Agreement Between Assam Government and paper mill employees, Rs 570 crore relief package

Relief package

Relief package

Guwahati, 29 September (H.S.).  The Assam government on Wednesday entered into an agreement with the representatives of the Joint Action Committee of Recognized Unions (JACRU) on pending salaries of employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited (HPCL).  The decision on the salary due was taken during a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma which lasted for more than four hours. 

A relief package of about Rs 570 crore will be disbursed within two months upon approval by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on the proposal of the Assam government.  The decision to provide a relief package of Rs 570 crore for paper mill employees has come after the agreement between Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and the Paper Mill Employees Union.Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma wrote, “Finally reached an agreement to resolve the long pending issues of employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation and their salaries and arrears. 
 

 

The discussion went on for more than 4 hours in my office and the meeting ended at 2 am on Wednesday.Talking to the media, the Joint Action Committee of Recognized Union (JACRU) has thanked the Chief Minister for this.The agreement states that permanent employment for 100 workers and employees in state government institutions will be given through a special recruitment drive.  All doctors, AMN and other paramedical staff will be given employment. Thus the proposed relief package will not adversely affect the claims of workers in legal cases pending in various courts. It is noteworthy that the assets of HPC will remain with the Government of Assam.  Work in Cachar and Nagaon paper mills has been completely stopped for the last few years.  Employees of both the paper mills have not received salary for at least 55 months.

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