All Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Employees Association called on Finance Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari and apprised him about their long pending demands. A spokesperson of the association while lauding the finance minister’s statement on resolving pay anomaly of clerical staff demanded their pay anomaly should also be resolved.
The association demanded the pay anomalies and disparities with respect to clerical cadre and pre-revised scale of Rs 6500 -10500 pay anomaly committee (PAC) shall be revised. The pay anomaly committee shall consult the representative of the employees whenever required.The spokesperson said that the section officers and Junior Agriculture Extension Officers (JAEO) were working in the same pay band but JAEO employees were ignored and their pay band wasn’t revised.
“Some of the employees are working in the departments from last 30 years. These employees should be benefited and their pay band should be revised according to pay band of section officers,” he added.