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12.3.08:The List of new Officer bearers unanimously elected in the 2nd Circle Conference held at Chennai on 10th and 11th March 2008. CLICK HERE FOR LIST.
12.3.08:SECOND CIRCLE CONFERENCE OF TAMILNADU CIRCLE:GS & President, CHQ were attended and addressed the OPEN SESSION on the occasion of 2nd Circle Conference of Tamilnadu Circle at Hotel Kanchi,CHENNAI on 10th March 2008. Sh. A.S. Egaya CGM TN Circle was the Chief Guest. Sh. R.Purushothaman CGM(STP) Chennai, Sh. P.K. Gupta Pr. CE(Civil) TN Circle, Sh. V.P. Gupta Pr. CE(E) TN Circle, Sh. S. Shanmuga Sundaram GM(Admin), TN Circle and Sh. G. Ravi, GM(F) TN Circle were the guests of honour. Circle Secretary of AIBSNLEA COM P.UDAYA SURIYAN & COM SANTHA KUMAR, PRESIDENT,Chennai Telephones & other Circle Secretaries of Sister Unions / Associations of TN Circle i.e. SNEA, BSNLEU, NFTE, FNTO & TEPU also attended & addressed the gathering and assured their continued co-operation in future.
Com. R. Guru Prasad President, Reception Committee welcomed the distinguished guests. Com. P. Venu Gopal Circle President has given the presidential address. Com. K. RAJASEKARAN, CIRECLE SECRETARY in his keynote address discussed the issues of Circle / All India level in depth.Com R.THINAGARAN, Asst.Convener,Reception Committee extended Vote of Thanks. Com. GS & President of CHQ also addressed the delegate session & replied all the queries of the members in the interactive session. A large number of members attended the OPEN SESSION. The OPEN SESSION was colorful & glittering. The Dias was decorated to suit the occasion. The election of New Circle body was also conducted and the following were elected unanimously : President :- Com. S. Shiv Kumar Circle Secretary :- Com. Veerapandian Financial Secretary :- Com. P. Mohan
4.3.08:JTO POSTING ORDERS FOR THE YOR 2007 RELEASED TODAY.CLICK HERE FOR ORDERS.
3.3.08: INVITATION FOR 2ND CIRCLE CONFERENCE AND POSTERS ARE DESPATCHED TODAY. ALL THE DISTRICT SECRETARIES ARE REQUESTED TO INTIMATE THE NUMBER OF DELEGATES TO THE RECEPTION COMMITTEE MEMBERS POSITIVELY BY 6.3.08 WITHOUT FAIL.
29.2.08:JTO POSTING ORDERS FOR THE YOR 2006 RELEASED TODAY. JTO POSTING ORDERS FOR YOR 2007 WILL BE RELEASED ON 4.3.08/5.3.08Click Here for orders.
21.2.08:Joint Forum met today and decided to defer the indefinite strike which was to start on 26th February 2008, based on the minutes of the meeting with Secretary, DOT held on 19th.
18.2.2008:AIBSNLEA Tamilnadu Circle Conference to be held on 10th and 11th March 2008 at Chennai. Click Here for the notification
1.2.08:Kerala High Court has quashed
the orders reverting 1966 SDEs.
30.1.08:50% IDA merger for PSUs
approved by Cabinet w.e.f.1.1.2007
27.1.08:CEC held at Chennai on 25.1.08 has decided to hold the Circle Conference at Chennai on 8th and 9th March 2008.
19.1.08:OBSERVE PROTEST DAY ON 21.1.2008 JOINTLY WITH ALL CONSTITUENTS OF JOINT FORUM AT SSA LEVEL.
18.1.08:Circle Unions/ Associations of Tamilnadu Circle discussed implementation of Joint Forum call against BSNL disinvestment and has chalked out the programme. Click Here for the Joint Circular.
14.1.08:Inter-SSA transfers in the cadre of JTO issued vide CGMT No.TSA/13-02/2006 dt. 14.1.08:
4.1.08:BSNL has issued a clarification exempting those who had opted for retaining the upgradation they got prior to 1.10.2004, from undergoing mandatory two weeks training. Click Here for the orders.
26.12.07: The much delayed orders diverting 500 posts of direct recruitment of JTOs to 35% quota for the years 2006 and 2007, as per BSNL decision of 2001, have been finally issued. Click Here for the orders.
