Jagan hikes Asha salaries by 300 percent

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019, 04:00:27 AM IST

n a huge move towards the health sector, Chief Minister Jagan hiked the salaries of ASHA(Accredited Social Health Activists) workers in the state from Rs.3000 to Rs.10000.

After a review meeting of the health department, he ordered for a special committee to deeply study the sector and come up with initiatives that will benefit the poor. “This is the priority department and I will personally supervise the performance of the sector,” the AP CM told media.

The YCP Chief ordered the committee to work on improving the facilities and conditions of the existing government hospitals. He also changed the name of ‘NTR Vaidya Seva’ to ‘YSR Arogyasree’.