To end the impasse between the cement company and truck unions over freight rates, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, here today. In the meeting, detailed discussions were held about freight rates.
The state government was committed to protecting the rights of the truck operators of the state and the deadlock will be resolved in a way that both parties should not suffer any losses, said the Chief Minister. Emphasizing ending the deadlock, he said that both sides should resolve this issue amicably.
The government intends to resolve this issue at the earliest and another meeting scheduled under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister with the senior officers of the company and representatives of the truck unions on Tuesday to end the deadlock.
Industries Minister Harshwardhan Chauhan, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Sanjay Awasthi, MLA Rajesh Dharmani, Political advisor to CM Sunil Sharma, Director Industries Rakesh Kumar Prajapati, Director Transport Anupam Kashyap, representatives of the company Naveen Jindal and Dinesh Sharma, representatives of Barmana truck union and Darlaghat truck union attended the meeting.