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JDA employees to get salaries as per 7th pay panel recommendations

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Agitating staffers of the Development Authority (JDA), who were on strike since 18 days, will get salaries as per the seventh recommendations starting June.

"Seventh benefits will be released by the in the salary of June along with the arrears," Housing and Urban Development Sat said while addressing the employees here.

Advising employees to not fall prey to any false propaganda, told them to ensure growth and development of the authority.

Regarding enhancement of daily wage rates as per the notification, asked the concerned department to look into the matter for early redressal.

The employees lashed out at their accusing him of failing to realise the huge amount of money pending in different projects.

There should be a probe against him and the various work and renovation undertaken by him, the employees alleged.

They alleged that the deficit of has grown under the due to his unjustified spending.

Over 200 staff under the banner of members were on strike even as over five lakh government employees in the state received their pay this month according to the panel's recommendations.

Sharma had earlier said that JDA was a corporation and its employees could not directly avail the benefits of the pay panel recommendations.

However, he said that the staffers would get the full benefit of the commission as a notification had been issued by the government.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 17:30 IST