x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   PDP leader owns real estate firm in Mumbai, lied to ECI | PDP takes credit for 7th pay commission | Education system in doldrums, General Rawat's stand vindicated | Govt's way of tackling unrest: Allow Hurriyat seminars, ban coaching centers | Female doc evades arrest in Kulgam abortion racket | Terrorists from 16-18 nations active in Kashmir | Rejig: BJP high command to take final call | Lal Singh may be 'expelled' from BJP | J&K is first state to approve CPC recommendations, hiked salary from April only | Health ministry gives B&JH project to PWD, violates 'codal formalities' | Mehbooba Mufti government approves ordinance on death penalty for child rapists | Provincial Coordinator Mahila Samanway meets First Lady Savita Kovind | 'Non-existent' JK cabinet meets, takes important decisions | With two tainted members in CB team, the probe loses sanctity: Harsh | CBI enquiry must for Rasana murder case | Shiv Sena hold protest, demands CBI probe in Rasana case | NSF intensifies protest for CBI enquiry in Rasana case | Following submission by private schools High Court stays prohibitory orders in Kathua | Congress seeks previous system of Panchayat Election | Govt issues traffic advisories for darbar move days | JKAAP criticizes Govt for not holding Panchayat elections | EJAC hails implementation of 7th pay commission | HC revises office timing for summer session | MPEJ demands up-gradation of Sub-Division Thathri | AIMCCC demands justice for all rape victims of India | DDC XI lifts 7th North Zone Cricket tourney for deaf | Annual Sikh Sabhyachaarak Mela concludes | Idol of Maa Kali installed | Shiksha Niketan organizes Calligraphy Competition | Eye testing camp organized at old RTO office | Sports Meet for Staff & Trainees commences at PTS Kathua | IFJP organizes interactive session with Lt Gen Mehta | First aid awareness programme by Red Cross concluded | "The Rustic Ladakh, Kashmir & Jammu" released | Rassana rape, murder case Bail denied to minor accused | Govt celebrates National Panchayati Raj Day | Ignoring dilapidated Valley roads, secreteriat roads get face lift | Private school vehicles put children to risk | Malaria on decline, dengue on rise in Jammu | Whom should we listen to, say students | Bovine smugglers meet in police post! | Where's ex-ward officer's property statement? | PWD contractor uses 'sub standard' material in road construction | 10 months on, no breakthrough in BDO office fire probe | Udhampur school has 7 teachers, no students | 4 terrorists gunned down, 2 security personnel martyred in Pulwama encounter | CEO Udhampur takes ED for a ride | Cabinet orders transfers, postings in administration | SDH Surankote ambulance turns liad carrier | Cabinet approves JK Preventive Detention Laws Ordinance- 2018 | DB dismisses petitions of ex-Ministers challenging eviction notice | Grameen Bank conducts programme under Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan | Dogra Front, RSS hold protest against impeachment of CJI | Youth arrested for incriminating FB post | CEO withholds salaries of erring teachers | Strike of clerical staff continues for second consecutive day | Anganwari workers protest against delayed salaries | NSF to launch signature campaign for CBI probe in Rassana murder case | Baseless, Misgivings uttering of all parties Hurriyat headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq | Persuasion over legitimacy; AAP still premature | Modi has been architect of close Indo-US ties | Back Issues  
 
news details
Engineers go on mass protest leave
Shocker in PDD: Retd Chief Engineers get lesser pension than non-gazetted juniors!
3/21/2017 12:00:44 AM
Early Times Report

Srinagar/Jammu, Mar 20: In a shocking development that has created flutters across the Power Development Department, the gazetted PDD engineers have been getting lesser benefits including pension than their non-gazetted counterparts whereas non-implementation of Assured Career Progression (ACP) is being seen as a major cause of the mess.
The PDD engineers yet again recently discovered this when Bashir Ahmed Khan retired as Chief Engineer PDD. Khan was shocked to see that a non-gazetted engineer of the rank of AEE who retired with him would get double the pension and other benefits than him.
The news spread like wildfire across PDD wings in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions with the Jammu and Kashmir Electrical Engineers Graduate Association holding meetings. The JKEEGA said this injustice was nothing new and resolved to stage protests against the injustice in all the three regions of the state. Today daylong protests were held here today at JKPDD Complex Bemina and Grid Complex, Gladni, Jammu and at Leh as engineers went to mass leave to "express resentment over the callous attitude of the Government towards Regularisation and non-implementation of Assured Career Progression of engineers as is applicable in other departments and adjoining states of J&K." Er Pirzada Hidayatullah, President JKEEGA led the protest at Srinagar, Er Neeraj Sharma presided over at Jammu and Er Wangial Phunsok, General Secretary in Ladakh. The engineers lamented the delay on "Regularisation and non-implementation of Assured Career Progression of engineers."
The protesting engineers said the Government was taking the fraternity for a ride in "respect of Regularisation and inaction on recommendations made with regard to extending ACP (Running Grades) based on length of service put in by engineers at various levels as is prevale
In a shocking revelation the retired chief engineers of PDD get lesser Pension than non-gazetted juniors.
in other Departments of the State." The JKEEGA President Pirzada Hidayat Ullah in his speech said: "At this juncture JKEEGA would once again like to apprise the Government in power, to honor the peaceful method of agitation and address the genuine demands of Engineers."
"Administrative setup of the state must understand the gravity of the situation existing in the career progression of engineers working in the department and effect of non-implementation of overdue and due earned privileges in their favor," Pirzada said.
"Adhocism, non-filling of vacant post at all levels and cadre, in-charge culture, additional charge scenario, stopgap arrangement, non-regularization attitude, so on and so forth is the order of the day and not only is this seriously plaguing the working of department in general but adversely affecting the career progression of engineers in particular," the JKEEGA said.
Taking a dig at successive regimes, the JKEEGA said: "The case of Assured Career Progression scheme proposed and worked out for the Engineers of J&K State is eating dust in Civil Secretariat for one reason or the other since last ten years and that too in-spite of repeated assurances. Assurances on discussed issues that demand a pragmatic approach have turned into a sham exercise." "The JKEEGA has demanded answer as to why accountability is demanded from Engineers, working at all levels in the department, in respect of progress on projects, quality and quantity of work done, revenue realization, energy accounting, safety, power supply etc. when the HRM department, created for addressing the issues of personnel of the department, has turned inert."
Seeking personal intervention of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh. JKEEGA has threatened to intensify the agitation should the government fail to meet their demands.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU