About 800 Ayush doctors staged a symbolic statewide demonstration on Tuesday to protest discrimination in their salaries and allowances compared to doctors working in the
He said the government allocated 120 crore rupees as a special allowance for allopathic doctors, but did not make a decision to allocate 20 crore rupees as an allowance for Ayush doctors. The minimum special allowance is Rs 23,000 per month for allopathic physicians who have completed six years of service and those who have completed six to 13 years are eligible to get Rs 22,000 and Rs 23,000 for those who have completed 13 to 13. 20 years of service.
Wearing black ribbons on their arms, protesting doctors complained that the
Why has the government excluded us by sanctioning a special allowance for allopathic doctors? We also work on an equal footing with allopathic doctors, ” said Dr Eranna, general secretary of the Ayush Doctors Association of the Karnataka government. Members of the Ayush Doctors Association of the Karnataka government also submitted a memorandum to deputy commissioners across the state in support of their request. They also decided to no longer attend covid homework on June 7 if the government does not respond to their request.
“We will not be doing covid homework on June 7, but will be working in our hospitals. We hope the government will make a decision on this matter in a day or two to avoid inconvenience to covid patients, ” Dr Panduranga said.