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1 JAN 16: AGM Staff Mumbai issued orders for DGM Looking arrangements for nine  DEs by posting them in same SSAs except two cases who are also posted as per their willingness.  Letter <<<>>>

     SNEA MH congratulates all officers for new assignment as DGM and wish them grand success in this new assignment.


1 JAN 16: CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for DGM Looking arrangements for two CAOs and posted them as DGMs.   Letter <<<>>>

       Com. V.N.Dhage, GM Fin Mumbai keeps his promise as Com. Mrs. Shridevi Arya has been posted as DGM FC Mumbai and being well aware about the activities of Finance wing of Maharashtra circle, we are confident that she will take care of grievances of Finance wing executives with total HR approach and well with transfer policy guidelines.

       SNEA MH conveys thanks to Com. V.N. Dhage, GM Fin Mumbai for filling post of DGM FC Mumbai and congratulates Com. Mrs. Shridevi Arya for taking over charge of DGM FC Mumbai and wish her grand success in this new assignment. 


1 JAN 16: CAO FC Mumbai issued Time Bound Promotion order in respect of 41 AOs Letter <<<>>>


1 JAN 16: Meeting with Com. V.N. Dhage GM Fin Mumbai: Delegation of SNEA MH led by Com. S.B. Bhosale CT SNEA MH and consisting CS, Com. Prashant Jadhav, DP SNEA CO Mumbai, Com. Anil Dubey, DS SNEA Mumbai & Com. Omprakash AO Mumbai had meeting with Com. V.N. Dhage, GM Fin Mumbai in his chamber on 30/12/2015 at 1530hrs.

        As present GM Fin Mumbai is aware about the difficulties of Account wing executives in Maharashtra Circle and mainly due to very positive approach by Com. Dhage GM Fin towards the Finance wing officers, the meeting was highly successful as about all the issues raised by SNEA MH are resolved.

Minutes of the Meeting <<<>>>


31 Dec 15: Details of highly successful meeting of SNEA MH with Com. V.N. Dhage GM Fin Mumbai will be uploaded shortly.


31Dec 15:  SNEA MH Circle congratulates, Com. P.B. Belsare, AO Raigad SSA, on his superannuation retirement as on today, 31/12/2015 and wish him & his family members “A Very Happy, Peaceful & Long Retired Life”.

Com. P.B. Belsare,  {Mob 9423894382}, presently working as Accounts Officer (Estt)  Raigad SSA has started his career in the DoT in Nov 1976 as Telecom Accounts Clerk.  During his further service he was upgraded as Sr. Accountant in 1986, the JAO, AAO & finally as AO since 2004 presently he is working as AO Estt Raigad SSA at Raigad at Panvel.

Com. P. B. Belsare is always helpful and soft spoken and due to his positive steps many of the pay fixation issues of Non-executives/Executives of Raigad SSA have been resolved amicably by giving priority to interest of BSNL. He was instrumental in reduction of overall expenditure.

SNEA (I) MH salutes sincerity, dedication and affection Com. P.B. Belsare towards BSNL and SNEA (I) and on behalf of thousands of Comrades of SNEA (I) Maharashtra Circle, we wish him and his family members “A Happy, Peaceful, Healthy & Long Retired Life”


31 Dec 15: AGM Staff Mumbai calls for volunteers in PA/PS Cadre for filling vacant posts at Circle Office Mumbai and las date of  submission of willingness by Fax or email is 05/01/2016.  Letter <<<>>>

Ø Proper utilization of excess PA/PS seating idle without justified works for years together in some of SSAs and filling vacant posts of PA/PS in different SSAs including Circle Office was one of the issue pursued by SNEA MH.

Ø Now as first step action has been initiated for filling up vacant post of PA/PS in Circle Office Mumbai and there is chance and opportunity to work as PS of CGMT MH Circle as present PS of CGMT MH is shortly retiring.

Ø Specifically for comrades in PS cadre, has great opportunity to serve on such important post.

Ø Also this is best opportunity for excess PA/PS in different SSA/Units in Maharashtra Circle, not having justified works for their posting in 30% HRA area wherein there is no fear of becoming excess in near future, opportunity to break his/her stay in present SSA and will have better experience of working with Top most officer in Maharashtra Circle. 

Ø This will also opportunity for PAs struck up at small places and not getting opportunity for transfer to get posting at Circle office Mumbai and  it up to an individual to opt or not.

Ø After filling the vacant post of PA/PS in Circle office, there are chances that post of PA/PS in different SSAs including difficult/Tenure SSAs will be filled up by utilizing such excess manpower and hence comrades should have look at this as good opportunity and safeguard their personal interest as well as interest of BSNL


31 Dec 15: Careless & casual approach  by Pers Cell BSNL CO in posting SSA Heads in MH Circle continues : Pers cell BSNL CO issued promotion orders for some GM level officers as PGM, Regular in which Shri. A. U. Vadnerkar, GM NWO CM Pune is promoted as PGMTD Solapur. Letter <<<>>>

·        SNEA MH congratulates Shri. A.U. Vadnerkar, a BSNL absorbed ITS officer on his promotion as Regular PGM.

·        It can be seen that about all GM level officers from other Circles are promoted & posted at the same location with up gradation of GM post to PGM level SSA head post, but while posting in Maharashtra big joke is created without practical approach proving lack of knowledge of officers working in Pers Cell BSNL CO about working and requirement of Maharashtra Circle.

·        Rather this is further step of total careless and deliberate casual approach with ‘who bothers attitude’ while posting SSA Heads in Maharashtra Circle.

·        Till recent past, Shri. Vadnerkar was in charge of Mobile wing of entire Maharashtra Circle, and on joining of Shri. Agarwal, GM NWO CM Nagpur and till Shri. Vadnerkar is in charge of GSM services in 50% area of Maharashtra Circle and now on his so called promotion as PGM Regular, he is posted as PGMTD Solapur and Pers Cell has shown it as existing PGM level vacant post. 

·        It is beyond understanding where it is promotion of Shri. Vadnerkar or it is practically demotion.

·        Now GOD only knows when this post of PGMTD Solapur was created and since when it is vacant and who have worked as PGMTD Solapur earlier as there is no official record of creation of post of PGMTD Solapur.

·        It seems that either Pers Cell BSNL CO is not consulting CGMT MH Circle or CGMT MH & his office has not given correct & required feedback on requirement of PGM/GM level SSA Head in Maharashtra Circle and hence this mesh continues in posting of SSA heads in Maharashtra Circle one after another and we are witnessing different administrative jokes and unfortunately its victim is Maharashtra Circle and its growth. 

·        In Maharashtra Circle post PGM level SSA heads were in existence for Pune, Kalyan & Nagpur and on the new criteria of revenue generation PGM level SSA Head is eligible only for Pune SSA and till post of PGM Pune is vacant as it is being looked after by GM level officer.

·        Shri. Vadnerkar, is posted as PGMTD Solapur by unofficially creating higher level SSA Head post in comparatively smaller SSA which has less revenue as compared to many other SSAs in Maharashtra Circle.

·        The post of SSA Head like Satara, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Ratnagiri are also vacant, but Shri. Vadnerkar, is posted on promotion as PGMTD Solapur wherein one GM level Officer & even DGM level ITS officer are posted and rightly working there without much complaints.

·        Thus where, even one DGM level officer can manage show efficiently as SSA Head of Solapur and there two more that to be higher level i.e. one GM level and one PGM level officer are posted and now there will be clashes among these officers about authorities and respect.

·        This is how precocious senior level manpower is being wasted due to poor management of positions of SSA Heads and when many of post of SSA Heads are vacant for months, most correctly for years together.

·        On creation of new post at Solapur, lakhs of rupees will be spent on new office for PGMT Solapur and in there is no chance of posting of any PGM level officer in future and it will be direct & deliberate loss of BSNL.

·        SNEA MH will definitely take up this matter of careless and casual approach in posting SSA Heads with CGMT MH and mainly for review of posting SSA Heads in Maharashtra Circle as whole and for immediate action on posting of right SSA heads at right places for proper growth and development of BSNL in Maharashtra Circle.


31 Dec 15: AGM S&M Mumbai issued clarification that if identity card of student is not available, then bonafide/Service  certificate issued School/College/Institute may be accepted along with other CAF and other supporting documents for issuing SIM Card under Student 148 CUG Plan.  Letter <<<>>>


31 Dec 15: BSNL CO issued orders for creating of new & separate Accounting Circle for ITPC Pune by separating its present working from Maharashtra Circle and it will come into effect from 01/04/2016.  Letter <<<>>>


30 Dec 15: List of BSNL empanelled Hospitals in Mumbai published by AD Admn IV Mumbai. <<<>>>


29 Dec 15:  Welcome meeting with Shri. Sandeep Agrawal GM HR/Admn Mumbai: Delegation of SNEA MH led by Com. S.B. Bhosale CT SNEA MH and consisting CS, Com. S.M.Sahare, JS NRU SNEA MH, Com. Prashant Jadhav, DP SNEA CO Mumbai, Com. Anil Dubey, DS SNEA Mumbai had welcome meeting with Shri. Sandeep Agrawal GM HR/Admn Mumbai. On behalf of thousands of comrades of SNEA Maharashtra, we gave him warm welcome with beautiful bouquet and conveyed him grand success in this new assignment.

·        Shri. Sandeep Agrawal, GM HR /Admn Mumbai was very happy & enthusiastic and has expressed his feelings on the occasion. During discussions, he narrated that he is totally new to Maharashtra Circle as had never worked in Maharashtra Circle earlier, but is aware about working of Maharashtra Circle.

·        He further expressed that since he has taken over as GM HR/Admn Mumbai he is going through all the details and HR issues thereof and his efforts are to clear the issues on day to day basis. We also added that by taking into view time required by new HR Head to ascertain facts, we have not disturbed him even for welcome meeting also expressed our confidence about resolution of pending HR issues of executives in Maharashtra Circle regardless of officer in the chair. 

·        We had discussions on recent happening in HR/Admn sections and real facts thereof and how members of SNEA are getting benefits due to policy working. We narrated him that SNEA MH always supported application of BSNL guidelines, rules on HR issues equally to all including leaders and we expect similar stand to continue in future also.

·        Shri. Agrawal, informed that his working will be fare and well within the policy guidelines and though in earlier days it was possible to settle individual grievances, now it is difficult to help anyone in such out of turn method and during his tenure he will see that HR issues are taken care by uniform policy manner applicable to all.

·        We had many other such discussions to know the views and ideas of new GM HR/Admn Mumbai and he was open enough to share his views with happiness.

·        We have elaborated him on misuse of facilities provided by Govt of India & BSNL to Person with Disability (PWD) by some sound and energetic officers in Maharashtra Circle by providing bogus certificate of disability even with signature of Civil Surgeons and made him aware about it by quoting some classic examples.

·        We have elaborated him about our Circle Conference to be held at Pune in January 2016 and invited him to have grand welcome to new GM HR/Admn Mumbai in presence of all the executives in Maharashtra Circle, wherein he was kind enough to give his consent.

·        As it was introductory meeting, we have discussed only three prominent issues and submitted agenda of other pending HR issues. The details of prominent issues discussed are as follows.

1.     Phase –I Training to Offg JTOs:  We brought to his notice the hardship being faced by the Offg JTOs in Maharashtra Circle and dilemma and confusion created among the Offg JTOs in Maharashtra Circle as no single Off JTO is sent for JTO Phase –I training and allotted batches have lapsed including one which was to start from toady i.e. 28/12/2015. We further added that if no action is taken the next batches allotted for Maharashtra Circle will also be wasted in similar manner. Shri. Agrawal informed that he is aware about the issue and his officers have briefed him on the subject and matter is under discussions and will be settled shortly. Delay was due to uncertainty in view of pending court cases and final decision on this matter. He further added that by now matter has been cleared to better extent and his office is on job to send all Offg JTOs for Phase-I training as per their eligibility and seniority. Anyone who is having difficulties/problem /issues in joining JTO Phase-I training for any reason, he/she will submit his/her representation with reasons and matter will be taken care accordingly in that particular case. We further added that the matter is already delayed only for Maharashtra Circle and requested him to have early action and steps for resolution of unrest among the Offg JTOs, wherein Shri. Agrawal informed that within 2-3 days matter will be settled and hopefully first batch of Offg JTOs may join Phase I training which is commencing from 04/01/2016.  We requested Shri. Agrawal, for his intervention to arrange JTO Phase-I training at RTCC Pune which is readily available and fully equipped infrastructure and it will be central place for offg JTOs in Maharashtra Circle for JTO Phase I training. He assured to look into to it and ascertain possibilities for batches at RTCC Pune.  

2.     Rule 8 Transfers of JTOs: As another important point, we have brought to his notice mass unrest among the JTOs in Maharashtra Circle about undue delay in considering Rule 8 request transfers of more than 110 JTOs working throughout Maharashtra Circle. He reacted that such mass transfers will create acute shortage of JTOs in Maharashtra Circle as Maharashtra Circle is already having shortage of JTOs. We elaborated him about the facts that how due to reduction in lines in many of SSAs, the shortage of JTOs will not have that much direct impact on transfer of just 110 JTOs out of more than 4000 executives working in Maharashtra circle. He added that many of JTOs applied for Rule 8 are not working in filed units are working in offices and cannot be relieved without substitute. We have brought to his notice that many of the JTOs waiting for Rule 8 transfers have genuine family and office issues and hence needs sympathetic consideration and all their works can be mutually managed with rearrangements. We added that some of JTOs are having genuine self & family medical issues, some of JTOs have applied on spouse working ground, some have applied to Circles where already there is more shortage of JTOs than MH Circle, JTOs like Com. Ankush Singh working at All India Soft Tenure since last six years and his request also is pending. All the requests are genuine and many of them can be resolved with preliminary arrangements and initiatives. We brought to his notice that as per our last discussions & continuous persuasion with Shri. Pravin Malhotra then Sr GM HR/Admn Mumbai, file also has been processed for consideration of all Rule 8 transfers and now needs his sympathetic consideration on this burning issue of Maharashtra Circle.  We also pointed out that it was agenda point for discussions in the meeting of all HR heads held in Delhi on 17/12/2015. He agreed that it was point of discussions, but there was no concrete decision and output on this matter to consider all the Rule 8 request transfers. We had shared with him some probable  solutions like considering all request to Circle having shortage more than MH Circle, ascertaining possibilities of having mutual transfers from requested Circle in any cadre, sending request to concerned Circle for confirmation of the accommodation of these JTOs in that particular Circle, priority to certain medical and spouse working cases , executives working at difficult/tenure SSAs without any transfer to popular station during his/her service as JTO and so on.  We were very happy to see that after elaborate discussions Shri. Agrawal understood the difficulties of all these JTOs and made note of some important points and not only assured  to look into all these Rule 8 cases on the basic feedback given by us, but he further added that he will also use his special ideas to give consideration to all rule 8 transfers out of  Maharashtra Circle. 

3.     Implementation of transfer orders from Kalyan to Mumbai and vice a versa: We brought to his notice uncertainty created over the period of one year and non-implementation of order issued by his office just for want of settlement of certain grievances. We also brought to his notice our preliminary discussions on this issue with DGM HR/Admn and implementation of order as whole and not on pick and choose basis. Shri. Agrawal assured that he will look into issue and get is resolved shortly.  

               At conclusion of this meeting we submitted him the list of pending HR issues just for his review and due consideration of these issues in days to come. He assured to look into all these issues shortly. This welcome and introductory meeting concluded with thanks on both the sides and positive assurance for co-operation and firm action on HR issues of executives throughout Maharashtra Circle.

PHOTOs <<<>>>         Agenda of pending HR issues <<<>>>


29 Dec 15:  AGM Staff Mumbai calls for willingness for SDE LA arrangements from138 JTOs for filling 100 vacant post of SDEs in different SSAs/Units and last date for submission of willingness is 08/01/2016. Letter <<<>>>

   Letter states that preference will be given to post officers within same SSA to save expenditure on TA/DA and hence concerned officers may submit their willingness accordingly.


29 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued further clarification on posting of executives to All India soft Tenure stations Letter <<<>>>

ü Now it has been restricted that the officers at Top five position of long stay list are not to be posted to Soft Tenure stations and officers already transferred are given exception from this order.

ü Letter further states that the all India transfer orders issued by BSNL CO are to be implemented within period of three months and all such unimplemented orders will be force implemented through ERP by BSNL CO.


29 Dec 15:  In promotional scheme for increasing broadband lines, BSNL CO offers Broadband modems at reduced rate or even for free cost depending on option of customer o particular plan. Letter <<<>>>


28 Dec 15: Vith circle CONFERENCE at pune :  As notified earlier, the Sixth Circle Conference of SNEA Maharashtra Circle will be held for Three days from 22/01/2016 to  24/01/2016  at Progressive Society’s Auditorium, Modern College, Shivajinagar, Pune-411005.   

ü Copy of Notice issued earlier <<<>>>        

ü Circular for preparations of Circle Conference <<<>>>     

·        Hold District General Body Meetings before Circle Conference before  20th Jan 2016.

·        Elect one delegate per 15 paid members.

