Welfare Association J&K NHM employees hold massive protest


All Employees Welfare Association J&K NHM working under centrally sponsored scheme National Health Mission lodged a massive protest at Press Club Jammu, in which the employees assembled from all districts of state and raised following issues :-

  1. Regularize our services as per State SRO 255.
  2. Release the salary which is pending from last 4 to 5 months immediately because all the festivals like Eid, Karwachoth and Diwali, all are coming in October month.
  3. Bring Uniformity in salary hike for all categories working in NHM which is applicable to all employees w.e.f this month.
  4. Give maternity leave as well as paternity leave with salary and all other benefits.
  5. Job Security to all Employees which are working in difficult conditions.
  6. Give Life Insurance cover to all Employees .

The Union also Condemned the criteria fixed for salary hike prepared in the office of State Health Society , while finalizing Programme Implementation plan for the year 2014-15 under NHM like 15% to 35 % hike approved  in the salary component which results that a section of employees will get 35% hike and other section 15 % , resulting a huge disparity in the salary . They accused the Mission Director NHM for his failureness to project the Uniformity in Salary component and also ignoring Govt. of India guidelines regarding initiatation a process for phase wise regularization of staff under national health mission.

The Employees of NHM J&K urged to hon’ble Chief minister of j&k State Jenab Omar Abdullah and Chairman Governing body NHM Jenab Iqbal Khandey, Chief Secretary, J&K state and Chairman Executive body NHM, Jenab Gazzenfer Hussain, Commissioner/Secretary HME department for equal percentage of salary hike & issue instructions to the Mission Director .

The NHM Employess J&k also appealed for regularization of their services for which guidelines has already been issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare , Govt of India vide D.O No. 17019/17/12/NRHM- IV Dated 09-7-2012 which was also endorsed by Health & Medical Education Department , Govt of Jammu and Kashmir vide letter no HD/NRHM/17/2012 Dated 28-09-2012 or in the pattern of SRO 255 recently ordered by Govt of Jammu and Kashmir for regularization of contractual/consolidated/Daily wager/ head bases of all the depts.

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