The Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations have submitted a detailed Memorandum to Sri P.Chidambaram, Finance Minister and Chairman of the Group of Ministers for the Revival of BSNL and MTNL. Copies have been furnished to all members of the Committee viz. S/Shri Montek singh Ahluwalia, Kapil Sibal, Anand Sharma, Manish Tiwari and Anand Sharma. Copy has been furnished to the Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh also.
The Memorandum has briefed the reason for the present financial position of the BSNL, the requirement for assistance from the government for the loss making services in the lakhs of villages and remote areas, for refund of the spectrum charges, for an efficient procurement policy etc. etc. It has also opposed any move for disinvestment and VRS, which are against the interest of the company and the workers.
The full memorandum will be published in the websites of the BSNLEU and other Unions/Associations.