“Save industry, save traders, save business”- PPBM writes to PM
Punjab Pradesh Beopar Mandal apprises PM about grievances of trade and industry, raising certain demands
Ludhiana: Punjab Pradesh Beopar Mandal has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioning grievances of trade and industry and raising certain demands.
The representation has been sent under signatures of the mandal president Piara Lal Seth general secretary Sameer Jain.
Stating this here today, the mandal’s state secretary Mohinder Aggarwal told that the Prime Minister has been apprised that “trade and industry particularly MSME Sector of industry; service and trade has been totally ignored during last twenty-four days of lockdown”.
the PM has further been apprised that “we appreciate the announcement of relief for Rs1.70 lakh crores for the help of weaker section of society under various social schemes although the most effected presently is the middle class, white collar persons, shopkeepers, factory owners, service sector coming under MSME and contributing to 55% of countries GDP.”
The representation further mentioned that “workers and daily wagers are regularly getting ration items, cooked food through various NGOs, trade organisations, and local administration but the backbone of country - middle class, is most effected and needs urgent financial relief.”
Aggarwal told that the mandal has raised certain demands before the prime minister. It has been requested to grant package for the middle class by giving compensation in deposit of GST by 50% for next six months; one month grant of expenses as per last six months average to be given in form of direct or indirect relief to compensate loss during lockdown; waiver of bank interest for at least two months on bank loans and CC (cash credit) limits, auto increase in bank limits in Cash Credit (CC) accounts by 20%.
The mandal has expressed confidence in the leadership of the Prime Minister hoping to consider their submissions for redressal to middle class who has always stood with the country in any emergency. Concluding, it has urged “kindly save industry, save traders, save business.”