Female Multipurpose Health Workers across Jammu province will proceed to Kashmir on October 24 to gherao the Civil Secretariat.
This was disclosed today by the FMPHWs’ Welfare Association, Jammu while addressing a press conference at Press Club, Jammu.
FMPHWs are sitting on strike for last 58 days in the office premises of Directorate of Health Services, Jammu and also in other district headquarters viz. Ponch, Rajouri, Kathua, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Reasi, Udhampur and Sambam in support of their demands which include permanent solution of salary head 2211, delinking the CSS salary from the funding sources (Corpus-delinking), fixation of job functions of FMPHWs at par with other working categories of Health Sector, etc.
Director Health Services, Jammu and Director, Family Welfare, J&K, invited the leaders of the FMPHWA and JKMEF on 20th October but the meeting remained unfruitful as none of the directors assured them on their demands.
The association has decided to proceed to Kashmir on the call of JKMEF to gherao the Civil Secretariat so that the administration wake up from its deep slumber.