SANCHAR NIGAM EXECUTIVES'ASSOCIATION(I)
KARNATAKA TELECOM CIRCLE.
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EVENTS OF THE PREVIOUS MONTHS
INTRACIRCLE TRANSFER OF SDEs:-
As per the assurance given intracircle transfer order has been issued today.
Click for the order............
LUNCH HOUR DEMONSTRATION ON
Comrades are requested to gather in large numbers in protesting against the removal of ADC CHARGES. This is as per the call given by joint forum.
CIRCLE SECRETARY ON TOUR
As CS is out of station, ACS Com Muralidhara K N is authorized to be the acting CS from 14-02-2008.
Contact details 080-23517980
It is reliably learnt that finance has given clearance for merger of 50% DA with basic.cabinet approval is awaited.
In view of the positive gesture shown by BSNL Management in terms of constituting the committee to address our charter of demands, including the decision to defer action on recruitment of Management trainees, United Forum has decided to call of the programme of mass Casual leave/Earned leave on 23rd Nov 2007.Our future course of action and strategy will be decided and finalised in the joint meeting of Circle Secretaries at Hyderabad on Nov 2007.
UNITED FORUM MEETING:
Representatives of the union forum comprising of SNEA,AIBSNLEA and AIGETOA met on 29-10-2007 to discuss the proposed Trade union action programme launched at CHQ level. As per the call given, members are requested to observe Lunch hour programme on 2nd of Nov and Dharna programme on 14th of Nov at all levels.
District secretaries are requested to have co-ordination at District and branch levels and make the programme a grand success.
ANNUAL GB MEETING AT KARWAR:-
Circle secretary and circle treasurer have attended the meeting and addressed the members on this occasion. The following comrades have got elected as the office bearers for the next period.
District president: Com V A Kamath
District secretary: Com M G PATKAR
District treasurer: Com Bellivalli.
BG TD will observe day full programme on 11-10-2007 in front of Office of the CGMT,Bangalore as per the call given by Joint forum and SNEA CHQ. Also it is hereby requested that SSAs have to hold 'Lunch hour programme' on the same day. Click CHQ News for full details.
Circle secretary on tour:-
As circle secretary is attending CWC meeting at Trivandrum, Asst circle secretary will be the acting CS during the period 26-9-2007 to 02-10-2007. He may be contacted on 94480-10099 or 23517980.
For CEC Accommodation, office bearers are requested to contact Com Suresh M C over mobile number 9449858988 or Com Revanna 9449855159.
CGMT is kind enough to grant closed holiday on 'Ganesh chathurthi'. Click here for orders.....
CEC MEETING AT TUMKUR:-
It has been decided to conduct CEC Meeting at Tumkur on 22-09-2007. District secretaries are requested to come prepared and clear quota payment upto Jul 2007. Click here for notice....
CHQ CALL FOR LUNCH/CLOSING HOUR DEMONTRATION AT CIRCLE/SSA LEVEL TO EXTEND SUPPORT TO OIL SECTOR. For details click CHQ NEWS.......................
MEETING WITH CMD:-
Circle office bearers met CMD on 14-08-2007 and submitted the memorandum with the following points.
1)Supply of materials.
2)Strenghthening marketing activities.
3)Creation of new circle for Bangalore Telecom District.
4)Proper utilization of HR Department.
5)Absorption of GR 'A' officers.
List of details of JTOs whos CRs not recd in C.O for specified years for Time bound Promotion.District secretaries are requested for immediate intervention. Click for the list............
SUDDEN DEMISE OF COM VITHAL RAO:-
A G S and great trade union leader Com Vithal Rao passed away today at 11.30 hrs due to massive heart attack. Association pay great tributes and remembers his contribution for ever. Great salute to the leader. Funeral programme has taken place after 16.30 hrs
Meeting with CGM,Bangalore:
Circle office bearers met CGM today and discussed the following issues.
1)STD facility for RSTC CONNECTIONS:- CGM agreed upon providing STD facility
2) STD/Roaming facility for GSM connections:-
CGM asked to pursue at CHQ level as it is beyond the powers of CGM.
