VSP privatisation

Ukku panel gears up for showdown at Vizag Steel Plant

The Porata committee will hold a total blockade of all seven gates of the plant and will lay siege to the administrative building from 8 am on Thursday.

published on : 30th September 2021

Tata Steel evinces interest in acquiring Vizag plant

Tata Steel CEO’s statement that the company is interested in acquiring RINL, drew sharp criticism from the Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee, which is spearheading the agitation.

published on : 18th August 2021

Advisers on RINL sale will not be allowed inside plant, says Vizag steel workers' panel

Despite the inclement weather, the steel plant workers started gathering even before 8 am and joined the porata committee leaders who staged a sit-in.

published on : 18th August 2021

Won’t allow sale of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant: YSRC MPs

Leaders demand that loans be converted to equity, allocation of captive iron ore mines to VSP

published on : 3rd August 2021

Centre expedited VSP privatisation, says Visakha Ukku panel

The panel members said the steel plant came to the rescue of people when they faced shortage of oxygen during the ongoing pandemic.

published on : 26th June 2021

Call to make VSP one-day strike a success  

Leaders of Visakhapatnam steel plant workers unions on Thursday called upon employees to make the proposed one-day strike on June 29 a success.

published on : 25th June 2021

Telangana Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao urges people to join Vizag Steel Plant agitation

Speaking at the relay hunger strike, which was launched by all-party trade unions, Rao said the steel plant was providing direct and indirect employment to 40,000 people.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Delhi farmers to attend Vizag rally on April 18

Telangana Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao will also visit the camp of the relay hunger strike by the steel plant employees at Kurmannapalem on Friday.

published on : 2nd April 2021

RINL achieves Rs 18,000 crore turnover, Rs 740 cr profit

Addressing the RINL senior officers in a virtual meeting, the CMD highlighted the stupendous performance achieved by VSP in all areas of operations.

published on : 2nd April 2021

VSP privatisation: Hundreds march against strategic sale plan, JAC vows to intensify stir

Addressing the rally, Lakshmi Narayana said Visakhapatnam Steel Plant was the heart beat of the people of Andhra Pradesh and it was not correct to privatise the plant.

published on : 1st April 2021

TDP MLA Ganta bats for mass resignations for steel plant

Earlier, Srinivasa Rao had sent his resignation letter to the Speaker in protest against the Centre’s decision to privatise the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.

published on : 26th March 2021

Bharat Bandh may hit normal life in Andhra Pradesh

State govt, Oppn TDP extend support to agitation; RTC to cancel services till noon    

published on : 26th March 2021

VSP issue continues to generate heat in Parliament

The YSRC MP urged the Finance Minister to initiate necessary steps to help the steel plant come out of crisis. 

published on : 25th March 2021

Karmika Garjana will strengthen stir against VSP privatisation: Committee

Meanwhile, addressing another meeting former CBI joint director VV Lakhminarayana said if the steel plant is privatised then SCs and STs will lose reservation.

published on : 19th March 2021