Guwahati, June 05 (NKTV): A delegation of the Assam state branch of Indian Medical Association met Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma at his office in Janata Bhawan today and discussed several issues of doctors’ welfare more particularly the security of the on-duty doctors.
The delegation led by its president Dr. Satyajit Bora also thanked the chief minister for his prompt timely action and firm assurances for a speedy delivery of justice in the recent incidence of assault on Dr. Seuj Kumar Senapati while he was on Covid-19 duty in Hojai. The delegation also handed over a memorandum enlisting their nine demands to the chief minister.
Dr. Sarma also assured them that all their genuine demands will be fulfilled and the state government will take all measures for the security of the medical professionals. The delegation also requested the Chief Minister to institute an award in the memory of Dr. Bhubaneswar Barooah to be given to a medical professional every year in recognition to his or her meritorious services.
The delegation also presented a cheque worth Rs 1 lakh to Chief Minister Sarma as its contribution to the Chief Minister’s relief fund. The Chief Minister lauded the gesture of the Association and said that the contribution would strengthen the collective efforts of the state government in its fight against COVID 19.