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State government doctors go on strike

State government doctors have gone on a strike from Tuesday demanding that they should be paid as per the Sixth Pay Commission and should get allowances similar to the central government doctors.

“A total of 150 doctors in the city and 450 doctors in the district are participating in this indefinite strike, which will continue till our demands are met,” said Kalyan Deshpande, president of the Federation of Health Officer (doctors), Pune division committee. “A meeting of the federation was held at a Aundh hospital on Tuesday, where we took the decision to stop work.”

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Rains and strikes bring city to a halt

Strikes are rare in Pune city, but on Tuesday, it had a surfeit of them with college teachers, power utility staff, doctors and activists of the Republican Party of India staging strikes all at one go.

Over 10,000 state government employees jammed the busy Ambedkar Road in Camp area turning the normally chaotic traffic near the railway station even worse. The strike by the teaching staff in colleges continued for the seventh day on Tuesday and doctors continued to push for Sixth Pay Commission wages.  Continue reading Rains and strikes bring city to a halt

Work in govt offices in J&K hit by employees’ strike

Work in government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was hit as over 4.5 lakh State Government employees went on a two-day strike demanding early implementation of the sixth Pay Commission’s recommendations and enhancement of retirement age from 58 to 60. The call for the two-day strike was given by Joint consultative committee –

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‘Chakka jam’ poses trouble for commuters

The three-day roadways strike made on the call of UP Rajya Nigam Karamchari Sangh for nine point demands including the implementation of

Sixth Pay commission, met strong resentment from various roadways associations and more than 500 buses remained off road.

The impact of the ‘chakka jam’ of the buses from the midnight, was clearly visible as passengers kept facing difficulties in travelling. Owing to the strike, heavy rush on trains and Kanpur Central was witnessed. Many could not reach the desired venues on time, whereas several persons were compelled to change their schedule and postpone their trips in wake of the strike. Continue reading ‘Chakka jam’ poses trouble for commuters

Teachers’ strike hits classes | Six Pay Commission

Teachers of junior colleges and aided schools across the state went on a day’s token strike on Tuesday, to press for pay parity with central government teachers. Also on strike, albeit an indefinite one, were teachers of degree colleges, protesting non-implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission scales. The strikes, coupled with heavy rains, disrupted classes in colleges and aided schools in the city.

While most degree college teachers were on strike at Jai Hind College, Churchgate, junior college teachers reported for work. It was the same at KC College. As a mark of protest, in some colleges like St Xavier’s College, Dhobi Talao, teachers attended college and signed the register but did not teach. “Only 15% of staff and students made it to college today,” said St Xavier’s principal Fr Frazer Mascarenhas. At Wilson College, Chowpatty, while degree college teachers were on strike, junior college teachers came to help out with the admissions but stayed away from lectures.

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Web Ratna Awards’09 by Government of India

The Indian Government has been amongst the frontrunners when it comes to initiatives towards adoption of best practices and integrated delivery of information and services to achieve ICT led development in the country. Today, almost every Government department is trying to leverage upon the benefits of ICT to provide better

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Notice to school for not implementing Sixth Pay Commission recommendation

Indian Budget 2009 | Important Policies and Announcements

Here are some of the important Budget 2009 releases :                                                                                           [adsense]

HIGHLIGHTS Part 1

HIGHLIGHTS Part 2

Initiatives and Achievements

Revised estimates

Railway Budget 2009

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The Finance Minister outlines the focus areas for 2009-10  (PIB 6-7-2009 )


Rs. 1,86,000 Crore worth fiscal stimulus to counter global slow down.  (PIB 6-7-2009 )


High GDP growth, inclusive development and improved delivery mechanism to be key challenges- Finance Minister  (PIB 6-7-2009 )
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Railways to pay higher dividend despite dip in cash surplus

Indian railways will be paying a higher dividend of Rs5,479 crore during the current fiscal despite over Rs3,000 crore dip in cash surplus on account of higher wage bill following implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission award.

Unveiling the rail budget for 2009-10, railway minister Mamata Banerjee said, “The

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India Railways Budget 2009: Full Report with Highlights

The new Railway budget 2009 has addressed some of the most important amenities that are needed for your rail travel. A common man should be quite happy with it. For one, the railways budget has not increased the fare at any level, which is actually a good news.

Highlights

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