Railway employees to march to Parliament tomorrow

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 18:32

New Delhi: Seeking adequate budgetary support and filling up vacant posts in railways, its employees will march to Parliament tomorrow to press their various
demands.

"We want government should provide adequate budgetary
support to railways because the national transporter is facing
a financial crisis and passing through a very critical stage,"
said All-India Railwaymen`s Federation (AIRF) general
secretary Shiv Gopal Mishra.

Besides, AIRF also wants that the recruitment drive in
railways be speeded up to fill about 2.5 lakh vacant
posts.

"We have a slew of long pending demands which include
removal of anomalies of the Sixth Central Pay Commission,
relaxation in duty hours, scrapping of New Pension Scheme,
implementation of various welfare schemes announced by the
earlier Minister for Railways, stopping of outsourcing and
privatisation and recruitment of the wards of the Railway
employees," Mishra said.

AIRF members will march to parliament tomorrow to raise
its various demands.

PTI




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