NE-6 to NE-8 (3 instead of 2) and NE-8 to NE-10(2 instead of 1). This concession may help to employees in getting upgradations in NEPP. Circle Secretaries may send report to HQR about the effect of orders dt- 13th January, 2014
  15-01-2014 : Provisions of retirement benefits to employees as per DPE guidelines:- The BSNL HQR has given a presentation today on the issue. The details have been drawn and shown on quantum of benefits with 2% contribution by BSNL management. The quantum of contribution will vary every year. The unions have not accepted the 2% offer as it is too meager in comparison of other PSU. The management has taken plea of loss making PSU. The Sr. GMs(Est), (SR), GM(Rest), GM(CA), GM(EF) and company Secy participated form the management side. NFTE was represented by its President, Com. Islam.
  15-01-2014 : DPE Order on IDA w.e.f. 01-01-2014 (i.e. 90.5%). Letter No.-W-02/002/2014-DPE(WC)-GL-I/14, Dated:-07-01-2014. Click Here
  13-01-2014 : Relaxation in grading criteria for Non-executive promotion policy (NEPP). Letter No.-27-7/2008-TE-II/Pen(B), Dated:-13-01-2014. Click Here
  13-01-2014 : Formation and functioning of works committee at SSA levels. BSNL HQR has issued orders on 8th January. Click Here
  13-01-2014 : Presentation on RMs for PLI:- The corporate office will give a presentation on 22nd January on performance management system for distribution of PLI.
11-01-2014 : Photographs of meet at Bangalore. Click Here
  11-01-2014 : Comrade Chilamwar, circle Secy, NFTE BSNL alongwith others met the CMD on 9th instant and handed over a memorandum of demands. He specially drew the attention of CMD on EPF scam in Chhattisgarh circle. The CMD promised to take appropriate action on return to Delhi.
  10-01-2014 : The Union Cabinet has decided to extend financial support to BSNL in its meeting held on 9th January, 2014. Click Here
  10-01-2014 : Rotational Transfers of officers posted on sensitive posts - Guidelines BSNL letter No.-400-294/2013-Pers.I, dt-08-01-2014. Click Here
10-01-2014 : 'The era of rising losses in BSNL has stopped'- R.K. Upadhyay. Click Here
  10-01-2014 : Furnishing of information in connection with recttification of anomaly in pension of BSNL employees retired within ten months of their absorption in BSNL w.e.f. 01-10-2000-- settlement requested. Letter No.-40-27/2011-Pen (B)/(Misc), Dated:-08-01-2014. Click Here
  10-01-2014 : Report from Bangalore on Seminar and Extended CE meeting at Bangalore on 7th January:- Nearly 1500 Comrades took part enthusiastically on 07.01.2014 in a seminar and extended CEC Meeting at Bangalore Organised Jointly by Karnataka circle and Bangalore district Unions. CGM, PGM (HR), PGM (Bangalore TD) Sr.GM (Finance) BGTD and many high ranking officers spoke at the seminar. On behalf of CHQ Comrades Islam ahamed, Chandeshwar Singh, Gopala Krishnan addressed the seminar. Com.C.K.Mathivanan inaugurated the extended circle E.C.Meeting in the afternoon. Com.T.V.Paulose of Kerala paid rich tributes to Com.O.P.Gupta on his first death Anniversary. Comrades Islam and C.Singh explained the core issues at the CEC Meeting. Earlier in the day the union office allotted to Karnataka Circle union was opened by Sri.Misra, CGM, Karnataka. Com.K.S.Seshadri, Secretary (CHQ) and C.S.Karnataka and Krishnamohan, District Secretary, Bangalore District Jointly made excellent arrangements for both the seminar and extended CEC meeting Karnataka circle union is poised for big jump on membership.
  10-01-2014 : Truncated BSNL Management - Request for urgent intervention. Letter No.-TF-36/2, Dated:- 09-01-2014. Click Here
  10-01-2014 : Designation Committee:- The BSNL HQR vide letter No.-BSNL/5-2/SR/2012, dt-03-01-2014 has decided to reconstitute the Designation Committee. Now NFTE and BSNLEU are required to nominate two representatives from their respective side. Click Here
  09-01-2014 : Meeting with Director (CM):- President, GS and Secy (Com. Rajpal) met Director (CM) and discussed the present progress in supply of BTS. The Director (CM) told that the process in respect of Eastern, Southern, Northern regions for supply is completed. Steps are being taken in respect of western zone also.