14.12.07: CHQ President Com.Satyanarayana addressed a lunch hour meeting at Circle Office on 13.12.07, during his official visit to Chennai. AGS Com.P.Venugopal, ACS Com.V.Duraiarasan were present along with CS. Circle President and Circle Secretary of Chennai Telephones also attended the meeting. Com.Satyanarayana elaborated in detail all the current issues and their position. There was a huge gathering and the meeting hall was jam packed.
Reversion in Seniority of 1966 SDEs: Case has been
adjourned to 13-5-2008.
26.11.07:Our Trichy comrades met
Hon'ble Minister Shri.Raja camping at Trichy on 24.11.07 and submitted a
memorandum requesting Tamilnadu Government GO facilitating laying cables without
delay for TNSWAN project. Click Here for the memorandum.
24.11.07:BSNL MOOTS DISINVESTMENT TO THE EXTENT OF 20%, IF MINISTER AGREES. Click Here for report by Economic Times
22.11.07 2000 Hrs: In view of the positive gesture shown by BSNL Management in terms of constituting the committee to address our charter of demands, including the decision to defer action on recruitment of Management trainees, United Forum has decided to call off the programme of mass Casual leave/Earned leave on 23rd Nov 2007. Copy of the agreement
Our future course of action and strategy will be decided and finalised in the joint meeting of Circle Secretaries at Hyderabad on Nov 2007.
All Circle office-bearers and
Branch Secretaries are requested to send their suggestions/opinions on the
future course of action to be formulated for settlement of the demands in the
present struggle and resolutions if any on the subject, direct to Circle
President Com.P.Venugopal through FAX: 0427-2333100 or through mail so as to
reach before 28-11-07, to enable Circle President to present our Circle's views
in the Joint-CWC meeting to be held at Hyderabad on 30-11-07. Circle President
can also be contacted over Cellphone: 94432 00304.
22.11.07:All Branch Secretaries are requested to ensure 100% participation of our members in the MASS CASUAL LEAVE/EARNED LEAVE programme on 23-11-07. All should submit their leave request in the CHQ prescribed format by noon today(22/11/07) and the details may be given to Circle Secretary.
15.11.07:CS letter quoting the
14.11.07: Massive response to
call for Dharna today. Reports from SSAs indicate 80 to 90%
participation. In Chennai also Dharna was held successfully with mass
participation. Congratulations to all comrades.
2.11.07:BSNL issues orders that DOT letter dated 17.1.07 on final seniority of SC/ST TES Group B officers hold good, since stay in High Court, Madras has been vacated. Click Here for the orders.
1.11.07:All Branch Secretaries are requested to co-ordinate with other Executives Associations and make the LUNCH HOUR DEMONSTRATIONS on 2-11-07 and MASS DHARNA on 14-11-07, a grand success.
of Karaikudi SSA Branch was held on 27-10-07. Com.M.S.Radhakrishnan,
Secretary, Kumbakonam SSA, delivered the inaugural speech. Smt.S.E.Rajam,GM
and Com.Muniyandi, Dy.GM of Karaikudi SSA participated in the Seminar held in
the morning. Com.K.Rajasekaran, CS, and Com.M.K.Ganesan, ACS addressed the
gathering. Com.V.Mohandoss, AO, Com.N.Subbiah, AGM and Com.Maria Joshphin
Jothi, JTO have been elected as President, Secretary and Financial Secretary
respectively. Congratulations to the newly elected office-bearers of the
24.10.07: AIBSNLEA and SNEA Circle Secretaries met Circle Administration and raised the issue of giving officiating in DGM grade as has been done in Karnataka and some other circles. Favourable consideration has been agreed to. Unwarranted transfers in JTO grade under the guise of implementation of New Transfer Policy, done by GM, Madurai was also brought to the notice of the circle administration which has been requested not to implement the policy in the background of the objections raised by both the CHQs.
United Forum of BSNL Executives' Associations (SNEA(I), AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA ) of TN meeting held at Chennai decides to carry out the Trade Union Programmes in a grand success manner.
(1)MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION - 2/11/2007(FRIDAY)- in all the SSA Head quarters .
(2) MASSIVE DHARNA - 14/11/2007 (WEDNESDAY) - in all the SSA Head quarters.
