this window P & T is one
of the biggest service Department
and plays a vital role in the socio-economic
life of the community. Its legislature
base dates back to 1898 when the Indian
Post Office Act was passed.
P & T Trade Union movement is
equally one of the oldest Trade Unions
in the country with over 90 years
history (formed in 1906).The movement
in several names like All India Postal
& RMS Union, All India Telegraph
men Union, etc., came under UPTW(Union
of P & T Workers)on 13.08.1947.
Later NFPTE was born on 24.11.1954.
genuine Trade Unionists who reposed
undiluted faith and believed passionately
in the ideals of a free and Independent
Trade union democracy formed progressive
Democratic Front on 07.012.1964
under the leadership of Shri K.Ramamurthi
with a determination to install
a free and democratic Trade Union
movement in P&T.
National Union formed under the leadership
of Sri K.Ramamurthi were recognized
by the Government on 10.10.1968. The
Federation of National P&T Organisations
with National Unions recognized in
October 1968 and AITTMEU and others
recognized on 21.9.1968, was formed
Ch.Raghbir Singh, was elected as President
and Sri K.Ramamurthi as Secretary-General.
The FNPTO was recognized on 31.1.1970.
The FNPTO was affiliated to PTTI on
on the bifurcation of the Department,
the FNPTO was bifurcated into FNPO
& FNTO from 18.3.1986. Sri K.Ramamurthi
and Sri R.Venkataraman were elected
as Secretary General respectively.
K. Vallinayagam succeeded R. Venkatraman
and K. Thomas John became President
of FNTO. After DOTs corporitization
as BSNL, FNTO with its affiliates
merger formed NUBSNLW(FNTO). Sri.
Thomas John and Sri. K.Vallinayagam
are President and General Secretary