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Release salaries of doctors: Punjab Chief secretary

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 23

The Chief Secretary, Punjab, has directed the Finance Department to pay health workers' salaries on time. On August 20, The Tribune carried a report highlighting the delay in payment of salaries to frontline health workers.

Frontline warriors

The salaries of the Health Department staff should not be stopped or delayed. They are on the frontline in the war against Covid and we salute them for their efforts. - Vini Mahajan, Chief Secretary

In a tweet, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan said she had issued directions that the salaries of the staff of the Department of Health, Medical Education and Rural Development should not be stopped or delayed. "They are on the frontline in this war against Covid and we salute them for their efforts," wrote the Chief Secretary.

Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Hussan Lal had also written a letter to Principal Secretary KAP Sinha highlighting how Group A and B employees working at the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare were not paid salaries for July. He stressed for the release of salaries saying "the medical staff are working day and night and putting in their best efforts to tackle the pandemic".

Salaries of doctors working under the Department of Rural Development were also being delayed.



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