Leaders of BSNLEU and BSNLCCWF met Smt. Madhu Arora, GM(Estt.), BSNL Corporate Office on 16th February 2017 and discussed the various issues of the casual labours.

1. Regularisation – The unions demanded that a scheme be formulated for the regularisation of the casual labour as suggested by the unions.

2. The casual labour be paid the minimum pay of the CDA pay ie. Rs.18,000. GM told that a Committee has been formed and that its report is being studied. The union stated that there should not be any delay in the matter.

2. DA to Casual labour – Orders have been issued. But the union representatives wanted that a direction be issued to the order stating that this is applicable to casual labour also, as some of the circles are not implementing. It was agreed by the GM.

Coms. V.A.N.Namboodiri, President, BSNLCCWF, Balbir Singh, President BSNLEU, Animesh Mitra, SG BSNLCCWF, Swapan Chakraborty, Dy. GS BSNLEU and Tapas Ghosh, Working President, BSNLCCWF participated in the discussions.