DATE: 15/ 2
i.DoT finalising revival proposal, no shutdown: BSNL <<CLICK HERE>>>
ii. Telecom department refutes BSNL shutdown report, says mulling revival.<<CLICK HERE>>>
DATE: 13/ 2
GOVERNMENT TELLS BSNL TO LOOK AT OPTIONS INCLUDING CLOSURE
DATE: 12/ 2
BSNL FREEZES EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, PLAN VRS PACKAGE
DATE: 1/ 2
AUAB SERVED STRIKE NOTICE
As per the decision taken in the AUAB MEETING ,notice is served today to DOT and BSNL for THREE DAYS STRIKE from 18.2.2019.
Charter of demands
1. Implementation of 3rd Pay Revision with 15% fitment.
2. Allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL, as per the proposals submitted by the BSNL Management.
3. Implement assurance of the Honourable Minister of State for Communications for delinking pension revision from pay revision. Revise pension of BSNL retirees w.e.f. 01.01.2017.
4. Payment of pension contribution by BSNL as per the government rule.
5. Settlement of the left out issues of the 2nd Pay Revision Committee.
6. a) Approval for BSNLs Land Management Policy without any delay.
b) Expeditiously complete the mutation and the process of transferring of all assets to BSNL, as per the Cabinet decision taken on the eve of the formation of BSNL.
7. a) Ensure financial viability of BSNL, as per the decision taken by the Group of Ministers, at the time of formation of BSNL.
b) Issue letter of comfort for BSNLs proposals for taking bank loans.
c) Expeditiously fill up all vacant post of BSNL Board of Directors.
8. Scrap BSNLs outsourcing for the operation and maintenance of its mobile towers.
DATE: 30/ 1
AUAB MEETING WITH THE ADDITIONAL SECRETARY, TELECOM
A meeting was held today between the AUAB and Shri Anshu Prakash, Additional Secretary(Telecom). In today meeting, the DoT side offered Pay Revision with 5% fitment. If the AUAB accepted that, then this issue would be placed for the approval of the Digital Commission ( erstwhile Telecom Commission) meeting, to be held on 05-02-2019, and that thereafter it would be taken for the approval of the Cabinet, said the DoT side. The AUAB stated that 5% fitment is very low and that they could not accept it. Thereafter, the AS(T) suggested that the AUAB representatives could discuss the issue with the CMD BSNL and could come back to him within a day or two. It may be recollected that in the meeting held on 03-12-2018, the Honourable Minister of State for Communications had stated that 3rd Pay Revision with 15% fitment was not possible. Further, in the last meeting held with the Additional Secretary (Telecom), 3rd Pay Revision with 0% fitment was offered by the DoT side.
DATE: 29/ 1
PESB RECOMMENDS MTNL CHIEF PK PURWAR FOR BSNL CMD POST.
The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), in it’s meeting held today has recommended the name of Shri P.K. Purwar, as the next CMD of BSNL, as the present CMD Shri ANUPAM SHRIVASTAVA will superannuate in JUNE 2019. Shri P.K. Purwar is presently CMD MTNL. It is pertinent to mention that before becoming CMD MTNL, Shri P.K. Purwar worked as the GM(CA) of BSNL.
DATE: 17/ 1
AUAB would be compelled to take recourse to strike - The AUAB cautions the Additional Secretary, Telecom.
As per the decision taken in the AUAB meeting held yesterday(16.1.2019), representatives of the AUAB conveyed the Additional Secretary, the decision of the AUAB meeting . They told the Additional Secretary, Telecom, in no uncertain terms that, the employees are unhappy that not much progress is made in the 3rd Pay Revision issue. They also informed him that the AUAB will be compelled to give call for the strike, since not much time is left for the Parliament elections. The Additional Secretary, Telecom, informed that he would hold a meeting with the AUAB next week in which crucial discussion would be held in respect of the issue of 3rd Pay Revision.
DATE: 10/ 1
The interim report of IIMA on Revival/Restructuring of BSNL