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16-12-2018 : Com. N.J. Bhatia Circle Secretary Gujrat Berieved. We Shocked and grieved to know the sudden death of elder daughter of com Bhatia. She took her last breath today early morning. She was of 31 years only. CHQ extends a very deep condolence and stand with Com. Bhatia to share the grief.
15-12-2018 : Mass meeting at Kanpur on 14th December, 2018:- On couple occasion of Distt. Conference and to honour Com. G.N. Gupta and Com. Tripathi on their retirement a large number of workers including women were assembled in CTO Campus. The meeting was open for all. Com. Ram Nath Pandey former Circle Secy of UP (East) Circle and former All India President exhorted the contribution of Com. G.N. Gupta in trade union movement throughout his service life and he appeal to him to continue his service to strengthen the NFTE. On this occasion Com. Sanjay Dubey Circle Secy UP (East), Com. Islam Ahmad President, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. and District Secretaries of different SSAs were also present. Apart from the union Shri Mahendra Pati, PGM Kanpur, Shri Manish Kumar, GM (Mobile), DGM Finance and other officers were also attended and graced the gathering. General Secretary in his exhorted the issues of indefinite strike and explained the issues one by one in detail. He narrated the details of discussion held with Hon’ble Minister on 3rd December, 2018. Com. Islam Ahmad in his speech exhorted the financial condition of BSNL and urge upon the workers to be more vigilant to keep up the financial health of BSNL. The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks by Com. Ram Nath Pandey.
14-12-2018 : Hold Joint General Body meetings during the period from 26th to 29th December, 2018. Letter No.-UA/2018/54, dt-13-12-2018. Click Here ,
14-12-2018 : The NFTE BSNL Tamilnadu Circle Union conducted District Secretaries meeting at Union Office / CGM TN Circle Office Chennai on 11/12/2018:- The meeting was presided by Com P. Kamaraj Circle President. In his presidential address he gave outline of the outcome of talks between Minister and AUAB. Com. K. Natarajan Circle Secretary explained the situation under which the Indefinite Strike call by AUAB was deferred and emphasized to keep the sprit and unity of AUAB for future struggle. Com. Subbaraman General Secretary TEPU/ LPF addressed the meeting and gave the details of negotiation held on 02nd and 3rd of DEC 2018. Com. Pattabi Ex Circle Secretary gave brief on the positive movement of our Strike Demands. All District Secretaries took part in the discussion and explained in detail their field experience during preparatory works of Indefinite strike and the scenario after defer the agitational programme. They explained the expectation of the common workers and their strong belief in the movement of AUAB. Com. S Palaniappan Vice President CHQ NFTE, Com. A. Semmalamudham Special Invitee CHQ , Com. L.Subbarayan circle treasurer, Com Muralidharan ACS, Com. Muthayalu AGS Pensioner Association, Com. S.S. Gopalakrishnan, Ex. Secretary and Circle Office Bearers also addressed the meeting. Com RK in his concluding speech requested all functionaries to explain to the rank and file in their respective district the positive outcomes of the Indefinite Strike Call. With vote of thanks the meeting concluded by 0730 PM. The Meeting Unanimously resolved to request the CHQ to emphasis the DOT and BSNL for (1) The appointing of the Special officer for speedy movement of 4G file --- (2) To constitute a committee (institutional mechanism) comprising with the senior officers of DOT/BSNL and AUAB for day today interaction with DOT, BSNL and AUAB on the progress of the strike Demands. (3) Conclude the negotiation of wage committee talks finalize and sign the agreement for Non Executives at the earliest. (4) Release of required funds to meet the day to day operational expenditure like Payment of EB Bills, Wages for Contract labours, Medical bills, GPF, loans and advances of Employees.
13-12-2018 :Meeting with Sr. G.M.(Estt)-G.S and Com. Sheshadri Dy. G.S met with Sr. G.M Estt and disscussed the pending HR issues like.
  • Presidential order to left out TSMs case of Bihar, UP East, Assam and MP circles. It is reported that the required reports and relevent papers have been received & it is under Scruitany. The G.M. assured to finalise it at earliest possible..
  • Absorption of Shri D.N. Yadav, T.T UP (East) in BSNL. The file is sent to Director HR for Approval.
  • Date of LICE for Promotion in the Cadre of TT. Recruitment Branch will finalise the date and publish it..
  • 12-12-2018 : Formation of institutional mechanism system to review the progress of strike issues – In the meeting with AUAB on 3rd December, 2018 Hon’ble Minister of state (IC) for communication directed to constitute a committee (institutional mechanism) comprising with the senior officers of DOT/BSNL and AUAB. The meeting will be chaired by Shri Anshu Prakash, Addl. Secretary DOT. As reported the file is under movement for approval of the committee and after approval a meeting of this committee will take place very soon to review the progress on strike issues.
    12-12-2018 : Record of discussion and decision taken in the meeting of AUAB and circulated vide No.-UA/2018/52, dt-11-12-2018. Click Here ,
    12-12-2018 : Recruitment of Management Trainee (Telecom Operations) in BSNL from External Candidates. Letter No.-74-1(2)/2018-Rectt, dt-11-12-2018. Click Here ,
    11-12-2018 : LICE for promotion to Junior Engineer (T) Cadre – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/20(a), dt-11-12-2018. Click Here ,
    11-12-2018 : Recruitment of Management Trainee (Telecom Operations) in BSNL from Internal Candidates. Letter No.-74-1(1)/2018-Rectt, dt-11-12-2018. Click Here ,
    07-12-2018 : AUAB writes letter to Ms. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary Telecom for implementation of the direction of the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications, with regards to putting in place on institutional mechanism for periodic interaction between the DoT and the AUAB. Letter No.-UA/2018/51, dt-06-12-2018. Click Here ,
    07-12-2018 : AUAB writes letter to Shri Narendra Modi Ji, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India with regard to unlawful detention of two BSNL officers by the Jharkhand police – requesting to take appropriate action. Letter No.-UA/2018/50, dt-06-12-2018. Click Here ,
    07-12-2018 : Corporate office letter on merger of Telecom Stores with West Bengal Circle at Kolkata – reg. Letter No.-4-2/2014-Rstg, dt-03-12-2018. Click Here ,
    07-12-2018 : Sanction of Adhoc grant amounting to Rs. 1,41,93,163 to 24 Circles. Letter No.-13-01/2018/BSNL(WL), dt-30-11-2018. Click Here ,
    07-12-2018 : Holding of LICE JTO (T) scheduled on 20-01-2019---Imparting pre-exam training to SC/ST/Minorities candidates. Letter No.-12-2/2018-Rectt, dt-06-12-2018. Click Here ,
    07-12-2018 : Corporate office letter on implementation of voluntary Group Term Insurance Scheme for the BSNL Executives – Calling of options regarding. Letter No.-8-1/2017-Restg(Pt), dt-05-12-2018. Click Here ,
    07-12-2018 : Corporate office letter on capitalization of amount under the head ‘Repairs & Maintenance’ of Buildings, Staff quarters & Guest Houses/ Inspections Quarters – reg. F. No.-TF-27/1, dt-27-11-2018. Click Here ,
    05-12-2018 : BSNL’s two officers, DE and SDE, taken into police custody due to no network at Dumka, Jharkhand – The Chief Minister Jharkhand was on tour at Dumka. There was no mobile network at the Station. This irritated the state authorities and the DE/SDE were taken into custody at midnight on Monday from their respective residences. How the officers can be held responsible for no signal. This is high handedness of authorities. We condemn and large protest against this. The CHQ leaders tried to meet CMD to apprise him the unpleasant treatment and to take remedial action against the erring authorities. Due to Management committee meeting CHQ leaders could not meet him.
    05-12-2018 : Why AUAB leaders deferred the strike from 03-12-2018:- AUAB leaders well organized strike preparatory meetings from 24-11-2018 at different places in the country . All the Circle/District/ Branch leaders have made an hectic campaign for success of the strike from 03-12-2018. The strike call compelled the BSNL/DOT management to call the AUAB leaders on 02-12-2018 (Sunday) for discussion on strike demands. The Hon’ble Minister MoC(I/C) also hold talks with AUAB leaders at 12.00 pm on 03-12-2018. We strongly feel that the strike call has resolved major demands of AUAB which are as follows. Click Here ,
    05-12-2018 : Com. Jayaram Yadav, Ex. Secretary of Purulia SSA (W.B.) expired at 2.00 pm on 03-12-2018. CHQ condoles the death and share the grief of family.
    04-12-2018 : Deferment of indefinite strike from 03-12-2018 – reg. Letter No.-UA/2018/49, dt-04-12-2018. Click Here ,
    04-12-2018 : DOT has issued record of discussions of the meeting held with the Hon’ble MOC I/C on 3rd December, 2018 with the AUAB leaders. The record of discussions has been sent vide BSNL letter No.-BSNL/7-1/SR/2018, dt-04-12-2018. Click Here ,
    04-12-2018 : Vetting of Vacancies in r/o JTO LICE for the VY 2016-17. Letter No.-82-1/2018-Rectt. and 12-2/2018, Rectt, dt-04-12-2018. Click Here ,
    04-12-2018 : Retention of waiting list of candidates for appointment on Compassionate grounds – reg. Letter No.-TF-16/5, dt-04-12-2018. Click Here ,
    03-12-2018 : Decisions of All Unions of Associations of BSNL (AUAB) meeting held today in NFTE office. Click Here ,
    03-12-2018 : Brief of discussions with BSNL management, Addl. Secretary DOT/ Secretary DOT on 02-12-2018 (Sunday):- Click Here ,
    03-12-2018 : Meeting with Hon’ble MOC I/C at 1200 hours today on the issue of wage revision of BSNL Executive and non-executive employees.
    03-12-2018 : Strike deferred till 9th December, 2018 in the light of positive response from Secretary, Departmental of Telecom, New Delhi. Click Here ,
    02-12-2018 : Massive Indefinite Strike. Editorial (Telecom), English, Hindi. Click Here ,
    02-12-2018 : Massive spirited strike preparatory meetings were held from 24-11-2018 at different places in the country on the call of AUAB. There was tremendous support from all Executives and Non- Executives. NFTE BSNL conveys revolutionary greetings to one and all.
    02-12-2018 : Corporate office issued notification for holding JTO (LICE) 50% departmental quota on 20-01-2019. Letter No.-12-2/2018-Rectt, dt-30-11-2018. Click Here ,
    01-12-2018 : AUAB strike preparatory meeting at Mumbai (Maharashtra) on 01-12-2018:- Com. Ranjan Dani C.S. NFTE and Chairman AUAB Maharashtra Circle was in Chair. More than one thousand executives and non-executives including large number of woman employees were assembled in the meeting. Circle level leaders Com. Nalwade C.S. BSNLEU and Convener AUAB, Com. V. Gosavi Secretary, CHQ NFTE. Com. K.P. Nair AGS AIBSNLEA, Com. John Vergls AGS BSNLEU addressed the meeting. Leaders from National AUAB Com. Chandeshwar Singh Chairman AUAB and G.S. NFTE, Com. P. Abhimanyu convener AUAB and G.S. BSNLEU, Com. Suresh Kumar, G.S. BSNLMS attended and addressed the meeting. The Leaders of AUAB explained all issues of five demands and exhorted the anti labour policies of Central Govt and also the Govt in centre is trying to ruin the PSUs of the country. They added that if our demands are not settled in full, the entire work force of BSNL will go on indefinite strike from 3rd December, 2018. All the assembled workers shouted slogans in fevour of strike and raised both hands to join the strike fully. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by Com. Ranjan Dani Chairman AUAB Maharashtra Circle. Click Here ,
    01-12-2018 : Strike preparatory campaign meeting at Hyderabad in Asman Mahal on 30-11-2018:- AUAB Telengana Circle organized massive preparatory meeting in Asman Mahal. More than 400 executives and non-executives attended the meeting. The hall was packed with Comrades the meeting presided over by Com. J. Sampath Rao C.S. BSNLEU and convener AUAB. Com. Seshadri, DGS, NFTE, Com.Chellappa, AGS, BSNLEU, Com. Srinivasulu Reddy, AGS AIBSNLEA, Kabirdas, GS BSNLOA, Anilkumar, President, BSNL ATM, G.Mohan Reddy, Organising secretary, BSNLEU, Jaganmohan Reddy, Circle President, SNEA, Veerabhadra Rao, CS, AIGETOA, G.Saigoud, CS AIBSNLEA, Com. V.K. Muthu all India invitee NFTE and D.S. HTD and Yellamaiah, C.S. BSNL ATM addressed the meeting. The leaders appealed all to make the strike a big success from 03-12-2018. Click Here ,
    01-12-2018 : A massive strike preparatory meeting held under the Presidentship of Com. Sompal Saini, C.S. UP(W) and Chairman AUAB at Meerut in the premises of GMTD office on 30-11-2018:-Com. Upender Tevatiya C.S. BSNLEU and Convener AUAB invited all the leaders and given details on strike demands. More than six hundred executives and non-executives attended the spirited preparatory meeting. Com. A. Rajamouli Financial Secretary NFTE, Com. Balbir Singh All India President BSNLEU, Com. Jagmohan Meena, C.S. AIBSNL EA, Com. Devesh Sharma O.S. (North) AIBSNL EA, Com. Janarden Yadav, C.S. AIBSNL OA, Com. Inder Singh BSNLMS, Com. Ansar Ali President BSNL EU, Com. Surender Pal President NFTE, Com. Vikas Gautam, ACS SEWA, Com. Sanjay Chaudhry AIGETOA, Com. Meena District President SNEA and Com. Sukhbeer Singh, BSNLEU addressed the meeting on strike demands. They also appealed all to make the strike 100% in UP(W) circle, Which will begin from 03-12-20108. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by Com. Sompal Saini C.S. NFTE. Click Here ,
    01-12-2018 : AUAB meeting was conducted at CGMT Office Bangalore on 30th November 2018:- Com. Kamaraj Secretary NFTE Chq, Com Ashokbabu V.P Chq BSNLEU addressed the meeting. Com A.C Krishna Reddy Chairman AUAB, Com C.K. Gundana Convener AUAB, Com Heremat C.S AIBSNLEA, Com Makkannanavar ACS SNEA, Com. Naidu D.S NFTE, Com Sudharshan D.S BSNLEU, Com Rajashekar DS NFTE, Circle office, Com Giresh DS BSNLEU Circle office, Com Muniraj C.S TEPU and other senior leaders of AUAB were attended and addressed the meeting. Click Here ,
    30-11-2018 : AUAB mass meeting at Patna:- The Circle level constituents of AUAB orgnised a mass meeting at Patna on 30-11-2018. Com. Mahabir Singh, Secretary CHQ NFTE (BSNL), Com. Swapan Chakraborty Dy. General Secretary, BSNLEU, Com. Washi Ahamd, Astt. General Secretary, AIGETOA and representative of AIBSNLEA attended and addressed the huge gathering of workers including a large number of women employees. Before central leaders the Circle Secretaries of AUAB addressed the meeting and assured total strike from 3rd December. The central leaders explained the demands and exhorted for indefinite strike. The leaders appealed to workers to join the strike enmass and defeat the anti workers and anti PSU policies of the Govt. Comrades Swapan Chakraborty Dy. G.S. BSNLEU, Mahabir Singh, Secy NFTE HQR and Comrade Washi Ahmad AGS, AGETOA addressed the large gathering. Click Here ,
