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Tag: Shalini Pandit

‘70% Of COVID-19 Positives Under Home Isolation In Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is now witnessing a peak in COVID-19 cases. However, the respite is that over 70 per cent of the positive cases are now in home isolation, informed National Health Mission (NHM) Director, Shalini Pandit on Friday. According to Pandit, Odisha is in a better position compared to other States in the country as […]

COVID-19: Odisha To Start Door-To-Door Surveillance From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: After facing criticism over low testing rate, Odisha on Monday categorically stated that all the COVID-19 tests are being conducted as per the guidelines issued by the ICMR. Addressing a presser, NHM director, Shalini Pandit informed that the revised ICMR guidelines stipulate that all the symptomatic persons and close contacts of COVID-19 positive cases […]

Odisha Crosses 50K Milestone In COVID-19 Testing: NHM Director

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Wednesday achieved a new milestone in COVID-19 fight by crossing a cumulative 50,000 COVID-19 sample testing, informed National Health Mission (NHM) Director, Odisha, Shalini Pandit. Briefing media on Thursday, the NHM Director said the State is now conducting more than 3000 COVID-19 tests per day at its eight different laboratories. “We reached […]

NHM Director In Odisha Locked Up By Contractual Staff Of Govt Hospital

Puri: The Director of National Health Mission (NHM), Shalini Pandit, was locked up by some contractual staff of the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Puri today as a mark of protest over their pending salary. As per reports, Pandit was detained while she was on an official visit to review healthcare facilities at the DHH. […]

Odisha announces Rs 20k honorarium for ASHA workers

Bhubaneswar: The State government today decided to increase the one-time honorarium for ASHA workers to Rs 20,000 from Rs 10,000 under the ASHA Abyahati Yojana. The honorarium amount will be paid under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) to ASHA workers who have completed at least 10 years of service or get retired at the age […]

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Nurses on protest given 24-hrs ultimatum to resume duty

Bhubaneswar: Distressed over the unending protest of the nurses at the capital city, National Health Mission (NHM) Director Shalini Pandit today gave a 24-hour ultimatum to the agitating nurses to resume their duties. The nurses today refused to call off their stir even after their union secretary urged them to postpone it for two months. […]

Action against 108 ambulance staff if they continue strike: Govt

Director of National Health Mission (NHM), Odisha Shalini Pandit on Saturday said punitive action will be taken against the striking staff of the 108 emergency ambulance services who have not joined their duty despite repeated requests made by the State government