3)Issues related to Hassan executives:-
CGM informed that he will make attempts to convince GMT,Hassan. If situation demands,he would make a visit and find a solution.
4) Issues related to Hubli executives:-
CGM assured that the case will be dealt sympathetically as it is a peculiar case which involve many complications.
5)Completion report i/r/o transfers of SDEs:-
CGM assured that the necessary instructions will be issued for relieving the officers at the earliest without any modifications and without further delay.
General body meeting at Tumkur:-
Annual General body meeting held on 22-7-2007 at Hotel woodlands,Tumkur. Meeting was attended and addressed by Circle secretary,Area secretary,CWC member and Circle treasurer. Com Ganapathy K K, Suresh M C and Revanna were elected as president,secretary and treasurer respectively. More than 60 comrades have attended the meeting.
Meeting with CGM,Bangalore:
Circle office bearers will meet CGM on 25-7-2007 to discuss the pending issues .
Joint forum meeting with CGM,Bangalore.
Joint forum met CGM on 20-7-2007 and discussed various issues related with Broadband, store materials required in field units and the merits/demerits of tendering procedures.The discussion was incomplete and will be taken up in the next meeting.
STRIKE POSTPONED DUE TO ASSURANCE GIVEN BY THE MOC&IT FOR 15 DAYS AND REVIEW WILL BE MADE IF REQUIRED. FOR DETAILS CLICK CHQ NEWS
REPORT OF STRIKE PROGRAMME:-
There as been an overwhelming response from all over the Branches/Districts responding to the trade union programme. Especially in Bangalore 100% particiapation,more than 7000 comrades for the strike and procession upto Rajbhavan has been observed. Similar type of programmes has been observed throught the circle.
Circle secretary congratulates the entire membership .
REPORT OF DHARNA PROGRAMME:-
More than 1000 comrades have participated infront of CGMs office. Leaders of various unions/Associations have given indepth details about the programme and appealed the members to intensify the programme if situation demands. Also leaders appealed the members not to hear any rumours under any circumstances and to keep in touch with the concerned secretaries . Except Gulbarga SSA others have reported an overwhelming response for the call given by the joint forum.
Joint forum KTK Circle had massive lunch hour demonstration in front of CGMs office. All District Secretaries are requested to form in a similar manner. It is hereby requested to make the programme a grand success. For functioning or any modalities, circle secretary may be contacted.
Please note.... Posters have been despatched to all District secretaries.circle secretary may be contacted in case of non receipt.
TRADE UNION ACTION PROGRAMME BY JOINT FORUM:-
District secretaries,circle office bearers and trade union activists- please note the "TRADE UNION ACTION PROGRAMME BY JOINT FORUM" and get prepared with full commitment and remember this is 'do or die' situation for the employees of BSNL . educate and involve all the members and make it a grand success. Click here for detais...............
ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING AT MYSORE:-
Annual general body meeting held at hotel Dasaprakash has been attended by more than 75 comrades, Circle secretary,Asst circle secretary and Circle treasurer. Circle office bearers have addressed the house with recent developments and the importance of the association in the future days to come. Following office bearers have got elected for the future term.
District president: Balasubramanyam K
District secretary: Vishakantamurthy
District treasurer: Nagabhushan
TRADE UNIOIN ACTION PROGRAMME:-
As per the reports obtained from many SSAs, there has been a very good response for the trade union action programme from the members throught the circle. In many SSAs, 100% attendance was observed. Circle secretary congratulates and request the members to keep the same tempo in the future days to come.
Com Sheshagiri Rao, com Vithal Rao, Com Gombi have addressed the gathering in front of the circle office. Dharna was also attended by the Circle Secretary,BSNLEU and ACS,FNTO. Totally about 300 members have participated.
TIME BOUND PROMOTION :- Following SSAs for which orders have been issued.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO DISTRICT SECRETARIES:
1) All are requested to ensure the mass participation so as to make the programme a grand success.
2)Advice the members to apply one day casual leave
It is reliably learnt that the orders for time-bound promotion is likely to be issued to-day for atleast 9 SSAs.