    30-11-2018 : Mass meeting at Ranchi:- A mass meeting under the banner of AUAB was held at Ranchi on 29th November. Near about 400 employees assembled. Comrades Mahabir Singh, Secy NFTE HQR and Swapan Chakraborty Dy. G.S. BSNLEU addressed the gathering. The Circle Secretaries of different unions were present and addressed the meeting. The central leaders explained the demands and appealed to the workers to join the strike enmass to achieve the demands. Click Here ,
    30-11-2018 : Comrades of AUAB arranged a press meet at Press club Guwahati to highlight the indefinite strike called by AUAB w.e.f. 03-12-2018. Com. P.C. Patgiri, Circle Secretary, NFTE (BSNL) participated from NFTE. Click Here ,
    30-11-2018 : BSNL is being denied level playing ground by preferring and allotting 4G spectrums to private Telecom Companies- Press Coverage. Click Here ,
    30-11-2018 : Report on AUAB meeting in AP on 29-12-2018:- A huge gathering of about 600 staff members meeting under the banner of AUAB, of AP circle has took place on 29-11-2018 at 3.30PM in BSNL Bhavan,Chuttugunta, Vijayawada under the chairman ship of Com. Chandrashekhar Rao, chairman, AUAB & CS-NFTE,AP. First Com. Rama Rao DS,BSNLEU invited all the CHQ leaders of AUAB and all circle secretaries to the dias. Com. K.S. Seshadri, DGS-NFTE, Com. Challappa, AGS BSNLEU, Com. B.Srinivasa Reddy, AGS-AIBSNLEA, Com. Fazal Ahmed, Circle president-AIGETOA, S.M.Ali, AGS-BSNL-ATM, Com. S.S.T. Sai, Circle Treasurer SNEA, Com. P.Asokababu, Convener-AUAB,AP circle and all the circle secretaries of respective union of AUAB. All the leaders explained the need of the indefinite strike commencing from 3-12-2018 and requested the staff members to participate with 100% successful. All the staff members including lady comrades also patiencely sit in the meeting even late hours. All are eagerly hear the speeches of the leaders regarding leads the circumstances of indefinite strike. Com. K.S.Seshadry AGS,NFTE explained in detail about the assurances given to the BSNL at the time of formation of the BSNL especially in case of financial viability of the company and also recent assurances of communication minister on 24-2-2018. We have to fulfill the assurances of the Govt through agitations/strikes. The meeting was concluded with vote of thanks made by com. A. Nagendrababu, DS,NFTE Krishna SSA. Click Here ,
    29-11-2018 : Central Trade Unions write to Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon'ble Minister on the indefinite strike in BSNL from 03-12-2018. Click Here ,
    29-11-2018 : AUAB conducted Lunch hour demonstration at Eastern Court, New Delhi today. Com. Islam Ahmad President NFTE, Com. Shiv Kumar President AIBSNLEA, Com. H.P. Singh, Dy. G.S. BSNLOA addressed on strike demands. Com. Rajpal C.S. NTR, Com. Naresh V.P. CHQ, Com. H.N. Sharma, C.S. Corporate office, Com. Rajamouli and Comrades from NTR, NTP, C.O. participated in the demonstration. Com. R.S. Chauhan, C.S. BSNLEU, NTR conveyed thanks to all participants and appealed all on behalf of AUAB to make indefinite strike from 03-12-2018 a big success. Click Here ,
    29-11-2018 : AUAB meeting at Ludhiana (Punjab) at 12.00 hrs on 29-11-2018:- The meeting held under the Chairmanship of Com. Surjeet Singh, Circle Secretary NFTE and Chairman AUAB Punjab Circle. The meeting started with welcome speech by Com. Balbir Singh, Convener AUAB Punjab Circle. All the Circle Secretaries of all the constituents unions and associations were present on the dias. Leaders from central headquarters of AUAB Com. Chandeshwar Singh, Chairman AUAB and G.S. NFTE, Com. P. Abhimanyu convener AUAB and G.S. BSNLEU, Com. Ravisheel Verma, G.S. AIGETOA, Com. Suresh Kumar, G.S. BSNLMS and Com. Prahalad Rai, G.S. AIBSNLEA attended and addressed the meeting and explained the issues of demand for which the workers are going to participate in the indefinite strike from 3rd December, 2018. The leaders exhorted in detail the steps taken by AUAB and they told that when even after nine months, the DOT did not moved to fulfill the assurances given by our Hon’ble Minister Shri Manoj Sinha Jee on 24th February, 2018. Then there was no option left except to hit hard to defeat the anti workers and anti BSNL policy of the Govt and the beaurocrates sitting in DOT. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by Com. Surjeet Singh. Click Here ,
    29-11-2018 : The Circle conference of NFTE (BSNL) Corporate office took place today under the Presidentship of Com. M.P. Singh at TRC Kidwai Bhawan, New Delhi. President Vice President, Secy (Com. Rajpal) and Treasurer attended, Com. Islam explained the strike issues in detail and said indefinite strike will begin from 3rd December, 2018. Comrades M.P. Singh, H.N. Sharma and Dharmpal Mallik have been elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Click Here ,
    28-11-2018 : Lunch hour demonstration at Corporate office:- AUAB leaders conducted lunch hour demonstration at Corporate office today. A well number of executives and non-executives assembled (i.e. 28-11-2018) in front of Corporate office and raised spirtited slogans against the indifferent attitude of DOT and MOC, who failed to address the demands raised by AUAB. Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. NFTE Chairman AUAB, Com. Prahalad Rai, G.S. AIBSNLEA, Com. Suresh Kumar G.S. BSNLMS and Com. Ravisheel Verma G.S. AIGETOA addressed the gathering on the status of our demands. The leaders appealed all to make indefinite strike a big success which begins from 03-12-2018. Com. Islam Ahmad, President, Com. Rajamouli, Com. H.N. Sharma C.S. C.O, Com. M.P. Singh, President C.O. and Comrades from Corporate office participated in the demonstration. Com. Shiv Kumar President, AIBSNLEA and Com. H.P. Singh, Dy. G.S. BSNLOA were also present in the programme. Com. R.S. Chauhan, C.S. BSNLEU conveyed thanks to all for making the demonstration a success. Click Here ,
    28-11-2018 : AUAB convention at Lucknow on 27-11-2018:- A well organized convention held under the Chairmanship of Com. Sanjay Duby Circle Secretary of NFTE and Chairman AUAB. The local leaders of AUAB attended and addressed the meeting as Com. R.K. Mishra convener and C.S. BSNLEU, Com. R.K. Gupta, C.S. TEPU, Com. A.K. Mishra SNEA, Com. Verma AIBSNLEA, Com. Sanjay Duby BSNLMS. Central leaders of AUAB Com. Chandeshwar Singh, Chairman, G.S. NFTE, Com. P. Abhimanyu convener, G.S. BSNLEU, Com. Ajay Singh, National President BSNLMS and Com. Shiv Kumar National President AIBSNLEA. The central leaders explained all the five demands of AUAB and exhorted the anti BSNL and anti workers policy of Govt in Centre. They added that the strike is inevitable as no initiative is being taken by the Govt to satisfy the agitating workers. More than 500 workers including woman employees were present in the meeting and all shouted slogans to join indefinite strike w.e.f. 03-12-2018. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by Com. Sanjay Duby, Chairman AUAB, UP (East). Click Here ,
    28-11-2018 : Avoidance of damage/cable cut/cable theft of optical Fiber Cables/Copper Cable. Letter No.-7-8/2017(PHM)/Part-I, dt-27-11-2018. Click Here ,
    28-11-2018 : Sanction of final circles sports grant to 17 Circles. Letter No.-29-1/2018-BSNL(Sports), dt-27-11-2018. Click Here ,
    28-11-2018 : Holding of Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion of Steno Grade D to the grade of PA (Personal Assistant) in BSNL corporate office. F. No.-58-1/2018-Rectt, dt-26-11-2018. Click Here ,
    28-11-2018 : An inspired strike preparatory meeting at Jaipur on 27-11-2018:- AUAB of Rajasthan circle organized indefinite strike preparatory meeting on 27-11-2018 in the premises of PGMTD office Jaipur under the Chairmanship of Com. R.G. Dixit, C.S. NFTE. More than 500 executives and non-executives participated in the meeting. Com. Ashok Parik Convener welcomed all the CHQ leaders and explained the importance of the meeting at this juncture. Com. Prahlad Rai, G.S. AIBSNLEA, Com. Suresh Kumar, G.S. BSNLMS, Com. H.P. Singh, Dy. G.S. BSNL OA, Com. Rajamouli, Financial Secretary, NFTE, Com. Swapan Chakraborthy, Dy. G.S. BSNLEU, Com. R.R. Sharma Circle President SNEA, Com. Ajit Kumar, Circle Advisor AIGETOA, and Com. Rashid Khan AGS TEPU addressed the gathering on strike demands 3rd PRC/wage revision, allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL, pension revision, pension contribution on actual basic and left out issues of 2nd PRC. And also appealed to make the indefinite strike from 03-12-2018 a big success to achieve our genuine/assured demands. All the participants in the meeting assured that 100% strike will take place in the circle from 03-12-2018. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by Com. R.G. Dixit, Chairman AUAB of Rajasthan Circle. Click Here ,
    27-11-2018 : AUAB convention at Shimla (H.P.) on 26-11-2018 :- Com. Nand Lal Sharma C.S. NFTE & Chairman AUAB H.P was in chair. All the Circle representatives of AUAB were present in the meeting. Com. Mohinder Singh and Com. Vinay Raina both Vice President of NFTE CHQ and Com. Balbir Singh, President BSNLEU attended and addressed the meeting on behalf of central AUAB. The central leaders explained all the five demands for which indefinite strike has been called w.e.f. 3rd December, 2018 and exhorted the anti BSNL policy of the Govt. in centre. The appealed to the workers to participate the strike in mass to defeat the anti workers anti BSNL policy of the Govt and to achieve our all the five demands of workers. The workers shouted slogans and pledged to participate in strike by raising both hands. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by Com. R.D. Sharma President, SNEA and Com. Chandra Negi, Circle Secretary, AIGETOA. Click Here ,
    26-11-2018 : AUAB Meeting at Ahmadabad. An excellent strike mobilization meeting arranged by AUAB in Gujarat Circle at Ahmadabad today (i.e. 26/11/2018):- A huge gathering of employees from all part of Gujarat including women employees participated in the meeting. N.J. Bhatia, Chairman Circle AUAB and Com. D.K. Bakotra, Convener AUAB welcomed and honored the Central Leaders of AUAB. The meeting was chaired & addressed by Com. N.J. Bhatia, Secretary CHQ & Circle Secretary NFTE Gujarat. Other speakers from the Circle were Com. D.K. Bakotra, CS BSNLEU, Com. J.K. Patel, CS AIBSNLEA, Com. Mathew, CS AIGETOA,, Com. P.K. Rathod, CS BMS, Com. B.S. Khandvelkar, CS ATM & Com. M.S. Vora, TEPU have addressed the gathering. Com. B.K. Prajapti, Dist. Secretary, Circle Office, SNEA attended the meeting on behalf of CS SNEA. All the speakers deliberated the necessity of the strike and requested to participate the strike on 3rd December, 2018. All the speakers assured that the strike will be 100% in Gujarat. From central AUAB Com. P. Abhimanyu, Convener & G.S. BSNLEU, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, Chairman AUAB, & GS NFTE, Com. Prahlad Rai, Member AUAB & GS AIBSNLEA & Com. Suresh Kumar, Member AUAB & GS BMS & Com. M.K. Dave, AGS BSNLEU attended & addressed the meeting. The leaders explained about the demands by AUAB and they declared that if the demands are not settled the indefinite strike is inevitable and it will continue till the settlement of all the five demands. All the central leaders appealed the employees of Gujarat to participate in the strike without any fear and make the strike 100% in Gujarat. More than 450 workers throughout Gujarat participated in the meeting. The meeting concluded with vote of thanks to the participants by Com. N.J. Bhatia. Much enthusiasm observed from the gathering who shouted slogans in favor of unity and indefinite strike. Click Here ,
    26-11-2018 : Limited Internal Competitive examination (LICE) for promotion of internal candidates…Regarding providing computer based online examination training to Group C & D. Letter No.- 79-2/2016-Rectt, dt-26-11-2018. Click Here ,
    26-11-2018 : Extension of CGHS facility to retired BSNL employees. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/14-15/09 (Pt), dt-22-11-2018. Click Here ,
    26-11-2018 : Why indefinite strike:- Click Here ,
    26-11-2018 : AUAB Meeting at Bhopal. A grand preparatory meeting arranged by AUAB Madhya Pradesh circle in Bhopal on 24/11/2018, in a grand manner. A huge gathering of workers including women employees participated in the meeting. Com. Habib Khan. Chairman and Com. Prakash Sharma, Convenor of AUAB welcomed and honoured the Central Leaders. The meeting attended and addressed by Com. K.S. Thakur, Organising Secretary, CHQ NFTE. Com. Thakur addressed the meeting on behalf of NFTE Circle Union. Other speakers, Com. Dutta Majumdar, C.S. SNEA, Com. Pravej Khan C.S. AIBSNLEA and Com. Devendra Saini, C.S. AIGETOA addressed the meeting. Com. Chandeshwar Singh Chairman, G.S. NFTE, Com. P. Abhimanyu, Convenor, G.S. BSNLEU of AUAB addressed and explained about the demands given in the notice by AUAB and they declared that if the demands are not settled, the indefinite strike is inevitable. It will continue till the settlement of all the five demands. More than 500 workers have participated in the meeting. The meeting was concluded with vote of thanks to the participants by Com. Prakash Sharma. Workers shouted slogans in favour of unity and indefinite strike. Click Here ,
    24-11-2018 : CHQ extends congratulations to all members and well wishers on the 64th foundation day of NFPTE. On this day in the year 1954 the mighty orgnisation was founded. On this occasion we remember the contribution of Com. O.P. Gupta Ji, who fought for the working class till his last moment of life. Click Here ,
    24-11-2018 : A massive meeting organised today at Ambala (Haryana circle) in front gate of GMTD office. More than 200 executives and non- executives reached at the gate in intime. The meeting addressed by Com. S.P. Malhan Secy.CHQ NFTE BSNL, Com. Balbir Singh President BSNLEU CHQ, Com. Shiv Kumar President, AIBSNLEA CHQ, Com. Tiwari vice president AIGETOA CHQ, and Com. Surinder Singh Sindhu Circle Secy, SNEA. Com. Kiranpal, President NFTE, Com.Gurdeep Singh AIBSNLEA and Com. Jairnel Singh ACS SNEA worked hard for success of the meeting in very short notice. Com. Malkiyat Singh, D.S. NFTE Ambala, Com. Com M. S. Kadiyan, Circle Secy, BSNLEU, Com Darbara Singh Circle Secy, AIBSNLEA and Com. Tejbir Punia, Astt. Circle Secy, NFTE (BSNL) also attended the meeting. All the Circle and Distt. representatives of AUAB Haryana circle ensured to make the 3rd December Indefinite strike 100% in the circle. At the end Com. Malhan wished a big success of indefinite strike in the circle from 03-12-2018. Click Here ,
    24-11-2018 : Exemption from the routine exercise of transfer/rotational transfer – reg. Letter No.-28-6/2017-SCT (Part-I)/1041, dt-20-11-2018. Click Here ,
    24-11-2018 : Restructuring and re-distribution of Hindi Cadre Posts in BSNL – regarding. Letter No.-E-11022/1/2007-Rajbhasha, dt-19-11-2018. Click Here ,
    22-11-2018 : Specimen Poster of AUAB for Indefinite Strike w.e.f. 03-12-2018:- Circle Secretaries/District Secretaries are requested to download it and arrange printing and pasting it at every BSNL offices/exchanges under your jurisdiction. Click Here ,
    22-11-2018 : The Director (HR) and the CMD BSNL called the Leaders of AUAB at 15.30 hrs and 17.00 hrs respectively. The AUAB submitted the explanatory notes on the issues of indefinite strike. The staff side submitted that the strike will take place as per schedule if demands are not settled before 03-12-2018.