·        Email arrival/departure details latest by 20th January 2016.

·        Collect & Pay Circle and CHQ Quota up to December 2015, including all outstanding amounts latest by 10th January 2016.

·        Submit the list of paid members with payment particulars latest by 10th January 2016.

·        Email resolution pertaining to the Organizational/HR issues & Development Issues & agenda points latest by 20th January 2016.

·        It is compulsory to each and every District Secretary, Circle Office Bearers, CWC Member, CEC Member to attend the Circle Conference

·        Facility of Special CL is not available and one has to avail personal CL/EL. 

·        Delegate fee will be Rs. 1000 per delegate.

·        Observer fee will be Rs. 1500 per observer

·        Food Arrangements will be made from breakfast of 22nd January 2016 to the Dinner of 24th January 2016.

·        Accommodation/stay arrangements will be made from morning of 22nd January 2016 to morning Hours of 24th January 2016.

·        For any information about 6th Circle Conference Pune, please contact any of following SNEA leaders who are rightly available at Pune. 

1.     Com. Bharat Sonawane  DS SNEA Pune,   Mob 9422310202,

2.     Com. V.N. Kokare,  DS SNEA ITPC Pune, Mob 9423693211,

3.     Com. S.M. Chand, DP SNEA Pune, Mob 9423571555.

4.     Com. K.L. Jadhav, DP SNEA ITPC Pune, Mob 9423990505,

5.     Com. V.R. Choudhary, JS Pune SNEA MH, Mob 9422025500,

6.     Com. B.N. Kore, JS South SNEA MH, Mob 9423065988,

7.     Com. S.P. Sonawane, CWCM SNEA MH, Mob 9422272800,

8.     Com. S.V. Bhad, CP SNEA MH Mob 9422252233.


26 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued special order for replacing the GM level officers from post of GM HR/Admn at different Circle. Letter <<<>>>

          It seems that BSNL CO has decided to shift all ITS officers from HR/Admn post at all Circles and hence such mass orders are issued. It was started first by replacing GM Pers BSNL CO by substitute of GM level Officer from Civil wing and now same is being penetrated at Circles and it seems that in days to come as a strategy all the ITS officers in HR/Admn will be replaced by GM/DGM level Officers from Civil wing.


26 Dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai calls for VCs of the 26 AOs for CAO Looking after Arrangements throughout Maharashtra Circle. Letter <<<>>>


26 Dec 15:  After Pers Cell, SEA section BSNL CO, takes action for Force relieving of Finance wing executives under transfer from different circle including BSNL CO through ERP. Letter I <<<>>>   Letter II <<<>>>

 SEA section, BSNL CO is dealing with transfer posting of executives in Account Finance wing takes first step in direction of Force relieving of unrelieved executives for whom transfer orders are pending for long time and issued instructions to all Circles to relieve all officers under transfer with immediate effect and made it clear that unrelieved officers will be force relieved  through ERP by 31/12/2015.This will be helpful for executives who are waiting for their reliving for long time and at the same time Maharashtra Circle will get some additional AO/CAOs to meet present shortage of AOs/CAOs in different SSAs of Maharashtra Circle.




25 Dec 15:  BSNL CO continues its special efforts for reducing heavy penalties of Vendors imposed for poor quality works.  Letter <<<>>>

·        Now days, it has become practice and precedence for vendors that first they accept tenders as per the conditions prescribed and then do not bother to follow these conditions directly affecting quality of service and then works to manage BSNL officers for reducing or waiving off the penalties imposed.

·        This seems to be done deliberately by vendors as they have now well understood that things can be managed in BSNL as many of the officers are supporting the undue demands of vendors by neglecting interest of BSNL.

·        In some of AMCs the maximum penalty which can be imposed as per penalty clause is 25% of total value of PO for said AMC and many rather all vendors prefers to deduct penalty of 25% and get 75% payment without doing works as per clauses defined in the AMC. 

·        As such vendors are getting total 75 % payments at any cost which comes in Crores of rupees on name of such AMCs and BSNL losses these crores of rupees causing direct loss due to poor or no performance by vendors under these AMCs.

·        In this case, committee is specially constituted to review the Heavy penalties imposed against M/S Ericson for worst performance in GSM works in North & East Zone during Warranty Period and then during AMC period.

·        Imposition of Heavy penalties means vendor has not at all performed or his performance was worst, but nobody bothers when performance is monitored physically and now c committee has been constituted to review penalties.

·        Now question arise, that who is wrong? The answer for common man will be vendor but to change this answer, such committees are constituted at later stage.

·        It is but natural that either the officers who have framed the penalty clauses are wrong or the officers who imposed heavy penalty are wrong or the officers of M/S Ericson who have done worst performance are wrong & these known facts will be now decided by this special committee.

·        Definitely & we all will surely see in days to come that this committee constituting only BSNL Officers will certify that the BSNL officers who have inserted penalty clauses in tender document and who have imposed heavy penalty as per tender conditions are wrong and the officers of M/S Ericson who have performed worst are only right and it will be further cried foul that now M/S Ericson cannot bear this heavy & so called unjustified penalty and  this is how BSNL Money is being wasted in Crores of rupees without justified works by certain vendors.

·        This happens when our beloved CMD BSNL, many of the senior/junior officers and many of the staff and officers in field units are making sincere and day night efforts in adding new customers and increasing revenue for BSNL and results are quiet good as seen in recent past.

·        But such attempts of employees & selected efficient officers to earn some crores of rupees, will be in vain if the vendors continue to loot BSNL by grabbing and swallowing crores of BSNL money without doing any work & just by managing certain officers in BSNL and this is real challenge & threat in front of BSNL.

·        It is unfortunate that many of the officers in BSNL are aware about these facts but  nobody is ready to put it on papers while accessing & reviewing such proposals, it does not mean that all officers are wrong or having malafide intention.

·        It happens because if anybody dares to put it on papers, the vendor representative shows their powers & goes to level of shifting such officers from the said post let it be in any position, but will get work done on their part as per their desire.

·        Let us hope that at least in coming days such open loss of BSNL is stopped by proper and corrective action by BSNL Corporate office and all poor performances by any vendors are handled by giving priority to interest of BSNL and non-performing or poor performing vendors are taken to task as per terms and condition of tender without such modification of tender condition and such review at later stage.

·        These action of changes in tender condition at later stage comes under purview of Vigilance team and are definitely calling for Vigilance intervention for booking culprits for heavy financial loss to BSNL.

·        If such corrective actions are taken at right time BSNL will definitely show its profit, which is presently swallowed by such vendors in support of certain officers in BSNL just for their personal benefits.  

·        We have already experienced how M/S TERACOM is supplying poor quality Broadband Modems and how certain officers in BSNL are forcing field staff & officers to sale such poor quality modems to customers and how customers are compelled to accept such poor quality modems by specially modifying orders for condition of supply of modems by BSNL and then by special letters compelling officers, staff and even to customers instead of asking M/S TERACOM to replace all such poor quality modems and booking officers involved in this matter of accepting poor quality modems.

·        SNEA MH will definitely put all such issues related to the growth of BSNL on papers and at least after putting such facts on papers, let us hope that concerned officers getting salary of BSNL will work for safeguarding interest of BSNL and there may not be need of intervention by any Vigilance team on such matters concerning to growth and profit of BSNL.     




24 Dec 15:  DGM HR/Admn Mumbai issued revised list of Holidays to be followed in Maharashtra Circle with one change of Closed Holiday i.e. on Mahavir Jayanti and addition of RH on Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Maha Parinirvan Din. Letter <<<>>>


24 Dec 15:  BSNL CO relieved 224 SDEs under transfer from different Circles as per orders issued by BSNL CO w.e.f .23/12/2015. Letter <<<>>>

       Order states that TA/DA advance if not taken earlier is to be claimed after joining transferred station. It is further mentioned that no leave is to be granted to these SDEs under transfer by working Circles as all SDEs including SDEs on leave are relived through ERP and such leave cases are to be settled by joining in Circle under transfer. . This will be troublesome for some of SDEs who are having some genuine issues in joining new places, but it will be great relief to all the SDEs who have completed their tenure and were struck off at Tenure stations for want of relievers.  This order will give confidence to many of the SDEs & DEs joining & presently All India Tenure stations about their relieving after completion of tenure.


23 Dec 15:  The Sixth Circle Conference of SNEA MH will be held at Progressive Education Society’s Auditorium, Modern College, Shivajiagar Pune 411005 for three days from Friday, 22nd January 2016 to Sunday 24th January 2016 including activities related to pre Circle Conference CEC meeting on 22nd January 2015. Notice <<<>>>


23 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued clarification on fixation of Pay of officiating JTOs and their reversion before sending them Phase-I JTO training and same is immediately endorsed by MH Circle. Letter <<<>>>

Ø BSNL CO has created mesh on this subject as just before few days it was clarified that all Offg JTOs should be sent for JTO Phase-I training without their reversion to basic TTA Cadre and now it has been clarified that before sending them to JTO Phase I training they should be revered back to TTA Cadre.

Ø It is further clarified that Officiating JTOs who have been sent for JTO Phase I training without reversion are to be reverted as TTA from retrospective dates.

Ø Letter further clarifies that their pay is to be fixed under FR 22 1(a) (i) from the date they started to officiate as JTO and at the time of revision of the pay as on 01/01/2007, their pay is to be fixed in substantive TTA cadre and then to be refixed in capacity of JTO Offg with 3% increment in substantive grade.

Ø With this clarification many of the doubts about uncertainty of officiating JTOs and their future in BSNL are cleared.

Ø Due to earlier confusing clarification for sending them JTO Phase I training without reversion to TTA Cadre, the hopes of many of the Offg JTO for getting old seniority from year 2001 were increased.

Ø Due to such hypothetical hopes there was reluctance among many of the Officiating JTOs in Maharashtra Circle for joining JTO Phase I training and unfortunately no one is nominated for the first batch of JTO Phase training allotted for Maharashtra Circle which was scheduled from 28/12/2015.

Ø It is unfortunate that when Officiating JTOs from many other Circles are joining JTO Phase-I training, the slots & vacancies allotted for MH comrades are being wasted due to confusion created among officiating JTOs in MH Circle by some individuals for the reasons known to them and unfortunately and temporarily supported by such unwanted and senseless clarification issued by BSNL CO.

Ø Now it is crystal clear that all Officiating JTOs have to undergo JTO Phase-I Training and then and only then they will become JTO otherwise it is next to impossible and hence all officiating JTOs should come out of such selfish traps, apply their mind and brain, analyze & review their decision about joining training and join hands to fulfill their own and prolonged dream of becoming regular JTO. 

Ø  Unfortunately all these comrades have already wasted their more than sixteen years in this prolonged struggle to just become JTO.

Ø If their grievances were rightly addressed at proper time and if they would not have been victim of different court cases including cases filed by some officiating JTOs itself, by now they would have become eligible for scale of DE under Time Bound promotion and it is disgusting that till their pay is not correctly fixed as JTO Officiating.

Ø Not only pay scale, but all these Offg JTOs have lost their seniority and many others who have joined even in years 2010-11 have become senior to all these Offg JTOs.

Ø If their trainings are further delayed they will further loose their seniority in JTOs cadre as Offg JTOs in many other Circles who are joining JTO Phase I training will become senior to all the Offg JTOs in Maharashtra Circle who are not yet to be sent for JTO Phase I training as they will join as JTO before all these comrades in MH Circle and s per the recent court cases date of joining has direct impact on the seniority of the executives.

Ø Some of these Offg JTOs are left about 10 years of services and if they become JTO right time, they may be eligible for two Time Bound promotions at the gap of four-five years.

Ø  The Offg JTO who will join as JTO before coming Pay Revision will be benefitted as their pay will be fixed as JTO and pay of other Offg JTOs will be fixed in substantive cadre and it will again cause financial loss to these comrades. 

Ø As such all officiating JTOs in Maharashtra Circle are appealed to have introspection about their future on the basis of these details and information available with tem and to take appropriate decision about their future in BSNL and towards fulling their prolonged dream of more than sixteen years of becoming Regular JTO.

Ø SNEA MH will support these comrades as per their wish and who are willing for JTO Phase I training, we will pursue for sending them to JTO Phase I training in next batch commencing from first week of January 2016 and who are still not willing for JTO Phase I training we will pursue for not sending them for JTO Phase I training and it’s now time for all Officiating JTOs in Maharashtra Circle to have proper & self-analysis and to take correct decision about their future & carrier in BSNL.


23 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued revised seniority list in respect of only ST category SDEs promoted against vacancy year 2001-02 mainly on the basis of minimum eligible service in JTO cadre in which seniority of many of SDEs is upgraded to vacancies against year 1999-00 & 2000-2001. Letter <<<>>>

·        This was long pending issue pursued by SNEA as many of SDEs like Com. D.B. Kapre, SDE Pune have represented their grievances as their juniors were promoted as DE and these SDEs were deprived from it and since long were pursuing it vigorously for correction in their seniority position.

·        After prolonged persuasion of 2-3 years, the matter has been finally settled and corrected seniority list has been issued in respect of all SDEs in ST Category recruited as JTO against Recruitment Year 1991 to 1995 and appearing in seniority list no 7.

·        Now with this revised seniority list, many of these comrades will be due/overdue for DE Adhoc/Regular promotions and/or their names will be considered for DE LA arrangements.  


23 Dec 15:  In further and special attempt to give better and quality service to the BSNL Customers, Shri. Anupam Shrivastav, CMD BSNL writes DO letter to CGMs for actions to be taken in this direction of resolving customer service related issues as per Service with Smile initiates to build confidence of customers. Letter <<<>>>

         As this letter BSNL employees and offices throughout country will take pledge at 1000 hrs on 30/12/2015 for resolving all service related issues of BSNL customers with Smile and within  shortest possible time.


23 Dec 15:  Shri. Anupam Shrivastav, CMD BSNL writes Circle/Unit Heads for special efforts and immediate steps to be taken for reducing damages to U/G OFC and Copper cables of BSNL and to maintain fault free services to BSNL customers with minimum downtime.  Letter <<<>>>


22 Dec 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai writes all SSA/Unit heads for submission of mandatory Immovable Property Returns (IPR) by all officers in prescribed format all for year 2015 and last date for its submission is 31/01/2016. Letter <<<>>>


22 Dec 15:  BSNL Announces 80% reduction in call charges for new GSM prepaid customers. Press Release <<<>>>


22 Dec 15:  DoPT extended last date for declaration of assets and liabilities by Govt Servants under  Lokpal  & Lokayukt act 2013  for last two years and now Revised Asset/Liability  Declaration of year 2014 & 2015 can be submitted in prescribed format latest by 30/04/2016. Letter <<<>>>


22 Dec 15:  BSNL to conduct all Direct recruit Exams as well as LDCE for promotions only through computer based online Examinations. Letter <<<>>>


22 Dec 15:  DGM CA Mumbai issued reminder calling for details of stipend paid to newly recruited JAOs for their EPF contribution during training period. Letter <<<>>>


21 Dec 15:   In want of final outcome of pending court case, 19 TTAs who have qualified LICE for JTO and completed Phase-I & Field training of JTO are posted as TTA in their parent SSA. The orders for their posting as JTO will be issued on the outcome of pending Court case on this subject. Letter <<<>>>


21 Dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued modification in posting order of four JAOs. Letter <<<>>>


19 Dec 15:  Pers cell BSNL CO finally understands its mistake in Force relieving through ERP and issues cancellation of seven such wrong orders in which ERP relieving of Com. D.V. Lavand DE Satara and active member of SNEA is cancelled. Congratulations to Com. Lavand !!!  Letter <<<>>>


19 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued DE Regular promotions orders in respect of six missing cases of DPC in which Com. S. S. Sagare presently DE LA Nanded & active member of SNEA & Com. B.B. Kendre  SDE & DP SNEA Buldhana has been promoted as DE Regular. Congratulations to Com. Sagare & Com. Kendre !!!. Letter <<<>>>


19 Dec 15:  AGM NWO CM Mumbai issued orders for additional allotment of Battery sets for Ahmednagar, Goa, Nashik & Jalgaon SSAs. Letter <<<>>>


19 Dec 15:  As promotional offer on eve of Christmas & New Year, BSNL CO offers extra talk  to prepaid GSM customers.. Letter <<<>>>


18 Dec 15:3rd PRC constitution for next pay revision: GS Com K Sebastin, Chairman Com G L Jogi and President/NCOA Com V K Thomar met Addl Secretary/DPE and Director/DPE on 17.12.2015 and held discussions on the constitution of 3rd PRC. Addl Secretary informed that after the notice for protest demonstrations by given by NCOA, Govt started acting quickly and two rounds of discussions on the matter with Cabinet Secretary was conducted. Now the matter is under process at the higher level. Further discussions will be held on Monday. It is learnt that Govt may ask the Committee to submit the report in shortest time, unlike last PRC.


