EPS-95 convention at Uttarakhand takes cognizance of pensioners’ rights

EPS-95 convention at Uttarakhand takes cognizance of pensioners' rights
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NAC calls for speedy justice, says ‘Government should take immediate cognizance of the increasing death of aggrieved EPS-95 pensioners’

Kashipur (Uttarakhand): EPS-95 held a convention at Kashipur, Uttarakhand under the leadership of Commander Ashok Raut. He is the national president of the National Agitation Committee (NAC), the organization fighting for the rights of pensioners.
More than 700 delegates from all the districts of Uttarakhand including Kumaun and Garhwal were present at this convention.

NAC Chief, Commander Ashok Raut welcomed everyone, congratulated the organizers and highlighted the efforts by NAC for pensioners.

EPS-95 has been protesting continuously from different platforms for the last many years with its demands.

The demand of pensioners is that they should be given a minimum pension of Rs 7500 and a dearness allowance. As per EPFO’s letter dated 23.03.2017 * the facility of the option of higher pension on actual salary as well as a medical facility and others * is also valid.

In the convention, Commander Ashok Raut said, “This time is favourable for us but we all need to be more aware and cooperation and participation of every pensioner are required in all the programs run by the organization in present and future”.

The women representatives of the organization, Mrs Jayshree Kivlekar and Sarita Narkhede, in their speech, laid special emphasis on the expansion of the organization of women’s power and said that women’s power will prove to be helpful in making NAC victorious.

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Pensioners Convention

Sardar Shri Surendra Singh Ji, Provincial President Uttarakhand, Shri Suresh Dangwal, Provincial General Secretary were also present in this session.

The Provincial President of Uttarakhand, Sardar Surendra Singh ji guided the pensioners with details. Also, he clearly said that the government should not test their patience anymore and provide justice to the pensioners immediately.

He said, “Even though the Prime Minister has assured us again, and for this, we are Mr Prime Minister. We are equally grateful to Mrs Hema Malini Ji.

Nevertheless, through this convention, we request Mr Prime Minister that in view of the increasing mortality rate of pensioners, please don’t make us wait any longer and accept our 4-point main demands before the date 15 October 2021. It asked them to ensure justice.

Shri Asharam Sharma, National Vice President, Shri KS Tiwari, National Vice President, National Working President of Mahila Front Smt. Jayshree Kivlekar, Organization Secretary of Mahila Front of West Zone Ms Sarita Narkhede, Punjab Provincial President Shri Jatinderveer Singh, NAC Headquarters Co-Treasurer Shri BS Narkhede also graced the convention.
Provincial General Secretary Shri Suresh Dangwal in his speech stressed the importance of unity, time and contribution for the organization.

At the end of the convention, it was decided that the campaign to save pensioners should be intensified to get speedy justice.

In the next Haryana-Punjab joint conference proposed by the Provincial President of Haryana, Mr Rajkumar Tyagi and his team, the future strategy will be decided.

Uttarakhand pensioners

Shri Jagat Singh Doval, Assistant Convener, Shri Ravindra Vashistha, Provincial Secretary, Shri Subhash Shah, Provincial Secretary, NAC leader Shri Sanjeev Narayan Doval, Shri Jagmohan Sharma, Shri Kailash Pandey, Patron Kashipur, Shri Chaudhary Rishi Pal, President, Kashipur, Shri Vinod Sharma, Secretary, Shri Surendra Kamboj, Vice President, Kashipur, Shri Virendra Kumar Sharma, Treasurer made special efforts for the success of the event.

NAC leaders Shri ND Joshi, Champawat, LD Joshi, Tanakpur, Shri Manohar JT, and Boraji President Pithoragarh, Satyaprakash Tanakpur, Gajendra Singh Rawat Kotdwar, Shri Ramprakash Sharma Roorkee, Bhopal Officer, Ramnagar and Shri S.K. Mishra, Udham Singh Nagar etc. were present.
The vote of thanks was expressed to the Uttarakhand team and especially to Shri Kailash Pandey ji for the successful organization of the convention.

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