    22-11-2018 : Submitting explanatory note on the charter of demands for the indefinite strike from 03-12-2018 – reg. Letter No.-UA/2018/46, dt-22-11-2018. Click Here ,
    22-11-2018 : Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Dy. G.S. NFTE (BSNL) addressed a gathering of pensioners who were sitting on hunger strike at Bangalore under the Banner of All India BSNL Pensioners Welfare Association today. Click Here ,
    22-11-2018 : Implementation of voluntary Group Term Insurance Scheme for the BSNL Executives – Calling of options regarding. Letter No.-8-1/2017-Restg(Pt), dt-14-11-2018. Click Here ,
    22-11-2018 : Meeting with Director (HR):- President and General Secretary met the Director (HR) and raised the following issues:- (1) Flood advance to staff in Tamilandu circle union pointed out some districts are badly affected due to flood. The staff affected be paid flood advance. Shri readily agreed to this. (2) Restrictions in grant of leave to staff proceeding to abroad in Gujrat. The representation was handed over and she readily agreed to speak to CGM, Gujrat.
    22-11-2018 : Informal meeting with GM(Rectt):- President and Circle Secretary Corporate office met GM (Rectt) today and raised the following issues:- (1) Notification of TT(TM) LICE – GM (Rectt) agreed to issue orders at the earliest. (2) JTO LICE – The syllabus is of diploma standard and the questions should be same standard . She agreed to this. (3) Review of ST Candidates result of LICE JE – Committee has been formed at Corporate office to review the result. (4) LICE JE case of Comrade Vizo of NE-2 Circle – representation has been handed over and she agreed to get it considered.
    22-11-2018 : Payment of financial assistance to employees effected in Gaja Cyclone in Tamilnadu Circle. Letter to CMD, TF16/9(a), dt-22-11-2018. Click Here ,
    22-11-2018 : Payment of financial assistance/advance to the employees of BSNL in Gaja Cyclone effected area in Tamilnadu Circle. Letter to Director (HR) & (F)-16/9(a), dt-22-11-2018. Click Here ,
    22-11-2018 : Term Group Insurance Scheme:- The BSNL HQR vide letter No.-8-1/2017-Restg(Pt), dt—14-11-2018 has issued orders for implementation of voluntary Group insurance scheme in respect of Executive staff. The union has taken up the matter for similar treatment in respect of D/R staff of BSNL who have no social security. It has been persued ceaselessly informally and through representations. Finally it was discussed in the National council meeting on 20-11-2018 under item 12 and it has been decided to implement the said scheme for willing non-executive employees and the process will be completed by March, 2019.
    22-11-2018 : Preserve and uphold rich traditions of NFPTE:- The NFPTE formed on 24th November, 1954 played glorious and ever remembering role for the prosperity and well beings of central Govt. employees in general and Post and Telegraph workers in particular. The great organization organized strikes in 1960 and 1968 for pay revision and need based minimum wage respectively. Sequel to bifurcation of P & T Department into P&T the NFTE came into existence. The organization took rebirth as NFTE (BSNL) after conversion of Telecom Services into BSNL. The NFTE and NFTE (BSNL) ensured Govt Pension and Job Security to employees. Absorbed in the BSNL. This has been revolutionary achievement as there is no other PSU where Govt Pension is available. The symbol, nine hands, of NFTE (BSNL) is derived from NFTE as nine unions were compulsorily affiliated. Let us remember the mighty orgnisation on 24th November and pledge to face the present challenges and onslaughts being thrust by the Govt with courage, wisdom and firm determination.
    22-11-2018 : Foreign Trips – restrictions regarding in Gujrat Circle. Letter No.-TF-07, dt-20-11-2018. Click Here ,
    20-11-2018 : The daughter of Com. H.R. Tiwari, Vice President CHQ has breathed her last today. NFTE CHQ extend a very deep condolence.
    20-11-2018 : Brief of NC meeting held on 20th November, 2018:- Click Here ,
    20-11-2018 : Decisions taken in the 12th Meeting of BSNL staff welfare Board. Letter No.-12/1/2017-BSNL(WL), dt-19-11-2018. Click Here ,
    20-11-2018 : Holding of Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion to Junior Telecom Officer (Telecom) under 50% quota notified on 30-10-2018 ---Notification issued on 30-10-2018. Letter No.-12-2/2018-Rectt, dt-15-11-2018. Click Here ,
    19-11-2018 : President, General Secretary and Com. N.J. Bhatia, Secretary CHQ met with GM(Pers) today and discussed the issue of creation of Post of Astt. Manager at Circle and SSA level. The GM reciprocated and replied that committee has been constituted for study of the issue and report. When staff side reacted that within three months no progress has been seen. The G.M. told that the committee will be directed to complete the task in next one month. The leaders met to GM (SR) also and reminded to resolve the pending HR issues.
    17-11-2018 : General Secretary attended and addressed an orgnisational meeting at Adilabad (Telangana Circle) today on 17th November, 2018:- meeting was large attended by workers of All unions and associations. Good number of officers were present meeting. Attendance ladies workers also in good numbers. G.S. in his speech exhorted the issues on strike demands and focused upon the indefinite strike under the banner of AUAB schedule from 3rd December, 2018. Com. A. Rajamouli spoke in Telugu and explained all the issue in very effective way. Workers supported the strike by raising hands and shouting slogans. Com. Jain and Com. Muthu, D.S. Hyderabad, Com. Venktesh, Asst. Circle Secretary, Telangana were also present in the meeting. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by District Secretary Adilabad. Click Here ,
    17-11-2018 : 5th Circle Working committee of Telangana at Nizamabad on 16.11.2018:- The CWC held under the presidium of Com. Raja Ratnam, Com. N.K.Jain, Com. Panchakshari, Com. Buchi Reddy and Com.Sadiq Miya. Circle Secretary, Com. A.Rajamouli, Telangana hosted National Flag, Com. C.Singh, General Secretary, All India hosted NFTE Flag, at CSC near Busstand, Nizamabad. Com. Chandeshwar Singh General Secretary is Chief Guest to the meeting. Com. V.K..Muthu, Permanent invite attended from CHQ. The CWC held in Mudhiraj Bhavan in a grand manner. Com. Mastan Vali District Secretary, Com.Venkat Goud District President, Com K.C.Reddy reception committee chairmen, Com.Srinivas Reddy, Vice Chairmen, reception committee and all active comrades of Nizamabad, took lot of pain for conducting the meeting. Except Two district secretaries all attended the meeting. Com. C.Singh, G.S. inaugurated the subject committee and explained 3rd PRC status at all India level. The DOT management have issued a letter on 06.11.2018, which is against to the discussions held with secretary DOT on 02.11.2018 with AUAB Leaders. So, AUAB decided to go on indefinite strike from 03.12.2018 in the country. And he appealed all to make it success. Sri. Kalyan, General Manager, and Sri. Mustafa Mohiuddin DGM ( Tech ), attended the meeting along with other officials. They also expressed that our foremost duty is to save BSNL. Com. V.K.Muthu, Permanent Invite address the meeting on organization. All district secretaries have spoken on agenda point particularly on medical policy. Circle secretary have given all details of 3rd PRC status after 14.11.2018. He also have given development on transfer issue of Warangal SSA. The reception committee honored General Secretary, Circle secretary, permanent invite, District secretaries and Circle office bearers with shawl bocke and bag. All have appreciated the reception committee district secretary, District president for making good arrangement for success of CWC. The meeting ended with vote of thanks Com. Rajanna. Click Here ,
    16-11-2018 : Strike notice served to CMD BSNL by the leaders of AUAB today – Photo view. Click Here ,
    16-11-2018 : Notice for indefinite strike from 03-12-2018 – reg. Letter No.-UA/2018/44, dt-15-11-2018. Click Here ,
    16-11-2018 : All Unions and Associations of BSNL Karnataka Circle Bangalore all the Circle Secretaries, BGTD District Secretaries/Circle Office and active Leader's met Hon’ble Minister of State of Communications (IC) Shri Manoj Sinha Ji and submitted memorandum of demands on behalf of AUAB Karnataka Circle Bangalore. Leader's apprised the Minister and expressed their anguish regarding delay in implementation of 3rd PRC (wage revision wedding 01.01.2017). Honrabl Minister expressed that regarding wage revision I am fully aware and I am thinking of implementation of revival plan of BSNL and it's takes approximately one month time, referring pension contribution on actual pay, allotment of 4G spectrum DOT already decided to do the needful other issues nothing has been decided. He visited to Bangalore on the occasion of Security Assurance Facility, Mandatory Testing and certification of Telecom Equipment portal and Saral Sanchar protal on 15th November 2018 at City Telephone Exchange Sampangi Ramanagara Bangalore DOT Secretary Smt. Aruba Sundram also present in the inaugural function. Click Here ,
    15-11-2018 : Extension of Payment of Gratuity to Casual Labourers working in BSNL. File No.-11-3/2014-LE(i), dt-14-11-2018. Click Here ,
    14-11-2018 : Indefinite Strike from 3rd December, 2018:- In a meeting held under the Chairmanship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. NFTE, decided to call upon all the executive and non-executive employees of BSNL to strike of the work totally w.e.f. 03-12-2018 and Boycott the work of Govt. project being executed by BSNL employees.
    14-11-2018 : AUAB circular based on meeting held on 14-11-2018 at 10.30 am in NFTE union office. Letter No.-UA/2018/43, dt-14-11-2018. Click Here ,
    14-11-2018 : CHQ receives continuously the news and photos related to success of rally throughout the country and extends its heartiest thanks to all the workers who fought today under the banner of AUAB today. Click Here ,
    14-11-2018 : Memorandum to PS to Minister of communication today after Rally a delegation of the leaders of AUAB met to Shri Saket Kumar, IAS PS to Hon’ble Minister of Communication and handed over a memorandum on behalf of entire employees of BSNL. The leaders also explained each issue of demand and requested to submitted to Hon’ble Minister of communication. Shri Saket Kumar ji reciprocated positively and assured to convey the feelings of the workers to the Hon’ble Minister. Click Here ,
    14-11-2018 : A massive and Powerful Rally at New Delhi:- All the union and Association played a very active role to make the rally a historic one. The rally was started from Eastern Court and marched towards Parliament Street. The march was resisted by closing the road with barricade. A meeting was conducted there under the Chairmanship of Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. NFTE & Chairman AUAB. Com. Singh in his initial speech explained the situation of 3rd PRC and other demand of AUAB. Com. P. Abhimanyu, G.S. BSNLEU and convenor of AUAB in his speech exhorted and explained the decision taken by AUAB in its meeting held at 10.30 today in NFTE union office. He added that it has been decided to go on indefinite strike w.e.f. 3rd December, 2018 for which preparation and motivation of workers must be started from today. NFTE participated in rally with a large number of workers from Punjab, UP(West), Haryana and Rajasthan circle, Com. H.N. Sharma, C.S. Corporate office, New Delhi. Haryana circle was lead by Com. S.P. Malhan, Secretary CHQ. HQR extends its heartiest thanks to Com. Sompal Saini, C.S. UP(West), Com. Surjeet Singh C.S. Punjab, Com. R.G. Dixit C.S. Rajasthan and Com. Malhan Secretary CHQ for their active participation in rally. Click Here ,
    13-11-2018 : Guidelines for forwarding of applications of BSNL employees for outside direct employment ---regarding. Letter No.-250-20/2014-Estt-III, dt-12-11-2018. Click Here ,
    13-11-2018 : Request for declaration of additional result from waiting list against vacancy for DRJAO 2017 quota reg…U.O. No.-10-1/2017-Rectt, dt-09-11-2018. Click Here ,
    12-11-2018 : Holding of rallies by BSNL employees, demanding implementation of the assurances given by the Hon’ble MoS (C)- reg. Letter No.-UA/2017/41(i), dt-12-11-2018. Click Here ,
    10-11-2018 : Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion of internal candidates ---Regarding providing computer based online examination training to Group C & D aspiring candidates thereof. Letter No.-79-2/2016-Rectt, dt-09-11-2018. Click Here ,
    10-11-2018 : Examination/Recruitment Calendar of BSNL (2018-19), Letter No.-78-1/2016-Rectt, dt-09-11-2018. Click Here ,
    09-11-2018 : Issue of Presidential order to left out staff opted for absorption in BSNL:- The issue is under continues persuasion from CHQ, but due to no positive response and feedback from Circles issue is pending abnormally. Due to series of festival in north India no high level officers concern with the issues are available in Corporate office G.S. discussed with DGM (Est) and it was reported that the GM (HR) of concern circles are being called in last week of this month with all relevant documents for screening and check-up, so that the issue may be settled at Corporate office itself without further delay. Let us hope for better. Most sufferings are with retired employees, who did not get even a single penny after their retirement due to non-issuance of POs to them. They have opted in proper time but due to negligence and lapse at the part of circle management the issue is still unsettled and the poor employees and their family members are suffering. The leaders at circle level are requested to kindly pursue the issue at circle level and ensure to send feedback in proper manner as asked for by the corporate office.
