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BSNL employees demand 4G service for customers along with other demands, held strike
TIWN Feb 18, 2018
BSNL employees demand 4G service for customers along with other demands, held strike
PHOTO : BSNL strike at Agartala. TIWN Pic Feb 18

AGARTALA, Feb 18 (TIWN): BSNL employees on Monday have demanded 4G service for customers under BSNL.

In this regard an agitation was also staged at Agartala.

They employees have also other demands as : Handingover of BSNL property to BSNL from DOT, review of salaries of BSNL employees from 2017-January, pension contribution should be based on basic salary etc. 

The Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government Sunday assured the agitating employees of the state-run telecom operators Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to address their pending demands as well as initiate steps to revive the telco.

The All India Unions and Associations of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (AUAB) has called for a three-day strike starting Monday.

The department of telecom (DoT) reiterates that positive steps are being taken in respect of each of the demands, it said in a statement.

State-owned operator's groups represent nearly 100,000 workforce, and have been demanding benefits to executives under the third Pay Revision Committee (PRC) with 15% fitment and to non-executives as per the eighth wage negotiations with effect from January 2017, in addition to the revision of pension for BSNL retirees and delinking it with pay revision.

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