Press Reporter News Service
Rewari, October 5
Academics of personal faculties in Rewari and Mahendragarh districts have discovered a option to evade the payment slapped by the well being authorities for COVID check for non-medical causes.
They’re getting the check accomplished from numerous healthcare establishments within the neighbouring Alwar district of Rajasthan, the place the check is totally free.
Sources say the academics working in Rewari are approaching the well being centre in Bhiwadi city whereas these of Mahendragarh are visiting Behror city for a COVID check. On getting a detrimental report, they’re submitting it to their faculty involved for re-joining faculties.
COVID check is obligatory for academics to examine the unfold of pandemic however the Haryana authorities has mounted Rs 1,200 for RT-PCR and Rs 650 for speedy antigen check for COVID for many who want to get themselves examined for non-medical causes.
“I went to the Narnaul Civil Hospital to get my COVID check accomplished earlier than re-joining faculty however the official on responsibility requested me to pay the payment for the RT-PCR check, referring to the federal government order. I used to be not conscious of the orders and got here again. Later, a trainer, who had bought him examined in Behror totally free, prompt me to go there,” mentioned a non-public faculty trainer in Mahendragarh.
“The following day I examined detrimental and joined the varsity. Many different academics are additionally following the go well with,” he added.
One other trainer from Rewari mentioned they may not pay the hefty payment for the check, therefore many academics bought themselves examined from Bhiwadi whereas a number of others bought their check accomplished whereas standing within the queue of suspected sufferers of COVID.
“It’s unlucky that Haryana academics should go to different states to get themselves examined totally free. The federal government should withdraw the order of charging a payment for a COVID check accomplished for non-medical functions,” mentioned Anil Kaushik, chief, Progressive Personal Faculties Affiliation, Haryana.
Dr Adarsh Aggarwal, COVID in cost, Authorities Hospital, Behror, mentioned: “We do COVID exams totally free. Individuals from the encircling areas are coming to the hospital for the check.”