Meeting with Dr. P.K. Hota, CGM BSNL Gujarat
On 19.08.2017, D.D. Mistry and A.N. Patel met Dr. P.K. Hota, CGM BSNL Gujarat and extended invitation to address open session of 6th Circle Conference of BSNL & DOT Pensioners Association (India) on 18.09.2017 at Rajkot. He accepted our invitation.
The following issue were also discussed:
- The supply of empanelled hospitals official list to the Association for Medical Indoor Treatment with validity dates. It was agreed.
- Inordinate delay in payment of quarterly reimbursement in Cash for those who have exercised option for it. It was brought to his notice that the same is due for BSNL Pensioners since 1st July 2017 and though August 2017 is nearing to its completion, the same has not been paid by any SSA. We requested him to issue suitable instruction.
- Implementation of Government’s decisions on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission-Revision of Pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners etc- Procedural actions for revision – it was brought to his notice that as per the information conveyed by the CCA Gujarat, all SSA heads are hesitating to depute accounts officer with staff to CCA Office. Since the Service Book of DoT retirees are with CCA Office, this exercised is required. We were advised to discuss with Shri Anil Kothari, GM (A) for immediate solution.
- An appeal against the illegitimate and arbitrarily rejection of Family Pensioner’s case and for in ordinate delay in its processing – Case for Family Pension as widowed daughter of late Shri M.S. Patel Staff No. 6234 retired on 31.03.1990 as Telephone Supervisor, ATD, Ahmedabad and expired on 07.08.2013 by the PGM, A.T.D. Ahmedabad. It was pointed out that though the case is fully justified the PGM ATD Ahmedabad has rejected making its prestige issue. He assured to look in to.