Revive sick textile mills: BMS
NATIONAL PRESIDENT of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh Girish Awasthi said here on Saturday that due to mismanagement and absence of proper policy to upgrade the sick textile mills, most of the mills were passing through a bad phase and the government should take suitable steps to revive them.Updated: Jun 11, 2006 00:01 IST
NATIONAL PRESIDENT of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh Girish Awasthi said here on Saturday that due to mismanagement and absence of proper policy to upgrade the sick textile mills, most of the mills were passing through a bad phase and the government should take suitable steps to revive them.
The mills of British India Corporation Limited (BICL), Lalimli and others were all facing similar problems, added Awasthi. He expressed great concern over the recent show cause notice issued by the Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) and said that laxity of the BICL management brought about this situation. All efforts would be made to save the world famous Lalimli from any attempt of privatisation by the government and the BMS would take up the issue the authorities concerned to ensure that BICL’s mills were provided the best management and other support for revival, assured Awasthi. He informed about that a meeting with the BMS leaders of BICL would be conveyed soon to discuss the issue. Awasthi was accompanied state president Chhote Lal Ji, state vice president Ramakant Shukla and state secretary Bhoopesh Awasthi.
Teachers sore about PF record
THE LEADERS of teachers group expressed concern over the poor maintenance of provident fund record of Parshadiya Primary teachers at their respective district headquarters.
Besides, they demanded that clerical staff should be posted at block level to meet the day-to-day official requirements.
These remarks were made by the leaders of teachers’ group at a state-level meeting organised by the Rashtriya Shaikhshik Mahasangh, Uttar Pradesh here in Kanpur.
About 42 representatives from various districts attended the meeting. Besides, they demanded that primary teachers in the State should not be deployed on extra duty like counting of ration cards etc. The meeting was presided over by regional organising secretary Om Pal Singh and prominent others who attended the meeting were Pratap Katiyar, Ramdev Shukla, Janki Sharan Tripahti, Baboolal Yadav and Shivendra Singh.
ALLEGED: A retired teacher from BNSD Inter College Jagat Narain Tripathi, resident of Swaroop Nagar, alleged that delayed action on the part of the police on his complain put his life under threat. He was receiving regular threat calls from some alleged criminals who kept him in illegal captivity for six days.
Besides, they forced him to sign the papers of his plot’s registry, Tripathi alleged.
Talking to newsmen, Tripathi said that an FIR was lodged by him at the Kalyanpur police station, but the cops did not initiate any action and he was receiving threat calls continuously. Tripathi was accompanied by senior leader of Madhyamik Sikshak Sangh Harish Chandra Dixit at the press meet.
First Published: Jun 11, 2006 00:01 IST