At Chennai along with Chennai Telephones United Forum of BSNL Executives - Demonstration on 2-11-07 in front of the O/O CGM Chennai Telephones , Purasavakkam , Chennai and Massive Dharna on 14-11-07 in front of the o/o the CGM TN Circle Anna Road , Chennai.All the Comrades should participate in the programmes and make it a grand success.
16.10.07:IDA orders issued
10.10.07: PLI orders issued
8-10-07: As per the call from Joint Forum hold Mass Demonstrations on 11-10-07 focussing issues such as Financial Viability of BSNL, Pension, Absorption of ITS etc. Dharna is being organised jointly in Circle Head Quarters.
13.9.07:Government finally reimburses Rs.9249 crores to BSNL towards licence fees and spectrum charges for the first five years upto 2005-06, as committed by it at the time of formation of BSNL. From 2006-07 no reimbursement will be made since the commitment was for only five years.
6.9.07:AIBSNLEA's presentation to
the Pay Revision Committee (without comments)
31.8.07:BSNL proposes to recover income tax dues in instalments with retrospective effect from the year 2002-03 onwards in lieu of stay in staff quarters which is considered as perquisite. Click Here for the letter
26.8.07:DE officiating orders for
the Man Power plan vacancies and retirement vacancies to be issued in a day
24.8.07: Click Here for BSNL orders on counting of residency period w.e.f. 1.10.2000 for the purpose of Time bound upgradation in respect of cadres whose pay scales were revised/upgraded after 1.10.2000.
13.8.07: Annual General Body meeting of Coimbatore SSA Branch was held on 11-8-07 under the Presidentship of Com.K.Thangavelu. Com.K.Thangavelu, a veteran TU leader was felicitated on his retirement last month. Shri.Shahjahan, PGM, Coimbatore felicitated the meeting. Representatives of SNEA, NFTE, BSNLEU, TEPU and SCST Welfare Assoiation also felicitated the meeting and Com.K.Thangavelu. Com.K.Rajasekaran, CS and Com.R.R.Balasubramanian, ACS addressed the well attended meeting. Coms.D.Vanaraj, AO, R.Damodaran CO and N.Velusamy, AO have been elected as President, Secretary and Financial Secretary respectively. We congratulate the members and the newly elected office-bearers of Coimbatore SSA Branch.
There was unwarranted
delay in issue of time bound upgradation of JTOs in Cicle office. The issue
was discussed with GM (A) today in detail. GM (A) has finally agreed to
consider the points raised by us favourably. We expect the orders to be
issued in a day or two.
27.7.07:Joint Forum decides to wait and observe the developments on GSM expansion till the first week of September.
23.7.07:Click Here for IDA orders
19.7.07:BSNL has placed the Advance Purchase Order with Ericsson for 14 million GSM lines at a cost of $80 per line. BSNL would place the APO for both 2G (14m) and 3G (3.5m) services, but the order for 3G equipment would be placed only after the policy on third generation services and spectrum availability is in place. The government had yesterday allowed BSNL to place the contract for GSM lines but curtailed it to 23 million lines from the original size of 45.5 million lines
13.7.07:The Times of India quotes a BSNL Association leader saying 'The letter is consistent with explicit verbal assurance given by Raja'. The letter under mention is the letter given by Secretary DOT to the Convenor, Joint Forum on 10-7-07. Click Here for the TOI report.
11.7.07 / 5 PM: Joint Forum which met today afternoon has congratulated all for the successful completion of Strike. Joint Forum will notify Indefinite Strike later. AIBSNLEA TAMILNADU CIRCLE CONGRATULATES ALL THE COMRADES IRRESPECTIVE OF CADRE FOR THE UNPRECEDENTED SHOW OF UNITY AND FOR THE TOTAL STRIKE MAKING A NEW HISTORY IN THE TELECOMMUNICATION TU MOVEMENT.
11.7.07 / 3 PM: Response for the strike has been extremely well throughout Tamilnadu. A meeting of the Joint Forum is on session now. Click Here for the Appeal given by Secretary DOT, yesterday. Joint Forum had sought for certain modifications in the letter.
11.7.07 / 6 AM: MAKE THE STAY OUT STRIKE TODAY A GRAND SUCCESS
9.7.07:Programme stands as scheduled.
8.7.07:BSNL's GSM tender crisis - Today's News & Analysis from some websites.
Branches are requested to
co-ordinate with other unions and association at local level for implementing
the strike call including Dharna successfully. Branches may download this
poster and arrange to display in all our notice-boards.
