ITANAGAR: Expressing resentment and discrimination amongst the state government employees after the grant of four higher allowance of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) to All India Service (AIS) employees serving in the state and negligence towards its demand, Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) has called for series of Non-Cooperation Democratic Movements in the form of ‘pen and tools down’ agitation.
Addressing the reporters at press club CoSAAP president Patey Marik told that the associations will call its first phase of agitation for two days on 11th & 12th of October, second for four days on 23rd to 26th of October.
“Even after the second phase of democratic movement the government doesn’t make any response the association will go for indefinite movement from 8th November as a third phase,” Marik added.
He said the demands of the association are being repeatedly unheard, the employees through memorandum on 28th August 2018 had given the state government to redress the issues by 30th September; else they will go for the democratic movement. Meanwhile Secretary General of the CoSAAP Gonya Riba alleged the state government of playing the double standard game to the sentiment and hard work of the state employees.
CoSAAP is demanding for the HRA, TA & DA, CEA, TLA, Non-Practicing Allowance, Immediate restoration of All India Medical Attendance Rule, Transport Allowance, Non-Teaching Allowance for the teachers, Allowance for all categories of Nurses, Uniform Allowance for all uniformed personals and Either NOC system to be implemented to all the citizens besides making it to the limited employees or withdraw the system completely.