IMPORTANT ORDERS

Telephone Facilities

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
BSNL No.2-03/2006-PHA (Pt) dated 9.3.2017 EXTENSION OF FREE NIGHT CALLING FACILITY TO RETIRED/RETIRING EMPLOYEES OF BSNL BSNL Corporate Office has issued orders extending the Free Night Calling facility to the retired/retiring employees of BSNL having concessional telephone as extended to any other subscriber.
BSNL No.2-79/94-PHA dated 9.4.2009 Grant of concessional telephone facility to retired/retiring employees of DoT - clarification Persons serving in DoT for 20 years and retired from anywhere to be treated in DoT-Category for the pupose of residential telephone connection.
BSNL No.2-7/2007-PHA dated 20.7.2007 Concessional telephone facility to retired/retiring employees of BSNL - policy regarding BSNL has issued detailed policy guidelines for BSNL retired Executives and Non-Executives.

BROADBAND FACILITY

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
BSNL No.3-2/2013-R&C [CFA] dated 6.3.2014 Special discount scheme for serving/retired employees of BSNL under EVDO and NIC postpaid data plan. introduction of Special discount scheme @ 10% on usage and FMC serving / retired employees of BSNL on EVDO and NIC postpaid data plans.
BSNL No.2-06/2005 - PHA (Pt) dated 22.3.2013 EXTENSION OF FACILITY OF CONCESSIONAL BROADBAND CONNECTION TO ABOVE JAG LEVEL BSNL RETIRED EMPLOYEES AT THEIR RESIDENCE. Concessional broadband connection to below JAG level BSNL retired employees at their residence extended to above JAG level retired officers.
BSNL No.2-06/2005 - PHA (Pt) dated 27.6.2012 PROVISION OF CONCESSIONAL BROADBAND FACILITY TO BELOW JAG LEVEL BSNL RETIRED EMPLOYEES AT THEIR RESIDENCE 60% discount in rentals for residential broadband connection to BSNL serving employees extended to below JAG level retired BSNL employees.
BSNL No.2-06/2005 - PHA dated 3.6.2011 PROVISION OF CONCESSIONAL BROADBAND FACILITY TO BELOW JAG LEVEL EMPLOYEES IN BSNL AT THEIR RESIDENCE60% discount in rentals for residential broadband connection under limited Plan of Rs.250 to BSNL serving employees extended to below JAG level BSNL employees extended to all Plans.

ENCASHMENT OF LEAVE ON RETIREMENT

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
BSNL No.1001-04/2011-12/Taxation/BSNL/LE/196 dated 4.5.2012 TDS on leave encashment amount at the time of retirement BSNL order clarifies that in the case of an absorbed employee having less than 300 days leave at his credit on the date of permanent absorption in BSNL, leave encashment for the balance period will be taxable subject to the exemption limit of Rs.3,00,000.
BSNL No.1-13/2010-PAT (BSNL)/encashment of HPL dated 1.7.2010 Encashment of HPL against shortfall in Earned Leave of 300 days in respect of Executives/Non-Executives absorbed/ directly recruited in BSNLOrders of Govt. in respect of encashment of HPL against shortfall in EL of 300 days implemented in respect of BSNL absorbed/ directly recruited Executives w.e.f. 1.1.2006

