Safai karamcharis panel chief marks probe

Safai karamcharis panel chief marks probe

Punjab State Safai Karamcharis Commission Chairman Geja Ram at a meeting in Muktsar.

Tribune News Service

Muktsar, February 26

The Chairman of the Punjab State Safai Karamcharis Commission on Wednesday marked a probe after getting a complaint from contractual employees of the Water Supply and Sanitation Department that the department was not contributing its share in the Employees Provident Fund (EPF).

Chairman Geja Ram said he had formed a three-member special investigation team (SIT), which will have an SP, a District Welfare Officer and a Labour Inspector. It will submit the report within 10 days.

Meanwhile, he listened to the problems of sweepers and directed the officials concerned to take appropriate action. He further appreciated the district administration and the officials of the Water Supply and Sanitation Department for purchasing a robot to clean manholes.

He also asked the executive officers (EOs) of the municipal councils to prepare a seniority list of sweepers and give them promotions. Further, he directed that health check-up of sweepers should be done once in every three months. He asked the officials to release their salaries through bank accounts.


View All

Junior doctors, nurses in Amritsar confront Soni

Say seniors staying away from patients, nurses want proper a...

Jan Dhan a/c holders in Amritsar queue up outside banks

Not caring two hoots about social distancing, women come out...

A blessing in disguise for author Dev Dard

Says he has finally found time to maintain galleries of hist...

Seven more catch virus in Mohali district

All from Jawaharpur; district count 26, highest in Punjab

Chandigarh Administration makes mask must for residents at public places

To be deferred — water & power charges, rent of units in reh...

Don’t have PPE? Wear raincoat, Chandigarh cops told

SSP Jagadale’s order comes after curfew violations reported ...

Delhi readies 5-T plan to tackle Covid

Kejriwal says govt to focus on testing, tracing, treatment, ...

Ban on Tablighi Jamaat sought

Letter petition seeks CBI probe into ‘conspiracy to spread i...

CRPF DG among 200 personnel quarantined

Step comes days after Chief Medical Officer of paramilitary ...