BSNL to launch 4G services in 14 telecom circles.

iIntra-circle roaming deals with private operators by BSNL.

  Press report Six telecom companies cheated government crore: CAG of Rs 12,400


       E-Mail Address of K. S. Kulkarni Secretary CHQ is kr5902@gmail.com9423084100  1  2  New Code of Discipline 2013  7  1  1




BSNL has issued guidelines for considering requests of BSNL employees for deputation to outside organizations. Letter No.-118-2/2015-CSS, dt-21-07-2016.

 Letter regarding follow up action for result of LICE for promotion of Group ‘C’ employees to the grade of Junior Telecom Officer (Telecom) (JTO(T)) in BSNL. Letter No.-12-1/2016-Rectt, dt-22-07-2016.

Reports has been called for from the circles regarding Court Cases filed by applicants with respect to LICE for the promotion to the post of JTO(T) Cadre 2016 conducted on 22-05-2016. Letter No.-5-1/LICE/JTO(T)/2016/Estt.IV/, dt-22-07-2016.




DOT’s Office Memorandum :Modifying the liability of BSNL towards the payment of pensionary benefits to the retired employees. vide letter number 40-13/2013-Pen(T) dated 20.07.2016.

Presidential orders for Shri L.K. Bhujbal and Shri D.A. Nale of Aurangabad SSA issued by SNG section DOT vide letter No.-27-2/2006-SNG/Vo.-II(Pt.-IV), dt-13-07-2016.



21-07-2016 :

Proposed Business area formation at Tamilnadu and Karnataka circle :- Com. K. S. Sheshadri, Com.K.S.Kulkarni(Secretaries HQ) met GM (Restg) and mentioned about Proposed formation of business areas at Cuddalore and Hubli area inclusion of Davangere Division regarding. The GM(Restg) agreed to speak to CGMs to consult the respective circle union in this matter.

 JAO LICE Result (on line exam.held on 17/07/2016):likely to be announced end of next Week



It is decided to  hold Circle Executive Committee Meeting of NFTE BSNL Maharashtra Circle on 6th Aug.2016 at NASIK.

Venue: Shree Sai Hall mangal  Karyalaya,D.G.P. Nager-2, kamatwada, Ambad link road], Near Mauli Lawns New Nasik,422010.

Maharashtra circle congratulate the District Secretary Amaravti for enrollment of 11 New members and  welcome all the new Members for Joining NFTE BSNL



Implementing the decision of the Cabinet, DoT has issued orders revising pension of BSNL pensioners/family pensioners, who retired prior to 10.6.2013 by allowing the benefit of merger of 50% DA/DR with Basic Pay/Pension, effectively amounting to 78.2% DA/DR for the purpose of fitment. According to the DoT order, the exercise to extend benefit of these orders to the pensioners/family pensioners is to be completed by 31.12.2016. DOT Order No.40-13/2013-pen(T) Dtd. 18/07/2016


Meeting with GM(Admn) Corporate office Delhi:- G.S. along with Com. K.S. Kulkarni, Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Secretaries HQR and Com. H.N. Sharma C.S. corporate office N.D. met and discussed with GM(Admn) to provide office accommodation and service Telephone connection to NFTE (BSNL) circle union and regarding smooth service of Rs. 200/-SIM given to the staff. The GM(Admn) assured to resolve the issues.

                Meeting with GM(Estt) C.O. New Delhi:- G.S. alongwith Com. K.S. Sheshadri and Com. K.S. Kulkarni Secretaries CHQ met the G.M. (Estt) and discussed the issue of P.O. in respect of absorbed BSNL employees. Leaders pointed out the case of Shri Bhujbal and Shri Nale of Aurangabad SSA. The GM(Estt) after enquiring the matter reported that the cases are sent to SGN section of DOT for approval. (Letter No.-269-2/2011-P-N/LE(Vol.N)(ii), dt-05-07-2016.

