IMPHAL, April 17: The State Government employees under the banner All India State Government Employees Confederation today demanded the State government to implement the 7th pay commission in the State at the earliest.
The second State conference of the State unit of the All India State Government Employees Confederation (AISGEC) was held today at Lamyanba Shanglen.
During the conference, the members discussed various problems and issues faced by the State government employees and adopted resolutions which include urging the State government to implement the 7th pay commission in the State at the earliest.
The AISGEC is also demanding the State government to regularise the part time and contract employees in the various State departments and to stop privatization of Government departments and institutions and detachment of workers and employees.
It is also appealing the State to increase the minimum wages.
The association further demanded the Central government to include Manipur in the special category status.
The conference further resolved to send memorandums to the concern central authorities regarding the problem being faced by the teaching and non-teaching staffs of northeast Navodayas.
Delivering the key-note address, organizing committee convenor Dr E Girani Singh said that in around 105 departments of the State government, there are more than 28,000 posts vacancies.
He further appealed to the government to fill-up the vacant posts by absorbing the contract employees.
Deputy Labour Commissioner E Tomba Singh, Retired principal DM College of Science G Tomba Sharma, Department of Physics, director IQAC MU professor S Dorendrajit, AITUC, Manipur general secretary L Sotinkumar Singh and AISGEC vice president Joykumar Singh attended the function as presidium members.