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   w kr5902@gmail.com9423084100  1  2  New Code of Discipline 2013  7  1  1


24-09-2016 :

Meeting with GM(SR): Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary (CHQ) and Com.Rajmouli met GM(SR) on 23/09/2016 at 11.00Hrs. and discussed the transfer issue of Khammam and Warangal SSA’s in Telengana Circle. He assured to look in to the matter.

 Training to qualified JAO Candidate: It is reported that, Corporate office has given instructions to NATFM and other training centers to go ahead with JAO Induction training programme immediately.



 Implementation of BSNL’s Employees Transfer Policy in Circles. Ltr. No.6-1/2007-Restg(Pt) Dt.23-09-2016.

 Post audit of pay fixation –procedure regarding. Ltr. No.:1-09/2016-PAT (BSNL) Dt. 23-09-2016


22-09-2016 : 

BSNL plans free voice, cheaper package than Jio. Click Here

 All Circle and District Secretaries are requested to observe “CALL ATTENTION DAY” on 18th October 2016, by holding lunch hour demonstration for settlement of our long pending issues. PLI for 2015-16, stagnation of RM and other cadres, setting up 3rd wage negotiation committee etc.



Cabinet approves USOF support to BSNL for Rural Wire-line connections installed prior to 1.4.2002. Approved the proposal to extend subsidy support of Rs. 1,250 crore to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) from Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF). 

 Notice for agitational Programme for settlement for long pending issues. -38/4 Dtd.20/09/2016

18/10/2016  Lunch Hour Demonstration at SSA and Circle Level.

24/10/2016  Day long Dharna at SSA/Circle/CHQ Level.



Message from CHQ:

CHQ is receiving thank giving calls from nook and corner of country, for succeeding to get PLI (Bonus) for 2014-15. We are very much thankful, to comrades for extending co operation.

 NFTE BSNL has fulfilled commitment given to the workers before 7th membership verification.

1)HRA on 78.2 % IDA. 2)                Benefit of 78.2% IDA to pensioners. 3) PLI (BONUS) for the year 2014-15.

 4)Pension issue: – removal of 60/40 ratio and secured the pension. For the rest commitment NFTE BSNL is trying hard to achieve. We will launch, an agitational programme any time in the month of October 2016, for which all are requested to be prepared and co-ordidanate with alliance partners. The CHQ is thankful to all the Comrades who have supported the struggles in past, which enable CHQ to achieve the demands



PLI Issue (BONUS ):- Staff side members for PLI committee( Com.C.Singh G.S. NFTE and Com. P. Abhimanu GS BSNLEU Along with Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ , Com. S. Chakraborty Dy. GS BSNLEU) met the CMD BSNL and requested to ensure payment of PLI (BONUS) for 2014-2015 before PUJA festival. CMD BSNL informed Committee Members, that he has already approved Rs.3000/- for payment of PLI ( BONUS) for the year 2014-15.

 GPF Payment:- Staff side requested CMD BSNL for release of GPF funds for payment of out standing claims since Aug.2016. He assured to Staff side that, GPF funds will be release well before Pooja festival.

 MEDICAL Committee:- Staff side requested CMD BSNL to convene meeting of Medical Committee (BSNL MRS) at an earliest. CMD BSNL assured to convene the meeting at an earliest as possible.


 Allocation of *444* short code for USSD based activation of GSM Prepaid voucher.


 Congratulations winners of Bharat Sanchar Seva Padak for the year 2015.

 Best maintained system award for the year 2015 - Coimbatore, Salem & Tirunelveli. Congratulations.

  Best Customer Service Centre Award – Civil Line Akola (Akola SSA In Maharashtra) Congratulations. 


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


16-09-2016 :

 BSNL became the fifth largest mobile operator, beats all major private operator s in monthly growth rate and in net addition of new customers in June 2016 – TRAI. BSNL added more than 13.3 lakh new mobile Customers, which has increased its market share from 8.54% to 8.65%.

 Reports has been called from Circles regarding TSM regularized on or after 01/10/2000 and absorbed in BSNL w.e.f. 01-10-2000 BSNL New Delhi Ltr.No. 22-23/2012-TE Dtd.16-09-2016.

  Corporate Office’s letter to all Circle Heads asking for status of officiating JTOs. 5-1/GEN/LICEJTO(T)/2016/Estt-IV dtd.15/09/2016.


As per CHQ Directive Demonstration and Dharana program for settlement of long pending issues at District and Circle level on 16 and 23 September 2016, as decided in NEC held on 13 and 14 July 2016 is deferred and new dates will be intimated in due course.

