Pithani Satyanarayana inaugurates Conclave on ‘Building Safety Culture in Industries’ held in Sri City

Sri City, December 20, 2017:- A two-day seminar on the theme ‘Building Safety Culture in Industries’ was inaugurated on Wednesday in Sri City. Inaugurating the seminar Mr. Pithani Satyanarayana, Minister For Labour, Employment, Training & Factories, Govt. of A.P mentioned that his ministry acts as a bridge between the employer and employees. Stating that it is a collaborative seminar and not an enforcement session, he said,”I am happy to note that all the Sri City based industries are strictly implementing all the safety norms and labour laws prescribed by the government.”

Welcoming the Minister and other distinguished guests Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City traced the growth of the business city and thanked the state government for the support and encouragement being extended. “I thank the Hon’ble Minister and other officials for preferring Sri City as the venue for the seminar. I am sure, the conclave will provide a great opportunity for all the stakeholders to share and exchange ideas and interact with each other,” he added.

Addressing the gathering Mr. Talari Aditya, Member of Legislative Assembly, Satyavedu said that because of its excellent performance, Sri City enjoys a preferential treatment from government. “Because of Sri City, Satyavedu came into limelight. I feel proud that it is in my constituency,” he said.

Emphasising the importance of safety, Mr. G. Balakishore, Director of Factories, Andhra Pradesh said, an industry can not progress with mere productivity. Safety and welfare of staff play important role in its success.

Mr. Srinivas, Joint Commissioner, Labour, Rayalaseema Region mentioned,”All companies here are in strict compliance of prescribed labour laws, and hence, there is no need for our interference.”

The two-day conference was jointly organised by the Factories Inspectorate and management of Sri City, involving all the stakeholders, including the State Government departments of Factories and Labour Welfare and the industries in the region. The intent was to discuss and deliberate on building safety culture In industries and sharing the best practices. Besides the HR and safety managers of Sri City units, a large number of safety officers of various factories in Chittoor & Nellore districts have attend the conclave.