UPDATED on21st April 2015 (PRESS F5 to Refresh the page)
2 day strike
on 21st and 22nd April, 2015.
immediate steps for the revival of BSNL
Make the strike 100% success
[20.04.2015]DoT invites Forum for talks on 25-04-2015.
The first strike notice to go on indefinite strike from 03-02-2015, on the issue of revival of BSNL, was served by the Forum, on the Secretary, DoT & CMD BSNL, on 18-11-2015. Thereafter, the strike was deferred to 17-03-2015. Finally it was decided that a 2 day strike would take place on 21st & 22nd April, 2015. Thus, it is already 5 months since the Forum issued the strike notice. However, the DoT did not get time all these 5 months to hold talks with the Forum. Now, the DoT has invited the Forum for talks on 25th April, 2015. This is the importance that the DoT is giving to the trade unions. Despite this invitation, the Forum, in its meeting held today morning, decided to go ahead with the strike call.
[20.04.2015]100% strike every where.
CHQ has received feedback from many circles about the preparations for tomorrow's strike. Invariably, all the reports say that the strike will be 100%. This is the situation prevailing in all the circles. The two day strike is going to be a 100% success throughout the country.
[20.04.2015]Forum meeting took place today.
The Forum meeting took place at 1100 hrs today at New Delhi. The meeting unanimously decided to go ahead with the two strike, and to make it a total success. Strike will start at 0000 hrs on 21.04.2015 and will continue up to 2400 hrs on 22.04.2015. It will be a stay out strike. On both the days, powerful demonstrations should be organised outside officers, in which all the employees should be made to participate. Sufficient media publicity should be arranged for the demonstrations and the strike and send photos & reports to the CHQ promptly.
[18.04.2015]No outcome in the meeting between Forum and CMD BSNL.
A meeting took place yesterday the 17-04-2014, between the Forum and the CMD BSNL. There is no outcome on any issue. The CMD BSNL requested the leaders to defer the strike, so that a meeting can be held with the Secretary, DoT. The Secretary, DoT has gone on a foreign tour and will be returning only on the evening of 20th April. The CMD BSNL could not give any assurance that the meeting with the Secretary, DoT, would take place immediately. But, he told that the meeting could take place in 15 days to one month. The Forum replied that the decision would be conveyed after discussion. The Forum meeting will take place on 20th April. The opinion of BSNLEU is that there is no necessity to defer the strike. However, the matter will be discussed in the Forum meeting and decision will be taken. In the meantime, CHQ requests the circle and district unions to keep the mobilisation for the strike in full tempo.
[17.04.2015]Corporate Office letter on clarification for reimbursement of dietary supplements under BSNLMRS.<<view letter>>
[17.04.2015]BSNL joins hands with the US based QuadGen Wireless Solutions Inc, to provide public wi fi service in Hyderabad.
High speed public wi fi is started in Hyderabad yesterday. To start with, the service is started in the Hussein Sagar Lake area, which is the heart of the city. The service can be availed by the public, within a radius of 10 kilometres. BSNL, jointly with the US based QuadGen Wireless Solutions Inc., is providing the service. The service will be free for the first 30 minutes, and the speed of the broadband will vary from 2 mbps to 10 mbps. 1,800 to 2,500 persons can access this public wi fi at a time. It is said that Hyderabad is one among the 2,500 cities which will provide public wi fi in the country. Internationally, London, San Francisco and Barcelona are among the cities which provide city wide public wi fi service to the people. BSNL, with it's 6,00,000 kilometer long optic fibre network, can play the key role in providing such public wi fi throughout the country.
[CMD BSNL to meet the leaders of the Forum on 17-04-2015, to dicuss the strike issues.
The CMD BSNL has invited the leaders of the Forum, for a discussion on the issues on which the 2 day strike is taking place on 21st and 22nd April, 2015. The meeting will take place at 1600 hrs on 17.04.2015.
[16.04.2015]Final arguments started in the 2G scam case.
Final arguments have started in the CBI Special Court, which is hearing the 2G scam case. In this case, the CBI has filed charge sheet against 17 persons, including the former Telecom Minister A.Raja. In yesterday's argument, the CBI counsel argued that A.Raja changed the cut off date for receiving the applications for allotment of 2G spectrum, to favour ineligible companies and also misled the then Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, on the matter. The final arguments will continue on 25th May.
[16.04.2015]D.O. letter from Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL to all CGMs, on importance of “Customer Care” services in BSNL, keeping in mind the implementation of Mobile Number Portability on PAN India basis. He has stressed upon adopting new work culture and new methodology to satisfy the valued customers.<<click here>>
[16.04.2015]D.O. letter from CMD BSNL, Shri Anupam Shrivastava to all CGMs and employees of BSNL, emphasising on capturing the ever increasing data values. In future 35-40% of total revenue will come from the Data Services only. He has called upon all the employees to gear up for this challenge to make the BSNL a market leader in this segment.<<click here>>
[10.04.2015]Organise two day strike on 21 - 22 April, 2015 - Forum Circular.<<click here>>