Latest Updated on: 25.08.2015 04:26:27 PM
Organise branch level meeting to make the September 2nd a grand success.
Dear Comrades, preparation for 2nd September, general strike are in full swing all over India. Series of meetings are being organised and addressed by the CHQ leaders. The response of the workers is very encouraging. In Punjab Circle, Circle Secretary addressed the District Executive committee meetings of Ludhiana, ferozepur and Roper. Circle office union and Hoshiarpur union have already fixed the dates for meetings. At Ludhiana even branch level meetings are being held. Circle secretary addressed the massive joint meeting of four branches of Bharat Nagar exchange building today. District secretaries are requested to hold DWC meetings/ branch level meetings immediately. No stone should be kept unturned to make the strike a grand success.
Refund & stoppage of recocveries due to mistakenly granted increments in light of Hon’ble Supreme Court decision in SLP No. 11527 of 2014 dated 18-12-14. CS writes to CGMT Punjab
Posters for 2nd September General Strike
Gist of the meeting held with the circle management on 14-08-2015
As per the decision of Ludhiana Circle Working Committee meeting notice regarding start of deferred agitation is being submitted with the CGMT Punjab today
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We are saddened to hear the news of untimely death of Sh. Rajiv Kumar Mandal JTO Chandigarh & Ex.Circle President of SNATTA . He expired today morning . Circle Union convey heartfelt condolences to his family & friends.
Two Days Circle Working Committee, meeting of BSNL Employees Union Punjab Circle concluded at Ludhiana today. Com. Balbir Singh Circle Secretary explained the 10 point charter of demand of 11 Central Trade Unions, on which the Central Trade Union, Federations of central and State government employees and Unions of public sector are going to organize general strike on September 2nd 2015. He also explained the post card campaign starting from August 10 to 22, 2015 for the revival of BSNL. He told that there is no improvement in any issue contained in demand charter of 21 & 22 April strike except some improvement in IDA merger issue. Circle Working Committee unanimously resolved to participate in the September 2nd general strike. The participating leader ensured that they will make the strike a grand success and the post card campaign will be completed effectively. After taking the stock of indifferent attitude of the circle management CWC also decided to launch imitational programme against the circle management. CWC strongly criticized the government decision to create a separate new tower company. By creating a new company Government will take away the 65000 tower asset of Rs. 20000/- Crores from BSNL. CWC argued upon the CHQ to chalk out a protest against this arbitrary decision of the Government.
revised orders of special casual leave for attending CWC meeting of BSNLEU at Ludhiana on August 05 &06 2015 at Ludhiana
Change of designation of Non-Executive cadres, final settlement is reached in today,s meeting. Minutes of the meeting signed by the official & staff side and issued
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Circle office issued orders granting special casual leave to the CWC members for attending CWC meeting at Ludhiana on 05 &) 06 August 2015
28 cases of compassionate ground appointments have been approved by the circle office. 40 aspirants crossed the bench mark of 55 points which are necessary for getting appointment. The remaining candidates will be kept in waiting and their claims will be considered next year in the month of April. The corporate office tried to change the procedure by issuing instruction to prepare separate waiting list for group-C & D posts. Circle union as well as Chq took firm position that instruction already circulated should be implemented. Corporate office has to withdraw the new instruction. Now all the hurdles have been crossed and these 28 candidates will get appointment letters very soon. BSNLEU Punjab Circle congratulates the successful candidates and wish that the remaining 12 candidates may get job next year.
Composition of BSNL Punjab Circle Sports & Cultural Board for the period 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2017
List of empanelled hospital in New Delhi
District working committee of BSNLEU Jalandhar decides to join September 02, 2015 en masse
Highly successful District working Committee meeting of BSNLEU Jalandhar was held at Jalandhar yesterday. Com. Iqbal Singh Dhillon Asstt. Circle Secy explained the issues of Non Executives and impact of Neo-Liberal policy on BSNL & other public sector as well as working class of the country. He also explained the 10 point charter of demands of 11 central trade unions on which one day strike is being observed on September 2nd 2015. The DWC meeting decided to join the strike en masse. During the meeting Com. Davinder Singh District President of NFTE (BSNL) joined BSNLEU along with his 45 colleagues. He was honored by the leaders of BSNLEU Jalandhar. Com. Satpal Badhan former District Secy. BSNLEU, Com. H.S Dhaliwal D/Secy Jalandhar, Com. A.K Verma District President Jalandhar, Com. Sarbjit Singh D/Secy Amritsar, Com. Davinder Singh Organising Secy.Punjab also addressed the meeting.
