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Coordination committee meeting between AIGETOA Jalgaon and AIBSNLEA Jalgaon

Jul 26, 2014

The meeting of coordination committee between AIGETOA Jalgaon and AIBSNLEA Jalgaon had been held on 19/7/2014.From AIBSNLEA,Jalgaon  Com.I Z Gayakwad DP,Com.S G Bari DS,Com.Wankhede DT,Com PP Bari Executive Member and from AIGETOA Jalgaon ,shri.H C kesale DP, Er.Vishal Gautam DS ,shri Manoj Gundecha DFS ,Er.Mukund Agrawal Executive  Member, Er.Satish Mewade Executive Member attended the meeting. Er.Vishal Gautam started the meeting with focus on resolving the Genuine issues of young Executives like No External MT,30% superannuation Benefit to BSNL recruited Executives,E2-E3 for JTO/SDE equivalent with pay parity to 2007 and 2008 batch. He also express his views on the role of every executive to perform upto his 100% whether working in Transmission, Switching and CSC so that we will also emerge as profit making SSA.As there is no one to pat your back on your achievements and no one is there who punish for doing anything wrong He said that every SSA should encourage their employees for SANCHAR SEWA and VISHISHT SANCHAR SEWA Padak so that their performance get enhance and local arrangement of appreciation letter by SSA head should be introduced for every employee on his work which is worth valuable to our company. And He also said that like roles of every employee in PSU Banks are defined with activity board, timing board and name plate we should also introduce such environment for customer convenience in Jalgaon SSA for executives and employees dealing with customers.

DS AIBSNLEA Com.S G Bari express his concern over introducing transparent transfer policy in circle and SSA as per the guidelines given by circle ,Corporate office and govt of india. He said that the Local Leased line section of Jalgaon SSA should be made much stronger with transferring staff in to this section as it is highly affected after the recent local transfer of TTAs.He also said that the restoration rate of Mobile BTS/Exchange failures should be assessed properly  so that the restoration time will be reduced and we will give smooth services to our valuable customers. In the end the members of both the association decided to increase their membership and work in line with synergy to resolve day-to-day employee welfare issues of both. Since the referendum is scheduled on December-2014 the Leaders of both the Association decided to work hard and leave no stone unturned to make AIBSNLEA the majority representative association of Executives.


Jul 26, 2014

BSNL had appointed Deloitte as consultant in Dec-2013 to draft a detailed revival plan for it. Deloitte has submitted draft/ recommendations.   <<1>> <<2>><<3>><<4>>

Notice for holding of the CEC of Maharashtra AIGETOA

Jul 24, 2014




No: AIGETOA/MH/CEC/2013-14 /35                                dated     24/07/2014


      All Circle Office Bearers/DS/DP

      & members of AIGETOA MH Circle


Sub: Notice for holding of the CEC of Maharashtra AIGETOA .


         As per the provision of constitution, I hereby notify the Circle Executive Committee Meet of Maharashtra to be held at Nashik on 9th August 2014.  

                                 Agenda of the Meeting

1. Report from Circle Secretary regarding execution of the resolutions  passed in last AGM at new Delhi .

2. Report from Finance Secretary regarding fund status of Circle and status of quota paid  and pending by all              districts.

3. To discuss and decide strategies for coming membership verification of  executives.

4. To discuss about the transfer policy drafted by BSNL Maharashtra.

5. Any other point raised during the discussion with the permission of  the chair.


Note :- Venue :-C.T.T.C. Near Satpur Telephone Exchange, MIDC Satpur,  Nashik MH 422007.

               Date :- 09- August- 2014    Time:- 09:00 am

           As meeting is very essential in lieu of forthcoming membership verification its compulsory to every Circle  Body member and DS , DP to attend this meeting.


                                                                              Circle Secretary,

                                                                           AIGETOA, Maharashtra

Copy to-


2. Hon. GM (HR&Admin), O/o CGMT, Maharashtra Circle

3. Circle President, AIGETOA Maharashtra.


Jul 23, 2014
  • Every member must pay subscription fee of Rs 800/- for the period Aug-14 to March-15 directly to CHQ account through DD/Pay Order/Cheque/internet etc. the account detail of AIGETOA CHQ is as under:


    • Account Name: AIGETOA (All India Graduate Engineers Telecom Officers Association)

    • AIGETOA CHQ Account No. - 007010100808101

    • BanK Name: AXIS Bank

    • IFSC CODE: UTIB0000007

    • Branch Name: Statesman House, 148, Barkhamba Road New Delhi. Pin -110001


  • Every member of this association must download membership form and deposit the same after filling the form to District Secretary. If District Secretary post does not exist same may be deposited directly to Circle Secretary. District Secretary must collect all the duly filled form from individual members and forward in original to Circle Secretary. After receiving all the form of the circle, CS must forward the same to CHQ on the address to “ Sh Ravishil Verma, C-23 Jalvidyut Appartment Sector-21C Faridabad, Haryana”


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  • Every member, after depositing the subscription and duly filled form, must fill the online form attached herewith for verification .Click here for Online Membership Form( ) 


    • This association will start active persuasion of all the issues from 1st Aug-14 onwards i.e. only after completion of above work so please start the work on war footing basis.

