Thiruvananthapuram: On Thursday, the 22-day-long agitation by the nurses of private hospitals had ended. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said The Supreme Court-appointed committee had recommended the minimum salary and this will be implemented in the state. The minimum salary of nurses in hospitals with less than 50 beds has been fixed at Rs 20,000 INR. With regard to hospitals having more than 50 beds, he said a four-member committee will be constituted to look into it.
Labour, Health and Law Secretaries and the Labour Commissioner will be the members of the committee. He also said the government cannot go back from the recommendations of the committee and also advised the hospital managements not to take any action against the nurses who were on strike.