In a serious choice, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has accorded approval for a considerable hike within the wage of workers working below the Nationwide Well being Mission within the union territory.
The choice has been conveyed to the union territory within the approval obtained for Programme Implementation Plan for the monetary 12 months 2021-22 projected by the administration, an official spokesman mentioned.
As per the approval accorded by Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare, along with the annual increment finances of 5 per cent, for the primary time, a further increment of about 12 per cent has been authorised as hike in wage for NHM workers by restructuring and rationalization.
The precise quantity of particular person increment shall be notified by the Government Committee of State Well being Society headed by Monetary Commissioner, Well being and Medical Training Division, Atal Dulloo, shortly.
Dulloo, whereas complimenting the NHM workers for the inducement, mentioned this endeavour of the federal government is aimed to spice up the morale of the workers and encourage and respect their contribution in the direction of working tirelessly in curbing COVID-19.
“Such perks are at all times being given by the federal government to acknowledge the providers of those that put their selfless providers for the reason for humanity and set examples for others to observe,” he mentioned.
Mission Director NHM, Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammed Yasin Choudhary, mentioned that the wage hike, notably the wage revision was one of many lengthy pending calls for of NHM workers working within the union territory.
It was into consideration of the federal government and was actively pursued by the UT administration within the Nationwide Programme Coordination Committee Assembly for 2021-22 with the Union Ministry,he mentioned.
He thanked Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Advisor to LG Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and Monetary Commissioner Atal Dulloo for his or her efforts in making certain approval of this increment in favour of NHM workers for recognition of their providers.
He mentioned that in these powerful instances of the pandemic, “Covid warriors” of Well being and Medical Training Division, together with NHM workers, have risen to the problem and are selflessly offering holistic well being care providers to counter the unfold of Coronavirus and deal with the contaminated.
It’s pertinent to say that the Jammu and Kashmir administration in its worker pleasant measures had additionally just lately introduced grant of loyalty bonus for contractual workers of the Nationwide Well being Mission (NHM) for the monetary 12 months 2020-21, the spokesman mentioned.