|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Aug 20: Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) has hailed the decision of abrogating Article 370 and Article 35-A of constitution.
According to press release, BMS also demanded implementation of Employees Provident Fund pension scheme 1995 and minimum wages in J&K at par with centre.
Harbans Choudhary senior leader of BMS appealed Governor of Jammu and Kashmir that J&K employees Provident Act 1961 be merged immediately with the central Govt EPF Organisation so that subscribers of J&K EPF may also get the benefits of EPF pension scheme 1995 which was not implemented in the state since 1995 and it will also help to eradicate corruption in PF offices as some officials are looting by way of less coverage and have became the advisors of defaulter employers and poor workers are suffering.
It is further demanded that central govt minimum wages be also implemented at par with other union territory applicable minimum wages rates. In the meeting it was also demanded that wages of daily wagers working in different departments be also released which is laying pending since long.
The meeting was attended by Ravi Kumar Hans, Harbans Choudhary, Shamsher Chand, Gar Din, Dev Parkash, Maban Lal, Sumit Sharma, Rohit Seth, and Yashpaul.