Centre orders timely payment of salaries to doctors, healthc
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Centre on 18 June 2020 directed all states and union territories to ensure timely payment of salaries to doctors and healthcare workers engaged in treating COVID-19 patients and warned of action against hospitals and authorities for non-compliance of the order.

The order by the Union Health Ministry comes a day after the Supreme Court asked the Centre to issue directions to states for payment of salaries and providing necessary quarantine facilities to doctors and healthcare workers involved in treating COVID-19 patients.

"...it is hereby directed that the states and UT administration should ensure that salaries of doctors and health workers doing COVID-19 related duty shall be released on time," the order issued by Union health secretary Preeti Sudan read.

"The Chief Secretary of the states/UTs should ensure compliance of this order by all concerned, violation of which will be treated as an offense under the Disaster Management Act read with the IPC, and action is taken accordingly against defaulting hospitals/institutions/ authorities," the order said.

The apex court issued the order on Wednesday (17 June 2020) while hearing a plea filed by a private doctor raising questions on the Centre's May 15 decision that 14-day quarantine was not mandatory for doctors.

Source: http://ptinews.com/news/11568580_COVID-19--SC-says-Centre-should-direct-states-to-pay-salaries-to-doctors.html
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