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PSPCL move to exempt textile industry questioned

Jul 13, 2021
PSPCL move to exempt textile industry questioned


The move of the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) to exempt the Amritsar textile industry from the ongoing power cuts has been questioned by other industry bodies in Ludhiana.

The textile industry in Amritsar considered as a ‘Continuous Process Industry’ has been exempted from the mandatory weekly. This partial behaviour of the government and PSPCL has been questioned by the Federation of Industrial & Commercial Organisation (FICO).  According to KK Seth, Chairman, and Rajeev Jain, general secretary, FICO, the federation fail to understand this biased approach on the end of the government. The federation has also questioned the reason for this exemption.

As per Gurmeet Singh Kular, President, FICO, thousands of industrial units belongs to Ludhiana that belongs to different sectors. All these units are neglected and the textile industry in Amritsar is allowed to operate.

Source – The Tribune

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