Coimbatore is all set to host the Central Executive Committee Meeting of AIBDPA on 29th & 30 th July, 2014. The reception committee formed with Com. L. Umapathy, as General Convenor is making all out efforts to make the CEC a grand success. The venue of the CEC is Jeevan Jyothi Ashramam, Goods shed Road, Near Railway Station.
The CEC will start with an open session at 4PM on 29th July which will be presided over by Com. A. K. Bhattacharjee, President. Inaugural Address will be delivered by Com. R. Muthusundaram, General Secretary, All India State Government Employees Fedaration. Com. V. A. N. Namboodiri, President, BSNLEU, Com. K. Ragavendran, General Secretary, All India Postal & RMS Pensioners Association, Com. A. Sundaram, General Secretary, Co-ordination Committee of Central, State & PSU Pensioners Association, Tamilnadu, Com. S. Krishnamoorthy, CITU, Com. K. G. Jayaraj, General Secretary, AIBDPA, Com. S. Chellappa, Circle Secretary, BSNLEU, Tamilnadu, Com. K. Govindaraj, Circle Secretary, BSNLEU, Chennai Telephones etc will address the open session.
The National Executive Committee Meeting of National Co-ordination Committee of Pensioners Association was held at D-7, Telegraph Place, Gole Market, New Delhi on 25th July, 2014. Com. R. L. Bhattacharjee, President presided. Com. V. A. N. Namboodiri, Advisor, AIBDPA and Patron, NCCPA inaugurated the meeting and gave a detailed account of the foundation congress of TUI (Pensioners & Retirees) held at Barcelona,Spain. Com. S. K. Vyas, Secretary General briefed the meeting on the preliminary interaction had with the 7th Pay Commission on 23rd July, 2014 on the first part of the memorandum submitted by the BCPC.
After detailed discussion the second part of the memorandum to be submitted to the CPC was finalized.
Com. K. Vasudevan, District Secretary, Palakkad has reported that Shri. T. Rajendran, Sr. General Manager, BSNL, Palakkad, who retired from service on 30th June, 2014 has joined AIBDPA.
CHQ heartily welcome Shri. T. Rajendran to the AIBDPA family.
Com.V.A.N.Nambbodiri, Advisor, AIBDPA has met Shri.Vijay Singh, Director(Admn) and Shri. Vivek Ashish, Under Secretary, Department of Expenditure on today,the 24th July,2014 and handed over a copy of the office memorandum of DOT,containing the clarifications sought by the Department of Expenditure on 78.2% IDA merger. Earlier on 22nd July the Department of Expenditure had denied receipt of the same sent through Central Registry on 15th July and had assured processing if a copy of the same is given. However ,the Director confirmed receipt of the letter on yesterday,the 23rd July, 2014.
Both the officers have assured Com. V. A. N. Namboodiri early action in the matter,when he discussed the issue and narrated the developments involving undue delay.
Minister for Communications & IT, Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad has stated in the Parliament that BSNL incurred a loss of Rs.7085 crore in the year 2013-14. However, MTNL has made a profit of Rs.7825 crore by virtue of government aid , write back of provisions on account of pension liabilities and spectrum amortization. In the previous year,2012-13, MTNL loss was Rs.5321 crore and the loss of BSNL stood at 7884 crore.