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Iniatives to be adopted for Kerala Circle : Post VRS Scenario

In the light of ongoing VRS process, AIGETOA Kerala made submission before CGMT, BSNL Kerala with regard to initiatives that need to be adopted in Kerala Circle, considering number of connections and revenue front. Kerala Circle is one of the most important circle of BSNL from the time of inception and we need to be equipped to face the responsibilities well in-time with available resources and additional requirements / suggestions need to be taken with Corporate office. Click here for the letter submitted.

We have submitted the suggestions on CFA/EB/CM submitted with Corporate office also with Kerala Circle. AIGETOA has well defined plan with regard to various verticals and modalities that need to be implemented to accommodate the changes and face the business scenario in BSNL. We have the best internal talent pool among any Telecom company and we are sure that further deliberations /ideas /suggestions /discussions will make a turnaround strategy for BSNL inline with aspirations of Government, Customers and employees.


CHQ NEWS : AIGETOA Presentation on CM & EB Verticals to BSNL Management for incorporation in the decisions as part of BSNL Revival Program

AIGETOA writes to the Director (CM) and Director (EB) with presentation to bring the desired changes in these verticals as part of the BSNL Revival Program. AIGETOA also writes to the management that BSNL has a strong pool of internal talent to cater needs of company and customers and hence qualified and experienced internal talent should be given higher responsibilities and adequate authority to deliver the result.

AIGETOA is looking forward for a positive gesture and recognition from the management to incorporate these young, educated and vibrant executives of BSNL in higher role in re-building of our organization in the post VRS setup scenario. We appeal our BSNL Recruit fraternity to come under the umbrella of AIGETOA to make our voice much stronger in the corridor of administration for your long awaited recognition & reward.

Click for Letter to Director (CM) & Click here for Presentation of CM Vertical

Click for Letter to Director (EB) & Click here for Presentation of EB Vertical


Submission by AIGETOA Kerala circle for immediate clearing of wages due for contract staff

Aigetoa Kerala made a submission with CGMT Kerala for immediate clearing of wages due for contract staff.

CS Sri. Saheer and ACS Sri. Prasadraj had discussions with management in this regard.

Click here for the letter submitted.


CHQ NEWS : AIGETOA Presentation on CFA vertical as part of the BSNL Revival Program

AIGETOA writes to Director CFA with initial presentation on CFA verticals as part of the BSNL Revival Program.

Letter to Director CFA. Click here

AIGETOA Presentation CFA verticals as part of BSNL Revival Program. Click here


Legal battle to get the E2 for JTO cadre

It is learnt that the rejoinder application for E2 Scale for JTO cader, will be considered for final hearing by first week of November-2019 at Hon CAT, Ernakulam.

The clause-10 of JTO RR-14 is already under stay for last 3 years, in the same case.

We are awaiting for the final hearing and further directions.


Endorsement of New Circle Executive committee, AIGETOA Kerala

The list of new Circle Executive Committee, AIGETOA Kerala is circulated with All Units of Kerala Circle by O/o CGMT Kerala.


Circle Team Meeting with CGMT BSNL , Kerala

Our Circle team met CGMT BSNL Dr. P T Mathew, ITS today. We appraised respected CGMT regarding our Circle Conference and expressed our sincere gratitude towards his whole hearted support and trust towards the executives and this association. We introduced the new team and committee. Sri. Saheer S CS Kerala, Sri.Muhammadali MC CP Kerala, Sri.Maxmilan CFS Kerala, Sri.Prasadraj ACS, Sri.Vipal prem VP attended the meeting. CGMT expressed new Circle Committee his best wishes and greetings.

We discussed about SDE to JTO Reversion matter & Transfer /relieving cases. CGMT was very much positive on the approach and assured us earliest solution in the relieving of the executive. In the reversion matter it was informed that, based on the outcome of legal proceedings, maximum help will be extended for the executives.

Further our team appraised about Operational issues in field units, Pending payment to contract Staff, Kfon project, Post VRS scenario etc. CGMT expressed that more and more suggestions related with better business opportunities for BSNL are expected from our side. CGMT stressed on hard work and team effort to build up a better BSNL and we assured that BSNL recruited employees will be delivering the best for organisation as always.




First of all, we thank our Hon'ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi, our Hon'ble Minister of Communication, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Ji, our Hon'ble Minister of State for Communication Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre and Government of India for this historic decision to turn around the fortune of one of the strategic asset of the Nation i.e. BSNL. We also extend our heartfelt thanks to the Secretary, Members and all senior officers of the Department of Telecommunications who put their day and night and worked tirelessly to prepare the BSNL Revival Plan to bring a sea change in the fortune of the company. Finally, it's our BSNL Board which dreamed this ambitious plan and put their best efforts to put all documentations, ideas and support to prepare & push the much required BSNL Revival Plan. So, we whole heartedly thank the efforts of our respected Shri P. K. Purwar Ji - Chairman & Managing Director (BSNL), Shri Vivek Banzal Ji - Director (CFA), Shri Sheetla Prasad Ji - Director (CM), Shri Arvind Vadnerkar Ji - Director (HR), Shri B. L. Varshney Ji Director (EB), Shri Suresh Kumar Gupta Director (Fin).

At last! We thank our AIGETOA and entire BSNL Recruited Fraternity for supporting the BSNL Revival Plan from day one against opposition from almost all corners. Our support to the cause also finds a mention in the Hon'ble Minister press brief today. Our continuous interaction with Ministry of Telecom, Dept of Telecommunication, BSNL Board of Directors and other related departments through letter and personal meetings helped in building a consensus that a large section of employees are supporting the cause in the larger interest of the BSNL. We also thanks our fellow colleagues and public for supporting the cause on Social Media, specially generating top trends on multi occasions with #IndianeedBSNL, #SwitchtoBSNL, #BSNL4G, #BSN_Revival and others.

Let's We All Come Together To Build A New BSNL

Salient Points approved by cabinet for BSNL-MTNL Revival:

1. Administrative allotment of spectrum for 4G services to BSNL and MTNL so as to enable these PSUs to provide broadband and other data services. The said Spectrum will be funded by the Government of India by capital infusion in these PSUs at a value of Rs 20,140 Cr in addition; the GST amount of Rs 3,674 Cr to this spectrum value will also be borne by the Government of India through Budgetary resources. By using this spectrum allotment, BSNL and MTNL will be able to deliver 4G services, compete in the market and provide high speed data using their vast network including in rural areas.

2. BSNL and MTNL will also raise long-term bonds of Rs 15,000 Cr for which sovereign guarantee will be provided by the Government of India (GoI). With the said resources, BSNL and MTNL will restructure their existing debt and also partly meet CAPEX, OPEX and other requirements.

3. BSNL and MTNL will also offer Voluntary Retirement to their employees, aged 50 years and above through attractive Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS), the cost of which will be borne by the Government of India through budgetary support. The ex-gratia component of VRS will require Rs. 17,169 Cr in addition; GoI will be meeting the cost towards Pension, Gratuity and Commutation. Details of the scheme will be finalized by BSNL/MTNL.

4. BSNL and MTNL will monetize their assets so as to raise resources for retiring debt, servicing of bonds, network up gradation, expansion and meeting the operational fund requirements.

5. In-principle merger of BSNL and MTNL.

Click here for the Press Brief

Click here for our letter for revival to Hon'ble PM


Meeting with GM(HR /Admin) , Kerala Circle

Our CS Sri.Saheer S ,ACS Sri. Prasadraj and Aravind DFS met GM(HR/Admin) today with regard to SDE reversion matter and relieving of one executive from Trichur BA.

We have once again detailed the reversion matter with administration and mentions the lacunae happened from concerned legal section. As some corners who smile from front are trying negatively in the background. We requested that the statu-quo order from Hon CAT, Ernakulam may be implemented towards executive friendly side and requested management's support to tide over the difficult situation faced by our fellow colleague. Click here for the letter submitted . The strong follow up of AIGETOA CHQ made corporate office to constitute a committee for SCN cases. Since reversion matter includes some legal formalities, we requested administration to clear the same so as to render justice for affected executives from Kerala also.

With regard to relieving of an SDE who is our member, we categorically pointed to GM, that the biased attitude from SSA administration can't be accepted. Click here for the letter. GM assured that positive action will be there in this regard at the earliest.


Submission by AIGETOA on K-Fon Joint Venture

Aigetoa Kerala made a submission with CGMT Kerala for re-intiating the process for regarding possibilities of exploring K-Fon joint venture. Our CS Sri. Saheer and ACS Sri. Prasadraj had discussions with management in this regard.

