Feb 032016

No Salary Hike For BSNL Employees In 7th Pay Commission

During a period when government workers are enthusiastically sitting tight for the 7th Pay Commission, there is a terrible news for the employees of the telecommunication giant BSNL. Employees of BSNL got the news few days ago that the BSNL employees won’t get the advantages if BSNL keeps running in loss.


According to the report of Zee Media, “Chairman of BSNL & MD Anupam Shrivastava declared that the workers of the organization won’t get the advantage of the pay hike as declared in the seventh pay commission 2016 if the organization keeps running in loss.” Reportedly, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has been running in loss since the past four years. Prior, reports came to the front that 7th Pay Commission will be deferred and will be applied from June/July and subsequent to that, one more frustrating news came for the BSNL employees. Sources declared that Central government might actualize the 7th Pay Commission subsequent to the implementation of the OROP plan. However, Government of India issued notice for the pending scheme of OROP in the month of November a year ago, it is yet to be actualized. Sources said that the veterans of Army need some change into the present type of the OROP plan however Central Government has not yet acknowledged their requests.

“It is the most pivotal year ever for BSNL, on the grounds that 2017 will be the financial year when our pay will be modified as the 3rd PRC, and let me tell you … unless we’re productive the pay is not going to be modified,” Shrivastava was cited as saying. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s pay cost is about 15,000 crore rupees, which is over the top of the numerous government and private PSUs.

Continue Loss

The Public Sector Unit, which was running on loss since the past four years, earned a benefit of about 672 crore rupees for the year 2014-15 contrasted with a loss of 691 crore rupees in the past financial. The company is hoping to earn the benefit further, and inside few years (2018-19), the company is focussing to accomplish net profit, as indicated by Shrivastava, who additionally stated that the year 2017 is an imperative year and the company needs to ensure that this financial year loss and profit account looks great.

“I have told to all my employees that their main obligation is to earn the benefit. Those days are gone when we used to sit and just sign on the files. Revenue was not your prime obligation,” Shrivastava further included. BSNL has employee strength of about 2.35 lakhs and it is really very bad news for them.

Loss Table

Year Loss (in Rupees) Benefit
2013-2014 7,020
2014-2015 8,234

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