Jharkhand CM Soren announces one month’s extra salary for ‘Corona warriors’


Guwahati:  Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday took to social media and announced one month’s additional salary to doctors and medical workers employed during the second surge of Covid-19 pandemic.

Taking to his Twitter CM Soren wrote, ” In these troubled times, Corona warriors are working day and night. Therefore, the state government has decided that doctors and medical workers employed in Covid-related works will be paid one month of their salary as encouragement money.”


The announcement has come at a time when Jharkhand is seeing more than 100 deaths per day with more than 45,000 total active cases.