Village revenue assistants demand pay hike

Village revenue assistants demand pay hike
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President of the Andhra Pradesh Joint Action Committee of Amaravati Employees, Teachers, Workers and Retired Employees Bopparaju Venkateswarlu demanded that the state government increase the salary of village revenue assistants (VRAs) from Rs 6,000 to Rs15,000 as per the recommendations of the 10th Pay Revision Commission (PRC). Bopparaju Venkateswarlu is the honorary president of the VRAs Associa

Vijayawada: President of the Andhra Pradesh Joint Action Committee of Amaravati Employees, Teachers, Workers and Retired Employees Bopparaju Venkateswarlu demanded that the state government increase the salary of village revenue assistants (VRAs) from Rs 6,000 to Rs15,000 as per the recommendations of the 10th Pay Revision Commission (PRC). Bopparaju Venkateswarlu is the honorary president of the VRAs Association.

Addressing a media conference at the AP Revenue Services Association Hall here on Wednesday, Venkateswarlu said the VRAs are working with meagre salary of only Rs 6,000 per month and they need pay hike. He said the state government is not responding to the demands of the VRAs. He also demanded that the government pay salary for the 78 days strike they made and recognise the VRAs as the Class IV employees of the state government.

Association state president Kaikala Gopala Rao, general secretary N Sudhakar Chowdary and 18 members executive body was elected on Wednesday. Two unions have decided to merge and formed a new union under the leadership of new president Kaikala Gopala Rao.

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