HindustanTimes Sat,20 Sep 2014

PRTC employees observe strike

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Sangrur , July 09, 2014
First Published: 21:47 IST(9/7/2014) | Last Updated: 21:51 IST(9/7/2014)

Accusing the state government of allocating permits to influential private transporters and exploiting employees by encouraging the contract system, the PRTC workers union, on Wednesday, observed a strike causing inconvenience to the commuters.
Addressing a rally of the employees at the bus stand here, general secretary of the union Rupinder Singh said that buses of Orbit transport company, which is owned by Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, have been causing a huge loss to the PRTC as almost all routes of the PRTC have been given to the Orbit transport.

He said that the PRTC management was still allotting new permits to the company. He said that the move will also affect the commuters as private bus owners charge more on the pretext of facilities. He said that the PEPSU management was also making false promises to regularise services of contractual employees.


comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
blog comments powered by Disqus

more from Bathinda

Payement delay irks Scheme beneficiaries

Contrary to the claims of the SAD-BJP government that huge funds were being made available for the welfare of the poor in the state, a number of shagun scheme beneficiaries have been waiting their cheques for the last two years.


Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved