Srinagar, Dec 13: EJAC-Kashmir president Aijaz Khan today hailed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s announcement of regularizing 60,000 dailywagers and casual labourers working in various department in the State.
“Our govt will be regularising 60,000 daily wagers & casual labourers working in various departments in J&K to provide sustainable livelihoods to those who need it the most. Hard work & dedication must always be recognised & appreciated,” the Chief Minister wrote on Twitter today.
Reacting to the announcement, the EJAC Kashmir president said that it was long pending demand of employees. He expressed hope that fair price shop owners and labourers of CAPD department would also be regularized by the government.
“Furthermore, we hope that the 7th pay commission would be implemented in March 2018 without any hassle, as has been assured by the government,” he added. (GNS)