SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Helpers to Supervisors Association on Wednesday held a protest demonstration demanding release of their honorarium which is pending from last three years in the department.
Nuzhat Bano, General Secretary of the Association said that their honorarium was pending since three years in the department. “We are demanding the government to release our honorarium on the immediately,” she said.
“We have approached the concerned officials from time to time, but nothing has been done so far,” she added.
Bano said that about 850 women which are working in the ICDs department as Helpers to Supervisors remain to be regularised.
“Most of women helpers have lost their husbands, and are now the sole bread earners for their families. The government must think about these women and their families and release the honorarium. It is a human issue more than anything else”, she added.
The protesting women said that government should find modalities for payment of their dues at an appropriate time.
“We request the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to look into the matter and release of their pending honorarium,” she said.
The protestors had assembled here in press enclave. They chanted the slogans “we want justice” and ” release our pending honorarium “.