  09-01-2014 : Meeting with Director (HR):- President, GS, Secy (Com. Rajpal) and Com. Chauhan (UP West) met Director (HR) on 09-01-2014 and requested for early settlement of the following problems. (1) Wage loss of employees appointed on 01-01-2007 or thereafter. (2) Uniform periodicity of service condition to appear in deptl examination for promotion to JTO(T), JAO, JTO(E) and JTO(c) Cadres. (3) 78.2% IDA fixation benefit to officiating JTOs in Kerala. (4) Repatriation of employees having completed prescribed tenure in remote areas and accommodation for circle union in A & N circle. (5) Stagnation problem in RMs and Group ‘D’ Cadres.
  09-01-2014 : Report from Kerala circle:- Union office of NFTE(BSNL) Kottayam SSA, Kerala circle got inaugurated by Com. Kanam Rajendran ( AITUC State Gen. Secretary, Kerala) on 08.01.2014 in a colorful meeting. The meeting was presided over by Com. Sri. P.K. Radhakrishnan (NFTE Circle President, Kerala). The session was addressed by Com. Sri. P.V Dharmadas(NFTE Circle Secretary, Kerala), Sri. Radhakrishnan.N, District President- SNEA Kottayam, Sri. Gopalakrishna Panikkar-AGM(Admin) represented the BSNL SSA administration
  09-01-2014 : A meeting with the representatives of staff unions/associations on provision of superannuation benefits to BSNL D/R employees is scheduled to take place on 15th January, 2014. BSNL Letter No.-1-23/2012-PAT(BSNL), dt-07-01-2014. Click Here
  09-01-2014 : Golden Jubilee Celebrations - a detailed report with the photos. Click Here
  09-01-2014 : Review of Answer Sheets in JAO Part-II Limited Internal Competitive Examination against 40% quota held on 17th to 19th December, 2012 - Regarding. Letter No.-28-1/2013-Rectt(Pt), Dated:-24-12-2013. Click Here
  08-01-2014 : Mammoth Meeting at Bangalore:- The extended Karnataka circle working committee took place on 7th January, 2014 at Bangalore in the premises of Telecom circle office. A seminar on “Role of Employees and Management in providing quality service to customers” was also orgainsed. CGM,PGM TD Bangalore, PGM(HR), GM (HR) and Sr. GM(F) attended and addressed the seminar. President, General Secy, Dy. GS and Com. Gopalkrishnan addressed the seminar as well as open session. More than thousand employees attended the function. The function has been momentous and ever remembering Earlier, Shri R.K. Mishra, CGM accompanied with senior officers inaugurated the circle union accommodation provided in circle office building.
  08-01-2014 : Wage erosion of employees appointed on 01-01-2007 or thereafter - Regarding. Letter No.TF-9/9, Dated:-08-01-2014. Click Here
  08-01-2014 : Amendments in R/R for JTO(T), JAO, JTO(E) and JTO(c) - request regarding. Letter No.TF-24/1(f), Dated:-08-01-2014. Click Here
  08-01-2014 : Stagnation of the employees working in RM and Group 'D' Cadres - Request for removal. Letter No.TF-9-4/(c), Dated:-08-01-2014. Click Here
  08-01-2014 : The Corporate office vide Letter No.-BSNL/31-2/SR/2009, dt-06-01-2014 has issued BSNL Recognition Rules in respect of Executives. The union securing 35% votes will be Representative union. There will be only one representative union. The unions securing not less than 15% will be the supporting unions. Click Here
  08-01-2014 : GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS IN TAMILNADU:- The Tamilnadu circle union organized a massive meeting on 6th Jan, 2014 at Cuddalure to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of “OLIKATHR”, Tamil monthly journal of circle union which started in 1963. Comrades, Islam Ahamad, Chandeshwar Singh, C.K. Mathivanan, G. Jayaraman, SS Gopalakrishna, senior leaders R.K. Muthialu, Ragunathan, etc took part in the celebration. CGM, TN, BSNLEU G/S, C/S & other sister union leader CPI Leader D Pandian, AITUC leader T.M. Murthy among others attended the celebration.
