|JKPA holds meeting, highlights demands|
|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Dec 6: Jammu Kashmir Pharmacist Association held a meeting today under the chairmanship of Sushil Sudan President JKGPA. In the meeting leaders of the association drawn from various blocks and districts of Jammu province participated and discussed the most genuine and burning demands faced by the pharmacists which are Up gradation/creation of the posts of Block Pharmacy Officers and District Pharmacy Officers proposal of which stands submitted by both worthy Directors of Health Services, J&K, Sanctioning Technical Grade in favour of these pharmacists of avoid the stagnation of pharmacists/paramedical staff such as Lab, Dental, X-Ray Technicians, Theatre Assistant, ECG, USG technicians on the analogy of Government Medical College, J&K and on the analogy of Sanitary Inspectors of Health Department of the state, Most of the states in India are offering a pay grade @9300-34800+34800 or higher than what is given in J&K. A comparative chart of pay scales offered by different states is given as under Implementation of 7th pay commission in J&K with all the benefits extended to Central Health, FW and Medical Education Department along with other allowances.