6.7.07:Minister is reported to have invited Joint Forum for talks on 9.7.07 at 12 Noon. Click Here for a press report on 'BSNL hopes to end the impasse on GSM tender.'
6.7.07 1330 Hrs:Circle Association met GM (F) today and raised the issue of stepping down of pay of SDEs affected by the 1966 seniority case, in a few SSAs. GM (F) has agreed to issue instructions to the SSAs advising not to step down the pay of these SDEs till the outcome of the court case is known.
5.7.07:Joint Forum of BSNL Associations/Unions gives call for Strike on 11th July 2007 preceded by Black Badge Campaign/Demonstrations on 6th and 7th July and Dharna on 9th and 10th July, in protest against delay in procurement of 45.5 million GSM lines. If the issue is not settled the strike may be modified as Indefinite. Click Here for Joint Strike Notice.
30.6.07:Click Here for financial upgradation orders in Accounts & Finance cadres
29.6.07:IDA increases by 0.9%
from 70.2% to 71.1% w.e.f.1-7-2007
25.6.07:Discussions were held
today with PGM(O) on the final shape of transfers in Installation wing. A few
minor changes have been made. Orders are likely to be issued tomorrow
afternoon. It has been made clear that the officers will be posted only
to the HQs of SSAs. The officers will continue to report to the DEs
Installation concerned for a few months before finally being taken in the
strength of the SSAs.
22.6.07:As reported by us earlier, Circle Administration has taken us into confidence on a tentative list of transfers in both switching and transmission installation units, before issuing final orders. Requests to other SSA HQ have been considered. Among the 12 SSA HQs, where no option is available, the junior most according to the gradation list, from the nearby station have been transferred. In cases, where there is no change of head quarters, postings within the station are yet to be decided. For further details, please contact Circle Secretary (Phone: 044-28520237, Cell: 94431 00950)
16.6.07:SDE Officiating orders for all those who were reverted yesterday, are being issued to day. Cases of those who had completed two years will be considered along with officiating orders for additional posts. Fresh options will be called for and the process may take another 15 to 20 days.
12.6.07:CHQ decides to postpone
the agitational programmes with immediate effect in response to the appeal by
CMD, BSNL. Click Here for the letter.
11.6.07:Circle Association today discussed with PGM (D), the issues arising out of the proposal to restructure circle installation unit. One of the points raised was to allow those who had completed the tenure and had applied for release from Installation earlier to go back to the SSA/unit of their choice. After some discussions, PGM has agreed that they can be accommodated in the SSA Installation of their choice first and can be posted to maintenance work in the same SSA after some time, parallelly imparting training to others. He has also agreed to avoid disturbance to the maximum extent possible, when the officers could not be accommodated according to their options. We have emphasized that after years of toiling in the Installation unit, the hard working officers should not be left high and dry. Various other points occupying the minds of our comrades have also been discussed. PGM has agreed to take the associations into confidence before shaping up the 'restructuring' finally. NO BODY HAS BEEN EMPOWERED TO PICK AND CHOOSE OFFICERS FOR POSTING HERE OR THERE. ALL POSTINGS WILL BE BASED ON UNIFORM YARDSTICK. IGNORE ALL RUMOURS.
8.6.07:THE SUFFERING OF A RETIRED OFFICER: Com.Eswari, SDE, wife of Com.Ponnusamy, SDE, Coimbatore retired on voluntary basis a few months back. She was one among the 1966 SDEs whose seniority was revised downwards necessitating us to fight the case in Delhi High Court. Citing the reversion, the authorities sought to alter her last pay drawn resulting in non-settlement of pension. Even the pension papers were not sent from the SSA. All efforts by her for settling the issue went in vain. When the issue came to our notice, our circle association took up the case and pursued with GM (F) continuously and has been able to resolve the issue in a very short time. She has received the cheque now. Our sincere thanks to GM (F) and Coimbatore SSA administration.
AGS & President Com.P.Venugopal and ACS Com.V.Duraiarasan along with CS met GM (F) and
discussed important issues relating to Accounts and Finance wing. The
issue of time bound upgradation of AAO to AO scale was discussed at length
and finally GM (F) has agreed to do everything possible for issue of orders
early. Local officiating of AAOs as AOs will also be ordered early.
DEMONSTRATIONS ON 30-5-07 AS PER CHQ CALL
26.5.07:Consequent to circulation of All India Gradation List of JAOs by BSNL CO, GM (F) has agreed to our request for ordering local officiating of AAOs as AOs.
