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Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Convener, Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations met Shri A.N.Rai, CMD BSNL and discussed about the Revival of BSNL and connected matters. He asked the CMD not to implement the M/s Deloittee Committee recommendations with out discussing with the Forum and unions/associations.He also requested to keep in abeyance the orders issued for implementing the concept of SSAs in Maharashtra. CMD assured that a meeting with the Forum will be held shortly to discuss the issues in detail.

Since there is more and more demand for the PLB pipes in connection with the NOFN project, CMD informed that proposals are being mooted to produce the same from more telecom factories in addition to Alipore factory.

Com.Namboodiri pointed out the non-implementation of labour laws with regard to the casual and contract workers and requested to ensure their implementation.

Com.Namboodiri requested for grant of liberal assistance to the employees of Jammu and Kashmir who have lost all in the recent drastic flood. CMD assured that whatever assistance is given by the state government to its employees will be given to the BSNL employees by the management.