Bengal government raises retirement age of nurses to 62 years

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 June 2018, 10:21 PM
Bengal government raises retirement age of nurses to 62 years
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)

First Published: Friday, June 29, 2018 10:14 PM
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