20,000 Govt Employees Ordered To Get 3rd Vaccine Shot, Or Else No Salary!
We, humans, work on the principle of incentives. Unless and until incentives are not big enough we don’t move. In recent times, India is battling a pandemic. Vaccinations are a key way to win this battle. But what if people are reluctant to take these vaccines? This can crumple the whole effort and put many at risk. This can have serious implications for the future of the country as well. And that is why the administration is now enforcing stern measures.
Get vaccinated ASAP or you might miss out on your salaries
Recently, authorities in Indore, Madhya Pradesh said that next month’s salaries of some 20,000 government staffers in the district will be withheld if they don’t take the coronavirus vaccine’s precaution or booster dose.
According to Indore Collector Manish Singh, Frontline staff, health care workers, etc will be paid next month’s wages only if they take the third shot of the vaccine, and treasury officials have been intimated about the decision,
The order covers those who have not taken the third shot even after the stipulated period, he added further.
Indore is worst coronavirus hit district in MP
It should be noted that the strict measures taken up by the administration are in line with the need of the hour. Indore is the worst coronavirus hit district in the state, with the caseload standing at 1,86,216, including 1,409 deaths.
On Monday the COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh reached 9,04,744 after the detection of 10,585 new cases, while the toll increased to 10,576 with six patients succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours.
On the positive side, the positivity rate reduced to 13.0 percent on Monday from 13.4 percent on Sunday. The recovery count stood at 8,24,275 after 7,822 people were discharged from hospitals during the day, leaving the state with 69,893 active cases. Indore and Bhopal, the two worst coronavirus-hit cities of Madhya Pradesh, registered 2,665 and 2,128 cases, respectively, in the last 24 hours.