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19.08.2014 new

Com Pattabi, Circle Secretary, Tamilnadu gives notice for indefinite fast from 28.8.2014 demanding transfer of 3 officials who have completed 3 years or more in the Hill stations of Madurai SSA.

The General Manager, Madurai is violating all Corporate Office and Circle Office guidelines on the subject and has also lowered the dignity of the Post she is holding by lying about our Circle Union : Click here.

17.08.2014 new

DoT working on modalities of BSNL-MTNL merger : In a bid to revive BSNL and MTNL, Department of Telecom is working on modalities to merge the two state-run telecom companies and also undertake organisational restructuring. Asked if there is a timeline for the merger, the source said there is no set timeframe but it might take 1—2 years. Click here.


The Hindu (Tamil) news on VRS in BSNL : Click here.

The Q & A in Rajya Sabha on which the above news item was based : Click here.


Government to give full support for BSNL's revival : Click here.

Private telcos owe BSNL Rs 1,207 crore : Click here.


CHQ notifies All India Conference at Jabalpur from 10.10.2014 to 12.10.2014.


Profit and Loss - Tamilnadu Circle  : Click here.


Deloitte recommendations - Circle Secretary writes to CHQ : Click here.


Identification of Sensitive posts at Corporate office / Circle / SSA levels : Click here.


Reiteration of instructions relating to BSNLMRS - Tamilnadu Circle : Click here.


Rajya Sabha Q & A : Losses to BSNL in Landline Business ... Land and Building assets of BSNL and MTNL ... Annexure. Hindi version


Some More observations of CS., TN on the proposal put forth by the Management on PLI : Click here.


Circle Secretary, NFTE BSNL., Tamilnadu on the proposal put forth by the Management during yesterday's PLI meeting : Click here.


CHQ on the meeting held on PLI today : NFTE's discussion in the meeting was based on its proposal submitted earlier to the Management. Management put forth it's proposal which is linked here.


Corporate office orders entering of TSM service in SB and HRMS package : Incidentally, this issue has been forwarded by CS., NFTE, TN in June itself for inclusion in the agenda for discussion in the Circle JCM. Click here.


Report submitted by Deloitte consultants on financial revival and comprehensive HR plan for BSNL.

Annexure I        Annexure II        Annexure III        Annexure IV        Annexure V-1        Annexure V-2  


Circle Secretary, TN seeks opinion of our comrades on the report submitted by Deloitte consultants on financial revival and comprehensive HR plan for BSNL, by giving a gist of recommendations. Click here.


Heads of Circle conference in August to discuss the report submitted by Deloitte consultants on financial revival and comprehensive HR plan for BSNL : Click here.


Q & A in Rajya Sabha : Merger of loss making MTNL with BSNL.


Joint Circular by the Circle Secretaries on MRS committee meeting of TN Circle held on 17.07.2014 .


Questions & Answers in the current session of the Rajya Sabha on BSNL and MTNL :

Performance of BSNL and MTNL : English version ..... Hindi Version.

Market share of BSNL and MTNL : English version ..... Annexure ...... Hindi Version.

Plan to revive BSNL and MTNL : English version ..... Hindi version.


Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner, Chennai to CGM., BSNL., TN Circle on payment of minimum wages & VDA to contract labours : Click here.


Agenda for discussion in 21st Circle Council : Click here.


BSNL, MTNL did not get necessary structural support : Telecom Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Lok Sabha today that State run BSNL and MTNL did not get the structural support they required, leading to their present state of affair. Click here.


DOT's reply to Dept.of Expenditure on 78.2% IDA merger to employees retired between 01.01.2007 and 09.06.2013 : Click here.


Transport Allowance to Blind or Orthopedically handicapped employees at double the normal rates : The issue was taken up by our Union consistently and also in the National Council meeting held on December 23rd 2013 : Click here.


BSNL endorses DPE O.M on IDA increase w.e.f. July 2014 : Click here.


Non implementation of minimum wages and social security measures like EPF, ESI to Contract workers - Corporate office letter dated 08.07.2014 : Click here.


Compliance of Labour Laws - BSNL's instructions dated 5.11.2008 on Contract Labours : Click here.


LDCE to the cadre of Telecom Mechanic - Model Questions by Com.Paulsamy : Set 1 ...... Set 2.


Staff Grievances Day - Instructions for meeting Officers in --- Circle Office  ---    SSAs.

