STATE NEWS - GUJARAT
GUJARAT STATE BRANCH OF AIBSNLREA HELD A MEETING:
Gujarat State Branch of AIBSNLREA held a get-together cum Pensioners' day celebration meeting on 23rd December, 2016 at 15-00 Hrs in Ahmedabad medical Association Hall, Ahmedabad. Total 250 members attended the meeting and 13 new members joined the Association taking the total life membership to 916. The meeting started with lightening of lamp and prayer by Shri B. C. Chauhan. The house then observed two minutes silence in memory of departed members and also some family members. Two Doctors from Apollo Hospital graced the occasion as Guests who were honoured by presentation of bouquets. Then Chief Guest Dr. Hasit Joshi, a cardiac surgeon gave his presentation regarding B.P. and cardiac care. The Guest of Honour Dr. Hrutij Bhatt gave presentation on backache and spindle care. State President Shri P.B.Parmar presided over the meeting. In his welcome speech, he informed that against the target of 1000 membership, the State Branch could add only 60 members during the period after last meeting. He briefed the House about the action taken by State branch after issue of orders for 78.2% IDA merger and the efforts made to settle the individual problems of the members. State Secretary Shri A.B.Patel presented his brief report on the activity of the State branch, latest position of the revision of pension work as on 22nd December, 2016 and also about the cases taken during the period, He further requested for the donation. Vice president Shri. D. M. Patel spoke regarding the message received from an association regarding court case on 78.2% IDA merger issue and asking to sign ''Vakalatnama” which is unwarranted. Then Shri B.M. Bhavsar, Organizing Secretary (West), CHQ addressed the house. He informed about the 3rd PRC and other issues. Shri R.M.Nayi, Asstt. Finance Secretary presented his vote of thanks. On this occasion AIBSNLREA News, was released. The meeting was followed by dinner.
ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING OF AIBSNLREA, GUJARAT STATE BRANCH:
Gujarat State Branch of AIBSNLREA held it’s AGM on 02.05.2016 at Ahmedabad Medical Association Hall at Ahmedabad. The meeting started with lightening of lamp followed by prayer by Shri P K Shah Retd, AGM ATD. President Shri P. B. Parmar welcomed all the participants and informed about approval of Cabinet note on the proposal regarding merger of 78.2% for fitment of pension by Minister of Communications & IT. He appraised the members about AIC at Bhubaneswar and informed about dates of conference, delegate fee etc. and asked members to come forward to attend the AIC. He also informed about the activities of the Association during last six months. The House observed silence in memory of the departed members and family members of the Association. Out of forty four eligible senior Life Members who completed 70 years as on 31.03.2016 with minimum one year membership, twenty two members attended conference and they were honoured with bouquet and shawl. A presentation given by the Cardiac Surgeon of Apollo Hospital Ahmedabad was liked by all members. Secretary, Shri A. B. Patel addressed the gathering and gave brief report on the issues taken up with administration by the State Branch and CHQ. He gave latest information on the issue of Pension anomaly case of pensioners who retired during first ten months of formation of BSNL. Shri D. M. Patel, Vice President gave details on annual ceiling limit of medical reimbursement for Pre-2007 retirees and explained this. He also explained the admissibility of minimum pension to Pre-2006 retirees w. e. f. 01.01.2006 (including the pensioners’ having less than 33 years of service). Shri J K Makeana Retd. DE gave details of “NEW DIET SYSTEM” for maintaining health without any medicine. Joint Secretary (West) CHQ Shri B. M. Bhavasar also addressed the house and gave his experience on this “NAVI BHOJAN PRATHA” (NEW DIET SYSTEM). The meeting concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Shri Y. K. Patni, Jt. Secretary. The meeting was followed by a dinner. Total 240 members attended this meeting and 17 new members were got also enrolled. The magazine AIBSNLREA News, Gujarat Issue No. 7 was also published on this occasion.
AIBSNLREA, GUJARAT STATE BRANCH HOLD ITS GENERAL BODY MEETING:
Gujarat State Branch of AIBSNLREA held its GB meeting and Diwali get together on 15-12-2015 at Ahmedabad Medical Association Hall in Ahmedabad. The meeting started with lightening of lamp followed by prayer by Shri B.C.Chauhan. President Shri P.B.Parmar welcomed all the participants, and informed about the activities of the Association during last six months. The House observed silence in memories of flood victims of Taminadu and also the departed members and family members of the Association. Joint secretary (West) CHQ Shri B.M.Bhavasar addressed house emphasizing the need of association of pensioners and increase of its membership. State Secretary Shri A.B.Patel addressed gathering and gave brief report on issues of the members taken up with administration by the State Branch and CHQ. He gave latest information on the issue of pension revision with fitment benefit by merger of 78.2% IDA and Pension anomaly case of pensioners who retired during first ten months of formation of BSNL etc. Shri D.M.Patel Vice President gave details on 7th CPC and 3rd PRC. The meeting concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Shri R.M.Nayi Asst. Finance Secretary. The meeting was followed by a dinner. Total 230 members attended this meeting and 20 new members were got enrolled. The magazine AIBSNLREA News, Gujarat Issue no. 6 was also published on this occasion.
GENERAL BODY MEETING OF AIBSNLREA, GUJARAT STATE BRANCH HELD:
Gujarat State Branch of AIBSNLREA held its General Body Meeting on 25.05.2015 at Ahmedabad. 230 members attended the meeting and 24 new life members were enrolled during the meeting. Dr. Amit Agrawal and Dr Maharshi Bhatt graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively. The meeting started by lighting of the lamp followed by prayers. The House first observed two minutes silence in memory of the recent earth quake victims and the departed pensioners and their family members. Thirty six senior members, who completed their 70 years of age, were honoured with presentation of bouquets and shawl. Then President Shri R.B.Goswami welcomed the Guests and the members. Both the Doctors gave an very useful presentation on orthopedic problems particularly about knee problems and replacement of joints with the help of slide show. They also cleared the doubts of the members. The State Secretary Shri. A.B.Patel informed the House about the latest position of the current issues like merger of 78.2% IDA with basic pension, Pension anomaly case, Fake Calls being received about PF etc.. Assistant Finance Secretary Shri R.M.Nayi presented the account for the year 2014-15 which was passed by the House. Shri B.M.Bhavsar, Advisor then addressed the gathering. Thereafter, the Election for new office bearers for the next term was conducted. Shri P.B.Parmar, Rtd Principal G.M. (Finance) Gujarat Circle was elected as president. S/Shri A.B.Patel and M.T.Patel were elected as the State Secretary and Financial Secretary respectively. Shri A.N.Bhavsar gave the vote of thanks. The meeting was followed by a Dinner arranged in the same venue.