Congratulations to all --- Good news for BSNL after the launch of new schemes. For the first time after so many years, BSNL become no.1 operator providing maximum mobile connections in July 2015, pushing Airtel and Vodafone to no.2 and no.3 positions. BSNL added 16.1 lakh connections in July, 2015, almost double (86%) than that of the sales in May, 2015. Top performers are Bihar, Haryana, J&K, Karnataka, Kolkata TD, Orissa, Tamil Nadu and UP(East) circles. Other Circles also to come up like this by conducting melas and other marketing strategies.
Agitation in Kerala by SNEA(I) and BSNLEU callled off
As reported yesterday, Sri N. K. Gupta, Director(CFA), the director in charge of South Zone, visited Kerala Circle today, 20.08.2015 and held discussion with SNEA(I) and BSNLEU and the representatives of casual labourers to sort out all the contentious issues. In addition to Sri R. M. Subbaiah, CGM, other senior officers of Kerala Circle also participated in the discussion. Sri A. K. Jain, CGM, NCNGN who alongwith other officers held discussions with SNEA and BSNLEU on 05.08.2015 also participated in the discussions.
The discussions continued for Two and Half Hours. After the positive assurance from the Management, Joint Action Committee of Kerala Circle decided to call off the on-going agitation. Congratulations to Comrades of Kerala Circle. It is the Victory of our Unity and Commitment towards the Association as well as the company.
Major settlements are:
1. All Vindictive actions taken related to Agitation since June 2014 including Charge Sheets, Dies-nons and Transfers will be withdrawn.
2. Labour issues will be settled with reasonable increase within 30 days w.e.f. 1st August 2015. A Committee will be constituted for that purpose.
Meeting with CMD, BSNL: GS and CHQ President met CMD and discussed about the ongoing agitation in Kerala and possible solutions to end agitation and bringing normalcy in Kerala Circle. This was in continuation to the discussions held on 07.08.2015 by the GS with CMD and DIR(CFA) by which settlement reached in Kerala. CMD categorically informed us that the new CGMT has to resolve all the issues and CMD and BSNL Mgt had taken a conscious decision to have a new leadership to Kerala Circle, to take all employees together and BSNLCO will extend all the support to him in the coming days.
Yesterday GS met Sri N. K. Gupta, DIR(CFA) who is deputed to Kerala Circle by the CMD to resolve the issues and explained to him about the issues in Kerala and possible solutions to end the stalemate.