The members of the Core Committee of the Forum, viz., com. P. Abhimanyu, Convenor, com. Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSNLEA and com. K. Sebastin, GS, SNEA, called on Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications. The representatives welcomed the MoS(C) by offering bouquet and shawl. They made a brief presentation to the Hon’ble MoS(C) on the efforts being taken by the Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations for the revival of BSNL. They explained about the “Service With A Smile” programme of the Forum, currently being implemented by the Non-Executives and Executives of BSNL. Further, the representatives sought the intervention of the Hon’ble MoS(C) to ensure the next pension revision for the BSNL retirees. They also requested that pension contribution by BSNL should be calculated based on actual basic pay and not on the maximum of the payscale. The Hon’ble MoS(C) told the Forum representatives to give these issues in writing, and assured that they would be taken care of.(Courtesy: BSNLEU Website)