Why Should We Choose "BSNL" as our Telecom Operator - Must Know.

Jul 19, 2014

BSNL provides almost every telecom service in India by having largest market share for fixed telephony and above 67% market share in ADSL Broadband Services with biggest OFC network in India. so lets talk about, why should we choose BSNL as our telecom operator?

  • Lowest Tariff which assures Cheapest Charges never given by any for all Telecom Services provided by BSNL a fully  Govt Owned Company with focus only on Social Responsibility than on Profit Motive.
  • National Largest Telecom Operator & PSU BSNL provides Broadband access network, which is a superb service for remote areas too, will be available on digital subscriber line technology (on the same wire that is used for plain old telephone service) having High Speed Bandwidth BSNL Broadband Plans at lowest tariff rates with Transparent Billing and with out any type of Hidden Charges.
  • BSNL Mobile has PAN-India presence with presence in all the 24 telecommunication cellular circles and 2 Metro Districts in India. BSNL Mobile provides Widest Mobile Coverage with Seamless Roaming for Every Nook & Comer by covering all Villages, Cities, entire National  & State Highways, Railway routes across India with roaming access, including Delhi and Mumbai, and International roaming access to more than 300 networks across the world with lowest tariff rates.
  • In India, BSNL is the only one Total Telecom Solution Provider with Widest Technology Covering entire Spectrum of Telecom Services, i.e. Landline, Broadband, Mobile, WLL, WiMAX, MLLN, MPLS, VPN, Leased Line, VSAT, Data card 2G, 3G,  & EVDO.
  • BSNL has also offered futuristic special services to customers like lPTV, Mobile Banking, VAS, TV on Mobile,  Video Calling,  FTTH Services, Video & Voice CaIling Services, which is like a Single Window Services for all Customer Needs.
  • BSNL, the only telecom operator to be called  as Telecom gaint (or) National Telecom Backbone for all telecom services, including value-added services, such as Free Phone Service(FPH), India Telephone Card (Prepaid card), Account Card Calling (ACC), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Tele-Voting, Premium Rae Service (PRM), Universal Access Number (UAN).
  • BSNL Provides Service to all-from Common Man to Large Corporations, Defence, Space Agencies etc., and also provides Total Telecom Solution to all Leading Banks and Major Corporates.
  • BSNL provides complete suite of Telecom Services even in Rural and for flung areas which are commercially non-viable proving clearly the Social Commitment (Ex:- BSNL employees restored the services, even working 24 hours without rest for Uttarakhand disaster in 2013, and also as on date BSNL, the only Mobile Operator, offers Mobile Connectivity for Amarnath Yatra).
  • One of the major thing is, BSNL earnings goes mainly for country’s infrastructure Improvements & Nation Building and which in turn is utilized for providing Basic Amenities, Health & Education for Poor and Downtrodden.

If you agree with the above points, Do not hesitate to join BSNL family. Choose BSNL and Subscribe for BSNL Mobile, Broadband etc..(for any telecom services), to contribute for National Growth. BSNL is reliable. It is Inexpensive. It is truly Indian. Feel Great to be an “Indian” and Feel Proud to be a “BSNL-Customer”.

BSNL,MTNL,ITI CDoT,TCIL may get Rs 6,463 cr this financial year as fresh capital expenditure

Jul 17, 2014

The government has set a total expenditure target of Rs 6,463.65 crore for telecom public sector units, including BSNL, MTNL, ITI, C-DoT and TCIL, this fiscal."The provisioned amount will be part of fresh capital expenditure that we will have to make in increasing our asset which includes network expansion and upgradation," a top official of a state-run telecom operator told PTI.

The government has earmarked Internal and Extra Budgetary Resources (IEBR) for BSNL at Rs 5,132.19 crore, MTNL Rs 808.46 crore, telecom product manufacturing unit Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) at Rs 461 crore, research unit Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) at Rs 60 crore, Rs 1 crore each for HPIL and Telecommunications Consultant India Limited (TCIL), according to an official document.<<Link>>

To face the referendum jointly and settlement of the common issues, AIBSNLEA & AIGETOA signed Joint Declaration.

Jul 14, 2014

GS writes to CMD BSNL in regard to the issues raised by SNEA at Kerala circle

Jul 13, 2014

GS writes to CMD BSNL in regard to the issues raised by SNEA at Kerala circle. AIGETOA has requested for intervention of CMD BSNL and has extended its moral support on the issues which pertains to growth and development of BSNL. Friends some of the members may wonder why we have extended support to SNEA when their approach towards our issues and our association has never been very positive. But we are of the firm view that issues of growth and survival raised by any association should not be suppressed in a coercive way by any management. It gives rise to ruthlessness and arrogance on the part of management which will not be good for any association and any organisation in future. Keeping this point in view we have extended our moral support on the issues pertaining to growth and survival of BSNL and have requested to analyse and reconsider the decisions which appear anti-business prima facie. However, in regard to taking a final call on the future course of action, we have authorized AIGETOA Kerala circle body. Click here for Letter

Govt plans to infuse Rs 39,458 crore fresh investment over five years in BSNL & MTNL.

