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Noon meal workers take out rally in Tuticorin

Members of the Tamil Nadu Noon Meal Employees Association and the Tamil Nadu Anganwadi Employees Welfare Association took out a rally here on Monday, to press their multi-point demands.

The rally which commenced at Balavinayagar Koil street ended in front of the Municipal Office.

Addressing the cadres, K. Uthandaraman, district secretary, TNNMEA, said the Government should give time scale pay to the employees of the noon-meal centres.

Besides, training should be given to the organisers to upgrade them as secondary grade teachers.

"Steps should be taken to disburse monthly pension to the retired workers," he said.

In all, 200 people took part in the rally.

Source: The Hindu

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