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Salary To Doctors, Health Workers: SC disposes of plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court docket on Wednesday disposed of a plea looking for well timed fee of wage to docs and healthcare staff, citing that the Delhi Excessive Court docket was already on the matter.

A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah stated the Delhi Excessive Court docket has already taken up suo moto proceedings primarily based on a number of media stories highlighting the problems linked with non-payment of salaries to the medical professionals.

The highest court docket noticed that the North Delhi Municipal Company has already began paying salaries to docs. The statement got here on a petition by a non-public physician, who questioned the Centre’s determination on Could 15 that 14-day quarantine interval isn’t obligatory for docs.

The bench added that it’s going to depose the plea with liberty to petitioner to lift points, if any, earlier than the excessive court docket.

Senior Advocate Okay.V. Viswanathan, representing the petitioner, knowledgeable the bench that there’s a difficulty nonetheless remaining, the ASHA Employees who haven’t been paid salaries to date.

The highest court docket famous that this challenge doesn’t fall within the purview of the petition taken up for listening to.

The petitioner had additionally knowledgeable the highest court docket that the medical skilled, docs and healthcare staff, concerned within the therapy of Covid-19 usually are not being paid well timed, and their wages had been minimize for the quarantine interval.


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