The Resident Medical doctors Affiliation (RDA) of the North Delhi Municipal Company-run Hindu Rao Hospital on Sunday withdrew from work after the administration failed to fulfill the deadline for releasing their salaries. The RDA had on Friday threatened to withdraw the companies if the administration didn’t pay their salaries inside 48 hours. The deadline expired on Sunday morning.
“Greater than 200 resident medical doctors and over 300 nursing workers are on an indefinite strike since October 5. The administration has not paid our salaries for 3 months. It’s tough to proceed working like this,” RDA president Abhimanyu Sardana stated.
Authorities on Saturday shifted 20 COVID-19 sufferers from the hospital to the Delhi government-run amenities, with Well being Minister Satyendar Jain saying the BJP-led civic physique ought to “hand over” municipal hospitals to the AAP dispensation if they can’t run them.
At current, there are three critically in poor health sufferers on the hospital who’re being taken care of by senior medical doctors.
Hindu Rao is the biggest municipal hospital in Delhi with 900 beds, and is presently a devoted COVID-19 facility. A lot of its healthcare employees had contracted the an infection earlier.
North Delhi Mayor Jai Prakash had on Saturday claimed that crores of fund are as a result of North Delhi Municipal Company from the Delhi authorities, which they’re “not paying to handicap us”.
(With PTI inputs)