The founding meeting of IFTU was successfully held on 25-8-2020 in Kadapa city, hq. of YSR Kadapa District, AP. It was presided over by W. Ramu. Many cadres and activists who worked in other TUs since long back, had decided to join IFTU. In this light, this meeting was organized in the light of decision of IFTU AP state committee. Though this is not a good time to organize meetings due to kovid-19, it was successfully held. More than 80 members attended from BOC, ANGANVADI, ASHA sectors. More than 50% were women workers. They were activists in various unions so far, led by W. Ranu, Gangavathi, Radha Krishna etc.
IFTU, AP state president P. PRASAD (PP), state general secretary K. Polari and state secretary R. Harikrishna attended and addressed the meeting. They explained IFTU programme and aims. Bharathi, Upender, Sattar, Ganga Devi gave messages on behalf of various IFTU affiliated unions. Venkata Ratnam, Venkaiah and others also spoke in the meetin on behalf of fraternal organizations like AIKMS.