Government to hold talks with Anganwadi workers on February 26
February 24, 2014 - Hyderabad
The striking Anganwadi workers have been invited for talks on February 26 who were agitating to increase salary and extending of retirement benefits to Rs.10,000 from the existing Rs.3,300 and also extending of retirement benefits on lines with those in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.
Government Chief Secretary PK Mohanty promised a delegation that met him on Monday that the Commissioner of Women Development and Child Welfare, Health and Family Welfare would hold the talks. The delegation had submitted a memorandum demanding increase of salaries and seeking redressal of service related problems.
It may be recalled here that they were on strike path partially from February 11 and in totality from February 15 demanding increase of salaries to RS.10,000 from the existing RS.3,300 and extending of retirement benefits to them was in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Karnataka.