Work charge employees are subjected to exploitation, alleges MPCTGEA

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Mar 2017 11:24:11

Staff Reporter,

GHERAO and demonstration by Madhya Pradesh Class Three Government Employees Association (MPCTGEA) was staged in the office of PWD Chief Engineer on the issue of growing resentment among work charge employees. The members and office-bearers of the Employees’ Association raised slogan and later submitted a memorandum of demand to Chief Engineer R K Gupta and Superintending Engineer S C Verma.

According to information, a delegation of MP Class Three Employees Association reached at PWD CE Office and raised slogan in support of work charge employees. The work charge employees have been subjected to exploitation as all work charge employees are being yoked for sundry works in the homes of officers, they drive private vehicles of officers and are given the work of gardening.

Delegation having raised slogans made the CE and SE to come out and were handed over with a memorandum of demand. Chief Engineer R K Gupta and Superintending Engineer S C Verma of PWD responding to the memorandum assured that time scale of work charge employees would be released tomorrow. One officer would be appointed to merge DFP money in GPF account. No employee would be asked to drive private vehicles, employees would not be compelled to do sundry works like washing of cloths gardening in homes of officials. In case if there is anymore complaints received, action would be taken against the concerned officials who deploy work charge employees for other work than official work. The delegation in course of talks held CE and SE also enumerated upon various other problem areas faced by work charge employees.

Among the members present were Regional General Secretary Yogendra Dubey, District President Avarendra Rajput, Awadesh Tiwari, Atal Upadhaya, M L Sharma, A K Dixit, G K Shukla, Jiyaur Rehman, Sahir Mumtaz, Naresh Thakur, K P Tiwari, Kewal Singh Sayyam, Ravindra Deheriya, O P Marwaha and others. The delegation demanded that the issues raised in the memorandum be given adequate attention within seven days or else the Employees’ Association would opt for agitation.