Non payment of Wages to Contract Labours : Click here.


Following discussions in the National Council, BSNL releases order for issue of SIM card to Non Executives with a talk value of Rs.200/- : Click here.


Items for discussion in the next National Council meeting forwarded by NFTE to Secretary, Staff side : Click here.


CGM., TN's instructions on holding of Works Committee meetings : Click here.


Corporate office orders on Pay fixation of Group C & D employees absorbed in BSNL who have opted for IDA scale from the date of promotion after 1.10.2000 - withholding of recovery -reg. Click here.

Unfortunately, the item in the National Council is on fixation of pay of Non Executives who were promoted prior to 1.10.2000 but opted under FR 22 i (a) i for fixation of their pay in the promoted scale on the Date of their next Increment in the lower grade which falls after 1.10.2000 & withholding of recovery which is being made from the officials affected because of the following orders.

For the orders issued on the subject so far Click here.


Shri.A.N.Rai given interim charge of BSNL CMD.


JAC of Non Executives met Dir (HR) on 30 point demands yesterday. Click here.


Standing Committee meeting held on 26.06.2014 : Brief on discussions.

Com.Pattabi, Circle Secretary, TN writes to GS & President, NFTE and Com Gurudas Das Gupta on Revision of Wages to Contract Labours.


HAL to Introduce Pension Scheme for its Executives :  HAL would contribute 7% of the Basic Pay plus Dearness Allowance drawn by each executive from January 1, 2007 onwards to fund the Scheme. Click here.


LICE to the cadre of Telcom Mechanic : CHQ has taken up the case of relaxation of educational qualification of 10th Std and removal of negative marks clause : Click here.


Holidays to be observed in BSNL Offices during the year 2015 : Click here.


DoPT Issues Revised Guidelines on Commencement of Pension : Click here.


Rectification of anomaly in Pension of BSNL employees who retired during the period from 1.10.2000 to 30.06.2001 : Click here.


IT returns : Details for filling up column under 80G for the donations made by BSNL employees to PM National relief fund for victims of Uttarkhand flood victims. Click here.


Regulation of expenditure on indoor treatment where no CGHS rates are prescribed : Click here.


MOU signed with Oriental Bank of Commerce for extending various loans to BSNL employees : Click here.


EPF contribution of Contract Labours : Click here. To open E-Pass book : Click here.


CCL can be availed in spells of less than 15 days also : Click here.


Issue of HRA in respect to employees of Central Public Enterprises (CPSEs) under 2007 pay scales. Click here.


Review of present status of physical & financial position and performance of the BSNL by BRPSE.


Memorandum submitted by Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations to Hon'ble MOC & IT : Click here.

Minutes of the 30th National Council : Click here.


Constitution of Local Councils at Circle HQs and SSA levels - guidelines : Click here.


Corporate office on recovery and remittance of Subscription to Unions and the obligations of Unions viz., maintaining of accounts, organisational set up and associated elections, etc. Click here.


Corporate Office on references made by Unions regarding not-so-compassionate attitude of some of the field Units towards the genuine grievances of the staff : Click here.


Presentation to Unions on Formation of Subsidiary Tower Company : Copy of the presentation.


Revision of Stipend to DR.TTAs : Our CHQ has taken up the case of revision of stipend to DR TTAs and it has now been clarified that the stipend had to be revised whenever pay scales are revised. Click here.


Compassionate ground appointments : Corporate office instructs Circles to adhere to the guidelines issued on 1.10.2002 for calculating vacancies : Click here.


Minutes of the 20th Circle Council.


Copy of the Memorandum submitted by JAC of Non Executive Unions to the CMD., BSNL on 9.4.2014 : Click here.


SR cell writes to the General Secretaries of Unions and Associations on issues like merger of BSNL and MTNL, formation of subsidiary Tower Company, etc. Click here.


Extension of CGHS facilities to retired BSNL employees : Click here.


Constitution of Circle / Local Councils - Guidelines.


JAO Recruitment Rules : Click here.


Demands for Review of Result of failed OC candidates of JAO Part II Examination held in December 2012 not accepted. JAO examination to be conducted shortly as per revised scheme and syllabus : Click here.


Revised Scheme and Syllabus for Limited Internal Competitive Examination ( LICE ) for promotion to the cadre of JAO - both 40% and 10 % quota : Click here. Corrigendum.


