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June 22, 2021

Midwives in Mardan demand reinstatement

 
June 22, 2021

MARDAN: Office-bearers of Community Midwife Workstation Association on Monday demanded the government to immediately release their salaries and restore their jobs or else they would launch a protest campaign.

Addressing a meeting at District Headquarter (DHQ) Hospital, the association’s president Shabana Siyam, vice-president Dilshad Saradar, general secretary Bilqis Zaman and others said that in 2008 and 2009, more than 140 women of Mardan were trained in handling delivery cases and later in 2010, the government provided them equipment and started Rs3,000 salary for them.Later, the government increased their salaries to Rs15,000 each. However, they said that for the last 10 months, their salaries had been stopped and they were told that their contracts were over.

They said that they had spent more than 11 years on job and now they have become overage for other jobs, this is why they demanded the government to immediately release their salaries and also give them regular jobs.