H.P Govt Announces Incentives For ASHA Workers For Contributing To COVID-19 Fight

Shimla:  Himachal Pradesh govt has announced an additional incentive of Rs 1,000 per month to all ASHA workers in the state for the period from March 2020 to June 2020.

Additional Chief Secretary (Health) to Himachal Pradesh Government RD Dhiman on Tuesday said that an additional incentive of Rs 1,000 per month shall be admissible to all ASHA  workers in the state for the period from March 2020 to June 2020. In a notification, Dhiman stated, “Keeping in view the dedicated efforts of ASHA workers in the containment of COVID-19 in the State of Himachal Pradesh, an additional incentive of Rs 1000 per month shall be admissible to all ASHA in the State for the period from March 2020 to June 2020. While disclosing this, an official spokesman of the State Government said that the ASHA workers of the State would get Rs 4000 per month for four months. He said that an amount of Rs 3.2 crore would be spent on providing this additional incentive to the ASHA workers. This decision comes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.