Tribune News Service
Hisar, July 22
Disregarding authorities directions to respect corona warriors, the district administration has requested healthcare staff, together with docs, nurses and paramedical employees, quarantined at a college visitor home and a ‘dharamshala’ right here to make personal meals preparations.
Administration stops facility
The meals bills can’t be met out of the catastrophe administration fund. Till we work out an association, the employees must bear the price of meals. — Dr Ratna Bharti, Civil Surgeon
While discontinuing the power, the administration claimed “disaster management funds could not be used to arrange meals for quarantined staff,” stated sources.
Civil Surgeon Dr Ratna Bharti, in a letter to the Principal Medical Officer in the present day, said that the Civil Hospital employees quarantined at Namdev Dharamshala and Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University visitor home would now need to bear meals bills.
When contacted, Dr Bharti stated that they had obtained associated instructions from the district administration. “The food expenses can’t be met out of the disaster management fund. Till we work out an arrangement, the staff will have to bear the cost of meals,” she stated. A employee lodged on the ‘dharamshala’ for the final over month and a half stated he would favor returning dwelling if the meals facility was withdrawn. “We are already exposed to Covid risk. Arranging food is the minimum the administration could have done,” he stated.
Another employee maintained that whereas the well being staff in Delhi and UP had been being housed in five-star resorts, they had been made to place up in visitor homes with out meals, TV, newspapers, magazines or laundry companies.
Haryana Civil Medical Services Association president Dr Jasbir Singh Panwar stated the employees on Covid obligation was being taken care of by the district authorities in Rohtak and different locations. “If the Hisar administration has passed such order for the quarantined staff, we will take up the matter with the higher authorities,” he stated.