  06-01-2014 : Circle and District Secretaries to note please:- The Annual Account of Income and expenditures for year 2013 has to be prepared and audited before All India conference. Please ensure that the cheques/DDs for CHQ subscription quota are sent by second week of January positively.
  06-01-2014 : Today is first death anniversary of our great and visionary leader Com. O.P. Gupta whose contributions to working class particularly for P & T workers are immeasurable. NFTE HQR and family record its homage and pay rich tributes to our departed leader.
  04-01-2014 : LICE for promotion to JTO Cadre in Karnataka circle. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-04-01-2014. Click Here
04-01-2014 : A massive march of workers - Editorial, 2014. Click Here
  04-01-2014 : NFTE BSNL office inaugurated at Hyderabad:- The union office allotted to NFTE BSNL was inaugurated by PGM, Hyderabad TD in presence of Com. Rajmouli, Secy HQR on 30th December. Veteran leader Com. M. Rao and other office bearers were also present on the occasion. Click Here
  03-01-2014 : Circle conference – (1) Circle conference of Bihar circle is notified to be held on 17th & 18th January, 2014 at Patna. (2) The circle conference of Jharkhand circle is notified to be held on 30th & 31st January at Bokaro steel city. President, GS and CHQ Secretary Com. Rajmouli may attend these conferences.
  03-01-2014 : Inauguration of union office of NFTE(BSNL) Suri SSA(W.B.) on 31-12-2013. Click Here
  03-01-2014 : Formation and functioning of works committee - regarding. Letter No.-TF-53/3, Dated:-02-01-2014. Click Here
  03-01-2014 : Pay fixation on promotion to TTA Cadre - Case of Eastern UP Circle. Letter No.-TF-9/1(I), Dated:-02-01-2013. Click Here
  02-01-2014 : General Secretary and Secretary HQ Com. A. Rajmouli attended different programme organized by NFTE(BSNL) Ongole SSA on 31-12-2013. Click Here
  02-01-2014 : TWO DAYS FAST UNDERTAKEN BY COM C K MATHIVANAN HAS ENDED AFTER AN AGREEMENT REACHED WITH CGM CHENNAI TELEPHONES:- Chennai Telephones Circle Secretary began fast at 9 AM on 30th December 2013 for demanding settlement of SIX important demands. After two Rounds of discussion with Chief General Manager, Senior GM (HR & Admn) an agreement was reached with CGM and a letter signed by the CGM was handedover to the Circle Secretary on the settlement of demands. At about 10 PM on 31st December 2013 Com C.K.Mathivanan after consulting the circle office bearers announced the end of his fast and thereafter Com.R.K,former Secretary NFTE gave the fruit juice to Com CKM and thus two days his fast for 37 hours came to an end with an agreement. Click Here
  02-01-2014 : Transport Allowance to Physically handicapped employees - Request regarding. Letter No.-TF-10/15/(a), Dated:-01-01-2014. Click Here
31-12-2013 : AN APPEAL - NEW YEAR GREETINGS. Click Here
31-12-2013 : IDA increase by 5% total IDA 90.5%.
  31-12-2013 : BSNL Vide letter No.-12-1/2013-BSNL(WL), dt-27-11-2013 has issued orders for submission of items of agenda by 30-01-2014 for staff welfare Board meeting. Click Here
  31-12-2013 : Shri K. Anjiah, Circle Secy NFTE BSNL in Andhra is retiring today 31st December. HQR wishes him happy retired life and look forward that the organization will be strengthened under his leadership.
31-12-2013 : Chhattisgarh Circle Executive Meeting held on 28th December. Click Here
  30-12-2013 : President NFTE CHQ addressed annual meeting of DOT and BSNL Pension Association of Chhattisgarh at Raipur on 29th December. He explained the latest position of 78.2% IDA benefit to retirees, Medical allowance without voucher and pension contribution. He asserted pension orders have been diluted by Govt.
