HYDERABAD: Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will hold talks with government employees at Pragathi Bhavan here on May 16 and will make several announcements for the welfare of the employees on the same day. The chief minister said here on Friday that he, along with a three-member ministerial committee and officers, would meet leaders of employees, teachers and TSRTC between 3 pm and 4 pm on May 16, and announce the decisions at 4 pm on the same day.
The committee of ministers, headed by finance minister E Rajender, submitted a report on the employees’ demands to the chief minister earlier in the day. After receiving the report, Rao held a meeting with chief secretary SK Joshi, principal secretary (finance) K Ramakrishna Rao and other officials. He disclosed that a final decision on the issues pertaining to state government employees, teachers and TSRTC employees would be taken on May 16 after discussions with employees’ associations.
He also said that the Pay Revision Commission (PRC) to be appointed for this purpose should be revolutionised and not in the routine manner. Earlier, there were inordinate delay on taking decisions on PRC. However, Rao asked the officials to take speedy decisions.
A cabinet sub-committee, which had held discussions with employees’ associations and teachers’ associations earlier, submitted its report to the chief minister on Friday. Finance minister Etela Rajender and energy minister Jagdish Reddy submitted the report. Later, the chief minister asked the ministers and officials to meet again.