GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3009
TO BE ANSWERED ON 28TH MARCH, 2017
PAY STRUCTURE FOR NURSES
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:
(a)Whether the Government has taken cognizance of the recommendations made by the Committee set up by Indian Nursing Council recommending equal pay for private and State-run hospital nurses;
(b)Whether the Government has taken any steps to implement these recommendations; and
(c)If so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
THE MINISTRY OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND
(SHRI FAGGAN SINGH KULASTE)
(a)to(c): In compliance of Hon’ble Supreme Court’s judgement dated 29th January,2016 in WP (C) No. 527/2011, the Committee constituted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide its order No. Z. 29011/15/2013 – N (Vol. II) dated 20th September, 2016 to look into working conditions of private nurses. The Committee has already submitted its recommendation which have been sent to all States/UTs for compliance of the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s judgement.