BSNL MRS

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/15-22/14 dated 11.4.2017 BSNL RESTORES THE BENEFIT OF MEDICAL CLAIMS WITHOUT VOUCHER FOR OUTDOOR TREATMENT TO THE RETIRED BSNL EMPLOYEESBSNL has issued orders restoring the facility initially for 6 months to the retired BSNL employees.
DoT letter No.4-12 (11)/2012-PAT (Part) dated 31.8.2016 EXTENSION OF CGHS FACILITIES TO THE RETIRED BSNL/MTNL EMPLOYEES WHO ARE IN RECEIPT OF PENSION FROM CENTRAL CIVIL ESTIMATES - CRITERIA FOR DETERMINING GRADE PAY AND WARD ENTITLEMENTDoT has issued orders that Pension Payment Order issued to the pensioners getting pension from Central Civil Estimates will also mention the equivalent basic pay and grade pay as per the Central Pay scale to enable CGHS in deciding rate of contribution and ward entitlement for issue of CGHS cards.
BSNL letter No.BSNL/Admn.I/15-18/16 (i) dated 10.8.2016 ISSUES RELATING TO MEDICAL FACILITIES EXTENDED TO RETIRED EMPLOYEES BSNL has issued guidelines on settlement of medical claims of retired employees within one month, empanelling sufficient number of hospitals on cashless basis and informing status of claims.
BSNL letter No.BSNL/Admn.I/15-9 (5)/15 dated 5.11.2015 SETTLEMENT OF OUTDOOR CLAIMS AT CGHS RATES BSNL has clarified that there should be no restriction as per CGHS rates for outdoor expenditure.
BSNL letter No.Nil dated 28.9.2015 EMPANELMENT OF DR.LAL PATHLABS FOR PATHOLOGICAL TESTS AS PER CGHS RATES BSNL has issued orders allowing all BSNL employees to have pathological tests from Dr. Lal Pathlabs at all their centres across the country under CGHS rates on production of ID card on cash payment.
DoP&PW N0. A/25/2008-P&PW(D) dated 19.11.2014 ENHANCEMENT OF FIXED MEDICAL ALLOWANCE (FMA) TO THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT PENSIONERS RESIDING IN AREAS NOT COVERED UNDER CGHS. DoP&PW has issued orders enhancing the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from the present Rs 300/- to Rs 500/- per month for the Central Government pensioners/family pensioners residing in areas not covered under the Central Government Health Scheme for meeting expenditure on their medical expenses which do not require hospitalization..
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/14-15/09 dated 2.4.2014 EXTENSION OF CGHS FACILITIES TO RETIRED BSNL EMPLOYEES BSNL accepts DoT proposal vide its letter dated 20.2.2014 and says willing BSNL retired employees can avail CGHS facility by opting by complying with the requisite formalities.
DoT F.No.4-12(11)/2012(PAT) dated 20.2.2014 EXTENSION OF CGHS FACILITIES TO RETIRED BSNL EMPLOYEES BSNL retired employees who are in receipt of Central Civil Pension can be given an option either to choose CGHS or BSNL MRS post-retirement as per their convenience.
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/15-10/13 dated 13.4.2013 EXTENSION OF MEDICAL FACILITIES TO RETIRED EMPLOYEES DRAWING PROVISIONAL PENSION DUE TO PENDING DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS AT THE TIME OF RETIREMENT BSNL has decided that medical facilities be extended to those retired employees drawing provisional pension and not issued PPOs due to pending disciplinary proceedings at the time of retirement, co-terminus with provisional pension till the disciplinary proceedings are concluded.
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/15-10/15 dated 21.1.2013 REVISION OF CEILING RATES AND GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS CORONARY/VASCULAR STENTS UNDER CGHS BSNL has circulated Dept. of Health & Family Welfare O.M. on the subject for reference and guidance for settling claims under BSNLMRS.
DoH&FW OM No.Misc. 1002/2006/CGHS (R&H)/CGHS (P) dated 31.10.2011 REVISION OF CEILING RATES AND GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS CORONARY/VASCULAR STENTS UNDER CGHS Dept. of Health & Family Welfare O.M. on the subject for reference and guidance for settling claims under BSNLMRS.
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/15-20/11 dated 20.3.2012 REVISED ROOM RENT FOR INDOOR TREATMENT UNDER BSNLMRSBSNL has notified revised room rent for indoor treatment for beneficiaries of BSNLMRS
BSNL No.7-8/2010/EF/Part/1 dated 5.9.2011 BSNLMRS - BSNL withdraws the provision of medical claim 'without voucher' for outdoor treatment BSNL has withdrawn the facility of medical claim 'without voucher' for outdoor treatment along with withdrawal of leave encashment while availing All India LTC and Home Town LTC, as a measure of expenditure control
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/14-2/09 dated 5.10.2010 BSNLMRS - Removal of genuine grievances of retired absorbed BSNL employees BSNL replies to AIBSNLREA regarding Annual revision of outdoor ceiling for reimbursement with vouchers. Credit facility to retired employees also in empanelled hospitals
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/14-2/09 (Pt) dated 29.10.2009 BSNLMRS - GUIDELINES FOR REGULATION OF EXPENDITURE ON INDOOR TREATMENT - CASES WHERE NO CGHS RATES ARE PRESCRIBED FOR ANY TREATMENT/PROCEDURE Procedure to be followed where no CGHS rates are prescribed and AIIMS rates are also not available or rates in Government Hospitals, Govg. Medical Colleges/Institutes are not available.
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/1 (Pt) dated 22.10.2009 REVISION OF LIMIT FOR OUTDOOR TREATMENT consequent on revision of IDA pay scales w.e.f.1.1.2007 BSNL revises the limit for reimbursement of expenditure on outdoor treatment consequent to revision of IDA pay scales to BSNL Executives.
BSNL No.BSNL/Admn.I/1(Pt) dated 23.8.2006 BSNL MRS GUIDELINES FOR RETIRED EMPLOYEES BSNL circulates the procedure for reimbursement of Medical claim for retired employees

