Exgratia 4th Instalment : Though DOT and Corporate Office are repeatedly reminding for more than 2 months, Circles have initiated only about 73% of sanctions in respect of BSNL VRS 2019 retirees. It is very sad that those in the realm of affairs treat this issue very callously which needs to be condemned.
Highest number of pending cases are from Tamilnadu Circle. Tamilnadu steals this record by completing just 8% of the cases. Click here for DO letter from Dir (HR).
Consumer Price Index : Consumer Price Index for the month of October 2020 (base year 2001) increased by 4 points and stood at 344. As per the new series, Consumer Price Index (base year 2016) for the month of October 2020 is 119.5 - Click here.
Government freezes Dearness Allowance of CPSEs : Freezing of Dearness Allowance to Employees of Central Public Sector Enterprises(CPSEs) at current rates till 30th june, 2021 - Click here.
Corporate Office letter on reduction of Contract Labours - Click here.
Consumer Price Index : Consumer Price Index for the month of September 2020 (base year 2001) increased by 2 points and stood at 340. As per the new series, Consumer Price Index (base year 2016) for the month of September 2020 is 118. Multiplication factor being 2.88, the new series CPI (IW) translates to 340 - Click here.
Corporate Office on processing the 4th instalement of Ex-Gratia - Click here.
Corporate Office on EPP / NEPP to BSNLVRS 2019 retirees - Click here.
Union Government asks States to consider utilisation of capacities of BSNL/MTNL network - Click here.
Government orders mandatory utilisation of capacities of BSNL/MTNL network by all Central Ministries / Departments / CPSEs / Autonomous Bodies - Click here.
Preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 - Attendance of Central Government Officials - Click here.
IDA from October 2020 : Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of August 2020 increased by 2 points and stood at 338. The IDA payable from 1.10.2020 will be 165.4%, i.e., an increase of 5.5%.
Authorisation of Membership to Unions/Associations through ERP - Corporate Office invites views / suggestions from General Secretaries - Click here.
BSNL raises Rs 8,500 crore via local bonds - Click here.
Settlement of pending issues in respect of retired employees under BSNL VRS -2019 - DO letter from Director (HR) - Click here.
Submission of Life Certificate through BSNL CSCs - Click here.
Life Certificate : DoP&PW Circular in r/o those who usually submit Life Certificate in November - Click here.
AICPI for July 2020 : Consumer Price Index for the month of July 2020 increased by 4 points and stood at 336.
Plus or Minus 3 points in AICPI for August will result in a 5.8 or 4.2% increase in IDA from 1st October. In case of no increase/decrease in AICPI for August, the IDA increase from 1st October will be 5%.
Consolidation of Business Areas - Click here.
Revision of Flat Rate License Fee - Click here.
Review of profitability - Case of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) where Pay Revision took place in r/o Board level and below Board level Executives and Non-Unionised Supervisors w.e.f. 01.01.2017 - Click here.
BSNL endorses DPE orders on IDA payable from 1.7.2020 - Click here.
DPE issues order for IDA payable from 1.7.2020 - Click here.
Pending EPP / NEPP in respect of BSNLVRS 2019 retirees - Click here.
Representations by TTAs for grant of DOT recruited employees' status - Click here.
Immediate settlement of pending issues in respect of retired employees under BSNLVRS 2019 - Click here.
Payment of provisional Family Pension on death of a Government Servant during service - Click here.
Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of June 2020 increased by 2 points and stood at 332.
BSNL Circle Offices to function with 100% attendance from 1.8.2020 - Click here.
DoPT - Clarification on regularization of absence during COVID-19 epidemic lockdown period - Click here.
Instructions on activities to be completed before payment of 4th instalment of Ex-Gratia - Click here.
DoP&PW Office Memorandum regarding provisional release of retirement benefits as per Rule 64 during Covid Pandemic - Click here.
Payment of Leave Encashment in respect of employees retired under BSNLVRS 2019 whose VC is withheld - Click here.
Instructions regarding timely release/payment of Gratuity - Click here.
CGM., TN Circle instructions on performing duty by Staff during Covid -19 lockdown period - Click here.
Corporate Office clarification on Pay Fixation of Officiating JTOs - Click here.
Ministry of Finance issues Sovereign Guarantee to BSNL & MTNL - Click here.
IDA from July 2020 : Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of May 2020 increased by 1 point and stood at 330. However, because of decrease in 3 months average, the IDA payable from 1.7.2020 will be 159.9%, i.e., a decrease of 0.8%.
