IGU conference starts today in steel city

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    Jamshedpur: The two day conference of Industrial Global Union(IGU), Indian women unit, is going to be organized in a hotel at Sakchi on 25th and 26th December.

    The programme will be held from 10 am till 5 pm. It will be inaugurated by the MP of Jamshedpur Dr Ajay Kumar on Wednesday at 11 am.

    As many as 30 women associated with the union will be participating in the programme, There will be 18 delegates from the city while 12 from Seraikela. Women from Kolkata, Bokaro, Ramgarh, Gumla and Hazaribagh will also be taking part in the programme.

    This was informed by the chairman of the national womens unit of the outfit Devika Singh and Shahnaz Rafique, coordinator of the South Asia Office of the outfit on Tuesday.

    They said the next programme will be held on 29th and 30th December in Hyderabad. During the conference, various issues related to the Company Act, trade unions, safety, health and security will be discussed during the conference with the purpose to create greater awareness among women.

    “Women should also get participation in the decisive committee of the union. This demand will be raised vociferously during the conference.

    The women should not be merely taken as donors for the union. During the conference, the women members will be informed about their rights.

    Earlier, such conferences have been held in New Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Puri and Nagpur. I have participated in all these conferences,” said Devika Singh.

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