Our CHQ has sent a soft copy of Pensioners' Patrika March-April 2024 issue. Here we have posted the same and to read the copy a link is given below. Please click the LINK and read.
Saturday 2 March 2024
Tuesday 27 February 2024
Saturday 24 February 2024
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Sunday 11 February 2024
OUR PENSION REVISION ISSUES AS ON 09-02-2024 .
Vice President Com Gangadhara Rao and self reached Delhi on 5/2/24.
N K Gandigwad, veteran leader of Hubbali along with his friend also reached
Delhi on the same day. We met Shri Pralhad Joshi ji on 6th night at his
residence and requested him to arrange a meeting with Hon MoC. He told that he
will talk to him and meeting will be arranged on 7th or 8th and told his PA to
coordinate with MoC PA and us.
MoC was terribly busy and couldn't get appointment even on 9th.
today (9th) we could meet Telecom secretary (even though he is on leave today
he came to office in the evening to sign some files and by the efforts of our
other source we could meet him). We also met Member F , Member S and Director
meeting all these officers our assessment is :
DoT mentally prepared to implement the judgement of PB, CAT without preferring
Informal consultations were held with DoP&PW and DoE.
The file is not yet sent to DoE and it may be sent in the coming week
All the officers are tight-lipped about the actual proposal but we could
understand that they have two/three options for implementing the CAT judgement.
It's clear that DoT is interested to find a permanent solution and at par with
CG pensioners as we demanded.
It's clear that after getting the nod from nodal departments cabinet note will be
prepared and the whole process will take atleast 6 months because a policy
decision has to be taken to delink pension revision from pay revision and
We called the leaders of applicant associations today evening to brief them but
only Com Bagchi and Jain from AIRBSNLEWA came and others could not come due to
We told them that we are not interested to file any contempt petition because
that would provide an opportunity for DoT to file an appeal against the
judgement which may drag on for nearly 4 years. We also appealed to other
applicant associations not to go for contempt petition.
severe cold for which we are not accustomed to and many health issues we stayed
in Delhi for 5 days. Hope all of you would appreciate our sincere efforts for
getting a permanent solution.
Thursday 8 February 2024
the process of our Pension Revision, our AIBSNL CHQ leaders Com.
D.Gopalakrishnan, Com.V. Varaprasad, Com. Gangadhar Rao and Dy.GS, Com.Anup
Kaul are camping in Delhi. If the Pension Revision is accomplished before
Elections it would be easy. Revision file should first get approval of Finance
Wing. As the Honourable Minister is favourable the Department has not chosen to
appeal the case to High Court of Delhi.
Our leaders are appealing to Minister continuously through various channels.
Let’s hope our case of Pension Revision is solved as soon as possible. Andhra
M.P. Honourable Sri GVL Narasimha Rao also trying to resolve the issue on our
M.Rajasekhara Reddy, AGS, AIBSNLPWA. (English translation of the above Telugu message
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Our CHQ has sent a soft copy of Pensioners' Patrika March-April 2024 issue. Here we have posted the same and to read the copy a link i...