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Last Gate: CIC employees sit in strike

A good number of Community Information Centre employees have staged dharna at Dispur Last Gate on Friday to press the demand for regularizing their jobs and also opposing the proposal to amalgamate the CICs with Amtron's.

Talking to reporters, the leaders of the association said as many as 438-operators working in 239 Community Information Centres are heading for an uncertain future. They alleged that despite repeated request, IT minister Himanta Biswa Sharma has yet to take take any steps to regularize their jobs. On Friday they staged protest against the government apathy towards them. The also alleged that there is move to end their identity by merging with the AMTRON"s common service centres. The Assam government had extended the service of the CIC operators last year for two more years after the five-year term expired on March 31 last. The project was launched in the North-East by the then NDA government in 2002.
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Community Information Centre employees regularizing their jobs as soon as possible to the Govt. becuase the Development of IT its most important things.

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