The NTR Circle Branch of AIBSNLWA has fully merged with AIBDPA and a decision in this regard was taken unanimously in the general body meeting held on 04-10-2017. A combined meeting of both circle branches of AIBDPA and AIBSNLPWA was held 0n 24-10-2017 and the meeting unanimously decided to recosnstitute AIBDPA circle branch. Com.R.C.Malhotra presided over the meeting. Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, Advisor inaugurated the meeting and explained the effective functioning of AIBDPA and the demand of pension revision with 15% fitment recommended by the 3rd PRC and approved by the government. Coms.K.G.Jayaraj, General Secretary, R.A.Nair, Treasurer, R.S.Chouhan, Circle Secretary, BSNLEU and D.P.S.Shishodia also addressed the meeting.

Office bearers were elected unanimously with Com.R.C.Malhotra (President), D.P.S.Shishodia (Circle Secretary) and Com.V.P.Gupta (Treasurer).

The meeting decided to participate in the NCCPA Mass Dharna on 25-10-2017 demanding implementation of Option 1, Pension Revision of BSNL retirees with 15% fitment on IDA pattern, Monthly Medical Allowance of Rs.2000 to all pensioners, Restoration of commutation after 10 years, Rs.12,000 as minimum pension/ family pension etc.

We heartily congratulate the BSNL DOT Pensioners in NTR for taking the correct decision and uniting the entire pensioners in NTR under one umbrella, the AIBDPA.