Delhi Metro services may come to halt from Saturday: The Delhi Metro commuters can face some tough time from this Saturday as Metro’s 9,000-strong workforce of non-executive employees have endangered and warned to go on a strike from this 30th June.
Delhi Metro services may come to a halt on June 30
The non-executive workforce is consists of the train operators, station controllers, technicians, operations staff, maintenance staff, which have been protesting since 19th June at the several depots and control rooms of the Delhi Metro in order to have the revision of salaries and right to form Union.
The workforce plays a critical and an important role in running the Metro network in the national capital, Delhi.
This year, the employees are also saying that DMRC management has not kept its last year , 2017 promises and they have no option left now but they have to go on the strike for their demand to get met and fulfilled.
The employees are demanding pay hike, payment of arrears, right to form a union and fixed guidelines for sacking an employee only in the worst conditions.
The workers claim and said that there is no constancy maintained during upgradation of scales and employees are stuck in one grade for the last 10 years.
The DMRC staff Council be changed to a DMRC employees union because the council is not a constitutional body and so, it does not have any teeth. Other demands ARE LIKE, implementation of our Industrial Dearness Allowance (IDA) as per the 3rd pay revision scale,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Staff Council’s secretary, Ravi Bhardwaj, told.
“There would be no maintenance of trains and trains will not be rolled out of train depots. Station controllers would ensure that entry to metro stations Rail Corporation Staff Council’s secretary, Ravi Bhardwaj, said.
“There would be no maintenance of trains and trains will not be rolled out of train depots. Station controllers would ensure that entry to metro stations is also closed for public,” Bharadwaj added.