Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today fulfilled the long pending demand of Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited employees’ of pay scale as per recommendation of Seventh Pay Commission.
Parrikar signed the file which will entitle the employees of KTCL all the benefits under Seventh Pay Commission.
In the month of August this year, Parrikar had assured that the Seventh Pay commission recommendations would be implemented for the KTCL Employees.
KTC Drivers and Allied Employees Association which is a part of AITUC has welcomed the decision.
“It is a very good development for Goa. More than 2,000 families will be directly benefitted by this order,” said Union Leader Christopher Fonseca.
He said that after this decision the responsibility of workers increases. “We will have to work to see that Kadamba stands tall in the transport industry. We have to work with the interest of public in mind,” he said.
Fonseca said that Seventh Pay Commission is only a beginning. “We want better bus stands, buses and better facilities to the public who are travelling,” he said.
The union leader added that the workers should work hard to make Kadamba, a number one corporation in the country.