Chandigarh 3rd August : 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.
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 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 demands and grievances, the Chain Hunger Fast / Fast and 2 hrs Dharna programme will be started as declared earlier.
In the meantime, it has been decided to hold a Car / Scooter / Cycle rally from PGI to Sector 28 to submit a Memorandum to the Hon’ble Sh. Pawan Kumar Bansal, M.P. on 12th August, 2013. Similar, rallies will be taken out to leaders of other political parties.
A candlelight programme will also be held on 12th August, 2013 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 OT Technical Staff Union, PGI Laboratory Attendant Association, PGI. PGI Safai Karamchari Union, PGI Pharmacists Association and many others have decided to support and participate in the call of PGI Employees Union on 12th August, 2013. The car / scooter rally will start at 5 PM from near PU Gate for Sector 28.