CHANDIGARH: Punjab Transport Minister S. Laljit Singh Bhullar immediately assured the representatives of Punjab Roadways/PRTC Contract Workers Union that the method of bringing uniformity and implementing due improve of their salaries goes expeditiously.
Presiding over the assembly of the Union at Punjab Bhawan right here, the Transport Minister mentioned that the case to deliver uniformity and improve in salaries is with the Finance Department. After the objections raised by the Finance Department, the reply has additionally been submitted by the officers of the Transport Department. The Cabinet Minister categorically requested Secretary Transport S. Dilraj Singh Sandhawalia to write down a letter to the Finance Department and personally observe the matter in order that it might be resolved on the earliest.
On the problem of delay in depositing the due quantity of EPF and ESI by the contractor, the Cabinet Minister mentioned that the division has issued a penalty discover to the contractor, after which he additionally deposited the due quantity. He instructed the Secretary to make sure that the contractor received’t commit any negligence in future which might trigger difficulties in getting salaries and medical amenities to the workers.
The Transport Minister additionally assured that the remainder of the calls for of the workers are additionally being thought-about speedily. Referring to the calls for of the workers corresponding to regularizing contractual workers after abolishing contract system and enacting workers’ service guidelines, S. Laljit Singh Bhullar mentioned that Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Mann led authorities is making certain the properly being of each class. All these issues can be resolved within the close to future after the report of the cupboard sub-committee.