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For RTOWA Mumbai site click here  -   http://rtowambi.in/

15-08-2016 -RTOWA Delhi members Directory updated upto 15th August 2016 is given here. For any discrepency or correction send SMS to S K Bhatia 9968293370 - click here to download file

TPA Nos. Kamal Dhamija – 9310614604,

              Varun Kumar    - 7428829735

12-02-2016 - MTNL OPD Claim Performa - click here to download file

 

26-08-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

VRS Arrear payment – GS Sh S S Nanda , AGS Sh R K Mudgal & Exec.Member  Sh A K Kapoor visited the CCA Office Prasad Nagar and discussed about the Payment of Arrear to VRS Optees. On inquiring, they came to know that even after removing all the objections & completing the required formalities as per discussion and decision with the CCA unit officers, CCA office has again raised some queries in the matter and written  to MTNL unit to seek clarifications.  Association representatives immediately met CCA Sh Manish Pathak and discussed the issue. CCA was having some apprehension about the agency that will make the  payment of arrear of 6th CPC. Association representative told CCA about the grounds on which the bifurcation of arrears of 6th CPC and 2nd PRC was carried out. Arrear payment due to 6th CPC is under discussion in between MTNL and DOT and is yet to be decided. CCA has to pay arrear payment of 2nd PRC. After elaborate discussion , CCA & Jt. CCA agreed to look into the matter favorably.

 

Payment of enhanced Gratuity as per recommendations of 7th CPC - Association representatives raised the issue of enhanced DCRG limit from 10 Lakh to 20 Lakh as per recommendation of 7th CPC for the retirees w.e.f  from  01-Jan - 2016 onwards.  CCA told that they are waiting for the official orders from DOT. They will start the process of enhanced Gratuity as soon as the orders from DOT are received.

 

 

24-08-2016 – United forum of MTNL Unions and Associations Day long Hunger Strike and Lunch Hour demonstration at MTNL CO CGO Complex .

                  A Day long Hunger Strike and Lunch Hour demonstration was held  at MTNL CO CGO Complex on 24-08-2016 in support of UF demands –

1.   Fixation of pay and pension as on 01-01-2007 merging of 50% IDA effectively amounting to 78.2%.

2.   Providing an opportunity to Pro-rata pensioners for exercising fresh pension option.

3.   Extending benefit of Medical facility under CGHS.

4.   Withhold of proposed VRS till settlement of old demands.

Members of various Unions and Associations of MTNL Participated in it. A large number of RTOWA members participated in it without caring for the immense heat and temperature of Delhi at this age of life.  The gathering was addressed by all leaders of  Associations and Unions present. The leader stressed the need of unity among all the associations and Unions and spoke on the demands of UF.  

          Sh S S Nanda GS RTOWA in his address told the latest out come of CGHS and 78.2% demand. He told that they had a meeting with CMD MTNL and DIR(HR) . Dir(HR) informed that MTNL has taken a decision to extend the last date to 31-12-2016 to apply for CGHS and MTNL CO will be issue order within a week. Orders from DOT for scale mapping are also expected within a week. On the demand of 78.2% CMD was reluctant but told that he has written to DOT for Financial support.

RTOWA Office bearers and Executive committee members are thankful to all RTOWA Members who have come all the way from their houses to participate in the Rally and shown their determination to the cause of the retirees and working employees of MTNL.

Few photos of UF agitation are given here.

 


UF hunger Strike 24 August at CGO Delhi.
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UF hunger Strike 24 August at CGO Delhi.
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UF hunger Strike 24 August at CGO Delhi.
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22-08-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

GS Sh S SNanda& AGS Sh R K Mudgal met CMD MTNL and invited him to attend the Open House Session of RTOWA Mumbai to be held on 25-09-2016 (Sunday). He accepted the invitation and assured to attend it.

Further , Association representatives discussed with CMD the retirees issues –

(i)                 Implementation of CGHS medical facility on optional basis.

(ii)               Full reimbursement of life time contribution towards CGHS to retirees.

(iii)             To expedite the preparation work of PPO books.

(iv)             78.2% IDA neutralization w.e.f 1-1-2007.

(v)               One time option to prorate optees.

On the issue of 78.2% IDA , he told that he has written to DOT for financial support to resolve the said issue. For other issues , he said that he will look into the matter.

 

GS and AGS also met Dir(HR) MTNL and invited him to attend the Open House Session of RTOWA Mumbai. He also accepted the invitation and assured to attend it.

Further, association representatives also discussed the pensioners issues with Dir(HR). They told Dir(HR) that Association and HR unit are continuously chasing the file of CGHS medical in the DOT for issuance of Administrative orders. Last date announced by MTNL is approaching nearby and the members are querying about the fate of orders of last date as 31-08-2016 issued by MTNL in the absence of DOT orders. Dir(HR) told the DOT is expected to issue the orders by this weekend. He further told that on the demand of RTOWA ,his office has decided to extend the last date of applying CGHS medical upto 31-12-2016.Dir(HR) requested the Association representatives to motivate the pensioners to OPT for CGHS after the issue of administrative orders from DOT.

 

Association representatives also met GM(HR) & GM(Fin) MTNL CO and invited them to attend the Open House Session of RTOWA Mumbai. Both agreed to attend the Open House Session of RTOWA Mumbai. The ongoing issues of retirees were also discussed with them.GM(HR) requested the association representatives to provide details of total number of pensioners and family pensioners who have not submitted their life certificate till date so that the actual figure of Indoor Medical cards may be ascertained and the premium may be paid to TPA accordingly. Association representatives contacted Delhi and Mumbai units and finally DGM(FMS) and provided the details to GM(HR) as required.

