Govt. staff in Lakhsadweep a worried lot
The Lakshadweep Government Employees’ Union has objected to the island administration’s choice to deploy authorities staff aboard fishing vessels for intelligence gathering.
In a letter to the Director of Port, Shipping and Aviation, union normal secretary Fathahudheen mentioned that the choice had made authorities servants who’re members of the union ‘nervous’. He urged the union territory administration to desist from ‘such a move which may inflict anxiety and worry among government servants…”
There are agencies such as the police, the marine force, Coast Guard and the Navy to guard India’s territorial waters and past. That aside, the State and Central Intelligence companies are at work to detect safety threats. To depute officers recruited for jobs apart from intelligence gathering, this is able to be painful, the letter maintained.
Local fishing boats function inside the territorial waters across the island group and the waters are monitored by the police. Therefore, to depute a authorities servant apart from these working in the sphere of fishing to work for eight to 10 hours on fishing boats would make them tense, Mr. Fathahudheen mentioned.
In one other improvement, following up on a letter written by T. Abdul Khader, chairperson of the Village (Dweep) panchayat in Kavaratti, the members together with two members of the district panchayat met the District Collector Asker Ali to request him instant help or provide of meals and provision kits to self-employed and each day wage earners of the islands who’ve been hit laborious by the practically two-month COVID lockdown.
Nizamuddin K.I., a village panchayat member in Kavaratti, informed The Puucho that a whole bunch of each day wage earners and different low-income individuals have been discovering it laborious to have a correct meal with no earnings. “The Collector assured us that they would all be issued work passes and relief would be provided. But he’s said this before too,” Mr. NIzamuddin mentioned.