Asha workers call off strike after Maharashtra government assures pay hike | Mumbai News – Times of India


MUMBAI: Nearly 70,000 Asha workers in Maharashtra on Wednesday called off their week-long strike after health minister Rajesh Tope promised a hike of Rs 1,000 in their salary and Rs 500 as Covid allowance.

Asha workers in Thane. (TOI PHOTO: Anil Shinde)

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Asha workers have been the foot soldiers of all health schemes, especially during Covid-19.
They have been protesting against their merged salary and lack of adequate amenities.
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They also said that many Asha workers who have died due to Covid are yet to receive compensation as well.

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