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Bengal government raises retirement age of nurses to 62 years

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Guihiamliu Riamei | Updated on: 29 Jun 2018, 10:21:39 PM
Bengal government raises retirement age of nurses to 62 years

Bengal government raises retirement age of nurses to 62 years

New Delhi:

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)

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First Published : 29 Jun 2018, 10:21:08 PM