Srinagar, April 3 (GNS): President, J&K Civil Secretariat Employees Coordination Committee Chairman, Ghulam Rasool Mir has expressed dismay over the non inclusion of key employees’ demands.
The demands are cadre review /Career Progress, removal of long pending pay anomalies DA release, enhancement of Darbar TA, TMA, MA and refreshment charges, revival of LTC, reduction in qualifying service, in Appropriation Bill passed by the State Administrative Council as commitment made by government.
Ghulam Rasool Mir told news agency GNS during Governor’s rule Darbar Move Employees suffered a lot as a not a single issue has been addressed even though assurance. First time Darbar Move Employees has not been provided ration since implementation of NFSA.
Another big problem was lack of security in the residential colonies of employees even some employees got injuries by goons.
“These are the employees who are working round the clock for government but still the administration didn’t redress their genuine demands when the genuine issues remains unaddressed”.
Mir wondered how could the present dispensation sideline such crucial issues of working class when it decided on a policy issue like Mediclaim concerning around three lakh employees of the State in a hush hush manner.
Mir said the Employees unions have already sounded caution and reservations about the implementation of the Medi claim policy. He said in several meetings with the Government functionaries CSNGEU had given many suggestions to the Government for effective implementation of the policy, if at all it is to be implemented properly.
Among others, the suggestions included invite tendering, enlistment of all major and reputed hospital chains within the ambit of the policy, all dependents of an employee to be covered under the policy, enhancement of the sum assured, inclusion of all diagnostic tests and OPD charges and reimbursements besides cash back facility.
Mir said that the employees have high hope that the the Chief Minister designate-Ms. Mehbooba Mufti to provide succor to the suffering working class of the State. He hoped that provision for career /Cadre review of NG employee on the anonology of IAS/KAS cadre DA release, enhancement of Move TA. TMA, LTC, qualifying service and provision of implementation of 7th Pay Commission would be made in the budget of the next government
All the demands were put forth by union before the then Hon’ble Chief Minister late mufti Muhammad sayeed who had assured at that time that all demands would be redressed, he said. “Accordingly the then Hon’ble Finance Minister called the unions during pre budget discussion meeting in which it was assured that all these demands will be incorporated in the ensuing”. (GNS)