    08-11-2018 : 37th National Council meeting is fixed on 20th November, 2018. The staff side meeting will take place on 19-11-2018. F. No.-BSNL/39-3/SR/2017 pt, dt-08-11-2018. Click Here ,
    06-11-2018 : NFTE – BSNL wishes a happy and prosperous Deepawali to one and all. Click Here ,
    06-11-2018 : All Circle/District Secretaries are requested to organise powerful Rallies on 14-11-2018 at all levels with co-operation of all unions/associations. For this purpose, kindly ensure the police permission with route map. At the end of rallies, submit a memorandum to respective CGM’s/PGM’s/GM’s.
    06-11-2018 : Meeting with CMD:- President, G.S. and Secy HQR, Com. Rajpal met the CMD on 5th instant and held discussions on the following problems. Click Here ,
    05-11-2018 : Funds relating to GPF and Pension contributions released for deposit in CCAs today.
    05-11-2018 : Creation of Multi-Tasking staff in BSNL – reg. Letter No.-TF-15/83, dt-05-11-2018. Letter No. TF-15/83, dt-05-11-2018. Click Here ,
    05-11-2018 : Opening of CSCs on Holidays/Sundays – reg. Letter No.-TF-19/1, dt-05-11-2018. Click Here ,
    05-11-2018 : Non-deposit of GPF contributions etc in CCA – Case of Gujrat and other Circles. Letter No.-TF-11/11, dt-05-11-2018. Click Here ,
    05-11-2018 : Holding of LICEs to the Cadres of Telecom Technicians and Junior Engineer (T) – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(d), dt-02-11-2018. Click Here ,
    05-11-2018 : Denial of regularisation of “Reserved Trained Pool staff” against vacancies – reg. Letter No.-TF-26/6, dt-02-11-2018. Click Here ,
    03-11-2018 : Meeting between the Secretary, Telecom and the AUAB on 02-11-2018 – Circular. Click Here ,
    02-11-2018 : Our Heritage – “The great Citadel of transformative years”. Editorial (Telecom), English & Hindi. Click Here ,
    01-11-2018 : Grand Farewell:- Smt. Usha Gupta, Assistant Circle Secretary of NFTE NTR was accorded a grand retirement farewell today. Hundreds of employees participated. CHQ leader President, Dy. G.S. and Treasurer attended and addressed the large gathering. Com. Rajpal, Circle Secy and Secy, HQR conducted the function. Com. A.P. Tripathi Presided the meeting. Click Here ,
    01-11-2018 : Informal meeting with GM(Finance and Banking):- President and Dy. G.S. met the GM(F and B) and apprised him about non-payment of GPF in Gujrat as Circle office has not deposited the realised contributions with the CCA. He promised to act shortly. The action of circle administration withholding the contribution is unfortunate and due notice be taken.
    01-11-2018 : Director (CFA):- Shri Vivek Bangzal has joined BSNL as Director (CFA). President and Dy. G.S. met him today and wished him good inning in the PSU.
    01-11-2018 : Enhancement of contribution for superannuation benefit for directly recruited BSNL employees – reg. Letter No.-TF-11/10(b), dt-29-10-2018. Click Here ,
    01-11-2018 : Introduction of “Term Group Scheme” in BSNL – reg. Letter No.-TF-16/3(b), dt-29-10-2018. Click Here ,
    31-10-2018 : Meeting with representatives of All Unions & Associations of BSNL (AUAB) on 02-11-2018. Letter No.-BSNL/7-1/SR/2018 (pt), dt-30-10-2018. Click Here ,
    31-10-2018 : Day long “Dharna” programme successfully organised at different places in the country on the call of AUAB on 24-10-2018. NFTE CHQ congratulates one and all – View of Photos. Click Here ,
    31-10-2018 : Holding of Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion to Junior Telecom Officer (Telecom) under 50% quota for VY 2016-17 & 2017-18 for vacancies upto 31-03-2018. Letter No.-12-2/2018-Rectt, dt-30-10-2018. Click Here ,
    31-10-2018 : Day long Dharna Programme was organised in the country at all levels successfully. NFTE BSNL conveys revolutionary greetings to all. We request you all keep the Temp alive, till settlement of our genuine demands. And we have to take a pledge to Save BSNL at any cost.
    31-10-2018 : Dharna at Corporate office (Eastern Court) New Delhi on 30-10-2018:- A successful Dharna held at Corporate office on 30-10-2018. Com. C. Singh G.S. NFTE, Com. Swapan Chakrabarty Dy. G.S. BSNL EU, Com. Prahalad Rai, G.S. AIBSNL EA, Com. G.L. Jogi patron SENA (I), Com. Ravisheel, G.S. AIGETOA, Com. H.P. Singh, Dy. G.S. BSNLOA and Com. Kishan Singh, G.S. all India retired BSNL executive association addressed the gathering with one voice. They all said the assurances given by Hon’ble Minister Shri Manoj Sinha Ji on 24-02-2018 to AUAB were not resolved even after 8 months. They expressed their dissatisfaction in this context. They said if the issues were not settled early, then there is no option except to go on indefinite strike. The Comrades of NTR, Corporate office, Eastern Court building, Haryana and Meerut were well present from morning 10.30 hrs. Com. Islam Ahmad, President, Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Dy. G.S, Com. Rajpal Secretary, CHQ, Com. H.N. Sharma, C.S. C.O, Com. Naresh Kumar, V.P. CHQ, Com. M.P. Singh, President C.O. and A. Rajamouli attended Dharna programme from NFTE BSNL. Click Here ,
    30-10-2018 : Wage revision of casual labourers on CDA pattern – reg. Letter No.-TF-31/1, dt-30-10-2018. Click Here ,
    30-10-2018 : Clarification regarding preparation of Circle Gradation List/All India Eligibility List in the Cadre of JTO(T)-reg. Letter No.-5-6/2014-Estt-IV/4, dt-29-10-2028. Click Here ,
    30-10-2018 : Dharna programme started at Corporate office (Eastern Court) at 10.30 hours, New Delhi. Click Here ,
    30-10-2018 : Hangama Services – reg. Letter No.-TF-19/3, dt-22-10-2018. Click Here ,
    29-10-2018 : Comrades, No change in the scheduled “Dharna” programme tomorrow. i.e. 30-10-2018. Kindly organise “Dharna” programme a big success on 30-10-2018 at all levels successfully.
    29-10-2018 : On the Call of AUAB, press conferences were conducted at different places in the country. NFTE CHQ congratulates one and all – view of photos. Click Here ,
    29-10-2018 : Adhoc payment of PLI – reg. Letter No.-TF-7/1, dt-29-10-2018. Click Here ,
    29-10-2018 : Settlement of claims (Medical Indoor/Outdoor, TA/DA etc) of staff – reg. Letter No.-TF-32/6, dt-29-10-2018. Click Here ,
    29-10-2018 : Third Pay Revision of non-executive employees – delay reg. Letter No.-TF-9/8/PRC, dt-29-10-2018. Click Here ,
    29-10-2018 : Endorsement of appeal issued vide No. BSNL/7-1/SR/2018(pt), dt-28-10-2018 against Agitational Programme by All unions & Associations of BSNL. Letter No.-BSNL/7-1/SR/2018 (pt), dt-29-10-2018. Click Here ,
    27-10-2018 : ALL UNIONS AND ASSOCIATIONSOF BSNL (AUAB):- Click Here ,
    27-10-2018 : GM (SR) Shri A.M. Gupta addressed the house (NEC) on 25th October:- Click Here ,
    27-10-2018 : NEC - Brief Resume of open session:- Click Here ,
    27-10-2018 : Resolutions adopted in NEC meeting held at Haridawar from 24-10-2018 to 25-10-2018. Click Here ,
    27-10-2018 : AUAB have given a call for agitational programme from 29-10-2018. All Circle/District Secretaries are requested to conduct the programme successfully with co-operation of all unions/associations at all levels. (1) Press meet on 29-10-2018. (2) Day long Dharna on 30-10-2018. (3) Rallies at SSA/Circle level to submit memorandum to GMs/CGMs.
    26-10-2018 : On the call of General Secretary, the following circles have send donations to Kerala flood relief . We request other circles to send donations to help people, who have not send earlier. (1) Rajasthan – Rs. 11,000.00/- (2) T/F Bombay - Rs. 5,000.00/- (3) Punjab – Rs. 50,000.00/- (4) M.P. – Rs. 26,300/- (5) Orissa – 5000/- (6) Chennai Telephones – Rs. 1,05,000/- (7) Assam – Rs. 7000/-.
    26-10-2018 : Communication by Unions/Associations with DOT. Letter No.-BSNL/39-4/SR/2018, dt-15-10-2018. Click Here ,
    25-10-2018 : Second Day of National Executive Committee meeting started at 09.15 hour. Circle Secretaries have participated in the debate on the agenda issues (3rd PRC, PLI, New promotion policy etc.). Click Here ,
    24-10-2018 : National Executive Committee Meeting started today at Hardawar (Radha Krishna Dham) under the Presidentship of Com. Islam Ahmad, All India President after flag hoisting ceremony. The National flag hoisted by Com. Islam Ahmad, All India President, NFTE Flag hoisted by Com. Chandeshwar Singh, General Secretary. The subject committee started with opening remarks by Com. Islam Ahmad. Com. C. Singh, G.S. have given all details on notified agenda, Com. Subburaman, G.S. TEPU inaugurated the subject committee and appreciated the role of NFTE in wage negotiations. Click Here ,
    24-10-2018 : Request for declaration of additional result from waiting list against vacancy for DR JAO 2017 – Regarding. Letter No.-4-20/2017-SEA BSNL, dt-22-10-2018. Click Here ,
    23-10-2018 : Payment of Dearness allowance (DA) to Casual Labourers [including TSMs] to draw their wages in terms of letter No.-26-9-11/2009-Pers-IV/LE, dated 01-01-2010. File No.-11-1/2017-LE, dt-22-10-2018. Click Here ,
    22-10-2018 : Laying of foundation stone for construction of union building at Eluru (A.P.Circle) on 20-10-2018:- The foundation stone laid by Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S. at 04.46 am on 20-10-2018 after completion of vastu pooja performed by Com. Chandra Shekar Rao and his family. Com. K.Venketeshwar Rao Distt.Secretary have taken all pains to do the work in the early hours alongwith Com. G. Pandu Ranga Rao ACS, Com. MSN ADS, Com. Bhogesh, Com. P. Rama Krishna, B.S, Com. M.V. Ramana, D.S. SEWA, Com. N.V. Subramanyeshwar Rao, Permanent invite CHQ, Com. Purna Chander Rao, D.S. Guntur, Shri Hariprasad AGM(A) and Com. A. Rajamouli CHQ, Treasurer. More than twenty active Comrades including women employees were present on the occasion. At about 7.00 am the GM Eluru came to the spot and performed Puja at the sight. After words, District Executive body meeting took place under the Presidentship Com. Ramesh. Com. K. Venketeshwar Rao D.S. Eluru narrated the back ground history of construction of union building. He thanked one and all for participating in the function and urged the co-operation of all to complete the noble task. Com. Chandeshwar Singh G.S., Com. Rajamouli, Treasurer, Com. T.V. Ramanamurthy Secretary CHQ, Com. Chandra Shekar Rao, C.S. A.P. and Com. Purna Chander Rao, D.S. Guntur addressed the meeting on current issues. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by Com.K.V. Click Here ,
    18-10-2018 : HAPPY DUSSEHRA:- Click Here ,
    17-10-2018 : It is learnt that TF Kharagpur has bèen blown up by Titli on 12th October'2018. One member of NFTE union. Named Rutha kishku, has been seriously injured and hospitalised. We convey our regards for speedy recovery.
    17-10-2018 : Non-implementation of the assurances given by the Hon’ble MoS(C) – Issuing notice for agitational programme – reg. Letter No.-UA/2018/38, dt-16-10-2018. Click Here ,
    16-10-2018 : Clarification on dependency of Parents of BSNL employees under BSNLMRS. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-8/14, dt-12-10-2018. Click Here ,
    15-10-2018 : “Active Festival Season” campaign by BSNL employees. Letter No.-27-24/2015/S&M-CM/58, dt-11-10-2018, Click Here ,
    13-10-2018 : Supply of data on age profile of BSNL employees on monthly basis. Click Here ,
    13-10-2018 : Payment of pending medical bills:- Shri Y.N. Singh, GM(F & Banking) reciprocated and replied to G.S. and Dy. G.S. NFTE on 12-10-2018 that the funds will be transferred alongwith salary payment for the month of October, 2018. Circle Secretaries are requested to keep close watch for proper demand of funds by Circle management from corporate office, so that all pending Medical claims may be paid to the staff.
    11-10-2018 : Data 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 – reg. Letter No.-4-19/2007-SEA, dt-10-10-2018. Click Here ,
    10-10-2018 : 7th meeting of Joint Wage Revision Committee:- The 7th meeting of joint wage revision committee took place on 9th instant under the Chairmanship of Shri H.C. Pant. All the members of staff and management side were present. After prolonged discussions the staff side agreed to the pay scales proposal. Thereafter, issue of perks viz HRA etc was taken up. The management side proposed freezing of HRA and other allowances in the analogy of executives. The staff side rejected the proposal and firmly told that the HRA is not negotiable and cannot agree for its stoppage. The management side will discuss the matter with the top management and thereafter with the unions. The HRA must be revised with the revision of pay scales.
    10-10-2018 : Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) – Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01-01-2007 – Payment of IDA at revised rates – regarding. Letter No.-14-1/2012-PAT(BSNL), dt-09-10-2018. Click Here ,
    10-10-2018 : Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) – Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01-01-2007 – Payment of IDA at revised rates – regarding. Letter No.-W-02/0002/2014-DPE(WC)-GL-XXIV/18, dt-03-10-2018. Click Here ,
    10-10-2018 : Constitution of National Council – Addition to the list of staff side members – reg. Letter No.-BSNL/39-8/SR/2013, dt-10-10-2018. Click Here ,
    10-10-2018 : Grant of Special Casual Leave to the National Executive Members of NFTE – reg. Letter No.-BSNL/39-2/SR/2018/pt, dt-09-10-2018. Click Here ,
    09-10-2018 : The AUAB resumes agitational programme - calls upon the employees to get ready for strike:- Click Here ,
    09-10-2018 : Meeting with CMD:- President and General Secretary met the CMD today and apprised him the concerns of employees about the functioning of BSNL. Union pressed for following. Click Here ,
    09-10-2018 : Informal meeting with Sr. GM(Est):- President and General Secretary held informal meeting today with the Sr. GM(Est) and the following problems were discussed. (1) Multi skilling staff:- The Sr. GM(Est) replied that information have been collected and work is in progress on the issue. (2) POs of TSMs:- The Circles are yet to respond relating to detailed inputs from Bihar, East (UP) Circles. Orders will be issued to the Circles to depute the GMs (HR) to come to Corporate office alongwith necessary information for issuance of Pos. (3) 15% promotion to JE Cadre on seniority basis:- The Sr. GM(Est) told the difficulty in it as amendment in R/R will be needed. Some other method will be examined.