Jul 13, 2014

Acknowledging that both BSNL and MTNL are currently in financial distress, the government today said it is "quite serious" to restore the health of the two telecom services providers by adopting various measures like a whopping Rs 39,458 crore fresh investment over five years. "Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) are in financial distress.

BSNL and MTNL are faced with declining revenues from loss of market share, increasing expenditure and inability of invest in expansion of communications network," Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha during Question Hour.

Responding to a question on the performance of the two PSUs, he said,"The Government is quite serious to improve the health of the two bodies." He also said the government was "conscious" of the performance of the two firms which needs "substantial improvement". He said government proposed to invest Rs 39,458 crore to bring the health of the two back over the next five years.

DoT to create new ISP licence for cable TV broadband operators.

Jul 7, 2014

DoT  is planning to create a new category of internet service provider (ISP) licence for provisioning of cable TV broadband services. The move is aimed at leveraging extensive infrastructure of cable TV service provider to drive broadband penetration in the country.In this regard, the government is keen to reconsider a proposal of India's broadband policy of 2004, which had suggested use of the country's cable TV infrastructure as a franchisee network of internet service providers for providing broadband services.

The creation of a separate ISP licence is likely to be a part of the new broadband policy that the government is framing. The policy will envisage provision of broadband services as a fundamental right and aims to attract investor interest for development of optic fibre cable (OFC) networks.The new policy is also likely to advance the target date for broadband penetration to 600 million from 2020 to 2019, while the target of 175 million by 2015 will continue.

Urgent :Attention required of all DS/DP/DT

Jul 4, 2014

All District Secretaries must update/organize their membership register on monthly basis from Sept-2013 (Also prepare in soft copy and take print on monthly basis for maintaining register in hard copy) in the following format on the basis of paid subscription only. They must send  the same before  All India General Meeting/CEC. For updating the membership register District Secretaries must use their District representatives to interact with the members whether  he is regular payee of association subscription. District  Secretaries must strictly avoid the proxy membership.

GS Shri Ravisheel Verma AND AGS Shri. Amit Rai Meet WITH CMD BSNL

Jul 4, 2014

GS- and AGS met Shri A.N. Rai , The Current CMD BSNL and congratulated him on assuming the high offices of CMD BSNL . The issue of Superannuation and Pay scales was discussed in detail. GS informed CMD that with the issuance of clarification by DPE wherein they have clarified that quantum should be 12% and they have also defined the term affordability, there should not be any reason to stop 30% superannuation benefit to the direct recruits. CMD BSNL told GS that issue of Superannuation was already in pipe line with the outgoing CMD Shri R.K. Upadhyay but due to some unavoidable circumstances same could not be taken up. CMD assured GS that the matter is well in sight of management and he shall be taking it up with the board very soon.

 GS also discussed the issue of standard pay scale to the executives at the level of JTO and JAOs and the pay parity issue of executives recruited after 2007. GS informed CMD that DPE has clearly stated that they shall not be entertaining the intermediate pay scale and there should not be any delay in taking the decision on the same. GS also told CMD that due to this delay, the new recruits are suffering like anything and hence management should immediately settle the issue. CMD was very receptive to the issue and told that he shall get the issue reexamined in light of the new inputs. GS also requested CMD BSNL for early notification of next LDCE so that more and more executives can get at least their first promotion CMD BSNL told GS to tell all the members to work hard for the company so that the situation of BSNL improves. GS assured CMD on behalf of the members that DRs will leave no stone unturned for the same.

MH Circle Issued SDEs and JTOs transfer orders Thanks to Mh circle management for their efforts

Jun 30, 2014

DPE clarifications regarding introduction of pension Scheme and post superannuation medical benefits in CPSEs

Jun 25, 2014

DPE issued the clarifications of Superannuation issue in CPSEs. This association has been continuously following the pay scale & superannuation issues at all levels including various corridors of Govt and Mangment. The results of efforts made by this association may take time but we are very much sure that we the consistent and persistent efforts we will definitely make the resolutions these issues to see the light of the day. Click here DPE orders

Grant of E1 + Five Increments to the cadre of JTOs,JAOs, and others who have been recruited in the pre-revised scale of E1 A scale

Jun 21, 2014

It is learnt that the proposal sent by establishment cell of BSNL corporate office to management committee for granting E1 + Five Increments to the cadre of  JTOs,JAOs, and others who have been recruited in the pre-revised scale of E1 A scale has been approved by management committee .

Now the proposal will be sent to board for final approval. AIGETOA CHQ is continuously following this issue from several months and we are very much thankful to our chq leaders for insuring justice to SRD PWD batch. 

