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SDE Engineers Association (B&R) demands review of promotions discrimination

Punjab News Express | June 27, 2019 04:44 PM

CHANDIGARH: General Category Welfare Federation and Sub Divisional Engineers Association PWD (B&R) Punjab has alleged that discrimination is being done by PWD( B&R) against promoted sub divisional engineers (Diploma holders) belonging to general and reserve category.

The press conference held today at Mohali Press club was addressed by Sham Lal Sharma Chief organizer of General Category Welfare Federation and Gurvinder Singh Bedi Chairman SDE association. They demanded the with drawl of seniority list of26th  April 2019 ,review of departmental promotion committee of April 30 and restoration of May 2018 seniority as these are in violation of government rules , policy and based on legal seniority.
The SDE association got amended rules in 2005 but no departmental promotion committee was held for 5 years for diploma candidates but the same was held for AMIE candidates in 2010 and 36 employees were promoted against the vacancy of 28 posts. Due to the unjustified delay Diploma candidates were shown junior. After the intervention of PWD minister final seniority list was issued in May 2018.Again a tentative seniority list was issued by chief engineer and despite objections filed by them a seniority list has been issued in April 2019 but was not circulated and promotion orders were issued on May 2 and kept secret for months.9 persons has been promoted ignoring the claim of 10 candidates which is illegal

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