Meeting of the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations held on 25th June 2014.
A meeting of the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations of Non-Executives and Executives was held on 25th June 2014 at the Local Council Room, NTR, New Delhi at 16.30 hours. Com. Islam Ahmed, President, NFTE, presided.
Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, Convener, Forum, welcomed all the participants and briefed the house about the developments after the last meeting. After detailed discussion, the following decisions were taken:
1. Revival of BSNL: The Forum had submitted a Memorandum on the subject to the Communications Minister last month with a request for a meeting for presenting our issues. So far, no invitation has been received. A reminder has been sent today requesting for an early meeting. Efforts should be made in this connection.
2. Pension issues to be presented before the VII Central Pay Commission: Convener briefed about the Draft Memorandum prepared by the Central Pensioners Organisations, in which the issues of the BSNL Pensioners (absorbed from DOT) are to be included. The Convener was entrusted to attend to the matter.
3. 78.2% IDA merger for Pensioners: The issue is to be vigorously pursued at DOT level for early orders.

V.A.N.Namboodiri New Delhi
Convener, Forum 24th June 2014