MIDC Industries Association (MIA) organised a meeting with Siddharth Shinde, ACP of MIDC along with Bharat Kshirsagar, PI of MIDC, in order to address the growing menace of theft, murder, parking and law and order situation in the Hingna MIDC Industrial Area.
Capt. C M Randhir, C G Shegonkar, Sachin Jain and other members of MIA interacting with Siddarth Shinde, ACP of MIDC, Bharat Kshirsagar, PI of MIDC at MIA House, Hingna.
On behalf of MIA, C G Shegaonkar, newly-elected President and Capt. C M Randhir (Retd), Past President welcomed the guests.
Shegaonkar informed the police authorities regarding the issues pointed out by most of the industries in MIDC Area.
He acquainted the cops about the growing menace of theft, murder and parking of vehicles on the road side close to the factory area. Members present in the meeting, raised the issue of unwanted parking of trucks and trailers in the by-lanes for months together. This causes inconvenience to the people working in the MIDC Area and on several occasions accident also take place.
Anti-social elements are plying in the MIDC Area. These anti- social elements harass the employees and rob them, especially during the night when the shift changes. In Electronic Zone, several ladies are working and these notorious people misbehave with the ladies.
Sachin Jain, Secretary requested the Police Department to set up a Police Check-Post nearby the Electronic Zone to keep vigil on the illegal activities. He also requested to increase patrolling during evening hours when lady workers go home.
Capt. C M Randhir (Retd) informed the ACP Shinde that MIA in association with PWD and MIDC is willing to set up a Police Check-Post in the Electronic Zone and only the formalities and permission is required, which was welcomed by ACP.
Pravin Palkar, Joint Secretary pointed out that in-front of Vasundhara Dairy in Nildoh village, there is a liquor shop. This has created lot of nuisance to the adjacent factories. The local leaders are also aware about the nuisance due to the liquor shop but still no action has been taken to close the shop.
“The unauthorised scrap dealers located in this area are also a major source of theft. They lure the workers to steal the materials from factory,” he said. The members vociferously invited the attention of the Police Department to take stern
action against these unauthorised scrap dealers.
Bharat Kshirsagar, PI suggested to carry out anti-encroachment drive with the help of MIDC to demolish the unauthorised occupants and scrap dealers.
The members said, the exam centres near Wadi Toll Booth have become a hurdle for the smooth flow traffic. On several occasions, the traffic gets snarled up. Large numbers of students come to appear for the exam with their vehicles and park them outside the premises which causes hurdle for smooth flow of traffic. These exam centres are supposed to provide adequate parking facility in their premises to avoid the road blockage.
Kshirsagar assured the members that the issue would be taken up with the DCP Traffic. Shinde suggested MIA members to conduct such meetings after every three months to take stock of the situation which was highly appreciated.
Murli Mohan Pantula, Treasurer concluded the programme and proposed the vote of thanks.