• Meeting of the Joint Committee for wage revision of NE employees of BSNL : The meeting of joint wage revision committee took place on 27th instant under the Chairmanship of Shri H.C. Pant, CGM (Legal). The management side proposed minimum of revised pay scale of NE-1 as 2.4 times of existing minimum i.e. 2.4 X 7760 = 18,600. The staff side demanded multiplying factor of 2.44 with the minimum of Rs. 19,000/- as basic pay. The official side agreed to consider the same. Thereafter, discussions commenced on the maximum of the scale which but it remained inconclusive. The staff side was firm to avoid stagnation at all cost. The next meeting will be held on 10th September, 2018. In course of discussions the staff side expressed deep concerns and unhappiness over delay and unpreparedness of the official side.