Govt Announces Incentives For Covid-19 Warriors; Grants Extension Upto 31st December In Favour Of Retiring Faculty Members, Cons


JAMMU, MAY 03(GNS): Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha immediately authorised particular Financial Incentives for Covid-19 Warriors of Health and Medical Education Department of J&Okay.

Frontline staff of Health & Medical Education Department, J&Okay are rendering helpful companies within the difficult Covid pandemic occasions for saving treasured lives of the sufferers, noticed the Lt Governor.

Although, the companies rendered by these Covid warriors can’t be compensated, nonetheless the UT Government has determined to incentivize their efforts, the Lt Governor added.

Incentives are solely for these frontline staff who straight cope with Covid-19 sufferers. The choice will profit greater than 17,000 Corona warriors together with Resident Doctors, Medical Officers, Paramedical/Nursing employees, Drivers and Class IV staff.

The incentive will likely be Rs 10,000 p.m. for Resident docs, PGs and Medical Officers; Rs 7,000 p.m. for Nursing and Paramedical employees, and Rs 5,000 p.m. for Drivers, Sweepers and Attendants. The tenure of those incentives shall be initially for a interval of 03 months and will likely be paid from May 2021 onwards.

In view of surge in Covid-19 instances and to provide a fillip to obtainable medical companies at this significant juncture, the Lt Governor additionally granted extension as much as 31st December, 2021 in favour of the Faculty Members, Consultants, Doctors working in SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar/Bemina; Government Medical Colleges and Health division who’re going to retire from May, 2021 to November, 2021.

The tenure in respect of the docs presently present process numerous tenure postings viz Registrarship, Demonstratorship, Fellowship, Senior/Junior Residency and so forth in SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar/Bemina; Government Medical Colleges of the Union Territory have additionally been prolonged as much as 31st December,2021.

The choice was taken to optimally make the most of the experiences of those medical professionals to successfully cope with the evolving Covid state of affairs.(GNS)


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