An All India Convention of the All India Co-Ordination Committee of PSU Trade Unions was held today, 18th August 2013, at Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand. The convention was held at HRDC premises.
Com. Swadesh Dev Roy, Secretary CITU presided. Com. Tapan Sen, General secretary, CITU presented the Back Ground Note for discussion. He narrated the latest developments in the Trade Union Front, the decisions of the National Convention of Workers held at New Delhi on 6th August which decided for massive propaganda on the 10 points demands raised in the 48 hours strike on 20-21 February 2013, and state level conventions to be organised. Com. Tapan Sen focussed on the demands of the casual, contract workers and the need of the regular workers to give full support to their struggle. He also focussed on the attack on the PSUs by the government and its complete support to the private sector.
The delegates spoke based on the Back Ground Note. On behalf of BSNLEU and BSNLCCWF, Coms. P.Abhimanyu and V.A.N.Namboodiri spoke respectively. The issues of BSNL and the contract workers were focussed by the two speakers.
The Convention ended with a clarion call to effectively implement the decisions of National Convention and the present convention.