Ford Shutting Plants In India “Shocking”, AIADMK Appeals To Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Ford Shutting Plants In India “Shocking”, AIADMK Appeals To Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Ford Shutting Plants In India 'Shocking', AIADMK Appeals To Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Ford Motor introduced it can shut its manufacturing crops in India and promote solely imported vehicles

Chennai:

Expressing concern over the way forward for hundreds of employees and allied industries, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam in the present day sought Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin’s instant intervention within the subject in regards to the American auto main Ford Motor’s choice to close its operations and make sure the firm’s facility at Maraimalai Nagar is stored afloat.

Such a transfer, the previous Chief Minister contended, would augur effectively for the commercial progress within the State and likewise safeguard jobs of the employees. “The information relating to the closure of the crops in India is stunning. It has come amid a transfer to deliver new jobs to Tamil Nadu primarily based on the truth that employees can survive if industries develop,” Mr Panneerselvam stated.

He appealed to Chief Minister MK Stalin to offer aid to the workers by sustaining the commercial local weather within the State.

On Thursday, Ford Motor introduced that it’s going to shut its two manufacturing crops (Maraimalai Nagar and Sanand in Gujarat) in India and promote solely imported automobiles within the nation, as a part of a restructuring train.

In a press release in Chennai, Mr Panneerselvam stated Ford introduced closure of its plant in Maraimalai Nagar within the second quarter of subsequent yr because of large accumulating losses and lack of progress in a tough market. “The transfer will have an effect on the way forward for about 4,000 direct workers and likewise that of about 40,000 oblique employees. The way forward for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) depending on Ford Motor can be very bleak,” the AIADMK coordinator stated.

Maintaining that the state authorities has a accountability to guard the employees and industrial local weather in Tamil Nadu, he stated “subsequently, I urge Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin to intervene and resolve the difficulty.”

Mr Panneerselvam recalled that in her tenure, former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa took varied steps to advertise industries moreover making a conducive environment within the state.

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