Secretary is on leave from 25.5.07 till 3.6.07. During his absence, Com.V.Duraiarasan, ACS will act as Circle Secretary. Cell Nos. for contact :
23.5.07:SDE Competitive Examination scheduled for 10-6-07 has been postponed to 15-7-07. Click Here for the orders.
22.5.07:IMPLEMENT FIRST PHASE OF AGITATION BY HOLDING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND SENDING SAVINGRAMS. Click Here for Text of Savingram
19.5.07:Next date of hearing of Group A absorption case in Delhi High Court has been fixed on 11-7-2007.
13.5.07:Government opens doors to
foreign companies for managing pension funds of central and state government
employees. Click Here for details
7.5.07:Time bound upgradation
orders have been despatched from circle office to all SSAs other than
Tuticorin (list received from SSA only today), Salem (Partially received) and
Madurai & Coimbatore (not yet received). Orders are also pending for Circle
3.5.07:Time bound upgradation
orders have been despatched from circle office.
1.5.07:Time bound upgradation
orders in respect of Circle Office, Thanjavur, Trichy, Virudhunagar and
Nagercoil SSAs are also ready. Orders for all these units including those for
which work had already been completed (information given in this site
earlier) are expected to be issued from circle office in a day or two.
30.4.07:Click Here for transfer orders in the cadre of AO/Sr.AO, issued by BSNL CO.
26.4.07:Circle Association has
written to CGM to implement officiating promotion to DGM posts, instead of
the present looking after arrangement, as is being done in Karnataka circle.
25.4.07:Our protest action against clarificatory
(?) orders issued by Circle on Time Bound Promotion policy has paid
dividends. All the clarifications have been withdrawn. Circle
Administration has also assured that implementation of Time bound upgradation
will be completed before 30.4.07. As a first installment orders in respect of
Installation Unit, IMPCS, Vellore, Dharmapuri and Conoor SSAs will be issued
tomorrow. Orders in respect of four or five other SSAs will be issued in
another day or two.
16.4.07: Motorola case dismissed as withdrawn
removing the block for expansion of BSNL mobile services.
Click Here for details
of benefit of FR 22C for vertical promotion after lateral promotion of JTOs
and SDEs - cases of stepping up of pay at par with juniors - DOT clarifies
that anomalies arisen before 5.9.06 are to be removed as per orders
prevailing at that time.
Click Here for BSNL order.
11.4.07:Orders received from DOT
vide its letter No. 6-37/205/TA I dt. 11.4.07 for payment of CGEIS amount.
Early payment is expected.
Here for the clarificatory orders on Promotion Policy issued by Circle
administration against which we have registered our protest.
9.4.07:The Annual General Body Meeting of Trichy District Branch of AIBSNLEA was held on 7.4.07 at Trichy. The Open Session was addressed by PGM, Trichy and other senior officers, leaders of various non-executive unions, Com.P.Venugopal, Circle President and Com.K.Rajasekaran, Circle Secretary. In the subjects committee, Circle President, Circle Secretary and Com.V.Duraiarasan, ACS delivered Special Address. Other Circle Office-bearers present felicitated the Conference. The attendance, both in the morning and afternoon sessions, was impressive, with members from nook and corner of the large SSA thronging the meeting hall. Com.S.Venkatraman, Sr.AO, Com.M.K.Ganesan, JTO and Com.S.Kannan, JTO have been elected as President, Secretary and Financial Secretary. We convey out heartfelt congratulations to the members and the newly elected office-bearers of Trichy SSA.
8.4.07: As decided by Circle Office Bearers' meet held at Trichy on 7.4.07, all SSA Secretaries and Circle Office bearers are requested to send protest telegrams on 9.4.07 to CGM, GM(A) and GM(F) against delay in implementing promotion policy. Black badge campaign is to be held on 13-4-07. Text for Telegram: "WITHDRAW CLARIFICATORY ORDERS ISSUED ON PROMOTION POLICY VIDE CGM LETTER NO. TSA/10-129/2007 DT. 3-4-07 AND IMPLEMENT THE BSNL PROMOTION POLICY ORDER IN TRUE SPIRIT WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY".
5.4.07:Officiating orders for SDE (Elect) as EE (Elect)/SW (Elect) issued by Corporate Office. Click Here for the orders.