Modifying the Liability of BSNL towards the payment of pensionary benefits to the retired employees. BSNL



              12 September 2016   

         Regarding out Status of Out Sourcing of Broad Band     

          Guidelines regarding recovery of excess/Wrongful payment made to BSNL Employees. 

              9 September 2016 

    Change of date of holiday on account of Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)    

       LIST OF HOSPITALS IN MUMBAI AREA     Renewal of empanelment of hospital in Mumbai Area  1    2

        Clarification - BSNL Transfer Policy.   

       Provision of Incentive to BSNL staff for bringing new Landline/Broadband connection.    

             8 September 2016      

     Regarding Review of marks in JAO Departmental Exam (40 )-LICE for promotion to the grade of JAO under 40 quota conducted on 17/7/2016. 

       Orders issued for Consolidation of SSAs into Business Areas in r/o the following Circles:  1) A.P.     2)Assam     3)Chhatisgarh    4) Telangana

          7 September 2016             

   Extension of Gratuity to listed Casual Labours  letter form BSNL C.O. New Delhi.

        Com. R.N.Ayare Circle  Secretary and Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary HQR met GM (HR & Admn) Maharashtra Circle today discussed the staff issue including PO case of Shri.Nale and Bhujbal, announcement of   LICE JAO result of Maharahstra Circle, Irregular Salary Payment of TSM, Refund of recovery case of civil wing and Non drawl of increment of CGA appointee Sr.TOA(G). GM has assured to look into the issue and will be sorted out at an earliest.

        Maharashtra Circle has received GPF funds today.

        Com. R.N.Ayare Circle  Secretary and Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary HQR visited DOT cell to discuss the family pension case of Smt.Gajpure of Chandrapur.    

           6 September 2016

       CMD BSNL’s message to the employees, in the back ground of  entry of Reliance Jio   

Introduction of new BB plan ‘BBG Combo ULD 1199’ with ‘Flat 2 Mbps Speed and 24 Hrs. unlimited free calls (local + STD) to any network in India’ in all the circles.

            5 September 2016  

          PLI Committee meeting : Staff side has not agreed to linking PLI to the increase in revenue alone and wanted other parameters like increase in Mobile connections, BB, etc. Also, no unanimity could be reached on the quantum of PLI for this year.   

            BSNL has made the achievement of providing 20 lakh mobile connections in the month of August, 2016.   anex

         3 September 2016    

     Telecom September 2016 Editorial Pension Secured and Safe      

           2 September 2016 


धन्यवाद आणि आभार, केंद्र सरकारच्या कामगार व सार्वजनिक कंपन्यांच्या निर्गुंतवणुक नितीच्या विरोधात दिलेल्या एक दिवसाच्या संपाच्या हाकेला दिलेल्या अभुतपूर्व प्रतिसादाबद्दल लाल सलाम. Photo     

NFTE BSNL congratulates BSNL employees for successful strike.

OUR CHQ has  given call to the BSNL employees to join the General Strike. The striking employees have organised effective demonstrations in all SSAs. NFTE BSNL salutes and congratulates all the leaders and employees for joining hands with the working class of the country.

                  1 September 2016 

        All District Secretaries/Branch Secretaries and CHQ Office bearers of Maharashtra Circle are requested to send the strike report to Circle Secretary,  up to lunch period  on 02-09-2016.    

           कॉम्रेड,  २ सप्टेंबर २०१६ रोजी सार्वजनिक संप  यशस्वी करा.    


      EPF - Procedure for submission of EPF Form - 11 and KYC Documents   


   Central trade unions to go on general strike on 2 September against Centre's labour reforms


      Meeting of Joint Committee to devise a scheme of PLI for Non executive employees  will be on 5th Sept.2016 at 11.00AM.

         BSNL's letter to NFTE BSNL Regarding 2nd Sept.2016  Strike.  Circle Office letter regarding  2nd Sept. 2016 Strike.  

           Consumer Price Index for the month of July : CPI(IW) for the month of July 2016 increased by 3 points and stood at 280.


   M.Sc. (Electronics) & M.Sc. (Computer Science) have been included as one of the qualification for LICE for promotion to JTO (T), as per schedule column -7 of JTO (RR) 2014.



      औरंगाबाद विभागातील टेलीकॉम एम्प्लॉइज को-ऑफ क्रेडिट सोसायटी लि. मध्ये संयुक्त पॅनेलमध्ये एन.एफ.टी.ई. १२ सभासद बिनविरोध निवडुन आलेले आहे. NFTE BSNL Maharashtra Circle Branch Congratulate all elected director of Aurangabad Co-Op Credit Soc.          