 

Association representatives met DGM & CAO of FMS unit and asked them to make necessary provisions in the system to cover Additional requirements arised due to implementation of 2nd PRC’s report wef Jan 2007 as the concerned units of CCA have shown their inability to take print out of PPO’s after the modification have been made in the system. DGM(FMS) told that they are discussing the matter with CCA unit and are in the process of sorting the difficulties. Association representatives requested him to have a personnel meeting with CCA unit and sort out the problems being faced by CCA. He agreed to the request of Association.  Association representatives also discussed about the pensioners, who are getting less pension since Apr-2016. DGM(FMS) assured to resolve the matter at the earliest.


 

21-08-2016 – RTOWA News –

Reminder – Next organizational Agitation program under the banner of UF is as under-

      24th  August 2016 ( Wednesday)  – Day long Hunger Strike and Lunch Hour demonstration at MTNL CO CGO Complex.

 

All members are requested to attend the agitational programme to achieve the long pending demands.

 

 

21-08-2016 -  RTOWA Delhi News –

Meeting of Newly retired executives of MTNL Delhi –

A get together meeting of recently retired executives of MTNL Delhi will be held on Saturday , 3rd September 2016 in Room No. 556 Kidwai Bhawan at 14 Hrs.

The recently retired executives will be addressed by General secretary Sh S S Nanda.

Executive members and Office bearers are requested to communicate this message to the newly retired executives and ask them to attend the meeting.

 This meeting is for newly retired members only.

 

 

21-08-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Notice  - RTOWA  Delhi Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting of Office Bearers and Executive members of RTOWA Delhi will be held on Saturday,  3rd September  2016 in Room No. 556, Kidwai Bhawan at 15.00  Hrs.

The agenda of the meeting will follow.

All office Bearers and Executive members are requested to attend it.

 

19-08-2016 - RTOWA News - The executive committee Meeting scheduled to be held on 20-08-2016 has been postponed due to some unavoidable circumstances. date of next meeting will be informed.
The meeting on of recently retired executives to be held on 20-08-2016 has also been postponed.

Inconvenience caused is regretted.
S S Nanda
GS

 

16-08-2016  -   A meeting of United Forum of MTNL Unions and Associations was held on 16th August 2016 at 15 Hrs in KBN to discuss & review the Organisational activities and to plan for future strategies to achieve the long pending issues. RTOWA was represented by VP Sh S N Pandey , AGS  Sh R K Mudgal and Sh N K Bhatia.            

Future organizational programmes under the banner of UF are as under-

1.  24th  August 2016 ( Wednesday)  – Day long Hunger Strike and Lunch Hour demonstration at MTNL CO CGO Complex.

2.  16th September 2016 (Friday) – Lunch Hour demonstration at MTNL CO CGO Complex.

All members are requested to attend the agitational programme to achieve the long pending demands.

           

 

10-08-2016 –   Notice

RTOWA  Delhi Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting of Office Bearers and Executive members of RTOWA Delhi will be held on Saturday,  20th August 2016 in Room No. 556, Kidwai Bhawan at 15.00  Hrs.

The agenda of the meeting will follow.

All office Bearers and Executive members are requested to attend it.

 

 

10-08-2016 -  Meeting of Newly retired executives of MTNL Delhi –

A get together meeting of recently retired executives of MTNL Delhi will be held on Saturday , 20th August 2016 in Room No. 556 Kidwai Bhawan at 14 Hrs.

The recently retired executives will be addressed by General secretary Sh S S Nanda.

Executive members and Office bearers are requested to communicate this message to the newly retired executives and ask them to attend the meeting.

 This meeting is for newly retired members only.

 

RTOWA Delhi Letter to SECY(T) for Pension Reviion
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09-08-2016 – RTOWA NEWS DELHI –

Arrear to VRS Optees –GS & AGS talked to GM(Fin) CO , DGM(FMS) and AO(FMS) regarding making of necessary provision in FMS for Arear of VRS retirees. After a long persuasion the VRS arrear issue came to a concluding state. FMS officers told that all the provisions needed by CCA unit have been included in the FMS system and payment of arrear have started.

Association representatives also discussed the case with the AO(Pen) about sending of VRS cases to CCA office, She told that after updation in FMS system , their office has sent 80 cases to CCA unit and rest of the cases will be sent in few days.

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CGHS News –GS and AGS met DDG(Estt.) , DDG(PSU) and Member(Fin) Sh Prahlad Singh DOT to discuss and Pursue the CGHS case. The case was discussed in detail with Member(F). M(F) showed his serious concern over the CGHS issue and assured to send the file to Administration unit for issue of orders. Association representatives also welcomed Sh Prahlad Singh on joining the post of Member(F). He, in turn, thanked the association representatives for good gesture shown by them.

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Association representatives discussed the issue of Pension revision with DDG(Estt.). DDG(Estt.) assured to send the case to 3rd PRC for revision of Pension.

 

 

10-08-2016 - RTOWA News -

RTOWA Delhi has sent letters to -
1. Secretary DOT          2. Additional Secy DOT   3. Member(Services) DOT        4. Member (Finance) DOT       5. CMD MTNL    6. DiR(F)     7. Dir(HR)     8. Dir(T) ,     9. Govt Director Jt. secy(A) DOT     10. Govt. Director DDG(A/C) DOT      11. Independent Director Sh Rakesh Nangia       12. Independent Director Sh Ashok Mittal

for Revision of Pension of MTNL Retirees.

