Today GS AIBSNLEA, AGS (Fin.) and CHQ-Auditor met Shri R.K. Goyal, PGM (Pers.) CO BSNL and discussed regarding:

(a) JTO to SDE (T) Promotions:  We enquired about the status of JTO (T) to SDE promotion. PGM (Pers) mentioned that the preparatory work is going on in full swing. Required data is being collected from various Circles. Personnel branch is trying its best to issue JTO (T) to SDE (T) promotion orders shortly. It is expected that approximately 4500 JTOs will get SDE (T) promotion.


(b) Request for consideration of Regular Promotions in all the Streams in the light of the DoT OM dated 13.10.2020: GS appraised the PGM(Pers) that thousands of Executives already drawing Higher Scales are working in the entry level grade of JTO equivalent and waiting for their 1st Promotion for the years together. Likewise SDE(T)/ SDE(C/E/TF/Arch)/ AOs/ CCS/ PS cadres are waiting for their regular promotions since long. The Promotions are held up by the Management in the name of various Court Cases on Reservation & Seniority issues. AIBSNLEA has continuously pursuing and requesting the BSNL Management for the issuance of Regular Promotion Orders in all Cadres of all the Streams. We strongly oppose any look-after arrangement in higher grade but we demand immediate promotions on ‘Regular Basis’. 


We also brought to the notice of PGM (Pers) that recently, SCT Cell of DoT has issued an Office Memorandum dated 13th October, 2020 (regarding Clarifications on the issues relating to Reservation in Promotion for SCs/STs) after gathering the valuable Legal Opinion/Advice and in consultation with the ‘Ministry of Law & Justice’’, ‘DoP&T’ and the ‘Attorney General of India’ on the specific clarification sought by the Parliamentary Committee on welfare of SCs & STs and requested PGM(Pers) to consider all the long awaited regular promotions in all the Cadres in the light of the recent Clarifications contained in DoT OM dated 13.10.2020. PGM (Pers) after patient hearing mentioned that the BSNL Management is trying to sort out the Promotion issue with a workable solution acceptable to all through discussions.


(c) Discrepancies in the Provisional Seniority list No.9 of SDE(T) for the Promotion to DE(T): We appraised the PGM (Pers.) about the discrepancies observed in the Provisional Seniority list No.9 of SDE(T) for the promotion to DE(T) issued by the Pers Branch on 10.08.2020 and we categorically mentioned that the Provisional Seniority List No. 9 is not prepared purely on the basis of the date of joining in accordance with the judgment pronounced by Hon’ble Supreme Court, but it is prepared on the basis of Date of Joining within the vacancy Year.(c)    


Any RR amendment is applicable from that date (that is Prospective in nature) but not on retrospectively. In this regard, GS explained that AIBSNLEA CHQ has received more than 400 representations which have already been forwarded to Pers. Branch and requested the PGM(Pers) to finalise the list without any deviation from the Hon’ble Court Orders so as to avoid any further Litigation. (d)   


PGM (Pers.) mentioned that it will not be finalized immediately and he is already occupied in several other important tasks and it will be better to have a detailed discussion  in this regard in the first week of January’ 2021. PGM (Pers) assured that the issue will be discussed and the discrepancies will be removed and the list will be finalized.


(d)  Consideration of request transfers in the Cadre of AGM/CAO/SDE/AO:- We requested PGM(Pers.) to consider the pending request transfers in the Cadre of AO/SDE/AGM/CAO. PGM (Pers.) mentioned that all pending genuine request transfers will be considered and it will be issued shortly after getting the due approval from the Competent Authority.


(e) Consideration of Regular Promotion in the Cadre of DGM(T)  and  DGM(Finance): GS requested for the consideration of  DGM (Adhoc) to Regular Promotion in both Telecom & Finance Streams. GS explained that the issue was discussed with CMD BSNL, Director (HR) and Director (Finance) from Jan, 2020 onwards in view of the vacuum created due to VRS-19. 


GS further mentioned that as on date only 150 DGM(T) and 12 DGM (Finance) Adhoc are working in BSNL as against the Sanctioned Strength of 1331 and 402 respectively. All Adhoc DGMs have already completed 4 years of Regular service in DE/CAO (STS Grade) as on 1st Jan 2020 and as per BSNL MS RR- 2009, all are eligible for Regular DGM Promotion. Moreover they have completed 3 to 4 years as Ad-hoc DGM also and No Financial implication/ monetary benefit/Reservation issue will be involved in this promotion.


PGM (Pers) mentioned that due to Rule 206 case, the DGM (T) Regular promotions could not be processed. He also mentioned that regular DGM Promotions in Finance Stream will also be considered along with the Telecom Wing. 



:GS writes to Shri P. K. Purwar Ji, CMD  BSNL regarding

(i) request for Promotions from DGM (Adhoc) to DGM (Regular) for both in Telecom Engineering and Finance Stream- <<<Click here for letter>>>

(ii) Discrepancies in the Seniority List No.9 of SDE (T) published on 10.08.2020- ……Reminder…… <<<Click here for letter>>>


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