Accordingly, a doctor’s allowance will increase by Rs. 15,000 and a Specialist’s allowance will increase by Rs. 25,000.
The Finance Ministry stated the currently all government doctors are paid Rs. 35,000 as the DAT allowance.
The State Administration Department had sought the recommendations of the Treasury Department recently for the increment of the DAT allowance.
The proposed strike is scheduled to take place based on several demands including the Singapore trade agreement, the new Inland Revenue Act, non allocation of schools for the doctor’s children and several other demands.