Pothashang News Service
Imphal, October 16:Lady cook staff for Mid Day Meal schemes in schools today staged a sit-in at Thoubal WangmaTaba Bazar Macha demanding payment of pending salaries for nine months.
The demonstrators urged the government to make the payments before Ningol Chakouba. They lamented on the negligence of the authorities for discriminating the low income group.
The monthly renumeration for a cook is Rs. 1, 000 per month. There are about 200 women cook staff engaged in various schools of Thoubal.