STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Treasury staff stir: JAC meets CM

Published: 27th October 2012 11:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th October 2012 11:36 AM   |  A+A-

Chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy did not give any categorical assurance on treasury employees’ pen-down strike when leaders of the Joint Action Committee of Employees called on him in his chamber at the Secretariat on Friday.

The CM wanted them to meet finance minister Anam Ramanarayana Reddy and get the problems sorted out.  It may be recalled that treasury employees launched a pen-down strike on Thursday that might affect payment of salaries.

As Saturday and Sunday were holidays, the matter could be sorted out with the finance minister, hoped JAC chairman V Gopal Reddy. If there was no solution, the pen-down strike would continue, he said. Treasury employees in 13 districts in the Andhra and Rayalase ema regions launched the pen-down strike. Their counterparts in Telangana too might join them soon.

Treasury employees are agitating for the transfer of director of treasuries NC Nagarjuna Reddy who favoured a separate health trust for employees. The state government is contemplating covering government employees under the Rajiv Arogyasri Health scheme. The government will hold a meeting on October 29 to discuss health insurance for employees.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp