ICDS workers protest in Sopore against non-payment of salaries

ICDS workers protest in Sopore against non-payment of salaries

Kashmir Despatch News

Sopore, Feb 04 : The workers engaged under the Centrally-sponsored scheme, integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) on Monday staged protest to press the government over their demands.

Reports reaching Kashmir Despatch said on Monday scores of ICDS workers assembled outside Dak Banglow Sopore and protested non-payment of their salaries and failure on part of the successive governments to regularise them.

For months together, we aren’t paid salaries. Every time we approach authorities, but no one from administration is serious to redress our long pending demand Abida War State president of ICDS workers.

Other women workers who participated in the protest say they come from poor background and hence their voices should be heard.
“Some of us are lone bread earners for our families. If the government is serious to address the concerns of poor and marginalised sections of society, then our concerns should be addressed at earliest they added.

Meanwhile the delegation of ICDS supervisors union lead by State President Abida War met Advisors of Governor at Dak Banglow Sopore and submitted their memorandum.

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