Guwahati, November 21: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today chaired a meeting of Sodou Asom Karmachari Parishad here I presence of the state Finance minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and top officials including the Chief Secretary Jishnu Baruah.
The Chef Minister discussed various issues of the state government employees and said that government was taking steps to fulfilment of relevant demands of the employees. He at the same time urged upon the employees to sustain their dedication for the government to expedite the growth of the state. At the meeting Sonowal also asked the Finance Department to settle pending retirement gratuity payment.
Finance Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma while speaking on the occasion gave brief details of various steps that the government has been taking to dispose the claims of the employees.
The meeting also elaborately discussed employees’ health insurance, new pension scheme, teachers’ earned leave, travelling allowance etc. and highlighted the steps that government has already taken to meet the demands.
Chief Advisor Sodou Asom Karmachari Parishad Basab Kalita who was present at the meeting also made a submission of various demands of Sodou Asom Karmachari Parishad.