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Two dedicated active members of Boat Jetty Xge branch  ares retiring on 31..07..2015 on attaining   superannuation. The  send off meeting  to them  was held at 11.30 AM on 29..07..2015 at Ernakulam  Boat Jetty  Exchange Recreation Hall . Union  leaders and  branch members attended  the meeting.

The retirees are Sri. Purushan. K.  and  Vijayan .K.N.  They are working as TM and TS(O)  respectively. The meeting  was  presided by Sri.  Joy,   Branch President. The meeting started with a  Silent prayer  on the sad demise of our Former President  A P J Abdul  Kalam.  Branch  secretary  welcomed the  retirees  and all others to the meeting.  In his welcome speech he  reiterated  the  importance of joining  BDPA (INDIA )  after retirement.

The  BDPA ( INDIA ) Kerala State president  Sri .Chellappan . K.P.  inaugurated  the  function.  In his inaugural  address  he  invited  all the BSNL employees  to the only  registered Pensioners  Association,  BDPA ( I ) after retirement. He also given a clear picture  on the  activities of the  association  for  solving  the burning  problems of the Pensioners. He explained the  present  status of  fixation of  Pension merging  78.2% IDA to the Pensioners  of pre – post 2007.  Sri. Chellappan  also  presented the  momento  to the  retirees to  commemorate  their  service to the  union. Sri. K.V.Jose Circle Secretary  NUBSNLW   spoke on the various  activities  of the  union in getting the pension from  consolidated fund of Govt. of India . He also had a detailed report  on  trade union actions of the union for the betterment of  both the  working employees and pensioners. Sri. Lal Jose  District Secretary ,Sri. Asokan  Asst District Secretary, Sri. C.R.  Gopi  Organising  Secretary and Smt. Meera Bai  DWC member  of  NUBSNLW  Ernakulam  District  also spoke on the occasion. The retirees Sri. Purushan and Vijayan in their  reply  appreciated the Union and its activities .  Both of them took the membership in BDPA    (INDIA ) . Vote of thanks was given by Sri. Uthaman.P.L.The meeting   concluded at 2.00 PM