The AUAB held a crucial meeting on 02.07.2021 with Shri. P K Purwar, CMD/BSNL. General Secretaries /Representatives of SNEA, BSNLEU, NFTE, AIGETOA, AIBSNLEA, SEWA BSNL, BSNL MS, SNATTA, AITEEA, BSNL ATM, TEPU, BSNL OA and BEA participated in the meeting. From management side, DIR(HR), DIR(CFA), DIR(Fin), DIR(CM), DIR(EB) and many senior officers of BSNL Corporate Office participated. The meeting went on for three and half hours in the Conference hall.
Leaders of the AUAB forcefully demanded prompt upgradation of the BTSs to immediately launch 4G services. Payment of salary on the due date of every month was prominently raised. Improving the FTTH service, improving the maintenance of Transmission network as well as landline and BB services etc were raised. Present Governments plan for raising Rs 40,000 Cr by monetizing BSNL Towers and Optical Fibre was severely opposed. Proposal of the management for restructuring BSNL manpower came under severe criticism. Regarding the Super Annuation Benefits, it was firmly demanded that BSNL Management should immediately take steps to increase its contribution upto 30%. The BSNL Management Policy of continuing to rely on ITS Officers to run the company was severely criticised. Many other issues related to the employees and the BSNL revival were also raised.