Agitating DDK employees withdraw strike


Doordarshan Causal and Contractors Employees Association (DC & CEA) Shimla, decided to withdraw the agitation as management of Doordarshan Kender Shimla conceded their demand after second round of talk held here last evening.

DC & CEA general secretary Anil Thakur said in a press statement issued here today that agitation began on October 14 and ended yesterday after second round of talk.

Deputy Director General of DDK Shimla Gowri Dutt Sharma conceded all demands of association as copy of demand charter submitted to him yesterday, Mr. Thakur said.

It had decided to retain all the causal on the old pattern which would be engaged and paid for seven days only ending the earlier practice. DDG also laid down the condition that every causal would get fixed duty for seven days in month either in AIR or DDK now.

Association informed that management of DDK agreed to retain the services of employees after November 3 onwards who had removed from the duty during the protest.

After booking their services they would be informed earlier and issued entry pass in DDK accordingly. The pending payments of causal also be remitted to them by next month.

It also agreed to take up the matter of regularization of contract of employees to engage them on permanent basis with Directorate General of Prasar Bharati soon.

Talking to media persons recently, Mr. Sharma also assured to make a policy for the recruitment of agitating workers but before that they should have to give in written.

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  1. Doordarshan today become den of corruption . There should provision of minimum wage to all such people and all corrupts who were be behind bar. Pvt doctors openly undermining institutions like PGI seems that peoples on the top were misusing frame on the cost of their duty. The quality and contents are fall to lowest ebb.

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