Circle Union welcome and congratulate Com. Davinder Singh and his colleagues for their decision to join BSNLEU
Violation of BSNL transfer policy as well as Circle Council decisions in Punjab Circle - Notification for agitation issued.
Circle office endorsed orders of one advance increment to direct recruited TTA,s
Awards for Departmental Scholarship for the technical/non-technical - Education to the children of the BSNL Employees during the year 2015 - 16, academic year 2014 - 15.
state level convention of central trade union, federations /unions of Centre,state/ Public sector employees at Jalndhar
CITU,AITUC,INTUC,BMS and CTU jointly organised a massive convention at Desh Bhagat Hall, Jalandhar today. Federations of central Govt.,state Govt, chandigarh (UT), unions of Public sector employees participated in large in the convention. large number of workers of BSNLEU from Ludhiana and jalandhar also attended the convention. The hall was full to its capacity and audiences have to listen the leaders by standing in and out side of the hall. State level leadership of all the participating unions/federation explained the 10 point demand charter and need to organise a massive campaign to make the September,2015 strike call a grand success.The convention gave a clarion call to the workers to fight out the anti workers, anti public sector, pro private operators, amendment in labour laws,price rise, privatisation, disinvestment, direct foreign investment policies of Govt.The mood of the workers was very upbeat.
Notice for circle working committee meeting scheduled to be held on August 05-06. 2015
8th Conference of Ludhiana BSNL Employees Union
8th District Conference of BSNL Employees union was held at Ludhiana on 14&15 July 2015 in gents retiring room Ludhiana. The Conference was attended by more than 200 delegates. An open session was also organised. Com. Balbir Singh Circle secretary while addressing the open session elaborately explain the impact of Neo-liberal policies.He said that NDA Govt. led by Narender Modi is implementing the Neo-Liberal policies more aggressively. The Govt. is bent upon to hand over the entire public sector to the multinational companies and Indian Corporate houses. After BSNL now is the turn of Indian Railways. He also explained about the 10 point demand charter of the 11 Central trade Unions on which the September 2nd strike is being organised. He called upon the workers to fully participate in the strike. Shri Vinay Aggarwal Sr,.GMTD Ludhiana, Shri Raj deo Additional GM Ludhiana, Budh Singh Circle treasurer and Balwinder Singh district Secretary also addressed the open session. New team of office bearers lead by Com. Darshan Singh. Avtar Singh Jhande, Amarjit Chander and Surinder Singh was elected District President, District secretary, Assistant District Secretary and treasurer respectively.
Procedure of booking Inspection Quarter at New Delhi
Demonstration against Bibek Deb Roy Committee recommendation to privatise Indian Railways
Tense situation at Amritsar SSA CS writes to CGMT Punjab
Meeting with Chief General Manager
Circle Secretary, Com. Balbir Singh met Shri R.C Hooda, CGMT Punjab, yesterday and discussed the following issues. Dy. GM (Finance) and Dy. GM (Admn) were also present in the meeting.
1. Regarding LDCE (Limited Departmental Competitive Examination) for the promotion to the cadre of TTA.
We pointed out that several questions in the question paper were out of syllabus/ wrong and the answers given in the provisional answer key were also wrong. We also pointed out that similar mistakes took place in the question paper of JTO LICE Examination held in June 2013, the said question paper was reviewed and 17 questions were dropped. CGMT showed his serious concern and immediately directed the DGM (A) to review the case as done earlier in the case of JTO (LICE) Exam. We are hopeful that good number of questions, as we have pointed out will be dropped and pass percentage will be reduced. We are also hopeful that more candidates who appeared in this examination will clear the same.
