‘Enhance Medical Allowance of employees, pensioners’

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 8: National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) has demanded enhancement of Medical Allowance of J&K Government employees and pensioners from Rs. 300 to Rs. 1000 per month as the same has already been done by the Central Government.
Addressing NMC workers in a meeting here today NMC president, Subash Shastri said that medical allowance of J&K Government employees is Rs. 300 from the last 20 years and emphasized upon its increase for the welfare of employees and pensioners.
Other demands raised by Shastri included separate wage head for regular disbursement of monthly salary to daily rated workers till their regularization, enhancement of their wages to Rs. 600 per day, regularization of their services under SRO-64, setting up of Labour Welfare Board besides releasing of 18 months DA arrear installments both of Central and UT employees and pensioners.
Shastri hailed the recent release of pending installments of DA by the J&K administration.
Rajan Babu Khajuria, B.S Jamwal, Surinder Kumar, Ramesh Sharma, Sarpanch Sukhdev Singh, Darshan Baba, Ghara Ram, Mohammad Sadiq, Mushtaq Ahmed, Tarsem Sharma, Ram Singh, J.P Sharma, Jeevan Sharma and others were also present in the meeting.