CHQ CALL FOR TRADE UNION ACTION PROGRAMME....
For details click here......
FORMATION OF JOINT FORUM AT SSA LEVEL:
All District secretaries are requested to form Joint forum as it is being made at CHQ and Circle level. For Details, kindly contact AGS SNEA(I) Com Vithal Rao Click here for letter.....................................
Meeting with GM(Admn):
Circle office bearers met GM(Admn) today and discussed the following matters.
1)Relieving of JTOs and SDEs:GM confirmed the association that the relieving of the officers will be done without any delay as CGMT has already given clear instructions to do the same.
2)Time bound promotion: GM confirmed the association that the entire process will be completed before 20th of this month and orders will be issued without delay
3)Residential service connections: GM has agreed that the case will be dealt sympathetically as agreed upon earlier.
4)DPC for the post of lecturers in RTTC: It was also informed upon that the process will be initiated once the time bound promotion work is over.
5) Service matters: a)Association discussed with the administration about the collapse of Mobile tower in Belgaum district and condemned about non-action in this regard. However it was informed that the temporary measures will be taken for early restoration. b) Association also expressed its concern about the nonworking of Broadband service for few days and the need of discussion with CGMT regarding the same.
Officiating order of STS Gr 'A' issued. Click here for order..........
Relieving of SDEs on transfer:
It has come to the notice that CGMT has given instructions to the concerned heads to relieve the officers before 31-5-2007 so as to join the new assignment at the earliest.
Meeting with CGM:
Circle office bearers met CGMT,KTK on 28-5-2007 and discussed the following.
1) Implementation of Time bound promotion policy: It is informed that the DPC is over except BGTD in case of JTOs is over and in case of SDEs it is expected that the process is going to be completed in a short time.
2) DPC for the post of Lecturers to RTTC,MYSORE: It is informed that the process will be completed at the earliest.
3) Medical cases under transfer list: It is informed that the genuine cases will be considered sympathetically.
4) Residential service connection: It was requested to consider the waival of any charges upto March 2007. It is informed that the same will be reviewed sympathetically.
5) Pending transfer cases related to Hubli TD: Association reiterated its stand on consideration of the request transfer that the long stay cases should be given priority. Orders are exepected in 2-3 days time.
Competitive examination for JTOs stand postponed to 15-07-2007.
Transfer and Postings in the cadre of Sub Divisional Engineer (T) orders issued today. Click here for orders.................................
Circle secretary returned to HQ
Meeting with GM(Adm):
ACS along with Area secretary met CGMT KTK and GM(Admn) to discuss the "Transfers&postings" in the cadre of SDEs. Release of the orders has got delayed because of non-settlement of clear policy. It is understood that the orders are expected positively on 16-05-2007. Members are requested to maintain patience.
Circle secretary on Leave: During leave period members are requested to contact ACS over 9448010099.
NCOA Programmes - Lunch Hour Demonstration on 4th May, 07 and Relay Hunger Strike on 10th/11th May,07.>>>>>>>>>>>>
Click for long stay list of BGTD..............................
Meeting with GM(Adm): A team comprising of Circle Secretary,Circle President,ACS,Circle Treasurer and Area Secretary met GM Admn to further explain the consideration of TA/TP/JT grant as per the provision. GM appraised the association stand and informed the association that the matter would be discussed with CGM in detail. CS submitted the letter in continuation with the earlier letter.
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Circle Secretary addresses letter to CGMT Karnataka regarding Transfers&postings in the cadre of SDEs and JTOs. Click here...................
Meeting with GM(Adm): Circle secretary along with ACS and Circle Treasurer met GM(Adm) to discuss the transfer and posting issues in case of SDEs. It is ascertained that the draft has been prepared to call for options among long staying officers. Once the process gets completed, the transfer list is expected to be released in a shortest span of time.
Promotion of JTOs to the grade of SDE(Telecom) in BSNL against 75% seniority -cum-fitness quota Click..................
