Fatehgarh Sahib, March 13, 2018: On the call of Council of Junior Engineers PSEB, power JEs of Khanna Circle boycotted all type of works including collection of defaulting amount from consumers and checking of power theft, drawl and return of material like meters from PSPCL stores in protest against the insensitive behavior of PSPCL management towards their demands..
Er. Devinder Singh and Er. Jagrup Singh President and Secretary of the Council said that boycott call will continue till 21st March and council members will also switch off their cell phones from 5 PM to 8 AM. from 15th March. They said that present management is insensitive towards their genuine demands like enhancement of initial pay, from Rs.17450/- to Rs.19770/- as at present Punjab Govt. JEs are getting 18250/-. They also criticised the decision of Punjab Govt. regarding closer of GNDTP at Bhatinda thermal and two units of GGSTP. They demanded immediate review to save power sector from the obvious black mailing of private thermals.
they said JEs are also experiencing many difficulties in field and working under stress. They warned if the Govt. did not heed to their genuine demands they will be forced to further intensify the agitation.