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H.O.-           C-20, Mukhram Garden, Tilak Nagar ND - 110018

Ph; 011-25992929 Mob: 9968721515

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

24-12-2016 -RTOWA Delhi members Directory updated upto 24th December 2016 is given here. For any discrepency or correction send SMS to S K Bhatia 9968293370 - click here to download file

TPA Nos.

Old TPA - Sh Mahender - 9205189594,

              Sh Anuj Sharma - 7428829735

(for old medical cases upto 30-09-2016)


New TPA Paramount -

(for medical cases w.e.f 01-10-2016)

1.     Sh Rati Ram  9205271068

2.      Sh Mangat Ram  9599075899




RTOWA Membership Form - click here to download file

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

14-10-2016 - MTNL Circular for INdoor Policy for retirees - click here to download file

14-10-2016 - Letter to CMD protesting against the enhancement of Indoor premium -click here to download file

08-12-2016 - List of PPO of Pre-Apr 2014 - retirees click here to download file

08-12-2016 - List of Apr-2014 onwards retirees - click here to download file

 

14-01-2016- RTOWA News – Regarding Original PPO Book for CGHS Medical Card -

MTNL Delhi has changed its procedure for issue of NOC for CGHS medical cards. They are not depositing original PPO Book now.

All those pensioners of MTNL Delhi, who have deposited original PPO book in MTNL Delhi Khurshid Lal Bhawan till now for CGHS Medical Card, may collect the Original PPO Book from Tuesday 17th January 2017 onwards.

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14-01-2017  – Volunteer Contributions –

Following members of RTOWA Delhi has contributed voluntarily for the welfare of retirees.

1.    Ram Prakash Ghera PPO 22996 – Rs. 2500/=

2.    P C Khanna  PPO 21367 – Rs. 2000/=

3.    Ramesh Chander (Chandigarh) – Rs. 2100/=

4.    R P Singh PPO 23300 – Rs. 2100/=

RTOWA Delhi is thankful to all these members for their kind hearted contribution towards welfare of the retirees.

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13-01-2017 – RTOWA News –

It is learnt from reliable sources that Ministry of Health is increasing the CGHS contribution rates. The new rates may be 2.5 time than the present rates. New rates will be effective from 1st February 2017. i.e the retirees approaching CGHS office from 01-02-2017 will have to make payment at the new rates. Govt. notification is expected to be issued soon.

All members who are having CCA PPO Books are requested to fill the CGHS form in MTNL Office at the earliest.

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13-01-2017 – RTOWA News – Meeting with Member(Fin) DOT :

Sh M K Bagchi President, S S Nanda GS and R K Mudgal AGS had a meeting with  Member(F) DOT to discuss the issues about very slow progress in preparation of PPO Books of old retirees and to process the cases of CGHS Medical cards & issuance of required letter indicating equivalent grade pay & range of pay in CCA office on war footing level so that the maximum pensioners are benefitted before the orders of revised increased rates of CGHS are notified by the Health Ministry. Member (F) asked about the reasons of delay. Association representatives had detailed discussions on both the issues. Member (F) had a patience hearing during the discussion. Association representatives told him about the earlier target fixed by DOT regarding preparation of 1000 PPO books per Month which has completely gone away. Association Representatives also requested him to personally look into the matter and direct the P. CCA & CMD MTNL to adhere to the target as fixed by DOT  so that work is completed within the targeted period, as preparation work of PPO books can’t be left open ended. Member (F) assured that he will discuss the matter with Pr. CCA & CMD MTNL to resolve the issues at the earliest.

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13-01-2017 – RTOWA News –

President, GS & AGS also met DDG(Est.) DOT Sh S K Jain & Dir(Estt) Ms Vandana Seth and thanked them for their unparallel support for processing and  resolving the issue of CGHS Medical facility of MTNL retirees. They discussed about the status of enhanced gratuity. He told that he is in close touch with the concerned officers of DOPT and case is moving in positive direction. He was hopeful that directions in respect of enhanced DCRG from DOPT for MTNL retirees are expected to be released soon.

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13-01-2017 – RTOWA News –

GS and AGS met AGM(Med) MTNL Delhi to expedite the case of CGHS medical cards on priority basis. Association representatives also insisted him to send the cases to CCA unit on daily basis and depute more staff to clear & send cases to CCA office on priority. He agreed to the request of Association representatives and assured to do the best possible.

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13-01-2017 – RTOWA News –

Sample filled CGHS forms of Sh Radha Kishan are given below for the convenience and guidance of members.

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CGHS Sample Filled Forms
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12-01-2017 – RTOWA News –

RTOWA Delhi has sent a letter to Member(fin) DOT regarding delay in issue of PPO Books by CCA Office Delhi resulting to denial of CGHS medical benefits to the MTNL retirees.

Copy of letter is given below.

 

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12-01-2017 - UNITED FORUM NEWS....As per DOT reports, the technical problem in the implementation of the Govt. order in extending the CGHS benefit to the pensioners of MTNL/BSNL is fully resolved.           This issue is resolved in the meeting held on 6th Janaury,2017 in Nirman Bhawan between the CGHS and DOT authorities. Now CGHS has stated preparing CGHS Cards. CONGRATULATIONS for a big achievement

 

07-01-2017 – RTOWA News – Meeting with GM(A) Delhi –

GS Sh S S Nanda , AGS Sh R K Mudgal and Sh Jaswant Singh org. Secy JF met GM(A) Delhi and discussed about making the necessary arrangements in medical section for receiving the required forms and documents from retirees applying for CGHS medical cards.  GM(A) told that he has instructed the concerned officers to provided necessary staff, space and printed forms so that the work goes smoothly and the pensioners should not face any inconvenience.

They also discussed about providing additional staff to CCA unit, as CCA unit showed its incapability to do the said assignment. GM(A) said that let the official demand come from the CCA office. He will consider the same favorably.

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07-01-2017 – RTOWA News – Meeting with CO Officers –

GS and AGS met  DIR(HR) , GM(HR) , GM(Fin) , DGM(Pers) and CAO (FMS) in MTNL CO to resolve the issues amicably , arising in between MTNL and CCA unit at the earliest so that the preparation work of PPO books of old retirees and processing & sending of CGHS Medical cases to CGHS office R K Puram may become faster. This exercise will not only benefit the pensioners but also financially offload the MTNL which is in severe debt. Association representatives insisted upon DIR(HR), GM(HR) & GM(Fin) that both these issues are very important & requires personnel attention of CO for expediting these issues. DIR(HR) assured to look into the said issues at his personnel level and also assured that requirement of additional staff for CCA unit will be considered favorably  on receipt of official requirement from CCA unit.

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03-01-2017 – RTOWA News – CGHS Medical facility to combined pensioners of MTNL & BSNL –

   Congratulations  -      Congratulations      Congratulations.

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Heartiest Congratulations to all the Combined pensioners of MTNL for a historic achievement of RTOWA for settling the long awaited issue of extending the CGHS Medical facility to them. This big breakthrough could become possible only due to sincere , honest and  tireless efforts of Sh M K Bagchi President , Sh S S Nanda GS , Sh R K Mudgal AGS , their associates and the unity and support of all the RTOWA members .  RTOWA representatives continuously persuaded the matter for two years at all the concerned levels of MTNL CO , Pr. CCA , DOT and CGHS authorities. Time to time association briefed its members about the efforts & meetings of the RTOWA representatives held with the concerned officers at different levels on the said  issue. Ultimately, RTOWA achieved its goal. On the very first working day of the New year 2017, CGHS authorities started preparing the CGHS medical cards for the combined pensioner of MTNL.

Once again RTOWA congratulates all its members for having patience and trust in the association and in their leadership.

The procedure to be followed for applying CGHS medical cards at the level of MTNL Medical section and office of CGHS at R K Puram is given below-

1.    Visit medical Section of MTNL at upper floor of CTO Canteen, Eastern Court and meet medical inspector Sh Vinod Kumar along with the following documents –

(i)            Original PPO Book and two sets of self attested photocopy of PPO Book , issued by CCA .

(ii)          Original OPD Medical card along with one photocopy.

(iii)         Original TPA Indoor medical Cards along with one photocopy.

