In a letter to federal-administered hospitals and establishments, the well being ministry requested the administration to supply knowledge of well being employees for the availability of COVID-19 danger allowance to them.
It learn that coronavirus danger allowance will probably be relevant from April 1, 2020, for entrance line well being employees. It has been directed to supply the checklist of well being employees until July 5, in any other case, the hospitals or establishments won’t get the chance allowance.
It additional mentioned that the finance ministry had already issued directives for the disbursement of COVID-19 danger allowance to the well being employees.
In June final yr, the federal authorities had accepted the COVID-19 danger allowance for the well being professionals performing coronavirus duties as a token of recognition of their dauntless bravery.
The federal government had allotted Rs480 million for the particular danger allowance to encourage the frontline warriors within the struggle towards the COVID-19.
It had been introduced to supply a particular danger allowance, equal to one-month fundamental wage, to over 3,000 well being professionals performing coronavirus duties on the federal authorities’s hospitals.