     Policy regarding Rule 9 Transfers  


      NFTE GOA Strongly Condemns the brutal assault in BSNL SSA Panjim Office Premises on NFTE Member Com. Shrikant Ayya by Vijjay Belgoankar DS BSNLEU GOA.

    निषेध!  निषेध!!   निषेध!!! गोवामधील एन.एफ.टी.ई.बी.एस.एन.एल. चे विभागीय अध्यक्ष कॉ. अय्याजींवर बी.एस.एन.एलच्या ऑफीसच्या परीसरांत बेळगांवकर DS BSNLEU GOA ह्यांनी केलेल्या भ्याड हल्याचा महाराष्ट्र परीमंडळ शाखा जाहिर निषेध करते व  प्रशासनाला भ्याड हल्याचा विरोधांत कारवाई करण्यांचे आवाहन करते.


                    २ सप्टेंबर २०१६ रोजी सार्वजनिक संप


                       भाग 1

१. जीवनावश्यक वस्तूंची भाव वाढ व महागाई रोखण्यासाठी त्वरित पावले उचला.

२. रोजगार निर्मिती करून बेरोजगारी वर नियत्रण आणा.

३. सरकारच्या कामगार विरोधी धोरणाच्या विरोधात.

४. किमान कामगार वेतन रुपये.१८०००/-निश्चित करा.

६. फायद्यातील सार्वजनिक उद्योगाचे निर्गुंतवणूकीकरण / खाजगीकरण त्वरित थांबवा.

७. सर्व कामगार वर्गाला किमान रुपये ३०००/-दरमहा पेन्शन लागू करा.

९. बोनस व भविष्य निधी रक्कमेवरील निर्बंध हटवा.

१०. आतरराष्ट्रीय कामगार कायदा कलम सी-८७ व सी-९८ प्रमाणे ट्रेड युनियन ची नोदणी ४५ दिवसात करा.

                     भाग 2

१) बी.एस.एन.एल.च्या कामगारांना  2014-15 व  2015-16 चा PLI लवकरांत लवकर देण्यांत यावां.

२) बी.एस.एन.एल.मधील कामगारां च्या 01-01-2017 वेतन करारासाठी संयुक्त समिती ताबडतोब स्थापन करा.

३) बी.एस.एन.एल.च्या निर्गुंतवणुकीचा प्रस्ताव रद्द करा.

४) बी.एस.एन.एल.चा कामगारविरोधी सीडीए नियम 55 II (b) रद्द करा.


       JTO LICE examination 15% quota and JAO LICE  postponed to 24-09-2016 as per corporate office information.

     Offer of Discounts on medicines by Apollo  Pharmacy.

    Provision of advance rent from visitors staying in IQ

             Notice given to Circle administration regarding  2nd September 2016 STRIKE.      


          PLI Committee Meeting : PLI Committee meeting was held Yesterday. Management Side wanted to evolve a formula on the basis of increase in revenue per year and a payment of PLI of Re.1/- per One crore increase in revenue. Staff Side did not agree to it and wanted payment of Adhoc PLI for the year 2014-15 and 2015-16 before Pooja. Management Side offered Rs.1100/- for the year 2014-15 and told that the PLI for 2015-16 will be calculated after completion of Audit for the year. Staff side did not agree to this and demanded enhancement of the amount for the year 2014-15. After long discussions, both side agreed to meet again on 5.9.2016.   

      Com. R.N.Ayare Circle  Secretary and Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary HQR met Shri. Peeyush Khare, who has joined Maharashtra Circle CGM (Maharashtra Circle) on 24/08/2016. Welcomed him on behalf of NFTE BSNL Circle Branch. 

         Com. R.N.Ayare Circle  Secretary and Com. K.S.Kulkarni Secretary HQR met  GM (Fin)  along with Com.V.V.Gosavi ACS, Com. Milind Ingle Dist. Secretary Circle Office,  Welcomed him on behalf of NFTE BSNL Circle Branch.  


   Notice for 2nd September 2016 STRIKE.  

     BSNL Employees Medical Reimbursement Scheme. 


        Clarification regarding calculation of vacancies JTO(T)


          २ सप्टेंबर २०१६ 1 दिवसाचा संप  Poster

           All District/Branch Secretaries and CHQ office bearers of Maharashtra Circle are requested to start preparations for success of 2nd September General Strike against Anti-Labour policies of the present Government. Demands – Control of price rise, reduce prices of essential commodities, Minimum wage of Rs. 18000/-, No disinvestment of profit making public Sectors, No Anti labour changes in labour laws etc. (2) Our demands:- (a) Grant PLI for years 2014-15 and 2015-16 at the earliest. (b) Constitute Joint Committee for wage revision of Non-Executive employees and approach DPE for guidelines. (c) Drop proposal of strategic sale of BSNL. (d) Scrap 55II(b) provisions from CDA rules.

