AYUSH doctors entitled to equal pay as Allopathy doctors: Supreme Court

A Bench of Justices Vineet Saran and JK Maheshwari was hearing a petition filed by the Uttarakhand government against an order passed by Uttarakhand High Court.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that both AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) and allopathy doctors working in government hospitals are entitled to equal pay and discriminating between the two amounts to violation of right to quality under Article 14 [State of Uttarakhand vs Dr Sanjay Singh Chauhan].

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