Karaikudi Kumbakonam Thanjavur Cuddalore Pondicherry Madurai Salem
March to Parliament : Following historic two day countrywide general strike on February 20 – 21 this year, the working class of India is again getting ready for another country wide struggle, this time in the form of a mammoth ‘March to Parliament’ on December 12. All the eleven central trade unions who have been jointly leading the campaign and struggle on the ten point charter of demands since the last four years have called for this ‘March to Parliament’ demanding settlement of the Ten Demands. Click here.
Extension of benefit of Time Bound Pay Scale upgradation under the 'Promotion Policy to non-executives granted executive scale(s) under the erstwhile A.C.P Scheme in BSNL : Click here.
BSNL - Statement of Profit and Loss 2012-13 : Click here.
Employee Remuneration, Office and Administrative Expenses 2012-13 : Click here.
Presentation made by BSNL at the Awareness session with Unions and Associations : Click here.
NEPP anamoly - Model cases sought from certain Circles. Click here.
Rajya Sabha Questions and Answers :
Financial condition of BSNL and MTNL.
Financial performance of BSNL.
Revival of BSNL and MTNL.
Proposal to make use of BSNL and MTNL services mandatory.
CHQ on Committee on new scheme of Bonus / PLI based on PMS : The meeting for evolving PLI formula was held on 9th December and the official side was represented by Smt. Madhu Arora, (GM, Restg), Smt. S. Chaudhary (GMEF), Shri Neeraj Verma (GM SR) and Shri R.K. Goel (GM Est). The staff side was represented by Comrades Islam Ahmad and P. Abhimanyu. The official side desired to introduce individuals / Group or circle Performance Management System for grant of PLI to the employees. The staff side expressed serious reservations on the system. The official side was told even targets to the circles are not fixed on uniform basis. Performance of circles depend on many factors. The NFTE pressed that performance should be taken as a whole and PLI be distributed to all the employees. The official side agreed to give details of PMS to representative of both the unions jointly at a convenient date. The staff side also pressed for adhoc payment of PLI as same has not been paid from the year 2011.
DPE's grading to BSNL for the year 2012-13 on the basis of compliance with Corporate Governance is Excellent. Click here for the letter. Had profit not been linked to payment of PLI by BSNLEU in the year 2005, BSNL employees is eligible for a PLI of Rs.14,000/- for the year 2012-13 on the basis of this grading.
Merger & Acquisition norms cleared by empowered group of ministers : Merged telecom firms can hold up to 50% market share. Initially, the proposed ceiling was 35% which would have effectively prevented companies such as No. 1 Bharti Airtel from acquiring rivals. Click here.
CHQ News : Compassionate appointment cases upto 30.06.2013 are being taken up by Corporate Office.
CHQ writes to CMD., BSNL on Restructuring of SSAs : Click here.
Committee on new scheme of Bonus / PLI based on PMS to meet on 9.12.2013 : Click here.
Awareness session for All Unions / Associations : Click here.
Anticipated IDA increase w.e.f. 01.01.2014 : The Consumer Price Index (IW) for the month of October 2013 is 241, an increase of 3 points.
Even if there is no increase in CPI for the month of November 2013, the IDA w.e.f. 01.01.2014 will be 90% - a 4.5% rise. One point increase will lead to 4.7% rise and 2 point increase will lead to 5% rise. A drop of one point will result in 4.2% increase.
Com Islam and Com Rajmouli met Dir (F), GM ( Estt) and GM (Restg) and discussed issues like Wage Erosion Committee report, JTO LICE results, Relaxation of marks in JAO Part II, etc : Click here.
Draft TTA Recruitment Rules - CS., Tamilnadu writes to CHQ seeking additions / alterations/ deletions in the draft RR circulated by BSNL : Click here.
DOT to move a Cabinet Note to pay Administrative Charges of Rs.2700 crores to BSNL, Railtel and Power Grid Corp for carrying out work to BBNL. The work will be distributed in the ratio of 70:15:15. Click here.
