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Diwali cheer: Cabinet regularises over 30,000 contractual employees

Chandigarh: Announcing a major Diwali bonanza, Punjab government on Tuesday regularised the services of its over 30,000 employees working on contract/adhoc/daily-wages/temporary/work-charged basis in various government departments/boards/corporations and societies in the state. The landmark decision, which will also impact the future of thousands of other employees working on contract through private outsourcing agencies or contractors, as they


Punjab govt plans to deliver Diwali gift for its contractual employees

Patiala: The Punjab Government has planned to deliver a Diwali Gift for its Contractual Employees working in the different departments. Punjab Cabinet may decide the issue concerning the regularisation of the services of the Contractual employees during its meeting going to be held on Monday. The Highly placed sources in the state government told here

Agitations of contractual employees paralyse state

Bathinda: Thousands of agitating contractual employees assembled under the banner of Theka Mulazam Sangharsh Morcha paralysed the state on Sunday by staging dharna on different roads across the state. They were all scheduled to reach Lambi, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s home constituency, to demonstrate at huge level. Already aware state police, however, foiled their

Contractual employees all set to get regularised

Patiala: Punjab Government has planned to deliver Diwali gift to it’s contractual employees working in different departments since long as cabinet may decide on the issue on October 26. Highly placed sources in state government said that ruling alliance wants to clear this issue as it is going to provide more impetus to it well before

Govt may regularise contractual staff

Patiala: The Punjab Cabinet may decide the issue during its meeting on October 19 regarding the regularisation of contractual staffers in the state. It has been learnt from the sources in the government that the ruling alliance wants to clear this issue as it may help in boosting their impetus in the coming Assembly polls. Regularisation

Contractual employess protest seeking regularisation in Bathinda

Bathinda:  Employees working on a contractual basis in different departments joined hands to stage a protest , the protesters blocked the Bathinda NH-15.

Contractual employees burn effigies of 3 Punjab ministers

PATIALA: Hundreds of employees working in different departments of the state government on contract basis on Tuesday organised a massive protest rally cum demonstration and march on the call of Sangharsh Morcha here and burnt the effigies of three Punjab Ministers including Punjab Water supplies and Sanitation Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra, Animal Husbandry Minister Gulzar

Contractual employees served with lathis, water cannons, tear gas

Bathinda: Several agitating activists of the ‘Theka Mulazam Sangharsh Morcha’ were injured in a police action at village Kotha Guru in Bathinda district, when they were marching towards the Panchayat minister Sikander Singh Maluka’s residence. The agitators were scheduled to lodge protest outside Maluka’s place after holding a ‘flag march’in Rampura assembly constituency. Started from

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Contractual employees of GADVASU again starts protest

Ludhiana: Contractual employees of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) on Tuesday again started protest against the varsity authorities for not fulfilling their demands. The employees raised slogans against the varsity and vice chancellor demanding that the promises that were made to them last month should be fulfilled. Contractual workers had ended strike

Protest by contractual employees enters into Day-7; Authorities refuse to accept demands

Ludhiana: Contractual employees of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary University has entered seventh day on Sunday. They are protesting for regularisation of employees working from past many years. Jagmohan Singh, president of Contract and DPL Employees Union has entered into seventh day of ‘fast unto death’. The condition of Jagmohan is not well and going critical day