Court : Central Administrative Tribunal CAT Kolkata
Decided on : Jul-05-1999
1. the question for decision in this case is whether sectional rotational transfer of tos posted in the std/pco booths to the post of operators at bankura trunk exchange is permissible under the rule of the department or not. according to the applicants, they are holding the posts of sr. to a(p) tk section, bankura telephone exchange and applicant no. 1 made a representation to the telecom district manager, bankura stating that tos and sr. to a(p) cannot be posted by rotational transfer in pco as pco operator for booth operation and he has been aggrieved by the order dated 27.5.97, annexure/a7 by which it was decided that the rotational transfer of the operators at bankura exch.197 and 198 and the departmental std booths are permissible. according to the applicants, duties and functions of the restructured cadre, i.e., phone mechanic, telecom technical assistant and senior telecom operating assistant are distinct and separate. so, rotational transfer of sr. telecom operating assistant to the pco boom for functioning as technical assistant is not permissible. thereby, they have challenged the impugned decision contained in the letter dated 20.5.1997, annexure/a7 to the application stating inter alia that the said decision is arbitrary, illegal and affecting the status of the sr.technical operating assistant and hence they filed this case before this tribunal for quashing the order dated 20.5.97 at annexure/a7 to the application. according to the applicants, the matter was .....Tag this Judgment!