The 140 doctors of Government Ayurvedic College and Hospital (GACH) continued their protest for the third consecutive day. As per information, the doctors on other government Ayurveda colleges and hospitals in the state are planning to join the strike.
The agitating doctors are demanding written confirmation from the Ayush management, and they continue the strike if their demands are not fulfilled. The resident doctors are protesting under the Maharashtra Association of Ayurveda Resident Doctors (MARD).The resident doctors were deprived stipend for the last four months. The stipend of the resident doctors of government medical and dental colleges was increased by Rs.10000.But the Ayurveda resident doctors were not considered. The Osmanabad Government Ayurveda College will also be joining the protest.