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PRC Order: AP government employees threaten Strike:- The government employees of Andhra Pradesh are unhappy with the PRC order issued by the government. They threatened of serving strike notice on the Chief Secretary on January 21st if the government fails to respond to their requests. APJAC Chairman Srinivasa Rao revealed that the further course of action will be announced by the JAC leaders today. They made it clear that the negotiations with the government will be initiated only after the GO on the 11th PRC is canceled. The state's Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma called for a meeting with the leaders to explain about the stand and the move of the government. The leaders were not satisfied with the explanation of the Chief Secretary. CS said that the revenue of the state has fallen drastically because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Employees Association of the Andhra Pradesh chaired a meeting that covers 40 departments. President Suryanarayana and General Secretary Askara Rao were present and they rejected the GO on PRC that is announced by the government of Andhra Pradesh on Monday night. The government officials have been waiting from the past 42 months for the implementation of the PRC. They said that the government never considered the Ashutosh Mishra committee report before the PRC was finalized. PRC Saadhana Committee is formed and JAC along with PRTU, SLTA, YSRTF, SC-ST TF, MAPTA, APUS, RJUP, APTG, BTA, RTU and NTA. All the unions and the members will participate in the agitations starting from today. The strike notice will be served tomorrow to the Chief Secretary if the GO is not canceled.