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Assam govt issues order declaring medical services under ESMA, 1980

Devdiscourse News Desk guwahati India
Updated: 19-12-2018 19:25 IST

The Assam government has issued an order declaring the medical services, including that of nursing, as Essential Service which prohibits strike in such institutions, an official statement said on Wednesday.

The order has been issued under the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980. Notification to this effect brought on Tuesday prohibits any strike involved in running medical services, including that of nursing, the statement said.

It shall be valid for a period of six months from the date of issue of the notification, it added.

(With inputs from agencies.)