Forum of BSNL Unions / Associations & other Unions/Associations met today morning at 1100 Hrs at T-15 BSNLMS office and after analysing the CMD's meeting held on Friday, 17.04.2015 unanimously decided to go ahead with two days nation wide strike and make it a total success on 21.04.2015 and 22.04.2015. Since, most of the demands pertains to DoT/Govt. and till date no initiative has been taken by DoT to hold the meeting with the Forum or to take some initiative for resolution of the demands. It will be stay out strike on both the days. Powerful demonstrations should be organised outside offices, in which all the employees should be made to participate.
1) Regarding regularization of the Screening test qualified, Trained and Officiating JTOs since 10 years through one time absorption through amendment in the JTO RR which was approved by BSNL Management Committee and pending for BSNL Board approval.
2) Regarding clarification to circles on implementation of FR 22(1) a (1) for all the officiating JTOs since 2005 or from date of their eligibility. Some circle and Some SSAs implemented the FR 22 (1)a(1) for officiating JTOs. Letter given for the common order/clarification for all the circles.
3) Regarding year wise JTO vacancy break up. (in addition to CMD a letter is also submitted on RTI Act in the respective office.)
Our delegation also met Sri Suresh Kumar Secretary General BTEF, Sri H.P.Sing GS BSNLOA and Sri Pandey GS BTEU BSNL and discussed in detail regarding the above items.
On 17-04-2015 our delegation led by Sri N.Kabeerdas attended the Principal CAT New Delhi for Final hearing. The case is listed with Sl.No.44 in Court hall No 3. But suddenly and unfortunately all the Advocates boycotted all the courts in New Delhi due to the murder of Sr. Advocate in Delhi. Our case is posted on 29-05-2015 for final hearing.
In today BSNL Board meeting HR issues are not discussed including our issue. Board discussed on implementation on HR Plan and finalized. In the next Bord meeting that may be in after One month or One and half month HR issues will be discussed. In the Board Meeting our issue may be Approved. Our GS is continuously perusing with Authorities and Leaders of the Union/Associations for the approval of JTO RR at least in the next Board meeting.
Our GS Sri N.Kabeerdas contacted Sri Chnadeswar Singh GS NFTE, Sri P.Abhimanyu GS BSNLEU, Sri Suresh Kumar GS BSNL MS and Secretary General BTEF, Sri Venkata Raman GS TEPU, Sri Subburaman President TEPU, Sri Sebastin GS SNEA and Sri Prahlad Rai GS AIBSNLEA and requested them to kindly take initiation and pressurize the Management for Regularization of Officiating JTOs through amendment in the JTO RR which is already approved by Management Committee and awaiting for approval in the next BSNL Board meeting tentatively on 6th of April. He explained to all the leaders that the number of Officiating JTOs in the year 2007 are 2254 and at present 1446 left for Regularization after Deaths/ Retirements. All are doing the JTO duties in various sections in various places all over the country on Officiating basis since more than 10 years. Three Courts are also directed the BSNL Management to Regularize the Officiating JTOs either by Post basis or Supernumerary. All the General Secretaries / Presidents of Unions / Associations positively responded and assured to do needful for the Approval of JTO RR in the next Board Meeting.
On 26-03-2014 High Court of Chennai dismissed the Writ petitions (WP 22162/2014, WP 15509/2014) filed by SNATTA and BSNL Management against the CAT judgment to Regularize the Supernumerary JTOs first, then vacant posts can be used to Regularize the Officiating JTOs and remaining posts only for LICE.
Congratulations to Tamilnadu Circle Officiating JTOs for their continuous efforts and win in the High Court of Chennai. Our case regarding reserving of the posts in the Principal CAT New Delhi is posted on 17-04-2015 for final hearing. We hope that there also we may get the same.
Shri B.A.Rao & Shri R.C.Manwar continuously pursuing Pay Fixation of officiating JTOs under FR 22 (1) a (1) with CAO, DGM (Fin) & GM (Fin), Circle Office, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In Gujarat Circle Office Pay Fixation of officiating JTOs under FR 22 (1) a (1) is completed. Gujarat Circle Officiating JTOs conveys sincere Thanks to Shri B.G.Patel and Shri Rakesh Mehra for their support in the implementation of FR 22(1)a(1).