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Demands Approved, Panchayat secretaries ends strike

Panchayat Minister approves genuine demands of Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad employees

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S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) , 30 Apr 2018

The Panchayat Secretaries of the Panchayat Department and other employees have announced to end strike after approval of their genuine demands by the Punjab Government.At Vikas Bhawan here today, the Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, in the presence of the top officials of the department held a meeting with the representatives of the Panchayat Samiti and the Zila Parishad Employees Association and decided to approve the demands of the employees. After the meeting, the Panchayat Minister offered a glass of juice to the protesting employees who immediately ended their strike.The Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad employees including Panchayat Secretary, Superintendent, Panchayat Officer, Tax Collector, Samiti patwari and other employees were on strike due to their demands related to various issues.As per the decision taken by the Panchayat Minister and the officials of the department, the pending salaries upto March 31, 2018 would be released within a month. 

To pay the salaries of the employees of Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad employees through the government treasury the case for approval would be sent to the finance department within a month and to implement pension scheme for the employees of Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad who were recruited from 1 January, 2004 to 8 July 2012 the case would be sent to the finance department for approval within a month.Another important issue related to the promotion of Panchayat officers and superintendent to the post of Block Development Officers the efforts would be made to complete the whole process within a month as the Minister had already directed the officers and the process is on fast track.It was also decided to include the representatives of employees associations in the delegation which would take up the various issues with the Finance department related to the demands of the employees.Others prominent present on the occasion included Principle Secretary Anurag Verma and other senior Officials of the department and the representatives of the agitating unions.



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