Saturday, 3 February 2018

NEWS FROM CHQ AND CIRCLE

31/01
All India Consumer Price Index for December 2017 is announced today .
It is 286 points. 2 Points down from November Index of 288 points.
CDA may increase by 2% from existing 5% to 7% from January 2018.
In the past, on many occasions, the Index had reduced in December. 

30/01
Today, all Unions and Associations of BSNL staff start their 5 days programme of Satyagraha. 
BSNL, Management, in return, has absolved itself from all responsibilities to settle the issues raised by staff. 
1) Regarding the demand for PAY Revision: BSNL says it has sent its recommendations. Means BSNL can not do anything further.
2) Regarding demand for Pension Revision: BSNL says DoT has to take a decision on pension revision with third PRC formula. It is easy now for DOT to reject the demand because Third PRC has not suggested any pension revision. There is no PRC formula for Pension Revision.
3) Subsidiary Tower Company: BSNL says that it is Government decision.
4) Reduction of retirement age from 60 to 58: BSNL says that at present there is no such proposal before it.
Friday, 2 February 2018
5 Day Satyagraha Protest
5 day Satyagraha Protest was started in all places of BSNL by all Unions and Associations unitedly along with work to rule on the 70th memorial day of Mahatma Gandhi Ji.
The demands are 
1) 15% Fitment in 3rd PRC, Left out issues in 2nd PRC, Pension benefits, 2)Roll back Tower company ,3) No reduction of retirement age to 58 and no VRS .
On the 3rd day of satyagraha, our Circle secretary Com.K.Muthiyalu and our senior member Com. RK delivered felicitation speeches.


OBITUARY


           Com. D.Hariharan ( ChTD )                      Is No more.

With great grief we report sad demise of Com. D Hariharan, Organising Secretary of ChTD a very devoted comrade of Chennai today at 4 PM. Funeral will take place in Chennai tomorrow. Com. Hariharan was a very close friend of our GS Com. Natarajan for many years. Hariharan was present in Patna CWC meeting, held in November 2017. There, immediately after Com. J K Tripathy presented an estimate for our ensuing AIC, Com. Hariharan announced his personal donation of Rs 5000 to the Reception Committee. But, Com. Hariharan will not attend the Puri AIC. Death has appeared as an uninvited clown and taken him away from our midst. We convey our heartfelt condolence to the comrades of Hariharan. Com. Hariharan was a chronic bachelor spent his life for the trade union movement and the pensioners movement..... We pray the alimighty to keep his soul at rest.
Courtesy P S Ramankutty write up.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Dear Comrades,
To the attention of those pensioners who had retired before the year 2000.
CCA Tamilnadu is sending revised Pension orders for DOT retirees. All CDA pensioners are requested to check with the Banks/Post Offices from which they receive pensions.

If the order is not received, Please contact Circle Secretary immediately.
DOT Retirees To check your name Please CLICK here

With fraternal greetings,

K.Muthiyalu,
Circle secretary,
AIBSNLPWA,
TN Circle.

CDA Increase From January 2018

AICPI (IW) for December, 2017 is 286 points. 
That is 2 points down from November index. 
The Central govt  employees will get 2% additional DA from January, 2018. 
With that the total DA will be 7% .
Com.PSR...
 
 

Saturday, 27 January 2018
It is evident that our AIBSNLPWA only concerns more on the welfare of entire pensioners. Once again it has been proved  without any doubt. Yes. When the BSNL authority is keeping mum about the third and aftermath MRS payment without voucher, our association has taken the lead to solve the problem. Our GS has written a letter to BSNL CO and is now on the way to Delhi to discuss the issue with concerned authorities. 
Let us all hope for the best. Let us all sing the Ballad of our Association. The letter to BSNL CO is shown here under.
ALL INDIA BSNL PENSIONERS WELFARE ASSOCIATION
                                       (REGD. 1833/09)
                             CENTRAL HEADQUARTERS
AH 189/
61, 3rd Street, Aurovile Flats, Anna Nagar, Chennai-600040
President: P.S.Ramankutty.            General Secretary:G.Natarajan
Mobile – 09447551555                      Mobile – 09444929799
_________________________________________________________________
15-1-2018 

To
The Director (HR),
BSNL Co, Janpath, New Delhi.

Respected Madam,

Sub: Extension of BSNL MRS without voucher facility:

We are extremely thankful for restoration of without voucher facility to the Pensioners from April 2017. The order also envisaged Review of the Policy after Six months. The Third Quarterly Installment has also become due now. The pensioners who opted for w/o  voucher facility are put too much difficulty as they cannot submit the bills for reimbursement now.
Hence we request you madam kindly to extend this facility  up to April 2018 and any review can be done from April which will help the pensioners very much.
We will be extremely thankful for this kind action
Thanking you
Yours faithfully,
G.Natarajan
General Secretary



Friday, 26 January 2018

Our GS Com.G . Natarajan goes to Newdelhi to discuss with BSNL authorities about MRS without voucher for 3rd and aftermath quarters and also with DOT Secretaries about the pending problems. He is accompanied by Com.T.Vittoban, our CHQ Treasurer.
We wish them all success. 


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