2. Regarding long pendency of outdoor medical claim bills at Circle level.
We pointed out that a large number of medical claim bills are pending since a long time and at least claims amounting to Rs. 1.75 crore are unsettled. Very prolonged discussion took place. CGMT directed the Finance and Admn. wing to sit around the table and find out a mechanism to simplify the procedure. He also told that representative of BSNLEU can also be consulted if necessary. He also directed to clear all the pending bills without further delay.
3. Regarding adamant attitude of Amritsar management.
We briefed the whole issue of Amritsar SSA. CGMT directed the DGM (A) to intervene in the issue and find out the solution.
4. Regarding deduction of two days salary of employees, who participated in the Dharna held during the month of Feb.2015 at Roop nagar SSA.
CGMT issued suitable instruction to the DGM (A) to settle the issue.
Regarding Forwarding of cases to Circle office
Meeting of CGMT with various Unions/Associations with regard to bring out improvement in the customer base of Punjab Telecom Circle
Difficult and out of syllabus question paper in LICE, to the promotion to the cadre of TTA held on 07-06-2015 at Rajpura - CS writes to CGMT Punjab.
CWC members/ District Secretaries/ Branch Secretaries to note that the charge of Circle Secretary has been given to Com. Iqbal Singh Dhillon Asstt. Circle secretaries
Indifferent/ adamant attitude of the Amritsar management, CS writes to CGMT
teledensity & market share of Telecom companies as on 30-04-2015
Comparison of Market share of Telecom Companies
Introduction of new promotional VDSL plan in Chandigarh SSAof Punjab Circle
requirement of Drop wire and Jumper wire for field units in terms of maintenance and new telephone connection.
DO letter from Director CFA to all CGMs regarding effective implementation of Free calls to any network scheme from land lines during night hours i.e from 9:00 PM to 07:00 Am
Inordinate delay in settlement of medical claim bills of Hospitals and empanelment of good/reputed Hospitals
revised procedure regarding Visit report in case of Indoor Medical Treatment
BSNL management has allowed free calls from landline to any network from 09:00 PM to 07:00 AM. The forum of BSNL Unions / Associations in its meeting held on 25-05-2015 has decided to organise month long campaign to popularise the scheme. The forum has directed the circle/District Secretaries to meet the CGMs and GMs for coordination to make the call a success. Accordingly, Com. Balbir Singh Circle Secretary met the CGMT yesterday and apprised him the decision taken by the forum. CGMT expressed his happiness, over the decision and fixed a meeting with the forum leaders on 04-06-2015 at 15:30 in his chamber to discuss the means and ways to increase the land lines. CS also discussed the issue with leaders of Forum in Punjab. District secretaries are requested to call the meeting of forum and met the District management. The shortage of store material should be brought to the notice of Circle leaders.
Reminder regarding issue the presidential orders to temporary status mazdoors upon the absorption in BSNL
Pending of Non-Vigilance disciplinary cases ( Major/Minor)
Identification Of Senstive & Non-Senstive Posts
Information regarding engagement of casual labours including TSM .
Nomination for Bharat Snachar seva padak,Vishisht Sanchar Seva padak awards for BSNL Exemplary/ Meritorious performance for the year2015
relieving in ERP & post implementation user related issues.
relieving in ERP & post implementation user related issues.
D O letter from CMD BSNL Shri Anupam Shrivastava to all CGMS for effectively implementation of promotional scheme on Land Line allowing free calls to any net work from between 09:00 PM to 07:00 AM
Holding of LICE for TTA 50 % quota for the recruitment year 2014.All Non Executive in the Pay Scale of 9020 to 17430 and above with 5 years service are eligible to appear in the exam.
Note on review committee meeting held on 18.05.2015
Sanction of annual Circle Sports Grant for the year 2015-16
A Committee to explore the possibility of construction of 28, type - IV and 28, type -III staff quarters at Sector 20, Panchkula has been constituted under the chairmanship Shri R.C Hooda CGMT Punjab .
