Published On: Fri, Jun 29th, 2018

Bengal raises retirement age of nurses to 62

West Bengal government today raised retirement age of government nurses from 60 years to 62 years.

Kolkata: West Bengal government today decided to raise the superannuation age for nurses working in state-run hospitals from 60 years to 62 years, a senior official said.

The state government also decided to raise the age bar from 39 years to 45 years for employing nurses on contractual basis, he said.

The state-run hospitals which have around 84,000 beds require around 50,000 nurses to provide necessary medical assistance, the official added.

PTI

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