  28-12-2013 : Circle executive meeting of Chhattisgarh:- CWC of Chhattisgarh took place today at Durg SSA under the Chairmanship of Com. R.S. Yadav, Com. Chilamwar, CS placed the report of circle in settling the staff problems and strengthening of organization, as well as BSNL. Com. Islam stressed to strengthen the NFTE and assured promises made will be honoured. He mentioned the progress of problems like wage erosion, superannuation benefits to Direct recruitees, stagnation in RM Cadre, bonus etc. the session decided to increase further growth of BSNL revenue in the circle. It is no doubt circle sharing positive growth in revenue. Even after Six months period works committees were not formed in the circle. At the end Com. Qureshi offered vote of Thanks.
  28-12-2013 : DO Letter from Corporate office to 14 CGMs to settle pending pension cases (Pre-2006 CDA Cases) by 15-01-2014. DO No.-40-23/2013-Pen(B), dt-27-12-2013. Click Here
  28-12-2013 : Guidelines for filling out Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APARs) of employees in BSNL. Letter No.-45-03/2013-SCT/742, Dated:-19-12-2013. Click Here
  28-12-2013 : Status report of circles in Telephone connections & Broad band connections during November, 2013. Letter No.-1-2(1)/DELs progress/2013-CP&M, Dated:-23-12-2013. Click Here
  28-12-2013 : District Conference at Kolar (Karnataka):- District Conference / Seminar of Kolar Telecom District held on 21st December 2013 at KEB Samudaya Bhavan Kolar under the President Ship of Com P.Muthuraman. Sri Ramaraju General Manager Kolar inaugurated the session. Com C.K.Mathivanan Dy General secretary New Delhi, Com K.S.Seshadri Secretary/Circle Secretary Karnataka Circle, Shri Kothanur Manjunath MLA Mulbagal, Com Krishna Mohan District Secretary Bangalore, Sri T.Narayana Swamy President Zilla Parisath Kolar, Shri B.Shivalingappa Circle Secretary SEWA-BSNL Bangalore and Senior leaders of NFTE-BSNL Shri C.M.Raju, Bangalore, Com M.R.Nagaraj Bangalore & Com Rajkumar DS Tumkur are attended and addressed session, More than 400 members including officers participated in the meeting. Com S.Y.Nadugaddi, Com A.C.Krishna Reddy, Com V.Sreenivasulu have been elected as President,Secretary and Treasurer respectively.
  28-12-2013 : Orissa Circle Conference:- The two day Odisha circle conference was held at KORAPUT on 19th & 20th December. Nearly 250 delegates and visitors attended the meeting. Excellent arrangement was made by host division. Many resolutions on staff problems are taken. The conference elected Com. B.B.Sahoo, Com.Kulamani Tripathy and Com.P.K.Behera as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Treasurer respectively for the year 2013-2015. On the concluding day an open session on the subject-“Role of recognized union in the growth of BSNL” was arranged. Senior General Manager(C.M) Odisha, Bhubaneswar Shri U.N.Mahallick was the Chief Guest. Sri K.K. Mishra DGM Koraput was the guest of honour. Shri K.C.Pradhan CHQ vice-President who was appointed observer was the Chief Speaker. Circle Secretary Kulamani Tripathy gave his key note address. Local media hailed the seminar in grand manner. Click Here
  27-12-2013 : Cabinet approved Govt pension to MTNL employees in Delhi/Mumbai. Govt has also decided to recover pension contribution on actual pay in respect of MTNL Staff. The same treatment in respect of pension contribution should be for BSNL absorbers. NFTE will strive hard to secure this.
  26-12-2013 : Conference at Varanasi:- District conference of Varanasi held today under the Chairmanship of Com. A.K. Sharma, Shri Ajay Rai MLA inaugurated the session. Shri Motilal GM and GM MS attended and addressed the session. Both appreciated the commitment of NFTE for BSNL. Com. Gulabrai also addressed the meeting. President and GS attended and explained the present position of issues as well as companies condition. Com. Anil Sharma, Com. Ashok Singh and Com. Anil Rai have been elected as president, District Secretary and Treasurer respectively.