National Council to meet on 23.12.2013.
DOPT guidelines regarding handling of Complaints in various Ministries/ Departments : Click here.
Inclusion of members from Staff side in the Committee constituted for evolving new PLI (Productivity Linked Incentive) formula : Click here.
Unions view sought on extension of CGHS facility to abosorbed BSNL Employees : Click here.
BSNL circulates Draft Revised RR for the cadre of TTA : Click here.
Empanelment of hospitals in Chennai by Tamilnadu Circle 2013-2014 : Click here for the list.
Copies of Circulars / Orders related to staff matters, etc which are not classified are to be marked to Recognised representative Unions : Click here.
List of Holidays for Tamilnadu CIrcle for the year 2014 : Click here.
JTO induction training structure and Syllabus - clarification : Click here.
NFTE seeks intervention of Hon'ble MOC on revival of BSNL : Click here.
JTO LICE passed Engineering graduates and MSC ( Electronics) graduates will directly undergo Phase I training: Click here.
Settlement of Revision of Pension cases ( Pre 2006 ) - DO from CMD to CGMs : Click here.
CMD writes to Secretary, DOT on 78.2 arrears : Stating " the presidential directive with the stipulation that 'No arrears will be paid' has closed the scope of future payment of arrears from 1.1.2007 to 9.6.2013 for all time to come, even if the financial position of BSNL improves ", CMD., BSNL has written a DO letter for reconsideration of the DOT's decision on payment arrears. Click here.
Compassionate ground Appointments - clarification on weightage point: While applying weightage point system, pre-revised pension should be considered along with the actual terminal benefits : Click here.
Clarification regarding change of option to NEPP scheme on introduction of NE 12 pay scale : Click here.
BSNL issued orders for increase in IDA w.e.f. 01.10.2013 : Click here.
Wage erosion of employees appointed on or after 01.01.2007 : NFTE has discussed the issue with Dir (HR) on 8th October. It is understood that the report of the 3 Sr.GMs committee was ready. Early settlement demanded : Click here.
Meeting with Director ( HR ) on 08.10.2013. Click here.
7th Pay Commission for central govt employees announced : The 7th Pay Commission for central government employees was announced today. The recommendations are likely to be implemented with effect from 01.01.2016. The names of the Chairperson and Members as well the terms of reference will be finalised and announced shortly after consultations with majority stakeholders. Press release by GOI.
Corporate Office expresses its concern over non-formation of Circle / Local Councils : Click here.
Agenda submitted by NFTE for discussion in National Council : Issues taken include Bonus, Restoration of Medical and LTC, one day Special CL for Women employees, stagnation of RMs, regularisation of offg.JTOs, etc. Click here for Agenda submitted by NFTE.
MOU with State Bank of India for extending various Loans to BSNL employees : Click here for the MOU.
GoM approves refund for BSNL, MTNL for returning BWA spectrum :A Group of Ministers (GoM) on revival of BSNL and MTNL today decided to refund the money paid by the state-run players for surrendering BWA spectrum worth more than Rs 11,000 crore. Click here.
National Council constituted : Com Islam, President, NFTE, is the Leader staff side and Com C.Singh, General Secretary & Com.R.Pattabiraman, Circle Secretary, Tamilnadu are members from NFTE. Click here.
Issue of service SIM to Non Executives : Our Circle Union has taken up the case of issue of service SIMs to another 30% of Non Executives in second phase. It has been assured that the sanction for the same will be issued on receipt of proposal from SSAs.
Tamilnadu Circle JCM constituted : Click here for the List.
Corporate office, on the basis of complaints from Unions that there are insufficient hospitals on the panel of BSNL field units, seeks list of empanelled hospitals and additional hospitals under process for empanelment : Click here.
BSNL issues Draft Notification for Recognition of Executives' Associations: Click for Draft recognition rules.
78.2 IDA benefit to Pensioners : " Since the orders are effective only from 10.6.2013, the issue of pay revision, notional or otherwise, of those employees who retired between 01.01.2007 and 9.6.2013 does not arise." - BSNL's reply to DOT.