The copy of letter given to Secy (T) is given here.

 

RTOWA Letter for Pension Revision
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RTOWA Letter for Pension Revision
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RTOWA Letter for Pension Revision
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05-08-2016 – RTOWA News

GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal met AO(Pen) Karol Bagh and CAO(Pen) Delhi and discussed the latest pension issues.

1     -    300 cases of retirees of 2007 have been sent to CCA office for further process

2     -    80 cases of retirees of 2008 have been checked by Delhi Unit and are being sent to CCA office.

3    - 2 cases of VRS arrears already sent to CCA office for checking have been discussed and finalized by Delhi/FMS  unit with CCA office. FMS unit is doing necessary modifications in the system according to discussions. DGM(FMS) informed that after doing necessary modifications in the system VRS arrear cases will be fed in the system within 3-4 days for sending  to CCA for payment.

 

4              OPD Payment – Delhi admin unit has started feeding medical bills in the system and then the cases will be sent to Pension unit Delhi for payment.

 


01-08-2016 – RTOWA News

GS Sh S S Nanda & AGS Sh R K Mudgal visited pension cell Karol Bagh and met AO(Pension) to discuss the preparation work of PPO Books of 2007 & Onwards retirees. He told that the superannuation retirees cases received from MTNL, after removal of the objections, are being examined. Very few problems have been observed in some of the cases. Normal family pension cases are OK and PPO Books  are being prepared for family pensioners.. Further, he told that two sample cases of arrears of VRS retirees have been received by CCA Office and they are being examined.

 

GS & AGS met AO(P) Delhi and discussed sending of cases of retirees of 2007 & onward. She told that 80% cases of 2007 retirees are ready and are being sent to CCA office on regular basis. She also told that two sample cases of VRS retirees arrears have been sent to CCA office for final check up. Provision in FMS system has already been made for it.  After checking by CCA office , further cases of arrear of VRS optees will be sent after removal of objections raised by CCA.

 

GS and AGS met newly posted GM(Fin) Delhi Sh R D Meena. They welcomed him on his joining as GM(F) Delhi and assured him of full support and co-operation in the working. GM(F) thanked for this kind gesture. They briefed him the ongoing issues of retirees. GM(F) told that they are going to hold a meeting with CCA to discuss the pending issues. He assured that all the issues raised by Association representatives will be discussed and resolved.

 

GS & AGS also discussed with DGM(FMS) regarding FMS related problems as CCA Office is complaining of frequent system failure and connectivity problem. The work of preparation of PPO books is being adversely affected due to FMS system problem. DGM(FMS) told that there was system problem in the past which was resolved. He assured that , in future , he will see that the system works smoothly.


 

26-07-2016 – RTOWA News – President Sh M K Bagchi met CMD MTNL and requested him to pursue the CGH Matter in DOT in his personnel level. CMD immediately spoke to DDG(A/C) DOT . President then also met DDG(A/C) , Director (A/C) and ADG(Estt) DOT to expedite the CGHS case.

 

 

22-07-2016 – RTOWA AGS Sh R K Mudgal met DGM(Pers) MTNL CO and discussed the issue of CGHS and asked him to pursue the matter and get the orders issued at the earliest. He also requested him to pursue the demands of RTOWA for making CGHS Optional and 100% contribution by MTNL on initial deposit.

 

He also spoke to DDG(Estt) DOT and asked him the status of the CGHS issue. He requested him to get the orders issued at the earliest before the issuance of 7th  Pay Commission report as it is learnt that CGHS rates will be revised in the 7th pay commission report. DDG(Estt.) told that he is keeping a track of the file and assured to get the orders issued at the earliest.

 

 

22-07-2016 – United forum of MTNL Unions and Associations demonstration on 22nd  July 2016 at CMD MTNL office CGO Complex  New Delhi.

A massive Lunch Hour Demonstration of UF was held on 22nd  July 2016 at CGO Complex New Delhi in support of UF demands –

1.    Fixation of pay and pension as on 01-01-2007 merging of 50% IDA effectively amounting to 78.2%.

2.    Providing an opportunity to Pro-rata pensioners for exercising fresh pension option.

3.    Extending benefit of Medical facility under CGHS.

4.    Withhold of proposed VRS till settlement of old demands.

Members of various Unions and Associations of MTNL Participated in it. A large number of RTOWA members participated in it without caring for the immense heat and temperature of Delhi at this age of life.  The gathering was addressed by all leaders of Associations and Unions present. The leader stressed the need of unity among all the associations and Unions and spoke on the demands of UF.  Sh S S Nanda GS RTOWA also addressed the gathering and  told that RTOWA is committed to the welfare of the members and will not leave any stone unturned for their legitimate demands. He also elaborately narrated the issue of CGHS and asked the retirees to have patience for some more time as the orders from DOT are expected very soon.

Sh M K Bagchi convener UF and President RTOWA addressed the gathering and informed the latest status and developments of the issues. He informed the house about the ignorant and insensitive attitude of the management towards the issues. He told that the issues could be resolved only if unity is maintained among the Unions and Associations.

RTOWA Office bearers and Executive committee members are thankful to all RTOWA Members who have come all the way from their houses to participate in the Rally and shown their determination to the cause of the retirees and working employees of MTNL.