Meeting with GM(Adm): Circle secretary along with ACS met GM(Adm) to discuss the transfer and posting issues in case of SDEs. The transfer list is expected to be released in a couple of days.
GS Visit to Karnataka:
1) At Bangalore: Well organized meeting was addressed by Com General Secretary,Com President NCOA and Com GS has answered all the queries raised by the members and requested to join the new assignment consequent on promotion. Meeting was also attended by Com Asst General Secretary,Circle secretary, Circle Treasurer, CWC Members, other circle office bearers, Area secretaries and and Com District secretary.
2) At Belgaum: Well organized meeting was addressed by Com General Secretary,Com President NCOA and Com GS has answered all the queries raised by the members and requested to join the new assignment consequent on promotion. Meeting was also attended by Com Asst General Secretary,Circle secretary, Circle Treasurer , Area secretaries and Circle organizing secretary and Com District secretary.
3) At Hubli: Well organized meeting was addressed by Com General Secretary,Com President NCOA and Com GS has answered all the queries raised by the members and requested to join the new assignment consequent on promotion. Meeting was also attended by Com Asst General Secretary,Circle secretary, Circle Treasurer , Area secretaries and Circle organising secretary and Com District secretary.
4) District Conference at Belgaum: Following members have got elected unanimously as the office bearers for the next tenure.
District president: Com Chinchini
District Secretary: Com Thatapathi
District Treasurer: Com Shanwad
INFORMATION TO MEMBERS:
AS COM GENERAL SECRETARY HAS TO ATTEND EMERGENCY MEETING AT DELHI ON 12.04.2007 , THE GENERAL BODY MEETING AT HUBLI IS PREPONED TO 11.04.2007 INSTEAD OF 12.04.2007. KINDLY COMRADES ARE REQUESTED TO REARRANGE THEIR PROGRAMME AND ATTEND THE MEETING ENMASSE PLEASE. CONTACT COM ANTHONYSAMY, D/S HUBLI FOR DETAILS -9448111288
Meeting with GM(Adm):
C/S , C/T have met GM( Adm ) on 07.04.2007 and given ultimatum to issue the Transfer Orders in respect of Executives at the earliest to avoid hardship to membership in Karnataka circle . The Association maintained its stand on Transfer Policy as pronounced by the CEC and the order of priority as
1) Tenure station Transfer
2) Long Stay transfer
3) Transfer effected during DPC
4) Request transfers
GM( Admin ) has told Association that Selection of faculty to RTTC Mysore is also taken for consideration and Executives completing specified period at RTTC Mysore are included in this transfer list .
Transfer orders will be issued in fortnight period .
As per Karnataka Circle request , General Secretary is kind enough to visit Karnataka Circle to enlighten the issues related to Pay Revision Committee and its report , CGEIS , Adhoc DE promotions etc.,
Schedule of meetings in Karnataka Circle is as follows :
1) Respected GS will address General Body at Bangalore on 10.04.2007 at Conference Hall , PGM Office , BGTD at 05:00 PM
2) Will address AGB at Belgaum on 11.04.2007 at Kannada Sahitya Bhavan , Belgaum
3) Will address General Body of Hubli Telecom District on 12.04.2007 . For Venue and Time contact District Secretary Com Anthony Swamy , Hubli TD
All District Secretaries, Circle Office Bearers , and all Comrades are requested to attend enmasse at their nearest venue and are requested to avail the opportunity .
Circle Secy , Circle Treasurer met GM ( Admn ) and stressed on issue of Transfer orders in respect of Officers working in Tenure places namely Bidar and Madikeri at the earliest and urged CGMT and GM ( Admn ) to intervene in the Executive staff matters of Hassan Telecom District and accordingly CGMT has directed GMT, Hassan , which resulted in amicable settlement of issues related to Executive cadre in Hassan Telecom District . Association extends its sincere thanks to CGMT, KTK Circle and GM ( Admn ) for their kind intervention.
As Association requested CGMT to issue promotion orders to SDE cadre in respect of Shri Sanganal N.Y who retires on 31.03.2007 , CGMT is kind enough to issue promotion orders before his retirement on 31.03.2007.
