Bengaluru: Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshawar visited the family of Subramani, the pourakarmika who committed suicide allegedly due to delay in salary, and handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh.
The Minister said Subramani's death has caused deep pain. All pending dues of pourakarmikas will be settled in a week.
Subramani was employed by contractor and they had not paid the dues for the past six months.
After the tragedy a red faced BBMP had ordered for the settlement of payment of dues to pourakarmikas to the tune of `27 crore.
It was also decided that pourakarmikas who have less than one year service shall be paid and relieved from their duty and those with more than a year of service shall be enrolled under ESI and PF.
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