In Osmania Hospital Cleaning staff sanitation staff consists of 225 workers and are not receiving salary for last 3 months,”Gauri Mahila Mandal Group” of JiyaGuda has taken the contract of sanitation in Osmania hospital, previously in 2013 the sanitary department was run by “All service contract group”
The sanitation staff has been protesting since last 8 days for salary, and since 2008 to 2010 PF was stopped by Gauri Mahila Mandal by the proprietor Sandhya,
Also there is dispute regarding contract which in pending in high court between All Service Group and Gauri Mahila Mandal Group
The staff is suffering of the court dispute and in the MOU it is clearly mentioned, the contract is with TSMIDC if the payment is not given by the TSMIDC then also the contractor should pay to the employees without fail, even after this Gauri Mahila Mandal Group failed to give salary for 3 months, The hospital management also gave representation for the cancellation of the contract Gauri Mahila Mandal group to TSMDIC after the salary dispute.
On earlier occasion when salary was stopped by the contractor Gauri Mahila Mandal Group, then the management of Osmania hospital represented by Superintendent Dr. Raghuram they have cleared the salaries from Arogya Shri funds, but the employees did not receive funds. The sanitation staff who come from poor background find hard meet their expenses as they are not getting salaries on time During the visit the I came to know that contractor is doing malpractices by showing higher number of sanitation staff and taking money from the Government for it, In the other hospitals the salary of Sanitation staff has been increased by in the Osmania Hospital the sanitation staff is still being paid lesser salary.