18 Dec 15:  Meeting with CMD, BSNL: GS Com K Sebastin, President Com A A Khan and Chairman Com G L Jogi met Sri Anupam Shrivastava on 17.12.2015 and held discussions on:

a.     Implementation of Jt Committee recommendations on E2, E3 pay scales, CPSU Cadre Hierarchy and first TBP after 5 years: Assn explained the urgency to process the recommendations. Since 3rd PRC is going to be constituted, it is very urgent to settle the standard pay scales. Otherwise it will create problem during interaction with 3rd PRC. CMD assured that it will be processed as assured to the Assn at the time of re-constitution of the Jt Committee itself.

b.    The Forum initiative of 100 days drive “SERVICE WITH A SMILE” w.e.f 01.01.2016. CMD was very much enthusiastic about the initiative taken by the Forum and assured that the programme will be inaugurated simultaneously at BSNLCO, Circle and SSA HQs.



17 Dec 15:  JTO Phase-I Training to Offg JTOs/Qualified TTA: Off late, SNEA MH is receiving many queries about the scheduled JTO Phase I training for qualified TTAs and Officiating JTOs as per New JTO RR 2014 and consequent letters issued by BSNL CO and court case thereof.

In this regards it is to inform that officiating JTOs/Qualified TTAs who have completed Phase I training earlier days and who are unwilling to join JTO Phase-I training as per Revised JTO RR 2014 either for personal reason or in view of their pending court cases, they can do so under intimation to BSNL.

Others who are not part of any court case on this matter and ready to join Phase I training or who are part of court case and till want to join Phase –I training may submit such willingness through proper channel with undertaking for withdrawal from court case if any so that orders for their Phase I training can be issued by Maharashtra circle as per directions of BSNL CO.

As such, there should not be any confusion on this subject and till someone has any doubt or query on this subject,  he/she may contact Com. Anil Akhade, AD Trg Circle office Mumbai on 022-26467746 Mob 9422268277 or Com. B.D. Wani JTO Offg Dhule on 9423979699 and get further updates on this subject.


17 Dec 15:  In totally new and strange style, AGM Staff Mumbai completed  formality of posting of SDEs on their transfers to Maharashtra Circle without allotment of any SSA or unit. Letter <<<>>>

·        In strange and totally new approach the office formality is completed by posting them in Maharashtra Circle. Now God only knows how will this posting order benefit BSNL or to Individual executive.

·        Such type of works are wastage of energy, manpower & stationary and mainly giving scope to malpractices by some culprits.

·        The best procedure followed in Maharashtra Circle was that the posting of incumbent executive is done by allotment of SSA/Unit depending on the vacancy in that particular SSA and on the basis of request of the concerned officer.

·        If any of executive has any issue with the SSA posting done by MH Circle, then he/she was representing his/her case with detail justification and such genuine request were given consideration for posting to requested SSA or nearby SSA depending on  vacancy position of the concerned SSA.

·        For posting of incumbent executives to Maharashtra Circle there is well defined Policy  available in Maharashtra Circle and action should have been taken for posting of officers within this policy and on relieving of these officers would have joined directly to SSA /unit concerned.

·        If SSA/Unit was not to be allotted then there was no need of such “Eye Wash" posting order and now all the officers will have to join circle Office when they are relieved from their parent Circle and then he will have to wait and watch in Circle office Mumbai and beg for mercy of the officers in Circle office.

·        Such hopeless posting order without allotment of SSA/Unit is cheating of our executives and it will waste BSNL money on TA/DA for first joining at Mumbai and then to SSA concerned and they to unit concerned.

·        Many of these officers are joining Maharashtra Circle at Own cost and in such cases , individual will have to bear expenditure on joining to Mumbai, then to SSA concerned and expenditure on stay and accommodation during the processing and approval of  file for posting of joined executive to that particular SSA/Unit. 

·        One side it seems that intentionally concerned officers are being made to suffer or other side it seems that these SDEs are given open offer to come and meet the officers concerned to manage their SSA/unit posting and it will start new trend and may call for involvement of money and hence dangerous.

·        This may be due to fact that present AGM Staff, DGM HR & GM HR/Admn Mumbai  dealing with such posting and allotment of SSA/Unit are new and not aware about the earlier and most suitable procedure followed in Maharashtra circle for posting of incumbent executives asper the well-defined policy approved by CGMT MH Circle. 

·        SNEA MH will take up matter with CGMT MH and new GM HR/Admn Mumbai to stop this wrong practice giving scope to the malpractices and mainly new ideas and tactics of harassing the executives joining Maharashtra Circle after prolonged wait and for issuing posting orders with allotment of SSA/Unit as per the well-defined policy for posting of incumbent executives joining Maharashtra Circle on their transfers ether from All India hard tenure stations or from Non-tenure Circles.

·        Till then concerned SDEs under transfer to Maharashtra circle should not be panic and they should send their choice of SSA/unit to AGM Staff Mumbai by FAX on 022-26619933/26619902 so that their posting can be done in advance by MH Circle and they can directly join to SSA/unit concerned and will not have wait for mercy of the officers in Circle office Mumbai.


 16 Dec 15:  BSNL CO writes Circle Heads for inclusion of LO (SCT) as member of Compassionate Ground Appointment (CGA) High Power committee of Circle. Letter <<<>>>


16 Dec 15:  BSNL CO endorsed the Simplified Assessment Procedure for EMF compliance of Low Power Base Transceiver Stations. Letter <<<>>>


16 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued reminder letter for missing APRs and APR disclosure certificate of BSNL recruited DGMs for their Jt. GM (NF) promotion. Letter <<<>>>


16 Dec 15:  By reproducing steps taken by BSNL CO for resolving issues with new Enterprise Business of BSNL Shri. Anupam Shrivastav, CMD BSNL writes CGMs for not only achieving the given targets by routine Business, but to achieve the double of figures of their EB targets by increasing revenue to be generated from EB. Letter <<<>>>


16 Dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for 11 week pre-appointment PJAO  training in respect of Five newly recruited JAOs and training will commence w. e. f. 28/12/2015 at NATFM Hyderabad. Letter <<<>>>


16 Dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued posting orders of 10 JAOs on successful completion of 11 week pre-appointment JAO training. Letter <<<>>>


15 Dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai calls for willingness from eligible 40 AOs for CAO Looking After arrangements  as  temporary arrangement for 20  vacant posts of CAOs in different SSAs AGM Estt Mumbai issued orders or Time Bound promotions and last date f submission of willingness is 17/12/2015. Letter <<<>>>


15 Dec 15:  AGM NWO CM Mumbai issued orders for additional allotment of 250 Battery sets of different capacities to different SSAs. Letter <<<>>>


15 Dec 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai issued orders for Time Bound promotions of executives due for first & third Time Bound Promotions Letter <<<>>>


15 Dec 15:  As per BSNL CO orders, Shri. Sandeep Agarwal takes over as Sr GM HR/Admn Mumbai and Shri. Pravin Malhotra takes over as Sr GM NWO CFA Mumbai. Letter <<<>>>

·        SNEA MH welcomes Shri. Sandip Agarwal as Sr GM HR /Admn Mumbai and conveys him best wishes for new assignment.

·        We also convey best wishes for Shri. Pravin Malhotra for his new assignment & final in MH Circle  as Sr GM NWO CFA Mumbai and let us hope that he will give his best to MH Circle in this new assignment also.

·        SNEA MH conveys sincere thanks & gratitude to Shri. Pravin Malhotra for the services he has rendered for betterment of executives in Maharashtra Circle and the major contribution he has done in settlement of HR issues in uniform Policy manner in Maharashtra Circle. He has taken over as GM HR/Admn in 2013 in difficult time as both then CGMT MH & GM HR/Admn retired on same day 31/03/2013 and there were major changes at the middle & bottom line of Staff/Admn section Mumbai. But Shri. Malhotra took pain to study the HR working of Maharashtra and has settled issues one by one which has started benefitting common executives in Maharashtra Circle in true sense.

·        Since the day one, SNEA MH delegation had meeting with Shri. Malhotra as GM HR/Admn Mumbai he was advocating for uniform policy in settlement of HR issues which should be applicable for last executive even in the remotest place who do not have any direct or indirect approach either to GM HR/A Mumbai, CGMT MH or even to association leaders. 

·        It was resolution of having Uniform Transfer Policy applicable for tenure Stations as well as Non tenure stations in our different CEC Meetings and Circle Conference and then it was pursued by us strongly. Though it took time of more than one year to finalize the Uniform Transfer policy for executives in Non-tenure SSAs in Maharashtra Circle due to unwanted hurdles & undue pressure  created by some so called leaders who were being affected by this uniform Policy only for self-benefits, but finally due to strong stand taken by Shri. Pravin Malhotra as Sr GM HR/Admn, today executives in Maharashtra Circle Maharashtra Circle has “Uniform Transfer Policy” for request transfers from non-tenure stations and transfer are being implemented to major extent under this policy and will be implemented to 100% in days to come.

·        Though Maharashtra Circle was having proper transfer policy for request transfers from Tenure stations, it was never implemented timely and the executives working at tenure stations were always sufferers. It was Shri. Pravin Malhotra as Sr GM HR/Admn Mumbai who supported resolution of SNEA MH in Circle Conference Goa, for posting at tenure Stations and now request transfers from tenure stations are being issued on completion of each quarter.

·        Due to effective implementation of uniform transfer policy of tenure stations that to be issued transfers from Tenure station being issued quarterly, today there is waiting list for tenure statins like Sindhudurg, Gadchiroli, Raigad and even many of executives have opted for posting at Goa and Ratnagiri SSA at own cost. In the history of Gadchiroli and Sindhudurg SSA, working executives in both these developing and only profit making SSAs more than the sanctioned strength and this is result of Uniform Transfer policy and its strong implementation by Shri. Pravin Malhotra as Sr GM HR/Admn Mumbai.

·        Shri. Malhotra has always shown human approach and he has given priority to the grievances of individual executives as well as to requirement and working of BSNL. In posting of TTAs on their promotion as JTO, in posting with in MH Circle of SDEs/DEs promoted as DE Regular Shri. Malhotra has reviewed the transfer orders on the grievances represented by individual and hundreds of executives in Maharashtra has been benefitted due to proper HR approach of Shri. Malhotra.

·        When many of the comrades were visiting Circle Office for their personal grievances, Shri. Malhotra, has taken special initiative to call their grievances by email and settle it and till individual was not satisfied personal hearing was also given too individual. This has saved good amount and time of executives and stopped business of some of leaders to fool the members. 

·        Shri. Pravin Malhotra is so honest that his so called enemies have not dared to level any allegation against him for any corrupt practices or for involvement of money in transfer and posting of executives. Shri. Pravin Malhotra has taken strong & bold initiatives for totally stopping involvement of money in transfer posting of executives in Maharashtra Circle and maintained same stand for prolonged period and unfortunately & perhaps this may be one of the reason for his transfer from post of GM HR/Admn Mumbai when he is left with just six months of service in BSNL.

·        Though Shri. Malhotra was having some dual stand on the pick and choose transfer orders issued by BSNL CO for posting to ITPC Pune at earlier stage, but when SNEA MH has brought the facts to the notice of all concerned, it was firm and strong initiatives and detail feedback from Maharashtra Circle to BSNL CO, which has cancelled all pick and choose transfers to ITPC Pune and fresh five SDEs were posted as per norms defined by BSNL and wrong orders were cancelled.

·        He has shown very positive approach on making looking after arrangement in DE and DGM cadre and has taken imitates for issuing orders for SDE looking After for giving some relief to JTOs who are deprived of their SDE promotion for more than 15 years and orders for same are expected shortly. 

·        SNEA MH has always opposed the misuse of immunity by certain leaders and Shri. Malhotra was instrumental in stopping all such the cases of misuse of immunity as office Bearers of association and due to his strong & studied stand many of association leaders who managed transfers or prolonged period have been transferred at par with common executives. He also took bold stand to implement transfer orders through ERP in which about all officers who locally managed & delayed their relieving were relived and joined as substitute to executives struck up at different tenure stations. 

·        On the Rule 8 transfers of more than 100 JTOs pending, Shri. Malhotra has assured SNEA MH in month of Aug 2015 to issue transfer orders of all JTOs by Oct 2015 and he has taken initiatives for same, but unfortunately due to conflict going on in Maharashtra Circle for last 2-3mkonhs this important issue is struck off and could not be finalized practically.

·        Only issue we find with Shri. Pravin Malhotra as Sr GM HR/Admn was he was taking more time to settle cases and for that he was always given justification that the executive having genuine issues will definitely wait for his turn and executives who have genuine problems will not wait and will follow the orders and we also have experienced same over the period.

·        No doubt, at initial stage Shri. Pravin Malhotra as Sr GM HR/Admn has initiated many of the steps which were affecting working of SNEA and has created problems, but SNEA MH has continuously pursued all such cases and finally Shri. Malhotra has over the time Shri. Malhotra understood transparent working of SNEA and finally decided all cases within the transfer policy guidelines issued by BSNL.

·        We can proudly say that majority of HR issues of SNEA comrades have been taken care by Shri. Pravin Malhotra as Sr GM HR Admn Mumbai by his working in transparent working. Percentage of more no of cases of SNEA comrades is but natural as SNEA members are more in number and membership. SNEA MH continuously and tirelessly pursued cases with detail and factual feedback with concrete suggestions for benefits of individual with uniform policy applicable for as well to BSNL and Shri. Malhotra has always given due consideration to it. 

·        Maharashtra Circle cannot forget his efforts in implementing request transfers from tenure as well as non-tenure stations with minimum expenditure. He has specially taken efforts for chain transfers of executives which has saved more than 80lakhs of BSNL if these transfers were effected in routine “Red Tape HR approach”. But strong initiatives by Shri. Malhotra has not only saved lakhs of rupees of BSNL, but has implemented transfers within minimum time as every substitute was willing for transfer as it was his/her request.

·        The working of Shri. Malhotra was so transparent that earlier CGMT MH Shri. M. K. Jain, and present CGMT MH Shri. G. K. Upadhyay, used to say that they do not look into depth of HR files and approves files blindly as proposed by Shri. Malhotra as GM HR/Admn Mumbai and have always shown full faith on his transparent working.  This is certificate issued by the CGMTs to best working approach and style of Shri. Malhotra.

·        We have always witnessed the conflict between   CGMT MH & GM HQ or HR/Admn Mumbai as happened in past and about each GM HQ/HR was changed at wish of CGMT MH when the powers were with BSNL CO for issuing such changes. But nowadays the powers for changes in GM level posting within Circle Office or from Circle office to SSA are with CGMs, but present CGMT Shri. G.K. Upadhyay has not taken such open & bold stand and has taken backdoor support of BSNL CO for effecting changes of GM HR/Admn. Mumbai and hence there was dilemma for last 2-3 months which is closed with this taking overs of different portfolios. 

·        Shri. Pravin Malhotra will be remembered by Maharashtra Circle in many days to come for his best ever approach in resolving grievances of executives and non-executives of Maharashtra Circle in uniform policy manner and for giving his best for BSNL and hopefully he will continue to give his best as Sr GM NWO CFA Mumbai also.

·        As such while conveying thanks and gratitude to such sincere and honest officer Shri. Pravin Malhotra,  who always shown best HR approach to employees of BSNL Maharashtra Circle, SNEA MH conveys him best wishes for new assignment as   Sr GM NWO CFA Mumbai.

·        Shri. Sandip Agarwal who has taken over as Sr GM HR/Admn Mumbai is also very senior officer who has vast experience of BSNL working and we are confident that he will look into HR issues of Maharashtra Circle with more transparent manner and settle HR issues of executives in Maharashtra Circle in uniform policy manner. SNEA MH assures him full support and co-operation & conveys him best wishes for this new assignment. 



12 Dec 15: Forum leaders meeting with Sri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL: Forum leaders met CMD, BSNL on 11.12.2015 and conveyed the decision of the Forum to observe 100 days drive: SERVICE WITH A SMILE” (S W A S) from 01st January, 2016 onwards. CMD very much appreciated the initiative taken by the Forum and assured full support. Forum further requested to formally inaugurate the drive at BSNLCO, all Circles and SSAs by CMD and respective CGM/SSA Heads. CMD agreed to this proposal also.


From 01st January, 2016 onwards.

·        Vigorous marketing of Mobile, Broadband and Landline connections.

·        Ensure Fault Free service.

·        Reconnection of Broadband and Landline connections.

·        Special focus on Enterprise Business, Leased line, CUG and 3G customers.

·        Special focus us on MNP.

Forum suggested another marketing initiative, “Free call diversion from Mobile to Land line and from Land line to Mobile”. Free call diversion from Mobile to Land line can popularize and increase the usage of landlines at residences and offices and solve complaints of Low Coverage, No coverage and indoor coverage at residences, offices, buildings etc. Free call diversion from Land line to Mobile on faulty conditions ensures that the customer is not missing any calls to the faulty telephone.

Forum letter to CMD, BSNL 

Forum Circular -- decisions of the Forum meeting on 10.12.2015



12 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued orders for delegation of certain powers to CGMs for Enterprise business, which will help in increase Enterprise Business with speedy decisions. Letter <<<>>>


12 Dec 15:  BSNL CO calls for information of BSNL employees having valid Adhar card for “free of cost” skill enhancement training being provided by Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC). Letter <<<>>>

·        This information is called in respect of BSNL employees in cadre of Telecom Mechanics, Lineman, Wireman & Sr TOAs having valid Adhar card for “free  of cost” skill enhancement training being provided by Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) for job roles of Tower Technician, Broadband technicians, Customer Care/Sales Executives and Grass.  Root Telecom Service providers. 

