The global economic crisis is
being felt in West Bengal too. Dunlop's Sahagunj factory in West Bengal has been
closed down indefinitely and 1,200 workers asked not to report to work from
Company sources say the company is
running short of working capital due to the economic slowdown and negotiations
are on with banks and financial institutions.
The plan for economic revival of
the renowned tyre company has also received a beating due to the ongoing
Company sources say the banks are
not in a position to provide the amount of money required to run the factory so
the workers have been told they will be provided Rs 2000 per month till the
company reopens. But sources say it's unlikely that the company will reopen
very soon. However, Dunlop is seeking government assistance.