Special Pay of Doctors Hiked


KERALA - The Kerala State government has issued orders hiking the Special Pay and allowances of doctors in the administrative cadre in State Health Service, who are working in primary and community health centres and taluk hospitals. The allowances hiked include those for service in rural area/difficult rural area and casualty service allowance. The revised special pay rates are as follows (old rate in bracket):- Junior Administrative Medical Officer – Rs.3,750 (Rs.. 3,400), Asst Director of Health Service – Rs. 6,600 (Rs. 6,000), Deputy Director – Rs.. 6,200 (Rs.5,400), Additional Director – Rs. 6,600 (Rs. 5,600), Director – Rs. 6,600 (Rs. 6,000). Rural area allowance and

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