Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Trade unions urge Puducherry govt to help textile mills
Trade unions urge Puducherry govt to help textile mills
Mar '12
Representatives of several trade unions have jointly urged the government of Puducherry, a state in India, to support three textile mills – AFT Mills, Swadeshi Cotton Mills and Sri Bharathi Mills – all state government undertakings.

The leaders of trade unions said the three textile mills in the state are on the verge of collapse as successive governments have failed to take any concrete measures to strengthen these undertakings in spite of their repeated pleas.

Mr. VS Abishegam, Secretary of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC)-affiliated Pondicherry (Puducherry) Textile Labour Union (PTLU), said the management of the Rs. 5 billion AFT Mills is faltering in paying salaries to workers on the 10th day of every month.

He said the state government should implement steps to modernize and upgrade the mill so that the workers would not have to worry about the security of their jobs.

He urged the government to announce new policies in this respect during the coming budget session of the State Assembly.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 27th Oct 2016

Teijin Frontier develops Solotex RC lightweight fibre

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd, fibre products converting company and part...

Tosha Hays addressing the conference. Courtesy: College of Family and Consumer Sciences, UGA

Textiles | On 27th Oct 2016

Industry experts discuss future of fabrics at UGA

Industry experts, researchers and military officials discussed the...

Courtesy: Global Denim Awards

Fashion | On 27th Oct 2016

Anbasja Blanken & Italian mill ITV Denim win GDA

Dutch designer Anbasja Blanken and Italian mill ITV Denim was the...

Interviews View All

Nuno Venda

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Kevin Nelson

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search