A feminine well being employee donning a PPE equipment (personal protecting gear) was discovered begging on the streets of Charampa in Odisha’s Bhadrak metropolis.
As per media studies, the frontline employee recognized as Aswini Padhee has been protesting in opposition to the federal government for not offering rehabilitation to well being employees like her who risked their lives when COVID-19 circumstances within the state witnessed an enormous spike.
India Today reported that Padhee is without doubt one of the a whole bunch of auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) employees who’ve been staging a protest for the final two months on the state capital, Bhubaneswar. These contractual employees had been employed by the state authorities when there was a dire want for well being employees to curb the virus outbreak. The contract interval ended with an enchancment within the pandemic state of affairs, nevertheless, the Naveen Patnaik-led authorities didn’t renew the contract as a consequence of scarcity of funds, rendering lots of them jobless.
“The state authorities appointed us to work as ‘COVID Warriors’ after the outbreak of coronavirus because the state of affairs was very grim within the state. We risked our and our relations’ lives by working carefully with COVID sufferers. After working for round 9 months, the federal government dismissed us with out guaranteeing any rehabilitation,” Padhee mentioned.
“The state authorities should present help to guard the livelihoods of round 8,000 paramedics within the state. We are going to intensify our protest within the coming days by begging in all places within the state if it doesn’t fulfill our demand,” Padhee warned.
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