4.4.07:A meeting of AIBSNLEA and
SNEA jointly was held with the circle administration. The associations
have suggested alternatives to avoid attracting contempt of court,
regarding DE officiating orders. Administration has agreed that if no
decision is taken by BSNL till 10-4-07, our suggestions will be considered
and orders issued on 11-4-07.
4.4.07: (1300 Hrs) As per our request to sort out the DE officiating issue to the extent possible at circle level itself, administration has called both associations for discussion today afternoon
3.4.07:Members are repeatedly making queries regarding officiating orders in DE, since various rumours are doing round. The real status of the issue is that some officers have obtained a interim stay in Principal CAT, Delhi on the final seniority list of SC/ST officers of TES Group B issued on 17.1.07. This has been communicated to BSNL by DOT vide its letter No.15-15/2003/STG-II dt. 16.3.07. BSNL is yet to take a decision on this issue. Pending decision by BSNL, there is no likelihood of orders being issued for DE officiating.
31.3.07:The monthly General Body meeting of Kumbakonam Branch was held on 29.3.07 at Kumbakonam. Com.V.Duraiarasan, ACS delivered the special address. Com.P.R.Sethuraman, JTO, a leading member of the branch, who is to retire today, was felicitated in the meeting. The meeting was attended by almost all the members of the branch, a couple of members alone absent, being out of station for training.
Second Annual General Body meeting of Trichy Branch will be held on 7th
April 2007 in Hotel Ajantha, Trichy. The Circle Office-bearers meeting
will be held, as per the decision of the Salem CEC, on 7th April 2007.
The venue of the meeting is also Hotel Ajantha, Trichy.
22.3.07:Coms.Ajeetha, Salammal R, Sellammal R and Thamilarasi M who had been allotted to other circles on promotion as SDE Telecom, have been reallotted to Tamilnadu Circle.
14.3.07:BSNL decides in its Board meeting held on 21.2.07 that there is no 'concession' in the matter of accommodation provided by it to its employees, thus putting an end to the issue of taking it as 'perquisite' for the purpose of calculating Income Tax. Click Here for the orders.
CEC meeting held at
Salem on 3.3.07 decides to hold next Circle Conference at Thanjavur.
Circle Executive Meeting
of AIBSNLEA Tamilndu Circle held at Salem on 3.3.07 under the Presidentship
of Com.P.Venugopal. Fruitful deliberations and resolutions on various
matters of concern were the highlights of the meeting. AGB meetings of Salem
and Dharmapuri District Branches were also simultaneously held. Details to
clearance procedure circulated by BSNL. Circle Vigilance Heads can now issue
vigilance clearance for all purposes upto level of JTOs and equivalent
cadres and for the purpose of local officiating/time bound upgradation from
SDE and equivalent cadre upto STS/Sr.SDE.
26.2.07:The venue for the CEC
meeting will be Vasavi Subiksha Hall, Vasavi Mahal Road, Near Palace
Theatre/Eswaran koil, Salem Town.
9.2.07:Click Here for
Notification for Circle Executive Meeting at Salem on March 3rd 2007.
5.2.07: Com.S.Devanathan, Retired AGM, Circle Office and a veteran Trade Union leader who had led JETA and TESA for many years, has passed away today morning after sudden illness. We convey our grief and extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
A special meeting of Chennai AT/Installation branch
was conducted on 1.2.07. Com.S.Ratnasubramanian, CWC Member addressed the
meeting and gave an elaborate analysis of the Promotion Policy.
2.2.07:JTO Telecom to SDE
Telecom promotion orders was expected to be issued today. It did not
materialise due to last minute technicalities. The orders are expected
to be issued tomorrow although it is a saturday. Around 450 JTOs alone
(in OC) are expected to be promoted. This means there will still be left
outs in 1992 batch.
18.1.07: Orders on Promotion
Policy issued. Click
Here for the orders.
12.1.07:The case of seniority of
1966 SDEs came up hearing today. It has been adjourned to 26th February,
30.12.06:AIBSNLEA diaries have been despatched directly from Delhi through Transport Corporation of India Limited, to all units which have placed orders. LRs have been sent by courier to the officer wSNLEA CHQ we are extending moral support to the indefinite strike by Central PSU executives
19.12.06:SDE and DE officiating orders issued. Copy of the orders available in Tamilnadu Intranet site.
