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Kerala doctors were not paid for their Covid-19 duty in Maharashtra.

The doctors from Kerala working in Maharashtra have not received their salaries from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

The doctors from Kerala working in Maharashtra have not received their salaries from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.The team of 40 doctors and 35 nurses had arrived in Mumbai from Kerala on June 9, 2020, after the Maharashtra government requested the Kerala government. Their task was to help Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) set up a Covid-19 hospital. The BMC had promised a salary of Rs 2 lakh for specialist doctors, Rs 80,000 for MBBS doctors, and Rs 35,000 for nurses, along with travel allowances. But all doctors who came to Mumbai have not yet been paid. An official from the United Nurses Association (UNA) said that all the nurses employed by the Seven Hills Hospital management had received salaries; however, nurses posted by BMC in the hospital were yet to be paid.

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