Ranbir Deshwal General Secretary of HPEA said that a committee was formed in June 2013 to review pay anomalies of Assistant engineers and Assistant executive engineers and the committee was suppose to give its report in two months. It is surprising that till to date not a single meeting of committee has been held so for.
Hardeep Sangwan General Secretary of HPGEA said that the management of both utilities assured the engineers that their grievances regarding pay anomalies, time scales and revision of allowances shall be put up to board of Directors in a time bound manner.
The HPGCL management also assured that the allowances such as Shift Duty, Hardship, SLODA and project allowances will also be enhanced. Further Management assured that generation incentive will be calculated on basic pay plus grade pay and increment on 5 year time scale of AE/AEE will also be released soon.
The Associated also brought in to management notice the matter regarding posting of power engineers against vacant share quota posts of power utility in BBMB and demanded that senior most engineers in a category be promoted and posted in BBMB.
Earlier a group of engineers held a meeting with Khandelwal Principal Secretary to CM who also assured all help in solving their problems and to remove irritants. The engineers have urged the Chief Minister to solve their long pending grievances.