CICU strongly opposed decision of Punjab Government to reinstate disbanded truck unions in State
Says it will prove to be detrimental to the growth of industry
Ludhiana, January 10, 2022: Upkar Singh Ahuja, President, Pankaj Sharma, General Secretary, J.S Bhogal, publicity Secretary, Honey Sethi, Organizing Secretary and Rajat Gupta, Press Secretary, Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) jointly stated here today that CICU strongly oppose and criticize the decision of Punjab Government to revive Truck Unions. It will prove to be detrimental to the growth of Industry, which is already passing through a very critical phase.
They further emphasized that this decision will create burden on the industry as transport charges is already very high in the State. The government had claimed that this decision was taken to end the mafia of goods transporters, but in result, the union will arbitrary and impose high tariff on movement of goods.
“The government should understand the situation of the industry and form committees to fix genuine rates to ensure that the interests of the trucking community as well as the trade and industry are safeguarded”, they asserted.