Circle Executive Committee Meeting of AIBSNLEA Karnataka Circle was held through Online Zoom Meeting under the Chairmanship of Com. Sunilkumar , Circle President on 10.07.2021 GS, AIBSNLEA Com.S.Sivakumar participated and addressed the Circle Executive Online Zoom Meeting
Com. R.Ganesh, Circle Secretary welcomed the gathering and narrated the issues taken by Circle Association with the Circle Management. Com. Ulhas Gurav Circle Adviser, in his Inaugural address appreciated the successful functioning of GS, CHQ at Delhi and briefed about the steps taken by the Circle Team to enhance the Membership.
Com. H. Krishnegowda, Chairman AIBSNLEA Karnataka Circle in his address explained about the funcitiong of New Circle Team under the Young and Energetic Leadership of Com.R.Ganesh, CS. He appreciated the efforts taken by the GS, AIBSNLEA at Delh for the settlement of burning issues of the Executives and especially the recent Promotions orders issued from JTO(T) to SDE(T) for 3697 Executives. He further assured his continuous Guidance and Support to the Circle Team. Com.Manjunath, VP and other Circle Office Bearers, CWC Members, District Secretaries, District Presidents and CEC Members participated in the delibrations and discussion regarding Organization review.
Com. C. Durairasan, OS (South) CHQ in his address appreciated the successful functioning and continuous presence of Com.GS, AIBSNLEA at Delhi in the Covid-19 pandemic situation without any fear and explained about the Letters addresed to the BSNL Management and DoT by GS AIBSNLEA on various issues and advised the Circle Team to appraise all the Executives about the same. He also appreciated the efforts taken and the pivotal role played by the Com.GS, AIBSNLEA for uniting all the BSNL Unions and Associations under the Umbrella of AUAB. He has given valuable suggestions regarding strengthening of AIBSNLEA at Karnataka Circle.
Com. S.Sivakumar, GS AIBSNLEA at the outset extend his sincere thanks and gratitude to the Circle Team for arranging the meeting during the Covid-19 Pandemic situation and giving the opportunity to address the Meeting.
GS requested all the members to work hard in order to strengthen AIBSNLEA in Karnataka Circle by educating them about the works done by AIBSNLEA in the past and present scenario. He highlighted all the current burning issues of BSNL viz Salary, Promotion, Restructuring plan, reducing of posts in all cadres in the Restructuring plan, DPC of JTO(T) to SDE(T) and other cadres, BSNL earnings and statutory payments, Bank Loan Capex and OPEX , court cases .
He mentioned that due to continuous and consistent efforts of AIBSNLEA 3697 JTO(T)s were promoted as SDE (T) under 67% SCF quota on 8.7.2021 early morning. AIBSNLEA also demanding the Management for the immediate conduct ion of LDCE under 33% quota for the VY 2011-12 onwards and LICE for CSS Cadre in BSNL CO from the VY 2015 onwards(Asst.Manager to Dy. Manager).
He further mentioned that Launching of 4G is badly delayed due to non-consideration of BSNL Global Tender towards the purchase of 57000 4G equipments by the Empowered Technology Group (ETG) in the name of ‘Atamnirbhar Bharat’. The demand of AUAB to upgrade the 49,300 existing 2G & 3G BTSs by spending around Rs.1500 crore has been partially approved by the Management Committee of the BSNL Board i.e Upgradtion 18, 000 BTS of ZTE. But it is reliably learnt that DoT making Hurdles for the approval of the same. The Indigenous 4G Tender (EoI) on PoC basis as recommended by the ETG has also been opened on 20.6.2021 and instructions issued to the Field Units in this regard on 30.6.2021. So the vison of BSNL for earning more revenue through launching of 4G Services is further delayed.
In the name of Restructuring/ Manpower Plan and pending SLP at Hon’ble Superem Court tagged with Jarnail Singh Case, all the Promotions are strucked up. AIBSNLEA strongly opposed the undue delay in Restructuring Process and Promotions and continuous looking-after arrangement instead of Regular Promotions to maintain the Services.
GS, AIBSNLEA & CHQ Team made presentation before the CMD BSNL, Director (HR) and all the Members of High Power Committee regarding Manpower plan & Restructuring during Feb. and March 2021. BSNL Management appreciated our concern and assured to look into our suggestions/ inputs.
