In line with the staffers of the Mahatari Express 102 and Sanjivni 108 in Madhya Pradesh, the employees of these services in Chhattisgarh too have announced going on an indefinite strike from April 5.
The employees have said that they want their demands fulfilled by April 5 or else they would go on strike.
The announcement should worry the government as the the ambulances under this critical medical service would get stalled.
The employees of these services have been demanding pay inconsistencies be done away with.
It is now being apprehended that ambulance services stalling would leave many a patients stranded and it is also not clear if the government is looking out to make alternative arrangements.
Earlier, the staffers had been summoned by the government for negotiations but it could not prove successful and they announced going on indefinite strike.
Amongst the prominent demands includes ending of contractual service and bringing them under government, implementation of minimum payscale applicable since April 2017 and payment of arrears as well as limiting the work hours to eight hours as according to labour act and additional payment on extra hours.>