Chandigarh 12th August ; The Group B, C and D employees of PGI took out a car / scooter / cycle rally from PGI to Sector 28 to show its strength and solidarity with PGI Employees Union. The Union has been demanding the implementation of CAT judgment, which has come after 19 years of struggle by the employees.
The Union has appealed to Sh. Pawan Kumar Bansal, Member of Parliament to use his good offices and impress upon the PGI authorities to implement the verdict of the Hon’ble CAT, Chandigarh dated 10.7.2013 and garnt one increment on the eve of Golden Jubilee of the Institute.
There has been no commitment by Dr. Yogesh Chawla, DPGI on the implementation of judgment delivered by the Ho’ble CAT, Chandigarh on 10.7.2013 in favour of non-faculty employees, which was transferred from Hon’ble High Court in 2010.
The Director, PGI has failed to justify the 6-8 years of delay for not filling up promotional posts, delay in granting MACP arrears to eligible employees w.e.f. 1.1.2006, arrears to Ex-servicemen reemployed at PGI, patient care allowance to Group B as paid at JIPMER and many other demands and grievances of employees in a meeting held between PGI Management and PGI Employees Union on 1st August, 2013.
The Executive Body of Union had already served notice to start agitation in support of its demands and grievances. In case, there is no implementation of demandr s and grievances, the Chain Hunger Fast / Indefinite Fast and 2 hrs Dharna programme will be started as declared earlier.
A candlelight programme was also held today in support of their demand for implementation of CAT judgment dated 10.7.2013 and one additional increment (non-absorbable) w.e.f. 1.7.2012 for Golden jubilee of PGI.
The PGI Engineers Association, PGI Hospital Attendants Association, PGI Security Guards Association, PGI Laboratory Attendant Association, PGI Safai Karamchari Union, PGI Pharmacists Association and many others have participated in the call of PGI Employees Union today.