  26-12-2013 : Migration of zero/reduced monthly fixed charges plans Customers under landline Services in Rural areas to corresponding General Plan. Letter No.- 8-33/PDP-CFA/2013-14/2, Dated:-26-12-2013. Click Here
  26-12-2013 : MOF reported that the upgradation of cities for grant of HRA/Transport allowance will be done, after receiving final report of the census – 2011 – provisional figures of census – 2011. No.-9(10)12012-E-11(B), ND. October, 2013. Click Here
  26-12-2013 : Physical verification of all the official and residential service Landline/broadband connections. Letter No.-64-03/2009-BB/, Dated:-24-12-2013. Click Here
  23-12-2013 : Brief of discussions in National Council Meeting Held on December, 23, 2013. Click Here
  23-12-2013 : Staff Side Meeting:- The Staff Side of National Council held a meeting on 22-12-2013 at 1030 hour under the Presidentship of Com. Islam Ahmad in DG Bhavan and exchanged views on the items of NC agenda scheduled for discussions on 23rd December with the Management. The views were freely expressed in a very cordial atmosphere and wished that the councils at circle and SSA levels should also held smoothly. The staff side was unanimous that without unity between NFTE and BSNLEU the BSNL cannot be protected. Comrades C. Singh, Pattabi, Mahabir Singh (NFTE Side) and Comrades Namboodri, P. Abhimanyu (Secy Staff Side), Tapan and Gundana (BSNLEU) Side were present.
21-12-2013 : Rajya Sabha Question. Click Here
  21-12-2013 : MOU Signed with UNION BANK OF INDIA for various Retail Loan Schemes to BSNL Employees. Letter No.-1-9/BBF/Staff Loan/2011-12(Pt), Dated:- 18-12-2013. Click Here
21-12-2013 : National Council meeting on 23rd December, 2013.
  20-12-2013 : Awareness session on growth and development of BSNL - Suggestions received from Union and Associations. Letter No.-4-48/2013-14/S&M-CM/11, Dated:-18-12-2013. Click Here
  20-12-2013 : Nomination of Shri Pawan Meena in NC not yet accepted:- The nomination of Shri Pawan Meena, TTA for National Council as member has not yet been accepted. The President met Sr. GM/Dy. GM(SR) and was told that the matter has been referred for legal advice. It is unfortunate as SR Cell kept quiet for last three months and awakened when council is meeting on 23rd December.
  20-12-2013 : CMD Designate for BSNL:- Shri Anupam Srivastav, Present Director of consumer Mobility has been recommended by the selection committee as next CMD BSNL. NFTE extends hearty congratulations and wish him best of luck.
  20-12-2013 : President alongwith Com. Rajpal met Sr. GM(Est), and enquired Progress on the issues which are as below. (1) CGA Guidelines:- The committee has reportedly finalized its reports regarding raising of quantum of amount of Pension and Terminal benefits for Compassionate ground appointment on point system. Some weightage is expected in case father and mother both have expired. Now the committee report will be sent to the management committee. (2) Wage erosion of post-2007 appointees:-The issue has now gone to Management committee for its consideration and recommendations to BSNL Board. (3) Average ACRS:- One more average has been added in NEPP upgradations as per approval of BSNL Board. This may help the employees in getting upgradations. (4) Regularisation of officiating JTOs:- Matter is reportedly being sent to Management committee. The union reminded that the interest of others be protected.(5) JTO LICE result in Kerala:- The Ernakulam CAT has cleared the deck for declaration of result. It was urged to Sr. GM(Est) for expeditious action in the matter. He responded favourably. (6) R/R of TTA:- The committee’s report is being finalised and thereafter it will be sent to Management committee.
  18-12-2013 : Shri R.K. Rai, Technician-II and industrial worker of Alipore Telecom Factory, Kolkata breathed his last today in the hospital. He was leading worker of NFTE BSNL. The HQR conveys heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
  18-12-2013 : Pension Revision:- DOT has replied to the query of Department of Pension in connection with the revision of Pension it may send it now to Ministry of Finance.
