Local bodies employees protest in Lal Chowk

Local bodies employees protest in Lal Chowk

Arif Rashid Srinagar: The urban local bodies employees united forum in collaboration with the Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) on Wednesday staged a protest here in Press Enclave against government stressing resolution of their demands. The protesters raised the slogans against the government and said that their “genuine demands” were pending despite taking up with […]

Govt setting up central database for employee salaries

Govt setting up central database for employee salaries

JAMMU: The state government is creating a central database of all its employees, which will be used to disburse salaries from December 2018, Minister for Finance Haseeb Drabu said Tuesday. In a review meeting on Centralized Personal Information System (CPIS) on Tuesday Drabu directed the IT Department to expedite the generation of database having all […]

The New Recruitment Policy is Odious and Exploitative

The New Recruitment Policy is Odious and Exploitative

By Anznoo Wasim While failing to cut their ever increasing expenditure in the wake of limited revenue generating avenues , the Jammu & Kashmir government took certain austerity measures. These were taken after giving heed to the economists repeated advice in favor of them. It was speculated that the economy of the state would not […]

Govt suspends Salahuddin’s son from Agriculture dept

Govt suspends Salahuddin’s son from Agriculture dept

Srinagar: The government on Thursday suspended Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Yousuf from his agriculture department job, 10 days after he was arrested by the NIA in a terror-funding case, officials said. Yousuf, 42, was posted as agricultural assistant in Budgam of central Kashmir when he was arrested by the National Investigation […]

Disparity in rentals: Estates department relishes rent payment to private players, avoids raising own assets

Disparity in rentals: Estates department relishes rent payment to private players, avoids raising own assets

SRINAGAR: A huge disparity exists in rent on private accommodations hired by the Estates Department that allots accommodation in different Estates colonies to move and non-move employees, for ‘Darbar Move’ employees between Srinagar and Jammu. An insider within the department says that the disparity exists since last many years and nothing is being done to […]

Anganwari workers call off strike after ‘assurance’ from Div Com

Anganwari workers call off strike after ‘assurance’ from Div Com

SRINAGAR: The protesting Aganwadi workers called off their week-long hunger strike on Saturday after a meeting with the divisional commissioner, Baseer Ahmad Khan. The presidents of the Anganwari workers association Tasleema Subhan told Kashmir reader that the divisional commissioner assured them that their demands would be met within a week. “He (Khan), in front of […]

Anganwari workers to ‘intensify’ protest unless demands met

Anganwari workers to ‘intensify’ protest unless demands met

SRINAGAR: Dozens of their Anganwari workers on Thursday came to support their colleagues who are on a hunger strike in press enclave in Lal Chowk, pressing for humane wages and regularisation. Several of the workers were detained by police on Wednesday. Enraged, more workers were willing to join the hunger strike after the detainees were […]

Police detain protesting Anganwari workers

Police detain protesting Anganwari workers

Protests continue Srinagar: Police on Wednesday detained several Anganwari workers who are on a hunger strike since Monday pressing for their demand for regularization of services and hike in wages. Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that a police party arrived at the Press Enclave at 8am and asked the Anganwari workers to report at the Kothibagh […]

Accounts employees demand clarity Pay and Account system

SRINAGAR: The All J&K Accounts Employees Association (Kashmir Province) held a meeting here to deliberate upon abolishing of treasury system and cadre review. In a statement, the association said that expressed concern over the “uncertainty” looming over the cadre following the decision by the authorities to switch over from treasury system to pay & account […]

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