JKMEF holds meet; highlight issues


JAMMU, May 18: Jammu Kashmir Medical Employees Federation Govt Hospital Sarwal Jammu organized an urgent meeting to discuss their long pending demands and also willing to support the Kam Choro hartal / Strike on 24th May 2022 at 10 am to 1 PM. The meeting chaired by Mr. sushil Sudan State president JKMEF, Jammu. He urged the employees to observe Kam chhod Hartal on 24th may 2022 from 10am to 1pm.
During meeting leaders of employees demanded Departmental promotion committee (Promotions) of all categories in the health in support of their demands. They alleged that the administrative department of health & family welfare has failed to frame rules of promotions and conduct a department, which has been pending for the last four years. Several higher grade posts have been lying vacant in the department for many years .So many health employees have been retired without getting their promotion benefits. Patient also suffered due to shortage of staff in health institutions.
They also alleged that the administration failed to resolve the permanent salary issue of Female Multipurpose Workers and other staff getting salaries under Head -2211 Family Welfare. The salary of FMPH Workers and other staff has been pending for the last five months, and the employees and their families have been facing hardship and are on the verge of starvation, and many are not getting their treatment due to not being the released of their salary.
They also urged the UT Govt should register leftover Govt in service Pharmacists under the new pharmacy Act 1948 section 32-C, which was implemented in UT after the abrogation of Article 370.
Federation also demanded the restoration of the old pension scheme for all UT employees on the analogy of neighboring states.
Non Pension Scheme failed to protect the post retirement welfare of Govt employees and new employees want to return to the old pension scheme. Jammu Kashmir employees should be shifted from new pension scheme to old pension scheme. Adhoc committee of JKMEF was also framed Mr. Naveen Bhan ( President ),Ashiq Hussain (Vice President) , Davinder Raina (Gen Secretary), Vishal Patil ( Cashier), Santosh Sharma ( Labour room ), Santosh Kumar ( Dental Section ) Sanjay Abrol ( Lab Section ) Laqat Ali ( x-ray Section ) Neetu Raina ( Ministerial Section ).
Keeping patients care in view emergency services are exempted from the preview of strike federation believe in services to humanity and on the other side rights of employees should also be protected. Other who address the meeting are S. Prafulat singh. Kamal Jit Sawhney, S.Tajinder singh. Davinder Raina, Naveen Bhan, Ashiq Hussain, Santosh kumari and others.

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