Salary hike for contract nurses

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 26, 2018 01:43 PM IST

Chennai: The State government has hiked the salary of contract nurses working in government hospitals from Rs 7,700 to Rs 14,000 with effect from 1 April, 2018.

According to a press release, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami had given approval for the proposal to increase the salary.

Nurses working in Primary Health Centres, government hospitals and medical college hospitals will be paid Rs 14,000 and they will get annual increment of Rs 500. They will also be eligible for PF and ESI schemes.