LAHORE (PR) - Hundreds of senior subordinates working as line superintendent, grid operator, test inspector, in a conference held under the aegis of All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union CBA at Bakhtiar Labour Hall, have demanded to electricity management to bring the contract employees working in the distribution companies to be brought on regular cadre in accordance with the settlement reached with CBA Trade Union. They also demanded to upgrade the senior subordinates working for decades and promote them against lawful prescribed quota @ 25% posts of junior engineer.

Those demands had been raised in a resolution passed by the meeting of the senior subordinates. The meeting was addressed by Khurshid Ahmad, general secretary of union. The meeting was also addressed by Maqsood Ahmad Qureshi, chairman Line Superintendent Committee, Sohail Ahmad, Mian Shahbaz, Muhammad Akram and other representatives of the union.

By another resolution, the participants urged the distribution management to get filled up vacant posts in the companies numbering 53000 and provide adequate standard safety equipment to the line staff including bucket fitted vehicle to save them from the tragic accidents. The house pledged to spare no effort to prevent theft of electricity and recovery of revenue of electricity and demanded to the management to provide security to the field staff against lawless elements alike in Railways.