Govt nurses abstain from duty in Uttarakhand

Nurses in Uttarakhand govt hospitals abstained from duty during the second shift of the day for the second consecutive day.

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2009, 21:04 PM IST

Dehradun: Nurses in government hospitals of
Uttarakhand abstained from duty during the second shift of the
day for the second consecutive day today to press for their
demands, including removal of pay disparity and higher
allowances.

Uttarakhand Nurses Services Association general secretary
Anjana Bhowmik said their protest would continue till their
demands are met.

The nurses are demanding an increase in their uniform and
washing allowances and removal of pay disparity between them
and other government employees.

Meanwhile, hospital authorities have pressed trainee
nurses to minimise the impact of protest on medical services.

Bureau Report