Today, 2nd December, Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Advisor AIBDPA & President, BSNLEU, Com.K.G.Jayaraj, General Secretary, AIBDPA and Com. Animesh Mitra, Dy. General Secretary, BSNLEU met Mrs. Annie Moraes,Member (Finance), DOT and discussed the issues of 78.2% IDA Merger and Anomaly of those who retired within 10 months of formation of BSNL. The representatives expressed their displeasure over the delay being caused for one or other reasons. The Member (F) assured that as the file has been received from the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare with a query, it will be replied with minimum delay as far as possible despite the usual official procedure.
Regarding anomaly also, further delay is caused due to some more details required by the Department of Pensions and Pensioners’ Welfare.
Representatives also met Shri Prachish Khanna Director (Estt.), who stated that the draft of reply of 78.2% IDA to the Dept of P&PW is finalised and will be sent as early as possible after ratification by the higher officers. As for the anomaly issue, BSNL is being addressed for furnishing the required particulars.