Vizag Steel Plant

25-hour relay hunger strike by 250 staff marks 250th day of VSP agitation

President of recognised steel plant union J Ayodhya Ram said unlike other PSUs, the VSp agitation against privatisation received support from all sections of people.

published on : 20th October 2021

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

Take cue from Telangana, join hands for Vizag Steel Plant: Andhra minister to parties

Minister for Tourism Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao said all parties should sink their differences and join the agitation to protect the steel plant.

published on : 13th September 2021

Tata Steel rumour around Vizag steel plant acquisition is Centre’s diversionary tactics: Panel 

President of the recognised union of the steel plant J Ayodhya Ram said they were holding an emergency meeting on Thursday to decide the future course of action.

published on : 19th August 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

Ukku leaders meet national leaders in Delhi seeking support

Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee leaders are in New Delhi to mobilise support of the national parties and leaders.

published on : 5th August 2021

RINL supplies 2,000 MT of steel for Andhra government housing scheme

The Andhra Pradesh government had placed the order for the “Navaratnalu Pedalandariki Illu” housing project. The consignment was handed over to the officials at Denduluru. 

published on : 24th July 2021

YSRC MPs demand Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh, force Rajya Sabha adjournment

Holding placards, they rush to podium; don’t relent despite repeated requests

published on : 21st July 2021

Vizag Steel Plant unions to take agitation to New Delhi 

Delegation to visit capital on July 20 and 21 to mobilise support of all national parties for Vizag steel agitation.

published on : 13th July 2021

Vizag on boil as steel plant workers hit the streets 

The leaders who participated in the rally denounced the BJP government’s latest move to expedite the strategic sale of RINL, the corporate entity of VSP.

published on : 11th July 2021

Protests intensify as Centre expedites Vizag Steel Plant privatisation

Agitating workers' unions leaders led by Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee staged a sit-in at the plant main gate and even staff and workers of ‘A shift’ were not allowed to enter the plant.

published on : 9th July 2021

Centre expedites Vizag Steel Plant privatisation, to appoint legal, transaction advisors

Accordingly, the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management invited proposals for engagement of a legal advisor and transaction advisor for completing the transaction.

published on : 8th July 2021

Visakhapatnam steel plant staff on strike today, Congress's trade union wing sits out

President of the recognised steel plant union J Ayodhyaram said that the strike was inevitable due to the adamant attitude of the government over wage revision and privatisation of the unit.

published on : 29th June 2021

Vizag steel plant unions serve one-day strike notice demanding wage revision

All unions have tried their best to convince the management for early commencement of wage negotiation with a positive approach.

published on : 16th June 2021
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