Bengal government raises retirement age of nurses to 62 years
West Bengal government on Friday decided to raise the superannuation age for nurses working in state-run hospitals from 60 years to 62 years, a senior official said.
The official also said the age bar for employing nurses on contractual basis will also be raised from 39 years to 45, adding state-run hospitals require around 50,000 nurses.
“The state-run hospitals which have around 84,000 beds require around 50,000 nurses to provide necessary medical assistance,” the official added.
(With inputs from agencies)