  18-12-2013 : Donations:- The circle unions in Tamilnadu and Chhattisgarh have donated Rs. 10,000/- each to CHQ as donation for settlement of 78.2% IDA issue. The NFTE HQR acknowledge the gesture with thanks. Click Here
  17-12-2013 : JTO LICE result case of Kerala circle. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-17-12-2013. Click Here
  17-12-2013 : TTA R/R Committee:- The Committee is reportedly meeting today to finalise the R/R of TTA. The NFTE has already given its views and pressed for wider participation of the candidates in the departmental quota.
  17-12-2013 : Holding of National Council meeting - circulation of agenda items regarding. Letter No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2013, Dated:-10-12-2013. Click Here
  17-12-2013 : Encashment of 300 days leave is admissible for Govt servants on their deployment and subsequently recruited in BSNL. Letter No.-1-13/2010-PAT(BSNL), dt-13-12-2013. Click Here
  17-12-2013 : BSNL HQR has issued orders for propagation of BSNL plans for the subscribers as well as for one window system for dealing with the customers. BSNL letter No.-7-1/CSC/2012-13, dt-16-12-2013. Click Here
  16-12-2013 : Constitution of National Coucil - Addition to the List of Staff Side members. Letter No.-BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, Dated:-16-12-2013. Click Here
  16-12-2013 : Formation and functioning of councils at circle and SSA levels – Request for intervention. Letter No.-2/2(b), Dated:-16-12-2013. Click Here
  16-12-2013 : Formation and functioning of works Committee. Letter No.-TF-35/3, Dated:- 16-12-2013. Click Here
  14-12-2013 : Demonstration at Chennai CGM office on 2nd December 2013:- Chennai Telephones circle union began its 3 phase agitation on 23 point charter of demands on 2nd December by holding massive demonstration in front of CGM office in which more than 250 Comrades very actively participated. Com. C.K. Mathivanan explained the demands and warned the management of serious struggles if demands are not settled. Click Here
  14-12-2013 : Corporate office Shown reasons for inordinate delay in declaration of JTO LICE results in 8 circles. Letter No.-22-24/2012 Rectt., Dated:- 12-12-2013. Click Here
  14-12-2013 : Minister of State for communication and IT has given written reply in Rajyasabha to enhance the revenues of BSNL & MTNL. Click Here
  14-12-2013 : Outsourcing of OF Cable maintenance work including splicing/ patrolling of OFC routes. Letter No.-49-1/2008 ML, Dated:- 10-12-2013. Click Here
  14-12-2013 : Extension of benefit of Time Bound Pay Scale upgradation under the 'Promotion Policy' to non-executives granted executive scale(s) under the erstwhile A.C.P. Scheme in BSNL. Letter No.-106-2/2011-CSS, Dated:- 06-12-2013. Click Here
  14-12-2013 : Revision of flat rates of license fee for dap departmental Qtrs w.e.f. 01-07-2013. Letter No.-BSNL/6-1/SR/2013. Click Here
  14-12-2013 : Meeting with CMD, BSNL:-

A delegation consisting of President, GS, Deputy GS, Secy (Com. K.K. Singh) and Com. Pawan Meena met CMD BSNL on 13th December and discussed matters relating to availability of materials and pilferage. CMD informed that the supply of material is done on the basis of business. He also told that the management has approved the scheme and orders are expected relating to sharing in the new apartments.
  13-12-2013 : JAO Part II relaxation

Now BSNL HQr is considering to grant some grace marks to the candidates of last examination. Necessary details from circles are being collected in respect of such employees who have failed with marginal marks.
  13-12-2013 : Director (HR) on 12th December and requested for settlement of the following issues:

1. Scrutiny of mistakes etc in JTo exam at Jharkand and early declaration of result.
2. CGA case of Chhattisgarh, Jahrkhand and MP. Director (HR) informed that in the ensuing.National Council meeting the official side desires to hold discussion with the Staff Side to evolve new policy of CGA.

NFTE representatives consisting of Presidents, Comrades Gopal Kishanan (Org. Secy), Pattabi (C/S Tamilnadu and Kamraj met the GM (Finance PSNL) on the following issues on 12th December.
  13-12-2013 : JAO R/R at par with JTO in respect of service period:
The Delegation of NFTE BSNL Requested the GM (Finance Personnel) that service period for departmental candidates to appear in JAO examination be brought at par with the JTO. He readily agreed to consider the proposal.
