July 21 - Two days GEFONT 6th National Congress Delegates Council Meeting Concluded adopting 8 points resolutions. Rt. Hon'ble PM K.P Oli inaugurated the Meeting first Day.
During the second day meeting at Baneshwor Banquet, GEFONT Secretary General Cde. Bishnu Lamsal presented organisational Evaluation Report & proposed Future work plan prepared by Secretariat. Likewise, Finance Secretary, Cde. Gunaram Acharya presented Financial Report and proposed Policy & Budget for fiscal year 2073/2074. And Cde. Ramesh Badal presented resolutions on contemporary political & labour issues.
Proposed Future Work Plan presented by GS includes
1.Amendment of GEFONT Statute to restructure Union according to 7 Federal States Structure
2.Mobilise States Committees
3.Count Us In Program- Women focus program to secure 33% women representation in leadership & women membership increment by 5%
4.GEFONT Youth Y Zone- Youth Focus Program
5.GEFONT where there is worker- Program to secure migrants workers rights
6.Coduct Organising Acedemy
7.Pressure & Lobby to implement labour issues addressed by Government policy and program
8.GEFONT Solidarity Fund implementation
9.Organise Convention of GEFONT Affiliates
10.Budget for fiscal year 2073/2074
11.Post Earthquake Reconstruction work - Construct Water Supply in Kavre, School in Nuwakot & Community Building in Sindhupalchowk
Speaking in the Program, FES Nepal Director said" Workers Voice will be listen, only if workers are strongly organised & intervene in policy level.Therefore workers should be alert to have workers representative in decision making bodies ". He further added "New Constitution has guaranteed many rights but unless it is effectively implemented , citizens will not be benefited. So Trade Union should also take initiatives to pressure for effective implementation of Constitution. "
During the programme, Cde. Bishnu Rimal briefed about the political situation and achievement made by the Current Government. He suggested all delegates that in difficult current political situation, we Trade Union should think on our role and discuss how to proceed forward in changing context. Cde. Bishnu Rimal also urged all Delegates to discuss & suggest on proposed major issuesi.e TU Contemporary Issues, Intervention needed by Unions to implement Government policy, program and Budget, Transformation of GEFONT Structure according to Federal States Structure and Special Campaign.
During the Programme, Delegates discussed on proposed plan & presented their comments & recommendations. And the Meeting adopted 8 points resolutions.
In the closing remarks, GEFONT National Congress Delegates Council Chief Cde. Mukunda Neupane requested all participants to spread the adopted resolutions in their workplaces and make the organisation updated. He said " Unity is strenght, so all Workers should be united to raise their voice and Tus should also continuously alert the political parties. "
200 Delegates of GEFONT 6th National Congress Delegates Council attended the Meeting.