Friday, August 1, 2014

NGOs' Association submits memorandum to the Seventh Central Pay Commission

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has submitted a Memorandum to the  Seventh  Central Pay Commission in New Delhi  which contains  some of the common issues of government employees working in these islands and demands of the employees working in various departments under the A & N Administration.  The common demands  included in the Memorandum are (1) Restoration of Andaman  Special Allowance and  Compensatory Allowance as it existed prior to the implementation of 4th Central Pay Commission, (2) Grant of House Rent Allowance at the rate of Y class city throughout the islands  (3)  Hard Area Allowance for the entire  union territory of A & N Islands (4) grant of Risk Allowance for the employees serving in A  & N Islands  (5)  revision of rates of overtime allowance (6) Medical Reimbursement facilities to retired government employees (7)  12 days of Casual Leave for all  the employees  (8)  Revision of rates of Night Duty Allowance, etc. 
In the department-specific demands,  the  Memorandum contains the  demands (1) upgraded pay for Lower Grade Clerks and Higher Grade Clerks (2)  upgraded pay for various categories of Statistical Cadre  (3) upgraded pay for various posts of  Stenographers’ Cadre (4)  revision of pay of  IT Cadre Staff  (5)  upgraded pay for  the left-out categories of teachers and miscellaneous teachers in the Education Department (6) restoration of Earned Leave to teachers (7)  restoration of Teaching Allowance to Teachers  (8)  enhanced Medical Allowance to Teachers (9)  revision of pay for  various categories of  employees of Rural Development Department, Fisheries Department, Shipping Department, Health Department,  Social Welfare Department,  Survey & Settlement,  APWD, Agriculture Department, etc.   The memorandum has been sent to the Secretary, Seventh Central Pay Commission, New Delhi by Shri D. Ayyappan, General Secretary of the Association.  The last date for receipt of Memorandum by the Seventh Central Pay Commission in New Delhi is 31st July, 2014. 

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