J-K Govt employees defer strike by a day

J&K Govt employees decided to defer their strike by a day after the State government agreed to their demand to give them the pay hike in accordance with the sixth pay commission.

Written by Express News Service | Jammu | Published: February 18, 2009 5:35:42 pm

Jammu and Kashmir government employees decided to defer their strike by a day after the State government agreed to their demand to give them the pay hike in accordance with the recommendations of the sixth pay commission.

Employees will take a final decision on whether to continue their strike waiting for the state government order to implement the recommendations of the sixth pay commission said,President of Civil Secretariat Employees Union,Nazir Ahmed Mir.

With the employees set to resume their work from Thursday in all the government offices,State Finance Minister,A R Rather,said that the their July month salary will get a hike in accordance with the sixth pay commission recommendations and they will draw the salary in the month of August.

Government has even agreed to give the retrospective effect to the employees for the pay hike from January 2006 and the money will get deposited in their GP fund accounts. However they can’t withdraw the money till the time which will be decided by the government.

Besides the pay hike,State government has also agreed which will have among its members besides the Commissioner Secretary Finance,Principal Secretary Law and Advocate General to decide on the regularization of the daily wagers.

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