PDP patron Mufti addresses impressive May Day rally
Jammu, May 01 (Scoop News) – Terming employees as hands of the government to deliver justice and good governance to the common masses, patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said that government employees got maximum benefits of the healing touch policy which was propagated and implemented by the PDP led regime in the State after 2002. He said that all genuine demands of the employees were addressed during the three year tenure of government headed by PDP.
Addressing the May Day function organized by Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Trade Union (JKPDTU)-labour wing of the party under the leadership of JKPDTU president Suresh Sharma, Mr Sayeed reminded that PDP led government had made it sure that all just and genuine demands of the employees would be addressed without any delay. He especially mentioned that decades long pay anomalies of teachers were removed only during the PDP led regime. “As our Government had taken all possible steps to address their demands, employees had also worked with dedication to implement its pro-people agenda in the State during our three year tenure”, he said and added that it was all due to the cooperation of the employees that PDP led regime had established accountability and transparency in the governance. He reiterated that PDP was committed to pursue the pro-labour agenda in the State.
Mr Sayeed reminded that during the regime of PDP over 70,000 Rehbar-e-Talim (ReT) teachers were appointed and tenure was fixed for regularization of their services. Similarly more than 30,000 Anganwari Workers were also appointed during that period and all the recruitments were made in complete transparent manner to ensure that only deserving people would get the job.
PDP patron said that in the present scenario private sector was the biggest source of employment everywhere. He, however, emphasized on the need of protecting interests of the working class in private sector. He reminded that during the regime of PDP, private sector was encouraged to invest in
While exhorting the labour wing of the party to protect interests of the working class, Mr Sayeed said that PDP would agitate for providing jobs to the locals in hydro electric projects, on going railway projects and other mega projects which are being executed in the State. “Being owner of the natural resources, locals have first rights on jobs in the on going mega developmental projects in the state”, he observed and added that presently executing agencies were not giving much importance to the locals in these projects.
Speaking on the occasion, former Deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Beig called upon the labour wing of the party to protect interests of the working class. He said that working class was the back-bone of any economy and there was need to protect interests of this class.
JKPDTU president Suresh Sharma in his address demanded political empowerment of labour class, holiday on May Day and implementation of labour laws in
Among others who addressed the function included Prem Singh Bawa, Mohinder Sharma, Randeep Jasrotia, Saroj Bala, Pardeep Singh Sambyal, Jasmeet Singh, B N Singh, Rajesh Kumar, Khushal Singh, Manohar Singh, Dr Vikas and others.
Prominent leaders who were present in the function included Rangil Singh, T S Bajwa, Balbir Singh, Ved Mahajan Daman Bhasin, Falail Singh and others.
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