Today, 13th June, 2016, Com. K.G.Jayaraj, General Secretary had a detailed talk with Shri. S. K. Jain, DDG (Estt), DoT on 78.2% IDA merger to BSNL Pensioners retired before 10-06-2013. The DDG has stated that the final cabinet note, incorporating the modifications sought by the Cabinet Secretariat, has been approved by Shri. J. S. Deepak, Secretary, DoT on 13-06-2016 and they have already started the work of preparing Hindi translation and required number of copies etc. Thereafter it will again be submitted to the Secretary, DoT for signing the covering letter for forwarding to the Cabinet Secretariat.
General Secretary pointed out that 3 years have already passed since the benefit was extended to the serving BSNL employees and many pensioners have expired without getting the benefit. He urged DDG to avoid further delay and the DDG assured every thing possible at his end.