Retirement age of central govt doctors raised to 65 years

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the enhancement of age of superannuation of doctors other than Central Health Service (CHS) doctors to 65 years (w.e.f 31st May, 2016).The decision would help in better patient care, proper academic activities in Medical colleges as also in effective implementation of National Health Programmes for delivery of health care services.The retirement age of doctors in some departments is 60 years and others 62. The doctors other than Central Health Service including doctors of other systems of Medicine of Central Government.