BISP Employees protested outside the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Thursday. In a large number the employees gathered out side the KPC and chanted the slogans in favor of their demands. They also carry placards, in which their demands were written.
The protestors said that their issues have been pending for 13 years including regularization of daily wages employee who has been working continuously on daily wages for 12 years, promotion of grade 1 to 9 employees, who was recruited in 2009. They are forced to work in such a scale that till date there is no medical and pension policy for the employees. Whatever government comes, nothing is known except for support.
They said that BISP started in the name of Bibi Shaheed is the first program in Pakistan to work for poor hardworking woman and the third largest program in the world. Success of BISP is result of hard working and dedication of the employee.
Khurram Bajwa, president of BISP Coordination Commission Sindh, while talking to the media, said that if the problems of the employees are not resolved by calling a board meeting immediately, then from December 19, all BISP offices across the country will be closed. And if the issues are not resolved even after the protests, the BISP workers will protest in front of Bilawal House and parliament house.