MPSEB workers to stage agitation over salary review

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Bhopal, May 29 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh State Electricity Board employees are going to announce a state-wide agitation on May 31 demanding salaries review that was pending from the last four years.

Madhya Pradesh Electricity Engineers Convenor Committee Regional Convenor Vinay Pandey told reporters here today that officers and other employees are engrossed due to non-approval of their demand pending since April a state-wide 'Dhyanakarshan Karyakram' is underway from May 21 to May 31 to ge.

''A state-level 'Dhyanakrashan' programme is under from May 21 and will end on May 31 and to draw the state government's attendion gate meetings are going on in all seven divions of the state,'' he said.

Mr Pandey said that it was quite unfortunate that Chhattisgarh Electricity Board, which was separated from Madhya Pradesh, has been providing 12.5 per cent interim relief to its employees in December 2005 while their counterpart in this state were still not receiving their benefits.

He warned the state government that if their demand was not accepted by May 31 then the agitation would start from Jabalpur.

''Under this, power generation will be paralysed and other programmes will also be organised,'' he added.

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