Sanitation workers paid salaries till June, civic bodies tell HC

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Sanitation workers of the civic bodies in national capital have been paid salaries till June, the municipal corporations told the Delhi High Court on Monday.

A division bench of Chief Justice G.Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal was informed by the civic bodies that salaries from April to June were paid to sanitation workers, but salaries for the month of May and June not paid to other employees.

The Delhi government told the bench that municipal reform fund (MRF) was disbursed to those civic agencies which performed well and this year it was given to South MCD only and not to the other two corporations. It further said that a proposal has been placed before the Delhi cabinet regarding disbursement of MRF even to those civic agencies which have not performed well.

Hearing a bunch of pleas on non-payment of salaries to sanitation workers by civic bodies, the court disposed of them and said it would pass detailed order later. Earlier, it had directed civic bodies to pay regular salaries to sanitation workers on or before 7th of every month.

–IANS

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