We explained about the case of TTAs promoted as JTO through DR quota as departmental outsiders being denied the benefit of option for pay fixation in revised IDA pay scale on the date of their promotion as JTO.
He agreed to get the issue considered at the earliest.
The Budget proposals seek to provide relief to salaried tax payers by allowing a Standard Deduction of Rs.
40,000 in place of the present exemption allowed for transport allowance and reimbursement of miscellaneous medical expenses.
View letter GS today met the new GM (Estt) and requested him to pursue the issue of third pay revision and pension contribution @ actual basic pay actively since both the issues are pending with Do T.
1.1.2007 for MTNL employees when the 'affordability' clause was very much there in the Government decision on Second Pay Revision Committee and when MTNL was incurring losses consecutively for several years then. Any deviation from the stated goal in the Cabinet decision will require concurrence of the Cabinet itself.They requested the MP to use his good offices to impress upon MOSC/Do T for early settlement of the issue. Udit Raj, MP assured that he will strongly take up the matter with the Do T as well as the MOSC. But we are taking steps to ensure that collaboration between MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd) and BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd) strengthens and benefits both the organisations," Sinha said.' View orders 'The strategic plan - the work on which began in January 2016 - entails amongst other things, an effective utilisation of Human Resources including deriving synergies in training of manpower, and creation of a common platform for web based online training by BSNL, in a time bound manner.' Read More Do T has since withdrawn its letter dated 21.2.2018 conveying the status on various issues, wherein it had been stated that as per the PRC Report, BSNL is not covered for fitment benefits due to its losses. He believed that even Jio effect will not be long lasting.View letter On behalf of Organisation of BSNL Unions and Associations, GS AIBSNLOA, GS BSNLWRU and GS BEA met Shri Parvesh Sahib Singh, MP, Delhi West today, submitted a letter explaining the justification and rights of the BSNL employees in getting pay revision at par with other PSUs. He therefore appealed to all of us to work together to concentrate on revenue growth by acting as Sales & Marketing Personnel in office and PR personnel outside office.We putforth all the points elaborated in our letter dated addressed to MOSC, including the assurance given by the Government at the time of formation of BSNL regarding ensuring its financial viability, BSNL acting as a moderator in lowering tariff, BSNL providing better services when others fail during natural calamities and MTNL getting 30% fitment during last pay revision despite the affordability clause and MTNL making loss for years together then.SST said that Government decision on 3rd PRC recommendation on affordability remains a hurdle but added that however BSNL proposal is being examined in detail. The meeting lasted nearly an hour, was cordial and facilitated exchange of views on 3rd Pay Revision for BSNL employees and formation of Tower Company. General Secretaries of two constituent unions were out of Delhi and could not participate in the meeting.They explained the role of BSNL in all important government projects including Digital India, the fact that BSNL was incurring losses only because of it implementing the social obligation of the Government by providing financially unviable services in rural and remote areas. The role of strategic partner, if any in future, will be limited to only monetisation of the tower assets and there is no threat of privatisation, he said.They mentioned that the MOSC expressed his desire to get the pay revision implemented for BSNL employees whenever BSNL employees met him during his tour across the country, but a section fo Do T officers were reluctant to pursue BSNL proposals on the matter. To another query from us, he categorically stated that neither VRS nor reduction in retirement age is under consideration.If BSNL is able to effectively execute the projects allotted to it in Bharat Net, Government may think associating BBNL also with BSNL.He emphasized that formation of subsidiary tower company has been done with the sole aim of increasing the revenue of BSNL.