18.12.06 (1300 Hrs):In continuation of the joint letter given by AIBSNLEA and SNEA, Tamilnadu Circle, both the Circle Secretaries met Circle Administration today and insisted immediate release of officiating orders for SDEs and DEs. Administration has agreed to issue officiating orders for both SDEs and DEs for one month period, as a temporary arrangement. Regularisation will be done within a month. Orders are expected this evening.
12.12.06:AGB meeting of Chennai STP Branch was held on 6.12.06. Com.K.Rajasekaran, Circle Secretary and Com.K.Balasubramanian, CWC Member addressed the large gathering. Com.V.Rajendran, CAO, Com.V.M.Sivagnanam, SDE and Com.T.B.Manohari, Sr.AO have been elected as President, Secretary and Finance Secretary respectively. Congratulations to the members and the new office-bearers of the branch.
6.12.06:70 TTAs from TN Circle, CHTD (Chengalpattu SSA), STR and STP are ordered to undergo field training before regular appointment as JTO. Out of 78 posts, 6 ST vacancies remain unfilled and 2 posts have been reserved for those who have already completed field training. Click Here for the order.
24.11.06: Inter-SSA request transfers ordered in TES Group B, vide CGM Lr.No.TSA/11-13/2005 dt. 24.11.06: (As per the transfer policy, requests of those who have completed 2 years of service in present SSA as on 31-8-2006)
28.10.06: Click Here for Circle Secretary's letter calling orders for supply of AIBSNLEA Dian" color="#FF0000">GSM MOBILE SERVICE CONNECTION TO ALL EXECUTIVES & ENHANCEMENT OF FREE CALL LIMIT RSTC-ORDER ISSUED TODAY
As per order, (a) The Executives will be given Post-Paid GSM Mobile connection under scheme of Rs. 225 plan limited to 1) Rs. 300 talk time for JTO/JAOs and equivalent cadres and ) Rs. 500 talk time for SDEs/DETs and equivalent cadres .
(b) The Free calls limit on residence landline telephone connection of BSNL Executives enhanced from 500 calls to 600 calls for JTOs/SDEs and equivalent cadres from 550 calls to 800 calls for DETs and equivalent cadres per month.
Click Here for a comparison statement of the Recommendations on Time Bound Promotion policy, by HLC, by Bhave Committee and by Secretary, DOT. It would be seen that no substantive change has been proposed either by Bhave Committee or Secretary DOT in the recommendations of High Level Committee, on the basis of which orders were about to be issued on 18.10.2005 but were withheld due to referring of the issue to DOT by another association. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO JUSTIFICATION FOR THE ONE YEAR DELAY WITHOUT ANY IMPROVEMENT IN THE SCHEME.
11.10.06:Circle Office-bearers made a courtesy visit to the new CGM TN Circle, Shri.Yeggiah and CGM STR Shri.Ragavan. Madurai issue was raised in the meeting with CGM STR who has assured early settlement. Later, various issues were discussed with GM (A) and GM (F). The issue of granting respective pay scales for officiating JTOs and JAOs was raised. It was decided to take up the issue at corporate office/CHQ level.
7.10.06:Secretary DOT returns back to BSNL, the Promotion Policy, after the presentation on 6.10.06. Orders are likely to be issued within a week.
2.10.06:The Annual General Body meeting of Vellore SSA was held on 27.9.06 under the Presidentship of Com.Karthikesan, President, in a very grand manner. Com.K.Rajasekaran, CS, Com.Duraiarasan, ACS and Com.V.K.Paramasivan, CWC member participated and addressed the conference. Com.V.Desigan, CAO, Com.Sambandam, DE and Com.O.Pandi, JTO have been elected as President, Secretary and Finance Secretary respectively. We convey our heartiest congratulations to the new office-bearers and the members of the branch.
25.9.06:All Branch Secretaries are requested to collect arrears of subscription and donation as notified by CHQ and to remit quota upto September 2006 and the donation well in advance before the CWC meeting at Bhubaneswar on 14th and 15th October 2006.
22.9.06:The Annual General Body
meeting of Kumbakonam SSA was held on 17.9.06 under the Presidentship of
Com.Ilayaperumal, President, in a very grand manner. GM and DGM, Kumbakonam
addressed the Open Session and shared their concern over the dangers faced
by BSNL and the role of the executives in facing the challenges.