The NEC resolved unanimously to Form a separate circle level unions for STR and other regions. The process has to be completed by the 1st week of Sept, 2016. The resolution adopted was based on recommendation of a committee consisting of President, G.S, Com. K.S. Sheshadri, Com. C.K. Mathivanan, Com. Pattabiraman, Com. S.S.Gopalkrishnan and Com. R.N. Ayare. General Secretary was authorised to call the circle conference.


Maharashtra circle congratulate the District Secretaries SSA for enrollment of New membership.
Yeotmal 17, Nagpur 59, Gadchiroli 14, Goa 7, Solapur  9, Latur 18, Mumbai Circle Office 17,and  welcome all the new Members for Joining NFTE BSNL



JTO LICE result:- The union has held discussion with Director (HR),GM(Est) and GM(Rectt) regarding result of JTO LICE in respect of such JEs(formerly TTAs) who are of 7th batch but their examination, for selection as TTAs, was held in February, 2008 etc. It has been specifically stated to the management that non-declaration of result in respect of such candidates will be discriminatory. Now corporate office has sought details of such candidates for appropriate action. Union is positively looking forward in this matter.


Inaugural function of NEC meeting on 13-07-2016:-The NEC meeting commenced with great enthusiasm under the Chairmanship of Com. Islam Ahmad, President, NFTE BSNL, Com. C. Singh G.S. NFTE BSNL and Com. Islam alongwith all NEC members garlanded photo of Dr. Baba Sahib Ambedkar on the occasion of his 125th Birth Anniversary and paid tributes to Com. O.P. Gupta. Com. Islam in his presidential address and Com. C. Singh reported the NEC on the activities from Patna Extended Working Committee Meeting to 7th Membership Verification. The inaugural function was held at 1200 hours. Smt Sujata Ray, Director (HR) and (F), Smt. Madhu Arora (GM Est), Shri A.M. Gupta (GM Restg and SR), CGMs NTR and NTP, Smt. Smita Chaudhary (GM(F), NTR) and other officers attended the so grand inaugural session. The Director (HR) and others were accorded a tumultuous welcome led by Com. Rajpal, circle Secy. President and General Secretary while addressing the session mentioned the role of NFTE in settling the pension issue. The 60:40 ratio in Pension has been done by Govt and the NFTE made sustained efforts for this. They recorded thanks to Govt, DOT and BSNL HQR for the settlement. The future of employees i.e. Pension is now safe for which NFTE had been committed. The Leaders demanded that the HRA on 78.2% IDA, PLI, Functioning of councils etc be resolved. Both demanded that the wage committee be formed. Director (HR) assured for early settlement of issues including HRA on 78.2% IDA.


             Meeting with Sr.GM (HR&Admn)  Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ along with Com. R.N.Ayare Circle secretary  met discussed following issues,  1)regarding Increment and Drawl of Salary of TSM,  Immunity from Transfer of Union office bearers (Case of Dhule and Yeotmal,), P.O. (Case of AGD), Rule 8 Transfer  (Case of Wardha), Confirmation (Case of S.TOA Pune) Who assured of positive action for settlement of the long pending problems.

            Meeting with Shri. Dhage Sr.G.M. (Fin) & DGM (F)  Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ along with Com. R.N.Ayare Circle secretary  met Shri. Dhage Sr.G.M. (Fin) and  Pending Medical Cases of Chandrapur, Aurangabad and Nagpur etc., Case of Chandrapur  Recovery of Personal, non Receipt of Salary Case of Solapur, discussed regarding Quarter Case of Wardha, Who assured to look into it.

          Implementation of Rule-8 transfer order by SSAs i/r/o Non-executives.

          Allocation of 50 (adhoc) Welfare Grant for the year 2015-16.   



             TTA to JTO LICE Result  letter     result1    result2

         4th CCM agenda item No. 5 regarding Provision of Broadband, Printer & Computer to recognized Union Offices in entire Circle.  


           Deployment of contract / casual / sanitation workers for per Ministry of Labour and employment Govt. of India perennial nature of jobs in BSNL


        DPE order on IDA w.e.f. 01-07-2016 (114.8%)

       TRUTH : NFTE vide letter No.-TF-11/3, dt-08-01-2016 addressed to Hon’ble P.M, payment of pension in respect of absorbed BSNL employees. and  PMO Reply to the letter. 

