The executive chairman of the CPI (M) and vice president of the CITU state, D. Govinda Rao, on Monday called on the government to issue guidelines to safeguard jobs for the family members of workers and workers who have died of COVID-19 .
He claimed that there were no social security measures for workers who were under contract and in the outsourcing area. Speaking to a press briefing at a COVID isolation center they set up in Srikakulam, Govinda Rao said workers and day-to-day assignments are the biggest victims of the lack of oxygen facilities and beds in state hospitals.
“The government has failed to stop selling life-saving drugs on the black market. It has become a curse on poor patients because they cannot afford it. Because of this, we have set up an isolation center where they are given medication under the supervision of service-minded doctors, ”said Govinda Rao.
CITU leader chap. Ammannaidu asked the collector J. Nivas to set up exclusive isolation centers for employees and workers in various industries.