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Thursday, 17 April 2014

UPDATE ON OUR WAGE REVISION CASE

A Miscellaneous application has been filed by our Federation before the Honble CAT,Ernakulam Bench for Implementation of Honble Tribunal"s order for O.A.298/2010 and the case came up for hearing on 9/4/2014 and the same day the Honble CAT passed an Interim order to the First respondent,the Secretary,Ministry of I&B, to explain the action taken report pursuant to the Prasar Bharati Board"s decision with regard to our wage anomaly issue and also to state how soon appropriate orders in this regard shall be issued .The next course of action will be decided by the Honble Tribunal on 23/5/2014.

Friday, 28 March 2014

UPDATE ON UPGRADATION OF PAY SCALES TO OUR PROFESSIONAL CADRES

The President of our Federation met the Additional Secretary of Ministry of I&B and Government of India representative in Prasar Bharati Board Shri.J.S.Mathur on 26/03/2014 in his chamber in New Delhi under the advice of the Secretary,Ministry of I&B and discussed our long pending wage anomaly issue along with the copy of Prasar Bharati Board's communication to the Secretary,Ministry of I&B w.r.t our wage revision ,and the Additional Secretary assured that he will go through our file and take appropriate action.Meantime our President also sought the intervention of Shri.Vijay sharma ,Private Secretary to our Honble Minister for I&B in to our long pending pay parity issue and he also assured that as soon the Matter comes to the Honble Minister the action will be taken at the earliest.
      The next update in our wage revision matter will be available very soon.

Saturday, 22 February 2014

GOM ON PRASAR BHARATI TO TAKE A FINAL DECISION ON OUR PAY PARITY SOON

We met Shri.Bimal Julka ,Secretary, Ministry of I&B on 17/2/2014 in New delhi and discussed in detail about our long pending wage anomaly issue.Smt.Abha Shukla,Joint Secretary{Broadcasting}was also present during our discussion.Both the officials assured that the matter of our wage anomaly will be referred to the Group of Ministers {GOM} very soon for taking a final decision.Mean time some information with regard to our wage anomaly was sought from prasrar bharati and the same was submitted to the Ministry of I&B by Prasar Bharati authorities on 13/2/2014 along with the Prasar Bharati Board"s unanimous decision in our favour which was taken by PB Board on its Meeting held on 7-1-2014.
     We also met Smt.Anu Garg,Joint Secretary in Prime Minister"s office ,who is in-charge of our I&B Ministry and presented our case before her for Expediting an early settlement for our long pending issue, by taking up the matter with our Ministry of  I&B. Shri.Shakil P Ahammed ,Director,PMO was also present during our meeting.Both the officials of the PMO assured their full support and  exploring all possibilities to settle our pay parity issue,on Priority.
    At present the Ministry of I&B is gearing up for a GOM meeting at the earliest to settle our wage anomaly issue.As soon as the GOM Meeting date is fixed the next update will be available in our Blog.

Sunday, 9 February 2014

UPDATE ON WAGE ANOMALY ISSUE

The long pending wage anomaly for our professional cadres as per the Honble CAT verdict is getting processed in the Ministry of I&B on priority and it is learned that the wage anomaly issue will be resolved very soon.To ascertain the matter in person and to persuade the competent authorities to expedite the decision at the earliest,the President of FDCP is proceeding to New delhi next week.The next update will be available in the blog , only after the President's New delhi visit.

Saturday, 11 January 2014

UPDATE ON OUR WAGE ANOMALY ISSUE:

   The President of our Federation along with Shri.KP.Prasad, Edit supervisor of Ddk,Lucknow and Shri.AS..Ganesh,Film/Video Editor of Ddk,Delhi met Shri.Manish Tewari,Honble Minister for I&B in the Ministry on 10/01/2014 at 12.15 pm and explained the delay in resolving our long pending wage anomaly issue.The Honble Minister along with his Personal staff, heard our crisis with patience and he informed us that the matter is already in the processing and he assured that the matter will be settled soon.
   After our meeting with the Minister,as per his direction another meeting was held in the chamber of Joint secretary {Broadcasting}Smt.Abha Shukla along with other competent authorities and according to the officials,the Agenda for the forthcoming GOM {Group of Ministers} Meeting was already placed before the Prasar Bharati Board Meeting ,which was held on 7-01-2014 for getting the Considered view of the PB Board.Now the Ministry of I&B is expecting the Minutes of the PB Board meeting within a week and after that the matter will be placed before the GOM Meeting very soon for getting the approval of the GOM and thereafter the same will be ratified through the Cabinet for Final Orders.
     Earlier we met the Secretary,Ministry of I&B Shri.Bimal Julka on 10/01/2014 at 10.30 a.m along with the Joint Secretary{Broadcasting}Smt.Abha Shukla and discussed our wage anomaly issue in detail,with regard to our Court case and they assured that the matter will be considered on Priority.An affidavit in this matter will be submitted before the Honble CAT,Ernakulam Bench in the coming Week.
     The Honble Minister for I&B ,the Secretary ,MIB,and the Joint Secretary {Broadcasting}assured their full cooperation and Support to resolve our long pending crisis,as early as possible.

Wednesday, 25 December 2013

FEDERATION PRESIDENT MET OUR HONBLE FINANCE MINISTER ON 22-12-2013

The FDCP President met our Honble Finance Minister and GOM [on Prasar Bharati] ,Chairman Shri.P.Chidambaram at his residence in chennai on 22-12-2013 and submitted a Memorandum along with all relevant documents pertaining to our wage anomaly issue and requested the honble minister to take appropriate action in our long pending pay parity issue and the minister patiently heard our grievances and assured his support to resolve our crisis ,at the earliest.

Thursday, 5 December 2013

FEDERATION PRESIDENT MET OUR HONBLE MINISTER FOR I&B SHRI. MANISH TEWARI ON 28-11-2013

The President of FDCP met our Honble minister shri.Manish Tewari on 28-11-2013 ,in his chamber in Newdelhi and discussed our long pending wage anomaly issue in detail and the minister directed the competent authorities to settle our wage anomaly issue by taking up the matter with Prasar Bharati for early settlement.
 Earlier we met the competent authorities in the Ministry and they informed us that series of meetings are already held in connection with our wage anomaly issue in the ministry of I&B and assured that a final decision will be taken in the near future.