Few photos of UF agitation are given here.

 

 

20-07-2016 –  RTOWA News

CGHS - In response to the letter of Sh S S Nanda GS RTOWA Delhi and Convener Coordination Committee RTOWA Delhi and Mumbai regarding demands of CGHS - (1) CGHS Facility on optional basis     (2) Reimbursement of 100% contribution towards CGHS Medical scheme on initial deposit to the pensioners , HR unit of MTNL CO asked to give more supporting facts to further process the case in MTNL.   GS Sh S S Nanda & AGS Sh R K Mudgal visited BSNL CO to collect the relevant  information as desired by HR unit in the said matter. After serious efforts, association representatives could collect the required information.  Association representatives visited MTNL CO and shared the required information. They met GM(HR) and DGM(HR) and requested them to process the case on same lines as in BSNL and further requested them to pursue the CGHS case in DOT so that CGHS medical facility may be started at the earliest. GM(HR)  told that they are continuously pursuing it in DOT and have even requested DIR(HR) to intervene in the matter for speeding the process.

    GS also talked to DDG(A/C) DOT to pursue the CGHS medical case. She said that she has received the file today only and assured to clear the file on priority.

 

Association representatives  also talked to DGM(FMS) Delhi about bifurcation of pension arrears of VRS Optees. He told that provisions are being made in FMS System and the work is in final stage. He further told that as & when it is completed the process of sending VRS cases to CCA office will start.

 

Association representatives met  DGM(F) Delhi to pursue the PPO book cases of 2007 onwards retirees. He told that all the objections raised by CCA Office have been cleared and they are sending  the cases to CCA Office on daily basis.

 

 

RTOWA News –

14-07-2016 – GS Sh S S Nanda & AGS Sh R K Mudgal met Dy. CCA to expedite the cases of retirees of 2007 and onwards. She told that during checking the cases of 2007 ,  sent by MTNL,  some discrepancies were observed. Cases are being returned to MTNL for corrections. She informed that her office is processing the cases of family pensioners.

 

GS talked to GM(Fin) Delhi and discussed the discrepancies noticed  by Dy. CCA and also asked him for quick redressal of these discrepancies . Further, he was requested to send the pending cases of 2007 onwards to CCA Office to meet the target of 31-07-2016, fixed by MTNL itself. He was also informed that PPO preparation work is standstill for the last 3-4 months as CCA office is waiting for the cases of 2007 onwards. He was asked that management should take this issue seriously and not to  test the patience of pensioners. GM(Fin) assured that he will see the lapses and will  take  timely decision  to make the process faster.

 

GS and AGS met ED MTNL Delhi Sh Sunil Saxena and discussed about the payment of long pending Medical bills. He was told that more than 1000 OPD bills are pending for a long time. Association has been pursuing it with concerned authorities of MTNL for the last 3-4 months but due to pendency of some vigilance case in the matter, the case was  referred to ED MTNL Delhi for final decision. ED told that yesterday they have taken a decision on this matter and Administration wing will feed the bills in the system and finance wing will make the payment. Necessary precautions have been taken to stop any fraud in future. He told that the decision have been conveyed to all concerned units  and the work of feeding the data in FMS system will start after doing necessary modifications in the FMS system. He hoped that the payment will be released by next month.

Issue of CGHS medical cards was also discussed with ED MTNL Delhi. He was told that retirees are surrendering  the Medical cards and GM(A) Unit is issuing the ‘NOC’  to them. But when these retirees approached the CGHS authorities, they are being refused to issue CGHS cards as there are no orders with them. The step of Administration has created a hue and cry among the pensioners as neither CCA office nor CGHS office is entertaining them for want of proper orders from their respective authorities. ED was asked to stop this process till the time proper orders are issued by DOT for implementation of CGHS and making necessary entries in the PPO Book by CCA Office. ED MTNL Delhi agreed with the views of Association representatives and instructed the concerned officers on this subject.

 

 

16-07-2016    -  RTOWA News – Regarding CGHS Cards –

More than 250 pensioners have surrendered their medical cards in the office of GM(A) to obtain ‘NOC’ and apply for CGHS cards on receiving SMS from MTNL Delhi. But they were neither entertained by CGHS nor by CCA unit.

All retirees of MTNL are requested not to be in panic and wait for the orders from DOT. GS has requested  number of times in the past also to wait for proper orders on this subject. Association is continuously pursuing  and chasing the issue at all levels of administration. As soon as the orders are received and a system is developed, association will inform the members through website / facebook / Whatsapp. Members should act according to the directions of the association.

 

 

11-07-2016 – RTOWA NEWS – CGHS Status –

GS Sh S S Nanda & AGS Sh R K Mudgal met GM(HR) & Jt. GM(HR) MTNL CO  regarding sending of SMS to the retirees for making the CGHS medical cards & applying for the scheme contributing 50% CGHS Charges latest by 31-08-2016 without any preparation & not doing any ground work. Due to this message, there is a great confusion and unrest amongst the pensioners. Association representatives showed their resentment over the immature decision of the corporate office. Association representatives requested GM(HR) to pursue the matter with DOT for issuance of proper instructions / guidelines to Pr. CCA & MTNL CO, so that the process of making the CGHS medical cards is started at the earliest. GM(HR) told that today itself his office has written a letter to DDG(Estt.) DOT in this regard so that the eligible retirees could get them registered for CGHS facility. GM(HR) assured that they are continuously pursuing the matter with DOT & CGHS Authorities.

