Nurses to continue strike despite notices

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 24 May 2018 11:20:49


Staff Reporter 


Despite notice issued by State Government, the nurses working in government hospitals all over the state are adamant to continue their strike till their demands are not met. Chhattisgarh Paricharika Kalyan Sangh, state Secretary Rukmani Dewan said that ‘we are not afraid of notices issued by the government but will give befitting reply to them for the justice’.Talking to The Hitavada, after massive rally taken out in state capital to intensify their protest, Rukmani Dewan said that including Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital there are about nearly 3,000 staff nurses working in various government hospitals across the state.

Rukmani Dewan further said that ruling state government, during the 2013 elections manifesto, promised implementation 46-grade pay scale and Grade Two status. But it has been more than four years, the promise has not been fulfilled. Meanwhile, the strike has adversely affected the medical services in all government hospitals and patients are not are worst sufferers in absence of medical services.