General Secretary at CHQ

.*Com. K G Jayaraj, General Secretary has joined CHQ on 16th August, 2023. He will be available at New Delhi up to 27-08-2023. Please note the contact number, 99467 15983.

The urgent task was to arrange accommodation for the Comrades coming from the far away circles to participate in the two days Dharna on 24-25, August, 2023 at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi demanding pension revision. This is the third and last phase of the agitation called by the Joint Forum of BSNL MTNL Pensioners Associations. The job is almost completed and the details of the accommodation arranged for each circle will be intimated to respective Circle Secretaries shortly


General Secretary has visited Sanchar Bhawan in the evening on 17th August, 2023. Shri. Apurva Chandra, who is posted with additional charge of Secretary, DoT is yet to resume duty. Member (Services) on leave and will be available on 21st inst. Member (Finance) and DDG (Accounts) happened to be in a meeting. General Secretary then contacted CGCA on phone and she is at Bhubaneswar and will be back on 21st.

General Secretary had a nice meeting with Director (Finance), Shri. GP Capt Atul Pokhiriyal. The issue discussed was advance payment of pension for August, 2023 to the BSNL pensioners of Kerala in view of Onam and pension for the month of September, 2023 to BSNL pensioners of Maharashtra in view Ganapathy Festival. General Secretary brought to his notice that the Department of Expenditure has already issued the orders in this regard and necessary endorsement is to be issued by DoT. The Director (Finance) responded very positively and quickly downloaded the DoE orders and assured early action.

Meeting with Shri. R M Rao, Deputy Secretary.

General Secretary met Shri. R M Rao, Deputy Secretary, DoT and discussed the family pension case of Smt.K Vijayalakshmi, widow of missing Telecom Mechanic Shri, Panduraju, Vijayawada. The Deputy Secretary stated that the annulment of the dismissal order is being processed .

Meeting with DDG( Rectt), DoT.

General Secretary also met Shri Surya Prakash, DDG ( Recruitment), DoT to ascertain the progress on the annulment of dismissal imposed illegally on Shri. ( late) Ramachandra Laxman Zamdade, Ex Telecom Mechanic, Satara, Maharashtra. The DDG ( Rectt) replied that BSNL has been asked for the report after receipt of which further action will be taken.

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