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Non allocation of fund for bifurcated districts angst employees; staged protest

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Imphal, Aug 4: Employees of Kaching SDO office and Waikhong SDO Office today staged a protest demonstration in front of Kakching SDO office over failure to clear 5 month salary for 64 staffs of the two offices.
An employee while speaking to media said that after bifurcation of the Thoubal district into Kaching and Thoubal district, DC Thoubal have stopped allocation of fund from march this year. Since then salary for staffs of both Kaching SDO and Waikhong SDO office has been put on hold and it has been 5 month that all the 64 employees do not get their salary.
As per Manipur Government Employees List (MGEL) certificate provided by the Manipur Finance department, Manipur revenue Department stated that staffs of both the Kakching and Waikhong SDO offices employees are under the Thoubal district administration. There has been no separation of head account for the bifurcated district neither there has been head for withdrawing of salary.
The protesting employees blamed the Thoubal district DC over failure to work out procedure for the bifurcated district. They also question if there is any order from the Finance and revenue department to withhold the allocation of fund for the new district.
The protestors said that they have no complaints in the early days when salary are kept pending due to lack of fund in the state government however non-payment of salary with an intentional motives of the Thoubal district DC cannot be tolerated, a protestor added.
While demanding immediate clearance of the pending pay the employees of both the SDO offices threaten serious form of agitation beginning from cease work strike, a protestor said.

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