Restructuring and HR Plan Passed by the BSNL Board on 23.10.2021:

On Saturday, the 23rd October 2021, BSNL Board has approved the Restructuring and Man Power Proposal, where cadre wise number and overall strength of the organisation has been approved. Although the detailed official report is awaited, it is reliably learnt that around 4050 AGM Posts in Telecom Cadre and around 700 AGM/CAO posts in Finance cadre through regular DPC mode has been approved. Another 450 posts in Telecom Stream and 175 posts in Finance cadre are reserved for MT. It is learnt that around 23000 posts in JTO plus SDE Grades in Telecom and around 4000 posts in AO plus JAO Grade in Finance has been approved by the Board. The number of posts for DGM Telecom has been carved out as 1125 in DPC and around 125 in DR DGM quota. Similarly, around 280 posts in DGM Finance and 50 posts in DR DGM(F)quota has been approved as per the information. Similarly different grades of other streams of Electrical, Civil, Arch, CSS, CSSS, TF and PA/PS/SDE(OL) have been approved in the Board meeting with overall 71000 Man Power Size of the organisation comprising of Executives and Non Executives against a current strength of about 62000.

Friends, though, the current proposal has improved much from its initial position but still it is not to satisfactory level and will not cater to the smooth career progression of the executives in various cadres. Further, any lateral recruitment is not acceptable to us and shall be firmly opposed by the Association. We want all posts should be available in regular channel of promotion and that there should be sufficient number of posts, so that everyone should get timely promotion. Our efforts are also concentrated towards introduction of internal fast track mode where we want youngsters should reach to higher echelons with sufficient age profile in their side. We once agin reaffirm that will not allow any leteral entry from out side.

It will be worth to mention that association has been consistently monitoring the progress and has been regularly pursuing and intervening in the restructuring issue at all levels. Due to consistent pursuance of our Association, things are gradually improving though it has not reached the satisfaction level yet. The association was pressing for the required number till last hour and somewhat succeeded in improving numbers from initial position in various cadres. We wish to reiterate that this manpower still needs further refinement and the team is on job to get the same accomplished. We are also in discussion with the constituents of Executive Association Forum and discussion is on with how to move forward to ensure the best for all.

Our endeavour is to assure promotions to all in a time-bound manner and till we achieve that, our efforts will not stop. We request all to exercise faith and patience and not to pay heed to confusion created by some seasonal leaders, who only know to confuse and instigate people against AIGETOA with no locus of their own. We sincerely hope that our efforts will make every executive in every stream and grade happy with respect to promotional avenues. Association is fully committed to ensure and protect the benefits of the cadre and executive fraternity. The complete details are awaited…….