SANCHAR  NIGAM EXECUTIVES' ASSOCIATION (INDIA)  

KERALA CIRCLE 

FEBRUARY  2005

SENIORITY LISTS >>>>>

28th  Feb 2005The appeal filed by the BSNL Management for restraining our members from holding demonstrations etc. has been dismissed by the Divisional Bench of Delhi High Court. The Divisional Bench has also imposed a fine of Rs.5000/- on the BSNL Management to be paid to the Tsunami fund. If the Management has any grievance in the matter they have been directed to refer back to the Single Bench.

28th  Feb 2005The appeal filed by the BSNL Management for restraining our members from holding demonstrations etc. has been dismissed by the Divisional Bench of Delhi High Court. The Divisional Bench has also imposed a fine of Rs.5000/- on the BSNL Management to be paid to the Tsunami fund. If the Management has any grievance in the matter they have been directed to refer back to the Single Bench.

26th  Feb 2005Association's stand on misuse of Limited Mobility license by M/s Reliance vindicated. Government orders CBI inquiry in to incidence of collusion by those in power at that time.

26th  Feb 2005All India Eligibility list of JTO (Civil) published . The list will be made available in this site.

26th  Feb 2005 Clarification regarding First ACP for JTOs of  Civil wing being cleared. The file is moving with positive note.

26th  Feb 2005Implementation of upgraded IDA pay scales with effect from 1-10-2000 in respect of Civil/Electrical/ Architectural/Telecom Factory/CSS/Finance & Accounts is again put up to Finance section with answers to objections.

26th  Feb 2005KERALA NEWSAGB of SNEA (I) Kottayam SSA held on 26-02-2004. CHQ President Com.W.Seshagiri Rao , Circle President Com.K.D.Sebastian, Circle Secretary Com. K.Sebastin attended and addressed the meeting. 160 members attended the meeting. Following office bearers were elected unanimously.

Com. Kuruvilla Joseph, DE (Phones) Kottayam - President       

Com. P.P.Varghese,  SDE Gandhinagar           - Vice President

Com.N.Radhakrishnan, SDE OCB                    - SSA Secretary

Com.B.Vimal Kumar, JTO OCB (TAX)              - Treasurer      

Com.R.M.Raveendranathan  , SDE E10B             - CEC Member  

Warm send off party arranged along with the AGB to the outgoing President Com.S.R.Jayakumar, DGM on the eve of his retirement on superannuation.            

 

25th  Feb 2005IDA pay scales for the JAOs/AAOs absorbed in BSNL- Orders issued -Order No.4-44/2004-SEA-BSNL/2 dated 25-02-2005.>>>>>>>>

Clarification issued by BSNL on CDA pay scales to the Account Cadres. Order No.4-44/2004-SEA-BSNL/1 dated 24-02-2005.>>>>>>>>

25th  Feb 2005Association warns BSNL Management against the misadventure in out sourcing AMC of switches and CDR based billing at heavy financial loss to BSNL. The Circle Secretaries/ Branch Secretaries may take appropriate action at the concerned location to prevent implementation of such outsourcing.>>>>>>>>>

24th  Feb 2005United Forum for Executives and Non Executives in BSNL and MTNL  (SNEA(I), AIBSNLEA, MTNLEA, BSNLEU, NFTE, BSNLMS (BMS), NUBSNLW (FNTO), BSNLWRU and TEPU) submit memorandum to Hon'ble Prime Minister on all issues of current importance like Raise in FDI Cap to 74%, Access Deficit Charges (ADC), Universal Service Obligation Fund (USO), Unbundling, Outsourcing of Activities etc. The forum has decided to continue with further actions of protest.  >>>>>>>>>>

24th  Feb 2005SNEA protests against the corrupt activities of GMT Solapur (MH) tantamount to sacrificing  interest and finance of BSNL >>>>>>>>>>

25th  Feb 2005KERALA NEWSText of memorandum to be submitted by SSA Secretaries to MPs.>>>>>>

23rd  Feb 2005KERALA NEWSFor the attention of all SNEA Comrades. The United Forum is on agitational path with effect from 22nd Feb2005. Comrades are discouraged from attending training courses of any type at any centre from this date on wards. They may withdraw option if any submitted for training and ensure that no one is in any training  courses during and after 15 th March 2005 until the agitation comes to its successful end. SSA Secretaries May ensure this direction is implemented without any dilution.

