The demand of Central government employees for the hike of minimum pay scale and scrapping of the new pension scheme is raised day by day. This led to the heating up of the Railway union elections.

As per the reports, Railway Union polls are scheduled to be held on August 28 and 29, 2019. To woo the voters, people that are involved in Railway union elections are pushing and making workers’ 7th pay commission demand the main agenda.

It has been done for an increase in the minimum salary scale to Rs 26,000 following the 7th Pay Commission recommendations based on fitment factor. The reports also said that the demands of the Central government employees will be addressed soon.

Northern Railway Union General Manager for Delhi Division Anoop Sharma spoke to media and mentioned that the organizers have raised the demand for minimum pay scale to be hiked to Rs 26,000 for the Central government employees under the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, for which the employees have been protesting from a very long time.

At present, the minimum pay scale according to the government rules is Rs 18,000. He also added that for the employees demand, the commission will fight.

Adding to it, on the demand of scrapping of the new pension scheme and bring back old pension scheme, the official stated that it is a main issue for the elections. The employees’ organization will frame a presentation to restore the old pension scheme and present it to the department.