Central Government increased Doctors Retirement age to 65 years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Union Cabinet has approved the suggestion to increase the retirement age of doctors to 65 years. But, this decision shall not be applicable to Central Health Service (CHS) doctors. The decision is expected to help in better patient care, better academic activities in Medical institutes and colleges as also it will help in effective and better implementation of National Health Programmes (NHP) for delivery of health care services.

Doctors Retirement age to 65 years
Doctors Retirement age to 65 years


Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Union Cabinet has approved the suggestion to increase the retirement age of doctors to 65 years. But, this decision shall not be applicable to Central Health Service (CHS) doctors.

The decision is expected to help in better patient care, better academic activities in Medical institutes and colleges as also it will help in effective and better implementation of National Health Programmes (NHP) for delivery of health care services.

Through this decision, 1445 doctors under various Departments/Ministries of the Central Government would be benefitted.


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However, government cleared the doubt that it will have any additional financial implications as large number of these posts are lying vacant and the presently working doctors would continue to work in their existing capacity against sanctioned posts.
 
Background :
 
This year in July, the Central government had already increased the retirement age of medical officers working in central forces like the BSF, and CRPF to 65 years.
The superannuation age of specialist medical officers of the central armed police forces and Assam Rifles had also been increased from 60 to 65 years.
In the last year, The Haryana government had also raised the retirement age of state Doctors, under the pressure of acute shortage in medical practitioner Doctors.

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