Water Testing Labs’ Staff demand enhancement in honorarium

As per the statement of the association, the lab staff expressed strong resentment over the callous attitude of authorities regarding the enhancement of honorarium as per 2021, JJM guidelines. [Representational Image]
As per the statement of the association, the lab staff expressed strong resentment over the callous attitude of authorities regarding the enhancement of honorarium as per 2021, JJM guidelines. [Representational Image]Wikimedia Commons/ Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Srinagar: All J&K Water Testing Laboratories Staff Association, employees working under JJM scheme, convened a meeting here today.

According to a press note, during the meeting, the association demanded the enhancement of monthly honorarium as per JJM guidelines 2021 and regularization of their services.

As per the statement of the association, the lab staff expressed strong resentment over the callous attitude of authorities regarding the enhancement of honorarium as per 2021, JJM guidelines.

“We had been recruited through the proper procedure of recruitment in 2012 and till date only one time enhancement had been made in 2014.We have moved pillar to post, but to no avail. Whenever we are approaching concerned higher authorities regarding the enhancement of our monthly honorarium, as per JJM guidelines 2021, instead of given us assurance, we are being threatened that we will be terminated from our services,” reads the statement.

The aggrieved appealed Lieutenant Governor J&K , Chief Secretary J&K to intervene into the matter and direct the concerned higher authorities for enhancement of “our monthly honorarium” as per Jal Jeevan Mission guidelines 2021, on priority basis.”

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