       Tasks before NEC. Editorial (Telecom), English & Hindi.     

            SAD DEMISE:   Com. Madhukar Deshmukh a hard core leader of Kalyan SSA Ex.District Secretary Line Staff & Gr.D(NFTE BSNL) Kalyan Maharashtra circle was expired on 06/07/2016.  Maharashtra Circle condoles the death and convey heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of Com.  Madhukar Deshmukh Kalyan.    


        Cabinet okays 9% hike for 1.88 lakh BSNL pensioners  



          अभिनदंन:   ऊस्मानाबाद विभागातील टेलीकॉम एम्प्लॉइज को-ऑफ क्रेडिट सोसायटी लि. मध्ये एन.एफ.टी.ई. चे संपूर्ण पॅनेल (11 संचालक)  निवडुन आलेले आहे. Maharashtra Circle Congratulate all elected director of Osmanabad Co-Op Credit Soc.      


              List of Candidate LICE for promotion to the cadre of Junior Accounts Office JAO under 40 quota to be held on 17/07/2016.  


        Consolidation of Business area Tamilnadu Circle 

         Creation of Telegana Circle  1   2


           IDA increased 2.4% W.E.F.1st July 2016   IDA from July 2016 will be 114.8%.    

        Revised Proforma for taking Prior Permission for NOC for Private Visits Abroad.      


          Cabinet clears pay hike for govt EE's & pensioners  

            28-06-2016 :     

            Meeting with Shri. Dhage Sr.G.M. (Fin) and DGM (HR)  Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ along with Com. R.N.Ayare Circle secretary  met Shri. Dhage Sr.G.M. (Fin) and discussed regarding Quarter Case of Wardha, Pending Medical Cases of Chandrapur, Aurangabad and Nagpur etc., Case of Chandrapur  Recovery of Personal, non Receipt of Salary Case of Solapur, JAO Exam permission to the staff, Who assured to look into it.

          Meeting with DGM (HR)  Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ along with Com. R.N.Ayare Circle secretary  met D.G.M. (HR) and discussed regarding Increment to TSM, and other staff problem including Confirmation of CGA Sr.TOA(G).

           27-06-2016 :  

          Corporate office fixed targets to circles for providing basic services for the year 2016-17 Ltr. no 8-23-2015-PHM Dated 21/22-june,2016    

             24-06-2016 :

          All 2007th batch TTAs ,but trained after July, got clear permission for JTO LICE and their result will be declared after court case. CGM, Rajasthan asked to get stay vacated .

          BSNL Letter on CAT, JODHPUR BENCH on officiating JTO   


                     BSNLEU is trying for Broad Based unity of workers on one side and acting contrary to it. By knocking the door of Honorable High court of A.P. against the Recognition letter issued by Corporate office on 19/05/2016 after conducting the successful election process, and to have the autonomy without getting majority support of workers. This case is filed in spite of the Judgments of Honorable Madras High Court and J&K High Court that 50% of the votes should be calculated on the Total Votes and not on the polled votes. Already membership verification was conducted in 2013 on the basis of the New Recognition Rules.

            Verification of DR TTA 2007 batch before examination.BSNLLr No 12-01/2016-Rectt.- dated 22/06/2106


       Recruitment for the posts of JE (ErstwhileTTA) from external candidates -2700 posts. (Maharashtra 224 Posts.)        

            Change in Designation                      


          Com Rajmouli and Com Kulkarni,secy,  CHQ pressed for payment of GPF including Tamilnadu, assured payment on corporate office.


                                   20-06-2016 :

              BSNL adds most wireless users in April: Trai Sourec -ET telecom.

                       We congratulate the newly elected AIBSNLEA CHQ office Bearers Com Sivakumar as president, Com Prahlad rai as General Secratray , and Com T.C.Jain .


