KV Correspondent

Business correspondents of JK Grameen bank protest

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Sopore: Scores of business correspondents (BCs) of Jammu and Kashmir Grameen Bank Monday staged protest against the authorities for failing to fulfill their demands.

The business correspondents assembled at Regional office of the bank at Sopore town and chanted slogans in favour of their demands.

They were demanding regularization of their services and enhancement of salary as per central government wage rule acts and state government wage rule acts.

The protesting business correspondents said that they are working on meager salaries without any job security from last many years.

“We are working from 10 am to 05 pm but are being given a meager amount of Rs 2000/ month, which is sheer indiscrimination,” they said.

President of the association Kashmir region, Abdul Majeed Mir said that at least 360 BCs are working at J&K Grameen bank across the state as per directions of central government and RBI under national mission programme.

He said that the authorities are ignoring their plights. “We appeal the authorities to fulfill our demands at an earliest,” he said. 

The protesting employees appealed state as well as the central government for the early intervention.

They further said that they will go on indefinite strike in case their demands won’t meet.

Regional head, Nissar Ahmad Zargar however refused to talk over the issue.



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