Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, June 24
Key companies, together with healthcare, animal husbandry and Ayurveda, are probably to be crippled on June 25 following authorities medical doctors’ strike towards the sixth Pay Commission suggestions on de-linking non-practicing allowance (NPA) from the essential pay.
The name for strike was given by the Joint Punjab Government Doctors Coordination Committee, which has members from the Punjab Civil Medical Services Association and is supported by the Punjab State Veterinary Officers Association, Punjab Medical Teachers Association, Rural Medical Officers Association, Punjab Dental Medical Officers Association and Punjab Ayurveda Officers Association.
The unions have conveyed to its items on the floor degree not to attend OPD companies for a day. Besides, webinars being organised by the federal government, conferences through video-conferencing and e-sanjeevani (on-line OPD companies) will stay suspended.
The district items will go to the healthcare amenities and convey to the sufferers about “injustice” being executed to medical doctors by the federal government, stated Dr Gagandeep Shergill, senior vice-president of the PCMS Association, Punjab.
Though indoor and emergency companies would operate as traditional on Friday, the committee had warned that these could possibly be suspended as properly if the federal government didn’t rethink the choice.
“If the federal government doesn’t reply even after the strike, we’ll convey to sufferers that since medical doctors can’t render their companies, they’re being referred to hospitals exterior Punjab,” stated Dr Shergill.