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Dental House Officers of KMDC unpaid for 9 months

KARACHI: Dental house officers of Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) have been deprived of their salaries for the past nine months and protested against the administration outside Press Club.

Talking to Dental News, demonstrators told that dental house officers performed their duties wholeheartedly during the pandemic lockdown. House officers told that they were appointed in dental OPDs of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Maxillofacial Surgery Ward and Corona Filter Clinic.

Despite working, house officers have not received the announced Corona Virus Risk Allowance and have not been paid for nine months.

The protestors said that they did not receive the Rs 45,000 salaries granted by the Sindh government and did not receive additional risk allowance of Rs 30,000.

Protestors demanded Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chief Minister of Sindh and senior officials of the Health Department to take notice and pay them their due Corona Risk Allowance as well as their salaries.

-DN Report

October 23, 2020

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