    09-10-2018 : ‘2G scam in NE, Rs. 11 lakh towers to cost Rs. 80 lakh. (Source, Times of India, dt-09-10-2018). Click Here ,
    08-10-2018 : 5th Circle Conference of Haryana:- Click Here ,
    08-10-2018 : Reply from Corporate office to General Secretary NFTE BSNL regarding Haryana Services provided in M.H. Circle. Letter No.-14-7/2018-BBVAS (Vol.II), dt-28-09-2018. Click Here ,
    06-10-2018 : Beware of rumour mongers:- Comrade, Don’t believe Rumours/Whatsapp messages upon 3rd wage revision. To know the facts in respect of 3rd wage revision developments, kindly contact CHQ.
    06-10-2018 : AUAB meeting in NFTE office on 08-10-2018 at 15.30 hours:-The AUAB leaders will meet in NFTE office to discuss the pending issues such as wage revision, pension revision, payment of pension on actual basic, allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL and superannuation benefits of DR employees.
    06-10-2018 : Meeting with CMD BSNL:- Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. NFTE, Com. Abhimanyu, G.S. BSNLEU, Com. Swapan Chakrabarty, Dy. G.S. BSNLEU and Com. K.S. Sheshadari, Dy. G.S, NFTE met CMD BSNL on 05-10-2018 to discuss the pending crucial issues. The leaders have brought the notice of CMD BSNL that there is inordinate delay in seeking relaxation from affordability clause, settlement of 3rd wage revision of the non-executives and handing over the Kerala flood relief amount to Chief Minister Kerala.
    06-10-2018 : Time to Draft New Promotion Policy. Editorial, (Telecom) English & Hindi. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : Message from Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL. D.O. No.-1/OSD to CMD/Ojas/2018, dt-04-10-2018. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : Eligibility of Candidates possessing higher qualification to appear in JE LICE – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(a), dt-05-10-2018. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : Telecom Services in BSNL vis-à-vis financial viability of the PSU – reg. Letter No.-TF-6/7, dt-05-10-2018. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : LICE for promotion to JE Cadre under 50/- quota for year 2016 – relaxation reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(a), dt-05-10-2018. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : Corporate office letter to all CGM’s for furnishing break up of vacancies, for holding of online LICE for JEs (TTA) under 50% quota for recruiting year 2017 and vacancies up to 31-03-2018, latest by 08-10-2018. Letter No.-7-11/2018-Rectt, dt-04-10-2018 Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : Corporate office letter to all CGM’s for furnishing full details of part time casual labourers, full time Casual Labourers/Temporary status mazdoors latest by 15-10-2018. File No.-16-1/2018-LE, dt-04-10-2018. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : DPE orders on IDA increase w.e.f . 01.10.2018. Letter No.-W-02//2014-DPE(WC)-GL-XXIV/18, dt-03-10-2018. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : Next meeting of the joint committee for wage revision of non-executive employees w.e.f. 01-01-2017 in BSNL – regarding. F. No.-BSNL/38-1/SR/2016, dt-03-10-2018. Click Here ,
    05-10-2018 : Corporate office letter on contribution under Superannuation Pension Scheme for directly recruited employees who are on deputation in other organization/department. F. No.-1-07/2017-PAT(BSNL), dt-04-10-2018. Click Here ,
    04-10-2018 : According to reliable sources the BSNL Board has approved the following HR proposals. (1) Gratuity for casual labourers. (2) Compensate wage loss to the non-executive employees, entered in BSNL on or after 01-01-2007, other than the JEs.
    04-10-2018 : Circles to respond urgently:- The BSNL management has outsourced the operation maintenance, sales and marketing of BTS sites vide letter of 3rd October. It is already uploaded in the website. Circle Secretaries, Central office bearers and District Secretaries may study the communication and send their comments and reactions on the decision of outsourcing.
    04-10-2018 : The BSNL Board meeting is taking place today. HR matters may be taken for approval. The case of grant of one increment to non-executives akin to JEs is in the agenda.
    04-10-2018 : Review of JE LICE 50% quota result:- The JE LICE 50% quota result were declared vide BSNL letter No.-7-2/2017-Rectt, dt-20-04-2018 and 14-6-2018. These were disappointing as percentage was only to the tune of 1.2%. There were circles where not even single candidate passed. The union strongly protested and persued for review vigorously at all levels. A scheduled meeting also took place with Director (HR) in which GM (Rectt) and GM(SR) were present and definite orders were passed for the review of the result. The issue was raised in the National Council meeting as well. The sincere efforts of union with the cogent reasons have brought the result. The corporate office vide letter No.-7-2/2017-Rectt, dt-03-10-2018 has issued the revised results after the clearance of Director (HR). Many Many congrats to successful candidates. Click Here ,
    04-10-2018 : Outsourcing of BSNL sites:- The management committee of the BSNL Board has issued “Advance Work order” for outsourcing of maintenance and operation of BSNL’s Non-collocated BTS sites. BSNL No.-61-11/2018/CMTS Infra/O&M/Post AWO/16, dt-03-10-2018. Click Here ,
    03-10-2018 : JAO R/R:- Proposed JAO R/R is awaiting approval of the competent authority.
    03-10-2018 : Meeting with DDG(Est) and DDG(Personnel) in DOT:- President and Dy. G.S. met the officers in DOT and held discussions on issues. (1) Pension revision:- Matter is linked with the 3rd pay revision. However, DOT has sought clarification from DOP (Pension) if pension can be revised before pay revision. Some queries have been sought by DOP (Pension). (2) POs of TSMs:- DDG(Pers) was apprised of delay in issue of POs. The cases of M.P. Circle was referred to him.
    03-10-2018 : Message from Smt. Sujata ‘T’ Ray, Director (HR) on 18th BSNL foundation day. Click Here ,
    01-10-2018 : HAPPY GANDHI JAYANTI:- Click Here ,
    01-10-2018 : JE LICE review result:- The concerned file is in submission at the highest level.
    01-10-2018 : IDA pay fixation to MTNL staff absorbed in BSNL:- The issue will be resolved soon.
    01-10-2018 : Relaxation for S/T Candidates in LICE JE:- Matter brought into the notice of GM(Rectt) who assured for another look into the case.
    01-10-2018 : Change of Designation of major Cadres of Non-Executives in BSNL – Guidelines regarding. Letter No.-250-9/2016-Estt-III, dt-01-10-2018. Click Here ,
    01-10-2018 : Bifurcation of erstwhile A.P. Circle – review of facilities to JTOs and below level grade (non-executives) transferred from Hyderabad to Circle office, Vijayawada, A.P. Circle – regarding. Letter No.-317-04/2012-Pers.I(Pt), dt-01-10-2018. Click Here ,
    01-10-2018 : BSNL formation Day:- The mighty BSNL completed 18 yrs successfully. Now BSNL is facing stiff completion with Private Operators. Even though, our Customers having good faith upon us. This is the right time to work hard to save BSNL and its employees we have come across many up and down in the last 18 yrs. We salute our employees for their hard work and convey best wishes to all our beloved customers. G.S. Click Here ,
    29-09-2018 : On the call of CHQ, donations for "Kerala flood releif fund", have been received from the following circles. CHQ extends warm greetings to them and request left out Circles to send liberal donation, whatever funds permits in the circle. Kindly note, no individual donation should be collected from members. Click Here ,
    29-09-2018 : National Convention of Central Trade Unions held in Malvankar Hall on 28-09-2018 -- Hindi version of draft declaration. Click Here ,
    29-09-2018 : Corporate office informed all the Circles to furnish documents verification and training status of directly recruited JAO 2017. Letter No.-4-20/2017-SEA BSNL, dt-28-09-2018. Click Here ,
    28-09-2018 : 3rd Pay Revision:- The joint wage revision committee met today under the Chairmanship of Shri H.C. Pant. The staff side demanded enhancement of maximum of NE-4 and NE-5 scales by one increment to prevent stagnation. The official side agreed to consider this. The next meeting will take place on 09-10-2018 at 1530 hours in which allowances etc will be discussed.
    28-09-2018 : 7.6% increase in IDA from 01-10-2018 : Total 128% + 7.6% = 135.6% (w.e.f. 01-10-2018).
    28-09-2018 : View of National Convention photos (held at Malvankar Hall, New Delhi). Click Here ,
    28-09-2018 : Reception Committee formed at Haridwar to hold the National Executive Meeting from 24-10-2018 to 25-10-2018. Contact mobile numbers – (1) Com. A.B. Uniyal, C.S. and working Chairman, mob. No.-9412055881, (2) Com. Sompal Saini, General Secretary mob. No.-9412231010 (3) Com. Ram Kumar Tiwari, joint General Secretary, Mob No.-9412159444 (4) Nidesh Kumar, Astt. Treasurer, Mob. No.-9410996640, (5) Com. V.K. Sharma, Media Incharge, Mob. No.-9411114577. Click Here ,
    28-09-2018 : All Central Trade unions called for 2 days country wide strike on 08-01-2019 & 09-01-2019:- A convention of all central trade unions held today in Malvankar Hall, New Delhi. The motive of convention is “strengthen the struggle for safe guarding unions/labour laws --- Fight back pro corporate, anti people and anti national policies --- Strengthen workers unity for fraternity and social harmony”. The leaders of INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF and UTUC. Spoken with one voice, how the working class of the country is facing difficulties. The convention have unanimously approved the draft declaration. From NFTE, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S, Com. Islam Ahmad, President, Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Dy. G.S. Com. A. Rajamouli and Com. M.P. Singh participated in the convention. Click Here ,
    28-09-2018 : All Unions and Associations of BSNL (AUAB) writes to Shri Pon Radhakrishnan, Hon'ble Minister of State for Finance, on the issue of payment of pension contribution. Click Here ,
    27-09-2018 : Holding of Online LICE for JTO (T) under 50% quota for VY: 2016-17 and VY: 2017-18 for vacancies up to 31-03-2018. Letter No.-12-2/2018-Rectt, dt-26-09-2018. Click Here ,
    26-09-2018 : Staff Side of the Joint Wage Negotiating Committee reviews the progress in wage revision:- A meeting of the Staff Side of the Joint Wage Negotiating Committee was held yesterday the 25.09.2018, at NFTE’s office. The meeting was attended by Com. P. Abhimanyu, G.S, BSNLEU, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S, NFTE, Com. Islam Ahmed, President, NFTE, Com. Swapan Chakraborty, Dy.GS, BSNLEU, Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Dy.GS, NFTE, Com. Animesh Mitra, Vice President, BSNLEU and A. Rajamouli, Treasurer, NFTE. The meeting took stock of the progress of the ongoing wage negotiation. Especially, once again the pay scales proposed by the Management Side were scrutinised. No live case has come to the notice of the Staff Side, wherein stagnation is likely to arise. The meeting is also of the opinion that the agreement on the pay scales should be signed expeditiously, for onward submission for the approval of the DoT. Further, it is also decided that the negotiation on allowances and perks should be started immediately. It should be noted that the approval of the DoT is necessary only for the pay scales. So far as the perks and allowances are concerned, they need not go to the approval of the DoT, since the BSNL Board itself is empowered to approve them.
    26-09-2018 : Wrong perception in granting pay scale on 1st upgardation (under NEPP) – case of Shri S.M. Maru, O.S. working at Bharuch under GM WTR Ahmadabad. Letter No.-TF-07, dt-26-09-2018. Click Here ,
    26-09-2018 : Orgainsational Meeting at Purulia (W.B.):- An orgnisational meeting was called at Purulia (West Bengal Circle) on 21-09-2018 on the occasion of 5th District Conference of SSA. The meeting was presided over by Com. Pulak Ganguli Circle President. All most all the District Secretaries of W.B. Circle attended the meeting. Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. and Com. Mahabir Singh Secretary CHQ attended and addressed the meeting and exhorted the issues of wage revision, pension contribution an maximum of the scale of the BSNL employees and other HR issues. Com. Mahabir Singh explained the orgnisational positon of NFTE in all India level and worried about the situation of W.B. Circle. Com. Pulak Ganguli in his presidential speech narrated the real situation at ground level and advised the workers to think seriously how to strengthen the BSNL. Com. Gafur Ansari, Com. Prem Kumar Singh, Com. Ms. Payal, and Com . Manoj Kumar Bhagat were elected as District President, District Secretary, District Treasurer and Astt. District Secretary respectively. Click Here ,
    26-09-2018 : NOW BSNL AT YOUR DOOR STEP:- A new slogan with a commitment to achive the target and to ensure survival and financial viability of Company (BSNL), “ Now BSNL at your Door Step” launched by MS. Marykom, M.P. (Rajyasabha and the Brand Ambassador of BSNL) on 24-09-2018 evening. Shri Anupam Srivastava CMD, BSNL, Smt. Sujata ‘T’ Ray, Dirctor (HR & Finance), Shri N.K. Mehta, Director (EB), all the top level officers of Corporate office and CGM’s were present on the occasion. The leaders of unions/assoiciaitons were also invited to share historic event. NFTE represented by Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. and Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Dy. G.S. and Com. A. Rajamouli, Treasurer. The inaugural function was orgainsed at ground floor lounge of BSNL Corporate office, New Delhi. (2) DECISIONS OF AUAB to implement the said programme at all levels:- Each and every non-executive and execute has to dedicate one day in a week participating in sales and marketing activites. (This is far the employees other than those who are posted in the marketing). (2) Separate committee at Circle and District levels should be formed for marketing, FTTH, Braod Band, leased lines and mobile connections. These committees should periodically meet and review the improvements that have been made. Click Here ,
    26-09-2018 : The Writ Petition filed by AUAB against Tower Subsidiary formation in the Hon’ble Delhi High Court was listed for hearing on 25-09-2018. Due to paucity of time, the case did not come up for hearing and posted to 31-01-2019.