 

Association representatives also met DDG(Estt.) & Dir(Estt.) DOT to discuss & pursue the matter of CGHS medical facility. Association representatives showed their serious concern over the delay in endorsement of the Minutes of Meeting issued on 16-06-2016 by Dir(CGHS) and issuance of proper instructions, guidelines to o/o Pr. CCA & MTNL CO so that the way for registering for CGHS medical cards for the eligible pensioners is cleared at the earliest. DDG(Estt.) said that his office is taking all care to help the retirees. He told that his office has taken up the case on priority & also assured that very soon the suitable orders will be issued after the required formalities are completed. He also suggested to meet Dir(Estt.) as he is handling this case from the very beginning.

Association representatives met Dir(Estt.) also to know the exact status of the case. Dir(Estt.) informed that file for final orders has been sent to Finance wing for vetting. He told that after vetting, the orders will be issued at the earliest.

RTOWA send letter to CMD MTNL for discrepancy in CGHS orders and felicitation  to the new Minister Sh Manoj Sinha. Copy of letter is given here.

 

RTOWA News

13-07-2016 – APPEAL to All Members –

All  members are well aware that for the last one year, our Association is doing all possible efforts with full sincerity for providing the CGHS medical facility to the pensioners. GS is continuously pursing & chasing the issue at all the concerned levels of MTNL CO / DOT / MOH / CGHS. It is the result of sincere & tireless efforts of the association that long awaited issue of CGHS medical facility could be reached at last stage.

All members are requested to have little bit more patience and wait for the DOT orders to be issued.

 

13-07-2016 - Letter to CMD on CGHS Discrepencies and Falicitation letter to Minister - click here to download file

 

09-07-2016 – Regarding CGHS  Facility to MTNL retirees –

Various queries are being raised by the members regarding the CGHS facilities to the retirees of MTNL. MTNL management send a message to all retirees indicating 31st August 2016 as last date for availing this facility by retirees to whom PPO Book has been issued by CCA. 

Retirees please note that before availing the CGHS facility many formalities still have to be completed by the MTNL and DOT –

1.       Orders indicating the equivalent pay band, grade pay are to be issued by DOT and the same has to be endorsed by MTNL.

2.       After DOT Orders CCA has to make an entry in the PPO book indicating  Equivalent  CDA Pay Band and Grade Pay of each and every individual retiree.

3.       MTNL Delhi will issue a “No Objection certificate” to the retiree before applying for CGHS facility.

4.       Then each retiree has to approach the CGHS Office to apply for CGHS Card. Association will publish the “CGHS Forms, the amount to be deposited, room entitlement and other formalities to be completed in CGHS office after issue of orders from DOT.

5.       Association is pursuing the case and the members are to wait till orders are issued from DOT.

6.       Members to whom PPO Book has not been issued by CCA will continue to avail the Medical facility by MTNL.                

                                S.S.Nanda , GS RTOWA

 

05-07-2016 – United forum of MTNL Unions and Associations –

A massive Lunch Hour Demonstration of UF was held on 5th July 2016 in Eastern Court New Delhi in support of UF demands –

1.    Fixation of pay and pension as on 01-01-2007 merging of 50% IDA effectively amounting to 78.2%.

2.    Providing an opportunity to Pro-rata pensioners for exercising fresh pension option.

3.    Extending benefit of Medical facility under CGHS.

4.    Withhold of proposed VRS till settlement of old demands.

Members of various Unions and Associations of MTNL Participated in it. A large number of RTOWA members participated in it without caring for the immense heat and temperature of Delhi at this age of life.  The gathering was addressed by all leaders of Associations and Unions present. The leader stressed the need of unity among all the associations and Unions and spoke on the demands of UF.  Sh S S Nanda GS RTOWA also addressed the gathering told that RTOWA is committed to the welfare of the members and will not leave any stone unturned for their legitimate demands. He also elaborately narrated  the issue of CGHS and asked the retirees to have patience for some more time as the orders from DOT are expected very soon.

RTOWA Office bearers and Executive committee members are thankful to all RTOWA Members who have come all the way from their houses to participate in the Rally and shown their determination to the cause of the retirees and working employees of MTNL.

Few photos of UF agitation are given here.

 

29-06-2016 – UF agitational programme – As per the decision taken in UF meeting held on 28-06-2016,The next agitational programme for the demands of 78.2% IDA fitment w.e.f 01-01-2007 , One time option to Prorata optees and CGHS issue is –

Lunch Hour Demonstration on Tuesday, 5th July 2016 in Eastern Court complex.

All retirees are requested to assemble in eastern court Delhi at 12.30  PM and make the programme a grand success to achieve the demands. – S S Nanda GS

 

30-06-2016 – IDA rate wef 01-07-2016 –

As per calculation based on the data published by Labour Bureau the IDA rate will be 114.38% w.e.f 01-07-2016 I.e the IDA will increase by 2.38% ( Official figure may be increase of 2.4 or 2.3 when published)  w.e.f 1st July 2016. (Present IDA rate is 112.4%).

 

28-06-2016 - List of Volunteer Contributors  on 13-06-2016 in RTOWA ECM–

17. S K Gupta – Rs. 2000/=

18. S D Nakh – 1100/=

19. Radha Kishan – 1100/=

 

 

25-06-2016 – News for RTOWA Delhi -  Regarding Income tax – On persistent efforts of RTOWA Delhi CCA has uploaded Income tax deductions in Form 26AS on 24-06-2016. Retirees may check their details. Those not able to collect the Form-16 may also file their Income tax return with its help.

