‘Open to talks with authorities’: AIIMS nurses’ union strike enters 2nd day
AIIMS-Delhi Nurses' Union went on indefinite strike from Monday over their long pending demands. Their demands also include that of the Sixth Central Pay Commission's. Nurses sat at the hospital premises shouting slogans, holding placards amid pandemic. The union health ministry has, meanwhile, instructed AIIMS director to ensure no disruption of nursing functions. From Monday afternoon, around 5,000 nurses went on strike, hampering patient care services. Nurses' demands include correction of anomaly in fixation of initial pay as per Sixth CPC.