The age of superannuation of teaching specialists has been enhanced from 62 to 65 years; the age of superannuation of non-teaching and Public Health Specialists of CHS has been enhanced from 60 to 62 years.
Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has taken following steps to check the migration of reputed doctors from Government hospitals: the age of superannuation of Teaching Specialists has been enhanced from 62 to 65 years; the age of superannuation of non-teaching and Public Health Specialists of CHS has been enhanced from 60 to 62 years; The Dynamic Assured Career Progression Scheme (DACP) has been extended upto Senior Administrative Grade(SAG) posts. The CHS officer’s promotion upto Senior Administrative grade(SAG) level are made on a time bound basis without any linkage to vacancies; The 6th Pay Commission has brought about an overall improvement in remuneration of doctors; the period of study leave for CHS doctors has been enhanced from 2 to 3 years for post graduation. These measures have been taken during the last 3-4 years and are beginning to yield result towards retaining the doctors/specialists in Government hospitals/institutions. (SSNS)