Hyderabad, December-4 (Telemedia) : A delegation comprising members of the Telangana Employees Confederation (TEC) led by its Chairman E.Venkatesham met the Chief Secretary Dr. Rajiv Sharma here on Today and demanded to appoint coordination committees with the members of Associations and officials of concerned office for speedy disposal and to ensure early action in this regard. They requested urged the Chief Secretary to initiate action against the nodal officers for failing to submit required proposals in time to the government on the bifurcation of staff within the prescribed time and complete the final allocation by the end of December 2014. The Chief Secretary assured to convene a meeting within a week in this regard.
The delegation also requested the C.S to examine the Central Government Health Scheme in which the package rates are high, for which the corporate hospitals are demanding to implement the full fledged cashless treatment under Employees Health Scheme to Telangana employees, even when the employees are ready to pay their monthly contribution.
The delegation brought to the notice of Chief Secretary that due to ban on promotions of all cadres in view of bifurcation of staff many promotion posts are vacant for a long period and eligible persons are retiring without promotion and loosing the monetary benefit in the form of pensionas. Due to ban on transfers many Telangana employees of District and Zonal cadres working in A.P. are not able to come to Telangana due to which shortage of staff became a chronic problem. As a result of which, the implementation of government priority programmes are getting delayed.
The delegation also requested the CS to take immediate necessary steps for issue of notifications for filling up of all vacant posts of District, Zonal cadres by appointing District Selection Committees under the chairmanship of District Collectors and also demanded for enhancement of retirement age to 60 years, as most senior and experienced employees are retiring and out of 29 state 25 states are implementing retirement age as 60 years due to acute shortage of staff.
TEC Co-chairmen M.A.Rasheed, D.Sarvaiah, V.Rajamallaiah P.P.K.Rao, Dr.Sudhakar, Dr.Ravishanker, Dr.Praveen, Secretary General D.Srinivasulu, Org.Secy. S.Devender were also in the delegation.