                  Qualifying service is 10 years for the pension.

                  Support for the CG employees strike


                        Council(Negotiating machinery) formation of business conduct rules. Click Here

                   Discrimination in T.U. facilities to Non-executive recognized Unions-reg Ref:-BSNL Lr No:BSNL/31-2/SR/2009 Dated 6-jan-2014 Click Here

                    Adhoc grant for the circle Sports and cultural board Rs17.5 Cr.

                      16-06-2016  Direction from CHQ:
                 All the circle /District secretaries are requested to send the correct addresses of Branches and Districts to CHQ with telephone number and PINCODE for updating the old mailing list .Otherwise it is very difficult to send letters/ magazine every month.Please co- operate with CHQ to avoid inconvenience.Matter is urgent .
                 Revised procedure/scheme for compassionate ground appointment cases.  

                     15-06-2016 :

                     Meeting with Sr.G.M. (Estt) General Secretary along with Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ and Com.Kamraj met Smt.Madhu Arora Sr.G.M. (Estt) and discussed regarding non issuance of Presidential order to several staff in different circle in Bihar circle. Similarly two cases of Aurangabad SSA (Maharashtra Circle) is abnormally delayed and the officials are on verge of retirement.

                       The issue of promotion of qualified and trained RM to the cadre of Telecom Mechanic (Technician) was pointed out case of STR(TN) where about 32 group D who are opted of Chennai, hence it was requested  they may kindly be adjusted on promotion in Chennai TD. After hearing the union leaders  Sr.GM reacted positively.

          Supply of Diaries to the staff working in BSNL MH Circle for the year 2016.       

                Calculation of retirement benefits on separation from BSNL service-"Full and final “process.

         Renewal of corporate tie-up with oriental bank of commerce for extending various loan schemes to BSNL employees.Lrno1-9/BBF/STAFF LOAN/ Letter to DPE on wage revision for Non executives

        Letter to Director (HR&FIN) ON HRA

        Revision of TTA (now Junior Engineer) Induction Training structure and syllabus - Approval regarding. e


                 Meeting with GM(Admn) General Secretary along with Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ met Shri Sinha G.M.(admn) and discussed regarding payment of long pending medical bills of working and retired staff . The G.M pointed out that this office has already issued clarifications in respect of treatment on outdoor and indoor medical bills. Further he informed that, new solutions are in pipeline for smooth and early settlement/payment of medical claims.

13th June 2016  

             12th June 2016  

            Remembering Com.M.B.Vichare 

              10th June 2016

            Corporate Office issued Guidelines regarding amendments  in the existing R. R.s of TTA, Sr. TOA, Telecom Mechanic and Regular Mazdoor due to change of Designation of Non-Executives in BSNL.   

           BSNLCO, New Delhi approves proposal to appoint 34 applicants of JAO 2012 examination in compliance to Honourable CAT order dated 22.03.2016.

         3rd PRC    

         Annual Report of DOT/BSNL

        Telcos react sharply to Trai seeking powers to fine, imprison executives of errant firms.    

                9th June 2016

          Press Report BSNL CMD: Likely to get nod soon to run MTNL’s mobile services     


         Monitoring of Unauthorized from duty/Absconding cases-Quarterly Report. 

        Submission of monthly reports of Disciplinary cases of administrative nature.             

                 8th June 2016  

             सांगली विभागातील टेलीकॉम एम्प्लॉइज को-ऑफ क्रेडिट सोसायटी लि. मध्ये एन.एफ.टी.ई. चे संपूर्ण पॅनेल बिनविरोध निवडुन आलेले आहे. Maharashtra Circle Congratulate all elected director Sangli Co-Op Credit Soc. 

      Press Report  DoT, TRAI push for satellite use for telecom services. 

     Press Report Telecom panel roots for 3% spectrum usage charge.  

                  7th June 2016  

           JAO RR   

                   6th June 2016  

         As per directives received from CHQ, the district secretaries are requested to send nominations of LCM through circle union, when it will be called by the CHQ.

