FMRAI
Federation of Medical and Sales Representatives' Associations of India

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  • Bengaluru Rally Creates another history
  • Mischief-making companies faced massive demonstrations at Bengaluru
  • Public sector for public medicine Defend public sector, protect KAPL
  • Working Committee Meeting held at Bengaluru on 9th June, 2018 adopted
  • Strike in MSMRA on state related demands
  • Editorial

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FMRAI News - July 2018

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Bengaluru Rally Creates another history Mischief-making companies faced massive demonstrations at Bengaluru

Bengaluru Rally by FMRAI on 11th June, 2108 has created a history. It is told that a step which makes indelible imprint on the time line, is called historic. Yes, several thousand footsteps of the FMRAI members coming across from all corners of the country along with the members of KSM&SRA rallied on the streets of Bengaluru demanding compliance of the labour laws to the reduction of medicine prices and demanding zero GST on medicines and medical devices, have left indelible imprint on the time line. KSM&SRA decided 'March to Bengaluru' by its members demanding implementation of the labour laws, inclusion of sales promotion employees in highly skilled category and for revision of minimum wage......

Micro field workers demonstrate mass action at Bengaluru

Micro: The relentless mischief of Micro management received befitting reply from the angry field workers of Micro who came from different states across the country and staged massive demonstration in front of the establishment of Micro at Bengaluru. The news that a large contingent of Micro field workers will arrive at Bengaluru to hold rally and shall march to their head office, made the Micro management quite apprehensive and nervous. In response, Micro management became afraid of their own shadow and therefore, went to the court and made efforts to foil the dharna and demonstration by the field workers. With the aid of a bundle of misinformation......

 

Public sector for public medicine Defend public sector, protect KAPL Working Committee Meeting held at Bengaluru on 9th June, 2018 adopted

KAPL: In defense of Public Sector pharmaceutical company, Karnataka Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (KAPL) a massive demonstration was staged in front of the offices of the company at Bengaluru on 11thJune, 2018. Large number of KAPL field workers, along with Karnataka-based field workers from different companies, staged dharna and demonstration in front of their companies' office at Bengaluru. The gate meeting at the dharna venue was addressed by Santanu Chatterjee, General Secretary, FMRAI, other office bearers of FMRAI and all India leaders of KAPL council. Memorandum was submitted to Mr. A B Deshmukh, DGM-HR of the company, at the Dharna venue by D.M. Deshpande, Vice President, FMRAI, Srikant Phopse, General Secretary,
MSMRA and the all India.....

Resolution against abnormal rise in prices of Petroleum Products

The sharp and continuous rise in the retail price of Petrol and Diesel is causing terrible impact on the livelihood of the common people of the country. Increase in prices of the petroleum products making obvious cascading effect on the prices of all essential commodities especially those items of daily use which common people require and use every day. In the last 4 years, in the period between 1st April, 2014, and 30th April 2018 the excise duty on petrol has gone up from Rs.9.48 per liter to Rs.19.48. Similarly, during the same period the excise duty on diesel has increased from Rs.3.56 per liter to Rs.15.33.....

Strike in MSMRA on state related demands Editorial

In the state of Maharashtra, sales promotion activities, stalled completely on June 7, due to the strike by the field workers of the state, at the call of MSMRA. Since long MSMRA had been pursuing the state related issues with the Maharashtra government and had resorted to a day's strike on 13 December, 2017 and met the State Labour Minister Shri Sambhaji Patil Nilengekar, who assured MSMRA delegation to resolve the issues raised. But no measures have been initiated by the government to address the long pending issues. The 59th state conference of MSMRA, held at Chandrapur, resolved to go for  statewide strike on June 7, demanding revision of minimum wage to Rs.20000.....

 

Impact of demonetization and GST: Loss of increment

The impact of demonetization and GST on Indian economy and the common people of the country are formidable. Demonetization has not only broken up the fragile economic backbone of the country, simultaneously it has created severe crisis directly amongst the livelihood of workers in general and workers of the informal sectors in specific, along with the common people including small traders and small businessmen. The GDP growth rate of the country, as Dr. Prabhat Patnaik, eminent economist, have stated 'continued to nosedive continuously for six quarters in a row, that to as per the new formulae of GDP calculation.