In Andhra Pradesh, the state government has once again held talks with union leaders on the pay revision (PRC). The union leaders met the secretaries of the finance ministry and other departments at the Amravati secretariat. The meeting was attended by representatives of recognized associations on the Joint Staff Council. The government has held discussions with the PRC as well as representatives of the unions on non-financial issues.
On the occasion, Chief Secretary to the State Government Sameer Sharma directed the secretaries to take steps to resolve the problems of the employees in a timely manner as far as possible. Collectors at the district level want to see a solution to the problem by setting up a Joint Staff Council. CS directed to create departmental promotion calendars from next year on promotions of employees in various departments.
Meanwhile, AP Secretariat Employees Union President Venkatramireddy revealed key points on the meeting with CS. Stated that the employees’ argument was very clear on the PRC. The government says 14.29 per cent do not agree with the fitment. This will reduce the salary of the employees. All those details were told very clearly to the authorities. It was revealed that the employees were asked to give strictly 34 per cent fitment. He promised to hold a meeting with Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy next week.
Union chairman KR Suryanarayana said, “We will discuss the issues of the employees with CM Jagan on weekdays.” Some job unions have made waffle speeches .. CS said they would talk to the CM and tell them.