Letter by DOT to BSNL on revision of Pension due to 78.2 IDA merger : Click here.
Circle Secretary's Circular on Stagnation ...... on Delhi Conventions.
NFTE writes to CMD., BSNL demanding payment of Bonus : Click here for the letter.
Inclusion of Representative of employee associations of BSNL in Sports and Cultural Boards / Staff welfare Board : Click here.
Seizing Indian Telecom Through FDI - Com R.Pattabi : New Age. Visalandhra.
Deduction of Pension contribution under EPS 1995 : Click here.
Note on Superannuation benefits to D employees - CS., Tamilnadu.
Superannuation benefits to DR employees - Committee of Senior Officers' recommendation.
BSNL management has constituted a committee with three Sr.GM's [ GM(SR), GM(Est.) & GM(EF)] to study wage erosion of employees who have entered BSNL on or after 01-01-2007
Circle Secretary's circular on 100% FDI in Telecom : Click here. ( in Tamil )
National, Circle and Local Council members should belong to the Recognised Representative Unions only : Click here for Corporate Office instructions.
Drop in Emoluments consequent to 2nd PRC - cases of TTAs, Sr.TOAs, RMs appointed after 1.1.2007:CHQ writes to CMD quoting CAT, Chandigarh order and Settlement given to TN State Govt.Employees. Click here.
CHQ demands allowances on 78.2% IDA merged Pay : Click here.
HRA, Skill upgradation allowance and Medical reimbursement with Vouchers only on 68.8 % IDA.View Corporate office orders.
Group of Ministers on BSNL and MTNL revival to have its first meeting today. Subject Note of DOT to GOM.
BSNL issues orders for 78.2 IDA merger :Click here.
DOT has issued orders for 78.2% IDA merger. Click here for orders copy.
CMD., BSNL has conveyed to Com Islam, President, NFTE, that DOT has approved merger of 78.2% IDA and orders will be issued either today or on Monday.
Re-constitution of Works Committee: 3 members each for NFTE and BSNLEU. Click here.
Constitution of Councils - National, Circle and Local Councils : Click here.
Child Care Leave - Frequently asked questions & application for CCL.
Expenditure control in BSNL. LTC to those who have crossed the age of 59 years. Click here.
Recognition orders to NFTE-BSNL and BSNLEU : Click here.
Facilities to NFTE and BSNLEU & as well to Unions which secured more than 2 % votes: Click here.
Faclities to Recognised Representative Unions & to those who secured more than 2% votes.
6th Membership Verification - Official Results : Click for CRO's letter.Result sheet.
Inspite of betrayals, NFTE has secured more votes in Tamilnadu than BSNLEU. Tamilnadu results : Click here.
Click for New Recognition Rules.
Women's day gift from BSNL, Joint forum of Executives Associations and Non Execuitve Unions &NFTE : Child Care Leave orders issued by BSNL.Click here.
Method of Fixation of Pay of those who were promoted prior to 1.10.2000 but opted for fixation of pay on the Date of Next increment falling after 1.10.2000: Click here.
NEPP - Guidelines regarding consideration of period of performance review involving Disciplinary cases : Click here.
Processing of Pension - Clarification on cases of employees dismissed from BSNL after rendering continuos service in DOT/BSNL. Our Circle Secretary took up this case with CHQ and the clarification was issued on CHQ's efforts. Click here.
Empanelment of Hospitals in Chennai by CGM., TN Circle, Chennai. Click for the List of Hospitals.
Presentation made by BSNL on VRS to Stakeholders,i.e.,Employee Unions/ Associations: Click here.
Proposal submitted by BSNL on VRS in the meeting held with the Hon.Minister for Communications and IT on 12.09.2011. Click here.
BSNL HR Manual : Circulars / Guidelines on HR matters
VRS calculation as per DPE guidelines & as per presentation made to MOC
Vellore SSA website - launched on 13.04.2009