             Endorsement of Circle office Revision of pension of BSNL penioners/family penioners, who retired prior to 10/06/2013 by allowing the benefit of merger of 50 DA/DR with Basic Pay/Pension, effectively amounting to 78.2 DA/DR .... 


          JAO Training 

          Pension revision  Anx-1   anx-2  


      Meeting of Joint Committee of PLI 

         Issues relating to medical facility extended to retired employees.

         Extension of BSNL MRS Card to the dependent family members of deceased Employee.

            Implementation of recommendation of 7th Central Pay Commision - fixation of pay and payment of arrears-instruction.      


        BSNL announces attractive offers for landline customers.

          DATA verification of on line application form of JAO and JTO examination.   

           Training formalities of qualified candidate JTO.           

        कोल्हापुर विभागातील टेलीकॉम एम्प्लॉइज को-ऑफ क्रेडिट सोसायटी लि. च्या संचालकमंडळांमध्ये कॉम्रेड दिनकर जाधव विभागीय सचिव एन.एफ.टी.ई. ह्यांची स्वीकृत सभासद ( संचालक)  म्हणून निवड झाल्याबद्दल महाराष्ट्र परिमंडळातर्फे हार्दिक अभिनदंन.

          Corporate Office Reply regarding Constitution of Wage Review Committee.      

       Implementation FPO  


         Press News:  Bharat Sanchar Nigam fortunes turn around.

           The Corp office order  Consolidation of Business area is to be implemented in Maharashtra Circle .

            Clarification regarding Change in NE Designation.

            CMD Letter              

           Maintenance of service book of heads of SSA regarding 78.2 


         Circle Office endorsement Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners/family pensioners, who retired prior to 10.06.2013 by allowing the benefit to merger of 50 DA/DR with Basic Pay/Pension, effectively amounting to 78.2 DA/DR fitment.       

        Admissibility of House Rent Allowance at IDA Basic Pay with 78.2 fitment in respect of Executives and Non-executives of BSNL.    


           Dharna programme organized at Circle office MUMBAI and all SSAs with great enthusiasm:- There has been very positive response of Dharna. More than 250 in Circle Office and 3000 employees participated in Maharashtra Circle. Com. V.V.Gosavi ACS, Com. Milind Ingale D.S. Circle Office, Com. R.N.Ayare Circle Secretary, Com. Anil Sawant Org.Secretary and Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ addressed meeting at Circle Office. The Com.K.S.Kulkarni Secretary CHQ While addressing gathering,  appealed to the employees to join 2nd September 2016 nationwide General Strike for the cause of working class. The settlement of our main demand for payment of HRA on 78.2% IDA on the eve of our Dharna was very much appreciated by one and all. Maharashtra Circle Branch extends greetings to all Comrades for the success of the programme. Glimpses PHOTOS of Dharna


           Holding of any agitational Programme in the MH Circle Office BSNL Admn Building premises.   

       Corporate office guidelines to all CGM’s for the settlement of relating to medical facility extended to retired employees. Letter No.-BSNL/Admn.I/15-18/16(i), dt-10-08-2016.

         Corporate office orders on admissibility of House Rent Allowance at IDA Basic Pay with 78.2% fitment in respect of Executives and Non executives of BSNL. Letter No.-11-04/2015-PAT(BSNL), dt-11-08-2016. (w.e.f. 01-10-2016)  


        Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion from Group ‘C’ to the grade of JTO (T) under 50% quota for the vacancy year 2013-14 held on 22-05-2016 and 16-07-2016 - Declaration of list of candidates, who have secured minimum qualifying marks  Letter No.-12-1/2016-Rectt, dt-09-08-2016.

            HRA on 78.2% IDA approved.   

         “Service with a Smile” programme conducted at “ Circle Office Mumbai Administration, and other SSA's of Maharashtra Circle with the involvement of Unions and Associations. This programme was a grand success. The rally was arranged which was in the leadership of our CGM & GM (HR & Admin), SSA Heads and Leaders and Comrades of all Unions and Associations.  Our NFTE Comrades and Office bearers  were present to make this mission a grate success.             


           “Service with a Smile (SWAS) programme in BSNL on 10-08-2016 at Corporate office” – On behalf of CHQ, we request all Circle/District/Branch Secretaries to participate in the programme to strengthen BSNL. F. No.-BSNL/20-5/SR/2016, dt-09-08-2016.  