25-06-2016 -

Appeal to All retirees regarding CGHS  - Association advises all retirees who have difficulty in opting CGHS facility may represent to DIR(HR) latest by 15th July 2016 with a copy to the GS RTOWA so that further case may be taken up with the management.

 

 

25-06-2016– CGHS News –

A.      The Minutes of the meeting held between DOT and CGHS officers has been released ( the copy of MOM is given here). As per the MOM DOT agreed to mention the equivalent  Basic pay and Grade PAY as per Central Pay scale in PPO Orders issued to the pensioners. On the basis of that  Initial deposit amount and Entitlement will be decided.

B.      MTNL CO has also issued a letter making it compulsory for all CSO Pensioner / Prorata  Optees to apply for CGHS Facility ( the copy of orders is also given here). As per MTNL CO orders , MTNL will bear 50% of the amount  to be deposited, with limit of Rs. 6000/= to 15000/=.

 

C.      RTOWA GS Sh S S nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal visited the MTNL CO and had a meeting with  DIR(HR) discussed the CHGS and other pensioners Issue.

1.       Association representatives opposed the stand of management to implement the CGHS medical facility mandatorily. After elaborate discussions , Association representatives made him convinced that after retirement a large number of retirees gets settled in their native places where CGHS facility is not available.  DIR(HR) said  that  orders have been issued as per Board decision. He further said that let the individuals who have such type of difficulties should represent with the management. He will see how many such cases are there and then he will take up the case to the MTNL Board of Directors for further consideration. Association advises all retirees who have difficulty in opting CGHS facility may represent to DIR(HR) at the earliest with a copy to the GS RTOWA so that further case may be taken up with the management.

2.       Association representatives also raised the issue of contribution of MTNL upto maximum limit of Rs. 15000/= and demanded that MTNL should pay the full actual amount as decided by BSNL. DIR(HR) told that it is Board decision and case has to be taken in Board for any changes. Association will take up the matter with CMD MTNL.  

3.       Association representatives raised the issue of Non Payment of long awaited floater indoor medical cases and diversion of funds to clear the approved floater cases. He told that he has cleared all the cases put up to him. He further told that you may seek the detailed information from GM(HR) / DGM(HR).

4.       GS and AGS also met DGM(HR) and discussed both the issues. He accepted the request of the Association and agreed for diversion of funds and assured to get the pending floater cases cleared at the earliest. He also informed that a fund of Rs. 90 Lakh for Delhi and Mumbai have been released to clear the other pending floater cases.

5.       GS and AGS also met GM(Fin) for sending old  PPO Book the cases of 2007 onwards to CCA office. He told that necessary orders have been given to all concerned officers of Pension cell and FMS unit to do according to guidelines of CCA unit. They have formed six Teams to handle these cases and fixed target to send all cases (approx 1350) of Jan-2007 to May 2010 by second week of Aug-2016.

6.       On the issue of bifurcation of pension arrear to VRS optees, GM(F) told that FMS unit have been given instructions to bifurcate the arrears as desired by CCA Unit so that the payments may be released accordingly.

7.       On the issue of delayed payment of OPD / IPD bills , GM(fin) told that due to pendency of Vigilance case, the method of feeding is yet to be decided. Case is pending with ED MTNL Delhi for decision.

8.       GM(A) MTNL Delhi has called RTOWA representatives to discuss CGHS Issues but due to his preoccupation meeting with was held with AGM(MR)/ AM(HR) Delhi. The procedure to be adopted for making the CGHS cards after having all the formalities completed at the level of DOT / CCA / MTNL was discuseed. Association representatives suggested the management that the pensioners should be felicitated with all possible support for making the CGHS medical cards. She told that she will discuss the matter with GM(A) and finalize the procedure to be adopted  and inform the Association.

9.       On the issue of feeding of OPD / IPD Medical reimbursement bills she told that the file is with ED Delhi to take the final decision.

10.   For diversion of funds to clear the approved floater cases , she told that decision is to be taken by the CO. Delhi unit has already provided the  information and queries raised by the CO.

 

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23-06-2016 -  Visit of Association representatives to Mysore and Bangaluru

A.   RTOWA representatives GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal attended the Open Session of AIBSNLEA on 17-06-2016 held in the auditorium of  Mysore University. CMD BSNL was the chief guest of the function. Dir(CFA) BSNL and VC of Mysore university were the guest of honors. Trade union leaders of various other Associations /Unions of BSNL and MTNL and senior officers of BSNL graced the occasion. CMD BSNL , Dir(CFA) , Prahlad Rai , V C mysore University , S S Nanda GS RTOWA and other trade union Leaders addressed the huge gathering. Sh S S Nanda in his speech emphasized the need of cooperation among Unions and Associations to resolve the problems of BSNL and MTNL working and retirees specifically the revision of pension and 78.2% IDA merger issues. Management and other trade union leaders mainly focused on improvement of services, financial health of the organization and merger of BSNL and MTNL.  It was a very nicely organized colourful programme. RTOWA Delhi congratulates the newly elected team of AIBSNLEA.

