Re-opening of Wipro Lightings Closed-door meeting begins

Re-opening of Wipro Lightings Closed-door meeting begins

July 24, 2017

Mysuru: Following the meeting on the reopening of Wipro Lighting factory in city held on July 18 remaining inconclusive, a closed-door meeting began at the office of the Assistant Labour Commissioner in Kuvempunagar here this noon.

The meeting is being chaired by Assistant Labour Commissioner A.C. Thammanna and attended by Wipro Lighting factory HR division’s Bhoopalkrishna, Production Manager Dayanand, AITUC and Wipro Employees Union leaders.   

During the previous meeting, factory’s HR division’s Bhoopalkrishna, had said that it had become inevitable to close down the factory as it was suffering loss, which was denied by the factory’s labour leaders who had said that according to the last 10 years Balance Sheet of the factory, the factory which had earned profit for six years had suffered loss for four years and had attributed the loss due to non-implementation of latest technologies in manufacturing bulbs by the Management.

During the meeting, Thammanna had instructed the officials to issue summons to the CEO of Wipro Lighting to participate in the meeting and had announced that the next meeting would be held at his office on July 24, following which the meeting is being held today.


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