MP brings good news to ANIFPDCL employees

Port Blair
3 Apr 2018

The benefit of leave encashment, gratuity, and Transport Expenses granted to 765 employees of ANIFPDCL was held up by the cooperation. Consequent upon the receipt of the information through the employees of corporation and also Mr. Joga Rao, ex-Pramukh, Little Andaman and Mr. Babul Sarkar, Pradhan, Netaji Nagar, Little Andaman, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands immediately took up the matter with the Minister of Environment, Government of India in the month of February this year seeking review of the earlier decision taken by the Ministry to settled down the issue by calculating their dues as on 31-11-2017 based on 2007 National Pay Scale as provided in clauses 3.2 (iii) of the VRS Scheme instead of the existing pay (IDA 1997) to which the employees are sustaining huge financial lose.
In a high level meeting convened by the Ministry last month, it was reviewed and the demand / suggestion offered by Mr. Ray has been accepted by the Ministry vide their letter dated 23-03-2018 and directed the corporation to release the dues of the employees of ANFPDCL based on 2007 National Pay Scale by fixing cut-off date for extending the monetary benefit as on 30-11-2017. In so far, the claim of travelling expenses is concerned, the Ministry has extended the time limits for submission of claim latest by April 30.