Department of Public Enterprises has replied to the DOT letter on wage revision of BSNL employees as per 3rd PRC recommendations. The letter dated 18-04-2018 reads;
” BSNL does not fall under the category mentioned in Para 5 DPE’s OM dated 03.08.2017 on 2017 pay revision. Further, it is mentioned that DPE has issued guidelines for 2017 pay revision which inter-alia includes an affordability clause, based on the recommendations of Committee of Secretaries (CoS) on the report of 3rd PRC. Any relaxation in the extant guidelines would require the approval of the Cabinet for which DoT may examine the issue at their end for necessary action.