Strike by nursing unions against Seventh Pay Commission’s Recommendation: Govt. reply in Rajya Sabha
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
QUESTION NO 271
ANSWERED ON 26.04.2016
Strike by nursing unions
271 Dr. Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to satate :-
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:
(a) whether it is a fact that All India Nursing Federation has been demanding for revision of their pay scales and a hike in allowances, if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether Government has taken any decision on their demands; and
(c) the steps being taken by Government to appease the unions of nurses and persuade them to call off their strike?
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI JAGAT PRAKASH NADDA)
(a) to (c): Yes. All India Nursing Federation had submitted their representation against 7th CPC recommendations demanding for revision of pay, hike in allowances and other benefits. The same has been examined in the Ministry and sent to Empowered Committee, constituted by Government of India to go into the 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations. There is no strike of the nurses at present in Central Government Institutions.