Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, President BSNLCCWF met Smt. Sujata Ray, Director (HR), BSNL on 31st August and discussed about the implementation of the new pay/wages for the casual labour and TSM in BSNL. The central government has issued orders on the recommendations of the VII CPC, according to which the lowest wage in central government is Rs. 18,000. This should be implemented for the TSM and Casual labour in BSNL as per existing rules. Director (HR) assured that this will be done. Smt. Madhu Arora GM(Estt.) was also present.

Com. Namboodiri also brought to the notice of the Director (HR) about the regularisation of Com.P.J.Sebastian, TSM, Kerala, who have passed the examination, but the posting was delayed. The management went on appeal to the Supreme Court against the decision of the Kerala High Court to post him as Telecom Mechanic, but the appeal was dismissed. Director(HR) stated that the letter from the GMT Kerala has been received and it is being examined.