The Covid-19 pandemic which created havoc throughout the globe additionally claimed the lives of a number of well being professionals. Based on data acquired from the state chapter of the Indian Medical Affiliation (IMA) round 100 medical doctors died as a result of virus in Tamil Nadu.
The households of those medical doctors are but to obtain the solatium introduced by the federal government.
Nizhal Mozhi, the spouse of frontline employee, Dr. Manimaran, 39, who handed away as a result of Covid, three months in the past whereas working in Trichy Authorities hospital, mentioned that she is going through a troublesome future forward.
The couple has two school-going kids and Nizhal Mozhi mentioned that she shouldn’t be in a position to meet her bills in addition to the tutorial bills of her two babies.
Chatting with IANS, Nizhal Mozhi mentioned: “We had taken housing loans from the banks, and they’re calling on a day-to-day foundation. If solely the federal government sanctions the one-time solatium it had introduced, then I might at the least settle our dues after which maintain the stability cash for the training of our kids.”
The earlier AIADMK authorities had introduced a one-time compensation of Rs 50 lakh to the households of the frontline medical doctors. However solely two households acquired the quantity and that too, Rs 25 lakh for every household.
The DMK authorities after assuming workplace had introduced a solatium of Rs 25 lakh every to the households of the deceased entrance line medical doctors however they’re but to offer the compensation.
The IMA has demanded that the solatium quantity be raised again to Rs 50 lakh.
State Well being Minister Ma Subramanian informed IANS: “The federal government have already directed the well being division to hurry up the method and nearly all of the recordsdata as per my data is within the remaining stage and can instantly disburse the quantity. The division is following up on the matter.”
Households of late medical doctors Kalyanaraman and Sugumar have acquired the solatium quantity and the IMA and the Authorized coordination committee of presidency medical doctors have pressed for the cash to be transferred instantly to the households.