Bokaro: Several members of Bokaro Steel Officer Association (BSOA) on Wednesday staged candlelight protest against non-implementation of third pay revision and withdrawal of freezing of dearness allowance of the executives. There are around 2000 executives working in BSL. BSOA, president, A K Singh has expressed grave concern over the continuous delay in the implementation of third pay revision by the Steel Authourity of India Limited (SAIL).
“Fighting against all odds of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, BSL executives have shown exemplary courage in achieving targets. In this situation their DA is freezed. Is this justified?” said Singh.He added, they had observed November, 25 as protest day and to catch the attention of SAIL bosses they demonstrated candlelight protests at the office of BSOA Association.
The protest has been demonstrated following the Steel Executives Federation of India (SEFI) council unanimously decided to observe the protest day in all the steel units.Non-implementation of third pay revision and freezing of DA has severely affected the morale of executives of major steel PSU’s, added Singh.