ZP accountants start indefinite strike

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 Mar 2017 10:34:00

Staff Reporter,

Furious about non-implementation of various demands by the administration, Zilla Parishad account department employees led a protest at Zilla Parishad premises, besides going on an indefinite strike from Wednesday.

Under the banner of Mahartashtra Rajya Zilla Parishad Lekha Karmachari Sanghatana, all Assistant Account Officers, Junior Account Officers, Senior Assistants (Account) and Junior Assistants (Account) are working in office by tying black ribbon during their working hours from last five days. But, when they got no response from higher authorities, the protesters decided to start indefinite strike at ZP premises from Wednesday.

Protesters are demanding implementation of grade pay of Assistant Account Officer and Senior Assistant (Account) as per the Bombay High Court of Nagpur Bench decision; formation of Assistant Account Officer post under Maharashtra Gramin Rozgar Hami Yojana or Indira Aawas Yojana at Panchayat Samiti level; formation of Zilla Parishad chart of account employees at Zilla Parishad level; formation of Account Officer Grade 2 post at Panchayat Samiti level; conduct Maharashtra Finance and Account Service Grade-3 examination yearly basis and many other demands through this protest. A large number of employees of accounts department participated in the event.