Compliance of minutes of Circle Council meeting held on 29.12.2014
Targets for renting out space in BSNL premises for installations of ATMs
Circle Council ,review committee meeting is scheduled to be held on May 18 ,2015
All India sports calender for the year 2015-16
licence fee and HRA to be charged from officers officials of DOT and other organisation to whom BSNL accommodation is allotted
Meeting with CGMT Punjab Circle
Circle president Com. Bhag Lal kondal, Circle secretary, Com. Balbir Singh, Circle treasurer ,Com. Budh Singh, District Secretary circle office Com. J.M J aidka , met Shri D.R.Paul ,CGMT Punjab Circle and demanded immediately holding of Circle High power commitee meeting to finalise the compassionate ground appointments. Look after CGMT, who also happens to be the chairman of the HPC told that the meeting of HPC will be held next week and pending cases will be finalised according to the marit and will be sent to the Corporate office for intimation and for final approval as per rules.
The leaders also met Shri Amarjit Singh DGM(A) and discussed the issue of granting stagnation increment to the Regular Mazdoors. DGM(A) assured that the clarification sought by the districts will be issued by next week. The pending medical claim bills were aslo discussed. DGM(A) assured that the latest status of all the pending medical claim bills will be conveyed to the union next week.
Consolidated list of empanelled Hospitals in New Delhi as on 01-05-2015
Look after arrangement of CGM Punjab
Message From CGMT Punjab Circle
Revolutionary greetings on "May Day" the international workers day. Let us continue our struggle for socialist, secular & classless society.
Inordinate delay in settlement of Medical claim bills of the staff at Circle level CS writes to CGM.
Distortion of Circle Council minutes and in-ordinate delay in fixing the review committee meeting CS writes to CGM
BSNL CO issued orders increasing IDA from present 100.3% to 100.5%from April 1st 2015.
Hats are off to the brave Comrades of Punjab. The today's strike is 92.22% in Punjab. The response to the strike call is unprecedented In fact this strike is ever successful strike in BSNL since its inception.Hearty congrats Comrades.
Heartly congratulations on a glorious strike on day first in Punjab Circle. The over all strike in Punjab Circle is 95 % +. We are glad to inform you that this is first time that strike in circle office was 98 %. All the comrades are requested to make it 100 % tommorrow.
The Forum meeting took place at 1100 hrs today at New Delhi. The meeting unanimously decided to go ahead with the two strike, and to make it a total success. Strike will start at 0000 hrs on 21-04-2015 and will continue up to 2400 hrs on 22-04-2015. It will be a stay out strike. On both the days, powerful demonstrations should be organised outside offices, in which all the employees should be made to participate. Sufficient media publicity should be arranged for the demonstrations.
Dear Comrades , a meeting took place yesterday between the Forum and CMD BSNL. There is no improvement on the issue. The CMD BSNLrequested the leaders to defer the the strike, so that a meeting can be held with the Secreatry , DOT, who is on a foreign tour . The CMD BSNL told that the meeting can take place in 15 days to one month . The Forum meeting will take place on 20th April. Keep the mobilisation for the strike in full tempo.
Writeup on the strike dated 21,22 April 2015 by Com. Balbir Singh , President BSNLEU is to be published in the daily Desh Sewak.
Rotation of official working on sensitive posts
Market Share of BSNL as on Feb 2015
Constitution of Selection Committee for recruitment/Confirmation of various cadres in groupC&D for the year 2015-16in Punjab Circle.
Information related to Exchange less than 10 DELs & between 10 to 20 DELs-Regarding.
Pre- Recruitment Training for SC/ST/ Minority candidates appearing the various Limited departmental Competitive Examination for the promotion to the cadre of TTAS under 50% quotab to be held on 07-06-2015. DR & promotionds.
Selection of All India BSNL Cricket Team to represent in National/National level/PSU tournaments during 2015-16.
BSNL Employees Union Ludhiana organised Blood Donation Camp dedicated to 15th foundation day of BSNLEU and 84th martydom day of Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. 90 units of blood were donated in camp.
We pay respectful homage to Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh , Rajguru and Sukhdev the Heroes of freedom movement who laid down their lives for the freedom of our country on their 84th martyrdom day. let us continue our fight against the imperialism which is spoiling the lives of the people. we should also continue our fight to fulfil the dreams of martyrs of democratic, socialist and classless society.
