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Last Updated on 21-May-2024

21-May-2024

Prayers in Writ Petition filed in Hon. High Court of Kerala by SNPWA CHQ regarding deduction of Income Tax from Leave Encashment and Ex-Gratia.
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08-May-2024

GS/ SNPWA and GS/ MREWA met new Director/ Establishment/ DOT in Sanchar Bhawan on 7th May, 24 and discussed following issues.
1. Pension Revision Director/ E apprised that informal interactions of DOT are continuing with the concerned nodal ministries, DOP& PW and DOE regarding the proposal of Pension Revision send to these nodal ministries by DOT quite sometime before and whatever inputs they require on the issue are being provided by DOT. However, Director/ E mentioned that, as of now, DOP & PW and DOE are yet to finalize their response to the said proposal. Director ( E) also informed that Legal cell of DOT, in consultation with the Establishment Section, is finalizing it's response to the Contempt notice issued by Hon. PB CAT ND.
2. Pending 5% IDA for retirees of MTNL Director ( E) informed that yet again, just a couple of days before, Internal Finance/ DOT has returned the file to tge Establishment Section, seeking further inputs from CGCA as well as MTNL on the issue. Director informed that within a weeks time the inputs sought for by IFA/ DOT would be send to both CGCA and MTNL for their response.
We tried to meet Member( Services) but unfortunately he had left to attend an important meeting in PMOs office.
Meeting with new PGM( E)/ BSNL on the issue of officiating JTOs of Kerala Circle
New PGM( E) was not even aware of the issue. However, he assured that he will get fully briefed from the concerned officers of Establishment Section and asked us to meet him after about a weeks time.
Tried to meet CMD/ BSNL to discuss the issue of ST Comrades of Maharashtra but unfortunately he was not available since he too had gone to PMOs office to attend some important meeting

04-May-2024

First All India Conference of SNPWA will be held at Ernakulam on 23rd and 24 th Sept, 2024.
Pre AIC CWC shall be held from 1600 hrs of 23rd Sept, 24 onwards and AIC will be held on 24th Sept, 24.
Boarding/ Lodging exclusively for delegates, ex - officio delegates etc., shall be available from afternoon of 23rd Sept to morning of 25th Sept, 24.
Notice for holding of AIC and other detailed information relating to AIC will be issued by First Week of June, 24.

01-May-2024

Proceedings in Hon. PB CAT in our contempt petition / Pension revision case:
Dear Sir, Please note that the Contempt Petitions filed in the captioned matters were registered as CP No. 301/2024 & CP No. 302/2024, and listed today as Items No. 2 & 3 before the bench comprising Hon'ble member Mr. Tarun Shridhar & Mrs. Pratima K Gupta at the Central Administrative Tribunal, Principal Bench in Court No. 3. The Contempt Petition in the connected matter was listed as Item No. 1.
Proxy Counsel appearing for the Respondent in Item No. 3 sought an adjournment which was denied by the Ld. Tribunal since no adjournments were being allowed in Contempt Petitions. Counsel appearing for the Contemnors apprised the Ld. Tribunal regarding the Writ Petitions preferred by the UOI in the Delhi High Court assailing the Order dated 20.09.2023 (order sought to be implemented) and requested that the Contempt Petitions be notified to a date after 12.07.2024, i.e. the date in the Writ Petitions. However, the Ld. Tribunal observed that the Order dated 05.04.2024 of the Delhi High Court in the Writ Petitions does not restrain the Ld. Tribunal to proceed with any contempt proceedings and no notice has been issued. In view of the same, the Ld. Tribunal has directed the Contemnors to file their affidavit of compliance within 4 weeks.
Ms. Puri, appearing for the Applicants in Item No. 2 & 3, requested for a short date. However, the Ld. Tribunal fixed the matter for 03.07.2024, immediately after the re-opening of the Tribunal post the summer vacation, since 4 weeks had been given for filing the compliance affidavit and it would take an additional week for the Registry to place the same on record, which would not be possible prior to the commencement of the court vacation in June.
In case of any clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Warm Regards,
Aditi Gupta,
Advocate
Chambers of Gauri Puri
136, Basement,
Sukhdev Vihar,
New Delhi-110025

01-May-2024

Order of Hon PB CAT ND dated 29th April 2024 regarding Contempt Petition filed by AIRBSNLEWA and SNPWA alleging the willful disobedience of the order dated 20.09.2023 of the Hon PB CAT Delhi.
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