AGM Staff of MH Circle Mumbai issued modification in Transfer policy for Executives in BSNL MH Circle.

Jun 21, 2014

Modifications  issued in regard to procedure to be  followed for request transfers of executives to Non tenure stations  <<Letter>>

Verification of majority association in BSNL

Jun 16, 2014

SR Cell, BSNL Corporate Office issued holding of 1st membership verification of executive Associations-calling up of applications- <<<Click for letter>>> <<<Click here for facilities to be extended to all association till final election/verification of majority association in BSNL.

MOU Singned with Oriental Bank of Commerce(OBC) for extending various Loan Schemes to BSNL Employees. Letter No.-1-9/BFCI/Staff Loan/2011-12, Dated:-12-06-2014

Jun 16, 2014


Jun 10, 2014

The  combined meeting  of AIBSNLEA  &  AIGETOA  was held at Mumbai  to discuss  about the Transfer policy  issued by Circle  Administration  on 29/05/2014.  The following Office Bearers and  Officers from  Staff side were present


1] Hon. Shri  M.K.Jain C.G.M. Maharashtra

2]  Shri Mukesh Mangal   Adll. G.M. (HR & Admn.)

3] Shri P.R.Sule  AGM  STAFF


1]  Shri V.P.Kulkarni  Circle Secretary

2]  Shri  B.D.Gaikar  OS

 3] T.S.Gajkosh  DS  Mumbai


1]  Shri  Ashish Jain  Circle Secretary

2]  Shri  Shirish Tembhare ACS

3]  Shri  Pankaj Bhawsar  CWC

Hon. Shri M.K.Jain  C.G.M. Maharashtra  circle  assured the modification in transfer policy through discussion  and as per administrative convenience  and need of Executives.

        A detailed discussion was held on the letters dated 3/03/2014  ,  29/03/2014 & 26/05/2014 submitted by both Associations ie AIBSNLEA & AIGETOA   and most of suggestions   will be incorporated  in the policy. The issue of posting of substitute against the request transfer  and considering MMRDA area as one  SSA is still open for more discussion and the suggestions  given by both Associations on the issues of Substitute against Request transfer is agreed  and will be incorporated  as suggested  by United Forum and MMRDA area  will be given space after discussion in the next meeting.

All the Office Bearers of both Association took  active part in discussion.

The Meeting concluded  with vote of thanks by Shri P.R.Sule AGM Staff  


CHQ Updates

Jun 10, 2014

GS Shri Ravi Shil Verma writes to CMD BSNL for agenda meeting with concerned authorities under the chairmanship of his goodself to discuss the status of resolution of issues pertaining to the Direct recruits which were agreed to be resolved in a time bound manner. Click here for letter

Representatives of AIGETOA meet Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Ji, Hon’ble MoC & IT, Govt of India at Patna

Jun 10, 2014

On behalf of AIGETOA, Our delegates from Bihar Chapter met Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad ji, Hon’ble Minister of Telecommunication & IT on 8th June’2014 (Sunday) at his Patna residence on his first visit to Bihar after assuming charge of the ministry. AIGETOA Bihar felicitated the Hon’ble Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad ji with flower bouquet and a shawl to honour his appointment as MoC in the Government of India, who basically hails from the state of Bihar. He thanked for the love & respect showered by the association on his first visit to Bihar. The delegates of AIGETOA Bihar comprised of Shri Wasi Ahmad CS-Bihar, Shri Mukesh Kumar (OS(E)-CHQ), Shri D C Das (ACS), Shri Prakash Shankar (ACS), Shri Affan Ahmad (VP), Shri Yogesh Kumar (JS), Shri Qaiser Kahlid (DS-Mobile), Shri Deepak Kumar (DS-Circle), Shri Amitabh Kiran.

Shri Wasi Ahmad (CS-Bihar) also handed over a memorandum to the Minister on behalf of all BSNL recruited Executives under the umbrella of AIGETOA regarding pathetic condition of BSNL, its lackluster polices and some immediate solution. The memorandum also dealt with the sensitive HR issues of the company which is totally at receiving end in the present scenario. The youngest & talented bunches of executives recruited by BSNL is in total disarray due to complete neglect in terms of Pay, Promotion & Pension. The Hon’ble Minister gone through the memorandum and assured us to look into the same but he also asked the representatives to ensure more dedication from each employee to turn around the fortune of BSNL. He assured that the government is equally concerned and sincerely looking into the status of BSNL in detail. We assured him for the same. We Shall keep on pursuing with the Hon'ble Minister at Delhi with more details of issues & solutions in near future for an improved BSNL.

Memorandum submitted. Click here



Transfer guidelines

May 30, 2014

BSNL MH Circle issued guidelines for posting of executives as per choice station within SSAs after transfer from tenure SSA, however no claim allowed for choice of post.<<Letter>>

BSNL CO issued reminder for Rotation of officers on sensitive post for more than three years and its compliance within three days.

