News of National importance which the people of Durgapur must know
Seven-day long strike of the contractual workers at IOC bottling plant in Durgapur, came to an end yesterday, after private contractors engaged by IOC agreed to revert their earlier order of evicting workers above 50 years of age.
Two persons were killed and four critically injured when a Purulia-bound SBSTC bus from Kolkata jumped on to the wrong lane and rammed on a dumper on the Panagarh rail over bridge yesterday morning.
After 85 contractual workers, who are above 50 years of age were retrenched, they along with the other contractual workers have started a cease-work from yesterday and stopped other officials from entering the Durgapur-based IOC bottling plant that supplies cooking gas to seven south Bengal districts.
Durgapur Adda Young Association, the social welfare wing of Durgapur news portal www.durgapuradda.com celebrated “World Environment Day” yesterday in an effort to make the people of Durgapur aware about the menace of using plastic bags and making the students conscious about Environment pollution.
Death toll in the IISCO Steel Plant accident reaches five, after Asish Sahoo succumbed to his severe burn injuries yesterday. SAIL Chairman visits the accident site today.
The Steel Township of Durgapur has been reeling under acute water crisis since Saturday afternoon due to the development of crack at the pipeline that supply water to the DSP Township from the Water Treatment plant.
A horrific accident on the wee hours of 6 May 2017, at SAIL’s IISCO Steel Plant in Burnpur kills three contractual workers, while three others with critical burn injuries are admitted at the Mission Hospital in Durgapur.
The tennis team from Durgapur who participated in the inaugural edition of the Bengal Premier Tennis League organized by the BTA, won the title and made the city proud.
After SAIL’s proposal to engage transaction advisor for managing the divestment process of three SAIL units including ASP Durgapur found no takers, there has been a initial sigh of relief among the workers.
Workers at three units of steel major SAIL, including the ASP unit at Durgapur observed a successful day-long strike yesterday protesting central government’s decision to divest these units.