(iv)         Two prescribed forms duly filled in duplicate (available in Medical section).

 

2.    Medical section will issue NOC and send the cases to CCA Office for verification and issuance of letter indicating equivalent Grade pay and range of Pay in CDA scales. In turn, CCA office will release the said letter and send it to the MTNL, CGHS and individual pensioner for further process.

 

3.    After getting the letter from CCA office, pensioner has to collect his original PPO Book  from the MTNL medical section and go to CGHS office along with following documents-

 

(a)   Original PPO Book and one set of self attested copy of PPO Book.

(b)   Original and self attested copy of letter issued by CCA .

(c)   One individual passport size photo of each self , spouse and all the eligible family members.( Definition of family members  is defined in prescribed application form of CGHS.).

(d)   Original and self attested photocopies of Adhar Card of self , spouse and eligible family members.

(e)   Demand Draft of required amount in favour of “ P.A.O. CGHS New Delhi”.   (As per annexures of letter issued by DOT).

(f)   Filled prescribed form for applying to CGHS Medical card.

 

Following forms and  annexure are uploaded on RTOWA website -

A.   Copy of two prescribed forms to be filled in MTNL office.

B.   Copy of application form for applying to CGHS.

C.   Copy of orders of DOT mentioning the DD amount to be deposited as per annexures attached with the letter.

 

03-01-2017 -B. --CGHS Application Form along with Family definition - click here to download file

05-01-2016 DOT Orders showing the amount to be deposited in CGHS and bed entitlement -click here to download file

05-01-2017 - MTNL Performa to be filled for applying for CGHS Facility -click here to download file

05-01-2017 - Undertaking for CGHS Card - click here to download file

       

05-01-2017 – RTOWA News –

Consequent upon start of preparation of CGHS medical cards, GS and AGS met AGM(MR) MTNL Delhi and enquired him about the steps taken for-

1.    Procurement of the forms & undertaking to be filled by the combined pensioners.

2.    Arrangement of space & staff to handle large number of pensioners who will be visiting the medical section to get CGHS medical facility.

Association representatives suggested AGM(MR) to make necessary required arrangements well in advance to avoid any sudden inconvenience to their staff and the pensioners so that work goes smoothly. He told that today he will meet GM(A) with viable proposal and immediate solution of the said issues.

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05-01-2017 – RTOWA News –

GS and AGS met Pr. CCA for a courtesy call to wish her for the new year. GS also gave her a letter requesting for an urgent meeting to discuss on the very slow progress in preparation of the PPO Books of the old retirees. She was surprised to know about the poor progress and called Jt. CCA and Dy. CCA and other concerned officers in her chamber and asked them about its reason.  Pr.CCA said to the Association representatives that she will enquire the matter in detail & agreed to give a meeting on 09-01-2017 for detailed discussions on the said issue with the Association representatives.

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03-01-2017 – RTOWA Delhi News –

GS Sh S S Nanda writes to Pr. CCA and CMD MTNL showing serious concern and displeasure on the poor progress of preparation of PPO Books of old retirees. Association has also demanded an urgent meeting to discuss the retirees issues.

(Copy of letter is uploaded on RTOWA website).

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On the persuasion of RTOWA , DDG(Estt.) DOT has fixed a meeting with Sh S K Jain Jt. Dir(Policy) CGHS on 6th January 2017 at 3 PM in Nirman Bhawan to discuss the issues related to the CGHS medical facility to MTNL / BSNL combined pensioners for its smooth implementation.

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04-01-2017 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Sh M K Bagchi President, Sh S S Nanda GS RTOWA and Sh R P Sharma President Ex DOT employees union met Sh S K Jain Jt. Dir(Policy) CGHS & thanked him for implementing the orders of extending the CGHS medical facility to the combined pensioners of MTNL and BSNL. They also requested him for the smooth implementation of the policy.

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31-12-2016 –  IDA rate wef 01-01-2017  

As per calculation based on the data published by Labour Bureau the IDA rate w.e.f  01-01-2017  will be 119.5%   i.e the IDA will be decreased  by 0.8%. (Present IDA of rate is 120.3%).

 

 

24-12-2016 – Volunteer Contributions –

Following members of RTOWA Delhi has contributed voluntarily for the welfare of retirees.

1.      Ms Meera Sunder  -  Rs 5000/=.

2.      Sh Sharda Nanda   -  Rs. 2000/=.

3.      Sh Bharat Kumar  - Rs. 2100/=

4.       Ms. B B Chakarvarty  -  Rs 2000/=

5.      Sh K J S Bhatia  - Rs. 2100/=.

6.      Sh Suraj Bhan  -  1000/=.

7.      Sh R K Chawla  -  Rs. 1100/=.

8.      Sh S S Sachdeva  - Rs. 500/=

9.      Sh P R Aggarwal  - Rs. 500/=.

10.   Sh Satish Chander  - Rs 500/=.

11.   Sh Varinder Singh  - Rs 500/=.

12.  Sh Satish Chander Ahluwalia   - Rs. 500/=.

    RTOWA is thankful to all these donors for their kind hearted support.                          

 

 

23-12-2016- RTOWA News –

Discussion with Jt. CCA Delhi –

GS Sh S S Nanda spoke to Jt CCA on 22-12-2016 and discussed with him –

1.      Payment of Arrear to VRS Optees – He told that the payment to 28 left out VRS optees will be made in this month only. In another 26 VRS optees  cases either the case is closed or have not given the life certificate etc. 

2.      Arrear due to Pension revision wef 01-01-2007 – He told that Pension revision arrear to all the eligible retirees has been made. It could be possible due to the sincere and tireless efforts of the RTOWA.

3.      Payment of Enhanced gratuity due to 7th CPC to those retirees who retired after 01-01-2016 –DOT has sent the case to DOP&T for clarification.  Issue of orders may take some time.

4.      CGHS NOC by CCA office – The issuance of  NOC in CCA office to the sample cases sent by MTNL is under process. Jt. CCA told that the NOC will be issued by this week.

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23-12-2016- RTOWA News –

RTOWA  Delhi Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting of Office Bearers and Executive members of RTOWA Delhi was held on Wednesday,  21st December 2016 in Room No. 556, Kidwai Bhawan at 14.30  Hrs.

The meeting was attended by most of the Office bearers and Executive Committee members.

The issues related to Issue of PPO Books to old retirees , 78.2% IDA neutralization, relations with UF and activities of UF , CGHS medical issues. OPD bills reimbursement, RSTC bills reimbursement and Revision of Pension wef 1-1-2017 were discussed. Members were informed the latest status of the issues.

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23-12-2016- RTOWA News –

 Meeting of RTOWA  Delhi Newly retired executives and VRS retirees -

A meeting of recently retired executives of MTNL Delhi and VRS Optees was held on Wednesday,  21st December 2016 in Room No. 556 Kidwai Bhawan at 11.30  Hrs. to Welcome the newly retired Executives and discuss the issues related to VRS optees.

More than 55 newly retired executives and VRS optees were present in the meeting.

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

Sh Nanda in his address told the aims and objectives of the association and they were informed of the activities taken by the association and problems of retirees resolved. They were asked to join the hands with other retirees to resolve the problems faced by the retirees and their families. A large number of retired executives became members of the Association.

The problems of the VRS optees were also discussed specially the issue of time bound promotion. Sh Nanda told that the Association is trying its best to resolve all their issues and moving to court of law at this juncture of time will be harmful.

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23-12-2016- RTOWA News –

Free Mega Health Check up CAMP –

RTOWA Delhi and P&RPA jointly organised a Free Mega Health Check up CAMP  on Sunday , 18th December 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM  at  Community Centre , MTNL Staff Quarters , Sector-3 Rohini Delhi – 110085. The camp was organized in collaboration of –

1.    Sharp Eye Centre , Rajendra Place.

2.    Forever Hearing Clinic South Extension.

3.    Cygnus Orthocare Hospital Hauz Khas.

More than 100 retirees and their family members got themselves checked in this health Check up camp.

All the visitors praised for the efforts and the nice arrangement  made by RTOWA.

