BSNL : 7th Joint Wage Revision Committee meeting
The 7th meeting of joint wage revision committee took place on 9th instant under the Chairmanship of Shri H.C. Pant. All the members of staff and management side were present. After prolonged discussions the staff side agreed to the pay scales proposal. Thereafter, issue of perks viz HRA etc was taken up. The management side proposed freezing of HRA and other allowances in the analogy of executives. The staff side rejected the proposal and firmly told that the HRA is not negotiable and cannot agree for its stoppage. The management side will discuss the matter with the top management and thereafter with the unions. The HRA must be revised with the revision of pay scales.