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CMD conducted a meeting with the members of Core Committee of Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations and discussed regarding true implementation of recently launched on 1th May 2015 the revolutionary schemes for revival of BSNL i.e. Free Night Calling from BSNL land lines to any number of any operator in India between 9pm to 7am and Free Roaming for incoming calls on BSNL mobiles. Director (CFA), GM (NWP-CFA), GM (NWO-CM), GM (PP, S&M and Infra) were present in the meeting. GS AIBSNLEA as Core Committee member attended the meeting
CMD initiated the discussion to give a wide publicity of the schemes and their implementations so that new customers for both land line and mobile are generated. He mentioned that the sole purpose of conducting the meeting to have a joint effort for revival of BSNL. God has given the window to avail the opportunity through these new schemes and such opportunities come once in life. He impressed upon to organise Melas, improve quality of service to attract more and more customers to BSNL. Each and every employee should involve him/herself for revival of BSNL.
Director (CFA) informed that WiFi modems are available and the cost is now reduced to Rs. 1500/-. It should also be given wide publicity.
The concerned GMs informed that during the last Financial Year mobile connection were added in the range of 8 lakhs but after launch of these schemes there is a jump of 36% in this segment and during May 2015 it is increased to 11.6 lakhs. Now during the July 2015, it has already crossed 15 lakhs connections. And there is a scope of further increase in this segment up to 30 lakhs connections per month.
Regarding MNP, the port-in which was earlier negative has now converted into positive upto 1 lakh line per month. With these developments the revenue will also increase shortly.
CMD emphasized proper monitoring on franchise and retail outlets. Concerned GM informed that as per franchise policy franchise premises is to be visited daily by Managers (SDEs/JTOs) and Retail outlets by the concerned TTAs/TMs.
Before launching of these schemes the disconnection was 1.20 lakh per month. Now up to 15th July 2015 the disconnection is reduced to 40-45 Thousands. Also Ten (10) Telecom Circles are coming to positive side i.e. A & N, Assam, Chennai TD, Haryana, Jharkhand, J&K, NE-I, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu Circles.
Director (CFA) further informed that in case of DNP, the incoming facility will now be allowed for 60 days instead of earlier 30 days. The DNPs are also deferred by pursuing customers in view of the newly launched schemes.
Core Committee leaders apprised the actual status of implementation of these schemes in field units and the efforts taken by the Forum in this regard. But the response from Branches and Circles is not encouraging hence Circles/SSA Heads should be directed to hold meeting with the Circle/Branch level Forum leaders to mobilize and involve the employees for the success of these schemes. They also apprised about the scarcity of material in some circles mainly drop wire i.e. Karnataka, Maharashtra, MP, Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala Circles etc.
In Kerala Circle the main problem is of scarcity of man power since the contractual labor are on strike and TMs are retiring every month. Similarly to meet the demand of NTCs 5 Pair cable requirement is also there. Some more suggestions were given by the Core Committee to make these schemes popular. Core Committee also informed that some retired Executives/Non-executives have offered their free services for promotion of these schemes purely on volunteer basis has to be encouraged. CMD assured to look into all the valuable suggestions and directed concerned GMs to have regular interaction with the members of Core Committee on these issues.
Director (CFA) mentioned that he himself or his GMs may be apprised regarding shortage of material, if any in Circles/SSAs through SMS or in person by the members of the Core Committee.
Core Committee members extended thanks to the CMD BSNL for conducting the meeting.