Kerala nurses salary scales in private hospital were very lower than that of nurses who worked in government hospitals. This made nurses working at private hospitals go on strike demanding increase in minimum wages. Supreme Court of India made a verdict in 2017 that salary scales of nurses working in Private hospital should be made equal to that of nurses in government hospitals.
Salary problem for nurses has been continue for a lot of years. It for the hard worker wages are doing in hospital setting reservation. It is made is gonna indefinite strike he was before. This India Supreme Court order made salary scales of private hospitals equal to that of government hospital nurses. Kerala government appointed a special committee for deciding whether Kerala nurses salary should be made equal to that of government scale as per Supreme Court order.
This committee submit a report to Kerala government that Kerala nurses salary scales should be increased and made equal to minimum wages in government hospital. This report has been submitted to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who will take final decision regarding its implementation.
This will be get relief to Kerala nurses Association who went on strike demanding minimum wages. Private hospitals used to loot money from patients and used to pay very lower salaries to staff nurses who worked day and night.
Kerala nurses salary for private hospitals in 2017
With implementation of this report minimum wages and Kerala nature salary scales will be as follows.
Hospitals in Kerala which have more than 200 beds will have to pay nurse salary equal to that of salary of nurses in similar position at government hospital.
All the private hospitals that have up to 50 beds we have to give a minimum wage of Rs.20000 for nurses.
- Up to 50 beds – Nurse salary Rs.20,000
- From 50 to 100 beds – Nurse salary Rs.20,900
- From 100 to 200 beds – Rs.25,500
- Above 200 beds – Rs.27,800
Are there new Kerala nurse salary scales Aster minimum wages for nurses working in private hospitals at Kerala according to Supreme Court order in 2017.
Till now private hospitals used to give nurses only very low wages. Association of Kerala had criticized this activity by Private hospital management. Based on this complaint the committee has recommended that Nurse trainee period should be limited to maximum 1 year only.
With this new recommendation minimum wages of private hospitals nurses will be equal to government nurses salary scale.
It is expected that based on recommendations of this committee appointed by Kerala government all Private hospital nurses will get salary as per minimum wages given to similar position in government hospitals.