nurses’ protests in numerous ways (Balaraman Committee Report,. ). Executed in individual hospitals, these strikes were organised by the local units of. committee report for instance had identified several areas of concern after the Recommendations of the Balaraman Committee Report. Balaraman committee studying the nursing sector in the state submitted its report to government. The committee has.

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Nurses’ salaries were raised from a minimum of Rs 5, to Rs 8, The government may take an interim measure for declaring moratorium for the repayment of educational loan at least for one year or till a stable source of income is ensured, to the deserving candidates.

The commission wants the government to look into the issue and repory charitable institutions to the mainstream.

Implement Balaraman panel report, say nurses – KERALA – The Hindu

The committee led by former human rights commission chairman Dr S Balaraman was appointed in January to study the issues faced by nurses in private sector. In-service education program shall be conducted on regular basis by the hospital for the nursing personnel for updating their knowledge and skills to ensure safe delivery of nursing care.

Based on consumer price index. Read Post a comment. A panel was then appointed on February 11, to fix revised salaries. The hospital authorities may be directed to issue appointment order specifying the terms and conditions of repor. Email or Phone Password Forgot account?

Orders were issued on November 5, But the KCBC labour commission office-bearers maintain that they get regular complaints from nurses working in Catholic hospitals regarding low wages and lack of benefits. However, out of over 1, commitfee hospitals only aboutwhere the unions were strong, had implemented these. All other category of hospital staff shall be prohibited from using similar uniform. The promise was not kept and the nurses launched a strike again.

Employee may be allowed to resign and relieve from the institution with one-month prior notice. In addition to the growing incidents of agitation by nurses for better pay, and the release of the report by the Dr Committwe committeeproposing a hike in salaries, the Kerala Catholic Bishops Council ‘s KCBC labour commission has come out against these institutions for not paying decent remuneration to nursing staff.


The state government then dissolved a panel appointed by the previous government and named a new one in October last year.

Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. The minister said the recommendations would be implemented on a timely basis.

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Skip to main content. News Letter News Alert Please anyone option. To verify, just follow the link in the message. The basic salary of other nurses: Labour commission of Cpmmittee Catholic Bishops Council slams low wages for nurses.

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Implement Balaraman panel report, say nurses

Like us on Facebook. Weekly working hours of staff shall be limited to 48 hours and extra working hours may be documented and compensated either by leave or by extra emoluments.

Create new account Request new password. Kerala’s response to it was that it had appointed a panel own and would enhance salaries after getting its report.

City Caught on cam: In fact, several private managements have scuttled most of the improvements that were enforced. Salary up to balarmaan, The Balaraman committee had recommended a salary of Rs 18, to 22, Balaraman panel recommends Rs 12, as basic pay relort nurses Thiruvananthapuram: Medical benefits – initial and annual medical checkup, investigations and treatment, protective vaccinations and maternity benefits may be extended to eligible candidates from the balarraman institution free of cost.

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As per the location of the hospital and rate fixed by the government. Balaraman panel on improving their service conditions and salaries.

Well-equipped nurse’s station with adequate supplies, equipment and personal protective equipment shall be made available in the wards for safe practice.


Considering the existing reservation for admission to GNM programme by INC, twenty percent of the vacancies in a hospital may be filled with male nurses. The hospitals shall appoint sufficient number of supporting staff such as nursing assistants, attenders, housekeeping staff and other class IV employees and the nurses shall be completely relieved from non-nursing activities to maintain smooth and efficient patient care services.

The nursing council may be entrusted with this responsibility. The government may adopt steps to make policies of recruitment, selection, and placement process of nurses in private sector through an authorized body under the Dept. Staff Nurse Medical Company. We have given directives to church-run hospitals to pay minimum wages to all staff,” says Fr Jaison Vadassery, commission secretary. In his message on May Day, labour commission chairperson Bishop Jose Porunnedom had remarked that injustice towards those working with Catholic organizations could not be justified.

Adequate basic facilities such as safe changing committeee with dining and toilet facilities for male and female staff, sick room, transportation at odd hours of duty shifts, quarters, and subsidized canteen facility shall be ensured for nursing staff. Urgent steps may be initiated to amend Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council Actthe draft of which is under review by the Government. Regular balaramn appraisal shall be rfport for all the nursing personnel and supportive interventions and training arranged as required.

Enter the letters from image: There is a yearly increment of Rs Sc degree in nursing, two additional increments and with post graduate degree in nursing, three additional increments may be given. Featured Today In Travel.

As the world marks Nurses Day on Friday, Kerala remains one state which has not yet implemented most of the recommendations of the Dr.