PHE daily wagers lock offices to press for their demands

Daily rated workers engaged in public health engineering department Tuesday locked the offices across Kashmir to press for their demands.

The workers held protest demonstrations at various PHE offices under the banner of Kashmir PHE joint employees association. Their demands include release of withheld wages and reconsideration or amendment in SRO-520.

“Various files pertaining to our regularization process are pending in different offices for want of counter signatures of officers and same needs to be expedited,” said Sajad Ahmad Parray, president Kashmir PHE joint employees association.

Parray said that similar protests and lockdown strike was observed in Jammu. “We appeal Governor SP Malik to personally look into the matter and direct concerned authorities to redress our grievances without any further delay,” he added.