Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: The Construction Workers Association of the All-India Trade Union Congress, Mannachanallur block, has urged the State Government to increase the pension amount for aged construction labourers from Rs.400 to Rs.1,000.

It also appealed to the Government to increase marriage assistance to the labourers from Rs.2,000 to Rs.15,000.

A resolution to this effect was adopted at a meeting of the association held at Mannachanallur, near here, recently.

Payment of bonus, relief during monsoon season, house site pattas for construction labourers were the other appeals made to the government, a release said.