·        The employees successfully competing this skill enhancement training will be issued such certificate with Govt logo and will Rs. 300 to 500 each as per job role assigned for training and cost of such training will be paid by Govt of India.


12 Dec 15:  Shri. Devendra Nath Singh, is posted as PGM CFA Mumbai and Sr GM NWO CFA Mumbai & Sr GM NWP CM Mumbai will report to him. Letter <<<>>>

·        Shri. D.N.Singh , is BSNL absorbed officer and hence promoted faster than the other senior unabsorbed officers of his level, has already served in Maharashtra Circle as GM Dev Kalyan , GMT Aurangabad an GMT Buldhana and hence his posting as PGM CFA may help  in improvement in landline and Broadband services of Maharashtra Circle..

·        SNEA MH welcomes Shri. D. N. Singh as PGM CFA and wish him grand success in this new assignment.

·        Thus now Maharashtra Circle has three prominent officer in Circle Office Mumbai viz. Shri. G.K.Upadhay, CGMT MH, Shri. Ashok Purohit, PGM CM and now Shri. D. N. Singh as PGM CFA Mumbai.

·        It is fact that though many of the senior level officers are being posted at Circle Office Mumbai, post of more than 50% SSA Heads in Maharashtra Circle are vacant and either the cry of CGMT MH on this subject is deliberately neglected by BSNL CO or CGMT MH himself has some idea of keeping many of the SSA head post vacant and give more benefits to certain officers by giving them charge of more than one SSA on name of shortage of officers in Maharashtra Circle. 

·        If anyone goes on tour or keeps touring of Maharashtra Circle very frequently as that of CGMT MH, at least someone responsible PGM level officer will be always available in Circle Office Mumbai.

·        Let us hope that posting all such senior level officers will result in growth of Maharashtra Circle in true sense and CGMT MH takes initiatives and action for filling all vacant post of SSA Heads on the basis of Revenue criteria adopted by BSNL CO.    


10 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued clarification in respect of posting to All India Soft Tenure stations and for counting of stay of executives working in Non-Territorial & City based Circles. Letter <<<>>>

·        Though letter states that these modifications are issued to facilitate and promote executives for posting to hard, Soft tenure stations, the modification issued for break on posting to same Circle Soft Tenure station is discouraging as it will not count for break in long stay except period for which officer is working at soft tenure station and he/she will not transferred for two years after completion of All India Soft tenure.  SNEA will take up this matter for restoration of facility for counting break in Circle stay of officer working at tenure station. This order defeats the purpose of calling these stations as All India Soft Tenures stations if long stay break is not granted for all India transfers. 

·        The counting of stay of non-territorial Circle and territorial Circle together was resolution passed in our CEC Aurangabad and has been finally accepted by BSNL CO. 

·        This clarification will definitely reduce the request transfers from Non territorial Circle like  WTP/WTR/DNW/INSP etc. to Territorial circles like MH and vice versa just for break of long stay and now even after such transfer the stay will be counted from the entry in the Circle cadre regardless of his/her working in Non-Territorial or territorial circle.  


10 Dec 15:  Shri.  G. K. Upadhyay, CGMT MH appreciates efforts for C Top up revenue and congratulate Sindhudurg , Gadchiroli, Nagpur, Dhule, Latur & Nashik SSAs for more than 100 % and Amravati, Pune, Solapur, Beed & Ahmednagar SSA for more than 90 % achievement during Month Nov 15  and appeals all other SSAs to bestow their efforts achieving these targets in coming months. Letter <<<>>>


 10 Dec 15:  AGM Staff Mumbai issued transfer order in AGM cadre in which Com. S.A. Chavan, AGM TAX Thane is posted as AGM Vig II Mumbai as reliever to Com. D.B. Varhadkar who is already given DGM LA in Circle Office Mumbai. Letter <<<>>>


 9 Dec 15: SNEA Nashik gives warm welcome to New Members: A very special interactive lunch hour meeting was arranged in TRC Hall, at Canada Corner Nashik by SNEA Nashik on 04/12/2015 for welcome & felicitation of newly joined CAO, JAOs & JTOs to SNEA Nashik.

        The special lunch hour meeting was attended by many of the prominent Canada corner members Viz.Com Smt K.B.Tayade, Com Shailesh Dhande, Com C.S.Tonpe, Com S.N. Medhane, Com L.P.Joshi, Com P.G.Khule, Com V.M.Ahire, and Com D.R.Jadhav & Com M.R.Modi and about all newly joined JAOs & JTOs and District & Branch Office Bearers of SNEA Nashik.

Com. S.V.WarungasePresident, SNEA Nashik presided over the meeting which was attended by the following dignitaries.

1.     Com. M. B. Sangale,  Ex. Jt. Sec (W) ,SNEA CHQ,

2.     Com. G. G. Karpe, CWC Member, SNEA MH,

3.     Com. P. N. PatilAuditor, SNEA MH,

4.     Com. S. A. Chavan,  CEC Member, SNEA Nashik,

5.     Com. S.A.Bhadane,  DS, SNEA Nashik

6.     Com J.D.Charwekar, Br.Sec. SNEA Nashik

7.     Com S.R.Shardul ADS SNEA Nashik

Then meeting proceeded further with self-introduction by everybody present in hall

    The dignitaries in the meeting were given warm welcome by offering bouquets and prominently felicitated newly joined member & recently promoted CAO Com P.S. Joshi & also Com Smt. K. B. Tayde.

The following newly recruited JAOs & TTA to JTO promoted members joined SNEA Nashik & dignitaries present on dais gave them warm welcome by offering bouquet.

1.     Com. Kunal P.More JAO (Receipt) Nashik,

2.     Com Ms Prachi S Kendre JAO(Work & Budget) Nashik,

3.     Com. Ms.Himani Sunaria JAO(CA) Nashik,

4.     Com Joginder JAO (Cash) Nashik,

5.     Com. Prashant Bhadage JTO (OFC) Nashik,

6.     Com Mahammed Ali JTO Makhmalabad,

7.     Com. Pravin Kumar, JTO  BTS MtceNashik.

Com. S.A.Bhadane, DS SNEA Nashik in his welcome speech gave warm welcome to all newly joined CAO, JAOs & JTOs to SNEA Nashik and gave brief idea about the special welcome function. He elaborated some prominent activities of SNEA for betterment of executives & BSNL. He appreciated the sincere and devoted efforts of Com. Omprakash Jangir AO CSC Mumbai, Com S.V.Bhad CP, Com S.R.Shardul ADS (A/C), Com Smt. Sneha Gujarathi AO (CA), Com Shailesh Dhande JTO Gonde & all CHQ, Circle & District Office bearers of SNEA Nashik.

Com M.B. Sangale, Ex. Jt. Sec (W) CHQ in his about half hour highly motivating address touched different issues and specially guided newly joined JAOs& JTOs about ideas to be adopted for their successful carrier in BSNL. He gave warm welcome to all newly joined JAOs/JTOs and conveyed best wishes for their bright future in BSNL. Further in his special speech elaborated in details that SNEA has great contribution in development of BSNL as well as getting handsome pay scale to executive cadre by consistent struggle at CHQ level. He specially added that the newly joined JAOs & JTOs are lucky entrants for BSNL as on their joining BSNL has started showing positive results and after long time this year has shown operational profit of cores of rupees. He specially made aware the young JAOs/JTOs about their importance in BSNL for financial viability of BSNL.

Com. S. A. Chavan CEC Member SNEA Nashik conveyed vote of thanks and the special and highly informative and motivating meeting concluded.

Photos <<<>>>


9 Dec 15:  DGM HR Mumbai completes formality of implementation of transfer order for ERP relieving of Shri. A.B. Gupta GM TX Mumbai as GMT Raigad. Letter <<<>>>

·        This is how BSNL workforce from BSNL CO, Circle office and SSA is being utilized for unfruitful works and just to complete official formalities.  With three reminders from BSNL CO, lot of file processing in Staff section of Maharashtra Circle, output is big zero rather negative.

·        As per guidelines for posting SSA Heads on basis of revenue generation , now Raigad SSA is to be headed by DGM rather DE level officer  and GM level post is required for Transmission Planning of entire Maharashtra Circle, which is carrying out dream project of BSNL i.e. NOFN Project.

·        Last year due to poor progress then CGMT MH was transferred as if everything was wrong in NOFN and now Sr GM level officer is being shifted just to complete formality. With this order nothing is to change as Shri. A.B. Gupta will continue to seat in same office of GM TX Mumbai and will look after charge of Raigad SSA as usual.

·        Hence it was much necessary that Shri. Gupta should have given any of the vacant portfolio at Circle office or he should have given responsibilities of SSAs having no SSA Head for prolonged period, but nothing happened productive and everything is being implemented in childish manner. 

·        Here some officers are compelled to take care more than two SSAs maximum five SSAs difficult SSA with one officer and for smaller SSA like Raigad one DGM level as well as one Sr GM level SSA Head is posted and CGMT MH follows and implements these orders blindly.   

·        But with such implementation of childish orders, the ego of some of officers in BSNL CO may get satisfied and he/she will feel & enjoy happiness of implementation of wrong transfer orders issued by BSNL CO and it is most unfortunate that CGMT MH who has to bring facts to the notice of concerned authorities of BSNL fearlessly, is following all such unjustified orders issued by BSNL CO just to keep blessings from BSNL CO.

·        Let us hope at least in days to come, our CGMT MH get some courage to oppose such formalities and wrong orders issued by BSNL CO and acts with the authority of CGMT of biggest Telecom Circle of BSNL.    



 9 Dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for Own cost request transfers of two AOs and one JAO. Letter <<<>>>

        This is next step of positive approach towards the genuine requests of the finance wing comrades by new Finance wing management headed by Com. V. N. Dhage GM Fin Mumbai and FC section. Similar approach is expected for many of the request transfers pending in FC section and hopefully very shortly all such requests will be given consideration.



9 Dec 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai issued reminder to all SSA heads for verification of data of  seniority list No. 6 & 7 and last date for submission of this information is 11/12/2015. Letter <<<>>>


9 Dec 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai issued reminder to all SSA heads calling for information on working DEs for their DGM Adhoc promotion. Letter <<<>>>


9 Dec 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai issued reminder to all SSA heads calling for APRs of SDEs for their DE Reg promotion. Letter <<<>>>


9 Dec 15:  BSNL CO issued orders for appointment of Examination Observer for special Recruitment Drive (SRD) for PWD Candidates in JTO/JAO cadre and SC/ST/OBC candidates in TTA Cadre. Letter <<<>>>


8 Dec 15:  By giving reference to the DO letter by Shri. N.K.Gupta, Director CFA BSNL, Shri.  G. K. Upadhyay, CGMT MH writes  to all  SSA Heads in Maharashtra Circle for compelling customers to purchase lower quality modems procured by BSNL Letter <<<>>>

ü It is most unfortunate that the cry and unrest of thousands of customers, hundreds of BSNL staff and officers about poor quality of Broadband modems throughout India is not reaching neither to CGMs including CGMT MH Circle and there is no chance of reaching it to Director CFA BSNL, but pressure of M/S TERACOM seems to be effective on BSNL officers. 

ü Now it is open secret that quality of BB Modems procured by BSNL from M/S TERACOM is worst quality and this is the only reason that no customer is willing to purchase BSNL Modem.

ü These modems do not have proper Wi Fi range i.e.  even of 4-5 meters in adjacent room, in some of modems Wi-Fi is not at all working, weaker signal strength, there are large no. of complaints about excess heating of these modems, automatic resetting and need of reconfiguration on each such automatic reset, having speed issues in some of the modems, its adopter get faulty, splitter not working, modem not synchronized with DSL, frequent hanging of modems etc. Apart from this there are issues about Mtce of BSNL modems and vendor do not provide proper maintenance assistance or its repairing.

ü With this much poor qualities and when the rates of BSNL modem are higher than the rate of modems easily available in open market with better quality that to be as needed by todays customers, then who will opt for these poor quality modems being provided by BSNL and how Director CFA and CGMT MH can compel BSNL Staff and officers to sale such poor quality modems and how customers will purchase the modems is really beyond our understanding. 

ü This is really panic and disgusting situation for BSNL that one side everybody is pressing hard for increasing BB connections and other side staff, officers and customers are compelled to sale/purchase modems affecting growth of BSNL broadband network.

ü Today’s market trend is that such poor quality products are being called back by the companies ranging from vehicles costing lakhs of rupees to mobile handset batteries costing  hundreds of rupees and are replaced by the said companies for maintaining the image of company.

ü As per this trend, here BSNL has to compel the M/S TERACOM to replace all these faulty modems without any charges and nothing has been done in this direction and it seems that entire management is behind sale of faulty modems.

ü It is further unfortunate that P&T audit and BSNL internal auditors who are pointing out even minor issues of filed units causing loss of just thousands of rupees have not yet touched this issue causing loss of crores of rupees directly or indirectly to BSNL.

ü Such compulsions by Director CFA & CGMT MH will only help M/S TERACOM and    nothing will be as benefit to BSNL, but it will cause direct and indirect loss like customers will refuse not only modems, but they will refuse and are refusing BSNL broadband connections and it will reduce total working connections of BSNL and also  BSNL money will be paid for unfruitful works creating more loss to BSNL

ü Let us hope BSNL management comes out of this trap of M/S TERACOM and takes care of interest of BSNL in real sense and asks M/S TERACOM to replace all such faulty, customer rejected modems by good quality and customer needed modems without any cost to BSNL. Then and only then compulsions can be created on BSNL customers as desired by CGMT MH in this letter.

ü SNEA MH will take up this serious matter related to growth of Broadband in Maharashtra Circle an direct support to vendor M/S TERACOM with CGMT MH and put before him real facts and till then all the staff and officers working in CSCs in filed units should not come under such wrong compulsions and should create further compulsions to our beloved customers for benefit of M/S TERACOM and damaging image of BSNL.    


8 Dec 15: SAD NEWS: With deep heart it is to inform that Com. Mrs. Vaishali Chopade, JTO Kalyan SSA passed away at 06:00 hrs toady while she was in Ayush Hospital Kalyan. Due to omitting and giddiness she was hospitalized on 06/12/2015, and with sonography and other tests it was observed that her   pancreas was busted. Later she become unconscious and her BP was lowered and reached to critical condition. But sincere efforts of doctors could not save Mrs. Chopade and she left for heaven today morning.

Com. Mrs. Vaishali Chopade, was just 35 years old and was working as JTO Int Bhiwandi in Kalyan SSA since April 2014 after her promotion on successful attempt in TTA to JTO LDCE. She was active member of SNEA Kalyan. She was very sincere, active and fully devoted to works and was very kind in nature. She has left behind her husband and two children, one 10 years daughter and five years son.

We pray Almighty for peace of departed soul in heaven and to give courage to the family members of Mrs. Chopade to come out of this saddest moment of their life.  


8 Dec 15: Meeting with Sri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD/BSNL on 07.12.2015: GS met CMD, BSNL and held discussions regarding implementation of Joint Committee recommendations on E2, E3 pay scales, CPSU cadre hierarchy and first TB promotion. GS informed CMD that the recommendations are submitted two months back, on 07.10.2015. But the recommendations are not processed so far on CPSU cadre Hierarchy and first TBP. Instead of processing the recommendation of the Committee headed by an officer of the level of ED, confusion is created by the dissent note by two members. GS told CMD that it was pointed out at the time of reconstitution of the committee itself that some members will never allow any solution to the issues benefiting the absorbed employees, but management assured that they will take the responsibility in that case. When it was known to everybody that they will never agree for any solution to these issues, there is no point in discussing the note submitted by them without proper justification.

     GS further added that last week DIR(HR) assured that a decision will be taken in two weeks time on the recommendations. CMD informed that DIR(HR) discussed the matter with him few days back. CMD assured that the committee recommendations will be taken very seriously and will be processed without further delay.

8 Dec 15: GS SNEA CHQ writes to DIR HR for rejection of the committee recommendations on pay fixation on officiating promotion and protection of pay on officiating promotion as the clarifications are against the BSNL Board decision on EPP and various provisions of FRSR on pay fixation, pay protection etc. Letter <<<>>>


7  Dec 15: GRAND AND SUCCESSFUL GENERAL BODY MEETING OF SNEA  SOLAPUR: {Report by Com. S .R. Paspule , DS, SNEA   Solapur}: The   General Body meeting  of Sanchar Nigam Executives Association  Solapur was held on Saturday, 28/11/2015 at 1600 hrs at Conference Hall, Telephone Bhavan, Solapur and it was attended by all comrades of SNEA Solapur. 