       Directives from CHQ NFTE BSNL:-"ALL the circle secretaries are requested to kindly direct the SSA/ District ,which have not hold their bi-annual conferences and have completed tenure of two years. The conferences must be completed by 31st July 2016. If even after instruction / direction of circle secretary, the district secretaries are failed to hold the conference ,please arrange to issue the notice from circle level as per provision of constitution of the union."  

            District Secretaries are requested to consult/inform Circle Secretary Com. R.N.Ayare before deciding the dates of District Conference.          

               3rd June 2016 

                Consumer Price Index :   The Consumer Price Index (IW) for the month of April 2016 increased by 3 points and stood at 271.    

                   CCS (LTC ) Clarification by DOPT  

                 Non recovery from Pay of offig. JTO 

                   2nd June 2016    

             Clarification in pay scale up - gradation under NEPP 2010 to regard to effect of EOL/CCL etc.  

               Press Release regarding - BSNL again Tops in Growth rate in March 2016 beating others.   Hindi       

                   1st June 2016 

             Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ along with  Com.R.N.Ayare, Circle Secretary NFTE BSNL, met Sr.GM (HR & Admn) and DGM (HR) to discuss the staff matters (CGA,Medical Cases, P.O.Issue etc.) and issue of administrative orders of agreed items in CCM. ( Detail Letter CGM  and Sr.GM)  

                Press Release regarding - BSNL launches " Free to Home Services".     FTH    FTH Letter

                  31 May 2016    

          Achievement of awards by MH Circle . Congratulations.  

                  30 May 2016  


                    28 May 2016

          Waiver of outdoor treatment limit for chronic diseases. 

                     27 May 2016     

           Seeking Second stage advice in the Disciplinary cases.    

                    26 May 2016

         Step to be taken to Increase the Sale BSNLs own CPEs.       

                       25 May 2016  

              Notice of 1st Membership Verification of representative Association  Executive  executive employee .

                         24 May 2016 

          Corporate Office letter regarding of OMR based Departmental Examinations conducted by BSNL.  

              Press Report : VRS a requirement to increase BSNL’s profitability: CMD., BSNL. 

                        23 May 2016     

         Corporate Office issued letter regarding extension of benefits of pay protection to the internal officials selected against DR-JTO quota who have applied through proper channel   

                          22 May 2016   


          19th May 2016 

         NOTIFICATION regarding Representative Unions.     

           Granting of facilities to the Recognised Unions  

       Letter regarding seat allocations in the National, Circle and Local councils. 

         18th May 2016 

         भावपूर्ण श्रध्दांजली :  Veteran Leader of Nanded Com. Appa Malge expired (Who was exDist. Secretary and ACS of Line Staff and Gr.'D' E IV Union).  NFTE BSNL MH Circle pay homage to departed soul .  God may give courage to his family to over come from the situation.      

           17th May 2016 

         BSNL Corporate Office announced Bharat  Sanchar Seva Padak Award - 2015 Congratulations to all the Winners .

       Minutes of the 34th meeting of the National Council.

       Minutes of the 4th meeting of the CCM of Maharashtra Circle held on 16/04/2016.

      Message from CMD, BSNL on World Telecom Day. 

             16th May 2016  

        Instruction regarding holding of JTO (T)  LICE on 22/05/2016 

              13th May 2016   

             Thanks to all our comrades and Leaders for their dedicated hard labour during 7th membership verification. Let us rededicate ourselves for the betterment of our worker.  

         सर्व कामगांरांचे व मतदारांचे अभिनदंन आणि आभार.              

         Even after correcting Final voter List,  BSNLEU gets 49.56 % (81195) votes. NFTE gets 31.97% (52367) votes. NFTE gets recognised as second largest Union. 

         Results of 7th membership verification conducted through secret ballot under the provisions of BSNL recognition rules for electing majority representative union (s) of non-executive employees in BSNL- regarding. Letter No.-CRO/MV/BSNL/2016, dt:- 13-05-2016.

             12th May 2016  

         GPF payments to be made directly by DOT cells.         












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