May 30, 2014

United Forums of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA submitted letter to Circle office

May 27, 2014

After a long period of  one and  half month Circle Office issued  transfer policy  on 23/05/2014 with very few  change as compared to lastly issued Transfer policy dated 28/03/2014. The only change made is Zonal seniority instead of Point to Point transfer ( point no 10) of new transfer policy. Zonal seniority will not be the solution of  the problem of request transfer and it is against the corporate office Transfer Policy & clarification and will lead to legal consequences. 

Recently, United Forums  of AIBSNLEA  and AIGETOA  discussed with  Circle  Admn. on 07/04/2014. United Forum of AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA again written a letter for modification in transfer policy.

Main features of letter are

1]    Choice station may be given to the executives who completed Circle tenure.

2]    Choice station  for SRD/PWD candidates.

3]    Zonal Seniority may not be considered  as substitute  for request transfer.

4]    No change in IMMUNITY to executive association.

5]    MMRDA may be considered as one SSA as in case of Delhi and NCR.

6]    Separate SSA recognition to GM(Mbl-Nodal) section.

The meeting for discussion is fixed on 29/05/2014 with Hon. CGM  to discuss on all above points.



May 24, 2014

A delegate of AIGETOA under leadership of Vice President Shri Mantosh Kumar, CWC Delhi Circle, Shri Shubhendu Kumar CWC NTR, Shri Shailendra Kumar Singh, Executive members of Delhi circle Shri Manoj Kumar, Shri Bhupendra Agrawal Organising secretary of Delhi circle Shri Badri Kumar Mehta, Members of Delhi Circle Shri Aswani Kumar Joshi, and Shri Prem Kumar Diwedi met Honb’le MP Shri Jagdambika Pal at his residence at New Delhi on 21st May 2014. Our team extended best wishes on behalf of AIGETOA on his glorious victory in the 16th Lok-Sabha election. In cheerful atmosphere, Honorable MP introduced our team to all his guests and dignitaries who were present with chiming applaud to the young engineers of BSNL. Click here for photos

 He was very keen to know about the development of the issues raised by our association and he himself initiated queries for the same. He was briefed about the present scenario on issues raised by AIGETOA. We emphasized on unlawful and vindictive actions initiated by MP Telecom Circle against our All India General President, Shri R P Shahu. With the expression of surprise and anguish he assured to look into the matter in coming days after the formation of new government.

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Blog posts April 2013

Clarification from Corporate Office

Apr 30, 2013

CO has issued clarification regarding the continuation looking after arrangement not exceeding  180 days and basis for release  of  LA as per statutory guidelines on reservation in promotion <<Letter>.

CHQ Updates:Kind attention young members of this association- 30% fitment case dismissed by Humble P-CAT

Apr 30, 2013

It is learnt that case filled by some group of JTO recruited after 1.1.2007 before Humble P-CAT Delhi seeking 30% fitment as of existing executive citing principle of equality i.e. equal pay for equal work has been out-rightly dismissed on 23rd April-2013.


 On various platforms this association has been trying to convey to the members that this principle does not hold good in this case. There is only possibility of getting E2 pay scale that to tough fight is require through this association platform with your active support. This association will also try to minimise the pay difference once pay scale is finalized but it is not possible without your active support. Many may confuse this young blood to expend the hard earn money in knocking the door of court of law with the issue having no merit but it is only the association which can bring the justice.

Hence extend your full support to this association taking full ownership. Instead of begging, Association has decided to snatch our rights through the mouth of evil BSNL management in time bound manner which require unconditional and close association of members with full trust on leadership.


Apr 28, 2013

In response to AIGETOA Aurangabad  request for urgent meeting to discuss the agenda given on dated 05-03-2013 ,the respected  GMT Shri.Rajesh Sahu  had  meeting with AIGETOA  Aurangabad on 26-04-2013 in Confernce Hall of Sanchar sadan.Meeting  started  with welcome  of  GMT Aurangabad by Shri. S.N.Jirwankar ACS AIGETOA  by presenting beautiful  flowers and then   DS Shri.Vasant Halge  welcomed  all from Association side.

 Meeting started with very good news that TBP DPC approved by CGMT which was listed  as first point in agenda given by association. DP Shri.Ghanshyam Ingle appreciated the efforts of admin and  many thanks given to GMT for organizing timely DPC and ACS requested to the management to initiate the proposed DPC due in the month of Apr-2013 as per new norms.GMT instructed  AGM (A) Shri.J.G.Bhatt  & SDE(HRD) Shri.R.D.Bhamre to start the proceeding to complete the TBP in scheduled time.

 In reply to point put forward by association for redesign of existing  local transfer policy i/r/o rural to urban and urban to rural  due to incorporation of mobile executive in SSA list,GMT has assured to include mobile executives and revised list will be circulated to one and all for information .Association demanded that urban to rural & vice versa transfer has to be followed from common pool seniority without any favour .It is assured from management side that transfer will initiated on need basis and adhering to the condition listed in transfer policy.

