President of the National Mazdoor Conference (NMC), Subash Shastri on Sunday appealed to State Finance Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari to expedite the issuance of SRO/notification regarding implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report in respect of State Government employees and pensioners.
“The process of fixation of pay/pension will be time consuming and it has become necessary to issue such notification in view of closure of financial year 2017-18,” Shastri said while interacting with media persons here. He said that the same is creating confusion in the minds of salaried class and pensioners also adding that the issuance of notification needs to be expedited to put to rest any misgivings on the issue.
Shastri hoped that a decision regarding the same will be taken by the State Cabinet in its proposed meeting this week.
Shastri further urged Finance Minister to arrange payment of arrears of Seventh Pay Commission accruing from January 1, 2016 in one go as was implemented in respect of Central and several State Government employees and pensioners and adequate funds for this purpose should be placed at the disposal of departmental.
Among others who were present on the occasion included Rajan Babu Khajuria, B.S Jamwal, Jai Paul Sharma, Isher Dass, Surrinder Kumar, Suraj Parkash, Bupinder Singh and Ramesh Sharma.