The BSNL Management conducted a Presentation and Awareness Session to the Unions/Associations in BSNL, today, 30th November 2013, to explain the action taken by the management on the expansion and development as also introduction new technologies etc. The meeting was held at the Conference Hall of the Bharat sanchar Bhawan, the BSNL Corporate Office, and continued from 1015 to 1500 hours.
The CMD Shri R.K.Upadhyay, Directors S/Shri A.N.Rai (Enterprises and HR), KCGK Pillai(Finance), N.K.Gupta (CFA) were present along with many senior officers of the Corporate office from the Management side. Shri Pillai, who is retiring from service today was given an affectionate farewell by the house. All the Unions /Associations of Non-Executives and Executives were invited to participate and attended.CMD presided over the function. On behalf of BSNL Employees Union Coms. V.A.N.Namboodiri, President and P.Abhimanyu, General Secretary attended.

Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Convener, Forum of BSNL Unions / Associations at the time of the start of the meeting itself circulated the management and all participants the note on the points on which actions have to be taken by the BSNL Management for Revival of BSNL and for providing a Better Service to the customers. A copy of the Declaration on “Revival of BSNL” adopted at the National Convention of BSNL Workers held on 3rd August 2013 at New Delhi was also circulated. This was appreciated by the management as well as the unions/associations.
The Management has intended the meeting as a one sided Presentation on the various issues. The CMD, Directors, certain CGMs and GM (SR) and others spoke detailing the developmental and other matters and sought the support of the
unions and associations in the matter. The Power presentation was well appreciated by the participants.
On behalf of the unions/associations, Com. Namboodiri, Convener, Forum, at the close of the meeting wanted one or two similar meetings in December / January to present the views of the unions/ associations on the proposals of the management as also other points. This was agreed to.

The meeting was a good step in the right direction.The details of the issues presented in the meeting will be published later.