MP’s persistence pays off

Latest clarification by Power Minister to benefit 495 mazdoors of Power Dept
Report by: 
Port Blair
8 Mar 2018

Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, M.P. A&N Islands is consistently pursuing the issue with the Administration and the Ministry of Power as well for considering past service of the 495 Mazdoors of Electricity Department for retirement and pension benefits in compliance to order of the High Court dated 09.04.2013. On his continuous persuasion, the Ministry vide their communication dated13.10.2017 has conveyed approval for implementation of the order of the Hon’ble High Court dated 09.04.2013. The communication of the Ministry was with a certain error, resulting in the delay of implementation. Workers of electricity department interacted with the M.P to sort out the error. Mr. Ray vide his letter dated 12.02.2018 has once again presented the observation of the Administration to the Power Ministry and accordingly, the Ministry  vide letter No.34/2/2005-R&R(Vol-III) dated 06.03.2018 has conveyed the clarifications as sought for by the Administration. The clarification received from the Ministry has been accordingly forwarded to the Administration vide letter dated 07.03.2018 for compliance. Upon receipt of the clarification, Mr. Ray has thanked Mr. R. K. Singh, Minister of Power, GOI for taking a prompt action to convey the clarification in the interest of the 495 Mazdoors of Electricity Department.