          Corporate office declared JAO results – congratulations to successful candidates in JAO LICE (40% quota) held on 17-07-2016. Letter No.-9-1/2016-Rectt, dt-05-08-2016.  

              JTO Results - List of qualified candidates in r/o JTO LICE held on 22.5.2016 : Forwarding letter and  Result.   


                Corporate office requested all CGM’s to furnish inputs for review of Training Policy for Non-Executives to fit into present/future needs’ of BSNL. Letter No.-25-1/2008-Trg, dt-08-08-2016.

                Corporate office issued clarification in respect of BSNL transfer policy. Letter No.-6-1/2007-Restg Vol-III (Pt), dt-08-08-2016.  


              “Pledge on 10-08-2016” to popularize Service with a Smile programme(SWAS). F. No.-BSNL/20-5/SR/2013, dt-05-08-2016.  

               Message from Smt. Sujatha Ray, Director (HR) BSNL to all CGM’s – “Let us continue giving service with a smile to our esteemed customers”. D.O. No.-BSNL/20-5/SR/2016, dt-29-07-2016.

             Holding of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LICE) for promotion to the post of Junior Telecom Officer (Telecom) (JTO(T) in BSNL for the vacancy year 2014-15 – Extension of last date for Online Registration reg. Letter No.- 12-3/2016-Rectt, dt-05-08-2016.   


12  ऑगस्ट 2016  रोजीचा धरणा व निर्द्शने यशस्वी करा.

 Organise Dharna and Lunch hour demonstration on 12th August 2016

जुलै 13 14, 2016 नवी दिल्ली येथे, केंद्रीय कार्यकारणींच्या बैठकीत झालेल्या निर्णयानुसार,  सर्व परीमडंळ कार्यकारणीं सदस्य व जिल्हा सचिवांना आवाहन करण्यांत येते की, १२ ऑगस्ट २०१६ रोजी खालील मागण्यांबाबत, BSNL प्रशांसनाचे लक्षवेधण्यांसाठी जेवण्यांच्या सुट्टीत निर्दशने व सबंध दिवस धरणां आदोंलन १०० टक्के यशस्वी करण्यांत यावे.


1)   78.2 IDA वर घरभाडेभत्ता त्वरीत देण्यांत यावां.


 Grant HRA based on 78.2% IDA fixation benefit.

2)   2014-15   2015-16 चा PLI लवकरांत लवकर देण्यांत यावां.

Grant PLI for years 2014-15 and 2015-16 at the earliest.

3)   01-01-2017च्या वेजरीव्हीजन साठी DPEकडे कामगांर संघटना व प्रशांसनाची संयुक्त समिती बनवण्यांसाठी मागणी करण्यांबाबत.

Constitute Joint committee for wage revision of Non – Executive employees and approach DPE for guidelines.

4)   BSNLच्या निर्गुंतवणीच्या प्रस्तावाविरोधात.

Drop proposal of strategic sale of BSNL.

          Implementation of Government’s decisions on the recommendations of the Seventh Central PAY Commission – Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioner/family pensioners etc. F. No.-38/37/2016-P&PW(A)(ii), dt-04-08-2016.


       It is reported that Corporate office allotted GPF fund to all circles on 03-08-2016.    

            August 3, 2016  

         To, CHQ office bearers in Maharashtra Circle, All Circle Executive Committee members and District Secretaries to NOTE that,  Due to Heavy Rains in Nasik and adjoining area and reported by District Secretary Nasik the Circle Executive Committee meeting of  6th August 2016 of Nasik is postponed. नासिक येथील मुसळधार पर्ज्यनवृष्टी व पूरपरीस्थितीमुळे दि.६ऑगस्ट २०१६ रोजी होणारी कार्यकारणीची सभा पुढे ढकलण्यात आली आहे.

            August 2, 2016 

         Updation of Educational Qualification in Service records of Ex-Serviceman TTAs-reg.

         Extension of facilities of CGHS to retired BSNL/MTNL employees.  Minutes of Meetings  1   2

          SIM Sale for July 2016 and Target for August 2016 

          August 1, 2016 

              Provisional Candidature of DR TTA’s  Withdrawal of Relaxation thereof BSNL CO No.5-1/GEN/LICE/JTO(T)/2016/Esstt.IV/  Dt.1st August 2016

        २ सप्टेंबर २०१६ 1 दिवसाचा संप Telecom संपादकीय   

             Immunity from Transfer to the Recognized representative Unions of Non Executive Employees 












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