Medical services at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) were affected to some extent on Monday after class IV employees of the hospital boycotted work.

Seek permanent jobs

Close to 1,200 house-keeping employees of the hospital, who have been on a 48-day protest seeking an increase in salaries, burned effigies of the hospital management in front of the hospital in the evening.

The employees were seeking permanent jobs to senior house-keeping employees and an increase in the salary to Rs. 10,000 from the existing Rs. 6,700 per month for the house-keeping staff.

A huge rally was taken out from the NIMS Millennium Block to the entrance where the effigies of the hospital management were burnt.

The class IV employees including 450 women were seeking permanent posts and regular promotions.

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