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Haryana Doctors Withdraw Protest After Demand For Specialised Post Met

Haryana Doctors Withdraw Protest After Demand For Specialised Post Met

Haryana has invoked the ESMA barring strike by any type of staff for six months. (File)

Chandigarh:

Haryana Civil Medical Service Association (HCMS) medical doctors on Thursday withdrew their agitation after a consensus was reached between them and the state authorities.

“After a consensus was reached between the government and the HCMS doctors, all the doctors withdrew the agitation. The government has welcomed the decision of the doctors,” stated a tweet from DPR, Haryana.

The Haryana authorities on Tuesday invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) barring strike by any type of staff for six months in view of protest by authorities medical doctors over their calls for amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

This resolution of the federal government comes after authorities medical doctors in several districts staged a protest demanding the formation of specialised cadre, revision of postgraduate coverage and a cease on direct recruitment to the publish of senior medical officers.

The govt physique of Haryana Civil Medical Service Association sat on a dharna at Civil Hospital, Sector-6 of Panchkula.

The state authorities has accepted considered one of their demand as Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar accepted the creation of a specialist cadre publish for MD or MS medical doctors.

“Acceding to one of the key demands of doctors hinting strike, Chief Minister ML Khattar gives in-principle approval for creation of Specialist cadre post for MD or MS doctors. The doctors will not be given any administrative work and will practice in their concerned Specialty,” the Directorate of Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, Haryana stated in a tweet earlier as we speak.

“The landmark decision will also be beneficial for patients as they will get the consultation of Specialists and the doctors will be closely able to monitor and manage the working of hospitals,” it added.

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