Union MoS for Defence arriving on October 14

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Oct 2017 11:04:42


 

Staff Reporter,

Union Minister of State for Defence, Dr Subhash Bhamre will be arriving to visit Ordnance Factories on special request of Member of Parliament, Rakesh Singh, on October 14. The visit of Union Minister of State for Defence is significant amidst speculations of corporatisation and closure of Ordnance Factories and extension of civil area in Jabalpur Cantonment. He will interact with trade union leaders and attend other local programmes in the city.


It may be noted that members of trade unions and Ordnance Factories’ employees are staging regular demonstrations against the open tendering of non-core group defence products and threat to the existence of Ordnance Factories.
Trade union leaders and members of Mahakoshal Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI) recently met Member of Parliament, Rakesh Singh for clarifying the situation of Ordnance Factories.


Taking a serious note on disappointment amongst Ordnance Factories’ employees, MP, Rakesh Singh requested the Union Minister of State for Defence, Dr Subhash Bhamre to visit the city to take stock of the situation and solving the problems of Ordnance Factories’ employees and business organisations. Union Minister of State for Defence, Dr Subhash Bhamre gave his consent to visit the city.