Pay issues sorted out: Delhi civic body informs SC
The Supreme Court was informed on Monday that New Delhi Municipal Corporation NDMC chairman and the courtappointed monitoring committee on sealing have met and sorted out the issue related to salary and allowances of the corporations employees who are on deputation with the panel
New Delhi: The Supreme Court was informed on Monday that New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) chairman and the court-appointed monitoring committee on sealing have met and sorted out the issue related to salary and allowances of the corporation's employees who are on deputation with the panel.
A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta was informed by the NDMC's counsel that in pursuance to the apex court's last week order, a meeting was held on December 7 to discuss the issues of salary and allowances of such employees.
The monitoring committee had earlier filed a report in the court regarding posting of employees on deputation in the panel and payment of deputation allowance to them.
On December 6, the court had observed that report of the committee indicated that NDMC’s chairman was "unfortunately" not rendering due assistance to the panel.
t had made it clear to the NDMC's chairman that the panel has been established under the directions of the top court and "if any inconvenience is caused to the monitoring committee, it is indirectly causing inconvenience to this court".
The court had earlier ordered restoration of its 2006 monitoring committee to identify and seal unauthorised constructions in Delhi.
The monitoring committee, comprising K J Rao, former advisor to the Election Commissioner, Bhure Lal, chairman of Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), and Major General (Retd) SomJhingan, was set up on March 24, 2006, by the court.
The apex court is also seized of the issue related to validity of the Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2006 and subsequent legislations which protect illegal construction from being sealed.