An affiliation of medics has prolonged assist to the resident medical doctors of two municipal hospitals in Delhi and threatened mass resignation if their “reasonable demands” for fee of salaries pending for 3 months are usually not met inside per week. The Municipal Corporation Doctors’ Association (MCDA) additionally wrote to Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, in search of his intervention on the problem.
A duplicate of the letter has been marked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The resident medical doctors at NDMC’s 450-bedded Kasturba Hospital and Hindu Rao Hospital have claimed that they haven’t been paid since March. Many medical doctors and different workers have examined constructive for COVID-19 at each the hospitals.
MCDA president R R Gautam mentioned on Friday that medical doctors are placing their lives and household in peril on daily basis. “Being the frontline COVID healthcare workers, they should be paid their due salaries.” “Our association fully and unconditionally support the reasonable demands of the resident doctors’ associations, and have further decided that if the salaries of the three months of all doctors are not paid in a week, then we may also be forced to resign en masse from our government services,” the affiliation mentioned within the letter.
If not that, “then we may be granted permission to take VRS on a mass level,” it added. On Wednesday, the resident medical doctors of the colonial-era Kasturba Hospital threatened to resign en masse. On Thursday, the Delhi High Court initiated a PIL on the problem. Jai Prakash, chairman of the standing committee of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, which runs each the hospitals mentioned, “The matter is being resolved”.
“Representatives of the RDAs of the two hospitals met me on Thursday. We have assured them we will try to pay their due salaries, if not at once, for one month right now, and then gradually for subsequent months,” he mentioned. “We have explained to them that the MCD is not getting revenues in this coronavirus situation, so they must consider our constraints too,” Prakash mentioned.