Port Wings News Network:
In a press release issued on behalf of all Associations — Tirupur Exporters’ association (TEA), Dyers Association of Tirupur (DAT), The South Indian Imported Machine Knitters Association (SIIMKA), Tirupur Industrial Federation (TIF), Tirupur Computer Embroiderers Association, Tirupur Export Knit Printers Association, (TEKPA), Association of Buying Agents for Textiles (ABAT), The Knit Compacters Association, and Tirupur Raising Association – on 16 May 2018, Shri.T.R.Vijayakumar, General Secretary, TEA said as yarn, fabric or other hosiery items carrying vehicles other than heavy truck and lorries are also stopped during the peak hours (between 8.00 AM and 10.00 AM, between 4.00 PM and 8.00 PM) inside Tirupur city, a joint memorandum was submitted in the Tirupur Police Commissionerate not to stop the vehicles other than heavy truck and lorries during peak hours also .
In the memorandum it was mentioned that the entire operation of production is not taking place in a single location and the transportation is taking place in each stages of production, at least minimum four to five places. Being exporting units, it have to apparently follow the time bound production and keep up the delivery schedule mainly to sustain and retain the foreign buyers. The cause of concern is that the units are not having any cushion period to stretch the production and any deviation in it will totally affect the production planning and control.
Shri. T.R.Vijayakumar, General Secretary, Tirupur Exporters’ association (TEA), Shri. S.Nagaraj, President, Dyers Association of Tirupur (DAT), Shri. N. Vivekanandan, President, The South Indian Imported Machine Knitters Association (SIIMKA), Shri. Ahill M. S.Mani, President, Tirupur Industrial Federation (TIF), Shri.R. Kalyanasundaram, President, Tirupur Computer Embroiderers Association, Shri. T.R. Srikanth, President, Tirupur Export Knit Printers Association, (TEKPA), Shri.K. Mezhiselvan, Association of Buying Agents for Textiles, Shri. Eswaramoorthi, Secretary, The Knit Compacters Association, Shri.M.V. Ramasamy, President, Tirupur Raising Association have jointly submitted the memorandum in Tirupur police Commissionerate.
Ms.A.Kayalvizhi , Deputy Commissioner of Police has assured to address the concerned issue.