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HPEA demand reinstatement of dismissed SDOs

November 07, 2019 11:04 AM

CHANDIGARH:Haryana Power Engineers Association (HPEA) has demanded that all the dismissed assistant engineers should be reinstated and those engineers who have been reverted to the post of junior engineers be restored their status. Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has dismissed 4 SDOs and demoted 7 SDOs as they failed to pass the departmental accounts examination in prescribed number of chances.

K D Bansal President of the Association said that the more than 70 engineers participated in the gate  meeting held at DHBVN head office  protested against the decision of power utility Earlier last month HBVPN had dismissed a SDO from service on similar ground.

 In the gate meeting engineers claimed that all the dismissed engineers are working in the department for the last ten years. The engineers were working in the stressed conditions without adequate staff and no time was left for them to prepare for the examination.

 The various speakers pointed out on one hand government plan to give jobs to unemployed and on other hand they are terminating the services of engineers with ten years service. All these engineers should be given two more chances to clear the departmental examination and promoted engineers above the age of 50 years should be exempted from these examinations.

K D Bansal President of Association said that the executive meeting shall be held on 10th November to chalk out future course of agitation.

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