Com.  S. C. Bhingoli, DP SNEA Solapur presided over this General Body meeting which was attended & addressed by:

1.       Com. M. S. Adasul, DyGS SNEA CHQ,

2.       Shri Shiv Shankar Jha  Sr. General Manager, Solapur,

3.       Com. S. V. Bhad Circle President SNEA MH,

4.       Shri  Anandkumar S. DGM Admn Solapur,

5.       Com. B. N. KoreJoint Secretary South SNEA MH,

6.       Com. S. R. PaspuleDistrict Secretary SNEA  Solapur,

7.       Com.  P. S. ZingadeDistrict Treasurer SNEA Solapur.

8.       Com.  G. S. PataneEx-Joint Secretary South SNEA MH.

Ø All the guests, dignitaries and new members were given warm welcome by comrades of SNEA   Solapur. Almost all members of   Solapur attended General Body meeting.

Ø Com.  P. N. Kawade anchored the meeting and he told that this Special General Body Meeting is specially arranged only to felicitate our beloved Com. M. S. Adasul, Circle Secretary on his election as Deputy General Secretary, SNEA CHQ. He shared past work for Assn. Members as well as for BSNL development by Com. Adasul.

Ø All the dignitaries and guests were felicitated by offering Shriphal, shawl, beautiful bouquet by the different comrades of SNEA Solapur.

Ø Thereafter on behalf of comrades of SNEA Solapur Com. M.S. Adasul DyGS SNEA CHQ by offering Shawl, Shriphal, Solapuri Chadar and beautiful bouquet by the hands of  Shri Shiv Shankar Jha Sr. GM Solapur. As a token of love and affection from Solapur comrades Com. Adasul was specially presented a beautiful Titan Wrist Watch. 

Ø At the outset Shri Shiv Shankar Jha Sr. GMT Solapur addressed first the house as he has to leave early due to some prefixed personal assignments. While look at the large gathering of about all executives in Solapur SSA, Shri. Jha shared that he has feeling as if it is management meeting of BSNL Solapur as all the officers of Solapur SSA were present in the hall.  Further while admiring working of SNEA in Maharashtra Circle, Shri. Jha expressed that that Com. Adasul and Com. Bhad are carrying out many of development activities through Association platform and both are doing well for BSNL as well as members of SNEA.  He expressed that when Com. B.N .Kore was in Solapur he has troubled Com. Kore more and Com. Kore has contributed his best for growth of BSNL Solapur. He assured house that all the grievances of executives are being taken care and his office will continue same in future also. He expressed his office readiness for resolution of personal grievances of each and every staff and officer in Solapur SSA. He also guided house about personal & family life issues of executives and appealed to take care of all family members as well as BSNL office responsibilities with full devotion. He extended thanks to Com. Adasul and Com. Bhad for their visit to Solapur & also shared that due to some urgent family responsibility he missed opportunity of CEC Meeting of SNEA at Solapur.  He congratulated Com. Adasul for his new responsibility & assignment as DyGS at New Delhi. In conclusion of his encouraging speech, he assured full support to SNEA Solapur and conveyed thanks for invitation for this Genera Body meeting of SNEA Solapur.

Ø Thereafter Com. S. V. Bhad , Com. M. S Adasul and Com. B. N. Kore Jt. Secretary (South), SNEA MH welcomed & felicitated following newly joined members by offering bouquets.

1.    Com. Lebnan, JAO

2.    Com. Jagir,  JAO

3.    Com.  Kudale, JTO Elect,

4.    Com. Joshi JTO Civil

5.    Com. Salunkhe JTO

6.    Com. Khobre JTO


Ø  Com. S. R. Paspule, District Secretary SNEA Solapur submitted his DS report to the house. He welcomed all the guests & all members of SNEA Solapur who were present in GB Meeting. He told that CEC held at Solapur was great achievement for Solapur. He recalled that during CEC Solapur a resolution was passed unanimously for sending Com. Adasul to CHQ and same has been achieved at AIC Jaipur. He told that all issues pertaining with MH circle are being resolved by our Com. Adasul as CS and he is taking care of all problems and issues. Com. Adasul is working on policy decisions only, not on pick & choose. He conveyed thanks to CS & CHQ leaders for his efforts to cancel transfer order Com. D. R. Edake to North East Circle. He requested to Com. Adasul to look into pending Rule 8 transfer & mutual transfer cases of JTOs of Solapur.  He informed that there is acute shortage of executives in Solapur SSA and needs to review the strength on actual working conditions. He discussed all individual of Solapur comrades as well as the development issues of Solapur SSA. On development issues he told that there is shortage of materials like, drop wire, UG cables,   PLB pipe & OF cable for maintenance and availability of these will improve the performance of SSA. He told that EB circuits are pending due non availability of Radio Modems and MLLN CPEs. He told that NGN equipment allotted for Solapur has been diverted to J&K & requested CS to look into the matter. He shared that it was great experience to work with Com. Adasul & it cannot be forgotten.  He conveyed sincere thanks to the all members for their unconditional support in discharging his responsibilities as DS SNEA Solapur.  

Ø  Com. B. N. Kore, Joint Secretary South SNEA MH shared & expressed gratitude towards all members of SNEA Solapur for their efforts in making CEC Solapur a grand success.  He elaborated how our CS is taking care of every issue at MH Circle. His working as CS is transparent and there is no hidden things before administration as well as SNEA members.  He shared his past experience in Raigad SSA how members were troubled and cheated by leaders in the past by keeping issues in lingering and how he has bitter experience along with many of the Raigad comrades and how the matter was entirely changed when it was pursued by Com. A. R. Manani then CS & Com. M. S. Adasul, then AGS. He shared in detail that due to mis-guidance from then leader’s only members of SNEA were charge sheeted in Raigad SSA. But Com. Adasul changed everything in transparent way and he is never calling anybody to Mumbai to resolve any type of issues. He shared in detail how Com. Adasul has taken steps in AIC Jaipur to maintain unity & harmony in whole SNEA family. He expressed his happiness that our Com. Adasul is going to CHQ on one side and other side expressed sorrow that we all comrades of SNEA Maharashtra will lose such a great CS. He expressed greetings and whole hearted support from all the members of SNEA MH Circle to Com. Adasul for his further journey as DyGS and wished that in day to come he will like to see him as GS SNEA.

Ø Com. M. S. Adasul, DyGS SNEA CHQ addressed the gathering in his special motivating style. He conveyed thanks & gratitude to Solapur comrades for his felicitation by SNEA Solapur and especially their efforts for making CEC Solapur grand success.  He shared that SNEA MH has become strongest only due to active District Secretaries from all districts and entire credit goes the District Secretaries of SNEA throughout Maharashtra Circle. He expressed that he could discharge his duties as CS as Com. Bhad has shared his much responsibilities and has always supported him in resolution of issues with strong support. He explained how Raigad case was resolved in past with different tactics. He added that SNEA MH has been strengthened as about all TTA to JTOs have joined SNEA family and now majority of newly recruited JAOs have also joined SNEA.  He gave warm welcome to newly joined JAOs & JTOs and conveyed thanks to them for their unconditional faith on SNEA and assured them best. He elaborated the issues about ESM JTO, offg JTOs and efforts being taken by SNEA in resolution of their issues He told that many executives are due for transfer to Solapur and very shortly they will join to Solapur SSA and this will improve situation of shortage of executives to some extent. He told that transfers are inevitable and we have to find way to face the situation. He requested to all comrades to have patience and wait for good results. He elaborated the efforts of SNEA MH in declaring Gadchiroli & Sindhudurg SSA as All India tenure stations and how it has saved many of MH comrades from all India Hard tenure transfers. He further elaborated how BSNL is looted under the name of different AMCs and how our own officers are signing AMC bills under pressure from Circle office as well as BSL CO.  He discussed about CDMA AMC case in MH circle office and how BSNL money is being looted by M/S HFCL and how it is blindly supported by many of BSNL officers and till successfully opposed by SNEA. With classic examples, he guided all members how to save BSNL and how all should be vigilant while signing any financial documents. All illegal affairs should be resisted on association platform. As DyGS he will work sincerely to weed out major corruptions in BSNL CO, especially in various AMCs and procurement of material. He told that customer’s grievances should be listened and resolved immediately. He appealed to all members to work hard for BSNL and be honest at your work, weed out all corruptions, promote newly introduced schemes & plans by BSNL to make it profit making company.   All executives are getting good salary and it is duty of every executive to motivate his/her work force and to manage all problems to save BSNL.  He mentioned that that 3rd PRC is due shortly and to take advantage of it we all have to make BSNL a profit making company. He discussed status of various court status, status of DPCs and about cadre hierarchy. He advised all not come to Mumbai for HR issues but come for development issues and you are always welcomed. He further assured house to give his best for the comrades of SNEA and appealed comrades to give timely feedback to SNEA leaders.

Ø  Com. S. V. BhadCircle President SNEA MH, extended gratitude to Solapur comrades to make CEC, Solapur best & a grand successful and specially mentioned that deliberations in CEC Solapur were more than the expectations. All issues pertaining to MH Circle are taken care by Com. Adasul. As appealed by Com. Adasul he suggested to choose appropriate association by new members as everyone is free to join any association.  He discussed in detail situation happened with Finance wing female officers in Nashik SSA and how other association leaders neglected genuine issues of them and how SNEA leaders have taken over situation and resolved in favour of these finance wing executives. He elaborated how Officiating JTOs are cheated by other association under the name of pay fixation under FR22 and their regularisation.  SNEA pursued the case and succeeded to modify JTO RR-2014 as one time measure. Due to faith of hundreds of executives in Maharashtra Circle has crossed the membership benchmark of 3000 and is the biggest Circle among all the associations. While explaining the depth on working style of Com. Adasul and how he has taken efforts for pursuing each and every issue of SNEA comrades. He added that SNEA is different among all, because it do not work only of HR issues but also takes special efforts for development and growth of BSNL He specially mentioned the issues like allotment of laptops to GSM Mtce teams, persuasion on replacement of life expired battery sets, BTS Mtce issues, issues with installation of battery sets, resolution of issues of SGSN/GGSN and issues related to traffic of GSM Data etc. he conveyed thanks to Solapur comrades for their active part in any call given by CHQ and overall unity built under banner of SNEA.

Ø There after all the queries raised by members were satisfactorily replied by leaders.

Ø In Presidential speech Com. S. C. Bingoli District President SNEA Solapur sum up the entire deliberations in the meeting and conveyed thanks to all.

Ø Thereafter existing body was dissolved and Com. Atul Joshi was unanimously nominated as Election Officer for election of New District Body.

Ø In unanimous elections Com. S. C. Bhingoli, Com. M. A. Birajdar & Com. P. S. Zingade are respectively elected as District President, District Secretary and District Treasurer.

Ø Com. S. V. Bhad Circle President MH, given oath to all newly elected District Body of   SNEA Solapur.

Ø General Body meeting concluded at 2115 hrs with National Anthem and slogans of unity.  All the executives & leaders had delicious dinner after the meeting at Hotel Angraj.

Ø PHOTOS <<<<>>>.




5 dec 15: Agenda meeting with Smt Sujata T Ray, DIR (HR): The scheduled agenda meeting with DIR (HR) (first Tuesday of each month) held on 02.12.2015. GS, President and Jt Sec attended the meeting. From Mgt side PGM (SR), GM (Estt), GM (Pers), Addl GM (P), DGM (SR) and DGM (Rect) attended. Discussions held on the following points:

1. Further actions on the Joint Committee report on a) implementation of E2, E3 pay scales replacing intermediary pay scales of E1A, E2A etc. and b) introduction of CPSU cadre hierarchy in BSNL, first TBP after 5 years w.e.f 01.10.2000.

Association pointed out that finalization of pay scales of the basic cadres of JTO/JAO, SDE/AO and equivalent cadre is pending since the 2nd wage revision on 01.01.2007. The Joint Committee submitted its recommendations on 07.10.2015. It may be finalised at the earliest. Since all the promotions are stayed especially by the Hon CAT, Chandigarh on Nagaraju case, the stalemate on present functional promotion may continue for longer period. The recommendations on CPSU cadre hierarchy will be an ideal alternative to the present two tier promotion system which suits the company’s requirement also.

The Jt Committee recommendations on E2, E3 pay scale are processed by the Estt wing. Since GM (Estt) was one of the members of the Jt Committee and taken a view against the recommendation, Assn expressed apprehension with regard to her proposal on the subject. Finally after discussions DIR (HR) informed that decision on the proposal already reached DIR (HR) office on E2, E3 pay scales will be taken within one weeks’ time. Since some committee members given different views, it also will be examined.  

On CPSU cadre hierarchy, the Restg wing submitted its views and the matter is under examination in Pers section. Addl GM(P) informed that report is salient on some aspects and it has to be examined in detail. GS informed that as committee member, all aspects are examined and such points can be discussed. Since it is a policy matter, formalities are to be worked out when management taken a view on the policy matter. After discussions it is decided that the issue will be examined and processed in two weeks’ time. Any specific issue left which is to be addressed by the Committee itself, it will be listed out. Then mgmt. will take a decision on that or it may be referred back to the committee for further examination. The 3rd recommendation on first TBP after 5 years will be processed with this.

We are waiting for a positive decision from the management on both issues in another two weeks’ time.   

 2. Committee on pay fixation on offtg promotion -- Recovery/reduction in pay.

 It is told that the committee submitted its report. The Committee not agreed to our demand to withdraw the illegal clarifications issued on 30.05.2007 and 19.02.2010. Committee is of the opinion that they are in order. Assn told the committee that the clarification dated 30.05.2010 at sl no 10 is contrary to the provisions II(i), (v) and (vi) of the EPP order dated 18.01.2007 which is approved by BSNL Board as well as DoT. So clarification without the approval of BSNL Board, contrary to the provisions of EPP is illegal. Further clarification dated 19.02.2010 disallowing the pay on officiating promotion is against the various provisions of FRSR.

All the JTO/JAO officiated as SDE/AO, SDE/AO officiated as DE/CAO, DE/CAO officiated as DGM etc at least for a year either in DoT or BSNL and got adhoc or regular promotion after 01.10.2000 will be affected by this decision. They will face reduction in pay by two to three increments, pension and recovery of pay to the tune of lakhs of rupees. Only way out is to withdraw the illegal clarifications issued. DIR (HR) told that the findings of the committee will be intimated to the Assn and further clarifications on the observations of the committee can be taken up. If the recommendation of the committee is accepted, it will affect more than 15,000 Executives having serious implications leading to industrial unrest.

3.  First TBP from Lateral JTO to SDE and Sr SDE to DE grades after four years instead of five years as in the case of promotion from AAO to AO and Sr AAO to CAO.

Assn explained that there no difference in promotion from AAO to AO and Sr AO to CAO and corresponding engineering cadres like lateral JTO to SDE and Sr SDE to DE in the Time Bound promotion policy. The hierarchy followed in BSNL is uniform and TBP is implemented based on the hierarchy. Our demand for TBP from lateral JTO to SDE, AAO to AO, Sr SDE to DE and Sr AO to CAO grades are rejected on the same plea earlier. Now the benefit is extended to one section leaving the others which created large scale resentment among the Executives. Assn requested to extend the benefit uniformly to all the Executives.

After discussion DIR (HR) directed to examine the case and further directed the concerned officers that in future uniformity should be ensured for all the sections of Executives in all promotions.

4.  Notional pay of E1A and E2A scales for the JTO/SDE (Civil/Electrical/Arch) wings w.e.f 01.10.2000.

The matter is under examination in Estt wing. The Vinay Sahi Committee recommendations, the BSNL Board decisions on the report and the circumstances in which JAO cadre given the benefit etc are under examination by Estt wing.

5. Membership verification related issues – restoration of facilities in view of delay, deduction of subscription from salary, modification on policy etc.

It was told by management that BSNL filed an early hearing application and it will be heard shortly. However, Assn pointed out that the stalemate is continuing for months together. At least BSNL has to restore the facilities and start deduction of subscription from salary. After discussion, DIR (HR) told that we will wait for another month and if no decision is coming from court, Assns demand will be considered.


3 dec 15:  Report and Photos of Grand General Body Meeting of SNEA Solapur held on 28/11/2015 will be uploaded tomorrow.


3 dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for cancellation of transfer order of Com. Manoj Kumar Mishra AO Nashik to Akola SSA. Letter <<<>>>

      Com. Manoj Kumar Mishra AO Civil/ Elect Nashik was transferred in June 2015 due to wrong data of stay particulars and mainly due to pick and choose transfer policy and since then he has represented his grievances against such biased orders and was continuously pursuing for same.  Now after struggle of 4-5 months, he gets justice from new management headed by Com. V.N. Dhage GM Fin Mumbai.

SNEA MH conveys thanks to Com. V.N.Dhage GM Fin for giving justice to Com. Manoj Kumar Mishra and giving confidence to all the finance wing officers that henceforth the transfer policy and genuine issues of finance wing comrades will also be given due consideration. We are confident that justice for other comrades will also follow in days to come.

      SNEA MH appreciates the prolonged and dedicated fight against intentional injustice by Com. Manoj Kumar Mishra AO Civil/Elect Nashik and grabbing justice with full patience by keeping faith on concern raised by SNEA MH on pick and choose transfer policy adopted by FC section in dealing with HR issues of Executives in Finance wing.


3 dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai calls for willingness for looking after arrangements in DGM Fin in Ahmednagar, Jalgaon, Goa, Raigad, Satara SSA and three post in Circle Office Mumbai. Letter <<<>>>


3 dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for CAO looking after arrangements for 4 AOs excluding names of AOs who’s VCs are not received. Letter <<<>>>


3 dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for four week field training w.e.f. 07/12/2015 for JAOs undergoing training at NATFN Hyderabad. Letter <<<>>>


3 dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued reminder letter for VCs for CAO LA arrangements. Letter <<<>>>


3 dec 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai issued orders for six week JTO Phase II training which will commence w.e.f. 04/01/2016 at BRBRAITT Jabalpur. Letter <<<>>>


 2 dec 15: 206 seniority case at Hon Supreme Court: The expert committee already submitted its recommendations to the Hon SC. The case is listed for hearing on 11.12.2015.


2 dec 15:  Editorial <<<>>>


 2 dec 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for CAO looking after arrangements for  AOs from the date they are handling responsibilities of CAOs. Letter <<<>>>


2 dec 15:  BSNL CO writes Circles to settle the BSNL MRS cases on the basis of guidelines issued on the subject and not to ask clarification from BSNL CO on known issues every now and then and if in case any clarification is too be called the it should be asked with approval of CGMT of Circle. Letter <<<>>>


1 Dec 15:  On superannuation retirement of Com. P.R. Sule DGM HR/Admn Mumbai, his charge will be looked after by Com. A.M. Shah, DGM Admn Mumbai. Letter <<<>>>

       SNEA MH welcomes Com. A.M. Shah, as DGM HR/Admn Mumbai and conveys best wishes for long and peaceful retired life of Com. P. R.Sule.

       Com. P.R.Sule, retired on his superannuation retirement on 30/11/2015 after prolonged & successful services of 41 years. Since he joined DoT as Telephone Operator. On his promotion as JTO/SDE he worked in MTNL, WTR and then in Maharashtra Circle. In Maharashtra Circle he has worked as AD Vig, AD Staff, AGM Staff, and AGM Rect and finally he is retiring as DGM HR Mumbai. 

      While working in Staff & HR section for prolonged period Com. P.R. Sule, was always helpful and soft spoken in nature. Though Com. Sule was never member of SNEA, he was strong supporter of policy decisions of SNEA mainly on uniform policy working proposed by SNEA MH and was highly motivated by the actions of SNEA MH benefitting equally for all the comrades. Due to his positive steps and actions many of HR issues of telecom Wing in Maharashtra Circle have been set right. His role was  instrumental in framing well defined transfer policy for tenure SSAs, in modification and restoration of two years Circle tenure of Sindhudurg & Gadchiroli SSA,  finalization and implementation of inter SSA transfer policy of non-tenure SSA, stopping pick and choose transfers to ITPC Pune, settlement of many of genuine and medical ground cases. Overall Com. Sule has always shown keen interest in resolution of HR issues of executives and has always contributed more in resolving HR issues in favour of the executives and at the same time in keeping interest of BSNL and reduction in overall expenditure on transfer posting. While always stressing for transfer policy guidelines, he was also instrumental in saving lakhs of rupees of BSNL by operating chain transfers.   

         SNEA MH appreciates the efforts and sincerity of Com. P. R. Sule, DGM HR Mumbai conveys thanks to him  on his superannuation retirement and wish him and his family members “A Happy, Peaceful, Healthy & Long Retired Life”.


30 NOV 15:  SNEA (I) MH Circle congratulates, Com. Sandeep Mandal, EE Civil & SE Civil LA Mumbai, on his superannuation retirement as on today, 30/10/2015 and wish him & his family members “A Very Happy, Peaceful & Long Retired Life”.

           Com. Sandip Mandal {Mob 9423992512}, after completion of his education in Kolkata West Bengal joined P & T Civil wing in Dec 1977 as Junior Engineer and has contributed in the Construction of Prabhadevi Telephone Building and Telephone House (MTNL Head Quarter) at Dadar, Construction of Telephone Exchange and staff quarters at Khopoli Dist Raigad, Construction of 220 staff quarters at Powai. In 1995 on his promotion as SDE Civil Mumbai he looked after maintenance work of all Department Building at Central Mumbai construction of Staff quarters at Borivali. On his next promotion as Executive Engineer (C) he worked in Santacruz Mumbai, Goa and presently at Mumbai along with additional looking after charge of Superintending Engineer Civil Circle Mumbai. Shri Sandip Mandal is active member of SNEA having through knowledge of civil Engineering work, Administrative works & was totally devoted to his job.

         SNEA (I) MH salutes sincerity, dedication and affection Com. Sandip Mandal towards BSNL and SNEA (I) and on behalf of thousands of Comrades of SNEA (I) Maharashtra Circle, we wish him and his family members “A Happy, Peaceful, Healthy & Long Retired Life”


 30 NOV 15:  Congratulations!!! The active comrades of SNEA Ahmednagar Com. R. S. Thorat, SDE, Com. B.G.Mungase SDE & Com. S.S. Rajopadhey JTO are elected as a Director in the recent elections of Ahmednagar Telecom Employees Co-Operative Credit society Ltd and further Com. R.S.Thorat is further elected as Chairman of this Society.  SNEA (I) Maharashtra congratulates all these comrades & convey best wishes for the new assignment.


 30 NOV 15:  Shri. G. K. Upadhyay, CGMT MH Circle writes DO letter to SSA Heads on progress of NOFN works. Letter <<<>>>


 30 NOV 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued posting order within Maharashtra Circle  on  DGM Adhoc promotion of Com. M. B. Dhanve and posted him as DGM Fin Pune.  Letter <<<>>>


28 NOV 15: Joint Committee recommendation on E2, E3 pay scales: SNEA is pursuing the matter with Estt section. Now Estt wing submitted the recommendations of the committee to DIR (HR) with the recommendations of the committee, the dissent note by two members and the views of the section. Assn will be meeting DIR (HR) and CMD next week for pursuing the matter further. Once the proposal is cleared by DIR (HR) and CMD, then only, MC note will be prepared and processed.


28 NOV 15:  As per notification issued by Com. S. R. Paspule DS SNEA Solapur the District Conference of SNEA Solapur is scheduled on 28/11/2015 at 1600 hrs in Conference hall, Telephone Bhavan, Bali Vesh, Solapur. Com. M.S.Adasul Dy GS SNEA CHQ, Com. S.V.Bhad, CP SNEA MH, Com. S.R.Bhise, ACS West SNEA MH, Com. B.N.Kore,  JS South SNEA MH will attend and address the District Conference.


27 NOV 15: Welcome of Newly Joined  JAOs in Special Interactive Session by SNEA Mumbai: {Report by Com. Prashant Jadhav DP SNEA Mumbai}: Grand & special interactive lunch hour session was arranged in Jam packed Conference Hall, at C Wing, 2nd Floor, Santacruz (W) Mumbai by SNEA Mumbai on 21/11/2015 for welcome & felicitation of Finance wing officers working in Mumbai and prime attraction of the meeting was welcome of 26 Newly joined JAOs in Circle Office Mumbai, WTP & WTR Mumbai  felicitation of Com. V.N.Dhage GM Fin Mumbai. 

The special meeting was attended by many of the prominent Finance wing officers and about all newly joined JAOs in Circle Office, WTP & WTR and all District Office Bearers of SNEA CO/WTP Mumbai.

Com. Prashant Jadhav, President, SNEA Circle Office Mumbai presided over the meeting which was attended by the following dignitaries.

1.     Com. M. S. Adasul,  DyGS SNEA CHQ,

2.     Com. V.N. Dhage, GM Finance Mumbai,

3.     Com. S. B. Bhosale, CT SNEA MH,

4.     Com. V.J. Bhandirge,  JS HQ SNEA MH,

5.     Com. S.M. Sahare,  JS NRU SNEA MH,

6.     Com. Anil Dubey, DS SNEA Mumbai.

7.     Com. Ajit Kumar, DS SNEA WTP Mumbai,

8.     Com. D. S. Kamble, CECM SNEA Mumbai,

9.     Com. D.K. Upadhyay, CECM SNEA Mumbai,

10.            Com. P.A. Shah, CECM SNEA Mumbai,

11.            Com. N.T. Shinde,  DGM TR Mumbai,

12.            Com. Mrs. Lata Kolhe DGM CSC Mumbai.

·        The meeting started with two minute silence for departed souls.

·        Then meeting proceeded further with self introduction by everybody present in hall including Dias.

·        The dignitaries in the meeting were given warm welcome by offering bouquets and prominently felicitated officers namely Com.N.T.Shinde, DGM TR Mumbai, Com. Mrs. Lata Kolhe DGM CSC Mumbai, Com. Awachar, AGM Vig Mumbai , Com. Mrs. Shridevi, CAO Plg Mumbai, Com. Mrs Jayanti CAO Mob Plg Mumbai.

·        The following newly recruited JAOs posted in Mumbai were present in the meeting making presence 100% wherein Com. Prashant Jadhav DP SNEA Mumbai & Com. Anil Dubey DS SNEA Mumbai gave them warm welcome by offering roses.

1.       Com. Miss Nitu Soni,

2.       Com. Miss Bhavana Vaghela,

3.       Com. Miss  Geeta Dalvi,

4.       Com. Miss Divya Soni,

5.       Com. Miss Bhushan Sahare,

6.       Com. Miss. Chandra Patil,

7.       Com. Miss. Khushboo Porwal,

8.       Com. Miss. Suchita Singrodia,

9.       Com. Miss Heena Choudhry,

10.  Com. Miss Jyoti Gupta,

11.  Com. Miss. Priya Soni,

12.  Com. Miss Heenal Solanki.     

13.  Com. Miss Priyanka Shrma,

14.  Com. Vikas Chandra

15.  Com. Jitender

16.  Com. Gautam

17.  Com. Pankaj Kumar Gupta

18.  Com. Ranjnish Kumar Shrivastav,

19.  Com. Rajeev Ranjan,

20.  Com. Altaf Malik,

21.  Com. Imran Khan,

22.  Com. Narender Singh Bhati,

23.  Com. Vaibhav Sangavekar,

24.  Com. Ravi Kumar,

25.  Com. Maulik Kumar,

26.  Com. Ravi Garg,

27.  Com. Pradeep Pawar,

28.  Com. Dilip Paliwal,

·        Thereafter Com. V.N. Dhage GM Fin Mumbai was felicitated and honored by officering Shawl, Shriphal and beautiful bouquet on his promotion as Finance wing GM level officer by first posting as GM TR and now holding charge of GM Fin Mumbai.

·        On behalf of all finance wing officers Com. M.S. Adasul Dy GS SNEA CHQ was given warm welcome by offering Shawl, Shriphal and bouquet.

·        Com. Omprakash Jangir, AO CSC Mumbai and active SNEA Member was felicitated and honored by offering him Shawl, Shriphal and bouquet for his tremendous contribution and helping hand extended to all the newly joined JAO since start of recruitment process to till today in resolving day to day issues and for initiatives for adding more and more finance wing officers to SNEA by bring awareness among them on real facts and figures and mainly with results.

·        On behalf of new JAOs, Com. D.S. Kamble, AD Recruitment Mumbai, Com. D.K. Upadhay, PRO Mumbai Com. Anil Akhade, AD HRD, Com. V.J. Bhandirge AD Staff Mumbai were felicitated for their helping hand to all these JAOs during recruitment process and during their field training.           

·        Com. Anil Dubey, DS SNEA Mumbai in his welcome speech gave warm welcome to all Finance wing officers in Mumbai and gave brief idea about the special interactive session especially for Finance wing officers. He elaborated some prominent activities of SNEA for betterment of executives in Finance wing officers. He specially added that the newly joined JAOs are lucky entrants for BSNL as on their joining BSNL has started showing positive results and after long time this year has shown operational profit of cores of rupees, which was supported by house in loud claps. Remembering his days of joining as JTO and difficulties he has faced, he appreciated the sincere and devoted efforts of Com. Omprakash Jangir to all the executives in Maharashtra Circle in settlement of day to day issues and his helping hand to the newly joined JAOs during the recruitment process. 

·        Com. V. N. Dhage GM Finance Mumbai & Special Guest of Honor for this meeting addressed the house and expressed his feelings. He specially guided house about the current financial aspects of BSNL and what are the steps required on part of finance wing officers for throughout BSNL. He specially gave welcome to new JAOs and guided them about their future in BSNL and the important role they have to play in BSNL. He conveyed thanks to SNEA for his felicitation and giving him opportunity to address the gathering and mainly for direct interaction with all newly joined JAOs.

·        Com. M. S. Adasul, Dy GS SNEA CHQ, in his about one hour highly motivating address touched different issues and specially guided newly joined JAOs about ideas to be adopted for their successful carrier in BSNL. He gave warm welcome to all newly joined JAOs and conveyed best wishes for their bright future in BSNL. He further congratulated Com. V. N. Dhage, GM Fin Mumbai on his promotion as GM Finance and introduced him as “Role Model” for all newly joined JAOs for their future in BSNL. He further added that Com. Dhage has established that JAOs can become GM and it is quite possible in the BSNL and directed newly joined JAOs to follow footsteps of sincerity, honesty and dedication of Com. Dhage and dream for their future up to positions in BSNL Board. He further appreciated working style of Com. V.N.Dhage and his special approach towards his own finance wing officers. Com. Adasul elaborated the house about current issues related to financial position of BSNL and initiatives required by executives in BSNL. He specially made aware the young JAOs about their importance in BSNL and how their signature/concurrence is important for financial viability of BSNL. By sharing practical examples, he guided them how to support the day to day working of BSNL with latest knowledge in Finance field available to them. He appealed them to be keen on their new assignment and learn each and every aspect of BSNL. While guiding them for keeping themselves away from corrupt peoples & their wrong practices, he appealed them to work for stopping corruption in BSNL and keep themselves away from vendors demanding favour out of rules. He elaborated how corrupt people will trap BSNL officers and how it is dangerous for all comrades and for BSNL. He guided the house about difference in work culture of BSNL and that of private companies. He explained the benefits available to executives in BSNL and what is future for these young JAOs in BSNL. He guided them to dream high and be ambitious for the higher posts and responsibilities but not to shift their jobs just for Money as after certain time Money lost importance and job satisfaction, social recognition/status gets importance in one’s life, which is rightly available in BSNL. By giving classic examples of working style of some advocates, he elaborated working of all three associations in BSNL and guided the JAOs to have personal analysis before accepting membership of any association in the BSNL. Every executive in BSNL is free to join any association and even these JAOs have attended SNEA meeting, there is no compulsion on part of SNEA to accept its membership, but before that one should have his/her own critical analysis for same. He also elaborated house about the recent harassment of Finance wing executives due to so called Hopeless Bhaskar Transfer policy and how SNEA was compelled to look into issues when very only few members of SNEA were affected. He further added that due to recent activities many of the finance wing comrades have joined SNEA and SNEA is bound to take issues of Finance wing officers. Concluding highly encouraging address to finance wing officers and mainly to newly joined JAOs, Com. Adasul conveyed thanks to all the comrades of finance wing for their presence in this special meeting and giving him opportunity to share some important issues about the finance wing executives and efforts being made by SNEA and assured for total support from platform SNEA.  He finally appealed to give timely feedback to the SNEA leaders so that issues can be taken care within time frame.   

·        The special interactive session was nicely anchored by Com. V.J. Bhandirge, JS HQ SNEA MH.

·        Com. S. N. Shukla VP SNEA Mumbai conveyed vote of thanks and the special and highly informative and motivating meeting concluded with National Anthem and loud slogans of Unity, BSNL Zindabad, SNEA Zindabad.        

·        PHOTOS by Com. Hari Pravin JTO <<<>>>


27 NOV 15:  CAO FC Mumbai issued waiting list of request transfer within Maharashtra Circle in respect of Finance wing officers. Letter <<<>>>

       After successful persuasion of publication of waiting list of request transfers in Telecom, Electrical, Civil wing, SNEA MH has strongly pursued for publication of waiting list of request transfers in Finance wing. The last such list was published in Sep 2014 and thereafter adamant stand was taken by some officers in FC section and waiting list was deliberately not published for prolonged period creating hundreds of doubts on its working. We have always demanded for transparent working of FC section and now each and every comrade in Finance wing who has requested for transfer is now aware about status of his application for transfer.       

        SNEA MH appreciates this positive step by new HR team of Finance wing MH Circle and let us hope that hence forth the transfer posting of Finance wing officers will also be issued in transparent manner and mainly as per the transfer policy guidelines issued by BSNL.


