Thousands of daily wagers march for their rights in Jammu

JAMMU: Thousands of daily wagers have gathered in protest against the government authorities. The regularization of daily wagers is one demand that has been put forth before the authorities long back but no orders have been passed regarding the same. The community is deeply anointed by the inaction on part of the government. To garner attention from concern authorities the daily wagers organised a rally. The genuine demands of daily wagers are being ignored ,said Tanveer Hussain, President of the P.H.E Department Association,.

The grievance cell has failed miserably to handle the matter and grant the daily wagers with their genuine rights. While the Hon’ble Ministry of P.H.E I&FC department had promised to redress the grevience of genuine demands of daily wagers on 23rd May 2015, no action has been taken in that step till date.

The 1743 trained I.T.I Trained working as casual labour daily wager as per spirit of govt. Cabinet decision No. 116/4 delayed 11-05-2006 for the last nine years in the P.H.E Department and C.P worker need base and Land case for the last 20 years with entire satisfaction of the superiors. However, the total number of C.P worker which comes 16070 and 1743 I.T.I trained having approved and transmitted by the Chief Engineer P.H.E Jammu to the administrative department for considering their regularization.

Even the Rehbar-e-Zirat Agricultural graduates are working without regularization since past 20-25 years and no wages since last three years. The organisation demands a proper policy be formulated for their regularization or the power supply of the entire Jammu area will be stopped, as they have warned.

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