TIRUCHY: Members of the Tiruchy district unit of the Flex Board Owners Association led by their president R. Balasubramanian and general secretary of the Tamil Nadu Traders federation Ve. Govindarajulu appealed to the district administration to simplify the rules and regulations for erecting flex banners and to protect their livelihood.
In their representation to the district collector, S. Sivarasu, he pointed out that there are 90 flex-banner printing units in Tiruchy district and hundreds of employees depend upon it. They have in the field for the last 20 years, the office-bearers said.
The association requested that rules and regulations of the government, police and local bodies concerning erection of flex boards be made simpler and they be allowed to continue in their business.
The issue is significant in the context of the Madras High Court severely coming down recently on the State government in not implementing its orders on removing all flex boards and banners put up by various political parties, one of which led to the tragic death of a young woman techie Subhashri in Chennai last week.
Members of the Manaparai Cooperative Milk Producers Association appealed to the district collector to ensure immediate disbursement of the increased milk price, bonus, and settlement of the dues pending with the Aavin (Tiruchirapalli district milk producers Union) to them.
Meanwhile, a section of women nursing assistants who have completed their one-year nursing course at Dr KAPV Government medical college laid siege to the district employment exchange demanding that the Medical Council of India should register them with the MCI and provide Governments job to them.
Later, the nursing assistants met the district collector S. Sivarasu and submitted a memorandum to him in this regard.
Mr. Sivarasu, on the weekly grievances day, gave all of them a patient hearing and assured that he would look into all their demands and take them up with the State government wherever necessary. Some of the issues can be solved locally....