Specialists Of Delhi COVID-19 Hospital On Strike Over Non-Payment Of Salaries
A few specialists were seen with 'No Pay, No Work' notices outside Hindu Rao clinic
New Delhi: Resident specialists and attendants of Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital have started a strike today over non-installment of pay rates throughout the previous four months. Throughout the previous half a month, 220 inhabitant specialists and around 300 nursing staff have quit working at the COVID-19 devoted clinic.
The city company run medical clinic has been a Covid devoted medical clinic since June and 23 patients were conceded there until yesterday. The Delhi government moved them to different clinics as the specialists had reported that they would picket from today. 11 patients were moved to LNJP medical clinic, two to Aruna Asif Ali Hospital and three were held as they are basic and being thought about by senior specialists. Rest of the patients have been released.
Hindu Rao Hospital is controlled by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC). The city body hosts accused the Aam Aadmi Get-together government for not satisfying its obligations and has refered to support smash because of the pandemic for not being not able to pay rates. Today, a few inhabitant specialists were seen sloganeering and fighting external the emergency clinic with 'No Pay, No Work' notices.
Dr Jyotsna Prakash, an inhabitant specialist told NDTV, "We have rents to pay. At this age we are constrained to call up our folks and look for cash from them on the grounds that regardless of working for quite a long time continually our pay rates are not being given."
Delhi's Health Minister Satyender Jain has said that NDMC should handover the medical clinic to the administration if the company can't run it. Dr Piyush Singh, an occupant specialist says delays in installment are a common issue.
"For 11-12 days we have been dissenting yet we have no lucidity about when our pay rates will be given out. They continue saying that you take the compensation for one month and return to work. How is that an answer? Such postponements are a common issue and have been more than once raised to the specialists yet there is no lasting goal," Dr Singh said. Both the Delhi government and the NDMC have not reacted to the issue since the strike started. Specialists state they need the governmental issues to stop.
Dr Abhimanyu Sardana, President of the Resident Doctors Association of Hindu Rao Hospital says his patients are his need yet non-installment of compensations is hampering his work.