National Health Mission Employees Association (NHMEA) affiliated by Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh today started 48 hours protest here in the exhibition Ground, Press club Jammu in support of their demands.
The protest was held under the presidium of Rohit Seth, provincial president, All National Health Mission Employees Association
A large number of National Health Mission employees’ drawn from various districts and blocks of Jammu division participated in the protest and raised slogans against the Government for ignoring their just and genuine demands.
The demands highlighted by the protesting employees include framing a suitable policy for regularization of all employees working under National Health Mission, benefits of 7th pay commission, equal pay for equal work, social security benefits and ex gratia relief for the family of the employees.
Rohit Seth alleged that all these demands have already been brought into the notice of higher authorities time and again but no concrete outcome has been attained yet. He added that the written agreement was signed a year ago in favour of their demands but nothing has been done do far to fulfill their demands as promised by the then Health Minister, Bali Bhagat.
Therefore, it is impressed upon authorities to take remedy measures for fulfillment of above mentioned demands.