Port Blair, July 14: D. Ayyappan, Vice President, CITU Andaman & Nicobar State Organising Committee along with Secretaries of CITU State Committee SP Kalairajan and Anand Rajan met the Secretary, Port Blair Municipal Council today (14.07.2023) and demanded immediate grant of 1/30th of pay plus DA to all the remaining daily rated mazdoors working under the PBMC. He informed to the Secretary, PBMC that almost all the departments under the Administration have implemented the A & N Administration’s order dated 9th May, 2023 on this issue and said that the PBMC is yet to grant this benefit to its eligible workers.
Ayyappan demanded that the services of all the daily rated mazdoors working in the PBMC may be regularized and suggested that vacant posts in the PBMC should be filled up by regularizing the services of these DRMs immediately. Ayyappan further requested the Secretary, PBMC to issue uniform, rain coat, hand glove, etc. to the Municipal workers. He also demanded that all the sanitary workers may be medically examined.
Secretary, PBMC assured the CITU delegation that the demands will be examined and action taken as per rules immediately.