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Uttar Pradesh extends age of retirement from 62 years to 65 years for doctors

Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh has cleared an optional retirement policy that allows the government doctors superannuationto be at the age of 65 years, instead of 62. The decision has been taken in view of the shortage of doctors in government health services,. According to the new policy, doctors, when they turn 62, can either avail voluntary retirement from services or give up their administrative posts like director general, directors, chief medical officers, chief medical superintendents and so on and continue as a medico for next three years.

“The retirement age of doctors working at level one, two, three and four has been increased to 65 years. However, doctors on administrative posts such as director (at level six), director general (level seven), additional directors, chief medical superintendents, medical superintendents will retire at the age of 62 years only,” Cabinet Minister Suresh Khanna told reporters. “Those willing to retire may apply for voluntary retirement,” he said.