Train Controllers' Strike

All India Train Controllers Association (AITCA) is planning a mass casual leave on International Labour Day (May 1) to air a series of demands which includes higher pay scales, stress allowance (30 percent of basic pay), mike allowance (at ten pc basic) and break down allowance . The Association demands Rs 15,600- 39,100 pay band for chief controllers and deputy chief controllers and Rs 9,300- 34,800 for section controllers.