BSNL Employees union Ludhiana observed 15th foundation day of BSNLEU
Observe BSNLEU day & the Martyrdom Day of the great freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru in a befitting manner
Dear Comrades, revolutionary greetings on this special day,the day of 15th formation of BSNLEU. Similarly the Martyrdom Day of the great freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukh Dev and Rajguru falls on 23.03.2015. Circle Union calls upon the district unions to celebrate this year’s Foundation Day of BSNLEU, together with the Martyrdom Day of Bhagat Singh, Sukh Dev and Rajguru on 23.03.2015 by hoisting our Union flag and by organising other programme. Since we are in the midst of a struggle to revive BSNL, seminars, special meetings may also be organised on this subject. Reports may be sent to Circle Union immediately.
BSNL will buy back Wi-Max CPE @ Rs.500/- per CPE
Declaration of Holiday on 14 April 2015 on account of Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
Two Days strike for survival of BSNL and Twenty points demand Charter will be held on 21 and 22 April 2015.
The proposed indefinite strike on 18-03-2015 has been postponed. Now the strike will be held for two days i.e on 21 & 22 April 2015 instead of indefinite strike. The notice for two days strike has been served upon with the management on 12-03-2015
Inordinate delay in settlement of Medical claim bills of the staff at Circle level CS writes to CGM Punjab
Non relieving of TTAs transferred under Rule-8 of BSNL transfer policy CS writes to CGM Punjab.
Total Number of GSM connections in Punjab Circle
Married Son will be considered for compassionate appointment.
Scruitinisation of CGA applications to be put up before circle HPC -Complete in all respect.
Limited Departmental Competitive Examination(LDCE)for the promotion to the cadre of Telecom Technical Assistant under 50% quota for the Recruitment Year 2014.- Notification thereof.
Delegation of powers to CGMs for settlement of medical claims relating to non-specified chronic disease HCV(Hepatitis-C)
celebration of International Women day week
Parliament question on Outsourcing of call centre and various work of BSNL
Congrats for holding Successful lunch hour demonstration against pro-corporate and anti poor, middle class budget of Modi Government. As reported by the district leaders the protest demonstration was very successful all over the Punjab
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नरेन्द्र मोदी सरकार के भारतीय तथा विदेशी कारपोरेट को धन वापसी बज़ट के विरोध में दोपहर को ( लंच ऑवर) ज़बरदस्त रोष प्रर्दशन का आयोजन
नरेन्द्र मोदी सरकार द्वारा प्रस्तूत पहले आम बज़ट में भारतीय तथा विदेशी कारपोरेट को 5,89,285.2 लाख करोड़ की रियायत दी है । आम आदमी पर परोक्ष रुप में टैकस का 23383 करोड़ का बोझ डाल दिया है । गरीबों की दी जाने वाली रियायतें 2.60 से घटाकर 2.44 लाख कर दी है । पब्लिक सैक्टर की विनिवेश के द्वारा 69500 करोड़ इकट्ठा करने का लक्ष्य रखा है । परिवार भलाई निधि की राशि 35163 करोड़ से कम करके 29653 करोड़ कर दी है । अनुसूचित जाति के लिए आबंटन राशि 12000 करोड़ कम कर दी है । अनुसूचित जन जाति के लिए आबंटन राशि भी 5000 करोड़ कम कर दी है । खाद्य सब्सिडी , MNREGS (महात्मा गॉंधी राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण रोज़गार गारंटी योजना ) , कृषि, ग्रामीण विकास, शिक्षा, स्वास्थय एवं परिवार कल्याण की राशि वही है । मुद्रा सफिती एवं महँगाई का सामना करने के लिए कोई वृदि नहीं की गई है । कर्मियों के आयकर में कोई राहत नहीं दी गई ।
हम सभी साथियों से अनूरोध करते है कि मार्च 03, 2015 को ज़बरदस्त रोष प्रर्दशन अयोजन में भाग लें ।
Relieving of TTAs/JTOs transferred under rule -8 of BSNL transfer policy
Circle Working Committee meeting of BSNLEU Punjab held at Moga
Circle Working Committee meeting of BSNLEU Punjab circle to review the ongoing preprations for Signature campaign, Parliament march, indefinite strike from 17th march 2015. it was decided to orgnise camps to collect signatures from the public. it was decided that more than 200 comrades from BSNLEU Punjab will participate in the Parliament march on 25th february 2015. it was also decided to hold District Working Committee meetings of all the SSA in the first week of March 2015 to make the indefinite strike a grand success. Com. Bhag Lal, Circle President, Com. Balbir Singh, Circle Secretary, Com. Iqbal Singh Dhillon, Asst. Circle Secretary will tour the Punjab, coordinating the leaders of forum of BSNL unions and associations.
