In many places, BSNL quarters are kept vacant for want of occupants. This is more with the officers' quarters. These vacant quarters, due to non-use and non-cleaning quickly becomes damaged, dirty and a health risk.
The Group of Ministers(GoM) on Revival of BSNL has decided to refund the Spectrum Charges to BSNL and MTNL. With this decision on January 9th, BSNL will get a refund of Rs. 6,724.51 crore and MTNL Rs. 4,533.97 crore.
The demand of the Central Trade Unions that 'Minimum Wages of not less than Rs.10,000 -per month with provisions of indexation' is the correct and fully justified demand. This was raised in the 10 Point Charter of Demands by the Central Trade unions two years back on which sustained agitations have been organised.
The Central Executive Committee Meeting of the BSNL Casual and Contract Workers Federation is going to be held at Bhubaneswar on 18-19 January 2014. The Reception Committee is making all out efforts to make the CEC Meeting a big success.