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10-12-2016- RTOWA News –

Notice - RTOWA  Delhi Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting of Office Bearers and Executive members of RTOWA Delhi will be held on Wednesday,  21st December 2016 in Room No. 556, Kidwai Bhawan at 14.30  Hrs.

The agenda of the meeting will follow.

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

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10-12-2016- RTOWA News –

Notice – Meeting of RTOWA  Delhi Newly retired executives and VRS retirees -

A meeting of recently retired executives of MTNL Delhi and VRS Optees will be held on Wednesday,  21st December 2016 in Room No. 556 Kidwai Bhawan at 11.30  Hrs. to Welcome the newly retired Executives and discuss the issues relted to VRS optees.

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

All nely retired Executives and VRS Optees are requested to attend it.

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

 This meeting is for newly retired members and VRS optees  only.

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10-12-2016- RTOWA News –

Free Mega Health Check up CAMP –

RTOWA Delhi is organizing a Free Mega Health Check up CAMP –

 on Sunday , 18th December 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM .

Venue – Community Centre , MTNL Staff Quarters , Sector-3 Rohini Delhi – 110085 , Opposite – Jaipur Golden Hospital Sector-3 Rohini and Opposite MTNL Telephone Exchange Sec-3 Rohini. Nearest Metro station – Pitam Pura.

The camp is open to all.

 

 

10-08-2016 –   RTOWA Delhi –

Volunteer Donations Received. –

1.    Ms. Chitra Prabhakar  23633  - Rs 5000/=

2.    Madan Lal Bhutani 22998 – Rs. 2100/=

3.    Vinit Kumar Sharma ( VR) – Rs. 5101/=

RTOWA Delhi is thankful for Their contribution and their attitude to help the Association in continuing its efforts for welfare of the retirees.

 

Following two Cheques have been received in the RTOWA Bank account. But the depositor have not sent  their details –

1.    Rs. 1000/= by Cheque No. 777154 dated 23-11-2016

2.    Rs. 1000/= by cheque No. 367387.

These members are requested to send their details to Sh P S Bhayan Ph; 9868256811  , 25256811.

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08-12-2016 – RTOWA News –

It is reliably learnt that MTNL Board has approved  78.2% IDA merger case. Detailed of the case are awaited.

 

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05-12-2016 – RTOWA News – Enhanced Gratuity due to 7th CPC –

RTOWA  AGS  Sh R K Mudgal discussed the case of Payment of enhanced gratuity to those MTNL retirees who have retired after 1st January 2016  due to 7th CPC.   The file after administrative approval has been sent to ADG(Pension)  cell DOT. ADG(Pens)  informed that Financial approval has not been sought by the concerned unit. The file has been resubmitted  to Finance unit for Expenditure approval and after completing the due process and approval of competent authority,  orders for payment of enhanced gratuity will be released.

The process may take some more time.

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02-12-2016 – RTOWA News –

As per directions of GS Sh S S Nanda , AGS Sh Radha Kishan visited  MTNL K L Bhawan and discussed the following issues –

1.      CGHS card making process – The process is at the final stage and very shortly final decision will come out and all members will be intimated the procedure. Till the procedure is finalized members are requested not to make any querry from the MTNL or CCA office.

2.      RSTC bill Reimbursement – All cases received till date in GM(A) Office have been checked and sent to the pension cell for further checking  and payment by pension cell.

3.      OPD Bill reimbursement –

For FY 2015-16 – there are nearly 300 cases which have been checked and ready for feeding in FMS system but GM(A) office staff is not able to feed these cases in FMS system due to some technical problem in FMS system. AGS met AGM(Med) who talked to AO(FMS) to sort out the problem. AO(FMS) assured for  early rectification of the fault in FMS System. Another 150 OPD cases are pending for checking in Medical section of GM(A) office.

OPD bills of FY 2016-17 – Approx. 145 cases have been sent to pension cell for further precheck and payment which will be processed after rectification of FMS system fault.

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29-11-2016 –

RTOWA  - Tour to Haridwar –

A tour to Haridwar is proposed to be held as per the details given below-

Conveyance – 2 x 2 Non A/C bus.

Start Delhi  -  Friday 23rd  December 2016 Night-10 PM

Saturday  24th December 2016 Morning - Reach Haridwar.

Stay in Dharamshala in Haridwar on twin Sharing basis in non A/C Rooms.

Saturday 24th December-2016 –  Morning after breakfast - Visit to Rishikesh , Evening Har ki Pauri  Arti  Darshan and Dip in Ganga river.

25th   December  2016 ( Sunday) -  Morning Visit  – Dip in ganga river , Mansa Devi temple , Chandi devi temple and other sight seeing.

25th December ( Sunday) Night – After dinner start back to Delhi.

26th  December morning ( Monday) – reach Delhi.

Contribution – As per actual cost ,  on no profit no loss basis. Initial deposit Rs. 1800/= Per Person.

Those interested may deposit the amount in cash (new notes)      (Latest by 10th December 2016)   to any of the tour committee members / GS  as given below-

S S Nanda – 9968721515

S K Bhatia – 9968293370

R K Mudgal – 9868501222

N K Gupta – 9868136259

Radha Kishan – 9868103310

H C Pant - 9560541177

M K Raura - 9811691177

Members may also send their willingness along with details of no. of persons by SMS to S K Bhatia on Ph; 9968293370.

 

 

30-11-2016 – RTOWA NEWS – CGHS Implementation-

RTOWA  President Sh M K Bagchi, AGS Sh R K Mudgal , AGS Sh Radha Kishan and ECM Sh A K Kapoor met GM(Admin) and GM(Fin) MTNL Delhi and discussed the implementation  process of preparation of CGHS Medical Cards for MTNL retirees. It is decided that few test cases will be prepared and sent to CCA office. CCA office after completing the necessary formalities will issue certificate for preparation of CGHS Medical card.

Members will be informed after the process is streamlined.

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30-11-2016 – RTOWA NEWS – Payment of enhanced Gratuity as per recommendation of 7th Pay Commission – AGS Sh R K Mudgal discussed with DDG(EStt.) DOT  on phone  about the issue of  orders for payment of  Enhanced Gratuity . DDG(Estt.) informed that  file has been sent to Accounts unit and the  orders will be issued on receipt of approval by Competent authority.

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28-11-2016 – RTOWA News –  CGHS Facility –

RTOWA president Sh M K Bagchi , GS Sh S S Nanda , AGS Sh R K Mudgal and ECM Sh A K Kapoor  met  Sh N K Joshi,  ED MTNL Delhi. They discussed the procedure to be adopted by MTNL Delhi to issue the letter to MTNL retirees to apply  for CGHS Facility. After thorough discussion ED Delhi agreed that he will formulate a procedure for CGHS facility and inform the Association.

 

 

25-11-2016 – UF Delhi News -

Lunch Hour demonstration was held  at MTNL CO CGO Complexon 23-11-2016 in support of UF demands –

1.   Revision of Pension of MTNL retirees.

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

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

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 .  The gathering was addressed Sh M K Bagchi and Sh S S Nanda  RTOWA and

by leaders of Associations and Unions present .

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.

 

 

22-11-2016 – RTOWA News –

CGHS Procedure – Meeting with Pr. CCA –

GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal met Pr. CCA and discussed about the issues realted to the retirees-

1.      Issuance of revised letter in reference to provision of CGHS facility to the MTNL retirees after making necessary corrections in their letter dated 16-11-2016 as pointed by GS Sh Nanda. – Pr. CCA told that revised letter has been issued and handed over one copy to RTOWA representatives. ( Copy of letter is uploaded on RTOWA Website).

2.      Association representatives also pointed out about the requirement of Service Books , as mentioned in the letter under point No-2. After elaborate discussions ove the issue, Pr. CCA convinced with the point of Association representatives that the Service Books are not required at all in preparing CGHS Medical cards & it will unnecessary dealy the process. Pr. CCA asked th GS to give representation in the matter. GS wrote letter to Pr. CCA over the subject of removing the condition of Service Books in the matter. (RTOWA immediately wrote the letter to Pr. CCA (Copy attached).

3.      Association representatives Pr. CCA to speed up the preparation work of PPO books. Dy. CCA present in the meeting told that the staff involved in the process have already been instructed in this regard. But irregular availability of the FMS system is slowing the process.