23rd  Feb 2005The Executives and Non-Executives of Kerala Circle continue their unanimous protest against the AMC of switches, outsourcing of CDR billing and FDI hike . All comrades to join the protest Dharna being organised at various centers on 1st March 2005.

22nd  Feb 2005Agitational programmes start on a highly impressive note. Massive turnout at lunch/closing hour demonstrations at all centers. Report from different centers - Chennai 1200, Lucknow 900, Hyderabad 650, New Delhi 700, Jaipur 600, Ernakulam 600, Chandigarh 400, Bhopal 500, Ludhiana 300, Indore 300, Meerut 300, Ambala 250, etc. Congratulations to Comrades all across the country who participated in large numbers. Keep up the tempo and gear up for further programmes of action.

22nd Feb 2005Co-ordination Committee set up at CHQ level with GS Com.G.L.Jogi, VP Com.A.A.Khan , AGS Com. Sukhvir Singh  of SNEA and GS Com.S.Basu, President Com.Satyanarayana, AGS Com.Diwan of AIBSNLEA.

22nd Feb 2005Association will be filing OA in Ernakulam HC against reversion of 1966 SDEs during this week itself.

22nd Feb 200522nd Feb 2005Minutes of the meeting of the Management and Associations with LIC on Group Insurance Scheme released. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

22nd Feb 2005BSNL Management files appeal in Delhi HC Division Bench against the Single Bench decision rejecting the prayer for restraining the Association from Agitational programmes.

KERALA NEWS22nd Feb 2005Transfer and posting of 9 JTOs to IMPCS unit - Order No. ST-III/2-31/2004/Part. II dated 22-02-2005
KERALA NEWS22nd Feb 2005Local officiating promotion in the cadre of JTOs for 51 TTAs - Order No. ST-III/2-5/offg/2005 dated 22-02-2005
KERALA NEWS22nd Feb 2005Local officiating promotion in the cadre of JTOs for 50 TTAs - Order No. ST-III/2-5/offg/2005 dated 22-02-2005
CHQ President Com.W.Seshagiri Rao visiting Kerala from 24 Feb 2005 to 26 Feb 2005. He is addressing General Body Meetings in various SSAs.
24 Feb 2005. 10.30 am Kozhikode

Hotel Nalanda

3.00pm Kannur
25 Feb 2005.  10.30 am Kollam

Hotel Karthikeya

3.00pm Trivandrum

Bank Employees Hall

26 Feb 2005.  10.30 am Alleppy 3.00pm Kottayam

Hotel Iswariya

21st Feb 2005
STS posts sanctioned - 16 additional STS posts for CMTS in Madhya Pradesh Telecom Circle. Order No.6-34/2003 TE-I dated 17-02-2005>>>>>
STS posts sanctioned - 6 additional STS posts for CMTS in Haryana Telecom Circle. Order No.1-3/2003 TE-I dated 15-02-2005>>>>>
STS posts sanctioned - 9 additional STS posts for CMTS in Chennai Telephones. Order No.3-1/2005 TE-I dated 15-02-2005>>>>>
STS posts sanctioned - 11 additional STS posts for CMTS in Tamilnadu Telecom Circle. Order No.4-11/2003 TE-I dated 15-02-2005>>>>>
STS posts sanctioned - 3 additional STS posts for CMTS in Kerala Telecom Circle. Order No.4-1/2004 TE-I dated 15-02-2005>>>>>

18th Feb 2005The extraordinary vision of SNEA pays rich dividends. The injection prayed for, by the BSNL Management  in  the Delhi High Court dismissed. The coveat filed by SNEA works in our favour. SNEA Advocates has been able to establish convincing arguments to dismiss the petition for injection. The Management is now likely to approach the Division Bench of Delhi High Court. The Association is preparing for appropriate action to ward off any threat.

17th Feb 2005UNITED FORUM FOR BSNL EXECUTIVES  invited for talks with Director (HRD) and Director (Fin). The Management had nothing particular to offer. Leaders, activists prepare for great onslaught on the slack Management.

