170 Telugu Workers In Oman Left In The Lurch By Sudden Closure Of Company 

Jadala Babbayya of Vikarabad district, Votarkar Bhumesh of Navipet in Nizamabad district, Gujju Laxman of Andhra Pradesh Chinta Tulasi Rao, Moturi Ganesh were among several other workers who reached Hyderabad from Oman narrated their ordeal. - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: Once again Gulf jobs have proved to be non-remunerative as 900 skilled workers from India were on road after a company they were working was shut down without notice. Total of 170 workers of 900 Indian workforce are from the Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

In all, 30 persons from Telangana are affected by the job loss when the industrial manufacturing company — Petron Gulf was shutdown services without any notice. The company owed to its employees four months of salary including gratuity.

The employees got Power Of Attorney (POA) attested by the Indian Embassy to file a case against the company. In the first phase, 50 workers were sent to their respective hometowns in India after the Indian Embassy provided them air tickets. However, many of them have been stranded in Oman as they have no money to return to home country.

Meanwhile, Telangana Gulf Workers Association urged the government to provided rehabilitation to the Gulf workers and consider them as beneficiaries of welfare schemes. The Association also urged the government to come forward by provide legal help to the workers to win the case in Oman.

Indra Mani Pandey, Indian Ambassador in Oman, urged the corporate companies to include the Indian workforce into their firms.

Jadala Babbayya of Vikarabad district, Votarkar Bhumesh of Navipet in Nizamabad district, Gujju Laxman of Andhra Pradesh Chinta Tulasi Rao, Moturi Ganesh were among several other workers who reached Hyderabad from Oman narrated their ordeal.

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