AIBSNLEA has taken up the issues of E1+5 increments, E1A to E2, increase of SAB benefit to 30%, timely remittance of SAB recoveries and immediate formation of PRMB Trust and immediate preparation and issuance of JAO/AO Seniority list. AIBSNLEA insisted the BSNL Management for the immediate Compassionate Ground Appointment to the dependent of the employees succumbed to Covid-19.
GS also explained about the continuous efforts and discussion had with the CMD, Director HR and PGM(Pers) by the GS AIBSNLEA regading the finalisation SDE Seniority List.No.9 as per the Date of Joining in pursuance to the the Honble Supreme Court Orders. Finally on yesterday i.e., 09.7.2021 , BSNL Mangement issued Speaking Order in favour of Date Joining. It is the Major Achievment in the History of AIBSNLEA .
He also explained about the various letters written by the CHQ to the Secretary (T) DoT for the immediate release of Rs.30,000 crore towards the Claims Receivable from DoT to BSNL, which includes Rural subsidy, excess payment of Pension Contribution & reimbursement of Leave Encashment, etc.,towards. AIBSNLEA CHQ Leaders also met the Member (Finance) and other Senior Officers in DoT and explained about the justified Claims of BSNL and requested for early release of the same so as to meet out the Bank Loans, Capex & Opex etc., He mentioned that due to dip in revenue collections during April & May 2021 and in view of the payment of Statutory dues, EB Bills, quarterly repayment of loan amount of about Rs.970 Crore, the payment of Salary for the month of May is badly delayed. Even though we are requesting the Management to disburse the salary every month on the due date, but the BSNL Management is disbursing the Salary after 20th of the following month for the past 18 months. He told that the issue of timely payment of Salary has been taken up by AUAB with the Management.
He further mentioned that AIBSNLEA is always vociferously raising the issues and genuine grievances of the Executives before the Management and continuosly addressing the issues and assured that AIBSNLEA always working for the settlement of all the genuine demands of the Executives and continue its Separate Identity.
Finally a very good inter-active session was conducted. GS clarified all the queries raised by the Office bearers to therir fullest satisfaction.
CEC meeting concluded with the vote of thanks by the. Circle Finance Secretary Com. Vanitha
*** The Foundation Day of AIBSNLEA on 1st May 2021***
1st May 2021 is the 18th Foundation Day of AIBSNLEA. AIBSNLEA CHQ extends Warm Greetings & Best Wishes to one and all, as well as all the Members & Well Wishers of AIBSNLEA on this Occasion.
AIBSNLEA was formally launched on 01.05.2004 merging of 10 DOT Recognized Group-B Officer’s Associations and thus represents in true sense all disciplines of Executives of BSNL i.e., Telecom Engineering, Telecom Finance and Accounts, Civil, Electrical, Arch, Telecom Factory Engg wing, Personnel Staff (PA/PS/PPS), CSS staff, AD(O/L) and General Disciplines of BSNL.
Let us maintain the same spirit of Unity to achieve more and more Milestones in the days to come. Wish you all a Very Happy Foundation Day of AIBSNLEA.
We pledge together to strengthen AIBSNLEA to safeguard the interests of all BSNL Executives and protect BSNL as well.........
AIBSNLEA Zindabad.!!!.....AIBSNLEA Zindabad.!!!.....BSNL Zindabad.!!!
WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY INTERNATIONAL LABOUR DAY/MAY DAY 2021
“Hard work beats Talent when Talent doesn’t work hard”.
CELEBRATE MAY DAY 2021
Very sorry to inform that Sri Kishore Prakash is no more due to Covid 19. He expired
today(30/4/2021) in Victoriya Hospital Bangalore.
We have lost very good human being and best officer.
Let his soul rest in peace.We pray God on behalf of AIBSNLEA Karnatka to give strength to his family members to bear the sudden demise.
Om Shanti Om Shanti.
Immediate Release of Emergency Medical Advance Funds to the Circles for the treatment of BSNL Employees and their families affected with Covid-19: GS AIBSNLEA appraised the Director(HR) about the BSNL Employees those who are working at the Field Level, Customer Service Centre and Offices affected by Covid-19 throughout India and taking treatment in Private Hospitals for saving their Lives. But Private Hospitals are demanding Lakhs of Rupees as Advance for treatment. In view of the emergent situation GS AIBSNLEA requested the BSNL Management to Release of Emergency Medical Advance Funds to the Circles for the treatment of BSNL Employees affected with Covid-19.
