Press Reporter News Service
Patiala, July 12
Medical and dental academics and resident PCMS medical doctors of Authorities Medical and Dental Schools in Patiala and Amritsar and Guru Gobind Singh Medical Faculty in Faridkot on Monday noticed a one-day protest towards the Sixth Punjab Pay Fee report referring to the state authorities medical doctors which has led to “a drastic reduce” of their salaries.
In line with Dr DS Bhullar, state common secretary of Punjab State Medical and Dental Academics Affiliation (PSMDTA), OPD and operation theatre providers together with classroom instructing of the scholars had been saved utterly suspended for your entire day in medical and dental faculties and connected hospitals in Patiala, Amritsar and Faridkot as a mark of protest.
Nevertheless, emergency, indoor affected person and Covid providers together with emergency medico-legal and autopsy work was operating easily.
Medical and dental academics, together with resident PCMS medical doctors from totally different departments, organised a rally at Authorities Medical Faculty and blocked the Patiala-Sangrur freeway as a symbolic protest, interesting to the Chief Minister to just accept their NPA demand as early as potential in order that affected person care and instructing of the scholars didn’t endure.
PSMDTA has additionally condemned the “threatening perspective” of Analysis and Medical Schooling Minister OP Soni throughout his assembly with the PSMDTA leaders on Saturday at Chandigarh.
Although the minister assured the affiliation to just accept the real calls for of the medical and dental academics, he demanded one-month time to resolve the problem, which was turned down by the affiliation because it has already declared July 20 because the deadline to type out the problem of NPA after which they’ll go on indefinite strike together with all different associations of the state.
In addition to, authorities medical doctors mentioned they could even cease attending Covid duties for which the state authorities can be held accountable.
Authorities medical doctors have been protesting for the previous greater than three weeks and demanding restoration of their NPA to its unique type and linking it with their fundamental pay together with restoration of all different allowances.