Monday, July 14, 2014
General Body Meeting of the Shipping Department Sub-Committee
A General Body meeting of the Shipping Department Sub-Committee of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association was held at Port Blair today (28.06.2014) in which various issues of employees belonging to the Shipping Department were discussed. The meeting among other things discussed and finalized the issues of Shipping Department employees to be included in the Memorandum of the Association for the 7th Central Pay Commission. Addressing the meeting, Shri D. Ayyappan, General Secretary said that a number of issues which cropped up following the implementation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission and which were taken up by Service Associations and Unions in the country with the central government are yet to be resolved. Pay anomalies of a number of posts are yet to be resolved by the government, he said. Referring to the sky-rocketing prices, Shri D. Ayyappan, demanded immediate grant of interim relief and merger of DA with pay.
Shri S. Surender, Vice President, Clerical Cadre Branch, Shri R. Rajendran, Organising Secretary, Shri Biswajith Biswas, Secretary, Shipping Department Sub-Committee and S. Sashikumar Pillai also spoke. Shri MP Shaktivel, Vice President, Shipping Sub-Committee of the Association presided over the meeting.