JNV Teachers across the country are joining the black arm band protest.
All teaching and non-teaching staff of 586 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) across India will work with a black arm bands starting Nov 2 till Nov 7.
Jagdish Rai, president of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Employees Association, said in a press statement that even though the teaching and non-teaching staff are central government employees but they are not benefitted with facilities provided to other central government employees.
The demands for pension after retirement and and eligibility to get 10 percent special allowance announced in the Sixth Pay Commission are few of the demands of the Staff.
A protest march will be held at the Delhi Jantar Mantar on Nov 9, and on Nov 16, all staff of JNV will go on country wide strike for one day.