Association wishes Com Shri Sanganal N.Y , SDE , Hubli Telecom District a Happy and Peaceful retired Life.
While discussing with GM( ADMN ) C.O , It is learnt that the work on Time Bound Promotion to Executives cadre has been taken up on fast track and verification of CRs ,a preliminary stage for DPC is now under process . The CRs are received from all Telecom Districts of Karnataka Circle except Bangalore Telecom District , however all out efforts are being made to receive the same at the earliest to complete the formalities of DPC.
Association requests all its comrades not to be carried away by the rumours spread by some of the rumour mongers in connection with the TENURE TRANFER, LONG STAY TRANSFER AND OFFICERS POSTED OUT OF THEIR SSA DURING DPC OCT-04 , AND REQUEST TRANSFERS ALSO .
OUR ASSOCIATION MADE CLEAR THE ADMINISTRATION ON THE STAND TAKEN ON ALL OF THE ABOVE ISSUES PERTAINING TO EXECUTIVES TRANSFERS ISSUES AND IS BINDED BY THE DECISION TAKEN DURING CECs .
AND MADE CLEAR THE ADMINISTRATION THAT MEMBERSHIP WILL NOT TOLERATE ANY DEVIATION FROM THE DISCUSSION HELD WITH DELEGATION DURING FORMAL MEETING HELD ON 28.02.2007 and 23.03.2007.
Com V.Mukundan,Com M.H.Gombi, Com Muralidhara k.N., Com S.K Hiremath have met CGMT and discussed the issues related to General Transfers , Rule -38 transfers in Executives cadres etc.,
The delegation discussed the points on Agenda related to following points by and large.
1) Tenure Transfers
2) Long Stay Transfers
3) Transfers effected during previous promotions
4) Request Transfers
5) Issues related to Rule -38 transfers
6) Selection of Faculty for RTTC , Mysore through selection and calling for DPC to this effect.
The association reiterated its decision and stand on all of the above points and conveyed the same to CGMT as discussed and approved by the CEC of SNEA( I) , Karnataka Circle and CGMT has assured to implement it positively.
Circle Secretary Com M.H.Gombi , Area Secy ( Central ) Com S.K.Hiremath , Divisional Secy , QA division Com Nagaraj and Auditor Com Kudagi met CGM , QA on 22.03.2007 and requested to retain the SDE promotees to their native Circles to the extent possible and to gear up the Time Bound promotion process in executive cadre. CGM , QA has assured that early action will be taken in this regard
Efforts made by CHQ , SNEA( I) , NEW DELHI has made BSNL HQ to issue the Promotion order i.r.o JTO to SDE.
The Consistent efforts made by the District Office Bearers of Bangalore Telecom District and District Secretary , Bangalore TD , ARS ( Central ) has yielded mammoth membership to the Bangalore Telecom District . The efforts made by the Distirct Secretary , Bijapur and other officer bearers resulted in doubling the membership . The membership in QA has been increased significantly due to the efforts made by Circle Auditor and his team members in QA Division which explains and standby the leadership of Com G.L JOGI ,Our General Secretary and trust and believeth on SNEA( I) and its pro membership activities. Circle Organisation CONGRATULATES one and all who made it possible. Lets move ahead for better tomorrow with SNEA ( I).........
C/S , C/T , ARS ( Central ) met GM ( ADMN ) Circle Office on 09.03.2007 and discussed the issues related to Tenure , Long Stay and Request transfers in the cadre of SDEs /DEs . GM( ADMN ) assured that the early action will be taken before end of the month .
GM ( ADMN ) told that a note will be issued to the concerned GM to moot the case of Provisioning of RSTC, MObile Service connections to Officiating JTOs
DUE TO THE CONSISTENT EFFORTS AND PRESSURE MADE BY CIRCLE ORGANISATION ON CIRCLE ADMINISTATION , CGMT KTK IS KIND ENOUGH TO ISSUE LOCAL OFFICIATING ORDER FROM JTOs TO SDE
Com V.Mukundan C/P , Com M.H.Gombi C/S, Com Muralidhar ACS , Com V.Govinda ACS, Com Govinda Gudi C/T , Com S.K. Hiremath ARS ( Central ) have attended Formal Meeting with CGMT , KTK Circle on 28.02.2007.
