Govt hikes salary of AYUSH doctors in covid services
Panjim: Dr Pramod P Sawant –led government has increased the salary of the AYUSH doctors, who are attached to various covid facilities, bringing them par with the MBBS doctors.
The Chief Minister has cleared the file on May 5 increasing the salary of the AYUSH doctors from Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000.
All the AYUSH doctors will get the enhanced salary with retrospective effect from April, 2020.
Some of these doctors are under National Rural Health Mission who are working as a medical officers in various Health Centres.
All the doctors have thanked Hon’ble CM and Hon’ble Health Minister Vishwajit Rane for increasing the salary.
Goa Ayurvedic Medical Association’s General Secretary Dr Sneha Bhagwat said that the file was cleared on May 05 by the State government.
The Association is thankful to Hon’ble CM and Hon’ble Health Minister for considering the demand of the doctors, she said.
Bhagwat said that the AYUSH doctors form an integral part of the covid management and has been giving their services to the people.
She said that the latest decision of Government will help around 50 doctors.