CMD BSNL held a meeting with G.S. of NFTE, BSNLEU, AIBSNLEA and SNEA on 29.09.2017 to discuss various developments in BSNL.
CMD said that during the India Mobile Congress, held at New Delhi on 27th to 29th of September 2017, Sri Mukesh Ambhani appreciated BSNL and CMD BSNL for the stiff competition offered by BSNL by telling that BSNL is the only operator giving a tough competition to Jio. CMD told that the credit goes to all Executives and Non Executives of BSNL.
CMD informed that BSNL is shortly going to provide mobile connections, bundled with handsets having features of smartphone for Rs.2200/- in collaboration with Micromax with unlimited voice and data for Rs.97/- per month.
CMD also told that due to implementation of GST, BSNL was affected badly in July 2017 when cash collection has gone down by 67%. During the last three months, the Finance wing of BSNL did a commendable job to overcome the cash flow issue. CMD said the entire Finance Wing under the leadership of DIR (Fin) has done a splendid job to overcome the problems and deserve all the credit.
The 3rd PRC proposal with 15% fitment approved by the Management Committee, pending approval of the BSNL Board, has been sent to the DoT also for examining. CMD informed that Secretary, DOT is positive on 3rd PRC implementation in BSNL and she recently suggested to jointly meet the Honourable MOSC for this purpose. CMD further mentioned that Hon’ MOSC also favours implementation of 3rd PRC in BSNL.
The Unions and Associations have expressed their concerns on formation of Tower subsidiary.
Leaders also requested for payment of PLI before Diwali. CMD assured to look into the issue.