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Katra-Reasi Railway Project: M/s Patel Engineering Ltd harassing its workers, alleges CITU, meets CS Vyas

Srinagar: A two member delegation of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) comprising of State President M Y Tarigami and General Secretary Om Prakash on Friday submitted a memorandum of demands with Chief Secretary of J&K.

The duo met B B Vyas, Chief Secretary, and submitted a memorandum of demands of workers engaged on Railway Project Katra -Reasi.

“The workers have demanded payment of minimum wages as per Central Government notification for all categories of workers such as skilled, semi-skilled and un-skilled, EPF & ESI from date of joining of the worker to be deposited in Provident Fund and ESI offices, issuance of Identity cards to all workers under ESIC scheme and 90% recruitment to be made among local residents of the project sites,” the memorandum read.

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