4.      Extending last Date of Life certificate – the issue was discussed by Association representatives. She agreed to extend the date and told that the letter will be issued in two days time.

5.      Association representatives thanked Pr. CCA and all officers and staff  of CCA office for the nice arrangement made for retirees to submit Life Certificates. It was conveyed that all the retirees were happy with the arrangement and expected that Pr. CCA office will continue its efforts in the future also.

It was informed that approx.. 7900 retirees of MTNL Delhi have submitted the life certificate till now.

 

22-11-2016 – RTOWA News –

Meeting with GM(F) Delhi-

Association representatives met GM(F) Delhi and handed over to him the letter given by CCA for CGHS arrangement and apprised him of the discussion took place with Pr. CCA. GM(F) told that a meeting with CCA unit has been scheduled on 23-11-2016. He assured to discuss all pension related issue along with CGHS issue and was hopeful of finding an amicable solution.

 

Status of Cases of PPO Books upto – 22-11-2016 –

Total cases  - 8470

Approved  -   8211

Unapproved -  259

PPO Issued -  4309

 

 

18-11-2016  -  RTOWA NEWS –

Inappropriate reduction of  Indoor Medical Contribution-

Sh S S Nanda Convener Joint Forum of MTNL retired Associations and Unions has sent a letter to CMD MTNL protesting against inappropriate  reduction of the Indoor Medical contribution by retirees which is not as per the our demand.

Copy of  letter is given on RTOWA Website.

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18-11-2016  -  RTOWA NEWS –

CGHS implementation –

Sh S S Nanda GS met Jt. CCA Delhi and discussed the issue of procedure to be followed to for making  CGHS medical cards. Jt CCA informed that Pr. CCA office has issued the letter giving details of procedure to be followed by MTNL and CCA office to for availing CGHS facility for the retirees. (Copy of orders issued by CCA for the procedure is given here).

 

The procedure adopted by CCA office was discussed in length. There were few discrepancies and mistakes in the letter which Sh Nanda pointed out. Jt. CCA has agreed to issue Corrigendum.

 As per the letter the procedure to be followed is –

1.      Retirees will contact MTNL Office and surrender their OPD and Indoor medical cards and in turn MTNL office will issue NOC to CCA office mentioning the details of retirees.

2.      On receipt of NOC from MTNL,   CCA office will issue a letter to retirees which will be used by retirees to apply for CGHS card.

Please note that –

a.       Only retirees having CCA PPO Books are eligible for CGHS facility.

b.      Members shall wait till the complete system is streamlined.

 

Pension revision arrear Payment

Sh S S Nanda GS also discussed with Jt. CCA the case of Payment of pending Pension revision arrear payment to  those retirees whose PPO’s have been issued but the arrear payment has not been released. Jt. CCA informed that there is some small discrepancy in these cases and he has written a letter to MTNL for settling the issue.

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18-11-2016  -  RTOWA NEWS –

OPD and RSTC Reimbursement to MTNL Delhi retirees –

Sh M K Bagchi President , Sh S S Nanda GS and Sh P S Bhayana Treasurer met GM(Fin) MTNL Delhi and discussed the non reimbursement of OPD and telephone bills of retirees. GM(F) told that as per the provision in the system the reimbursement cannot be made till the process of Life Certificate is completed. However, GS  discussed the case with GM(F) and requested to make provision for feeding previous year OPD and RSTC claims for reimbursement. After discussion he informed that there it is a procedural matter and there is technical difficulty in implementing it. He was requested to hold a joint meeting FMS, A/C and Admin unit and resolve the issue.

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18-11-2016  -  RTOWA NEWS –

 UNITED FORUM OF MTNL UNIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS Delhi News –

 A meeting of constituents of United Forum representatives was held on 17-11-2016 in Kidwai Bhawan. RTOWA representatives Sh M K Bagchi ,Sh S S Nanda and Sh P S Bhayana Treasurer attended it .

Issues discussed-    MTNL Board meeting was held on 15th Nov 2016. In the Board meeting  the issue of 78.2 %  was deferred  for  next Board meeting. Board discussed the issue of reducing the age limit of employees from 60 to 58 in length without any decision. United Forum took it seriously and decided to discuss the issue with other associations and unions for common cause. It was decided to protest as scheduled.                  

 

UF Agitational Programme –

Hold a Lunch Hour demonstration on 23-11-2016 (Wednesday) at MTNL CO , CGO Complex New Delhi in support of  long pending demands.

All members are requested to participate  and ask others to join enmass.

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08-11-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News -  CGHS Issue –

GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal visited CCA office and met CCA and Jt. CCA and discussed the implementation of CGHS orders. Jt.  CCA informed that the draft procedure has been prepared and is being sent to Pr. CCA for approval. The procedure to implement the CGHS facility is expected to be finalized within few days.

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08-11-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News -  Life Certificate process and Issue of PPO Books –

GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal visited Pension cell Karol Bagh to observe and assist the Life Certificate Process in Delhi. They spent half day there and met AO(PDA) and other officers and staff deputed for Life Certificate. The Life Certificate process is working smoothly without any complaint from retirees. They thanked the officers and staff involved in carrying the life certificate process smoothly and for their attitude and cooperation towards retirees.

They also discussed the issue of PPO Books with AO(PDA). The PPO books are being issued to retirees but the work could not be speeded up due to staff engaged in Life Certificate Process.



Photos of Life Certificate Process are given below-



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08-11-2016 – UF Delhi News –

 A meeting of constituents of United Forum representatives was held on 08-11-2016 in Kidwai Bhawan. RTOWA representatives Sh M K Bagchi ,Sh S S Nanda along with other RTOWA office bearers  attended it . The issue of next phase of agitational programme was discussed in detail. It was also gathered that MTNL proposes to reduce the retirement age of working employees from 60 to 58. This issue was also discussed in the meeting.  The issue of Pension revision wef Jan 2017 of MTNL Retirees was raised the Nanda and asked the convener & chairman to write and take up the case seriously at appropriate platform as this issue has already been discussed so many times in UF meeting. It was decided to –

1.      Oppose the MTNL move to reduce the age of retirement of MTNL working employees and write a protest letter to CMD MTNL.

2.      Hold a Lunch Hour demonstration on 23-11-2016 (Wednesday) at CGO Complex New Delhi in support of long pending demands.

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05-11-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Donations Received from Members –

(1)  Sh.Sushil Kumar Mittal  23302 -  Rs.3000/=

(2) Sh.G.S.Negi  - Rs 2100/=

(3) Sh.A.K.JAIN 22921  - Rs1000/=

(4) Sh.B.S.Karki 22796 - 'Rs1000/=

(5) Sh.S.L.Khurana 20018 -  Rs1100/=

 

RTOWA is thankful  for the donations-

S.S.NANDA GS

 

 

04-11-2016 – RTOWA News –

Indoor Medical Facility –

MTNL Co has issued the orders for modifying the Indoor Premium Amount to be deducted from retirees eligibility for OPD ( Copy of letter is given here). As per the orders Rs. 4472/= is to be deducted from the eligible OPD amount for double beneficiary and Rs. 2697/=  for single beneficiary. This amount will be deducted from eligible amount of OPD.

The amount has been decreased due to the protest and pressure of RTOWA and JF. But the orders are not to our satisfaction. We have not achieved what we wanted.

It may be noted that a large no. of retirees have filled the forms inspite of the directions of Association.

RTOWA & JF will write a strong protest letter to CMD and will continue to pursue our demand.

Our members may fill the Indoor medical forms required by GM(A) office including Annexure-G while association will continue its efforts.

 

 

03-11-2016 – Life Certificate Process in Delhi –

AGS Sh R K Mudgal & Sh Radha Kishan visited the Pension Cell Karol Bagh to observe and assist the Life Certificate Process in Karol Bagh Exchange. They were there the whole day. The work in the Life Certificate Process was going on smoothly without any hindrance and complaint of retirees.

The Jeevan Pramaan Portal is also working in  CCA office. The process of Jeevan Pramaan Portal is slow but those interested in this portal were able to give Life Certificate through it.

Retires should go on their schedule dates but CCA Office has been asked to accept the Life Certificate of those retirees also who are not able to come on their schedule dates.

