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Details of AIGETOA CHQ Review Meeting with Director (HR) on 22/05/2020

A review meeting was held on 22nd May 2020 with Director (HR). From Management Side Director (HR), PGM (PERS), Sr. GM (Estt), Sr. GM (SR), GM (Restructuring), GM (Recruitment) and DGM (Pers) were present. From the association side All India President Shri Ravi Shil Verma and All India Vice President Shri Badri Kumar Mehta were present.

The agenda points which included the Pending promotion of JTO to SDE , SDE Reversion settlement, Standard pay scale E2(JTO/JAO) and E3(SDE/AO), Changeover window & MV Matters, SDE-DE/AO-CAO Promotions, List 9 finalization, SAB Related matters ,Rule-8 Transfers and Native Circle Transfer of GATE recruited JTOs were discussed in detail.

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Eid ul Fitr Mubarak

Eid Mubarak 2020
May God almighty accept all your sacrifices and rewards with a life that is full of cheers and success...
A heartiestEid ul Fitr Mubarak from AIGETOA !

An appeal to support the fight against Covid-19

Dear Friends,

AIGETOA Kerala appeal to all members and well wishers to support a task for Providing Protective Kits to BSNL CSCs/ External Clusters in Kerala circle. In its CEC meeting held on 09-05-2020 AIGETOA Kerala decided to appeal for voluntary financial support from members and well wishers in BSNL, inorder to procure and distribute protective kits ( consisting of protective shield , mask , glove , sanitizer & handwash ) to units who frequently deals with public . We are sure that all our members and the like minded employees will come forward to support this noble cause to give a support within BSNL during this pandemic time where sanitization / hygiene is the most important concern. Even though the support is voluntary, we expect a minimum of Rs 1000/- from each personal which will surely point to make a gesture of solidarity to those employees / workers in these BSNL units across Kerala. The amount may be handed over to concerned DS/DP/DFS and Let’s contribute unitedly and make the program a success.

CEC Meeting through Video Conference

The Circle Executive Committee meeting of AIGETOA Kerala was held on 09-05-2020 through Zoom Video Conference. The circle executive committee members and various DS/DP/DFS attended the meeting across Kerala. The CEC meeting was chaired by Circle President Sri. Muhammadali and lasted for almost three hours where various agenda points discussed elaborately. Our All India President Sri. Ravishil Verma also graced the meeting with his presence for a short period of time .

1.Covid -19 related support by AIGETOA Kerala
CEC appreciated the support of our members on different platforms with regard to Covid-19 related support works. Many members gave their share to PMcares/ CMDRF , financial support for needy ones locally, food / grocery supplies , activities to recharge FRCs at Airports etc. On further continuing solidarity to discharge the responsibility, the meeting decided to call for a voluntary contribution from members/ well wishers to provide kits to all BSNL CSCs / external clusters /units in Kerala Circle who deals with public or customers directly . The kit will contain Masks/ Face shields/ Gloves/Sanitizers/handwash etc which will help for fight against this pandemic by ensuring sanitization for employees and customers. ACS Sir.Binoj, VP Sri. Nikesh and CFS Sri. Maxmillan are nominated to coordinate the same.

2.Status and submission of SSA account statements ( FY 19-20 ) for auditing purpose.
Circle Finance Secretary Sri. Maxmilan informed that the circle account details are already submitted for auditing purpose as directed from CHQ. Now various SSA account statements ( FY 19-20 ) for auditing purpose are pending. The details are already shared by Malppuram, Palghat, Thrissur and Ernakulam. Remaining SSA DS/DFS have detailed present status and it is informed that they will share the data within a week.

3.Obstacles in 4G tender & 4G rollout
The committee shared its concern over the obstacles happened in 4G tender which is long awaited for BSNL and its customers. Circle Secretary Sri. Saheer explained the issues in the same and appraised about various initiatives from CHQ side for some solutions in the stalemate. Later our AIP also detailed about present situation.

4.Matter of Changeover Window stoppage and Illegitimate facility extension.
The matter of illegitimate facility extension to some executive associations due to some doubtful nexus was discussed in the meeting. Infact one such association, have much lesser membership than AIGETOA allowed to continue their status as such, which is completely irrational and beyond justice. The changeover window stoppage also made purposefully to give some hindrance to the flow executives to join AIGETOA across india. We are sure that no one can stop the reality to come out being the fact that only AIGETOA who stand for BSNL recruits for their career and super annuation related matters .

