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Indian Oil Firms Workers Got Higher Wages

Officers of Indian public sector oil firms have called off their indefinite strike within hours of going on agitation to press for higher wages.

Officers of public sector oil firms have called off their indefinite strike within hours of going on agitation to press for higher wages.

"We have asked all the 45,000 officers associated to Oil Sectors Officers Association to report back to work," said Sanjay Goel, president of officers union in Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC).

Indian Petroleum Ministry had accepted their demand for giving an interim relief of Rs 60,000-1,20,000 per employee for the period from January 1, 2007, when wage revisions were due.