A meeting on GDS bonus issue was convened by the Member (P) Shri A.K. Dash in his Chamber in the evening of 19.10.2016 with PJCA leaders Secretary Generals and Presidents of NFPE & FNPO attended the meeting.
Member (P) told that the case of enhancement of bonus ceiling is being pursued by the Secretary Post. He has met with Finance Secretary personally and requested to expedite the matter.
Minister (C) has also written letter to Finance Minister to grant enhanced bonus to GDS. He assured that it will be approved by Finance Ministry soon.
Dept. appealed to defer the agitational programmes including 2 days Strike on 9th &10th November,2016 . He assured to issue orders for casual labourers wage revision also.
But we told clearly that until and unless the orders for enhanced Bonus are received, our programmes as notified will continue.
We have received encouraging reports of Dharna /Demonstrations held today i.e. 20.10.2016 throughout the country. Government and Department is coming under pressure.
Please maintain the tempo and make all efforts to make 2 day Strike on 9th & 10thNovember, 2016 a grand success to achieve the demands.