One year service PG Doctors approach Karnataka HC for disparity in salary
5th November, 2020
The 5 PG doctors has filed a case that they are paid less salary then others while carrying out the compulsory one year urban service in the terms of the Karnataka compulsory training service by candidates completed Medical course Act 2012(KCS Act).
The petitioner Mr. Suhas Murali and others have moved the court that they have completed their super specialty in (DM / MCh) in different subjects in year 2019 and the pay scale was indicated in said orders of Rs. 55000 per month. And there colleagues who also appointed as per the 2012 act having pay scale of 80,000 and the Advocate M Shamil appearing said these type of actions demotivate the PG doctors and this would not act as the encouragement to join for the compulsory services.
As the plea states that section 5 of the said Act which specifically covers those candidates shall be paid stopped as may be prescribed equal to hundred rupees less than minimum of gross salary of senior specialist of HAFWD and the basic pay at minimum of Rs.67, 550 is to paid and these 55,000 is not only discriminatory and arbitrary but also contrary as per section 5 of Act.
The court with Justice R. Devdas on Wednesday directed the state government within two weeks the statement of objection to petition filed by 5 PG graduates should be present.