Dehradun News: Demand for 50% allowance for specialist doctors in hilly areas
Dehradun News: In hilly areas, specialist doctors are deployed through different means. Specialist doctors posted on outsource from TNM are being given a salary of Rs 2 to 3 lakh per month. At the same time, doctors working in PPP mode hospitals are also getting a salary of two to three lakh rupees per month.
Provincial Medical Health Service Association is vocal on the decision to give 50 percent additional allowance to the faculty serving in the hill medical colleges. The union has demanded that 50 percent hill allowance should be given to specialist doctors in hilly areas and 20 percent to MBBA, BDS doctors.
On Tuesday, an emergency meeting was held under the chairmanship of Dr. Manoj Verma, the provincial president of the union. It said that specialist doctors are deployed in hilly areas through different means. Specialist doctors posted on outsource from TNM are being given a salary of Rs 2 to 3 lakh per month. At the same time, doctors working in PPP mode hospitals are also getting a salary of two to three lakh rupees per month.
Now doctors working in medical colleges will also be given a salary of Rs 1.5 to 2.5 lakh per month, while the doctors serving under the health department, who are posted from district hospitals to community health centers and are providing their expert services, They have been denied facilities.
These doctors are providing post mortem, VIP duty to emergency services. Even during the Corona period, obeying every order of the government, joined shoulder to shoulder and took the fight to the end. He is also working day and night to improve the indices in national programmes. But the Sangh is upset and angry with the step-motherly treatment being meted out to these specialist doctors. He said that when government doctors do PG, their salary is also being halved.
On the other hand, the doctors who were earlier getting only Rs.96,000 as salary, are being given only Rs.48,000 thousand during PG, whereas they also fill the bond of serving in the hilly areas. On one hand, there is a shortage of specialist doctors in the hospitals.
On the other hand, the doctors who are providing their expert services are being treated with step-motherly treatment. He has also warned of agitation on this issue. The union has demanded that the doctors studying in PG should also be given full salary during the study period. General Secretary Dr. Ramesh Kunwar, Dr. Piyush Tripathi, Dr. Alok Jain, Dr. Sachin Choubey, Dr. Pradeep Rana, Dr. Pratap Rawat etc. were present in the meeting.