Retirement Age in CHS: Retirement Age to 65 years to Teaching sub-cadre of Central Health Services
The retirement age to 65 years for the officers of Teaching sub-cadre of Central Health Services (CHS).
The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare replied in Lok Sabha on 21.6.2019 to a question in writtern form. The reply is given below…
RETIREMENT AGE IN CHS
Government had decided on 05.06.2008 to increase the retirement age to 65
years for the officers of Teaching sub-cadre of Central Health Services (CHS). Thereafter, Government decided on 31.05.2016 to increase the retirement age to 65 years in respect of General Duty Medical Officers, Non-Teaching and Public Health Specialists.
Further, it was also decided on 27.09.2017 to increase the retirement age to 65 years for the other officers of Central Medical Services viz. AYUSH doctors, Civilian doctors under Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Medical officers of Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services, dental doctors working under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, doctors of Indian Railways Medical Service and dental doctors under Ministry of Railways, doctors of General Duty Medical Officers sub-cadre of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles and Specialist Medical officers of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles.
Health being a state subject, the decisions of the Central Government are not applicable to the State Government doctors, and no such information is being maintained centrally in respect of State Government doctors.
No irregularities have been noticed in the implementation of the said decision.