36th Get-to-Gather was held at Ahmedabad Medical Hall, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad at 15.00 hours, where more than 350 Pensioners present. The hall was jam-packed. The GS spoke on latest position of 78.2% IDA merger issue and asked the Pensioners to be ready for legal struggle if necessary, as we cannot sacrifice our due arrear from 01.01.2007 in the name of deceptive parity with workers. A Seminar by Reputed Doctors of CIMs Hospital was also conducted and the Pensioners also expressed happiness for sharing of latest information by the doctors and their interaction. It was concluded with Dinner. Twelve new members were enrolled in the meeting and collection of Rs.50,000 advertisement was also collected.
BDPA (INDIA) – 7th Circle Working Committee Meeting of the Association was held at 10.30 hours on 10.07.2015, Friday, in Association Office under the Presidentship of Shri A.N. Patel and transacted the agenda already notified. The G.S. acquainted on the status of 78.2% IDA Merger issue and asked the members to be ready for long struggle as we do not expect the issuance of order to the fullest satisfaction of the pensioners. The performance of Advertisement for Souvenir is poor and we have to accelerate the process. Only Ahmedabad and Rajkot have made beginning. In view of 2nd AIC, it was decided to defer the ensuing get-to-gather. Tentative arrangements for 2nd AIC/5th Gujarat Circle Conference also discussed. The Delegate Fee for AIC was fixed Rs.600/- and Rs.400/- for Circle Delegate. All The Districts will intimate names of delegates to GS latest by 10th August, 2015. The delegates for AIC will get their accommodation from 20th evening to 22nd evening and Circle delegates from 21st Evening to 22nd evening. If the one person is elected as Circle and AIC Delegate he will be the delegate fee for both. Normally observers will not be permitted but in exceptional cases arrangements will be made on payment of Rs.660/-. The provisional budget estimate was discussed and details will be worked out by GS in consultation with the President and Executive President. The Committees will be formed in third week of August, 2016.. It was also decided to replace procedure of sending Birthday Greetings by post through Mobile Message from 1st October, 2015 to minimize expenditure and timely conveying the Birthday Greetings. All the members who have not enrolled their Mobile No. should now registered it immediately.
The Kerala Circle Conference was held at Commercial Bank Employee’s Co-Operative Bank Hall, Thirunakkara Kolttayam on 23.05.2015. Shri Thiruvancoor Radhakrishnan, Hon’ble Minister for Transport, Sports & Forest, Kerala State inaugurated the Conference. Shri Thomas John K, all India Advisor BDPA (India & National President, NUBSNLW (FNTO) and Organizing Secretary INTUC presided. Shri K.K. Gopakumar, Circle President welcomed all guests and delegates. Click for Detailed Report
BSNL CO issues fresh instruction vide No: 40-6/2015—Pen(BSNL) dated 2nd July, 2015. All the employees of BSNL are endorsed the copy with a request to take a proactive role and pursue for checking their Service Book and filling-up relevant forms through their Controlling Head. 202.CIRCULAR