31 Mar 2017


The All India Consumer Price Indices for last 6 months are as:
2016 September:277
2016 Octo0ber : 278
2016 November: 277 ==== Average for the 3 months : 277.33
2016 December: 275
2017 January: 274
2017 February: 274 ===== Average for the 3 months:274.33

IDA for January- March 2017 = 119.5%

IDA for April-June 2017 = 117.2%

There is a further reduction of 2.3% !!!!

27 Mar 2017


It is understood that DOT has decided to file appeal in High Court against CAT judgement in Pension Anomaly case.  We have no alternative but to fight at every level.
( Message as received from Com PSR)

23 Mar 2017

7th CPC Gratuity BSNL Orders

Corporate Office  BSNL , New Delhi endorsed DOT's letter regarding enhancement of Gratuity Ceiling  w.e.f 01-01-2016 Click Here

20 Mar 2017


In view of Fresh Directives from DOT to CCAs to complete revision of pension with 78.2 % merger by 10-04-2017, the programme of DHARNA ON 27-03-2017 at Vijayawada is POSTPONED. Next date of programme will be intimated after review of status as on 10-04-2017.

18 Mar 2017

DHARNA ON 27-03-2017

Dharna on 27-03-2017 from 11 AM to 04 PM in front of  CCA Office , Central Telephone Exchange, Near Kaleswara Rao Market, Vijayawada to express our protest against delay in completion of revision of pension with 78.2% IDA merger. 

All the CEC members,District Secretaries and District Presidents are requested to participate along with our members.  Make the programme a huge success. 
As a result of Our CHQ leaders persuasion , vide its letter dated 07-03-2017, DOT - New Delhi has now set fresh target dates for completion of revision of pension with 78.2 %IDA merger. CCA has now been ordered to issue revised PPOs in respect of pre-2007 cases by 31-03-2017 and post-2007 cases by 10-04-2017. 

17 Mar 2017

DOT issued Order raising Gratuity Ceiling to ₹ 20 lakhs for absorbed BSNL employees          w.e.f 01-01-2016

Clik here for letter

16 Mar 2017

DA hiked by 2% from Jan 2017 for Central Government Employees. (D.A from Jul 2016 is 2% ) 


Central govt employees are on nation-wide strike today for one-day to protest against 'betrayal' on earlier assurances and against 'low' pay hike as per 7th CPC and other demands which includes Minimum Guaranteed pension . AP AIBSNLPWA expresses its solidarity to CG Employees.

14 Mar 2017

General Body Meeting of Vishakapatnam District is held on 11-03-2017 in the premises of GM's Office. District president Sri Srimannarayana presided the meeting. District Secretary Sri K.Somasundara Rao presented his report and Treasurer read out accounts position. CEC members from Vishakapatnam District Sri SVSN Murty and Sri S.Ram Prasad have also spoken on the occassion.  Membership of the district has increased considerably with the constant efforts of district branch.  As many as 170 members have attended and 15 pensioners who have become eligible for full pension during this period have been felicitated. District Secretary Sri T.S.Prakasa Rao and the CEC member Sri P.Manikyala Rao from adjoining District of Vizianagaram have also addressed the meeting. Circle Secretary of Telangana Sri K.S.Koteswara Rao ,special invitee, informed the status of 78.2 % settlement and about the proceedings of meeting with Pricipal CCA and CCA at Hyderabad. Circle President Sri M.R.S.Prakasa Rao has addressed the gathering in detail. Circle Secretary Sri V.Vara Prasad informed about the meeting with CCA/Pr.CCA at Hyderabad along with C.S Telangana. He said that the settlement of 78.2 % has been found to be slow and an organisational programme has to be undertaken during the last week of this month as per the resolution adopted in the circle conference held during Jan 2017. He informed that the new bank account has been opened for Andhra Pradesh Circle and a new website has also been launched for the circle. Latest Developments on pension revision as per 7th CPC , CAT judement on anomaly case , fresh efforts of CHQ for another legal battle on still pending anomalies on pension have also been explained to members. Meeting ended with vote of thanks. Glimpses of the meeting are here. 

10 Mar 2017

Calls made between 9 PM and 7 AM from rent-free residential phones of BSNL retirees are now free .

9 Mar 2017

Andhra Pradesh Circle New Bank Account

New Bank Account for Andhra Pradesh Circle, Vijayawada has been Opened.

                    Andhra Pradesh Circle, Vijayawada.
Current Account No :    36567329761
Bank               :   State Bank Of India 
Branch             :   Prajashakti Nagar Vijayawada) 
IFSC code          :   SBIN0007899

Quotas payable to Circle Branch may be remitted to this account.
Details may be intimated to : Sri N.S.Sarma, Circle Treasurer
D.No 56-10-36 A ,P&T Colony No 3 ,Plot No 15,Patamata, Vijayawada -520010. 


2 Mar 2017

Office Bearers

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