PENSION REVISION FROM 01-01-2017- MEETING WITH SHRI.PRABASH SINGH, MEMBER 9SERVICE)

In continuation of the discussion Com.K.G.Jayaraj, General Secretary had with Shri.S.K.Jain, DDG (Estt), DoT on 29-05-2018 on the issue of pension revision of BSNL absorbed retirees with 15% fitment, Coms.V.A.N.Namboodiri, Advisor and K.G.Jayaraj, General Secretary¬†along with Com. G.L.Jogi, veteran leader and Chairman of SNEA met Shri.Prabash Singh, Memeber (Technology), Telecom Commission who is holding the additional charge of Member( Service) on 31-05-2018.¬† They had a serious discussion on the issue in which Shri. S.K.Jain, DDG (Estt) was also present. The delegation strongly demanded that pension revision be done without waiting for the wage revision as it has nothing to do with BSNL’s finance or the affordability conditions. Shri.Prabash Singh, who had been the General Secretary of ITS Officers Association which joined the Doorsanchar Sangarsh Samithi in the 1990s, was very positive in response and asked the DDG to consider the points. General Secretary suggested that technical issue of 50% of the last pay only could be given for the subsequently retiring officials can be solved by incorporating a formulation in the cabinet note that the fixation be given after one week of their retirement .The DDG then responded that a note with such inputs may be given to him for further action.