GUWAHATI, July 2 - A delegation of the Sadou Asam Karmachari Parishad (SAKP) today had a discussion with Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and other top officials over various long-pending demands of the employees� body.
The SAKP said in a statement that the Government agreed on starting cashless healthcare for the employees from this October onwards besides agreeing on abolition of efficiency bar (EB) and on having fixed pay for muster roll workers at the level of grade IV employees� pay.
�The grade pay anomalies are to be examined by the Government. The process for Modified Assured Career Plan Simplification (MACPS) will also start. We have also called for a clear-cut process for the family pension scheme, while the Government has agreed on examining our demand for reinstating fixed TA,� it said.
The SAKP delegation comprised its steering committee members including president Bashab Chandra Kalita and general secretary Fakaruddin Ahmed.