MERGER OF 50% IDA

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
BSNL No.14-3/2008-PAT(BSNL) dated 29.5.2008 Merger of 50% IDA with basic pay BSNL issues orders for merger of 50% IDA with basic pay

REVISION OF IDA RATES

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
DoT No.36-04/2008-Pen(T) dated 24.11.2010 CCAs TO DOWNLOAD REVISED IDA ORDERS FROM DPE WBSITE TO MAKE PAYMENT TO THE PENSIONERS DOT has since issued orders instructing the CCAs to download the revised IDA Orders from DPE website and make payment to the pensioners accordingly. This is to avoid delay and inaction by the CCAs on the plea of non-receipt of Orders from DOT Headquarters. AIBSNLREA has been pleading with DOT to issue such instructions since long.

INCOME TAX

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
BSNL No.1001-06/2005/Taxation/BSNL/SAL-IT/ACC.PERQ/157 dated 25.3.2008 Valuation of perquisite of accommodation for the purpose of income tax. BSNL issues more clarifications on valuation of perquisite of accommodation for the purpose of Income Tax. Retired employees are to submit request with details of income

STAFF QUARTERS AFTER RETIREMENT

Order/Circular Number and Date Subject Content
BSNL No.482-16/2007-BG dated 17.7.2013 BSNL MODIFIES ITS EARLIER POLICY REGARDING ALLOTMENT OF VACANT QUARTERS TO RETIRED EMPLOYEES OF BSNL/DOT BSNL has issued Orders vide its No. 482-16/2007-BG dated 10.07.2013 modifying its earlier Order regarding allotment of vacant quarters to the retired employees of BSNL/DOT for their self use. Only immediate family members will be allowed to stay with the retired employee having allotted the quarter. The scheme is not available to the family pensioners
BSNL No. 482-16/2007-BG dated 26.10.2012 BSNL AMENDS ITS EXISTING POLICY FOR ALLOTMENT OF VACANT STAFF QUARTERS TO THE RETIRED EMPLOYEES BSNL has since issued orders amending its existing policy for allotment of vacant staff quarters to the retired employees by allowing an additional option for executing lease deed of vacant BSNL staff quarters for 11 months
BSNL No. 482-16/2007-BG dated 30.12.2011 ALLOTMENT OF VACANT STAFF QUARTERS TO THE RETIRED BSNL/DOT EMPLOYEES BSNL BOARD has agreed to the proposal for allotment of vacant staff quarters to the retired BSNL/DoT Employees. The CGMs have accordingly been empowered to allot the vacant staff quarters to them