Curious case COVID-19 payments: Cost value Rs 8 crore due, claims hoteliers in Pune | India Information
Pune: Hoteliers in Pune declare that over Rs 8 crore value of payments are nonetheless due. The lodges within the district have been rented by the Pune district administration for the keep of medical doctors and nurses through the COVID-19 interval.
Over 24 lodges round Pune’s Sassoon Sarkar Hospital have been rented out through the COVID-19 pandemic after the federal government had directed frontline warriors, together with medical doctors and nurses, to remain at a lodge and to not go to their residence. The step was taken as a precautionary measure to curb the unfold of the virus within the district.
The Sassoon Sarkar Hospital has over 2000 employees members who stayed at these lodges and a complete of 700 rooms have been rented for them.
As per the federal government’s order, the medical doctors and nurses of the hospital stayed at these lodges for a interval of six months. Most of the lodges, which have been rented out by the hospital, come beneath the 5 star class and the full billing quantity had reached Rs 8 crore by the top of this order.
The hoteliers in Pune revealed that the invoice has been repeatedly being despatched to the district administration however the funds usually are not being launched.
In the meantime, Pune reported greater than 11,000 new infections on Tuesday (April 7), taking the general lively circumstances tally to 84,000. The district additionally stays one of many worst-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The district additionally reported 58 deaths, taking the full loss of life toll to 10,340.