    26-09-2018 : Constitution of Committee for creation of Assistant Managers post in Telecom Circle and PGM offices. Letter No.-132-1/2018-CSS, dt-24-09-2018. Click Here ,
    19-09-2018 : FR22(I)(a) (I) benefits to the officiating JTOs:- The said issue stands resolved after very long period. The union has made sustained and serious efforts for its resolution. The brave Comrades of Kerala fought the legal battle. Sequel to decision of Kerala High Court the union sought. Its settlement through the National Council. Its settlement was avoided in the name of SLP which was out rightly rejected by Supreme Court. The union immediately demanded implementation of the verdict. Ultimately management has decided to resolve the matter and issued orders contained in letter No.-3-8/2010-Estt-IV(Pt), dt-18-09-2018. Congrats Congrats.
    19-09-2018 : Meeting with GM(Rectt):- President, Dy. G.S. and Secy, Com. Kamraj met GM(Rectt) today and discussed some issues. The replies are mentioned below. (1) JTO LICE:- LICE will take place in January, 2019 and the notification for this will be issued accordingly. (2) JE LICE:- It is scheduled to take place in March, 2019. (3) JE LICE result review:- The GM(Rectt) firmly maintained that it will be done within two weeks. The delay has taken place due to fact that the officials were on leave. (4) LICE TT(Telecom Mechanic):- The Establishment section of BSNL HQR has not sent the necessary approval. It appears the Corporate office intends to hold TT LICE after JE LICE. Union will make suitable representation for early LICE.
    19-09-2018 : BSNL Board meeting scheduled to take place today has been cancelled.
    19-09-2018 : Fixation of pay under FR-22(1)(a)(i) to the officials, who were screening test passed & were officiating in the grade of JTO. Letter No-3-8/2010-Estt-IV(Pt), dt-18-09-2018. Click Here ,
    19-09-2018 : Golden Year of Historic One Day Strike of 19th September, 1968:- Click Here ,
    18-09-2018 : BSNL Board meeting is taking place on 19th September, 2018. It is learnt two HR issues may come up for discussions.
    18-09-2018 : Meeting with GM(Restg):-President, Dy. G.S. and Secy, Com. Kamraj met GM(Restg) and raised the following issues for settlement. (1) Treatment of Suspension period:- It should be as in the case of CCS/CCA Rules. Amendment is necessary in BSNL CDA Rules, 2006. (2) Provision of Review be incorporated in case of compulsory retirement as per BSNL CDA Rule, 55(A). (3) Redesignation of Draughtsmen of Telecom as Junior Engineer.
    17-09-2018 : Extension of FR 22(i) a (I) benefit to officiating JTOs:- orders are being issued expect within 2 days.
    17-09-2018 : LICE for JTO Cadre promotion for the years 2016-17 and 2017-18:- Vacancies have furnished to Rectt Cell by Estt branch for LICEs for promotion to JTO Cadre.
    17-09-2018 : Maintain unity to achieve the Goal:- Click Here ,
    15-09-2018 : Reimbursement of salary and allowances expenditures by DOT in respect of BSNL staff on deputation – reg. Letter No.-TF-6/7, dt-14-09-2018. Click Here ,
    15-09-2018 : One more chance extended for confirmation examination to such candidates who have exhausted all the prescribed chances. BSNL No.-250-10/2009-Pers III, dt-10-09-2018. Click Here ,
    15-09-2018 : Approval accorded by BSNL HQR to depute qualified candidates of year 2014 for training and promotion as JE provisionally as per Andhra High Court’s judgment. BSNL No.-211-13/2018-Estt, dt-10-09-2018. Click Here ,
    15-09-2018 : Revision of wages of casual labourers – reg. Letter No.-TF-31/1, dt-13-09-2018. Click Here ,
    14-09-2018 :Joint Wage Revision Committee – The meeting of joint wage revision committee was held today(14/09/2018) under the chairmanship of Sri. H. C. Pant. The pay scales supplied by the management have been accepted by the staff side, How ever one week time was sought to avoid the chance of stagnation. If any case comes to notice, the CHQ promptly be informed. The next joint wage revision committee will take place on 28/09/2018 at 15:30 hrs. The staff side will meet on 25/09/2018 at 15:00 hrs in NFTE BSNL office to discuss the issue of allowances.
    13-09-2018 : Downgrading of OTBP Sr. TOAs from the scale of Rs. 7100-10100 to 6500-9325 on option under NEPP – reg. Letter No.-TF-26/6, dt-13-09-2018. Click Here ,
    13-09-2018 : Change the designation of sports persons. Letter No.-32-4/2018-BSNL(Sports), dt-10-09-2018. Click Here ,
      12-09-2018 : All Circle/District Secretaries please note:- The subscription of Rs. 44/-, per member/month, be distributed as follows. CHQ = 14/-, Circle = 15/-, District = 10/-, Branch = Rs. 5/-. G.S.
      12-09-2018 : Orders issued for promotion of LICE qualified personnel to JE Cadre in Telangana:- BSNL HQR has issued orders for LICE qualified candidates of year 2014 to JE Cadre who were denied on the plea of degree qualification from Ambedkar University. They were not having 10-2 qualification. The attempt to file SLP against High Court Judgment has been thwarted due to timely intervention of Director (HR). Congrats Congrats.
      12-09-2018 : Letters related to issuance of pending Presidential order in respect of left out casual Labourer, for kind attention of concern Circle Secretaries of UP(E) and Bihar to persue the case at Circle level. Click Here ,
      12-09-2018 : The joint committee for wage revision of non-executive employees w.e.f. 01-01-2017 in BSNL will be held on 14th September, 2018 at 15.30 hours. Click Here ,
      12-09-2018 : Request to evolve new promotion policy for non-executives – reg. Letter No.-TF-26/6, dt-12-09-2018. Click Here ,
      12-09-2018 : Meeting with CMD, BSNL:- President, General Secretary and Treasurer, Com. Rajmouli met the CMD on date discussed the following problems. (1) Hangama Service on landline phones at Maharashtra:- Union urged him to stop the service as it is causing annoyance to the subscribers. CMD replied that the demand is being seriously considered. (2) Maintenance, operation, sales and marketing of BTS towers by ITI, Bengaluru:- It is on the basis of Tender process and BSNL will be saving Rs. 1,000/- crores. Moreover, It is obligatory also. (3) Introduction of new Promotion Policy:- Union demanded to evolve new promotion policy for non-executive staff akin to executive staff. The CMD responded positively.
      11-09-2018 : Extension to TSMs regularized on or after 01-10-2000 in BSNL and covered under Rule 37A of CCS (Pension) Rules for granting 1st NEPP at par with the DOT absorbed employees – reg. Letter No.-TF-26/6, dt-11-09-2018. Click Here ,
      11-09-2018 : Bifurcation of erstwhile A.P. Circle – addressing of different issues including transfer of non-executive staff from Hyderabad to Vijayawada etc. Letter No.-317-04/2012-Pers.I(Pt), dt-10-09-2018. Click Here ,
      11-09-2018 : Leader staff side consulted before submission of Agenda items for Council meeting. Letter No.-BSNL/39-2/SR/2018, dt-07-09-2018. Click Here ,
      10-09-2018 : 4th Meeting of Joint Wage Revision Committee:- The meeting took place today under the Chairmanship of Shri H.C. Pant. Surprisingly management made an about turn and was not inclined to increase span of scales to avoid stagnation on the plea of deposit of pension contribution to DOT. The staff side resisted and made it clear not to accept the proposal in which stagnation chances occur. Fitment below 15% will also be not acceptable. After prolonged discussions the management gave a proposal of scales which will be discussed on 11-09-2018 at 15.00 hours between BSNL EU and NFTE. The next meeting with the management side will be held on 14-09-2018 at 1530 hours. Click Here ,
      10-09-2018 : Circle working committee meeting of M.P. Circle held at Bhopal on 8th & 9th September, 2018:- The meeting was held under the Presidentship of Com. A. K. Mishra . More than 200 Comrades from all branches attended the meeting. Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Dy. General Secretary, Com. Habib Khan, Circle Secretary, Com. K. S. Thakur Org. Secretary CHQ, Com. M.D. Salodkar Circle Treasurer, Com. Narendra Rathore, ACS ,Com. Dinesh Yadav, ACS, COM Rameshwar Dubey ACS, Com. Bajpai ACS&DS (Gwalior), Com. Mayank Chaturvedi, ADS/Special Invitee, and all District Secretaries of M.P. Circle attended and addressed the meeting. Com. K.S. Sheshadri Dy. General Secretary explained the development on 3rd PRC and achievements of NFTE BSNL in recent past. The District Secretaries explained the staff problems facing in their SSA’s. Com. K. S. Thakur explained that the M.P. Circle have settled long pending problem of Comrade Panna Lal Saroj, T.T, Who got the promotion from ATT to TT and have received arrears of Rs. 272422/- . Com. Panna Lal Saroj, T.T. have expressed thanks to one and all. Com. Habib Khan, C.S. clarified the issues raised by the District Secretaries in the meeting. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by Com. Habib Khan, C.S. Click Here ,
      10-09-2018 : SNATTA All India Conference:- Click Here ,
      10-09-2018 : The BSNL has awarded Advance work order to ITI, Bengaluru for maintenance, operation, sales and marketing of 6945 BTS towers amounting to Rs. 6633.56 crores for 10 years. Letter No.-TF-6/7, dt-10-09-2018 to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD, BSNL, New Delhi. Click Here ,
      10-09-2018 : Circle Executive Committee Meeting of Bihar held on 08-09-2018:- The meeting of circle executive committee started with initial speech of Com. Shrawan Dubey Circle Secretary Bihar. Com Ratnesh Mishra was in Chair. Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. addressed the meeting before the debate begins on given agenda. G.S. in his speech exhorted the issues like 3rd wage revision, Pension Contribution on maximum of the scale, Pension revision, 4G spectrum and said improvement of services of BSNL is needed to increase the Customer base for improvement of the financial position of BSNL at this juncture. After speech of G.S. the debate on agenda was started and out of 20 District Secretaries 14 were present who took part in the debate and they also pointed out the sufferings of worker in their SSA, where the issues related to H.R. are pending. Most of them reported that the medical bills of indoor treatment even in empanelled hospitals are not paid from last one year. After completion of speech by District Secretaries, Com. Shrawan Dubey delivered the winding speech and explained the situation under which things are not moving fast. The G.S. suggested to submit a list of grievances to CGMT Bihar with all details and appeal to settle it, if those were not being settled within a targeted period, the issues should be sent to CHQ before taking any decision for agitational programme. Com. Ratnesh Mishra addressed the gathering and appreciated the leaders for attending the meeting within a short notice. Click Here ,
      08-09-2018 : Will ITI fulfill the task:- The BSNL has awarded advance work order, AWO, to ITI Bangaluru for maintenance and operation of BTS as well as sales/marketing task for ten years. The ITI was awarded projects/work earlier also by BSNL but failed to come to expectation and expansion of services suffered. It is very doubtful if ITI will be in position to attend the task?. Apprehension are that ultimately the work will be attended by vendors.
      08-09-2018 : Minutes of the Staff Welfare Board meeting held on 3.8.2018. Letter No. 12-1/2017-BSNL(WL), dt-07-09-2018. Click Here ,
      08-09-2018 : Simultaneous action of prosecution and initiation of departmental proceedings – guidance thereof – reg. Letter No.-29-3/2018-VA, dt-07-09-2018. Click Here ,
      08-09-2018 : FAQ on Retention of quarters beyond the permissible limits. F. No.-BSNL/6-1/SR/2017, dt-06-09-2018. Click Here ,
      07-09-2018 : The designations of employees borne in the scales from NE-4 to NE-6 changed vide BSNL letter No.-2-4/2007-Restg, Vol-III(Pt), dt-06th September, 2018. The change of designation of officials in the scales of NE-1 to NE-3 is being persued by the union. It will be resolved soon. Click Here ,
      07-09-2018 : President, Circle President (Com. M.P. Singh) and Circle Secy Com. H.N. Sharma of Corporate office met the officers on 6th August and discussed the problems appended below:- Click Here ,
      07-09-2018 : Minutes of meeting held on 27-08-2018 of joint committee for wage revision of non-executives staff. Letter No.-BSNL/38-1/SR/2016, dt-04-09-2018. Click Here ,
      07-09-2018 : Clarification on Compassionate Ground Appointment of rejected cases – reg. Letter No.-273-18/2013/CGA/Estt.-IV, dt-04-09-2018. Click Here ,
      06-09-2018 : Union demand new promotion scheme for non-executives keeping in view of the changes and hardships of staff. CMD’s intervention urged vide TF-26/6, dt-06-09-2018. Click Here ,
      06-09-2018 : Rounding of 0.5 to the next integer in awarding marks – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(a), dt-06-09-2018. Click Here ,
      06-09-2018 : Items for discussion in the 37th National Council Meeting. Click Here ,
      06-09-2018 : Meeting with Director (PSU) at DOT:- President and General Secretary met the Director (PSU) on 5th September and held discussions on some issues. The information are as below. (1) Relaxation in affordability clause for Pay revision of non-executive employees:- The Cabinet note for granting relaxation in affordability clause of DPE guidelines will be for executives and non-executives both. (2) Pension revision of retired personnel before wage revision:- The DOT has sought clarification from Department of Pension if Pension revision can be done before wage revision. (3) Allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL:- Matter under active consideration. (4) BSNL is depositing more than Rs. 700 crores per year to DOT as Pension contribution of its employees.