Release of pensionary benefits to employees against whom Personal Court Case, other than departmental is pending in the Court : Henceforth the Vigilance Proceeding and Clearance of employees against whom judicial proceedings initiated due to any act of employee will be dealt as per DoT letter No. 36-9/2002-Pen (T) Pt dated 05.06.2020 and corresponding BSNL CDA Rule 2006 will be applied - Click here.
Time Limit for Revalidation of BSNLMRS Card by Retired Employees extended upto 30.9.2020 - Click here.
Revision of time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses under CGHS - Click here.
Outdoor Medical Claim for BSNL Retired Employees : 1] Option date extended upto 30.09.2020. 2] All Retired Employees need not give option. Only those who wish to switch over from 'with voucher' to 'without voucher' need to submit option. 3] No cut-off date for switching over to CGHS. 4] If no option is given, the mode of reimbursement will be with voucher. Click here.
Director (HR)'s letter on austerity measures in respect of engaging Contract Workers - Click here.
Amendment to Rule 54 of CCS (Pension) Rules 1972 - Settlement of Family Pension - Click here.
Release of pensionary benefits to employees against whom Personal Court Case, other than departmental is pending in the court - Click here.
Outdoor Medical Claims with the latest available prescription which are not older than 6 months are allowed due to COVID-19 lockdown - Click here.
DoPT guidelines on Attendance and preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in Offices - Click here.
Option to change authorization for deduction of Membership subscription of Union is allowed from 16.6.2020 to 15.07.2020 - Click here.
CGHS : Reimbursement of cost of OPD Medicines- Special sanction in view of COVID-19 till 31st July 2020 - Click here.
BSNL Management reduces Outdoor Treatment ceiling under BSNLMRS w.e.f. 01.04.2020 - Click here.
DOT to CCAs on Special measure for Pensioners' Life Certificate - Click here.
Instructions w.r.t. Operation and Maintenance and functioning of Administrative Offices w.e.f. 18.05.2020 - Click here.
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare - Guidelines on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in workplace
settings - Click here.
DoP&PW Consolidated instructions for Pension Disbursing Authorities to ensure smooth payment of Pension/Family Pension to Pensioners/Family Pensioners - Click here.
BSNL Management reduces Outdoor Treatment ceiling under BSNLMRS - Click here.
Payment of Leave Encashment & Provisional Pension to officials retired under BSNLVRS 2019 and for whom VC is withheld - Click here.
BSNL, MTNL employees who have retired prior to 1.4.2020 will be paid IDA at the rate of 160.7% and for those retiring in April 2020, retirement benefits (paid by CCAs) will be paid at 1.1.2020 rates - Click here for DOT letter.
Payment of VRS dues - validation & compliance and submission of Exgratia documents to DOT - instructions to Circles - Click here.
Option for switching over to new (IT) taxation regime - Click here.
Notice to SAMPANN Pensioners by CCA, Tamilnadu - Click here.
BSNL endorses DPE orders on increase in IDA with effect from 1.4.2020 - Click here.
DPE issues order for increase in IDA with effect from 1.4.2020 - Click here.
Corporate Office instructions regarding payment of VRS dues - Click here.
Co-authorisation of permanently disabled child/children in PPO for Family Pension - Click here.
Recovery of Over Payment due to wrong Pay fixation of VRS optees - can be stopped as per DoPT OM dated 2.3.2016 only when their normal superannuation date falls with in one year - Click here.
Cancellation of POs of Employees recruited by BSNL on or after 1.10.2000 - DoT issues Clarification - Click here.
BSNL endorses DPE's order on increase in IDA with effect from 1.1.2020 - Click here.
Release of Retirement benefits during pendency of Criminal APPEAL in respect BSNL absorbed/recruited employees - Click here.
NEPP - Guidelines regarding impact of disciplinary cases erupted beyond the due date of upgradation - Click here.
Release of Pensionary benefits to retiree against whom personal court case (other than departmental) is pending in the competent Court - Click here.
Option to change deduction of membership subscription to Unions/Associations - Click here.
BSNL VRS 2019 - According to initial reports, out of 104471 eligible employees [Group A-4295, Group B -9010, Group C-54994, Group D- 9936 and Industrial Workers -334], 78569 have opted for BSNL VRS 2019.
Circle-wise ..... All India SSAs ..... Tamilnadu SSAs ..... Age-wise.
Ernakulam HC Judgement on status of Employees recruited by DOT but appointed after formation of BSNL on completion of Training - Click here.
BSNL Voluntary Retirement Scheme - 2019 - Click here.
