ovt meets demand of irrigation men

KARACHI: After a series of protests the outstanding demand of the of Irrigation department employees to give them time-scale pay was finally met by the government.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah formally awarded time-scale to 28971 employees of the irrigation department. The irrigation department had moved a summary saying that 28971 employees were appointed against non-promotional posts; therefore, they may be given time-scale and service structure facilities.

The government granted time scale to the employees of irrigation department from grade B-1 to grade B-15 and the financial implication of the upgrading comes to Rs516.3 million per annum.