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UP Govt employees end strike, resume work

A panel has been asked to expedite decision-making on various issues

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Aug 12 2016 1:20PM | Updated Date: Aug 12 2016 1:20PM

UP Govt employees end strike, resume work

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At least 16 lakh employees of the Uttar Pradesh government in  as many as 155 departments ended their strike after negotiations with senior officials and resumed work on Friday.

 
Within a fortnight, employees would be given cashless medical treatment facilities through a government order. 
 
They resumed work after assurances on Thursday night from state government that sub-committees will be set up to look into other demands and take a on them, Hari Kishore Tiwari, a leader of the striking employees, said.
 
A panel has been asked to expedite decision-making on various other issues, like settling of salary disparities in next 15-days.
 
Demands of the Aanganwadi workers, employment guarantee scheme MGNREGS workers and ad hoc employees will also be looked into at the earliest, Chief Secretary Deepak Singhal assured the employees.