      06-09-2018 : Grand felicitation to Com. P. Kamraj, Secretary CHQ & President TN Circle NFTE BSNL on 01-09-2018 at Pondicherry:- NFTE members of Pondicherry arranged a impressive party and a massive meeting by inviting all the senior Trade union Leaders irrespective of unions on retirement of Com. P. Kamraj, O.S. who retired on 31-08-2018 on superannuation. From NFTE head quarter Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. and Com. Sammalamudham Permanente Invitee of CHQ attended the meeting. Sr. Com. R.K. Com. R. Pattabiraman, Com. Jaipal, Com.S.S. Gopal Krishnan former Secretary CHQ. Com. G. Jayaraman Former Secretary CHQ, Com. Sethu, Com. Murali and all most all the District Secretaries and Circle office bearers participated in the function. Several Leader from other organisation also attended the function and felicitated Com. P. Kamraj they addressed the meeting organized on the occasion as Com. Shiv Kumar All India President AIBSNLEA, Com. Vijay Kumar, Dy. C.S. TEPU, Com. P.N. Perumal, All India President SEWA(BSNL), Com. Chellppa AGS BSNL EU and other leaders addressed and extended their best wishes to Com. Kamraj. The felicitation meeting was attended by a large numbers of workers including ladies. Click Here ,
      05-09-2018 : District working committee meeting of NFTE BSNL Bangalore Telecom District held on 3rd September, 2018 under the Presidentship of Com. Ranganna District President, Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Deputy General Secretary Chq, Com. A.C. Krishna Reddy, Circle Secretary, Com. Sathyanaraya Naidu DS BGTD, Com. A Ravi District Treasurer and Special Invitee Chq, Com. Shanmugam ADS attended and addressed the meeting Com. K.S. Sheshadri Deputy General Secretary explained recent development of PRC and NFTE BSNL’s achievements / functioning of Chq etc. More than 100 Comrades participated. Click Here ,
      05-09-2018 : Upgradation of Senior Accountants to the Executive Grade – reg. Letter No.-TF-24/2(h), dt-04-09-2018. Click Here ,
      05-09-2018 : “Hangama Service” on Landline connections in Maharashtra Circle – reg. Letter No.-TF-19/3, dt-04-09-2018. Click Here ,
      05-09-2018 : Inordinate delay in settlement of Pension cases of retired personnel in Himachal Circle. Letter No.-TF-11/3, dt-04-09-2018. Click Here ,
      05-09-2018 : Change of designation of Draughtsman – reg. Letter No.-TF-53, dt-04-09-2018. Click Here ,
      05-09-2018 : Meeting with Director (HR):- The President and General Secretary held informal discussions on 04-09-2018 with Director (HR) on following items and told her about inattention at lower level for their settlement. Click Here ,
      05-09-2018 : The items of National Council were discussed on 8th August, 2018. The minutes of the meeting have been issued vide letter No.-BSNL/39-5/SR/2018, dt-31-08-2018. Click Here ,
      01-09-2018 : “No Pay Commission in Future” for Central Govt employees. The changes in Pay and allowance would be made taking into account inflation. Click Here ,
      01-09-2018 : Message from Sujata T. Ray Director (HR):- She has appealed:- “…to balance the expectations and aspirations of all the groups”. “… devote full energy and focused efforts for improving the productivity of the Company”. BSNL is undoubtedly “Plural Society” but the largest group of non-executives employees are not only neglected but blatantly discriminated due to mindset of some officers adorning the Chairs at BSNL HQR. Every attempt is being made to deny their rightful claims by approaching to High Courts and Supreme Court. It is high time to realize the expectations and aspirations of non-executives staff. Will the mindset change?. Click Here ,
      01-09-2018 : Formal orders granting relaxation to the last JE LICE issued vide BSNL HQR letter No.-7-2/2017-Rectt, dt-31-08-2018. It appears some reconciliation is needed in view of contents mentioned in Corporate office letter No.-9-2/2016-Rectt, dt-28-08-2017. Union will make suitable representation, if necessary. The union expresses thanks to BSNL management for the decision although it was overdue. The union has systematically persued the grievance ceaselessly with cogent reasons and arguments. Ultimately justice prevailed. Click Here ,
      31-08-2018 : Voluntary contribution of one day basic pay by BSNL employees for the victims of flood in Kerala State. Letter No.-1-14/2018-PAT(BSNL), dt-29-08-2018. Click Here ,
      31-08-2018 : Informal meeting with Sr. GM(Est):- President met the Sr. GM(Est) on 30th instant and raised the following issues. (1) Delay in settlement of Pension cases at Himachal:- The complaint of delay was well taken by Sr. GM(Est) and agreed to take action to accelerate the settlement of pension cases. “DOT Cell” at Himachal is reportedly in different. (2) Pos of TSMs regularized as ATTs (RMs):- Sr. GM(Est) was requested to intervene as incomplete information are coming from Circle Viz East UP, Bihar, M.P. etc due to which settlement is getting delayed. (3) Finalisation of vacancies for JTO LICE:- Sr. GM(Est) has asserted that it will be finalized within 2 to 3 days
      30-08-2018 : Meeting of Sub-Committee:- The informal meeting of the Sub- Committee of joint committee of wage revision took place today and views were exchanged. President represented the NFTE.
      30-08-2018 : BSNL Board Meeting deferred.
      30-08-2018 : Holding of the meeting of the Sub-Committee of the Joint Committee for wage revision of the Non-executives – regarding. Letter No.-BSNL/38-1/SR/2018, dt-30-08-2018. Click Here ,
      30-08-2018 : Deluge in God’s Own Country. Editorial, (Telecom) English & Hindi. Click Here ,
      30-08-2018 : Supreme Court:- “ Dissent is the safety value of Democracy”. “ If dissent is not allowed then the pressure cooker will burst”.
      30-08-2018 : JE LICE relaxation:- According to sources the file for relaxation in the last JE LICE is returned and necessary relaxation granted. This has been possible due to sustained representations and persuation by the union. Now candidates may succeed in hundreds.
      30-08-2018 : Voluntary contribution of one day basic pay by BSNL employees towards Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for the victims of flood in Kerala State. Letter No.-1-14/2018-PAT(BSNL), dt-29-08-2018. Click Here ,
      29-08-2018 : Meetings at BSNL HQR:- President, G.S. and Circle Secretary, Com. H.N. Sharma met the officers on 28th August and raised the following issues. Click Here ,
      28-08-2018 : Corporate office letter on Child Care Leave in case of disabled Children. Letter No.-1-33/2012-PAT(BSNL)/CCL, dt-27-08-2018. Click Here ,
      28-08-2018 : Wage revision committee meeting:- The meeting of joint wage revision committee took place on 27th instant under the Chairmanship of Shri H.C. Pant, CGM (Legal). The management side proposed minimum of revised pay scale of NE-1 as 2.4 times of existing minimum i.e. 2.4 X 7760 = 18,600. The staff side demanded multiplying factor of 2.44 with the minimum of Rs. 19,000/- as basic pay. The official side agreed to consider the same. Thereafter, discussions commenced on the maximum of the scale which but it remained inconclusive. The staff side was firm to avoid stagnation at all cost. The next meeting will be held on 10th September, 2018. In course of discussions the staff side expressed deep concerns and unhappiness over delay and unpreparedness of the official side.
      27-08-2018 : National Working Committee Meeting of TEPU at Chennai on 26-08-2018:- The meeting was held in TEPU office Bhavan under the Presidentship of Com. Panigrahi. Com. R. Venkat Raman a senior Leader of Telecom movement inaugurated the meeting. Shri V. Raju CGMT, Tamilandu and Madam Kalavathi CGMT Chennai Telephones attended and addressed the meeting. The Leaders of PSU’s and General Secretary of Labour Progressive Federation were the prominent speakers in the meeting. Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. attended the meeting alongwith Com. P. Kamaraj, Secretary CHQ, Com. K. Natarajan, C.S. Tamilnadu, Com. Elangavon officiating Circle Secretary, Chennai. Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. have explained the status of 3rd wage revision, Pension revision, Pension contribution, allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL and other HR issues in the meeting. Com. P. Kamaraj, Secy CHQ also spoken in the meeting. Click Here ,
      27-08-2018 : Items for inclusion in Agenda for 37th NC meeting – reg. Letter No.-TF-2/3, dt-27-08-2018. Click Here ,
      27-08-2018 : All Circle Secretaries please note, the notification for holding of National Executive committee meeting at “Haridwar” from 24-10-2018 to 25-10-2018 issued on 24-08-2018. We request you kindly intimate the number of delegates willing to participate in the meeting, other than all India office Bearers, Circle Secretaries and permanent Invitees latest by 15-09-2018 to headquarter for providing accommodation. Otherwise, they have to take responsibility themselves. Haridwar is a Holy & Pilgrimage Centre in Uttarakhand. Delegate fee is fixed Rs. 1000/- per member. The venue of the meeting is “Shri Radha Krishna Dham, infront of Jain Mandir, Rishikesh Road, Haridwar (Uttarakhand)”. Other details will follow. Kindly book your tickets “to and fro” to avoid inconvenience.
      25-08-2018 : Happy Rakhsha Bandhan. Click Here ,
      25-08-2018 : All unions and associations of BSNL submitted a letter to Secretary Telecom for a meeting to discuss pending issues. Click Here ,
      25-08-2018 : All unions and associations of BSNL submitted a letter to CMD BSNL for deduction of one day basic pay from the salary of the willing employees to the Hon’ble Chief Ministers Disaster relief fund Kerala state. Click Here ,
      25-08-2018 : All unions and associations of BSNL requested Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL to arrange a meeting with Secretary Telecom to discuss the issues, 3rd pay revision, pension revision, payment of pension contribution and allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL. Click Here ,
      24-08-2018 : Notice for National Executive Committee Meeting to be held at Haridwar (Uttarakhand) from 24th October, to 25th October, 2018. Letter No.-TF-4/1, dt-24-08-2018. Click Here ,
      24-08-2018 :AUAB meeting held on 23-08-2018 and decided unanimously to contribute one day basic pay to Kerala flood relief from the willing employees. As per the decision of AUAB, the leaders met CMD BSNL on 24-08-2018 and handed over a letter in this regard. Later on the leaders expressed their deep anguish to the CMD BSNL for non-implementation of assurances given by the Hon’ble MOS(C) on wage revision, pension revision, pension contribution and allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL on 24-02-2018. And also the leaders demanded the CMD BSNL to arrange a meeting between the AUAB and the Secretary, DOT. On the issue of superannuation benefits of DR employees expeditious action is needed to increase managements contribution to the pension fund. Com. C. Singh, G.S. attended from NFTE BSNL.
      24-08-2018 : Decisions taken in the meeting of the All Unions and Associations of BSNL, held on 23-08-2018. Click Here ,
      23-08-2018 : India gears up for big data: DOT to send officers to China for training. ( Source Indian express, dated 23-08-2018). Click Here ,
      23-08-2018 : Punjab Circle Conference – Open session on 21-08-2018, the open session was organized in a beautiful decorated hall. Com. Singara Singh Dhillo was in Chair. Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S, Com. Mahabir Singh Secretary, CHQ, Com. Surjeet Singh, Circle Secretary Punjab, Com. Mohinder Singh and Com. Vinay Raina both Vice Presidents of CHQ are present in the open session. Com. Manohar Lal Sharma patron of the Circle union attended and addressed the meeting. From Management side Shri Hemant Kumar C. Mahay addressed the meeting. Com. Mahabir Singh exhorted and explained the issues like PLI, Medical allowance, promotion policy and Com. C. Singh, G.S. reported the status of wage revision, pension contribution and pension revision. The GMTD spoke on development of SSA and other administrative issues. At the end of delegate session on 21-08-2018, elected a panel of office bearers headed by Com. Preetam Chand, Com. Surjeet Singh and Com. Jeevan Kumar as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Click Here ,
      21-08-2018 : Change of date of holiday on account of Id-u-Zuha (Bakrid) during 2018 in BSNL offices located at Delhi/New Delhi. Letter No.-3-1/2010-TE, dt-20-08-2018. Click Here ,
      21-08-2018 : Verification of service of BSNL absorbed employees and DOT employees after completion of 18 years of service or on being left five year service. Letter No.-40-06/2015-Pen (B), dt-20-08-2018. Click Here ,
      21-08-2018 : Clarification on individual cases related to service matters received from unions/associations – regarding. F. No.-BSNL/20-3/SR/2018, dt-20-08-2018. Click Here ,
      21-08-2018 : Systemic improvement in medical claims of BSNLMRS beneficiaries. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-14/18, dt-20-08-2018. Click Here ,
      20-08-2018 : Minutes of the meeting of Joint Committee for wage revision of non-executive employees w.e.f. 01-01-2017 in BSNL held on 9th August, 2018. F. No.-BSNL/38-1/SR/2016, dt-20-08-2018. Click Here ,
      20-08-2018 : 5th Circle Conference of Punjab Circle NFTE (BSNL):- As notified by the Circle union the 5th Circle conference begins with flag hoisting at 10.30 am on 20th August, 2018 and it will continue upto evening of 21st August as per schedule. The National flag was hoisted half mast by General Secretary and Com. Mahabir Singh, Secretary CHQ hoisted the union flag. Delegate session – Subject Committee started under the Presidentship of Com. Sinhara Singh Dhillo, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. Com. Mahabir Singh, Circle Secretary CHQ, Com. M.L. Sharma, Circle Patron, Com. Sarbjeet Singh, Circle Secretary SNATTA, Com. Bajwa a senior leader of NFTE were present on the dias. All District Secretaries alongwith their Branch Secretaries, delegates observers and visitors, together more than 200 were assembled in hall of Hotel Asia Palace, Pathankot. Click Here ,
      18-08-2018 :"Note" on demand for promotion of Telcom Technician (TMS) to Junior Engineer (T)cadre of seniority-cum-fitness basis-Reg. Click Here ,
      18-08-2018 :Treatment of the period of suspension-Reg. Click Here ,
      18-08-2018 :Extension of FR 22(1) (a)(i) benefit in officiating promotion of JEs to the cadre of JTO-Reg. Click Here ,
      18-08-2018 :Creation of Multi Tasking Staff in BSNL-Reg.. Click Here ,
      17-08-2018 :“Today India lost a great son. Former PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji, was loved and respected by millions. NFTE condolences to his family & all his admirers. Rest in peace .
    Sir.. you will be in our heart forever...We will miss him.
      17-08-2018 :Representation of Shri Shiv Kumar, ATT. O/o TDM Barabanki, UP(E) circle, candidate in Telcome Technician(TT) LICE 2017- Regarding re-evaluation of answer for Question no 6, Part I. Click Here ,
      17-08-2018 :Half Day holiday on 17th Aug.,2018- Demise of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime minister of India. Click Here ,
      16-08-2018 :Clerification on Compassionate Ground Appointment-reg. Click Here ,
      16-08-2018 :The meeting of National Council is contemplated to take place in September, 2018. The Circle Secretaries are requested to send items for inclusion in the agenda within a week.
      14-08-2018 :Re designation of left out cadres:-
  • The designations of all left out cadres excepting from NE-1 to NE-3 have been approved by the Management Committee. Orders are expected shortly. Another meeting of Joint Committee is expected shortly to reconsider the designations of employees from NE-1 to NE-3.
  • Relaxations for the JE LICE held on 28.01.2018. The file is reportedly at highest level. Decision is expected shortly.
  • Promotion of qualified officials of year 2014 to the cadre of JE on the basis of High Court judgement in Telegraph Circle. Attention has been drawn of Sr. GM (Estt.), CGM (Legal) as well as Director (HR) impressing them there is no need of filing SLP.
  • Wage revision of Casual labourers as per 7th Pay revision:- Sr. GM (Estt.) has been impressed upon to expedite the settlement as past formula is available with BSNL Hqr.

  • The progress mentioned above is on the basis of meeting of CHQ leaders with the different officers in the Corporate Office.
      13-08-2018 :Unprecedented flood in Kerala state - reg. Click Here ,
      13-08-2018 :Promotion of qualified Telecom Technicians to the cadre of Junior Engineer in Telengana Circle- reg. Click Here ,
      13-08-2018 :Com. Somnath Chatterjee former speaker Lok sabha expired today.He was leader of the toiling masses.NFTE Condols his death and express deep regasds-Red salute to departed leader.
