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Auditor's Report April-2014 to December-2014

Asto Tenure Report

Letter to D(HR) on Self Booking Tool

Letter to Director HR - Request for resolving long pending employees welfare issues

One Third Commutation under PRBS Scheme

Asto Dehradun Audit Report 2013-14

Press Release

Letter to DPE from Confederation of Maharatna Company Officers

ASTO Dehradun Wishes you Happy New Year 2014

Performance Related pay to ONGC Employees

Special Allowance for Serving in difficult field Conditions

Poor Living Condition in ONGC Colony

Regarding Poor Conditions of Roads

Extension of Advance Adjustment Period Under Laptop Scheme

Pay Anamoly

ONGC's Officers Contribution for Uttarakhand Relief Fund

Laptop to Employees for Official use

Letter for Second HBA

Letter to MOPNG from Federation of Oil Ministry PSU officers regarding Pay revision & DA merger

Letter to Old Ex. ASTO Executive Body of Dehradun on Non-Submission of Funds Utilization

Issues Related to Payment of Professional Membership Fee

Recovery of Differential PRBS Amount

Issue of Self Booking of Air Tickets through Balmer & Lawrie

ASTO Dehradun Audited Accounts for the Financial Year 2012-2013

Stamp Duty on HBA

Details regarding the liability of PRBS to its members

Broadband facility at Residence

Career Growth Letter to Director (HR)

Promotion in Sports

Review of Lateral shift of CPOs

Various Committees of ASTO

Letter to Director (HR) for 1 Mark for Promotion

Election Duty

Order for Revision of CPP Charges at Dehra Dun

Revision of CPP Charges

Membership ASTO

Requirement of Ramps in ONGC buildings for Persons with Disability.

Attention all Employees

Uniform Reimbursement Order

Attention all employees dated 4th April 2012

Meeting with Management

Register e-mail IDs

Revision CMRE Rates w.e.f. 01.04.2012

Meeting with Management on 9th May 2012

Filling of KPIs for e-PAR 2012-13

Update on Meeting with Management

ASTO Committees

Employee Welfare Issues

ASTO Constitution

We the officers of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited having unanimously resolved to form an Association with aims and objects mentioned below, do hereby adopt and give to ourselves the following constitution.

“TECHNICAL OFFICERS” abbreviated as ‘ASTO’.

The emblem duly ratified by the General Body in its meeting held on 27th September 1969, is shown on the top left corner. It is crude oil colour background in the shape of an oil drop with the letters ASTO inscribed. The moto at the bottom reads and means “stop not till the goal is achieved” . In all functions and correspondence related to the Association, this will be used.

The association shall function to :-

1. To Safeguard and promote the individual and collective interest of the officers of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited.
2. To Promote the scientific, technical, managerial, social and welfare activities of officers; and
3. To Suggest ways and means to increase and miximise production and productivity of the ONGC in the best interest of the organization and country and to adopt measures to get the suggestions implemented.

The Membership of the Association will be open to all the officers of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited except those appointed on contract or on advisory capacity.


1. Local Unit
The officers posted at one station, irrespective of their work-centre, shall elect a local unit. The strength of the local units shall be as under:

Membership of Unit Strength of Unit Executive
Upto 100 2 President and Secretary-cum-Treasurer
101 to 250 3 President, Secretary and Jr. Secretary-cum-Treasurer.
251 to 500 4 President, Vice-President, Secretary & Jt. Secretary-cum-Treasurer
501 and above 5 President, Vice-President, Secretary, Jt. Secretary and Treasurer.
(Advisory Committee/executive Members nominated by the elected body as per need basis)

Any office situated at different stations but belonging to a particular project shall be treated as one unit Regional offices and other offices, not belonging to a particular project shall be treated as independent unit In so far the unit at the Headquarters of the ONGC (Presently at Dehradun) is concerned, 5 members will be elected who shall be members of the Central Executive Committee. In addition to above, the President, CWC so elected by CEC shall constitute a local body for Dehradun exclusively either from CEC members or non-CEC members as President, Secretary and Joint Secretary-cum-Treasurer.

2. Central Executive Council (CEC)
Central Executive Council (CEC) will consist of members representing the different regional/local units. From Headquarter of ONGC (presently at Dehradun) the 5 elected members shall be members of the Central Executive Council. The strength of representatives of different regional/local units in CEC will be as under:

Membership of Unit

Representation on CEC

Upto 100 1 President
101-200 2 President and Secretary
201-1000 3 President, Vice-President and Secretary
1001-2000 4 President, Vice-President, Secretary and Jt.Secretary and Treasurer
2001and above 5 President, Vice-President, Secretary, Jt. Secretary and Treasurer
Ex-officio Members 2  To maintain continuity, outgoing President, CWC and general Secretary CWC.

One member from each region in addition to one member as Co-ordinator to CEC can be coopted as CEC member by 75% of the votes of members of CEC prese .

