Original Application No. 419 of 2011 and Original Application No. 1116 of 2011. Case: 1. H. Johnkutty, Telecom Mechanic, Telephone Exchange, O/o. SDE, (EXTL) Central Thiruvanthapuram, Residing at J.S. Nivas, Ayanthithottam, Pullentheri, Karakonam PO, Thiruvanthapuram-695504 and V. Nagarajan, Telecom Mechanic, Telephone Exchange, Kaithamukku, Thiruvanthapuram, Residing at Santha Nivas, TC 64/1746(I), Nelliyodu, Thiruvallam P.O., Thiruvanthapuram-27, 2. M.M. Rajeevan, Telephone Mechanic,Office of the Sub Divisional Engineers (Phones),Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Veloor,Kottayam-686003 Vs 1. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Represented by the Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Corporate Office, Statesman House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-1, The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Thiruvanthapuram and The Accounts Officer (Estt), O/o. The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Thiruvanthapuram, 2. The Chief General Manager Telecom, Bharath Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State-695001, The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Kottayam-686001, The Chief Accounts Officer, .... Central Administrative Tribunal

Case Number:Original Application No. 419 of 2011 and Original Application No. 1116 of 2011
Party Name:1. H. Johnkutty, Telecom Mechanic, Telephone Exchange, O/o. SDE, (EXTL) Central Thiruvanthapuram, Residing at J.S. Nivas, Ayanthithottam, Pullentheri, Karakonam PO, Thiruvanthapuram-695504 and V. Nagarajan, Telecom Mechanic, Telephone Exchange, Kaithamukku, Thiruvanthapuram, Residing at Santha Nivas, TC 64/1746(I), Nelliyodu, Thiruvallam P.O., Thiruvanthapuram-27, 2. M.M. Rajeevan, Telephone Mechanic,Office of the Sub Divisional Engineers (Phones),Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Veloor,Kottayam-686003 Vs 1. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Represented by the Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Corporate Office, Statesman House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-1, The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Thiruvanthapuram and The Accounts Officer (Estt), O/o. The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Thiruvanthapuram, 2. The Chief General Manager Telecom, Bharath Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State-695001, The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Kottayam-686001, The Chief Accounts Officer, ...
Judges:Mr. P.R. Raman, Judicial Member and Mr. K. George Joseph, Administrative Member
Issue:Service Law
Judgement Date:March 27, 2012
Court:Central Administrative Tribunal
 
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Judgment Date 27-Mar-2012
Party Details 1. H. Johnkutty, Telecom Mechanic, Telephone Exchange, O/o. SDE, (EXTL) Central Thiruvanthapuram, Residing at J.S. Nivas, Ayanthithottam, Pullentheri, Karakonam PO, Thiruvanthapuram-695504 and V. Nagarajan, Telecom Mechanic, Telephone Exchange, Kaithamukku, Thiruvanthapuram, Residing at Santha Nivas, TC 64/1746(I), Nelliyodu, Thiruvallam P.O., Thiruvanthapuram-27, 2. M.M. Rajeevan, Telephone Mechanic,Office of the Sub Divisional Engineers (Phones),Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Veloor,Kottayam-686003 Vs 1. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Represented by the Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Corporate Office, Statesman House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-1, The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Thiruvanthapuram and The Accounts Officer (Estt), O/o. The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Thiruvanthapuram, 2. The Chief General Manager Telecom, Bharath Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State-695001, The Principal General Manager, Telecom, BSNL, Kottayam-686001, The Chief Accounts Officer, Office of the Principal General Manager, Telecom BSNL, Kottayam-686001 and Shri K.K. Kumaran, Telephone Mechanic (Retired), BSNL, Kottayam - 686001
Case No Original Application No. 419 of 2011 and Original Application No. 1116 of 2011
Judges Mr. P.R. Raman, Judicial Member and Mr. K. George Joseph, Administrative Member
Acts Service Law

Decision:

Mr. P.R. Raman, Judicial Member, (Ernakulam Bench)

1. Both these OAs are similar on facts and relief claimed is also the same namely stepping up of pay on par with juniors. Hence, we dispose of these OAs by this common order. The applicants in OA No. 419 of 2011 were working as Telecom Mechanic (Phone Mechanic) in the IDA Pay scale of Rs. 12520-23440 in Trivandrum Telecom District of BSNL. Applicants 1 & 2 entered service as Line Man in the years 1975 and 1976 respectively and were promoted to the post of Telecom Mechanic prior to 1.10.2000 i.e. the day on which the BSNL came into existence. Thereafter, with effect from 1.10.2000, the CDA scales of pay of the employees of the BSNL were replaced by the IDA scales of pay. Applicants are aggrieved by the illegal action of the respondents in wrong fixation of their pay w.e.f. 1.10.2000 in the IDA scales of pay by which the juniors to the applicants who were promoted to the post of Telecom Mechanic in the year 2002 i.e. after 1.10.2000 are drawing...

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