The spacious Recreation Club hall at Mahadji Sindhey Telephone Exchange ,Pune was jam packed with pensioners from all the districts of Maharashtra on 15-01-2017. The occasion was the Circle Conference of AIBDPA, Maharashtra. Com.Nagesh Nalawade, Circle Secretary, BSNLEU and the main architect of the organising committee welcomed all and controlled the proceedings. Com.Subhas Bartakke, Circle President presided over the conference.

Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, Advisor inaugurated the conference with an elaborate and inspiring speech, covering almost all the issues of the pensioners. Com.K.G.Jayaraj, General Secretary, in his address dealt the organisational issues and exhorted to strengthen the AIBDPA at all levels to meet the challenges. Coms. Appa Saheb Ghagre, Circle President, BSNLEU, Gulab Kale, Assistant Circle Secretary, BSNLEU and S.S.Amre also addressed the conference. Com.B.P.Petkar presented the report and accounts and were adopted after active discussion.

Office bearers were elected unanimously and the following are the important functionaries.

Advisors : Coms. B.P.Petkar, S.N.Barkulabi

Patrons : Coms. S.S.Amre, B.R.Hiwarkar

Circle President : Com. P.G.Suryavanshi

Circle Secretary : Com.R.N.Patil

Treasurer. : Com. A.S.Ingale.