SRTC VRS employees reiterate demands
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: All J and K SRTC VRS employees on Monday staged a protest at Exhibition Ground against non serious attitude of the J and K SRTC Department in favour of their demand of clearing the pending dues.
The protest was led by President of J and K SRTC Volunteer Retired Employees Association, Dev Raj Bali, who criticised the attitude of higher authorities of Transport Department of the State towards VRS and GHS employees.
He strongly criticised the attitude of the State Government for not implementing the Sixth Pay Commission recommendations in the State whereas the Central Government has ordered for the Seventh Pay Commission implementation.
They appealed to the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to intervene personally and release their dues at the earliest.
They also demanded release of pending Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) with effect from 1999, Sixth Pay Commission arrears with effect from 1st January, 2006 and pension benefits.
Balwinder Singh, Surinder Singh, Prem Nath, J.D Singh, B.B Sharma, Gulshan Singh and Dwarka Nath were also present.