Welcome and facilitation of Hon’ble CMD BSNL Shri Ravi A Robert Jerard:

Welcome and facilitation of Hon’ble CMD BSNL Shri Ravi A Robert Jerard:

Team AIGETOA consist of GS AIGETOA Sh Ravi Shil Verma, President Sh Veerabhadra Rao, Dy GS Sh Pavan Akhand, AGS Sh Sunil Gautam, Organizing Secretary Sh Harjinder Singh & CS BSNL CO Sh Rajeev Meena welcomed our New CMD Shri Ravi A Robert Jerard at BSNL CO and felicitated him with a shawl and bouquet. Team AIGETOA extended its best wishes and assured him about our firm cooperation and support on the endeavours which shall be taken for the welfare of BSNL. We assured that all employees are eager to take efforts for the growth and development of BSNL.

Hon’ble CMD BSNL told us that there is a definite roadmap for BSNL which will once again take BSNL to its old glorious position and employees need not worry about the future of BSNL. He sought support and cooperation from all the employees and assured that all the genuine issues shall be taken with a holistic consideration.

We once again reaffirmed that we stand for growth and development of BSNL and we will not be lagging behind at any step. However at the same time, we expect that the department will take care of its employees and their long pending issues. We also highlighted that with greater efforts, what ever benefit that will come for BSNL, the same shall ultimately benefit the employees only.

Hon’ble CMD BSNL concurred with us and told all of us to work hard for the growth and revival of BSNL.

GS AIGETOA Writes to Director (CM) – Urge BSNL Not to Hike Rates to Maintain Momentum of Port Ins and New Connections :

GS AIGETOA writes to Director (CM) with a request to take measures to to capitalize the market condition and continue the measures for regaining the momentum of Increase in BSNL SIM Sales happening due to measures of 4G deployment and private operators tariff hike.

GS AIGETOA further highlighted that BSNL must not hike the rates under any conditions to maintain the current momentum of Port In and New Connections for BSNL.

GS reiterated that each and every employee of BSNL is committed to the growth and development of our beloved organization and we are ready to extend all support and cooperation in achieving the dream of regaining BSNL market share once again and provide the best services to the nation at affordable rates.

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The last date for applying for LICE extended upto 26.07.2024 :

Post receipt of queries from the aspirants applying for the exam, the matter was taken up by AIGETOA CHQ team with PGM Recruitment and actively pursued at different levels.

Taking cognizance of the request, PGM Recruitment accepted our request for extending the dates for applying to LICE and also issued an advisory against fake websites.

We are indeed thankful to PGM Recruitment who issued the extension orders despite being holiday at the corporate office today.

All aspirants for the LICE for various grades are requested to take note and act accordingly.

GS AIGETOA takes up the issue of Sanchar Aadhar Problems with Director CM

GS AIGETOA today took up the issue of consistent problems occurring in Sanchar Aadhar App which is resulting into many customers going back without connections.

GS AIGETOA informed Director CM that the BSNL Employees have taken a strong social media campaign for switching to BSNL and the results are really enthusiastic. At this time, any lacunae on the part of resources will wipe off the postive image of BSNL.

GS requested for sufficient infra support from BSNL.

He requested Director CM to kindly intervene in directing the vendor of Sanchar Aadhar app to set right the issues immediately.

Further GS AIGETOA also requested for ensuring free home delivery of SIM to customer premises as employees are in receipt of many such requests over social media. This will further enhance the image and number of connections.

We expect an immediate positive response from management on this.

Hon’ble MoC Sh Jyotiraditya Scindia Ji extends his good wishes and acknowledgement to AIGETOA :

Hon’ble MoC Sh Jyotiraditya M. Scindia Ji extends his good wishes and acknowledgement to AIGETOA. Hon’ble MoC has said that he expects support from our association on the crucial issues pertaining to BSNL.

Earlier, we have extended our good wishes on his assuming the office and assured support and cooperation in the decisions pertaining to well being and prosperity of BSNL and its employees.

GS AIGETOA writes to CMD BSNL seeking an Urgent Call to Address Career Progression issues for BSNL Executives – Consistent neglect of the inner talent pool of BSNL executives and management’s undue focus on lateral recruitment at higher posts :

GS AIGETOA writes to CMD BSNL seeking an Urgent Call to Address Career Progression issues for BSNL Executives, Consistent neglect of the inner talent pool of BSNL executives and management’s undue focus on lateral recruitment at higher posts – AIGETOA Request for doing away with SET RRs and DR DGM RRs.

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GS AIGETOA Writes to Director HR – Appeal for Impartial Investigation into Allegations of Harassment of the Vigilance Officer by Jorhat BA Administration :

GS AIGETOA Writes to Director HR with urgent request for Cancellation of Transfer Orders and to Address Harassment Issues of Sh Sanjib Borthakur, SDE (Vigilance) in Assam Circle on promotion from SDE to AGM Cadre – Appeal for Impartial Investigation into Allegations of Harassment of the Vigilance Officer by Jorhat BA Administration.

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GS AIGETOA Writes to CMD BSNL – Requesting the implementation of reservation in promotions for PwBDs and the issuance of promotion orders for all the eligible candidates:

GS AIGETOA writes to CMD BSNL, requesting the implementation of reservation in promotions for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBDs) in the cadres of SDE to AGM and the issuance of promotion orders for all the eligible candidates.

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Despite previous reminders and references to relevant orders and guidelines, BSNL has not initiated the promotion process for eligible PwBDs. AIGETOA again highlighted that there are 85 eligible PwBD executives in the cadre of SDE who have been awaiting promotion since 2013.

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, which mandates reservation in promotions for PwBDs, and the BSNL MSRR, which outline the eligibility criteria for promotion to the AGM cadre. Also in a recent Hon’ble Supreme Court order in a contempt petition, where the Court directed the respondents to consider giving notional promotions to eligible candidates from an earlier date.

Additionally, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has issued guidelines for providing reservation in promotions to PwBD employees, including the creation of supernumerary posts. The Hon’ble PCAT has also directed BSNL to implement reservation in promotions for PwBDs and promote eligible SDEs to AGMs within a specified timeframe.

The Association has expressed concern over BSNL’s delay in implementing these directions, stating that it will only lead to more legal complexities. AIGETOA requested the CMD to intervene and ensure that reservation in promotions for PwBDs is implemented as per the DoPT guidelines, promoting all 85 eligible PwBDs from SDE to AGM.

We highlighted a recent order by the Department of Posts, which clarifies the procedure for computing the number of vacancies reserved for PwBDs. The Association has urged BSNL to consider all eligible PwBD employees for promotion on a notional basis, as per the DoPT OM dated 28th December 2023.