Govt warns junior doctors of strict action
STRIKE BY MEDICOS
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Srinagar, Oct 4: Ahead of strike call given by junior doctors on Monday, the government on Sunday warned the medicos not to go ahead with their call for strike.
Minister for medical and technical education, R S Chib and minister for health, Sham Lal Sharma convened a high level meeting Sunday evening.
An official statement said during the meeting the ministers took a serious note of the decision taken by the Junior Doctors Association to go on a pre-mature strike.
The ministers said that the demands of JDA were under active consideration.
In the meeting it was decided that all the necessary measures would be taken to deal with the situation.
The ministers said the demands put forth by the doctors were being considered as discussed in the meeting held with finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather.
Chib said that government had assured the doctors that their genuine demands would be met before Darbar Move and this was agreed upon by the association. He said the government would not succumb to the pressure tactics of the association and stern action will be initiated against those trying to disturb the healthcare services adding that government will not hesitate to invoke ESMA.
He said that emergency services in Government Medical College Hospital will be run at any cost and no one will be allowed to disrupt the health services. Junior Doctors of Government medical College Hospital Jammu who proposed to go on strike from Monday will be dealt with strictly in case they disrupt health services.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Oct 2009 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Oct 2009 18:30:00 GMT
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