Forest department raises issues with Finance department

Greater Kashmir

The Forest, Ecology and Environment department Thursday raised important issues concerning the department with the Finance department.

Manoj K Dwivedi, Secretary, Forest, Ecology and Environment department, in a letter, said, “There are certain long pending issues with the Finance department, which need to be resolved at an earliest and hence, it is requested that these issues may kindly be taken up with the Advisor S to Governor and Financial Commissioner.”

The issues, as per the letter, include risk allowance to eligible employees of the Forest department, two-and-a-half days pay to eligible employees of Forest department, pending wages of daily wagers working in different wings of Forest department, salary budget for employees of J&K State Pollution Control Board and uniform allowance for employees of Forest department.