FMRAI
Federation of Medical and Sales Representatives' Associations of India

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  • Country wide May Day celebrated with zest and fervour
  • Continued to east and north
  • Mass Casual leave & Dharna in BE
  • State Council Subcommittee meeting across the country
  • Editorial
  • Government forced to roll back proposed reduction in PF Contribution

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FMRAI News - June 2017

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Country wide May Day celebrated with zest and fervour Continued to east and north

This year, the entire world is celebrating bicentenary birth day of Karl Marx and centenary year of the great October Revolution of Soviet Russia this year. In the era of neo- liberal regime, today capitalism and the capitalist class all over the world is suffering from a great crisis, which resembles to the same of mid eighteenth century. To be specific, it’s worse today. The prescriptions of the liberal economists to revive the economy has miserably failed, rather it has further deepened the crisis. It seems to be the reflection of the socio-economic condition of mid eighteenth century......

Mass Leave & Mass Leave & Mass Leave &
Dharna in Alkem Dharna in Alkem

Alkem field workers across the country are fighting on the seven point demands including constitution of grievance redressal cell as per statue, to stop various attacks of the management and unilateral change of working conditions
leading to harassment and victimization. In this process, two days’ mass casual leave and zonal dharna programme
was successfully held in East and North zones. On May 8, field workers of East zone participated in a massive Dharna before the office of the company at Kolkata. Demonstration was organized by state council subcommittee.....

Mass Casual leave & Dharna in BE State Council Subcommittee meeting across the country

In pursuance of their long pending demands and early resolution of victimization issues of Telangana, field workers of Biological E in east zone, irrespective of designations resorted to one day casual leave dharna on May 8, 15, 22 and 31 in West Bengal ,BiharJharkhand, Odisha and in the states of North East region respectively. Demonstration was organized by state council subcommittees on the respective dates and stockists of BE were met by sub unit council subcommittees in the sub units. Prior to that, memoranda were submitted to the executives during joint work in the field. On May 30 and 31.....

Following the All India Council Subcommittee meeting held on 23 May at Delhi, State Council Subcommittee meetings of MPMSRU, KMS&SRA and TMSRU were held in May. State Council Subcommittee meeting in MPMSRU was held at Bhopal on May 21 S.K. Talukdar, Vice President, MPMSRU presided over the meeting. Shailendra Sharma, placed the all  India note and Anurag Saxena, Convener, State Council Subcommittee placed the state note. Total 20 councils and 8 units participated in the discussion and placed their reports. Prior to that State Council Core Committee meeting were held on20 May at Bhopal. TMSRU hold its state council subcommittee meeting at Hyderabad.....

Editorial Government forced to roll back proposed reduction in PF Contribution

Spare the ailing masses: no
GST on medicine

Now the GST is round the corner FMRAI demands Zero GST on all medicines and medical devices. When, GST is all set to be rolled out from 1st July, 2017, FMRAI raises a universal issue in the matter of medicine access. This indeed is not a new demand. Since long FMRAI is demanding abolition of all taxes in medicines. The Goods and Services Tax Council has decided that 12 per cent GST will be levied on most of the finished medicines (formulations), 5 per cent GST in a few other medicines (malaria, HIV-AIDS, tuberculosis, diabetes).....

Narendra Modi led NDA government came huge in all media with “Prospering India”, in all facets and at the same time brought the proposal to trim the amount of contribution towards Provident Fund by both employers and employees from 12% to 10%. The crooked proposal cunningly camouflaged as “Better take home” by the employees. This proposal of reduction of contribution towards P.F. by employers was vehemently protested by all trade unions and rejected in the meeting of the Central PF Trustee Board held on 27th May at Pune. Central government was forced to roll back their.....