Young engineers protest succeeds: The Tribune India

Patiala, December 16

The protest from the Council of Junior Engineers, PSEB, entered Day 51 here today. Routine work has been affected and the general public continues to suffer.

Protesters threatened a state-level dharna on December 21. Employees of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) continued to boycott stores, measurement labs, all types of field checks, and also kept their official cell phones off as a sign of the protest.

Meanwhile, their chain fast, which began on November 17 in front of the PSPCL headquarters in Patiala, has also not ended.

The Council of Junior Engineers, PSEB, President Paramjit Singh Khatra and General Secretary Davinder Singh jointly said the Power Junior Engineers were very unhappy with their main demand for an improvement in the entry-level salary scale not being addressed. range, as they receive a lower starting salary of 17,450 rupees. compared to their other state counterparts who have received an entry allowance of Rs 18,250 since December 2011.

“This discrimination is not tolerable because despite the assurance of the PSPCL leadership, nothing has been done to resolve the problem,” said Davinder Singh. “Power’s junior engineers have staged protest rallies outside various PSPCL measurement stores and labs and will continue their mass holidays with state-level dharna on December 21,” he said. – TNS

Maria D. Ervin