Corona scare: Additional incentives to be awarded to health care workers from April to June in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In view to encourage the work of our healthcare officials in this challenging time, Odisha government announces an additional incentives to health care professionals (contractual, outsourced and volunteers) engaged in coronavirus duty and vaccination work across Odisha , helping in effectively carrying out the fight against the deadly virus, here On Thursday.

The additional incentive will be provided from April to July, to all health workers working under the Odisha government’s health and family welfare department and the fund will be provided out of the ECRP fund supported by MoH&FW, Govt. of India under NHM and respective State budget scheme fund as paid in the year 2020, read the official order.

Besides, the ASHA workers will be awarded an incentive of 1,000per month from April to July, 2021 and later the decision will be taken about providing EPF to all staffs working under NHM and State budget schemes, it added.