27 NOV 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai endorsed BSNL CO letter advising employees regarding misconduct by bringing political influence in transfer/deputation. Letter <<<>>>


27 NOV 15:  Ms Sujata Ray, Director Finance BSNL writes IFAs to have real time information on critical & important financial parameters. Letter <<<>>>


27 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued reminder letter for shifting of Account & Finance personals appearing in aggrieved/ODI list from sensitive post and compliance thereof. Letter <<<>>>


26 NOV 15:  AGM Admn Mumbai published list of Closed Holidays, Restricted Holidays to be observed throughout Maharashtra Circle during Year 2016. Letter <<<>>>


26 NOV 15: Discussion with Sri Ameising Luikham, Secretary/DPE and Sri Madhukar Gupta, Addl Secretary/DPE on 23.11.2015 on the notice for protest demonstrations at DPE office demanding constitution of 3rd PRC:  On the notice served by NCOA for protest demonstration at DPE office on 26.11.2015, against the abnormal delay in constitution of 3rd PRC and demanding immediate action, Secretary/DPE invited NCOA for discussion. Sec/DPE, Addl sec and Director/DPE were present during discussion. NCOA represented by Com Baby Thomas, Secretary General/NCOA, Com V K Tomar, President/NCOA, Com K Sebastin, GS/SNEA and Com Shiwani, Treasurer/BHEL Federation.

During discussion, Sec and Addl Sec informed that now Govt is seriously considering the NCOA demand for constitution of the 3rd PRC. PMO already initiated the process and Secretary/DPE is meeting Cabinet Secretary today itself on the matter. Since VII CPC report already submitted, Govt is actively considering the proposal of DPE to constitute the 3rd PRC. Again a reminder was send to Cabinet Secretariat and PMO on 18.11.2015 along with the copy of the notice served by NCOA.

The notice given by NCOA generated tremendous pressure in the Govt and DPE. Sec and Addl Sec appealed NCOA not to go for any protest action at this point of time when Govt is actively considering the demand of NCOA for constitution of 3rd PRC. They assured that Govt will constitute the 3rd PRC without any further delay.

Based on the assurance given by Secretary/DPE, NCOA decided to postpone the protest demonstration arranged on 26.11.2015 by one month.

In the meeting, Secretary/DPE specially mentioned about BSNL performance last year in which it recorded operational profit and in revival path which is good news for all of us and congratulated the GS, all the employees and BSNL management.

26 NOV 15: Meeting with Sri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD, BSNL on 23.11.2015: CMD BSNL invited core committee members of the Forum to explain the performance and balance sheet of BSNL for the last financial year, 2014-15. The salient features are:

·         Last year, BSNL recorded operational profit of 672 Crores. Previous year loss was 691 Crores.

·         Top line revenue increased by 4.16%, highest during last 5 years.

·         Even in CFA segment, revenue from services increased more than 1%.

·         As per the new norms for calculation of depreciation applicable from 2014-15 onwards, the depreciation increased considerably and hence the total loss as per balance sheet increased from 6900 Cr to 8600 Cr. If the old depreciation method was used, the loss would have been less by 1500 Cr.

·         On future expansion plan, CMD explained that major MPLS expansion in EB segment is finalized and equipment will be available in 4 to 6 months.

·         In GSM front, add on order is already placed for replacing the Phase I, II and III eqpts and Nortel and Nokia eqpts of Phase IV. For western zone separate tender will be floated. More investment will be made on Wi-Fi hotspots.

CMD appealed to all the employees to work together taking these positive developments and the collective movement stated yielding results. Circles are started lot of marketing initiatives. Bihar Circle is conducting road shows. In TN Circle, Assns and Unions are sponsoring some SSAs having very poor performance and improved a lot.


24 NOV 15:  Report and Photos of Grand & special Interactive Session with Finance wing officers in Mumbai and welcome of newly joined JAOs organized by SNEA Mumbai on 21/11/2015 will follow shortly.


24 NOV 15:  CE Elect Mumbai issued transfer order of three SDEs in Electrical wing. Letter <<<>>>

SNEA MH conveys thanks to Mrs. Neelam Singhal CE Elect Mumbai for keeping her words as per discussions in our last meeting and giving consideration to the request of Com. N.P. Baxi, SDE Elect Beed to Aurangabad. We are confident that all other requests as discussed in the said meeting will be given consideration shortly. 


24 NOV 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai calls for VCRs of the executives due for E4 to E5 and E5 to E6 Time Bound Promotions by June 2016 and last date of submission of VCRs is 04/12/2015. Letter <<<>>>


24 NOV 15:  BSNL CO conveyed approval and instructions for printing of Calendars   & Diaries for 2016 on need basis. Letter <<<>>>


24 NOV 15:  AGM M&S Mumbai issued orders for introduction of ‘Student CUG 148  Plan’ for the students of different schools, colleges and institutes in Maharashtra & Goa State and this prepaid GSM CUG offer will be valid for 90 days from 25/11/2015. Letter <<<>>>


24 NOV 15:  AGM EB Pune conveyed approval of CGMT MH Circle for sales of Mobile SIM Cards under MKS CUG Plan through franchisee & other sales  channels for period of 15 days w.e.f. 21/11/2015 on trial basis. Letter <<<>>>


24 NOV 15:  AGM EB Pune conveyed approval of PGMT Pune for conversion of any existing any Prepaid/Postpaid plan to MKS CUG Plan after fulfilling its eligibility conditions. Letter <<<>>>


24 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued reminder for relieving of all officers under transfer as per transfer orders issued by BSNL CO latest by 30/11/2015 with warning that if not relieved by this date, BSNL CO will relieve them through ERP. Letter <<<>>>


23 NOV 15: In continuation to resolution passed in CEC Solapur and maintaining glorious tradition of printing and supplying most useful and best BSNL Diary for last six years, this year also SNEA MH is printing “BSNL Diary 2016” separately for executives and Non Executives.  

 Quotation        Executive Diary   <<<>>>      Non Executive Diary  <<<>>>

ü The size of both the Diaries will same as that of last year Non Executive Diary i.e. smaller size as it is decision of CEC Solapur.

ü The Diary for Executives will be in English’ and Diary for Non Executives is ‘Marathi’

ü The content of Non Executive & Executive Diary will be similar for about 50% contents and different for remaining contents as the  Diary for Executive will contain information required by Executives and Diary for Non Executives will be contain information required by Non Executives in day to day working in BSNL.

ü Cost of both Executive Diary 2016 & Non Executive Diary 2016 is Rs. 130.00 {Rupees One Hundred & Thirty Only} each and it is inclusive of all charges i.e. taxes and transportation 

ü If required orders can be placed by administration as per their requirement either for Executives or Non Executive Diary or for combined quantity and on advance Pos same can be supplied as required by the offices. 

ü All are requested to look into this matter personally and pursue for confirm Purchase order of both Executive as well as non executive Diary 2016 and inform exact quantity of Diary to Com. S.B.BhosaleCT SNEA MH {9423984080} by email on latest by 15/12/2015. 

ü It is further requested to  email the contact details of all executives in your SSA to Com.S.R.Kalmegh ACS East SNEA MH {9422857071} on, and Com.S.R.Bhise, ACS West SNEA MH on  {9422446699}  latest by 05/12/2015  who will send the consolidated lists of their SSAs to Com. Anil Dubey DS SNEA Mumbai {9423991974} on 

ü The suggestions on contents of Diary may be please emailed to Com. P.N.Patil, Auditor SNEA MH {9422770788} on latest by 30/11/2015and its copy may be sent to ACS concerned.

ü Members/leaders/Activists  having innovative idea about content & design of Diary 2016 may give scope to their talent and send their ideas and creation to Com. S.V.Bhad CP SNEA MH {9422252233} on and final design of Diary 2016 will be selected on the basis of these ideas.

ü For any doubts and queries please feel free to call any of the Circle Office Bearer but make all out efforts in getting confirm PO for both Executive as well as Non executive Diary 2016 from all SSAs/Units in territory of Maharashtra Circle. 


23 NOV 15:  AO F&A Mumbai issued orders for refund of Security Deposit of 36 JTOs. This long pending issue was continuously pursued by Com. Mukesh Wadhwani, JS Kalyan, SNEA MH and finally security deposit in respect of all JTOs has been released. Letter <<<>>>


23 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued order for reconstitution of Internal Complaint  Committee for Sexual Harassment of Woman employees at work place under Act 2014 and Smt. Madhu Arora GM Est BSNL CO will be Chairperson of the Committee.  Letter <<<>>>


21 NOV 15: Seventh Central Pay Commission Recommendations.  Highlights <<<>>>     Detail Report <<<>>>


21 NOV 15:  BSNL CO clarified that all TTAs officiating as JTO should be sent directly to training as JTO and there is no need of their reversion to TTA cadre before sending them JTO Phase I training. Letter <<<>>>


  20 NOV 15: Congratulations Com. M.B. Dhanave!!!! : BSNL CO issued orders for CAO to DGM Adhoc promotions for Finance wing officers wherein two comrades are from Maharashtra Circle including Com. M.B. Dhanave CAO Pune, who is probably senior most comrade from Finance wing Maharashtra Circle. Order <<<>>>

        SNEA MH congratulates Com. M.B. Dhanave CAO Pune on his long awaited DGM promotion which he got after prolonged fight of more than ten years against intentional injustice and deliberate attempts for denial his promotions by group of some selfish & hopeless officers in BSNL. Com. M.B.Dhanave has joined SNEA before six months and has pursued his case on personal level as well as on platform of SNEA and finally he is successful in his prolonged battle against injustice/intentional harassment and is now promoted as DGM Finance and posted in Maharashtra Circle.  We are proud of Com. M.B. Dhanave and salute his dedication in this prolonged & successful battle for period of more than ten years.   


20 NOV 15:  AGM Admn Mumbai writes Circle Secretaries of Associations /Unions in Maharashtra Circle to depute one representative for meeting for discussions on review of medical policies and meeting is scheduled on 02/12/2015. Letter <<<>>>

Ø  SNEA MH has suggested officers in Admn section that instead of calling such meeting as wasting time and money on such meetings, the views should be called in writing, but same was not accepted as if there is no concern on such unwanted expenditure and wastage of time.

Ø  Anyhow as concerned officers desires to conduct meeting making expenditure of TA/DA & Food on such unwanted and avoidable meetings, SNEA MH will participate in this meeting as well as submit its views in writing.

Ø  SNEA MH has already discussed this matter in detail in CEC Meeting Solapur and resolution also has been passed on this subject and we will submit views in tune with this resolution.

Ø  Till someone has any creative idea, suggestion, useful information on this subject which will reduce difficulties faced by our executives/non executives and their family members in getting medical treatment/facilities and benefits and at the same time for reduction of expenditure on medical treatment by BSNL employees and also to stop the exploitation of BSNL by many of the hospitals and by our own officers/staff by placing higher & unjustified medical bills/claims, it is requested to email all such suggestions to Com. S.R. Kalmegh ACS East SNEA MH {9422857071} on email and/or Com. S.R. Bhise, ACS West SNEA MH {9422446699} on email latest by 30th November 2015.


20 NOV 15:  AGM SP/CP Mumbai calls for requirement of different Battery sets to be procured during Year 2016-17 and last date of submission of requirement is 28/11/2015. Letter <<<>>>

        It is important item for maintenance of Exchanges and BTS for fault free services and hence all concerned field officers including officers in Planning Cell of all the SSAs in Maharashtra Circle needs to work out the entire requirement of Battery sets of their SSA both for Exchanges and BTSs and send it well within time so that no one miss this chance and each and every faulty /non functional Battery is replaced during Year 2016-17.   


20 NOV 15:  DGM Admn Mumbai writes all SSA Heads in Maharashtra Circle endorsing instructions for not taking up individual cases by Associations. Letter <<<>>>


 20 NOV 15:  BSNL CO writes Heads of Recruiting Circles and calls for information about TTAs/JTOs working in Non Territorial Circles falling in the jurisdiction of their Circles as on 01/11/2015 and last date for submission of information is 15/12/2015. Letter <<<>>>


20 NOV 15:  BSNL CO calls for information of outsourcing of Broadband and wired Line Services which will be reviewed by the committee formed in BSNL Corporate Office for further course of action on this subject. Letter <<<>>>


20 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued instructions to prevent authorized/Fraudulent International calls from BSNL network. Letter <<<>>>


19 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued provisional Seniority/Gradation list of JAG level Finance wing officers and calls for representations for corrections if any. Letter <<<>>>  List <<<>>>


19 NOV 15:  As per the DO letter from Director CFA BSNL, AGM SP/CP Mumbai call for detail requirement of higher size PIJF cables and last date of submission of information is 23/11/2015. Letter <<<>>>

      All the field officers are requested to look into this important matter related to growth, development and maintenance of BSNL landline & Broadband network throughout Maharashtra Circle and one should grab this opportunity to cover up newly developed areas having high revenue customer base and action needs to be taken in time bound manner and requirement needs to be submitted with detail justification. 


19 NOV 15:  By quoting Audit Objections &  delay in payments of Security guards,  GM Fin Mumbai writes SSA Heads for curtailment of expenditure on Security guards provided by DGR sponsored agencies and restrict it only for vital installations and trouble prone areas. Letter <<<>>>

           These guidelines needs to taken in true sense by all the officers in filed units and action needs to be taken for the curtailment of expenditure on Security guards wherever possible and the first step is being taken by CE Civil Mumbai by stopping services of a Security Guard engaged as “Status Symbol” only for half part of A wing of Sixth Floor utilized only for office & Secretariat of CGMT MH Circle. This is additional Security provided in addition to no. of Security Guards employed at main gate and entrance of main Building and this wrong procedure was started by one of CGM before 4-5 years and unfortunately in typical “Red Tape” working style same is being followed without any review of its requirement.  If this Security Guard is required and justified then all other Security Guards are fully justified and required and hence there is no use of such formal letter and BSNL Money will be wasted on such unwanted expenditure. Let us hope everybody including office of CGMT MH Circle responds to these instructions positively and in true sense. 


19 NOV 15: Meeting with GM (Pers): GS along with CHQ President and Jt Sec met GM (Pers) and held discussions on the following issues. Jt DGM also present in the meeting.

a.     Finalization of committee meeting on Officiating pay fixation and withdrawal of the clarifications: GS explained that this issue was discussed so many times and the committee is expected to submit the report by 31.08.2015 as per schedule. However the report is not finalized so far and thousands of Executives are affected and facing recovery. Last meeting was held on 15.09.2015 in which GS also explained the case in detail to the Committee. GM informed that the committee will try to meet this week itself, most probably on Friday.

b.    Extending similar benefits to Later JTO and Sr SDE as extended to AAO and Sr AO grades: BSNLCO issued clarifications recently treating AAO and Sr AO as functional promotions and extending the benefit of first TBP under EPP after 4 years. However similar benefits are not extended to similar grades like Lateral JTO and Sr SDE. Earlier the demand for treating Lateral JTO, AAO, Sr SDE and Sr AO was taken up by the associations but it was turned down by quoting the provisions of post based promotions under EPP and hierarchy followed in DoT/BSNL. The decision of management to extend the benefit to AAO and Sr AO grades is a very positive decision but similar benefits are to be extended to the equivalent grades of Lateral JTO and Sr SDE also. Management tried to justify the discrimination but Assn categorically told that it has to be extended to all the similarly placed cadres in all the wings to have uniform promotional avenue.

c.      Expediting the JTO to SDE case at Ernakulam: The necessary information is provided to Kerala Circle and the counter reply will be filed this week. BSNLCO is in touch with the concerned officers for early hearing of the case.

d.    Court cases at Chandigarh restraining promotions with reservation without satisfying the conditions on Nagaraju case—JTO to SDE, JAO to AO, SDE to DE and AO to CAO promotions: GM informed that Attorney General of India (AG) given its opinion and based on the opinion, BSNL will be filing the reply in the Hon CAT shortly. BSNL is trying to vacate the stay on promotions.

e.     DE to DGM (Adhoc) promotions: Since another year ACR is required for the promotions and DPC after November, Assn requested to issue the DGM (Adhoc) promotions at the earliest before this month end. GM (P) assured that management is very keen to issue the promotion orders at the earliest considering the huge vacancies in the field units. DGM (Regular) promotion can be processed only after the final decision from the Hon SC on the expert committee report on 206.

f.       Implementation of CPSU cadre hierarchy in BSNL: As Pers section is the nodal wing dealing with EPP, RRs, seniority etc, it has to play an important role in its implementation. The promotions which are blocked due to various reasons can be streamlined only by this mechanism, Assn pointed out.

g.    Notional pay fixation of E1A and E2A scale for Civil/Elect etc wings w.e.f. 01.10.2000 to have uniform promotional avenues: The proposal is under examination in Estt wing, GM (P) informed.

h.    Declaring Rajouri, Poonch, Udhampur etc of J&K Circle, 1.5 year tenure instead of 2 year as proposed by the Circle: GM Pers informed that some proposal of changes in the transfer policy is under the consideration of the management. Along with the proposal, this issue also under consideration. Assn requested for a positive decision in this regard. GM (P) assured that the issue will be addressed positively.

i.       Correction in the long standing transfers from ITPC: GS pointed out that the transfer orders issued by BSNLCO were based on the wrong longstanding list submitted by the ITPC. Later on, ITPC corrected the long stay list and accordingly the transfer orders are to be modified. Further the transfer should be made point to point as done for other Circles. After discussion, it was agreed to examine the case based on the revised list.

j.        Counting of MTNL stay for the purpose of counting the stay in MH Circle etc: Assn explained that the clarification issued by the BSNLCO is contrary to the stand taken by BSNL so far and it is against the transfer policy also. It will create problems for other units at Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai etc. Hence it needs to be corrected and Assn already taken up the matter. It is decided to further discuss the issue.


