AP State Electricity employees go on flash strike
May 25, 2014 - Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh State Electricity employees went on a flash strike demanding the government to implement Pay Revision Commission report.
Chandrababu Naidu appeals for withdrawal of strike
TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister designate Nara Chandrababu Naidu Sunday appealed the Electricity employees to withdraw strike immediately. Naidu said that the government is favourable to solve the demands and the State progress lies in the mutual cooperation of government and employees. He reminded them that the strike not only affects the common people but also of emergency needs. He assured them that he would solve the problems immediately after taking up the reins of the State.
‘It is not time for strike', says Chief Secretary
Andhra Pradesh State Chief Secretary PK Mohanty said that this is not the time for strike. He said that the matter has been discussed with the Governor. Mohanty said that the government has received the Pay Revision Commission report on 21st of this month. To implement the recommendations, there will be a burden of Rs. 1250 crores on the government. The Chief Secretary said that it is not correct to take important decisions in the wake of new governments are going to take the reins of the States shortly.
Transco CMDs meet Chief Secretary
The CMDs of AP Transco and Genco CMDs met the Chief Secretary Mohanty and briefed him of the position.
Governor reviews situation with top officials
Governor ESL Narasimhan on Sunday reviewed the arrangements with the Director General of Police B Prasada Rao following the flash strike by electricity employees. The Governor ordered for intensified security at Vidyut Souda, Electrical sub-stations and Railway tracks. The DGP has ordered the Superintendent of Polices for security at these places.