Port Blair, July 11: Today Shri. Vishal Jolly, National Executive Committee Member, BJP alongwith a delegation of Andaman & Nicobar Rajya Karamchari Maha Sangh led by its President Shri. Jaydeep Kumar Dey and representatives from APWD Karmachari Sangh met Shri Tej Bahadur, Chief Engineer-APWD, and discussed issues pertaining to DRMs and Regular employees of APWD.

They raised the issue of the left out DRMs who were not granted the benefits of 1/30 pay and requested the Chief Engineer-APWD to grant benefits to all working DRMs of APWD.

Apart from that, another issue of reduced payment of 1/30th pay to the employees of APWD for the month of February 2018 to 2023 was also highlighted and discussed. As per the communication of Deputy Secretary (PWD), certain divisions were paid the difference amount but still a large number of payments are pending in some divisions and therefore he urged that the same be released at the earliest to all the DRMs.

The Chief engineer heard all the issues patiently and positively assured that all the issues will be sorted immediately for a smooth working culture of the department.

The Organizing Secretary of Andaman Nicobar Rajya Karmachari Secretary of Mahasangh Shri. G. Anoop was also present in the meeting.