Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, President BSNLCCWF met Smt. Madhu Arora, GM(Estt.) and discussed about grant of Gratuity to the TSM and Casual workers in BSNL. It was stated that the BSNL Management has approved the proposal, the BSNL Board is yet to approve the same. Some members of the Board wanted the full details of the number of workers, the wages they are being paid etc. Circles have asked to send the details, but reports are yet to be received from some circles. Effort is being made get the reports so that the matter can be presented in the next board meeting. Union demanded for early solution of the same and get it approved by the BSNL Board.

Com.Namboodiri met Shri A.M.Gupta, GM (Restructuring) and demanded for stern action for implementation of CMD orders on Minimum wage, EPF, ESI etc. to contract workers in UP(East) and other circles where they are not implemented. He stated that strict instructions have been issued for implementation of the same. Com.Namboodiri pointed out the agitation in UP(E), Jabalpur and other places by the contract workers for getting these orders implemented and demanded immediate action.