 

B.   GS and AGS also attended the AIC of AIRBSNLWEA on 18-06-2016 in the premises of Mysore University. GS RTOWA addressed the house and elaborately placed his views to make a broader base for the future fight of the retirees. He said that it is the need of the hour to meet the future challenges like pension revision, merger of 78.2% IDA etc.  He also suggested to form a Coordination committee to fight for the common issues of the retirees of MTNL and BSNL. President, GS and AGS of AIRBSNLWEA also addressed the house and agreed with the proposal  of GS RTOWA. House unanimously agreed for the formation of a coordination committee with RTOWA Delhi and Mumbai. It was also agreed that the chairman of the coordination committee will be president of AIRBSNLWEA and the convener will be GS of RTOWA Delhi. It was also agreed that committee shall have  four members from AIRBSNLWEA , three members each from RTOWA Delhi and Mumbai. GS of each association will give the names of the members.

 

C.   AIBSNLPWA organized a meeting in Bangaluru on 20-06-2016 in which representatives of AIRBSNLWEA and RTOWA Delhi participated. GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS  R K Mudgal attended the meeting. President of AIRBSNLWEA chaired the meeting. Sh Ganga Dhar Rao AGS addressed the house and briefed about the activities  of his association on the issue of pension revision. He told that they had a number of meetings with the officers of DOT, DOPT and Jt. Secy of 7th CPC on the issue of pension revision. He insisted that if all pensioner associations of BSNL and MTNL come under a same umbrella than definitely we would be able to achieve the goal. He also told that the stand of his association is to negotiate only with 7th CPC for pension revision and not with 3rd PRC, otherwise the issue will be diluted. On the other hand , chairman of the meeting, GS RTOWA and AGS AIRBSNLWEA were of the opinion that there is no harm if this issue is also persuade with 3rd PRC simultaneously. After going through with all the deliberations Sh Ganga Dhar Rao told that they are having their all India Meet in the second week of November 2016 in Rajpura. In that meeting his association will call the representatives of other retired Associations to discuss the matter and take a decision. All the participants unanimously were of the opinion that there should be a broader all India base so that future challenges of retirees would be fought with full strength and commitment to achieve the legitimate issues.  He also said that he will discuss the today’s  deliberations in his ECM. House also agreed to chalk out a combined trade union programme in near future for the demand of pension revision of BSNL and MTNL pensioners. GS RTOWA assured the house to give full support of his association in Delhi for making the agitational  programme a historic.

 

RTOWA will remain in touch with these retired associations to fight for the pension revision and other issues of the retirees.

 

MTNL CO Letter on CGHS
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Copy of Memorandum submitted to PMO by UF on 27-05-2016 - click here to download file

21-02-2016 - MTNL OPD Certificate to be filled while applying for renewal of OPD Card - click here to download file

REVISION OF PENSION CALCULATOR

On the request of our esteemed members, revision of pension calculator is given below for information. Because of round up etc there can be difference of a few rupees in the total arrears in very few cases.

click here to download REVISION OF PENSION CALCULATOR

21-may-2016-The list of Return Indoor medical cards given by TPA -click here to download file

21-05-2016 - The list of PPO of Pre-2014 retirees Issued by CCA Office - click here to download file

21-05-2016 - The list of Indoor medical claims pending due to Premium not received given by TPA- click here to download file

02-05-2016 – RTOWA AGS Sh R K Mudgal & Sh Radha Kishan met GM(Fin) to discuss & pursue the ongoing pensioners issues.

1.    Files of Arrear to VRS optees returned by CCA Office – After threadbare discussions, GM(Fin) agreed to recalculate the Arrear on Last pay drawn for the period 01-01-2007 to 31-12-2011,  as desired by CCA Office. These files will be sent back to CCA office after recalculations. He also agreed to carry out this work on priority basis and complete the same at the earliest.

2.    Sending cases for retirees of 2007 and onwards for PPO book preparation – Association representatives requested him to expedite the cases of retirees of 2007 and onwards and send the files to CCA Office at the earliest. GM(F) told that the work is being delayed due to some technical problem in FMS System. He also told that his officers are trying their best to resolve the problem. He hoped that they will be able to send the cases to CCA office by 3rd week of May. He further told that  approx. 137 cases of family pensioners of 2007 have been given to MTNL pension staff for Checking Service Book and assured that they will  send these cases to CCA Office by next week.

3.    FMS Connectivity problem in CCA Office – Association representatives told that there is connectivity problem of FMS system in CCA office due to which the preparation of PPO Books is being delayed. He told that they are in touch with concerned technical officers and trying to resolve it for smooth functioning of FMS System.

4.    Files Received back from CCA office due to objections – Association representatives requested GM(F) to clear these files at the earliest. GM(F) told that most of the cases are pending due to non compliance of the pensioners. They have been asked to respond at the earliest, so that the files are cleared and sent back to CCA Office for issuance of PPO Book.

 

Status of Printing of PPO Books -

Total PPO books printed as on date – 3651.

 

All RTOWA Members to note please – We have created six groups in whatsapp for RTOWA Delhi members for Association related information only.

Inspite of repeated requests, members are posting other materials on it. Please note, many information’s sent by the public are not authentic. Sending any information / material of others and simply forwarding it on RTOWA group is not justified.

Any  other information, they want  to send to their friend,  they should use their personnel group or send it to individual.

IT IS ONCE AGAIN REQUESTED NOT TO POST ANY MATERIAL OR INFORMATION WHICH DOES NOT RELATES TO RTOWA.

