NHM employees protest for regularization

JIGMET JANSPAL KHUNGRU
LEH, DEC 25: Continuing their ongoing strike in support of regularization of their services, the NHM staff of Leh district today protested at CMO Office.
All the NHM staff including SNCU, RNTCP, NCD, NACO, IDSP etc gathered at CMO office complex and started protesting. Raising slogans, they demanded immediate regularisation of their services and removal of pay disparities.
Talking to Greater Jammu, NHM spokesman Dr Iqbal said that they have been working with dedication and missionary zeal to improve the basic healthcare. NHM employees are being ignored for the last many years by the State Government, they said adding higher authorities have failed to redress genuine demand of regularization despite the fact they have been apprised of the problems number of times. NHM Employees Association has been observing strike since December 20.
Later, they submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner Leh.