GVMC to Hire Sanitary Workers
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GVMC to Hire Sanitary Workers :-
GVMC is looking at alternative measures to clear the garbage piled up at various parts of the city due to the strike by sanitary staff. The civic body has decided to hire around 400 daily wage workers, including employees from various organisations and companies, in the city. GVMC commissioner Pravin Kumar, on Tuesday, had also met committees of various residential areas and urged them to conduct Swachh Bharat campaigns in the city to clear the garbage to avoid stench.
“We will come up with an action plan to clear the garbage as per zones. Around 400 daily wage labourers, six tractors, 36 dump bin drivers, 52 tippers, 25 JCBs have been readied. All the vehicles and other gear will be given to the workers. We have also sought help from the police department, Credai, Hoteliers Association, Bulk Water Supply Association, VPT, Gangavaram port, NTPC and other companies.” Mr Kumar told reporters. GVMC will have to bear an additional burden of Rs.321 crore per annum towards outsourcing wages, labour payment and pensions, if the demand for hike of wages by Rs.2,000 is agreed upon.
HRD Minister Appeals to Workers to Call of Strike :-
Six days after the municipal workers called for an indefinite strike demanding a hike in their salaries. HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao held a round of talks with the CITU and AICTU union leaders in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday. On this occasion, Mr Srinivasa Rao told the unions that the government was ready to resolve the issues of the workers. He also said that if the Rajahmundry stampede mishap hadn’t caught the attention of CM Chandrababu Naidu, the issue of the workers would have been resolved by the evening of Tuesday. He added that finance minister Ramakrishnudu and Municipal and Urban development minister P.Narayana will discuss the issue with the state union leaders on Wednesday and resolve the deadlock by getting an approval from the CM. He asked the employees to co-operate with the government. But the workers’ unions have rejected to withdraw the strike until the issues are resolved.
This Article was First Appeared in Deccan Chronicle.