KARACHI  - Pakistan Steel Mills workers will get Rs6,000 to Rs15,000 increase in their salaries from this month besides enhancement of their other allowances after approval of their Charter of Demands for 2010-12 submitted by the PSM People’s Workers Union (CBA).Their arrears on this account will be given in phases. Chairman PSM People’s Workers Union (CBA) Shamshad Qureshi announced this while speaking at a function here at the Union Office on Friday.Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah was the chief guest and Federal Minister Khursheed Ahmed Shah was the guest of honour on this occasion.  Dr Nasrullah Baloch, MPA, Advisor to the Chief Minister Rashid Rabbani, Special Assistants to the CM Syed Waqar Mehdi, Siddique Abu Bhai, Salman Murrad were also present. PSM People’s Workers Union (CBA) Chairman Shamshad Qureshi congratulated the workers, Khursheed Ahmed Shah, who earlier held the portfolio of Labour Ministry and Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Steel Major General (r) Muhammad Jawed and his team in executing the charter of demands.“This is the first charter of demands, which has been floated through the Board of Directors and approved by the Federal Cabinet”, he remarked.On this occasion, Qureshi announced that phase-4 of Gulshan-e-Hadeed has been approved and the newly regularized workers would also benefit from it.He also announced that the next referendum of Pakistan Steel workers will held in November and invited other unions of the Mills to participate.Sindh Chief Minsiter Qaim Ali Shah, who was the chief guest, said that Pakistan Steel Mills was the gift to the people of Pakistan by Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. He decided to set up this mega project amid very hostile conditions. It was his commitment that made this possible. Now, he said, more than 16,000 employees are on its payroll besides indirect employment to large number of families. Pakistan Steel has been playing a pivotal role in the economy of the country.The CM said that PPP would always supporting the PSM management and the workers. “Government functionary is equally responsible for the revival and expansion of this national asset,” he remarked.He reminded that President Asif Ali Zardari has been struggling for the revival and strengthening the country’s economy. Zardari has successfully pursued Pakistan’s case at international level and he demanded trade from the world community instead of any aid.He announced Rs 10 million as special grant for the Agosh School and College for the disabled children, run by Pakistan Steel free of the cost, on behalf of Sindh government.Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Syed Khursheed Ahmed also announced Rs 10 million on behalf of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.  Khursheed Ahmed said that PPP co-chairman and President Asif Ali Zardari proved his relation to Pakistan Steel and its workers by giving bail-out package. He assured that the balance amount of this package would be release according to its schedule.