(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
August 07, 2011
Delhi Ministerís Assurance to Scribes
ON July 28, 2011, Ramakant Goswami, the labour minister of
Speaking to a delegation of the Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) which urged him to introduce a pension scheme for journalists on the pattern of schemes existing in Kerala and some other states, Gowami assured that he would ask his officials to study the schemes and do whatever is possible in this regard.
The delegation comprising DUJ general secretary S K Pande, vice president Dinesh Chandra, Vijendra Tyagi (president, Association of Accredited News Cameramen) and some other journalists also urged him to ensure that managements do not resort to unfair labour practices to circumvent the wage board recommendations.