AIGETOA team Comprising of Shri D K Sahoo (AGS-I CHQ), Shri Ashok Acharya (JS East), Shri P K Mohanty (CP Odisha) and Shri Dhiren Parida (Circle Secretary Odisha) met CMD BSNL Shri P K Purwar at Bhubaneswar on 18th Setp 2021 & welcomed him to Temple City Bhubaneswar with a flower bouquets and honored him a specialized shawl of Odisha. AIGETOA Team submitted a memorandum containing BSNL revival issue & important HR issues of executives and some Odisha circle specific issues. In spite his busy schedule he discussed some of the important issues.
Promotion to all eligible executives before finalization of restructuring
Detail discussion held with CMD BSNL on the promotion issue. Where CMD BSNL informed about management’s action plan on promotion issue. We informed him that, as BSNL is going for a major structural change, it is utmost necessary to promote all the eligible executives to next grade as one time measure, which will resolve the stagnation issue of executives and definitely motivate employees for better performance. CMD agreed to discuss with his HR team on the issue.
Left out DPC to be done for JTO to SDE
CMD informed that, HR team already working on it. He assured to complete DPC process of remaining executives at the earliest. Reminder letter should be issued to DOT for the E2 for JTO/JAO and E3 for SDE/AO cadre. He informed that, reminder Letter to DOT for the E2 for JTO/JAO and E3 for SDE/AO cadre will be issued soon.
Payment of pending SAB contribution and enhance the quantum from 5%.
We expressed our deep concern over BSNL management’s complete ignorance on pension benefit issue of BSNL recruited employees by the name of financial condition of BSNL. We intimated him that, more than 75% of existing employees failing on this category and this is only hope for their future security and requested CMD to increase contribution. We also requested him to release pending SAB contribution immediately.
CMD BSNL agreed to release outstanding SAB contribution. Regarding enhancement of SAB contribution he informed that, same will be considered only after improvement in BSNL financial condition.
Immediate Launching 4G services and persuasion at the ministry level
CMD BSNL informed that, BSNL management continuously trying at the highest level for the launch of 4G services in BSNL which is invariable delayed due to Govt policy to use indigenous technology for 4G equipments also informed that matter related to up gradation existing N/W to 4G, already communicated to Hon’ble minister for necessary intervention and issuance of instruction for approval of proposal submitted by BSNL Management committee for upgrdation to 4G.
On the Odisha Circle specific issue
Providing CPAN equipment to cater to the demand of high bandwidth. Strengthening the transmission media to provide quality service.
4F and OLT/ONT for FTTH service
He has assured to extend necessary support to Odisha Circle for Strengthening of Tx Network and improvement of Network uptime. BNG equipment not to be diverted and utilized in Orissa. Agreed, not to divert BNG from Odisha Circle.
On 18th Sept 2021, team AIGETOA Punjab Comprising Circle Secretary Sh. Yogesh Chhabra, Circle President Sh. Vikas Gupta, ACS-1 Sh. Narinder Kumar and ACS-4 Sh. Ramanand Srivastava welcomed Hon’ble Director (CM) Shri Sushil Kumar Mishra on his official visit to Chandigarh and submitted memorandum containing issues of utmost importance for BSNL survival and burning issues of pay, pension & promotion(PPP). Inspite of his hectic schedule, he gave a patience hearing in the chamber of CGMT Punjab.
Each and every point is discussed in detail as mentioned below-
Immediate Launching of 4G Services
Team conveyed very clearly that 4G services should be launched at the earliest on PAN India basis as it is must for the survival of BSNL. He informed us that management is also working on the same path. Even Govt. of India is planning to provide financial support under their Make in India initiative. If TCS will pass this POC then PO will be given to TCS directly for launching of 4G services instead of any tender.
Revenue loss due to bundling of VAS services with our popular STVs
Association expressed their concern over leakage of money to VAS vendors due to bundling. Director (CM) informed us that BSNL doesn’t have its own platform for providing such services. These are necessary for the attention of customers. We also suggested that two separate STV’s with bundled and without bundled services can be launched and also revenue to be paid for only those subscribers which are using this services. He responded positively and said that he will definitely explore this.
Regularization of Salary
On this Director (CM) said that salary is regularized but the date of disbursement is 20th of every month due to some reason.
HR Restructuring & proper manpower utilization
Association side asked for the promotion of all eligible employees before the finalization of restructuring process as no. of post has been drastically decreased in management proposal. Director (CM) informed that discussions are already going on between union/association and management about the promotions to avoid stagnation of all employees in any cadre.
30% SAB to BSNL Recruit Employees
We expressed our deep concern over the avoidance of pension benefits to BSNL recruit employees by the management. In the recent Pandemic many employees lost their life and the family will hardly get a pension of Rs 2K to 3K a month from SAB Pension fund due to insufficient contribution. In light of this 30% SAB contribution should be extended to BSNL Recruited Employees and pending contribution till date to be submitted immediately. Director (CM) assured us to discuss this in next BSNL Board.
The Circle Conference cum Annual General Body Meeting of AIGETOA Karnataka was conducted successfully as per the schedule on 18th Sept 2021.
The election of the new governing body of Karnataka carried out as per the provisions in presence of CHQ Observer AGS Shri Madhava Rao and JS South Shri Sridhar Babu. The following Circle Body was elected for the next three years tenure of AIGETOA Karnataka Shri T Lakshmi Narayana, Shri Sourabh Agrawal and Shri Ashok Shigli was elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Finance Secretary respectively.
The Circle Conference cum Annual General Body Meeting of AIGETOA Chhattisgarh was conducted successfully as per the schedule on 18th Sept 2021.
The election of the new governing body of Chhattisgarh carried out as per the provisions in presence of CHQ Observer AGS Shri Pavan Akhand and JS Central Shri Himanshu Ojha. The following Circle Body was elected for the next three years tenure of AIGETOA Chhattisgarh Shri Gagan Soni, Shri Naveen Kumar Verma and Shri Satyanaryan Pradhan was elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Finance Secretary respectively.
Circle coordinator AIGETOA Rajasthan Shri Prakash Pancholi has developed a device for SOS/Emergency medical help. This device take health related parameters like body temperature,Oxygen saturation level,Pulse etc. from its inbuilt sensor and same is forwarded to central server. Once the alert is obtained, doctor may also see previous treatment history and treatment detail and as per the current observations, immediate help may provided to concern.
This is very economical, compact and light weight device and easy to use. This device may be helpful for the persons leaving alone or isolated.
It will also provide urgent primary treatment in case of Corona wave when hospitals will be over loaded and immediate help need to provide to patient.
On 07.09.2021 officers of the CTD, BSNL were recognised for their exceptional performance in their respective field of work. Many of them are office bearers of AIGETOA CTD. This proves that AIGETOA imparts true leadership in the field of official activities for betterment of our beloved organisation BSNL.
The Circle Conference cum Annual General Body Meeting of AIGETOA UP East was conducted successfully as per the schedule on 21th August 2021 through Online Mode.
The election of the new governing body of UP East carried out as per the provisions in presence of CHQ Observer AGS Shri Fazal Ahmad and JS Central Shri Himanshu Ojha. The following Circle Body was elected for the next three years tenure of AIGETOA UP East Shri Sharda Prasad, Shri S S Choudhary and Shri Rajeev Kumar was elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Finance Secretary respectively.
The Circle Conference cum Annual General Body Meeting of AIGETOA Uttarakhand was conducted successfully as per the schedule on 18th August 2021 through Online Mode.
The election of the new governing body of Uttarakhand carried out as per the provisions in presence of CHQ Observer AGS Shri D K Sahoo and JS North Shri Ajit Singh and Returning Officer Shri Naveen Kumar Nautiyal. The following Circle Body was elected for the next three years tenure of AIGETOA Uttarakhand Shri Vivek Tiwari, Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Bhist and Shri Rajneesh Kumar was elected as Circle President, Circle Secretary and Circle Finance Secretary respectively.
Circle Conference cum Annual General Meet (AGM) of All India Graduate Engineers & Telecom Officers Association, Uttarakhand Telecom Circle will be held on 21st August 2021 through online mode as per the provision in the constitution of AIGETOA.
Circle Conference cum AGM Schedule of UP East Telecom Circle:
Date of Circle Conference cum AGM: 21st August 2021(Saturday)
Venue of the AGM: Online Mode (Details will be conveyed to all participants)
Schedule of the Election: 21st August 2021(Saturday) from 02:00 PM onwards
Declaration of Result: 21st August 2021(Saturday) (after completion of election process)