Eighty-nine medical doctors of the Yavatmal Zilla Parishad on Monday tendered their resignations claiming ill-treatment by the hands of district collector MD Singh, a functionary of a medical officers’ affiliation mentioned.
The collector refuted the allegations and mentioned some grievances might exist on the tehsil degree and they might be sorted out.
Dr Sangharsh Rathod, secretary of the Yavatmal unit of Maharashtra State Gazetted Medical Officers Group A Organisation (MAGMO), instructed PTI that its delegation had gone to fulfill Mr Singh to demand reservation of 50 beds in authorities medical schools for medical doctors and kinfolk who had examined optimistic for coronavirus.
The delegation additionally sought one-day depart in every week and timeline to submit each day stories, he mentioned.
“The collector, as a substitute of listening to problems with the five-member MAGMO delegation, began asking them about each day stories and so forth, and his behaviour was disrespectful,” Mr Rathod alleged.
“A complete of 89 medical doctors below MAGMO have submitted their written resignations to the CEO of Yavatmal Zilla Parishad. We won’t resume duties until collector Singh is transferred from the district,” he mentioned.
When contacted, Mr Singh refuted allegations of being impolite to medical doctors and in flip accused the latter of strolling out of the assembly reasonably than being requested to go away.
“They’ve seven to eight calls for, of which some could be sorted out on the district degree whereas others must be seemed into by the state authorities,” he instructed PTI.
“No one was impolite to the medical doctors. They left the assembly with out submitting their calls for. We weren’t impolite nor did we ask them to go away the assembly. The resident district collectorand different officers have been current throughout this assembly. Increased authorities have been apprised of the state of affairs,” he added.
He praised medical doctors and different frontline employees for bringing down the variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Yavatmal.
“There could also be few grievances in some tehsils, which will probably be sorted out. Nevertheless, no one will probably be impolite to environment friendly officers,” Mr Singh claimed.