DEHRADUN: Central government employees sat on a day-long protest against lack of implementation of recommendations made by the Seventh Pay Commission met in the state.
The members under the aegis of Co-ordination Committee of Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers sat on dharna at Buddha Chowk from 10am to 4pm on Tuesday.
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Nothing illegal in Talking to TOI, Jagdish Chander Chimwal, secretary of the association said, "Kendariya Karamchari Kamgar Parisangh, an association of Central government employees in New Delhi, in their meeting held on December 16 had decided to hold a one-day protest across the country on January 10 against lack of implementation of recommendations made by the Seventh Pay Commission. Today's protest was part of this country-wide peaceful protest." He said, that the Government of India had given assurance to constitute a high-level committee to look into the long pending demands by all central government employees regarding minimum salary rise, revision of salary allowances and evaluation of new pension policy but the government is yet to take any concrete step in this regard.