 

 

25-04-2016 – UNITED FORM Meeting –

A meeting of UF was held on 25-04-2016 at 2.30 PM in Kidwai Bhawan. The convener of UF  Sh M K Bagchi list the issues and their status and asked the house to decide about future organizational programme to achieve the demands. After discussion the house unanimously decided –

1.    It was decided to hold a massive Rally / March to Parliament at 11 Hrs on 20th May 2016 (Friday) . The rally will start from Khurshid Lal Bhawan.  All members should gather at K L Bhawan at scheduled date and time.

2.    It was also unanimously resolved and agreed by all the constituents present that annual affiliation fee of Rs. 3000/= is mandatory for all the affiliates and will have to be deposited  in the next meeting to be held on 02-05-2016 in addition to special contribution to meet the expenditure of UF.

3.    Next meeting of UF will be held on 02-05-2016 at 2.30 PM in Room No. 756 Kidwai Bhawan.

Sh  M K Bagchi also informed that UF is vigorously pursuing the CGHS case and a meeting in between officers of DOT and CGHS is being  arranged shortly  to finalise the  issue of  CGHS medical cards to MTNL retirees.

 

List of Indoor Medical cards Received bak by TPA dated 1st April 2016. Members may see their name and collect I/d Card from TPA in 1st Floor CTO Canteen - click here to download file

05-03-2016- List of PPO issued to Pre April -2014 retirees - click here to download file

05-02-2016 - Pensioners Identity Card Performa - click here to download file

06-02-2016 - List of old retirees who's PPO Books have been prepared till now - click here to download file

22-01-2016 -GS Report Adopted by GB on 22 Jan 2016- click here to download file

22-01-2016 - Key Note Address by GS in Open House Session on 22-01-2016 -click here to download file

 

Photos of RTOWA Delhi Co-ordination Committee Meeting on 21st January 2016 , General Body Meeting , Open House session and Election held on 22nd January 2016 are given below.

For more photos please click the link below –

 

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10-01-2016 - CCA has sent a list of PPO of Pre Apr- 2014 retirees prepared till date. - click here to download file

Joint letter to PM for Pension Revision - click here to download file

UF Letter to Sec(T) - click here to download file

12Dec15 - United Form Letter to CMD , DOt for 78.2% Pay fixation, CGHs and Option to Pro Rata optees (DOC) -click here to download file

List of those retirees whose GOVT PPO has been prepared but data has not been entered in the computer data base>>>>>>click here to download file

MTNL CO Orders for payment of VRS Optees arrears - click here to download file

RTOWA letter to CMD Mentioning retirees problems dated 27-10-2015 - click here to download file

TPA Indoor Medical Card Renewal Form for retirees - click here to download file

delhi retirees list whose documents are not Complete - click here to download file

16-09-2015 List of Old retirees whose PPO Books have been prepared or are under preparation is given here. Those who have not received the PPO Book may contact the Pension cell on Ph : 011-25721101 or 25721102.- -click here to download file

RTOWA Letter to Member Finance for payment of Arrears of Pension Revision- click here to download file

CGHS Scale mapping orders click the link below-
http://rtowaretform.tripod.com/webonmediacontents/Extn_CGHS.pdf

Seiority List of TES Grp B prepared by BSNL and submitted to court. It is a provisional list only as down loaded from Other Site - click here to download file

RTOWA Delhi Letter to CMD demanding CGHS Facility on Optional basis - click here to download file

20-07-2015 List of PPO Books of Pre 2014 retirees sent by CCA office - click here to download file

Undertaking draft issued by CCA for discrepency - click here to download file

26-06-2015 -List of Retirees whose Records has been sent by Delhi Pension Cell to CCA For preparation of PPO -click here to download file

25-06-2015-MTNL Delhi has sent a list of Retirees whose PAN / Other documents are not available. Please Check the list and complete the documents and Contact Ms Suman Jain AO(Pension) 9868132652 - click here to download file

RTOWA Letter to DOt to consider Pension revision of MTNL retirees in 3rd pay revision Committe - click here to download file

copy of orders issued by ministry of health and Family welfare for CGHS Facility - click here to download file

copy of letter written by MTNL CO to GS regarding Arrears of Pension - click here to download file

Year wise Data of Retirees whose PPO Books are to be Prepared by CCA Office - click here to download file

Documents required for Pensioners of Apr-14 Onwards for Pr. CCA Office - click here to download file

For enrolment form to avail the indoor medical facility>>>click here to download form

INDOOR MEDICAL NEW CARDS OF TPA

(Annexure A and B may be downloaded from the file below.)

Procedure –

Documents required -

1.      Fill Annexure ‘A’ in duplicate.

2.      The Annexure ‘A’ should be verified by AO(Pension).

3.      Annexure ‘B’ should be filled (Single Copy)

4.      Two Individual Passport Size photographs of  Self and Spouse . (Separate of Each).

5.      Photocopy of Main OPD medical Card of MTNL.

 

All these documents should be submitted to Medical Section ,4th Floor,  Room No. 421 K.L.Bhawan from 1st  Oct 2011 to 30th Nov. 2011.

 

FOR ANNEXURE A& B>>>click here to download file

                 I.            Procedure to be followed to get family pension.       

Submit following documents to AO Pension:

a.    Copy of death certificate (Original death certificate is required for verification)

b.    PPO book in original.

c.    Cancelled cheque in the case of new or separate account of spouse.

d.    Request letter for family pension.

e.    Any document for personal identification.

f.     Personal appearance for signature, thumb and finger impression.

RTOWA Delhi Membership Form - click here to download file

Form to claim Indoor Floater Amount - form is to be submitted to TPA within 15 Days - click here to download file

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