System Shutdown – Updated

A court injunction brought on by CINTEC staff, has blocked the wind-up of the former IT regulator.
About 18 of its staff members took the regulator and the state to courts, calling their dismissal unfair and without warning.rn

rnGoverning authorities had offered an early retirement scheme, with maximum compensation ranging between Rs. 400,000 and Rs. 600,000, in line with state policy for downsizing exercises.rn

rnExecutive Grade ab Rs.600,000/-
rnMiddle Grade ab ab Rs.500,000/-
rnMinor Grade ab ab Rs.450,000/- rn

rnEmployees say they are unwilling to accept the amount of compensation calculated as per Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS). rn

rnEmployee representatives also say that out of 33 employees, only 08 employees would receive the above maximum limit and all other 25 employees receiving a fraction of the maximum limits. rn

rnHowever, CINTEC staff members say since the regulating agency is being shutdown, their retirement is forced and not voluntary, leaving them no cho