National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055
Affiliated to :
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers’ Federation (lTF)
No. IV/NJCA (N)/2014/Part II
Dated: 1st July 2016
Sub: Charter of demands – Indefinite Strike from 11th July 2016-reg
Ref: NFIR’s letter No. II/95/Parth IX dated 30/06/2016
In continuation of communication dated 30/06/2016, it is to inform that as a result of General Secretary NFIR’s discussion with Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble MR at 15:30 hrs., on 30/06/2016 on the Charter of Demands in general and major demands i.e. minimum wage’ multiplier factor in particular Hon’ble MR has assured to approach Hon’ble Prime Minister. Pursuant to the efforts of GS/NIFIR, the cRB telephoned Shri Raghavaiah at 18:45 hrs., on 30/06/2016 that the Federations have been invited to meet Hon,ble Finance Minister at the residence of Shri Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister at 21:30 hrs’, on 30/06/2016. Accordingly the undersigned reached the residence of Union Home Minister and participated in the discussions. Besides Hon’ble Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitely, Shri Suresh Prabhu Hon’ble MR and Shri Manoj sinha Hon’ble MoSR were present during discussions. union Home Minister
Shri Rajnath Singh also participated in the discussions After 90 minutes discussions, it has been emerged that the “Minimum Wage” issue will be referred to the Committee to examine and give report. In view of this development, the NJCA met this date (1st July 2016) and having taken stock of the situation has decided to meet again on 06th July 2016 for taking appropriate decision. In the meanwhile, efforts will be made for obtaining written communication as a follow up to the meeting held at the residence of Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh on 30th June 2016. A copv of letter dated 01st July 2016 issued by NJCA Convener is enclosed.
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)
File No. II/95/Part IX.
National Joint Council of Action
4, State Entry Road New Delhi – 110055
Dated: July 1 ,2016
We are to inform you that the NJCA had a discussion with the Government of India yesterday, i.e. 30.06.2016 over certain demands contained in our Charter of Demands.
ln the meeting, following ministers were present:-
Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Home Minister
Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon’ble Finance Minister
Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Railway Minister
Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble MoSR
on behalf of the NJCA, the following participated in the discussion:-
Shri Shiva Gopal Mishra, Convener NJCA
Shri M. Raghavaiah, Chairman NJCA
Shri K.K.N. Kutty, Member NJCA
Shri C. Srikumar, Member NJCA
The government has proposed to refer the issue of Minimum Wage and Fitment Formula to a Committee for reconsideration.
The NJCA will await communication in this regard from the government.
The NIJCA will again meet on 6th July at 11:00, hrs-, in JCM office. 13-c Ferozshah Road. Nqw Delhi, for taking appropriate decision
With Fraternal Greetings!
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)