No issues in telecom services because of BSNL Strike

The 2 day BSNL strike had no impact on telecom services on the first day on Wednesday. According to an official press release, sufficient arrangements have been made to make sure stress-free telephone services to the customers. A control room has been set up in Delhi to monitor the situation and similar control rooms are operated at state and district headquarters. Responding to the demands of the striking employees, official sources said, the demand of amalgamation of Group-A officers is likely to be finalized soon. An official spokesman claimed only 2,400 executives out of 55,000 were on unauthorized absence since Tuesday night. The spokesman said the processes of wage revision of non-executive employees are already in progress and claimed that only 50% of the employees of this group are with the association that has gone on strike.