 

RTOWA website is working now. Life certificate performa in Hindi and English, copy of order issued by CCA for Life Certificate and list of dates on which retirees have to submit the Life certificate has also been uploaded on website. Retirees may download them from RTOWA Website .

 

 

01-11-2016 – Life Certificate Process in Delhi –

GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal visited the Pension Cell Karol Bagh to observe and assist the Life Certificate Process in Karol Bagh Exchange. The work in the Life Certificate Process was going on smoothly without any hindrance and complaint of retirees.

The Jeevan Pramaan Portal is also provided by the CCA office. The process of Jeevan Pramaan Portal is slow but those interested in this portal were able to give Life Certificate through it.

Retires should go on their schedule dates but CCA Office has been asked to accept the Life Certificate of those retirees also who are not able to come on their schedule dates.

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02-11-2016 -  Meeting with CCA Delhi –

President Sh  M K Bagchi and GS Sh S S Nanda visited CCA office and Pension cell Karol Bagh. They met CCA Sh Manish Pathak and Jt. CCA Sh Deo Krishna and discussed –

1.      CGHS Issue – They discussed the procedure being adopted by CCA office to issue required certificate by CCA to apply for CGHS Facility. CCA informed that procedure for CGHS Medical Scheme for retirees of MTNL and BSNL is being finalized. They will send the procedure to be followed to Pr. CCA for approval. After approval , the same will be communicated to RTOWA and the retirees. Retirees will then be able to apply for the CGHS facility. Retirees are requested to wait till finalization of the process.

2.      PPO Book Preparation – CCA informed that the slow working problem of FMS system has been resolved and they will make all efforts to speed up the issue of PPO Books.

 

3.      Life Certificate – They also visited the Karol Bagh Pension cell and observed that the Life Certificate process is going on smoothly and without any complaint of retirees.

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27-10-2016 – RTOWA News –

Courtesy  Meeting with CMD MTNL –

 

RTOWA Delhi President Sh M K Bagchi , GS Sh S S Nanda , AGS Sh R K Mudgal, AGS Sh Radha Kishan, AGS Sh N K Bhatia and ECM Sh AK Kapoor had a meeting with CMD MTNL Sh P K Purwar and congratulated him on behalf of RTOWA Delhi and Mumbai on his selection as Chairman cum Managing Director on regular basis. He was greeted by presenting Bouquet.

 

During the meeting GS Sh Nanda apprised him of the burning issues of the retirees Viz. reduction in the Indoor Medical contribution of retirees, issue of 78.2% IDA fitment and full CGHS one time contribution by MTNL.  Sh Nanda also offered him full support of  retirees for the betterment of the MTNL.

 

CMD thanked all the representatives for their gesture. 

 

 

26-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

PPO Books of old retirees

AGS Sh R K Mudgal discussed on phone with Sh S C Rai Coordinator about the status of sending files of old retirees from  MTNL Delhi to CCA office for preparation of PPO Books.

Sh Rai informed that today MTNL Delhi  has sent files of all the retirees from 1998 to Mar-2014 to CCA office and only 263 cases are pending with them due to some objections . Now MTNL unit is left with the work of clearance of objections raised by CCA office , if any, on the files.

 

RTOWA is thankful to the Delhi Pension cell unit officers and staff for this excellent job and congratulates them for their sincere efforts towards retirees.

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26-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Speed up  of PPO Book preparation work -

AGS Sh R K Mudgal discussed on phone with Sh K K Mishra DGM(FMS) about the problems faced by CCA unit for the connectivity of the FMS System and suggested him to make some arrangements so that PPO Book printing work is not halted during pension preparation in the last days of every month.
He told that they are trying to bifurcate the work of Pension preparation and PPO book preparation and assured to get it implemented by next next week.

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26-10-2016 - Life Certifcate Performa and List of Certifying Authorities for MTNL retirees. -click here to download file

 

25-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Life Certificate –

RTOWA Delhi GS Sh S S Nanda and AGS Sh R K Mudgal met AO(PDA) and discussed issues related to Life Certificate to be deposited by retirees in Nov-2016. The points discussed and agreed are given below-

1.      Life Certificate Performa ( in Hindi and English ) -  The Performa provided by CCA office is given here.

2.      List of authorities who can sign on the Life certificate performa (useful for retirees residing outside Delhi who are not able to come personally for life certificate and are not able to use Jeevan Pramaan System) -   List is given along with Life Certificate Performa)

3.      Date of submission of Life Certificate in CCA Office Karol Bagh – RTOWA discussed the case of not receiving the SMS of date of submission of Life Certificate by many retirees. AO(PDA) assured to resolve the issue.

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GS wrote to ED Delhi for making arrangement to provide Jeevan Pramaan Portal in K L Bhawan and in the offices of Area GM’s to facilitate the pensioners for Life Certificate.

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25-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Arrear Payment and PPO books preparation -

GS and AGS met CAO(Pen) in Karol Bagh & discussed for settlement of  pending arrear payment and family pensioners issues. He told that a meeting with concerned officers of MTNL will be held on 28-10-2016 for resolving the said issues.

Regarding slow progress in printing of PPO Books , he told about the connectivity of FMS & shortage of staff. For family pensioners some issues are to be addressed by FMS unit. GS talked to CAO(FMS). She assured to resolve the issue by next week.

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25-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Cases pending under objection in MTNLand status of ending old PPO Book Cases–

GS and AGS met CAO(Pension) & Coordinator Sh S C Rai in MTNL Delhi to settle the cases pending under objections either in MTNL or in CCA office. They assured to resolve the same in the meeting to be held on 28-10-2016 and convince the officers of CCA unit.

He also told that all the old cases upto the period of March-2014 are under dispatch and are expected to be dispatched within this week. After sending the cases the measure work of Delhi unit will be over and they will be engage in clearing the cases having some objection.

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25-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Indoor Medical Facility -

All retirees are requested not to fill the forms for Indoor Medical Cards as the cases for reduction in 50% contribution is under review at the level of CMD MTNL.

Filling Forms weakens the stand of the Association.

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25-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Selection of CMD MTNL

Sh P K Purwar has been selected on regular basis for the post of CMD MTNL.

GS Sh S S Nanda send a message on behalf of RTOWA Delhi and Mumbai, congratulating Sh P K Purwar on his selection as regular CMD MTNL and wished good luck and hope that MTNL will grow fast under his leadership.

Sh Purwar replied and thanked for his good wishes.

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21-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Meeting with CCA to implement CGHS Medical Facility –

CCA Delhi called a meeting of Joint Form representatives to discuss about the implementation of DOT’s order dated 18-10-2016 for extending CGHS Medical facility to the retired employees of MTNL. All concerned officers of CCA office and MTNL Delhi were also present in the meeting. The matter was discussed thoroughly on all points of implementation process. Finally it was proposed that –

CCA office will issue an order for each retiree which will contain –

1.      Corresponding Grade Pay as per Annexure A1 & A2 of DOT’s order dated 31-08-2016 for the purpose of contribution towards CGHS.

2.      Corresponding range of pay drawn in Pay Band in CDA (Excluding Grade Pay) as per Annexure B1 & B2 of DOT’s order dated 31-08-2016 for the purpose of ward entitlement in the Hospitals.

3.      MTNL Authority will issue NOC after completing the required formalities.

4.      The order issued by CCA office will become part of PPO book & will be attached in the PPO Book.

5.      No separate entry in the PPO Book will be required.

6.      It is also agreed to prepare  few test cases to see the results for making the CGHS Cards.

                      Pr. CCA & CCA were out of station and could not attend the meeting. So, Jt. CCA told that he will brief the whole discussion of meeting to them and communicate the final decision taken by them.

After the implementation of the whole process and successful preparation of the Test cases members will be informed to start the process of CGHS facility. Till that time members may not go to MTNL, CCA or CGHS office to avoid harassment to them.

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21-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

In the meeting with Jt. CCA,  Convener JF Sh S S Nanda also raised the following issues –

a.      Very slow progress in preparation of PPO Books.

b.      Delay in arrear payment.

c.       Delay in settlement of Family pension issues.

d.      Problems related to FMS.

