Port Blair, Oct 10: A delegation of Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands consisting of Shri S.N.Mishra, Vice President; Shri T.S.Sreekumar, General Secretary; Shri R.Rajendran & Shri R.Surendran Pillai, Asst. General Secretaries; Shri Clement Stephen, Finance Secretary and Smt Nazreen Begum, Organising Secretary held a courtesy meeting with the Lt. Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi on 30.09.2016.
At the outset the General Secretary of the Association conveyed the greetings to the newly appointed Lt. Governor and assured whole hearted support in all people friendly initiatives.
The Association also welcomed the ban on tobacco products and steps to curtail the liquor consumption. The General Secretary also submitted a memorandum to the Lt. Governor on various pending issues pertaining to govt. employees which include (i) Setting up of greinvance redressal mechanism at local level on the model of Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM) (ii) Filling up of vacant posts (iii) Construction of sufficient number of quarters (iv) Award of upgraded pay under Part B of 6th CPC to left out categories of teachers (v) Regularisation of Ad-hoc services of teachers and (vi) Enhansing Air/Boat services for southern group of islands.
The delegation made briefings also on various long pending demands of government employees. The Lt. Governor has assured to look into the issues to resolve them.