Doctors maintain off Covid-19 statistics jobs, Karnataka’s tally influenced | Bengaluru News


BENGALURU: Covid-19 statistics updation took a hit Karnataka on Tuesday with authorities physicians preventing pandemic review meetings and dispatching daily reports to the headquarters as a conciliation meeting in Benglauru involving the state authorities and the Karnataka Government Medical Officers’ Association (KGMOA) failed to make any headway.
The institution is demanding wages on par with the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) salary among other items. In a launch, KGMOA president Dr G A Srinivasa explained they will announce their future plan of actions on Friday. Association members stated their non-cooperation using all the Covid-19 meetings and information jobs will last until then.
The physicians’ non-cooperation was revealed from the nation’s Covid-19 Tuesday tally, using just seven,576 new cases and 97 deaths being reported. The condition was reporting 8000-9000 new diseases every day for a week today. Health department officials confessed that exact data hasn’t yet been obtained from several districts.
In accordance with this daily bulletin of their health and family welfare department, Bagalkot district reported no cases and Udupi just one. Zero releases were reported by the districts of Bagalkot, Ballari, Dharwad, Hassan, Kodagu, Shivamogga, Udupi and Tumakuru.
While three deaths had been cited contrary to Bengaluru Rural from the bulletin’s district shrewd abstract, yet another part of the bulletin that details every single passing revealed there were 15 fatalities from the district. In accordance with the bulletin, 12 districts reported no Covid deaths at the past 24 hours, that was uncommon.
Health minister B Sriramulu, medical education minister K Sudhakar and deputy chief ministers CN Ashwath Narayan talked to KGMOA office-bearers. The ministers maintained that the discussions were successful and the state authorities had consented to the physicians’ requirements, but institution members stated no conclusive promises were created from the authorities and they’ll make their stand known on September 18.
Minister Sudhakar explained that the state government has agreed to reevaluate the physicians’ salaries despite its own fiscal distress and they ought to shed their protest program. But, association members remarked that the government was silent in their requirement for parity with CGHS salary.
“You will find 4968 physicians working in the health and family welfare department. Meeting the physicians’ requirement would mean an excess burden of Rs 25 crore a month,” said association sources.
According to the resources, the institution was advised in the assembly that the state authorities cannot apply the CGHS salary scale for physicians as most of other state government workers could require the same.


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