Port Blair, Mar.10: The Annual General Body meeting of the JNRM Sub-committee of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association held on 7thMarch,2019 at Port Blair. The meeting expressed serious concern and anguish over undue delay in filling-up of a large number of vacant posts of auxiliary staff in JNRM which is affecting the academic quality badly. The meeting also expressed anguish over the pathetic condition of infrastructural facilities at students’ hostels and demanded immediate action by the Administration to ensure basic facilities at hostels along with creation of sufficient posts of cooks, warden, etc.
Addressing the meeting Shri T S Sreekumar, General Secretary of the Association said all hopes of hike in basic pay and fitment factor dashed as the present Central Government failed to implement its assurances before the end of its term..He also criticised the Government for continuation of New Pension scheme to the employees recruited on or after 01-01-2004 even though it is not ensuring a minimum amount for their survival in old age. Shri R Surendran Pillai,shri R. Rajendran,shri Ajoy chakraborthy,shri E.A.Johnson,etc also addressed the meeting.
The meeting elected Shri U Shivkumar as Vice President,Shri E A Johnson as Secretary,Shri Ajoy Chakraborthy as joint Secretary and N Venkat Rao as Treasurer of the Branch for the year 2019-20.