The first general body meeting of APBEE for the year 2022 were take place in DG : AIR on dated 18/05/2022 in room no. 314 at 15:00 hrs.

It was a formal interaction meeting of elected/unopposed APBEE office bearers with their members and several agenda related to the welfare issues of PB engineering employees were discussed in that meeting.The minutes of meeting are as follows :-

(1.) It has been discussed that firstly we should intimate our authorities regarding the elected office bearers of APBEE for the term 2022-2024.

(2.) Representation regarding recognition of APBEE along with relevant documents will also be submitted in Prasar Bharati very soon.

(3.) It were also been discussed in meeting that our Website administrator Sh. Preetam Jayaswal, Sh. Shubhankar, RO Sh. Anil Kumar Yadav and two other ARO has done tremendous work for nicely conducting the APBEE Election 2022-24.

So, it has been decided in meeting that some incentive amount should be granted to them in respect of their appreciable contribution.It has been decided that ₹ 2100 should be granted to website administrator and RO also ₹ 1100 should be granted to two ARO and website co- administrator as an incentive.

(4.) Medical OPD limit enhancement:- In this regarding on behalf of APBEE President representation, PB secretariat (PBRB section) sent proposal to both the directorate for sample study of OPD bills of PB employees and also demanded the current status of the empanelment of hospitals with PBHS scheme. In this regarding DG:DD has sent their recommendations las month only on the sample study of OPD bills of PB employees to PBRB but with some queries the file is revert back to DG:DD. Also DG:AIR is in undeprocess regarding this matter.We are continuously pursuing this matter in both the directorate. Hopefully this matter will also be resolved very soon.

(5.)CGHS/IPD medical group insurance:- In this regarding we are just going to form a medical committee to study on this matter and according to the recommendations of this committee we will give our representation in Prasar Bharati secretariat.

(6.) Promotion case of PB EA :-In promotion case for PB EA’s, order has came from CAT Delhi on 28 th January 2022. In this order, it had been directed the respondent(department) to consider the representation of APBEE and frame appropriate RR’s for promotion of PB EA’s from the post of EA to AE within a period of 6 th months.In this regarding APBEE has submitted the order sheet along with representation to DG AIR section and file has been put up and sent to PB secretariat for further discussion.Very soon PB secretariat invite APBEE representative to put their thoughts on framing of RR for promotion of PB EA’s.

(7.) 4600 GP for EA:- We are waiting for the dismissal of review petition filed by the department in Mahesh Prasad & other case. If review petition will be dismissed ,then generalization case of 4600 GP for PB EA’s will be filed very soon.

(8.) Technician 4200 GP :-In this matter, representation has been given to the department by APBEE President, several representations were also given by the PB technician on their individual capacity. Reminder representation will also be send very soon by APBEE. After completion of OA drafting it will be filed very soon.

(9.) NPS 14% issue :- Team APBEE is regular pursuing this matter in ministry. Currently this file is in IFD of I&B for discussion on financial implications. Hopefully this issue will also be resolved soon.

(10.) Regarding briefcase allowance :- Some AIR/DD stations has given briefcase allowance to their PB employees but some stations need clarification regarding this matter whether it is applicable for PB employees or not. Team APBEE is pursuing this matter in PB secretariat and clarification will be issued from PB very soon.