Acute Shortage of
Accommodation for ATCOs at Mumbai
accommodation is a perennial problem for ATCOs posted at Mumbai
Airport. This problem has been aggravated following mass recruitment
of Junior Executives in the ATM Discipline. Even though to eradicate
this problem long term planning is needed, temporary relief can be
provided to the Junior Executives posted recently at Mumbai Airport by
acquiring some quarters belonging to Pawan Hans.
Your kind attention is drawn to the following
There are two blocks consisting of 40 Type II
Quarters (20 each) lying vacant from March 2003. These quarters
belonging to M/s Pawan Hans are lying vacant since they were
Recently 33 Junior Executives (ATC) have been
posted at Mumbai and many of them are staying in unliveable quarters
at New Airport Colony. Due to excessive leakage of water through the
roof in rainy season, water seepage in the walls and water logging,
most of the quarters are inhabitable.
Workload at Mumbai Airport, professional
hazards associated with ATC and the inhospitable conditions in the
residential accommodation are major deterrents for the qualified
Junior Executives (ATC) posted at Mumbai.
Consequent to phenomenal growth of traffic,
the demand for more manpower at this airport has become inevitable.
Accommodation problem has always been a major negative factor for
selected executives to join / continue at Mumbai.
ATC Guild (India) requests you to
Urgently acquire 40 number of unoccupied Type
II Quarters from M/s Pawan Hans
Reserve / allot such quarters to the Junior
Renovate the existing quarters at New Airport
Colony in order to render them habitable
expects you to issue instructions to the RED (WR) to take action as
per the suggestions offered above in the best interests of the
D K Behera
The Member (Operations), AAI for necessary action
Regional Secretary (WR), ATC Guild (India) wrt his
letter on the above subject