The Prime Minister today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for enhancing the age of superannuation of all doctors of the Central Health Service to 65 years with effect from 31st May 2016.
This will enable the Government to retain experienced doctors for a longer period, and to provide better services in its public health facilities, particularly to the poorest, who are entirely dependent on public facilities.
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda stated that this step will empower the Government to strengthen the healthcare sector in the country. It will help in providing additional doctors in the health pool of the country, he added. This will strengthen the efforts of the Ministry in conceptualising and rolling out various people-oriented schemes which l need the services of doctors in implementing them, Shri Nadda stated.
Central Government has decided to enhance superannuation age of all doctors in Central Health Service to 65 years with effect 31st May 2016.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 31, 2016
With this step, we retain our experienced doctors for a longer period & provide quality health services to citizens, particularly the poor.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 31, 2016