The following points were taken up for discussion :
1) Tenure Transfers :
CGMT agreed in principle in posting the executives who are working and completed TWO years in the Tenure Stations namely Bidar , Madikeri to their place of choice of SSA or Parent SSA
2) Long Stay Transfers :
CGMT agreed in principle in posting the executives who are transferred out on long stay basis and have completed TWO years in the existing SSA will be brought back to their SSA of choice on seniority basis .
3) Extending the facilities to Officiating JTOs at par with regular JTOs :
CGMT agreed to extend the facility of RSTC, Mobile service connections to Officiating JTOs at par with regular JTOs . This is achieved due to the great efforts made by SNEA( I) , Karnataka Circle.
4) Officiating in STS cadre against resultant vacancies in DGM /JAG cadre.
CGMT replied positively on the matter.
5) Officiating in the cadre of SDE, DE
CGMT has assured to take necessary action immediately . Circle Secy after going through the modified order issued by Corporate Office dt 27.02.2007 on the issue of Vigilance Clearance has urged GM (Admn ) for issue of Local Officiating order i.r.o of JTO to SDE .GM( Admn ) replied very positively . Orders will be issued in a couple of days.
6)Inter -Circle Transfers in the cadre of JTO ( Rule -38 )
CGMT agreed to consider the cases sympthetically .
7) Posting of Executives' in Mobile/other New services.
CGMT told that a screening committee comprising of DGM ( Staff ) C.O and other TWO members will screen the Officials from list of optees to the said services/field and selection will be purely on the basis of merits and eligibility . Further , he assured to maintained utmost transperancy in selection process.
Meeting lasted for One and half hours.
List of JTOs, SDEs, DEs eligible for Time Bound Promotion in Bangalore Telecom district is available. All Branch Secretaries of BGTD are requested to go through and missed names may be intimated to ARS ( CENTRAL ) Com S.K. Hiremath or Com R.B.Joshi Dist Secy , BGTD
C/S , C/T , ARS ( Central ) have met GM( Admn) C.O and discussed elaborately regarding disconnection of RSTCs in Karnataka Circle for non-payment of bills and finally agreed to reinstate the disconnected RSTCs and further there will not be disconnection till 31st March -2007.Comrades are requested to take sufficient care to not exceed the prescribed limits and avoid self inconvienience.
Discussed Concretely on the matters related to Long Stay , Tenure , Request Transfers in executive cadres.
District Secretaries of KLR, MCA,MYS,HSN,BJP,BM,RTTCMYS,BDR,DKTD,SMO,DVG are requested to act immediately for sending Vigilance Clearance report of eligible officers for early release of Officiating orders in respect of JTOs to SDEs and TTAs to JTOs
Due to consistent and untired efforts made by SNEA ( I) KTK association through Circle Secretary and Circle Treasurer and other Office bearers , GM ( Admn ), C.O BG has kind enough to issue orders on modalities to be followed to implement the TIME BOUND POLICY IN KARNATAKA CIRCLE .All Dist Secretaries are requested to urge the SSA Administration to expedite the process please.
District President Com M.M. Jigajinni ,Dist Secy Com D.P.Kulkarni,Vice-President SNEA( I) KTK Com M.G Quaraishi, Dist org Secy Com R.M.Patil met CMD, BSNL , CGMT , KTK at Bijapur on 08.02.2007 and Greeted CMD Shri A.K.Sinhaji for issuing Time Bound Policy for Executives in BSNL.
Delegation submitted memorandum to CGMT regarding review of Vigilance clearance guidelines for expedite clearance of regular /officiating promotion of executives' in BSNL. Impressed for early implemetation of Time Bound Policy in Karnataka Circle .
CMD , BSNL told our leaders to explore innovative ideas to arrest the disconnection of land lines, STDPTs, PCOs and Brain storming activities are to be conducted at SSA level to improve our Telecom Networks and Services.