Jt CCA told that all the efforts will be made to gear up the work of PPO Books preparation and other issues too.

For issues related to FMS – DGM(FMS) MTNL told that there are about 150 complicated cases of arrear / family pensioners. FMS unit is working to resolve the problems of those cases and expected to sort it out soon.

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21-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Life Certificate by retirees having MTNL PPO Book through Jeevan Pramaan – FMS unit informed that they have tried to find a solution for retirees having MTNL PPO Book but could not succeed. Thus, retirees having MTNL PPO books will not be able to use the Jeevan Praman Facility.

CCA Office will give Life Certificate performa to the Association which will be uploaded on RTOWA website for the benefit of retirees residing outside.

MTNL retirees can also submit the Life certificate form duly attested by the authorities defined by Govt. of India in its orders.

The copy of Life Certificate Peforma  and list of Authorities authorized by GOI will be published on the webside.

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21-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

OPD Payment – FMS unit informed that feeding problem in FMS system has been sorted out and work will speed up now.

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21-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

RTOWA is trying to get reduce the amount of 50% Premium Payment for Indoor Medical facility. Some decision at the CMD level is expected.

But retirees may not fill the  I/D card forms including Annexure-G otherwise it will weaken the efforts of the Association.

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RTOWA is also trying for implementation 78.2%  IDA wef 01-01-2007  and include retirees in it also.

We are hopeful of positive result.

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19-10-2016 – RTOWA News –

Issue of CGHS Orders by DOT –

As a result of continuous  , sincere and tireless efforts and persuasion of RTOWA representatives, finally DOT has issued modified orders for implementation of CGHS facility for MTNL / BSNL retirees. These orders have come on the clarifications sought Pr. CCA and MTNL CO from DOT on its order of  dated 31-08-2016.

The copy of orders is given here.

This  orders will be discussed with CCA office for implementation.

Members may not be in a hurry till discussion took place by the Association representatives with the CCA Delhi.

 

 

19-10-2016 – RTOWA News Delhi –

Life Certificate by Retirees of MTNL Delhi in November 2016 –

CCA Delhi called a meeting of Representatives of Joint Forum of MTNL retirees on 18-10-2016 in CCA Office Delhi. The meeting was attended by CCA Sh Manish Pathak , Dy. CCA Ms Swati , Sh S S Nanda GS RTOWA & Convener JF , Sh R K Mudgal Press & Media secy, Sh R P Sharma Vice Chairman JF, Sh Jaswant Singh OS JF, Sh Dubey EM. The issue was discussed in length and it was agreed-

1.      CCA Office will operate the intensive programme of taking Life Certificate from 1st November 2016 to 21st November 2016 in Karol Bagh Exchange premises.

2.      A schedule of 500 pensioners per day has been agreed in two phases i.e 250 pensioners in first half i.e 10.30 Hrs to 13.30 Hrs and 250 pensioners in 2nd phase from 14 Hrs to 17 Hrs. 13.30 Hrs to 14.00 hrs will be Lunch break.

3.      All pensioners holding PPO’s of CCA or MTNL have to submit the Life Certificate at the same place i.e at Karol Bagh Exchange premises.

4.      Entry to the Karol Bagh Premises for Life Cerificate will be from Sanchaar Haat Gate side.  A token bearing serial number will be issued to the pensioners and then the retiree will get performa from reception and will submit his duly filled  life certificate at the respective counter. Tokens will be distributed upto 16 Hrs only.

5.      SMS will be sent to pensioners mentioning their date schedule for submitting the Life Certificate. The pensioners will be called according to date of retirement in ascending order from Nov 1998 onwards.

6.      Association representatives will also be present to support the retirees and CCA staff in this process of Life Certificate.

7.      Documents required for Life Certificate – (i) Original PPO Book  (ii) Photocopy of PPO Book. (iii)  Original Adhaar Card (iv) Photocopy of Adhaar Card  (v) in case Adhaar Card is not available – any photo identity proof issued by Govt. of India like Voter card etc.

8.      CCA will arrange a Kiosk for submission of Life certificate through Jeevan Pramaan portal to facilitate the retirees having PPO book issued by CCA office.

9.      Association is trying to make provision of Jeevan Pramaan  for MTNL retirees having PPO Books issued by MTNL. The issue was discussed with DGM(FMS). He assured to explore the possibility and will convey it to the RTOWA.

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19-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –Delhi Pension Unit issues –

GS and AGS met AGM(Admin & Med) o/o GM(A) Delhi and discussed about the filling of forms for Indoor Medical cards. Association representatives requested to display the exact amount to be borne by the retirees in case of single beneficiary and double beneficiary so that they may know the exact amount to be borne by the retirees.

Association representatives also requested her to arrange to install one Kiosk of one Jeevan Pramaan Life Certificate to facilitate the persons who cannot go to CCA office.

She agreed for both the proposals and asked the Association representatives to give it in writing.

Association representatives also discussed for reimbursement of pending OPD bills. She told that the work of feeding the data in FMS system is in progress but due to system problems the work is slow and they are trying to complete the bills of FY-2015-16 by the end October.

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19-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News-

GS & AGS met CAO(Pen) & Coordinating officer Sh S C Rai and discussed about the objections raised by the CCA unit time and again thereby abnormally delaying the preparation of PPO Books. Association representatives requested CAO to hold a meeting with CCA unit officers and call the RTOWA representatives also in the meeting. The problems being faced in preparation of PPO books will be discussed and sorted out in the meeting. He agreed with the proposal of RTOWA representatives.

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19-10-2016 – Status of issue of PPO Books-

Year

Total Cases

Cases Approved

Cases Pending

PPO Books Printed

2007

441

371

70

208

2008

502

370

132

22

2009

488

429

59

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2010

564

507

57

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19-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News – Appeal to Retirees -

Indoor Medical forms – All the retirees are requested not to fill Annexure-G for deduction of 50% premium. Pensioners may wait for some time for filling the forms as the case is under review at the CMD level.

Please note that the Indoor Medical Facility is continued in case of emergency.

Filling annexure-G by the retirees will weaken the stand of the Association.

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17-10-2016 – RTOWA News - Clarification of Medical schemes –

Some of our members are confused about the CGHS and CGHIS schemes. We may clarify these schemes as –

1.      CGHS – Central Govt. Health Scheme – This scheme is run by Ministry of health and family welfare Govt. of India. This is the Scheme for which RTOWA is pursuing and the final proper orders have not been issued till now.

 

2.      CGHIS – Contributory Group Health Insurance scheme – This scheme is run by MTNL management. All MTNL retirees are getting medical facility under this scheme. We broadly call it MTNL indoor Medical Facility.

 

Members please do not get confused between the two schemes.

 

 

13-10-2016 – RTOWA News  Delhi – AGS Sh R K Mudgal discussed the CGHS and  enhanced gratuity  issue with DDG(Estt) on phone. He informed that CGHS file has been sent to Accounts unit for their comments.

 

14-10-2016 – MTNL CO has issued the orders for Indoor Medical Scheme for MTNL retirees.

The copy of letter is given on RTOWA website.

MTNL Corporate Office has circulated a modified Annexure – G which is a “Self Declaration Form for availing MTNL CGHIS Facility”. Thus MTNL retirees have to give a declaration that those who want to avail themselves of MTNL CGHIS facility, must give undertaking that they will bear the 50% of CGHIS premium. Simultaneously MTNL Corporate Office has enhanced the annual premium for CGHIS policy substantially as follows:-

Annual Premium for CGHIS Policy :

1     For single beneficiary  :   Rs 5393/- + Tax as applicable

2     For double beneficiary : Rs 8944/- + Tax as applicable

i.e   As per the orders retirees will have to pay 50% of the premium amount plus Service Tax which is more than Rs. 5000/= for both husband and wife beneficiary and Rs. 3000/= for single beneficiary.

RTOWA took initiative and wrote a strong letter on the Joint Forum platform to CMD MTNL.

The copy of letter is RTOWA website.

 

14-10-2016 – RTOWA News –

1.    DOT Meeting for CGHS – Inspite of the illness Sh S S Nanda GS along with Sh R K Mudgal and Sh A K Kapoor met Director(A/C) DOT and discussed the issue of CGHS. He told that they have written a written a letter to CCA asking their difficulties in implementing DOT orders. After detailed discussions Director(A/C) agreed to help to resolve the CGHS issue of retirees. He told that DDG(A/C) and their DDG(A/C) is on leave and are expected to join on Monday. Association will have a meeting with ADG(PAT) in next week to pursue the issue.

2.    They then met DDG(Estt.) and told him the status of case in Accounts unit. He was told that the case cannot be resolved if the file remains shuttling between Establishment and accounts unit. He assured to take the personnel interest to resolve the matter.

3.    Payment of enhanced Gratuity due to 7th CPC - They also discussed the issue of payment of enhanced Gratuity to MTNL retirees retired after 01-01-2016 wWith Director(A/C) and DDG(Estt.). After detailed discussion both were convinced of the issue and assured to look into the matter and resolve the issue favourably.

 

14-10-2016 – RTOWA News –

1.    Indoor Medical issue – Inspite of the illness Sh S S Nanda GS RTOWA & Convener JF along with Sh A K Kapoor, Sh R P Sharma Vice Chairman JF , Sh Jaswant Singh Org. Secy JF visited MTNL CO and discussed –

(i)      DIR(HR) was not available in his office and they discussed the case of payment of 50% of the premium by the retirees on phone. Sh Nanda took a strong stand and apprised him that the decision has been taken without taking into confidence RTOWA or any other Association. He clearly told that the decision of MTNL CO is not acceptable to retirees and they will fight it tooth and nail. He showed his strong resentment and told that MTNL CO is trying to harass the retirees. DIR(HR) told that it is a decision of MTNL Board of Directors and asked Sh Nanda to discuss the case with CMD MTNL.

(ii)    All the representatives then had a meeting with Sh P K Purwar CMD MTNL.

The case of payment of 50% premium of Indoor Policy by retirees was discussed with him in detail. All the representatives showed their resentment and told that it is an arbitrary decision taken by MTNL Corporate Office to burden the already bent shoulder of the MTNL retirees. He was told that it is not acceptable to the retirees and they are annoyed by the unilateral decision of the MTNL. He was clearly made to understand that retirees will not make the enhanced payment towards premium of Indoor Policy. CMD told that he is suffering from viral fever and inspite of it, he is attending office. He assured to review the case.

2.    The case of CGHS issue was also discussed with CMD. He was told about  the status of case in DOT. The file of CGHS is shuttling between Establishment and Accounts units of DOT. He told that he will discuss the CGHS issue with DOT authorities by  next week.

3.    He was also apprised of the issue of enhanced gratuity due to implementation of 7th CPC to MTNL retirees. He told that they will write to DOT to get the orders issued at the earliest.

 

 

Sh Nanda and Sh Kapoor had a meeting with DGM(A/C) MTNL CO and discussed the issue of payment of premium to Indoor Medical. He assured to discuss it with DIR(HR) and CMD and get it resolved.

 

78.2 % IDA merger case – It is reliably learnt that the issue of 78.2% IDA merger is being processed in MTNL CO and we are hopeful of a positive result.

 

Today GS Sh S S Nanda received the letter from MTNL CO for extension of date of applying for CGHS facility upto 30-01-2016 and getting the reimbursement of the amount paid to CGHS from MTNL.

 

Sh Nanda , Sh Mudgal and Sh A K Kapoor had a meeting with Sh Prahlad Rai GS BSNL executive Association and discussed the issue of Enhanced Gratuity and issue of CGHS orders by DOT. Sh Prahlad Rai told that they have also started working on it and assured to intensify their efforts in DOT and BSNL Management to get the orders of Enhanced gratuity to retirees and implementation of CGHS orders issued by DOT.

 

14-10-2016- Scheduled meeting with CCA – Pr. CCA Delhi has called a meeting of representatives of Joint Forum of MTNL on Tuesday 18-01-2016 at 11.30 AM to discuss the MTNL Pensioners issues.

All members who want to give their suggestions / problems except VRS arrear / PPO Books may send message by Whatsapp to Sh Nanda ji by Monday 17th October.

 

12-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News - Indoor Medical cards and Renew of OPD cards –

The Performa to be filled for Applying for Indoor Medical Card is given below.

Retirees may take  following documents with them to apply for I/ D medical card and for extension of OPD Card  to avoid harassment -

1.      Photocopy of OPD Card.

2.      Photocopy of Indoor Medical (TPA) card.

3.      One set of passport size Photographs of self and spouse.

4.      Duly filled Application form in original.

5.      Photocopy of filled application form.

 

 

07-10-2016 – RTOWA News – Indoor Medical Scheme for MTNL retirees –

AGS Sh R K Mudgal spoke to DGM(Pers) CO and discussed the issue of orders for Indoor Medical treatment by eligible MTNL Retirees. MTNL has issued orders today evening. The copy of orders (two Pages) is given here. As per the orders –

MTNL CO issued circular for “Contributory Group Health Insurance Policy for MTNL retired Employees, 2016” vide letter No. MTNL/CO/Pers/REC-GHIS/2016/1744  dated 07-10-2016. MTNL relaunched the Contributory Group Health Insurance Scheme 2016 for MTNL retired Employees w.e.f 01-10-2016 for a period of two years. The scheme will be served through United India Insurance Company through TPA’s (1) M/S Paramount Health Services Pvt. Ltd for Delhi  and (ii) M/S Medsave for Mumbai.      TPA’s have been nominated initially for three months and they will be given extension depending upon their performance.

All members to note please – (the copy of order is self explanatory but retirees may note that)

(1) TPA will issue their own Medical card for Indoor treatment.

(2) All eligible retirees will have to fill up the requisite forms within one month to get the TPA Cards.

The annexure mentioned in the CO Order will be uploaded on RTOWA website on Monday.

 

 

07-10-2016 – Status of PPO Books –

Latest Status of issue of PPO Books for 2007 retirees –

Total cases of retirees of 2007 – 441

Cases approved by MTNL -  367

Cases unapproved by MTNL – 74

PPO  printed by CCA – 174

 

 

07-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

Indoor Medical TPA – GS Sh S S Nanda inspite of his health problem spoke to DIR(HR) and DGM(Pers) CO to sort out the Indoor Medical TPA problem. He told that Paramount TPA for I/D treatment of Delhi has been approved by MTNL. Orders are expected within few days.

 

CGHS Facility – Sh Nanda discussed the CGHS issue with Dir(HR) & DGM(Pers). Dir(HR) informed that they are in touch with DOT authorities. DDG(Estt.) is trying to hold a meeting with CGHS authorities to ask them to mention only equivalent CDA Scales as it is not possible to mention the Equivalent BP. The meeting is expected after Dussehra Holidays.

 

78.2% IDA Pay Fixation - It is gathered  from reliable sources Corporate Office is trying hard to solve the issue of 78.2 % IDA Pay fixation. We hope to get some important news.

 

 

 

05-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News – Volunteer Contributions received –

We are thankful to the following members for the special contribution made for the welfare of the Association –

1.      Sh O P Sachdeva (23173) Executive member – Rs 5000/=

2.      Sh Subhash Chand Manga (22783)   - Rs. 5000/=

 

 

05-10-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News –

AGS Sh R K Mudgal And Sh N K Bhatia met CAO(Pen) in CCA office and discussed VRS arrear Payments , long awaited family pensioner cases pending for decision , preparation of PPO Books of 2007 onwards and clearing of the cases under objection. CAO(P) informed that except family pensioner cases all other issues are well taken by his office. For family pensioner cases MTNL has to take a decision. He also informed that more than 160 PPO Books have been printed for 2007 retirees.

 

They also met CAO(P) MTNL Delhi and discussed for settlement of the long pending family pensioner cases and VRS Cases under objection. CAO(P) told that all the issues of  about 125 family pensioner cases have been resolved and arrear payment upto the period 31-12-2006 has been released. These cases have been sent to CCA office for further process and for making arrear payment w.e.f  01-01-2007.  For rest of the family pensioner cases,  some points are pending which are to be resolved by FMS unit. FMS unit assured to resolve the same within  2-3 days. CAO(P) assured that all the remaining family pension cases will be sent to CCA unit within 15 days after FMS unit clears the points in the matter.

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CAO(P) also told that there is not a single case pending under objection of the VRS arrear payment cases in his office.

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Regarding payment of OPD bills of FY 2015-16 – AO(P) Medical told that all the bills for FY 2015-16 have been paid.  If any retiree has not received the payment for previous year, .0 he may contact the Medical Section in GM(A) office to know the reason of his non-payment. Further , for FY-2016-17,  provisions are being made in the system for feeding the bills and they will start making the payment at the earliest.

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Indoor Medical – orders from MTNL CO are still awaited for appointing new TPA for Indoor Medical facilities. Pensioners are suggested to contact new TPA for I/D treatment on the contact numbers already published.

 

 

03-10-2016 – RTOWA News Delhi – Indoor Medical TPA -

On instructions of GS Sh S S Nanda , RTOWA representatives held a meeting with Paramount TPA representatives in Khurshid Lal Bhawan. Meeting was held between –

A.    RTOWA Representatives – (1) Sh R K Mudgal  AGS (2) Sh Radha Kishan AGS and GS Sh S S Nanda also had a telephonic discussion Sh R K Kachroo.

B.     Paramount Representatives – (1) R K Kachroo Chief Strategy Officer  (2) Parveen Kumar   Zonal head  (3) Vivek Chamual  AGM   (4) Rati Ram   Help desk Executive.

Issues related to implementation of Indoor medical policy by new TPA for Indoor Treatment of MTNL retirees were discussed in details. The issues agreed are –

1.      Availability of TPA all the time.

2.      Provide list of non-payable items. (will be published on RTOWA website)

3.      Hassle free discharge of patients to have timely approval of claim.

4.      Providing list of Empanelled Hospitals.  (will be published on RTOWA website)

5.      Restrict undue deposit at the time of admission in hospital.  (will be published on RTOWA website)

6.      Timely forward floater cases to MTNL for settlement.

TPA representatives assured to give best and hassle free services and quick redressal of complaints, if any. Paramount TPA has deputed the following executives to assist and help the MTNL retirees. MTNL retirees may contact them in case of any need.

1.      Sh Rati Ram  9205271068

2.      Sh Mangat Ram  9599075899

Present TPA i.e  Paramount has started the work w.e.f 1st Oct0ber 2016. All hospitalization cases w.e.f 01-10-2016 are to be settled by new TPA.

All old hospitalization cases i.e cases upto 30-09-2016 are being settled by old TPA.

Retirees may note – Old TPA cards will remain valid till decision to issue new cards is taken by MTNL Management. MTNL retirees should not be worried on this issue.

 

 

03-10-2016 – RTOWA News Delhi – OPD Medical cards of MTNL retirees –

AGS Sh R K Mudgal and Sh Radha Kishan met officials of medical section of GM(A) office MTNL Delhi regarding extension of date of OPD cards. Section officials told that they have instruction to extend OPD cards for three months only.

They, then, met AGM(A) and told that MTNL has already extended the I/D medical policy for one year and implementation of CGHS facility may take some more time. Under these circumstances extending OPD card for three months will be impractical as the retirees will have to come to Medical section again and again and it will be unnecessary burden on the medical section also.

AGM(A) was convinced and agreed to extend the date of OPD medical card for year. She immediately issued telephonic instructions to the concerned persons in the section.

Retirees may note to renew the OPD card following documents are required –

1.      Original OPD Card.

2.      Photocopy of OPD Card.

3.      Photocopy of Indoor Medical (TPA) card.

4.      One set of passport size Photographs of self and spouse.

5.      Duly filled Application form in original.

6.      Photocopy of filled application form.

Retirees may take all these documents with them while going for renewal of OPD cards to avoid harassment.

 

 

30-09-2016 – RTOWA Delhi News-

AGS Sh R K Mudgal & ECM Sh A K Kapoor visited Pr. CCA Office in Prasad Nagar / Karol Bagh , MTNL Delhi Pension cell Eastern Court , MTNL CO and discussed with DDG(Estt.) on phone to pursue MTNL retirees issues as –

1.      CGHS facility – CCA told that they have sent the letter to DDG(PAT) DOT giving detail of  problem of mentioning the equivalent CDA pay in PPO Book. ( Copy of letter is given on RTOWA Website).

DGM(Pers) MTNL CO has also sent the letter to ADG(PAT) DOT to resolve the problem of CGHS facility. ( Copy of letter is given on RTOWA Website).

Sh Mudgal discussed the case with Sh S K Jain DDG(Estt.) DOT and requested him to pursue the case and take the suitable decision taking in loop the CCA and CGHS authorities.

 

2.      Enhanced Graduity – The case of payment of enhanced Graduity (DCRG) to those who retired after 01-01-2016 due to implementation of 7th CPC was also discussed with DDG(Estt.) DOT. He was requested to take initiative to get the orders issued at the earliest. He told that the file of enhanced Gratuity is under process. It has to be examined by finance unit also. But he assured to get the orders issued.

 

3.      I Card to pensioners to whom CCA PPO has been issued – MTNL Pension cell has informed that approx. 200 pensioners I/cards have been received and are ready for distribution. The list of these pensioners will be uploaded on RTOWA website within few days. Members, whose name is in the list, may then go to MTNL Pension cell and collect their I/Cards.

 

4.      Arrear to VRS optees - Sh S C Rai CAO(pension) and Coordinator between MTNL and CCA Office told that no case of VRS arrear is pending with MTNL. All cases received under objection have been cleared and sent back to CCA office for further payment.

 

5.      Status of PPO Books of Pre Apr-2014 retirees – MTNL has approved more than 8000 out of total 8470 cases of Pre Apr-2014 retirees and  CCA office has released 4063 PPO  books.

 

6.      Indoor Medical w.e.f    01-10-2016 for MTNL Delhi and Mumbai retirees – Sh Mudgal and Sh Kapoor discussed and pursued the issue of Indoor Medical with GM(F) CO and DGM(Pers). They informed that the case is in Final stage and a decision will be taken today only.

MTNL has communicated that they have taken a decision for I/D medical facility w.e.f 01-10-2016 as –

(a)   For MTNL Delhi - The policy with United India Insurance Company has been extended for one more year w.e.f 01-10-2016. But United India Insurance Company has changed the TPA for Delhi. The new TPA is Paramount.

The orders to this effect will be issued on 01-10-2016. The copy of order and the details of TPA will be communicated by 3rd Oct to all the members.

(b)   For MTNL Mumbai – The Insurance Company and TPA have not been changed and the policy has been extended for one more year.

 

 

MTNL News – MTNL gets Rs. 110 crores from DOT on A/C of less reimbursement received for pension paid by MTNL from Apr-2014 to Dec2014.

 

 

30-09-2016 - CCA and MTNL CO letters to DOT regarding CGHS facility Sep 2016 - click here to download file

 

30-09-2016 – IDA rate wef 01-10-2016 –

As per calculation based on the data published by Labour Bureau the IDA rate will be 120.3% w.e.f 01-10-2016 i.e the IDA will increase by 5.5%. (Present IDA rate is 114.8%).

 

 

02-09-2016 – RTOWA News – CGHS Implementation meeting with CCA Delhi-

RTOWA GS Sh S S Nanda , AGS Sh R K Mudgal and ECM Sh A K KApoor visited CCA Office Delhi to discuss the implementation of CGHS orders.

CCA Sh Manish Pathak was not well and was on leave. Case was discussed with Jt. CCA.    After studying the DOT letter Jt. CCA raised certain queries. He said, these queriesare to be addressed by the DOT. They will start working after receiving the clarifications from DOT. The case will be further discussed with CCA on Monday / Tuesday after his joining the office.

Association representatives then met GM(HR) and GM(Fin) CO and discussed the issue at length. They requested them to take the issue with DOT and CCA and resolve all the queries raised by Jt. CCA and get the modified orders issued from DOT at the earliest so that retirees can start availing the CGHS facility .

 

Members are advised not to go to MTNL office / CCA office or CGHS office till complete formalities are sorted out for preparation of CGHS cards.


  Further details will be published soon.

 

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

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

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 –

 

http://skbsderg.tripod.com/

 

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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