Estates Deptt employees brace up for agitation ahead of Darbar move
Jammu, Oct 13: Ahead of annual Darbar move to the winter capital of state, employees of Estates Department was bracing up for a showdown against the state government accusing it of not conceding their long pending demands.
The employees, under the banner of Co-ordination Committee of Estates Employees Association (CCEEA) staged a protest demonstration in-front of Deputy Director Estates’ office on Saturday against the alleged delay of the concerned authorities to concede their long pending demands.
The Association is seeking re-organization of Estates Department, regularization of daily wagers and amendment in service rules.
“If our demand are not conceded within one week we will have no option but to intensify our agitation on the eve of opening Annual Durbar Move Jammu and authorities shall be responsible fro the consequences”, CCEEA leader Prem Sing Bawa said.
However, sources said that department does not want to take a chance on the issue and has already directed its officials to hold a negotiation with the employees’ leaders. “
Director Estates, Romesh Kaul, when contacted said that the demands of the employees were already under consideration of the government. “We have submitted the list of daily-wagers working with the department to finance department and a formal decision was awaited”, he said.
“With regard to the constitution of Departmental Promotion Committee we are under process of forming the seniority lists of various cadres and details have been sought from the subordinate offices”, he said adding that the process will be expedited.
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