INTUC delegation meets forest officials

Port Blair
29 Mar 2017

A delegation of INTUC along with the office-bearers of Forest Wildlife Employees Union called on Deputy Conservator of Forest, Wildlife Division – I, Haddo on Tuesday to discuss various grievances and demands of the workers employed in the division. The  issues primarily discussed were filling up of  nearly 36 posts of mazdoors through direct recruitment, filling up of posts of carpenter, gardener and headworker through promotion, award of MACP overdue to the workers, issue of Form 16 for timely filing of IT Returns by the workers and other issues related to the safety of the workers posted at various forest camps viz. VHF connectivity for communication, positioning of engine-powered dinghy, providing toilet facility, solar powered power supply, etc. During the meeting, the Deputy Conservator of Forest informed that most of the issues have already been undertaken by his division and assured the union for timely settlement of all demands as permissible under the rules.