Special Casual Leave for CWC meeting at Moga
"Save BSNL Save Nation" Convention at Ludhiana- News in Press
Notice for Circle Working Committee Meeting shall be held at Moga on 18-19, February, 2015
Highly Successful “Save BSNL Save Nation” Convention held at Ludhiana (Punjab)
Transfer of District Secretary and District President of BSNLEU Roop Nagar. CS writes to CGM
Attendance sheet form
Minutes of the Circle Council meeting held on 29-12-2014
Com. Malkit SIngh former branch Secretary BSNLEU Jagraon has passed away, Yesterday after a prolonged illness. Circle Union conveys heartfelt condolences to aggrieved family.
Result of Telecom Mechanic Exam (Limited Internal Competitive Examination) dispatched to SSA Heads for declaration. SSA Heads will declare the result within one week. As per the report receive so far the result is very poor only around Twelve Candidates have cleared the exam out of Sixty Five. Circle union will study and will take up the case after declaration of final result.
Meeting with CGMT Punjab Circle
Circle secretary met Shri G S Julka, CGMT Punjab and discussed the following issues.
1. Engaging field staff in distribution of telephone bills.
BSNLEU pointed out that due to involvement of line staff in telephone bills distribution. The maintenance work is badly affected, so to provide efficient services to our valued customers, Line staff should not be engaged. CGM told that this is being done as per the instruction of Corporate Office, however he agreed to write to Corporate office for exemption of line staff from bill distribution.
2. Reimbursement Medical bills of hepatitis-c patient.
The cases of medical reimbursement of hepatitis-c patient are badly delayed, BSNLEU Punjab strongly demanded early settlement. CGMT told that they are persuing the cases regularly but still some cases are not settled and the delay is at Corporate office. We told that BSNLEU has already taken up the case with Corporate Office for delegation of powers to CGMT to waive off the Outdoor treatment condition. We met the GM (ADMIN) corporate office who told the recommendation come from CGMT agreed to send recommendation.
State level convention at Ludhiana on February 04-2015
As per the call of Forum of BSNL Unions/ Associations successful 3 days Dharana was organised throughout the Country. March to Parliament will be organised on February 25,2015. The Forum has given call to "Meet the Public' and to collect one crore signatures in support of our demands from the public. Memorandum of " SAVE BSNL Campaign" for collecting signatures is available at Chq website. The collected signatures are to be submitted to Prime minister on the day of parliament march. As per the decision of the forum state level convention to make the agitational programme/ 17 March, 2015 indefinite strike a grand success are to be organised in each Circle. The Convention of Punjab Telecom Circle will be held at Guru Nanak Bhawan near Bharat Nagar chowk Ludhiana on 04-02-2015. District secretaries are requested to ensure maximum participation by our members.
BSNL has forwarded Office memorendum No. 1-33/2012-P & PW(E) dated 16-01-2014 issued by Ministry Of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions, Department Of Pension & Pensioner Welfare regarding.
(i) Eligibility of disabled children for family pension after marriage
(ii) Eligibility for two family pensions. clarification regarding.
Succesful Dharna on the call of Forum of BSNL Unions / Associations at Ludhiana .
Dear Comrades. Congrats for holding three days Dharma on the call of Forum Of BSNL Unions / Associations very effectively. Prepare for March to Parliament on February. 25. 2015 and indefinite Strike from March 17.2015. Start " Save BSNL ". Campaign immediately.
Start getting signatures from the public in proforma available at Chq website.
Review of results of failed SC/ST candidates in the Limited internal Examination(LICE) for Telecom Mechanic-Revised guidelines
Rs. 2330927( twenty three lacs thirty thousand nine hundred) sanctioned for BSNL Staff Welfare Board by its president
List of holidays to be observed in Punjab Telecom Circle during the year 2015
modification sought in transfer policy