JAKFED employees call off strike
Jammu, May 14: The JAKFED employees today called off their strike after getting assurance from the Minister of State for Cooperative, Finance, Labour, Higher Education and Stationary, Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma for early redressal of their demands, including release of benefits under 6th pay commission and arrears, an official statement said.
The JAKFED employees expressed gratitude to the Minister for conceding their long pending demands.
They also appreciated the board members for showing keen interest in extending the benefits and release of 6th Pay commission arrears in favour of the employees.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister asked the JAKFED employees to work with utmost zeal, dedication and commitment towards making the prime institution profitable.
He said that there are some other allied institutions and societies whose 6th pay commission arrears are still pending and the same will only be possible when the workers would put in extra efforts to make their respective establishments self reliant .
The Minister said that there was a need to make strenuous efforts to make JAKFED a profitable and self-sustaining unit.
He asked the employees to make all out efforts to achieve the targets fixed in the stipulated time period assuring that the National Conference-Congress coalition, under the leadership of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, would extend every possible assistance and support to help this vital institution to grow.
The Minister directed the Managing Director, JAKFED, Ravinder Gupta to constitute a committee which would work out modalities for early release of 6th pay commission arrears and submit the report within one week. Regarding other grievances/demands of the employees, the Minister said that the matter will be discussed at the appropriate forum for early redressal .
Referring to the SRO-43 cases, the Minister informed that all the pending cases were cleared on priority and the order will be issued as early as possible after completing all legal formalities.
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