Andhra Pradesh Essential Services – Declaration of the services of JUDAS and Senior Doctors


The Government have declared the services of the Junior Doctors  viz., House Surgeons, PG students and Senior Residents and Senior Doctors i.e, Regular Teaching Faculty connected with Medical Education as “Essential Service” for the purpose of the said Act as the strikes by them prejudicially result in the infliction of grave hardship on the community under the provisions of sub-clause (vi) of clause (a) of sub- section (1) of section 2 of the Andhra Pradesh Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1971 (Andhra Pradesh Act 20/1971) in the G.O.

And whereas, the Government have prohibited the strikes of Junior Doctors governed by Medical Education in public interest for a period of six (6) months in the G.O.

And whereas, the Government are satisfied that in the public interest it is necessary or expedient to extend the further period of six (6) months to prohibit the strikes of the Junior Doctors and also necessary to prohibit strikes of Senior Doctors.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and (3) of section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1971 (Andhra Pradesh Act 20/1971), the Government hereby extend the prohibition of strikes of Junior Doctors viz., House Surgeons, PG students and Senior Residents governed by Medical Education in public interest which is declared as Essential Services in the G.O. for a further period of six (6) months from 22-02-2013 and also prohibit the strikes of Senior Doctors i.e, Regular Teaching Faculty connected with Medical Education for a period of six (6) months with effect from 22-02-2013.
HEALTH, MEDICAL & FAMILY WELFARE (E1) DEPARTMENT
G.O. Rt. No. 263 Dated 16-02-2013.Read the following

1. G.O.Ms.No. 226, HM&FW (N2) Dept, Dt. 10-08-2011
2. G.O.Rt.No. 1243, HM&FW (E1) Dept, Dt. 22-08-2012.

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