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Govt doctors in Kerala call off proposed strike

Government doctors in Kerala called off their six-month long `non-cooperation` stir and proposed indefinite strike from July 30 to press their demands over wage anomalies following an agreement with the government.



Thiruvananthapuram: Government doctors in
Kerala called off their six-month long `non-cooperation`
stir and proposed indefinite strike from July 30 to press
their demands over wage anomalies following an agreement with
the government.

The agreement was reached during talks here between state
Health Minister Adoor Prakash and representatives of the
Kerala Government Medical Officer`s Association (KGMOA).

Talking to reporters after the meeting, Prakash expressed
happiness over reaching an agreement with the doctors who were
on the indefinite non-cooperation agitation since February.

Referring to the demands of doctors, he said three
increments would be given to administrative specialty cadre
medical officers and two increments to casuality specialty
cadre medical officers.

It was also decided to merge with the salary 76 per cent
of the special allowances sanctioned to doctors by the
previous government.

PTI

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