Amid pandemic, Kerala terminates companies of 432 medical workers for unauthorised absence


By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram |

October 17, 2020 9:16:40 pm

A brand new testing lab on the Medical College Hospital in Ernakulam. (Express file picture)The Kerala authorities has terminated from service 432 medical personnel, together with 385 docs, who had been on unauthorised go away for years, Health Minister Ok Ok Shailaja stated on Saturday.
Despite being given a number of alternatives, these staff had not proven any inclination to affix responsibility following which it was determined to dismiss them, the minister stated in a press launch.
Directions had been issued to the well being division to establish such workers who’ve refrained from work for years and take strict disciplinary motion in opposition to them.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, that is the time that the companies of the docs and different well being workers had been wanted most.
It was resulting from this purpose that the federal government determined to take stern motion in opposition to such personnel, she stated. Earlier, 36 docs, who had not been attending responsibility, had been dismissed from service.
Besides docs, 20 nurses and 5 well being inspectors are amongst those that have been faraway from service.
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