JKPCC Employees Demand Pending Salary

Srinagar- The employees and daily wagers of Jammu and Kashmir Project Construction Corporation (JKPCC) on Monday continued with the sit-in protest at Haft Chinar Office saying they are yet to receive salary from the last four months.

The employees who are on a pen down strike said they are at the receiving end as the higher officials have failed to address their issues.

“We are on a pen down strike from 26th of August and have been staging protests but the higher officials are not paying heed to our problems” Masood Ahmed Mir President Workers Union JKPCC said.

“The higher officials of the corporation say that the corporation is facing financial crunch which is not true, there is financial mismanagement in the Corporation” Masood Ahmed alleged.

He further said that around 750 employees work as On Roll employees at JKPCC and around 1300 daily wagers including consolidated employees work at the corporation. It is a matter of 2000 families” he said.

The employees said they are planning more protests in the future and urged the administration to look into the matter.

Managing Director JKPCC Rajesh Kumar did not respond to repeated calls.

It is pertinent to mention, a similar protest is being held by the JKPCC employees in Jammu.

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Syed Mohammad Burhan

Syed Mohammad Burhan has Masters in Mass Communications and works as City Reporter at Kashmir Observer. He tweets @syedmohammad313

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