DyCM assures to bring CoSAAP’s pending demands to Cabinet notice

DyCM assures to bring CoSAAP’s pending demands to Cabinet notice

ITANAGAR, Jun 2: The Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) has reiterated its pending demands when a delegation of central executive members of the State Govt employees’ apex organization called on Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein in his official residence at Niti Vihar here today.

CoSAAP’s charter of demands included implementation of revised allowances such as non-practicing allowance (NPS) for doctors, house rent allowance (HRA), tough location allowance (TLA), TA/DA (new rules), children education allowance (CEA), transport allowance, restoration of medical reimbursement (MR), timely conduction of departmental promotion committee (DPC), etc.

During his interaction with the CoSAAP members, the DyCM assured to bring their pending demands to the notice of the State Cabinet with due approval from the Chief Minister.

Meanwhile, the CoSAAP delegates headed by president Pate Marik and general secretary Gonya Riba thanked the State Govt for timely implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission in the State and also for various welfare measures taken by Govt for its employees from time to time.

While apprising the Dy CM that the State Govt vide order No.FIN/E-II/28/2017 dated 2/4/2018 has granted HRA, TA/DA rules, TLA and CEA to only All India Service Officers serving in the State but not granted to the State Govt employees, they requested for immediate implementation of all the revised allowances by the State Govt for its employees too.

They also requested the Govt either to restore the old system of MR or implement the All India Medical Attendance Rules for the State Govt employees as per recommendations of 7th CPC, citing that ever since the implementation of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister’s Universal Health Insurance Scheme (APCMUHIS) in 2014, MR for the State Govt employees was discontinued. They added, even after the discontinuation of APCMUHIS in 2016, the MR system has not been restored.

Lauding the State Govt’s decision on holding DPC in every sixth month vide order No. 280434-II/64/2017 Dtd 18/10/2017, the CoSAAP sought for strict implementation of the same, while citing that many Govt employees were deprived of timely promotion due to non-conduction of DPC by departments concerned, on time.

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