Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 27
Assuring of all efforts to resolve their grievances in session with the involved departments, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday appealed to the striking state authorities employees to call off their strike to prevent any additional inconvenience to the final public.
Chairing a high-level assembly to assessment the calls for of the striking employees, the Chief Minister expressed concern over their continued agitation, which has severely impacted the functioning of assorted State Government departments.
Disclosing this, an official spokesman stated the State Government had constituted a Committee of Officers to look into the calls for of the agitating employees. The Committee had examined, intimately, the calls for of assorted Employees Associations and had submitted its report. It discovered that sure calls for raised by the employees have been linked to the choices of the Government prior to the 12 months 2006 and have been on no account linked with the report of the sixth Punjab Pay Commission. As such, these calls for shall be thought of individually, primarily based on the suggestions of the involved Administrative Departments, it was determined.
The assembly additional determined that sure calls for linked with inta/inter departmental points shall be addressed in session with the Departments of Personnel and Finance.
It could also be famous that some days again, acceding to a long-pending demand of the employees, the Punjab Government had determined to implement the suggestions of the sixth Punjab Pay Commission inside a month of receipt of the report of the Commission. The implementation of the Pay Commission suggestions, with impact from 1st July 2021, has resulted in a monetary outflow of Rs. 4692 crore to roughly 2.8 5 lakh employees and three.07 lakh pensioners yearly.
On a median, it really works out to Rs 79,250 each year, over and above what they’re getting at current. In addition, the Government employees and pensioners shall be getting arrears of Rs. 14,759 crore, which works out to a median of Rs. 2.32 lakh per worker/pensioner, the spokesperson identified.