The 2nd District conference of Panchayat Drinking water pump operators and sanitary workers was held in Nilgiris today.
In the meeting, the members demanded that the State government G.O. 62 to pay all Panchayat staff a basic salary of Rs.14,486 should be implemented. They also demanded that pump operators and sanitary workers who have been working for Panchayat for more than 20 years should be made permanent in their jobs.
The members said that 7th pay commission must be implemented and Rs.3 lakhs should be paid as welfare fund to families of Panchayat staff who died during the service period.