Freezing of DA – IDA instalment 5.5% due from 01.10.2020 to BSNL Non-Executives as per Kerala High Court Judgement: DPE Orders
The Hon’ble Kerala High Court has directed that the IDA instalment (5.5%), that has become due from 01.10.2020, should be paid to the Non-Executives. This judgement is delivered, on the writ petition filed by BSNLEU. After the judgement was delivered by the Hon’ble Kerala High Court, General Secretary, BSNLEU, wrote to the Secretary, DPE, and requested him to implement the court decision by issuing order for payment of the IDA. The Secretary, DPE, has forwarded the General Secretary’s letter to the Secretary, Telecom, and has directed him to take the necessary action.
Government of India
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public enterprises
Department of Public Enterprises
Public Enterprises Bhawan.
Block No.14, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi- 1 1Q003.
Dated, the 9th March, 292]
Subject: WP No29212/2020 filed by BSNL employees Union Vs Union of India & Ors before the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala at Ernakulam-reg.
The undersigned is directed to forward herewith a copy of letter ‘No. BSNLEU/418(IDA) dated 25.02.2021 of BSNL Employees Union alongwith the Order dated 17.02.2021 of Hon’ble High Court of Kerala at Ernakulam in the matter mentioned above.
2. In this regard it is informed that DPE issues DA rates for executives and Non- Unionized Supervisors of CPSEs from time to time. DA rate for workmen/non- executives is governed by the Wage Settlement between the Trade Union / Association and the management of the CPSE concerned. DPE has no role in Wage Negotiation.
3. In view of the above, Department of Telecommunication, the administrative Department of BSNL, is requested to take necessary action
Encl: As Above