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11.04.2021 .

DOT issues Presidential Order to 12 TSMs working as on 30.9.2000 and regularised in BSNL - NFTE CHQ was continuously pursuing this issue - Click here.


Time limit for renewal of BSNLMRS card of Retired employees extended upto 30.09.2021 - Click here.


Com O P Gupta Centenary --- Com R.Pattabi --- (in Tamil)


For the Kind Attention of BSNL VRS Pensioners - by Com Pattabi - Click here.


AICPI for February 2021 : Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of February 2021 increased by three points and stood at 343.

IDA payable from April 2021 will be 170.4% - i.e., a decrease of 1.1%.


It is very much regretted that could not be updated for the past 15 days due to server issues.


NFTE writes to Secretary, DOT on payment of IDA payable to Non Executives from October 2020 and January 2021 - Click here.


Question and Answer in Lok Sabha on BSNL : Issues pertaining to BSNL and MTNL - Click here.

Revival of BSNL - Click here.


Business Area Guidelines - Transfer liability of SSA cadres will remain unchanged. However in case of urgency and need to reallocate the non-executive to another Operation unit area, an option may be called for willingness from non-executives to post/transfer out to another Operation unit area - Click here


Life Certificate : Instead of submitting the Life Certificate in a staggered manner, a SAMPANN pensioner can submit his/her Life Certificate in November also or in any other month he/she desires before the expiry of his/her Life Certificate - Click here.


Corporate Office Letter on Exgratia Final Payment - Click here.


While issuing IDA freeze order itself, Coal India Ltd has clearly mentioned that freezing is for Executives only. Subsequently, their Ministry has sought and obtained clarification to that effect from DPE. Coal India IDA freeze order.


AICPI for January 2021 : Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of January 2021 decreased by two points and stood at 340.

Unless the AICPI for February sees a 7 point increase, there will be a decrease in IDA payable from April 2021.


In Smt Dinavahi Lakshmi Kameswari vs AP Government case, Honourable Supreme Court of India said "Salaries in other words constitute the rightful entitlement of the employees and are payable in accordance with law.....payment of pension is for years of past service rendered by the pensioners to the State. Pensions are hence a matter of a rightful entitlement recognised by the applicable rules and regulations which govern the service of the employees of the State."

Orders payment of 6% interest on deferred salaries and pensions - Click here for the order copy.


List of Non Executives who have opted for Group Term Insurance - Click here.


Revision of limits of two Family Pension payable to a child in respect of both the parents after 7th CPC - Click here.

DOT seeks details on release of Pensionary benefits to VR optees under BSNL VRS 2019 - Click here.


Policy provisions - Group Term Insurance for Non Executives - Click here.


AICPI for December 2020 : Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of December 2020 decreased by three points and stood at 342.


Group Term Insurance for Non Executives - Click here for Dir (HR) letter .... Calling of Option and Guidelines.


BSNL-MTNL merger shelved as GoM says not feasible - Move to merge may erode BSNL value, say officials - Click here.


For the attention of BSNL VRS 2019 Retirees who are still in occupation of Quarters - Click here.


Reconciliation of Exgratia amount by CCA Offices - Corporate Office letter dated 19.1.2021 - Click here.


Bombay High Court restrains implementation of IDA freeze order to Group C and D Employees of Transport & Dock Workers, till next hearing - Click here.


Payment of final instalment of Ex-Gratia in respect of retirees of BSNL VRS 2019 - instructions thereof - Click here.


In the first 6 months of this Financial Year, BSNL turns EBITDA positive - Ministry of Communications - Click here.


DPE issues clarification to Ministry of Coal & Ministry of Mines that IDA freeze is only for Executives and Non Unionised Supervisors and all other Employees including Workmen are not covered under the guidelines dated 19.11.2020 - Click here.


NFTE writes to Hon.Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises seeking unfreezing of IDA to Non Executives - Click here.


Service Verification : Service Books of all employees at their age of 58 years are to be sent to respective CCAs for cross verification - Click here.


IDA due from January 2021 : Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of November 2020 increased by one point and stood at 345. The IDA due from 1.1.2021 will be 171.5%, i.e., an increase of 6.1%.

With October IDA, 11.6 % is due for PSU Employees.


Clarification related to Consolidated instructions on Facility of Immunity from transfer extended to Recognised Unions & Associations - Click here.


Honourable Karnataka High Court order on freezing of IDA on the cases filed by BEL and HAL Employees Associations - Click here.


Honourable Kerala High Court order on freezing of IDA on the case filed by FACT Employees Association - Click here.


Proposed Group Term Insurance to Non Executives - Click here.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Revision of Flat Rate License Fee - 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.


Representations by TTAs for grant of DOT recruited employees' status - Click here.


Payment of provisional Family Pension on death of a Government Servant during service - Click here.


DoP&PW Office Memorandum regarding provisional release of retirement benefits as per Rule 64 during Covid Pandemic - Click here.


Instructions regarding timely release/payment of Gratuity - Click here.


Corporate Office clarification on Pay Fixation of Officiating JTOs - Click here.


Ministry of Finance issues Sovereign Guarantee to BSNL & MTNL - Click here.


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.


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.


Amendment to Rule 54 of CCS (Pension) Rules 1972 - Settlement of Family Pension - 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.


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.


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.


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.


Co-authorisation of permanently disabled child/children in PPO for Family Pension - Click here.


Cancellation of POs of Employees recruited by BSNL on or after 1.10.2000 - DoT issues Clarification - 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.


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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