3. Central Working Committee (CWC)
The Central Executive Council (CEC) thus formed, will elect the President, CWC who shall normally be stationed at Headquarters of ONGC and who then will nominate the following officer bearers of the Working Committee :

Membership of Unit

Representation on CEC

Vice-President - 1
General Secretary - 1
 Jt. Secretary  - 1
Treasurer - 1
Regional representatives - a) 2 (designed as Vice-President and Jt. Secretary, CWC) in the region where strength is 2001 and above.

b) 1 (designated as Vice-President, CWC) in the Region where strength is upto 2000 including one from Delhi.

Executive Members - 2
Co-ordinator - 1

Besides the above officer bearers, the immediate past President and General Secreaty, CWC shall be ex-officio members of the Central Working Committee, but shall not be eligible to contest for the post of President, CWC in the new body unless otherwise they have the fresh mandate from their representative unit as other newly elected CEC members for that term. Provided that in case any one of them is elected as President, CWC after fulfilling the requirement stipulated above the resultant vacancy as CWC members shall be filed up by cooping executive member by the President, CWC with the approval of CEC and shall be in addition to the above mentioned 2 executive members.

CWC can constitute advisory council/s or committees of ASTO members to assist them in proper discharge of their duties.


1. Local Units
Local units will deal with the local problems only and will refer to the Central Working Committee for all policy matters and problems of general nature and shall not correspond directly with the Ministry or Corporation on such matters.

2. Central Executive Council
The activities of the Association shall be managed by the CEC who will decide the policy matters to betaken up by the CWC. However, in the exigency of the situation. CWC may take decision and subsequently put up to the CEC for ratification.

3. Central Working Committee
The Central Working Committee (CWC) shall decide all the details of the functioning of the Association as may arise from time-to-time within the broad guidelines given by the Central Executive Council.

Only the Central Working Committee will deal with the Corporation and Ministry unless decided by the CEC on any particular issue.

The terms of office of the CEC, CWC and local units shall be for a period of 2 years from the date the new CWC enters upon its office. To maintain uniformity in all units, a period of two years should being preferably from August and shall come to an end two years thereafter.

The outgoing working committee at different units shall arrange for the election in their respective units as per the programme decided by CEC and such elections should be held as per programme in all the units. The outgoing President and General Secretary of CWC will arrange the meeting of the newly elected CEC members for election of the President, CWC and to formulate broad guidelines.

1. Meetings

1. The meetings of CEC should be held at least 4 times during the term of 2 years, preferably in different regions subject to general consensus of the CEC.
2. The local/regional units will bear the expenditure for their delegates attending meeting of Central Executive Council.
3. General body meetings of the Units should be held at least 4 times during the term of 2 years.


1. The quorum for any CEC/CWC meeting shall be 1/3rd of the total members for the body. However, no quorum is needed for a postponed meeting.
2. The Central Executive Council/General Body may be requisitioned on demand by a minimum of 30% of the members.
3. The President of concerned body shall ordinarily preside over all CEC/CWC meetings. In the absence of President, the Vice-President will conduct the proceedings. In absence of both the President and Vice-President, the senior most office bearer will conduct the same.
4 The General Secretary shall be the Chief Executive to carryout the decision/s of Central Working Committee and shall be assisted by Jt. Secretary and other members.
5 Save as otherwise provided in this constitution, all questions at any CEC/CWC meeting shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present other than the President, CWC.
6 The President, CWC shall not vote at the first instance, but shall have an exercise of casting vote in the case of equality of votes.


1. All officers of ONGC who enroll themselves as members of the Association and continue to be members shall be entitled to vote and get elected to different offices of the Association by single non-transferable vote.
2. Voting by proxy shall not be allowed . However, in genuine cases postal ballots will be issued.
3. In case of any dispute the decision of Returning Officer so appointed for the purpose shall be final. However, Returning Officer can consult Central working Committee before awarding such decision.

The Central Executive Council can supercede any unit in case that unit is found to be functioning in a manner which is detrimental to the overall interest of the Association, provided 75% of the total number of CEC members agree to do so. However, a detailed report should first be asked from the concerned unit and it is not found to be satisfactory by the CWC, then and only then, should such a resolution to supercede the concerned unit, be brought for approval of CEC. Such a report should be submitted to the President, CWC within 3 weeks from the date of its communication by the concerned unit failing which President, CWC in consultation with CWC can proceed suo-motto.

In case of CEC member of the Association is found acting in a manner prejudicial or detrimental to the interest of officer’s community, the CWC will have the authority to issue a show-cause notice giving reasonable time for explanation. The CWC will have the authority to debar, expel or suspend the membership of such an officer if satisfactory explanation is not submitted. Ex-post facto approval shall be obtained in the next CEC meeting.

In case any member of the Association other than CEC is found acting in a manner prejudicial or detrimental to the interest of the officers’ community, the local unit will have the authority to issue a show-cause notice giving reasonable time for explanation. The local unit will have the authority to debar expel or suspend the membership of such an officer if satisfactory explanation is not submitted. Expostfacto approval shall be obtained from the CEC.

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