FITE Chennai had a candid interaction with Hon’ble Former Union Minister and President of Tamil Maanila Congress (M) Shri G K Vasan on 02nd Sept 2017.
F.I.T.E. Chennai coordinators along with few employees, who were victims of forced layoff from various IT organizations, did met Shri G K Vasan and shared the happenings in IT / ITES industry; particularly about the distress prevailing among IT employees. Shri G K Vasan was gentle to receive the dominant problems and its reciprocating social effect on employees. The FITE Chennai shared the evidence of several forced layoff and resultant employee suicides across the Indian cities. We also submitted a memorandum detailing the FITE objectives and expectations to be fulfilled by various governing bodies. We did also shared our Chapter activities like providing moral and timely recovery assistance to the victims; providing alternative employment and representing on behalf of employees (victims) at Labour courts.
Shri G K Vasan appreciated the efforts of every member in the Chapters and assured required guidance and support for all our initiatives to realize the FITE objectives. He expressed his concern over the psychological trauma prevailing among IT employees and their families who are particularly younger generations. He asserted our value system that relays on transparency, fairness and accountability cannot be led down for mere profit. He was confident to accept; NASSCOM is a trade association for Indian IT companies and do so, it is equally important to accept employees union with an open mind. He also called for NASSCOM to focus on employee happiness Index while continuing to promote business, trade and research & technology development.
He extended his valuable guidance and references to build a credible organization, the FITE. We are on a mission to meet prominent political leaders, other industry relevant stakeholders and Print Media – Television platform to make our voice more sincere. In the process, FITE Chennai shall assure to become a dependable platform for employees and as well as governing bodies.
The FITE Chennai is privileged and honoured to receive an open acceptance and recognition by Shri G K Vasan. The below link shall redirect; https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1833685793316231&id=930456240305862
FITE Chennai thanks Shri G K Vasan for extending his genuine support, guidance and providing wonderful hospitality during our meet in his residence.