Nagaland government’s indifference behind doctors’ protest: Angami student body


Kohima: The Angami Students Union (ASU), the top student organization of Angami Nagas, said on Tuesday that the state government’s indecisive approach to doctors’ retirement age has led to a three-day collective holiday protest by the Nagaland In-Service. Has caused Doctors Association (NIDA)

ASU general secretary Mhalevilie Medoze told reporters in Kohima that the state government should have taken a “bold and timely decision” when the issue was initially raised by NIDA.

Stating that he was completely dissatisfied with the way the state government had handled the matter, Meadows accused the government of continuing to pursue the matter even after the written assurance expired on April 17 last year. Is delaying a year.

The student leader criticized the government for deploying police personnel in hospitals and setting up various control rooms to monitor the situation, while threatening NIDA members to go on massive leave instead of resolving the issue.

Meadows accuses the state government of inciting the issue and blames it on any untoward situation where patients are denied medical aid due to doctors’ protests, which is their “real” demands. Had to put pressure on

Kezhazer Angami, convener of ASU’s core committee, said the student body’s intervention was an attempt by the association and the government to pave the way for a speedy resolution of the issue.

He said NIDA deserves the same privileges and opportunities as its counterparts in other states, where the retirement age for medical doctors has been introduced. He pointed out an obstacle to raising the retirement age for medical doctors in Nagaland, as announced by the Prime Minister in 2016, because of the MoU signed between the Naga Students Federation (NSF) and the state government. Due to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

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