19 NOV 15:  BW section BSNL CO issued guidelines for forwarding applications for deputation or permanent absorption in BSNL. Letter <<<>>>


18 NOV 15:  AGM Staff Mumbai issued orders for transfer in DE Cadre for all India Soft Tenure station Gadchiroli. Letter <<<>>>


18 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued revised schedule of monthly meetings of Associations/ Unions with Director HR BSNL Board and meeting to SNEA is fixed on every first Tuesday of the Month.  Letter <<<>>>

The meeting will be to discuss maximum three pre-intimated agenda issues and only 2-3 participants from Union/Association side are permitted for such monthly meetings. Now frequency of meetings has also been reduced from earlier two per month to only one per month for all Union/ Associations and time period is fixed as 30 minutes per meeting.


18 NOV 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai calls for VCs & SRs for next spell of JTO Offg which is due from 03/01/2016. Letter <<<>>>


18 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued instructions for mapping of Copper Cable Network data in CDR. Letter <<<>>>


18 NOV 15:  DGM NWO CFA Mumbai issued instructions for review of waiting list of wired line connections and removal of Technically Not Feasible (TNF) waiting list from CDR. It is further instructed to complete provision of new connection within ten days period from its order date. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  DGM Admn Mumbai issued advise to Circle Secretaries of Associations in Maharashtra Circle for following instructions issued by BSNL CO for taking up individual cases. Letter <<<>>>

Ø SNEA MH welcomes this stand taken by Circle management and we will strongly support Circle Management if it is ready to follow such restrictions on their own and will neither support persuasion of individual cases by any association/officer including senior officers nor initiates such pick and choose individual cases at their own under any influence and work in uniform Policy manner applicable to all similarly placed cases.

Ø  SNEA MH has always put its total efforts for pursuing cases in Uniform Policy manner which should be applicable to all similarly placed executives in Maharashtra Circle. It can be seen that SNEA MH has successfully opposed such pick and choose cases initiated by Circle management   always opposed such pick and choose policy adopted by Circle management in some of cases and many of the officers expert in managing the officers in Circle management have been set right due to strong opposed by giving equal justice to all.

Ø  This letter now officially endorses the firm stand maintained by SNEA MH over the period and hence we welcome this initiative and we will see that these guidelines are followed strictly by Circle management and are not violated by anyone including Circle Management. 

Ø  Let us hope these instructions are followed for equal justice to all the executives in Maharashtra Circle and Circle Management keeps daring to take action against the officers and associations violating these guidelines otherwise it will be again wastage of energy and papers and simple completion of official formality of issuing one another letter by AGM Admn Mumbai.


17 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued orders for timely settlement of Pensionary benefits of Retired/retiring employees. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai issued diversion of 37 posts of TTAs in different districts of Maharashtra Circle to BBNW Mumbai and Pune. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  BSNL CO calls for nomination for outstanding Sports Person for carrier progression and last date of submission of nominations is 31/12/2015. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  BSNL CO constituted committee for centralized additional procurement of HW & SW for 2G Network in West Zone Circles and meeting of committee is scheduled on 18/11/2015. It is unfortunate that in this committee no one from Maharashtra Circle is included which is the biggest Circle in West Zone. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  Shri. N.K. Gupta, Director CFA writes DO letter to CGMs calling for requirement of 400 Prs,  800 Prs & 1200 Prs PIJF Cables  separately for development and maintenance works during Year 2016-17 with detail justification and action plan for its utilization. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  Shri. R. K. Mittal, Director CM BSNL Board writes DO letter to CGMs for achievement of Targets of Leasing out Towers during year 2015-16. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  BSNL CO writes to CGMs notifying applicability of Swachh Bharat Tax w.e.f 15/11/2015. Letter <<<>>>


17 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued reminder for sending requirement of TTAs. Letter <<<>>>


16 NOV 15:  AGM Staff Mumbai issued transfer order of DE from Sindhudurg to Pune on attending age of 58 years. Order <<<>>>

Ø This is good trend started by the Circle administration that the officers are being repatriated back to parent SSA on attending 58 years of service.

Ø Earlier the request of officers transferred on long stay basis were not considered for posting to parent or choice SSA before completion of two years service at posted SSA.

Ø Now all such requests on completion of 58 years age are being considered even though two years minimum service is not completed by the concerned officer and hence all the officers who have reached or will reach 58 years of age as on 31/03/2016 should apply for request transfer to their choice station and only issue is such transfers will be at “Own Cost”

Ø  SNEA MH will pursue for saving time, energy and reducing hardship of such officers who are being transferred when they are having less than two years for completing age of 58 years as on 31/03/2016 and it will be best option if such officers are out of their working SSA and excluded from long stay.

Ø  After all, similarly affected comrades should get benefits of lenient view taken by Circle management and hence all such comrades who have completed or will be completing age of 58 years as on 31/03/2016 regardless of completion of two years service at transferred SSA, are requested to apply for Own Cost request transfer as all these request are being considered by Circle Management .coming out of restrictions of transfer policy   


 13 NOV 15:  AGM Staff Mumbai issued posting order of DEs joining Maharashtra Circle after completion of All India hard tenure. Order <<<>>>


 13 NOV 15: GS along with CHQ President and Jt Sec met Smt Sujata T Ray, DIR(HR) on 13.11.2015. Director (HR) had detailed discussions on the various recommendations of the Joint Committee on CPSU cadre hierarchy, E2, E3 pay scales etc and the various points mentioned in the dissent note from some committee members. We further suggested to process the CPSU cadre hierarchy by the Pers section, the nodal wing which deals with the EPP, BSNLMS RR, seniority issues etc instead of Restg Cell. Since all the promotions are stayed by the Hon CAT, Chandigarh on the basis of a Supreme Court judgment, it is very important to speed up the processing to find a way out for giving promotions to the eligible Executives. After discussions, DIR (HR) assured that the recommendations will be processed at the earliest.


 12 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued cancellation of transfer orders of DEs, in which the transfer order of Com. R.P. Nale DE Pune to MP Circle is cancelled and he is retained in Maharashtra Circle. Letter <<<>>>

       This is result of prolonged patience and faith on SNEA by Com. R.P. Nale and continuous persuasion by SNEA at different levels. Congratulations to him !!!


 12 NOV 15: AGM NWO CM Mumbai endorsed the guidelines for preparation of Comprehensive Operation & Maintenance Plan for improvement of GSM Network in Maharashtra Circle.  Letter <<<>>>


 12 NOV 15: AGM Estt Mumbai issued orders for 3rd Time Bound Promotions from E4 to E5 in respect of 34 Telecom Wing officers. Letter <<<>>>


 12 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued transfer orders of CAOs in which two CAOs are posted to Maharashtra Circle. Letter <<<>>>

          This is good opportunity that the SSAs like Amravati which are not having regular IFAs will get Regular IFAs if and only if these incumbent officers are not again dumped in Circle Office wasting the valuable manpower of CAOs as happened in many of the earlier cases just to relive the officers like Mr. Bhaskar who has created problems/hurdles for many of the Finance wing comrades in Maharashtra due to his poor working knowledge and hopeless attitude towards his own colleges. 


 11 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued corrigendum to the transfer & posting of Finance wing Officers, wherein it is clarified that  the executives working at Hard/Soft Tenure stations are to be relieved only on completion of their two years tenure including excess leave if any. Letter <<<>>>

ü The letter states that the excess leave taken at hard tenure is to be included in Two years tenure meaning that service rendered practically and leave availed at tenure stations will be added for counting of two years tenure.

ü It further states that two years services is required only at hard/Soft Tenure stations and this condition is not applicable for non tenure stations and anyone can opt back before completion of two years.

ü This is really good news and will be helpful in considering request of executives who are transferred within Maharashtra Circle due to “Hopeless Bhaskar Transfer Policy”.

ü All such willing Finance wing officers may apply for request transfer even before completion of two years break/tenure.

ü This corrigendum is issued only in respect of Finance wing officers and for telecom /Civil/Elect/Arch wing officers, the Pers/BW  Cell may issues similar guidelines and till then all these officers will have to complete two years tenure excluding excess leave availed at tenure station and minimum stay of two years for becoming eligible for request transfer. 

ü  At least the victims of “Hopeless Bhaskar Transfer Policy” within Maharashtra will get some relief & justice with this clarification. Let us hope for the best.


 11 NOV 15:  BSNL CO writes Heads of Circles for keeping in abeyance the order for recovery of excess amount paid to PA/PS and calls for report on amount of financial hardship to each individual.  Letter <<<>>>


 11 NOV 15:  Giving reference to letter by Shri. G.K.Upadhay, CGMT MH Circle on improvement of Mobile network services in Maharashtra Circle Shri. Arvind Vadnerkar, GM NOW CM Pune also writes SSA heads to about specific actions to be taken for improvement of Mobile Network.  Letter <<<>>>


 11 NOV 15:  Endorsing dissatisfaction conveyed by Shri. Anupam Shrivastav CMD BSNL on poor network in Maharashtra Circle, Shri. G.K.Upadhay, CGMT MH Circle instructs all SSA Heads to optimize Mobile network in their SSA and significant enhancement of revenue thereof and warns that result achieved in this regards is the measure performance of SSA Heads. Letter <<<>>>



11 NOV 15:  AGM Staff Mumbai issued orders for Four Weeks JTO  Field training in respect of 19 TTAs undergoing JTO training at RTCC Nagpur  w.e.f. 16/11/2015 and all are allotted filed training at their working SSAs.  Letter <<<>>>


11 NOV 15: Meeting with CMD, BSNL: CHQ President Com A A Khan, Chairman Com G L Jogi, and Jt Sec Com Arvind Dahiya met Sri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL on 03.11.2015 and discussed follow up actions on the Joint Committee recommendations on E2, E3 pay scales, CPSU cadre hierarchy etc. Assn pointed out that the committee was submitted the report in four months time but even one month after the submission of the recommendations by the Committee, the recommendations are not started processing by the management. Assn requested CMD to personally monitor the progress, otherwise there will be attempts to scuttle the recommendations in the name of dissent note by some members. CMD assured that he will personally ensure the implementations of the recommendations.


 11 NOV 15:  DGM Admn  Mumbai issued new guidelines for payment of telephone bills of DELs working in Circle Office Mumbai and this is not applicable for telephone numbers working through EPBX.  Letter <<<>>>


 11 NOV 15:  BSNL CO writes Circles Heads for appointment of DGM level Nodal Officer for resolution of customer complaints  for Hungama VAS & other BBVAS services. Letter <<<>>>

       Hungama is firm having MoU with BSNL on VAS services has really created unwanted Hungama and many of the customers have real grievances about the working style of Hungama and mainly on provision of unwanted services and excess billing thereof. Let us hope that with this Nodal Officers, the representatives of Hungama are controlled and difficulties faced by BSNL customers are reduced to certain extent.  Concerned Filed officers should look into issues and see that all the customer complaints are reached to Nodal officers and directly to Hungama representatives by email.


 11 NOV 15: Diwali Message from Shri. Anupam Shrivastava CMD BSNL.  <<<>>>


9 NOV 15: CAO FC Mumbai issued orders for looking after arrangement of six AOs and posted them as CAO in same SSA.  Letter <<<>>>


9 NOV 15: AGM Estt Mumbai issued reminder letter to SSA Heads for sending VCs of DEs for DGM Adhoc promotions and last date for submission is 11/11/2015.  Letter <<<>>>


9 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued request transfer of one more SDE from Gujrat Circe to Maharashtra Circle.  Order <<<>>>


 9 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued at Own Cost request transfer of one more DE from MH to Inspection Circle. Orde


 9 NOV 15:  BSNL CO writes all Circle to furnish data of all SDEs in revised seniority list No. 6 &7 in prescribed format.  Letter <<<>>>


 9 NOV 15: DGM CA Mumbai calls details of training & stipend paid to the JAOs who have undergone JAO training till Sep 2015 from IFA/SSA Heads for timely EPF contribution to EPFO Mumbai and last date of submission of data is 25/11/2015.  Letter <<<>>>


9 NOV 15:  BSNL CO writes CGMs for settlement of medical claims as per the revised CGHS rates 2014 and it is further directed that the latest CGHS rates available on  website of CGHS should be applied for settlement of all indoor medical claims.  Letter <<<>>>


 9 NOV 15:  BSNL CO writes CGMs for issuing instructions for prompt and expeditious settlement of medical claims.  Letter <<<>>>


 9 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued clarification on reimbursement of vouchers of outdoor medical treatment wherein it is clearly mentioned that the restriction should be limited to limited to maximum payable annual amount and not on individual vouchers on the basis of the CGHS Rates.  Letter <<<>>>



 9 NOV 15: AGM S&M Mumbai endorsed BSNL CO press release on special Diwali promotional offers for Mobile prepaid customers.  Letter <<<>>>






7 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued request transfers of SDEs in which request of  three SDEs namely Com. V.B. Kokate, Ahmednagar, Com. S.A. Bhadane, Nashik  & Com. S.G. Swamy Osmanabad is considered respectively for BSNL Corporate office & Rajasthan  Circle  and requests of 11 SDEs from Gujrat, ITPC & AP Circe are considered to Maharashtra Circle.  Order  <<<>>>


7 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued request transfers of DEs in which request of Mrs. Bindu Khemu DE CO Mumbai is considered for Gujrat Circle.   Letter <<<>>>


 7 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued reminder for APRs/VCs of all Regular DEs for DGM Adhoc Promotions with warning that if APRs/VCs are not received their names will be excluded from this DPC.  Letter <<<>>>


7 NOV 15:  BSNL CO issued notice for special recruitment Drive for TTAs under SC, ST & OBC Category.  Letter <<<>>>


7 NOV 15:  AGM S&M Mumbai issued special promotional offer on Fixed Wireless Phone (FWP) in which at one time cost of Rs. 1000.00 of FWP, free talk time of Rs. 1300 is offered @ Rs.  125.00 Per month.  Letter <<<>>>


7 NOV 15:  AGM Estt Mumbai calls for nominations for optional one week refresher course before appearing online EPP examination for TBP for Executives with age of 55 years & above being conducted at RTCC Nagpur.  Letter <<<>>>



 6 NOV 15: Grand & Special General Body Meeting of SNEA Kolhapur:   {Report by Com. S. R. Bhise, ACS (W)  SNEA MH}: The Special General Body Meeting of SNEA Kolhapur was held at 1730 hrs in Conference Hall Telephone Bhavan ,Tarabai Park Kolhapur to felicitate Com. M. S. Adasul, Deputy General Secretary SNEA CHQ.

Com. Shivram Kulkarni, District President SNEA Kolhapur presided over the function. This Special General Body meeting was attended by….

13.            Com. M. S. Adasul,  DyGS SNEA CHQ,

14.            Shri Mishra Sushil Kumar, Sr GMT Kolhapur,

15.            Com. L. K. Magdum,  Veteran Leader SNEA MH

16.            Com. S. R. Bhise, Astt Circle Secretary (W) SNEA MH,

17.            Com. B.N. Kore,  Joint Secretary South SNEA MH,

18.            Com. Y.B. Bhongle,  Jt Sec Konkan SNEA MH,

19.            Com. S. D. Muragi ,DS SNEA Kolhapur

20.            Com. V. M. Patil, DS SNEA Sangli,

21.            Com. P. R. Parolekar,  DS SNEA Ratnagiri,

22.            Com.  R.S. Patil,  DP SNEA Sangli,

23.            Com. V.D. Bhede, Ex DP SNEA Sangli,

24.            Com. M.P. Abhyankar Ex CECM SNEA Kolhapur,

25.            Com. M.B. Gogate,  Ex Jt Sec South SNEA MH,

26.            Com. S. L. Magdum, EM SNEA Sindhudurg,

27.            Com. Suryakant Kadam, DS BSNLEU Kolhapur,

28.            Com S. M. Desai, DP BSNLEU Kolhapur,

29.            Com. Sujit Kadam, DS SNATTA Kolhapur.

·        Com. M. P. Abhyankar, Ex CEC Member, SNEA (I) MH welcomed all the Comrades   and all the dignitaries presence in the Conference hall.

·        All the dignitaries and leaders of Unions & Associations were given warm welcome by Comrades of SNEA Kolhapur by offering beautiful flower bouquets.

·        On behalf of comrades of SNEA Kolhapur, Shri Sushil Kumar Mishra felicitated Com. M. S. Adasul, with beautiful bouquet.

·        On behalf of comrades of BSNLEU Kolhapur SSA, Com. Kadam Suryakant DS BSNLEU Kolhapur and Com. S. M. Desai DP BSNLEU Kolhapur felicitated Com. M S Adasul by offering him beautiful bouquets.

·        On behalf of comrades of SNATTA Kolhapur SSA, Com. Sujit Kadam DS SNATTA Kolhapur and Com. Vivek Kamble felicitated Com. M. S. Adasul by offering him beautiful bouquets.

·         On behalf of comrades of Civil/Elect Wing Kolhapur SSA, Com. Hodlur felicitated Com. M. S. Adasul by offering him beautiful bouquets.