 Ex.President  Shri.Kishore Wadhawe has brought to the notice of GMT that CSCs in rural  should be supported with sufficient man power & leave back up arrangement  .GMT assured and hinted that posting of  additional staff to CSCs having good  revenue collections is under consideration.

 With the considerable discussion on HR points ,focus of meeting  shifted  towards the listed  total technical and core development issues .All the members representating the mobile wing including Shri.S.R Wani ,Milind Satdive,Ganesh Palkar ADS,Pradeep Ingle ADS,Anil Kurallu,Umesh Ghatorsingh,Sharique Ahmad has presented the issues faced by executives .Association requested to arrange the rigger before the start of monsoon session,GMT assured to arrange the same on provisional basis till the  finalization of tender by Mobile Wing –Nagpur. Shri.Kishore Wadhawe  insisted to replace the burnt BTS rack at Talani ,management assured to access the situation .Many members voiced  for continuation of  OMCR has per earlier schedule to avoid inconvenience to field staff & to avoid failure of BTS . Association has demanded for posting of sufficient staff in OMCR. GMT told that existing arrangement shall continue in OMCR & but categorically rejected the posting of additional staff in OMCR due to shortage of TTAs ,

 Points listed in agenda such as CDMA BSC shifting  DT Shri.Amit Kuril has requested  to accommodate the existing CDMA BTS in one BSC .GMT has appreciated the point and management will think on better option of accommodation BSC at MSC CHN.Point raised by DS for sparing of Powerplant by  diversion of load on other PP,It was accepted considering the arise of need from other station.

 Association demanded the scrapping of life expired battery sets/idle store,GMT appreciated the concern and told to initiate where ever details like estimate ,installation date & other data available and shall instruct account authority to spare time to visit the places along with field staff.

 Point raised by ACS  Shri. Jirwankar &Shri.Ghanshyam Ingle  DP regarding  timely FRAC and scheduling of leased deeds.GMT was aware of the situation faced by executive in field and increase in demand of rents by landlord considering prevailing market rate & suggested that focus for amicable resolution of critical issues to avoid heavy involvement of money on account of shifting of tower/BTS.It will be instructed to planning to prepare schedule of FRAC.

 Point raised by DS Shri.Vasant Halge regarding the non billing issues of leased cct and non availability of records ,the meeting of nodal officer leased cct,CO and AO(TRA) will be called with GMT.

 Constructive discussion of three hours on all points listed in agenda and some points raised by  member has taken place in  healthy manner and GMT has shown  positive & keen interest and appreciated the involvement of  GEs in improvement of services and expected  outstanding result from GE fraternity.

 DP Shri.Ghanshyam Ingle extended sincere thanks to GMT  Shri.Sahu Sir for accepting valuable suggestion given by Association  & for assurance to resolve the issues relevant to field & executives in general. DP extended thanks to GMT for exchanging technical inputs .DP also thanked AGM(A) and SDE(HRD) for maintaining problem solving attitude.


EPF cases of BSNL recruits

Apr 28, 2013

In response to EPFO Letter to Circle EPF Nodal  Authority,CAO CA-I Mumbai circle office  has written to all  SSA for immediate  conclusion EPF individual cases and timely submission of EPF statement and intimated to fix the responsibility for un due delay. <<Letter>>

Deputation of ITSs working in DoT to MTNL/BSNL

Apr 27, 2013

DoT called volunteers from willing  ITS Group 'A' officers working in Department of Telecommunications to work in BSNL/MTNL on deputation <CLICK>


Apr 25, 2013

The CEC meet of AIGETOA CHQ and CS/CP was held on 21st and 22nd April 2013 at CTO Sabhagar complex, New Delhi. Representatives of almost all of the circles participated in the meet. The meeting was held as per agenda schedule wherein CHQ and CS/CP/CWC of the circles voiced their opinion on various agenda items. Some important activities like finalization of the election norms and future course of action for the association were finalized.

 On 21st April association related activities were finalized and various resolutions were taken regarding the election process for next AIC. Details of the resolution will be circulated through group mail.

 On 22nd April, representatives met again and burning issues were discussed.

 After discussions, it was noted by each member present in the meeting that management has been continuously ignoring the interests of the Direct recruits and are not willing to listen their grievances. It was decided that we have waited enough and if management is not willing, we have to make them listen and force them to resolve the issues.

 Thereafter, GS along with other representatives unanimously decided that no further begging, they should immediately go to CMD and tell them that they will have to listen to the grievances and resolve the issues cum rights in a time bound manner. GS along with all the representatives then moved to the third floor of BSNL CO to meet CMD. Unfortunately, CMD was on leave due to some medical problem, we all Gherao Director(HR/EB) with shouting slogan “AIGETOA ZINDABAD, BSNL MANAGEMENT MURDABAD”and in a clear manner communicated that till management doesn’t commits the resolution of the issues and define the timelines, not even a single person will move an inch from the place and we all sat together. We all were ready to face any consequences including police arrest for snatching our rights.

