Bhubaneswar,22/04 ( Odisha Samachar/Abhisek Mohanty) : Demanding revival of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) the forum of BSNL Unions/Associations, Odisha Circle observed a two-day (April 21-22) strike in front of the Chief General Manager Office, Odisha Circle.
“We demand immediate procurement of adequate equipments for the much delayed expansion of BSNL’S networks with focus on state of the art technology. The Government should enable BSNL to get the necessary finance for the procurement”, said representatives of the forum.
The other demands include compensation for BSNL’s loss making rural land line services as per the assurance given by the Government at the time of formation of the company, financial assistance to BSNL for expanding network as assured and payment of Rs. 1250 crore in lieu of ADC. They also opposed the decision to merge of BSNL and MTNL without fulfilling the demands of the Unions and Associations of BSNL.