Dimapur, April 17: Chief Secretary J Alam on Saturday offered to resolve within one year the issue of enhancement of superannuation age as demanded by the Nagaland In-service Doctors’ Association (NIDA), according to a DIPR report.
A meeting between NIDA representatives and senior officers of Nagaland government led by the Chief Secretary was held at the Chief Secretary’s conference hall in Kohima on April 17.
The meeting deliberated on the issue of superannuation age of the doctors and the proposed agitation of NIDA in this matter.
The Chief Secretary reiterated the appeal made on April 10 to not go ahead with the proposed agitation in view of the present COVID situation in the State and the threat of second wave.
“The Chief Secretary informed that the Government is actively considering the matter relating to the increase in the superannuation age of the medical doctors, and offered to resolve the matter within a period not exceeding one year,” it stated.
NIDA calls off agitation
Meanwhile, the NIDA has called off the agitation indefenitely after due consideration to the offer made by the Chief Secretary to resolve the superannuation issue within a period not exceeding one year and appeal to call off the proposed agitation following a meeting between NIDA and Core Committee on Superannuation with the Government chaired by the Chief Secretary on April 17.
(Page News Service)