 Director (HR/EB) sensing the gravity of the situation called to meet the representatives and discuss the issues. Immediately heads of various HR groups and Finance wing dealing with the issues were called. The meeting lasted for 3 hours and various issues were discussed and timelines were committed. In the first phase some of the long pending cadre issues were discussed. The minutes of the meeting will be released soon. Click here for Detail of the discussion

 Friends, though Director (HR/EB) has realized the reason behind desperation of the executives up to such extent and committed for the resolution of issues in timelines but we should not relax. We should be vigilant enough of the situation and be ready for striking hard with a loud voice and full vigor if the issues are not settled in time line as committed by Director (HR/EB). We should keep ourselves prepared for next struggle which is start soon after the timelines. If management resolves, well and fine otherwise we have to once again make them realize the might and power of the DR unity.


Apr 25, 2013

 The  Consistence persuasions of AIGETOA’ns of Maharashtra state Compelled EPFO authorities to write letter to BSNL, MH Circle Administration regarding non- submission of EPF records for the financial year 2010-11 & 2011-12. << click for letter >>

BSNL Circle Accounts sections has not submitted the correct EPF records to EPFO Bandra  for the financial year 2010-11 & 2011-12 till date. It is learnt that the updation of these records are still under progress even after laps of 2 years.

Further, for the  first time EPFO have provided the reasons for the delay in issuance of the Annual balance sheets in respect of the EPF accounts of members of Maharshtra circle  for the financial year 2008-09 & 2009-10 in a reply to a letter written by Shri. Pankaj Bhavsar, DS AIGETOA Kalyan .<< click for the letter >>


LDCE Court Case Update.

Apr 23, 2013

Today the hearing for LDCE Court Case could not take place as Hon'ble PCAT bench was not sitting today. The hearing has been postponed to 30th April 2013 in the same bench.

Panel constituted for revival of state owned telecom PSUs will take a call on the telecom department's demand that Cabinet approve Rs 23,000 crore bailout for BSNL and MTNL.

Apr 22, 2013

The Centre has constituted a panel of ministers tasked with looking at ways to revitalise the two public sectormobile phone companies - BSNL and MTNL.Currently, an empowered group of ministers(EGoM) headed by finance minister P Chidambaram looks into all spectrum-related issues for the telecom sector. It is not known if Chidambaram will head the new Group of Ministers (GoM) too. This panel will take a call on the telecom department's demand that Cabinet approve Rs 23,000 crore bailout for BSNL and MTNL.<link>>


Apr 20, 2013

Today the hearing for LDCE Court Case was held at Hon'ble P-CAT, New Delhi. The case was argued strongly in our favor by our counsels. The Senior Counsel from BSNL, another Counsel from BSNL Side, Two Counsels from AIGETOA and one counsel from successful candidates appeared for hearing. The counsel from SNEA has also moved an impleadment application. The argument from both the side was heard in the court though the opposition side wanted a long adjournment, the Hon'ble PCAT has posted the case for final argument on Tuesday, the 23rd April 2013 at 2.30pm with a firm direction that case will be heard and on that day itself irrespective of whether any body is present or not. We are expecting a firm outcome on Tuesday.

Seniority issues never ends in BSNL

Apr 20, 2013

A case on the preparation of All India Eligibility List for the promotion of the SDE (T) in seniority cum fitness in the  was filed in  Hon’ble Central Administrative Tribunal of Ernakulum .The case was listed today and the Hon’ble Tribunal Issued the interim injunction order on the promotion in the seniority cum fitness. Now BSNL Management cannot carry on promotions from JTO (T) to SDE (T) under 67% quota without the leave of the Hon’ble Central Administrative Tribunal,Ernakulum. Order copy will be uploaded soon.

Confirmation of JTOs in MH Circle

Apr 18, 2013

BSNL MH Circle has issued confirmation order in the cadre of  JTOs .List and letter <<Click>.

Telecom Security Directorate planned to tackle threat from Chinese equipment.

Apr 17, 2013

The DoT is also setting up Centralised Monitoring System for lawful interception and monitoring of telephone and Internet servicesIn response to the perception within the intelligence and defence community of the growing threat to national security from imported Chinese telecom equipment, the Centre is planning to set up a ‘Telecom Security Directorate.’ This is part of the government’s broader strategy to set up an institutional framework of technical manpower to handle telecom security-related issues linked to the use of telecom gear manufactured by Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE.<<Link>>

BSNL HR Manual at a Glance

Apr 14, 2013

BSNL’s human resource is one of its greatest assets. HR policy, rules, guidelines and regulations have a direct bearing on the service conditions of this invaluable resource. It is therefore important that a single point of reference on HR matters is made available, which serves as dependable source of information both for the employees well as the management. A comprehensive BSNL HR Manual has been complied. Click here for BSNL HR Manual

MTNL to deploy telecom tech developed by IIT-B across city.

