Doctors in the government health sector want the country`s health facilities to improve. To achieve this, they want their own working conditions to improve first.
Nearly 9,000 government doctors across the state on Monday boycotted work for two hours to press for their demands of time-bound promotions and hike in rural allowance, a doctors` body said.
The two-day strike call given by a body representing a large number of government doctors in Punjab evoked a mixed response on its first day.
Around 3,500 resident doctors in government hospitals in the state continued their strike for the third day.
Over 4000 govt docs, who launched a two-day strike last night pressing for wage hike, called off their stir on Tuesday night.
Over 4,000 government doctors in Bihar went on a two-day strike from Monday midnight to press for various demands.
Government doctors in Rajasthan, who had announced to go on a two-day mass leave, withdrew their plan early on Tuesday after a meeting with a sub-committee of ministers.
The apex court said if doctors resort to private practice, they can at the most be proceeded only under service and disciplinary rules but not against the anti-graft law or
Section 168 IPC.
The Nagaland government has approved
non-practicing allowance (NPA) to government doctors but
resolved to take disciplinary action if any one was found
to be practising in private while simultaneously enjoying the
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015