Central Union of Painters, Plumbers, Electro and Construction Workers-Nepal (CUPPEC)

CUPPEC- Nepal is a national federation of the workers of construction sector. It was launched in May 31, 1997 by unifying four different federations in construction sector- Nepal independents electricity workers' union, Nepal independent Painters' union, Independent plumbers' union and Nepal independent Construction workers' union.

The union organises the masons, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, house painters, hoarding board and sign board makers, workers in marbles and chips factories, constructing bridges, roads, canals, buildings, hydropower, furnace, gardens, mines, wood works etc.

This is the second largest sector after Agriculture in Nepal. This federation has been expanded upto 52 districts of 13 zones of the country.

It has been affiliated with GEFONT since 2000 and it has been globally affiliated with one of the Global Union Federations- BWI.

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CUPPEC-Nepal will add 15 thousand new members

The 4th National Congress Delegate Council Meeting of the Central Union of Painter, Plumber, Electricity and Construction Workers-Nepal (CUPPEC-Nepal) was held in Butwal on June 1, 2024.

The meeting chaired by the head of Congress Delegate Council, Narnath Luitel, conducted by the deputy head, Smriti Lama, issued a 15-point upcoming program and a 7-point manifesto.

The meeting decided to add 15,000 new members and 60 percent renewal and expand the organization to 315 municipalities next year.

In the same way, the meeting has decided to give priority to the members to use GEFONT Apps to create membership digitally, conduct organization expansion and operational campaigns with main priority in big projects, women and youth-focused programs, etc.

In the 4th national congress delegate council meeting which was inaugurated by General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) President Binod Shrestha on May 31, chief guest Shrestha gave certificates of appreciation to Makwanpur, Lalitpur, Nawalparasi and Myagdi districts which were the best in membership expansion campaign last year.