Click here for the letter submitted.


AIGETOA is not part of proposed Hunger Fast & LHD on 18.10.2019:

It is intimated to all our members that AIGETOA is not participant of the Hunger Fast and Lunch Hour Demonstration on 18.10.2019. We are not part of the said program due to divergent views on the various demands as detailed:


> AIGETOA supports BSNL Revival with 4G, Land Monetization, Soft Loan, VRS and 58.

> AIGETOA supports disbursement of salary in time.

> AIGETOA supports Implementation of 30% Superannuation Benefits (SAB).

> AIGETOA supports payment of Electricity Bills, House Rental, Labour payment, EMI payment of Banks, LIC Premium, Society contribution, GPF etc.


> AIGETOA supports VRS/58 where as other constituent of AUAB oppose it.

> AIGETOA differs on the Presence of Pension Revision & 3rd PRC in charter of demands at this critical financial crisis stage of BSNL.

> Missing of any positive moves by AUAB to get the implementation of 3% SAB enhancement (From existing 5% to 8%) as agreed by the then CMD BSNL.

So, due to these divergent views on some critical issues, AIGETOA is not part of the proposed Hunger Fast and Lunch Hour Demonstration on 18.10.2019 butextend moral supports for the common cause as detailed above. We are hopeful that the constituents of AUAB will try to understand our viewpoint also as the existence of BSNL is a matter of surviving for entire BR fraternity. So, we should be ready to accept some hard decisions also for betterment of our beloved organization and its future growth.


5th Circle Conference Cum AGM of Kerala Circle :

The 5th Circle Conference Cum Annual General Meet of AIGETOA Kerala chapter was held on 12th October 2019 at  Hotel Blue Nile, Kannur. The Conference was graced by the presence of various distinguished dignitaries from association side and Management side, along with participation of hundreds of BSNL executives from nook and corner of Circle. Literally Kannur became a small prototype of BSNL Kerala on 12th October 2019. The participants witnessed one of the best coordinated event by AIGETOA team with exemplary hospitality  and arrangements and planning.

From  AIGETOA CHQ side our beloved General Secretary Shri Wasi Ahmad and our beloved  All India President Shri Ravi Shil Verma along with CHQ auditor Shri Senthil Kumar ( CHQ Observer ), Organizing Secretary-II Shri Dipu Chandran, CHQ Advisors Shri Ansal Mohammed C H, Shri Vipal Prem attended the conference.

The morning session started with AIGETOA Flag hoisting  by Circle President Shri Maxmilan K  and subsequent Opening remarks from  GS Shri Wasi Ahmad, AIP Shri Ravi shil Verma, CHQ Auditor, CS, CFS, Org Sec-II etc.  Various awards  was delivered  to BA teams / Individual members  for best performance in different category by our GS & AIP.

Open Session was graced by the Presence of CGM(Incharge) & PGMT Trivandrum Shri S S Thampi  Sir,  GMT Kannur & GM( NWO-CFA), Circle Office Shri N K Sukumaran Sir, GMT Kozhikkode Smt. Sania Abdul Latheef  madam. DGMs  & AGMs from Kannur SSA also participated as our honoured guests.

Open Session was inaugurated by our Chief Guest Shri S S Thampi PGMT  in the presence of  guests of honour  Shri N K Sukumaran GMT, Smt. Sania Abdul Latheef GMT , Shri Ravishil Verma AIP, Shri Wasi Ahmad GS, Shri Senthil Kumar CHQ Auditor, Shri Maxmilan K CP, Shri Saheer S CS and Shri Ansal Mohammed CFS. The Theme of Open Session - Empowering BSNL in the new Telecom Era - Role of BSNL Recruits - Challenges and Responsibilities, was extensively deliberated by all dignitaries  and all stressed the vital role need to be played by BSNL recruits to move the company further on.  The guidance and supportive suggestions from senior management indeed made the session fruitful. The voice of BSNL recruits across country - our GS Shri Wasi Ahmad and the confidence of BSNL recruits - our AIP Shri Ravishil Verma  delivered mind blowing speeches, which boosted the audience mind with positivity. The dignitaries were felicitated by Team AIGETOA Kerala.