5.Promotions / Inter Circle Transfers.
Discussions held on pending Promotions and restructuring of employees and how association is planning to tackle these matters. Even though situation is tough due to Covid pandemic, we are still working to get some resolutions for the results. The inter circle matter of GATE JTOs is taken by CHQ actively and mean time the long standing inter circle transfer will be known after the lockdown situation, once the transportation becomes normal. AIP clarified the concerns raised.

Finally, CP summarised the resolutions of the meeting and opined that since this mode of zoom meeting is very constructive and convenient, we can think of having such meetings in regular intervals during the lock down / pandemic period

Deepest condolences on the demise of Shri. Krishnan V, father of Shri Ramachandran, CEC Member AIGETOA

Shri. Krishnan .V, father of Shri. Ramachandran, CEC Member & Ex CS Aigetoa Kerala passed away at around 4 PM on 10.05.2020 at their residence, Shornur, (1km from Railway Station) Cremation at 8 AM tomorrow on 11.5.2020 at Shanthitheeram near Bharathapuzha (Cheruthuruthy Palam).

AIGETOA, Kerala expresses it's deepest condolences and prays to the Almighty to provide him & his family sufficient strength and courage to tide over the crisis and for bearing this irreparable loss. We pray that the eternal soul may rest in peace.

വിഷു ദിന ആശംസകൾ

Vishu Greetings
Let us banish the Worries and fill our mind with Wisdom...
Vishu Greetings from AIGETOA

AIGETOA Kerala wishes all a very Happy Easter

Happy Easter 2020
Easter Symbolises the renewal of Life.
AIGETOA Kerala wishes You and Family and the whole of us, the renewal of Life, Love, Unity, Togetherness and Happiness.
We Will Overcome

Meeting with CGMT, BSNL Kerala on 9th March

Our Circle Secretary today (9.4.2020 ) met our respected CGMT Sri. C V Vinod Sir and requested for considering Native Circle Transfers of GATE recruited JTOs in the post VRS executive deployment. We had taken this matter before VRS and today we have appraised further details in this regard in the present scenario. CGMT showed his attention towards the matter and assured us that needful care will be done when an opportunity arises.

Further our CS took our suggestion for catering the surge in demand of mobile data traffic in Kerala, which was submitted through CHQ to Director (CM). Our CGMT appreciated our suggestion and discussed about the present situation in this regard. Sir, informed us that he is aware of the matter and will do the followup accordingly.

Later our CS met GM (HR/Admin) also and gave our submission on the inter circle transfer of GATE JTOs. Our CHQ team pursuing the above cases at corporate office level also.

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Suggestions on Redeployment of executives in BAs

In continuation with our discussion on the subject matter earlier, today our Circle Secretary Sri Saheer along with ACS Sri Prasad Raj met GM (HR& Admin), Kerala Circle Sri. R Satheesh and represented our suggestions on the same. We appraised management about the need of more executives than from the proposal in the sections like Transmission, External, EB, FTTH & OH Fiber instln/maintenance, BSS-NQM, Sales & Marketing, CSCs etc.

We have submitted an operational outline of Kerala Circle and suggestions / requirements BA wise as a ready reference to consider the Business volume and Geographical aspects. We have also mentioned for the need of more DE/SDEs in Operations side, and requested management to initiate the request with Corporate office for effecting regular promotions in those cader and till then LA arrangements may be done. We have also appraised management on the need of strict compliance of post tenure and Rural / Urban rosters, as per guidelines so that all executives will get equal privileges. We hope that our suggestions will be taken on merit and redeployment will be effected in BAs which will not over burden any particular section as per field realities and aligning with future organisational requirement.

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Augmentation of Mobile Network of Kerala - Suggestion by GS AIGETOA

GS-AIGETOA writes to CMD BSNL for augmentation of mobile network of Kerala Circle and other similarly placed circles to meet the sudden surge in demand of mobile data traffic. It will be a good initiative to stand with public in this pandemic crisis.

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