Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Tuberculosis Control staffs stages dharna

Services to the Tuberculosis Control Programme in Kokrajhar saw paralyses following strike carried out for three days demanding early release of arrear salaries beginning from Thursday along with rest of the state.

Employee and staffs of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) under TB control in Kokrajhar stages strike with banner, placards in front of the district TB control office in RNB civil hospital, demanded early release of arrears salaries which have been remained pending since June month.

Employees demanded early release of pending salaries as soon as possible and make regular monthly salaries so that they should be not face any hardships in their working duties.

Dr Kaushik Das,District TB officer told that patients and OPD face paralyses today due to strike carried out by RNTCP employees. There 813 cases of TB were found positive in the district by July month, among them 36 found multi drug resistant(MDR) of which 16 cured and other 20 are taking treatment at hospital, said Dr Das. Jwngma Brahma, Abishek Chokraborty, employees said that they are deprived from getting regular salaries due to negligence concern department. They demanded arrears salaries be release to meet their hardships.

“We have yet to get three months salaries since June, for which why we stage dharna with three days agitation. We urged government to release arrears salaries so that we can maintain our life in normally manner”,they added.

Author info

AT Kokrajhar Bureau's picture

Assam Times Kokrajhar bureau office, BTAD.

Add new comment


Republish this content

Random Stories

KMSS activists flogged

3 Feb 2014 - 5:16pm | AT News
Several people have been injured when policemen sprang upon a crowd of KMSS protesters in Titabor on Monday.The incident took place in the afternoon when thousands of people were participating at a...

PM to open investors’ summit: Sonowal

15 Dec 2017 - 5:14pm | AT News
NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said Assam will be a major south east Asian destination for foreign investment when the north eastern state is hosting the global investors’ summit in the...

Ambulance heart patient

21 Feb 2016 - 7:25pm | Deva Borah
PWD ministerAjanta Neog inaugurated a ultra modern ambulance service on Sunday at Golaghat. The ambulance is donated by GNRC Hospital, Guwahati. The ambulance is equipped with intensive care...