Asha workers meet mission director. -
Asha workers meet mission director.
Posted 09 Jan 2017 05:51 PM

A thirty members deputation of ASHA Workers Union Jammu affiliated with CITU led by Sham Prasad Kesar senior leader of CITU met Mission Director, Nation Health Mission Nagrota- Jammu and put forth a Charter of Demands for their early redressal.
The demands includes NHM should be made permanent health programme, ASHA workers be regularized as Health worker, paid minimum wages of Rs. 18000/= until this is implemented ASHA workers be paid fixed monthly amount in addition to their incentives. ASHA Workers should be covered under Aam Admi Bima Yojna like Anganwadi Wokers and they should get all social security benefits like pension, gratuity, maternity benefits as recommended by 45th Indian Labour conference, their annoyance be restrict, provide rest rooms in all Health Centres, should be given uniforms, ID Cards, bus passes, BPL Cards and others, payment on accounts of Janani Suraksha Yojna, postnatal check up, immununization, vaccine carrier, assured incentives, monthly registration of birth and death, list of eligible couples, list of ANC beneficaries, TA and DA of monthly meetings, they may not be forced to do other jobs/assignments in addition to their own work like gate duties and others.
The mission director gave a patience hearing to the deputation and assured that the demands within his competency would be considered favourably and others not in his competency would be forwarded to the authorities concerned.
The deputation comprised of Sunita Bhagat (President), Anita Devi (Gen. Sec.), Jagdish Raj Sharma (Secretary CITU), Jia Lal Parihar, Rita Devi, Kanta Devi, Geeta Devi, Anuradha, Surinder Kaur, Hardeep Kaur, Mohinder Kumari etc Senior leaders of the union.

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