Circle, AIRBSNLEWA 3rd Circle Conference on
AIRBSNLEWA Delhi Circle organized its 3rd Circle
Conference at Kidwai Bhawan, New Delhi on
08.08.2019.Com,R.D.Arora Circle Secretary apprised in
details the organizational activities of AIRBSNLEA in Delhi
Circle and discussed the burning issues of BSNL Pensioners.
Com. Teja Singh Circle President welcomed all the newly
elected CHQ office bearers Com Kishan Singh, President, Com.
Prahlad Rai, General Secretary and Com. A..K. Jain,
Financial Secretary of AIRBSNEWA who were elected in the 3rd
AIC of AIRBSNLEWA held at Vijayawada on 17th July
2019. He also welcomed AIRBSNLEWA Legal Consultant Com.
A.K.Kaushik and Com. S.Shivakumar ,General Secretary,
Com. Kishan Singh, President (CHQ) in his address apprised
the status of Court case in details on 78.2% fitment benefit
w.e.f.01.01.2007 to BSNL Pensioners instead of 10.06.2013
and further legal actions in this regard.
Com. Prahlad Rai, GS in his address extended thanks to Delhi
Circle for welcoming the newly elected CHQ office bearers
and explained in detail the status of burning issues of BSNL
Pensioners as under:-
1. Regarding delinking of Pension Revision from Pay Revision.
He explained that AIRBSNLEWA is regularly perusing the
matter with DOP&PW, DOT officers and to the Hon’ble MOC for
its settlement .He also explained that recently formula for
Pension Revision as per 7th CPC has been drafted
and submitted to DOT under the banner of CBMPA,
2. Delay in settlement of Medical claims:-
Com GS explained that BSNL management is delaying the
settlement of medical claims of BSNL Pensioners for the last
two years, it is a serious situation. AIRBSNLEWA has already
written to CMD BSNL for early settlement of the long pending
medical claims, AIRBSNLEWA will continue its efforts to
ensure the settlement of pending medical claims at the
3. CGHS medical facility:
Com GS explained the active role of AIRBSNLEWA in getting
implemented CGHS medical facility to BSNL Pensioners. When
the policy was under consideration in DOT that time
AIRBSNLEWA only discussed the matter in DOT and with the
Medical & Health authorities for mapping of Pay Scales of 2nd
PRC with 6th CPC etc. Further, the mapping of 2nd
PRC Pay Scales with 7th CPC were persuaded in DOT
and now BSNL Pensioners are getting CGHS Medical facility
without any difficulty. Reimbursement of onetime Payment to
CGHS by BSNL Pensioners is also being persuaded for early
4. 78.2% fitment benefit to BSNL Pensioners:-
Com GS explained that AIRBSNLEWA has played a very
important role in getting implemented 78.2% benefit in DOT.
AIRBSNLEWA representatives regularly met and persuaded in
DOT/BSNL for its settlement .The issue of 60:40 was a great
hurdle in settling the 78.2% fitment benefit to BSNL
Pensioners. Com. Amit Gupta, Dy. GS AIRBSNLEWA took all the
relevant documents from DOT,DOP&PW on 60:40 introduction in
payment of Pension to BSNL Pensioners under RTI. On that
basis the matter was persuaded in DOT and convince the
officers that this 60:40 provision needs to be withdrawn and
finally succeeded in getting withdrawn with from the
approval of Cabinet .This was the effort of AIRBSNLEWA only.
5. Mobile Telephone Connection to BSNL Pensioners in view of
withdrawal of WLL Connection:-BSNL
C.O. in the year -2007 has already issued the instructions
to circles to provide mobile Pre-Paid telephone connection
to the retired/retiring employees of BSNL whose WLL
Telephone connections has been withdrawn. Some circles have
implement the orders. However, AIRBSNLEWA has written a
letter to CMD BSNL for issuing reminder on this issue.
Com GS assured Delhi Circle to extend full support and
requested to grow the AIRBSNLEWA in Delhi Circle.
Com S. Shiva Kumar GS AIBSNLEA in his address appreciated
the efforts of AIRBSNLEWA is settling the issues of BSNL
Pensioners and assured fullest supports & cooperation of
AIBSNLEA to AIRBSNLEWA.
Com A.K. Kaushik, Legal Consultant, AIRBSNLEWA in his
address explained the status of the Court case and further
efforts in this regard.
House elected the chairman election to Com. Venket Raman and
he conducted the election for AIRBSNLEWA Delhi Circle after
the dissolution of the existing Circle body by Com Teja
Singh, Circle President.
Com. Nandi, Com. A.J.Ram and Com. K.M.Goyal were elected
unanimously as President, Circle Secretary and Finance
Secretary respectively .
The house was adjourned with the vote of thanks extended
by Com. K.M. Goyal Financial Secretary. The Conference hall
was Jam Packed.
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