AIBDPA has been pursuing the most burning issue of denial of medical benefits to BSNL pensioners at various levels and continuous struggles are also being waged, the latest being the Mass Dharna on 16-03-2021.

Com V A N Namboodiri, Advisor, had a discussion with Shri.P K Purwar, CMD, BSNL on non-payment of medical claims, including without voucher medical allowance on 15-04-2021. He pointed out the difficulties being faced by BSNL pensioners due to denial of medical claims for the last two years, and three years in respect of medical allowance. The CMD stated that he is doing whatever is possible and now Rs.57 crore has been allotted for payment of medical claims of the retirees.

Circle Secretaries/ District Secretaries are requested to get in touch with the concerned Circle/ SSA administration to have the details of the allotment to the respective Circle/ SSA and inform the members accordingly.