The state’s Anganwadi workers have been protesting against the state government for the past several months, demanding wage hikes, better working conditions, and facilities like insurance among other things. The workers had given a call for march to the Vidhan Sabha on March 3 under a pre-decided programme.
Panchkula on Friday met its target to jab 100% of its target population with two doses of the Covid vaccine, thereby becoming the third district in Haryana — after Gurugram and Ambala — to achieve such a feat.
As per Chief Medical Officer of Panchkula, Dr Mukta Kumar, “The case load is rising but the deaths are almost negligible. We fear cases are going highly under-reported. People need to be careful for the symptoms and protect themselves
The health department, has taken several steps to increase the pace of vaccination and motivate people to come forward. But as the Haryana government rolled out orders and Covid cases grew, vaccination numbers swelled on their own.
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Panchkula district immunisation officer, Dr Meenu Sasan, said that the aim was to fully vaccinate all the residents of Panchkula by the end of December this year. Incidentally, Panchkula had vaccinated 100 per cent of its target population with the first dose of Covid vaccine in the first week of September.
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In 2017 and 2018, the Union Human Resources Ministry had notified the UGC pay scale and all states, except Punjab, implemented the scale in 2019. Punjab, Himachal and Chandigarh were the only states which didn't implement the new pay scales.