Firefighters in Gidderbaha with out pay for 4 months

Firefighters in Gidderbaha with out pay for 4 months



Tribune Information Service

Gidderbaha (Muktsar), Might 22

Firefighters in Gidderbaha haven’t been paid salaries for the previous 4 months. They final received their wage for the month of November.

“We danger our lives to save lots of others. Nevertheless, the state authorities shouldn’t be bothered to look into our issues. The final that we got was 4 months in the past. In such a state of affairs, we’re unable to satisfy the bills of our households. Even an LPG cylinder prices practically Rs 1,000 these days. It’s getting tough survive. The state authorities ought to take into consideration our households. Surprisingly, nobody has to date raised our voice,” mentioned a fireman.

Civic physique dealing with monetary crunch

Firefighters come below the municipal council and so they haven’t received their salaries after final Nov. Poor monetary situation of the MC is behind this delay. Jagsir Singh, EO, Gidderbaha MC

Gidderbaha Fireplace Officer Harjit Singh mentioned: “We’re working around the clock. Throughout this time of the yr, the variety of fireplace incidents goes up because of the crop harvesting season. Our staff are offering their companies diligently however they don’t seem to be being paid. Additional, some individuals of Husnar village, misbehaved with our staff lately. I enchantment to the authorities involved to launch our pending salaries.”

He additional mentioned there have been two fireplace tenders, 12 firemen, one main fireman, six drivers and one fireplace officer in Gidderbaha. “We’d like yet another fireplace tender to cowl the whole space. Not too long ago, a serious fireplace broke out at a bookstore in Gidderbaha city and we needed to name fireplace tenders from neighbouring cities. Additional, generally, we have now to ship our fireplace tender too to different areas. Presently, our fireplace tender is stationed at Doda village to cowl neighbouring villages,” added Harjit.

Gidderbaha Municipal Council Govt Officer (EO) Jagsir Singh mentioned: “Firefighters come below the municipal council and so they haven’t received their salaries after November. Poor monetary situation of the MC is behind this delay. Additional, our staff within the MC are additionally working sans salaries for the previous about 4 months. The sanitation staff had been, nevertheless, paid the salaries within the current previous.”





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