  12-12-2013 : Parliament March December 12 of Indian Working Class:- A very massive march to parliament of lakh and lakh of workers held today AGAINST THE ANTI WORKING CLASS POLICIES OF THE Government and demanding immediate settlement of 10 points charter of demands of all the Central Unions and federations. The march started by 8Am and continued even beyond 3 Pm. The NFTE BSNL true to its tradition, under the leadership of Com Islam president and Com C Singh GS participated in the march. Near about 1000 NFTE comrades from all over the country participated and 200 comrades from Punjab as the biggest contingent enthralled the rally. The employees from far off Chennai, TN with comrades of Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Andhra, Bihar, UP (West) Jharkhand, West Bengal and NTR participated good in number. The rally was so impressive and the Government responded and invited the leaders for talks. We thank on behalf of CHQ all our members and comrades participated in the rally. Click Here
  12-12-2013 : Suggestions regarding amendments to the union's constitution. Click Here
  12-12-2013 : Corporate office issued instructions to all CGM's for updation of leave accounts in service books. Letter No.-15-1/2013-14/SA-BSNL/Vol-II, dt-10-12-2013. Click Here
  12-12-2013 : All India conference:- The Core Committee has decided to hold the All India Conference in 1st week of April, 2014 at Jabalpur.
  11-12-2013 : The Core Committee of NFTE BSNL met on 10th December under the Presidentship of Com. Islam Ahmad and discussed the following items in depth. Click Here
  10-12-2013 : Core Committee Meeting of NFTE starts. Click Here
  10-12-2013 : Corporate office seeking details from M.P./Rajasthan/A.P./MH/KTK & KRI for settlement of grievances arisen due to implementation of Non-Executive Promotion Policy (NEPP). Letter No.-13-5/2013-Pen(B), Dated:- 09-12-2013. Click Here
  10-12-2013 : Raichur District conference (Karnataka):- District Conference at Raichur Telecom District was conducted on 10th November 2013 Com S.M.Malli Sr TOA, Com Muniyappa TM and Com Nagaraja TTA are elected as District President, District secretary, District Treasurer respectively. Com K.S.Seshadri Circle Secretary/Secretary Chq, Com A,C,Krishna Reddy Circle Treasurer and Com S.V .Arali Circle Org Secretary are the Chief Guests.
  10-12-2013 : Mysore District Conference (Karnataka):- District Conference of Mysore Telecom District was conducted on 9th November 2013 at RTTC Mysore Com Nagesh TM, com M.Mahadeve Gowda Sr. TOA(G) and Com Dinesh Sr TOA are elected as District President, District Secretary, and District Treasurer respectively. In Open secession as been inaugurated by Sr GM Mysore Sri Jayaram, Sri Somashekar MLA Mysore, Sri Sandesh Swamy EX Mayer and corp. orator Mysore City, Com K.S.Sheshadri KTK Circle Secretary/Secretary CHq, Com A.C.Krishna Reddy Circle Finance Secretary, Com M,Krishna Mohan District Secretary Bangalore Telecom District, Com C.M.Raju Senior Leader of NFTE Bangalore are the Chief Gusts. More than 300 Comrades are participated in the Conference/ Open session.
  09-12-2013 : Review of Answer sheets in JAO Part-II LICE against 40% quota held on 17th to 19th December, 2012 - clarifications regarding. Letter No.-TF-14/2(c), Dated:- 09-12-2013. Click Here
  09-12-2013 : Delay in Declaration of LICE JTO results of Punjab, Kerala, NE-II and Andhra circles - Request for urgent intervention. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-09-12-2013. Click Here
  09-12-2013 : LICE for promotion to JTO Cadre - Case of Kolkata TD. Letter No.TF-14/2(b), Dated:-09-12-2013. Click Here
  09-12-2013 : PLI (Bonus) meeting:- The meeting for evolving PLI formula was held on 9th December the official side was represented by Smt. Madhu Arora, (GM, Restg), Smt. S. Chaudhary (GMEF) and S/S Neeraj Verma (GM SR), R.K. Goel (GM Est). The staff side was represented by Comrades Islam Ahmad and P. Abhimanyu. The official side desired to introduce individuals/Group or circle Performance Management System for grant of PLI to the employees. The staff side expressed serious reservations on the system. The official side was told even targets to the circles are not fixed on uniform basis. Performance of circles depend on many factors. The NFTE pressed that performance should be taken as whole and PLI be distributed to all the employees. The official side agreed to give details of PMS to both the unions representatives jointly at the convenient date. The staff side also pressed for adhoc payment of PLI as same has not been done from years, 2011.
