Handicrafts employees seek grievence redressal

Srinagar: The employees of Handicrafts Department of Anantnag and Pulwama have expressed serious concern over the deficiency of their Assistant Director to attend to the duties alleging that this severely affecting the departmental working.In a statement issued by the General Secretary of the Joint Action Committee of the Development Commissioner Handicrafts Ashfaq Ahmad Mir alleged that official also harasses the employees.“Whenever the concerned officer visits the office he only makes field trips to simply earn TA and forcefully uses the vehicles of the employees,” he said adding that he also threatens employees by issuing their “Adjustment orders”.The Union appealed to the Development Commissioner to look into the matter to save the department from complete collapse and paralysis.Among others, Secretary Farooq Ahmad, Vice President Ghulam Hassan, Office Secretary Khursheed Ahmad Dar and office bearers of Pulwama and Anantnag also supported the general secretary’s voice.