In the afternoon  session, various SSA reports / Circle Term Report & Finance reports were presented by the concerned office bearers. Further there was an interactive session headed by CHQ team & Circle team. The session enlightened the core & collegiums members present in the conference with various stand / initiatives by AIGETOA team on various fronts and various apprehension raised from members also clarified.

The Election process for new Circle Executive Body of AIGETOA Kerala Chapter was  controlled by Shri Vikas V (Returning Officer) and guided by Shri Senthil Kumar (CHQ Observer).  The collegiums unanimously elected the following Circle office bearers for the next term for AIGETOA Kerala. Click here for Newly Elected Body of Kerala

Glimpses of Circle Conference of AIGETOA Kerala. Click here

The entire Conference was a memorable one and will be cherished by all the participants and its sure that AIGETOA and BSNL recruit unity will be upheld by all the executives across BSNL for betterment of our bread and butter.




5th Circle Conference & Annual General Meet : AIGETOA Kerala

The 5th Circle Conference cum AGM of All India Graduate Engineers & Telecom officers Association - AIGETOA KERALA and election of Circle governing executive body for next term is scheduled to be held on 12th October 2019 at Kannur ( Hotel Blue Nile , S N Park Road ) as per the provisions in the constitution of AIGETOA. Our GS Shri. Wasi Ahmed & AIP Shri. Ravi Shil Verma will be attending the conference. 

All are cordially invited.


Open Session Theme: Empowering BSNL in the New Telecom Era - Role of BSNL Recruits - Challenges and Responsibilities

CHQ Observer : Shri. M Sridhar Babu, JS (S), AIGETOA CHQ
Returning officer :  Shri Vikas V, Member AIGETOA Kerala

Kerala Circle

Office Bearers

Circle President
Sri. Muhammadali M C
SDE, Kannur
Circle Secretary
Sri. Saheer S
SDE, Trivandrum
Circle Finance Secretary
Sri. Maxmilan K
SDE, Ernakulam
Circle Vice President
Sri. Anil Kani
Sri. Vipal Prem
Assistant Circle Secretary
Sri. Ansal Mohammed C H
Sri. Prasadraj R V
Sri. Abdul Basith
Sri. Nikesh V K
Sri. Binoj C B
Sri. Cijo P Joseph
Nominated Members
Sri. Ramachandran V K
Sri. Madhu R V
Sri. Sudeep C
Sri. Mohammed Nafeel
Sri. Melvin Thomas
Sri. Suneer Yousuf
Trivandrum SSA


Sri. Rajesh B
Mob: 9447000092
Sri. Sreejith S.V
SDE Malayinkeezhu
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Finance Secretary
Sri. Aravind
Mob: 9447963221
Kollam SSA


Sri. Anoop Balachandran
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Finance Secretary
Sri.Sunil Castroe
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Pathanamthitta SSA


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Sri. Manoj.T
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Finance Secretary
Sri. Jenu John
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Kottayam SSA


Smt. Lovely Joseph
SDE Kanjirappally
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Sri. George Johns P
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Finance Secretary
Sri. Ashley P Thomas
SDE Instl & Intl / IPT
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Alappuzha SSA


Sri.Sunil Kumar S
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Sri.Subiksh T Surendran
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Finance Secretary
Sri Jayaprakash
SDE Mavelikkara
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Ernakulam SSA


Sri.Bijoy R
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Sri. Arun KG

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Finance Secretary
Sri. Mohammed Shaiju
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Thrissur SSA


SDE MS Installation
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Sri. Anand Ramakrishnan
Finance Secretary
Sri. Chandra Kumar
JTO FTTH Thrissur
Palakkad SSA


SDE Wadakkenchery
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Finance Secretary
Sri. Unmesh.A
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Malappuram SSA


Sri. Faisal Elattuparambil
SDE(External), Wandoor
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Sri. Subair
JTO Mangalam
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Finance Secretary
Sri.Vipindas V.K
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Kozhikode SSA


Sri. Noushad Poylil
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Sri. Samel Prasad
JTO Meppayur
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Finance Secretary
Sri. Anurag
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Kannur SSA


Sri. Sandeep P
SDE(G) Valakai
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Sri. Roopesh Ramakrishnan
JTO Thoovakunnu
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Finance Secretary
Sri. Pramodh K J
SDE CM-Instn
Mob: 9447055422
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