JAMMU, July 1: The employees of LIC in Jammu and Kashmir observed Foundation Day of their association- All India Insurance Employees’ Association.
The programme was observed outside LIC office at DO Cell Jammu. Flag of AIIEA was hoisted by Comrade Dinesh Sharma – Vice President of Northern Zone Insurance Employees’ Association Srinagar Division.
Speaking on the occasion, Comrade Pawan Gupta, Divisional Secretary NZIEA Srinagar Division, said that AIIEA was formed on Ist July 1951 and its first main demand was to nationalise life insurance business in India to end the loot by more than 200 private companies working in this sector.
Com Pawan Gupta strongly resented the policy of the NDA Government to destroy the public sector by selling it into private hands. “Selling the national wealth is a big cause of concern and we strongly oppose this policy of the Government,” he said, adding that LIC is an industry which is fulfilling its objective of people money for people welfare. He appealed to the members to fight for the protection of LIC industry. ”On one hand, we will fight on the streets to oppose such policies of the Government which are leading to destruction of the public sector especially LIC, and on the other hand, we will work hard on our office seats and give best ever services to all our customers whether internal or external customers,” said Com Pawan.
Others who spoke on the occasion, included Romesh Chand and Rajesh Gupta- Joint Secretaries, Dinesh Kumar Sharma- Vice President, Raj Kumar Sharma-Treasurer, Rajesh Kumar-Auditor, Raj Kumar-office secretary, Neelam Sharma-Convener women subcommittee, Nanak Chand , Kishore Lal, Priya Sharma, R P Singh, Sham Sunder, J D Singh, Priyanka Sharma, Rishab, Shunali and others.