Mamata Govt Raises Retirement Age Of Nurses To 62 Yrs


Kolkata: West Bengal government 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 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.