Haryana Government to formulate apolicy for regularisation

Haryana Government today decided to formulate apolicy for regularisation of a large number of adhoc and daily wage employees and also frame a Wage Policy for all skilled workers in the State. A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting which the Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had held with the 7-member delegation of Sarv Karamchari Sangh, Haryana,on monday. The meeting was held in a verycordial atmosphere and the members of the delegation appreciated the gesture of the Chief Minister for having
invited them to hear their grievances.

Chief Secretary Dharam Vir and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister M.L.Tayal and Administrative Secretaries of various Departments were present in the meeting. The delegation was led by General Secretary of the Sang R.C. Jagga.The Chief Minister asked the Chief Secretary to formulate a policy to regularise adhoc and daily wage employees and submit it to the Government within next three months.

While considering the issue of those workers who are engaged under the schemes of Central Government, like ASHA workers in Health Department, Hooda said that the State Government would write to the Central Government to consider raising their wages etc.

While discussing the issue of remuneration of skilled workers in the State, the Chief Minister asked the Chief Secretary to formulate a Wage Policy for such workers. Similarly, it was decided to prepare Work Load Norms for part time workers.

The Chief Minister also directed to examine the system of giving compensation to daily wage and adhoc workers in case of death in harness. It may be recalled that the State Government already has an ex-gratia policy for its regular employees.

Also, a sum of Rs.one lakh is paid to the dependent of the family of the deceased in case of death or permanent disability due to accident under the Rajiv Gandhi Parivar Bima Yojna to all the persons between the age group of 18 to 60 years of Haryana domicile whose name appear in the voter list of Haryana or who have ration card issued by the
Food and Supply Department, except government employees and income tax payees.

The Chief Minister also directed the Finance Department to issue a clarification regarding the facility of education allowance as it was admissible for all employees whether their wards were studying in Government schools or private schools. Keeping in view the implementation of the recommendations of the sixth Pay Commission, it was also decided to revise the instructions regarding giving financial incentives to State Government employees
for under going sterlisation.

While referring to the issue of arrears concerning the sixth Pay Commission, the Chief Minister said that out of the remaining 60 per cent arrears, 30 per cent would be paid during this year and remaining 30 per cent during next financial year. The State Government was committed to pay the entire amount of 60 per cent . As much as 40 per
cent of the arrear amount was paid during last financial year.

The Chief Minister advised the Chief Secretary to expedite the disposal of more than 600 representations received by the Anomalies Committee and submit its report at the earliest possible. Dharam Vir said that the rates of Daily Allowance on travel were being revised in view of the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission. The State Government was also examining a proposal to give House Building Advance to its employees through banks.

Source : PunjabNewsLine.

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