17th Feb 2005KERALA NEWS Volunteers are called from the officers of DE cadres for two vacancies in STS for RTTC Trivandrum. Officiating DEs are eligible for consideration. Age relaxed up to 55 yrs.

16th Feb 2005STS posts sanctioned - 5 additional STS posts for CMTS in Chattisgarh Telecom Circle.

15th Feb 2005Due to our strong persuasion a high level meeting was convened for sorting out the vital issue of Group Insurance for all those absorbed in BSNL and recruited by BSNL. The meeting took the following conscientious decisions (1) Non-executives will be insured for Rs. One Lakhs with monthly subscription of Rs.105/- (2) Executives with pay scale up to Rs.13000/- will be insured for Rs. Three Lakhs with monthly subscription of Rs.315/- (3) Executives above pay scale of Rs.14500/- will be insured for Rs. Five Lakhs with monthly subscription of Rs.525/- (4) The risk and saving factor will be at the rate of 30% and 70% respectively (5) In case of accidental death the insurance amount will be double the sum assured. Final memo is being prepared by the approval of the BSNL Board. Insurance side was represented by a team of officers of LIC headed by Shri.Nilesh Sathe  Country Head of Group Insurance of LIC, Management side by DDG (Restructuring), DDG (CA) and Staff side  by  GS Com.G.L.Jogi, AGS Com.Sukhvir Singh, AIBSNLEA by GS Com.S.Basu, BSNLEU GS Com.VAN Namboothiri.

15th Feb 2005Inter Circle Transfer of  SDEs - Transfer orders issued for 65 SDEs- Order No. 1-2/2005 -Pers-II dated 15-2-2005  >>>>>>>.

14th Feb 2005Planning and Design allowance to JTO (Civil) and SDE (Civil) - Furnish the details in the prescribed Performa - Letter No.6-1/99-CSE dated 03-01-2005.>>>>>

Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Shimla, Jharghand, Patna, Dehradun, Haryana,, Mumbai, and Bhopal have already  furnished the details For the remaining Circles/Districts Circle Secretaries are requested to persue.

14th Feb 2005Manpower Plan 2005-06 - Proposals for creation of Man Power Plan for 2005-06 for CMTS, WLL and Internet should reach the Corporate office by 28-02-2005. Circle Secretaries are requested to persue the matter with the respective CGMs at the earliest. Order No.17-1/2005-TE-I dated 4-02-2005.>>>>>

14th Feb 2005The Association has been invited along with BSNLEU and AIBSNLEA by the Management for discussion on Group Insurance scheme for the employees on 15th Feb 2005. The representatives of the LIC will present the scheme on this meeting.

14th Feb 2005Rate of EPF contribution of JTOs recruited after 1-10-2000 has been placed before the BSNL Board for its approval. The Association has presented very strongly and submitted the pattern being followed in PSUs like NTPC, ONGC etc. Accordingly it has been decided in principle that the ceiling limit of Rs.6500/- will be removed. The rate of contribution will be finalised by the Board shortly. The Association is pursuing the issue further.

10th Feb 2005Most immediate attention of Circle Secretaries. The man power posts got approved by the BSNL Management Board after prolonged and persistent pressure by the Association is held up due to non submission of proposals by the respective Circles. The sanction which doesn't require any further approval on the proposals submitted by the Circles will expire by 28-02-2005 as already announced on this site. Don't let the opportunities go waste. Circles Secretaries may take most immediate action. Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, NE-II, CTD, TN and Gujarat (incomplete) has submitted the proposals. Sanction has already been accorded for AP, Rajasthan, Punjab, UP (E), Orissa and Uttaranchal Circles. Circle Secretaries of the remaining Circles to act immediately to send the proposals within three days. Any clarifications may be directly obtained from Shri.Shiv Singh Rana, SO (TE-I) Ph.No.011-23037479 or 23037480

9th Feb 2005SNEA Delhi Circle organises a grand seminar on "ROLE OF TRADE UNIONS IN STRENGTHENING BSNL". The session chaired by CGM NTR was graced and addressed by CMD BSNL Shri.A.K.Sinha, Director (Planning) Shri.R.L.Dubey, GS Com.G.L.Jogi, MTNLEA GS Com.V.K.Tomar, BSNLEU GS Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri,  Secretary General NCOA Dr.K.Ashok Rao.

 

18th   Jan 2005STS posts sanctioned - 14 additional STS posts for CMTS in Rajasthan Telecom Circle - Order No. 6-24/2004 -TE-I dated 7-02-2005.>>>>>>

 

Fixation of pay of Grp'B' officers in IDA scale - Clarifications issued by DGM (Fin) as per the agreement reached by SNEA with CGMT (Ref.CGMT TV No.STB/Union-55/04 dated 28-01-2005 ). Order No. AP/90-Union/2004/Pt II/9 dated 8-02-2005>>>>>>>

 

Penalty for non submission of accounts for Temporay advace - Clarifications issued by DGM (Fin) as per the agreement reached by SNEA with CGMT (Ref.CGMT TV No.STB/Union-55/04 dated 28-01-2005 ). Order No. BSNL/CA-I/5-2/04-05/35 dated 7-02-2005>>>>>>>

 

8th Feb 2005Association brings relevant facts and figures in FDI to the attention of Hon.MOC. GS addresses MOC. >>>>>>>>>>>

8th Feb 2005Very successful CEC of UP (W) Circle at Bareilly addressed by GS, AGS Com. Sukhvir Singh. Seminar on "Steps to uphold the Supremacy of BSNL in the rapid Telecom out burst" addressed by GS Com. G.L.Jogi, AGS Com. Sukhvir Singh, CGM UP (W), GM Bareilly, GM Rampur, and several DGMs. Responsive crowd of over 300 added shine to the occasion

8th Feb 2005ALL CIRCLE/DISTRICT SECRETARIES SHOULD JOINTLY SUBMIT THE MEMORANDUM AFTER THE LUNCH/CLOSING HOUR DEMONSTRATION TO THEIR CGM/SSA HEAD. CLICK FOR TEXT OF THE MEMORANDUM >>>>>>>>>>>>>>  

4th Feb 2005All EMPLOYEE ASSOCIATION/UNION of BSNL (Executive & Non Executive) TO LAUNCH COUNTRY WIDE STIR AGAINST ARBITRARY INCREASE IN FDI CAP IN TELECOM TO 74%. LUNCH/CLOSING HOUR DEMONSTRATION AT ALL CIRCLE/SSA H/QS TO BE HELD UNITEDLY ON 8TH FEBRUARY 2005. THE UNIONS/ASSOCIATIONS WILL TAKE OUT A PROTEST RALLY IN NEW-DELHI ON THE SAME DAY . THE LEADERS OF UNIONS/ASSOCIATIONS WILL MEET AT NEW-DELHI ON 9TH FEBRUARY TO CHALK OUT FURTHER PROGRAMMES. CLICK HERE FOR THE JOINT RESOLUTION >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>.

3rd  Feb 2005SNEA TO SUPPORT GUJARAT STATE POWER ENGINEER'S AGAINST DISINVESTMENT OF GSEB. ALL CIRCLE SECRETARIES AND DISTRICT SECRETARIES TO SEND TELEGRAM OF PROTESTS ON 21ST FEBRUARY 2005 TO HON. MOC & IT, HON. CHIEF MINISTER OF GUJARAT, HO. ENERGY MINISTER GUJARAT IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE AGITATING STATE POWER ENGINEERS- TEXT OF MESSAGE, ADDRESSES ETC. WILL BE DISPLAYED SHORTLY. 

3rd  Feb 2005INCREASE IN FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) CAP IN TELECOM TO 74% WILL BE STRONGLY PROTESTED BY OUR ASSOCIATION. AWAIT FURTHER PROGRAMME ON THIS.

2nd  Feb 2005CABINET TOOK THE DECISION TO ABSORB Gr. A OFFICERS WORKING ON DEPUTATION TO BSNL/MTNL. MORE NEWS>>>. 

2nd  Feb 2005UNITED FORUM FOR BSNL EXECUTIVES

1) JOINT CIRCULAR ISSUED BY BOTH General Secretaries IN RESPECT OF  AGITATION NOTICE ISSUED BY UNITED FORUM FOR BSNL EXECUTIVES.  ALL CIRCLE SECRETARIES TO ORGANISE ACTION PLAN IN THE RUN UP TO AGITATIONAL PROGRAMME. >>>>

2) UNITED FORUM FOR BSNL EXECUTIVES WARNS MANAGEMENT AGAINST CLANDESTINE MOVE TO RECRUIT MANAGEMENT TRAINEES- DECLARES PREPONEMENT OF AGITATIONAL PROGRAMME IF COMPELLED LETTER  TO CMD>>>.

3) UNITED FORUM ASKS BSNL MANAGEMENT TO FINALISE PERKS FOR BSNL EXECUTIVES ONLY IN CONSULTATIONS WITH ASSOCIATIONS. LETTER  TO CMD>>>>

2nd  Feb 200585 PROMOTION ORDERS OF JTO (Electrical) to OFFICIATING SDE(Electrical) ISSUED.

1st   Feb 2005Most immediate attention of Circle Secretaries!! Manpower plan posts sanctioned by BSNL board after great pressure and pursuance by SNEA lies unutilized. Proposals from most Circles awaited. Sanction expires by 28th Feb 05. Hurry!! All posts might be lapsed.

1st   Feb 2005Assn. leaders meet Sr. DDG (Electrical) regarding DPC for promotion of JTO Elec. to SDE. Electrical Patna, Dehradun and Guwahati to submit information for finalising the All India Eligibility List. Circle Secretaries  may pursue and expedite the cases.

1st   Feb 2005 All India Seniority list of Civil Wing ready and put up for approval.

 1st   Feb 2005JTOs  Civil/ Electrical on ACP prior to 1.10. 2000 to be placed in 9850 scale. The case is being steadily pursued by the Assn. files moving fast.

1st   Feb 2005The pay scales case of  Civil/ Electrical/ Arch/ CSS from 1.10.2000, an item in our charter of demands on notice served is gaining momentum in the positive direction.       

1st   Feb 2005It has come to our notice that space, power etc. of BSNL is used by Private Telecom Operators in many circles. CIRCLE SECRETARIES SHOULD ENSURE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ORDERS BY CORPORATE OFFICE, NOT ALLOWING INFRASTRUCTURE SHARING WITH ANY PRIVATE TELECOM OPERATOR.  ORDER NO: 115-7/2003-Regln. dated 24th September 2004.

28th   Jan 2005UNITED FORUM OF EXECUTIVE AND NON-EXECUTIVE UNIONS declares to launch agitation against outsourcing of AMC of switches, CDR processing of IUC, Basic service billing.

Programme of agitation

(1)Telegram campaign on 31st January 2005. Telegram addressed to

1    SHRI. DAYANIDHI MARAN, HON.MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND IT, GOVT. OF INDIA, NEW DELHI.

 2    SHRI. A. K.SINHA, CMD, BSNL STATESMAN HOUSE, NEWDELHI-1

 3   SHRl S.C.CHOWDHARI DIRECTOR OPERATIONS, BSNL, STATESMAN HOUSE, NEW DELHI.-1

 4    SHRI.S.A.THOMAS, CHIEF GMT BSNL KERALA CIRCLE, TRIVANDRUM-33

Text of the Telegram

 =WE CONDEMN OUTSOURCING PROPOSALS FOR AMC OF SWITCHES, CDR PROCESSING OF IUC. BASIC SERVICE BILLING. AAA WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROTECT FINANCIAL VIABILITY OF BSNL. AAA DESIST FROM SUCH ACTIONS IMMEDIATELY = 

===DISTRlCT SECRETARY................ Branch.............................Union/Association

 UNITED FORUM OF EXECUTIVE AND NON-EXECUTIVE UNIONS

Comrades BSNL is YOURS, Fight for its Survival, Fight for your Bread and Butter, Join the Actions- Make them Huge Success.

 

20th   Jan 2005UNITED FORUM FOR BSNL EXECUTIVES  serves notice on BSNL Management for Trade Union Actions - Violation of the agreement executed with us on 25thJune 2004 on promotion policy and allied issues leads us to the inevitable. The United Forum for BSNL Executives (comprising of SNEA(I) and AIBSNLEA ) serves notice on BSNL Management to implement the already settled issues on Promotion Policy etc. Comrades organise get ready and launch the offensive to shake the sleeping BSNL Management out of slumber. Copy of NOTICE Served on the BSNL Management. >>>>>>>

JANUARY  2005 EVENTS>>>

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