DoT O.M on Cabinet approval for the BSNL MTNL Revival Package - Click here.
Recognition of majority representative Union(s) of Non-executive employees in BSNL for a period of three years as per the results of 8th MV - Click here.
Formation of Councils, viz National Council, Circle Councils and Local Councils - Click here.
Grant of facilities to the recognised representative Unions of Non-executive employees in BSNL and also the Unions which secured more than 2% of total votes at All India level - Click here.
8th Membership verification - Official Results - Click here.
All India Results comparison - Click here. Tamilnadu SSAs - comparison - Click here.
Performance by NFTE in Tamilnadu - Exemplary performance of all District Unions has resulted in an improved vote share for NFTE. Our Union has secured more than 50% of the total votes. TN Result.
On the representation of Committee of BSNL/MTNL Pensioners' Association, DoP&PW writes to DOT on revision of Pension of Pre 2017 retirees - Click here.
Representations/Court cases for grant of status of DOT employee absorbed in BSNL - Click here.
Dependency of Parents for BSNLMRS - clarification - Click here.
Minutes of the meeting of Joint Committee for wage revision of non-executive employees of BSNL held on 27.8.2018 - Click here.
Staff Side of the National Council submits its Note to the Chairman, Wage Revision Committee, on Revision of Pay Scales to Non Executive Employees of BSNL w.e.f.01.01.2017 - Click here.
Minutes of the Joint Committee meeting held on 20.7.2018 to recommend Wage structure for Non Executive Employees of BSNL - Click here.
Constitution of Joint Committee to recommend Wage structure for Non Executive Employees w.e.f. 01.01.2017 in BSNL - Click here.
Medical Allowance to Retired Employees - Medical Allowance without voucher reduced to 25% of the amount payable against Voucher, subject to a minimum of Rs.12000/- per year - Click here.
Due to opposition from Unions/Associations, Management drops its proposal to reduce Outdoor Treatment ceiling under BSNLMRS to 12 days Salary. It will be 23 days Pay+DA on 78.2 % IDA - Click here.
Release of pensionary benefits to a retiree against whom personal court cases (other than departmental) is pending in the competent court - Click here.
Immunity from Transfer - clarification - Click here.
Membership in Local Councils - clarification - Click here.
Recovery of excess/wrongful payments to employees of BSNL - TN Circle instructions - Click here.
Review of extension of Medical Facility without voucher to Retired employees - Click here.
DPE replies DOT on 3rd PRC - DPE sends in a reply to DOT's letter dated 20.3.2018 stating that relaxation to DPE guidelines on affordability clause would require the approval of the Cabinet for which DoT may examine the issue at its end for necessary action - Click here.
Implementation of Supreme Court Judgement on recovery of excess/ wrongful payments made to employees in BSNL - clarification - Click here.
Updated FAQ on constitution of National / Circle / Local Council - Forwarding letter ... FAQ.
DPE issues Wage Policy for the 8th round of wage negotiations for Non Executives in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) - Click here.
List of recognised Hospitals under BSNLMRS in Chennai - Click here.
Exemptions to affordability clause as mentioned in 3rd PRC report - Click here.
DPE Office Memorandum on implementation of 3rd PRC - Pay Revision of Board level and below Board level Executives and Non-Unionised Supervisors of CPSEs w.e.f 01.01.2017 - Click here.
Safeguards while issuing pay fixation orders in respect of employees of BSNL - Click here.
Amendment to BSNL Employees Transfer Policy - Click here.
Issue of orders which have a bearing on pension and pensionary benefits - DOT Circular - Click here.
Amendment in BSNL Employees Transfer Policy - Click here.
Immunity from Transfers to the Recognised representative Unions of Non Executives - Click here.
Recovery of dues (other than departmental) from the retirement benefits - Click here.
Report of 3rd Pay Revision Committee for Central PSEs Effective from 1st January 2017 - Click here.
Recommendations at a glance - Click here.
Amendment to BSNL Employees Transfer Policy - Click here.
Amendment in BSNL employees Transfer Policy - Click here.
Amendments to BSNL Employees Transfer Policy - Click here.
Instructions on avoiding restrictions in Outdoor Claims on the basis of CGHS rates - Click here.
Implementation of BSNL Transfer Policy in Circles - Click here.
BSNL instructions on immunity from transfer to the Office bearers of Recognised Unions - Click here.
Immunity from Transfer to Union Office Bearers - Click here.
CGHS Chennai Rates w.e.f. 17.11.2014 - Click here.
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