  09-12-2013 : The issue of promotion of 10% non- executive employees after one year in the NE-12 scale is still pending for approval of the Management Committee of BSNL.
  07-12-2013 : Replacement of Clip Instrument Free of cost to CIC customers – who has paid last six month bill for landline connection with total amount of Rs. 5000/- or above. Letter No.-3-4/2013-R&C(CFA), Dated:-06-12-2013. Click Here
  07-12-2013 : Residential service telephone connection over FTTH. Letter No.-32-64/2013-NWP-BB/FTTH. Dated:-05-12-2013. Click Here
  07-12-2013 : GET READY TO PARLIAMENT MARCH: An historical Parliament march is going to be take place on 12-12-2013 in Delhi. All major central Trade unions are planning to make success of the Rally. It is a fight against the anti labour policies of Central Govt. The present Govt slowly moving steps to bring Disinvestment and privitisation in PSU’s in the country. There is no control on price rise, the lives of poor in danger. NFTE decided to join in the Parliament march along with others. CHQ requests the Comrades of NTR and neighbouring states to participate in large number to make the rally a success. The Parliament march begins from Ramleela Ground at 10.30AM. Click Here
  06-12-2013 : “CHQ pays respectful homage to the legendry Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his Mahaparinirvan Diwas on 6th December 2013”.
  06-12-2013 : Nelson Mandela dies at 95: A man of courage, principle, and South Africa’s symbol of the struggle against racial oppression died Thursday night. Our Red Salute to the great leader.
  05-12-2013 : 78.2% IDA benefits to the retired personnel:- DOP and Pension department has sought clarification from DOT if approval has been taken from the department of finance and expenditures.
  05-12-2013 : Excellent Grade for BSNL – Vide DPE letter No.-18(8)/2005-GM, dt-27-11-2013, BSNL got “excellent” grade for the year 2012-2013.
  05-12-2013 : Now View TV on BSNL Mobile along with Data STV - Press Release by Corporate office. Dated:-03-12-2013. Click Here
  03-12-2013 : CGA cases upto 30-06-2013 are being taken up by BSNL HQR.
  03-12-2013 : Presentation of growth and development of BSNL be done at circle levels also. Letter No.-TF-35/1, dt-03-12-2013 to CMD BSNL. Click Here
  03-12-2013 : Participate to Defeat Evil Designs. Telecom Editorial December, 2013 (English & Hindi). Click Here
  02-12-2013 : JTO LICE Result:- The CHQ leaders accompanied with the Punjab circle Secretary of NFTE and SNATTA circle president met the Sr. GM(Est) for declaration of results of Andhra, Punjab Kerala and NE-2 circles. The action is under process to clear the obstacles for declaration of result of Andhra. It may materialize soon. Two SNATTA Comrades of Punjab Com. Baljinder Singh & Com. Ravinder Singh were also present.
  02-12-2013 : Inordinate delay in declaration of JTO LICE result - Request for urgent intervention. Letter No.-TF-14/2(b), Dated:-02-12-2013. Click Here
  02-12-2013 : Restructuring of SSAs - Suggestions regarding. Letter No.-TF-21/6, Dated:-02-12-2013. Click Here
  02-12-2013 : Meeting on 9th December on New Scheme of Bonus/PLI based on Performance Management system. Letter No.-1-5/2012-Restg, dt-29-11-2013. Click Here
  02-12-2013 : For kind attention of circle Secretaries:- Clip phones and PIJF Cables are available in the circle stores of all the circles. This message was conveyed to us on 30-11-2013 to unions/associations at the time of awareness presentation. Circle Secretaries are requested to reconcile, if the circle stores are supplying the above materials to the SSAs.
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