One of the major item resulting in financial crisis for BSNL is the arbitrary decision of the government to collect pension contribution of the BSNL absorbed DOT employees on the basis of the maximum of the pay scale, instead of the actual pay. After the threat of strike by AUAB and discussion with the Communications Minister on 3rd December with the AUAB, it was agreed that decision will be taken to collect the pension contribution on the actual pay.
Almost 20 days are over after the agreement. The DOT should issue necessary orders without further delay. Further, the government should also take decision to refund the excess amount already collected till date. This will help in restoring the financial position of BSNL.