Team AIGETOA consisting of GS Shri Ravi Shil Verma, AIP Shri Veerabhadra Rao, Dy GS Shri Pavan Akhand and National Convener Shri A A Khan met Director HR Shri Arvind Vadnerkar Ji for discussion over the issues. PGM Pers Shri S N Gupta was also present in the meeting:
Issuance of OTP cases :
Shall be done by the evening of 3rd July i.e. today. We again emphasized that there should not be any scope for discretion in the system and cases should be considered on merit. We once again highlighted that all the long pending cases of earlier OTPs must be considered.
Karnataka Circle OTP Cases:
There was a huge reluctance on the issuance of these OTP cases but after discussion finally Director HR issued directions to Pers cell to process at least 10 cases on OTP date seniority basis. The orders shall be issued in next 2-3 days.
Retention cases for Transfer on Long Stay basis:
The cases with genuine grounds and orders which have been issued by mistake are under consideration.
Herein we requested that all those who have been transferred under long stay must be given an option to join their present Circles after completion of their tenures. Further we requested to seek volunteers for posting in shortage circles before issuance of any long Stay transfers. We highlighted if executives have the confidence of getting their parent circles after completing their tenure, no body will hesitate to give voluntary request for transfer. This was agreed to be considered by management.
Retention cases of JTO to SDE Promotions:
We highlighted that even spouse cases have not been considered which ideally should have been considered as per policy. The issue in under discussion and we hope that management will agree to our request.
Discussion on issuance of immunity Guidelines :
We once again raised the issue of consideration of OA level and Circle office immunity. After discussions , Director HR told that he will be discussing the same with PGM SR and asked us to discuss with PGM SR.
Issuance of Firm Directions for Restructuring:
We said that as per earlier discussion, instructions with template was to be issued to circles. Director HR said that he will ensure that instructions are issued immediately and preferably by the evening of 3rd July 2023 ie today. He further assured us that the process will be completed by 31st July 2023. We once again highlighted the need for increase in number of posts in all streams and Grades ie JTO/JAO/Equivalent, SDE/AO/Equivalent, AGM/CAO/Equivalent, DGM/Equivalent in Telecom, Finance, CIVIL, Electrical, CSS, PA/PS etc. The same shall be examined with due consideration to all the requirements. A committee of CGMs will study the requirements and accordingly it will be issued.
Extending the dates for APAR reporting:
In view of the problems of ERP, we requested for extending the dates. Director HR agreed to consider the same.
Considering the notional Promotions for AGMs whose DPC was also done in June 2018 :
Director HR agreed to examine the same with positive consideration.
Meeting ended with a positive note.