NRHM employees stages dharna
Employees from National Rural Health Mission(NRHM) staged dharna demanding regularization of job,immediate rectification of health services mnitoring system,immediate hikes of salaries 20% to 30% at Rupnath Brahma civil hospital in Kokrajhar today.
The dharna was organised under the banner of NRHM employees association and the agitation will continue till February 16 to put pressure to implement the demands of the employees across the state.
Kajal Nandi president of the Kokrajhar district of the association said that the employees are facing several hardships due to insincerity from health and family welfare department as the association have been demanding to solution of the grievances and problems.He said that association demanded early meet of solve of the crisis face by employees of the NRHM in their discharging of duties and responsibility in their job.He has demanded that government should take bold step to solution's of problems of the employees.
The association demanded group insurance to NRHM employees for medical treatment of family members and one time f death benefit stands on humanitarian ground.They also demanded immediate immediate creation of service rule and financial rule to the NRHM employees through service manual like sarva siksha abhijan nission enjoying.
17 Sep 2012 - 2:55am | editor
ULFA on Sunday came down heavily on Rahul Gandhi alleging that the Congress leader his verbal certificate to the immigrants in Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts suggests a conspiracy to weed out the identity of the indigenous people. In a statement sent to media houses on Sunday, the outfit maintained that the indigenous people have knowledge of large-scale migration from the neighbouring country. According to ULFA, the government has gone ahead with describing the migrants as Indian which was indeed a matter of grave concern for the people.
8 Feb 2017 - 7:49pm | AT News
North East Union of Working Journalists appreciated Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for allocating various financial provisions for the benefit of scribes and media houses in the State. Placing the annual budget in the State legislative assembly on 7 February, Sarma proposed to launch the pension scheme for scribes and journalist family welfare funds from 2017-18 onwards.
Pointing out that many journalists dedicated their lives to the public service in the field of journalism and they need financial security after their retirement, the State finance minister proposed to constitute the journalist pension scheme in the line of litterateur, artist/artiste and sportspersons’ monthly retirement benefits.
Recognizing the critical role of professional journalism in social advancement, Sarma also proposed for a journalist family welfare fund for providing suitable financial assistance to the bereaved family members of journalists losing their lives while in service due to various reasons.
He also announced a media fellowship of rupees 50,000 to the interested journalists for pursuing higher studies in relevant fields of journalism. Twenty such fellowships would be awarded in the year 2017-18, guidelines of all these schemes would be prepared by the State Information & Public Relations department.
Asserting that the government has already released around rupees 22 crore till 31 January 2017 to clear the huge pending advertisement bills in various media outlets, Sarma announced to streamline the mechanism of making payment of advertisement bills regularly. “Expressing happiness over the proposals, we urge the Information & Public Relations department to formulate the guidelines properly. We would also like to appeal to the department to include all working journalists, irrespective of IPR recognition, with few years of uninterrupted experience in the State,” said a statement issued by the NEUWJ.
11 Jan 2011 - 2:50pm | editor
Top ULFA leader Sasha Chaudhury was released from Guwahati Central Jail on January 11. Chaudhury has left for Nalbari along with Mithinga Daimari. Chaudhury is set to address a huge rally at Nalbari.