Bhubaneswar: Appreciating the selfless spirit of dedication of doctors and paramedical staff of Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced disbursal of four months advance salary for them.
In the month of April, the doctors, paramedics and all those engaged in healthcare services of the State Government will be getting the salaries for April, May, June, and July, the Odisha CM announced.
In a video message, Naveen said that Coronavirus is a global pandemic that has placed humankind across the globe in a state of danger. Doctors, nurses and paramedics together build the first line of defence against Coronavirus.
“Your efforts and sacrifice remain unmatched. All of you are facing tough situations today but relentlessly serving people. I myself and all my brothers and sisters of Odisha are with you and your families. You keep working in a dedicated manner”, Naveen said.
Further requesting the people of Odisha to treat doctors, paramedics, and healthcare personnel with love and respect, the Chief Minister urged all not to create any obstruction in their line of work.
“We need to encourage and appreciate them. Those who will create problems in the work of doctors and other healthcare professionals, I instruct the police to act tough on them,” Naveen added.
“The country is with you all. We all are with you. Please carry on the noble service that you all are doing,” Naveen concluded.