      11-08-2018 :Organisation of Contract Workers in Chhattisgarh Circle- On 11th August 2018 at late evening about 100 contract workers assembled in Gass Memorial Hall, Raipur and it was decided to organise a separate union for them under the umbrella of NFTE as per the discussion held in AIC Amritsar . Several contract workers reported that their wages is not being paid timely rather it is delayed more than three months & EPF / ESI contributions also not deposited. It is observed by the leaders of NFTE that the contract workers are under threat of contractors as well as BSNL officers. After submission of their grievances the gathering was addressed by Com. Saju V.Thomas, ACS, NFTE, Com.H.P.Sahu, DS, Raipur District, NFTE, Com.S.M.Chilamwar, CS,NFTE, Com. Mahaveer Singh, Secretary, NFTE (CHQ)& Com.Chandeshwar Singh, GS, NFTE. All the leaders assured the workers to provide them full protection as per the rule of the Government. Identity card to be issued to all workers, EPF deduction & ESI membership are to be ensured by the contractor and it will be counter protected by the principal employer as per the Govt. order issued from time to time. NFTE never allow any authority to exploit the workers and compelling them to work under threat as per labour department and as per Industrial Dispute act the contract workers have all right as a workmen if any industry whether it is private or govt. The workers assured the NFTE leaders to be united under the umbrella of NFTE. The meeting of the contract workers ended with a slogan -"Workers Unity Zindabad - NFTE Zindabad".
      11-08-2018 :DoT/ BSNL Pensioners Welfare Association of Chhattisgarh Circle organised Annual Conference today(12-08-2018) at Gass Memorial Hall, Raipur- On this occasion an Open session was organised under the presidentship of Shri G.P.Pandey. About 200 pensioners including ladies were attending the open session. The special significant of the meeting was the presence of Shri Anand Swaroop Pathak, CCA, DoT Cell , Chhattisgarh & Shri Prem Prakash , Probationary Officer of CCA, DoT Cell. Com. S.M.Chilamwar delivered the initial speech and placed the activities of last tenure before the house and explained that no any major problem is being faced by any of the pensioner in CG Circle as the CCA Office is taking well concern of the pensioners. Treasurer placed the account before the house was passed unanimously by the house. Later the meeting was addressed by Com. Mahaveer Singh, Secretary (CHQ), Shri Prem Prakash, PO, CCA office, CG, Com. Chand eshwar Singh, GS, NFTE, Shri A.S.Pathak, CCA, CG. Shri Pathak in his speech exhorted regarding a new scheme to minimise the difficulties of Pensioners by collecting the data if pensioners through a KYP Form. Through this system the CCA will disburse the pension amount of pensioners direct in the bank as well as postal account of the pensioners. He added that it has been observed that even after disposal of the pension cases through post office or bank it takes further delay of two/ three months time in payment to the pensioners. To avoid this delay the new system has been adopted. Now the DoT Cell has took the pain to be a disbursing agent apart from the sanctioning authority. We hope that this statement will help the pensioners to get pension earlier than before. Com.Mahaveer Singh in his speech explained the delay in pension revision of post 01-10-2000 retirees and criticised the policy of Govt.in this regard. He added that BSNL absorbed employees were born in Govt. establishment and they have got every right to have their pension revised without further delay. He thanked the organiser of this meeting for providing an opportunity to address the senior citizens and appealed them to strengthen the NFTE organisation which is helping the pensioners in true sense. GS NFTE BSNL addressed the gathering of senior citizen pensioners and seemed their blessing to serve them better with unity and strength of NFTE. He exhorted the issues of 3rd wage revision, pension revision, discriminatory act of Union Govt. in respect of pension contribution for the BSNL employees on their maximum of scale. He appealed to the pensioners to be more united to get their legitimate demand of pension revision. He thanked to Com. S.M.Chilamwar, Com. H. P. Sahu, Com. W.R.Pankar, Com. Sahu V. Thomas, Com Jeetendra Singh and all the team who played a vital role to organise such a glorious conference. The open session was ended with vote of thanks to the Chair & other participants by Com.H.P.Sahu. Click Here ,
      11-08-2018 :SLP filed againest Kerla High Court decision granting fr 22.1 a 1 benefit to offtg jtos rejected by supreme court.
      10-08-2018 :Joint meeting of NFTE Branch union & Contract workers held today on 09-08-2018 at Dhamtari of Raipur SSA (Chhattisgarh) . Com. Mahaveer Singh, Secretary (CHQ), New Delhi was the main speaker. Com.Ramsundar Yadav, Patron, Chhattisgarh Circle, Com. H.P.Sahu, District Secretary, Raipur & Com. Saju V. Thomas, ACS were present. Click Here ,
      10-08-2018 :Today on 10.08.2018 the Joint Executive Committee Meeting of Chhattisgarh Circle & Raipur District was held at Raipur presided by the presidium of Com. T.R.C.Rao, Circle President & Com. M.L.Gavel, District President . Apart for the participation of the Circle Office bearers, District Secretaries, Branch Secretaries delegates numbering more than 300 delegates participated in the Working Committee & Open Session. Large number of women delegates were present. The Open Session was addressed by Chief Guest Shri R.N.Patel, CGMT, Chhattisgarh Circle, Com. Chandeshwar Singh, General Secretary, Com.Mahaveer Singh, Secretary (CHQ), Shri Gajendra Singh, GM(HR& Admin.),CG Circle, Com. Rajesh Ranjan, CS, SNEA, Com.S.M.Chilamwar, CS, C.G.Circle. Com.Chilamwar reported the current status of Circle Union . All the District Secretaries & several Branch Secretaries took part in the debate on the agenda circulated by the Circle Union. Com. Mahaveer Singh while addressing the gathering exhorted the issues of PLI, Designations, Pay Revision & Pension Revision. GS in his speech explained the process of wage revision of non-executives and assured the assembled workers that wage revision is our right, hence we are much vigilant to achieve it to fulfill the expectations of the workers, he added that we should take care of better services to customers so that the BSNL can maintain it's glorious position. CGMT, CG Circle reported the development activities adopted by the Circle and he declared that rhe CG Circle has stood second in overall activities in BSNL. The open session was ended with a vote of thanks by Com.H.P.Sahu, District Secretary. Click Here ,
      10-08-2018 :Joint Committee on Wage revision meets:The joint wage revision Committee meeting was held on 9-8-2018 under the Chairmanship of Shri H.C. Pant, CGM Legal. The official side stated that the proposal of was structure, submitted by BSNLEU and NFTE (BSNL), will be examined by the sub- Committee Consisting of Dy. GMs (Et), (SR) and (EF). The next meeting will take place on 27 th August, 2018 at 1500 hours. The official side was represented by Sr. GMs (Estt), (EF) and GM (SR) as well as by Dy. GMT (SR). The NFTE (BSNL) was represented by President, GS and Dy. GS.
      09-08-2018 : Joint meeting of NFTE Branch union & Contract workers held today on 09-08-2018 at Dhamtari of Raipur SSA (Chhattisgarh) . Com. Mahaveer Singh, Secretary (CHQ), New Delhi was the main speaker. Com.Ramsundar Yadav, Patron, Chhattisgarh Circle, Com. H.P.Sahu, District Secretary, Raipur & Com. Saju V. Thomas, ACS were present. Click Here ,
      09-08-2018 :The meeting of Standing Committee of NC took place on 8th August, 2018 in which Sr. GM (Estt.), Sr. GM (EF), GM (SR), Dy. GM (SR) and Dy. GMs (Estt.) were present from the official side. The staff side was represented by comrades C. Singh (leader), P.Abhimanyu, (Secy.), Islam Ahmad, Balbir Singh and Swapan Chakravarti . The progress on items of N.C. meeting held on 12-6-2018 was reviewed and these as under:
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      08-08-2018 :NFTE & BSNLEU submit note on the new pay scales. NFTE and BSNLEU have already decided to adopt a common approach, for the early and successful settlement of the Wage Revision of the Non-Executives. The meeting of NFTE & BSNLEU members of the Joint Wage Revision Committee was held on 03.08.2018. Detailed discussions took place on the construction of the new pay scales. Finally, the meeting reached unanimous conclusion on how to construct the new pay scales. It is also decided that the Staff Side should submit a note to the Management Side, ahead of the next Wage Revision Committee meeting, to be held on 09.08.2018. In accordance with this, the following note is submitted today, to the Chairman of the Wage Revision Committee.
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      07-08-2018 : General Secretary attended and addressed the seminar on the subject “BSNL financial viability role of employees” organized by Vishakhapatnam District union on 06-08-2018 :- The seminar was held at Subba Lakshmi Kalyanamandapam under the Presidentship Com. Narsima Murthy. The seminar started with flag hoisting ceremony, Com. N. Janardan Rao Patron hoisted National flag and Com.Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. hoisted NFTE flag. The District Secretaries of Srikakulam, Vizaianagaram and East Godavari attended the seminar along with more than 75 Comrades. More than 350 Comrades participated in the seminar from Vizag SSA. On the occasion the reception committee felicitated General Secretary, Circle Secretary, District Secretaries with Shawl and Memento on this occasion. Com. Chandeshwar Singh, G.S. inaugurated the seminar and said all workers should work dedicatedly to strengthen the mighty organization BSNL. In the same venue the District conference of Vishakhapatnam held in grand manner. Com C. Singh, G.S. explained the latest position of 3rd PRC, status of subsidiary tower company, Medical policy, Pension and examinations G.S. in his spirited speech said the unity among the all workers is needed at this juncture to save BSNL and to the rights of workers. Com. Chandrasheker Rao, C.S. addressed on staff issues of Circle and given clarification on issues raised by the members. Com. C.Singh informed the house that the issues settled by NFTE after getting recognition in 2013.He assured the house that 3rd PRC will be settled without any doubt in BSNL. At the end Com Bobba Srinivasa Chakravarthy, Com K.V.Prasad have been elected unanimously as District President and District Secretary respectively. Click Here,
      04-08-2018 : Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications stated in Rajya Sabha on 03-08-2018 in Q. No.-1997 about BSNL infrastructure in BSNL as below : 2G BTS = 20035, 3G BTS =22517 and 4G BTS = 10,000, Total = 52552 BTS installed. Click Here,
      04-08-2018 : The 12th BSNL staff Welfare Board meeting took place on 3rd August, 2018 under the Chairmanship of Smt. Sujatha T. Ray, Director (HR). General Secretary, NFTE (BSNL) attended the meeting. Decisions taken on some items are mentioned below:- (1) Financial assistance for the death cases increased from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 20,000/-. (2) The annual grant increased from Rs. 15,000 to Rs.25, 000/-, Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 15,000/- to TWWO (Telecom Women Welfare organisaiton) as per size of the city. (3) The amount of items viz Shawl and Memento increased to Rs. 750/- and Rs. 400/- respectively. (4) Honorarium for Treasurer for BSNL staff Welfare Board and Circle Welfare Board increased respectively to Rs. 5,000/- and Rs. 4, 000/- respectively.
      04-08-2018 : Demand of DOT for vacation of Eastern Court building at New Delhi to house Telecom Museum – reg. Letter No.-TF-34/2, dt-02-08-2018. Click Here,
      04-08-2018 : Implementation of 7th CPC for Casual Labourers working in BSNL w.e.f. 01-01-2016 –reg. Letter No.-TF-31/1, dt-03-08-2018. Click Here,
      03-08-2018 : AUAB letter to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL on implementation of the recommendation of the 2nd PRC, on 30% superannuation benefits in respect of direct recruited employees in BSNL. Letter No.-UA/2017/30(i), dt-02-08-2018. Click Here,
      03-08-2018 : AUAB letter to Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD BSNL on implementation of austerity measures at the top management level. Letter No.-UA/2017/30, dt-02-08-2018. Click Here,
      03-08-2018 : Upgradation of Senior Accountants to the Executive Grade – reg. Letter No.-TF-24/2(h), dt-02-08-2018. Click Here,
      03-08-2018 : Junior Engineer LICE – reg. Letter No.-TF-14/2(a), dt-02-08-2018. Click Here,
      02-08-2018 : Internal wage revision committee meeting took place today in NFTE union office at New Delhi. The Committee members discussed all the issues pertaining to wage revision of non-executive thoroughly. All the leaders opinioned that “stagnation” issue should be addressed seriously in the wage negotiations. Valuable suggestions given by the committee members will be taken care.
      02-08-2018 : The meeting of the Standing Committee of National Council will be held on 08-08-2018 in the 8th floor Committee Room, Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi. Letter No.-BSNL/39-5/SR/2018, dt-31-07-2018. Click Here,
      02-08-2018 : Disbursement of salary to employees working in BSNL. File No.-16-4/2017-CB(Part), dt-31-07-2018. Click Here,
      02-08-2018 : Holding of 12th BSNL staff welfare Board meeting on 03-08-2018 at 15.00 hours at the conference hall, 9th floor, Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi. Letter No.-12-1/2017/BSNL (WL), dt-01-08-2018. Click Here,
      02-08-2018 : Reply in Lok Sabha with regard to Financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, Question No.-2326 on 01-08-2018. Click Here,
      02-08-2018 : Reply in Lok Sabha with regard to installation of Mobile Towers by BSNL/MTNL, Question No.-2465 on 01-08-2018. Click Here,
      01-08-2018 : All unions/associations Leaders met Hon’ble Minister Shri Manoj Sinha Ji, MoSC(I/C) today in the Parliament house. Click Here,
      17-09-2018 : Maintain unity to achieve the Goal Dear comrades, Of late, the CHQ is observing that some of our comrades are criticizing the BSNLEU and praising the NFTE leadership for achieving the proposed wage revision scales. The goal is still far away as it has to get approval from DOT which may need sustained and serious struggle. The unfounded criticism may affect the unity which will be detrimental to the great cause. Therefore please desist from such activities forthwith in larger interest. Trust our comrades will sincerely abide by the advise of CHQ .
      01-08-2018 : Minutes of the meeting of NFTE – BSNL with Director (HR) held on 24th July, 2018. F. No.-BSNL/39-2/SR/2018, dt-01-08-2018. Click Here,
      01-08-2018 : Pension Revision Experiences and Expections.Editorial (Telecom), English & Hindi. Click Here,
      01-08-2018 : The grant of relaxation in LICE examination for JE held on 28-01-2018 is under very active consideration of management, after vigorous pursuance of the HQR.
      01-08-2018 : Corporate office issued clarification on Compassionate ground appointment to married son. Letter No.-273-18/2013/CGA/Estt-IV, dt-31-07-2018. Click Here,
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