Apr 8, 2013

Mumbai will be the first city to have India-developed Carrier Ethernet Switch Routers that provide telecommunication services with an additional layer of security for customer data.These routers can carry leased services, software-defined networking and secure communications. The Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd will deploy these routers across eight sites in the city.The telecom hardware is being manufactured by the Hyderabad-based Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) under licence from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. The national telecom carrier and the electronics major signed a memorandum of understanding at the IIT last week to implement the initiative.This is perhaps the first instance where a carrier-class technology developed at an academic institution has found its way to a tier-1 provider in India in the transport network, a release from ECIL said.

The Ethernet switch routers have been designed and developed by IIT, Bombay. They are the fastest in the business and consume less power. MTNL will will offer carrier-class services to enterprise customers, government agencies and other bodies from each site.

These include Ethernet services, leased lines and MPLS network access from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps. The backbone of the network will consist of 10 Gbps links that would route carrier Ethernet and optical transport network packets.Devang Khakhar, Director, IIT Bombay said that the deployment of its licensed technology would set a new benchmark in technology adoption from the IIT system to industry.

Peeyush Agrawal, Executive Director, MTNL said an earlier version of the hardware was tried in its data centre after its launch in May 2011.P. Sudhakar, Chairman and Managing Director, ECIL said the collaboration with IIT Bombay helped bring the technology to the market.

AIGETOA MH Congratulate award winning CSC Team in MH Circle

Apr 6, 2013

Hearty Congratulations ..!!!

 Amravati Main CSC  team & Chandur bazaar, CSC team ,of Amravati  SSA for getting the prestigious  Swarn Awards for CSC in Maharashtra circle for 2nd and 3rd quarter.  << Click for letter >>

  Amravati Main CSC has won prestigious swarna award  in both 2nd and 3rd quarter in category – I CSC,  under the dynamic leadership of Shri. Vijay kumar Lilhare, Dy. G.M. BSNL, Amravati.Special congratulations.. to  Shri Umesh Kawalkar ,SDE (CSC-main),Amravati & his team lead by  Shri. Subhash Tatte  Sr. TOA and other staff of CSC .Shri. Anil Pandit ,TM Shri. R.M. Jikar,Sr. TOA, Smt.S.M.Waghade,Sr. TOA  Shri. Devghare,TM.

 Congratulations.. to all CSC staff for sincere  efforts taken by them under the spiritual guidance of  Shri. Umesh Kawalkar ,SDE (CSC-Main),Amravati, for achieving this glory….

 Many congratulations to Chandur bazaar, CSC team, for winning swarna award  in  3rd quarter in category – III CSC.

Congratulations.. to Smt. M.U. Kawalkar,SDE,Chandur Bazar for her devotion & hard work along with her team lead by Shri. Prashant Golekar, TTA,Chandur Bazar with other CSC staff has bring  this glory to  Chandurbazar SDCA.

Telecom won’t lay golden egg for now: Hon.MoC Shri.Sibal

Apr 6, 2013

Union telecom minister Kapil Sibal said on Wednesday that he fears signing files as he doesn’t know how courts would interpret such decisions in the future. The telecom sector will never lay a golden egg again.“The bureaucrat wonders if he should take this decision if ten years from now, somebody hauls him up in the court and says it is time for him to go in... I fear... I personally sitting on that chair. I fear to sign something as I don’t know what is going to happen in the court of law five years from now,” Sibal said, in response to questions at the CII’s annual general meeting.

 Union telecom minister Kapil Sibal said that it is time that the contours of jurisdiction must be respected.“In the absence of that we are going to go through a chaotic state of affairs, which is no good for anybody. The sense of fear emanates from there,” he said. This sense of fear has happened since 2010 he said, and blamed “the CAG and the most independent media in the world,” among others, for this.

Sibal said that the telecom sector was the golden goose which laid the golden egg and the government itself has just got a mere Rs 1,000 crore.  The golden goose will never lay the golden egg again for a little while ... What is the result of all this? The sector is under debt of Rs 2.50 lakh crore. So I like to know who has benefited?,” questioned Sibal.

Appeal to all GEs

Apr 6, 2013

Dear Friends, All the LDCE qualified members are requested to apply online CL in advance for 8th April-2013. Other members may also apply on line CL for 8th April 2013 to show the solidarity. Remember this is not an agitation but just to register our protest officially which may also help management to appraise the desperation of executives about their career progression before the Hon'ble court of law.

BSNL services -Disrupted by theft,JCB and now under sea cable cut ,storm water

Apr 6, 2013

State owned Telecom PSU -BSNL  Services are getting paralysed  by cable theft,cable damages by JCBs through out country but now it seems never ending with under sea cable cut which has affected ,'Broadband Speed'.Now it reported that storm water drainage work affected OFC/Copper cables at Chennai.<<Details>>

3G roaming: Airtel says HC could not have acted at RCom’s plea.

Apr 6, 2013

Bharti Airtel failed to convince the Supreme Court on Friday to hold an immediate hearing against the HC’s order yesterday lifting the ban on its earlier ruling to prevent execution of DoT’s order from stopping the company to offer 3G services in circles where it does not have licenses.  SC has posted the matter for April 8.<<Details>>

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