Demonstration of rural sanitation workers in Mahendragarh: Declared government employees, the minimum wage should be given 28 thousand rupees

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In Haryana’s Mahendragarh, rural sanitation workers staged a sit-in at the Block Development Panchayat office on Wednesday. During this, he submitted a memorandum to the officer Nisha Tanwar in the name of the Chief Minister.

Jugesh Kumar, head of the Rural Safai Karamcharis Union, said that under the cleanliness scheme of the Haryana government in 2008, rural sanitation workers were appointed in the villages for cleanliness on the lines of cities. Since the time of appointment, he has been doing the work on his own behalf. We have some problems, they should be solved by considering them peacefully.

He said that rural sanitation workers should be declared as government employees. Till then the minimum wage should be increased to Rs.28,000. The budget of the dress for the year should be made 8 thousand and risk allowance should be implemented.

The budget for the dress should be given at a fixed time in the year. Provide cleaning equipment. Gas, mask and soap should be given every month. Salary should be paid on the specified date of the month. One sanitation worker should be appointed for a population of 250. Maternity benefit to women sanitation workers and child care leave to male employees should be implemented.

ESI and PF money is deducted from honorarium, but that employee does not get the record. The action of arbitrarily firing employees should be stopped. 45 days leave to be applied excluding gazetted holidays of the year. Compensation should be given to the cleaning workers in case they get hurt while working. Appointment letters should be given to Safai Karamcharis and in case of death of Safai Karamchari, his dependent should be appointed in his place.

Development and Panchayat Officer Nisha Tanwar said that all the demands of the rural sanitation workers will be sent to the government through proper channel.

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