With medical officers refusing to share COVID-19 stories with the federal government, there was under-reporting of circumstances in some districts on Tuesday, like- Bagalkote reporting zero circumstances, Udupi 1 and lesser than common in others, official sources mentioned.
- Last Updated: September 16, 2020, 12:23 AM IST
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The Karnataka authorities on Tuesday requested the federal government medical doctors to withdraw their agitation over wage hike because it has conceded to their demand,”despite the grim economic conditions.” However, the Karnataka Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) mentioned they might take a name on withdrawing their agitation after consulting their district items and holding a gathering with the federal government as soon as once more on Friday. Until then, as per their plan, they may boycott conferences and never share COVID-19 information, KGMOA mentioned.
With medical officers refusing to share COVID-19 stories with the federal government, there was under-reporting of circumstances in some districts on Tuesday, like- Bagalkote reporting zero circumstances, Udupi 1 and lesser than common in others, official sources mentioned. Though the checks and therapy to that contaminated are happening, the information was not being shared, they mentioned, including that “we need to see what happens tomorrow.” Medical Education Minister Okay Sudhakar, terming the talks with KGMOA office-bearers as “fruitful”, mentioned the federal government has determined to provide in to the demand “to uplift the hardworking doctors.” “The doctors have been working hard day in and out.. in the light of this, the Chief Minister has given the nod to all the proposals by the Health Department in the past six months and this too will be fulfilled,” he mentioned.
The demand might be addressed and the Finance division has been briefed on this regard, Sudhakar was quoted as saying by his workplace in a launch. “The revision in salaries will be made based on six-year,13-year, and 20-year promotions for the doctors and details on the same will be obtained from the medical officers,” he mentioned, including that although this was a burden on the federal government, it might be addressed on a precedence foundation.
Along with Sudhakar, Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan and Health Minister B Sriramulu was a part of the assembly that was attended by senior well being division officers. Over 4,900 authorities medical doctors working in numerous well being amenities run by the Health and Family Welfare Department are on strike, demanding pay parity with their counterparts within the medical Education Department or pay revision as per theCentral Government Health Scheme (CGHS) scale.
They had determined to not share COVID information on-line or offline, and to boycott the conferences. KGMOA President Dr Srinivas G A Tuesday mentioned the federal government had said it might fulfill their calls for.
“We will discuss with office bearers of all our district units tomorrow, and on Friday will hold a meeting with ministers once again and announce our decision.” He mentioned their agitation would proceed until Friday.