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Govt docs, employees in Rajasthan go on one-day mass leave

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

in-service doctors and employees in today went on a one-day mass leave demanding the State implement the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission.

This affected services at state-run hospitals and work at offices in

They alleged that the state was not working towards executing its last month announcement of providing them benefits under the Seventh Pay Commission's recommendations with effect from January 1, 2016.

"The should implement the recommendations of the pay commission from January 1, 2016, and the pay matrix for state employees should be as per the Centre," All State Employees' Joint Federation (United), president, Gajendra Singh said here.

Singh said that 70 to 80 per cent of employees took casual leave, but those from the electricity, water and health departments were excluded from the leave call by the federation.

He said that work in offices from the secretariat to the panchayat level was affected.

State president of the All In-service Doctors Association, Dr Ajay Chaudhary, alleged that the state had not executed its November 12 promise to implement the pay panel's recommendations.

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 15:30 IST