nurses-morcha-2While the MCGM is facing the financial crunch, the municipal employees are making the crisis even worse. The municipal hospital nurses conducted a protest recently demanding the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commissioner and increase in hospital staff. A morcha was held by the municipal hospital nurses at Azad maidan demanding the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission. they also demanded for better facilities including the appointment of new staff. A petition was also handed over by them to MCGM Mayor Shraddha Jadhav. The executive president of MCGM Workers Union Sunil Chitnis informed that the Mayor had given them assurance of calling for a meeting at the end of the month to discuss the issue. Sunil Chitnis also stated that former MCGM commissioner Dr Jairaj Pathak implemented the six pay commission to the municipal doctors but did not consider the nurses and ward boys who work shoulder to shoulder with the doctors and those who are not even paid 50% of the doctors salary. With cameraperson Vinayak Dalvi, Hansraj Kanaujia for NMTV News.

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