Constitution of Higher Level Committee on Superannuation Benefits of DR Employees and pay-parity / loss of Pay of DR-JTO / JAO : Click here.


Officiating arrangements of waiting Qualified TTAs as JTOs : Click here.


JTO induction training and syllabus - corrigendum : Click here.


Compassionate Ground Appointments - Clarification : Click here.


Formation of Local Council in Circle HQ/ SSAs : Click here.


Empanelment of Hospitals in Chennai by CGM., TN Circle on payment basis : Click here.


Recovery of wrongful / excess payments made to Government servants : DOPT OM dated 6.2.2014.


Merger of BSNL, MTNL - Com.Pattabi : Click here.


Minutes of the National Council meeting held on 23.12.2013 : Click here.


MOU signed with Canara Bank for extending various Loan Schemes to BSNL Employees : Click here.


Com Pattabi to CHQ on Parliamentary Committee for the Welfare of SC/ST's letter to BSNL through DOT : Let us point out denial of concessions to SC/STs in NEPP and Compassionate ground appointments in BSNL : Click here.


JTO Draft RR - DOPT OM dated 3.3.2008 on seniority : Click here.


Disciplinary authority for awarding major penalty to Non-Executive Group-C official in case of non-availability of DGM level officer : Click here.


Com Pattabi on JTO Draft Recruitment Rules : Click here.


Non-executive Promotion Policy (NEPP) - Relaxation in grading criteria - on the basis of the discussions in the 28th National Council : Click here.


Com.Pattabi on Retirement Benefits to Direct Recruits : in English.


Com.Pattabi on Discussions in National Council : on NEPP ..... on Retirement benefits to Direct Recruits.


Union Cabinet approves Financial support to BSNL and MTNL on surrender of Broadband Wireless Access spectrum with refund of upfront charges : Click here.


Pay fixation of officiating JTOs - clarification regarding implementation of Judgement in OA No.1282/2010 filed by BSNL officers association : Click here.


Cabinet approves disbursement of pensionary benefits to absorbed employees of MTNL : Click here.


MOU with Union Bank of India for sanction of various loans to BSNL employees. Click here.


Incentive for acquiring higher qualification : Click here.


Circle Secretary on his discussions with concerned officers in Corporate Office on PMS, Offg JTOs, etc. : Click here.


Revision of flat rates of licence fee for departmental Quarters w.e.f. 01.07.2013 : Letter ... Revised Rates.


Presentation made by BSNL at the Awareness session with Unions and Associations : Click here.


Inclusion of members from Staff side in the Committee constituted for evolving new PLI (Productivity Linked Incentive) formula : Click here.


Empanelment of hospitals in Chennai by Tamilnadu Circle 2013-2014 : Click here for the list.


Copies of Circulars / Orders related to staff matters, etc which are not classified are to be marked to Recognised representative Unions : Click here.


NFTE seeks intervention of Hon'ble MOC on revival of BSNL : Click here.


JTO LICE passed Engineering graduates and MSC ( Electronics) graduates will directly undergo Phase I training: Click here.


Compassionate ground Appointments - clarification on weightage point: While applying weightage point system, pre-revised pension should be considered along with the actual terminal benefits : Click here.


Clarification regarding change of option to NEPP scheme on introduction of NE 12 pay scale : Click here.


MOU with State Bank of India for extending various Loans to BSNL employees : Click here for the MOU.


HRA, Skill upgradation allowance and Medical reimbursement with Vouchers only on 68.8 % IDA. View Corporate office orders.


BSNL issues orders for 78.2 IDA merger : Click here.


DOT has issued orders for 78.2% IDA merger. Click here for orders copy.


Expenditure control in BSNL. LTC to those who have crossed the age of 59 years. Click here.


Recognition orders to NFTE-BSNL and BSNLEU : Click here.


Facilities to NFTE and BSNLEU & as well to Unions which secured more than 2 % votes: Click here.

Faclities to Recognised Representative Unions & to those who secured more than 2% votes.


6th Membership Verification - Official Results : Click for CRO's letter. Result sheet. Tamilnadu results : Click here.

Click for New Recognition Rules.


Processing of Pension - Clarification on cases of employees dismissed from BSNL after rendering continuos service in DOT/BSNL. Our Circle Secretary took up this case with CHQ and the clarification was issued on CHQ's efforts. Click here.

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