Com.Ilayaperumal, Branch President who is to retire on 30.9.06, was
felicitated and honoured. Com.K.Rajasekaran, CS and
Com.V.K.Paramasivan, CWC member participated and addressed the conference. Com.Sivakumar, Com.M.S.Radhakrishnan and Com.Christopherraj have been
elected as President, Secretary and Finance Secretary respectively. We
convey our heartiest congratulations to the new office-bearers and the
members of the branch.
20.9.06:Bonus orders issued. All irrespective of absorbed or non-absorbed, will get 1.4 times of basic pay as bonus subject to a minimum of Rs.7000/- in respect of non-executives and a minimum of Rs.10000/- in respect of executives and a maximum of Rs.25000/- to both executives and non-executives. Click Here for the orders.
It is learnt that BSNL
Board has cleared payment of 1.4 times of basic pay as Bonus for this year.
It is most likely that there will be no ceiling on payment this year. Orders expected
in a day or two after clearance from DOT.
Click Here for copy of the BSNL orders.
23.8.06:PERKS ORDERS ISSUED.
22.8.06:A meeting with all unions/associations was convened by the Circle Administration on 19.8.06 urgently. The most alarming trend of surrender of landlines in thousands throughout the circle was discussed in detail. Some important decisions on remedial actions have been taken. Similar meetings are likely to be conducted in SSA level also. Apart from raising concern over related issues Branches should take pro-active participation in implementing decisions taken. Members may write to Circle Association about innovative ideas they may have to arrest this alarming trend of surrender of landlines and on improvement of conditions to retain and to attract both landline and cellular customers.
21.8.06: ALL BRANCH SECRETARIES ARE REQUESTED TO ENSURE THAT THE MASS DEMONSTRATION ON 23rd AND MASS DHARNA ON 30th AUGUST 2006, AS PER THE CALL GIVEN BY CHQ, ARE ORGANISED SUC important decisions on remedial actions have been taken. Similar meetings are likely to be conducted in SSA level also. Apart from raising concern over related issues Branches should take pro-active participation in implementing decisions taken. Members may write to Circle Association about innovative ideas they may have to arrest this alarming trend of surrender of landlines and on improvement of conditions to retain and to attract both landline and cellular customers.
21.8.06: ALL BRANCH SECRETARIES ARE REQUESTED TO ENSURE THAT THE MASS DEMONSTRATION ON 23rd AND MASS DHARNA ON 30th AUGUST 2006, AS PER THE CALL GIVEN BY CHQ, ARE ORGANISED SUCCESSFULLY. CIRCLE OFFICE-BEARERS ARE REQUESTED TO SEE THAT THE PROGRAMME IS SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENTED IN THEIR PARENT SSA AND ADJACENT SSAs.
19.8.06:Perks orders are again delayed reportedly due to some technical reasons requiring clarification by the Board.
14.8.06: AIBSNLEA CHQ notifies MASS DEMONSTRATIONS on 23-8-06 and MASS DHARNAS on 30-8-06 to press settlement of all pending issues. Click Here for the notification.
7.8.06:DE officiating orders issued
Circle Executive Committee of Tamilnadu AIBSNLEA met at Coimbatore on 29-7-06 under the Presidentship of Com.P.Venugopal, President. Com.Athani, Organising Secretary (South) represented the CHQ. The report submitted by Circle Secretary was approved unanimously. Click Here for the report. Except a very few SSAs, all SSAs were represented. In the organisational review, the Branch secretaries and Circle office bearers spoke on various issues of concern to the members and the Association. Resolutions were passed unanimously on these issues. Click Here for the resolutions. Com.Athani delivered the Special Address. The arrangement for the meeting had been done by Coimbatore comrades in such a wonderful manner, that attracted appreciation from all the participants. On behalf of the Circle Association we express our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to Coimbatore comrades.
31.7.06:Finally Perks has seen the light of the Day. BSNL Board in its meeting held in the evening today, has cleared Perks to BSNL Executives.
24.7.06: Joint Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations of Tamilnadu Circle and Chennai Telephones met today and decided to conduct successfully the Joint Programme starting with MASS DEMONSTRATION on 27.7.06.Click Here for the Circular. All branches are requested to co-ordinate with the local unions/association for success of the programme.
Options called for DE officiating. Letter
available at Intranet.
Orders issued for promotion of 100 SDEs as Sr.SDEs who have completed 12
years as on 30th June 2006, in STR.