Around 200 residential doctors of Bir Hospital assigned to treat coronavirus covid-19 infected staged a sit-in at the hospital premises demanding their unpaid risk allowances on January 28. They stopped all their services other than an emergency.
Dr Kedar Century, director of Bir Hospital, the hospital is unable to pay the risk allowances due to the lack of budget. Earlier, the hospital had given only one month's risk allowance to the health workers stating the same reason.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Form||Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking|
|Primary Cause||Labor disputes, not including civil servants|
|Secondary Cause||Healthcare Management|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||200|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Health sector/health workers, doctors|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Health sector/health workers, doctors|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|
March 25, 2021
February 28, 2021