The first convention of Confederation of Central Government Gazetted Officers’ Organizations, Tamil Nadu Region, passed a number of resolutions, including ‘Revision of wages of Central Government Employees with effect from January 1, 2011 by setting up the Seventh Central Pay Commission and every five years thereafter.
The meeting which was held at Sir Pitty Thiyagaraya Hall, T. Nagar, urged the Centre to consider the merger of Dearness Allowance with Pay for all purposes including pension with effect from January 1. The other demands, creation of a separate Joint Consultative Machinery for Gazetted Officers of Central Government Departments; at least three promotions after induction into the Gazetted Officer’s Cadre; and bonus for all Gazetted Officers.
Representatives of the Gazetted Officers from all over Tamil Nadu participated in the convention. Member of Parliament S.S. Rama Subbu inaugurated the convention and delivered the inaugural address. Standing Committee on Ministry of Defence, T.K. Rangarajan, MP, who attended the convention as distinguished guest, delivered the felicitation speech.