Rs 235 Cr Worth Salaries During Strike Period Of TSRTC Employees ReleasedMarch 11, 2020 17:26
Rs 235 Cr Worth Salaries During Strike Period Of TSRTC Employees Released:- The Telangana government today issued the orders to release the pending salaries of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees for 56 days when they went on strike. The amount of Rs 235 crores will be released soon. The strike was finally called off after Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) held talks with the employees and promised them to meet their demands. Chief Minister's Office today issued a press note about the release of the salaries.
ఆర్టీసీ ఉద్యోగుల సమ్మె కాలానికి సంబంధించిన జీతాలను ప్రభుత్వం విడుదల చేసింది. గతంలో ముఖ్యమంత్రి శ్రీ కె. చంద్రశేఖర్ రావు ఇచ్చిన హామీ మేరకు ఆర్టీసీ ఉద్యోగులు ఇటీవల చేసిన సమ్మె కాలానికి సంబంధించిన రూ.235 కోట్లను విడుదల చేస్తూ ఆర్థిక శాఖ ఉత్తర్వులు జారీ చేసింది.— Telangana CMO (@TelanganaCMO) March 11, 2020
V Chandrasekhar Reddy, state secretary of the Telangana Mazdoor Union (TMU) told that they are quite happy with the release of the amount. The TRSTC strike started on October 5th with 26 demands and it continued for 56 days. Over 25 employees lost their lives during this crisis. KCR made it clear that the TSRTC merger is not possible but the government would support the employees and the corporation in all the available ways after which they called off the strike. KCR announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the families of the deceased along with a job for their family members.
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