Raises employees demands, says minister assured to redress them
Srinagar, April 9 (GNS): J&K Village level workers Association President Bashir Ahmad Mir on Saturday called upon Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj and Law & Justice Abdul Haq at winter capital of the state.
In a statement issued to news agency GNS, Bashir Ahmad Mir said that the minister was briefed about various issues and grievances pertaining to the employees of the department. The minister on the occasion assured of all possible help and to resolve all the issues amicably.
Mir said that 177 BDO posts which were created in 2015 in the state are still lying vacant. He, however, said that since years, the government had not created posts including inspector and clerical post in the department. He also urged government to give senior inspectors of panchayats additional charge of BDOs where the posts are lying vacant so that the departments as well as people will not suffer any more.
He said the issues including pay anomalies of VLWs and clerical staff and over all work of the department was discussed threadbare. The minister was also acquainted that FTA has not been enhanced since 1967.
Reorganizing the department and promotions which are pending since years were also discussed, he said.
Abdul Haq Khan gave a patient hear to all these demands and assured early redressal of the same, he said. The minister also urged all the employees to work with dedication and honestly for the welfare of the people.
Bashir Mir while congratulating the new dispensation led by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressed optimism that long pending issues will be resolved very soon.
Meanwhile, Bashir Ahmad Mir also hailed JKCSNGEU President Ghulam Rasool Mir for holding unity meet with all trade union leaders and other employee leaders in Jammu yesterday.
Welcoming the meet, Bashir Mir said that unity is strength and expressed hope that the present government will resolve all the long pending issues of the employees. (GNS)