Director (HR) appreciated our concern and assured that Medical Advance Funds will be released to the Circles on tomorrow 29.4.2021 for the treatment of BSNL Employees and families affected with Covid-19. GS AIBSNLEA extends sincere thanks to the Director (HR).
AIBSNLEA also extends its sincere thanks for issuing instructions to the Circles for Free/Special vaccination for BSNL employees, as requested by AIBSNLEA on 5.1.2021.
CLICK HERE for GS AIBSNLEA Letter to CMD BSNL regarding Free Corona Vaccine to BSNL Employees treating them as Frontline workers
Director (HR), BSNL Board written DO letter regarding Covid-19 vaccination for all eligible BSNL employees and their dependents <<<Click here for letter>>>
ALL INDIA BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LTD, EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATION
KARNATAKA CIRCLE BANGALURU
(SPECIAL GENERAL BODY)
At Hotel Paraag No-3 Rajbhavan Road Bangaluru-560001.
Dated 07.02.2021 Sunday.
A well arranged Special general body meeting of AIBSNLEA Karnataka Circle was held on 7th February 2021 at Hotel Parag Rajbhavan road Bangalore. The meeting was presided over by Com. R A Manjunath VP Karnataka circle. The meeting was attended by General Secretary Com. S. Sivakumar, CHQ President Com. Subashis Mitra, VP CHQ Com. Chakoli Appalal, OS South Com. Dorai Arasan & AGS ENGG Com. S K Hiremath and Circle Secretary Com,B.S.Shivalingappa. All the District Secretary's and President's both present and Ex,CWC members, Circle Office bearers, Chairman Com. H Krishne Gowda & Finance Advisor Com, Ulhas Gaurav. Circle Secretary Com. BS Shivalingappa welcomed the dignitaries to the Dias.
The meeting started with self introduction by the members. All the CHQ office bearers were felicitated on the occasion. Circle Secretary Karnataka BS Shivalingappa presented a brief report and the Finance Secretary AIBSNLEA Com, Y.Nagarajappa presented the account's which were approved by the house. CHQ president speaking on the occasion recalled the aims & objectives of formation of AIBSNLEA in the year 2004 at Kolkata. He called upon the members not to worry about the count of the members we shall work continue sly and oppose the Government's Policies to privatise PSU's. He said that SNEA & AIGETOA failed utterly in the entire front and called upon the youngsters to shoulder the responsibility to build up the association at all levels. Com. OS South Dorai Arasan at the outset thanked the Circle Association for inviting him for the Special General body meeting and explained elaborately the issues taken up & resolved by our association at all levels and called upon all the members to work together. He highlighted the fact that it is only AIBSNLEA which understands the issues of all cadre's and also actively pursues with management. He opined that the new body should take the guidance of retired and veteran leaders of AIBSNLEA at all level. General Secretary Com. S.Sivakumar speaking on the occasion said due to Covid pandemic he was unable to be present physically in the various meeting's held during the last ten months. He explained the status on various HR & Field issues as mentioned below.
1. Timely Payment of salary to Staff.
2. Regular promotion in all cadres.
3. Immediate payment of compensation to BSNL in respect of ADC, Spectrum, excess recovery of Pension Contribution, etc.
4. Payment of medical bills for both serving & Retired executive's
5.Merger of 100% DA with basic.
6. Immediate allotment of 4G spectrum etc.
He further said that the need of the hour is to unite all the three executive associations for better bargaining with the management. He has made it clear that AIBSNLEA will keep its separate identify and continue to work hard to face the challenge s and make BSNL viable & Profitable in the years to come. In the afternoon interactive session GS has clarified many of the queries raised by the members to their full satisfaction. Adhoc body at Circle level was formed with the following office bearers. President: Com. Sunil Kumar. SDE Shimoga SSA. Circle Vice president Com, Srinivasulu AGM mobile service Bangaluru. Circle Secretary Com, R Ganesh AO Mysore Telecom SSA. Finance Secretary Com, Vanitha AO Circle office Bangalore. ACS I Com,C. Sagayaraju AO BGTD. ACS II Mahesh SDE Dvanagere. ACS III KB Ramesh AO and Organising Secretary Com, Inamdar CAO Belgaum.The oath of new office bearers was administrate red and the meeting concluded with vote of thanks by Com. Ulhas Gurav, Ex Circle president.