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Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Convener, Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations, met Shri A.N.Rai, Director (HR), BSNL on 26 February and discussed the following points:
1. USOF allotment of Rs. 1,250 crores in lieu of ADC for the year 2012-13 2. No surrender of CDMA spectrum by BSNL as recommended by TRAI since BSNL services will seriously suffer and will cause extra expenditure 3. Conflicting issues like difference in pay scale, 46.5% disinvestment of MTNL, Pension issues etc. to be solved before any decision is taken for BSNL-MTNL merger 4. Expediting the projects of NOFN, Erection 2200 towers in the naxal affected area and laying of cables for defence so as to get the spectrum released etc. 5. Efforts needed to get the orders issued for 78.2% IDA for pensioners by DOT.
The issue of contract workers, especially non-implementation of Govt. and corporate office orders on payment of minimum wages, social security measure like EPF and ESI etc. were brought to the notice of the Director (HR). He assured suitable action in the matter.