Port Blair, Jan 18: Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, the Member of Parliament visited ANIIMERS at Port Blair on 15.01.2018 and at Coast Guard Head Quarter on 16.01.2018 and interacted with the DRMs and Officials of the respective department. During interaction, Mr. Ray heard various problems of the department and assured to pursue the matter with the higher authority for amicable settlement. Mr. Ray also interacted with all Mazdoor working on daily wages basis under establishment of Coast Guard and ANNIMERS, Port Blair and briefed about their admissible benefits after the recent order of the Administration vide No.289 dated 22.09.2017 for granting 1/30th Pay plus D.A. enforced from 01.09.2017 and the Office Memorandum dated 11.12.2017 for enhancement of wages to the DRMs classified in six categories like Unskilled for Rs:437/-, Semi Skilled for Rs: 494/-, Skilled for Rs: 579-, Clerical for Rs: 579/- and Highly Skilled for Rs: 637/- with effect from 01.01.2018.
The Workers/Officials of the respective departments have expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the M.P for exploring his possible efforts to get the benefit of the Daily Wages Workers working in various departments of A & N Islands since last many years.