JIPMER Refrains Nursing Staff from participating in Protest, Warns of Disciplinary action
Puducherry: The authorities of Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), in a recent circular, have warned the registered Nurses association of the Institute against taking part in a protest as mentioned in an intimation dated 03.05.2021. As per the intimation, the nurses planned to wear black badges on 04.05.2021 and protest in front of the Covid block on 06.05.2021.
The JIPMER circular dated 03.05.2021 by the Deputy Director of the institution advised the nurses not to take part in such activities and also warned that disciplinary action would be taken against them if they do not comply with the directions.
"JIPMER, being an Institution of patient care services, definitely cannot afford to lose the services of the Nurses and they are advised to retain from participating in any form of strike/demonstration/mass absenteeism or any such activities on the date as intimated by them failing which disciplinary action in accordance with the rules will be taken," the Institution authorities warned the nursing staff.
"JIPMER REGISTERED NURSES ASSOCIATION has given an intimation dated 03.05.2021 regarding wearing of Black Badge on 04.05.2021 and to make protest on 06.05.2021 in front of the COVID Block," mentioned the Circular.
The order mentioned the Rule 7 of CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964 of the institution which states that "any form of strike or any action that abet any form of strike is a violation of the aforesaid rule."